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Guru Nanak birth anniversary: Pakistan reaches out to Sikhs in UK, seeks their participation

To mark the occasion of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, Bukhari made a series of commitments regarding visas for religious reasons.

A tribute to Guru Nanak: Creating forests in his name in India, Pakistan

In a tribute to the Guru ahead of his 550th birth anniversary, a unique project — Guru Nanak Sacred Forests — has been set rolling in India (mainly Punjab) and Pakistan, where volunteers are converting empty patches of land into forests.


Explained: The role of the 5 Sikh takhts, and the debate over a proposal for a 6th

A look at the significance of takhts, and both sides of the debate over a proposal for a 6th.

Kartarpur opening

India should build on the leap of faith that it has taken on the proposed corridor for Sikh pilgrims.

Guru Nanak Jayanti 2018: Inspirational Quotes by Guru Nanak Dev Ji

Guru Nanak Jayanti 2018 (Gurpurab) Quotes: On this day, to celebrate his birth anniversary, we bring a few memorable, inspiring quotes by Guru Nanak. 

Pak issues visas to over 3,800 Sikh pilgrims for attending Guru Nanak birth anniversary celebrations

According to Pakistan High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood, this was a "special gesture" by the Pakistan government in view of Guru Nanak's 550th anniversary celebrations commencing from this year.


Punjab Police to dedicate Guru Nanak's 550th birth anniversary to pedestrian safety

Guru Nanak Dev is said to have travelled at least 28,000 kilometers on foot in his lifetime and is considered as the world's most notable and revered pedestrian.

Guru Nanak’s 550th birth anniversary: Telescope at border to view Kartarpur Sahib

A commemorative coin and postage stamps will be released, while a special train will be started to pass through all the places associated with the Guru's life, a ministry statement said.

No idea who cleared movie on Guru Nanak Dev: SGPC’s ex-chief

Many Sikh bodies have been opposing the release of Nanak Shah Fakir, the first movie on the life of the first Guru of Sikhs, Guru Nanak Dev. SGPC, the apex religious body of Sikhs, gave approval to the movie when Avtar Makkar was its president.

A day after backing release, SGPC rolls back ‘clearance’

The movie is scheduled for April 13 release. Harinder Sikka, the producer, had first planned to release movie in 2015, but had to withdraw prints from theatres at last moment after huge opposition from the Sikh bodies.