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Punjab imports cattle semen to improve milch breeds

April 27, 2012 at 7:38 PM

Chandigarh, April 27 (IANS) The Punjab government has imported "high quality semen" from Canada to improve cattle breeds in the state and ensure higher milk yield, a minister said here Friday.

'Allow wheat exports to Pakistan, CIS countries'

April 25, 2012 at 1:23 AM

Chandigarh, April 24 (IANS) Punjab Tuesday asked the central government to allow the export of wheat to Pakistan and CIS countries through the Attari checkpost as the state's produce may cross a record 115 lakh tonnes this year.

BSF seizes 12 kg of heroin on Punjab border

April 24, 2012 at 2:52 PM

Amritsar, April 24 (IANS) Alert troopers of the Border Security Force (BSF) have seized a consignment of 12 kg of heroin from the Amritsar sector of the international border between India and Pakistan, BSF officials said here Tuesday.

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BJP urges Centre to consider legitimate rights of states

April 22, 2012 at 9:50 PM

Amritsar, Apr 22 (ANI): Claiming the 15-day deadline issued by the West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to the central government as a 'legitimate right', Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley on Sunday urged the Congress party to consider her demand.

New checkpost opened at Attari, to boost sub-continental trade

April 13, 2012 at 9:15 PM

Attari (Punjab), April 13 (IANS) Trade between India and Pakistan through the land border route is expected to go up almost 10 times with the formal inauguration Friday of the newly-built integrated check post (ICP) at Attari, along the international border between the two neighbours.

New India-Pakistan checkpost to boost trade, travel

April 8, 2012 at 8:33 AM

Attari (Punjab), April 8 (IANS) Trade and people-to-people ties between India and Pakistan takes on a new dimension with the Integrated Check Post (ICP) at the Attari-Wagah international border between the two countries to be formally inaugurated this week.

Kings XI Punjab rope in Videocon d2h, OCM as sponsors

April 4, 2012 at 5:44 PM

Chandigarh, April 4 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab have roped in Videocon d2h and OCM as sponsors for the fifth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), it was announced Wednesday.

BSF kills three smugglers on Indo-Pak border in Punjab

March 29, 2012 at 7:30 PM

Amritsar, March 29 (IANS) Border Security Force (BSF) troopers killed three smugglers, including two from Pakistan, and recovered nearly 10 kg of heroin Thursday morning, a senior BSF official said here.

Sikhs urge government to repeal Beant Singh killer Rajoana's death sentence

March 28, 2012 at 7:36 PM

Amritsar, Mar.28 (ANI): Sikhs participated in a protest here on Wednesday and urged the government to repeal the death sentence awarded to Balwant Singh Rajoana, a co-accused in the assassination of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh on August 31,1995.

Akal Takht chief opposes Rajoana's hanging

March 28, 2012 at 7:36 PM

Amritsar/Rupnagar, Mar.28 (ANI): Akal Takht chief Gurbachan Singh on Wednesday opposed the death sentence awarded to Balwant Singh Rajoana, a co-accused in the assassination of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh on August 31, 1995.

SGPC petitions president to pardon death row convict Rajaona

March 26, 2012 at 8:13 PM

Amritsar/Chandigarh, Mar.26 (ANI): The Sikh Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) had petitioned President Pratibha Patil to alter the death sentence handed out to Balwant Singh Rajaona for assassinating former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh on August 31, 1995.

Protestors block railway tracks in Amritsar following farmer's death

March 20, 2012 at 9:35 PM

Amritsar, Mar 20 (ANI): Farmers blocked railway tracks in Punjab's Amritsar District on Tuesday following the death of a farmer.

Protestors block railway tracks in Amritsar following farmer's death

March 20, 2012 at 3:50 PM

Amritsar, Mar 20 (ANI): Farmers blocked railway tracks in Punjab's Amritsar District on Tuesday following the death of a farmer.

SAD-BJP combine got mandate on plank of peace and development: Badal

March 7, 2012 at 9:04 PM

Amritsar, Mar.7 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday said that they are starting a new innings after seeking the blessings of almighty, and added that the people of the state have given a mandate to the Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party government to continue with its policies on a plank of peace and development.

