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DSGMC to print Guru Granth Sahib abroad

New Delhi: The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC), at its executive committee meeting held here today, decided to set up printing machines in foreign countries to publish Guru Granth Sahib. The decision will benefit the Sikhs residing abroad. The committee felt while sending copies of Guru Granth Sahib abroad it was difficult to maintain their sanctity. Hence, these should be ...

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Golden palanquin worth ` 1 crore offered to Harmandir Sahib

Amritsar, Punjab: A ‘palki’ (palanquin) carved out of 3-kg gold was given in offering to the Harmandir Sahib by a Kanpur-based Sikh family here on Wednesday. The palki, which is worth around ` 1 crore, was handed over to Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh and Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) chief Avtar Singh Makkar at the shrine. The Guru Granth ...

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SGPC removes plaque with wrong information at Golden Temple

Amritsar, Punjab: The SGPC has removed a plaque put up at the historic Maharaja Sher Singh Gate adjacent to Akal Takht in the Golden Temple complex after a plea was filed with the Sikh Gurdwara Judicial Commission, stating that the plaque carries wrong information about the descendants of Maharaja Sher Singh. When The Tribune team visited the Golden Temple complex, it ...

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SGPC sends 25,000 food packets for J&K flood-hit

Amritsar, Punjab: On the request of the Army, the SGPC today sent 25,000 food packets for those hit by floods in Jammu and Kashmir. It also helped bring back 130 persons stranded in the state. They were received by SGPC officials at Sri Guru Ram Das Ji International Airport here this evening. Raman Banotra of Amritsar, who returned with his wife ...

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Missing Saroop of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji found near Gurdwara

A Saroop of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji that went missing from Gurdwara Sant Kartar Sahib in a remote village in Rajasthan’s border district Sriganganagar on 20 August 2014 was today found at the gate of another Gurdwara in Chak 3NN village, Padampur. Scores of Sikh leaders, led by Gurdwara Baba Deep Singh chief sewadar Tejinderpal Singh Timma, reached the ...

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