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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.
A view of Kartarpur Corridor road at Dera Baba Nanak in Punjab.(HT file)
A view of Kartarpur Corridor road at Dera Baba Nanak in Punjab.(HT file)

Yet to decide on opening Kartarpur Corridor, says India

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2020 06:31 PM IST
New Delhi also called on Islamabad to construct required infrastructure, including a bridge, for the safe movement of pilgrims over a stretch that gets waterlogged during the rainy season
Police personnel and residents near the Indian stretch of the bridge on the Kartarpur Corridor near Dera Baba Nanak town of Gurdaspur district in Punjab in November 2019. India built its 100-metre stretch before the inauguration of the corridor last year, while Pakistan expressed its inability to build the 320-metre portion in the stipulated time but promised to complete the construction in due course.(Sameer Sehgal/HT file photo)
Police personnel and residents near the Indian stretch of the bridge on the Kartarpur Corridor near Dera Baba Nanak town of Gurdaspur district in Punjab in November 2019. India built its 100-metre stretch before the inauguration of the corridor last year, while Pakistan expressed its inability to build the 320-metre portion in the stipulated time but promised to complete the construction in due course.(Sameer Sehgal/HT file photo)

Pakistani team to meet Indian authorities at Dera Baba Nanak for building bridge in Kartarpur Corridor

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 27, 2020 06:30 AM IST
The engineers will discuss the construction of a bridge on a low-lying stretch near the border on the Pakistan side besides surveying the bridge constructed on the Indian side
File photo of Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan.(PTI File)
File photo of Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan.(PTI File)

No Indian visitor as Pakistan reopens Kartarpur Corridor after 3 months

Lahore | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Anubha Rohatgi
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2020 06:07 PM IST
Indian pilgrims of all faiths are allowed to undertake round the year visa-free travel to the historic gurdwara.
The Kartarpur Corridor, which links Dera Baba Nanak in India’s Gurdaspur to Durbar Sahib gurdwara in Pakistan, was opened on November 9 last year.(PTI photo))
The Kartarpur Corridor, which links Dera Baba Nanak in India’s Gurdaspur to Durbar Sahib gurdwara in Pakistan, was opened on November 9 last year.(PTI photo))

Pak to reopen Kartarpur Corridor next week, India calls it ‘mirage of goodwill’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi/Islamabad | By Rezaul H Laskar and Imtiaz Ahmad
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2020 08:11 PM IST
Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi tweeted on Saturday that Islamabad is ready to reopen the corridor on June 29.
Many states have ordered closure of public places, including schools, cinema halls and malls, till month-end among various measures to contain the spread of coronavirus.(Santosh Kumar / HT Times)
Many states have ordered closure of public places, including schools, cinema halls and malls, till month-end among various measures to contain the spread of coronavirus.(Santosh Kumar / HT Times)

Coronavirus cases in India climb to 110, PM Modi proposes setting up emergency fund

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2020 11:35 AM IST
All types of passenger movement were suspended on Saturday night through the Indo-Bangla, Indo-Nepal, Indo-Bhutan and Indo-Myanmar borders, barring a few specified border checkposts.
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Coronavirus scare: Footfall remains unaffected at Golden Temple, Kartarpur Corridor

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Surjit Singh
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2020 11:22 PM IST
Two positive coronavirus cases have been detected in Amritsar
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Kartarpur corridor: Scuffle over releasing calendar carrying Imran’s image

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2020 11:05 PM IST
The Nanakshahi calendar format was accepted by the SGPC general house and ratified by the Akal Takht in 2003 but was rejected by the apex gurdwara body in 2010 saying it needed to be amended.
Punjab Chief minister Captain Amarinder will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and urge him to take up the issue of passport for visiting the Kartarpur Sahib with Pakistan.(Sanjeev Sharma/HT PHoto)
Punjab Chief minister Captain Amarinder will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and urge him to take up the issue of passport for visiting the Kartarpur Sahib with Pakistan.(Sanjeev Sharma/HT PHoto)

