Prince Charles hails contribution of Sikhs in UK
Prince Charles hails contribution of Sikhs in UK


Britain’s Prince Charles, who arrives on Wednesday on a two-day official visit to India, has hailed the “inspiring” principles of Sikhism and the contribution of the Sikh community in the UK.The Prince of Wales, who is to visit a Gurdwara in New Delhi to mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder

Pak Sikh community observes Guru Nanak's 550th birth anniversary Pak Sikh community observes Guru Nanak’s 550th birth anniversary

Pakistan’s Sikh community on Tuesday observed the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism.Main ceremony of the day was held at Gurdwara Janam Asthan at Nankana Sahib, Punjab province, reports Radio Pakistan.Interior Minister Ejaz Shah joined a large number of Sikh pilgrims at the shrine.Addressing the ceremony, Shah said that

Shane Watson appointed President of Australian Cricketers' Association Shane Watson appointed President of Australian Cricketers’ Association

Former Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has been appointed the President of the Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA).The appointment was made at the ACA AGM which took place on Monday night.  Watson is part of an extended 10-person board which includes three new appointments: current Australian players Pat Cummins and Kristen Beams, and cricket commentator and former

15 killed after 2 trains collide in Bangladesh 15 killed after 2 trains collide in Bangladesh

 At least 15 people were killed on Tuesday after a head-on collision between two passenger trains in Bangladesh’s Brahmanbaria district, officials said.The Chattogram-bound Udayan Express from Sylhet and Dhaka- bound Turna Nishita from Chattogram collided at Mondobhag Railway Station at around 2.15 a.m. on Tuesday, bdnews24 reported citing Shyamal Kanti Das, chief of Akhaura Railway Police,

Singer Miley Cyrus undergoes vocal cord surgery  Singer Miley Cyrus undergoes vocal cord surgery

 Singer Miley Cyrus is recovering after undergoing a vocal cord surgery and will have to rest her voice for a while.According to multiple sources, the singer, 26, has left the hospital, reports people.com.Cyrus was hospitalised for tonsillitis last month, and she discovered a separate issue with her vocal cords, which she had unknowingly had for

Imran Khan inaugurates Kartarpur Corridor
Imran Khan inaugurates Kartarpur Corridor

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday inaugurated the much-awaited Kartarpur Corridor in Punjab province, paving the way for thousands of Indian Sikh pilgrims to visit the highly revered Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara.The inauguration comes ahead of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism, on November 12.  “Want to congratulate those

MG ZS EV India-spec Reveal On December 5
MG ZS EV India-spec Reveal On December 5

MG unveiled the ZS EV electric SUV in select international markets including China and the UK earlier this year. Now, the India-spec version of the ZS EV is scheduled to be revealed on December 5 with launch expected in January 2020. The international spec of the ZS EV is powered by a 44.5kWh lithium-ion battery that drives

If Indian pilgrims can visit Pakistan, why not tennis players: PTF

 The Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) has filed an appeal against International Tennis Federation’s decision of shifting the Pakistan-India Davis Cup tie from Islamabad to a neutral venue in which it has stated that if thousands of Indian Sikh pilgrims can visit Pakistan, then what went wrong for a 10-member tennis team.Prime Minister Narendra Modi will

Passport must for Kartarpur Indian pilgrims: ISPR chief
Passport must for Kartarpur Indian pilgrims: ISPR chief

 Indian Sikh pilgrims would require a passport to visit the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan’s Punjab province via the Kartarpur Corridor which will be inaugurated on Saturday ahead of the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism, ISPR chief Major General Asif Ghafoor said here.“As we have a security link,

2 soldiers held for leaking border details to Pakistan
2 soldiers held for leaking border details to Pakistan

 Two Indian soldiers have been taken into custody from the Jodhpur railway station on charges of sharing crucial information with a Pakistan-based woman ISI agent.According to officials, both the jawans were going to their village from Pokhran when intelligence officials took them into custody from Jodhpur railway station on Tuesday.The officials confirmed that the jawans

