A Meteorological department official said that the heat will rise further in the days to come.
Two air-conditioned bogies of a train coming from Saharsa in Bihar to Amritsar caught fire near a station, nearly 30 kilometers from Amritsar, on Tuesday night caught fire but there were no causalities.
On a nation-wide cycle tour to spread the message of peace and unity, Hira Lal Yadav on Monday reached the holy city saying he would highlight the problem of female foeticide in Punjab.
Sarabjit Singh attacked: Joined by the daughter and wife of Sarabjit Singh, Indian death row prisoner in Pakistan who is battling for life after being assaulted by jail inmates, a human rights body on Saturday took out a candle light march in Amritsar praying for his recovery.
National Security Advisor of Canada David Vigneault paid obeisance at the Golden Temple on Wednesday.