New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Hindus in the national capital Saturday heralded the new festive season by visiting temples and paying obeisance to the deities as part of the Navratra festival, even as stringiest security measures were put in place.
Saturday, September 23, 2006 6:46:22 PM
Dharamsala, Sep 23 (IANS) The Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has said that Buddhism could influence the legal system and that compassion was essential to bring about social change.
Saturday, September 23, 2006 5:16:14 PM
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Prince Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of Ismaili community, Friday rejected the notion that tension and violence in today's world was a result of clash of civilisations, especially between the Islamic world and the West.
Friday, September 22, 2006 8:51:57 PM
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) Incessant rain since Wednesday flooded vast areas of Kolkata, crippling life even as the skilled Kumartoli idol makers began to panic with the rains melting the clay idols of goddess Durga meant for delivery by Friday.
Friday, September 22, 2006 12:57:09 PM
'I'm a British citizen and an NRI but also a Hindu. So I must perform a very sacred ceremony every year,' says Praladh 'Paddy' Sharma, who travels to India every year to perform the 'shradh' or 'pitrupaksh' ceremony for his father and ancestors in line with the Hindu way of life.
Friday, September 22, 2006 9:31:12 AM
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Catholic bishops, Muslim leaders and theologians in India have called for more inter-faith dialogue to bridge the gulf between the two religions, amid continuing tension following the Pope's remarks on Islam and his subsequent apology not fully quelling Muslim rage.
Friday, September 22, 2006 8:15:00 AM
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) Shia cleric Maulana Kalbe Sadiq Thursday said a scientific method should be adopted so that Muslims across the country could celebrate Idd on a single day.
Thursday, September 21, 2006 11:30:44 PM
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Senior Congress Member of Parliament Iqbal Ahmad Saradgi was Thursday elected as chairperson of the newly reconstituted Haj Committee.
Thursday, September 21, 2006 8:31:51 PM
Panchkula (Haryana), Sep 20 (IANS) The nine-day Hindu festival of 'navratras' will commence at the famous Mansa Devi shrine in Haryana Sep 23.
Wednesday, September 20, 2006 8:14:33 PM
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Swiss tennis star Martina Hingis spent time Tuesday with the Sisters of the Missionaries of Charity saying it was 'important and inspirational'.
Tuesday, September 19, 2006 8:56:41 PM
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