Bangalore, Oct 1 (IANS) Pakistanis were among the thousands who took part in prayers and meditation for world peace at the Navratri celebrations at the Art of Living center here.
Sunday, October 01, 2006 3:44:07 PM
Kolkata, Oct 1 (IANS) Amid the craze for innovative Durga Puja marquee themes and bright lights, one of the well-known Bengali households in old-world north Kolkata is celebrating 200 years of hosting the annual festival.
Sunday, October 01, 2006 2:25:25 PM
Bhopal, Oct 1 (IANS) The Durga Puja organisers and the Madhya Pradesh Pollution Control Board (MPPCB) are at loggerheads over the immersion of idols in the lakes here - a source of drinking water for the residents.
Sunday, October 01, 2006 2:20:38 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 1 (IANS) As Hindus celebrate Vijayadashmi, the last day of Navratri celebrations, there will be a Christian flavour in Kerala.
Sunday, October 01, 2006 1:19:24 PM
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) It's not just the devout who head for Old Delhi during the holy month of Ramadan; non-Muslims too flock the labyrinths of this part of the city to take in the festivities.
Sunday, October 01, 2006 10:13:58 AM
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) For the first time an American girl is playing a key role in 'Ramlila', a ballet based on the epic Ramayana, at the Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra here. Keeping her company are two Bangladeshis, an Indonesian and a Mongolian. These students of theatre, in their early 20s, are on an exchange programme in India.
Sunday, October 01, 2006 8:42:08 AM
Thrissur (Kerala), Sep 30 (IANS) The Muringur Divine Retreat Centre, billed as Asia's biggest Christian retreat centre, was Saturday subjected to a surprise inspection by the Kerala police and state health department officials here.
Saturday, September 30, 2006 9:04:04 PM
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) A Christian organisation here said Saturday it would adopt an economically backward village in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district, adjacent to New Delhi, to educate children and provide infrastructure facilities.
Saturday, September 30, 2006 4:30:00 PM
Patna, Sep 30 (IANS) Over 200 Muslim artisans are giving finishing touches to replicas of Hindu temples and palaces crafted here for the Durga Puja.
Saturday, September 30, 2006 9:37:55 AM
Kendrapada (Orissa), Sep 29 (IANS) Nearly 250 animals, including goats and buffaloes, were sacrificed at two Orissa temples in Kendrapada district Friday by villagers who believe this offering would fetch them blessings and protect them from disasters.
Friday, September 29, 2006 5:04:19 PM
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