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30-Jun-2019 Amritsar

In all-time high, over 500 kg heroin seized at Attari

In the biggest seizure of narcotics being smuggled from Pakistan in recent years, the Customs seized over 500 kg heroin, valued at around Rs 2,700 crore, concealed in a consignment of salt, officials said on Sunday.The seizure of 532 kg heroin at the Integrated...

20-Nov-2018 Amritsar

Amritsar attack: Punjab Police detain hardliners for questioning

The Punjab Police have detained a few people having links to separatist organisations in connection with Sunday's grenade attack on a prayer meeting of the Nirankari sect in Amritsar, police sources said on Tuesday.The Sikh hardliner elements were detained...

18-Nov-2018 Amritsar

Amritsar grenade attack kills three, DGP admits terror act

In a major terrorist incident, three people were killed and 20 others injured when two motorcycle-borne masked youths threw a grenade at a Nirankari congregation in Rajasansi area in Punjab's Amritsar district on Sunday, police said.The grenade attack took...

18-Nov-2018 Amritsar

3 Killed, 10 Injured in Amritsar Garnade Blast

At least three people have been killed and Ten others injures in the blast at the prayer hall of a spiritual at Nirankari Bhawan in Rajansansi village of  Amritsar here on Sunday. Reports said that the blast occurred during a gathering at the Nirankari...

20-Oct-2018 Amritsar

Amritsar train tragedy: Train driver detained, questioned

The Punjab and Railway Police on Saturday questioned the driver of a train that crushed at least 60 people to death here while they were watching the burning of a Ravana effigy from a railway track.Punjab Police officials said that the DMU (diesel multiple...

08-Sep-2018 Amritsar

Bank Cash Robbery Cracked

With the arrest of four accused, ASR/R police has cracked CANARA BANK Cash robberyRecoveries:1) A Total Of 30 Lacs,80 Thousand Cash Has Been Recovered Out Of 38 Lacs.2) 2 Cars (Hyundai I-10 Grande) Used In The Crime.3) Three WeaponsA) One Country Made...

06-Apr-2018 Amritsar

BSF shoots Pakistani drug smuggler in Punjab

Border Security Force (BSF) troopers killed a Pakistani drugs smuggler and apprehended another early on Friday near the international border in Amritsar sector, a BSF spokesman said.Four kg of heroin, valued at Rs 20 crore, two Pakistani SIM cards and a mobile...

13-Nov-2017 Amritsar

Gangster's Facebook post leaves Punjab Police red-faced

A Facebook post by a gangster, involved in the killing of a Hindu leader in Amritsar, admitting to his crime, has left the Punjab Police embarrassed.Saraj Sandhu, who is being chased by the state police, not only admitted to killing Hindu Sangharsh Sena...

30-Oct-2017 Amritsar

Hindu leader shot dead in Amritsar

Less than two weeks after the murder of a RSS leader in Ludhiana, a Hindu organisation leader was shot dead by unidentified assailants in this Punjab city on Monday, police said.Vipin Sharma, the district president of Hindu Sangharsh Sena in Amritsar, was...

20-Sep-2017 Amritsar

BSF guns down two smugglers near Pakistan border

Border Security Force troopers killed two drug smugglers in an encounter near the international border with Pakistan in the Ajnala sector of Amritsar, BSF sources said on Wednesday.They said around five kg heroin was recovered from the spot. Search operation...

26-Apr-2017 Amritsar

BSF seizes over two kg heroin in Punjab

BSF troopers on Wednesday seized over two kg of heroin, valued at more than Rs 10 crore in the international market, along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab, a BSF official said.Two kg of the contraband was found concealed in a two-litre bottle of a soft...

03-Apr-2017 Amritsar

BSF recovers heroin in Punjab

Border Security Force (BSF) troopers on Monday recovered around five kg of heroin from Punjab's Amritsar sector, an official said."Based on a specific information, a special search operation was carried out by BSF troopers. Four bottles (1.5 litres each) were...

18-Feb-2017 Amritsar

Seven kg heroin recovered in Punjab

At least seven kg of heroin, worth Rs 35 crore, was recovered in a joint operation by the Border Security Force (BSF) and Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) here, a BSF official said on Saturday.The heroin was in seven sealed packets."Based on a specific input,...

06-Feb-2017 Amritsar

Tension in Punjab after Congress-Akali Dal clash

Tension prevailed in Punjab's Majitha constituency on Monday following clashes between supporters of the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal and Congress, a police officer said.Police reinforcements were rushed to Mian Pandher village in Amritsar district, 275 km from...

