Security around Golden Temple up

Amritsar, Punjab: To strengthen security at the Golden Temple in view of the recent threat call, the SGPC has made it mandatory for the pilgrims to produce their identity proof for getting accommodation in its “sarais” (inns). There are five major SGPC “sarais” in the vicinity of the Golden Temple. Though the norm regarding the identity proof was already there, it ...

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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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