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Golden Temple


85 major gurdwaras in Punjab now have wheat stocks for entire year

May 22, 2020 12:54 pm

Smaller gurdwaras in the state are also getting wheat donations from villagers.

Punjab: SGPC honours suspended cop Umranangal, triggers a row

April 22, 2020 6:15 am

Umranangal was honoured at the community kitchen premises of Golden Temple on Sunday for offering some ration.

Arrival at Golden Temple decreased to one percent, SGPC says 'need to think on salaries of employees',

April 19, 2020 1:28 am

Arrival at Golden Temple decreased to one percent, Langar continued, SGPC says 'need to think on salaries of employees', with income of near rs 700 crore. SGPC spends big on salaries, Langar, Education

Amritsar no stranger to curfew, but people still out and about

April 01, 2020 1:56 pm

The Golden Temple was never officially closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Authorities assumed that the curfew would stop people from coming. But this hasn’t happened.

COVID-19 measures at Golden Temple: Temperature guns to screen devotees, no mats in veranda, parikrama

March 19, 2020 1:43 am

Two teams, one of Punjab Health Department and other from Guru Ram Das Medical college Amritsar were placed at the Ghanta Ghar side entrance to the temple and these teams checked the temperature of every visitor, who was made to stand in lines for a check-up.

Coronavirus outbreak: In Golden Temple’s Langar Hall, devotees to sit 3-ft apart

March 18, 2020 4:02 am

On the premises of the Golden Temple, the devotees have been asked to maintain the safe distance from each other while they are standing in the queue before paying obeisance.

Punjab: Golden Temple to take direct control of organic farming for its langar

March 01, 2020 5:39 am

Secretary, SGPC, Sukhdev Singh Bhura told The Indian Express that the Golden Temple administration has decided to take charge of the pesticide-free farming at Satlani Sahib.

Stop TikTok videos inside Golden Temple else ban on mobiles will be 'thought over': Authorities

February 09, 2020 11:39 am

On Friday, a case was registered against three unidentified girls, who had recorded a video and later uploaded on social media. Similar cases were reported in the past as well.

Amritsar: Today, SGPC to install Ghadar leaders’ photos at Golden Temple

January 11, 2020 4:14 am

“January 11 is the martyrdom day of Mewa Singh Lopoke, who was hanged in Canada for his fight for immigrants’ rights. He was also connected to Ghadar Party revolution. Pictures of revolutionaries will be installed at Golden Temple on the same day,” said Gurvinder Singh of Ghadar Memorial Society.

Explained: Why, despite no rule, women are not allowed kirtan sewa at Golden Temple

November 15, 2019 4:40 pm

The Indian Express explains how this gender-based discrimination came into being despite no such rule, written or otherwise, being mentioned in ‘Rehat Maryada’ (code of conduct) of Sikhism


Festivities, prayers mark Gurpurab in Punjab

November 06, 2014 10:07 pm

A Sikh priest sits behind the Guru Granth Sahib (the Sikh holy book) as a 'jalao', a show of Sikhism's symbolic items, is displayed inside their holiest shrine inside the Golden Temple in Amritsar.

Clash inside Golden Temple premises on Bluestar anniversary

June 06, 2014 4:31 pm

A clash broke out during an event on the 30th anniversary of Operation Bluestar inside Golden temple premises.