Tag Archives: Nankana Sahib

Sikh family looted near Nankana Sahib

Lahore,Pak: Police have arrested a group of dacoits who robbed a Sikh family of thousands of rupees in cash, mobile phones and other valuables. DPO Nankana Sahib Gulam Mubashir told a press conference that the Sikh family was looted while they were on their way home back to Lahore in a taxi after attending ceremonies in connection with the birth ...

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UK sikhs arrive for Guru Nanak Yatra

Lahore,Pak: Some two hundred Sikh yatrees from the UK arrived here at the Allama Iqbal International Airport on Wednesday to take part in the 576th birth celebrations of Baba Guru Nanak Dev Gee to be held between Nov 26 and 28 at Gurdwara Janamasthan Nankana Sahib. The first Sikh yatrees group (jatha), led by Sardar Autar Singh Sanghera, was received ...

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Holy City status for Nankana Sahib

Nankana Sahib,Pakistan: According to reports Pakistan has accorded the “holy city” status to Nankana Sahib – the birthplace of first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Dev Ji. It is notable that Nankana Sahib is one of the most revered pilgrimage destinations for Sikhs around the world. The announcement was reportedly made by Pakistan’s interior minister Rehman Malik at a dinner hosted ...

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Sikh group ignores warning, takes on travel to Pakistan

Amritsar, Punjab: Ignoring the Indian government’s advisory against traveling to Pakistan, 165 Sikh devotees have left for Nankana Saheb in Lahore (Pakistan). Nankana Saheb is the birthplace of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism. The visit is to celebrate the 540th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev. The first batch of pilgrims boarded the Samjhauta Express for Lahore at ...

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Governing body formed for University at Nankana Sahib

Nankana Sahib, Pakistan: Efforts of Sikhs from all over the world have yielded a positive outcome with decks being cleared for the establishment of proposed world-class Baba Guru Nanak International University at Nankana Sahib in Pakistan. The government of that country has formed a governing body for the supervision and management of the project. The university is being set up ...

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