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Migrant Mizos fighting for Israeli army in Lebanon
Aizawl (Mizoram), Dec 18 (IANS) They went to Israel from India's northeast in search of the promised land. And they are doing their bit for Israel in Lebanon, battling militants opposed to the Jewish state.

Monday, December 18, 2006 8:16:18 AM

Pope names Indian scientist to pontifical academy
Pune, Dec 17 (IANS) Pope Benedict XVI has appointed noted space scientist K. Kasturirangan as a member of the prestigious Rome-based Pontifical Academy of Sciences - and the Indian said he was 'extremely delighted'.

Sunday, December 17, 2006 3:59:17 PM

Orissa temple re-opens after purification rituals
Kendrapada (Orissa), Dec 17 (IANS) Priests performed late night purification rituals at an Orissa temple and opened it three days after its closure by upper castes protesting the entry of Dalits, reports said Sunday.

Sunday, December 17, 2006 10:26:40 AM

Antique idol seized, two arrested in Delhi
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Two people were arrested for their alleged involvement in a robbery after an antique idol of lord Krishna was recovered in Delhi, police said Saturday.

Saturday, December 16, 2006 10:44:01 PM

Temple row: Orissa caste conflict intensifies
Kendrapada (Orissa), Dec 16 (IANS) With hundreds of upper caste villagers launching hunger strike against the entry of 200 Dalits in a village Jagannath temple, the caste conflict further intensified in Orissa Saturday.

Saturday, December 16, 2006 8:05:34 PM

A temple for demon king Ravana in Jodhpur
Jodhpur, Dec 16 (IANS) A temple dedicated to Ravana, the demon king in Hindu epic Ramayana, is coming up here.

Saturday, December 16, 2006 8:28:25 AM

'Gujarat Muslims being marginalised'
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Minorities, especially Gujarati Muslims, were forced into ghettoes and marginalised in a planned way by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government led by Chief Minister Narendra Modi, says a new book.

Friday, December 15, 2006 1:23:58 PM

Priests to purify Orissa temple after Dalit entry
Kendrapada (Orissa), Dec 15 (IANS) A day after 200 Dalits entered an Orissa temple in the wake of a court ruling in their favour, the temple's priests Friday said they would perform purification rituals.

Friday, December 15, 2006 1:11:18 PM

Muslim leaders to meet PM over Sachar report
Aligarh, Dec 14 (IANS) Muslim leaders are to call on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to request him to implement the recommendations of a government-sponsored report that studied the state of Indian Muslims.

Thursday, December 14, 2006 1:56:57 PM

Dalits enter Rajasthan temple
Jaipur, Dec 12 (IANS) Hundreds of Dalits Tuesday defied an age-old ban imposed on them by the upper castes and peacefully entered the Chawanda Mata temple in Rajasthan amid heavy police security.

Tuesday, December 12, 2006 7:04:30 PM

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