Religion
Captain Amarinder greets  on bhagat ‘Kabir Jayanti’ Captain Amarinder greets on bhagat ‘Kabir Jayanti’


Chandigarh, 
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has extended warm greetings to the people of Punjab on the eve of ‘Kabir Jayanti’ and exhorted them to follow the teachings of the great saint and doyen of ‘Bhakti Movement’.

Pakistan-bound Sikh pilgrims stranded at Attari Pakistan-bound Sikh pilgrims stranded at Attari


Amritsar, At least 130 Sikh pilgrims heading for Pakistan were left stranded at the Attari railway station on Friday as the Indian government did not grant them permission to cross the international border.

The pilgrims, mostly elderly and hailing from various parts of Punjab, were going to Pakistan to observe the martyrdom anniversary of Guru Arjan Dev, the fifth Sikh Guru.

DM in disguise inspects Kedarnath Yatra routes DM in disguise inspects Kedarnath Yatra routes


Dehradun, Rudraprayag District Magistrate Mangesh Ghildiyal on Monday performed a 'different' role as he roamed around Uttarakhand's Kedarnath highway incognito to inspect the Kedarnath Yatra arrangements.

Wearing a cowboy hat and holding a bag in a typical tourist style, Ghildiyal went around Sonprayag, Guarikund and other areas to see whether the arrangements made for the Kedarnath Yatra were functioning well.

Punjab Cm pays tributes to SRI GURU ARJAN DEV JI on ON 413th martyrdom day Punjab Cm pays tributes to SRI GURU ARJAN DEV JI on ON 413th martyrdom day

 

Chandigarh,

Paying his tributes to Sri Guru Arjan Dev ji on his 413th martyrdom day, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday called upon the people to follow the 5th Sikh Guru’s ideals of humanity, secularism and universal brotherhood, which were far more relevant in the present times.

In a message, Captain Amarinder said that Guru ji’s unparalleled sacrifice was a perpetual source of inspiration for mankind and his spiritual philosophy would continue to guide humanity on the path of dharma (righteousness).

Punjab Cm pays tributes to SRI GURU ARJAN DEV JI on ON 413th martyrdom day Punjab Cm pays tributes to SRI GURU ARJAN DEV JI on ON 413th martyrdom day

 

Chandigarh,

Paying his tributes to Sri Guru Arjan Dev ji on his 413th martyrdom day, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday called upon the people to follow the 5th Sikh Guru’s ideals of humanity, secularism and universal brotherhood, which were far more relevant in the present times.

In a message, Captain Amarinder said that Guru ji’s unparalleled sacrifice was a perpetual source of inspiration for mankind and his spiritual philosophy would continue to guide humanity on the path of dharma (righteousness).

Cm greets people on ON EID-UL-FITR Cm greets people on ON EID-UL-FITR


Chandigarh, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday extended warm greetings to the people on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, with a call to celebrate the festival in a spirit of communal harmony, religious gaiety and bonhomie.

 Capt Amrinder seeks declaration of 550th GURU NANAK PARKASH PURB as national tolerance day Capt Amrinder seeks declaration of 550th GURU NANAK PARKASH PURB as national tolerance day

 

 

Chandigarh
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to declare the auspicious 550th Parkash Purb of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji as National Tolerance Day

Heat wave leaves Chandigarh's Garden of Silence deserted Heat wave leaves Chandigarh's Garden of Silence deserted



Chandigarh, Chandigarh's Garden of Silence lived up to its name on Sunday with people skipping it due to extreme hot weather in the city.

Situated at the regulator end of the Sukhna Lake, the Garden of Silence is a place where people meditate, both in the morning and late evening. On holidays and weekends, it is flooded with locals and tourists.

Kartarpur Corridor to be completed by Sept: Minister Kartarpur Corridor to be completed by Sept: Minister

 

Chandigarh, Punjab Public Works Minister Vijay Inder Singla on Saturday said the construction work of the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor will be completed by September 30.

After detailed inspection of the site towards India, the Minister said 25 per cent of the construction work of the passage that will link India's Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur district and Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara in Pakistan's Punjab province has been done.

