SGPC assesses losses suffered by Sikhs

Members of a Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee team assessing the losses suffered by flood-hit Sikh families in Srinagar

Amritsar, Punjab: A seven-member team of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has commenced assessing the damages inflicted to life and property by the floods that hit Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) recently. The assessment is being done to determine the extent of damage so that compensation can be given to families whose homes were washed away or damaged by the floods. ...

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Budhist, Muslim and Sikh communities took-out peace march in Nagpur

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Nagpur, Maharashtra: In a major show of communal harmony, the members of Budhist, Sikh and Muslim communities, on Oct. 05, held an impressive peace march in Nagpur. For last two days the Nagpur was tense after a minor altercation between two groups of youth belonging to Budhist and Sikligar Sikh communities had turned serious. Leaders and representatives of these minority ...

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PHOOLKA FOR CHARGESHEET ON 1984 GENOCIDE

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Ludhiana, Punjab: Senior Aam Aadmi Par ty leader HS Phoolka has threatened that in case a chargesheet against the accused in the 1984 Sikh genocide cases was not filed by November 1, the party would start an agitation. In a letter to SAD president and deputy chief minister Sukhbir Badal, Phoolka said that even as the 30th anniversary of the ...

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Golden Temple plaza to become functional by Diwali: Sukhbir

Deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, along with wife and union minister for food processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal, reviewing the progress of the Golden Temple entrance plaza project in Amritsar

Amritsar, Punjab: Reviewing the progress of the ongoing construction work of the Golden Temple plaza, Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday said it would be dedicated to the devotees on Diwali. “The work has reached an advanced stage and the ` 78-crore project will be ready by Diwali,” he added. Visiting the plaza site, Badal asked the authorities ...

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Preparations on for 3 Sikh events

Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib in Anandpur Sahib.

Amritsar, Punjab: The Sikh community is gearing up for three major events in the coming years – the 350th foundation day of Anandpur Sahib next year, the 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh in 2017 and the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev in 2019. The SGPC has decided to hold grand celebrations to mark the 350th foundation day ...

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