Scoot acted promptly regarding passengers missing Amritsar-Singapore flight on Jan 18: DGCA

Citing the options provided by the airline to the affected passengers, the watchdog said the passengers were looked after and appreciated the prompt response from the airline.

published on : 21st January 2023

More than 30 passengers miss Scoot's Amritsar-Singapore flight; DGCA seeks report

A Scoot spokesperson said that due to inclement weather conditions affecting departures, the flight was rescheduled to depart Amristar at 3.45 pm instead of the original time of 7.55 pm on Wednesday.

published on : 19th January 2023

Earthquake of 4.1 magnitude hits Amritsar days after tremors were felt in Delhi

The tremors were felt at around 3:42 am across Punjab's Amritsar on the intervening night of Sunday and Monday, informed National Center for Seismology.

published on : 14th November 2022

Tarn Taran, Amritsar, Gurdaspur account for 60 per cent of stubble burning cases in Punjab

Paddy straw burning in Punjab and Haryana is one of the reasons behind the alarming spike in air pollution levels in the national capital region in October and November.

published on : 24th October 2022

Stubble burning: More than 700 farm fires recorded in Punjab .

The stubble burning incidents are expected to rise in coming days as paddy harvesting got delayed by at least 10 days because of rains last month.

published on : 10th October 2022

Amritsar encounter: Wanted to catch gangsters alive, gave them chance to surrender, says police

Gangsters Jagroop Singh Roopa and Manpreet Singh alias Mannu Kusa were killed in a nearly five-hour-long encounter with the Punjab Police on Wednesday.

published on : 21st July 2022

Encounter of Moosewala's 'killers' reminded Amritsar villagers of '80s terrorism

Police wearing bulletproof jackets were seen taking the cover behind a tractor and a trolley near the building where the gangsters were hiding.

published on : 21st July 2022

Amritsar police chief is not fit for job, alleges cop-turned AAP MLA Kunwar Vijay Partap Singh

The police commissioner could not be contacted over the phone for his response to the allegations despite repeated attempts.

published on : 14th June 2022

Amritsar-Jamnagar greenfield corridor targeted to be completed by September 2023: Gadkari

Gadkari said the flagship Amritsar - Bhatinda - Jamnagar corridor is being developed at a total capital cost of Rs 26,000 crore.

published on : 19th May 2022

Punjab: Teen killed, another injured in explosion while assembling firecrackers

A 14-year-old boy was killed while another of the same age got injured in an explosion while they were trying to make firecrackers in Amritsar.

published on : 18th April 2022

In Shehbaz Sharif's ancestral village in Punjab, people nurture hope of better India-Pak ties

The villagers recall that the last time Shehbaz visited the village was eight years ago.

published on : 11th April 2022

Multi-storey building catches fire in Amritsar, no casualty

The electric wiring system of the building caught fire because of a short circuit and it took four hours for the fire fighting vehicles to douse the flames.

published on : 4th April 2022

'RRR' team visits Golden Temple in Amritsar to seek blessings

After Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Dubai, the pan-India cast of 'RRR' including director Rajamouli, and actors NTR and Ram Charan also visited Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Statue of Unity in Baroda.

published on : 21st March 2022

Amritsar killings: Accused BSF jawan was concerned about repayment of loan, say officials

A team of officers from the BSF has left to meet the family of Constable Satteppa SK, who hailed from Karnataka, in order to probe the sequence of events.

published on : 7th March 2022

Lok Sabha elections: Polling underway at 1 booth in Amritsar

The electoral body had earlier ordered re-polling at the polling booth of Amritsar Parliamentary constituency due to negligence during the polling process.

published on : 22nd May 2019

2018, a year of 'many firsts' for Indian Railways

Its biggest achievement was the lowest accident figures in the last three decades, with 45 incidents reported between April and December 15 in 2018.

published on : 27th December 2018

Amritsar train tragedy: Eyewitnesses, locals rubbish train driver's claims of being pelted with stones

Is it logically possible for us to pelt stones at the train when so many people were dead and injured around us, asked eye-witnesses and survivors of the Amritsar train tragedy

published on : 22nd October 2018

Protest near train accident site in Amritsar for tracing missing persons, compensation for victims

The protestors demanded that the missing person be traced and also adequate compensation be given to the families of the victims.

published on : 21st October 2018

Punjab civic poll results vindication of Congress' policies: CM Amarinder Singh

Chandigarh, Dec 17 (PTI) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today hailed the civic poll results as a clear vindication of the Congress policies an...

published on : 17th December 2017

Punjab civic polls: Congress sweeps Amritsar, Jalandhar and Patiala; SAD-BJP cries foul

The Congress virtually swept the wards in the three important corporations as results were out by late evening, prompting celebrations in the ruling camp.

published on : 17th December 2017
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