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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 […]

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 […]

Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Narowal district of Pakistan's Punjab province (Photo: IANS)

India again urges Pak not to levy $20 Kartarpur pilgrim fee

New Delhi: “Disappointed” as Pakistan insists on $20 service fee per Kartarpur pilgrim, India on Monday again urged the neighbouring country to reconsider to levy the fee and conveyed that it would be ready to sign the agreement on Kartarpur Sahib Corridor on October 23, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said. Noting that the government […]

Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Narowal district of Pakistan's Punjab province (Photo: IANS)

Kartarpur corridor: India urges Pak not to levy service fee

New Delhi: India on Thursday said it has urged Pakistan not to levy $20 on pilgrims using the Kartarpur corridor and hoped the agreement on the cross-border corridor could be inked in time for the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism. In response to queries on whether the agreement on […]

Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Narowal district of Pakistan's Punjab province (Photo: IANS)

Kartarpur Corridor to be ready Oct 31, registration from Oct 20

Dera Baba Nanak (Punjab): The work on the much-anticipated Kartarpur Corridor for Indian pilgrims to visit the revered Sikh shrine across the border in Pakistan is expected to be completed by the end of this month and online registration for the pilgrimage will begin from Sunday. Land Ports Authority of India (LPAI) Chairman Govind Mohan […]

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Indian, Pak officials to meet on Friday over Kartarpur

Islamabad: Despite the escalating tensions over Kashmir, Indian and Pakistani officials will meet on Friday to discuss the Kartarpur Corridor project. Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammed Faisal said that both sides will hold a technical meeting at Zero Point on the border on Friday. “India concurred with Pakistan’s proposal, and the technical meeting on Kartarpur […]