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Madhya Pradesh cops warn 'troublemakers' in the run-up to Valentine's Day
Bhopal, Feb 13 (IANS) With right wing groups opposing Valentine's Day celebrations and women's organisations vowing to protect young lovers, Madhya Pradesh police Tuesday issued notices to leaders of the protagonists, warning them against disrupting public peace.

Tuesday, February 13, 2007 5:44:05 PM

Madhya Pradesh readies guns and roses on Valentine's Day
Bhopal, Feb 13 (IANS) Even as the Hindu rightwing Bajrang Dal gains support from a Muslim group to oppose Valentine's Day celebrations in Madhya Pradesh, it faces women's groups vowing to protect young lovers from such moral policing.

Tuesday, February 13, 2007 1:36:52 PM

Sudarsan carves snow Buddha in Japan
Bhubaneswar, Feb 8 (IANS) Sand artiste Sudarsan Patnaik has created a sculpture of Lord Buddha on snow in Japan while participating in an annual international snow festival.

Thursday, February 08, 2007 5:38:32 PM

Helicopter fares to Vaishno Devi slashed
Katra (Jammu), Feb 7 (IANS) Helicopter operators have slashed passenger fares to the Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir by 40 percent to make it more affordable for pilgrims.

Wednesday, February 07, 2007 1:19:47 PM

Buddhists seek Dalai Lama help for Bihar temple control
Patna, Feb 7 (IANS) Buddhist monks, who have sought the Dalai Lama's intervention against non-Buddhist control of Bihar's Bodh Gaya temple management, are critical of his continuing silence on the issue.

Wednesday, February 07, 2007 12:27:01 PM

Muslim Panel for 'Shariat' court in every district
Lucknow, Feb 6 (IANS) The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has decided to set up 'Shariat' courts in every district of the country, a board member said Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 06, 2007 3:41:47 PM

Kerala minister orders probe into temple visit
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 6 (IANS) Upset over a media report alleging that a communist like him had visited a temple to offer prayers, Kerala Home Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan Tuesday announced a crime branch probe into the episode.

Tuesday, February 06, 2007 2:03:58 PM

Caritas India to have action plan to curtail farmers' suicides
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) Caritas India, the largest national NGO of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India, has devised an integrated programme to curb farmers' suicides in the country.

Monday, February 05, 2007 10:36:51 PM

Kerala temple bodies disbanded
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 4 (IANS) The decision-making bodies of all temples in south Kerala stand disbanded with Governor R.L. Bhatia signing an ordinance Sunday.

Sunday, February 04, 2007 6:57:02 PM

NRI lodges complaint against Ram Janambhoomi trust head
Bhopal, Feb 4 (IANS) A religious trust in Madhya Pradesh headed by a US-based NRI has registered a police complaint against Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas acting president Ram Vilas Vedanti Maharaj for making wild allegations after being denied the desired remuneration for a puja.

Sunday, February 04, 2007 6:22:16 PM

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