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Northern Railway cancels six trains due to farmers’ protest in Amritsar

Several trains terminated before than their destination to ensure safety of railway property
Ambala divisional railway manager GM Singh said that farmers continue to protest at Jandiala Guru in Amritsar district so the railway authorities have to plan routes of various trains accordingly.(HT file photo)
Ambala divisional railway manager GM Singh said that farmers continue to protest at Jandiala Guru in Amritsar district so the railway authorities have to plan routes of various trains accordingly.(HT file photo)
Published on Dec 02, 2020 12:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bathinda | By HT Correspondent

Farmhouse manager killed by 3 workers in axe attack

The men attacked Balkar at 11.30 pm on June 14 as he was asleep and fled, leaving him in a pool of blood
Arguments between the farmhouse manager and the workers led to the attack, police say.(Getty Images)
Arguments between the farmhouse manager and the workers led to the attack, police say.(Getty Images)
Published on Jun 16, 2020 10:22 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mohali | By HT Correspondent

Four of family die after roof of house collapses due to rain in Punjab’s Amritsar town

Vegetable vendor, wife, six-month-old twins die, while seven-year-old daughter injured; two-room house was an old construction
Residents of Moole Chak village of Amritsar gather outside the house whose roof collapsed after rain on Friday morning.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)
Residents of Moole Chak village of Amritsar gather outside the house whose roof collapsed after rain on Friday morning.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)
Updated on Mar 06, 2020 10:25 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent

Punjab Congress MLA’s supporter shot dead in Batala

Accused, who shot half a dozen bullets at Jasbir Singh after an argument, was undergoing imprisonment in a murder case and was out on bail. This is the third political murder in two months in Majha
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Updated on Jan 27, 2020 03:20 PM IST
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By Vishal Sally

Indo-Pak tension hits border economies

As things stand today, Amritsar district is losing ~30 crore it earned each month through the Attari-Wagah border trade.
Catalogued accounts of traders, and truckers show that trade disruptions have directly or indirectly impacted 52,000 members of the suffering families.(PTI)
Catalogued accounts of traders, and truckers show that trade disruptions have directly or indirectly impacted 52,000 members of the suffering families.(PTI)
Updated on Jan 17, 2020 05:10 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vinod Sharma

AMRITSAR MURDER 3 car-borne assailants pumped 16 bullets into US-based NRI

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Updated on Dec 21, 2019 11:10 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, AMRITSAR | By HT Correspondent, Amritsar

Man detained for abducting minor sons in Gurdaspur

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Published on Dec 19, 2019 11:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurdaspur | By HT Correspondent, Gurdaspur

Gangster Gopi ‘Shooter’ running drug racket from Amritsar jail: Cops

Officials say this emerged during the questioning of a man arrested with heroin and a country-made pistol
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Updated on Nov 26, 2019 11:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Tarn Taran

323 nihangs booked for murder attempt on cop during protest in Amritsar

Six nihangs had received bullet injuries in the firing that took place at Mehta Chowk on August 2. A case was registered against unidentified Taksal members in this regard but no arrest has been made so far.
Police after the firing in which six nihangs had received bullet injuries at Mehta Chowk in Amritsar on August 2.(HT File)
Police after the firing in which six nihangs had received bullet injuries at Mehta Chowk in Amritsar on August 2.(HT File)
Updated on Aug 11, 2019 12:32 AM IST
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Amritsar | By HT Correspondent

Illegal de-addiction centre sealed, 26 patients rescued from Punjab’s Jandiala

The patients, after being rescued, were shifted to government-run Swami Vivekanada Drug De-addiction Centre at Government Medical College in Amritsar.
Patients being taken to Swami Vivekananda Drug De-addiction Centre after being rescued.(HT File Photo)
Patients being taken to Swami Vivekananda Drug De-addiction Centre after being rescued.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 13, 2019 01:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Anil Sharma

KLF handler ‘ Happy PhD’ plotting Rajasansi-like attack on Operation Bluestar anniversary: Cops

Harmeet ‘PhD’ is also a suspect in the grenade attack on a prayer congregation at the Nirankari Bhawan in Rajasansi that left three persons dead and several injured.
Police officials showing the recovered hand grenades and mobile phone at a press conference in Amritsar on Monday, June 3, 2019.(HT Photo)
Police officials showing the recovered hand grenades and mobile phone at a press conference in Amritsar on Monday, June 3, 2019.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 04, 2019 08:15 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent

Three held for planning to target suspects in sacrilege cases in Punjab, weapons seized

Officials said the accused are associated with different radical organisations.
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Updated on Mar 15, 2019 09:21 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent

Out on bail in loot case, Congress MLA aide elected sarpanch unopposed in Amritsar

Besides facing charges of looting two truckloads of rice at gunpoint, ruling party worker was also held with illegal firearms
Sartaj Singh Sandhu
Sartaj Singh Sandhu
Published on Dec 28, 2018 02:19 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Anil Sharma, Amritsar

Amritsar train tragedy: Govt doctors from four districts join in to treat injured

Non-government organisations have set up camp at the GND Hospital and the civil hospital and are providing meals to the attendants of the injured.
More than 90 people were injured in the Friday’s train accident.(HT photo)
More than 90 people were injured in the Friday’s train accident.(HT photo)
Updated on Oct 21, 2018 09:44 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Anil Sharma, Amritsar

70 dengue, seven malaria cases reported in Amritsar district

Special arrangements have been made in all the government hospitals for free-of-cost treatment of dengue patients.
A view of the dengue ward at Civil hospital in Amritsar.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)
A view of the dengue ward at Civil hospital in Amritsar.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)
Updated on Oct 10, 2018 08:00 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent

Forced to sit atop Punjab police jeep, woman falls off, injured

She was forcibly put there by the Punjab Police Crime Branch personnel, police sources said.
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A CCTV grab(HT)
Updated on Sep 27, 2018 09:24 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent

3 Punjab villages say no to burning stubble

Farmers of Bhoewali, Kiampur and Rajjian villages in Amritsar district are leading the way in embracing an agricultural innovation that doesn’t cause pollution
A farmer mixing the wheat stubble with soil at Rajjian village in Ajnala.(HT Photo)
A farmer mixing the wheat stubble with soil at Rajjian village in Ajnala.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 16, 2018 02:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Anil Sharma, Amritsar

Low intensity quake jolts Jammu and Kashmir

There are no reports of casualties or any damage.
An earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale occurred at 6.06am on Monday.
An earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale occurred at 6.06am on Monday.
Published on Apr 09, 2018 09:02 AM IST
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Session starts, but govt schools yet to get books, uniforms

The HT contacted around a dozen schools in Tarn Taran and Amritsar districts. The principals said they have neither received the textbooks nor the uniforms so far.
Students of the government elementary school in Bal Labe Darya village in Ajnala.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Students of the government elementary school in Bal Labe Darya village in Ajnala.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Updated on Apr 05, 2018 11:34 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Anil Sharma, Amritsar

Inderpreet Chadha suicide: WWICS owner BS Sandhu’s son Davinder Sandhu, another accused get bail

Sandhu and Ghuman were among 11 persons who were in Amritsar jail for their alleged role in abetting the suicide of Inderpreet Singh Chadha
Inderpreet Singh Chadha(HT File)
Inderpreet Singh Chadha(HT File)
Updated on Apr 05, 2018 09:00 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent
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