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Women allowed to pray at Trimbakeshwar temple

Women allowed to pray at Trimbakeshwar temple

  • April 21 2016

Nashik, April 21 : Heralding a major change, three women were on Thursday allowed to enter the Trimbakeshwar temple, one of the 12 'Jyotirlingas' in the country, here even as locals observed a protes [...]

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Jagannath temple selling land to raise Rs.1,000 crore maintenance corpus

Jagannath temple selling land to raise Rs.1,000 crore maintenance corpus

  • April 21 2016

Bhubaneswar, April 21 : At 60,654 acres, Lord Jagannath could be the richest landlord among India's deities. About 395 acres of it is now being sold to create a Rs.1,000 crore maintenance corpus for [...]

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Women allowed to enter Maharashtra's Trimbakeshwar temple

Women allowed to enter Maharashtra's Trimbakeshwar temple

  • April 21 2016

Nashik (Maharashtra), April 21 : Signalling a major social change, women on Thursday morning were permitted entry to the Trimbakeshwar temple here, one of the 12 'Jyotirlingas' (a devotional object r [...]

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Allow women into Haji Ali dargah: Rights group

Allow women into Haji Ali dargah: Rights group

  • April 20 2016

Mumbai, April 20 : The Bhumata Ranragini Brigade on Wednesday said it will launch an agitation so that women entry to the famed Haji Ali Dargah in Mumbai. 'Haji Ali For All' forum was launched by Br [...]

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Curfew relaxed for two hours in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh

Curfew relaxed for two hours in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh

  • April 19 2016

Ranchi, April 19 : Curfew was relaxed for two hours on Tuesday in the communal violence-hit Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand, police said. The curfew was relaxed from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The curfew wil [...]

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'Walk of Hope' reaches Jammu

'Walk of Hope' reaches Jammu

  • April 19 2016

Jammu, April 19 : A 7,500-km Kanyakumari-to-Kashmir "Walk of Hope" led by spiritual guru Sri M reached here on Tuesday. Sri M and his followers offered prayers at the shrine of Peer Baba Kanju Sahib [...]

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Tirupati temple deposits 1,311 kg gold in bank

Tirupati temple deposits 1,311 kg gold in bank

  • April 19 2016

Chennai, April 19 : The Tirupati Balaji temple management said it has deposited 1,311 kg of gold with a public sector bank under the Gold Monetisation Scheme and is negotiating for better terms for m [...]

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President, Vice President, PM greet the nation on Mahavir Jayanti

President, Vice President, PM greet the nation on Mahavir Jayanti

  • April 19 2016

New Delhi, April 19 : President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted the nation on Mahavir Jayanti. The President in his message asked th [...]

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Sonia greets people on Mahavir Jayanti

Sonia greets people on Mahavir Jayanti

  • April 19 2016

New Delhi, April 19 : Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday greeted people on the occasion of Mahavir Jayanti. "Lord Mahavira's life and teachings exemplified compassion, coexistence and simpli [...]

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131-foot trident in Ujjain

131-foot trident in Ujjain

  • April 19 2016

Ujjain, April 6 : A 131-foot high trident, Hindu god Shiva's weapon, has been erected in Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh to mark the Sinhasth Kumbh. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan worshipped the gian [...]