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Indo-Pak Sikhs mark birth anniversary of fourth Guru

LAHORE: About 500 Sikh pilgrims from neighbouring India and hundreds others from across Pakistan, gathered in the eastern city of Lahore on Friday to mark the 475th birth anniversary of Guru Ram Das, the fourth great Guru (spiritual leader) of Sikhs. Continue reading

Sikhs from India in Pak to mark anniversary of Guru Arjun Dev

Lahore (PTI) Scores of Sikhs from India arrived at the Wagah border on Tuesday to participate in events marking the death anniversary of fifth Guru Arjun Dev here.

A total of 260 Sikhs from India were greeted by officials of Pakistan’s Evacuee Trust Property Board and Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee at the border point to take part in the events at Lahore’s Gurdwara Dera Sahib.

Over 1,000 Indian Sikhs were originally scheduled to attend the events, but security fears amid recent terror attacks in Pakistan’s eastern city reportedly kept many of them away. Continue reading

Lahore remembers October 18th tragedy

Civil society activists light candles at Faisal Chowk in memory of people who lost their lives in blasts at the welcome rally of Benazir Bhutto on October 18, 2007 in Karsaz, Karachi. President Zardari paid tributes to those killed and said it was due to their sacrifices that democracy had been restored in the country..

Courtesy Daily Times

Lahore: Eid Milad-un-Nabi celebrations

LAHORE, March 21 (APP): Eid Milad-un-Nabi ( Peace Be Upon Him) was celebrated with religious fervour and enthusiasm in the provincial metropolis on Friday (12th of Rabi-ul-Awwal), the birthday of the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him).

The Milad celebrations were in full swing right from Fajr with special prayers at mosques, religious seminaries and other Mahafil held in this regard.

Conferences and meetings on Seerat-un-Nabi were held in different parts of the city where speakers highlighted various aspects of ‘Uswa-e-Hasna’, the sacred life of the Holy Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him) as a constant source of guidance for the mankind.

Main procession of Milad was taken out from Lahore Railway Station at 10:00 a.m. under the aegis of Central Event Committee for Jashn-e-Eid Milad-un-Nabi, which was participated by a large number of fiathfuls reciting Darood, Naat and Hamd-o-Sana. Continue reading