Patna, Nov 13 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday unveiled a model of the world's largest Hindu temple with a towering height of 405 feet and a hall with a seating capacity of 20,000 people, to be built in the state.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 6:52:09 PM
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Nearly 200,000 Dawoodi Bohras from all over the world attended the 10-day Moharram observance which culminated here Wednesday as Ashura, under the guidance of their 102-year-old spiritual head Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 4:40:05 PM
Patna, Nov 13 (IANS) Two dozen commandos from Thailand are guarding nearly 300 kg gold in 13 boxes in Bihar's Bodh Gaya town as work began to cover the dome of 1,500-year old Mahabodhi temple in glitter.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 12:12:04 PM
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) India can play a very important role in stopping the persecution of Baha'is in Iran, says international human rights lawyer Payam Akhavan.
Monday, November 11, 2013 12:06:05 PM
Patna, Nov 9 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad, who is currently in jail in connection with the multi-crore fodder scam, will receive Chhath prasad from his wife and former chief minister Rabri Devi soon.
Saturday, November 09, 2013 5:52:09 PM
Patna, Nov 9 (IANS) The four-day Chhath festival ended peacefully in Bihar Saturday morning with millions of people, mostly women, ignoring the morning chill and taking a dip in the river to offer prayers to the rising sun.
Saturday, November 09, 2013 12:12:04 PM
Patna, Nov 8 (IANS) Millions of people across Bihar, mostly women, fasted, sang traditional songs and offered prayers to the Sun God to celebrate the Chhath festival Friday.
Friday, November 08, 2013 6:20:08 PM
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Condemning the puja conducted at the Tirupati temple by scientists of India's space agency ahead of the successful launch of the Mars mission, social activist Swami Agnivesh Thursday said Indian scientists should avoid indulging in such "superstitious" activities.
Thursday, November 07, 2013 8:16:07 PM
Chennai, Nov 7 (IANS) Space scientists the world over may be working on advanced scientific fields. But they are not free of superstitions and beliefs, said an Indian space scientist.
Thursday, November 07, 2013 5:28:04 PM
Patna, Nov 6 (IANS) Millions of devotees, particularly women, took a holy dip in rivers, ponds and other water bodies in Bihar Wednesday as the four-day Chhath festival began amidst tight security.
Wednesday, November 06, 2013 2:24:03 PM
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