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Opened Kartarpur Corridor viewing longstanding desire of Sikh community: FM

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Sunday said Pakistan decided to open the Kartarpur Corridor in view of longstanding desires of the Sikh community. In a tweet, he said Pakistan has taken this historic initiative in good faith and would carry it forward in the same spirit. The minister said dragging his comment towards Sikh sentiments was a deliberate attempt to misrepresent and mislead. He said what he said was strictly with reference to bilateral interaction with the Indian government. Read More:…

Kashmiri, Sikh communities gather at White House to protest Modi visit

WASHINGTON: Kashmiri and Sikh communities protested against ongoing human rights violation in India on Monday evening against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he arrived at the White House for a meeting with President Donald Trump, ARY News reported. The protesters were holding placards and chanting slogans against the Indian premier. “We are here today basically to raise awareness of the human rights violations that are happening with India," Jatinder Grewal, Director of Sikhs for Justice told foreign media.…

SHC summons govt reply over leaving out Sikhism in Census form

KARACHI: Sindh High Court (SHC) has summoned reply from the federal government by March 27, over not including a column on Sikhism in the ongoing population count, ARY News reported. A petition filed in SHC by Sardar Heera Singh and others, stated that hundreds of thousands Sikhs live in Pakistan, and excluding them from the ongoing population census on the basis of religion and community would adversely affect national unity and cohesion. The petitioners in their plea requested to the court to order the government to…