SGPC sets up camp in Srinagar

Amritsar, Punjab: A five-member medical team sent to the flood-hit Kashmir valley by the SGPC today set up a camp at Badgam to extend aid to the needy. As per a press note issued here today, around 100 patients were examined and medicines distributed to them at the camp on the first day. Additional SGPC secretary Daljit Singh Bedi, who is ...

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School for Sikh students in UK

London, UK: British Sikhs in a town north-west of London in England’s West Midlands region have set up a school targeted at children from the Sikh community. The Seva School in Coventry kicked off term this week with 130 students, with plans to increase the strength to 1,450 over the next five years. The newly opened school has been set up ...

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Assailants cut Delhi Sikh’s hair, throw acid on him

New Delhi: About six to seven unidentified men allegedly cut the hair of a 60-year-old Sikh man and also threw acid on him in Bhogal area of south-east Delhi, the police said on Tuesday. After the incident, hundreds of Sikhs staged a protest, demanding the arrest of the accused. The incident took place around 7.30 pm on Monday when Ranjeet ...

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SGPC sends medical team, medicines to Srinagar; evacuates 29

Amritsar, Punjab: The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) continued with its humanitarian task of providing relief and assistance to flood-ravaged people of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), with its president Avtar Singh Makkar declaring that the gurdwara body would continue with its ‘sewa’ as long as it was required by the people of the Valley. Makkar made this declaration after sending ...

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‘Extortion’ call: SGPC restricts entry of hand bags in Golden Temple

Amritsasr, Punjab: Following an ‘extortion’ call, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has restricted the carrying of hand bags inside the Golden Temple complex. Sources said the Harmandar Sahib manager had received a phone call a couple of days ago, in which the unidentified caller had demanded cash without specifying any amount. After this, the SGPC informed the police and its ...

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