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Historic mansion of Sikh general near Golden Temple razed

Amritsar, Punjab: With the successive governments caring little about preserving heritage buildings, a historic mansion of Sikh general Mangal Singh Ramgarhia, who was in Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s army, has been reportedly demolished by its new owner at Kucha Mangal Singh Ramgarhia area of the city. Located near the Golden Temple Complex, the mansion was with the descendants of Ramgarhia for ...

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Rare artefacts with renewed glitter on display today

Amritsar, Punjab: Devotees visiting the Golden Temple tomorrow to catch a glimpse of rare artefacts during ‘jalau’ (show of splendour) on the occasion of installation ceremony of Guru Granth Sahib will find them in renewed glitter as they will be exhibited for the first time after the ‘kar sewa’ involving their repair and polish work was completed recently. There are ...

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SGPC seeks report from conservationists, puts off ‘kar sewa’

Amritsar, Punjab:  Apparently treading with caution after certain quarters raised concern about the heritage character of the Golden Temple, the SGPC has postponed the “kar sewa” on the interiors of the shrine which was to begin on August 18. Talking to The Tribune, Raghujeet Singh Virk, senior vice-president, SGPC, said they had roped in a team of experts which had ...

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Labour Party’s Dhesi vows help on turban issue

Amritsar, Punjab: Tanmanjit Singh Dhesi, who originally hails from Jalandhar and been chosen by England’s Labour Party to contest parliamentary elections from the Gravesham constituency, today said that if elected, he would make every effort to ensure that the turban was given due respect at foreign shores. Earlier, Dhesi was Mayor of Gravesham. Replying to media queries after paying obeisance ...

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SGPC approves renovation of Sikh Museum

Amritsar, Punjab: The SGPC executive has approved renovation the Central Sikh Museum at the Golden Temple complex here. Museum in charge Iqbal Singh said under the renovation plan, photographs, rare documents, artefacts, weapons and musical instruments kept at the museum would be placed into categories. One section of the museum would portray Sikh history related to the Gurus while another would ...

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