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DSGMC plans printing facility in Canada

Amritsar, Punjab: To provide “birs” of Guru Granth Sahib to the Sikh diaspora while following the “maryada”, the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) has initiated efforts to print Guru Granth Sahib abroad. It committee would have its first-ever printing facility of the holy book in a foreign country. At present, transporting “birs” abroad is not easy as maintaining “maryada” during ...

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Badal opens first phase of Golden Temple plaza

Amritsar, Punjab: On the eve of Diwali, Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal dedicated the first phase of the Golden Temple plaza to the people, with the promise that his government was committed to making Amritsar a heritage city. “The heritage city project is in the pipeline. Like all major projects, it will take time to put it on track. However, ...

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SGPC provides monetary help to family of 8 Punjab natives who went missing in Iraq

Amritsar, Punjab: The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Saturday provided monetary assistance of ` 50,000 each to the next of kin of eight people, who are among the 40 Punjabis, who are believed to have been taken captive by ISIS activists in Iraq. SGPC secretary Manjti Singh handed over eight cheques to Pradesi Ram, Dilawar, Jeet Ram, Malkiat Ram, Ramesh ...

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Bangla Sahib parking: Row set to escalate over its ownership

New Delhi: Dispute over the ownership of the parking lot at Gurdwara Bangla Sahib erupted with the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) refusing to comply with the terms of agreement reached between the previous gurdwara committee headed by Paramjit Singh Sarna and the government for transferring management rights to the New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC). The incumbent president of the ...

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Bangla Sahib parking land belongs to NDMC: Sarna

New Delhi: Ownership of Bangla Sahib parking can neither be transferred nor can be disposed of as its land belongs to the NDMC. The allegation for transferring it to the government is baseless, said former DSGMC president Paramjit Singh Sarna. He said when Prahlad Singh Chandhoc was president of the DSGMC, an agreement between the NDMC and the gurdwara committee was ...

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