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  1. Harmandir Sahib, byeRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | TrekEarth

    Years ago, I first visited India invited to a Sikhs wedding that took place during 4 days in Chandigarh and New Delhi Finally during 2011, I visited the Golden Temple and was happy to share with them the music and ambiance Leaving it after spending there the morning and visiting the kitchens, we took a rickshaw to visit Amritsar, I asked the driver for a final glance at the temple, it was late evening, few people and time to clean the marble stairs NOTE, the floor is marble, when is wet or after washing your feet to purify them before entering the sacred precinct , no slip occurs, it happens in all areas The Golden Temple, located in the city of Amritsar in the state of Punjab, is a place of great beauty and sublime peacefulness, it is surrounded by a lake The temple's architecture draws on both Hindu and Muslim artistic styles yet represents a unique mix of the two Hello dear Maria, ... (more)

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  2. Missing UK hotelier: Probe trail leads cops to Anandpur SahibRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    Nearly 12 days after groping in the dark, the police claimed to have got a vital lead in the missing UK hotelier case. Police sources said the driver of Baldev Singh Deol, who has been booked on the charges of kidnapping hotelier Ranjit Singh Power, have told cops that they took the NRI to Anandpur Sahib after receiving him from the Amritsar airport on May 8. The driver said first they went to Goindwal Sahib from where they reached Shahkot and finally halted at Anandpur Sahib.

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  3. India's Heat Wave Kills More Than 1,400Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Wall Street Journal

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  4. Notice to Punjab over illegal buildings near Golden TempleRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Nerve News

    The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday issued notice to the state and the civic body of the Sikh holy city of Amritsar on a plea to initiate contempt proceedings against them for not taking any action against the illegal constructions around the Golden Temple. The high court had issued directions on June 3, 2011 to take action against illegal constructions and again on July 20, 2012 not to sanction building plans in and around the Golden Temple but the government continued to allow illegal construction in the area, said the petitioner.

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  5. Haryana's Hisar hottest at 44 degreesRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Haryana's Hisar was hottest in the region at 44 degrees Celsius as heat wave conditions intensified over most parts of Punjab and Haryana on Friday. The temperature in most places ranged between 42 and 44 degrees, a rise by one or two notches from Thursday, a Met official said here.

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  6. Feathered Suspect: - Pakistan pigeon' sparks alert at borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    Security agencies are in a flutter over a pigeon with "Pakistani markings" that was "caught" on the border in Pathankot district of Punjab on Wednesday. The "suspect", now in police custody, was nabbed by villagers in the Bamial sector of Pathankot district, which is just a few kilometres away from the Pakistan border.

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  7. At one border trade post, they say trade at other is - illegal'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    Nearly seven years after it began, is the cross-Line of Control trade actually a route for India-Pakistan trade minus the usual barriers? The businessmen in Amritsar who trade goods with Pakistan through Wagah certainly think so, and so do many Kashmir -based traders. The Amritsar traders are upset at what they describe as "illegal" trade across the LoC between the two sides of Kashmir, alleging that it has become a cheap way to trade goods that have origins outside Kashmir.

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  8. Punjab gives additional charge to officers as 6 DCs go for trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Hindustan Times

    With six deputy commissioners proceeding on three-week mid-career training programme at Mussoorie, beginning June 1, the Punjab government on Thursday gave additional charge of their offices to other IAS officers. The charge of Patiala DC Varun Roojam has been given to Patiala municipal corporation commissioner Indu Malhotra; Bathinda ADC Varinder Kumar Sharma will hold the charge of Bathinda DC Basant Garg; while Rupnagar DC Tanu Kashyap's charge has been given to SAS Nagar DC Tejinder Pal Singh Sidhu.

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  9. Why are people dying in India's heat wave?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Toronto Star

    As death toll passes 1,400, staying out of the sun, as officials advise, is not an option for many impoverished Indians who must work, no matter what Cooling off in New Delhi: More than 1,400 people have died in a blistering heatwave sweeping India, authorities said, as forecasters warned searing temperatures would continue. Many people are trying to keep children inside.

