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151 Christians return to Hindu fold in Himachal
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

Post-violence chasm continues to rip Gujarat
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

Pilgrims putting pressure on Vaishno Devi ecology
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

Protest call over Rajasthan temple handover withdrawn
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Feb 24 (IANS) Tribals protesting the move to hand over an historic temple in Rajasthan to the Jain community have withdrawn their call for Sunday's protest demonstration following Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje's assurance that she will look into the matter.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

Temple board sponsors mass marriages in Andhra Pradesh
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

Police seek divine help to control crime
Patna, Feb 22 (IANS) A Bihar Police officer has performed special prayers in a police station seeking divine intervention to control crime in a state notorious for murder, extortion and where hardly a day passes without reports of at least one or two kidnappings.

Thursday, February 22, 2007 10:10:02 AM

Yoga guru Ramdev to disobey any law against yoga
Bhopal, Feb 21 (IANS) Unfazed by the central government's directives of not to claim curing of diseases through yoga, yoga guru Baba Ramdev has said that even if the government comes out with any law on the issue he will disobey it.

Wednesday, February 21, 2007 8:06:23 PM

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

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