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Andhra Pradesh promises quota for Muslims
Hyderabad, Feb 21 (IANS) The Congress government in Andhra Pradesh promised to clear all legal blocks against the implementation of reservations for Muslims in jobs and education from the next academic year 2007-08.

Wednesday, February 21, 2007 2:14:40 PM

Muslims duped by fraud firm in Bhopal
Bhopal, Feb 18 (IANS) A Madhya Pradesh company has duped many Muslims in the name of religion by promising profit instead of interest, which is prohibited in Islam, and then vanishing into the blue.

Sunday, February 18, 2007 8:26:43 AM

Japan's Hindu linkages still alive
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Apart from the widely known fact that Buddhism in Japan has its origin in India, not many probably know that so many Hindu deities surround the life of a Japanese.

Saturday, February 17, 2007 4:40:44 PM

Kashmir shutdown over al-Aqsa mosque excavation
Srinagar, Feb 16 (IANS) A shutdown call by a separatist group in Jammu and Kashmir against archaeological excavations near the al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem affected normal life here Friday.

Friday, February 16, 2007 6:48:31 PM

Tribals still upset over Rajasthan temple row
Jaipur, Feb 16 (IANS) Controversy over handing over an ancient temple in the state's Rishabhdeo town to Jain community is still alive with local tribal people opposing constitution of a special temple committee in pursuance of the Supreme Court's order.

Friday, February 16, 2007 6:48:08 PM

Thousands throng Orissa temples on Shivratri
Bhubaneswar, Feb 16 (IANS) Thousands of devotees early Friday thronged temples dedicated to Hindu god Shiva across Orissa on the occasion of Shivratri.

Friday, February 16, 2007 1:07:23 PM

Prayers, fasting on Maha Shivratri
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Whether it's for a perfect husband or for the fulfilment of all their wishes, many people across the country are observing a daylong strict fast Friday on the occasion of Maha Shivratri.

Friday, February 16, 2007 10:59:14 AM

'Surya namaskar' only an exercise, says Baba Ramdev
Bhopal, Feb 15 (IANS) In the wake of a controversy over the Madhya Pradesh government's recommendation of 'surya namaskar' - a warm-up yoga exercise - in schools, yoga guru Baba Ramdev Thursday claimed that the exercise was a form of complete workout without any religious connection that could also cure cancer.

Thursday, February 15, 2007 4:31:17 PM

St Valentine visits Kashmir as Cupid's undercover agent
Srinagar, Feb 14 (IANS) Faced with stiff resistance from hard-line separatist groups here, Saint Valentine decided to visit Kashmir as Cupid's undercover agent this year.

Wednesday, February 14, 2007 11:28:19 AM

Trouble brewing in Kerala CPI-M in the name of god
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 14 (IANS) The growing rift in Kerala's ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) is taking on a religious hue. The reported visits to temples by the kin of some top leaders against the communist ideology have intensified the row in the party.

Wednesday, February 14, 2007 9:29:59 AM

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