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Tag: Amritsar

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.

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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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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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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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Spurious Liquor Tragedy Toll In Punjab Reaches 38, CM Orders Probe

Chandigarh: Even as at least 38 persons died due to alleged consumption of spurious liquor in Amritsar, Batala and Tarn Taran districts of Punjab, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday ordered a magisterial inquiry led by the Jalandhar Divisional Commissioner into the matter. Five more deaths were reported on Friday in Batala. One person was […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Amritsar train tragedy: Train driver detained, questioned

Amritsar: The Punjab and Railway Police on Saturday questioned the driver of a train that crushed at least 60 people to death here while they were watching the burning of a Ravana effigy from a railway track. Punjab Police officials said that the DMU (diesel multiple unit) driver had been detained at the Ludhiana railway […]

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President, PM mourn Punjab train tragedy

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and leaders of political parties on Friday expressed shock and grief over a train tragedy that claimed at least 30 lives during a Dussehra celebration in Punjab. “Heartfelt condolences to bereaved families,” Kovind tweeted after a speeding train ran over a large number of people […]

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Train kills around 60 Dussehra revellers in Punjab

Amritsar: In a horrific incident, around 60 people glued to watching a burning Ravan effigy while standing on railway tracks were crushed by a speeding train here in Punjab on Friday. A large number of people were watching a huge Ravan effigy in flames while standing on the tracks at a railway crossing at Jora […]

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Clash in Golden Temple complex on Operation Blue Star anniversary

Amritsar: Brandishing of swords and open use of sticks was witnessed on Wednesday during a ceremony to mark the 34th anniversary of the Army’s ‘Operation Blue Star’ inside the Golden Temple complex. The clash between radical Sikh elements and the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) took place right in front of the Akal Takht, the […]

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Facebook post of gangster leaves Punjab Police red-faced

Chandigarh: A gangster’s Facebook post, admitting his crime of involvement in the killing of a Hindu leader in Amritsar, has left the Punjab Police embarrassed. Saraj Sandhu, who is being chased by the state police, not only admitted to killing Hindu Sangharsh Sena leader Vipan Sharma, but even suggested that the “killing should not be […]

Akshay Kumar visits Golden Temple, feels surreal

Amritsar: Away from the hustle bustle of Mumbai and from the humdrum of movie shootings and promotions, Bollywood star Akshay Kumar says a visit to the Golden Temple here left him feeling surreal. “A chance visit to the Golden Temple, listening to the Gurbani and watching the world go by. Only word that comes to mind […]

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