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Pakistan knocked India down with Kartarpur initiative: Indian media

NEW DEHLI: The initiative of Pakistan to open Kartarpur border knocked India down on the diplomatic front, a fact that Indian media has also acknowledged lately, ARY News reported.  As per details, the Indian media outlets grilled Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not reciprocating to peace offers made by the Pakistan's new administration. Calling it "foolishness" on the part of Modi's government, the news channels of his own country severely criticized their administration's policies of running away from the bilateral…

Opening of Kartarpur border to bring opulence in region, says Sidhu

NAROWAL: Former Indian cricketer and member of Punjab cabinet, Navjot Singh Sidhu has said opening of Kartarpur crossing to bring opulence in the region, ARY News reported on Thursday. Talking to the newsmen after his visit to Darbar Sahib, Mr. Sidhu said Kartarpur border opening to help in settling decade’s long unresolved issues between both the countries. Terming the Kartarpur crossing opening, a landmark step taken by Prime Minister Imran Khan, he said, it will add its share in strengthening the economy of both the…

Diplomats arriving in Narowal to attend groundbreaking of Kartarpur corridor

NAROWAL: Foreign diplomats arriving in Narowal to witness groundbreaking of Kartarpur Corridor on Wednesday (today). In his tweet, the Spokesperson of the Foreign Office Dr Muhammad Faisal said, "The world comes together for the #PakistanKartarpurSpirit - diplomats attending the groundbreaking ceremony." The world comes together for the #Pakistankartarpurspirit - diplomats attending the groundbreaking ceremony by PM #ImranKhan#Babagurunanak#Peacecorridor pic.twitter.com/PYTcsIDr1w — Dr Mohammad Faisal…

Kartarpur border opening to help BJP in General elections, says Rana Afzal

KARACHI: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Rana Afzal on Tuesday said that endorsement of Pakistan's decision of Kartarpur Border's opening to benefit Indian ruling party in upcoming general elections. Expressing his views while talking to ARY News, he said, general polls in India are right on the corner and the decision to endorse the Pakistan's initiative of opening Kartarpur border to help Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP), the ruling party of India. "Backing of the decision aimed to win hearts of Sikh voters by…

Sidhu arrives in Pakistan to attend Kartarpur Border Corridor ceremony

LAHORE: Former Indian cricketer, Navjot Singh Sidhu, has arrived in Pakistan to attend Kartarpur Border Corridor ceremony scheduled to take place tomorrow (Wednesday). Speaking to media after coming to Lahore through Wagah Border, Sidhu said he was grateful to Prime Minister Imran Khan and his government for giving him another opportunity to arrive in Pakistan for the border ceremony. "It was our wish for last 73 years which has now become a reality", Sidhu said with a smile brimming over his face.…

PM Imran’s decision won the hearts of millions of Sikhs: Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Underlining the Pakistan government's offer to open Kartarpur border to facilitate Sikh pilgrims, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said the decision of Prime Minister Imran Khan won the hearts of millions of Sikhs, ARY News reported. Speaking to ARY News, he said PM had mentioned in his first speech that if India took a step forward Pakistan would take two. “The incumbent government has its clear policy to maintain friendly ties with the neighbouring countries.” Despite a lot of criticism from Kabul…

Sidhu expresses gratitude to PM Imran for opening Kartarpur border

NEW DELHI: Navjot Singh Sidhu, a renowned former cricketer and minister in the Indian Punjab, on Thursday expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Imran Khan and the Pakistani government for opening Kartarpur border. According to the details, Sidhu made a telephone call to senator Faisal Javed Khan and conveyed his sentiments saying that the Sikh community’s longstanding demand had been fulfilled by the Pakistani government. He said Pakistan's measures will bring peace and brotherhood among the two neighboring countries.…

PM will break ground on ‘Kartarpur facilities’ on Nov 28, says Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will break ground on the Kartarpur facilities on Nov 28, announced Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Thursday. In a tweet, he said: “Pakistan has already conveyed to India it's decision to open Kartarpura Corridor for Baba Guru Nanak’s 550th birth anniversary. PM Imran Khan will do break ground at Kartarpura facilities on 28th November. We welcome the Sikh community to Pakistan for this auspicious occasion.” Pakistan has already conveyed to India it's decision to open…

Afghanistan provided no information on SP Tahir’s murder: Foreign Office

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office (FO) on Thursday said that Afghanistan did not provide any information pertaining to the murder of Superintendent of Police (SP) Tahir Dawar.    In the weekly media brief, spokesman of FO, Dr. Muhammad Faisal said that investigations of Pakistan are ongoing in the murder case of slain officer, however, Afghanistan has given no information related to the matter. Referring to the recent tirade from United States President Donald Trump against Pakistan, the Foreign Officer said, Islamabad…

India endorses Pakistan’s offer to open Kartarpur border

ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI: Calling it a victory of ‘peace lobby’ in both the countries, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Thursday said that India has green-lighted the opening of Kartarpur border to facilitate Sikh pilgrims travelling to Pakistan. According to Indian government, the Kartarpur Border corridor will begin from Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur district of Punjab and will end at the international border. The Kartarpur gurdwara is located in Narowal district near the Indian border where Sikh pilgrims often pay…