SAD-BJP combine got mandate on plank of peace and development: Badal

March 7, 2012 at 6:31 PM

Amritsar, Mar.7 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday said that they are starting a new innings after seeking the blessings of almighty, and added that the people of the state have given a mandate to the Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party government to continue with its policies on a plank of peace and development.

Early trends: SAD-BJP alliance leading in Punjab

March 6, 2012 at 8:40 PM

Amritsar, Mar 6 (ANI): The Shiromani Akal Dal (SAD)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance took lead after the initial hour of counting, while the Congress was trailing.

Early trends: SAD-BJP alliance leading in Punjab

March 6, 2012 at 9:51 AM

Amritsar, Mar 6 (ANI): The Shiromani Akal Dal (SAD)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance took lead after the initial hour of counting, while the Congress was trailing.

Preparations in full swing for counting of votes in Amritsar

March 5, 2012 at 9:45 PM

Amritsar, Mar 5 (ANI): As Punjab gets set the counting of votes on Tuesday, the district commissioner of Amritsar along with the city's police commissioner reviewed preparations and security at the vote counting venues.

Preparations in full swing for counting of votes in Amritsar

March 5, 2012 at 11:34 AM

Amritsar, Mar 5 (ANI): As Punjab gets set the counting of votes on Tuesday, the district commissioner of Amritsar along with the city's police commissioner reviewed preparations and security at the vote counting venues.

Released prisoners from Pakistan wait for help from Indian Government

March 1, 2012 at 9:30 PM

Amritsar, March 1 (ANI): Released prisoners from Pakistan, who have arrived here, have sought monetary assistance from the Indian Government to enable them to return to their respective hometown.

Released prisoners from Pakistan wait for help from Indian Government

March 1, 2012 at 7:36 PM

Amritsar, March 1 (ANI): Released prisoners from Pakistan, who have arrived here, have sought monetary assistance from the Indian Government to enable them to return to their respective hometown.

Canadian team interacts with Amritsar businessmen and wants India to expedite FTA

February 21, 2012 at 9:57 PM

Amritsar Feb.21 (ANI): A nine-member Canadian parliamentary team has sought the support of the local business community for a comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA) with India.

Canadian team interacts with Amritsar businessmen and wants India to expedite FTA

February 21, 2012 at 5:00 PM

Amritsar Feb.21 (ANI): A nine-member Canadian parliamentary team has sought the support of the local business community for a comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA) with India.

India hopeful of boosting bilateral trade with Pakistan: Anand Sharma

February 13, 2012 at 12:21 PM

Amritsar, Feb 13 (ANI): Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma has said that his visit to Pakistan would help to create strong bridges of understanding for enhanced bilateral trade between the two nations.

Upcoming ICP at Wagah will be fully operational after some months: Official

February 11, 2012 at 7:09 PM

Amritsar, Feb.11 (ANI): A senior Customs official has said that an upcoming integrated check post (ICP) at the Wagah border still needs further improvements and he expects it to be fully operational in the coming months.

Scuffle breaks out during re-polling in Amritsar

February 2, 2012 at 8:44 PM

Amritsar, Feb 2 (ANI): A Scuffle broke over allegations of illegitimate ballots during re-polling in Amritsar East assembly constituency in Punjab on Thursday.

Scuffle breaks out during re-polling in Amritsar

February 2, 2012 at 5:08 PM

Amritsar, Feb 2 (ANI): A Scuffle broke over allegations of illegitimate ballots during re-polling in Amritsar East assembly constituency in Punjab on Thursday.

Congress and BJP workers clash in Amritsar

January 30, 2012 at 10:20 PM

Amritsar/Jallandhar, Jan 30 (ANI): Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers clashed at a polling booth during the assembly polls in the state here today.

BJP optimistic of winning with huge majority in Punjab

January 30, 2012 at 8:29 PM

Amritsar, Jan 30 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, Navjot Singh Siddhu said he is positive that his party will reach victory target with huge margin in the ongoing assembly elections in Punjab.

