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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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Amritsar Sikh museum being ready for new times

Amritsar, Punjab: Preserving times gone, Central Sikh Museum (Ajaib Ghar) at the Golden Temple is getting ready for future, all set for a major facelift that the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) has finalised. The plan rolled out suggests elevators, plush flooring, and touch-screen and audio catalogues will be added to the facilities. The SGPC has roped in expert curators ...

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First Scottish white Sikh inspires MA priest exodus

Glasgow, Scotland: Attired in a signature blue bana, hair tied into a bun and a few young kids learning the art of dastaar from him, 27-year-old Christopher — who now has changed his name to Darshan Singh — can easily be mistaken for one of the Sikh preachers at the Golden Temple. Infact, he is. Darshan, who embraced Sikhism four years ...

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PAU experts step up efforts to save Dukhbhanjani Beri

Amritsar, Punjab: A team of experts from Punjab Agriculture University (PAU) today inspected the ancient “ber” trees at the Golden Temple Complex and initiated measures to ensure long life of Dukhbhanjani Beri whose roots were found to be wilting. The team comprised Dr Pushpinder Singh Aulakh, Dr Harminder Singh, Dr DR Sharma, Dr Sarabjeet Kaur, and Dr Davinder Singh. After taking ...

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Golden Temple Entrance Plaza project Marble work underway on war footing

Amritsar, Punjab: Come Diwali and those visiting the Golden Temple will get a respite from congestion around the shrine with the completion of the prestigious Golden Temple Entrance Plaza project. Marble work at the plaza is underway on a war footing. At present the agency involved in the work is focusing on preparing the open area by Diwali, the deadline ...

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