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.
Three people were killed and four were injured after the roof of a building collapsed in Punjab's 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.
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.
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.
An 18-year-old woman, who was kidnapped three days ago, was found dead in Amritsar's Loharka Road area, police said on Saturday.
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.
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.
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.
Two passengers were arrested at Amritsar's Shri Guru Ram Das Ji International Airport on Saturday with 664.36 grams of gold.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.