Brisk polling reported in Punjab and Uttarakhand

January 30, 2012 at 8:29 PM

Chandigarh/Dehradun, Jan.30 (ANI): Brisk polling was reported in the assembly constituencies of Punjab and Uttarakhand on Monday, despite the presence of heavy security.

Candidates contesting assembly polls in Punjab cast their votes

January 30, 2012 at 8:29 PM

Amritsar/Jalandhar, Jan 30 (ANI): Candidates contesting the assembly polls in Punjab cast their votes on Monday, and urged the voters to exercise their franchise to strengthen democracy.

Voting begins in Punjab amid tight security

January 30, 2012 at 8:20 PM

Amritsar/Patiala, Jan.30 (ANI): Voting began in Punjab for 117 assembly constituencies amid tight security on Monday.

BJP optimistic of winning with huge majority in Punjab

January 30, 2012 at 7:16 PM

Amritsar, Jan 30 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, Navjot Singh Siddhu said he is positive that his party will reach victory target with huge margin in the ongoing assembly elections in Punjab.

Brisk polling reported in Punjab and Uttarakhand

January 30, 2012 at 7:16 PM

Chandigarh/Dehradun, Jan.30 (ANI): Brisk polling was reported in the assembly constituencies of Punjab and Uttarakhand on Monday, despite the presence of heavy security.

Candidates contesting assembly polls in Punjab cast their votes

January 30, 2012 at 7:15 PM

Amritsar/Jalandhar, Jan 30 (ANI): Candidates contesting the assembly polls in Punjab cast their votes on Monday, and urged the voters to exercise their franchise to strengthen democracy.

Voting begins in Punjab amid tight security

January 30, 2012 at 12:12 PM

Amritsar/Patiala, Jan.30 (ANI): Voting began in Punjab for 117 assembly constituencies amid tight security on Monday.

India-Pakistan committee on Prisoners conclude visit to Indian jails

January 27, 2012 at 9:18 PM

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): Members of the India-Pakistan Judicial Committee on Prisoners visited Indian jails in Delhi, Jaipur and Amritsar from 23-27 January. The members of the Committee, Justice (Retd.) Mr A.S Gill and Justice (Retd) Mr. M.A Khan from the Indian side and Justice (Retd.) Mr. Nasir Aslam Zahid and Justice (Retd.) Mian Muhammad Ajmal from Pakistan side visited the jails.

India-Pakistan committee on Prisoners conclude visit to Indian jails

January 27, 2012 at 6:44 PM

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): Members of the India-Pakistan Judicial Committee on Prisoners visited Indian jails in Delhi, Jaipur and Amritsar from 23-27 January. The members of the Committee, Justice (Retd.) Mr A.S Gill and Justice (Retd) Mr. M.A Khan from the Indian side and Justice (Retd.) Mr. Nasir Aslam Zahid and Justice (Retd.) Mian Muhammad Ajmal from Pakistan side visited the jails.

Cross border bonhomie marks India's 63rd Republic Day in Amritsar

January 26, 2012 at 6:20 PM

Amritsar, Jan.26 (ANI): Strengthening camaraderie between India and Pakistan, personnel of the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Pakistan Rangers exchanged best wishes and sweets on the occasion of India's 63rd Republic Day on Thursday.

'Pride of Punjab Fauja Singh wows fans during Amritsar city's first marathon

January 23, 2012 at 8:25 PM

Amritsar, Jan.23 (ANI): Centenarian Fauja Singh, who is widely regarded as the "Pride of Punjab" because of his age-defying marathon stints, wowed school children and senior citizens here on Sunday be taking part in Amritsar City's first ever 'Run for the City' and 'Citizen Walk'.

Dhumal attacks Congress over corruption issue in poll-bound Punjab

January 22, 2012 at 10:07 PM

Amritsar, Jan 22 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Prem Kumar Dhumal attacked Congress over corruption issue during campaigning tour in poll-bound northern Punjab state.

Congress brought terrorism to Punjab, says Jaitley

January 22, 2012 at 12:23 PM

Amritsar, Jan 22 (ANI): Flaring up the political heat in poll-bound Punjab, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley has slammed the Congress party by saying that the party brought only terrorism to Punjab.

