Aligarh, March 9 (IANS) National Commission for Minorities chairman Wajahat Habibullah Saturday inaugurated a three-day international seminar on Sufi literature in the Persian language at the Aligarh Muslim University here.
Saturday, March 09, 2013 10:10:02 PM
Kottayam, March 8 (IANS) The church where the Suryanelli sex scandal victim's family offers prayers has said they were welcome "anytime they wish to come" while rejecting allegations by the victim's mother that they have been barred from entering the church.
Friday, March 08, 2013 1:04:05 PM
Raipur, March 7 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Thursday visited the Buddhist site at Sirpur in Chhattisgarh and said "I am now carrying the memories of Lord Buddha from here".
Thursday, March 07, 2013 11:30:05 PM
Panaji, Feb 28 (IANS) Catholics in Goa will hold special prayers for a "worthy successor" to Pope Benedict XVI as the Holy See, the seat of spiritual authority of the church globally, fell vacant Thursday after his retirement, said Archbishop Filipe Neri Ferrao.
Thursday, February 28, 2013 7:52:05 PM
Lucknow, Feb 26 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh will give Rs.25,000 in cash subsidy to pilgrims from the state to undertake the arduous Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage to Tibet, an official said Tuesday.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 1:16:02 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 26 (IANS) Women cutting across social strata celebrated the famed Attukal Pongala festival with devotion and fervour here Tuesday.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 11:22:05 AM
Kolkata, Feb 25 (IANS) The International Society of Krishna Consciousness (Iskcon) Monday said the world's largest Vedic temple 'Chandrodaya Mandir', which is under construction at West Bengal's Mayapur, would be inaugurated in 2016.
Monday, February 25, 2013 8:56:03 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 25 (IANS) Billed by Guinness World Records as the single largest gathering of women in the world, a staggering four million devotees are expected to cook offerings as part of the famous Attukal Pongala festival to be held here Tuesday.
Monday, February 25, 2013 11:42:02 AM
Allahabad, Feb 25 (IANS) The penultimate bathing day of the 55-day Maha Kumbh - Maghi Poornima - began early Monday at the Sangam here, with lakhs taking an early holy dip in the Ganga.
Monday, February 25, 2013 8:56:04 AM
Bhubaneswar, Feb 17 (IANS) More than five lakh devotees Sunday took a holy dip in Odisha's temple town Konark and offered prayers to the sun god on the occasion of Magha Saptami.
Sunday, February 17, 2013 11:56:04 AM
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