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A city of northwest India near the Pakistani 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.


(Placename) a city in India, in NW Punjab: centre of the Sikh religion; site of a massacre in 1919 of unarmed supporters of Indian self-government by British troops; in 1984 the Golden Temple, fortified by Sikhs, was attacked by Indian troops with the loss of many Sikh lives. Pop: 975 695 (2001)


(əmˈrɪt sər)

a city in NW Punjab, in NW India: site of the Golden Temple. 708,835.
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The first halt which the detachment of invalids made was some miles from their barracks, on the Amritsar road, and ten miles distant from my house.
Summary: Amritsar (Punjab) [India], Mar 15 (ANI): In an endeavour to improve sex ratio in the state of Punjab, the District Administration of Amritsar organised "Beti bachao, Beti padhao" rally.
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by PTI Jawans of paramilitary forces searching a vehicle ahead of the anniversary of Operation Bluestar, in Amritsar.
FIVE persons were injured when SGPC guards and supporters of a radical Sikh outfit clashed inside the Golden Temple complex on the 30th anniversary of the Operation Bluestar in Amritsar on Friday.
To celebrate its success in the first six months, leaders of the local Sikh community presented Birmingham Airport with a commemorative plaque to thank the team for launching the flights last year and reconnecting Birmingham with Delhi and Amritsar, an important spiritual centre for the Sikh faith.
Amritsar, March 9 -- The team at AlphaOne celebrated the 2nd Anniversary of AlphaOne, Amritsar on March 05, 2012.
Therefore, the present research tries to explore the potential for development of heritage attractions in peripheral Amritsar comprising the districts of Gurdaspur, Taran Tarn, Kapurthala and Jalandhar.
BIRMINGHAM flights to the Indian holy city of Amritsar are being increased - as hundreds of West Midland families flock to the worldrenowned Golden Temple.
New Delhi, June 01 -- The Force India Formula One Team Academy has announced the launch of the Amritsar leg of the 'One From A Billion Hunt', a grassroots initiative aimed at identifying racing talent via karting programme in India.
Hakim Abu'l Riaz Muhammad Mirajuddin Ahmad (1886-1948) started al-Faqiyyah as fortnightly Urdu journal from Amritsar in July 1918.