Pakistan cabinet 'conditionally' allows Nawaz Sharif to travel abroad for treatment
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Visiting Kartarpur: Indian form seeks details of Passport
The Pakistani government may have waived the need for a passport for Sikhs pilgrims visiting Kartarpur corridor on Tuesday, but the online registration form compiled by India requires details of their valid passport.
Imran Khan inaugurates Kartarpur corridor to facilitate visa-free entry of Indian pilgrims
Khan welcomed the first batch of the Indian Sikh pilgrims who entered Pakistan through the corridor in Kartarpur, the final resting place of Guru Nanak Dev, to Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Punjab's Gurdaspur. PM Modi earlier flagged off the first batch of over 500 pilgrims in Gurdaspur, saying it will be easy to pay obeisance at the Darbar Sahib gurdwara after the opening of the corridor.
PM inaugurates Kartarpur corridor, flags off first jatha of pilgrims & thanks Imran Khan for understanding India's sentiment
The corridor links Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan, the final resting place of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev, to Dera Baba Nanak shrine in this Punjab district. Modi is flagging off the first batch of over 500 Indian pilgrims that will travel to the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Narowal district of Pakistan's Punjab province through the Kartarpur corridor.
Contradicting PM Imran Khan, Pakistan Army says Indian pilgrims will need passport to visit Kartarpur
The comments by Pakistan Army spokesman Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor came a day after India asked Pakistan to clarify whether passport will be required by the Sikh pilgrims to visit the Gurdwara in Kartarpur. "As we have a security link, the entry would be a legal one under a permit on a passport-based identity. There will be no compromise on security or sovereignty," Ghafoor said.
Nawaz Sharif's travel to London for treatment in limbo as his name figures in no fly list
Sharif is going to London after doctors categorically told him that they had exhausted all options available in Pakistan and seeking treatment abroad was the only one option left. The PML-N leader chided Prime Minister Imran Khan for backing out of its commitment in which he said that he had no objection on Sharif's travel abroad for treatment.
Kartarpur ready to welcome Sikh pilgrims for 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev: Imran Khan
The Kartarpur Corridor will connect the Dera Baba Nanak shrine in India's Punjab with Darbar Sahib at Kartarpur, just 4 kilometres from the International Border, located at Narowal district of Pakistan's Punjab province. The year 2019 marks the 550th birth anniversary year of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev, whose birthplace is Sri Nankana Sahib.
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.
Kartarpur corridor opens today; India, Pakistan still sparring over details
Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi told media delegation that in keeping with the announcement made earlier by Pakistan PM Imran Khan, no fee will be charged from pilgrims on November 9 and 12. Official sources said India had again told Pakistan that if it is really sincere towards the pilgrims, they should do away with the US 20 dollar fee
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.
India to stick to Kartarpur agreement on visits by Indian pilgrims
Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said an agreement was signed between the two countries finalising the modalities for visits by Indian pilgrims and India will stick to it.
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.
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