Chandigarh, Oct 13 (IANS) A rivulet in Punjab linked to the era of the first Sikh guru - Nanak Dev - was Friday renamed by the Punjab government.
Friday, October 13, 2006 10:38:33 PM
Dharamsala, Oct 13 (IANS) The Ms Tibet contest has run into rough seas yet again with one of the much-hyped contestants, an Indian woman soldier, pulling out at the last moment of this year's event.
Friday, October 13, 2006 1:53:05 PM
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 13 (IANS) The world's senior-most 'children' - 13 grandmothers from the across the globe - believe they have a special responsibility in rescuing a world gone mad.
Friday, October 13, 2006 11:13:27 AM
Ranchi, Oct 13 (IANS) Some do it as penance, others to fulfil a vow made to a deity or as a personal challenge maybe. But men in some Jharkhand villages turn celibate, offer prayers and keep off meat and alcohol -- all for their silkworms!
Friday, October 13, 2006 7:36:28 AM
Chandigarh, Oct 12 (IANS) Nine of the 13 accused in the Kashmir sex scandal were allowed by a local court here to be shifted to a prison in Srinagar during the Islamic month of Ramadan.
Thursday, October 12, 2006 8:21:08 PM
Dharamsala, Oct 12 (IANS) The Dalai Lama, Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, will meet Pope Benedict XVI in Vatican Friday.
Thursday, October 12, 2006 8:13:44 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 10 (IANS) Kerala police Tuesday maintained that the probe into the activities of Muringur Divine Retreat, a Christian faith-healing centre in the state, was still on.
Tuesday, October 10, 2006 5:36:06 PM
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) If you thought Karva Chauth was an all-women affair, with the hubby's well being as its epicentre, think again. This mainly northern Indian Hindu festival gets glitzier by the year - a party that whole families now celebrate together, rather than just your traditional devoted wife.
Tuesday, October 10, 2006 4:23:38 PM
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Ganesh Chaturthi, Durga Puja and now Diwali -- pollution levels peak during the festival season each year. With the festival of lights round the corner, is it time to dread another toxic odyssey?
Tuesday, October 10, 2006 8:12:28 AM
Jammu, Oct 9 (IANS) Better facilities and more security are drawing more pilgrims to the Hindu hill shrine of Vaishno Devi in Jammu and Kashmir this year -- about 5.5 million people have already visited it so far.
Monday, October 09, 2006 8:13:57 AM
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