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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

Inter-religious marriage stalled in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, Dec 24 (IANS) A government official in Madhya Pradesh has allegedly refused to allow an inter-religious marriage between a Christian man and a tribal woman at the behest of a Hindu group, triggering a political controversy.

Sunday, December 24, 2006 4:47:46 PM

Idols worth Rs.130 mn recovered
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Three 700-year-old Jain idols costing Rs.130 million in the international market were recovered in the Indian capital Sunday from a man who allegedly planned to smuggle them out.

Sunday, December 24, 2006 2:39:54 PM

Shillong Christmas Festival begins in Delhi
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Khasi dances, banana flower recipes, carols by former drug addicts and much more - the capital reverberated to music of Meghalaya as a four-day Shillong Christmas Festival got underway here Friday evening.

Friday, December 22, 2006 11:24:26 PM

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