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09-Jul-2017 Amritsar

‘Channa Mereya’ will give us a new definition of love

Continuing the successful league of Punjabi films, Gunbir Singh Sidhu and Manmord Sidhu are ready with their romantic epic ‘Channa Mereya’. The film is a presentation of White Hill Studios and Zee Studios and is directed by Pankaj Batra. With Ninja, Payal Rajput...

06-Jul-2017 Amritsar

Kar sewa begins to build martyrs' gallery at Golden Temple

'Kar sewa' (voluntary service) was launched on Thursday to build a martyrs' gallery in the Harmandar Sahib complex in Amritsar, despite earlier objections by Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.Sikh seminary Damdami Taksal launched the voluntary service...

06-Jul-2017 Amritsar

Kar sewa begins to build martyrs' gallery at Golden Temple

'Kar sewa' (voluntary service) was launched on Thursday to build a martyrs' gallery in the Harmandar Sahib complex in Amritsar, despite earlier objections by Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.Sikh seminary Damdami Taksal launched the voluntary service...

29-May-2017 Amritsar

Arvind Kejriwal visits Golden Temple, meets AAP leaders in Amritsar

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal arrived here on Monday on a one-day visit and offered prayers at the Golden Temple.This is Kejriwal's first visit to Punjab after the results of the Punjab assembly elections were declared in March.Kejriwal was accompanied...

24-May-2017 Amritsar

Get Ready to Solve the Murder Mystery along with ‘Saab Bahadar’

Who is behind the crime in peaceful village in Punjab of 1990s? What is the reason behind the mysterious deaths?  Well, the mystery behind the murders is set to unfold. With his power of Do feesadi danda and atthanwe feesadi dimaag, Policewala ‘Saab...

21-May-2017 Beas

11 killed in two Punjab accidents

As many as 11 persons were killed and 15 others injured in two accidents in Punjab on Sunday, the police said.Seven people lost their lives when the driver of a speeding sport utlity vehicle lost control over it and it hit vehicles parked outside a roadside...

13-May-2017 Amritsar

Full-body scanner for trucks at Attari ICP soon : Kiren Rijiju

A full-body scanner for trucks ferrying goods between India and Pakistan through the Attari-Wagah integrated checkpost (ICP) near here will be set up soon, Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said on Saturday.The Minister said a committee had...

07-May-2017 Amritsar/Tarn Taran

Commission On Farm Laon Waiver Working On Modalities : Capt Amarinder Sinhg

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday reiterated his government’s commitment to waive off farmers’ debts, saying the State Farmers’ Commission would work out the modalities and give viable recommendations on the issue within two months.Talking...

04-May-2017 Amritsar

Sushant Singh Rajput takes Kriti Sanon around Amritsar

Actor Sushant Singh Rajput made his "Raabta" co-star Kriti Sanon taste the flavours of Amritsar by taking her to various hot spots of the city.The two, who were here earlier this week to begin promotion of the Dinesh Vijan directorial, visited a dhaba and...

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...

20-Apr-2017 Amritsar

Radicals raise Khalistan slogans as Sajjan visits Amritsar

Sikh radicals raised pro-Khalistan slogans and clashed with SGPC task force volunteers outside the Golden Temple complex here in Punjab on Thursday during Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan's visit.The protestors, belonging to the hardline Shiromani...

19-Apr-2017 Amritsar

Canadian Defence Minister arives in Amritsar

Amidst the controversy over his being labelled as a "Khalistani sympathiser" by Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan arrived in the Sikh holy city of Amritsar.Sajjan arrived at the Sri Guru Ram Das Jee international...

14-Apr-2017 Amritsar

Authentic flavours of Amritsar -- in luxury

Home to the holiest gurdwara of Sikhism -- the Harmandir Sahib -- Amritsar entices devotees with its divine and spiritual energy. And what adds to the splendour of the city is the absolutely scrumptious food on offer.There is definitely something satisfying...

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...

14-Mar-2017 Amritsar

‘Jindua’ that will make you Laugh, Cry and Smile!

Sometimes a truth is worse than a thousand lies and the film that seems like a simple romantic story at first takes an unexpected turn that would have the audiences clutching their seats and experiencing a whirlwind of different colors and emotions of life. Jindua...

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...

04-Feb-2017 Amritsar

Congress will win Punjab marking its revival : Navjot Singh Sidhu

Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Saturday said the Congress will win the Punjab Assembly elections, marking its revival.Congress' candidate from Amritsar East, Sidhu said he was confident that Congress was going to form the new government in Punjab and that it...

31-Jan-2017 Amritsar

Panj Payaras bestow blessings on Arvind Kejriwal

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) National Convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal met the Panj Payaras (Five beloved of the Guru) at the residence of Bhai Major Singh in Amritsar on Monday to seek their blessings.Kejriwal who had met the Panj Payaras (Five...

