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Guru Nanak

Farm Laws Repeal: Behind PM Modi’s Decision Lies RSS Agenda Of Uniting Indian Born Faiths

Nov 20, 2021 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

The Sikh community’s anguish over farm laws was pushing them closer to Muslims, RSS organisers observed.

Gurdwara Darbar Sahib In Pakistan Receives A Footfall Of Over 240 Indian Sikh Devotees To Mark The Auspicious Occasion Of Guru Nanak's 552nd Birth Anniversary

Nov 19, 2021

With Indian government's reopening of the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor from its side on Wednesday, Gurdwara Darbar Sahib received a healthy footfall of devotees on the eve of Gurupurab.

Prime Minister Asks Protesting Farmers To Go Home As Government To Repeal Farm Laws

Noting that it is the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, he said it was no occasion to blame anyone. "I have come to tell you that we have decided to repeal the three farm laws. In the upcoming Parliament session starting at the end of this month, we will complete the constitutional process to repeal the three farm laws," Modi said.

In A Massive Relief To The Devotees, Kartarpur Corridor Reopens To Mark The Occasion Of Gurupurab

Nov 17, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Kartarpur Corridor located in Pakistan's Narowal district across the Ravi river, about four kilometers from the Dera Baba Nanak shrine reopens to pilgrims long to visit historic shrine.

Singaporean Sikh Couple To Release Online Docuseries On Guru Nanak

Amardeep Singh and his wife Vininder Kaur will release the weekly episodes of the docuseries at no cost on the website This would also be translated into Punjabi and Hindi in its next phase.

01 December, 2020

India Calls Justin Trudeau's Comments On Farmers' Protest 'Ill-Informed', 'Unwarranted'


Trudeau had tweeted: 'Let me remind you, Canada will always be there to defend the right of peaceful protest.'

30 November, 2020

PM Modi, Venkaiah Naidu Pay Tribute To Guru Nanak On His Birth Anniversary


The Sikh Guru's teachings inspire people to show respect for all humankind, irrespective of caste, creed or religion, Venkaiah Naidu said

03 January, 2020

Race To Realise Guru Nanak’s Dream of A Malnourishment-Free India

Charupadma Pati

An inspiring story of an ultra-marathoner who undertook a cross-country run to raise funds and promote awareness for a hunger-free India.

12 November, 2019

Devotees Throng Golden Temple On 550th Birth Anniversary Of Guru Nanak Dev

Outlook Web Bureau

People offered prayers and took a holy dip in the 'sarovar' to mark the celebration.

09 November, 2019

I Thank Imran Khan For Understanding India's Feelings On Kartarpur: PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

Modi inaugurated the corridor and flagged off the first batch of over 500 Indian pilgrims who will travel to the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Narowal district of Pakistan's Punjab province through the Kartarpur corridor, being thrown open days ahead of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev on November 12.

09 November, 2019

Kartarpur Corridor Opening Is A Testimony To Pak's Commitment To Regional Peace: Imran Khan

Outlook Web Bureau

The Kartarpur Sahib Corridor linking Dera Baba Sahib in Gurdaspur in India and Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan will be thrown open on Saturday, in a historic people-to-people initiative sparking a glimmer of hope for improvement in ties between the two countries.


09 November, 2019

Resolutions Introduced By US Lawmakers In Congress Honouring Sikh Community

Outlook Web Bureau

Being introduced ahead of the 550th birthday of the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak, the resolutions said that Sikhs in the US and around the world live the values and ideals of equality, service, and devotion to the God, first preached by the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak.

09 November, 2019

PM Modi Inaugurates Kartarpur Corridor, Flags Off First Jatha Of 500 Pilgrims

Outlook Web Bureau

The foundation stone for the Kartarpur Corridor was laid down on the Indian side on November 26, 2018. Two days later, the foundation stone was laid on the Pakistani side.

08 November, 2019

In A U-Turn, Pakistan To Charge $20 Fee From All Pilgrims Visiting Kartarpur On Inaugural Day

Outlook Web Bureau

Pak PM Imran Khan last week announced that no fee would be charged from Indian Sikh pilgrims on the opening day of the corridor on November 9 and on Sikhism founder Guru Nanak's 550th birth anniversary.

25 October, 2019

Food For Soul In The Hills And Magical Rhythm Of Kathak

Sathya Saran

Sathya Saran writes about music that connects audiences to 'themselves and to silence' and about the dance form Kathak, that has become both classic and contemporary at the same time.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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