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No end to applicants’ wait for passport appointments

No end to applicants’ wait for passport appointments

Even after demonstrations and protests against the passport officials by local politicians and applicants, the pendency of appointment is still not reduced. The applicants have to wait for more than three months to get appointment for the passport services. The delay in appointment reportedly leads to corrupt practices. In January, Member of Parliament Gurjeet Singh […]Read More

G20 exhibition has a lot to offer farmers of Punjab

G20 exhibition has a lot to offer farmers of Punjab

There are many stalls at the exhibition which are offering solutions related to farming, which is the main profession of people in Punjab. The exhibition at Khalsa College Ground, Amritsar, as a part of the G20 Summit had a lot to offer its visitors, especially the farmers, on Wednesday in terms of how to reduce […]Read More

G20 meet will prove to be a platform to boost education sector: Mann

G20 meet will prove to be a platform to boost education sector: Mann

The chief minister, while addressing a gathering during the second meeting of the G20 Education Working Group, said he ardently believes that the deliberations here will not only uplift the standard of education but also benefit the state’s youth immensely. Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Wednesday said the G20 meet on education here will […]Read More

A treat for craft lovers

A treat for craft lovers

Glimpse of a 10-day handicraft exhibition in Amritsar The 10-day national handicrafts exhibition began at Ranjit Avenue ground. The objective of the fair is to promote handicrafts being prepared in different parts of the country. Displaying handicrafts from across the country, the craft market has items made by artisans using wood, cloth, iron, stone, bamboo, […]Read More

Barricades aggravate traffic chaos at Putlighar Chowk

Barricades aggravate traffic chaos at Putlighar Chowk

The local Traffic Police and the administration seem to have forgotten the Putlighar chowk where traffic jams are witnessed throughout the day on a daily basis. Instead of finding a solution for managing traffic, the administration has rather blocked the passage by putting barricades on the road. Commuters are forced to travel more and use […]Read More

Multi-level parking at old sabzi mandi may end parking woes

Multi-level parking at old sabzi mandi may end parking woes

Land that can be used as parking lot has turned into a dump Around two decades after shifting the old sabzi mandi opposite Hall Gate, the land has been lying vacant since. This prime land can be utilised for developing a multi-storey parking to decongest the old city area, specifically Hall Bazaar. The Punjab Urban […]Read More

Specially abled children grace PITEX inauguration as guests in Amritsar

Specially abled children grace PITEX inauguration as guests in Amritsar

At the 16th Punjab International Trade Expo (PITEX), which began in Amritsar on Thursday, students of Ibadat Special School served as the guests at the inauguration ceremony. Even though a VVIP is generally invited to grace such events, today, the children of Ibadat Special School were provided this opportunity, thanks to the PHD Chamber of […]Read More

Taxi driver shot at on busy Queens Road in Amritsar

Taxi driver shot at on busy Queens Road in Amritsar

Lovepreet Singh, a tempo traveller driver, was shot at by four persons on the busy Queens road area near Crystal chowk on Thursday evening. He had come to drop tourists after picking them from the airport. The matter was being probed. The police was scanning the CCTV cameras in the area to ascertain the sequence […]Read More

First in 57 years, BSF conducts Raising Day Parade in Amritsar

First in 57 years, BSF conducts Raising Day Parade in Amritsar

For first time in last 57 years, the ceremonial Raising Day Parade was organised in Amritsar, with traditional fervour and gaiety. MoS Home Affairs, Nityanand Rai took the salute Border Security Force (BSF) on Sunday organised a ceremonial parade at Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, on the occasion of its 58th Raising Day. For the […]Read More

Dangling wires in Amritsar a threat to motorists, pedestrians alike

Dangling wires in Amritsar a threat to motorists, pedestrians alike

Nehru Shopping complex and Lawrence Road, posh areas of the holy city, are marred with hanging electricity, internet and networking cables, posing risk to passersby. Residents and shopkeepers are at the receiving end because of the negligence and apathy of the Municipal Corporation. It’s a free run for Jio fibre, Connect, Net Plus, Airtel and […]Read More

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