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01-Nov-2018 Amritsar

ASHA, VoA,celebrate and share Deepwali with Army’s E-Brigade

Amritsar Sacred Heart Alumni (ASHA) NGO celebrated Deepwali with the employees of the Solid Liquid Resource Management (SLRM), a project under the Indian Army’s Cantonment Board, this time. The Deepawali event was conducted at the site of SLRM and NGO ASHA was...

28-Oct-2018 Amritsar

Health Minister Disbursed Cheques Of Compensation To 38 Injured

As part of the Punjab Government’s resolve to rehabilitate the families of the victims of the Amritsar Rail Tragedy and lend helping hand to the injured, a joint team of  Punjab Cabinet Minister under the leadership of Health Minister Brahm Mohindra...

25-Oct-2018 Amritsar

Navjot Singh Sidhu writes to Union Railway Minister

The Local Government Minister, Punjab,  Navjot Singh Sidhu has written a letter to the Union Railway Minister Mr. Piyush Goel for putting in place an effective mechanism to put a stop to the accidents happening on railway tracks.Interacting with the...

24-Oct-2018 Amritsar

Total 38 victim families of rail mishap given cheques

The Punjab Government is leaving no stone unturned to look after the well being of the families of those killed in the recent train mishap at joura railway crossing. As part of this, financial assistance in the form of Rs. 5 lakh each was provided today...

21-Oct-2018 Amritsar

Policemen injured as Amritsar tragedy protesters take to stone-pelting

Protests staged by residents here against the Punjab government and the railways after 59 people were killed when a train crushed them as they were watching Dusshera celebrations, turned violent on Sunday leaving a few policemen injured following stone-pelting.The...

20-Oct-2018 Amritsar

Minister denies Railways' lapse in Amritsar tragedy

A day after 60 hapless Dussehra revellers were mowed down by a train here in Punjab, Union Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha on Saturday said his ministry is not to be blamed for any lapses leading to the disaster.The Railways was not informed...

20-Oct-2018 Amritsar

Railways not responsible for Amritsar tragedy : Ashwani Lohani

Hours after 60 hapless Dussehra revellers were mowed down by a train here in Punjab, Chairman Railway Board Ashwani Lohani on Saturday dismissed the railways' responsibility in the tragedy.Lohani said at Jora Phatak the Jalandhar-Amritsar Diesel Multiple Unit...

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...

19-Oct-2018 Amritsar

Big mistake from railway authorities : Navjot Kaur Sidhu

After a train tragedy here on Friday, Former MLA Navjot Kaur Sidhu blamed the railway authorities for not issuing directions regarding movement of trains near the tracks, where about over 50 people were feared crushed by a speeding train while they were watching...

19-Oct-2018 Amritsar

58 dead as train runs over Dussehra revellers in Punjab

In a terrible disaster, 58 people watching the burning of a Ravan effigy from a railway track were crushed to death by a speeding train here in Punjab on Friday, triggering anger in the area and nationwide outrage. Nearly 72 others were injured, many of...

19-Oct-2018 Amritsar

Om Parkash Soni leads Dussehra celebration at Naraingarh in Amritsar

School Education and Environment Minister Om Parkash Soni on Friday led the celebrations of Dussehra festival which is symbol of victory of good over evil, at Naraingarh in the holy city. The festival was celebrated on large scale by Durgiana temple.It is notable...

16-Oct-2018 Amritsar

'Chefs no more back-of-the-house worker but hotel's face'

Celebrated chefs grew out of the concept of traditional "bawarchis" and became front-of-the-house stars when India's hospitality industry was conjured up in the 1980s, says Chef Rakesh Sethi, one of the earliest television chefs and current corporate executive...

11-Oct-2018 Amritsar

Buying is now compulsory from GeM portal from March-Kush Tyagi

PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Department of Industries & commerce, PunjabWith support of Textile Manufacturers Association (TMA)organized atrainingcum awareness session on Government-e-Marketplace (GeM) at Amritsar today. Addressing the session,...

07-Oct-2018 Amritsar

DAV International Conducts Weekly Hawan Yajna At Arya Samaj, Lohgarh

Under the able guidance of President, DAV College Managing Committee, New Delhi, honourableArya Rattan Dr. PunamSuri, Padamshree and the aegis of AryaPradeshikPratinidhiUpsabha (APP), Punjab,  on October 7, 2018, as a part of the weekly AryaSatsang&HawanYajna...

03-Oct-2018 Amritsar

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres visits Golden Temple

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday visited Amritsar's Golden Temple complex, where the holiest of Sikh shrines Harmandir Sahib is located.Guterres, the first UN head to have visited the shrine, offered prayers at the holy temple."I...

29-Sep-2018 Amritsar

BBK DAV College for Women holds 49th Annual Awards Day

BBK DAV College for Women organised 49th Annual Awards Day to honour the young achievers in the field of academics, cultural and extracurricular activities.O.P. Soni, Honorable Minister of Education, Environment and Freedom Fighters was the Chief Guest for...

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...

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