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01-Jan-2019 Amritsar

Gurjeet Singh Aujla dedicated two hi-tech ambulances

Member of Parliament Gurjeet Singh Aujla today dedicated two hi-tech ambulances in the services of patients at Guru Nanak Dev Hospital Amritsar. These ambulances were commissioned under 16th Lok Sabha MPLAD Scheme funds by S. Aujla. S. Aujla informed that these...

16-Dec-2018 Amritsar

Team Brahmpura formed new Shiromani Akali Dal (Taksali)

Taksali Akali Leaders, MP Ranjit Singh Brahmpura, Former MP Rattan Singh Ajnala, Former Cabinet Minister Sewa Singh Sekhwan jointly formed a new Shiromani Akali Dal (Taksali) and the formation of this new Shiromani Akali Dal (Taksali) was conducted after bowing...

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...

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...

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