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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.

Pakistan to Name Baloki Forest Reserve After Guru Nanak Ji

Pakistan's Prime Minister, Imran Khan, on Saturday (Feb. 9) that he plans to name the Baloki Forest Reserve after Guru Nanak Ji and has also asked his administration to establish a university after the name of first Sikh Guru.

Sikh Lawmaker Becomes Parliamentary Secretary in Pakistan

For the first time in Pakistan’s history, a Sikh lawmaker has been appointed as a parliamentary secretary. Department of Sardar Mahinder Pal Singh, a member of Punjab Assembly, is likely to be announced in the next couple of days, a news reported in The Express Tribune notes.

Antim Ardas for Bibi Manjit Kaur to Held at Nankana Sahib and Darbar Sahib

Bibi Manjeet Kaur, wife of Dal Khalsa founder Bhai Gajinder Singh passed away in Germany two days ago. She breathed her last in a hospital where she was admitted since last few weeks due to multiple health problems.

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.

Pakistan’s Provincial Government to Turn Hari Singh Nalwa’s Fort into Museum

The government in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province has decided to convert a historic fort built by a Sikh commander into a museum.

Pakistani Police Apologise After Sikh was Fined For Not Wearing Helmet

Reports emanating from Peshawar in Pakistan note that the traffic police authorities in this city of Pakistan Thursday (January 24) apologised to the Sikh community after a Sikh motorcyclist was issued a challan for not wearing a helmet. The cops said that the challan was issued “mistakenly”.

Bibi Manjeet Kaur, Wife of Exiled Sikh Leader Bhai Gajinder Singh, Passed Away

Bibi Manjeet Kaur, wife of Sikh leader Bhai Gajinder Singh passed away this morning due to health issues. He breathed last in a hospital in Canada. Bhai Gajinder Singh, a founding member of pro-freedom Sikh group Dal Khalsa, is living in exile.

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".

New Tunnel to Take Sikhs Straight to Gurdwara Nankana Sahib

To facilitate Sikh devotees, a tunnel will be constructed from the railway track to the Gurdawara Nankana Sahib.

West Punjab Governor’s Office Gets First Sikh PRO

The provincial government of Punjab in Pakistan has appointed Sardar Pawan Singh Arora as the Public Relations Officer to West Punjab Governor.

Construction Work at Kartarpur Sahib Corridor Site Picks Up Pace

A report in Pakistan Observer notes that the constriction work at the site of Kartarpur corridor has picked up pace.

Pakistan Sends 14 Point Draft Agreement to India for Kartarpur Sahib Corridor [READ FULL TEXT of DOCUMENT]

The government of Pakistan has reportedly sent a 14 point draft agreement or memorandum of understanding (MoU) to the government of India regarding Dera Baba Nanak to Kartarpur Sahib corridor meant to allow Sikh devotees to visit Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib.

Was PM Modi not aware of “ISI game plan” on Kartarpur Corridor? A poser for Punjab CM (by IP Singh)

If the Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh’s latest arguments on Kartarpur corridor are correct, then is it valid to draw the conclusion that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was unaware of the Pakistan army and ISI’s game plan on the Kartarpur corridor?

China Welcomes India and Pakistan’s Move to Open Kartarpur Sahib Corridor

In an expected move, the China on Monday (Dec. 3) welcomed India and Pakistan's move to open the Dera Baba Nanak to Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib Corridor, saying strengthening dialogue between them and properly addressing their differences means a lot to the world peace and development.

FSO Welcomes Kirpan Decision by UK, Initiative of Pakistan on Kartarpur Sahib Corridor

The Federation of Sikh Organizations (UK) has welcomed the decision of British government to allow Sikhs to carry Kirpan without limitations of its size. FSO leaders Bhai Kuldeep Singh Chaheru, Loveshinder Singh Dallewal and Joga Singh said in a written statement that the Kirpan has special significance for the Sikhs and it is good that the government has decided to remove Kirpan from list of offensive weapons.

World Sikh Parliament (WSP) Welcomes Kartarpur Sahib Corridor Initiative

The recently formalised organisation called World Sikh Parliament (WSP) had issued a written statement welcoming the initiative of a corridor at Kartarpur Sahib which would enable Sikhs residing in East Panjab to visit the Gurdwara Sahib which is located in West Panjab.

Initial Details of Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib Corridor Plan: Facilities to be introduced for Sikh Yatris

Following are details about the initial details of the plans related to the Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib Corridor. These details were shared during the foundation laying event held by the Government of Pakistan at Kartarpur Sahib on November 28.

Pakistan Lays Foundation Stone for Kartarpur Sahib Corridor; Imran Khan Calls to Break Past Shackles; India Announced Not to Attend SAARC Meet if held in Pakistan

The Government of Pakistan today laid the foundation stone of the much-awaited corridor between Dera Baba Nanak in East Punjab and Kartarpur Sahib in West Punjab.

World Sikh Parliament (WSP) Delegation Meet Governor of West Panjab in Pakistan

A delegation of World Sikh Parliament (WSP) today met governor of West Punjab in Pakistan and handed him over a memorandum. The WSP delegation comprised Bhai Joga Singh, Avtar Singh Sanghera, Harvinder Singh and Ranjeet Singh. They met governor Mohammad Sarvar and praised the Pakistan government for taking initiative on Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib corridor to allow Sikh sangat from East Punjab to visit the historic Gurdwara Sahib of Kartarpur Sahib.

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