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Pakistan Expects India to Appreciate Opening Kartarpur Corridor: FO


ISLAMABAD – Pakistan expected India to appreciate its gesture of opening visa-free Kartarpur Corridor for Sikh pilgrims, which was taken in the spirit of promoting peace and harmony in the region, Pakistani Foreign Office (FO) spokesman, Dr. Mohammad Faisal, said on Thursday. Dr. Faisal said approximately 12,000 Yatrees were present …

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Afghanistan’s Sikh and Hindu Communities Turn Towards the Exits

Afghanistan's Sikh and Hindu Communities Turn Towards the Exits

KABUL – In Afghanistan, Sikh and Hindu minority groups have for decades experienced targeted religious persecution while suffering from low access to civil rights. Given that these injustices have been compounded by the country’s deep and growing security issues, it is hardly surprising that of the 220,000 Sikh and Hindu …

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Sikhs Aim to Plant Million Trees as ‘Gift to the Planet’


WASHINGTON – Sikhs around the world are taking part in a scheme to plant a million new trees as a “gift to the entire planet”, Daily Guardian reported Friday. The project aims to reverse environmental decline and help people reconnect with nature as part of celebrations marking 550 years since …

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India-Pakistan Kartarpur Meeting Under Way


AMRITSAR, India – Exactly one month after the terrorist attack in Pulwama that killed 40 CRPF soldiers, Indian and Pakistani officials met for the first time at the Attari border near Amritsar on Thursday to finalize the modalities from the corridor leading to Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara, Economic Times reported Thursday. …

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