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Amritsar News:The nerve center of spirituality and Sikh culture is now also an urban hub of learning. The famous Golden Temple, a pious and serene place is located here. Apart from this, the Akal Takht, which is the political HQ of Sikhs, is situated here. It is a home to Pingalwara, where the destitutes and homeless people are sheltered. Amritsar is the land of spirituality indeed as a number of sikh historical gurudwaras are based here. In the past it had witnessed a mass massacre in the form of Jallianwala Bagh killings which consequentially led to great political turmoil, the imprints of which reverberates till today. This mini Punjab is an upholder of sikh culture and ethics and has been much publicized for the same. Moreover, now it has an international airport too. Browse this site for more news from this eccentric city covering all issues be it political, cultural or economic ones.
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Shawl industry flourishing in Amritsar - 01 Jan 2008
Amritsar, Sep.19 (ANI): With winters approaching, the over two centuries old Amritsar Shawl industry is experiencing a boom in the domestic as well... dominated the Indian shawl industry for ages, shawls from Amritsar have also grown

Amritsar all set to "Go Green" - 01 Jan 2008
Amritsar, July 4, (ANI): Taking a serious note of the depleting green cover in the holy city Amritsar, the district administration with the help of a city... the Member of Parliament from Amritsar, Navjot Singh Sidhu came forward in its

Indo-Pak Judicial Committee visits Amritsar jail - 01 Jan 2008
Amritsar, Aug 18 (ANI): A delegation comprising Indian and Pakistani judges today visited the Amritsar jail and met the Pakistani prisoners lodged there. ... Pakistani prisoners kept in the central jail in Amritsar 30 would be released

Sidhu seeks establishment of visa centre in Amritsar - 26 Jun 2008
Amritsar June 26, (ANI): Amritsar's Member of Parliament Navjot Singh Sidhu... service to Pakistan from Amritsar without the setting up of a visa centre here... in the state from the Centre.  "If the Pakistan visa consulate opens up in Amritsar

It's boom time for traditional Amritsar shawl industry - 01 Jan 2008
Amritsar, Aug 27 (ANI): With the winter season approaching, the famous shawl industry of Amritsar experiences a boom in both domestic and international markets... in Amritsar. The people involved in the industry feel that the industry

Prayers in Amritsar for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's success - 01 Jan 2008
Amritsar, July 21, 2008 (ANI): While various political leaders are putting up their best argumentative skills during the ongoing vote of confidence in the Indian Parliament in the national capital, religious prayers have been held here

Principal of Govt. Medical College, Amritsar suspended by Punjab govt. - 21 Sep 2007
of Guru Nanak Medical College of Amritsar has been suspended for the alleged... after the enquiry by the Amritsar deputy commissioner who found them guilty... Medical College and Hospital of Amritsar. Other members of the inquiry team would

BJP leader Sidhu hails Rahul Gandhi's visit to Golden Temple - 01 Jan 2008
Amritsar, September 24, (ANI): Popular for his jibes on political opponents... in Amritsar.  "Rahul Gandhi is a leader of the Congress Party. It felt nice that he visited the Sri Amritsar Sahib. I welcome this gesture. This place

Sikhs disrupt screening of Bollywood flick 'Singh is Kinng' in Punjab - 01 Jan 2008
Amritsar, August 8 (ANI): Bollywood's latest release 'Singh is Kinng' drew wrath from Sikh community when a mob of irate protesters disrupted the screening of the film on Friday in Amritsar in Punjab. 'Singh is Kinng' which released

Shahrukh Khan offers prayers at Golden Temple - 01 Jan 2008
Amritsar, Sept 3 (ANI) Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan offered prayers at Golden Temple here last evening.  "Earlier also, I have come here. My mother brought me here in my childhood. We have earlier also visited the Golden Temple

US ashamed over killing of Sikhs in hate crime in America: US Embassy - 01 Jan 2008
Amritsar, Sept 10 (ANI): Public Diplomacy Officers from US Embassy Lisa... to media at Amritsar today.A delegation of American embassy is currently on a visit to Amritsar under "America Day" program initiated by the US Embassy in New Delhi

Ex-Army personnel protest against Sixth Pay Commission recommendations - 01 Jan 2008
New Delhi/ Amritsar, July 6 (ANI): Ex-Army personnel took out a protest march in New Delhi demanding a review of pay commission recommendations. ...;Meanwhile in Amritsar city too, ex-servicemen of the Army took out a protest march

