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NRIs pitch in for tighter security at Golden Temple

Amritsar, Punjab: In a major boost to security at the Golden Temple, a new security system with high definition PTZ cameras having features like sophisticated face recognition and face tracking software is being installed at the holy shrine. The project is being funded by NRI Onkar Singh Sangha and San Jose Gurdwara Committee members from California, US. Talking to The Tribune, ...

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Stay on evacuation of traders along Golden Temple plaza

Amritsar, Punjab: Traders having their shops on either side of the Golden Temple’s main entrance have finally heaved a sigh of relief as a local court granted stay on the SGPC move asking them to evacuate their shops. The SGPC had issued them a notice on November 21 asking them to vacate their shops to pave the way for beautification work ...

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Special arrangements for devotees at Golden Temple

Amritsar, Punjab: Devotees visiting the Golden Temple are braving the bone chilling cold wave prevailing in the city. However, to bring respite to pilgrims, the Golden Temple authorities have undertaken various initiatives for the convenience of pilgrims. HT Team visited the shrine to check on the special initiatives made at the Golden Temple for the convenience of devotees. These measures will ...

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SGPC to hand over memo to East Punjab CM

Amritsar, Punjab: The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) will hand over a memorandum to Pakistan Punjab chief minister Shahbaz Sharif after he pays obeisance at the Golden Temple here on Sunday. Disclosing this to the media here on Saturday, SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar stated that in the memorandum, they would inform Shahbaz that the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi ...

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Beautification work: Told to vacate shops, traders demand justice from SGPC

Amritsar, Punjab: The shopkeepers, who are facing the threat of displacement, due to beautification work being carried out under the Golden Temple Entrance Plaza project, today sought justice from the SGPC. Addressing a press conference here today, the Golden Temple Complex Shopkeepers Association President, Gurdip Singh Bawa, said they welcomed the beautification of the shrine’s entrance, but the manner in ...

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