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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

Crawling monk just 50 km from Bodh Gaya
Patna, Jan 30 (IANS) A Buddhist monk who has been crawling all the way from Tibet is now less than 50 km from Bihar's Bodh Gaya town, where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment.

Tuesday, January 30, 2007 2:13:25 PM

RSS plans religious centres in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, Jan 29 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) is planning to impart lessons in Hinduism by conducting classes in temples in Madhya Pradesh.

Monday, January 29, 2007 4:37:24 PM

Christian prayer meet attacked, Bihar town tense
Patna, Jan 29 (IANS) Tension gripped a Bihar town after a Christian prayer meet was attacked by suspected Bajrang Dal activists, injuring several people.

Monday, January 29, 2007 2:49:46 PM

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