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Pakistani Rangers (wearing black uniforms) and Indian Border Security Force (BSF) officers lower their national flags during parade at the Pakistan-India joint check-post at Wagah border.(REUTERS)

India lodges protest with Pakistan over conversion of gurdwara into a mosque

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2020 11:00 PM IST
The gurdwara is a historical shrine built at the spot where Bhai Taru Singh sustained fatal injuries in 1745.
Images of the person caught on CCTV entering the premises were shared by the gurdwara on social media while reporting the incident, causing concern and demands for his arrest.(Photo: SCUKofficial/ Twitter)
Images of the person caught on CCTV entering the premises were shared by the gurdwara on social media while reporting the incident, causing concern and demands for his arrest.(Photo: SCUKofficial/ Twitter)

Gurdwara attacked in UK hate-crime, thousands of pounds worth damage caused

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2020 09:02 PM IST
Labour MP Preet Kaur Gill regretted the incident: “Very sad to see an attack on any place of worship. Thoughts are with the Derby sangat who have been providing 500 meals a day from Guru Arjan Dev Gurdwara”.
Images of the person caught on CCTV entering the premises were shared by the gurdwara on social media, while reporting the incident, causing concern and demands for his arrest.(FACEBOOK)
Images of the person caught on CCTV entering the premises were shared by the gurdwara on social media, while reporting the incident, causing concern and demands for his arrest.(FACEBOOK)

Gurdwara attacked in UK hate crime; damage worth thousands of pounds on premises

Hindustan Times/London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2020 10:29 AM IST
Accused arrested, gurdwara management says no one was injured in the incident and the clean-up process has begun
The Islamic State had taken responsibility for the attack on the Sikh religious complex in Kabul, Afghanistan. Officials say the IS was a front in the social media space(REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail)
The Islamic State had taken responsibility for the attack on the Sikh religious complex in Kabul, Afghanistan. Officials say the IS was a front in the social media space(REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail)

In Kabul gurdwara attack, India was real target; Islamic State just a front: Intel

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta
UPDATED ON MAR 26, 2020 07:41 PM IST
Pakistan’s intelligence had driven the terror attack at the Sikh shrine in Kabul, code-named Blackstar, and used the Haqqani network led by Taliban’s deputy commander Sirajuddin Haqqani and elements of LeT.

LABOUR LEADERSHIP POLL Front-runner Starmer visits gurdwara in UK

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
PUBLISHED ON MAR 09, 2020 09:37 PM IST
Starmer, who was shadow Brexit secretary in the shadow cabinet of outgoing Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, is among three candidates in the fray; the others are Lisa Ray and Rebecca Long-Bailey. The election result will be declared on April 4.
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Pak is safe, maximum Sikhs from India should visit gurdwaras there: Akal Takht jathedar

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2020 11:38 PM IST
People of both India and Pakistan don’t need to fear visiting each other’s country. Pakistanis are loved by people in India, says the jathedar
A Gurdwara in the US state of California has organised an open house and welcomed hundreds of people in a bid to spread awareness about the religion(Guru Maneyo Granth Gurdwara Sahib/Facebook)
A Gurdwara in the US state of California has organised an open house and welcomed hundreds of people in a bid to spread awareness about the religion(Guru Maneyo Granth Gurdwara Sahib/Facebook)

After racist graffiti attack, Gurdwara in US organises open house for awareness

Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2020 08:50 PM IST
On January 13, the priest of Guru Maneyo Granth Gurdwara Sahib in Orangevale saw words “White Power” and a swastika graffitied onto the sign out front and informed police.
The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) is distributing saplings as “parshad” and promoting tree plantation in educational institutions to mark the 550th birth anniversary year of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism. (Representative Image)(Hindustan Times)
The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) is distributing saplings as “parshad” and promoting tree plantation in educational institutions to mark the 550th birth anniversary year of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism. (Representative Image)(Hindustan Times)

Saplings as ‘parshad’ in gurdwaras to mark birth anniversary of Guru Nanak

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2019 12:16 AM IST
The DSGMC has launched a mega drive to plant 1lakh saplings at all gurdwaras and Sikh educational institutions, president of the committee Manjinder Singh Sirsa said.
Gurdwara Chowa Sahib commemorates the site where Guru Nanak is believed to have created a water spring during one of his (udasis).(File Photo)
Gurdwara Chowa Sahib commemorates the site where Guru Nanak is believed to have created a water spring during one of his (udasis).(File Photo)