Manmohan Singh blames SAD-BJP alliance for Punjab's deteriorating economy

January 21, 2012 at 8:09 PM

Amritsar, Jan 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh stepped up attack on the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance ahead of the upcoming assembly polls in Punjab, blaming it for the state's deteriorating economic condition.

Ahead of polls, border village of Khalwal angry over no basic facilities

January 21, 2012 at 8:09 PM

Amritsar, Jan.21 (ANI): When Punjab in the grip of election fever, the border village of Khalwal in the Ajnala sector along the India-Pakistan border is crying out for basic facilities.

Dense fog disrupts air and road traffic in north India

January 18, 2012 at 8:18 PM

New Delhi/Amritsar, Jan 18 (ANI): Dense fog wreaked havoc on air and road traffic across northern India as a wave of cold weather intensified further.

Dense fog disrupts air and road traffic in north India

January 18, 2012 at 2:39 PM

New Delhi/Amritsar, Jan 18 (ANI): Dense fog wreaked havoc on air and road traffic across northern India as a wave of cold weather intensified further.

Congress economic policies incoherent: BJP

January 16, 2012 at 7:57 PM

Amritsar, Jan 16 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in-charge of Punjab affairs Shanta Kumar has accused the Congress party for inflation and corruption by adopting incoherent economic policies.

Congress economic policies incoherent: BJP

January 16, 2012 at 5:24 PM

Amritsar, Jan 16 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in-charge of Punjab affairs Shanta Kumar has accused the Congress party for inflation and corruption by adopting incoherent economic policies.

Majithia files nomination for Majitha constituency after massive show of trength

January 10, 2012 at 1:08 AM

Amritsar, Jan.9 (ANI): The Shiromani Akali Dal, the BJP and the Christian Front's joint candidate from Majitha, Sardar Bikram Singh Majithia, filed his nomination papers for state assembly elections here on Monday after exhibiting a massive show of strength in the constituency.

Illicit liquor sale on rise in poll-bound Punjab

January 4, 2012 at 4:38 PM

Amritsar, Jan 4 (ANI): With barely a month left for the upcoming assembly polls in Punjab, the candidates in the fray here are leaving no stones unturned in alluring the voters and in tune with this the sale of illicit liquor has created a new record in Amritsar.

Political parties in Punjab luring youth through drugs

December 31, 2011 at 4:29 PM

Amritsar, Dec 31 (ANI): Social activist, Hawa Singh Tomar, Secretary General, Akhil Bharati Human Rights Organization, has alleged that political parties in the state are supplying drugs to the youth to lure them to vote for their candidates.

Cold weather and fog proving beneficial for wheat crop in Punjab

December 18, 2011 at 2:01 PM

Amritsar, Dec 18 (ANI): On one hand where cold weather and fog has disrupted normal life and brought the traffic on the road to a virtual halt, farmers in Amritsar were happy with the weather as it is proving beneficial for the standing wheat crop.

Differences within UPA responsible for nil business transacted in Parliament: Jaitley

December 5, 2011 at 11:25 AM

Amritsar, Dec 5 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley has said that differences within the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) are responsible for nil business being transacted in the Parliament.

Justice Jain expresses concern over spread of drugs, pending cases in Punjab

December 3, 2011 at 5:41 PM

Amritsar, Dec 3, (ANI): Supreme Court Judge, Justice DK Jain, while delivering a speech at the 105th Annual Convocation of Khalsa College has expressed serious concern over the spread of drugs in Punjab, which he said is playing havoc with society at large.

SGPC ask Pakistan Evacuee Trust Board to restore Sikh shrines in Pak

November 29, 2011 at 6:04 PM

Amritsar, Nov.29 (ANI): The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) today asked Pakistan Evacuee Trust Board Chairman Zanab Syed A. Hashmi to use his office to help repair and restore various Sikh gurdwaras in Pakistan.

SGPC took up Sikh issues with Pak PM Gilani

November 17, 2011 at 5:44 PM

Attari, Nov.17 (ANI): The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC), the prime representative body of the Sikhs, raised issues relating to the upkeep and maintenance of Sikh shrines in Pakistan with Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani.

