Amritsar (pronunciation; Punjabi:ਅੰਮ੍ਰਿਤਸਰ; Punjabi pronunciation:[əmːɾɪt̪səɾ]), historically also known as Rāmdāspur and colloquially as Ambarsar, is a city in north-western part in India and the administrative headquarters of the Amritsar district in the state of Punjab.
According to the 2011 census, the population of Amritsar was 1,132,761. The city is situated 217km (135mi) northwest of state capital Chandigarh. It is near Pakistan, with the Wagah Border being only 28km (17.4mi) away. The nearest city is Lahore, the second largest city in Pakistan, located 50km (31.1mi) to the west.
Amritsar is home to the Harmandir Sahib (commonly known as the Golden Temple), the spiritual and cultural center for the Sikh religion. This important Sikh shrine attracts more visitors than the Taj Mahal with more than 100,000 visitors on weekdays alone and is the most popular destination for non-resident Indians (NRI) in the whole of India. The city also houses the Akal Takht, the highest seat of earthly authority of the Khalsa, and the committee responsible for the upkeep of Gurdwaras.
“We started a residential home to impart training to specially-abled children in different skills including visual arts, ceramics, agriculture and informational technology in 2015.”. Radhike, who hails from Amritsar, said, “Lack of proper training to guide specially-abled children leaves the teachers at a disadvantage ... ....
A few years ago, when I went to the Partition Museum in Amritsar, I asked Kishwar Desai (author and chairperson of the Arts and Cultural HeritageTrust that set up the museum), ‘Why isn’t there no mention of the Jalalabad massacre?’ She said, ‘We don’t know about it.’ So, I said, okay, then I’ll have to document it.
AMRITSAR ... akharas and "shooting ranges", and learn martial arts and traditional weaponry to protect their faith. The ceremony at the Golden Temple in Amritsar was marked by heavy security deployment, with a large number of police personnel milling about in the complex.
“We also run two state-of-art skill centres at Delhi and Amritsar providing training to over 2000 students each year, free of charge to support needs of the industry,” he adds.ChandigarhNews... His organisation is also running a drug de-addiction and rehabilitation centre in Amritsar.
“We also run two state-of-art skill centres at Delhi and Amritsar providing training to over 2000 students each year, free of charge to support needs of the industry,” he adds. His organisation is also running a drug de-addiction and rehabilitation centre in Amritsar.
If the museum lends a narrative with integration of technology, it becomes exciting for viewers and makes the subject matter more interactive,” adds Kishwar Desai, chairperson, The Arts & Cultural HeritageTrust, who set up a Partition museum in Amritsar, and is currently working ...
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AMRITSAR. While censuring the modern development strategies being followed blindly, the IndianNational Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) has alleged that these so-called development strategies were focused on profit and accumulation of wealth only while there were no human and natural concerns.