New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday greeted people on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti, the birth anniversary of the founder the Sikh religion, to be celebrated Sunday.
Saturday, November 04, 2006 12:01:52 PM
Bhubaneswar, Nov 4 (IANS) A mad rush for a glimpse of Lord Jagannath sparked a stampede at the renowned Jagannath temple in Orissa's Puri town killing four elderly people and injuring over 30 early Saturday.
Saturday, November 04, 2006 11:42:26 AM
Bhubaneswar, Nov 4 (IANS) At least four elderly people were killed and over 30 injured in a stampede early Saturday at the renowned Jagannath temple at Puri in Orissa, said a police official.
Saturday, November 04, 2006 10:37:48 AM
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 3 (IANS) The Kerala government should use its powers to prevent educational institutions from committing any 'foul play' when charging fees, and not target Christians, said Archbishop M. Susaipakiyam here Friday.
Friday, November 03, 2006 5:04:44 PM
Kolkata, Nov 3 (IANS) In a trauma similar to that of Imrana Bibi of Uttar Pradesh, a Muslim woman in West Bengal who was raped at knifepoint by a village youth was asked by local clerics to divorce her husband and marry the rapist.
Friday, November 03, 2006 1:54:09 PM
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Muslim clerics may have been harsh on Bollywood actress and social activist Shabana Azmi for her remark that the Quran does not ask women to cover their faces, but most intellectuals back Azmi's argument and say insistence on the 'burqa' (veil) is a wrong interpretation of the holy book.
Friday, November 03, 2006 8:59:52 AM
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) 'Phoolwalon Ki Sair', the annual festival of flower sellers, began in the capital Thursday amid music, rituals and bonhomie.
Thursday, November 02, 2006 9:34:10 PM
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) The central government has informed the Supreme Court that fatwas issued by Shariat courts to settle disputes cannot be enforced as they are only advisory in nature.
Thursday, November 02, 2006 7:45:30 PM
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday called for giving greater opportunities in education and professional training to Muslim girls, saying the main reason for socio-backwardness of the Muslim community was their lack of access to the common school system.
Thursday, November 02, 2006 6:22:16 PM
Patna, Nov 2 (IANS) A Thai Buddhist delegation had to return without performing an important robe offering ceremony at the Thai monastery in Bodh Gaya after they were reportedly harassed by customs officials, officials said Thursday.
Thursday, November 02, 2006 5:08:21 PM
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