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Prayers, feasts mark New Year celebration in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Jan 1 (IANS) Millions of people in Odisha began the New Year Wednesday by offering prayers at different temples, while for many it was the day out at their nearest picnic spots.

Wednesday, January 01, 2014 4:02:04 PM

Court acquits Sanatan Sanstha members in 2009 Goa blast
Panaji, Dec 31 (IANS) A special court Tuesday acquitted all six members of the Hindu right-wing Sanatan Sanstha accused of carrying out an IED blast, which killed two, at a Diwali function in Goa in 2009.

Tuesday, December 31, 2013 1:54:05 PM

5,000 Santas, 2,000 angels in biggest Xmas pageant
Thrissur (Kerala) Dec 27 (IANS) Kerala's cultural capital Thrissur Friday evening witnessed what's been billed as the biggest Christmas pageant in the country with 5,000 Santas, 2,000 angels and much more.

Friday, December 27, 2013 9:56:15 PM

Earnings rise in Sabarimala temple
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 26 (IANS) Earnings at the famed Sabarimala temple in Kerala has shown a sharp increase.

Thursday, December 26, 2013 4:54:04 PM

Pomp, gaiety mark merry Christmas in Karnataka
Bangalore, Dec 25 (IANS) Midnight mass, special prayers, chiming bells, singing of carols and a rich feasts with pomp and gaiety marked Christmas celebrations across Karnataka Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 25, 2013 10:12:15 PM

Christmas celebrated with gaiety across Andhra
Hyderabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Christmas was celebrated Wednesday with religious fervour and gaiety across Andhra Pradesh.

Wednesday, December 25, 2013 2:56:18 PM

Delhi celebrates Christmas with carols and candles
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) The festive spirit gripped the national capital Wednesday on the occasion of Christmas as people flocked to churches to light candles and pray for peace and harmony.

Wednesday, December 25, 2013 2:46:19 PM

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

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