Bhopal, Dec 28 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh government of Bharatiya Janta Party has been inspired from the most unlikely of places - Pakistan - to devise a family planning programme for the Muslim community based on a 'Pakistani model' that advocates use the religious texts and clerics for awareness campaign as well as the mosque to distribute contraceptives.
Thursday, December 28, 2006 11:01:36 AM
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) A proposal by the Maharashtra Jewellers Association in Pune not to allow burqa-clad women inside jewellery stores has evoked criticism from the state minority commission.
Thursday, December 28, 2006 11:00:51 AM
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said sections of minorities including Muslims had not shared the fruits of development in India and pledged to take measures to end 'such inequities'.
Wednesday, December 27, 2006 3:37:06 PM
Jammu, Dec 27 (IANS) A record 6.7 million pilgrims have visited the Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir this year with nearly 25,000 devotees climbing the mountainous terrain every day despite snow, rains and sub-zero temperatures.
Wednesday, December 27, 2006 12:59:35 PM
Srinagar, Dec 26 (IANS) Huge animal markets have come up in Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar to cater to the believers' demands for sacrificial animals on Bakr Eid.
Tuesday, December 26, 2006 8:12:40 AM
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Christmas was celebrated across India Monday with prayers and festivities as people rejoiced in the festive spirit in the run-up to the New Year.
Monday, December 25, 2006 6:58:51 PM
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) With a bright sun keeping the winter chill at bay, Christmas was celebrated in the Indian capital with joy and religiosity, with families and friends exchanging greetings and gifts.
Monday, December 25, 2006 6:57:02 PM
Patna, Dec 25 (IANS) An elderly Taiwanese Buddhist died due to illness at the pilgrimage town of Bodh Gaya in Bihar, police said Monday.
Monday, December 25, 2006 2:58:35 PM
Raipur, Dec 25 (IANS) As many as 11 Christian missionaries have been arrested in Chhattisgarh for allegedly bribing poor Hindus to embrace Christianity, police said Monday.
Monday, December 25, 2006 2:20:26 PM
Guwahati, Dec 25 (IANS) Church bells echoed through the hills and dales in India's northeast as hundreds of thousands of Christians attended midnight mass across the region to pray for peace and well-being in the world.
Monday, December 25, 2006 9:58:50 AM
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