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A student taking part in the ‘dribble the ball’ challenge during the annual sports day event.

Punjab school events: BCM Arya holds virtual sports day

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 05:03 PM IST
The day commenced with live streaming of the opening ceremony. The state-level players and physical education instructors lit the ceremonial torch.
On the occasion of the 551st birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, Punjab Chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh laid the foundation stones of development projects at Sultanpur Lodhi.(Image via Twitter)
On the occasion of the 551st birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, Punjab Chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh laid the foundation stones of development projects at Sultanpur Lodhi.(Image via Twitter)

Punjab CM lays foundation stones of development projects at Sultanpur Lodhi on Gurupurab

Amritsar | By Asian News International | Posted by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON NOV 30, 2020 02:00 PM IST
The Chief minister also paid his respect at Sri Ber Sahib Gurudwara in Sultanpur Lodhi.
Congress leaders felicitating chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh in Sultanpur Lodhi on Monday.(HT Photo)
Congress leaders felicitating chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh in Sultanpur Lodhi on Monday.(HT Photo)

Pakistan always attempts to create tension, stay united to thwart its designs: Punjab CM

Hindustan Times, Sultanpur Lodhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 12:50 PM IST
Urges people to follow Guru Nanak’s teachings and make country strong after paying obeisance at state-level Gurpurb function at Sultanpur Lodhi
Devotees gathered in large numbers at Golden Temple on the 551st birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, in Amritsar, Punjab.(Photo by Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times)
Devotees gathered in large numbers at Golden Temple on the 551st birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, in Amritsar, Punjab.(Photo by Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times)

Devotees offer prayers at Golden Temple on Guru Nanak Jayanti

Amritsar | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON NOV 30, 2020 10:43 AM IST
People along with their families offered prayers and lightened candles in the temple premises on the occassion of the 551st birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.
Devotees seen at Golden Temple on the eve of Gurpurab in Amritsar, Punjab on Sunday.(Sameer Sehgal/HT Photo)
Devotees seen at Golden Temple on the eve of Gurpurab in Amritsar, Punjab on Sunday.(Sameer Sehgal/HT Photo)

On Gurpurab, PM Modi seeks Guru Nanak Dev’s blessing to serve society

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 30, 2020 09:47 AM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind also took to Twitter to wish the nation and share the teachings of the Sikh guru.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi releases a book on the life and ideals of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji. The book has been penned by Kirpal Singh, who is based in Chandigarh.(PTI photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi releases a book on the life and ideals of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji. The book has been penned by Kirpal Singh, who is based in Chandigarh.(PTI photo)

PM Modi releases book on life and ideals of Guru Nanak Dev

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Niyati Singh
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 05:41 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday released a book on the life and ideals of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism and first of its 10 gurus.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi called upon the Indian government to immediately take up the issue with Pakistani authorities to ensure the safety of pilgrims at Gurdwara Nankana Sahib.(HT PHOTO.)
Congress president Sonia Gandhi called upon the Indian government to immediately take up the issue with Pakistani authorities to ensure the safety of pilgrims at Gurdwara Nankana Sahib.(HT PHOTO.)

India should press for arrest, prevent attack on Gurdwara Nankana Sahib: Sonia Gandhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2020 09:55 PM IST
An unruly mob on Friday evening reportedly attacked Gurdwara Nankana Sahib where Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev was born. According to reports, hundreds of angry residents at Nankana Sahib pelted the Sikh pilgrims with stones.
Mangu Mutt is located in front of the main entrance of the 12th-century Jagannath temple.(HT Photo/File)
Mangu Mutt is located in front of the main entrance of the 12th-century Jagannath temple.(HT Photo/File)

Demolition of Sikh’s Mangu Mutt in Puri begins, sanctum sanctorum to be spared

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2019 12:36 AM IST
In September this year, Punjab chief minister Amarinder had opposed the move to demolish the Mutt visited by Guru Nanak Dev to spread his message of the oneness of God.
Representational image.(File)
Representational image.(File)

Pakistan kabaddi team awaiting India’s consent: Punjab minister

Chandigarh | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON NOV 29, 2019 04:50 PM IST
Punjab Sports and Youth Services Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi said over 160 players are participating and the Australian team has already reached India.
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.(HT file)
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.(HT file)

Educational institutes in Punjab to get free books on teachings of Guru Nanak Dev

Chandigarh (Punjab) | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2019 12:56 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has decided to provide a free set of books on the teachings of Guru Nanak Devji to all the higher educational institutes and libraries of the state.
The civil hospital in Kapurthala will also be upgraded from 220 to 500 beds.(HT FILE)
The civil hospital in Kapurthala will also be upgraded from 220 to 500 beds.(HT FILE)

