DERA BABA NANAK SHRINE
First batch of Indian pilgrims enters Pakistan through Kartarpur corridor
The corridor links Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan, the final resting place of Guru Nanak Dev, to Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Punjab's Gurdaspur. Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the first batch of over 500 pilgrims, saying it will be easy to pay obeisance at the Darbar Sahib gurdwara after the opening of the Kartarpur corridor.
Navjot Singh Sidhu given political clearance to visit Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan
Political clearance has been granted to Navjot Singh Sidhu ...
Kartarpur corridor to have 80 immigration counters for speedy clearance
Apart from the 80 immigration counters to speed up the clearance proc...
India express 'disappointment' over Pak's USD 20 fee for Kartarpur Sahib but ready to ink pact on 23
Noting that the govt has consistently urged Pak that it should not levy such a fee in deference to the wishes of the pilgrims, an MEA statement said that "Pakistan continue to insist on levying a service fee of $20 per pilgrim per visit".
Akalis 'shamelessly and willfully heaped humiliation' on Akal Takht Jathedar: Amarinder Singh
For 10 years, the Akalis had been "totally drunk on power", sparing neither the Akal Takht nor the people of Punjab from their "tyrannical" control, Amarinder Singh said.
Govt should pay USD 20 'jazia tax' to be imposed by Pak on each Kartarpur pilgrim: Congress leader
"If Pakistan insists on USD 20 Dollar Fee for Kartarpur pilgrims and India signs agreement on 23rd October 2019, then NDA/BJP Govt should undertake to pay that Jazia Tax in MOU itself," Congress leader Manish Tewari said.
Political parties are trying to woo deras ahead of Punjab polls
Parties are trying their best to woo them in a state where one in every three voters falls in the scheduled caste category.
India, Pakistan sign five-year agreement to operationalise Kartarpur Corridor
The pact was signed by joint secretary to the home ministry SCL Das and Pakistan foreign office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal. Both sides have agreed over a negative list of items uch as Wi-Fi and broadband devices, and flags and banners among others.
Pak invites Manmohan Singh for Kartarpur inauguration
Pak FM Qureshi said the Imran Khan-led government has decided to hold the inauguration ceremony in a big way.
Manmohan Singh agrees to be part of first 'jatha' to Kartarpur Sahib, says Punjab CM
The Punjab chief minister also invited President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend the 550th Prakash Purb celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev.
India, Pakistan to hold third round of talks on Kartarpur corridor
The joint secretary-level meeting will be held at Attari in Amritsar, officials said.
Pak to issue multiple, on-arrival visas to Sikh pilgrims: PM Imran Khan
Khan said the government will provide Sikh pilgrims maximum possible facilities during their pilgrimage to the holy sites in Pakistan, the News International reported.
Modi government committed to timely completion of Kartarpur corridor: Amit Shah
"I also reiterate the commitment of Modi govt to complete the work on Kartarpur Sahib Corridor within the time frame," he tweeted.
Technical meeting on opening of Kartarpur Corridor to be held on Friday: Pakistan
The corridor will connect Darbar Sahib in Pakistan's Kartarpur with Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur district and facilitate visa-free movement of Indian Sikh pilgrims.
Indian side of Kartarpur corridor to get a 300-feet high tricolor
This will be one of the highest tricolors in the country with the flag measuring 90 feet by 60 feet.
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