Kartarpur corridor opens today; India, Pakistan still sparring over details
Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi told media delegat...
India to stick to Kartarpur agreement on visits by Indian pilgrims
Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said an agr...
PM Modi inaugurates Kartarpur Sahib Corridor, flags off first jatha of pilgrims
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the Kartarpur corridor and flagged off the first batch of over 500 Indian pilgrims. PM ...
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.
Pakistan to charge $20 fee even on opening day of Kartarpur Corridor: Sources
The Kartarpur Corridor will connect the Dera Baba Nanak shrine in India's Punjab with Darbar Sahib at Kartarpur, just four kilometres from the International Border. Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan last week announced that no fee would be charged from the pilgrims on the opening day of the corridor and on Guru Nanak's 550th birth anniversary.
Kartarpur corridor's opening to 'enormously improve' Indo-Pak ties, says Manmohan Singh
Former prime minister Manmohan Singh went to the Pakistan side of Kartarpur corridor as part of the first batch which also included Akal Takht Jathedar Harpreet Singh, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, former chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, Sukhbir Singh Badal, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu and BJP MP Sunny Deol.
No need for passport for Sikh pilgrims visiting Kartarpur: Pakistan PM
"For Sikhs coming for pilgrimage to Kartarpur from India, I have waived off two requirements: i) they won't need a passport-just a valid ID; ii) they no longer have to register 10 days in advance. Also, no fee to be charged on day of inauguration and on Guruji's 550th birthday," Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan tweeted.
PM to inaugurate Kartarpur corridor checkpost Saturday, participate in public programme
The prime minister will inaugurate the check post at Dera Baba Nanak, Gurdaspur in Punjab.
Navjot Singh Sidhu given political clearance to visit Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan
Political clearance has been granted to Navjot Singh Sidhu to travel through the Kartarpur Sahib corridor on November 9, the sources said.
Sikhs from India visit Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara in Pakistan, install golden palanquin
"The Sikhs coming from the US, Canada and the European countries have been issued visit visa for Lahore. There are security problems with regard to their uncoordinated visits to the holy places. That's why the tour operators have been asked to take an NoC from the interior ministry," an official said.
Pak propaganda in Kartarpur garb will be countered: India
India is taking steps to counter the Pakistani propaganda, an official said. “We are dealing with a state which has a huge propaganda machinery,” the official said. Another official added that the plan to use the corridor to revive terrorism in Punjab was hatched by the Pakistan army even before Imran Khan was sworn in.
Terror camps in district that houses Kartarpur gurdwara: Intelligence
The biggest challenge, the agencies said, is the opening of the Kartarpur corridor as anti-India activities are likely to be carried out by hostile elements in Pakistan, especially “those likely to come into contact with pilgrims at the shrine”.
Imran Khan not capable of completing his term: Bilawal
He said the federal government was not competent to steer the country into the right direction, which was the reason that everyone across Pakistan was raising voice against its anti-people policies, the Dawn newspaper reported.
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