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Heli-taxi service planned to Himachal temple


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 3 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh plans to start a helicopter taxi service to the Aadi Himani Chamunda temple located in the Dhauladhar mountain range in Kangra district."Efforts will be ... Read more...

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2012 Olympic torch lit in Ancient Olympia


May 10th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ancient Olympia (Greece), May 10 (IANS) The torch for the 2012 London Games was lit here Thursday at the site of the ancient Olympics.In front of the ruins of the ... Read more...

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Gang busted, idols seized


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 3 (IANS) Police Saturday busted a gang smuggling ancient idols made of 'astadhatu', seizing from them idols valued at Rs.5 crore in the international market.Deputy Inspector General of ... Read more...

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After six years, Indians visit ancient temple in Pakistan


February 20th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) A group of pilgrims from India will celebrate Maha Shivaratri at an ancient Hindu temple complex in Punjab province after six years.A delegation of 50 Hindus ... Read more...

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Company razes ancient temple in Noida


January 29th, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Noida, Jan 28 (IANS) Officials of a construction company allegedly razed an ancient temple, situated along Noida-Greater Noida Expressway, after beating up the priests there late Friday, police said Saturday. ... Read more...

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In Meghalaya, celebrating Durga Puja differently


October 5th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Nartiang (Meghalaya), Oct 5 (IANS) As millions across India thronged Durga Puja marquees on the penultimate day of the festival Wednesday, so did the Jaintias, an indigenous tribe of Meghalaya ... Read more...

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Religious brotherhood: Muslims craft ‘kanwars’ for Hindu pilgrims (Feature)(With Image)


August 13th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sultanganj, Aug 13 (IANS) Tens of thousands of Hindu pilgrims are seen slinging these wooden structures, called 'kanwars', across their shoulders at this time of the year in an act of ... Read more...

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Age no bar in India when it comes to marriage!


May 16th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Rajgarh (Madhya Pradesh), May 16 (IANS) Lakhan, dressed in a cream suit with a flashy headgear on his forehead and a garland of currency notes around his neck, should have ... Read more...

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Thai protesters urge government to solve border dispute with Cambodia


January 30th, 2011 - 4:42 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Activists on Saturday continued to urge Thailand's government to resolve a dispute over an ancient temple which sits on the border with Cambodia, MCOT online news reported.The 'Yellow ... Read more...

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People protest demolition of ancient temple in Andhra Pradesh district


October 19th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
By Ranjeet JadhavAnantapur (Andhra Pradesh), Oct.19 (ANI): Residents of Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur District burnt vehicles and staged protests over the demolition of an old temple by highway authorities.Trouble began soon after National ... Read more...

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Indigenous tribe celebrates Durga Puja in northeast


October 16th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Nartiang (Meghalaya), Oct 16 (IANS) Durga Puja may be one of the biggest festivals of Hindus. But Pnars, one of the indigenous tribes of Meghalaya, too worship the goddess of power with ... Read more...

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Devotees offer prayers as Yamuna water reaches temple in Vrindavan


September 27th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Nitin GautamVrindavan (Uttar Pradesh), Sep. 27 (ANI): Devotees in the holy town of Vrindavan are lighting lamps and offering special prayers to the River Yamuna for reaching the steps of a ... Read more...

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Visitors shy away from fortress Ayodhya


September 22nd, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Ayodhya, Sep 22 (IANS) The flow of visitors to this historic town in Uttar Pradesh is fast receding as security is heightened ahead of the court verdict Friday in the ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh offers prayers at Tirupati temple


September 1st, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday offered prayers at the famous Lord Venkateswara temple in Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh. On a visit to the temple town to lay the ... Read more...

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Zardari orders probe into Christian brothers murder, Hindu temple demolition


July 21st, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 21 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has directed the concerned authorities to probe the murder of two Christian brothers in Faisalabad and also look into the controversy over the ... Read more...

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Andhra district’s ancient temple gate collapses


May 27th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Srikalahasti, (Andhra Pradesh) May 27 (ANI): The 'Rajagopuram' or main gate of the 500-year-old Srikalahasti Temple in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor District collapsed late on Wednesday night.Srikalahasti is popularly known as "Dakshina ... Read more...

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Haryana’s Bhima Devi temple ‘best maintained monument’


March 2nd, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 2 (IANS) The ancient Bhima Devi Temple in Haryana's Pinjore town has been adjudged the 'best maintained tourist friendly monument' in the country by the union tourism ministry, an official ... Read more...

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India, Malaysia hold strategic dialogue, vow to bridge gap


February 1st, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Mahendra Ved Kuala Lumpur, Feb 1 (IANS) Singapore has 3,000 Indian firms compared to 400 in relatively bigger Malaysia. Taking a cue from this, India and Malaysia are now looking to ... Read more...

