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Over three lakh pilgrims at Sagar for Makar Sankaranti
Sagar Island (West Bengal), Jan 13 (IANS) Over three lakh devotees have gathered to take a holy dip in the Ganga on the eve of Makar Sankranti at this West Bengal island considered auspicious by Hindus, a minister said Monday.

Monday, January 13, 2014 8:22:05 PM

President, PM greet nation on Milad-un-Nabi
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday greeted the nation ahead of Milad-un-Nabi, the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammed.

Monday, January 13, 2014 8:12:07 PM

All is fine, says charitable trust
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Jagadguru Kripalu Parishat (JKP), a leading charitable trust, says it is not facing any dispute within.

Monday, January 13, 2014 4:00:07 PM

Government considering reservation for minorities
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Minority Affairs Minister K. Rahman Khan Monday said the government is looking into the issue of reservation for minorities as per the recommendations of the Ranganath Misra Commission report.

Monday, January 13, 2014 1:12:11 PM

Andhra celebrates Bhogi with gaiety
Hyderabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Makar Sankranti, the harvest festival, began Monday across Andhra Pradesh as people celebrated Bhogi - first day of the three-day festivity - with gaiety and religious fervour.

Monday, January 13, 2014 12:58:09 PM

Hyderabad near deserted as lakhs head home for Sankranti
Hyderabad, Jan 12 (IANS) Railway and bus stations in Hyderabad are packed with passengers while the road leading towards Vijayawada is choking with vehicles as lakhs are heading home to celebrate Sankranti, leaving the city roads almost deserted.

Sunday, January 12, 2014 4:36:08 PM

Elaborate security at Sabarimala for celestial light event
Sabarimala (Kerala) Jan 12 (IANS) The authorities Sunday ensured safety and security arrangements at Sabarimala pilgrimage in Kerala for celestial light event Tuesday.

Sunday, January 12, 2014 1:08:03 PM

Bihar clerics not to offer funeral prayers for drunkards
Patna, Jan 12 (IANS) Muslim clerics in a Bihar district have decided not to lead or offer namaz-e-janaza (funeral prayers) of drunkards.

Sunday, January 12, 2014 1:06:10 PM

Form tribunals to handle Muslim cases
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) Muslim leaders Saturday condemned terrorism and sought special tribunals to handle issues of victimization of Muslim youths while investigating terrorism cases Saturday.

Saturday, January 11, 2014 8:32:11 PM

An unseemly battle erupts over spiritual trust
Lucknow, Jan 10 (IANS) A war of legacy has broken out in a well known charitable trust founded by a spiritual guru, pitting his three daughters against the family of one of his two sons.

Friday, January 10, 2014 4:30:05 PM

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