American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of northwest India near the Pakistan border. Founded in 1577 by the fourth guru of the Sikhs, Ram Das (1534-1581), it has remained the center of the Sikh faith. In the Amritsar massacre of April 13, 1919, hundreds of Indian nationalists were killed by British-led troops. Population: 975,000.
“AMRITSAR: Indian custom department Sunday seized heroin smuggled from Pakistan at the international Attari Railway station which was concealed in the specially created cavity in the Goods Train that has arrived India from Lahore-Pakistan to Amritsar.”
“AMRITSAR: Four persons, including one woman, lost their life and three others were injured in an accident near Jethuwal village after a speeding car hit a motorcycle at a village near Amritsar on Sunday.”
“AMRITSAR: Rosebys interiors India Limited today opened its first exclusive showroom in Amritsar.”
“AMRITSAR: Border Security Force (BSF) troopers fired from machine-guns and automatic weapons after suspected terrorists fired seven rockets into Punjab's Amritsar district but there were no casualties, officials said on Saturday.”
“AMRITSAR: Border Security Force (BSF) troopers fired from machine-guns and automatic terrorists fired seven rockets into Punjab's Amritsar district but”
“AMRITSAR: Om Parkash Soni Congress candidate for the prestigious Amritsar parliament Seat Friday claimed that Congress party would win the Amritsar seat on the basis of development works which were done in last fiver years.”
“AMRITSAR: The Amritsari fish, delicacy of the city of Amritsar is a popular dish not only in Punjab but the entire country.”
“AMRITSAR: During the 10-day long 'Peace Festival 2009' being held in the bordering city of Amritsar from October 14 to 23rd an interesting theater production left the audience mesmerized.”
“AMRITSAR: Former cricketer and Member Parliament Navjot Singh Sidhu during the valedictory ceremony of PITEX 09 promised to arrange funds in the tune of Rs. 5 crore from Centre and State Government for a world class convention centre in Amritsar.”
“AMRITSAR: As the country is getting ready to form another Congress-led government at the Centre, cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu's hit-trick from Amristar has proved beyond doubt that like the rest of India, the city of Amritsar has voted for just 'Development' during the just-concluded elections for the 15th Lok Sabha.”
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