Rahul Gandhi begins his three-day Punjab visit - 01 Jan 2008
Amritsar, Sept 22 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi began his three-day Punjab visit from here today.  The Amethi MP started his visit..., Tarn Taran, Amritsar and Gurdaspur on Tuesday. Before proceeding

Bollywood actor cum politician Raj Babbar loves the Punjabi spirit - 01 Jan 2008
Amritsar, July 15 (ANI): From earning a wide acclaim in Bollywood for his... hails from Amritsar. After the partition of India in 1947, we migrated from Pakistan to Amritsar. During those days, there was no trend of spending vacations

Jathedar Vedanti challenges his removal - 01 Jan 2008
Amritsar, August 14, (ANI) Former Jathedar of the Akal Takht, Jathedar Giani Joginder Singh Vedanti, has challenged his removal from the post.  He questioned the process the SGPC had taken for removing him from the post of Jathedar

Now, idiots club steps out to buy MPs - 01 Jan 2008
Amritsar July 21, (ANI) While political parties are maneuvering for the final showdown on July 22, the common man is questioning the sincerity of our political... at Lawrence Road, one of the busiest markets of Amritsar, on Monday and performed

Punjab police seize fake currency worth one million rupees - 01 Jan 2008
Amritsar, Sept 5 (ANI): Punjab police has seized fake currency worth one million rupees from a woman who arrived here from Pakistan on Thursday. Additional Commissioner, Customs Jasbir Singh informed the media in Amritsar on Friday

Sikhs-sponsored shutdown disrupts rail, road traffic in Punjab - 01 Jan 2008
Amritsar, July 23 (ANI): Normal life was hit across Punjab on Wednesday... Samaj activists squatted on railway tracks near Vala village in Amritsar District...;As a precautionary measure, railway authorities stopped the Amritsar-Delhi Shatabdi Express

Sikhs-sponsored shutdown disrupts rail, road traffic in Punjab - 01 Jan 2008
Amritsar, July 23 (ANI): Normal life was hit across Punjab on Wednesday... Samaj activists squatted on railway tracks near Vala village in Amritsar District...;As a precautionary measure, railway authorities stopped the Amritsar-Delhi Shatabdi Express

Gurbachan Singh named acting Akal Takht Jathedar - 01 Jan 2008
Amritsar, Aug.5 (ANI): Giani Gurbachan Singh was today named the acting Jathedar of the Akal Takht, a day after his predecessor, Joginder Singh Vedanti, resigned from the same post. The Akal Takht is the highest temporal seat

Gurbachan Singh formerly appointed acting Jathedar of Akal Takht - 01 Jan 2008
Amritsar, Aug.7 (ANI): Heads of various Sikh organizations on Thursday witnessed the annointment and coronation of Giani Gurbachan Singh as the acting Jathedar... was the Head Priest of the Sri Harmandar Sahib (Golden Temple) in Amritsar. His

"Sikh tourism can help Pak earn 500 mln dlrs" - 01 Jan 2008
per year, a visiting editor of a local paper in Amritsar, India, said in Lahore... compared to the Amritsar Airport, Brar said and added that it would be beneficial... a distance from Amritsar.  The Indo-Pak visa treaty, which restricts

Punjab develops method to preserve green fodder for lean months - 01 Jan 2008
Amritsar, Sep.5 (ANI): Punjab agriculture department has developed a novel method to preserve green fodder by making silage and hay to feed the cattle when..., Punjab which has been successfully implemented in the border areas of Amritsar

Vedanti paid price for praising Manmohan Singh - 01 Jan 2008
Amritsar, August 5, (ANI): Senior Congress leaders from Majha have strongly criticized the Shiromani Akali Dal leadership for unceremoniously removing Joginder Singh Vedanti from the post of Jathedar Akal Takht. In a press statement

Sikh Jatha on a 10-day tour to Pakistan for Guru Nanak Dev's death anniversary - 01 Jan 2008
Amritsar, September 18 (ANI): A Sikh Jatha (group) comprising nearly 500 devotees left for Pakistan on Thursday morning by train for the death anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the first Sikh Guru.  They will observe the occasion

Sikh Jatha on a 10-day tour to Pakistan for Guru Nanak Dev's death anniversary - 01 Jan 2008
Amritsar, September 18 (ANI): A Sikh Jatha (group) comprising nearly 500 devotees left for Pakistan on Thursday morning by train for the death anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the first Sikh Guru.  They will observe the occasion

