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And now a snake 'sati'
Benad (Rajasthan), Sep 15 (IANS) People are thronging a Rajasthan village in thousands to seek blessings of a female snake that immolated itself on a male snake's pyre.

Friday, September 15, 2006 8:37:43 AM

Shradh season hits business in Jaipur
Jaipur, Sep 15 (IANS) Business is down in Jaipur these days thanks to the 'shradh' season - considered inauspicious by most Hindus to make new purchases.

Friday, September 15, 2006 8:37:11 AM

Pope's remark shocking, says Islamic cleric
Lucknow, Sep 14 (IANS) Islamic scholar Maulana Khalid Rasheed Thursday expressed shock at the remark of Pope Benedict XVI against Prophet Mohammad.

Thursday, September 14, 2006 9:58:24 PM

Highest US civilian honour for Dalai Lama
Dharamsala, Sep 14 (IANS) The Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, is to awarded the highest US civilian honour, the Congressional Gold Medal, according to a bill passed by the House of Representatives.

Thursday, September 14, 2006 7:10:56 PM

Kerala temple insured for Rs.30 mn
Kottayam (Kerala) Sep 13 (IANS) The famous Kumaranalloor Devi Temple near here that was damaged by a blaze last year has been insured for Rs.30 million.

Wednesday, September 13, 2006 6:35:08 PM

Bihar probe into humiliation of judge's daughter
Patna, Sep 13 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has ordered a probe following reports that a judge's daughter was humiliated and forced to administer polio drops to her baby.

Wednesday, September 13, 2006 2:52:09 PM

Supreme Court to hear plea on Haj subsidy on Sep 18
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court will hear on Sep 18 a special leave petition (SLP) against a Allahabad High Court judgment quashing the central government's policy of granting financial subsidy to Haj pilgrims every year.

Tuesday, September 12, 2006 6:26:00 PM

A bloody Friday that cemented Hindu-Muslim unity
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Forging bonds after decades of animosity, Hindus in their hundreds donated blood and bought medicines for Muslim victims of a bloody bombing in Maharashtra's communal tinderbox Malegaon.

Tuesday, September 12, 2006 8:10:38 AM

Kashmir Haj aspirants protest insufficient quotas
Srinagar, Sep 11 (IANS) Hundreds of Muslims aspiring to perform Haj this year, the holiest Muslim pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia, organised a sit-in here Monday demanding increase in the quota for pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir.

Monday, September 11, 2006 5:41:41 PM

Lucknow Catholic schools observe protest closure
Lucknow, Sep 11 (IANS) Catholic educational institutions in Lucknow remained closed Monday as a mark of protest against the vandalism by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists at a leading convent school here.

Monday, September 11, 2006 3:11:45 PM

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