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Dera Baba Nanak residents hail the Centre’s decision, saying the move to reopen Kartarpur corridor will boost local economy of the border town
Updated on Nov 17, 2021 01:16 AM IST
, Hindustan Times, AmritsarAnil Sharma
The visa-free 4.7km Kartarpur Corridor was shut last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Home minister Amit Shah said reopening it will benefit a large numbers of Sikh pilgrims.
Updated on Nov 17, 2021 02:03 AM IST
, Hindustan Times, New DelhiNeeraj Chauhan
According to a notification issued on November 3, Pakistan’s religious affairs ministry handed over the management of Durbar Sahib gurdwara to a “project management unit”
Updated on Nov 05, 2020 04:55 PM IST
Pakistani team to meet Indian authorities at Dera Baba Nanak for building bridge in Kartarpur Corridor
The engineers will discuss the construction of a bridge on a low-lying stretch near the border on the Pakistan side besides surveying the bridge constructed on the Indian side
Published on Aug 27, 2020 06:30 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh |HT Correspondent
Urdu fiction writer Joginder Paul (1025-2016) gave a sensitive pen to Partition with memorable fiction such as Dera Baba Nanak and Sleepwalkers. His wife Krishna looks back at the man as she turns 90
Updated on Jul 04, 2020 11:07 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh |Nirupama Dutt
A control room has been established in each district, with District Rapid Response Teams to maintain a 24X7 strict vigil.
Updated on Mar 06, 2020 01:32 PM IST
Batala Two constables, deployed with the counter-intelligence wing of the police, were arrested for carrying and selling heroin in two separate cases on Sunday. Ghiana-Ke-Banger station house officer (SHO) Amolakh Singh said a team under sub-inspector Balwinder Singh had set up a check-point near Khatib village and during checking of a car, recovered 3gram heroin from constable Satnam Singh, who was driving the vehicle.
Published on Feb 16, 2020 10:20 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Batala | HT Correspondent
Customs officials say they have been suggesting the pilgrims not to take ration along with them as Pakistani rangers have been ‘raising objections’
Published on Jan 01, 2020 10:40 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | , AmritsarAnil Sharma
Over 1,300 devotees, who have been performing monthly ‘ardaas’ (prayers) at ‘darshan asthan’ here since 2001, on Thursday crossed over to Pakistan through the Kartarpur corridor to pay obeisance at Darbar Sahib Gurdwara. Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Nakodar MLA Gurpartap Singh Wadala, who led the ‘Kartarpur Sahib Darshan Abhilashi Jatha’, said the group was formed by his late father Kuldeep Singh Wadala to impress upon the governments of India and Pakistan to construct the corridor to enable visa-free access to devotees to the Sikh shrine, the last resting place of Sikhism’s founder Guru Nanak.
Published on Dec 26, 2019 11:21 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Gurdaspur | HT Correspondent, Dera Baba Nanak (gurdaspur)
Earlier, a maximum amount of ₹11,000 could be carried by pilgrims. As per the fresh electronic travel authorisation issued by the Ministry of home affairs, pilgrims travelling to Pakistan can now carry cash up to ₹25,000.
Updated on Nov 25, 2019 05:22 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Dera Baba Nanak | HT Correspondent
It has been couple of weeks since opening of the Kartarpur Corridor connecting Dera Baba Nanak to Kartarpur, last resting place of Guru Nanak, in Pakistan, but arrangements of public transport facility were yet to be made for the pilgrims on the 4km long national highway leading to the corridor.
Published on Nov 23, 2019 01:33 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | Surjit Singh, Dera Baba Nanak
The incident occurred at Dhilwan village in Dera Baba Nanak area, police said
Updated on Nov 19, 2019 10:37 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | , BatalaHT Correspondent
Also, maximum number of pilgrims in a day was doubled to 10,000 on the occasion; most of devotees visiting Dera Baba Nanak confused over passport requirement, online registration
Published on Nov 12, 2019 11:32 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | , AmritsarAnil Sharma
The vaccination is being carried out at the integrated check-post (ICP), Dera Baba Nanak.
