Rahul Gandhi at Golden Temple

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Rahul Gandhi Offers Prayer At Golden Temple Amritsar

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday today offered prayers at the Golden Temple in Amritsar. The Congress MP will also participate in volunteer service at the Sachkhand Shri Harmandir Sahib. Earlier today, Punjab Congress president Raja Waring said that Rahul Gandhi is on his personal, spiritual visit. "Rahul Gandhi ji is coming to Amritsar Sahib to pay obeisance at Sachkhand Shri Harmandir Sahib." read a X (formerly known as Twitter.)

Mon, 02 Oct 2023 - 05:28 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Golden Temple, Amritsar, Rahul Gandhi, politics news, Congress MP

Punjab Blast

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Punjab Witnesses Low Intensity Blast Near Golden Temple

One person was injured in a low-intensity explosion that took place on a heritage street near the Golden Temple in Amritsar, Punjab. No detonator has been found and it appears that the explosive was kept in a container, DGP Gaurav Yadav said, adding that it is too early to claim any terror angle yet. Police and forensic teams reached the spot and security was stepped up in the area.

Mon, 08 May 2023 - 07:23 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Amritsar, Golden Temple, blast, One Injured, Indian News

Pak Pilgrims At Attari Border

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Pakistani Pilgrims Arrive At Attari Border, Permitted To Visit Various Sikh Shrines In India

About 48 Pakistani pilgrims arrived at the Attari Border in Punjab’s Amritsar, and are scheduled to visit various Sikh shrines in India. The pilgrimage will be extended to 25 days, and the pilgrims will reportedly be travelling to various parts of India. Some of the highlights of the pilgrimage include, Amritsar’s Golden Temple, Delhi, Uttarakhand and Hemkund Sahib. This is facilitated by the 1974 protocol on visits to religious shrines.

Thu, 15 Sep 2022 - 01:25 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Pakistan, sikh, Attari Border, Amritsar, Golden Temple

Courtesy: ANI


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Worker Killed For Chewing Tobacco On Golden Temple Street, 1 Arrested: Punjab


Three people including, two Nihang Sikhs, killed a factory worker over chewing tobacco on a street in Golden Temple, Amritsar. On night of September 7, three accused killed one worker, which was captured in a CCTV outside a hotel, and went viral on social media platforms. The police registered a case and arrested one of the accused Ramandeep Singh. Furthermore, a search for two Nihang Sikhs is underway.

Thu, 08 Sep 2022 - 07:59 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Amritsar, Golden Temple, murder, Tobacco Chewing, Nihang Sikhs

Electric Vehicle

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Punjab Govt Approves Draft Of Electric Vehicles Policy

AAP-led Punjab Government recently approved to draft Electric Vehicle (EV) policy in the State. CM Bhagwant Mann gave a nod to draft the new EV policy, with an aim to promote electric vehicles in the Punjab region. The new policy will aim to reduce carbon emissions. Furthermore, the major thrust of the new policy will be in Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Amristar, Patiala and Bhatinda.

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 04:56 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Electric Vehicles, Punjab Government, Bhagwant Mann, New Policy, Amritsar

Courtesy: Economic Times

Punjab Encounter

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Punjab Police Knocks Down 2 Shooters Of Sidhu Moose Wala In Encounter

In an encounter that broke out on July 20 morning in Amritsar, two shooters of Sidhu Moosewala were shot dead. The encounter broke out between the Punjab Police and the gangsters, responsible for Moosewala's death.  Of the four gangsters, two identified as Manpreet Singh alias Mannu Kusa and Jagroop Singh Roopa died at the encounter-spot, in Hoshiarpur. Furthermore, post-encounter, police confirmed the details and recovered an AK-47 and a… read-more

Wed, 20 Jul 2022 - 06:26 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Encounter, Punjab Police, Sidhu Moose Wala, Shooters Killed, Amritsar

Courtesy: News 18

Sidhu Moose Wala

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Sidhu Moose Wala Case: Encounter Breaks Out Between Punjab Police & Gangsters

Near Punjab's Amritsar, an encounter broke out between Punjab police officials and two unidentified assailants, on July 20. The assailants are reportedly suspects in the Sidhu Moose Wala murder case. The encounter occurred after the Punjab Anti-Gangster Task Force tailed the two men in Bhakna village. Following the incident, the area has been cordoned off and people have been asked to stay indoors.

Wed, 20 Jul 2022 - 03:55 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Punjab, Amritsar, Sidhu Moose Wala, Lawrence Bishnoi, Anti-Gangster Task Force

Courtesy: ANI

Amritsar Dump Yard

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3-Acre Dump Yard Turned Into Mini Forest In Punjab's Amritsar

A polluted dump yard in an industrial site in Punjab's Amritsar, has been transformed into a mini forest by the administration. According to officials, the place has given a recast with a variety of plantations. Furthermore, a wide variety of trees have been planted in the three-acre land. Reportedly, 65 different varieties of trees have been planted in a span of three months.

Tue, 19 Jul 2022 - 12:11 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Punjab, Amritsar, Dump Yard, AAP, Bhagwant Mann

Courtesy: ANI

Gangster Lawrence Bishnoi, Sidhu Moose Wala

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Gangster Lawrence Bishnoi To Be Presented Before Amritsar Court; Security Heightened

Since gangster Lawrence Bishnoi, the Sidhu Moose Wala murder suspect was taken to the State Special Operation Cell, security has been stepped up in Amritsar. On June 28, Bishnoi will be presented in court in Amritsar. Supreme Court of India announced on June 27 that it will review the petition of accused Lawrence Bishnoi's father appealing the transit remand to Punjab police on July 11. 

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 - 09:28 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Punjab, Lawrence Bishnoi, Amritsar, Court, Sidhu Moose Wala

Courtesy: ANI

IIM Amritsar

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IIM Amritsar Aims To Raise Educational Standards: Union Minister Of Amritsar

Subhas Sarkar, Union Minister of State for Education, remarked that colleges like the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Amritsar are aiming to improve education quality and provide 21st-century skills. Sarkar emphasized the move to experiential learning as part of the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020. The Union Minister stressed the need of mastering communication and presenting skills, which he defined as a mix of speaking and… read-more

Mon, 13 Jun 2022 - 06:58 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: IIM, Union Minister of State for Education, Subhas Sarkar, India, Amritsar