Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Punjab police shut down Amritpal Singh's drug de-addiction centre

Amritsar (Punjab) | March 21, 2023 5:06:04 PM IST
Punjab police on Tuesday shut down a drug de-addiction centre run by 'Waris Punjab De' chief Amritpal Singh in the State's Amritsar district.... read..

"Police searched our residence for 3-4 hours, didn't find anything illegal": Father of fugitive pro-Khalistani leader Amritpal Singh

Amritsar (Punjab) | March 19, 2023 2:04:43 AM IST
Father of pro-Khalistan leader and Waris de Punjab chief Amritpal Singh, who was declared a fugitive by the Jalandhar Commissioner on Saturday late evening, said the Punjab Police conducted searches at his residence in Amritsar but did not find "anything ... read..

Rani Mukerji seeks blessings at Golden Temple post 'Mrs Chatterjee Vs Norway' release

Amritsar (Punjab) | March 18, 2023 2:04:55 PM IST
Actress Rani Mukerji recently visited Amritsar and sought divine blessings at the famous Sri Harmandir Sahib or Golden Temple.... read..

G20: Consensus on research, innovation collaboration

Amritsar |Friday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST
G20 countries on Thursday emphasised on identifying and addressing problems that inhibit effective academic research collaborations.... read..

G20 summit platform for seeking vital inputs to boost education: Punjab CM

Amritsar |Thursday, 2023 1:45:08 AM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Wednesday envisioned that the G20 summit will prove to be a healthy platform for seeking vital inputs of expert nations to boost the education sector across the globe in general and the state in particular.... read..

G20 meet: Police impose ban on flying drones, UAVs in Amritsar

Amritsar (Punjab) | March 16, 2023 12:05:02 AM IST
Keeping in view the ongoing G20 summit here, the Amritsar Commissionerate Police on Wednesday imposed a ban on flying drones and unmanned aerial vehicles in the city from March 14 to March 21, a release said.... read..

G20 seminar on strengthening research, promoting innovation held at Amritsar

Amritsar (Punjab) | March 15, 2023 11:34:35 PM IST
Delegates from the G20 Education Working Group on Wednesday discussed the future of work and innovation, with a focus on building bridges across nations for equitable development at a seminar here.... read..

Nagar Kirtan organised in Amritsar on 200 years of Akali Baba Phula Singh's martyrdom

Amritsar (Punjab) | March 12, 2023 9:03:51 PM IST
A 'Nagar Kirtan' was organised here on Sunday at Akal Takht Sahib to commemorate 200 years of Akali Baba Phula Singh's martyrdom.... read..

Punjab: President Droupadi Murmu arrives Amritsar; receives warm welcome

Amritsar (Punjab) | March 9, 2023 4:05:15 PM IST
President Droupadi Murmu, who is on a day-long visit to Amritsar on Thursday, was welcomed by Governor Banwarilal Purohit and Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann at the airport.... read..

President Murmu pays obeisance at Sri Harmandir Sahib in Amritsar

Amritsar (Punjab) | March 9, 2023 9:36:00 PM IST
President Droupadi Murmu, who arrived in Punjab's Amritsar for a day-long visit, paid obeisance at Sri Harmandir Sahib.... read..

BSF personnel celebrate Holi with their family in Amritsar

Amritsar (Punjab) | March 8, 2023 1:04:05 PM IST
Border Security Force personnel on Wednesday celebrated holi at BSF headquarters in Khasa, Punjab.... read..

Devotees celebrate Hola Mohalla at Golden Temple in Amritsar

Amritsar(Punjab) | March 8, 2023 10:04:08 AM IST
On the occasion of Hola Mohalla, devotees offered prayers at Golden Temple in Amritsar on Wednesday.... read..

Punjab gears up to host two G-20 sessions in Amritsar

Amritsar |Tuesday, 2023 2:45:13 AM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Monday asked officers to gear up fully for making two sessions of G-20 slated to be held in the state on March 15-17 and March 19-20 a huge success.... read..

Amritsar to hold G20 meeting from March 15-17: AAP Rajya Sabha MP

Amritsar (Punjab) | March 5, 2023 6:05:28 PM IST
Stating that Punjab is fully capable of hosting an international event, Aam Aadmi Party Rajya Sabha MP Vikramjit Singh Sahney on Sunday said that Amritsar will hold G20 meeting from March 15-17.... read..

