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Are the Americans at it again?

Dawn 19 Jan 2023
A chief foreign correspondent of a US news channel, Richard Engel, had visited Jalalabad, Afghanistan, in 2008, and had reported about the terrorist training camps there and in Amritsar that, according to him, had state-of-the-art weapons which even the Pakistan Army did not have at the time.
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Relics from India’s turbulent past in Capital’s first Partition museum

Hindustan Times 13 Jan 2023
The museum, managed by The Arts and Cultural Heritage Trust (TACHT), which set up a Partition Museum in Amritsar, has adopted the heritage building inside the Ambedkar University campus as a part of the Adopt a Heritage initiative. Conservation work at DSLB was undertaken by the Delhi government’s department of art, culture and language ... ....
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Amritsar-Lahore festival set to return on December 11

The Times of India 01 Dec 2022
AMRITSAR ... , also known as the Amritsar-Lahore festival, met the same fate. But, with life returning to normal, the festival has also returned to Amritsar. “Saanjh is a rare and ambitious initiative deriving from the belief that arts and cultures can succeed in bringing people ...
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Sobha Singh Art Festival to return to hill state after two-year hiatus

Hindustan Times 16 Nov 2022
The annual Sobha Singh Art Festival is all set to return to the hill state after a two-year Covid-induced hiatus ... Born in 1901 in Gurudaspur town of Punjab, Sobha Singh, after serving the army, opened an art studio in Amritsar and later in 1949 settled in Andretta near Palampur.
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Punjab: Antique stone sculpture of Buddha seized foreign national at Attari border

The Times of India 11 Nov 2022
AMRITSAR. Custom officials at the Attari international border in Amritsar have seized an antique stone sculpture of Buddha related to the Gandhara School of Art from a foreign national who arrived from Pakistan ... and Art Treasure Act, 1972.
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Punjab: Antique stone sculpture of Buddha seized from foreign national at Attari border

The Times of India 11 Nov 2022
AMRITSAR. Custom officials at the Attari international border in Amritsar have seized an antique stone sculpture of Buddha related to the Gandhara School of Art from a foreign national who arrived from Pakistan ... and Art Treasure Act, 1972.
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Sat Paul Mittal National Awards: ‘Forest Man of India’ Jadav Payeng presented with award by ...

Hindustan Times 09 Nov 2022
“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 ... ....
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Punjab: 13th Annual Maa Boli Mela held in Amritsar

The Times of India 05 Nov 2022
AMRITSAR. The 13th Annual witnessed the presentation of traditional arts, songs of love, and spirituality on the beats of dhol ... Delhi Public school bagged the first prize in Calligraphy and Quiz while D.A.V International School, Amritsar emerged as the winner in Multimedia and categories.
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Ancient manuscripts of Sri Guru Granth Sahib remain centre of attraction at GNDU

TeluguStop 02 Sep 2022
Amritsar, Sep 2 . Art work in the form of vines in rare manuscripts from the 17th to 19th century remained the centre of attraction at the two-da. Source.TeluguStop.com Read More. ....
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Deepti Naval: ‘We have always co-existed despite Partition’

Indian Express 25 Jul 2022
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 Heritage Trust 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.
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On Bluestar anniversary, Akal Takht chief talks of churches, akharas

The Times of India 07 Jun 2022
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.
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With friends across party lines, businessman-philanthropist Sahney is an ‘apolitical’ person

Indian Express 29 May 2022
“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.Chandigarh News ... His organisation is also running a drug de-addiction and rehabilitation centre in Amritsar.
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AAP’s Rajya Sabha pick Vikramjit Sahney: Businessman, philanthropist, ‘apolitical person’ and a sufi singer rolled ...

Indian Express 28 May 2022
“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.
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House of premiers: A new museum recognises the contributions of all the former PMs of India

Financial Express 30 Apr 2022
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 Heritage Trust, who set up a Partition museum in Amritsar, and is currently working ...
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To Nusrat, with love from Uttarakhand

Indian Express 22 Apr 2022
ALSO READ .One of the bigger art gatherings that Delhi has seen since the pandemic began, the India Art Festival is underway ... Mostly self-taught, Sarvpreet learned the art of qawwali from Wadali Brothers in Amritsar for about eight months and spent a month at Manganiyar musician Faqira Khan’s residence in Barmer.

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