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SGPC meet to decide on aid to J&K Sikhs

Amritsar, Punjab: The SGPC is expected to extend a financial aid ranging from Rs 50,000 to Rs 1 lakh to the Sikh families that are reeling under the aftermath of devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir. A decision in this regard will be taken during its executive meeting at Fatehgarh Sahib on Monday. The SGPC had constituted a sub-committee to take ...

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SGPC sends five truckloads of relief material to J&K

Amritsar, Punjab: Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) chief Avtar Singh Makkar on Wednesday flagged off five truckloads of relief material to the flood-hit state of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). Besides essential kitchen items, the relief consisted of blankets, quilts, mattresses, jackets and other warm clothes. In view of the winters, the SGPC is laying stress on sending warm clothing to the ...

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Golden Temple plaza evokes mixed response

Amritsar, Punjab: The Golden Temple entrance plaza, which is all set for a Diwali opening, has evoked a mixed response from Sikh intellectuals. A few term it “not in sync with the heritage character” of the holy city while others dubbed it as the need of the hour in view of the growing number of pilgrims visiting the shrine. Bibi Kiranjot ...

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124 houses of Sikhs damaged in J&K floods, says SGPC

Amritsar, Punjab: After assessing the loss of life and property caused by the devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir, the SGPC panel has submitted a detailed report to SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar. Makkar said the business as well as residential property of the Sikhs living in Kashmir had been badly damaged. He said they would soon take a decision about ...

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480th Gurpurab Anniversary of Guru Ram Das Ji Attracts Sangats in Thousands

Amritsar, Punjab: The annual raag darbar in commemoration of Guru Raam Das Ji was organized by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhik Committee. This heavenly Raag Darbar at Diwan Hall of Sri Manji Sahib is organized every year. This year’s raag darbar was held from 7 pm to 1 am.A lot of Raagi Jathas performed kirtan sewa of singing Gurbani hymns in raag ...

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