Govt trying to suppress minority communities, says Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee chief

Amritsar (Punjab) | March 4, 2023 5:33:48 AM IST
Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) President Harjinder Singh Dhami launched a scathing attack on the Bharatiya Janta Party-led central government and said that the government is taking steps to suppress the minority communities.... read..

Punjab minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal meets cops injured in Ajnala incident

Amritsar (Punjab) | February 26, 2023 12:03:56 AM IST
Punjab minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal today met Amritsar Rural SSP Satinder Singh, SP D Jugraj Singh and SP Tejbir S Hundal who were injured in the Ajnala incident.... read..

Ajnala incident could have been avoided, will change future course: Amritpal Singh

Amritsar (Punjab) | February 25, 2023 8:34:30 PM IST
Waris Punjab De chief Amritpal Singh has said that the incident concerning Ajnala police station in Amritsar on February 23 could have been avoided if police were alert and his aide Lovepreet Singh Toofan had not been arrested.... read..

"I don't consider myself citizen of India, a passport does not make me Indian": Amritpal Singh

Amritsar (Punjab) | February 25, 2023 5:34:59 PM IST
'Waris Punjab De' chief Amritpal Singh on Saturday denounced that he does "not" consider himself a citizen of India calling the passport merely a "travel document" and said that it does not make him an Indian.... read..

"Calling me terrorist is terrorism": Amritpal Singh

Amritsar (Punjab) | February 25, 2023 5:34:57 PM IST
Amritpal Singh, who is considered to be a radical preacher and sympathizer of Khalistan separatist Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, on Saturday said that calling him a "terrorist is terrorism" itself and said that he works for the people of Punjab and has an i... read..

Punjab: Lovepreet Toofan to be discharged as police find him innocent

Amritsar (Punjab) | February 23, 2023 7:34:49 PM IST
Punjab police have decided to release Lovepreet Toofan, a close aide of 'Waris Punjab Ke' chief Amritpal Singh.... read..

Supporters of Amritpal Singh clash with police in Amritsar

Amritsar (Punjab) | February 23, 2023 4:03:29 PM IST
Thousands of supporters of 'Waris Punjab De' Chief Amritpal Singh on Thursday staged a massive demonstration in Amritsar to protest against the arrest of Singh's close aide Lovepreet Toofan.... read..

Miscreants loot 22 lakh from Amritsar bank, probe underway

Amritsar (Punjab) | February 17, 2023 10:03:06 AM IST
Two unidentified miscreants looted about Rs 22 lakh from a Punjab National Bank branch in Amritsar.... read..

Punjab: BSF recovers narcotic item near village Dalla Rajput

Amritsar Punjab | February 17, 2023 9:33:25 AM IST
The Border Security Force (BSF) on Thursday foiled a smuggling bid and recovered approximately 2 kg of contraband suspected to be heroin in the village Dalla Rajput in Punjab's Amritsar District, said the BSF in a statement.... read..

Punjab: BSF detects drone intruding into Indian territory from Pak side

Amritsar (Punjab) | February 8, 2023 1:34:30 PM IST
Border Security Force (BSF) troops on Wednesday deployed along International Border in Amritsar, Punjab, detected a drone intruding into Indian territory from the Pakistan side.... read..

Amritsar: ASI suspended after taking off clothes on duty while drunk

Amritsar (Punjab) | February 5, 2023 12:03:46 AM IST
An Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) was suspended after he was found doing objectionable acts under the influence of alcohol, while on duty outside the DC Complex in Amritsar.... read..

Punjab: Pakistani drone, with 5kg heroin, shot down in Amritsar

Amritsar (Punjab) | February 3, 2023 7:33:08 PM IST
Border Security Force (BSF) troops shot down a Pakistani drone in Amritsar near Indo-Pak border and recovered 5 kg of contraband on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday, officials said.... read..

Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee holds 'rail roko' at 15 places in 12 districts

Amritsar (Punjab) | January 30, 2023 12:02:01 AM IST
Members of Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee on Sunday held 'Rail Roko' protest, stopping the movement of trains for three hours in Punjab from 12 noon to 3 pm at 15 different places in 12 districts demanding action against the culprits of the attack on t... read..

