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Hand over gurdwara to Daduwal, say villagers

Bathinda, Punjab: Residents of Kotshamir village have demanded that the district administration should wrest the control of their local gurdwara from SGPC member Amreek Singh and hand it over to Sikh spiritual leader Baljit Singh Daduwal. They have alleged that police personnel deployed in and outside the gurdwara were violating the sanctity of the religious place by consuming alcohol while on ...

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Oz gurdwara vandalised, SGPC condemns attack

Melbourne, Australia: The SGPC has strongly condemned the attack on a gurdwara at Perth in Australia. In a statement issued here today, SGPC spokesman Diljeet Singh Bedi said the attack on the shrine was highly condemnable and the Australian authorities must initiate strict action against those behind it. He said SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar, who was on a visit to ...

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SGPC chief to lay foundation stone of Sikh centre in US

Amritsar, Punjab: The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) is all set to add another chapter to its history, as the foundation stone of its proposed ‘International Sikh Centre’ will be laid on October 31 at Yuba City in the state of California in the United States. A 5-member delegation, led by SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar left for the US ...

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Diwali was less polluting this time, says PPCB data

Patiala, Punjab: Pollution level on Diwali day has lowered for the first time in a decade in Punjab, except in the industrial town of Ludhiana and Jalandhar, according to data released by the state agency. Even the Harmandar Sahib or Golden Temple saw less pollution in comparison to previous years, even though it witnesses a grand cracker display. The noise level ...

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6 hurt as Nihang groups clash

Amritsar, Punjab: Six persons were injured in a clash between two Nihang groups soon after the culmination of Fateh Divas organised to mark Bandi Chhor Divas celebrations at the Railway B-block ground today. Members of a group led by Sher Singh Sodhi of Amar Shaheed Baba Jeevan Singh Dera (belonging to Panthic Dashmesh Tarna Dal) — located in the Saleem Tabri ...

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