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Golden Temple’s kitchen to be re-designed to check pollution

Amritsar, Punjab:  The free kitchen at the Golden Temple is a major pollutant, something that has been contributing to discolouration of the shrine’s gold-plating, a study conducted recently by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), New Delhi, has found. The institute suggested redesigning of the kitchen, an advice that the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has already started working upon. ...

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Ishnaan Seva at the Golden Temple

This is a true story about how sometimes something looks like one thing but it is actually something quite different.  Amritsar, Punjab: I remember Harbhajan Singh Khalsa, Yogiji speaking in Gurdwara about three kinds of stories we should all be telling each other: inspirational stories of our personal experience, stories of our history and stories of duty. This is the ...

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Engage experts, not babas, for kar sewa, says Bibi Kiranjot

Amritsar, Punjab: Bibi Kiranjot Kaur, SGPC member and a former SGPC general secretary, has opposed the move to hand over the ‘kar sewa’ for renovating the Golden Temple interiors to Baba Kashmir Singh Bhuriwale, contending that the decision would “ruin heritage”. The ‘kar sewa’ is scheduled to be launched on August 18. Talking to The Tribune here today, Bibi Kiranjot ...

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SGPC wants no vehicles in Golden Temple’s vicinity

Chandigarh: The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) today suggested that the area around the Golden Temple should be declared a no-vehicle zone. It also told the Punjab and Haryana High Court that the entry of heavy vehicles should be banned inside the walled city. The suggestion came during the hearing of a petition for ensuring the Golden Temple does not ...

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‘Kar sewa’ to refurbish Golden Temple’s interiors soon

Amritsar, Punjab: Preparations are being made to launch “kar sewa” for the repair and replacement of damaged gold-plating and artwork inside the Golden Temple’s sanctum sanctorum soon. This is the first time that such an exercise will be performed inside the holy shrine. Earlier, gold-plating on the outer walls of the Golden Temple was replaced for the first time in ...

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