Pakistan to reopen historic gurdwara in Jhelum

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 27, 2019 03:42 PM IST
Earlier this month, 500-yearold Babe-de-Ber Gurdwara gurdwara in Sialkot in Pakistan’s Punjab province opened its doors for Indian Sikh pilgrims.
Earlier, Indians were not allowed to visit the Babe-de-Ber gurdwara, which is situated in Sialkot city.(HT Photo)
Earlier, Indians were not allowed to visit the Babe-de-Ber gurdwara, which is situated in Sialkot city.(HT Photo)

500-year-old gurdwara in Pakistan’s Sialkot opens doors for Indian pilgrims

Lahore | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2019 01:20 PM IST
Punjab Governor Muhammad Sarwar directed the province’s Auqaf department to include Sikh pilgrims from India to the list, so they can visit the Sialkot gurdwara, a media report said.
The 20-ft well, made of small red bricks and believed to have been built during the lifetime of Guru Nanak, will be opened to the visitors after restoration.(AP)
The 20-ft well, made of small red bricks and believed to have been built during the lifetime of Guru Nanak, will be opened to the visitors after restoration.(AP)

500-yr-old well discovered near gurdwara on Kartarpur corridor

Lahore | By Press Trust India
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2019 08:37 AM IST
Last November, both India and Pakistan agreed to set up the Kartarpur corridor to link the historic Gurdwara Darbar Sahib - the final resting place of Guru Nanak - in Pakistani town of Kartarpur with Dera Baba Nanak in Punjab’s Gurdaspur district.
Illuminated Takht Harimandir Sahib Gurudwara in Patna City birthplace of Guru Gobind Singhji(Santosh Kumar/ HT)
Illuminated Takht Harimandir Sahib Gurudwara in Patna City birthplace of Guru Gobind Singhji(Santosh Kumar/ HT)

Patna Sikh shrine to revamp gurdwaras in Bangladesh

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Mukesh Kumar Mishra
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2019 09:25 AM IST
There were at least 18 gurdwaras in Bangladesh before its independence, but only five remain as rest were destroyed during the 1971 war.
On a day when both India and Pakistan made progress on building Kartarpur corridor, two officials of the Indian High Commission in Pakistan were reportedly humiliated and barred from entering gurdwaras in the neighbouring country.(PTI)
On a day when both India and Pakistan made progress on building Kartarpur corridor, two officials of the Indian High Commission in Pakistan were reportedly humiliated and barred from entering gurdwaras in the neighbouring country.(PTI)

Indian High Commission officials reportedly barred from entering gurdwaras in Pakistan over film screening

Lahore | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2018 07:57 PM IST
Two officials of the Indian High Commission were not allowed to enter Gurdwara Nankana Sahib on Wednesday night and Gurdwara Sacha Sauda on Thursday, both in Punjab province of Pakistan.
Paper artist Gurpreet Singh shows his creation, a paper model of Guru Nanak Dev Ji's gurudwara (Kartarpur Sahib) in Pakistan, in Amritsar.(PTI)
Paper artist Gurpreet Singh shows his creation, a paper model of Guru Nanak Dev Ji's gurudwara (Kartarpur Sahib) in Pakistan, in Amritsar.(PTI)

India, Pakistan to build corridor for Sikh pilgrims to visit iconic gurdwara

Hindustan Times | By Rezaul H Laskar and Amandeep Shukla
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2018 11:52 PM IST
The plan to build a corridor on the Indian side leading to the border near the gurdwara was among a slew of proposals cleared during a Cabinet meeting to mark Guru Nanak’s 550th birth anniversary in 2019.
Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone tied the knot in Italy on November 14 and 15 as per Konkani and Sikh wedding rituals.(AFP)
Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone tied the knot in Italy on November 14 and 15 as per Konkani and Sikh wedding rituals.(AFP)

Ranveer Singh-Deepika Padukone wedding: Sikh body upset over Anand Karaj performed outside gurdwara

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2018 03:46 PM IST
An Italian Sikh body is offended over the Anand Karaj ceremony during actors Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone’s wedding. They are upset as the Guru Granth Sahib was taken outside a gurdwara for the wedding.
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(HT File)

Capt Amarinder wants to control Gurdwaras, says former CM Parkash Singh Badal

Press Trust of India, Patiala | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2018 09:05 AM IST
Like Britishers had given control of gurdwaras to ‘mahants’, he (Amarinder) wants to hand over the control to ‘mahants’ of Congress, Badal said.
Angry villagers set a vehicle on fire at Manochahal village on Tuesday.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)
Angry villagers set a vehicle on fire at Manochahal village on Tuesday.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)

6 injured as two groups clash over control of gurdwara in Tarn Taran

Press Trust of India, Tarn Taran | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2018 08:29 PM IST
Two of the six injured had sustained gunshot wounds when shots were fired by the two groups, police said.
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