Centre approves new government medical college in Kapurthala

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Jatinder Mahal, Kapurthala
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2019 05:05 PM IST
USSenate has unanimously passed a resolution recognizing the historical, cultural and religious significance of the 550th birthday of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev.(File Photo)
USSenate has unanimously passed a resolution recognizing the historical, cultural and religious significance of the 550th birthday of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev.(File Photo)

US Senate unanimously passes resolution on Sikh

Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2019 06:22 AM IST
The resolution said Sikhs in the United States and around the world live as per the values and ideals of equality, service, and devotion to God, first preached by Guru Nanak.
Guru Nanak Jayanti, also known as Guru Nanak Gurpurab, celebrates the birth of the first Sikh Guru and is considered one of the most sacred festivals among Sikhs.(ANI/Screengrab)
Guru Nanak Jayanti, also known as Guru Nanak Gurpurab, celebrates the birth of the first Sikh Guru and is considered one of the most sacred festivals among Sikhs.(ANI/Screengrab)

On Gurpurab, drones used to form ‘Ik Onkar’ at night sky in Sultanpur Lodhi

Sultanpur Lodhi | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON NOV 13, 2019 05:33 AM IST
On Tuesday, President Ram Nath Kovind also attended the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev here and highlighted the contributions made by the Sikh faith founder for the welfare of the society. He paid obeisance at the historic Gurdwara Ber Sahib on the occasion.
President Ram Nath Kovind addressing the gathering during a state level function to celebrate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji at Sultanpur Lodhi, Punjab, India.(Pardeep Pandit/Hindustan Times)
President Ram Nath Kovind addressing the gathering during a state level function to celebrate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji at Sultanpur Lodhi, Punjab, India.(Pardeep Pandit/Hindustan Times)

People should follow Guru Nanak’s teachings: President Kovind

Sultanpur Lodhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2019 03:32 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind said Guru Nanak spread the light of wisdom with his teachings and preached ‘Sarbat Da Bhala’ (welfare of all) asking people to rise above considerations of inequalities, caste and creed.
Punjab government to install chair dedicated to Guru Nanak Dev in 11 universities. (Representational image)(HT file)
Punjab government to install chair dedicated to Guru Nanak Dev in 11 universities. (Representational image)(HT file)

Punjab government to install chair dedicated to Guru Nanak Dev in 11 universities

Kapurthala (Punjab) | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON NOV 11, 2019 09:27 AM IST
The Chief Minister made the announcement at a function at the Punjab Technical University, in the presence of officials from all the 11 universities, seven of which are in Punjab, three spread across India and one in Iran.
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Saturday welcomed the opening of the Kartarpur Corridor, saying the initiative paves the way for interfaith harmony and understanding.(PTI)
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Saturday welcomed the opening of the Kartarpur Corridor, saying the initiative paves the way for interfaith harmony and understanding.(PTI)

Kartarpur corridor opening paves way for interfaith harmony: UNSG

United Nations | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2019 07:45 AM IST
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.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Capt Amarinder Singh and Harsimrat Kaur Badal attend langar at Dera Baba Nanak Gurudwara(ANI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Capt Amarinder Singh and Harsimrat Kaur Badal attend langar at Dera Baba Nanak Gurudwara(ANI Photo)

Kartarpur Corridor opening: PM Modi attends langar with Punjab CM at Gurdaspur Gurudwara

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2019 01:59 PM IST
The corridor connects the Dera Baba Nanak Gurudwara in India’s Punjab with Darbar Sahib Gurudwra at Kartarpur in Narowal district of Pakistan. The corridor was opened on Saturday, three days before Guru Nanak’s 550th anniversary.
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All roads lead to Dera Baba Nanak

Hindustan Times, Gurdaspur | By Nirupama Dutt
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2019 09:57 PM IST
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
A member of the sangat was known as bhai or brother. It became a melting pot for the high and the low, whose members mixed together without consideration of caste or status. A similar reiteration of this message came through the langar or community kitchen(REUTERS)
A member of the sangat was known as bhai or brother. It became a melting pot for the high and the low, whose members mixed together without consideration of caste or status. A similar reiteration of this message came through the langar or community kitchen(REUTERS)

Kartarpur corridor inauguration: A day of celebration and reflection | HT Analysis

By Navtej Sarna
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2019 08:12 PM IST
On this historic day, pilgrims will walk down the corridor with gratitude for this unique opportunity
Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh(Sanjeev Sharma/HT Photo)
Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh(Sanjeev Sharma/HT Photo)

