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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

Ensure welfare of minorities, PM urges states
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Noting that the benefits of schemes drawn up for the minorities have not 'flowed equitably' to the beneficiaries, Prime Minister Manmmohan Singh has urged chief ministers of all states and union territories to fix fresh targets under the new 15-point programme drawn up for their welfare.

Monday, September 11, 2006 2:15:33 PM

Chhattisgarh firm on amendments to anti-conversion law
Raipur, Sep 11 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government Monday refused to review its tough amendments to an anti-conversion law passed by the legislative assembly last month and now awaiting the state governor's formal approval.

Monday, September 11, 2006 1:35:20 PM

BJP members attack Lucknow convent
Lucknow, Sep 10 (IANS) Members of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) youth wing Sunday allegedly stormed into the Loreto Convent school here and threatened the nuns in the wake of 'Jesus Christ's' appearance in an occult show.

Sunday, September 10, 2006 9:40:54 PM

'Jesus' scares Loreto girls in Lucknow
Lucknow, Sep 10 (IANS) Jesus Christ's 'appearance' in a leading missionary school here last week that had several girls fainting during the occult show is likely to snowball into a major controversy.

Sunday, September 10, 2006 3:58:28 PM

Dalai Lama most famous global figure in Germany: survey
Dharamsala, Sep 10 (IANS) A survey conducted in Germany just before Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao's visit to Europe revealed that Germans consider the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader, the most popular international figure.

Sunday, September 10, 2006 12:50:33 PM

VHP founder K.K. Shashtri dead
Ahmedabad, Sep 9 (IANS) Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) founder Keshavram Kashiram Shastri, popularly known as Ke Ka, passed away here on Saturday at the age of 102.

Saturday, September 09, 2006 6:54:06 PM

Court turns down government plea on Haj subsidy
Lucknow, Sep 7 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Thursday turned down a plea of the central and Uttar Pradesh governments to vacate its stay order against the grant of subsidy to Haj pilgrims.

Thursday, September 07, 2006 11:09:07 PM

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