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Christmas zeal, fervour spreads in northeastern states
Aizawl/Kohima/Agartala, Dec 25 (IANS) Christmas was celebrated Wednesday in churches and homes across northeast India with special prayers and worship programmes.

Wednesday, December 25, 2013 2:36:17 PM

Christmas celebrated with fervour in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, Dec 25 (IANS) Midnight masses, visit to churches, exchange of gifts and greetings marked Christmas celebrations in Tamil Nadu Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 25, 2013 2:20:04 PM

Prayers, church bells herald Christmas in Mumbai
Mumbai, Dec 25 (IANS) With the chimes of church bells, moving midnight mass, earnest prayers and warm greetings early Wednesday, Mumbai celebrated Christmas.

Wednesday, December 25, 2013 1:40:05 PM

Keralites up in Christmas mood
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 25 (IANS) Traditional fervour marked Christmas celebrations in Kerala as most Keralites - irrespective of their religion - Wednesday decorated their houses with Christmas stars and trees.

Wednesday, December 25, 2013 12:34:04 PM

Spirited Christmas celebrations in Meghalaya
Shillong, Dec 25 (IANS) The predominantly Christian Meghalaya celebrated Christmas Wednesday with fervour and high spirit, exchanging greetings and gifts with friends and relatives.

Wednesday, December 25, 2013 12:20:04 PM

A Christmas Tree that is India's tallest - and growing
Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) Gaily decorated with twinkling fairy lights, angels, reindeers and cotton snow, this is one Christmas tree that stands out - and stands tall - in the country.

Tuesday, December 24, 2013 1:16:11 PM

President greets nation on Christmas eve
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee greeted the citizens Tuesday on the eve of Christmas.

Tuesday, December 24, 2013 12:48:03 PM

Goa Russians hope for their own church
Candolim (Goa), Dec 18 (IANS) With more than 500 Russians having made Goa their home, the community is now hoping to set up a Russian Orthodox Church in the state.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 6:00:05 PM

Karmapa begins prayer for world peace at Bodh Gaya
Patna, Dec 14 (IANS) The 17th Karmapa, spiritual head of the Kagyu sect of Tibetan Buddhists, Saturday began the Kagyu-Moenlam prayer amid tight security at Bodh Gaya, considered the birthplace of Buddhism, in Bihar, police said.

Saturday, December 14, 2013 7:50:04 PM

Bodh Gaya temple dome inlaid with gold
Patna, Nov 28 (IANS) The dome of Bodh Gaya's 1,500-year-old Mahabodhi temple, Buddhism's holiest shrine, has been inlaid with nearly 300 kg gold donated by devotees from Thailand -- giving the shrine a new look.

Thursday, November 28, 2013 1:54:03 PM

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