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Rahman defends ‘Hosanna’ against objection

January 20th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) A.R. Rahman is caught up in a controversy following objections from a Christian group over the use of the word "Hosanna" in a song from "Ekk ... Read more...

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Was the Norway killer influenced by the Knights Templar?

July 26th, 2011 - 1:39 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stockholm, July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The sole suspect in the Norwegian massacre may have been influenced by the Knights Templar. Anders Behring Breivik has been arrested and he is the main suspect ... Read more...

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14 held in Orissa for flouting conversion rules (Lead)

March 30th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 29 (IANS) At least 14 people, including nine women, were arrested in Orissa Tuesday on charges of flouting the rules while converting their religion, police said.While a Hindu ... Read more...

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Jesus ‘is coming again’ on May 21, 2011!

December 10th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Based on analysis of Scripture and biblical genealogy a Christian group has proclaimed that Jesus will return to earth on May 21, 2011.That's according to organizers of a ... Read more...

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UK stores selling ‘porn star’ tops, lap-dancing kits for kids to be fined

December 7th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7 (ANI): The British government has been announced yesterday that stores selling "sexy" children's clothes will be fined.Ministers are cracking down on the sale of items such as little girls' ... Read more...

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South African group to trace roots in India

October 10th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Lakshmi Krishnakumar Durban/New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) A group of South Africans will arrive in India Oct 12 to trace their roots and know more about the land their forefathers left over ... Read more...

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A welcome sign for Hindus and Muslims, says Christian group

September 30th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Catholic Bishops Conference of India (CBCI), a prominent Christian group, Thursday said the Allahabad High Court verdict on the "long-standing Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute has come as ... Read more...

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Christians demand apology from Ramesh over ‘barbaric’ remark

April 4th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 4 (IANS) A Christian group Sunday demanded an unconditional apology from union Minister of State for Environment and Forest Jairam Ramesh for terming the wearing of the traditional convocation robe ... Read more...

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Nigerian army on alert after sectarian massacre

March 8th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Abuja, March 8 (DPA) The Nigerian army was on alert Monday after Muslim herdsmen raided a Christian village near the restive city of Jos, hacking to death over 200 people. Witnesses in the ... Read more...

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Christian group demands jobs, protection for riot victims

February 23rd, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 23 (IANS) A Christian group Tuesday demanded adequate jobs and protection for riot victims in Orissa's Kandhamal district where at least 38 people were killed during communal violence in 2008. "Hundreds ... Read more...

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Christian group angers anti-racist campaigners by insisting for a white Jesus

January 27th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 27 (ANI): A Christian group has infuriated many anti-racism campaigners after putting an advertisement for a "male white actor" to perform the role of Jesus Christ in a play.The ... Read more...

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U.S Military Uses Weapons With Biblical Inscriptions

January 19th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Michigan based weapons company has sparked a controversy for inscribing rifle sights, which are used by the United States military, with coded biblical references. The ... Read more...

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Indiana School forced to remove ‘Allah’ from holiday show

December 15th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 14 (ANI): An elementary school in Indiana was forced to eliminate the mention of Allah from its holiday show following protest from a national conservative Christian group.Fox News quoted Lantern ... Read more...

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Malaysian Christian group slams government seizure of Bibles

November 4th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 4 (DPA) A Christian group in Malaysia Wednesday criticised the government's confiscation of some 15,000 Malay-language Bibles which contain the word "Allah," or God in Arabic. In a statement, the ... Read more...

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Christian group objects to US lawmakers’ letter on Kandhamal

October 11th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 11 (IANS) A Christian group has objected to a letter written by 21 lawmakers from the US to Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Pattnaik urging him to "protect Christians" in the ... Read more...

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Christian group wants independent audit of church property

August 4th, 2009 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 4 (IANS) The All India Catholic Union (AICU) Tuesday demanded an independent audit of all properties owned by the Roman Catholic Church across the country, but firmly rejected government intervention ... Read more...

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Adequate compensation to Orissa riot victims demanded

July 24th, 2009 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 23 (IANS) A Christian group in Orissa Thursday said the government had not adequately compensated last year's riot victims in Kandhamal district even after the Supreme Court orders. "Supreme Court said ... Read more...

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Orissa Christian group to mark Aug 23 as peace day

July 23rd, 2009 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar July 23 (IANS) To "forget the past and build a cohesive society", a Christian group in Orissa Thursday said it will mark as peace and harmony day Aug 23, when a ... Read more...

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Multiple-victim shootings rise in crisis-stressed US

April 11th, 2009 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
By Andy Goldberg San Francisco, April 11 (DPA) The newspaper and Internet headlines in the US had a chilling familiarity: more economic gloom about the mortgage crisis and another spate of horrific killings.Though ... Read more...

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Police probe deadly shooting at US retreat

April 9th, 2009 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 9 (DPA) Police in southern California Wednesday were investigating a brutal shooting spree in which one person was killed and three injured at a secluded retreat operated by a ... Read more...

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Bush visits controversial Beijing church

August 10th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 10 (DPA) US President George W. Bush Sunday visited a state-sanctioned Beijing church decried by a US Christian group as reflecting the Chinese government's "deception" on freedom of worship. "You ... Read more...

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US-based Christian group supports India on trade talks

August 5th, 2008 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) With the global trade negotiations collapsing in Geneva last week, a US-based Christian organisation has begun supporting the stand taken by India and has urged policy makers ... Read more...

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Obama accused of distorting the Bible

June 25th, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): A leading Christian evangelical has accused Illinois Senator Barack Obama of dragging the Bible "through the gutter" and having a "fruitcake interpretation" of the United States Constitution. ... Read more...

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Starbucks topless mermaid logo too racy for customers

May 31st, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 31 (ANI): International coffee house chain Starbucks is under fire for using a logo depicting a topless mermaid.The mermaid with long flowing locks, elegantly curved tail and enigmatic smile ... Read more...

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Dalit Christian body wants archbishop to go

March 19th, 2008 - 8:46 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, March 19 (IANS) The head of a Dalit Christian group Wednesday demanded the resignation of Archbishop of Puducherry and Cuddalore Diocese, Rev. Anthony Anandarayar, while seeking equal rights to worship. Suresh ... Read more...

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Aroused Jesus sculpture leaves Christian group livid

January 12th, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 11 (ANI): A controversial sculpture in the UK featuring a visibly aroused Jesus has left a Christian group livid.The artwork, by Chinese-born artist Terence Koh, is on display in 'Gone, ... Read more...

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Law and order situation improves in Orissa’s Kandamal District

December 30th, 2007 - 7:58 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, Dec 30 (ANI): The law and order situation in Orissa has largely improved, even as the victims of the communal violence in Kandhamal District continue to wait for rehabilitation. The day curfew ... Read more...

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