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Satgur NANAK  Pargatya Mitti Dhund Jag Channan Hoa Satgur NANAK Pargatya Mitti Dhund Jag Channan Hoa

Guru Nanak the founder of Sikhism and the first of the ten Gurus of the Sikhs, was born in the village of Talwandi. Also called Rai Bhoe-ki Talwandi, the village now known as Nankana Sahib, is near Lahore in present-day Pakistan. He was born, according to many ancient Sikh records, in the early morning of the third day of the light half of the month of Baisakh (April - May) in the year 1469, which is believed to be Saturday15 April1469; while other chronicles state the date of birth as October 20 1469. The Sikhs now celebrate this auspicious event each year on the Pooranmashi (full moon day) in the lunar month of Katak (October-November), which falls on different dates every year.

Satgur NANAK  Pargatya Mitti Dhund Jag Channan Hoa Satgur NANAK Pargatya Mitti Dhund Jag Channan Hoa

Guru Nanak the founder of Sikhism and the first of the ten Gurus of the Sikhs, was born in the village of Talwandi. Also called Rai Bhoe-ki Talwandi, the village now known as Nankana Sahib, is near Lahore in present-day Pakistan. He was born, according to many ancient Sikh records, in the early morning of the third day of the light half of the month of Baisakh (April - May) in the year 1469, which is believed to be Saturday15 April1469; while other chronicles state the date of birth as October 20 1469. The Sikhs now celebrate this auspicious event each year on the Pooranmashi (full moon day) in the lunar month of Katak (October-November), which falls on different dates every year.

Punjab to set up 11 Chairs dedicated to Guru Nanak Punjab to set up 11 Chairs dedicated to Guru Nanak

 

Kapurthala (Punjab) To mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday announced his government's decision to install a Chair in the name of the first Sikh Guru in 11 universities, including one in Iran.

The Chief Minister made the announcement at a function held at the Punjab Technical University here in the presence of representatives from all the 11 universities, of which seven are in Punjab.

Passports needed for Kartarpur, will go by MoU: India Passports needed for Kartarpur, will go by MoU: India

New Delhi, Amid conflicting messages emanating from Pakistan ahead of the Kartarpur inauguration, India on Thursday said that pilgrims going from India would have to carry their passports to use the cross-border corridor to reach the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara.

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, addressing a briefing here, said that despite the corridor slated to be inaugurated on Saturday "a sense of confusion continues", in the wake of the latest tweet by Pakistan military's media wing.

Punjab to set up 11 Chairs dedicated to Guru Nanak Punjab to set up 11 Chairs dedicated to Guru Nanak

 

Kapurthala (Punjab) To mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday announced his government's decision to install a Chair in the name of the first Sikh Guru in 11 universities, including one in Iran.

The Chief Minister made the announcement at a function held at the Punjab Technical University here in the presence of representatives from all the 11 universities, of which seven are in Punjab.

Passports needed for Kartarpur, will go by MoU: India Passports needed for Kartarpur, will go by MoU: India

New Delhi, Amid conflicting messages emanating from Pakistan ahead of the Kartarpur inauguration, India on Thursday said that pilgrims going from India would have to carry their passports to use the cross-border corridor to reach the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara.

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, addressing a briefing here, said that despite the corridor slated to be inaugurated on Saturday "a sense of confusion continues", in the wake of the latest tweet by Pakistan military's media wing.

India asks Pak to remove anti-India elements from Kartarpur visual India asks Pak to remove anti-India elements from Kartarpur visual


New Delhi, Two days ahead of the highly-anticipated inauguration of the cross-border Kartarpur Corridor, India on Wednesday voiced concerns over the presence of three Sikh separatist leaders, including Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, in an official promotional video of the corridor released by Pakistan and has raised the matter with Islamabad.

1,303 Indian Sikh pilgrims leave for Kartarpur Sahib in Pak 1,303 Indian Sikh pilgrims leave for Kartarpur Sahib in Pak



Amritsar, A total 1,303 Indian Sikh pilgrims on Tuesday left for Pakistan via Attari border to participate in celebrations to commemorate the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev.

The pilgrimage, organised by the Shriomani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), the body that manages Sikh shrines in India, will conclude on November 14.

The devotees will visit Sikh shrines, including Nankana Sahib -- the birth place of Guru Nanak Dev in Punjab province -- Panja Sahib in Hasanabdal city and Kartarpur Sahib

Special Session of Punjab Vidhan Sabha on November 6 Special Session of Punjab Vidhan Sabha on November 6

 

Chandigarh,

Punjab Government will organize an event to celebrate the 550th Prakash Purb of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji on Wednesday, November 6, 2019, from 11 AM to 1 PM in Punjab Vidhan Sabha hall, Vidhan Bhavan, Chandigarh. The event will be addressed by the eminent personalities and dignitaries.

Tug-of-war over Prakash Purb of Guru Nanak celebrations Tug-of-war over Prakash Purb of Guru Nanak celebrations

Chandigarh, An unholy tussle between the Punjab government and the Akali Dal-controlled SGPC over the celebrations of the 550th Prakash Purb of Guru Nanak Dev next month is casting a shadow over the holy once-in-a-lifetime spiritual extravaganza that will see congregation of followers of Sikhism from across the globe.

The Congress-ruled state wants to take full credit for the celebrations that will see the presence of Home Minister Amit Shah and President Ram Nath Kovind. However, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) is eyeing to take a political mileage, saying only the SGPC is authorised to hold religious functions.

 Capt Amarinder greets people on Diwali,Bandi Chhor Diwas,Vishwakarma day Capt Amarinder greets people on Diwali,Bandi Chhor Diwas,Vishwakarma day

Chandigarh,

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has greeted people on the occasion of Diwali and Bandi Chhor Diwas, with an appeal to protect the environment through green celebration and total rejection of the harmful practice of stubble burning.

Guru Nanak's core spiritual message simplified, creating a $500 bn empire from $400K, reliving India's spin bowling glory Guru Nanak's core spiritual message simplified, creating a $500 bn empire from $400K, reliving India's spin bowling glory

 

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Congress says govt should bear Kartarpur 'jazia' Congress says govt should bear Kartarpur 'jazia'



New Delhi, The Congress has launched a scathing attack on Kartapur Corridor's proposed fee that Pakistan says it will charge ($20) from each pilgrim. The official signing of the corridor is due on October 23.

Congress spokesperson Manish Tiwari said: "If Pakistan insists on $20 fee for Kartarpur pilgrims and India signs the agreement, then the NDA/BJP government should undertake to pay that 'jazia' tax in the MoU itself. Paying to visit Kartarpur Sahib goes against the grain of 'Khule darshan' and holy 'ardas'".

India again urges Pak not to levy $20 Kartarpur pilgrim fee India again urges Pak not to levy $20 Kartarpur pilgrim fee


New Delhi, "Disappointed" as Pakistan insists on $20 service fee per Kartarpur pilgrim, India on Monday again urged the neighbouring country to reconsider to levy the fee and conveyed that it would be ready to sign the agreement on Kartarpur Sahib Corridor on October 23, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said.

Noting that the government has consistently urged Pakistan that it should not levy such a fee in deference to the wishes of the pilgrims, an MEA statement said that "Pakistan continue to insist on levying a service fee of $20 per pilgrim per visit".

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