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Araijeet Singh Hundal stands tall in attack

Indian Express 26 Nov 2021
Few outright Indian forwards have been as tall as the 17-year-old from Amritsar ... He spent four years under Shammi at Maharaja Ranjit Singh Academy in Amritsar, where Tokyo Olympics bronze medalists Dilpreet Singh and Shamsher Singh honed their art.
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Amritsar war heroes memorial to get 8th gallery on Punjab’s role in world wars

Hindustan Times 26 Sep 2021
Built at ₹150 crore on 7acre on the Amritsar Attari road, the memorial was reopened for visitors in June this year ... Amritsar The Punjab government has released ₹10.8 crore for the construction of the 8th gallery at the state-of-the-art Punjab State War Heroes Memorial-cum-Museum in the holy city of Amritsar.
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Partition museum opening pushed to 2022 R-Day as Covid halts work

Hindustan Times 24 Jul 2021
PUBLISHED ON JUL 24, 2021 11.04 PM IST ... The Arts and Cultural Heritage Trust (TACHT), which set up a similar museum in Amritsar in 2017 and is managing the Delhi project, resumed work on setting up the museum earlier this month at the Dara Shikoh Library Building in Kashmere Gate, inside the Ambedkar University campus ... ....
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Work delayed due to Covid, Partition museum opening pushed to Republic Day next year

Hindustan Times 24 Jul 2021
New Delhi ... UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2021 11.44 PM IST ... The Arts and Cultural Heritage Trust (TACHT), which has the experience of having set up a similar museum in Amritsar and is managing the Delhi project, resumed work on setting up the museum, at the Dara Shikoh Library Building in Kashmere Gate inside the Ambedkar University campus, earlier this month.
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Can you spot Kapil Sharma in this throwback pic? We are clearly struggling to identify him

Bollywood Life 16 Jul 2021
Kapil Sharma has shared an old pic from his college days, and boy we are struggling to spot him. By Urmimala Banerjee Published. July 16, 2021 9.03 AM IST ... It is from his theatre days. We can see him sitting with his friends after a musical rehearsal ... Kapil Sharma studied at Hindu College Amritsar and Appejay College of Fine Arts in Jalandhar ... .
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A new book on Amritsar examines how people’s memories shape heritage

Indian Express 11 Jul 2021
Rai’s introductory essay is dedicated to Sri Harimandir Sahib and the city of Amritsar ... Amritsar Eye 2021 ... read more A new book on Amritsar examines how people’s memories shape heritageKorea celebrates the Indian support in the Korean warWhat the pandemic did to those on the fringes of the art world.
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Chronicling the conspiracy behind Jallianwala Bagh, 1919

Hindustan Times 02 Jul 2021
Visitors to Amritsar considered it a sacrilege to return without touching the Bagh’s sacred earth. Jallianwala Bagh loomed large in my imagination when I was sent to Amritsar in 1940 to join Hindu College to study for a Bachelor of Arts degree ... But Datta’s father had a substantial business establishment in Amritsar and he did his schooling there.
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‘Capt Amarinder lies every day’: Navjot Singh Sindhu on rift with Punjab CM

Hindustan Times 21 Jun 2021
The MLA from Amritsar said that the Punjab CM turns his back on issues in the state.
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Delhi’s first Partition Museum likely to be ready by August this year

Hindustan Times 04 Apr 2021
PUBLISHED ON APR 05, 2021 12.12 AM IST. New Delhi ... The museum will be set up at the Dara Shikoh Library Building in Kashmere Gate and will be managed by The Arts and Cultural Heritage Trust (TACHT), which has the experience of having set up a similar museum in Amritsar ... The family migrated to Delhi during the partition, like millions of others.
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From Pakistan to India: Tracing my grandmother’s refugee journey

Al Jazeera 14 Feb 2021
Sometime in mid-August 1947, my grandmother, Abnash Kaur, then about 12 years of age, boarded a train with her family from Lahore in what is now Pakistan ... Pakistan and India ... The Partition Museum of Amritsar has a digital exhibit with Google Arts and Culture that provides an interactive overview of how a typical partition train journey would go ... .
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Punjab school events: SGHPS children exhibit their artistic skills

Hindustan Times 11 Feb 2021
As many as 60 students participated in the painting competition organised by the school ... Art teacher Pardeep Kaur lauded the efforts of all participants ... Doon International School, Amritsar. With the aim to develop students’ motor, language and social skills, Doon International School, Amritsar, conducted various art activities for students ... ....
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Columnist Irfan Husain passes away

Dawn 17 Dec 2020
KARACHI ... He was 76 ... He wrote for weekly Outlook, The Star and later Dawn under various pseudonyms ... Born into a family in Amritsar, where reading, art, culture and discussions were encouraged, Husain was educated in Paris, Ankara and Karachi ... Besides his taste for literature, art and music, he was also known for his love for culinary ... .
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Stubble burning: Punjab’s count breaches 3,000 mark

The Times of India 14 Oct 2020
Overall Amritsar is way ahead of other districts with 1,154 burning cases, so far out ... The air quality in Punjab remained in moderate category with air index at Ludhiana was recorded on the average at 215, in Amritsar at 147, Jalandhar art 140, Patiala at 126 and Bathinda at 101.
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Stubble burning: Punjab’s count breaches 3k mark

The Times of India 14 Oct 2020
Overall Amritsar is way ahead of other districts with 1,154 burning cases, so far out ... The air quality in Punjab remained in moderate category with air index at Ludhiana was recorded on the average at 215, in Amritsar at 147, Jalandhar art 140, Patiala at 126 and Bathinda at 101.
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Amritsar lab can now test 3,000 samples for coronavirus daily

Indian Express 02 Jun 2020
Punjab Cabinet Minister for Medical Research and Education O P Sony Tuesday inaugurated a state-of-the-art Covid-19 testing lab at Guru Nanak Dev Hospital Amritsar that will allow around 3,000 samples to be tested daily ... Municipal Corporation Amritsar Mayor Karamjit Singh Rintu said.
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