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Indian and Pakistani devotees at Gurudwara Darbar Sahib on the occasion of the opening of the Kartarpur corridor on November 9, 2019.(HT file photo)

On Kartarpur anniversary, Pak says India yet to reopen its side of corridor

Hindustan Times, Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad , edited by Vinod Janardhanan
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2020 07:19 PM IST
The Pakistan foreign office statement on Monday came days after India’s protest against Islamabad’s decision to hand over management of Durbar Sahib Gurdwara in Kartarpur to a body without any Sikh representatives.
A view of Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan on Nov. 8, 2019.(PTI File Photo)
A view of Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan on Nov. 8, 2019.(PTI File Photo)

India summons Pak CDA to lodge ‘strong protest’ over Kartarpur Gurdwara

UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 09:56 PM IST
Pakistan has been called upon by the MEA to reverse its “arbitrary decision to deprive the Sikh minority community its right to manage affairs of the holy gurdwara [in] Kartarpur.”
In November last year, the two countries threw open a corridor linking Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur in India with Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan, in a historic people-to-people initiative.(HT file photo)
In November last year, the two countries threw open a corridor linking Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur in India with Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan, in a historic people-to-people initiative.(HT file photo)

Role of Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee at Kartarpur Sahib intact, says its chief

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Surjit Singh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 05, 2020 02:31 PM IST
Clarifies PSGPC will continue to control arrangements related to Sikh Rehat Maryada inside historic gurdwara, including langar, accommodation of pilgrims, distribution of parshad, holding Akhand Path Sahib and managing golak
Indian and Pakistani devotees at Gurudwara Darbar Sahib on the occasion of the opening of the Kartarpur Corridor, on November 09, 2019.(HT archive)
Indian and Pakistani devotees at Gurudwara Darbar Sahib on the occasion of the opening of the Kartarpur Corridor, on November 09, 2019.(HT archive)

India to Pakistan: Reverse decision on handing over Kartarpur gurdwara to non-Sikh body

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2020 04:55 PM IST
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”
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 photos of the damaged gurdwara were widely shared on social media.(HT Photo)
The photos of the damaged gurdwara were widely shared on social media.(HT Photo)

Pakistan replaces 2 damaged domes of Kartarpur gurdwara

Hindustan Times, Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2020 02:13 PM IST
Pakistan’s Minister of Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry tweeted that the domes had been replaced and repaired within hours of the incident.
The storm-ravaged domes at the recently renovated Sikh shrine Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur.(HT Photo)
The storm-ravaged domes at the recently renovated Sikh shrine Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur.(HT Photo)

Rectify deficiencies: India to Pakistan on collapse of Kartarpur gurdwara domes

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2020 05:49 PM IST
The domes were damaged after rain and thunderstorms. The photos of the incident went viral on social media after which reactions started pouring in.
Punjab has reported one positive case of coronavirus so far but the state government is worried because more than 300 people who returned from countries hit by coronavirus, are untraceable. (HT photo)
Punjab has reported one positive case of coronavirus so far but the state government is worried because more than 300 people who returned from countries hit by coronavirus, are untraceable. (HT photo)

Coronavirus: India suspends travel to Kartarpur, seals border posts in East

HIndustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2020 11:07 AM IST
The government announced the steps to contain the spread of coronavirus in the country.
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Patiala DC orders girdawari to access damage to tomato cultivation

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Patiala
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2020 10:37 PM IST
Sanaur MLA Harinderpal Singh Chandumajra had raised the issue in the Punjab assembly and briefed the House about the loss to tomato crop due to extreme winter
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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
In November last year, Pakistan and India separately inaugurated the historic corridor on their respective sides of the border.(AFP FILE)
In November last year, Pakistan and India separately inaugurated the historic corridor on their respective sides of the border.(AFP FILE)

Pakistan looks at passport-free entry for Indians to Kartarpur corridor

Islamabad | By IMTIAZ AHMAD
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2020 02:10 AM IST
Passport-free entry of Indian pilgrims to the Kartarpur corridor was not allowed in accordance with a memorandum of understanding signed between Pakistan and India, he said.
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Kartarpur corridor: Pilgrims barred from carrying ration for langar

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Anil Sharma, Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 01, 2020 10:40 PM IST
Customs officials say they have been suggesting the pilgrims not to take ration along with them as Pakistani rangers have been ‘raising objections’

Corridor wish fulfilled, Wadala-led jatha heads to Kartarpur gurdwara

Hindustan Times, Gurdaspur | By HT Correspondent, Dera Baba Nanak (gurdaspur)
PUBLISHED ON DEC 26, 2019 11:21 PM IST
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Car-truck crash kills 2 RPF head constables in Jalandhar

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 23, 2019 11:30 PM IST
Indian pilgrims can visit the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib through the recently-opened Kartarpur corridor without visa but cannot go to the other parts of Pakistan. (Photo by Sameer Sehgal / Hindustan Times)
Indian pilgrims can visit the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib through the recently-opened Kartarpur corridor without visa but cannot go to the other parts of Pakistan. (Photo by Sameer Sehgal / Hindustan Times)

Sikh woman from India tries to flee with Facebook friend from Pak via Kartarpur corridor: Report

Lahore | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2019 06:46 PM IST
Kaur, who was in touch with the man through Facebook, met him at the gurdwara and attempted to go along with him to Faisalabad by showing a Pakistani woman’s permit.
Pilgrims from India posing with residents of Pakistan Punjab at Gurdwara Darbar Sahib after crossing the Kartarpur Corridor.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)
Pilgrims from India posing with residents of Pakistan Punjab at Gurdwara Darbar Sahib after crossing the Kartarpur Corridor.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)

