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Pakistani Smuggler Shot Dead Along India-Pak Border In Amritsar; Drugs, Arms Seized: Report

Pakistani Smuggler Shot Dead Along India-Pak Border In Amritsar; Drugs, Arms Seized: Report

Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 07, 2021, Amritsar

A Pakistani smuggler who crossed over to Indian territory with over 22 kg of heroin was shot dead along the International Border (IB) in Amritsar in a joint operation by the Amritsar rural police and the BSF, officials said today.

3 Killed, 4 Injured As Roof Of Building Collapses After Rain In Amritsar

3 Killed, 4 Injured As Roof Of Building Collapses After Rain In Amritsar

ANI | Friday August 28, 2020, Amritsar (Punjab)

Three people were killed and four were injured after the roof of a building collapsed in Punjab's Amritsar.

Staff At Amritsar's COVID-19 Hospital Use Stretchers To Carry Waste

Staff At Amritsar's COVID-19 Hospital Use Stretchers To Carry Waste

ANI | Friday June 12, 2020, Amritsar

In a brazen case of neglect, sanitation workers of Guru Nanak Dev Hospital, a dedicated COVID-19 facility, in Amritsar were seen carrying dustbins, containing bio-medical waste on wheelchairs and stretchers, which are also used for patients.

270 UK Nationals Leave On Special Flight From Amritsar Amid Lockdown

270 UK Nationals Leave On Special Flight From Amritsar Amid Lockdown

ANI | Sunday May 03, 2020, Amritsar

Around 270 Britain nationals left for their country in a special Qatar Airways flight from Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport in Amritsar, Punjab, today.

13 Iranian Tourists Quarantined at Amritsar Hotel Over Coronavirus Scare

13 Iranian Tourists Quarantined at Amritsar Hotel Over Coronavirus Scare

Press Trust of India | Friday March 06, 2020, Chandigarh

A 13-member group of tourists from Iran have been quarantined at a hotel in Amritsar and have been asked to not go out till their medical examination is completed, an official said.

Kidnapped Teen Shot Dead After Rs 20 Lakh Ransom Call In Punjab: Cops

Kidnapped Teen Shot Dead After Rs 20 Lakh Ransom Call In Punjab: Cops

Press Trust of India | Saturday February 29, 2020, Amritsar

An 18-year-old woman, who was kidnapped three days ago, was found dead in Amritsar's Loharka Road area, police said on Saturday.

Ivestigators Arrest Man In Amritsar In 194-Kg Heroin Smuggling Case

Ivestigators Arrest Man In Amritsar In 194-Kg Heroin Smuggling Case

Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 19, 2020, Chandigarh

A money exchanger in Amritsar was arrested for allegedly receiving Rs 75 lakh from one of the accused in a 194-kg heroin haul case, Punjab police said today.

3 Escape From Amritsar Central Jail, Magisterial Probe Ordered

3 Escape From Amritsar Central Jail, Magisterial Probe Ordered

Press Trust of India | Sunday February 02, 2020, Chandigarh

Three undertrial prisoners escaped from the high-security Amritsar Central Jail by scaling the boundary walls, prompting Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to order a review and revamp of prison security across the state.

Case Against Raveena Tandon, Farah Khan, Bharti Singh For "Hurting Religious Sentiments"

Case Against Raveena Tandon, Farah Khan, Bharti Singh For "Hurting Religious Sentiments"

Press Trust of India | Thursday December 26, 2019, Amritsar

Amritsar police have lodged a case against Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon, director-choreographer Farah Khan, and comedian Bharti Singh for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of a community in a TV show, a senior official said on Thursday.

Man Smuggles Gold Through Rectum, Arrested At Amritsar Airport: Police

Man Smuggles Gold Through Rectum, Arrested At Amritsar Airport: Police

Press Trust of India | Saturday December 21, 2019, Amritsar

Two passengers were arrested at Amritsar's Shri Guru Ram Das Ji International Airport on Saturday with 664.36 grams of gold.

Amritsar Man Fakes Death For Loan Waiver, Insurance; Arrested For Murder

Amritsar Man Fakes Death For Loan Waiver, Insurance; Arrested For Murder

Press Trust of India | Saturday December 07, 2019, Chandigarh

A man whose family operated a wholesale business of soft drinks in Amritsar allegedly faked his death after killing someone else for loan waiver and insurance money, police said on Saturday.

On <i>Prakash Parv</i>, Dalai Lama Extols Guru Nanak's Message Of Peace, Harmony

On Prakash Parv, Dalai Lama Extols Guru Nanak's Message Of Peace, Harmony

Press Trust of India | Saturday November 09, 2019, Amritsar

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Saturday gave a message of peace and harmony at an event to commemorate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.

Protest March In Amritsar Year After Train Ran Over 61 Watching Dussehra

Protest March In Amritsar Year After Train Ran Over 61 Watching Dussehra

Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday October 08, 2019, Amritsar

Hundreds of people comprising the relatives of the victims of the train tragedy on Dussehra last year, held a demonstration on Tuesday in Amritsar over alleged failure of the local administration to charge those who were responsible for the disaster that left 61 dead.

Amritsar-Based Man Paints Tribute To Mahatma Gandhi Ahead Of October 2

Amritsar-Based Man Paints Tribute To Mahatma Gandhi Ahead Of October 2

ANI | Tuesday October 01, 2019, Amritsar

An Amritsar-based painter has painted Mahatma Gandhi ahead of his 150th birth anniversary. Speaking to news agency ANI, Jagjot Singh Rubel said that it took him almost 10 days to bring the oil painting sized 5 ft x 7 ft to life.

Police Seizes 13.72 kg Heroin In Amritsar, Accused Arrested

Police Seizes 13.72 kg Heroin In Amritsar, Accused Arrested

ANI | Wednesday September 18, 2019, Amritsar

Punjab Police on Tuesday seized 13.72 kg heroin from a village near the India-Pakistan border. The seizure was made on the basis of a tip-off by a drug peddler, who was arrested last week.

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