Pakistan govt set for Kartarpur Corridor inauguration on Saturday

The Pakistan government has made all arrangements to inaugurate the Kartarpur Corridor on Saturday ahead of the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism, on November 12 when thousands of pilgrims from India and abroad will visit a revered shrine on the occassion.   Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate

1,100 Indian Sikhs reach Gurdwara Punja Sahib in Pakistan
1,100 Indian Sikhs reach Gurdwara Punja Sahib in Pakistan

Over one thousand Sikhs from India arrived at Gurdwara Punja Sahib in Pakistan’s Hassanabdal city on Sunday as part of the ‘Nagar Kirtan’, a religious procession, held to mark the 550th birth anniversary of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev.The gurdwara in Punjab Province was decorated with colourful lights and pilgrims performed various rituals.Evacuee Trust Property

Pakistan rejects Indian map as 'legally untenable, void'
Pakistan rejects Indian map as ‘legally untenable, void’

Pakistan on Sunday rejected the political maps of the newly-created Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh issued by India that include areas of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), as “incorrect, legally untenable, void” and in violation of UNSC resolutions.In a statement, the Foreign Office said: “Pakistan rejects these political maps, which are incompatible with

Kartarpur ready to welcome Sikh pilgrims: PM Imran Khan
Kartarpur ready to welcome Sikh pilgrims: PM Imran Khan

 Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday said that was ready to welcome the Sikh pilgrims from India to mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev – the founder of Sikhism.”I want to congratulate our govt for readying Kartarpur, in record time, for Guru Nanak jee’s 550th birthday celebrations,” Khan said in a

Navjot Singh Sidhu in Pak's Kartarpur video apart from Bhindranwale, Amrik Khalsa
Navjot Sidhu seeks govt clearance to attend Kartarpur opening in Pakistan

After accepting an invite from Pakistan, former Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Saturday sought government clearance, including from External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, to attend the inauguration ceremony of the Kartarpur corridor in Pakistan.The ceremony is scheduled three days before the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism.Sidhu has

DNA tests planned to identify Pakistan train fire victims

Forensic experts have planned to carry out DNA tests to identify most of the victims that were killed when a passenger train en route to Rawalpindi from Karachi caught fire due to a cooking gas cylinder explosion, officials said.The DNA tests were requi­red to identify as many as 52 charred bodies before they could be

WWE star Charlotte Flair to visit India after four years
WWE star Charlotte Flair to visit India after four years

WWE star Charlotte Flair is set to return to India after four years and will meet Special Olympics athletes during her three-day visit from November 14.Charlotte will visit Mumbai (Nov 14-15) and Bengaluru (Nov 16) to meet fans in the two cities.  She will meet Special Olympics athletes on the occasion of Children’s day in

No need for passport for Sikh pilgrims visiting Kartarpur: Pak PM
No need for passport for Sikh pilgrims visiting Kartarpur: Pak PM

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday announced that Sikh pilgrims from India would not need a passport to travel to Kartarpur and no fee would be charged from them on the opening day of the corridor on November 9. “For Sikhs coming for pilgrimage to Kartarpur from India, I have waived off two requirements:

Pak Minister blames India for increasing pollution level in Lahore
Pak Minister blames India for increasing pollution level in Lahore

Pakistan’s Science and Technology Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Wednesday said that cross border stubble burning and “abysmal” environmental conditions in India are increasing the level of pollution in Lahore.Chaudhry tweeted that the Minister of Climate Change informed the Cabinet that pollution in Lahore is caused by cross border field fires. “Min of Climate Change informed the

Quebec introduces 'values test' for immigrants Montreal
Quebec introduces ‘values test’ for immigrants Montreal

Economic migrants seeking to settle in Canada‘s mostly French-speaking Quebec will have to pass a controversial “values test,” the provincial government announced Wednesday.”I think it’s important that we understand the values and the society where you want to live,” said Quebec Premier Francois Legault.Those include support for democracy, gender equality and a new secularism law