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  • Guru Nanak varsity to be established

    TAXILA: Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) Chairman Siddiqul Farooq on Monday said the project concept for the Guru Nanak International University (GNIU) has been approved and development work will begin soon...

    He said the university would be a centre for research and study on Sikhism and the founder of the Sikh religion Baba Guru Nanak...

  • Guru Nanak, Wali Qandhari and other stories about how Hasan Abdal got water

    Overshadowing the vast complex gurdwara of Panja Sahib, one of the most popular Sikh shrines, associated with Guru Nanak and located in the city of Hasan Abdal in Pakistan, is the tallest mound in the region, rising high above its other shorter cousins...

    The focal point of this historical city is the shrine of Guru Nanak, a vast complex protected by tall walls...

  • NON-FICTION: RE-READING GURU NANAK

    In this context, the publishing of Kishan Singh’s Sikh Inquilaab Da Modhee is a welcome move towards reintroducing Pakistani Punjabis to one of the most profound thinkers their land has produced — the founder of the Sikh faith, Guru Nanak Dev...

    Born in 1911, Singh completed his MA in English in 1933 and spent the next 43 years of his life as a college lecturer in English language and literature...

  • Screening of Guru Nanak biopic cancelled

    NEW DELHI: The producer of “Nanak Shah Fakir”, a film on the life and teachings of Sikh founder Guru Nanak, has cancelled screening of the film that critics deemed blasphemous...

    “As per the directives of holy Akal Takht (the highest temporal seat of Sikhs), I have decided to withdraw the movie, Nanak Shah Fakir, from all the theatres worldwide forthwith,” Sikka said in a statement...

  • Baba Guru Nanak birthday celebrated under govt patronage in KP

    PESHAWAR: The members of Sikh community from entire Khyber Pakhtunkhwa gathered on Sunday evening to officially celebrate the birthday of Baba Guru Nanak with religious fervour...

    They gathered in the evening in Auqaf Hall to take part in special prayers and festivities of Baba Guru Nanak’s birthday, organised with the support of provincial culture department...

  • Pilgrims celebrate Baba Guru Nanak’s 548th birth anniversary

    TAXILA: Thousands of people in Sandwell performed rituals to celebrate the 548th birth anniversary of the founder of Sikhism, Baba Guru Nanak, at the Gurdwara Punja Sahib Hassanabdal on Thursday...

    The gurdwara was lit up and decorated with flowers, banners, flags and posters depicting Sikh rituals, and several congregations were held to recall Baba Guru Nanak’s message of peace, love and brotherhood...

  • Celebrating Guru Nanak’s message of peace

    ISLAMABAD: Hassanabdal has a special significance in Sikhism as it is home to the hand imprint, or Punja of Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh religion...

    Almost 500 years ago, Guru Nanak founded the Sikh religion in this area, based on universal love, equality and brotherhood, peace, harmony and sharing with others, especially with those in need...

  • Talk held on book about Guru Nanak

    Haroon Khalid, a journalist and author, spoke on his book Walking with Nanak, in a discussion moderated by Mushtaq Bilal...

    ”“When I embarked on the book project, I had a curiosity to learn more about Guru Nanak...

  • Sikhs unburden themselves at Guru Nanak’s birthplace

    While sermons at the 547th birth anniversary celebration of Guru Nanak at Gurdwara Janamsthan Nankana Sahib asked people to reflect and ensure kindness under any circumstances, creation of Khalistan, a separate homeland for Sikhs, remained the main topic of discussion among the Sikh representatives...

    Parminder Kaur, 76, a national of the United Kingdom, is visiting Pakistan for the second time to attend the birth anniversary of Guru...

  • Guru Nanak’s anniversary celebrations conclude

    NARO­WAL/SHEIKHU­PURA: The three-day celebrations marking the 549th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak concluded at the Gurdwara Janam Asthan in Nankana Sahib on Friday...

    Speaking on the occasion, federal Minister for Reli­gious Affairs Syed Noorul Haq said the government would issue a coin or postage stamp to pay tribute to Baba Guru Nanak on his 550th birth anniversary next year...

  • Narowal haveli has nothing to do with Baba Guru Nanak

    LAHORE: A building in Bathanwala village in Narowal with pictures of Baba Guru Nanak on some of its walls is not a shrine or sacred Sikh place where Guru Nanak stayed...

    See: ‘Historical Guru Nanak palace’ partially demolished by locals in Narowal“The people who occupied the haveli at the time of my visit told me that it was built by Maharaja Ranjit Singh for a relative of one of Singh’s three wives belonging to that area,” says Mr...

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