Austrian airline denies demanding extra 20,000 pounds from passengers as fuel cost

November 17, 2011 at 12:48 PM

London, Nov 17(ANI): An Austrian airline has denied asking passengers to pay 20,000 pounds as fuel cost during their journey to the United Kingdom.

British Columbia premier visits Golden Temple

November 16, 2011 at 5:55 PM

Amritsar, Nov.16 (ANI): British Columbia Premier Christy Clark visited the Golden Temple here during her brief visit to Amritsar on Tuesday.

Fusion of Ecuadorian dance, Punjabi Panorama at Khalsa College of Education

November 13, 2011 at 2:16 PM

Amritsar, Nov.13 (ANI): A fusion of Ecuadorian dance and Punjab panorama was witnessed at the Khalsa College of Education here on Saturday.

Punjab elections on time, says Badal, blames Centre for delay in calling SGPC session

November 13, 2011 at 2:16 PM

Amritsar, Nov.13 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said that state assembly elections, which would be due by the end of February 2012, would be held on time as the Election Commission of India has made all preparations.

To be blessed with a son, attend Amritsar annual Bhai Shaloji fair

October 30, 2011 at 3:16 PM

Amritsar, Oct 30 (ANI): Thousands of devotees thronged Pandori Waraich village to witness the annual two-day long 'Bhai Shaloji' fair, on Saturday, here.

Khalsa College's 81-yr-old Sikh Museum to be digitized

October 3, 2011 at 6:33 PM

Amritsar, Oct.3 (ANI): Rare books, manuscripts and handwritten documents of the 16th to the early part of the 19th century, covering events related to Sikh gurus and the Anglo-Sikh Wars, are soon to be digitised.

Rare artifacts on display at Golden Temple exhibition in London

August 26, 2011 at 12:24 PM

London, August 26 (ANI): Rare artifacts are on display at the world's first exhibition on Amritsar's famous Golden temple in central London.

Youth Akali Dal restructures body, to tap 65 percent of Punjab youth

August 17, 2011 at 6:53 PM

Amritsar, Aug.17 (ANI): The Youth Akali Dal (YAD) on Wednesday announced a restructure of its organisation to include new office bearers.

Candle light vigil held on India-Pakistan border to promote camaraderie

August 15, 2011 at 2:26 PM

Amritsar, Aug.15 (ANI): A candle light vigil was observed at the Wagah border in Amritsar, Punjab on Sunday.

Pak Rangers offer sweets to Indian counterpart on Pakistan's Independence Day

August 14, 2011 at 5:49 PM

Chandigarh, Aug 14(ANI): Pakistan Rangers offered sweets to the Indian border guards at the Wagah border check post in Punjab on the occasion of Pakistan's 64th Independence Day today.

Former cop begins hunger strike outside Sidhu's residence in Amritsar

August 14, 2011 at 5:37 PM

Amritsar, Aug 14 (ANI): Former head constable Jaswant Singh Azad sat on a hunger strike outside the residence of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Navjot Singh Sidhu here on Sunday against Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal's act of paying homage to Jagjit Singh Chauhan, a self-styled president of Khalistan.

Heavy rains damage crops, affect normal life in Punjab

August 12, 2011 at 12:58 PM

Amritsar, Aug.12 (ANI): Incessant rains over the past couple of days have damaged standing paddy crops, inundated roads and several houses in Punjab.

College students celebrate Shravan in Amritsar

August 11, 2011 at 2:25 PM

Amritsar, Aug.11 (ANI): College students in Amritsar organised a day-long cultural celebration on Wednesdayto mark the ongoing festivities related to the month of Shravan.

Amritsar farmers welcome arrival of early monsoon

July 10, 2011 at 8:28 PM

Amritsar, July 10(ANI): Farmers in Amritsar, Punjab, have expressed happiness over the early arrival of monsoon, which has led to increase in the production of fruits.

Ahead of FS talks, India releases six Pak prisoners

June 22, 2011 at 7:09 PM

Amritsar, June 22 (ANI): Ahead of the foreign secretary-level talks to be held in Islamabad on June 23 and 24, India released six Pakistani prisoners on Wednesday at the Wagah border.

