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Construction of Bluestar Memorial an SGPC decision, says Badal

Jalandhar, Punjab: Calling SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar a liar, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said the former had made a false statement that Operation Bluestar Memorial on the Golden Temple complex was constructed on the latter’s insistence. But soon after making the statement, Badal said it would be better if the media did not report it that way. ...

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Akal Takht jathedar urged to press govt for banning tobacco products

Amritsar, Punjab: Intensifying their campaign against promotion of tobacco products, a delegation of various NGOs urged Giani Gurbachan Singh, jathedar, Akal Takht, to press the Punjab government for imposing total ban on the sale and purchase of tobacco products in Punjab. The delegation – comprising representatives of Voice of Tobacco Victims, Mission Aagaaz, Bhai Kanhayia Ji Mission Society along with Giani ...

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Booking for Panj Takht train begins

Amritsar, Punjab: With the Indian Railways all set to launch Panj Takht train from February 16, a long-pending demand of the Sikh pilgrims has finally been met. The tickets for this 10-day journey could be booked from today either online or in person at Dhuri and Sangrur railway stations. The fare included cost of food, lodging etc. SGPC president Avtar Singh ...

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Shining Golden Temple interiors soon

Amritsar, Punjab: The restoration work on the interiors of the sanctum sanctorum at the Golden Temple has gained momentum and has also started showing some positive outcome. At present, the focus is on preserving the wall paintings on the first floor of the sanctum sanctorum and a team of seven experts is on the job. They have cleaned up a part ...

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Nagar Kirtan on Baba Deep Singh’s anniversary held

Amritsar, Punjab: Various programmes on the eve of the birth anniversary of Baba Deep Singh were held in the holy city today. The SGPC in association with various Sikh organisations held a Nagar Kirtan which started from the Golden Temple. After passing through various markets of the city, it concluded at Gurdwara Baba Deep Singh Shaheed. The ceremony of Amrit ...

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