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All set for Maghi Mela

Muktsar, Punjab: The district administration claims to have completed all preparations for the smooth conduct of the Maghi Mela, beginning Tuesday. “Traffic regulation is the important issue for and during the mela. We have made all arrangements with the help of the district police to handle traffic. The main bus stand would be vacated before 8 am on Tuesday and no ...

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Eyeing polls, Cong leaders offer free ride to 300 persons

Mohali, Punjab: You can hop on to the Darbar Sahib Express on its maiden run to Amritsar on November 15. Courtesy: Congress leaders who are offering free ride to around 300 persons to the Holy City. Mohali MLA Balbir Singh Sidhu and Member of Parliament, Anandpur Sahib, Ravneet Singh Bittu have offered a free ride to senior citizens, party workers and ...

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SGPC to display fireworks only for 12 minutes at Sri Harmandir Sahib

Amritsar, Punjab: Aiming to check pollution around the Golden Temple, the SGPC (Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee) has decided to further slash the duration of fireworks at the holy shrine this time on Bandi Chhor Diwas (Diwali) on November 3. Besides, paper balloons with lights would be released. Talking to The Tribune, SGPC secretary Manjeet Singh and Darbar Sahib manager Partap Singh ...

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High-altitude fireworks at Golden Temple this Diwali too

Amritsar, Punjab:  After failing to find a better alternative, it seems the SGPC is all set to continue with high-altitude fireworks for celebrating Bandi Chhod Diwas (Diwali) at the Golden Temple this year to minimise the threat of pollution to the holy shrine. Talking to The Tribune, Darbar Sahib manager Partap Singh said: “If we are able to find a ...

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SGPC to redesign Kitchen at Guru Ramdas Langar as per advice of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)

Amritsar, Punjab: Amritsar, Punjab: The free kitchen at the Golden Temple is a major pollutant, something that has been contributing to discolouration of the shrine’s gold-plating, a study conducted recently by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), New Delhi, has found. The institute suggested redesigning of the kitchen, an advice that the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has already started ...

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