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Kartarpur: Religious events to mark Guru Nanak’s Joti Jot on Sept 22

Footfall of the Indian pilgrims is expected to turn bigger on the day of Gurpurb as some Sikh organisations have made efforts to take more pilgrims to visit the gurdwara on the occasion

The corridor links the gurdwara to Dera Baba Nanak, a historic town situated along the International Border on the India side. (PTI file)
Published on Sep 11, 2023 12:39 AM IST
By, Amritsar

Damdama Sahib jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh bats for passport-free access to Kartarpur

The jathedar, while interacting with the media persons, after the event, demanded an end to the condition of carrying an Indian passport for the pilgrimage and sought similar access for Pakistani Sikhs to visit the historic gurdwara at Dera Baba Nanak falling in Gurdaspur district

Takht Damdama Sahib jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh demanded passport-free access to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib at Kartarpur during an ardas (Sikh prayer) for the victims of 1947 partition at zero point on the International border here on Sunday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 21, 2023 01:07 AM IST
By, Amritsar

Hamdard, IAS officer Bublani skip VB hearing

However, six executive engineers of the public works department (PWD), who were also summoned, appeared before the VB sleuths and were questioned for over two hours

One of the VB officials, who didn’t wish to be named, said IAS officer Vinay Bublani informed the department that he couldn’t appear for the hearing due to a cabinet meeting of the Punjab government.
Updated on Aug 12, 2023 12:47 AM IST
By, Jalandhar

No surprises, BJP bets on Inder Iqbal Singh Atwal for Jalandhar bypoll

BJP names SAD ex-MLA Inder Iqbal Singh Atwal as its candidate for the Jalandhar Lok Sabha bypoll, with nominations starting from Thursday onwards.

Former Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) MLA Inder Iqbal Singh Atwal had joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of Union Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri, party National General Secretary Tarun Chugh, party leader Vijay Rupani and others, at the party headquarters, in New Delhi on April 9. (ANI)
Updated on Apr 13, 2023 01:12 AM IST
By, Jalandhar

65-year-old Indian pilgrim dies of heart attack at Nankana Sahib in Pakistan

Indian Sikh devotees visit Pakistan on pilgrimage all around the year to mark their various religious festivals.

A total of 2,470 pilgrims from India went to Pakistan last week for the Vaisakhi (Baisakhi) celebrations.(AP)
Published on Apr 12, 2023 04:04 PM IST
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