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Takht, SGPC object to online ‘parshad’

Amritsar, Punjab: The idea of ordering Golden Temple ‘pinni parshad’ online has not gone down well with Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh, SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar and Chief Khalsa Diwan president Charanjit Singh Chadha. For the past three months, a Bangalore-based entrepreneur has been offering to arrange the ‘parshad’ through courier. Even as the owner of this venture, Goonjan ...

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Delivering ‘parshad’ at your doorstep

Amritsar, Punjab: If you do not want to get stuck in long queues for ‘parshad’ at the Golden Temple or have constraints to visit the shrine physically, onlineprasad.com will suit you best. The service is being appreciated by devotees, with orders coming from as far as Canada and Australia. A venture of Bangalore-based young entrepreneur Goonjan Mal, it is a website ...

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New Year ‘biggest festival’ at Golden Temple

Amritsar, Punjab: On the first day of 2014, all roads and even small streets led to the Golden Temple. The New Year rush for blessings beat the pilgrim numbers of even Diwali, Gurpurb and Baisakhi, considered more important occasions. The crowd was not around just the Parikrama and the path to the sanctum sanctorum from Darshni Deori. It started from the ...

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Gurmeet reaches home in Patiala amid tight security

Patiala, Punjab: Out on a 28-day parole, Gurmeet Singh, one of the three convicted in the Beant Singh assassination case, today reached his house in Guru Nanak Nagar here this evening amid tight security. Gurmeet Singh, lodged in the Burail Model Jail in Chandigarh, has been released under Sections 3 and 4 of the Punjab Good Conduct Prisoners (Temporary Release) Act, ...

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Sikh activist to end fast at Golden Temple today

Mohali, Punjab: After observing fast for the past 41 days, Sikh activist Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa today accepted the Akal Takht directive and said he would end his hunger strike at the Golden Temple in Amritsar tomorrow. This comes after a three-hour meeting between Khalsa and Akal Takht Jathedar Gurbachan Singh and Kesgarh Sahib Jathedar Mal Singh behind closed doors in Mohali. ...

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