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A member of the Nihang Sikh community performs during a Nagar Kirtan on New Year’s Day at Singhu (Delhi-Haryana border), near New Delhi, India.(Photo by Keshav Singh/Hindustan Times)

Nagar Kirtan, dance performance mark otherwise muted New Year celebrations at Singhu Border

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By shiv sunny
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 04:53 AM IST
“Our New Year celebrations will happen when the government agrees to our demand. Until then, we will keep any festivities limited to religious rituals and speeches,” said Khushwant Singh Sidhu, who belongs to Jagraon village in Ludhiana.
There are two Gurdwaras close to the Singhu border on the Delhi side. A few farmers who entered Delhi via internal roads also made it to the Gurdwaras.(HT Photo)
There are two Gurdwaras close to the Singhu border on the Delhi side. A few farmers who entered Delhi via internal roads also made it to the Gurdwaras.(HT Photo)

Sombre Gurpurab as farmers wait at Capital’s borders

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shiv Sunny
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 12:47 AM IST
At the protest sites, however, the farmers could perform only a few of these rituals and in a very limited way -- some couldn’t even find water to bathe -- but that did little to dampen their mood. A few actually managed to visit a Gurdwara.
Shades of gold: A painting of the Golden Temple by Sanjeev Kumar Sinha
Shades of gold: A painting of the Golden Temple by Sanjeev Kumar Sinha

Na Koi Hindu, Na Koi Musalman: Guru Nanak Dev Ji belongs to all

By Shara Ashraf Prayag
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 05:00 PM IST
On Guru Nanak Jayanti, let’s recall the saint’s message of compassion for all
The farmers protesting against the newly enacted farm laws at Delhi-Haryana border on Monday offered prayers on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti and distributed ‘prasad’ among each other and security personnel(ANI)
The farmers protesting against the newly enacted farm laws at Delhi-Haryana border on Monday offered prayers on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti and distributed ‘prasad’ among each other and security personnel(ANI)

Farmers protesting at Delhi border offer prayers on Guru Nanak Jayanti, distribute ‘prasad’

Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
PUBLISHED ON NOV 30, 2020 02:19 PM IST
Bharatiya Kisan Union (Doaba) president Manjeet Singh commented “In Ardas, we pray that our Guru Nanak ji gives good sense to the government so that the “black laws” being imposed on us are scrapped”
Members of 'Sikh Jatha' on their way to Pakistan to celebrate the 551st birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, in Amritsar.(PTI)
Members of 'Sikh Jatha' on their way to Pakistan to celebrate the 551st birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, in Amritsar.(PTI)

Sikh ‘jatha’ from India leaves for Nankana Sahib in Pakistan

Amritsar | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 01:32 PM IST
Laxman Singh, a jatha (pilgrim) member said, “We’ll pray to Guru Maharaj to end this pandemic so that we can also visit Kartarpur Sahib freely.”
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.
Banks will remain closed for 8 days in November, including Sundays and two Saturdays, according to the calendar of the Reserve Bank of India.(REUTERS)
Banks will remain closed for 8 days in November, including Sundays and two Saturdays, according to the calendar of the Reserve Bank of India.(REUTERS)

Bank holidays in November 2020: Banks to remain closed on these days

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2020 02:52 PM IST
All banks will remain closed on Diwali and Guru Nanak Jayanti, apart from the Sundays and the second and fourth Saturdays.
On October 2, Pakistan government had announced the re-opening of the 4.7-kilometre-long passage that connects Dera Baba Nanak Sahib in India’s Gurdaspur and Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan’s Kartarpur. It was inaugurated last year.(Sameer Sehgal / Hindustan Times)
On October 2, Pakistan government had announced the re-opening of the 4.7-kilometre-long passage that connects Dera Baba Nanak Sahib in India’s Gurdaspur and Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan’s Kartarpur. It was inaugurated last year.(Sameer Sehgal / Hindustan Times)

Decision to re-open Kartarpur Corridor will be as per Covid-19 protocol: MEA

New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 08:11 AM IST
Speaking at the weekly virtual briefing, Anurag Srivastava, MEA Spokesperson, said that the Kartarpur Corridor was closed due to Covid-19 protocol and it will re-opened only after consultation with all the concerned authorities.
The Prime Minister’s remarks come in the backdrop of total Covid-19 cases in India inching close to the 8 million-mark, the second highest in the world after the US(ANI)
The Prime Minister’s remarks come in the backdrop of total Covid-19 cases in India inching close to the 8 million-mark, the second highest in the world after the US(ANI)

Stay patient, buy local: Modi amid muted festivities

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 26, 2020 02:24 AM IST
“We must think of our braveheart soldiers who are firmly stationed on our borders in the line of duty, even during these festive times… all in the service and security of Mother India,” Modi said in his monthly Mann Ki Baat radio address .
Yami Gautam and Ayushmann Khurrana in a still from Bala.
Yami Gautam and Ayushmann Khurrana in a still from Bala.