Published on Nov 12, 2019 11:29 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | HT Correspondent, Amritsar
Indian officials cited the online registration process and the requirement of passports to register as two major reasons for the low footfall for the corridor.
Updated on Nov 12, 2019 11:09 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Amritsar/Islamabad |Anil Sharma and Imtiaz Ahmad
Youths are apprehensive about the visit as they think they will not get visa for countries like the US or those in Europe if they go to Pakistan, said a villager of Dera Baba Nanak.
Updated on Nov 12, 2019 10:22 PM IST
Dera Baba Nanak |Press Trust of India
In a historic people-to-people initiative, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday inaugurated the historic corridor linking Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan, the final resting place of Guru Nanak Dev, to Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Punjab’s Gurdaspur.
Updated on Nov 10, 2019 07:45 AM IST
United Nations |Press Trust of India
Modi inaugurated the trans-border corridor that allows Indian pilgrims visa-free access to Durbar Sahib gurdwara in Pakistan’s Narowal district, where Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, spent the last 18 years of his life.
Updated on Nov 11, 2019 08:45 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Dera Baba Nanak (Gurdaspur) | Navneet Sharma
The jathedar said Islam and Sikhism have many similarities and both preach worship of a single God
Updated on Nov 09, 2019 10:18 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | HT Correspondent, Kartarpur
Manmohan arrived here as part of the first batch which also included Akal Takht jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh, Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh and ex-CM Parkash Singh Badal
Updated on Nov 09, 2019 10:13 PM IST
Press Trust of India | , KartarpurPress Trust of India
The Kartarpur Sahib Corridor linking Dera Baba Sahib in Gurdaspur in India and Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan was thrown open on Saturday, in a historic people-to-people initiative, sparking a glimmer of hope for improvement in the strained ties between the two countries.
Published on Nov 09, 2019 03:26 PM IST
Kartarpur, Pakistan |Press Trust of India
India and Pakistan will inaugurate separate sections of the corridor linking Dera Baba Nanak in India’s Gurdaspur to Durbar Sahib gurdwara in Pakistan’s Kartarpur today.
Updated on Nov 09, 2019 05:14 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi/Islamabad |Rezaul H Laskar and Imtiaz Ahmad
Community kitchens, songs, prayers and joy mark the journey of pilgrims on the road to Kartarpur Corridor; it’s a happy occasion for the border area that has seen many seasons of sorrow
Updated on Nov 08, 2019 09:57 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Gurdaspur |Nirupama Dutt
The land between the Ravi and Beas was the final abode that Guru Nanak chose for a dera
Updated on Nov 08, 2019 09:59 PM IST
Hindustan Times |Nirupama Dutt
With just two days to go for the inauguration of the two separate sections of the corridor by India and Pakistan, the people said New Delhi had shared with Islamabad specific threats and concerns flagged by security agencies.
Updated on Nov 07, 2019 03:15 AM IST
Kartarpur Corridor is set to be opened November 9 with India and Pakistan holding separate ceremonies to mark the occasion which will link Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur to Durbar Sahib gurdwara in Kartarpur.
Updated on Jul 18, 2020 09:54 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
Senior SAD leaders Bikram Singh Majithia and Daljit Singh Cheema on Tuesday held at least four meetings in the Majha region.
Updated on Nov 05, 2019 11:41 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chnadigarh | Surjit Singh, Amritsar
India and Pakistan are set to hold separate ceremonies on November 9 to mark the opening of the Kartarpur Corridor, which will link Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur to Durbar Sahib gurdwara in Kartarpur.
Updated on Nov 05, 2019 11:38 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | HT Correspondent
SAD, BJP NOT PRESENT Govt to invite leaders of all political parties, both state and central, for Nov 12 event at Sultanpur Lodhi; speeches to be restricted to propagating Guru’s philosophy and life
Updated on Nov 02, 2019 06:08 AM IST
The well-equipped tented city will accommodate 3,500 pilgrims in 544 European style tents, 100 Swiss cottages and 20 Darbar style abodes
Updated on Nov 01, 2019 02:16 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | HT Correspondent, Dera Baba Nanak