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Row over remark on god in Kerala assembly (LEAD)
Thiruvananthapuram, March 16 (IANS) Kerala Electricity Minister A.K. Balan's casual remark on the floor of the state assembly Friday that 'god has no clothes in temple murals and idols' created a furore though he clarified that it was not meant to hurt the religious sentiments.

Friday, March 16, 2007 10:26:56 PM

Remark on god sparks row in Kerala assembly
Thiruvananthapuram, March 16 (IANS) The opposition in the Kerala assembly staged a walkout Friday protesting state Electricity Minister A.K Balan's casual remark that 'God has no clothes'.

Friday, March 16, 2007 1:51:05 PM

Rs.6 bn Japanese loan for developing Buddhist sites
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Japan will provide a 16.82 billion yen (Rs.6.35 billion) loan to develop Buddhist sites in Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra, parliament was informed Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 13, 2007 8:45:09 PM

Orissa police post set afire over demolition
Bhubaneswar, March 13 (IANS) Furious over demolition of a place of worship, a mob Tuesday set ablaze a police post and two vehicles in Orissa's Sambalpur town, 321 km from here, police said.

Tuesday, March 13, 2007 6:34:46 PM

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

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