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Addict hacks kin to death, hurts another
Amritsar, March 14
In a gruesome incident, Gurjit Singh, a drug addict, with the help of his accomplices, hacked his brother-in-law, Amrik Singh (20) to death, here on Thursday night. Theaccused also attacked and seriously injured Amrik’s brother, Beant (16).

Turf Trouble
Hockey at its lowest ebb: Ex-Olympian
Amritsar, March 14
The ignominy of the ouster from the qualifying round of the forthcoming Olympics to be held in Beijing have been described as the biggest ever blow to the pride of Indian Hockey.

Move to install Bhinderanwale as Akal Takht jathedar was scuttled?
Amritsar, March 14
Damdami Taksal spokesman and convener of the Khalsa Action Committee Bhai Mohkam Singh has revealed that there was a move to install firebrand Sikh leader Sant Jarnail Singh Bhinderanwale as the jathedar of Akal Takht, which was scuttled at the behest of the central government.


Juicy Details
The bumper crop of kinnow has brought smiles on the faces of Amritsar growers.

The bumper crop of kinnow has brought smiles on the faces of Amritsar growers. — Photo by Vishal Kumar

Bill Da Mamla
Govt offices’ power supply snapped
Amritsar, March 14
In its drive against defaulters, the high-level squad of the Punjab State Electricity Board (PSEB) today disconnected the power supplies to government offices which have failed to clear long pending bills, despite repeated reminders.

Health Watch
Four-day fair to promote traditional Indian medicine
Amritsar, March 14
A four-day comprehensive health fair - Arogya - on Ayurveda, yoga, naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and homoeopathy, is being organised in Amritsar from March 15.

Faith Shining

Devotees busy cleaning the Golden Temple.
Devotees busy cleaning the Golden Temple. — Photo by Vishal Kumar

A new dimension to myth
Amritsar, March 14
With an aim to give an insight into the world of myth, which is considered as a significant social and mental event, Dr Kulwant Singh has penned down a book “Myth Rupakar”.

Amritsar Chinmaya Mission turns 10
Amritsar, March 14 About a decade ago, an organisation Chinmaya Mission entered the holy city with an aim to give maximum happiness to maximum people for maximum time. Since then it is busy spreading message of vedanta and promoting values among the youth and children.

2 snatchers held
Amritsar, March 14 The district police today arrested two snatchers in two separate incidents while an accomplices of a snatcher managed to escape. The accused were identified as Rajpal Singh of Pritam Nagar and Kuldip Singh of Ranjitpura localities.



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