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Ancient bazaars of holy city: shoppers’ delight

Guru Bazaar, ancient market of the holy city that developed between Guru ke Mahal and the Golden Temple is now a famous gold and silver market, adding a sparkle to city’s shining heritage.

Shopkeepers display their wares in a silver shop in Guru Bazaar.

Shopkeepers display their wares in a silver shop in Guru Bazaar.

DAV opens dengue helpline
DAV College has opened a Dengue Blood Bank and Helpline for donating blood and providing aid to dengue patients.

My City
City changing with the times
A lot is being said about the Conservation of Heritage of Amritsar City. The whole set-up of views is prejudices of the scholars but there are other views also which are relevant for the heritage of the city.


Punjab Agro to bring 4200 acres under hyola
The Punjab Agro would bring 4200 acres of land in Amritsar district for cultivation of hyola under the contract farming system.Mr Baljit Singh, Additional Deputy Commissioner, in a meeting organised to create awareness about crop diversification, said the state government was trying to enable farmers to face financial constraints by adopting crop diversification and come out of the wheat-paddy circle which was harming the state.

Chinese lights sweep Amritsar markets
Divali - the festival of light now has a new light with the introduction of Chinese lights, which have virtually thrown traditional Indian electrical lights out of the market solely due to price factor and introduction of new varities every year keeping the interest of buyers.

Verka hopes for development
At last — the historical township of Verka situated on the outskirts of holy city can now hope for its development which was till now a glaring example of neglect due to apathy of successive governments, local political leaders and Municipal Corporation.

Pluss, clothes for all sizes
There is good news for the people who have extra weight by relishing chole bhature, Amritsari kulchas and other items prepared with pure desi ghee. Now, they need not hide behind loose clothes and unwanted combinations of colours as ‘Pluss’, the exclusive showroom for men and women of all sizes have opened here also.

Media Matters
It’s not an easy job to handle so many hotshot mediapersons, that too for a stretch of about three hours, under the same roof. But Jeff Gralnick did a remarkable job.

GLOBAL GUP SHUP: Jeff Gralnick. Photo: Malkiat Singh

GLOBAL GUP SHUP: Jeff Gralnick.
Different Strokes
‘Life is not a smooth ride, but one should not get dejected for there is always hope for tomorrow’ Parbina Rashid
He is good at healing your fracture but he is equally good at healing your heart too. He is Dr Rajendra Kumar Kanojia, Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at PGI. But why we seek him out is not for his skilled fingers that handle the scissors with precision, but his artistic hands that handle paints and brush with equal ease. That’s not all, his artistic self also finds expression in poetry and short stories.

DOC ON THE ART BLOC: Rajendra Kumar Kanojia
Rajendra Kumar Kanojia

Chitresh Dhawan Dhawan Educational Consultancy
Dhawan Educational Consultancy was formed in Mar, 1992 by Chitresh Dhawan to assure the integrity and credibility of agents who recruit students on behalf of Australian Education institution. Our company also works as e-Visa lodgement agency for Department of Immigration and multicultural and Indigenous Affairs (DIMIA), Australia, Among the 28-e-visa authorised representative in India, Dhawan Education is one of them. Chitresh Dhawan

Destination Overseas
Destination Overseas is a well established organization, dedicated to serve and help the Indian youth in getting the basic and higher education in the foreign Universities and Colleges. The Organization is backed by a dynamic, experienced as well as professional management, working for the last four years for the organization.

Tough season for compulsive shoplifters, thieves
Compulsive shoplifters and habitual thieves, beware this season as their movements are being continuously monitored. Malls and mega marts have got electronic tags and sensors installed at all gates to detect thefts in the stores.

Swift Sales Service
Overseas education — within your reach

Craze for animation gaining ground
Information technology and animation is used in every field. It has won big place in the print media, electronic media, web media, animation and film industry.

AC buses minting good money
The government-run air-conditioned deluxe buses plying between Amritsar to Chandigarh are doing good business. The bus service that was started on July 21 this year by the Captain Aamrinder Singh has been proved to be a successful transportation for the general public.

Fellowship for Amritsar ophthalmologist
City ophthalmologist, Dr Vikas Menon, has been selected for clinical fellowship in ophthalmic plastic surgery, orbital disease and ocular oncology at the prestigious LV Prasad, Eye Institute at Hyderabad.

Auscanus Consultants
Australia is one of the best country for settlement with family and the immigration department of Australia has opened its door to skilled workers and any trade person, with/without qualification in the related field Engineers, Doctors, Nurses, Teachers, Management & Marketing Experts, Sales Consultants and all Graduates with minimum one year of experience.

Rare recovery for three-year-old
For little Anirudh Talwar (3) it was no less than a miracle that he recovered from acute infection of Heptitis-A. Anirudh was admitted in the Fortis hospital about 20 days back and brought in an unconscious state.

Change handwriting & change fate
Handwriting not only describes the personal traits of a person, it also casts the destiny of a person. And of course, by changing your handwriting, one can change his destiny.





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