Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) A three-day yagna - fire worship - with 1,000 pyres began Friday here to ward off dengue and protect the ozone layer.
Friday, November 17, 2006 8:14:36 PM
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Justice Rajinder Sachar panel on the social, economic and educational status of Muslims in India has found the community lags behind the rest in most development indicators.
Friday, November 17, 2006 6:56:07 PM
Chandigarh, Nov 17 (IANS) The apex body of the Sikh politico-religious affairs Friday condemned the shearing of hair of an Edinburgh-based Sikh teenager by a group of white youths and called upon the British government to take urgent steps to prevent such incidents.
Friday, November 17, 2006 6:46:55 PM
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) About 110,000 Haj pilgrims will benefit from the government's subsidy scheme for the second phase of Haj beginning at the end of November.
Thursday, November 16, 2006 4:35:38 PM
Aizawl, Nov 16 (IANS) More than 100 newly converted tribal Jews in India's northeastern state of Mizoram Thursday migrated to Israel following a formal invitation from Jerusalem, religious leaders said.
Thursday, November 16, 2006 12:06:57 PM
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Former prime minister and Janata Dal-Secular president H.D. Deve Gowda Wednesday came out openly in support of quotas for minorities in educational institutions saying religion should not be a hindrance in granting reservation to the poor and downtrodden.
Wednesday, November 15, 2006 7:11:06 PM
Sabarimala (Kerala), Nov 15 (IANS) A record 50 million devotees are expected to visit the holy hill temple of Sabarimala in Kerala for the big pilgrimage beginning Friday.
Wednesday, November 15, 2006 8:25:00 AM
Panaji, Nov 13 (IANS) The 'Black Pope', head of the global Catholic religious order of the Jesuits, has called on the alumni of this network to stand up against injustice, dedicate their lives 'for others' and be 'agents of social transformation'.
Monday, November 13, 2006 8:14:21 AM
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will oppose any move by the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government to introduce reservations for Muslims, party president Rajnath Singh has said.
Sunday, November 12, 2006 9:04:54 PM
Although there's a lot of wailing about the veiling of Muslim women, no one is bothered about their pathetic literacy levels despite the fact that Prophet Mohammed stated: 'Talabul ilmi farizatun ala kulli muslimin wa muslima' (It is compulsory for both men and women to be educated).
Sunday, November 12, 2006 9:14:13 AM
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