Arvind Kejriwal, Bhagwant Mann inaugurates 400 Mohalla Clinic in Amritsar

Amritsar (Punjab) | January 27, 2023 6:33:36 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann along with Aam Aadmi Party Chief and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated 400 Mohalla Clinics in Amritsar's Putlighar on Friday.... read..

BSF unfurls National Flag at Attari border, exchanges sweets with Pak Rangers

Amritsar (Punjab) | January 26, 2023 1:01:50 PM IST
An atmosphere of patriotic zeal and fervour gripped the Attari-Wagah border in Punjab's Amritsar on the occassion of 74th Republic Day celebrations on Thursday.... read..

Republic Day: Four-legged BSF soldiers participate in Beating Retreat ceremony at Attari-Wagah border

Amritsar (Punjab) | January 26, 2023 6:33:51 PM IST
The Beating Retreat ceremony was organised at the Attari-Wagah border near Punjab's Amritsar on the occasion of Republic Day.... read..

BSF launches mobile app to book seats for Retreat Ceremony Parade at Attari border

Amritsar (Punjab) | January 24, 2023 11:33:37 PM IST
Border Security Force launched a mobile application for the convenience of visitors allowing them to book seats for the Retreat Ceremony Parade at JCP Attari, Amritsar, Public Relations Officer, BSF said on Tuesday.... read..

Punjab: Drone with 5 kg heroin shot down near India-Pakistan border, two held

Amritsar (Punjab) | January 22, 2023 6:01:56 PM IST
Security forces on Sunday shot down a six-wing drone in Punjab's Amritsar near the India-Pakistan International border and seized 5 kilograms of heroin, officials said.... read..

Hexacopter hi-tech drone loaded with 5 kg heroin shot down in Amritsar

Chandigarh/Amritsar (Punjab) | January 22, 2023 10:33:35 PM IST
Punjab Police in a joint operation with Border Security Force (BSF) shot down a sophisticated hexacopter drone loaded with 5 kg heroin during a search operation launched at the area of Border Outpost (BOP) Kakkar on the intervening night of Saturday and S... read..

44 Sikh delegates arrive from Pakistan to visit Gurudwaras in Delhi, Amritsar

Amritsar (Punjab) | January 16, 2023 4:36:11 PM IST
A total of 44 Pakistani Sikh delegates on Monday arrived in India from Pakistan via the Attari-Wagah border to visit gurudwaras in Delhi and Amritsar.... read..

Happy Lohri 2023: Bring on some 'Punjab ka tadka' to your thali today!

Amritsar (Punjab) | January 14, 2023 11:33:15 AM IST
Every year in the month of January, India celebrates the Lohri festival on 13 January. In addition to celebrating the crop harvest, Lohri marks the end of the winter season. The nation as a whole, but especially Punjab and Northern India, celebrate Lohri ... read..

Lohri 2023: Move up your fashion metre with these traditional outfit ideas

Amritsar (Punjab) | January 14, 2023 11:03:50 AM IST
The New Year has ushered in a glut of festivals, topping them is the popular harvest festival of Lohri. Celebrated across North India, particularly in Punjab, Haryana, and Delhi it is a joyous symbol of new energy in life, increasing mutual brotherhood, a... read..

Punjab farmers burn copies of corporate rules outside DC office in Amritsar

Amritsar (Punjab) | January 14, 2023 1:05:41 AM IST
On the occasion of Lohri festival, Punjab farmers on Friday protested by burning the "copies of corporate rules" outside the deputy commissioner here.... read..

Amritsar: Rahul Gandhi visits Sri Harmandir Sahib as Bharat Jodo Yatra enters Punjab

Amritsar (Punjab) | January 10, 2023 5:01:37 PM IST
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday, visited Sri Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) in Amritsar as the Bharat Bharat Jodo Yatra entered Punjab.... read..

Amritsar airport authorities clear air over uproar after flight delay

Amritsar (Punjab) | January 8, 2023 3:01:42 AM IST
Clearing the allegations levelled against the Amritsar Airport authorities over a ruckus incident, authorities said that passengers were informed about the delay of Neos Airline's flight and all necessary arrangments were made to avoid any inconvenience.... read..

BSF apprehends Bangladesh national in Amritsar

Amritsar (Punjab) | January 6, 2023 10:31:32 PM IST
Border Security Force has apprehended a Bangladesh national near the Roranwala Khurd village in Punjab's Amritsar and handed over to the police on not recovering anything "objectionable" from him.... read..
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