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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.

Admin Block and Laser Fountain Inaugurated at Gurdwara Nankana Sahib

The Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (PSGPC) and Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) inaugurated an administrative board and laser fountain at Gurdwara Janam Asthan, Nankana Sahib in Pakistan.

Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Ram Das Ji Observed at Gurdwara Janam Asthan (Lahore)

Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Ramdas Ji, the fourth Sikh Guru Sahib, was observed at Gurdwara Janam Asthan (Chauthi Patshahi), Choona Mandi, Lahore.

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.

Pakistan Hosts First Ever World Sikh Conference, Says Committed To Complete Kartarpur Corridor

The Governor Punjab Chaudhary Mohammad Sarwar and the president of the Punjab unit of tehreek-e-insaaf (TeI) Pakistan Ejaz Ahmad Chaudhary here on Saturday evening while hosting a tea party for the Sikh dignitaries gathered from around the globe,

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.

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.

Pakistan Launches Baba Guru Nanak Scholarship for Sikh and Hindu Students

The Pakistani authorities have announced to launch Baba Guru Nanak Scholarship for Sikh and Hindu students. According to Evacuee Trust Property Board authorities the scholarship benefits will be provided to Sikh and Hindu students who have passed intermediate level and wish to pursue higher studies.

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 Postpones Kartarpur Corridor Meet; Pak Minister Asks India Not to Shy Away

Last week the Indian government had announced to postpone April 2 talks with Pakistan on Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib to Dera Baba Nanak corridor.

Kartarpur Karta Vasai: Kartarpur Sahib, Since its Inception to Now and Beyond (Harinder S. SikhRI)

The Centre on Studies in Guru Granth Sahib, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar hosted a lecture of Sikh educationist and activist S. Harinder Singh on “Sri Kartarpur Sahib, since its inception to now and beyond” on Thursday, 28 March 2019.

Sikh Delegation Meets Pakistan HC in London; Says Parkash Gurpurab Celebrations Would Bolster Regional Peace

A delegation of Sikhs representatives from a cross section of organisations and Gurdwaras across the UK met with a senior a Pakistani diplomat (on March 26, 2019) and have also written to Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan, pledging assistance in organising events linked to the forthcoming 550th Parkash Gurpurab of the founder of their faith. Amidst worrying regional tensions, the move will be seen as a welcome contrast to the events of recent weeks in South Asia.

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