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18-Sep-2018 Amritsar

EESL’s UJALA appliances now available at Head Post Office Amritsar

Makhan Singh, Sr.Superintendent of Post Offices Amritsar Division has launched the UJALA scheme at Amritsar Head Post office on 18.09.2018 along with Sh Nitin Bhatt RM EESL. As the Department of Posts has entered in an agreement with EESL”s UJALA for the distribution...

17-Sep-2018 Amritsar

A captivating success of PAU kisan mela at Amritsar

A mammoth gathering of farmers was witnessed at the kisan mela organized by Punjab Agricultural University(PAU) at Nag Kalan Jahangir regional research station.The theme of the mela was ‘Save mother earth; stop stubble burning’. The subject experts of...

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-Sep-2018 Amritsar,Gurdaspur,Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala

Drug Administration conducts State-wide raids

After series of confidence building measures, the Drug Administration wing of Food and Drug Commissionerate, Punjab conducted State-wide raids to check the sale ofpsychotropic drugs and the compliance of Drugs and Cosmetics Act, informed Mr. KS Pannu, Commissioner...

01-Sep-2018 Amritsar

South Indian Actress Isha Chawla says "Ishk-e-watan"

Noted  South Indian Actress Ms. Isha Chawla 's series of Poem is been Published in a book " Ishk-e-watan" . Ishk-e-watan is a Series of  Poem by upcoming poets across India .These Series of Inspirational Poems of Ms.Isha Chawla not only stressed on Patriotism...

18-Aug-2018 Amritsar

Female Students Support NAF

Around 200 students of SR Government College for Women in Amritsar have joined the National Agenda Forum (NAF) in the presence of a field team from Indian Political Action Committee (I-PAC). The distinguished academicians of the Universityalong with the students...

10-Aug-2018 Amritsar

Government Committed to resolve GST issues : S K Rahman

Addressing an interactive session on Recent Developments & Practical Issues under GST organised by the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry in collaboration with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung(KAS), Germany here today at Amritsar, Jaideep Singh,  Convenor-Amritsar...

08-Aug-2018 Amritsar

OOAT Clinics Proves To Be A Boon To Kick Out Drug Addiction

After witnessing huge success of ‘Outpatient Opioid Assisted Treatment Clinics’ across the state, the State Government has now established 10 OOAT Clinics in the Amritsar district where 4780 patients suffering from drug addiction are being provided free treatment....

16-Jul-2018 Amritsar

32 new ROBs/RUBs to come up in the State- Vijay Inder Singla

Targeting resolution of traffic problems plaguing the State, the government has decided to construct 32 new Railway Over Bridges and Railway Under Bridges across the State. The RoBs/RUBs would be constructed in a period of two years at an estimated cost of Rs.1350...

13-Jul-2018 Amritsar

BRTS Project To Be Inaugurated On 15th October : Navjot Singh Sidhu

The Local Government Minister, Punjab, Navjot Singh Sidhu today made a pathbreaking announcement and declared that the BRTS project would see complete inauguration on 15th October. The minister held a high level meeting here today and took stock of the various...

12-Jul-2018 Amritsar

Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana- 2018 launched to promote Philately

Minister of Communications Manoj Sinha had launched a PAN India scholarship program for school children called Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana in the year 2017 to increase the reach of Philately which is also to be continue for the year 2018-19. Under the scheme of...

05-Jun-2018 Amritsar

Out with a message, Navjot Sidhu immerses new fishes into river Beas

Out with a strong message to save environment on ‘World Environment Day’, Punjab Cabinet Minister, Navjot Singh Sidhu on Tuesday immersed new fishes into River Beas, the same places where many fishes were found dead last month.Reaching the banks of Beas...

31-May-2018 Amritsar

India is transforming like never before - Prakash Javadekar

“During the last 48 months India has witnessed an extraordinary transformation in almost all the spheres of human activity and progress. Developmental initiatives and relentless efforts of the Government of India ensured that fruits of the development have reached...

28-May-2018 Amritsar

Minister praises the principal for good results

Minister for School Education, Environment and Freedom Fighters Sh. OP Soni attended the annual prize distribution function held at Government Girls Sen Sec School, Mall Road. The school has around 2000 girl students and 107 teachers with a result rate of 87%....

28-May-2018 Amritsar

Hassle free tenders to be floated for immediate allocation : OP Soni

Minister for School Education, Environment and Freedom Fighters OP Soni, Mayor of Amritsar Karamjit Singh Rintu, Deputy Mayor Younus Kumar and officials from Improvement Trust, Municipal Corporation, PWSSB today conducted a meeting at minister's residence with...

24-May-2018 Amritsar

‘Carry On Jatta 2’ is set to be two times the Fun and Laughter

Once there was a time when not much importance was given to the comedy films and only comedy series were made. But, the movie that changed the scenario of comedy in Pollywood ‘Carry On Jatta’ is coming back after six years with its blockbuster sequel ‘Carry...

