Guru Nanak Dev Current Affairs, GK & News

Kartarpur visit: Pakistan to issue tourist visas to non-Indian Sikhs

To mark the celebrations of 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev, the Pakistan government will now issue tourist visas to non-Indian Sikhs visiting Kartarpur corridor and other gurdwaras in the country. Key Highlights Under the historic Kartarpur Corridor agreement signed between India and Pakistan on 24 October 2019, the pilgrims coming from India ..

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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 ..

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National Highway in Punjab named after Guru Nanak Dev

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has announced the road starting from Kapurthala, connecting Gobindwal Sahib and terminating near Taran Tarana in the State of Punjab as new National Highway, NH- 703AA and named it as ‘Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji Marg’, after the first Sikh guru. This decision has been taken ..

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UNESCO to publish Guru Nanak Dev’s writing in world languages

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)  has decided to translate and publish an anthology of the writings of Guru Nanak Devji in world languages to mark his 550th birth anniversary. To mark this event, the Indian government is also holding a series of events and has initiated many projects which includes- Construction ..

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UNESCO to translate and publish writings of Guru Nanak Dev

To commemorate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has decided to translate and publish an anthology of his writings into major languages of the world. This information was given by Ministry of Culture via a tweet. 550th Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak Year 2019 marks ..

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