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A rising modern India sans faith? (BOOK REVIEW)
Book: 'In Spite Of The Gods: The Strange Rise Of Modern India'; author: Edward Luce; publisher: Viking/Penguin; price: Rs.695

Sunday, October 08, 2006 9:07:16 AM

Harbhajan apologises for letting 'hair down'
Chandigarh, Oct 7 (IANS) Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, a Sikh, Saturday apologised for posing with open hair in an advertisement for a liquor company.

Saturday, October 07, 2006 6:32:30 PM

Actor Jaimala accuses Kerala minister of defamation (LEAD)
Bangalore/Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 6 (IANS) Kannada actress Jaimala Friday threatened to sue Kerala Religious Endowment Minister G. Sudhakaran for maligning her over her entry into the Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala nearly two decades ago, even as the minister said she was 'mad'.

Friday, October 06, 2006 10:18:49 PM

Jaimala is mad, says Kerala ministe
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 6 (IANS) Kerala Devasom Minister G. Sudhakaran Friday said Kannada actress Jaimala, who claims to have touched the idol of Lord Ayyappa at the famed Sabarimala temple, is 'mad'.

Friday, October 06, 2006 9:43:27 PM

Japanese envoy to discuss Nalanda university proposal
Patna, Oct 6 (IANS) Japanese Ambassador Yasukuni Enoki is slated to pay a two-day official visit to Bihar later this month to discuss the setting up of a university at Nalanda, the site of an ancient Buddhist university, and explore other investment opportunities in the state.

Friday, October 06, 2006 9:21:49 AM

Safety of bejewelled Kullu deities worries villagers
Shimla, Oct 6 (IANS) As the devout in Himachal Pradesh's scenic Kullu valley get ready to take their bejewelled deities in palanquins for the annual festival on the banks of the Beas river, security concerns worry them.

Friday, October 06, 2006 8:31:53 AM

Plea against Sabarimala 'corrective' rituals dismissed
Kochi, Oct 5 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Thursday refused to interfere in the controversial ongoing rituals to restore the sanctity of the famed Sabarimala temple after an actress allegedly defiled it by disclosing that she had touched the deity some years ago.

Thursday, October 05, 2006 2:16:49 PM

Husband tortures wife for religion
Kendrapada (Orissa), Oct 5 (IANS) A Christian husband allegedly tortured his Hindu wife for her refusal to embrace Christianity in Orissa's Kendrapada district, police said Thursday.

Thursday, October 05, 2006 2:09:33 PM

Communal clashes in two places over puja processions (LEAD)
Hyderabad/Bhopal, Oct 4 (IANS) Clashes between Hindu and Muslim groups broke out at two places in south and central India following quarrels over Durga Puja processions.

Wednesday, October 04, 2006 6:43:23 PM

Curfew in Madhya Pradesh town
Bhopal, Oct 4 (IANS) Curfew was clamped in the Chhindwara town of Madhya Pradesh Wednesday following tension between two communities.

Wednesday, October 04, 2006 5:12:46 PM

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