Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicKartarpur corridor

Topic: Kartarpur corridor

Split by Partition, met in 2022: Story of brothers’ reunion that’s making India-Pakistan cry

A video has gone viral of two brothers, one from India and one from Pakistan, reuniting at the Kartarpur corridor. 'India and Pakistan dissolved in those few hours,' an onlooker said.

Sidhu visits Kartarpur corridor, stresses on ‘new friendship chapter’, trade between India & Pakistan

The 4 km-long Kartarpur corridor links Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan with the Dera Baba Nanak shrine in the Gurdaspur district in India's Punjab state.

Kartarpur corridor – Why a prospective vote bank could be a security challenge for India

Every Pakistan PM has to extend a hand of friendship with India and substantiate it with adequate photo-ops. Kartarpur corridor was one such opportunity for Imran Khan.

Allowing Indian wheat for Afghanistan, reopening Kartarpur. Is peace on Pakistan mind?

Even if Pakistan military is making peace overture, what is its motive? Some say the country is overstretched on Afghanistan front and badly needs some let up.

India likely to reopen Kartarpur Corridor with Pakistan ahead of Guru Nanak’s birthday

The decision to reopen the Corridor, which was shut down by India due to the pandemic in March 2020, was taken after a delegation of Punjab BJP leaders met Home Minister Amit Shah.

Punjab BJP leaders meet PM Modi seeking reopening of Kartarpur corridor before Gurpurab

The Kartarpur corridor links Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan, the final resting place of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev, to Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur district.

Over 1,500 Indian pilgrims to visit Pakistan from 17 to 26 November ahead of Gurupurab

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said the pilgrims' jatha will visit Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Sri Panja Sahib, Dera Sahib, Kartarpur Sahib & Gurdwara Sacha Sauda.

Pakistan team visits Punjab’s Dera Baba Nanak to survey part of Kartarpur Corridor bridge

India has constructed its 100-meter long portion of the bridge, which is part of the Kartarpur corridor project. Pakistan is yet to start work on its side.

India says Pakistan creating ‘mirage of goodwill’ by reopening Kartarpur Corridor

Officials say Pakistan is yet to build a bridge on their side across the flood plains of Ravi river despite committing to it in bilateral agreement.

Pakistan conveys readiness to open Kartarpur corridor from Monday

India temporarily suspended the pilgrimage and registration for the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan on 16 March in view of the coronavirus outbreak.

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