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SGPC to stick to 12-minute fireworks display

Amritsar, Punjab: Unable to zero in on a “pollution-free alternative”, the SGPC is left with no option but to curtail the timing of fireworks at the Golden Temple complex on the occasion of Diwali and Bandi Chhor Diwas. Talking to The Tribune, Darbar Sahib manager Partap Singh said they had already reduced the duration of fireworks to 12 minutes. He said ...

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UP resident arrested for Golden Temple threat call

Amritsar, Punjab: The city police today claimed to have arrested a Muzaffarnagar (UP) resident for allegedly making a threat call to Darbar Sahib manager Partap Singh a few days ago. The accused has been identified as Kamal Verma. Harjit Singh Brar, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special) said the accused had lost his bag from Guru Ram Das Sarai inside the ...

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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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A reader’s comments about ban on Punjabi Movie Kaum De Heere

Chandigarh: Recently the Govt. of India banned Punjabi movie Kaum De Heere. It was a big news in Indian newspapers. I’ll like to share some of the comments I wrote on Times of India website and some of my counter comments in reply to some of the other people making comments. I hope you’ll find them interesting. It clearly proves ...

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Punjab Youth Congress opposes “Kaum De Heere”; Warns Modi with protests if film is released

Chandigarh: It is learnt that Punjab Youth Congress (PYC) has come out to oppose the the screening of Punjabi movie ‘Kaum de Heere’, saying that the movie ‘glorifies’ the assassins of former Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi. It is notable that Indira Gandhi had bloody army attack on Darbar Sahib Amritsar in June 1984, in which thousands of innocent Sikhs ...

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