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh to meet PM Modi over passport waiver for Kartarpur

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2020 04:10 PM IST
The Punjab assembly also passed a resolution urging the Centre to ask Pakistan to do away with the condition that pilgrims using the Kartarpur Corridor must hold passports.
Shiromani Akali Dal legislators, led by Bikram Singh Majithia, holding a protest outside the Punjab assembly in Chandigarh on Monday afternoon.(Keshav Singh/HT)
Shiromani Akali Dal legislators, led by Bikram Singh Majithia, holding a protest outside the Punjab assembly in Chandigarh on Monday afternoon.(Keshav Singh/HT)

Punjab assembly adjourned twice after Oppn guns for police chief over Kartarpur Corridor remark

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2020 03:06 PM IST
Aam Aadmi Party, Akali legislators rush to well of the House, raising slogans against Dinkar Gupta, prompting Speaker to adjourn proceedings twice for 30 minutes each
Death toll from the coronavirus jumped to 813 on Sunday.((Reuters image))
Death toll from the coronavirus jumped to 813 on Sunday.((Reuters image))

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Kartarpur corridor: Pilgrims barred from carrying ration for langar

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Anil Sharma
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’
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)

‘Evil plan exposed’: Amarinder Singh on Pak minister’s Kartarpur remarks

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2019 03:33 PM IST
Captain Amarinder also urged former Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu to be more cautious in his dealings with the Imran Khan government and not allow his personal friendship with the Pakistan Prime Minister cloud his judgement .
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No transport facility on 4km NH leading to Kartarpur Corridor

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Surjit Singh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 23, 2019 01:33 AM IST

Watch: Can Kartarpur Corridor become a corridor of peace? | WorldView

By Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2020 07:16 AM IST
In this week’s WorldView, TCA Raghavan, a former high commissioner to Pakistan and currently director general of the Indian Council of World Affairs, talks about the opening of the Kartarpur Corridor and its implications for India-Pakistan ties.
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
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
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
In the first three days 897 devotees visited Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan through the Kartarpur corridor.(PTI Photo)
In the first three days 897 devotees visited Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan through the Kartarpur corridor.(PTI Photo)

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

Dera Baba Nanak | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2019 10:22 PM IST
Youths are apprehensive about the visit as they think they will not get visa for countries like the US or those in Europe if they go to Pakistan, said a villager of Dera Baba Nanak.
Gurdwara Darbar Sahib illuminated ahead of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji.(PTI Photo)
Gurdwara Darbar Sahib illuminated ahead of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji.(PTI Photo)

‘Paving way for interfaith harmony,’ US and UN welcome Kartarpur Corridor opening

Washington | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2019 08:00 PM IST
“We see this as a positive example of neighbors working together for mutual benefit,” US state department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said in a video message on Twitter.
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.
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Kartarpur Corridor, a step towards promoting greater religious freedom: US

Asian News International | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2019 10:04 PM IST
Taking to Twitter, US state department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said that Washington sees the opening of the corridor as a positive example of neighbours working together for their mutual benefit.
Navjot Singh Sidhu at the passenger terminal on way to Darbar Sahib in Pakistan via the Kartarpur Corridor on Saturday.(Sameer Sehgal/HT photo)
Navjot Singh Sidhu at the passenger terminal on way to Darbar Sahib in Pakistan via the Kartarpur Corridor on Saturday.(Sameer Sehgal/HT photo)

Navjot Sidhu thanks ‘yaar dildaar’ Imran Khan for opening the Kartarpur Corridor

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 08:28 AM IST
Former Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, part of the first jatha to Darbar Sahib in Pakistan via Kartarpur Corridor , was speaking after the inauguration of the 4.7-km link.
Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu thanked his ‘yaar dildaar’ Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan for making history.(Sameer Sehgal / Hindustan Times)
Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu thanked his ‘yaar dildaar’ Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan for making history.(Sameer Sehgal / Hindustan Times)

Navjot Singh Sidhu thanks ‘yaar dildaar’ Imran Khan for opening Kartarpur Corridor

