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AMRITSAR NEWS

Onions from Afghanistan bring business and cheer to traders at Attari border

December 10, 2019 9:01 am

On Monday, 110 onion trucks were parked at the ICP in Attari, ready to leave for different parts of the country.

550th Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak: Only SGPC to set up main stage for holy event, says Akal Takht

October 22, 2019 3:06 am

The decision of the highest temporal seat of Sikhs came amid a deadlock between the Punjab government and the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee over the issue of the joint celebrations.

Two killed in Amritsar blast

September 24, 2019 4:09 am

The residents alleged that there were crackers in the scrap which were seized by police during crack down on illegal sale of crackers.

Punjab: 3 elite clubs in protected monument get Mayor’s support in court case seeking relocation

August 05, 2019 5:34 am

The Amritsar Club, Lumpsden Club and Service Club have been in existence since the British era — before 1930. Their members include the city’s elite. Sources say influential members have been lobbying to stop removal of these clubs.

Punjab: Key accused, link to solving 532-kg drug bust mystery, dies in judicial custody

July 22, 2019 10:40 am

Gurpinder’s arrest on June 29 was followed by arrest of Lone and truck driver Jasbir Singh, by the Customs Department. Later, Customs also named a drug peddler Ranjit Singh Rana and Jasbir’s son, Harpreet Singh, the case.

Amritsar drug racket case: ‘My sons hid nothing from customs, cops’

July 22, 2019 10:10 am

Ajay Gupta and Ashutesh Mahajan were booked along with Gurpinder, Parminder and 20 other persons in a separate case registered by Amritsar rural police at the Gharinda police station.

Delhi: Leaving for Amritsar, 1,000 pilgrims thank their luck — and the CM

July 13, 2019 8:53 am

From neighbours taking their first trip together to elderly couples enjoying a holiday, pilgrims making the overnight journey said they were excited to be travelling with people of their age group.

Biggest ever heroin haul in Punjab; Amritsar cops detain one more trader

July 07, 2019 10:57 am

The name of Gupta, owner of the firm - Fast Forward that deals in import and export - came up during the interrogation of Kashmiri trader Tarik Ahmad Lone, who was taken on remand by Amritsar rural police.

Amritsar: Break in at gun house, 67 guns surrendered during polls stolen

June 18, 2019 12:34 pm

The burglars first made a hole in the weak walls of the strong room, police said. According to guidelines, strong rooms should be made of concrete and the office of the deputy commissioner and police are also responsible for ensuring that it is sturdy.

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

April 24, 2019 8:00 am

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.

AMRITSAR PHOTOS

Festivities, prayers mark Gurpurab in Punjab

November 06, 2014 10:07 pm

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.

AMRITSAR VIDEOS

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

October 24, 2018 10:50 am

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

October 22, 2018 7:12 pm

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.

AAI to make airport facilities as commercially viable

January 23, 2016 12:50 pm

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.