Two brothers wept bitterly on meeting after 74 long years

Pakistan issues visa to Sika Khan to visit brother separated 74 years ago

New Delhi |┬áThe Pakistan High Commission in India has issued visa to an Indian senior citizen, allowing him to meet his family members in Pakistan, with whom he was separated 74 years ago due to Partition in 1947, Dawn reported. “Pakistan High Commission issues visa to Sika Khan to visit his brother, Mohammed Siddique, and […]

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Kartarpur ready to welcome Sikh pilgrims: Imran, shares pics

Islamabad:┬áPakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday said that Kartarpur was ready to welcome the Sikh pilgrims from India to mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev – the founder of Sikhism. “I want to congratulate our govt for readying Kartarpur, in record time, for Guru Nanak jee’s 550th birthday celebrations,” Khan said […]

Navjot Singh Sidhu (File Photo)

Forwarded Sidhu’s permission to Chief Secretary: Punjab CM

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has forwarded Navjot Singh Sidhu’s letter, requesting permission to visit Pakistan for the Kartarpur Corridor inauguration, to the Chief Secretary for necessary action. This was disclosed here on Saturday by an official spokesperson, who said the Chief Minister had received Sidhu’s letter this morning and immediately sent it to […]

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (File Photo)

Congress delegation to visit Kartarpur Sahib

New Delhi: A Congress delegation led by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be visiting Kartarpur Sahib on November 9, sources said here on Monday. The seven-member delegation has been constituted by party interim President Sonia Gandhi. Apart from Manmohan Singh, the delegation will consist of Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh, and senior leaders […]

Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara (Photo: Facebook)

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

Amritsar:┬áPakistan on Sunday agreed in principle to allow visa-free, year-long travel to the Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara for Indian passport holders and Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) card holders. Throughout the year, 5000 pilgrims will be allowed to visit Kartarpur Sahib Gurudwara per day. The pilgrims will be allowed to travel as individuals or in groups […]

Sushma Swaraj (File Photo)

Sushma accepts Pakistan’s invitation to Kartarpur corridor ceremony, Harsimrat Kaur & Hardeep Puri to represent India

Union Ministers Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Hardeep Puri will represent India in Kartarpur corridor groundbreaking ceremony in Pakistan as External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has declined the invitation extended to her by her counterpart. Sushma in her reply to an invitation from Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday said since she was unable to […]