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Golden Temple inspires US students to organise langar

Washington, USA: Inspired by the “langar” of the Golden Temple, where they visited early this year, a group of US students are organising their free meal day at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Students of the University of Michigan who are back in Ann Arbor after their summer trip to the Golden Temple, where they spent part of their ...

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Security around Golden Temple up

Amritsar, Punjab: To strengthen security at the Golden Temple in view of the recent threat call, the SGPC has made it mandatory for the pilgrims to produce their identity proof for getting accommodation in its “sarais” (inns). There are five major SGPC “sarais” in the vicinity of the Golden Temple. Though the norm regarding the identity proof was already there, it ...

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252 J&K evacuees land safe

Amritsar, Punjab: Evacuees from floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir continued to land at Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport in the holy city on Monday, where the administration and the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) have made elaborate arrangements for them. On Monday, the India Air Force (IAF) brought in 252 people, a majority of whom were migrant labourers from Bihar ...

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Rs 600 cr from NRIs, others for Guru Gobind Singh’s birthplace

Patna: Hundreds of NRIs and businessmen from across India will contribute a whopping Rs 600 crore to develop the birthplace of Guru Gobind Singh, the 10th guru of the Sikhs, on the lines of the Golden Temple in Amritsar, ahead of the guru’s 350th birth anniversary in 2017. Officials of the Takht Harmandir Saheb said NRIs from across the world, including ...

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Golden Temple plaza to be thrown open to devotees soon

Amritsar, Punjab: After breaching its deadline more than once in the past, the Golden Temple entrance plaza’s first phase is fast inching towards completion and is expected to be thrown open to the devotees by Diwali next month. According to sources, the work on the flooring of sprawling open space right in front of the main entrance of the holy shrine ...

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