22-May-2018 Amritsar

DGP Law And Order Inaugurates Hitech Naka In Amritsar Rural

A first of its kind HIGH TECH NAKA on BEAS river between Jalandhar & Amritsar, planned and executed by District Police Amritsar Rural, was inaugurated by Sh Hardeep Singh Dhillon, IPS, DGP Law & Order. This HIGH TECH NAKA has AUTOMATIC NUMBER PLATE...

16-May-2018 Amritsar

Policy matters shall be released by CM after code of conduct

Minister for School Education, Environment and Freedom Fighters  OP Soni today met the protesting members of All Punjab Anganwadi Mulajam Union and received a memorandum. Anganwadi workers and helpers have staged a protest dharna near the minister’s residence....

30-Apr-2018 Amritsar

Ordered immediate resolution of school's issues : Om Parkash Soni

Reacting to a media report, newly appointed School Education Minister Om Parkash Soni conducted a surprise inspection of Senior Secondary Residential School for Meritorious Students, Amritsar along with district education officers. Sh. Soni was joined by DEO...

27-Apr-2018 Amritsar

Om Parkash Soni took guard of honour

Cabinet Minister for School Education Om Parkash Soni while releasing his vision for 2018 ‘Realitiesand the Reforms’said that he has been contemplating for a strategy for the betterment of education system which actsas a spinal cord for the state and the nation....

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...

02-Apr-2018 Amritsar

Kin Of Punjabis Killed In Iraq To Get Government Jobs & Rs. 5-5 Lakh

The mortal remains of 38 Indians out of 39 killed in Iraq by Islamic State today reached Guru Ramdas International airport here. The Minister of State for External Affairs Mr. V.K. Singh reached Amritsar with the mortal remains from Iraq in the Indian Air...

02-Apr-2018 Amritsar

Mortal remains of Iraq victims arrive in Amritsar amid tears, gloom

Teary-eyed relatives and friends waited for hours in the heat outside the airport here on Monday as the mortal remains of 38 Indians, killed by the Islamic State terror group in Iraq's Mosul in 2014, arrived here on a special IAF aircraft.A pall of gloom descended...

13-Mar-2018 Amritsar

Rajnath Singh unveils statue of Udham Singh at Jallianwala Bagh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday unveiled a 10-feet tall statue of freedom fighter Sardar Udham Singh at the Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar.The initiative was undertaken by the NGO International Sarab Kamboj Sabha, which had been demanding the installation...

12-Mar-2018 Amritsar

Iqbal Singh Sandhu to removed from the Party : Sukhbir Singh Badal

Due to anti party activities Iqbal Singh Sandhu, who was former member Youth Akali Dal core committee, who was related District Tarn Taran is hereby removed from the SAD Party. It was brought to the notice of District President Virsa Singh Valtoha that Iqbal...

09-Mar-2018 Amritsar

Sufi singer Pyarelal of Wadali Brothers dead

Noted Punjabi Sufi singer Pyarelal, the younger of the two famed Wadali Brothers, died here on Friday following cardiac arrest. He was 75.Pyarelal, brother of singer Puranchand Wadali, died at a private hospital.Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the nation...

23-Feb-2018 Amritsar

Parineeti Chopra, Arjun Kapoor start shooting for 'Namastey England'

Actors Parineeti Chopra and Arjun Kapoor started shooting for their upcoming film "Namastey England" here on Friday.Parineeti shared a photograph of the film's clapboard and tweeted: "'Namaste England'! Can't control my excitement. Arjun Kapoor, Sanjana Batra,...

21-Feb-2018 Amritsar

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau arrives in Amritsar

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday arrived in the Sikh holy city here in Punjab.Accompanied by his wife and three minor children, Trudeau landed at the Sri Guru Ramdas Jee International airport from Mumbai and headed straight for the Golden Temple...

18-Feb-2018 Amritsar

Navjot Singh Sidhu bats for taking Punjab crop to world market

Welcoming the Australian High Commissioner to India, Harinder Sidhu at Amritsar, Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu batted for marketing Punjab crop in world market and said that Australia, which has expertise in this, can be of great help.The Punjab Minister...

13-Feb-2018 Chandigarh/Amritsar

Gurdwaras feel the GST pinch in serving free langars

The popular community kitchen -- better known as the "langar" -- of gurdwaras in northern India is feeling the pinch of the GST regime that came into force seven months ago.The cash-rich Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), which manages gurdwaras,...

10-Feb-2018 Gobindgarh Fort

Amritsar To Have Lahore-Like Food Street, Announces Capt Amarinder

Amritsar Town Hall will soon get a Lahore-like food street for connoisseurs to relish local varieties, offering unique and aromatic flavours that will attract visitors from around the world. The suggestion came from Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh...

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