New York Hindu temple honors Hindu statesman Rajan Zed

June 15, 2011 at 5:32 PM

Nevada (US), June 15 (ANI): Asamai Hindu Temple in Hicksville (New York, USA) honored esteemed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed for his work in Hinduism and promotion of interfaith dialogue.

Sharjah authorities paid blood money to get three Indian prisoners released

May 31, 2011 at 5:43 PM

Amritsar, May 31 (ANI): Three Indians, on death row in Sharjah, were returned home here on Tuesday after a Dubai-based NGO paid Rs 18 lakh in blood money to save them.

Punjab police arrests militant, recovers arms and ammunition from hideout

May 14, 2011 at 8:44 PM

Amritsar, May 14(ANI): The Anti Terrorist Squad of Punjab Police added one more feather to its cap with the arrest of a hardcore militant and recovery of arms and ammunition from his hideout.

Heat wave distresses residents in Amritsar, Patna

May 11, 2011 at 4:10 PM

Amritsar/Patna, May 11 (ANI): A heat wave has left the residents of Amritsar and Patna distressed.

Indonesian delegation in Amritsar to strengthen cultural ties

May 4, 2011 at 3:24 PM

Amritsar, May 4 (ANI): A high-level Indonesian delegation visited Amritsar's Golden Temple on Wednesday.

Pakistan inching ahead to bestow MFN status to India: Khullar

April 29, 2011 at 4:06 PM

Amritsar, Apr 29 (ANI): Commerce Secretary Rahul Khullar, who returned after a two-day long secretary level talks with his Pakistani counterpart Zafar Mahmood, on Friday said Pakistan is inching ahead to bestow Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India.

Inspired by Hazare, Amritsar residents pay tribute to Jallainwala Bagh martyrs

April 13, 2011 at 12:20 PM

Amritsar, Apr.13 (ANI): Inspired by last week's action of noted social activist Anna Hazare, residents of Amritsar paid rich tribute to the unknown martyrs of the 1919 Jallainwala Bagh massacre.

Pak to free 89 Indian prisoners on Friday

April 13, 2011 at 10:59 AM

Islamabad, Apr. 13 (ANI): The Pakistan Government has announced that it will release 89 Indian prisoners, including fishermen, as a goodwill gesture aimed at boosting ties between the two countries.

India frees 39 Pakistan prisoners at Wagah

April 11, 2011 at 7:29 PM

Amritsar, Apr. 11 (ANI): India released 39 Pakistani prisoners, including two women on Monday, less than a week after an Indian who had been jailed in Pakistan for 27 years, was freed.

Sikh committee organizes plantation drive in Amritsar

April 9, 2011 at 5:50 PM

Amritsar, Apr 9 (ANI): With awareness on environment gaining momentum, the Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), an apex body overseeing Sikh shrines, has initiated a plantation drive around the Golden Temple in Amritsar.

Golden Temple honors Hindu statesman

April 2, 2011 at 3:58 PM

Nevada (US), April 03 (ANI): In a remarkable interfaith gesture, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed was honored with a siropa on March 19 evening in Amritsar (India) in the Golden Temple complex, which contains the holiest shrine and highest seat of Sikhism.

Bogus Indian origin female dentist jailed for three years in UK

March 29, 2011 at 2:05 PM

Melbourne, Mar. 29 (ANI): An Indian origin dentist who is said to have earned almost 230,000 pounds by using a fake degree certificate to land work at a string of National Health Service (NHS) hospitals, has been jailed for three years.

PCB official arrives in Amritsar to see India-Pak WC semifinal logistics

March 26, 2011 at 4:35 PM

Wagah, Mar.26 (ANI): A senior member of the Pakistan Cricket Board arrived here on Saturday with his family to complete the logistics for high dignitaries expected to visit Mohali for the semi-final World Cup clash between India and Pakistan.

Liquor offered at Muslim seer's shrine in Amritsar

March 25, 2011 at 5:04 PM

Amritsar, Mar.25 (ANI): Devotees in Amritsar offered liquor at the shrine of a Muslim seer Baba Rode Shah during a three-day annual fair, which began on Wednesday..

