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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.

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.

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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.

Amritsar grenade attack: Main accused held, say cops

Avtar Singh was produced in an Ajnala court that remanded him in police custody for seven days. DGP Suresh Arora told a media conference Saturdaythat there was strong evidence against the suspects caught in the case.

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After Amritsar blast MHA seeks NIA probe on J&K students held from Jalandhar

The students — Zahid Gulzar, Yasir Rafiq Bhat and Mohd Idris Shah — were alleged to be members of Zakir Musa’s outfit Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind (AGuH), and officials said the terror outfit’s pan-network requires detailed investigation.

Amritsar attack: Arrested accused sent to 5-day police custody

Police had demanded 14 day’s custody of accused, who was produced in an Ajnala court.

Amritsar attack: ‘Mastermind had cut-out modus operandi’

Sources claimed that Harmeet Singh got the ‘PhD’ tag attached to his name as he was doing his PhD from a university in the state but could not complete it.

Amritsar grenade attack: Terror-scarred Punjab edgy

In the recent past, heads of religious sects and organisations have been on the target of radicals. In April 2016, matriarch of Namdhari sect, Chand Kaur, was assassinated.

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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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