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Promise, I will walk this talk
The voters of this city bore the brunt of two Indo-Pak Wars of 1965 and 1971. The vivid memories of traumatic experiences of 1965 war are still fresh in the minds of voters. As the ceasefire announcement was being broadcast, Pakistani Sabre Jets unexpectedly pounded the city, killing nearly 100 civilians in 1965.

Rotary binds 21 couples in wedlock

Tears of happiness streamed down the cheeks of polio-afflicted Amandeep Kaur (20), sitting in her wedding finery, who was married to Sarabjit Singh (22), similarly polio-afflicted, at a mass-marriage function organised by the Rotary Club Amritsar Midtown here.

Newly wedded couples during the mass marriages organised by the Rotary Club (Midtown).
Newly wedded couples during the mass marriages organised by the Rotary Club (Midtown). — Photo by Rajiv Sharma 


Linguistic diversity impresses Australian
A team of renowned linguistic scholars from Sydney (Australia) visited the Postgraduate Department of English, Khalsa College, as a part of extension lecture-cum-student interaction programme.

Just a thought
Losing friends in power race
When the ruling party leaders keen on managing party tickets beat the achievement drum ,the announcement of polling date is inevitable follows. They mobilize Press, public and senior leaders to project themselves as friends of the haves and not enemies of the have-nots.

colours of democracy
Photo by Rajiv Sharma
Photo by Rajiv Sharma

Rang de Basanti
Photo by S.S. Chopra
Photo by S.S. Chopra

Preserve linguistic heritage: experts
A two-day international seminar on 'Contemporary Trends in Language, Discourse and Culture Studies' was organised at the Guru Nanak Dev University here. The seminar was organised by the Department of English of the university in collaboration with the Systemic Functional Linguistic Association, Hyderabad.

Let’s enjoy, the spring is here
The spring has finally arrived in all its sensuous splendour, with colourful kites zestfully welcoming the season of love and joy. The traditional festival of ‘Basant Panchmi’ invigorated the chill-battered city and left the young and the old craving for more. And kites were just symbolic of soaring passions and hope. For many, preparations for the ‘Basant’ day had started much in advance which culminated in an unmatched revelry and sheer fun.
                    Photo by  Rajiv Sharma

Rajiv Sharma

Gynae camp
As many as 288 persons participated in the free rural check-up camp in the field of gynaecology and infertility in addition to medical and surgical problems organised by the Fortis Hospital in collaboration with Mrs Balwinder Kaur, Director and Principal of Prim Roses English School here.



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