New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) India is exploring ways to bail out its nationals in Switzerland who are facing a crisis because of that country's insistence on seeing the original official birth and marriage certificates issued in India to register their new born. Most Indians there don't possess what the Swiss seek.
Thursday, September 28, 2006 12:48:54 PM
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) As the national capital gears up for the annual Durga Puja, environment authorities have issued fresh guidelines to curb pollution caused by idol immersion in water bodies and make the festival eco-friendly.
Wednesday, September 27, 2006 6:19:43 PM
Patna, Sep 27 (IANS) Buddhist monks in Bihar Wednesday have held the state government responsible for the alleged security lapse that resulted in the theft of 18 valuable bronze Buddha statues Monday night from the museum here.
Wednesday, September 27, 2006 3:53:04 PM
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) For the first time, the 700-year-old tradition of singing 'qawwalis' is under attack at the famed Sufi shrine of Hazrat Nizamuddin in the Indian capital.
Wednesday, September 27, 2006 7:50:02 AM
Hyderabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Amid controversy over the alleged evangelical activities in the Tirumala temple, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy Tuesday said his government would bring a legislation to ban the propagation of other religions in Hindu pilgrim centres.
Tuesday, September 26, 2006 4:57:54 PM
Patna, Sep 26 (IANS) More than 20 people have died in rain-lashed Bihar since last week with most deaths occurring due to collapse of walls or houses, while the meteorological department here Tuesday predicted no more heavy downpours.
Tuesday, September 26, 2006 2:07:06 PM
My late mother once told me: 'You need to sacrifice to achieve great things.' True, Ramadan fasting, to Muslims globally, is a reiteration of the same saying. It was once said that the true meaning of fasting is to fast from anything that distracts you from remembrance of god. They also know that they are supposed to stay away from not only food and drinks but from hypocrisy, covetousness, lies, dishonesty, backbiting and evil in all its manifestations.
Tuesday, September 26, 2006 8:23:21 AM
Srinagar, Sep 25 (IANS) Muslims in Jammu and Kashmir Monday began their month-long Ramadan fasting with a hope that the holy month would usher in peace in the state.
Monday, September 25, 2006 6:02:51 PM
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Are Muslim youth in urban India junking their religion for fear of being branded as terrorists?
Monday, September 25, 2006 9:35:08 AM
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Leisure Hotels Ltd, a hospitality and tourism major in Uttaranchal, has added a luxury element to pilgrims visiting the Char Dhams by opening a fifth tourist camp in the vicinity fitted with modern amenities.
Sunday, September 24, 2006 12:29:29 PM
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