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Last updated: Friday, April 18, 2014 3:14:03 PM

Millions of women devotees expected at Kerala temple on Sunday
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 15 (IANS) Upwards of four million women devotees are expected to cook an offering as part of the famed Attukal Pongala festival to be held here Sunday, the organisers said.

Saturday, February 15, 2014 3:08:03 PM

Scholars call for vedic study access to all
Kozhikode (Kerala), Feb 13 (IANS) The Vedas can no more remain in the preserve of a few and all should have the right and facility to learn them, said scholars at a vedic conference in Kerala Thursday.

Thursday, February 13, 2014 7:52:17 PM

President greets nation on Guru Ravidas Jayanti
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday greeted the nation on the occasion of Guru Ravidas Jayanti.

Thursday, February 13, 2014 1:22:11 PM

Asia's biggest Christian convention begins in Kerala
Maramon (Kerala), Feb 9 (IANS) Asia's biggest Christian convention got underway here Sunday with Philipose Mar Chrysostum, senior metropolitan of the Mar Thoma Church, leading the opening worship.

Sunday, February 09, 2014 3:34:03 PM

Blasts affect tourist inflow to Bodh Gaya
Patna, Feb 7 (IANS) The number of tourists visiting Bihar's temple town of Bodh Gaya has hugely reduced after last year's serial bomb blasts, an official said Friday.

Friday, February 07, 2014 1:34:03 PM

Preparations begin for Puri rath yatra
Bhubaneswar, Feb 5 (IANS) Priests performed purification rituals of three wooden logs as they began preparations to construct chariots for the annual rath yatra festival of Lord Jagannath June 29, an official said Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 05, 2014 12:56:11 PM

Amarnath Yatra registration to begin March 1
Jammu, Jan 31 (IANS) The registration of pilgrims for this year's annual Yatra to the Himalayan cave shrine of Amarnath in Jammu and Kashmir will start March 1, said an official statement issued here Friday.

Friday, January 31, 2014 8:12:05 PM

Even Punjab's CM has to wait his turn here
Amritsar, Jan 20 (IANS) At a time when the 'VIP culture' in India is under threat from the ideology of the Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi, Harmandar Sahib, Sikhsim's premier shrine here, has been showing the way of treating everyone alike, including VIPs and celebrities. Even being the chief minister of Punjab does not help here.

Monday, January 20, 2014 12:12:06 PM

Syedna laid to rest with full state honours
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Dawoodi Bohra spiritual head Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin was laid to rest in a mausoleum here Saturday afternoon with full state honours.

Saturday, January 18, 2014 7:42:17 PM

Dawoodi Bohra community spiritual head Syedna dead
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin, spiritual head of the Dawoodi Bohra community, died following cardiac arrest here Friday, an official said. He was 102.

Friday, January 17, 2014 6:24:05 PM

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