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14-Jun-2019 New Delhi

India unhappy over Pakistan not giving visa to official Sikh jatha

India has registered a strong protest at Pakistan governments refusal to grant visa to an "official jatha" comprising 87 pilgrims who wanted to go there on the martyrdom day of Sikh Guru Arjan Dev, sources said here on Friday.The Ministry of External Affairs...

14-Jun-2019 Amritsar

Pakistan-bound Sikh pilgrims stranded at Attari

At least 130 Sikh pilgrims heading for Pakistan were left stranded at the Attari railway station on Friday as the Indian government did not grant them permission to cross the international border.The pilgrims, mostly elderly and hailing from various parts...

30-Oct-2016 Amritsar

Golden Temple illuminated, less fireworks this year

The Golden Temple complex, where the holiest of Sikh shrines, 'Harmandar Sahib' is located, was illuminated on Sunday and fireworks display took place to mark the 'Bandi Chhor Diwas' and Diwali.There was festive spirit at the shrine complex in this Sikh...

20-Nov-2015 Amritsar

SGPC jatha leaves for Pakistan for Gurpurab

Over 1,100 pilgrims, mostly Sikhs, left for Pakistan on Friday for Gurpurab celebrations.The jatha, including 924 who are part of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) list, left for Pakistan's Lahore city on three special trains from Attari,...

23-May-2015 Amritsar

Devotees At Gurudwara Chheharta Sahib Welcome Darshan Didar Yatra

Darshan Didar yatra, which is an initiative of the Punjab government and SGPC, left from Gurudwara Sri Chheharta Sahib after its brief halt for next destination at 9:30 am. The yatra was given warm welcome at Guru Nanak Dev University,  Khalsa College,...

21-May-2015 Mattewal

Dharmik Darshan Yatra Enters Majitha

On the 16th day of its tour in the state, the Dharmik Darshan yatra today entered into Majitha traversing through various districts of the state, enabling people to have darshan of Guru Sahibans’ relics. At Guru Hargobind Sahib’s land Gurudwara Guru Ki...

29-Mar-2015 Rattan Khurd

Two Pakistani smugglers killed, 12 kg heroin seized in Punjab

The BSF has killed two Pakistani smugglers along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab and recovered 12 kg heroin, valued at Rs.50 crore in the international market, from them, an official said on Sunday.The Border Security Force (BSF) troopers also recovered...

06-Nov-2014 Amritsar

Sikh pilgrims celebrate Gurpurab at Nankana Sahib

Visiting Sikh pilgrims from India and other parts of the world celebrated Gurpurab, the birth anniversary of the founder of Sikh religion, Guru Nanak Dev, at his birthplace Nankana Sahib, about 90 km from Lahore, in Pakistan.The devotees offered prayers, performed...

05-Nov-2014 Amritsar

Sikh pilgrims reach Nankana Sahib in Pakistan

A contingent of over 1,500 Sikh pilgrims from India Wednesday reached the Sikh holy city of Nankana Sahib in Pakistan to mark the birth anniversary of Sikhism's founder Guru Nanak Dev.The pilgrims left for Pakistan Tuesday, just two days after a massive...

23-Oct-2014 Amritsar

Fireworks, lighting at Amritsar's Golden Temple

The holiest of Sikh shrines, Harmandir Sahib, popularly known as Golden Temple, was lighted up Thursday in festive spirit in this Sikh holy city in Punjab.Fireworks display and millions of lights around the whole complex saw thousands of devotees turning...

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