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Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde (centre) felicitating philanthropist SPS Oberoi as environmentalist Balbir Singh Seechewal (extreme left) looks on during the international conference on ‘Philosophy of Guru Nanak Dev and its relevance today in equity, social justice and environment’ at Gymnasium Hall in Panjab University on Saturday.(Anil Dayal/HT)

Guru Nanak’s teachings transcend boundaries: CJI

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 02, 2020 12:34 AM IST
Legal luminaries from Bhutan, Sri Lanka attended the programme
File photo of Harbhajan Singh.(File)
File photo of Harbhajan Singh.(File)

Harbhajan Singh condemns attack on Nankana Sahib Gurdwara

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2020 12:47 PM IST
Harbhajan tweeted a video of Hassan threatening to destroy the holy Sikh shrine and convert it into a mosque.
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Amritsar smart city misses deadline for installing solar panels

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Mandeep Kaur Narula, Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 19, 2019 11:05 PM IST
The 10.40-crore rooftop solar panel project was scheduled to be completed by October 30. The ASCL officials, however, now expect to complete the project by December this year.
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Follow Guru’s teachings on peace, brotherhood: Kovind

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Gagandeep Jassowal and Jatinder Mahal
PUBLISHED ON NOV 12, 2019 11:27 PM IST
Accompanied by Punjab governor VP Singh Badnore, Shiromani Akali Dal leaders and cabinet minister Sunder Sham Arora.
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.
Devotees offers prayer at Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan on Friday, November 8.(Photo: PTI)
Devotees offers prayer at Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan on Friday, November 8.(Photo: PTI)

Kartarpur opening great opportunity for Sikhs to bring India, Pak together: UAE Sikhs

Dubai | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON NOV 09, 2019 03:42 PM IST
Surender Singh Kandhari said Kartarpur was of historic and religious significance for Sikhs as this is where the founder of Sikhism Guru Nanak Dev took his last breath.
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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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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.
Pakistan is building the corridor from the Indian border to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, while the other part—from Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur district up to the border—is being constructed by India. (Photo @HarsimratBadal_)
Pakistan is building the corridor from the Indian border to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, while the other part—from Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur district up to the border—is being constructed by India. (Photo @HarsimratBadal_)

PM Modi to inaugurate Kartarpur corridor on Nov 8, tweets minister

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2019 09:28 PM IST
Pakistan, on Thursday, said no date has been fixed so far for the inauguration of the much-awaited Kartarpur corridor, even as it assured that it will be open ‘on time’ on the occasion of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak next month.
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Aujla’s demand of declaring GNDU as central varsity is anti-Punjab: AAP

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON OCT 11, 2019 11:43 PM IST
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.
The Indian government last week removed from its blacklist names of 312 Sikh foreign nationals involved in anti-India activities after a review carried out by different security agencies on the Adverse List or blacklist.(Twitter/PMO India)
The Indian government last week removed from its blacklist names of 312 Sikh foreign nationals involved in anti-India activities after a review carried out by different security agencies on the Adverse List or blacklist.(Twitter/PMO India)

Sikh group meets Modi, thanks him for removing names of community members from blacklist

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2019 03:58 PM IST
The community members met Modi on Saturday in Houston and presented him with a traditional Siropa (long scarf).
A view of the construction work of Kartarpur Corridor at Dera Baba Nanak district Gurdaspur on Monday. August 26, 2019.(Sameer Sehgal/ HT photo)
A view of the construction work of Kartarpur Corridor at Dera Baba Nanak district Gurdaspur on Monday. August 26, 2019.(Sameer Sehgal/ HT photo)

India, Pakistan officials to meet on Friday over Kartarpur

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2019 03:34 PM IST
Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammed Faisal said that both sides will hold a technical meeting at Zero Point on the border on Friday
The Nepal government will release three coins on the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev(HT Photo)
The Nepal government will release three coins on the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev(HT Photo)

A little-known story of Nepal’s Sikh connection

Hindustan Times | By Manjeev Puri
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2019 09:16 PM IST
The story of Sikh transporters is legendary in Nepal. In the early 1950s, hailing from the Jammu region, many of them personally navigated the newly laid tracks of the Tribhuvan Highway, and crossed rivers to haul their trucks to Kathmandu. They also started the first public bus service in the country, and have been active in the setting up of modern schools in the country.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the function to mark the 550th parkash purb of Guru Nanak Dev on November 12 at Sultanpur Lodhi. (ANI Photo/R. Raveendran)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the function to mark the 550th parkash purb of Guru Nanak Dev on November 12 at Sultanpur Lodhi. (ANI Photo/R. Raveendran)

