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Anti-Pope protests continue in Kashmir
Srinagar, Sep 16 (IANS) Anti-Pope protests continued in Jammu and Kashmir Saturday even as senior separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani called for a general shutdown Monday against Benedict XVI's remarks against Islam and Prophet Mohammad.

Saturday, September 16, 2006 5:43:20 PM

Protests in Kashmir against papal remarks
Srinagar, Sep 15 (IANS) Hundreds of people, including lawyers, held angry protests in Jammu and Kashmir Friday against alleged anti-Islamic remarks by Pope Benedict XVI even as police placed two senior separatist leaders under house arrest.

Friday, September 15, 2006 4:31:39 PM

Unite against terror, Indians urged
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Asserting that terrorism knows no religion, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has praised the display of Hindu-Muslim unity in Malegaon following the deadly bomb attacks.

Friday, September 15, 2006 2:47:14 PM

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

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