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Kartarpur Sahib Corridor Reopened by Pakistan But Remains Suspended by India

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi announced ‘Unlock 2.0’ yesterday but the doors of Kartarpur Sahib Corridor remained locked. The corridor which connects Kartarpur Sahib in Narowal district of West Punjab with Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur district of East Punjab was opened in November last year to allow Sikhs from eastren side to visit the sacred place of Kartarpur Sahib, once inhabited by Guru Nanak Ji.

Pakistan To Reopen Kartarpur Sahib Corridor for Sikh Yatris from June 29

Pakistan is ready to reopen the Kartarpur Corridor for Sikh yatris from June 29. The corridor will reopen after three months of temporary closure as a precautionary measure to check the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.

USCIRF Lists Opening of Kartarpur Sahib Corridor as Positive Development

The US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has listed the opening of Kartarpur Sahib corridor as a positive development in its Annual Report 2020.

Crossings from Attari-Wagah Checkpost Closed, India May Suspend Kartarpur Corridor

The movement of people and commodities from Pakistan at the joint check post (JCP) at Attari near Amritsar in Punjab was suspended indefinitely on Friday. As per media reports, Indian government officials said that it was done as a precautionary measure against coronavirus breakout.

China Welcomes Opening of the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor [Read Full Text of Statement]

China has welcomed opening of the Kartarpur Sahib corridor. Responding to question on November 11, China's Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang said "We noted the reports and welcome the positive interaction between India and Pakistan".

Kartarpur Sahib Corridor: Modi Government Causing Hurdles for Sikh Yatris: Sikh Vichar Manch

The 'Sikh Vichar Manch' has criticised the Narendra Modi led Central government for allegedly creating hurdles for Sikh yatris, willing to visit Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Narowal district of West Punjab.

AAP Demands Lifting of Passport Condition for Kartarpur Sahib Corridor

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) senior leader and leader of opposition (LoP) Harpal Singh Cheema has demanded that the government should simplify the process of ‘darshan-e-didar’ of Kartarpur Sahib, by lifting the mandatory passport condition.

All Set to Welcome Sikh Yatris at Kartarpur Sahib: Pakistan

Ahead of inauguration of much awaited Kartarpur Sahib corridor on Saturday (Nov. 9), the Pakistan's Information and Broadcasting ministry said that everything was ready at Kartarpur Sahib to welcome Sikh yatris.

How to Register Online to Visit Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib (Pakistan) Via Kartarpur Corridor

Online registration for Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Kartarpur Sahib Yatra (pilgrimage) has begun. Online registration started on October 24 (Thursday) after representatives of governments of India and Pakistan signed the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor agreement at Zero point at Kartarpur Sahib.

Final Agreement To Open Kartarpur Sahib Corridor Signed by India and Pakistan

The representatives of governments of India and Pakistan today singed agreement to operationalise Kartarpur Sahib corridor which will connect Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Kartarpur Sahib in Narowal district of West Punjab with Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur district of East Punjab.

Much Awaited Kartarpur Sahib Corridor to Open on November 9

A corridor linking Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Narowal district of West Punjab with Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur district of East Punjab will open on November 9.

Online Registration for Kartarpur Sahib Corridor To Begin from October 20

The registration for the first Jatha to Darbar Sahib, Kartarpur Sahib in Narowal district of West Punjab in Pakistan will begin from October 20 (Sunday).

Pakistan Sends Kartarpur Sahib Corridor Agreement Draft to India

Reports in Pakistani media say that Government of Pakistan has sent final draft of the proposed bilateral agreement on Kartarpur Sahib Corridor to the Government of India which is being built between East and West Punjab. Kartarpur Sahib corridor will connect Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Kartarpur Sahib in West Punjab with Dera Baba Nanak in East Punjab to allow yatris from eastern side of Punjab to visit Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib without visa.

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.

Kartarpur Shaib Corridor: $20 ‘Service Fee’ Non-Issue For Sikhs

Even as the Indian government, Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have strongly objected to the Pakistan's decision to levy $20 as service fee to use Kartarpur corridor, the issue has not found much traction in the Sikh community.

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.

Sikh Groups Express Solidarity With Kashmiris; To Mark August 15 As Black Day in Punjab

Extending their solidarity with Kashmiri people and their cause, the Dal Khalsa and Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) today fired a salvo against Akali Dal Badal for supporting Indian Govt’s move to strip J&K of its special status.

Hindutva Onslaught on Kashmir: 39 Sikh and Punjabi Opinionists Issue A Collective Response

A number of Sikhs and Punjabis have expressed their collective opinion on Indian state's move to discard special political status of internationally disputed territory of Kashmir and current situation of the region.

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