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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.