Bhubaneswar, Nov 25 (IANS) Security was beefed up Saturday at an Orissa temple after a court banned the entry of devotees following a public suit seeking protection for Dalits who plan to enter the shrine defying an ages-old ban.
Saturday, November 25, 2006 12:05:17 PM
Patna, Nov 24 (IANS) A Japanese body is constructing a school for Dalit children in a village near Bihar's Bodh Gaya, the birthplace of Buddhism.
Friday, November 24, 2006 1:48:53 PM
Bhopal, Nov 24 (IANS) Large tracts of Muslim burial land in Madhya Pradesh have been illegally take over, but the state Waqf Board finds itself helpless to get back the land due to legal complications.
Friday, November 24, 2006 8:33:32 AM
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The martyrdom day of Guru Teg Bahadur, to be observed Friday, is an occasion to remember the greatness of the sacrifice of the Sikh guru, said President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Thursday.
Thursday, November 23, 2006 7:12:38 PM
Bangalore, Nov 23 (IANS) The first two batches of 540 Haj pilgrims from Karnataka left here for Madina Thursday by two special Saudi Airlines flights.
Thursday, November 23, 2006 5:27:24 PM
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), Nov 23 (IANS) President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was amongst the governors, ministers and thousands of others who attended the 81st birthday celebrations of Satya Sai Baba, worshipped as god by many, in this town Thursday.
Thursday, November 23, 2006 4:33:19 PM
Sabarimala (Kerala), Nov 22 (IANS) There seems to be no end to controversies at Kerala's famous Sabaraimala temple: the latest is the discovery of spiders and cockroaches in ghee that is used to prepare prasadam or offerings distributed to devotees.
Wednesday, November 22, 2006 7:41:24 PM
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The first batch of Haj pilgrims from Delhi, comprising 270 people, left for Madina from here Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 22, 2006 6:31:02 PM
Srinagar, Nov 22 (IANS) The first Haj flight carrying 215 Kashmiri pilgrims took off from here for Saudi Arabia Wednesday afternoon.
Wednesday, November 22, 2006 3:09:36 PM
Talakad (Karnataka), Nov 22 (IANS) Millions of Hindus have descended on Talakad, a temple town situated on the banks of the river Cauvery, to pray to Lord Shiva on the millennium's first panchalinga darshan.
Wednesday, November 22, 2006 9:23:02 AM
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