Guru Hargobind, revered as the sixth Nanak, was the sixth of ten Gurus of the Sikh religion. He had become Guru at the young age of eleven, after the execution of his father, Guru Arjan, by the Mughal emperor Jahangir.
Writer and former Punjab civil servant D.S. Jaspal called on Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan who hailed his proposal for participation of devotees in sapling plantation in the historic shrine of Kartarpur Sahib that was linked with India through a corridor this week.
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday asked the Centre to cut down on the 30-day notice period for pilgrims to apply online for visiting the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara during the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev.
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will not accept Pakistan's invitation to attend the opening of Kartarpur Corridor that is scheduled to be held on November 9, Congress sources told on Monday.
Pakistan government on Monday extended an invitation to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the inauguration of Kartarpur corridor that is scheduled to be held on November 9.
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh will lead an all-party delegation across the border to Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan on the opening day of the Kartarpur Corridor on November 9, it was announced on Wednesday.
Exuding confidence, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday said that the Congress Party would easily be winning all the four seats where bye-polls are slated to be held on October 21.
External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar on Tuesday said the government was confident of meeting Kartarpur corridor deadline and the work on the same is moving in the right direction.
The Pakistan Foreign Office (FO) said that "good progress" was made during technical level talks on the Kartarpur corridor between Pakistani and Indian delegations, a media report said on Saturday.
A political tug-of war over taking credit for the crucial 4.2-km-long Kartarpur Sahib corridor, which on completion will allow 5,000 Indian pilgrims daily to pay obeisance at the revered Sikh shrine in Pakistan from India, is on.
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh here on Sunday appreciated Pakistan's decision to scrap the separate permit system required for pilgrims to travel through the Kartarpur Sahib corridor and allow OCI and PIO card holders.