New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Ignoring requests to stand alone for better protection, President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam offered midday prayers Friday at the historic Fatehpuri mosque here, standing among thousands of believers.
Friday, March 02, 2007 4:32:44 PM
Bhubaneswar, March 2 (IANS) In a country where millions go to bed hungry, Rs.1 million worth of food meant as holy offering at Orissa's Jagannath temple was destroyed Friday because a foreigner had entered it - an act seen as defiling the premises.
Friday, March 02, 2007 3:54:32 PM
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam will offer midday prayers Friday at the historic Fatehpuri mosque, one of the country's biggest and located opposite the Red Fort monument in the city's old quarter.
Friday, March 02, 2007 9:38:08 AM
Bhubaneswar, March 1 (IANS) An American devotee Thursday was fined by priests for entering into the famous 12th-century Jagannath temple in Orissa's holy city of Puri, where entry of foreigners are prohibited, police said.
Thursday, March 01, 2007 9:34:33 PM
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) After protesting the controversial blockbuster 'The Da Vinci Code' last year, Roman Catholics in the metropolis have again sprung into action against the worldwide premiere of a documentary that claims to have found the burial place of Jesus that challenges the basic tenets the Christian faith.
Thursday, March 01, 2007 8:29:59 PM
Shimla, March 1 (IANS) As many as 151 Dalits who had once converted to Christianity have returned to the Hindu fold after a religious ritual in a temple here.
Thursday, March 01, 2007 6:39:29 PM
Ahmedabad, Feb 27 (IANS) Fault lines created by the sectarian violence in Gujarat remain intact five years later, with rights activists alleging that minorities continue to be at the receiving end.
Tuesday, February 27, 2007 10:12:20 AM
Jammu, Feb 26 (IANS) Concrete structures around the Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir are putting pressure on the fragile ecology of the area and could cause a 'collapse' in the Himalayan foothills, an expert has warned.
Monday, February 26, 2007 9:33:19 AM
Jaipur, Feb 24 (IANS) Tribals protesting the move to hand over an historic temple in Rajasthan to the Jain community have withdrawn their call for Sunday's protest demonstration following Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje's assurance that she will look into the matter.
Saturday, February 24, 2007 5:20:12 PM
Hyderabad, Feb 22 (IANS) In an attempt to show that it cares for socially and economically backward Hindus and to win their trust in Hindu institutions, the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD), which manages India's richest temple at Tirumala, Thursday sponsored marriages of over 5,000 couples.
Thursday, February 22, 2007 6:48:20 PM
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