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Politicians, Bollywood share Jaipur sky on Makar Sankranti
Jaipur, Jan 14 (IANS) Politicians and Bollywood celebrities shared the Jaipur sky Sunday as kites bearing life-size pictures of celluloid stars and flamboyant politicos were flown in hordes by residents celebrating the Hindu festival of Makar Sankranti.

Sunday, January 14, 2007 6:05:50 PM

Now, English classes for priests in Rajasthan
Kota (Rajasthan), Jan 14 (IANS) With the demand for English-speaking Hindu priests growing both in India and abroad, a Rajasthan organisation has started teaching the language to local pundits.

Sunday, January 14, 2007 8:39:56 AM

President, PM greet people on harvest festivals
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday greeted people on the occasion of Makara Sankranti and Pongal, two harvest festivals celebrated Sunday and Monday respectively.

Saturday, January 13, 2007 11:52:15 AM

Three arrested for cutting Sikh youth's hair
Ranchi, Jan 11 (IANS) Three people have been arrested in Jharkhand's Dhanbad district for forcibly cutting off the hair of a Sikh youth. The main culprit is absconding.

Thursday, January 11, 2007 4:34:36 PM

MP seeks Rs.500 billion package for Muslims
Hyderabad, Jan 11 (IANS) Lok Sabha MP Asaduddin Owaisi has sought a Rs.500-billion package for uplifting Muslims.

Thursday, January 11, 2007 4:07:48 PM

An inter-religion marriage gets postponed thrice
Bhopal, Jan 10 (IANS) A polio-afflicted tribal girl and her Christian fiancÚ in Madhya Pradesh are in despair after their marriage was postponed thrice, allegedly due to objections from a Hindu group. The girl has threatened suicide if the wedding, now fixed for Thursday, is not allowed to take place.

Wednesday, January 10, 2007 8:57:18 AM

Vaishno Devi shrine may have golden dome
Katra (Jammu and Kashmir), Jan 9 (IANS) The Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir may soon have a golden dome like the Golden Temple in Amritsar in Punjab.

Tuesday, January 09, 2007 2:29:25 PM

Now Vedic mantras to cure diseases
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) Now look forward to new age healing through mantras! Sanskrit scholars of Jagadguru Ramanandacharya Rajasthan Sanskrit University have initiated a research project, said to be the first of its kind, to treat various diseases through Vedic chants.

Monday, January 08, 2007 7:53:00 AM

Relief likely for migrants from outside valley
Jammu, Jan 6 (IANS) Hindu and Gujjar migrants from outside the Kashmir Valley may soon get government monetary relief and ration at par with Hindus who fled the troubled region fearing militants.

Saturday, January 06, 2007 1:41:25 PM

Shariat courts protected under Muslim personal law: government
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) The government Friday informed the Supreme Court that Muslims under their personal law have a right to establish Shariat panchayats to settle disputes between two people and fatwas issued by these courts are not in conflict with or parallel to the Indian judicial system.

Friday, January 05, 2007 6:26:50 PM

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