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Akal Takht to honour Sikh historian

Chandigarh: The Akal Takht Jathedar will bestow the title of National Professor of Sikhism on Dr Kirpal Singh, an eminent historian and author of several books, including one on the Partition, early next week. “I have got a communication that a function in this regard will be held on January 21 at the Golden Temple,” said Prof Kirpal Singh, who turned ...

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SGPC panel submits report on Patna clash

Amritsar, Punjab: The SGPC probe panel, which had been to Patna to investigate into the recent violent clash at Takht Sri Patna Sahib, today submitted its report to SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar. A copy of this report has also been sent to Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh. However, sources said the Jathedar was still awaiting a report in this ...

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SGPC panel to submit report today

Amritsar, Punjab: The five-member SGPC panel constituted to probe the violent clash at Takht Sri Patna Sahib on Gurpurb recently will submit its report to SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar tomorrow. Talking to The Tribune, SGPC secretary Manjeet Singh said a copy of the report would be sent to Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh. SGPC general secretary Sukhdev Singh Bhaur, ...

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Set norms for appointing jathedars: Sikh leaders

Amritsar, Punjab: With Takht Sri Patna Sahib management committee suspending Takht Jathedar Giani Iqbal Singh, the demand for formulating norms for the appointment, removal, tenure and working sphere of Sikh high priests has been renewed. Talking to The Tribune, former Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Joginder Singh Vedanti said there was a need to have proper rules for jathedars. He said he ...

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SGPC no to computerised Granth Sahib record

Amritsar, Punjab: The SGPC has expressed its inability to adopt an innovative technique to keep the computerised record of Guru Granth Sahib script. To give a distinct identity to every manuscript of Guru Granth Sahib, an Australian team today demonstrated a software before Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh and SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar. After viewing the project, it was ...

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