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Baba Guru Nanak’s anniversary: Pakistan issues visas to Indian Sikh pilgrims

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has issued around 3,000 visas to Indian Sikh pilgrims to participate in the 552nd birth anniversary celebrations of Baba Guru Nanak. According to a statement, the birthday festivities will be held from 17th to 26th November. During their

Sikh group demands probe of hate bias in Indianapolis shooting

NEW YORK: A leading advocacy group has urge a probe of possible racial or ethnic hatred after half of the eight workers shot  dead at an Indianapolis FedEx facility by a former employee belonged to the Sikh religious community, Law

PTI nominates Gurdeep Singh as first Sikh candidate for Senate

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) made history by nominating Sardar Gurdeep Singh in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for the Senate, making him the province’s first visibly-Sikh representative in the upper house. Sardar Gurdeep Singh is not the first Sikh to receive a ticket

Sikh flag ‘Nishan Sahib’ hoisted on New Delhi’s Red Fort

NEW DELHI: Thousands of Indian farmers fought pitched battles with police across New Delhi on Tuesday, as they took protests against agriculture reforms into the capital during a giant Republic Day military parade. Police laid on one of their biggest

Pakistani Hindu community stage sit-in in front of Indian mission

ISLAMABAD: The Hindu and Sikh community has staged a sit-in in front of the Indian High Commission in Islamabad to lodge a strong protest against the mysterious deaths of 11 Pakistani Hindus in Jodhpur city of India. Talking to media

Sikh shopkeeper in Pakistan offers special discounts amid Ramazan

JAMRUD: Instead of profiting from the increased demand for food and drinks during the holy month of Ramazan, one Sikh shopkeeper in northwestern Pakistan is offering discounts. According to details, Gurmeet Singh, a grocery store owner located in Jamrud Bazaar

25 killed as gunmen storm Sikh temple in Kabul

KABUL: At least 25 people were killed and more than eight others were wounded as unidentified gunmen raided a Sikh place of worship in the Shorbazar area of Kabul in the Afghan capital. According to Afghan media, the incident began

Govt releases special song on Kartarpur Corridor

ISLAMABAD: Special assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan has launched a special song for Kartarpur Corridor with a message of love, peace and religious harmony. Addressing the launching ceremony, she said opening of

Pakistan issues over 4200 visas to Indian Sikh pilgrims

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi has issued over 4200 visas to Indian Sikh Pilgrims to parictipate in the 550th Birth Anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak from 5-14 November 2019. The pilgrims would cross over Attari-Wagah border by foot

Pakistan issues memorial postage stamps to Sikh pilgrims

LAHORE: The government of Pakistan has issued memorial postage stamps to mark the 550th birth anniversary of the founder of the Sikh religion, Guru Nanak. The postage stamps, which will be worth Rs8 and could be used commonly, will have the

Kartarpur ready to welcome Sikh pilgrims: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday announced that Pakistan has completed all preparations for the opening of the Kartarpur Corridor and is ready to welcome Sikh pilgrims for Guru Nanak’s 550th birth anniversary. In a message on Twitter, the

PM fulfilled his promise with Sikh community: Firdous Awan

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting, Firdous Ashiq Awan has said that the prime minister has fulfilled his promise with the Sikh community. Also read: US plans to revive its structured dialogue with Pakistan Firdous Ashiq

Bilawal joins Hindu, Sikh community for Diwali celebrations

KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari joined the Hindu and Sikh community of Kashmore district in celebrating Diwali. “Had the pleasure of spending Diwali with the Sikh & Hindu community today in Kashmore. Wishing all those celebrating

Kartarpur corridor pact showcases PM’s determination: FM

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said signing Kartarpur Corridor agreement showcases clear determination of Prime Minister Imran Khan, today on Thursday. According to reports, Foreign Minister maintained in a statement that it is a historic day as the Prime Minister

Pakistan lauded by Sikh community on Kartarpur Corridor

LONDON:  The leaders of the Sikh community have appreciated the government of Pakistan for taking initiatives and making a commitment to the opening of the Kartarpur Corridor. Pakistan High Commissioner to Britain Nafees Zakaria has met Sikh community leaders in

Pakistan intends to introduce religious tourism category for Sikh pilgrims

Islamabad: The Ministry of Interior has decided to add a religious tourism category to the online visa system for Sikh pilgrims.  Sikh pilgrims who are looking to apply for the visa to visit Kartarpur can now use the religious tourism

India & Pakistan to hold talks today on Kartarpur Corridor

ATTARI: The third round of discussions on the Kartarpur Corridor between India and Pakistan will be held today in an Indian village Attari. Earlier, Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr. Muhammad Faisal tweeted, “Arrived in Lahore for 3rd round of talks with