Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) The stage is set for the celebrations of the birthday of Prophet Mohammed in India, a pre-independence tradition to unite Hindus and Muslims against the British, with over half a million people likely to participate in a procession here Friday.
Thursday, January 24, 2013 2:38:03 PM
Pune, Jan 21 (IANS) Christian groups in the state Monday took umbrage at a 2013 calendar showing Jesus Christ holding a cigarette and a beer and urged the Maharashtra government to initiate action.
Monday, January 21, 2013 8:48:02 PM
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) Hailing Swami Vivekananda as the one who brought back self-confidence in a shaken nation through his teaching and philosophy, President Pranab Mukherjee Friday said the monk would continue to be relevant for as long as the march of civilisation continued.
Friday, January 18, 2013 2:02:05 PM
Sabarimala (Kerala), Jan 14 (IANS) Lakhs of people witnessed 'makaravilaku' (sighting of the celestial light) on the horizon at the Sabarimala temple dedicated to Lord Ayappa here Monday.
Monday, January 14, 2013 9:52:03 PM
Bangalore, Jan 14 (IANS) Thousands of people from all walks of life, including religious heads and politicians, in Karnataka Monday bid a tearful farewell to Adi Chunchunagiri Math pontiff Balagangadharanatha Swami, as his mortal remains were laid to rest at a state funeral in his ashram in Mandya district.
Monday, January 14, 2013 9:50:02 PM
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) As the Maha Kumbh, which occurs once every 12 years, began Monday with Makar Sankaranti, nearly 50 lakh devotees converged for a ritual bath at the Sangam in Allahabad, where Rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati converge.
Monday, January 14, 2013 4:42:04 PM
Sagar Island (West Bengal), Jan 14 (IANS) About 600,000 devotees took a holy dip in the icy cold waters of the Ganga on the occasion of Makar Sankranti Monday, at this island considered auspicious by Hindus.
Monday, January 14, 2013 4:20:04 PM
Bhubaneswar, Jan 14 (IANS) Millions of people in Odisha Monday took a ritualistic dips in ponds and rivers and visited temples across the state as they celebrated the harvest festival of Makar Sankranti.
Monday, January 14, 2013 1:20:01 PM
Bangalore, Jan 13 (IANS) Sri Balagangadharanatha Swami, an influential pontiff with large following in Karnataka, mainly from the Vokkaliga community, died here late Sunday after a brief illness, said doctors.
Sunday, January 13, 2013 11:38:01 PM
Sabarimala (Kerala), Jan 13 (IANS) Two years after a stampede killed 100 pilgrims at the famed Hindu temple here, authorities are determined to ensure that the event passes off peacefully Monday.
Sunday, January 13, 2013 7:34:01 PM
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