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Four frozen to death on way to Vaishno Devi (LEAD)
Jammu, March 12 (IANS) At least five pilgrims on their way to the Vaishno Devi shrine froze to death and 10 fell unconscious as rains and high speed winds lashed Jammu and Kashmir and temperatures plummeted. Given the inclement weather, the pilgrimage to the shrine at 5,500 ft was halted.

Monday, March 12, 2007 6:14:07 PM

Landslide kills four Vaishno Devi pilgrims
Jammu, March 12 (IANS) At least four pilgrims on their way to the Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir were buried alive Monday in a landslide triggered by torrential rains. Ten people were rescued in an unconscious state, police here said.

Monday, March 12, 2007 3:33:30 PM

Hyderabad, March 12 (IANS) With cricket's biggest carnival, the World Cup, beginning in the Caribbean, fans in Hyderabad have been organising special prayers to seek divine intervention and blessings for the Indian team.
Hyderabad, March 12 (IANS) With cricket's biggest carnival, the World Cup, beginning in the Caribbean, fans in Hyderabad have been organising special prayers to seek divine intervention and blessings for the Indian team.

Monday, March 12, 2007 12:59:09 PM

Conversions also due to ills in Hindu society: RSS
Lucknow, March 11 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) that has been critical of religious conversions in India, is now willing to accept that certain ills in the Hindu society were also responsible for propelling people to adopt other religions.

Sunday, March 11, 2007 7:56:34 PM

RSS finds another way to maintain focus on Ram
Lucknow, March 10 (IANS) With the issue of constructing a temple to Hindu godhead Ram wearing off its emotive appeal, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has found another way to maintain its focus on the Hindu god ahead of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.

Saturday, March 10, 2007 9:17:14 PM

RSS to discuss 'Muslim appeasement' at meet
Lucknow, March 9 (IANS) A three-day convention of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) began here Friday, a month before the assembly polls begin in Uttar Pradesh. At least 1,400 delegates are taking part in the closed-door meet.

Friday, March 09, 2007 3:53:13 PM

Ancient link between India, Sri Lanka ignites passion
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Hindu groups are stepping up protests against the likely razing of an ancient bridge in the narrow sea between India and Sri Lanka due to a shipping project, saying it will be unfair to do away with something of such heritage and religious value.

Friday, March 09, 2007 8:40:36 AM

Discovery sends legal notice to Catholic body
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) The Discovery Channel Wednesday sent a legal notice to Mumbai-based Catholic Secular Forum (CSF) for falsely claiming that it had withdrawn the telecast of the controversial feature documentary on Jesus Christ.

Wednesday, March 07, 2007 8:45:41 PM

Frame fund-backed programme for Muslims' welfare: CPI-M
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday asked the government to frame a concrete programme supported with adequate financial aid for the economic, social and educational development of the Muslim community.

Monday, March 05, 2007 7:47:15 PM

Muslims keep alive marble work of the Taj era (FEATURE)(REPEATING)
Agra, March 5 (IANS) Thousands of Muslim families here are diligently keeping alive the delicate craft of carving on marble that contributed to making the Taj Mahal a global marvel.

Monday, March 05, 2007 3:02:13 PM

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