Tag Archives: Pakistan

Pakistan allows Delhi Sikh body to renovate two gurudwaras

Amritsar, Punjab: Pakistan government has authorised the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee to do renovation work at two historic Gurudwaras situated in the country. “They have asked the DSGMC to conduct the ‘kar sewa’ of Gurudwara Dera Sahib, Lahore and Gurudwara Ber Sahib, Sialkot,” DSGMC president Paramjeet Singh Sarna said today. Sarna was on a visit to Pakistan and returned ...

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Sikh jatha returns home from Pakistan

Amritsar,Punjab: A Sikh jatha, comprising more than 2,000 members, that had gone to Pakistan to celebrate the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev returned on Tuesday. The jatha members expressed satisfaction over the visit and praised the government of Pakistan for the security cover given to them during the visit. The pilgrims returned in special trains which reached the Attari railway ...

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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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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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Murder near Lahore gurdwara angers Indians

Pakistan: The murder of Dalip Kumar (25) in front of Gurdwara Dehra Sahib in Lahore, Pakistan, on Tuesday has created a scare among minority communities of Hindus and Sikhs living in that country. The Lahore police is making all-out efforts to solve the murder at the earliest, apparently to ward off possible criticism by India. Sources said Nankana Sahib-based Dalip, ...

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