Tag Archives: Punjab India

14Aug/17

70 years later, a survivor tells tales of India-Pakistan split

AMRITSAR, PUNJAB, INDIA (REUTERS)- The partition of India and Pakistan in 1947 led to one of the largest known mass migrations in the human history with millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims displaced from their homelands. Continue reading

29Nov/16
Punjab taxi driver Balwinder Singh

Indian driver turns billionaire for a day, gets $1.43 Billion in account

A taxi driver in Barnala city of India’s northern Punjab state was taken aback when cash to the tune of INR 98 billion (approximately USD 1.43 billion) was transferred into his account.

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01Jul/15

HIV positive Zambian woman dies in northern India

A Zambian woman, tested positive for HIV, dies in India’s northern Amritsar city. She was in India after Pakistan immigration authorities sent her back for not holding visa to visit their country.

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