30-Jan-2017 Amritsar

After Modi, Shah invokes Pakistan threat to seek votes in Punjab

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi invoked the possible threat of destabilisation and terrorism from Pakistan, BJP President Amit Shah on Monday urged people to vote for the SAD-BJP alliance in Punjab if they wanted a strong and stable government.Shah...

27-Jan-2017 Amritsar

Punjab Adhiyapak Sangh extends support to Congress in assembly polls

Punjab Congress president has assured priority redressal of the Punjab teachers’ demands, including regularization of the contractual employees in the state, once the party comes to power.He gave this assurance in response to a letter written to him by the...

26-Jan-2017 Amritsar

NRIs campaign for AAP despite inclement weather

Braving the inclement weather in Amritsar, the team of NRI Diaspora  accompanied by Amritsar Zone Incharge (Women Wing) Seema Sodhi and Campaign Manager Jaspreet Bal held a spree of door to door campaigns in Chabba, Guruwali, Attari, Dhanoa and Rajataal...

23-Jan-2017 Amritsar

Bhagwant Mann warns Capt Amarinder against threatening NRIs

Bhagwant Maan, AAP campaign committee Chairman who reached here today to boost the morale of NRIs from Canada warned PPCC president Capt Amarinder Singh against threatening the NRIs and using absurd language against them.He said that Capt Amarinder Singh was...

21-Jan-2017 Islamabad/Amritsar

Pakistan frees Indian soldier, family overjoyed

Pakistan on Saturday released Indian Army soldier Sepoy Chandu Babulal Chavan, who had "inadvertently" crossed the LoC in September last year. Chavan was handed over to Indian authorities at the Wagah-Attari joint check post, a Border Security Force (BSF) official...

18-Jan-2017 Amritsar

Navjot Singh Sidhu files nomination from Amritsar East

Two days after joining the Congress, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu filed his nomination from Amritsar East seat on Wednesday.Sidhu had termed his joining the Congress on Sunday as a "homecoming"."This time the victory will be of Punjab,...

14-Jan-2017 Amritsar

Navjot Sidhu is 100 per cent in Congress : Amarinder Singh

Punjab Congress chief Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday said cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu was already a member of the Congress and will be contesting the assembly polls."He (Navjot Singh Sidhu) is 100 per cent in the Congress, and as Navjot...

14-Jan-2017 Amritsar

Major jolt to Akali Dal as Upkar Singh Sandhu joines AAP

Ahead of the polls, Aam Aadmi Party got a shot in arm when former Amritsar President of Shiromani Akali Dal and Ex-Chairman PEDA Upkar Singh Sandhu joined the party during a press conference in Amritsar today in the presence of State Convener Gurpreet Singh...

12-Jan-2017 Amritsar

Taapsee Pannu visits Golden Temple with 'Runningshaadi.com' team

Actress Taapsee Pannu, accompanied by director Amit Roy and her "Runningshaadi.com" co-star Amit Sadh, recently visited the Golden Temple here.Taapsee said in a statement: "I remember last year when I was really praying and hoping 'Runningshaadi.com' to release,...

10-Jan-2017 Amritsar

Arvind Kejriwal to launch 'Ghar bachao' campaign in Punjab

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will launch a 'Ghar Bachao Muhim' (Save Home Campaign) in Punjab to encourage people "to stand united against corrupt politicians who have ruined numerous young lives by patronizing the drug trade in Punjab", AAP leader...

10-Jan-2017 Amritsar

TMC Will Release Next List Of Candidates Very Soon : Mukul Roy

National Vice President of the Trinamool Congress and former Railway Minister Mukul Roy visited Amritsar today. He began his day by paying obeisance at Darbar Saheb and Jalianwala Bagh and then led a large protest march against demonetization and the misuse of...

08-Jan-2017 Amritsar

Punjab BJP’s Vijay Sankalp Rath Yatra concludes in Amritsar

The 8-day long Vijay Sankalp Rath Yatra of the Punjab BJP today concluded in Amritsar. State party president, Vijay Sampla and the State party leadership paid obeisance at Shri Harmandir Sahib, marking the culmination of the Yatra. Earlier in the day, the...

01-Jan-2017 Amritsar

Amritsar city to get heritage look : Sukhbir Singh Badal

“The whole walled city of Guru Ki Nagri Amritsar will be given a heritage look and in the next 3 years it would become the tourist hub of the entire country.” These views were expressed by the Punjab Deputy Chief Minister, S. Sukhbir Singh Badal here today...

31-Dec-2016 Amritsar

Modi Misusing CBI to intimidate AAP leaders- Satyendra Jain

Delhi Health Minister and senior AAP leader Satyendra Kumar Jain accused the Modi Government of misusing the CBI to intimidate the leaders of Aam Aadmi Party by framing false accusations and raiding the offices of AAP ministers. While addressing a press conference...

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