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Passengers arriving at Attari railway station from Samjhauta Express on Thursday. The train was held up at Wagah on Pakistani side for a long time(HT Photo)

Samjhauta Express reaches Attari after Pak minister claimed services suspended

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2019 06:19 PM IST
Samjhauta Express crossed Pakistan border to reach India after it was delayed at Wagah in Pakistan for several hours this morning.
Customs (preventive) commissioner Dipak Kumar Gupta said a sack of the consignment was found to have white-coloured powder substance.(HT Photo)
Customs (preventive) commissioner Dipak Kumar Gupta said a sack of the consignment was found to have white-coloured powder substance.(HT Photo)

Biggest heroin seizure worth Rs 2,700cr on Attari

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Anil Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2019 08:05 AM IST
The seizure was made from a consignment of 600 bags of rock salt. Officials said a Pakistani truck had returned after offloading the consignment at Attari’s Integrated Check Post (ICP) on June 26.
Pakistan on Wednesday refused visas to 58 Sikh pilgrims who wanted to go there to observe the death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh.(HT File)
Pakistan on Wednesday refused visas to 58 Sikh pilgrims who wanted to go there to observe the death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh.(HT File)

Pak refuses visa to 58 Sikh pilgrims ahead of Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s death anniversary

Amritsar (Punjab) | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON JUN 26, 2019 01:29 PM IST
Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) had sent 282 applications for visas and only 224 visas were granted, while 58 were denied.
As many as 872 devotees had applied for Pakistan visa this year, 33 of whom were rejected.(HT Photo)
As many as 872 devotees had applied for Pakistan visa this year, 33 of whom were rejected.(HT Photo)

1,898 Sikh pilgrims leave for Pakistan to celebrate Baisakhi

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2019 11:19 PM IST
After completing 10-day pilgrimage and paying obeisance at various gurdwaras in Pakistan, the Jatha will come back to India on April 21.
Of the 176 passengers who arrived at Attari, 162 were Indians, a customs official said.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)
Of the 176 passengers who arrived at Attari, 162 were Indians, a customs official said.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)

Pakistan resumes Samjhauta Express, 176 passengers arrive at Attari

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Anil Sharma
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2019 08:50 AM IST
People say they are returning home due to heightened tension between two neighbouring countries
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