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Gurdaspur: Why BJP fielded an actor? Locals failed it in the past, only one to win was Vinod Khanna

So when the party announced actor Sunny Deol’s candidature from Gurdaspur, the BJP just reinforced the belief among its cadres that only a celebrity can win this seat.

Butcher of Amritsar or saviour of Punjab: Debate on General Dyer continues

Jallianwala is a huge blot on an otherwise decorated service career of Dyer, often referred to as General Dyer.

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Nirankari Bhawan blast: To prevent bail to accused, cops file chargesheet in a hurry

Sources said that the chargesheet was an attempt by the SSOC to make up for the legal setback in case and to prevent easy bail to the accused. The order by Additional Session Judge, Amritsar, Sarabjit Singh Dhaliwal had made the accused eligible to seek bail.

Punjab: Flight ops in Amritsar hit, farmers not allowed in fields across border fence

Flights operations were declared as ‘resumed’ in the afternoon, but on the ground the last flight that take off from Amritsar was of an Air India flight for Delhi at 11 am, and after that no flight landed or took off from Amritsar through the day.

Punjab: Protest against Kashmiri students in Dinanagar College over ‘disrespect’ to national flag

Police reached the spot after protesters, from several outfits including the Shiv Sena, entered campus and started raising slogans against Kashmiri students.

Beginning today, train to connect Bhagat Singh’s village to Amritsar

The train, which originates from Jaijon village of Hoshiarpur District under Garhshankar sub division, will now cover over 200 km distance to Amritsar via Nawanshahr and Jalandhar districts.

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Newborn baby flushed down train toilet dies at Amritsar hospital

According to eyewitnesses, the boy remained two feet deep in the toilet seat at least for four hours.

Amritsar train tragedy: At civil hospital, parents wait for autopsies of their children who left homes to 'celebrate' 

Only 24 (including adults) were identified by Saturday morning as the rest were dismembered beyond recognition. The hospital also received partial remains found scattered on the tracks after a speeding train mowed over dozens of people in the city.

SAD leaders in Amritsar, Akhand Path from today

The party was in power from 2007-2010 in Punjab and the Badal family faces allegations of direct and indirect role in incidents of desecration of Guru Granth Sahib.

Customs: 34 kg gold seized from Pak truck at Attari

Officials said doubts were raised on the purpose of consignment after they found that some cartons were heavier than others. The truck was loaded by a firm based in Afghanistan.

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Festivities, prayers mark Gurpurab in Punjab

A Sikh priest sits behind the Guru Granth Sahib (the Sikh holy book) as a 'jalao', a show of Sikhism's symbolic items, is displayed inside their holiest shrine inside the Golden Temple in Amritsar.

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Amritsar train accident: Magisterial enquiry launched but political blame game takes the stage

The Opposition is accusing Navjot Kaur Sidhu, the wife of deputy Chief Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, for fleeing the site of the accident without checking on the victims.

Amritsar train accident: Magisterial enquiry launched but political blame game takes the stage

The Opposition is accusing Navjot Kaur Sidhu, the wife of deputy Chief Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, for fleeing the site of the accident without checking on the victims.

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AAI to make airport facilities as commercially viable

New Delhi, Jan 23 (ANI): The Airports Authority of India will enhance its marketing strategy to make airports more operationally and commercially viable. At the Airport Marketing Conference held recently in New Delhi, the officials and experts chalked out a strategy to make commercial use of airport infrastructure in the country. Formed in April 1995, the Airports Authority of India manages 125 destinations, including 77 domestic and 21 international airports in the country. The Authority is also looking at focusing on the cargo segment to boost its revenues. It has been undertaking the International Cargo handling operations at international airports including Chennai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Coimbatore, Amritsar and Guwahati. Similarly, the Authority has identified 24 domestic airports across five regions, including three civil enclaves to develop such integrated facilities. They include Port Blair, Coimbatore, Jaipur, Raipur, Ahmedabad and others. The Airports Authority of India, which has developed infrastructure at many of its airports, is looking forward to make its commercial use.

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