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Sri Akal Takht Sahib honours Bhai Satwant Singh and Bhai Kehar Singh

Amritsar, Punjab: As politics play dirty tricks, top leadership of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) and the ruling Akali Dal, stayed away from a function within the Golden Temple complex, where the Jathedar of the Akal Takht, Giani Gurbachan Singh honoured on Sunday Bhai Satwant Singh and Bhai Kehar Singh. At a function organised to mark the 24th anniversary of ...

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Special train for pilgrims to Golden Temple Amritsar

Chandigarh,Punjab: Residents of the Tricity would be able to go on a one-day trip to Amritsar to pay obeisance at the Golden Temple in a special train that would start running in the coming few months. The train to the holy place has been a long pending demand of residents. According to the plan, the train for pilgrims would start from ...

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Golden Temple’s Dukh Bhanjan Ber freed of concrete

Amritsar,Punjab: For the first time, scientists have removed the layers of concrete and marble from around the stem of historical Dukh Bhanjan Ber (Jujube tree) that stands on the banks of holy sarovar (lake) in Golden Temple. The concrete structure had hampered the growth of plant, resulting in dried leaves and wilting stem. Manager, Golden Temple, H S Malhi, told ...

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SGPC mulls replacing LPG with pipe gas for Darbar Sahib langar, writes to GAIL India

Amritsar,Punjab: The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) is mulling to replace LPG with natural pipeline gas for the langar (community kitchen) at the Golden Temple. The Sikh body has written to GAIL India to explore the possibility for the same and inform the SGPC about the economic viability of the project, safety aspect and effect on environment if it goes ahead ...

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Sikh devotees observe Guru Tegh Bahadur’s Shaheedi diwas in Amritsar

Amritsar, Punjab: Devout Sikhs participated in a ‘Nagar Kirtan’ procession and sang hymns here on the occasion of the 337th shaheedi anniversary of the ninth Sikh Guru Tegh Bahadur ji. A large number of Sikh devotees gathered at the Golden Temple in Amritsar to celebrate the festival with great aplomb and fervour. “The ninth Guru of Sikhs, Sri Guru Tegh ...

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