 Chardham shrines to get 24X7 power Chardham shrines to get 24X7 power



Dehradun, After Prime Minister Narendra Modi's high profile pilgrimage to Badrinath and Kedarnath, the Uttarakhand government has decided to provide uninterrupted power supply to all the four highly revered Chardham shrines.

Besides the Chardham shrines of Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri, power supply is also being provided to some Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) posts on the border near Mana in Chamoli district.

Kartarpur Corridor: India, Pak officials discuss technical aspects Kartarpur Corridor: India, Pak officials discuss technical aspects

 

Officials from India and Pakistan on Monday met at the Zero Line along the international border in Punjab's Dera Baba Nanak sector and discussed the technical aspects to link Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur district with Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur.

Chandigarh Official sources said officers from the two sides discussed the road alignment of around 5-km-long Kartarpur Corridor. Out of this, nearly 4.5 km will fall in Pakistan's territory.

Indian officials who participated in the meeting included those from the Ministry of External Affairs, Ministry of Home Affairs, National Highways Authority of India and the Land Ports Authority of India.

Badrinath temple reopens Badrinath temple reopens



Dehradun, The doors of Badrinath temple nestling in the Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand were thrown open for pilgrims on Friday after performing all Vedic rituals.

The idol of Lord Badri (Vishnu) was installed at the sanctum sanctorum of the temple after it was brought in a religious procession amid chanting of slogans such as "Jai Badri Vishal".

Stage set for smooth conduct of Chardham Yatra Stage set for smooth conduct of Chardham Yatra

 

Dehradun, With the Chardham Yatra set to begin on the auspicious occasion of Akshaya Tritiya on Tuesday, the Uttarakhand government has been preparing for a smooth conduct of the annual yatra to the Hindu shrines.

While Gangotri and Yamunotri shrines will reopen on Tuesday, Kedarnath and Badrinath shrines will open to the pilgrims on Thursday and Friday, respectively, a government official said on Sunday.

Rediscovering treks of Kedarnath, Badrinath Rediscovering treks of Kedarnath, Badrinath



Dehradun, For centuries, pilgrims trekked hundreds of miles to visit Badrinath and Kedarnath shrines nestled in the Garhwal range of Himalayas in Uttarakhand.

Most of these routes, also undertaken by Adi Shankracharya, vanished after roads were built right up to Badrinath and Gaurikund, the base camp of Kedarnath.

Stage set for smooth conduct of Chardham Yatra Rediscovering treks of Kedarnath, Badrinath Kartarpur Corridor: India, Pakistan discuss concerns Captain Amarinder Singh greets people on Baisakhi Registration begins for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra Uttarakhand secures Char Dham, border ahead of polls Mizoram churches to pray for peaceful elections Free stay for 4,000 Vaishno Devi pilgrims soon Pakistan hold 'constructive' discussions on Kartarpur corridor Amarinder for passport, visa-free travel on Kartarpur Corridor Amarnath Yatra to begin July 1 Amarinder greets people on Mahashivratri Sonu Nigam unveils songs for Maha Shivaratri Teachings of Guru Ravidas are still relevant today-Manohar Lal Bengal celebrates Saraswati Puja Home Secretary chairs meet on Kartarpur project Uttarakhand receives fresh spell of snowfall Modi to release commemorative coin on Guru Gobind Singh Akalis playing games on Kartarpur corridor: Amarinder Fog forces Punjab to change school timings, temperatures dip again Hundreds brave chill to offer prayers at Golden Temple Cold wave intensifies in Punjab, Haryana Mata Gujri ji Festive spirit marks Christmas in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh Amarinder appeals to all political parties not to hold conferences at Shaheedi jor mel Captain Amarinder exhorts people to emulate ideals of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Punjab cabinet passes special resolution hailing Kartarpur corridor UP CM under attack over Hanuman remark Printing press from Germany to be imported for printing Guru Granth Sahib Kovind, Amarinder to lay Kartarpur corridor foundation stone next week