Bhindranwale portrait in Golden Temple stirs strife - 01 Dec 2007
Bhindranwale portrait in Golden Temple stirs strife Dec 01: The installation of the portrait of rebel Sikh leader Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale in the museum of Golden Temple, Amritsar has created a political turmoil in the state

Sports Minister Gill hopes India will win more medals at 2012 London Olympics - 01 Jan 2008
Amritsar, September 5, (ANI): Union Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Dr. M.S. Gill has expressed a wish and hope that Indian sportspersons bring more glory to the country by increasing their medal tally at the 2012 London Olympics

SGPC congratulates Abhinav Bindra for winning gold at Beijing - 01 Jan 2008
Amritsar, Aug.11 (ANI): Congratulating Abhinav Bindra's gold winning feat in the 10 M air rifle event at the Beijing Olympics, Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC), the apex body of the Sikhs, today announced that it would honour

Some US Sikh leaders not in favour of nuke deal with India - 01 Jan 2008
Amritsar July 17, (ANI) Leaders of the Sikh community in the United States have said that they have reservations about the US-India civilian nuclear cooperation deal, and are determined to continue their campaign against it. Several

Sikh diaspora censures Badal for removing Vedanti as Akal Takht Jathedar - 01 Jan 2008
Amritsar, Aug.5 (ANI): The unceremonious removal of Akal Takht Jathedar Joginder Singh Vedanti by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC), on Tuesday evoked sharp criticism from the Sikh Diaspora.  Various Sikh bodies

25 children among 35 arrested trying to cross from India to Pakistan - 01 Jan 2008
Amritsar, Sep 30 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) Tuesday arrested 35 people, including 25 children and five women, when they were allegedly trying to cross the international border from India to Pakistan, a police official said

SGPC demands arrest of Dera Sacha Sauda chief - 01 Jan 2008
Amritsar July 18 (ANI): Condemning the killing of a Sikh in a clash between followers of the Dera Sacha Sauda Sect and a group of Sikhs in Haryana's Dabwali town today, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC) demanded

Punjab is fast heading towards ecological disaster: Scholars - 01 Jan 2008
Amritsar, Aug.6 (ANI): A galaxy of distinguished environmentalists, agriculturalists, social scientists, medical scientists, religious heads and academicians gathered here at the Guru Nanak Dev University to participate in a one-day Bhagat

Mohammad Rafi's native village facing neglect - 01 Jan 2008
Kotla Sultan (Amritsar), July 31 (ANI): Mere mention of Mohammad Rafi (December 24, 1924 - July 31, 1980) can make many of the leaders start humming his immortal songs. But at the legendary play back singer's native place, his friends rue

SGPC sends protest letter to US Ambassador Mulford - 01 Jan 2008
Amritsar July 3 (ANI): Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee, the governing body of the Sikhs, has sent a letter to the U.S Ambassador to India David Mulford concerning various incidents that occurred recently in the U.S against

Punjab Assembly expels Amarinder Singh, declares his seat vacant - 01 Jan 2008
into the Amritsar land scam, in which Singh was indicted, and submit a report... development in Amritsar during his tenure as chief minister. The ruling SAD... ministers and a Congress leader in a land deal involving the Amritsar Improvement Trust

Navjot Sidhu's wife hospitalised in Patiala - 01 Jan 2008
) MP Sidhu rushed from Amritsar, his constituency to the hospital.Family friends... after Sidhu shifted to Amritsar in 2004 to contest the Lok Sabha elections

Supreme Court issues notice to Badal over Amarinder's expulsion - 01 Jan 2008
of a House Committee report in the Amritsar land scam.  The committee in its... of land for private development in Amritsar during his tenure as chief minister

Assembly expels Amarinder for alleged corruption charge - 11 Sep 2008
of Amritsar. Indicted by a House committee, his membership has been banned for three... Jagjit Singh and the late Ragunath Sahai Puri, and one officer of Amritsar... exemption to private developers of Amritsar that cause hefty loss to the state

Delicate Punjabi cuisine, a major hit at Chandigarh hotel - 01 Jan 2008
is primarily of the Northern Frontier region, Amritsar, Lahore and Peshawar.  ... dialect. fter a thorough examination of the street food of Amritsar and Lahore... in their kitchen.  With all the varieties of Amritsar's tandoori 'rotis

