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Holi celebrated with verve in Bengal

Holi celebrated with verve in Bengal

  • April 19 2016

Kolkata, March 24 : Holi was celebrated with verve and fervour across West Bengal on Thursday as revellers splashed colour on one another and swayed to popular music. With the Bengali community domi [...]

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Kerala tragedy due to women's entry in Shani temple: Seer

Kerala tragedy due to women's entry in Shani temple: Seer

  • April 19 2016

Haridwar, April 11 : Hindu seer Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati on Monday said the shocking Kerala temple tragedy occurred due to women forcibly entering the Shani Shingnapur temple in Maharashtra, whic [...]

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'No confirmed news about crucifixion of Indian Catholic priest'

'No confirmed news about crucifixion of Indian Catholic priest'

  • April 19 2016

Bengaluru, March 29 : A Salesian order Catholic priest on Tuesday said there is no confirmed news about the "crucifixion" of Indian priest, Father Thomas Uzhunnallil, by Islamic State (IS) terrorists [...]

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Tirumala temple closed for solar eclipse

Tirumala temple closed for solar eclipse

  • April 19 2016

Tirupati, March 8 : The hill shrine of Tirumala in Andhra Pradesh was shut down to devotees on Tuesday night in view of the solar eclipse. Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD), which manages the affa [...]

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Radhe Maa in more trouble; to be booked for 'trishul' on flight

Radhe Maa in more trouble; to be booked for 'trishul' on flight

  • April 19 2016

Mumbai, March 16 : A magistrate here on Wednesday ordered police to lodge an FIR under the Arms Act against self-styled godwoman Sukhwinder Kaur alias Radhe Maa for carrying a sharp 'trishul' (triden [...]

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Women activists blame Maharashtra government for preventing temple entry

Women activists blame Maharashtra government for preventing temple entry

  • April 18 2016

New Delhi, April 2 : Activists here on Saturday blamed the BJP-led Maharashtra government after various women activists were assaulted and prevented by villagers from praying at Shani Shingnapur Temp [...]

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Naqvi to offer chadar at Ajmer Sharif on PM's behalf

Naqvi to offer chadar at Ajmer Sharif on PM's behalf

  • April 18 2016

New Delhi, April 9 : Spreading a message of peace and harmony, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday handed over a 'chadar' to Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi to offer i [...]

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Devotees walk on fire for rain in Jharkhand

Devotees walk on fire for rain in Jharkhand

  • April 18 2016

Ranchi, April 13 : Faced with a heat wave and the resultant water crisis, people in Jharkhand are trying to propitiate the gods by walking barefoot on fire in state capital Ranchi and elsewhere. "Th [...]

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Justice Gowda recuses from hearing Babri Masjid case

Justice Gowda recuses from hearing Babri Masjid case

  • April 18 2016

New Delhi, March 10 : The Supreme Court on Thursday did not hold the hearing on the CBI's plea challenging the May 2010 Allahabad High Court verdict discharging BJP leaders including L.K. Advani of c [...]

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Kerala seeks Rs.117 crore after temple tragedy

Kerala seeks Rs.117 crore after temple tragedy

  • April 18 2016

Thiruvananthapuram, April 18 : Kerala is seeking Rs.117 crore from the central government to mitigate the destruction caused by the Kollam temple tragedy which it says must be declared a national dis [...]