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  10. Punjab floats tenders worth Rs 400 crore for upgrading civic amenities of Amritsar, BathindaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Hindustan Times

    Punjab government on Thursday set in motion the plan to initiate composite development of all cities in one go within next one and half years by initiating this exercise from holy city Amritsar and historic city Bathinda by floating Rs 400 crore composite tenders. Disclosing this here, Anil Joshi, local government minister said the composite tenders included upgrading water supply, main sewer, lateral sewer, overhead tanks, arterial roads, state-of-the-art street lights, pumping stations and connecting all houses with water and sewer connections.

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  11. Punjab, J-K, Himachal officials discuss border securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Hindustan Times

    To strengthen security network along the international and inter-state borders, a high level meeting held here was attended by top police officials and other security agencies of Punjab, Himachal Pardesh and Jammu and Kashmir. Yesterday's meeting discussed ways to plug any loopholes and loose ends along the international borders these states share with Pakistan and China and how to seal them effectively in the event of any incident, Pathankot SSP Rakesh Kaushal said.

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  12. Hospitals overwhelmed as India heat wave deaths near 1,500Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    An Indian worker uses a ricksahw to transport ice from an ice factory in Amritsar on May 27, 2015. More than 1,100 people have died in a blistering heatwave sweeping India, authorities said May 27, 2015, as forecasters warned searing temperatures would continue.

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  13. Death toll climbs to 1412 as intense heat wave continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | DNA India

    The death toll due to intense heat wave sweeping across many parts of the country continued to mount and reached 1412 today, with only Andhra Pradesh and Telangana accounting for 1360 deaths. The death toll due to intense heat wave sweeping across many parts of the country continued to mount and reached 1412 today, with only Andhra Pradesh and Telangana accounting for 1360 deaths.

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  14. Deadly Heatwave Melting RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | ABC News

    A devastating heatwave has left more than 1,100 people dead over the past month in India , and photos also show the toll on the country's infrastructure. Temperatures in the southeastern states of Andhra Pradesh and Telengana have reached 113 degrees in the past two days, The Associated Press reported.

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  15. Extreme heat leaves at least 1,100 dead in southern IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | The Toronto Star

    A heat wave in India has killed hundreds as temperatures have risen to 115 degrees Fahrenheit, putting many without shelter in danger. An Indian worker uses a rickshaw to transport ice from an ice factory in Amritsar.

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  16. NRI hotelier missing in Punjab still untraceableRead the original story

    Wednesday May 27 | Newkerala.com

    Punjab Police have booked a UK-based NRI for the mysterious disappearance of a British hotelier of Indian origin Ranjit Singh Power, who has been missing from the state since May 7, an official said on Wednesday. A kidnapping case has been registered by the Jalandhar police against non-resident Indian Baldev Deol, who is the victim's friend and business partner, on the complaint of the hotelier's brother Amrik Singh, who resides in Jalandhar.

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  17. Punjab seeks restoration of Maryada in gurdwaras in SikkimRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Hindustan Times

    Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal today sought the intervention of his Sikkim counterpart Pawan Kumar Chamling for immediate restoration of Maryada in historical gurdwaras in the north eastern state. In a letter to Chamling, the chief minister apprised him that there were a number of historical Sikh gurdwaras in Sikkim which were related to the visits of the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Dev, to the state.

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  18. India heatwave death toll reaches 1,100Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | New Vision

    An Indian worker throws water outside a restaurant in Amritsar in an attempt to keep the pavement cool on a hot day More than 1,100 people have died in a major heatwave sweeping India, authorities said Wednesday, as forecasters warned searing temperatures would continue. Southern India has borne the brunt of the hot, dry conditions and many of the victims are construction workers, elderly or homeless people unable to heed official advice to stay indoors.

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  19. India heatwave death toll passes 1,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | The Daily Star

    An Indian worker throws water outside a resteraunt in Amritsar on May 26, 2015, in an attempt to keep the pavement cool on a hot day. AFP PHOTO/NARINDER NANU The death toll in the heatwave sweeping India has passed 1,000, with temperatures nearing 50C in some areas.

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  20. Wednesday, June 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | The New Zealand Herald

    1896 - Treaty is signed in Moscow whereby China and Russia form defensive alliance for 15 years, and China grants Russia right to operate railway in northern Manchuria. 1937 - Britain's Duke of Windsor, formerly Edward VIII, marries American Wallis Simpson in France after abdicating the throne in December.

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