Guru Nanak: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

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, ..

India’s first National Institute of Inter-Faith Studies to be set up in Punjab

India’s first National Institute of Inter-Faith Studies will be set up by the Government of India (GoI) in Punjab to promote brotherhood and diversity as part of the year-long activities to commemorate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, for which the state Government will provide land free of cost. PM Narendra Modi has constituted ..

Sudheesh Guruvayoor sets Guinness World Record

Sudheesh Guruvayoor, an Indian farmer from Kerala, has set a Guinness World Record by distributing the largest number of curry tree saplings in Sharjah on 5th June 2018. He distributed 4,914 saplings of the organic curry tree and broke the record set by the Guru Nanak Darbar Gurudwara in Dubai who had distributed 2,083 saplings ..