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SGPC sends 50,000 more food packets to J&K flood-hit

Amritsar, Punjab: The SGPC today dispatched another 50,000 food packets to the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir. Its employees and devotees are working overtime to prepare langar at Sri Guru Ram Das Langar Hall in the Golden Temple complex. Manjeet Singh, secretary, SGPC, said: “We have prepared 50,000 food packets each containing four paranthas, dry vegetable and pickle. These have been sent ...

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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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Golden Temple kitchen in full swing for Kashmir

Amritsar, Punjab: As Kashmir continues to battle floodwaters, the langar or community kitchen facilities of the Golden Temple and other shrines here are putting in all the efforts to cook as much food as possible for the tragedy-hit people. After a request came in from J&K chief minister Omar Abdullah, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) that had sent 25,000 food ...

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Cleanliness drive: Municipal Corporation in top gear; SGPC silent over the move

Amritsar, Punjab: Though the Municipal Corporation (MC) is in top gear to conduct a cleanliness drive around the Golden Temple, yet contrary to the expectations, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), which had announced to take care of the cleanliness of the holy shrine’s vicinity, is nowhere in the picture till now. Apparently, peeved by the unhygienic conditions in and around ...

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Golden Temple Plaza section to open by Oct

Amritsar, Punjab: The upper portion of the ` 78-crore plaza coming up outside the Golden Temple will be ready for opening by October. Tourism minister Sohan Singh Thandal claimed it on Wednesday after his visit to the spot. After taking stock of many other tourist projects here, he directed the officials concerned to not only complete these in time but also ...

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