India, Pakistan sign pact to enable Indian pilgrims visit Kartarpur

News:India and Pakistan has signed a Kartarpur agreement to open a land corridor between the two countries. Facts: Key Highlights of the agreement: Indian pilgrims of all faiths and Person of Indian origin can use the Kartarpur corridor Travel will be visa free.But the pilgrims need to carry only a valid passport and an electronic… Continue reading India, Pakistan sign pact to enable Indian pilgrims visit Kartarpur

Kartarpur corridor

News:Indian Prime Minister will inaugurate the Kartarpur corridor on November 8,2019. Facts: About Kartarpur corridor: The Kartarpur Corridor is a 4km long corridor comprising border gates, road and a bridge to link Dera Baba Nanak gurdwara in Gurdaspur district in India to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur in Pakistan. The corridor is aimed at allowing the… Continue reading Kartarpur corridor

Kartarpur: Final deal stalled over service fee from pilgrims, access to Indian officials

News:Indian and Pakistan officials are holding discussions to finalise the remaining modalities of Kartarpur corridor. Facts: The Kartarpur Corridor is a 4km long proposed corridor comprising border gates,road and a bridge to link Dera Baba Nanak gurdwara in Gurdaspur district in India to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur in Pakistan.It is aimed at allowing the easy… Continue reading Kartarpur: Final deal stalled over service fee from pilgrims, access to Indian officials

India, Pak. to hold talks on Kartarpur Corridor on Sept. 4

India and Pakistan will hold discussions to finalise the remaining modalities of Kartarpur corridor on September 4,2019.This meeting will be a follow up to meetings of technical experts. The technical-level meetings have focused on finalising the alignment of the temporary road for the corridor, modalities to exchange information about using the corridor and modalities to… Continue reading India, Pak. to hold talks on Kartarpur Corridor on Sept. 4

Kartarpur Gurudwara: Pakistan agrees to allow year-long visa-free access

Indian and Pakistani officials had met at Wagah border to hold discussions on the Kartarpur corridor. Pakistan has agreed to allow visa-free travel for Indian passport holders and Overseas Citizens of India(OCI) through the Kartarpur corridor. Pakistan has also agreed to let 5,000 pilgrims visit the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara every day for all seven days… Continue reading Kartarpur Gurudwara: Pakistan agrees to allow year-long visa-free access

India,Pakistan officials to meet at Wagah for talks on Kartarpur

Indian and Pakistani officials will meet at Wagah border to hold discussions on the Kartarpur corridor. The discussion would happen on the modalities for movement of pilgrims and resolve outstanding technical issues related to alignment and infrastructure along the corridor. India will raise concerns such as (a)the numbers of pilgrims to be allowed daily (b)the… Continue reading India,Pakistan officials to meet at Wagah for talks on Kartarpur

India seeks Kartarpur talks from July 11 to 14

India has proposed to Pakistan to hold fresh round of talks on the Kartarpur corridor. The proposed talks would discuss on the modalities for movement of pilgrims and resolve outstanding technical issues related to alignment and infrastructure along the corridor. The talks was originally expected to take place in April but India had postponed the… Continue reading India seeks Kartarpur talks from July 11 to 14

Kartarpur bridge work in Pakistan stalls

According to government officials,Pakistan is reluctant to build a bridge on its side to connect with the one being built on the Indian side for seamless movement to the Kartarpur shrine. Pakistan has refused to build the bridge as it would cut into their defence embankment and the neighbouring country has refused the proposal after… Continue reading Kartarpur bridge work in Pakistan stalls

India, Pakistan officials hold technical meeting on Kartarpur corridor

Indian and Pakistan officials has held a meeting to discuss the technical aspects of the proposed Kartarpur corridor.The two countries discussed on the (a)timing for completion of bridge (b)alignment of roads and (c)engineering aspects of the proposed crossing points. Earlier,the first meeting to finalise the modalities for the corridor took place on the Indian side… Continue reading India, Pakistan officials hold technical meeting on Kartarpur corridor

Kartarpur talks only if Pak. concedes demands

India has called off a second round of talks with Pakistan on the Kartarpur Corridor scheduled to be held on 2nd April. The inclusion of Khalistan separatists supporter in the recently constituted Kartarpur-related committee by the Pakistan government is the main reason for India calling off the talks. The issues that need to be resolved… Continue reading Kartarpur talks only if Pak. concedes demands