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Female ascetic vows to end life over sacred bath at Simhastha Kumbh

Female ascetic vows to end life over sacred bath at Simhastha Kumbh

  • April 26 2016

Ujjain, April 26 : Trikal Bhavanta, a female ascetic, on Tuesday said she is ending her life by taking 'samadhi' after the government failed to allocate her all women 'Akhara' space and time for a sa [...]

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Now 'Shravan Kumar' sets forth for Mathura

Now 'Shravan Kumar' sets forth for Mathura

  • April 26 2016

Agra, April 26 : When 'Shravan Kumar' left the Taj city on foot for Mathura, his blind mother perched in a basket fastened to a sturdy rod, there were few onlookers who did not have misty eyes. For [...]

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Ram Tirath temple in Amritsar by September: Badal

Ram Tirath temple in Amritsar by September: Badal

  • April 26 2016

Chandigarh, April 26 : Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday directed the authorities to complete construction of the Sri Ram Tirath temple-cum-panorama complex in Amritsar town by Sep [...]

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Pandit Jasraj deplores opposition to performance by Ghulam Ali

Pandit Jasraj deplores opposition to performance by Ghulam Ali

  • April 26 2016

Lucknow, April 26 : It is unfortunate that some people are opposing the planned performance in Varanasi by Pakistani ghazal singer Ghulam Ali, eminent musician Pandit Jasraj has said. Ghulam Ali is [...]

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Parliament passes gurdwara amendment bill after heated debate in Lok Sabha

Parliament passes gurdwara amendment bill after heated debate in Lok Sabha

  • April 25 2016

New Delhi, April 25 : Parliament on Monday passed a bill amending the gurdwara act, paving the way to bar Sehajdhari or unbaptised Sikhs from voting in elections to the community's religious bodies, [...]

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Sikh gurdwara amendment bill secures parliamentary approval

Sikh gurdwara amendment bill secures parliamentary approval

  • April 25 2016

New Delhi, April 25 : The Sikh Gurdwara (Amendment) Bill, 2016, on Monday secured parliamentary approval with the Lok Sabha unanimously adopting the measure -- but only after a heated debate involvin [...]

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Malegaon 2006 blasts: Court discharges eight Muslim men

Malegaon 2006 blasts: Court discharges eight Muslim men

  • April 25 2016

Mumbai, April 25 : A special court on Monday discharged all eight Muslim men, including one deceased, who were charge sheeted in the 2006 Malegaon serial blasts case, a defence lawyer said. "The Spe [...]

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Police raise flag against crimes at Simhastha in Madhya Pradesh

Police raise flag against crimes at Simhastha in Madhya Pradesh

  • April 25 2016

Ujjain, April 25 : Following several incidents of crime at the Simhastha Kumbh site here in Madhya Pradesh, police on Monday asked the pilgrims to be alert against any suspicious person. "Inform the [...]

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RSS must admit women, says Trupti Desai

RSS must admit women, says Trupti Desai

  • April 25 2016

Mumbai, April 25 : The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) must allow women to become its members, Trupti Desai, who has been leading a campaign for women's right to worship in temples, said on Monday. [...]

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Sage attacked at Simhastha Kumbh in Madhya Pradesh

Sage attacked at Simhastha Kumbh in Madhya Pradesh

  • April 24 2016

Ujjain, April 24 : A 'sadhu' taking part in Simhastha Kumbh here was seriously injured on Sunday in a murderous attack, one of several incidents to have happened since the start of the pilgrimage on [...]