Bala box office collection day 5: Film earns Rs 61 cr, it is Ayushmann Khurrana vs Ayushmann Khurrana now

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2020 11:49 PM IST
Bala box office collection day 5: The film starring Ayushmann Khurrana, Bhumi Pednekar and Yami Gautam will soon beat the first week collection of Dream Girl.
A devotee takes a dip in the holy sarovar (pond) at the Golden Temple, Amritsar.(Gurpreet Singh/HT Photo)
A devotee takes a dip in the holy sarovar (pond) at the Golden Temple, Amritsar.(Gurpreet Singh/HT Photo)

Guru Nanak Jayanti 2019: Inspirational Quotes by Guru Nanak Dev ji which are full of wisdom

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2019 10:59 AM IST
Guru Nanak Jayanti 2019:Guru Nanak Dev ji shared his life lessons with the world in Guru Granth Sahib which is regarded as a holy book for the Sikhs.
Guru Nanak Jayanti 2019: Guru Nanak Gurpurab celebrates the birth of the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Dev ji(Unsplash)
Guru Nanak Jayanti 2019: Guru Nanak Gurpurab celebrates the birth of the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Dev ji(Unsplash)

Happy Guru Nanak Jayanti 2019: Best Wishes, messages, quotes, SMS, Facebook and Whatsapp status for Gurpurab

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2019 10:52 AM IST
Happy Guru Nanak Jayanti 2019: This year Gurpurab will take place on November 12. and will mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji.
Guru Nanak Jayanti 2019: The festival is celebrated on the day of Kartik Poornima.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)
Guru Nanak Jayanti 2019: The festival is celebrated on the day of Kartik Poornima.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)

Guru Nanak Jayanti 2019: History, significance and traditions

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2019 10:52 AM IST
Guru Nanak Jayanti 2019:This year will mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji and will be observed on Tuesday, 12th November 2019.
NChief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia speak to media during a press conference, at the Delhi Secretariat, in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
NChief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia speak to media during a press conference, at the Delhi Secretariat, in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Kejriwal announces 2-day odd-even relief, other measures for Guru Nanak jayanti

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abhishek Dey
PUBLISHED ON NOV 08, 2019 11:11 PM IST
The odd-even scheme, planned to cut down air pollution, was initially meant to be in force between November 4 and November 15 . It is effective between 8 am to 8 pm.
The Golden Temple in Amritsar is one of the holiest shrines of the Sikh community.(Unsplash)
The Golden Temple in Amritsar is one of the holiest shrines of the Sikh community.(Unsplash)

Guru Nanak Jayanti 2018: Significance of the sacred day of Gurpurab

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2018 10:11 AM IST
Guru Nanak Jayanti 2018: Gurpurab will be celebrated on November 23 this year. Here’s everything you need to know about the festival and how Guru Purnima is celebrated.
A devotee takes a dip in the holy sarovar (pond) at the Golden Temple, Amritsar.(Gurpreet Singh/HT Photo)
A devotee takes a dip in the holy sarovar (pond) at the Golden Temple, Amritsar.(Gurpreet Singh/HT Photo)

Guru Nanak Jayanti 2018 Wishes:Here are Guru Nanak Dev quotes, whatsapp messages, SMS’s, images

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2018 09:49 AM IST
Guru Nanak Jayanti 2018: This year Gurpurab shall take place on November 23. Here are some wishes we can send to family and friends.

This year, state board schools in Mumbai get fewer days off for Diwali

Hindustan Times | By Ankita Bhatkhande, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON OCT 12, 2018 01:03 AM IST
The education department has reduced Diwali vacations for schools in Mumbai from 21 days to 15, leaving students and teachers upset
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