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Archbishop Gracias is head of Archdiocese of Mumbai
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Pope Benedict XVI Saturday appointed Archbishop Oswald Gracias of Agra as the new Archbishop to the Metropolitan See of Bombay.

Saturday, October 14, 2006 8:40:44 PM

PCA steers clear of Harbhajan's hair-down issue
Mohali, Oct 14 (IANS) The Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) Saturday steered clear of the controversy surrounding off-spinner Harbhajan Singh letting his hair down in an advertisement, saying it was up to 'the conscious keepers of religion to decide on the matter'.

Saturday, October 14, 2006 8:17:09 PM

Rivulet linked to Guru Nanak renamed
Chandigarh, Oct 13 (IANS) A rivulet in Punjab linked to the era of the first Sikh guru - Nanak Dev - was Friday renamed by the Punjab government.

Friday, October 13, 2006 10:38:33 PM

Ms Tibet runs into trouble again
Dharamsala, Oct 13 (IANS) The Ms Tibet contest has run into rough seas yet again with one of the much-hyped contestants, an Indian woman soldier, pulling out at the last moment of this year's event.

Friday, October 13, 2006 1:53:05 PM

Grandmas preserve culture for future generations
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 13 (IANS) The world's senior-most 'children' - 13 grandmothers from the across the globe - believe they have a special responsibility in rescuing a world gone mad.

Friday, October 13, 2006 11:13:27 AM

Jharkhand farmers turn spiritual for silkworms
Ranchi, Oct 13 (IANS) Some do it as penance, others to fulfil a vow made to a deity or as a personal challenge maybe. But men in some Jharkhand villages turn celibate, offer prayers and keep off meat and alcohol -- all for their silkworms!

Friday, October 13, 2006 7:36:28 AM

Nine in Kashmir sex case get Ramadan concession
Chandigarh, Oct 12 (IANS) Nine of the 13 accused in the Kashmir sex scandal were allowed by a local court here to be shifted to a prison in Srinagar during the Islamic month of Ramadan.

Thursday, October 12, 2006 8:21:08 PM

Dalai Lama to meet pope Friday
Dharamsala, Oct 12 (IANS) The Dalai Lama, Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, will meet Pope Benedict XVI in Vatican Friday.

Thursday, October 12, 2006 8:13:44 PM

Probe into Christian centre on: Kerala Police
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 10 (IANS) Kerala police Tuesday maintained that the probe into the activities of Muringur Divine Retreat, a Christian faith-healing centre in the state, was still on.

Tuesday, October 10, 2006 5:36:06 PM

Karva Chauth in designer mode
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) If you thought Karva Chauth was an all-women affair, with the hubby's well being as its epicentre, think again. This mainly northern Indian Hindu festival gets glitzier by the year - a party that whole families now celebrate together, rather than just your traditional devoted wife.

Tuesday, October 10, 2006 4:23:38 PM

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