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Kartarpur Corridor: Punjab CM Seeks Reduction in 30-day Notice Period for Online Application

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has asked the Central Government to cut down on the 30-day notice period for pilgrims to apply online for visiting the historic Sri Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara during the 550th Prakash Gurpurb celebrations.

Pakistan To Invite Dr. Manmohan Singh For Kartarpur Sahib Corridor Inaugration

Pakistan has reportedly announced that it would invite former Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to the inauguration of the Kartarpur Sahib corridor.

EXCLUSIVE: Kartarpur Sahib Corridor Work Update & Talk with Granthi of Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib

The World Sikh News (WSN) editor S. Jagmohan Singh and Sikh Siyasat editor Parmjeet Singh visited Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Kartarpur Sahib (District Narowal, West Punjab) on 4 September 2019.

550th Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Nanak Ji: Pak Bodies Hold Coordination Meeting

Pakistan's Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) and Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (PSGPC) held a coordination meeting of all concerned departments at Lahore for 550th Parkash Gurpurab celebrations of Guru Nanak Ji in Pakistan.

BJP MP Subramanian Swamy Under Fire For Opposing Kartarpur Sahib Corridor

Bhartiya Janta Party leader and Member of Indian Parliament for Rajya Sabha Subramanian Swamy has come under fire for asking the Government to India to backtrack from Kartarpur Sahib corridor. Subramanian Swamy on Saturday (August 25) demanded that the work on the Kartarpur corridor be immediately stopped.

Pakistan Ready to Open Kartarpur Corridor, Welcome Sikhs on 550th Parkash Gurpurb: Pak Minister Qureshi

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has reportedly said that despite tensions with India, Pakistan stands ready to open the Kartarpur Corridor and welcome the Sikhs on the occasion of 550th Parkash Gurpurb of Guru Nanak Ji.

Khalistan Struggle is Indigenous, India Needs to Change its Perception [Op-Ed]

Last week, on July 14, India handed over a dossier to the Imran Khan government during the Kartarpur corridor talks held at Wagah, alleging that Pakistan has been instigating Khalistani activists for subversive activities in India and allowing its soil to be used by the Khalistani Diaspora for the propagation of the cause of Sikh freedom.

Two More Gurdwaras in Pakistan Opened for Sikh Sangat

Maiden meeting the new Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (PSGPC) was held on Thursday in which new office-bearers were appointed.

Sikh Businesses Commit to Provide £500m for Gurdwaras in Pakistan as Pak Govt Make Positive Overtures to UK Sikhs

Sayed Zulfiqar Bukhari the Chairman of the Pakistan Tourism Board and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan met Sikh community representatives at The Rembrandt Hotel in London on 10 June 2019. The meeting was to discuss religious tourism projects in Pakistan following the historic laying of foundation stones for the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor on either side of the border in November 2018.

Kartarpur Sahib Corridor: Pakistan Completes 90% Construction Work

The Pakistani authorities have reportedly completes 90% work for the construction of Kartarpur corridor, which will connect Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Kartarpur Sahib in West Punjab to Gurdwara Darbar Shaib, Dera Baba Nanak in East Punjab.

Harsimrat K Badal, Amarinder Singh Urge Narendra Modi to Question Pakistan About Destruction of Haveli in Narowal

Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (PSGPC), Evacuee Trust Property Board of Pakistan, Sikh historian and writer Amardeep Singh who has written books on Sikh heritage in Pakistan have all clarified that the building was not linked to Guru Nanak Ji. They said that it was an old Haweli and not a Sikh Gurdwara or religious place.

WSO Urges the Preservation of Guru Nanak Ji’s Fields in Kartarpur Sahib

WSO has requested that the Pakistan Government preserve the 104 acres of fields surrounding Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara where Guru Nanak lived and farmed for 19 years. Since the announcement of the Kartarpur Corridor in November 2018, there has been substantial construction resulting in the stripping of land around the Kartarpur Gurdwara in the name of religious tourism.

Sikh Jatha Leaves for Pakistan to Participate in Vaisakhi Samagams

The first Sikh Jatha left for Gurdwara Panja Sahib in Pakistan for Vaisakhi samagams on Friday (April 11).

Pak Completes 50% of Construction Work on Kartarpur Sahib Corridor

On Tuesday (April 9), Dr. Mohammad Faisal, official spokesperson of the Pakistan Foreign Office, informed that 50% work on the construction of the Kartarpur Corridor has been completed by Pakistan, and the terminals and roads required to make the Corridor functional are almost completed.

India and Pakistan Hold Talks at Attari About Kartarpur Sahib Corridor; Next Round on April 2

Amidst easing tension Officials from India and Pakistan met Thursday amid easing tensions to discuss opening a visa-free border crossing to allow pilgrims to easily visit a Sikh shrine just inside Pakistan.

Joint Statement of India And Pakistan on Kartarpur Sahib Corridor After March 14 Meeting

The officials of India and Pakistan held a meeting at Wagah-Attari crossing point between East and West Punjab. The meeting was held on East Punjab side. A joint statement was issued after the meeting.

Pakistan Directs Its Delhi High Commission to Issue 3000 Yatri Visas for Sikhs on Vaisakhi

Despite heightened tension with Indian state, the federal government of Pakistan on Monday (March 11) issued orders to Pakistan’s High Commission in New Delhi to issue visas to 3,000 Sikh Yatris for the upcoming Vaisakhi Mela.

Global Sikh Council Praises Pakistan PM Imran Khan for Kartarpur Corridor and Guru Nanak University

The Global Sikh Council (GSC) has praised the Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan for his string of measures as part of Guru Nanak Ji’s 550th Parkash Gurpurab celebrations this year.

Kartarpur Sahib Corridor – Indian Govt. Identifies Land Required on East Punjab Side; Issues Notification

The Indian government's ministry of road transport and highways has reportedly identified the land it requires for the East Punjab side of the Kartarpur corridor. A media report has also said that the government has also issued notification under the National Highways Act 1956.

Vijay Sampla Creating Hurdles for Sikhs on Kartarpur Corridor: CM Amarinder Singh

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has accused Indian Minister and former Punjab State BJP President Vijay Sampla for "trying to scuttle the dreams of the Sikh community by unnecessarily complicating the process of travel and darshan at the historic Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara".

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