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Imams, mouzzins in Telangana to get honorarium

Imams, mouzzins in Telangana to get honorarium

  • April 23 2016

Hyderabad, April 23 : Imams and mouzzins of mosques in Telangana will get monthly honorarium of Rs.1,000 each from the state government, it was announced on Saturday. Deputy Chief Minister Mahmood A [...]

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'Pakistan must respond positively to Modi's peace initiative'

'Pakistan must respond positively to Modi's peace initiative'

  • April 23 2016

New Delhi, April 23 : Pakistan must respond positively to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "bold" decision to initiate dialogue process with Islamabad in order to create a conducive atmosphere between [...]

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Shiv Sena rejects party activist's 'chappal' threats

Shiv Sena rejects party activist's 'chappal' threats

  • April 23 2016

Mumbai, April 23 : The Shiv Sena on Saturday distanced itself from its senior leader, Haji Arafat Shaikh, who threatened to "welcome with slippers" prominent woman activist Trupti Desai if she dared [...]

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Spanish priest, 90, gets Indian citizenship after 38 years of struggle

Spanish priest, 90, gets Indian citizenship after 38 years of struggle

  • April 23 2016

Mumbai, April 23 : After a long struggle of 38 years, a 90-year-old Spanish Jesuit priest -- who has lived and worked in the country for 67 years -- was finally granted Indian citizenship here this w [...]

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Shiv Sainiks protest Ghulam Ali's visit, 10 detained

Shiv Sainiks protest Ghulam Ali's visit, 10 detained

  • April 22 2016

Ahmedabad, April 22 : Ten Shiv Sena members were detained on Friday for protesting against Pakistani ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali's visit to India to receive an award. The singer arrived in Gujarat's M [...]

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Simhastha Kumbh begins in Ujjain

Simhastha Kumbh begins in Ujjain

  • April 22 2016

Ujjain, April 22 : The month-long Simhastha Kumbh Mela commenced here early on Friday with the arrival of the Juna Akhara for the royal bath on the banks of Kshipra river to take a holy dip. Though [...]

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Lord Hanuman is 'property tax defaulter' in Bihar!

Lord Hanuman is 'property tax defaulter' in Bihar!

  • April 22 2016

Patna, April 22 : Lord Hanuman has defaulted on payment property tax of Rs.4.33 lakh in a Bihar town and authorities have decided to issue notice to him to make the payment at the earliest, officia [...]

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Faith and fire light up Kashmir hillock on Sufi saint's Urs

Faith and fire light up Kashmir hillock on Sufi saint's Urs

  • April 22 2016

Aishmuqam (Anantnag), April 22 : It is a rare spectacle of faith and fire that lit the hillock leading to the shrine of 15th century Kashmiri Sufi saint Zainuddin Wali, in this otherwise sleepy hamle [...]

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Modi, Shah extend greetings on Hanuman Jayanti

Modi, Shah extend greetings on Hanuman Jayanti

  • April 22 2016

New Delhi, April 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah on Friday extended their greetings on Hanuman Jayanti, which marks the birth anniversary of Lord Hanuman. "Hanuman Jay [...]

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IS rebuffs Ravi Shankar

IS rebuffs Ravi Shankar

  • April 21 2016

Agartala, April 21 : Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said on Thursday that he tried to open a dialogue with the Islamic State group but it rebuffed him by sending him a photograph of a beheaded [...]