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Amritsar Calling: Meet the global fashionistas from the sacred city

June 29, 2022 8:17 pm

Tarini Peshawaria and Sukhmani Sardana are the two influencers of town who make their presence felt, inspire, and motivate, making life seem way more colourful than the prophets of the mundane can ever dull.

Sangrur bypoll: Outside Simranjit’s house, supporters say ‘inqlabs do happen’

June 27, 2022 11:06 am

As the contest got intense, prayers got louder. The supporters were served tea and samosa but no one was interested in having the snacks. "Result aan to baad hi kha pavange (We will have tea after the results)," said Mohd Furkhan Quereshi, Malerkotla district president of SAD (Amritsar).

Amritsar Calling: Holy city where happiness index shoots through the roof

June 15, 2022 12:35 pm

There is an air of celebration, joie de vivre if one may, an exuberance in our social milieu and in our living style which leaves the outsider a bit taken aback.

Not all shooters in Moosewala murder identified yet; no clarity on weapon either

June 10, 2022 11:04 pm

The Punjab police, who want to quiz gangster Lawrence Bishnoi for his alleged role in the murder, are not happy that their counterparts in Delhi have secured the gangster’s custody for four more days.

Centre gives Akal Takht Jathedar ‘Z’ category cover, he turns it down

June 04, 2022 12:08 am

The Jathedar was one of 424 people —including singer and Congress politician Sidhu Moosewala — whose security was pruned by the AAP government in Punjab on May 28. Even though it was later restored, the Jathedar refused to accept it.

Will decide on accepting Z+ security after official intimation: Akal Takht Jathedar

June 03, 2022 5:25 pm

Earlier Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh had refused when the Punjab government offered to restore his security when a controversy erupted after it was halved on May 28.

Sidhu Moosewala murder: Fans crowd singer's home for one last glimpse, markets fall silent

May 30, 2022 11:03 pm

Cars and bikes were spotted parked on both sides of the Talwandi Sabo-Mansa road from T-Point of the road that goes towards Moose village on Monday. Sidhu Moosewala’s home is barely 100 meters from the main road.

Conversions hurt poll prospects: Akali Dal panel; suggests ‘one family, one ticket’ rule

May 28, 2022 4:27 am

Its former ally the Bhartiya Janata Party has often raised the issue of conversion of Sikhs into other faiths, but it is for the first time that Akali Dal has acknowledged it as a problem that played a role in scuttling the party's electoral chances.

Black water in Ferozepur canal: Punjab pollution board says water still drinkable

May 20, 2022 9:15 am

Shocked green activists challenge state pollution board members to lead by example and drink water first

The rise and fall of Navjot Singh Sidhu, the politician

May 20, 2022 7:57 am

Sidhu's political career has been choppy to say the least, having landed in Amritsar on a BJP ticket in 2004 amid taunts of being an outsider by Opposition parties.

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.

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