Punjab CM Amarinder demands Google take down anti-India ‘2020 Sikh Referendum’ app immediately

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2019 10:38 PM IST
The app, freely available for download on Google Play, is aimed at pushing the ISI agenda of dividing the Sikh community amid the 550th Prakash Purb celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev, the chief minister said, demanding that the app be immediately taken off.
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1,100 Indian Sikhs arrive at Pakistan’s Panja Sahib

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2019 01:24 PM IST
Trying to make Guru Nanak Dev’s teachings part of moral education, says Talat Parvez Rohella. (Representational image)(HT file)
Trying to make Guru Nanak Dev’s teachings part of moral education, says Talat Parvez Rohella. (Representational image)(HT file)

Trying to make Guru Nanak Dev’s teachings part of moral education, says J-K Higher Education Secretary

Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON NOV 04, 2019 10:04 AM IST
The week-long celebration function on the occasion of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev was inaugurated by Rohella at the Government Degree College here on Saturday.
The government decided to set up a museum and a research institute at Jabalpur in memory of Guru Nanak Dev.(File Photo)
The government decided to set up a museum and a research institute at Jabalpur in memory of Guru Nanak Dev.(File Photo)

MP government sanctions Rs 12 crore to develop state’s Sikh religious places

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2019 02:15 AM IST
The Sikh religious places which will get Rs 2 crore each include Tekri Sahib in Bhopal, Imli Sahib in Indore, Betma Sahib, Gurudwara at Omkareshwar, Guru Nanak ghat Gurudwara at Ujjain and Gurudwara at Gwari Ghat, Jabalpur.
The delegation of envoys at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on Tuesday.(Sameer Sehgal/ HT photo)
The delegation of envoys at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on Tuesday.(Sameer Sehgal/ HT photo)

84 envoys take part in Guru Nanak’s birth anniversary celebrations

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2019 06:37 AM IST
Following the Union Cabinet’s decision to celebrate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev across the globe, the ICCR had invited the envoys in New Delhi to visit the Golden Temple.
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Pakistan to open Kartarpur Corridor on Nov 9: Imran Khan

Press Trust of India | By Agencies
PUBLISHED ON OCT 20, 2019 11:59 PM IST
On October 10, Pakistan foreign office spokesman Mohammad Faisal created confusion over the inauguration date by stating that “no date has been fixed so far” while a Pakistani senior official heading the corridor project had announced that Pakistan will allow Indian Sikh pilgrims to visit the holy Kartarpur Sahib from November 9.
Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh during a roadshow in support of Congress candidate Raminder Singh Awla in Jalalabad on Wednesday.(HT Photo)
Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh during a roadshow in support of Congress candidate Raminder Singh Awla in Jalalabad on Wednesday.(HT Photo)

Sukhbir under misconception that Jalalabad seat is in his pocket: CM

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 17, 2019 12:34 AM IST
On Bargari sacrilege cases, he said that Sukhbir tried hard to ensure that the cases were handed back to the CBI but his government will expose the truth at all cost.
SAD had demanded that all assets of the promoters of HDIL -- Rakesh and Sarang Wadhawan -- should be frozen.(Reuters Photo)
SAD had demanded that all assets of the promoters of HDIL -- Rakesh and Sarang Wadhawan -- should be frozen.(Reuters Photo)

PMC Bank crisis affects preparations for 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev

Chandigarh | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2019 04:45 PM IST
At least 10 gurdwaras had saved crore of rupees in the bank to commemorate the event.Chandigarh Gurudwara Prabhandak Committee urged the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to immediately release 50 per cent of the amount deposited in the PMC Bank.
Remission of sentence is usually granted to deserving prisoners on specials days such as Independence and Republic days for unblemished behaviour as an inmate.(PTI image)
Remission of sentence is usually granted to deserving prisoners on specials days such as Independence and Republic days for unblemished behaviour as an inmate.(PTI image)

Relief for death row prisoner, 8 others on 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2019 05:07 PM IST
Also, to commemorate 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi so far 1424 prisoners have been released by states and Union Territories in 2 phases (2nd Oct 2018 & 6th April 2019). Third phase of release is due on 2nd Oct 2019.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi meeting an American Sikh delegation in California in September 2015.(Asia Times)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi meeting an American Sikh delegation in California in September 2015.(Asia Times)

Scrapping blacklist a welcome closure, redresses pain point of Sikh diaspora | Opinion

PUBLISHED ON SEP 15, 2019 12:51 PM IST
Coming two months before the 550th anniversary of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev and opening of the Kartarpur Sahib corridor to Pakistan, it is a goodwill gesture with immediate resonance and long-term repercussions.
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