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SGPC deposits Rs 10-cr fee in Operation Bluestar lawsuit

Amritsar, Punjab: The SGPC has deposited a court fee of Rs 10 crore in the 28-year-old legal battle seeking Rs 1,000 crore in compensation from the Union Government for the damages caused to the Golden Temple during the 1984 Operation Bluestar. SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar said they had deposited the fee in the Delhi High Court, which admitted their ...

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Sikhs to march for campaign against killings

London, UK: Members of Banbury’s Sikh community will join peaceful protests in London on June 9 as campaigners fight for justice following killings in India more than 20 years ago. The Golden Temple attacks in 1984 saw many Sikh men, women and children killed with no prosecutions being made – and thousands of Sikhs have been marching through the capital ...

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Tourism Dept team visits Golden Temple

Amritsar, Punjab: A day after a news report was published in Amritsar Tribune regarding a rare fresco on the verge of vanishing near the Golden Temple, a team of the Department of Tourism today visited the site and showed keen interest in preserving the wall painting. “This is a rare wall painting depicting the first Sikh master Guru Nanak Dev ...

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Rare fresco at Golden Temple on verge of vanishing

Amritsar, Punjab: Call it the ignorant attitude of the caretakers or the authorities concerned, the rare fresco adorned on the ‘samadh’, located just opposite to the Golden Temple’s main entrance, is on the verge of vanishing. “This is the rarest wall painting I have ever seen. It has a rare picture of Guru Nanak Dev along with his two disciples- ...

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Exercise to restore glitter to Golden Temple underway

Amritsar, Punjab: The Golden Temple seems to have been regaining its glitter with the annual exercise of cleaning up its gold plates underway for the last few days. The cleaning operation has become an annual feature at the holy shrine ever since the gold plates were replaced way back in 1999 after a period of 170 years. Sources said some ...

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