21-Oct-2016 Amritsar

BSF recovers 5 kg heroin in Punjab

The Border Security Force (BSF) recovered five kg of heroin, valued at Rs 25 crore in the international market, from near the India-Pakistan border in Punjab, an official said on Friday.The seizure was made in the area of Border out Post (BoP) Daoke in Amritsar...

16-Oct-2016 Amritsar

BSF recovers heroin in Punjab

The Border Security Force (BSF) on Sunday said it has recovered 3.75 kg of heroin, valued at over Rs 18.75 crore in the international market, along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab.The seizure was made in the area of Border Out Post (BoP) Pulmoran of...

08-Sep-2016 Amritsar

BSF seizes 25 packets of heroin in Punjab

The Border Security Force (BSF) has recovered 25 packets of heroin along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab's Amritsar sector, officials said on Thursday.The heroin seizure was made in the Border out Post (BoP) Shahpur area of Amritsar, nearly 300 km from...

29-Aug-2016 Amritsar

Old bombs, rocket launcher found in Amritsar

The Punjab Police and other security agencies are investigating the recovery of old bombs and a rocket launcher which were found by a labourer from garbage in a locality here, police officials said on Monday.The police were alerted after the labourer opened...

21-Aug-2016 Amritsar

Four kg heroin seized in Punjab

The Border Security Force has recovered four kg heroin along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab's Amritsar sector, an official said on Sunday.The heroin, which is valued at Rs 20 crore in the international market, was seized in Uddhar Dhariwal area of Amritsar...

13-Jul-2016 Amritsar

BSF seizes 21 kg heroin in Punjab

Just a day after it shot dead three Pakistani intruders in the Gurdaspur sector, the Border Security Force (BSF) on Wednesday seized 21 kg of heroin in the Amritsar sector of the border along with an Italian-made shot-gun and Pakistan-made ammunition.The...

11-May-2016 Amritsar

BSF seizes 4 kg heroin in Punjab

The Border Security Force (BSF) has recovered nearly four kg of heroin along the border with Pakistan in Punjab's Amritsar sector, a BSF officer said on Wednesday.The seizure is valued at Rs.19 crore in the international market.The seizure was made at a...

23-Apr-2016 Chandigarh

Vigilance Bureau Nabs Junior Engineer Accepting Bribe Of Rs.5, 000

The Vigilance Bureau today nabbed a Junior Engineer of POWERCOM red handed while accepting bribe of Rs.5, 000.Disclosing this spokesman of Vigilance Bureau said that Harpinder Singh, JE, POWECOM posted at Sri Amirtsar was nabbed on the complaint of Mr. Sukhbir...

21-Jan-2016 New Delhi

Pathankot attack: NIA raids six locations in Punjab

The National INvestigation Agency sleuths on Thursday raided six places in Punjab's Gurdaspur and Amritsar towns as part of the ongoing probe into the January 2 terror attack at the air force base in Pathankot.The places where the raids were carried out...

16-Nov-2015 Attari (Punjab)/ Islamabad

NRI crashes SUV into Attari gates, held

In a major security breach, an NRI crashed his SUV into the security gates at the Attari joint check post (JCP) early on Monday and reached the zero line at the international border between India and Pakistan.Non-Resident Indian Surinder Singh Kang was...

17-Oct-2015 Amritsar

BSF seizes 14 kg heroin in Punjab along Pakistan border

Border Security Force (BSF) troopers seized 14 kg of heroin along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab, a BSF spokesman said on Saturday.The heroin was seized near Border Out Post (BoP) Chhanmulla, nearly 300 km from here, in the Amritsar sector.Early Saturday,...

14-Oct-2015 Amritsar

BSF recovers 12 kg heroin in Punjab

Border Security Force (BSF) troopers recovered 12 kg of heroin along the India-Pakistan border after an exchange of gunfire with suspected Pakistani smugglers, a BSF spokesman said on Wednesday.The recovered heroin is valued at Rs.60 crore in the international...

12-Oct-2015 Amritsar

BSF recovers six heroin along border in Punjab

Border Security Force (BSF) troopers have recovered six kg of heroin along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab, a BSF official said on Monday.The heroin, valued at Rs.30 crore in the international market, was recovered near border outpost (BoP) Udhar Dhariwal,...

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