Benad (Rajasthan), Sep 15 (IANS) People are thronging a Rajasthan village in thousands to seek blessings of a female snake that immolated itself on a male snake's pyre.
Friday, September 15, 2006 8:37:43 AM
Jaipur, Sep 15 (IANS) Business is down in Jaipur these days thanks to the 'shradh' season - considered inauspicious by most Hindus to make new purchases.
Friday, September 15, 2006 8:37:11 AM
Lucknow, Sep 14 (IANS) Islamic scholar Maulana Khalid Rasheed Thursday expressed shock at the remark of Pope Benedict XVI against Prophet Mohammad.
Thursday, September 14, 2006 9:58:24 PM
Dharamsala, Sep 14 (IANS) The Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, is to awarded the highest US civilian honour, the Congressional Gold Medal, according to a bill passed by the House of Representatives.
Thursday, September 14, 2006 7:10:56 PM
Kottayam (Kerala) Sep 13 (IANS) The famous Kumaranalloor Devi Temple near here that was damaged by a blaze last year has been insured for Rs.30 million.
Wednesday, September 13, 2006 6:35:08 PM
Patna, Sep 13 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has ordered a probe following reports that a judge's daughter was humiliated and forced to administer polio drops to her baby.
Wednesday, September 13, 2006 2:52:09 PM
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court will hear on Sep 18 a special leave petition (SLP) against a Allahabad High Court judgment quashing the central government's policy of granting financial subsidy to Haj pilgrims every year.
Tuesday, September 12, 2006 6:26:00 PM
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Forging bonds after decades of animosity, Hindus in their hundreds donated blood and bought medicines for Muslim victims of a bloody bombing in Maharashtra's communal tinderbox Malegaon.
Tuesday, September 12, 2006 8:10:38 AM
Srinagar, Sep 11 (IANS) Hundreds of Muslims aspiring to perform Haj this year, the holiest Muslim pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia, organised a sit-in here Monday demanding increase in the quota for pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir.
Monday, September 11, 2006 5:41:41 PM
Lucknow, Sep 11 (IANS) Catholic educational institutions in Lucknow remained closed Monday as a mark of protest against the vandalism by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists at a leading convent school here.
Monday, September 11, 2006 3:11:45 PM
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