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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Groundwater contaminated, Punjab battles uranium curse (Punjab Newsletter)
- 13 Jul 2012
the districts of Mansa, Bathinda, Moga, Faridkot, Barnala, Sangrur and some..., a train that connects Bathinda with Bikaner in neighbouring Rajasthan is known... to Punjab.Scores of people in Bathinda, Mansa, Sangrur and other districts have died
Punjab dissolves all improvement trusts
- 11 Jul 2012
improvement trusts were in Abohar, Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Sangrur, Bathinda
Punjab seeks BARC help for uranium problem in water
- 10 Jul 2012
confirmed the same.Scores of people in the districts of Bathinda, Mansa, Sangrur
Highways blocked in Punjab, life affected in Haryana
- 31 May 2012
in Hoshiarpur district, 180 km from here.Highways were also blocked in Bathinda
Punjab seeks complete loan waiver
- 08 May 2012
with Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal and Bathinda MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal
Probe ordered against Punjab jail official
- 07 May 2012
a jail official in Bathinda town after he was caught red-handed while selling... of Bathinda Central Jail was caught selling drugs to the prisoners in connivance... tablets which they were going to supply to inmates inside Bathinda jail.
Will Badal be NDA choice for vice president? (Punjab Newsletter)
- 04 May 2012
Bathinda. His son-in-law (daughter's husband), Adesh Pratap Singh Kairon
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.
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