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Dalai Lama consecrates Buddha's relics in Bodh Gaya
Patna, Feb 3 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Saturday consecrated the Buddha's relics, which were shifted from Sri Lanka, to a newly built temple in Bihar's Bodh Gaya, the birthplace of Buddhism, a senior monk said.

Saturday, February 03, 2007 4:17:12 PM

Dalai Lama to open temple
Patna, Feb 1 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will Friday inaugurate a temple in Bihar's Bodh Gaya, the birthplace of Buddhism, a senior monk said Thursday.

Thursday, February 01, 2007 2:40:15 PM

15 Bhutanese injured in bus accident
Patna, Feb 1 (IANS) Fifteen Bhutanese Buddhist pilgrims were injured when their bus met with an accident while they were on their way back from Bodh Gaya, where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment.

Thursday, February 01, 2007 1:30:31 PM

Satan worship on the rise in Mizoram?
Aizawl, Feb 1 (IANS) Several incidents of burnt Bibles, vandalised churches and defiled cemeteries in Mizoram in the past year have fuelled suspicion that Satan worship is on the rise in the northeastern state.

Thursday, February 01, 2007 8:16:56 AM

Christians reject minority panel report
Bhopal, Jan 31 (IANS) A Christian group will challenge in court the report of the Madhya Pradesh State Minorities Commission that gave a clean chit to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over attacks on Christians.

Wednesday, January 31, 2007 8:50:44 AM

Shia Muslims in Orissa observe Muharram
Bhubaneswar, Jan 30 (IANS) Shia Muslims in Orissa took out processions in various parts of the state Tuesday, the 10th day of Muharram, to mourn the martyrdom of Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed.

Tuesday, January 30, 2007 9:16:15 PM

Indian Shias mark Muharram
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of Shias across India, home to the world's second largest Islamic population, Tuesday observed Muharram, marking the 7th century slaying of Prophet Mohammed's grandson Imam Hussein.

Tuesday, January 30, 2007 8:17:28 PM

50 injured in Muharram procession in Bihar
Patna, Jan 30 (IANS) Over 50 people including a dozen children were injured Tuesday in a Muharram procession in a Bihar town when a live high-voltage electricity wire fell on the traditional tazia march, the police said.

Tuesday, January 30, 2007 6:24:28 PM

Nithari villagers find solace in Art of Living camp
Nithari (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 30 (IANS) Nithari villagers, still seething in fear and anger a month after discovery of remains blew the lid off a macabre serial killing of their missing children, have found some solace at a trauma relief camp organised by the Art of Living Foundation in the village.

Tuesday, January 30, 2007 5:01:57 PM

Solemnity marks Muharram in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Jan 30 (IANS) Cries of 'Ya Hussain' rent the air as display of unbridled emotions by Shia Muslims marked 'Youm-e-Ashoora', the 10th day of Muharram, in Hyderabad Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 30, 2007 4:29:37 PM

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