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Pakistan to reopen Kartarpur Corridor for Sikh pilgrims on Monday

Islamabad: Pakistan on Saturday decided to reopen the Kartarpur Corridor for Sikh pilgrims on Monday on the occasion of the death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, the 19th century leader of the Sikh empire. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi took to microblogging website Twitter to make the announcement, reports The Express Tribune. “As places of worship […]

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Coronavirus: Kartarpur Sahib corridor shut for devotees

New Delhi/Chandigarh: After temporarily suspending the movement of people and commodities from Pakistan at the joint check post at Attari near Amritsar in Punjab, the government of India shut the Kartarpur Sahib corridor from Sunday midnight for pilgrims as a precaution against coronavirus. In the wake of COVID19 India outbreak, as a precautionary measure to […]

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Indian woman poses as pilgrim to meet Pak boyfriend at Kartarpur Corridor, held

Islamabad: A young Sikh woman from India met her Pakistani boyfriend at the Kartarpur corridor posing as a pilgrim, but her attempt to slip into Pakistan was foiled by the alert Pakistani guards. The Indian woman, identified as Manjeet Kaur, met her boyfriend on the first floor of the Kartarpur site on November 23. The Pakistani […]

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Dos & don’ts for pilgrims travelling via Kartarpur Corridor

Dera Baba Nanak (Punjab): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the Integrated Check Post at the Kartarpur Corridor, a religious link first in seven decades between India and Pakistan, here in Punjab’s Gurdaspur district. The inauguration of the Integrated Check Post facilitated Indian pilgrims to visit to Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan. But registration by […]

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Another U-turn: Pakistan to charge $20 fee from Indian pilgrims for using Kartarpur corridor

New Delhi: In another U-turn, Pakistan has decided to charge $20 each from Indian pilgrims using the Kartarpur corridor on the inauguration day on Saturday, despite Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan having announced a fee waiver on November 1. According to sources, Pakistan has conveyed the decision to India. The decision to charge the $20 fee […]

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Pilgrims from India to carry passports to use cross-border corridor to reach Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara: MEA

New Delhi: Amid conflicting messages emanating from Pakistan ahead of the Kartarpur inauguration, India on Thursday said that pilgrims going from India would have to carry their passports to use the cross-border corridor to reach the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara. Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, addressing a briefing here, said that despite the corridor slated […]

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Pakistan takes U-turn, now says passport must for Indian pilgrims to Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara

Islamabad: Indian Sikh pilgrims would require a passport to visit the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan’s Punjab province via the Kartarpur Corridor which will be inaugurated on Saturday ahead of the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism, ISPR chief Major General Asif Ghafoor said here. “As we have a security […]

Kartarpur: Hoardings hailing Navjot Sidhu, Imran Khan surface in Amritsar

Chandigarh: Hoardings of Congress’ Amritsar legislator Navjot Singh Sidhu with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan mysteriously surfaced in Amritsar, describing them as ‘real heroes’ for playing a crucial role in linking the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan with the Indian territory. “Kartarpur Sahib da langah khulwaon vale asli hero. Assi Punjabi hik te thok ke kehne […]

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Sidhu in Pak’s Kartarpur video apart from slain Khalistani separatist Bhindranwale, Amrik Khalsa

New Delhi: A video song released by Pakistan government prior to the opening of the Kartarpur corridor has run into a controversy for featuring Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu apart from slain Khalistani separatist Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale amongst other leaders. The Kartarpur corridor, connecting the Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur in India to the Darbar […]