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Statue of Lord Shiva’s sacred bull found at site of ancient Hindu temple in Indonesia


January 7th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Jakarta, January 7 (ANI): Archaeologists have found a statue of Nandi, the sacred bull that carried the Hindu god Shiva, among the ruins of what is believed to be an ancient temple ... Read more...

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Temple site found in Indonesia has Hindu and Buddhist influence


December 16th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Jakarta, December 16 (ANI): Construction workers have found old structures, believed to be part of a 9th and 10th century temple, in Yogyakarta in Indonesia, with a specific architectural style and relief ... Read more...

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Mosque demolition anniversary ‘private affair’ in Ayodhya


December 6th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ayodhya, Dec 6 (IANS) The 17th anniversary of the Babri mosque's demolition Sunday evoked little response from the people of Ayodhya and remained a "private affair" in this ancient temple town ... Read more...

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Security steeped up in Uttar Pradesh for Babri anniversary


December 5th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 5 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Saturday ordered security to be beefed up across the state, especially in communally sensitive towns, ahead of the 17th anniversary Sunday of the demolition ... Read more...

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Lost ancient temple in Mediterranean Sea points to underwater ‘city’


November 2nd, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 2 (ANI): A British holidaymaker has uncovered what is believed to be a lost, ancient temple, which could be evidence of a submerged city dating back to 2nd century BC, ... Read more...

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FIRST LOOK: KABHI KAHIN


September 23rd, 2009 - 10:33 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Cast- Ashmit Patel, Tulip Joshi, Anubhav Anand, Sanjay Narwekar, Sachin Khedekar, etc. Crew- Produced By: Ravindra Singh Directed By: Amol Shetge Music By: Vijay Verma Lyrics By: Ravi Kant Art Director: Pradeep Singh Cinematographer Ishwar Bidri Editor: Jitendra Jena Singers: ... Read more...

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Parvesh and Jai to take Kama Sutra sensuality to Paris


August 27th, 2009 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Taking inspiration from sculptures on ancient temple walls, designer duo Parvesh-Jai is all set to depict the theories of Kama Sutra through their design skills and showcase ... Read more...

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Gold Buddha statue recovered in Uttar Pradesh


August 23rd, 2009 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Police in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad city Sunday arrested two men and recovered a stolen 3.5-kg pure gold Buddha statue from their possession. Vishnu Kumar and Pappu were arrested in ... Read more...

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Idol smugglers arrested


July 8th, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 8 (IANS) Four members of a gang involved in smuggling ancient temple idols were arrested in Uttar Pradesh with Rs.5 crore worth of booty, police said Wednesday. The arrests took place ... Read more...

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Fans steal DiCaprio’s shoes


June 29th, 2009 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio was left bare-footed and red-faced on a recent trip to Japan after fans reportedly stole his shoes during a visit to an ancient temple. The ... Read more...

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Finger bone of Buddha enshrined in world’s highest pagoda in China


May 11th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi May 11 (ANI): A finger bone believed to belong to the Buddha was enshrined on May 9th in a 148-meter-high stupa, the world's highest, in an ancient temple in ... Read more...

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Buddha relics enshrined in the world’s highest stupa


May 10th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): A finger bone believed to belong to the founder of Buddhism was enshrined in a 148-meter-high stupa, the world's highest, in an ancient temple in northwest ... Read more...

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Ancient temple in Turkey to cast new light on “dark age”


April 30th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): Archaeologists have found an ancient temple in Turkey, filled with broken metal, ivory carvings, and stone slabs engraved with a dead language, which would cast new light ... Read more...

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Madurai temple gears up for big ceremony, security tightened


April 7th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) April 7 (IANS) With over 500,000 devotees expected to converge at the famed Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple here Wednesday for a ceremony that takes place once every 12 years, police ... Read more...

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Kerala Oracles celebrate Bharani festival


March 30th, 2009 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
By Juan SamuelThrissur (Kerala), Mar 30 (ANI): Oracles from across Kerala gathered here to celebrate the Bharani festival, which is held during the month of Meenam (March-April).At this annual meeting, devotees ... Read more...

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Why should people vote for Congress, a youth’s poser to Priyanka


March 23rd, 2009 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Rajat Rai Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh), March 23 (IANS) While her comments on cousin Varun Gandhi attracted all the media hype, a young man's pointed query to Priyanka Gandhi asking her ... Read more...

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Famed Croatian-American fashion-designer exploring ancient Hindu civilizations for her next line


March 18th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Mandali Mendrilla, an internationally distinguished Croatian fashion designer based in USA, is planning a neo-Vedic style clothing line in her atelier collection in collaboration with renowned Vaishnava theologian Dr. Kenneth Valpey and ... Read more...

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