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    International Yoga day observed in India

    Amritsar: Border Security Force (BSF) personnel perform yoga on the occasion of International Day of Yoga, at Attari Wagha border in Amritsar, Monday, June 21, 2021. (PTI Photo) Gurugram: CRPF personnel perform…

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    Paddy transplantation in Amritsar

    Amritsar: Workers prepare to plant paddy saplings in a field, as transplantation in Punjab begins, in Amritsar, Thursday, June 10, 2021. The decision to begin sowing on June 10 came considering the…

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    Kangana Ranaut visits Golden Temple for the first time, see pics

    New Delhi: Actor Kangana Ranaut on Monday visited Amritsar’s famous Sri Harmandir Sahib- Golden Temple with her family to seek Guru Nanak Dev’s blessings. The ‘Panga’ actor shared pictures from her visit…

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    Six patients die at Amritsar hospital allegedly due to oxygen shortage

    Amritsar: Six patients died at a private hospital here on Saturday allegedly due to a shortage of oxygen, prompting the Punjab authorities to order a probe into the incident. Five of the six…

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    COVID-19: Night curfew imposed in Amritsar

    Amritsar: Amid surging COVID-19 cases, a night curfew has been imposed in Amritsar as a precautionary measure against the virus. The city reported 230 fresh cases of COVID-19 on March 18. “The…

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    Punjab housewife bags Rs 1 crore in lottery

    Chandigarh: A housewife from Amritsar has won the first prize in a lottery worth Rs 1 crore from a ticket that cost her Rs 100. As per a statement from the state…

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    6.1 magnitude earthquake hits Punjab, tremors felt in Delhi

    New Delhi: An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter Scale hit Punjab on Friday night, the tremors of which were felt in the national capital and its adjoining areas. According to the National…

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    Amritsar: 2 killed, 3 seriously injured after water tanker runs over group of women

    Amritsar: Two women died and three others were seriously injured after a water tanker ran over a group of women in Vallah, Amritsar. They were going to join the sit-in being held…

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    Birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh

    Amritsar: Devotees stand in queues to pay obeisance at the Golden Temple on the occasion of the birth anniversary of the tenth Sikh Guru, Gobind Singh, in Amritsar, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.…

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    Devotees at Golden Temple in Amritsar

    Amritsar: Devotees offer prayers on the first day of the New Year at Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple), on a cold winter morning, in Amritsar, Friday, Jan. 1, 2021. (PTI Photo) Amritsar: ‘Sewadars’ (volunteers)…

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    Amritsar: 7 passengers, crew member on flight from UK test COVID positive

    Amritsar: Seven passengers and a crew member who arrived here from the UK in an Air India flight tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday. Punjab Minister for Medical Education and Research O P…

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    Security forces recover 11 grenades dropped by Pakistan near border in Punjab

    Chandigarh: The security forces have recovered 11 hand grenades dropped by a drone launched from Pakistan in Salach village, located about one km from the International Border, in Punjab’s Gurdaspur district, police…

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    Birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev

    Amritsar: A young devotee lights earthen lamps at the illuminated Golden Temple on the occasion of 551st birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikh religion, in Amritsar, Monday, Nov.…

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    Biden gets new place of pride

    Amritsar: An Amritsar painter has added the picture of the US President-elect Joe Biden in his prized possession — a collage of all the United States Presidents in the country’s over 230…

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    Farmers protest in Amritsar

    Amritsar: Farmers raise slogans as they block a road at Golden Gate during ‘Chakka Jam’ to protest against the recent farm laws, in Amritsar, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. (PTI Photo) Amritsar: Farmers…

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    Birth anniversary of Guru Ram Das

    Amritsar: A devotee takes a dip in holy ‘Sarovar’ at Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) on the occasion of 486th birth anniversary of the fourth Sikh Guru Ram Das, in Amritsar, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020.…

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    Grain Market in Amritsar

    Amritsar: A worker gathers the winnowed paddy grains at Gehri Mandi grain market, after paddy procurement commenced in Punjab, near Amritsar, Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. The two states Punjab and Haryana are…

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    Amritsar farmers continue to burn stubble as alternative methods

    Amritsar: Farmers in Amritsar’s Devi Dasspura village continued to burn their field stubble, causing plumes of smoke to emanate. Stubble burning in Amritsar has taken place unusually early this year, due to an early Kharif harvest. Such…

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    Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations in Amritsar

    Amritsar: A devotee performs prayer before immersing an idol of Lord Ganesh in a canal, as part of Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations in Amritsar, Wednesday, Aug 26, 2020. (PTI Photo) (PTI26-08-2020_000097B) Amritsar: A…

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    Explosion in cracker unit in Amritsar

    Amritsar: An explosion took place in a cracker unit at Iban-Kala village on the outskirts of the city here on Saturday, police said. There was no loss of life in the incident,…

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    Punjab: Rain lashes parts of Amritsar

    Chandigarh: Monsoon rains lashed parts of Amritsar on Thursday, leaving many in city soaked. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) had earlier predicted ‘generally cloudy sky with one or two spells of rain…

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    43 people returning from Pakistan, Dubai quarantined in Amritsar

    Amritsar: As many as 43 people returning from Pakistan and Dubai were on Thursday quarantined here by the state authorities to contain the spread of COVID-19. Speaking to ANI, Parijeet Kaur Johal,…

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    Delhi-Amritsar train route hit due to protest

    Amritsar: The train route between Amritsar to Delhi has been closed as many protestors have occupied the railway lines demanding action against those who spoke against sage Valmiki. The Valmiki Samaj sat…

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    Akali Dal leader shot dead in Amritsar district

    Amritsar: Akali leader Gurdeep Singh, who is believed to be close to former Punjab minister Bikram Singh Majithia, was gunned down by unidentified assailants in his home village in Amritsar district on…

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    Temperature dips across North India, cold waves intensify

    Amritsar: Cold wave conditions have swept several parts of North India, particularly in parts of Punjab, Himachal, and Uttarakhand where the effects of snowfall in high altitude places are also being felt…

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    Special train to run between Puri and Amritsar

    New Delhi: On the occasion of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, a special train will run between Puri in Odisha and Amritsar in Punjab from November 9. According to…

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    Air India launches flights on Amritsar-Stansted route

    Chandigarh: National carrier Air India will launch flights on the Mumbai-Amritsar-Stansted route thrice a week from October 31 to mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, an official said on…

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    Punjab: Two apprehended in Amritsar with 12 kg heroin

    Amritsar: Amritsar rural police apprehends two people, recovers 12 kg heroin from their possession. The accused identified as Gurpreet Gopi and Gurpal Singh were arrested on October 3. Both will be sent…

  • Vicky Kaushal seeks blessing at Golden temple

    New Delhi: Actor Vicky Kaushal went to the iconic Golden Temple in Amritsar on Friday to seek blessings ahead of beginning the second schedule of the upcoming film ‘Sardar Udham Singh’. The…

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    Punjab: 2 held with 1.275 kg heroin in Amritsar

    Amritsar: Punjab Police on Friday arrested two drug peddlers and confiscated 1.275 kg heroin from their possession. “We have arrested two persons and seized 1.275 kg of heroin from their possession. A…

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