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SGPC hails Pak govt’s move to give holy city status to Panja Sahib

Amritsar,Punjab: The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has welcomed the reported decision of the Pakistan government to grant the holy city status to Panja Sahib, one of the holiest Sikh shrines associated with Guru Nanak Dev, in Pakistan. In a release issued here on Saturday, SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar welcomed the announcement made to this effect by Arif Chaudhary, ...

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To save sheen of Golden Temple, check air pollution: experts

Patiala, Punjab: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, has cited wood burning in the free kitchen, wood/coalbased tandoors in restaurants within the walled city, re-suspension of dust due to traffic movement and diesel generators in the vicinity as the main sources of air pollution leading to loss of sheen of the dome of the Golden Temple in Amritsar. The Golden Temple, ...

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