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Madhya Pradesh government to set up Sikh museum and research centre in Jabalpur

To mark the 550th ‘Prakash Parv’ of Guru Nanak Dev, the Madhya Pradesh government has decided to set up Sikh museum and research centre in Jabalpur  at the cost of Rs 20 crore. Chief Minister Kamal Nath hasalso decided to develop six Sikh places associated with the founder of Sikhism in the state as religious ..

Air India depicted ‘Ik Onkar’ on tail to mark 550th birth anniversary of Nanak Dev

In a unique gesture to mark 550th Prakash Purb of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji, National carrier Air India has depicted Sikh religious symbol ‘Ik Onkar’ on one of its Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft . The aircraft will fly on October 31 from Amritsar to London. Ek Onkar, which means “God is One”, is the ..

India signs Kartarpur Sahib Corridor Agreement with Pakistan

To celebrate the 550th birth anniversary of the founder of Sikhism Guru Nanak Dev, India and Pakistan have recently signed the landmark agreement to operationalise the historic Kartarpur Sahib Corridor at Zero Point, just about 4 km from the International Boundary.  It will connect the Dera Baba Nanak shrine in India’s Punjab with the Gurdwara ..

Kartarpur Sahib Corridor

The Centre has designated Dera Baba Nanak land Check post in Gurdaspur district of Punjab as an authorised immigration checkpoint to exit and entry for visiting the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan. The Chief Immigration Officer has been appointed as the Civil Authority for this purpose. What is the Kartarpur Sahab Gurudwara? The Gurdwara Darbar ..

352nd birth anniversary of Guru Govind Singh celebrated

The 352nd birth anniversary of Guru Govind Singh has recently celebrated as Prakash Utsav with religious fervour and gaiety in various parts of the country. The main function is organised at Takhat Sri Harmandir Sahib Gurdwara, Patna Sahib, where thousands of pilgrims across the globe are offering prayers. Born at Patna Sahib in Bihar on ..

Kartarpur corridor approved by Punjab Government

To mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev in November 2019, the Union Cabinet has recently approved the building and development of the Kartarpur Corridor from Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur district of Punjab to the international border with Pakistan. The corridor will facilitate pilgrims from India who visit Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Kartarpur, ..

News Today: November 23, 2018

Main current events of November 23, 2018 are as follows: National Current Events Centre approves construction of Kartarpur corridor from Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur district to International Border to enable Sikh pilgrims to visit Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur in Pakistan throughout the year Union Cabinet has approved Kartarpur corridor project  from Dera Baba Nanak ..

Charitable Religious Institutions to be eligible for grant under scheme ‘Seva Bhoj Yojna’

On June 1, the Union Ministry of Culture has launched a new scheme called ‘Seva Bhoj Yojna’ with a total outlay of Rs. 325 Crores for Financial Years 2018-19 and 2019-20. The scheme seeks to reimburse the Central Government share of CGST and IGST so as to lessen the financial burden of such Charitable Religious ..