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Indian Shias prepare first model nikahnama
Lucknow, Nov 5 (IANS) A model nikahnama, or Muslim marriage contract, has been prepared by the largest representative body of Shia Muslims in India, placing more emphasis on the well-being of women.

Sunday, November 05, 2006 5:28:13 PM

Many Bihar temples given illegally on contract
Patna, Nov 5 (IANS) Dozens of temples, mutts and religious trusts in Bihar have illegally handed over their managements to another party, sometimes even to criminals, on a contract, according to a senior state official.

Sunday, November 05, 2006 2:33:21 PM

Thousands visit Puri temple day after stampede
Puri, Nov 5 (IANS) Tens of thousands of devotees visited the renowned Jagannath temple in this beach town in Orissa early Sunday despite a stampede the day earlier that killed four people and injured over 30.

Sunday, November 05, 2006 1:09:58 PM

Annual Buddhist fest begins in Arunachal Sunday
Itanagar, Nov 4 (IANS) Religious processions, chanting of prayers for global peace, tribal folk dances and songs, local sports and ethnic cuisines are some of the highlights of the sixth Buddha Mahotsava Festival that begins in Arunachal Pradesh Sunday.

Saturday, November 04, 2006 7:19:37 PM

Stampede at Jagannath temple leaves four devotees dead (EVENING LEAD)
Bhubaneswar, Nov 4 (IANS) Four devotees were killed and over 30 injured in a stampede at Orissa's famous Jagannath Temple Saturday.

Saturday, November 04, 2006 5:32:16 PM

Four dead in Puri temple stampede (SECOND LEAD)
Bhubaneswar, Nov 4 (IANS) Four people were killed and over 30 injured in a stampede at the famous Jagannath Temple in Orissa's Puri town Saturday.

Saturday, November 04, 2006 4:13:47 PM

President, PM greet people on Guru Nanak Jayanti
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

Puri temple stampede kills four (LEAD)
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

Four dead in Orissa temple stampede
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

Kerala government shouldn't target Christians: archbishop
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

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