Punjab HC stays custodial interrogation of Amarinder Singh - 01 Jan 2008
leader and seven others in connection with irregularities in the Amritsar land... of Improvement Trust, Amritsar land for development by private colonisers in violation... Singh, former Amritsar Improvement Trust (AIT) Chairman Jugal Kishore Sharma, two

State HC reserves order on Amarinder's plea - 12 Sep 2008
Committee for alleged irregularities in a multi-crore Amritsar land scam... in the graft case involving Amritsar Trust land and subsequent tampering... that probed the Amritsar land scam had held him guilty of misuse of power

BJP releases first list of contenders for Lok Sabha Election 2009 - 26 Jun 2008
in Gujarat. In Punjab, Navjot Singh Siddhu would contest from Amritsar, and Vinod

Jammu kite makers heave a sigh of relief on I-Day - 01 Jan 2008
come from Amritsar. Those coming from outside Jammu said they would... their kites by April. Specialist string and kite makers from Amritsar also start

M.S.Gill supports Sikh leaders demand for Kartarpur Corridor - 01 Jan 2008
center at Tarn Taran, nearly 30 kilometers from Amritsar, Gill reiterated the demand of establishing a Pakistan visa centre in Amritsar and Lahore to felicitate

Jet Airways honoured as "Best Indian Airline" - 30 Sep 2008
Delhi and Amritsar respectively. The airline operates its state-of-the-art, wide... aircraft (on its services to Amritsar) from London. Jet Airways’ First

Pak team to visit India to review prisoners' conditions - 01 Jan 2008
Zahid will visit jails in Amritsar, Jaipur and New Delhi from August 18 to 23. 

Punjab gives clear verdict in civic polls - 09 Aug 2007
in all the four municipal corporations, Patiala, Jalandhar, Ludhiana and Amritsar... too in form of the defeat of cabinet minister Manoranjan Kalia. Amritsar gave

Punjab farmers facing migrant labourers' crunch in fields - 01 Jan 2008
engaged by farmers in Jalandhar and Amritsar where the sowing work started late... Amritsar, Bhatinda but now the transplantation is late which has delayed them

Pakistan's claims of Gilgit and Baltistan not entertained in European parliament - 24 May 2007
and Amritsar The letter also conveyed that it was because of this reason

New Trains in 2008 Rail Budget - 27 Feb 2008
) 4. Bhubaneshwar-Mumbai Express (Bi-weekly) via Sambalpur 5. Amritsar-Saharsa...-Muzaffarpur Express (Weekly) via Azamgarh-Chhapra 14. Amritsar-Kochuveli Express (Weekly) 15. Delhi-Pathankot Express (Tri-weekly) via Amritsar 16. Malda Town

Pranab gives clean chit to PM on dealing with political crises - 01 Jan 2008
Nuclear Cooperation Initiative later in Amritsar, he said in the first stage

Protesters-CRPF clash as traders threaten ban amid Amarnath land row - 01 Jan 2008
region and instead buy products directly from other cities like Amritsar

One killed in Army firing in Jammu - 01 Jan 2008
Amritsar and Delhi.  According to media reports, Chairman of the Traders

Central assistance for flood-hit areas of Bihar - 01 Jan 2008
from Amritsar and Karnal to Saharsa have reached Bihar. Additional 41 wagon-load

Naresh Goyal honoured with UK Trade & Investment Award - 10 Sep 2008
gateway points in India- twice daily in Mumbai and daily from Delhi and Amritsar

Jet Airways expands codeshare Agreement with Brussels - 22 Sep 2008
from Mumbai, Delhi and Amritsar in India. With this codeshare expansion, Jet

Rahul Gandhi says youths vital in politics - 01 Jan 2008
, Faridkot, Ferozepur, Tarn Taran, Amritsar and Gurdaspur today. Before proceeding

Two soldiers, engineer arrested for Noida bank heist - 01 Jan 2008
posted at Amritsar in Punjab, Vivekanand Verma, an army soldier posted at Nasik

Railways have a critical role in promotion of tourism in India: Ambika Soni - 01 Jan 2008
popular destinations like Amritsar, Dharamshala, Anandpur Sahib, Patiala, Kurukshetra

Railways, Punjab government to launch luxury train - 01 Jan 2008
; Destinations covered will include Amritsar and Chandigarh in Punjab

Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw passes away - 26 Jun 2008
of Army Staff, on June 7, 1969.  Born in Amritsar on April 3, 1914, he completed his schooling in Amritsar and Sherwood College in Nainital. He then joined

Over 65 dead, north India burns due to intense heat waves - 11 Jun 2007
and western India is on rise with high of 46 degrees Celsius in Amritsar (Punjab

Health Ministry views to extend MBBS course duration - 22 Nov 2007
visiting Amritsar, Guwahati, Bhubaneshwar and Mumbai will visit 12 more states to get

BJP sounds bugle, announces first list of candidates - 26 Jun 2008
the Gandhinagar seat in Gujarat, while Navjot Singh Sidhu will fray from Amritsar and actor

Advani kicks off 2009 poll campaign from Kanpur - 01 Jan 2008
Punjab, Navjot Singh Siddhu will contest from Amritsar, and Vinod Khanna from

Panipat elevated highway inaugurated by Baalu - 01 Jan 2008
) between Delhi and Amritsar. Baalu said that the Rs. 325 crore project has been

Rescue, rehabilitation work in full swing in Bihar - 01 Jan 2008
fodder on rail from Amritsar and Karnal to Saharsa, which reached the state

Jet Airways chief Naresh Goyal gets UK award - 01 Jan 2008
, and daily from Delhi and Amritsar respectively. The UK Trade and Investment

Punjab needs investments worth Rs.30 bn: minister - 01 Jan 2008
universities in Amritsar and Bathinda in the next 36 months.  Currently, Punjab

Kashmiri Pashmina patented by Indian Government - 01 Jan 2008
, the sale of spurious shawls, allegedly from Amritsar in particular

AICF bestows honour on Anand - 23 Oct 2007
Anand with a replica of the Golden Temple in Amritsar. ACF president Al Nahyan

Centre approves extension of Delhi-Mumbai industrial corridor - 19 Jan 2008
minister’s requested him to extend corridor to the Amritsar. On January 14

Vijay Kumar elected BBFI's Jt. Secy. - 02 Feb 2008
, 2008. • 28th Sub-Junior National at Amritsar (Punjab) in September, 2008

Kashmir Singh: no difference in reel or real life - 29 Feb 2008
Trust revealed that Singh was not an Indian agent, but a sepoy with Amritsar

Himalayan bike rally flagged off - 01 Jan 2008
Keylong to Amritsar was introduced. Siddhartha Lal, Managing Director (MD

Bangalore pays homage to Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw - 01 Jan 2008
, in Amritsar, Manekshaw was among the first batch of cadets to join the coveted Indian

Punjab heritage edifices being restored to boost tourism - 01 Jan 2008
to wear.  The Punjab government wants to promote Amritsar, Kapurthala

Chandigarh, a 'challenger' location for IT, BPO - 01 Jan 2008
in IT sectors. But if we can build 50 cities, including places like Ludhiana, Amritsar

Kiran Bedi, a lady with a Punjabi heart and spirit - 01 Jan 2008
) officer.  "I am what I am. Amritsar gave me solid good health and great

Nation has lost a great soldier: Antony - 27 Jun 2008
Staff, on June 7, 1969.  Born in Amritsar on April 3, 1914, he completed his schooling in Amritsar and Sherwood College in Nainital. He then joined

TierÔ??II observing 20% job opening in India: ASSOCHAM - 13 Dec 2007
indicates. Amritsar and Chandigarh have on the top in the smaller cities

4th Maharaja Ranjit Singh hockey tournament begins today - 18 Feb 2008
way back in 1967 in Amritsar, named after great Maharaja Ranjit Singh of Punjab

Government moves to boost higher education - 29 Mar 2008
(Bihar), Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), Kochi (Kerala), Amritsar (Punjab), Bhubaneswar

Lataji's work is beyond awesome: Javed Akhtar - 01 Jan 2008
was in Amritsar when he met the classical genius, Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan. After Pandit

India joins the world in banning smoking in public - 01 Jan 2008
as a 'smokeless city'. However, in towns like Ludhiana and Amritsar in Punjab

Mumbai pulls off a nail biter against Rajasthan - 13 Dec 2007
not out), at Amritsar. Baroda 3; Punjab 1 PLATE LEAGUE: Haryana 302 &

BJP's Obsession with Terrorism: Some More Issues - 05 Jun 2008
on 24 December 1999. The hijacked Plane landed in Amritsar but it lately told




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