Narendra Modi to attend Guru Nanak’s 550th birth anniversary celebrations

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2019 08:41 AM IST
A Shiromani Akali Delegation, led by its president Sukhbir Singh Badal, met the Prime Minister in New Delhi and invited him to attend the function. The delegation also included SGPC president Gobind Singh Longowal and Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal.
Sikh pilgrims eat food in front of Kartarpur Gurdwara Sahib after a groundbreaking ceremony for the Kartarpur Corridor in Kartarpur on November 28, 2018. (File photo by AFP)
Sikh pilgrims eat food in front of Kartarpur Gurdwara Sahib after a groundbreaking ceremony for the Kartarpur Corridor in Kartarpur on November 28, 2018. (File photo by AFP)

India, Pak teams discuss Kartarpur modalities

Chandigarh | By Agencies
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2019 10:27 PM IST
In a major initiative last November, both India and Pakistan had agreed to set up the Kartarpur corridor to link the historic Gurdwara Darbar Sahib — the final resting place of Guru Nanak Dev — to Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur.
Talking to reporters, leader of the Indian delegation Sardar Varmindar Singh Khalsa expressed the hope that the government will issue visas to a large number of Indian Sikh pilgrims on the occasion of 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.(Sameer Sehgal /Hindustan Times)
Talking to reporters, leader of the Indian delegation Sardar Varmindar Singh Khalsa expressed the hope that the government will issue visas to a large number of Indian Sikh pilgrims on the occasion of 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.(Sameer Sehgal /Hindustan Times)

Over 2,200 Sikhs from India arrive in Pakistan to celebrate Baisakhi

Lahore | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2019 08:39 PM IST
Gurdwara Panja Sahib has a handprint of the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Dev, on a boulder of the shrine.
As per the master plan prepared by the government for the celebrations of the event, three grand tent cities of 100 acres each will be set up.(HT File)
As per the master plan prepared by the government for the celebrations of the event, three grand tent cities of 100 acres each will be set up.(HT File)

Guru Nanak’s 550th birth anniversary: Over 30 lakh pilgrims expected, Punjab govt to set up 3 tent cities in Sultanpur Lodhi

Hindustan Times, Sultanpur Lodhi | By Gagandeep Jassowal
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2019 09:01 AM IST
The district administration has decided to pay a compensation of Rs 50,000 per acre to the farmers whose land it will take on rent in the vicinity of the holy town.
Rajasthan assembly elections 2018: Addressing a public rally in Hanumangarh in Rajasthan, PM Modi said that Kartarpur had gone to Pakistan because of the lack of vision and sensitivity of then Congress leaders.(BJP Photo)
Rajasthan assembly elections 2018: Addressing a public rally in Hanumangarh in Rajasthan, PM Modi said that Kartarpur had gone to Pakistan because of the lack of vision and sensitivity of then Congress leaders.(BJP Photo)

PM Narendra Modi attacks Congress, says huge mistake to let Kartarpur go to Pak in 1947

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2018 02:04 PM IST
Rajasthan assembly elections 2018: PM Modi said that the simple reason that Kartarpur was in Pakistan was because the then Congress leaders had no idea about the importance of Guru Nanak Dev.
Former President Pranab Mukherjee addressed the National Conference on 'Towards Peace, Harmony and Happiness: Transition to Transformation', in New Delhi on Friday, November 23, 2018.(PTI)
Former President Pranab Mukherjee addressed the National Conference on 'Towards Peace, Harmony and Happiness: Transition to Transformation', in New Delhi on Friday, November 23, 2018.(PTI)

‘Country passing through rising intolerance,’ says former President Pranab Mukherjee

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2018 01:42 PM IST
Pranab Mukherjee expressed concern over rising intolerance and violation of human rights, coupled with a widening gulf between the rich and poor with top one per cent rich pocketing the lion’s share of country’s wealth.
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.
Capt Amarinder met Narendra Modi in Delhi on Thursday to press for compensation to farmers in lieu of stubble burning.(ANI)
Capt Amarinder met Narendra Modi in Delhi on Thursday to press for compensation to farmers in lieu of stubble burning.(ANI)

At meeting with PM Modi, Punjab CM Capt Amarinder flags stubble burning that chokes Delhi

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2018 10:45 AM IST
Stubble burning in Haryana and Punjab has contributed to the sharp decline in air quality level in Delhi and neighbouring states.
The girl, who claimed she was in a relationship with the accused, made a bid on her life at Narayangarh village on Saturday.(Representative image)
The girl, who claimed she was in a relationship with the accused, made a bid on her life at Narayangarh village on Saturday.(Representative image)

Amritsar man booked for providing petrol to girl to end life; she attempts, survives

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2018 11:42 AM IST
The accused Gagandeep Singh was arrested for providing petrol to girl to commit suicide.
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