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Fully vaccinated Sikh pilgrims can visit Kartarpur

August 23, 2021 7:06 am

The Kartarpur Corridor has remained closed since March 2020. The Indian government is yet to reopen the corridor, even though both the Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee have repeatedly asked the Centre to do so.

Pakistan denies permission to Sikh jatha to visit Lahore, cites Covid-19

June 16, 2021 7:35 pm

Earlier Pakistan had also denied permission to a jatha that was scheduled to visit the country for the martyrdom day of fifth Guru of Sikhs Guru Arjun Dev Ji on June 14.

Shaheedi Diwas Of Guru Arjan Dev: Pak denies Sikh jatha nod to visit, cites second Covid wave

June 04, 2021 6:47 pm

SGPC’s assistant secretary, media, Kulwinder Singh Ramdas said that the jatha was scheduled to depart for Pakistan on June 6 to mark the martyrdom day on June 14.

MHA denies permission to 600 Sikh pilgrims planning to visit Pak; cites security, COVID situation there

February 17, 2021 10:08 pm

In a communication to the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC), the home ministry said that the security situation in Pakistan continues to be adverse and there is a threat to Indian citizens in that country.

Sikh pilgrims on way back from Nanded to Punjab stuck at MP border

April 20, 2020 7:58 pm

The group of 14 is staying in a gurdwara at Muktainagar, a town in Maharashtra, and has appealed for help.

Rescue in full swing,4,700 pilgrims reach home: Punjab

April 11, 2014 5:25 pm

Sukhbir asks state DGP to send two special platoons to Uttarakhand

Pak welcomes 1100 Sikh pilgrims

April 12, 2011 4:37 am

An 1100-member Sikh jatha today left for Pakistan through Attari border to celebrate Baisakhi at various gurdwaras in the neighbouring country.

Ambika Soni seeks new trains to Nanded

February 01, 2011 2:13 am

Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee to introduce two Garib Rath trains.

1,300 Sikh pilgrims leave for Pakistan

November 20, 2010 5:28 am

Around 1,300 member of a special Sikh pilgrims,jatha,including women and elders,today crossed over to Pakistan to celebrate the 541st birth anniversary of Guru Nanak.

Pak extends visas of Indian Sikh pilgrims for three days

November 06, 2009 2:15 pm

Visas of some 850 Indian Sikhs,who are currently in Pakistan to participate in celebrations marking birth anniversary of Guru Nanak,have been extended for three more days.


The significance of Kartarpur corridor: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:09 pm

A look at what the Kartarpur corridor means to Indian Sikh pilgrims, on the day Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is scheduled to do a groundbreaking ceremony.