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Giant of Punjabi literature
Giani Kesar Singh passed away in Canada on September 21

Giani Kesar Singh A multifarious personality, Giani Kesar Singh was a voracious reader, a great freedom fighter and a prolific writer who authored about 25 historical novels in Punjabi, especially on the Ghadar Movement. He served as a Civil Administrator of the Indian National Army (from 1943 to 1945), secretary, Shiromani Akali Dal (1948 to 1957) and was the guide of Golden Temple for two years.

Dullo flags off campaign against drugs
“I want to see the Punjab youth as ‘gabroo jawan’, and not as lying in the drain after consuming drugs,” said Mr Shamsher Singh Dullo, President, Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC), while addressing a rally organised at Amritsar to create awareness against the menace of drugs.


Muree school delegation in India to celebrate
A 20-member Pakistani delegation, led by Mr Farooq H. Kiyani, Principal, Lawrence College, Murree, arrived in India to participate in the 146th founding anniversary function to be held at Sanawar, Himachal Pradesh, on October 3 and 4.

Indian porters wait for their turn to carry baggage arriving from Pakistan at the Wagah joint check post.
Indian porters wait for their turn to carry baggage arriving from Pakistan at the Wagah joint check post. — A Tribune photograph

My City
Amritsar has lost things, but retains charm
Amritsar, despite quite a few works on its face, is a very adorable city. Its contours have ‘constantly changed since its inception but its charm remains intact, rather it is for keeps.

Punjab needs infrastructure to boost exports
Exporters from Punjab voiced concern over lack of proper infrastructure during the seminar on ‘Export Promotion from the State of Punjab’ organised by the Federation of Indian Export Organisation (FIEO), Northern Region, and sponsored by the Indian Institute of Industrial Economics and Development Society here.

Khalsa Diwan pilgrims return from Pak
A delegation of 100 pilgrims, including students and members of the Chief Khalsa Diwan (CKD) returned to India after visiting various religious places in Pakistan on the occasion of the death anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.

New spine surgery heals faster
A new technology which involves minimal invasive procedure and also lesser loss of blood during surgery has come as boon for patients suffering from spinal injuries.





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