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AMRITSAR NEWS

Farmers protest bare-chested in Amritsar against agri bills

September 26, 2020 1:35 pm

Farmers under the banner of the Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee have been protesting on the rail track near Devidaspura village in Amritsar since September 24.

First time since 1984, Centre allows foreign donations for Golden Temple

September 10, 2020 10:26 am

Foreign funding for the Golden Temple had been barred after Operation Blue Star, an issue that was raised by the SGPC several times with the Centre

Punjab presses panic button as it records 51 Covid deaths, nearly 1,500 cases in a day

August 18, 2020 10:46 am

An advisory issued by Punjab Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Satish Chandra read, “People are requested to avoid unnecessary travel on Saturdays and Sundays in the big towns of Ludhiana, Patiala and Jalandhar.”

Was CM sleeping when hooch was being brewed in Patiala: Dullo

August 12, 2020 12:51 pm

The hooch tragedy claimed the lives of 113 persons across three districts — 84 in Tarn Taran, 15 in Amritsar and 14 in Batala.

Labelled KLF man, booked under UAPA, youth walks free 16 days on as cops find ‘no evidence’

July 15, 2020 11:17 am

Former Leader of Opposition and MLA from Bholath, Sukhpal Singh Khera, had launched a campaign against this arrest under UAPA.

GMC principal, her deputy removed; Covid nodal officer shunted to Patiala

July 02, 2020 1:42 pm

Meanwhile, chief of the medicine department and Covid-19 ward nodal officer at GMC's Guru Nanak Dev Hospital, Dr Shiv Charan, has been transferred to Government Medical College, Patiala. 

Paid a pittance, ASHAs forced to buy or borrow smartphones for Covid survey

June 25, 2020 12:05 pm

But the problem with the plan is that most ASHA workers come from a poor family background and work with no fixed salary. Majority among them in the state do not have smartphones.

Nine Covid deaths reported in Punjab, highest in a day

June 20, 2020 1:04 pm

As per the media bulletin, so far, Amritsar has reported maximum deaths (27) and maximum cases (733) followed by 14 deaths and 489 cases from Jalandhar and 13 deaths and as many cases (489) from Ludhiana.

2 cops suspended after minor’s suicide: ‘They told me to control my son otherwise he would rape some girl’

June 17, 2020 1:43 pm

Davinder Singh and Sham Lal had stopped the boy near Sun City gate in Amritsar city on Sunday evening. He was issued challan for not wearing a helmet.

Punjab reports 3 more deaths; 99 new cases take tally to 2,986

June 13, 2020 11:36 am

Amritsar has reported 16 COVID-19 deaths and a total of 592 cases, maximum from any district in the state. Amritsar also has the most active cases (220) and most recovered cases (356).

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

June 22, 2020 6:13 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.

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.