SGPC protests against turban frisking at international airports

March 25, 2011 at 11:55 AM

Amritsar, Mar.25 (ANI): The Sikh religious body, Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC), has strongly protested against turban frisking of Sikhs at various International airports and has passed a resolution over the issue at its annual budget session in Amritsar.

Sikh community prays for tsunami victims

March 14, 2011 at 5:49 PM

Amritsar, Mar 14(ANI): Members of Sikh community gathered in large numbers at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on Monday to offer special prayers for the victims of tsunami that struck northeast Japan on Friday.

Sikhs appeal to Pak to ease visa norms for pilgrims

March 3, 2011 at 12:15 PM

Amritsar, Mar.3 (ANI): The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC) has urged the Pakistan Government to liberalize visa norms for Indian pilgrims visiting Nankana Sahib, a holy Sikh shrine there.

Alexandra Aitken's devout Sikh husband used to be party animal like her

February 14, 2011 at 3:56 PM

London, Feb 14 (ANI): Former British socialite Alexandra Aitken seems to have a lot in common with her devout Sikh husband, who has been revealed to have been a "wild boy" who liked to party.

Alexandra Aitken's devout Sikh husband used to be party animal like her

February 14, 2011 at 3:56 PM

London, Feb 14 (ANI): Former British socialite Alexandra Aitken seems to have a lot in common with her devout Sikh husband, who has been revealed to have been a "wild boy" who liked to party.

Basant Panchami celebrated in Punjab and U.P

February 8, 2011 at 3:13 PM

Amritsar / Allahabad, Feb 8 (ANI): Hundreds of locals and school children celebrated Basant Panchami, in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh.

Sikhs celebrate Guru Gobind Singh's birth anniversary in Amritsar

January 11, 2011 at 4:17 PM

Amritsar, Jan 11 (ANI): Sikhs thronged the Golden Temple here on Tuesday and took a holy dip in the water tank located inside the complex on the occasion of the 345th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh.

Two women arrested in Punjab for smuggling tiger skins

December 29, 2010 at 4:38 PM

Amritsar, Dec.29 (ANI): Forest rangers have arrested two women for their alleged role in smuggling skins and other body parts of two tigers.

Over 300 dogs participate in Amritsar show

December 20, 2010 at 6:43 PM

Amritsar, Dec.20 (ANI): Over 300 dogs of 50 different breeds participated in a dog show organised by the Kennel Club of India (KCI) here recently.

Five-day Punjab International Trade Expo begins in Amritsar

December 9, 2010 at 4:26 PM

Amritsar, Dec 9 (ANI): The five-day long Punjab International Trade Expo (PITEX) began here on Wednesday.

SGPC sends first Sikh jatha to Bangladesh

November 29, 2010 at 7:42 PM

Amritsar Nov.29 (ANI): To ensure the proper maintainance of Sikh shrines in Bangladesh, the Shiromani Gurudwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC) on Monday flagged off a Sikh delegation to that country.

Avtar Singh Makkar re-elected SGPC chief

November 16, 2010 at 9:21 PM

Amritsar, Nov 16 (ANI): The Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC), the apex governing body of Sikh shrines across India on Tuesday re-elected Avtar Singh Makkar as its President.

Heroin worth Rs. 25 crore seized in Amritsar

November 16, 2010 at 1:47 PM

Amritsar, Nov 16 (ANI): Punjab Police have recovered heroin worth Rs. 25 crore and huge cache of arms from Amritsar.

SGPC hails inclusion of first Sikh in U.S. Army in three decades

November 13, 2010 at 9:53 PM

Amritsar, Nov.13 (ANI): Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhk Committee (SGPC) has hailed the inclusion of first Sikh in the U.S. Army in last three decades, as it believes that it will enable people to learn about Sikhs.

64 Pakistani prisoners repatriated

November 10, 2010 at 1:51 PM

Wagah (Amritsar), Nov.10 (ANI): Sixty four Pakistani nationals, most of them fishermen and who were internees in Indian prisons, have been repatriated across the Wagah border after they completed their jail-terms.

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