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2019 05:54 PM IST
Navjot Singh Sidhu was speaking at the inauguration of the 4. 7 km-long Kartarpur corridor linking Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan.
Pakistan’s foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi(REUTERS)
Pakistan’s foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi(REUTERS)

‘Kartarpur can change face of South Asia, like the fall of Berlin Wall’: Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2019 03:22 PM IST
Calling Kartarpur Corridor ‘a goodwill gesture’, Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi , howerver, told BBC that improvement in relations with India depended on “New Delhi changing its policy on Kashmir”.
Narendra Modi was praised by Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and Akali Dal patriarch Parkash Singh Badal for Kartarpur corridor(HT Photo)
Narendra Modi was praised by Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and Akali Dal patriarch Parkash Singh Badal for Kartarpur corridor(HT Photo)

Kartarpur Corridor Opening: Narendra Modi thanks Imran Khan for respecting sentiments of Indians

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2019 12:47 PM IST
PM Modi will also see off the first batch of pilgrims to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib through the Corridor. Giani Harpreet Singh of the Akal Takht is leading the 500-member Indian delegation that also includes former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.

First jatha of Sikh pilgrims enters Pakistan through Kartarpur corridor| Highlights

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2019 02:25 PM IST
Kartarpur Corridor: The Corridor connects Dera Baba Nanak shrine in India’s Punjab with Darbar Sahib -- also called Kartarpur Sahib -- the last resting place of Guru Nanak Dev, in Narowal district in Pakistan.
The Pakistan government also exempted the Indian pilgrims from paying a $20 entry fee on the day of inauguration of the corridor and Guru Nanak Dev’s birthday.(AP Photot)
The Pakistan government also exempted the Indian pilgrims from paying a $20 entry fee on the day of inauguration of the corridor and Guru Nanak Dev’s birthday.(AP Photot)

Passport must for Indian pilgrims to Kartarpur, says Pak army spokesperson

Islamabad | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2019 12:24 PM IST
Pakistani government provides a visa-free access to Indian Sikhs to the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara, originally known as Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, a highly revered Sikh shrine where Guru Nanak Dev spent 18 years of his life and is his final resting place.
A view of the Gurudwara Darbar Sahib seen through the Pakistani gate, at Kartarpur, in Punjab, Pakistan, on October 30, 2019.(HT Photo)
A view of the Gurudwara Darbar Sahib seen through the Pakistani gate, at Kartarpur, in Punjab, Pakistan, on October 30, 2019.(HT Photo)

In Imran Khan’s visa waiver for Kartarpur, a plan to revive militancy: Officials

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2020 11:47 PM IST
An official said that Pakistan’s sudden change of heart “is a clear attempt to portray a false-sense of bonhomie for the Sikhs”.
A view of the illuminated Gurudwara Darbar Sahib, at Kartarpur, in Punjab, Pakistan(HT Photo)
A view of the illuminated Gurudwara Darbar Sahib, at Kartarpur, in Punjab, Pakistan(HT Photo)

Kartarpur Corridor opens door to humanity

By Jasmine Sandhawalia
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2019 01:42 PM IST
The apolitical Sikh is humbled in gratitude that he can travel to his guru’s resting place. He is a largehearted peasant of Punjab who will not be mired in petty politics
Khalistani separatist leaders Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, Maj Gen Shabeg Singh and Amrik Singh Khalsa can be seen in the background in the official song on Kartarpur Corridor opening released by Pakistan.(Screegrab from video)
Khalistani separatist leaders Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, Maj Gen Shabeg Singh and Amrik Singh Khalsa can be seen in the background in the official song on Kartarpur Corridor opening released by Pakistan.(Screegrab from video)

Pakistan’s official Kartarpur Corridor opening video has Bhindranwale’s poster

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2020 09:54 PM IST
Kartarpur Corridor is set to be opened November 9 with India and Pakistan holding separate ceremonies to mark the occasion which will link Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur to Durbar Sahib gurdwara in Kartarpur.
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