Bathinda also known a Bhatinda is one of the important cities in Indian state of Punjab. This industirial city in the north-western India derives its name from the former Bhati Rajput kings. The city is regarded as one of the oldest cities in the region; needless to say the city has a rich cultural heritage that offers a peep into the glorious history of this city. This city in western state of Punjab is also called as the city of Lakes. In the medieval past the city was also known as Tabar-e-Hind or Gateway to India. The city is known for its various industrial units that not only gives boost to the city’s economy but also offers an impetus to the Indian economy. Set amidst 12 small and big urban settlements the city is abuzz with trade and commercial activities and hence latest news from Bathinda is a routine affair.
The city is home to a number of public sector undertakings like Guru Nanak Dev Thermal Plant and Guru Hargobind Thermal Plant. In addition to these, the city is home to a host of other industries that includes fertilizer and refinery. This region is also known for its agricultural produces. Bathinda is also considered one of big trading hub of cotton products. The city is also an admired educational hub in the state of Punjab.
The city of Bathinda is also a fascinating tourist destination as it offers a host of tourist attraction to the tourists that include Qila Mubarak, Bahia Fort, Lakhi Jungle, Rose Garden, Zoological garden, Chetak Park and Mazaar of Peer Haji Rattan.
The city of Bathinda is well connected to the road and rail networks from the rest part of India. The railway Junction of of the city is considered one of the biggest rail junctions in India.
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PM hints at fuel price hike, stresses energy security
- 28 Apr 2012
Bathinda (Punjab), April 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday hinted at an impending hike in fuel prices saying that there is need...;The Rs.21,500-crore Guru Gobind Singh Refinery at Phullokari village near Bathinda town
PM launches Rs.21,500 crore Bathinda refinery
- 28 Apr 2012
Bathinda (Punjab), April 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday inaugurated the Rs.21,500 crore Guru Gobind Singh Refinery in Punjab's Bathinda..., the refinery is located at Phullokari village near Bathinda town in southwest
Seven killed in Haryana accident
- 25 Apr 2012
function in Punjab's Bathinda town.
Punjab to link all cities with highways
- 23 Apr 2012
;Four-laning of the Patiala-Bathinda highway and the Zirakpur-Patiala highway
PM to inaugurate Bathinda refinery
- 19 Apr 2012
Bathinda town - the largest investment in Punjab since independence... said here Thursday. The refienry is located near Bathinda town in southwest... fully operational, a number of tertiary industries would benefit in the Bathinda
Akalis, BJP build on new, secular identity (Punjab Newsletter)
- 14 Apr 2012
Singla (Bathinda urban), Nand Lal from Balachaur, realtor N.K. Sharma (Dera Bassi
BJP activists stop trains in Punjab, Haryana
- 03 Apr 2012
, Bathinda, Amritsar, Phagwara and Hoshiarpur, he claimed.
BJP to stop trains in eight states Tuesday
- 02 Apr 2012
would be blocked at Amritsar, Bathinda, Sangrur and Sahnewal while in Haryana
Bathinda refinery to be inaugurated in April
- 29 Mar 2012
Bathinda town in southwest Punjab will be formally inaugurated next month... and Bathinda in record time of 27 months. Badal said that with the refinery... in the Bathinda area. Besides, hundreds of youth would get employment in the project
Centre stays Rajoana hanging, Punjab leaders welcome it
- 28 Mar 2012
some roads in Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Bathinda, Patiala and Amritsar for some time
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