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MC to resume night sanitation, enters understanding with ‘kar sewaks’

Amritsar, Punjab: The municipal corporation at a special meeting convened on Monday decided to resume the night sanitation project besides regular cleaning of areas surrounding the Golden Temple in the daytime. The decision came in the backdrop of the local body drawing flak from various quarters, including the Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC), for its inability to keep the vicinity of ...

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252 J&K evacuees land safe

Amritsar, Punjab: Evacuees from floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir continued to land at Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport in the holy city on Monday, where the administration and the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) have made elaborate arrangements for them. On Monday, the India Air Force (IAF) brought in 252 people, a majority of whom were migrant labourers from Bihar ...

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SGPC to send medical teams to J&K

Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab: The SGPC has decided to send medical teams to the flood-affected areas in Jammu and Kashmir. Avtar Singh Makkar, SGPC chief, who flagged of relief material here today, said the first medical camp would be held at Gurdwara Shaheed Bunga in Srinagar. He said a team of three doctors of Guru Ram Das Medical College, Amritsar, accompanied by ...

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Commissioner ropes in volunteers to boost cleanliness drive in city

Amritsar, Punjab: With a view to streamline the cleanliness drive around the Golden Temple, the Municipal Corporation Commissioner, Pardeep Sabharwal, today took an initiative to rope in various residents and NGOs, who were concerned about keeping the city clean. Sabharwal reiterated that all the residents as well as visitors to the holy city should contribute by making civic sense a way ...

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After food, SGPC to send medicines for flood-hit

Amritsar, Punjab: After sending food packets to flood-victims in Jammu and Kashmir, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) will now dispatch medicines for them. The SGPC today said it has received a request for sending medicines to the rain-ravaged state. The medicines will be sent tomorrow, said Manjeet Singh, SGPC secretary. “The authorities concerned in J-K told us that they had ...

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