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Finally, historic Sultanwind gets govt’s attention
The government has sanctioned about Rs 1.25 crore each for development of its three wards
Amritsar, December 9
The historic Sultanwind village, which is a picture of neglect due to the apathy of the authorities, can now see a ray of hope of development as funds have been sanctioned to the councillors of the area.

BJP MLA threatens stir
Amritsar, December 9BJP MLA Anil Joshi addresses a press conference in Amritsar
The citizens of Amritsar and especially the residents of the Batala Road have been up in arms in protest against the abject apathy of the state government and Public Works department in relaying of about five-km stretch of the vital Batala Road which connects the border region to Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh.
BJP MLA Anil Joshi addresses a press conference in Amritsar on Monday. A Tribune photograph


Id  Mubarak 

Muslims offer namaj on the occasion of Id-ul-Zuha at a mosque in Amritsar on Tuesday.
Muslims offer namaj on the occasion of Id-ul-Zuha at a mosque in Amritsar on Tuesday. A Tribune photograph

AIHRA seminar on human rights today
Amritsar, December 9
The All-India Human Rights Association (AIHRA) will organise a two-day seminar on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the universal declaration of human rights on December 10.

Reconsider luxury tax decision, hoteliers urge govt
Amritsar, December 9
Dismayed over the levy of 8 per cent luxury tax on hotels, the Hotel Restaurant and Bar Welfare Association (HRBWA), Amritsar, has urged the government to reconsider its decision to save the hotel industry in the border region.

Trust to give awards to rural meritorious students
Amritsar, December 9
To promote education in the rural areas, Mata Mohinder Kaur Memorial Trust (MMKMT) has decided to give awards to six children of Government Secondary School, Chawinda Devi village, here, who had topped in 10+2 exams in the past three years. The awards will be presented tomorrow.

Bhai Gurudas Academy organises ‘Virasat’
Amritsar, December 9
Bhai Gurudas Academy organised “Virasat” to mark the seventh annual prize distribution function on December 7. Col Parduman Singh Pune gave away prizes to students for their achievements in academics and various cultural and sports activities. Tiny tots of the school held the audience spellbound by presenting shabad gayan, skits and dance. They also performed gatka (martial art) on the occasion.

Book on history of Sikhs in Holland
Amritsar, December 9
Amritsar-born Bhupinder Singh of Holland has come up with his third book, “The Dutch Singh: A brief history,” on the accomplishments of Sikhs who have adopted Holland as their country. Known for his great work on the world wars depicting Sikhs’ contribution to the world during the wars, the book revealed the history of Sikhs living in Holland.

Students walk in the rain in Amritsar on Tuesday.
Students walk in the rain in Amritsar on Tuesday. Photo: Vishal kumar

School Buzz
‘Bitya Rani’ receives Signal award
Amritsar, December 9
Students of Spring Dale Senior School have won the Signal award in the ninth International Children Festival of Performing Arts held at National Bal Bhavan, New Delhi, in which about 100 schools from 25 countries participated.

NRI donates $1,100 for school
Tarn Taran, December 9
NRI Inderjit Singh from the USA announced $1,100 and Punarjot director Dr Shiwinder Singh Sandhu donated Rs 1 lakh for the development of the Baba Gurmukh Singh Uttam Singh Senior School, Khadoor Sahib, at the annual function of the school organised here yesterday.





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