Golden Temple

Seven killed in Punjab accident

Eight passengers in the SUV were returning to Delhi after a pilgrimage trip from Himachal Pradesh and the Golden Temple in Amritsar.


Operation Blue Star: Centre moves High Court against lower court’s order to compensate 40 people

They were illegally detained in Amritsar and moved to a jail in Jodhpur after the operation ended.<p>The Centre has challenged the ruling of a court in …

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Operation Blue Star anniversary: 3 youths beaten up, detained for creating ruckus

The three unidentified youths were caught by the task force of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, the apex religious body of Sikhs, and …


June 5, 1984: Indira Gandhi orders attack on Golden Temple

On this day, 34 years ago, the Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi, ordered a military attack on the Golden Temple, the holiest shrine of Sikhism. …


Commandos who conducted Operation Blue Star were trained by Mossad in Israel

June 6 is observed as anniversary of Operation Blue Star that was conducted in 1984 to flush out Khalistani terrorists from the Golden Temple in …

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34 Years On, A Brief History About Operation Bluestar, And Why It Was Carried Out

Operation Bluestar was a two-fold operation - the first one was called Operation Metal, which was restricted to eliminating the armed militants holed …


Pro-Khalistan slogans raised inside Golden Temple in Amritsar on Operation Bluestar anniversary

Share Email<p>Pro-Khalistan slogans were raised inside the Golden Temple in Amritsar yesterday while observing the 33rd anniversary of Operation …


Operation Blue Star Anniversary: Massive ruckus breaks out inside Golden Temple in Amritsar

Hack:<p>A massive ruckus broke out inside the Golden Temple in Amritsar on the 34th anniversary of Operation Blue Star on Wednesday<br>• The clash has …


What happened during 1984 Operation Blue Star?

The 1984 Operation Blue Star was the biggest internal security mission ever undertaken by the Indian Army. Operation Blue Star was Indira Gandhi's …


Security tightened in Amritsar ahead of 'Operation Blue Star' anniversary

By IANS<p>AMRITSAR: Security agencies were put on alert in and around this Sikh holy city from Monday in view of the 34th anniversary of Operation Blue …


Golden Temple’s Langar Exempted From GST, Rs 300 Crore Collected So Far To Be Reimbursed By Centre

The total outlay for the scheme is Rs 350 crore.


Union government to give financial assistance to SGPC to offset GST on langar

Sources said that religious bodies will have to pay both CGST and IGST taxes on raw material but these taxes will be refunded by the union government.


Centre to provide financial assistance for langar food

The Central government on Friday (June 1) decided to provide financial assistance on purchase of specific food items by religious and charity …


Hyatt Regency Brand Enters India's Holy City of Amritsar

Hyatt Amritsar rebrands into Hyatt Regency Amritsar.


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Golden Temple, Amritsar: Magnificent and Divine Footprint of Sikh Architecture

India is a vast country with rich past and glorious heritage, witnessing a blend of cultures from all over the world. Many great civilizations …


Mumbai Crime: Two men curse doctor with black magic, dupe her of thousands

Visiting the doctor in the guise of donation seekers, the elderly duo informed the doctor that they were collecting money to feed the poor at …

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President’s two-day visit to T.N. from today

President Ram Nath Kovind will be in Tamil Nadu on May 4 and 5 and will be attending events in Vellore and Chennai.<p>According to the police, Mr. …


'Black Cat' commandos infamous for Golden Temple massacre to be deployed in Kashmir

Print Story<p>X<p>Print Story<p>World<p>Web Desk<p>April 30, 2018<p>Advertisement<p>'Black Cat' commandos infamous for Golden Temple massacre to be deployed in …


Google Arts and Culture app adds 360-degree videos of popular Indian tourist sites such as Hampi, Qutub Minar, Golden Temple among others

Google Arts and Culture has partnered with the Ministry of Tourism to unveil a 360-degree virtual reality video for the global <i>Incredible India</i> …

Virtual Reality

Foreign Office boss apologises for 'Golden Mosque' gaffe

Sir Simon McDonald admitted "I was wrong" after inadvertently referring to the Golden Temple in Amritsar, India, as the "Golden Mosque".<p>The gaffe was …

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Non-NDA States Allege Bias In Centre's 'Iconic Tourists Site' List

Non-NDA states have charged the Centre with political favouritism in picking travel destinations that will be developed as iconic tourist …


Top Foreign Office official apologises for mistakenly calling famous Sikh temple a 'mosque'

A top Foreign Office official has been forced to apologise after mistakenly referring to one of the world's most revered Sikh temples as a …


Top Foreign Office Diplomat Apologises For Calling Sikh Golden Temple A Mosque

Sir Simon McDonald: 'I was wrong.'<p>NARINDER NANU via Getty Images<p>The head of Britain’s diplomatic service has apologised after he referred to one of …


Top UK diplomat calls Golden Temple a mosque, apologises after backlash

Simon McDonald, the head of Britain’s diplomatic service in the Foreign Office apologised on Tuesday for calling Golden Temple a mosque during a …


UK's top diplomat Simon McDonald apologizes after he calls Amritsar's 'Golden Temple' as 'Golden Mosque'

Express News Service<p>CHANDIGARH: Sir Simon McDonald, Permanent Under-Secretary at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Head of the Diplomatic …


Vice President inaugurates ISCON's 'golden temple' in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday inaugurated the Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple here, said to be …


UK's top diplomat 'sorry' for mosque gaffe

<b>Britain's most senior diplomat has apologised for calling one of the holiest sites in Sikhism a mosque.</b><p>Sir Simon McDonald mistakenly said on Twitter a colleague had been given a photograph of the Queen at "the Golden Mosque" in Amritsar, India.<p>However, mosques are the Muslim place of worship, while …

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Congress MP Gurjeet Singh Aujla seeks GST roll back on langar

Sporting a kurta imprinted with a demand for roll back of GST on the ‘langar’, a free communal kitchen, at the famed Golden Temple, Congress MP from …


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