Kartarpur turns meeting point for both Punjabs

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Surjit Singh, Dera Baba Nanak
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2019 06:38 AM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh at North Block in New Delhi in September 2019.(File photo: PTI)
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh at North Block in New Delhi in September 2019.(File photo: PTI)

News updates from Hindustan Times at 5 PM | ‘Evil plan exposed’: Amarinder Singh on Pak minister’s Kartarpur remarks and all the latest news at this hour

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 01, 2019 04:49 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 5 pm. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
The Centre has eased the cash restriction on pilgrims visiting Gurdwara Darbar Sahib through the Kartarpur Corridor.(PTI)
The Centre has eased the cash restriction on pilgrims visiting Gurdwara Darbar Sahib through the Kartarpur Corridor.(PTI)

Centre eases cash limit for pilgrims visiting Kartarpur

Hindustan Times, Dera Baba Nanak | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2019 05:22 AM IST
Earlier, a maximum amount of Rs 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 Rs 25,000.
NCP president Sharad Pawar after meeting with core members of NCP at his residence Motibaug in Shivajinagar in Pune on Sunday.(Milind Saurkar/HT Photo)
NCP president Sharad Pawar after meeting with core members of NCP at his residence Motibaug in Shivajinagar in Pune on Sunday.(Milind Saurkar/HT Photo)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Sharad Pawar-Sonia Gandhi meet on fate of alliance with Sena today and all the latest news at this hour

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2019 08:58 AM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 9AM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Gurdwara Darbar Sahib illuminated ahead of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji, at Kartarpur in Narowal district of Pakistan.(Photo: PTI)
Gurdwara Darbar Sahib illuminated ahead of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji, at Kartarpur in Narowal district of Pakistan.(Photo: PTI)

Pilgrims grow at Kartarpur, Sunday to see 1,800 visitors

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2019 04:33 AM IST
According to people familiar with the development, as many as 1,800 people are scheduled to cross the border to visit Kartarpur on Sunday, November 24 — nearly three times the 671 people who were scheduled to visit on November 17.
Jaspal interacting with governor of Pakistan Punjab, Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar during an exhibition of sacred trees of Sikhism curated by him, on Wednesday.(HT Photo)
Jaspal interacting with governor of Pakistan Punjab, Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar during an exhibition of sacred trees of Sikhism curated by him, on Wednesday.(HT Photo)

Former Punjab-cadre IAS officer meets Imran Khan in Pakistan

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2019 10:28 PM IST
A former Punjab-cadre IAS officer, Jaspal has authored a book “Tryst with Trees”, documenting historical gurdawaras named after trees.
Indian and Pakistani devotees at Gurudwara Darbar Sahib on the occasion of the opening of the Kartarpur corridor, at Kartarpur, Pakistan. (Photo by Sameer Sehgal / Hindustan Times)
Indian and Pakistani devotees at Gurudwara Darbar Sahib on the occasion of the opening of the Kartarpur corridor, at Kartarpur, Pakistan. (Photo by Sameer Sehgal / Hindustan Times)

Onus on India to ensure good footfall at Kartarpur Corridor: Pak SGPC

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Surjit Singh, Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 14, 2019 07:22 AM IST
Most pilgrims are not aware of the online registration process which requires one to have a proper knowledge of computer, he said, adding that now it is the duty of Sikh community to create awareness about how to apply for the pilgrimage and get permission.
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Kartarpur Corridor: Only 700 pilgrims cross over to Kartarpur despite fee waiver on Parkash Purb

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Anil Sharma, Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 12, 2019 11:32 PM IST
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
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Polio vaccination a must for pilgrims visiting Kartarpur

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 12, 2019 11:29 PM IST
The vaccination is being carried out at the integrated check-post (ICP), Dera Baba Nanak.
700 Indian pilgrims crossed over to Pakistan to visit Darbar Sahib gurdwara on Tuesday even though Pakistani authorities waived a $20 service fee.(Sameer Sehgal / Hindustan Times)
700 Indian pilgrims crossed over to Pakistan to visit Darbar Sahib gurdwara on Tuesday even though Pakistani authorities waived a $20 service fee.(Sameer Sehgal / Hindustan Times)

Only 700 pilgrims cross over by Kartarpur Corridor despite fee waiver on Parkash Purb

Hindustan Times, Amritsar/Islamabad | By Anil Sharma and Imtiaz Ahmad
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2019 11:09 PM IST
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.
Both Pakistan and India are using Kartarpur to influence politics in Punjab(PTI)
Both Pakistan and India are using Kartarpur to influence politics in Punjab(PTI)

The corridor is a trap that Pakistan has set for India | Opinion

By Sushant Sareen
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2019 08:04 PM IST
It will not lead to a diplomatic detente. Instead, it gives Islamabad more leverage to use the Khalistani card
That the Kartarpur corridor’s inauguration coincides with the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak is a further plus, and makes it a landmark decision in India-Pakistan relations and for Sikhs in India(PTI)
That the Kartarpur corridor’s inauguration coincides with the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak is a further plus, and makes it a landmark decision in India-Pakistan relations and for Sikhs in India(PTI)

India has done well to go ahead with Kartarpur | Opinion

By TCA Raghavan
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2019 08:03 PM IST
Security concerns should be addressed. But they cannot be allowed to trump landmark political initiatives
PM Modi flagged off the first ‘jatha’, or batch, of about 600 pilgrims.(PTI Photo)
PM Modi flagged off the first ‘jatha’, or batch, of about 600 pilgrims.(PTI Photo)

Second batch of 225 pilgrims reaches Pakistan via Kartarpur corridor

Hindustan Times, Dera Baba Nanak (Punjab) | By HT Correspondent and Agencies
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2019 08:34 AM IST
The corridor linking Dera Baba Nanak shrine in India to the Kartarpur gurdwara was opened to mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak.
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