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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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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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