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Pak plans grand celebrations on Guru Nanak birth anniversary Pak plans grand celebrations on Guru Nanak birth anniversary



Lahore, Information and Culture Secretary of Pakistan's Punjab province Raja Jahangir has asked its different cultural departments to give within a week an outline of the preparations for Guru Nanak's 550th birth anniversary celebrations in November, media reports said.

According to the Dawn newspaper, the Punjab government is keen on encouraging religious tourism and sees the occasion as the perfect opportunity to attract Sikh pilgrims from India and abroad.

Pak plans grand celebrations on Guru Nanak birth anniversary Pak plans grand celebrations on Guru Nanak birth anniversary



Lahore, Information and Culture Secretary of Pakistan's Punjab province Raja Jahangir has asked its different cultural departments to give within a week an outline of the preparations for Guru Nanak's 550th birth anniversary celebrations in November, media reports said.

According to the Dawn newspaper, the Punjab government is keen on encouraging religious tourism and sees the occasion as the perfect opportunity to attract Sikh pilgrims from India and abroad.

SC clears Chardham highway project SC clears Chardham highway project

 

New Delhi, The Supreme Court has allowed various works in progress under Centre's Chardham Mahamarg Vikas Pariyojna plan for connecting four holy places -- Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath -- by an all-weather road.

An apex court bench comprising Justices Rohinton Fali Nariman and Surya Kant also ordered the Ministry of Environment and Forests to form a high-powered committee (HPC) by August 22.

Demolition of Guru Rav1i Das temple: BJP shall have to pay heavy price: AAP Demolition of Guru Rav1i Das temple: BJP shall have to pay heavy price: AAP


Chandigarh, 
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab has severely criticized the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and the Modi-led BJP government at the centre for the alleged demolition of the ancient Guru Ravi Dass Ji temple in Tuglakabad area of the national capital here. It is worth a mention that DDA is under direct control of the union government
In a statement issued from party headquarters in Chandigarh here on Saturday, AAP legislators, led by LoP Harpal Singh Cheema, Principal Budh Ram

Demolition of Guru Rav1i Das temple: BJP shall have to pay heavy price: AAP Demolition of Guru Rav1i Das temple: BJP shall have to pay heavy price: AAP


Chandigarh, 
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab has severely criticized the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and the Modi-led BJP government at the centre for the alleged demolition of the ancient Guru Ravi Dass Ji temple in Tuglakabad area of the national capital here. It is worth a mention that DDA is under direct control of the union government
In a statement issued from party headquarters in Chandigarh here on Saturday, AAP legislators, led by LoP Harpal Singh Cheema, Principal Budh Ram

Kartarpur corridor project to continue: Pakistan Kartarpur corridor project to continue: Pakistan

 

Islamabad, The cross-border Kartarpur Corridor project will continue as scheduled, Pakistan said on Thursday, a day after it expelled the Indian envoy and announced other retaliatory measures after India revoked Article 370 granting special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said in his briefing: "The Kartarpur Corridor project will continue. Pakistan respects all religions and it will go ahead with the project."

SAD demands renaming of Sports University in the memory of Chotte Sahibzade SAD demands renaming of Sports University in the memory of Chotte Sahibzade


Chandigarh, The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today demanded the renaming of the Maharaja Bhupinder Singh Punjab Sports University as Chotte Sahibzade Baba Zoravar Singh and Baba Fateh Singh Punjab Sports University, saying this would be a befitting homage to the supreme sacrifice of the youngest known martyrs in world history, who laid their lives for their faith as well as core human values.

 Responding to Capt Amarinder's appeal opposition parties agree to suooort main event of 550th Prakash purb celebrations Responding to Capt Amarinder's appeal opposition parties agree to suooort main event of 550th Prakash purb celebrations

 

 

Chandigarh, Responding to an appeal from Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, all political parties in Punjab on Friday extended their support to the government for making the main event to mark the 550th celebrations of the birth anniversary of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji a success.

500 Sikh pilgrims visit Nankana Sahib in Pakistan 500 Sikh pilgrims visit Nankana Sahib in Pakistan

 

Islamabad, A team of over 500 Sikh pilgrims was given the visa by Pakistan to visit the Nankana Sahib as part of the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism, to be held in November.

On Tuesday, the team entered Punjab province of Pakistan. These pilgrims would begin celebrations at Nankana Sahib, Guru Nanak's birth place, on August 1, the Pakistan High Commission said in statement in New Delhi.

Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee set up Ultra Modern Printing press to Print copies of Holy scripture Guru Granth Sahib Ji Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee set up Ultra Modern Printing press to Print copies of Holy scripture Guru Granth Sahib Ji



New Delhi :Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee has set up Eco friendly ultra modern fully computerized four colour offset printing press to print copies of Sikh holy scripture Guru Granth Sahib ji at Gurdwara Rakab Ganj sahib Complex as per the Sikh religious code. DSGMC supplies Sikh religious books and literature to NRI sikhs in around 50 countries in the globe at present 

Devotees throng BSF outpost to view Kartarpur Gurudwara Devotees throng BSF outpost to view Kartarpur Gurudwara

 

Amritsar, An outpost of the Border Security Force (BSF) on the Pakistan frontier here is thronged by scores of devotees daily.

They visit the Viewers' Gallery at the outpost to have a glimpse, using binoculars, of a white-coloured gurdwara located in Pakistan.

Punjab wants to dedicate second AIIMS to Guru Nanak Punjab wants to dedicate second AIIMS to Guru Nanak



New Delhi, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday asked the Central government to dedicate the second AIIMS in the state to Guru Nanak Dev whose 550th birth anniversary is in November.

He raised the issue during his meeting with Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan here.

The latter sought a detailed proposal from the state in this regard, a statement by the state government said.

Pakistan agrees for visa-free year-long travel to Kartarpur Sahib Pakistan agrees for visa-free year-long travel to Kartarpur Sahib

 

Amritsar, Pakistan on Sunday agreed in-principle to allow visa-free, year-long travel for Indian passport holders and OCI card holders to the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara.

Everyday, 5,000 pilgrims will be allowed to visit the Gurdwara on foot, both as individuals or in groups, Home Ministry's Joint Secretary (Internal Security) S.C.L. Das told reporters here after the second Joint Secretary-level bilateral meeting at Wagah, across the international border in Pakistan.

Over 1.44 lakh pilgrims perform Amarnath Yatra in 11 days Over 1.44 lakh pilgrims perform Amarnath Yatra in 11 days



Jammu, 1,44,058 pilgrims have performed the ongoing Amarnath Yatra since it started on July 1 as another batch of 5,395 Yatris left Jammu for the Valley on Friday.

Officials said 1,44,058 pilgrims had Darshan during the first 11 days after the Yatra started on July 1 this year.

The Cave shrine is situated 3,888 metres above the sea-level in Kashmir Himalayas.

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