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SGPC demotes Head Granthi of Golden Temple

Amritsar,Panjab: Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has demoted Head Granthi, Golden Temple, Giani Jaswinder Singh and have appointed Giani Mal Singh as officiating Head Granthi of Golden Temple whereas the Committee has appointed working Granthi, Giani Jagtar Singh as additional Head Granthi. SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar informed TOI on Saturday that Giani Jaswinder Singh would continue to perform his ...

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Punjab Jail officials roll out the red carpet for Jagir Kaur

Chandigarh, Punjab: A day after Bibi Jagir Kaur was sentenced to five years in jail for conspiracy in the death of her daughter Harpreet Kaur 12 years ago, the SAD-BJP government openly extended VIP treatment to the former minister on Saturday. Forced to resign as Punjab’s minister for rural water supply and sanitation and defence services after her conviction and ...

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Jagir Kaur acquitted of daughter’s murder

Patiala, Punjab: A CBI court in Patiala has acquitted Punjab’s Cabinet minister Bibi Jagir Kaur in the mysterious death of her daughter Harpreet Kaur. She has been convicted of less serious charges of forced abortion and trespassing. She has also been found guilty of kidnapping, forced abortion and illegal confinement. Harpreet Kaur died under mysterious circumstances on April 20, 2000. ...

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SGPC elections leave oppn gasping for breath

Chandigarh, Punjab: All anti-Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) forces that had put their brains and brawn together for a change in the top leadership of the Sikh parliament in the probable year of election to its general house find their efforts decimated by unabated majority loyalty to the ruling group. Though the opposition had a limited success in preventing unanimity in ...

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No move to ‘withdraw’ Sikh Nanakshahi calendar

Amritsar, Punjab: Almost putting an end to the long-standing confusion and prevailing apprehensions in the Sikh circles, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) chief Avtar Singh Makkar has made it clear that there was no move to withdraw the Nanakshahi calendar. Makkar has also said that the issue of formation of a separate Sikh body for Haryana has ceased to ...

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