Tag: Amritsar

Shiv Sena leader shot dead
Shiv Sena leader shot dead outside Amritsar temple

The crime took place outside Gopal Mandir where Suri and some leaders were sitting on a sit-in protest outside the temple against the desecration of idols.

  • Friday, 04 November 2022
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Looking for time out on Diwali? Try out these destinations this weekend

If you too are planning to take off for this long weekend on Diwali, look no further for the destinations that you can visit. We bring you a short list of some places that you can choose from.. Scroll down and take your pick.

  • Saturday, 22 October 2022
Moosewala murder accused killed in encounter near Amritsar
Moosewala murder accused killed in encounter near Amritsar

The operation being carried out by the Anti-Gangster Task Force is going on at Bhakna village close to the Attari border, where gangsters Manpreet Singh, alias Mannu, and Jagroop Singh, alias Rupa, both the key accused in Moosewala's killing, were holed up.

  • Wednesday, 20 July 2022
BSF shoots down drone in Amritsar sector
BSF shoots down drone in Amritsar sector

According to the BSF officials, the drone had entered Indian territory in the area falling near village Dhanoe Kalan in Amritsar sector at around 1.15 a.m.

  • Friday, 29 April 2022
Conjoined Twins Sohna & Mohna Bag Govt Job

The conjoined twins from Punjab’s Amritsar are a living example of perseverance & grit. Despite their rare condition, Sohna Singh and Mohna Singh have bagged a govt job in the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL). The duo holds a diploma (electrician) from ITI and both officially joined duty at PSPCL office. However, the road was not easy for the twins till here.

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  • Sunday, 26 December 2021
Beating Retreat At Wagah!
BSF Performs 'Beating Retreat' At Wagah-Attari Border In Punjab With Limited Visitors

On Friday (Sept 17), the Border Security Force (BSF) allowed limited number of visitors to witness the Beating Retreat ceremony at Wagah-Attari border in Punjab which was closed for visitors due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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  • Saturday, 18 September 2021
Idol Makers Hopeful
Ganesh Chaturthi 2021: Idol Makers Hope To Make Better Sale This Year

Sculptors from across country are busy preparing idols of Lord Ganesh of all sizes ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival. The first wave of Covid-19 pandemic had affected the business of these small scale idol makers last year.

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  • Monday, 06 September 2021
Kapil Sharma and wife Ginni
Kapil Sharma to tie knot with girlfriend Ginni Chatrath today

Comedian Kapil Sharma is all set to tie the knot with his longtime girlfriend Ginni Chatrath in Jalandhar, Punjab today. The pre-wedding festivities including the mehendi ceremony, a ‘Mata Ki Chowki’ and sangeet were held in Amritsar. While the couple will take the wedding vows at The Grand Cabbana resort of Jalandhar, they will meet […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Amritsar's miracle baby boy: Flushed down train toilet, recovered alive

Chandigarh: A baby boy, who was flushed down the toilet of a train in Amritsar but was miraculously recovered alive by sweepers cleaning the train, was on Sunday being treated at the Amritsar Civil Hospital, officials said. The new-born was recovered from the Amritsar-Howrah Express train by sweepers on Saturday afternoon when the train stopped […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Three dead in grenade attack on religious meet in Amritsar

Amritsar: At least three people were killed and 10 others injured when two motorcycle-borne masked youths threw a grenade at a religious congregation in Rajasansi area in Punjab’s Amritsar district on Sunday, police said. The grenade attack took place on the campus of the Nirankari sect in Adliwal village, about 15 km from Amritsar. The […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Amritsar train tragedy: Sidhu fails to appear before inquiry commission

Amritsar: Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday failed to appear before the one-man commission conducting an inquiry into the Amritsar train tragedy in which 60 people were killed on October 19. Sidhu’s wife, Navjot Kaur, who was also summoned by the commission, however, appeared on Friday and gave her statement. Sidhu, who was […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Magisterial probe ordered: CM on Amritsar tragedy

Amritsar: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said on Saturday the Jalandhar Divisional Commissioner will conduct an inquiry within four weeks into the Amritsar train tragedy in which 59 people were crushed by a speeding train. The Chief minister also said that nine of those killed were yet to be identified, while 57 other Dussehra […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Amritsar train tragedy: Bollywood shocked, calls for better safety

Mumbai: The deplorable train tragedy in Amritsar in which 60 people were crushed to death and several others injured, brings the focus to how safety in public places needs to be taken more seriously in the country, say Bollywood celebrities who have sent out prayers for the victims. The film fraternity expressed shock over the […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh arrives in Amritsar over train tragedy

Amritsar: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh arrived in Amritsar on Saturday, nearly 16 hours after at least 60 people were crushed to death by a train while watching the burning of a Ravana effigy here. The Chief Minister, accompanied by Punjab Congress President and Gurdaspur MP Sunil Jakhar, arrived on a special flight from New […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Amritsar train tragedy: Railways deny responsibility

Amritsar: Hours after 60 people were crushed to death by a train while watching the burning of a Ravana effigy here, the Railways on Saturday said it was not responsible for the tragedy. Northern Railways spokesperson Deepak Kumar said in a statement that the event was organised in an area which does not belong to […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021