Guru Nanak Dev

Pakistani Sikhs demand severe punishment for Nankana Sahib aggressors, anger rising among minorities

Pakistani Sikhs are extremely upset with mild punishment to those who attacked the Nankana Sahib Gurudwara. They have demanded stricter punishment for the attackers
Anger is apparently rising among the minorities in Pakistan.

Jan 16, 2021, 11:21 AM IST

Guru Nanak Jayanti 2020: Date, significance, rituals and how Gurpurab is celebrated

Guru Nanak Jayanti holds greater significance for Sikhs and is revered as one of their most important festivals.

Nov 30, 2020, 08:23 AM IST

Guru Arjan Dev's martyrdom: Here's what you should know about the fifth Sikh Guru!

Born in Goindval, Punjab, Guru Arjan Dev Ji was the youngest son of Bhai Jetha, who was known as Guru Ram Das later on, and Mata Bhani - the daughter of Guru Amar Das.

Jun 16, 2020, 10:14 AM IST

Odd-even restrictions lifted in Delhi on November 11, 12 for Guru Parv

To ensure the hassle-free commute on the occasion of the Sikh festival, the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party decided to do away with the traffic rationalising scheme for two days. 

Nov 11, 2019, 11:48 AM IST

Guru Nanak Dev: A wandering religious preacher, poet, social reformer

"Good conduct is in itself the praise of God." This is the teaching of the first Sikh master, Guru Nanak Dev, whose 550th Prakash Purb (birth anniversary) falls on November 12.

Nov 10, 2019, 09:31 AM IST

Indians visiting Kartarpur Gurdwara Sahib in Pakistan need to carry valid passport, clarifies MEA

Addressing a press conference MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar reiterated that India will follow the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with Pakistan and go by the requirements provided in it. As per the MoU, Indians will need to carry a valid passport, said Kumar, adding that MoUs can't be changed unilaterally and it requires the consent of both the parties.

Nov 07, 2019, 15:59 PM IST

Pakistan High Commission issues over 4,200 visas for Sikh pilgrims from India

Earlier, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan had announced the waive off of certain conditions for the Indian pilgrims who will visit the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur of Narowal District. The Kartarpur Corridor will be inaugurated on November 9 ahead of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak on November 12.

Nov 04, 2019, 23:46 PM IST

Light and sound show to mark Guru's birth anniversary

Renowned Punjabi artists like Lakhwinder Wadali, Harbhajan Maan and Kavisher Hardev Singh will also perform.

Nov 04, 2019, 14:07 PM IST

Pakistan govt will spend Kartarpur income on Sikh community, shrines, say officials

The Nation cited government officials saying on Friday that Pakistan does not intend to make money from the Sikh pilgrims but contribute to their welfare.

Nov 01, 2019, 21:20 PM IST

Amarinder Singh urges Imran Khan to extend passport, advance registration waiver to all Indians visiting Kartarpur Gurudwara

Hailing Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's decision on providing the relief to devotees visiting Kartarpur Gurudwara, Amarinder said that he is grateful for the waiver of passport and advance registration condition for Sikh pilgrims.

Nov 01, 2019, 13:25 PM IST

Indian pilgrims won't need passport to visit Kartarpur's Gurdwara Darbar Sahib: Pakistan PM Imran Khan

Taking to Twitter, Khan made the announcements--1) the pilgrims won't need a passport but only a valid identity card and 2) they no longer have to register ten days in advance. He also waived off the $20 service fee but only on the days of the inauguration of Kartarpur Corridor (November 9) and on Guru Nanak's birth anniversary (November 12).

Nov 01, 2019, 08:53 AM IST

Pakistan issues commemorative coin to mark 550th anniversary of Guru Nanak

Meanwhile, India on Tuesday shared a list of 575 pilgrims scheduled to attend the inaugural `jatha` to Gurudwara Kartarpur Sahib through the Kartarpur corridor in Pakistan. The first group of pilgrims from India is expected to depart for the neighbouring country on November 9.

Oct 30, 2019, 13:41 PM IST

Online registration of pilgrims for Kartarpur corridor, scheduled for October 20, postponed: Sources

The online registration of pilgrims for Kartarpur corridor, linking the Darbar Sahib Gurdwara in Dera Baba Nanak to the Kartarpur Sahib shrine in Pakistan, which was scheduled to begin from Sunday, as been indefinitely postponed, according to Zee Media sources.

Oct 20, 2019, 13:40 PM IST

Online registration of pilgrims for Kartarpur corridor begins today

Registration of pilgrims for Kartarpur corridor, linking the Darbar Sahib Gurdwara in Dera Baba Nanak to the Kartarpur Sahib shrine in Pakistan, will begin on Friday. Indian pilgrims will have to carry a passport, but no visa is required to visit the holy shrine.

Oct 20, 2019, 07:42 AM IST

Former PM Manmohan Singh to attend Kartarpur inauguration as a 'yatri', not guest, says Pak FM Mehmood Qureshi

Pakistan will inaugurate Kartarpur corridor from its side on November 9, a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Kartarpur corridor, linking the Darbar Sahib Gurdwara in Dera Baba Nanak to the Kartarpur Sahib shrine in Pakistan, on November 8. 

Oct 19, 2019, 17:15 PM IST

Centre to take call on Kartarpur Corridor service fee after Haryana and Maharashtra elections campaign end

Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Raveesh Kumar has said that India urged Pakistan not to levy the $20 (approx Rs 1420) fee on pilgrims using the Kartarpur corridor.

Oct 17, 2019, 20:22 PM IST

Granthi performs first-ever Sikh prayer at US Congress to commemorate 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak

To commemorate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, a granthi Giani Sukhvinder Singh performed a Sikh prayer for the first time at the opening ceremony of the US Congress from the Senate's side. The prayer is seen as a move to strengthen interfaith dialogue.

Oct 17, 2019, 18:12 PM IST

Delhi's Bangla Sahib Gurdwara bans single use plastic

The Gurdwara Management Committee is also taking several other eco-friendly initiatives aiming at achieving the status of the cleanest place in Delhi.

Oct 08, 2019, 11:41 AM IST

India, Pakistan to hold talks on Kartarpur corridor on Sunday; pilgrims' security on agenda

Indian and Pakistani officials will meet for the second time on Sunday for Kartarpur talks. The talks which will take place at Wagah, Pakistan will see both sides discussing modalities for the corridor which New Delhi and Islamabad agreed to build last year to commemorate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji in November.

Jul 12, 2019, 18:33 PM IST