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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

Polluted waters behind low turnout at Kumbh?
Allahabad, Jan 4 (IANS) With only two million devotees taking a dip on day one of the Ardh Kumbh festival, the administration here was hard put to explain the relatively low turnout amid speculation that people were being put off by the polluted river waters.

Thursday, January 04, 2007 12:09:44 PM

India's Christian clerics reviving dying churches abroad
Aizawl, Jan 4 (IANS) Scores of Christian clerics from India's northeast are travelling to parts of the world to revive the faith and to fill in increasing shortage of ordained priests.

Thursday, January 04, 2007 8:27:12 AM

Denied temple entry, Dalits to embrace Buddhism
Kendrapada, Jan 4 (IANS) Disgusted by their failure to enter a famed Hindu temple despite a court order, hundreds of Dalits in Orissa have decided to become Buddhists.

Thursday, January 04, 2007 8:26:35 AM

Crawling Tibetan monk enters Bihar
Patna, Jan 3 (IANS) A Buddhist monk from Tibet, who is crawling all the way to Bodh Gaya in Bihar, has entered the state from neighbouring Nepal.

Wednesday, January 03, 2007 4:23:25 PM

Millions make a tryst with faith as Ardh Kumbh begins
Allahabad, Jan 3 (IANS) Braving biting temperatures, hundreds of thousands of Hindus Wednesday took a dip at the confluence of three rivers here as the 42-day Ardh Kumbh festival got underway in a once in six year spectacle of spirituality, devotion and stoicism.

Wednesday, January 03, 2007 11:59:36 AM

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