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India to redress inequities affecting Muslims, says PM
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

Vaishno Devi shrine sees record pilgrims
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

Feverish Eid buying at Kashmir's animal markets
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

India celebrates Christmas with prayers, festivities (NATIONAL ROUNDUP)
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

Christmas celebrated in Delhi with joy (LEAD)
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

Taiwanese Buddhist dies in Bodh Gaya
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

Christian missionaries arrested in Chhattisgarh
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

Prayers, festivities mark Christmas in northeast
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

Japanese bank to fund road project in Bihar
Patna, Dec 24 (IANS) The Japanese Bank of International Co-operation will fund the conversion project of the existing 320 km of bumpy roads into a smooth four-lane highway in Bihar's Buddhist circuit zone, an official said.

Sunday, December 24, 2006 6:33:54 PM

Agra celebrates Christmas spirit
Agra, Dec 24 (IANS) The Taj Mahal city is in true Christmas mood with churches, hotels and schools abuzz with festivities and special yuletide programmes.

Sunday, December 24, 2006 6:31:10 PM

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