Vibrant colourful clothes, spicy Punjabi food, a cacophany of sounds from the streets and then, serenity inside the Harmandir Sahib complex. Amritsar, a city of contrasts, and one that tests the senses constantly, is home to the holiest shrine of the Sikhs popularly known as the Golden Temple.
Gurdeep Bains is busy dealing with two sets of contractors who have arrived to net his fish. He had to refuse a third. “This is the scenario when the market is supposedly down as people tend to avoid non-vegetarian food during saavan, one of the holiest months in the traditional Hindu calendar.
“PAWAN GURU, pani pita, mata dharti mahat” (air is teacher, water is father and earth our mother) - thus goes the closing line of the Japji Sahib given by the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Dev. It holds special significance for Amritsar, the holy city, which boasts of the Harmandar Sahib (also known as the Golden Temple).
"Bandipur Tiger Reserve becomes India’s first to demarcate eco-sensitive zone”-Roundup of the week's news (8-14 October, 2012)posted 9 years 1 month ago
Bandipur Tiger Reserve becomes India’s first to demarcate eco-sensitive zone
4th IDSAsr annual seminar on Water security & Climate Change: Challenges and Strategies, Guru Arjan DevInstitute of Development Studies, November 2-4, 2012, Amritsarposted 9 years 7 months ago
Organizer: Guru Arjan Dev Institute of Development Studies (GADIDS)
Venue: Conference Hall of Guru Nanak Bhawan
Guru Nanak Dev University,
GADIDS, Amritsar has planned to organize its 3rd annual seminar on the theme Water Security and Climate Change: Challenges and Strategies. Registration is you open for the seminar. You are requested to contribute your well research paper on any of the sub theme of the seminar. Also gave wide publicity to the event.
3rd annual seminar on "Water Security and Climate Change: Challenges and Strategy", Guru Arjan Dev Institute of Development Studies, 4th - 6th November 2011, Amritsarposted 10 years 8 months ago
Organizer: Guru Arjan Dev Institute of Development Studies (IDSAsr), Amritsar
Venue: Conference hall, Guru Nanak Bhawan, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar
- Challenges and Opportunities for Water Security: An overview
- Regional Water Security, Resource Use & Allocation