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10-year-old Jewish girl allowed to embrace Christianity


August 3rd, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) A 10-year-old Jewish girl in Britain has been permitted by a court to convert to Christianity after her mother's claims that she had been "brainwashed" and ... Read more...

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US condemns death sentence of Iran pastor


February 24th, 2012 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) The White House Thursday condemned the Iranian authorities' reaffirmation of the death sentence for an Iranian pastor."The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms reports ... Read more...

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Geelani opposes fatwa to expel Christian priests


January 31st, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 31 (IANS) Senior separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani Tuesday locked horns with the local Sharia board over a fatwa seeking expulsion of four Christian priests from the Kashmir ... Read more...

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US condemns death sentence for Iran pastor


September 30th, 2011 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) The US Thursday asked Iran to free an Iranian pastor sentenced to death in that country for allegedly refusing to renounce Christianity for Islam.The decision demonstrate ... Read more...

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Today is Shavuot 2011


June 8th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today is Shavuot and Jews all over the world are observing it as such. As it’s the practice every year, the Ten Commandments will be read ... Read more...

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Gaga’s album banned in Lebanon


June 4th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga's latest album "Born This Way" may be topping the music charts in 21 countries, but it has been banned in Lebanon for ... Read more...

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Malay Muslim clerics firm on ban on Christian-rooted poco-poco dance


April 24th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 24 (ANI): Islamic clerics in Malaysia are firm on their ban on 'poco-poco' a popular dance form, claimed of having Christian roots, despite the country's National Fatwa Council's decision ... Read more...

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Hindus send greetings to Christians on Easter


April 20th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 20 (ANI): Hindus have sent greetings to Christian communities world over for upcoming Easter, which falls on April 24.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a release in Nevada (USA) ... Read more...

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Malaysia bans Christian-rooted ‘poco-poco’ dance for being ‘haram for Muslims’


April 2nd, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Ipoh (Malaysia), Apr 2(ANI): Muslim clerics in Malaysia have issued a fatwa banning the "poco-poco", a popular line dance, saying that it is 'haram for Muslims' because of its Christian roots.In Malaysia, ... Read more...

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14 held for unlawful religious conversion


March 29th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 29 (IANS) At least 14 people, including nine women, were arrested in Orissa Tuesday on charges of indulging in illegal religious conversion, police said.The men and women were ... Read more...

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Victoria Jackson is ‘disgusted’ with Glee


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Victoria Jackson has raised the tempo on her criticism of the highly successful musical show, “Glee.” She is continuing her mission to see America Christianized.The 51-year-old ... Read more...

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Hindus send greetings to Christians on Lent


February 26th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 26 (ANI): Hindus have wished happiness and peace to Christian communities world over for the upcoming Christian season of Lent, which starts March nine.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in ... Read more...

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Oz man sees ‘god gazing down through clouds’


February 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 16 (ANI): A man from the Macarthur region has claimed he saw god's image in a cloud.Amateur photographer Terry Bowen, 56, took the photograph from the back veranda of his ... Read more...

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‘We need to frame a new law to stop religion conversion’: RSS chief


February 11th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by ANI
Mandala (Madhya Pradesh), Feb 11 (ANI): Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat asserting that there is a need to frame a new law to stop religious conversion, on Friday said the ... Read more...

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Apex court upholds life for Graham Staines’ killer (Lead)


January 21st, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday upheld the life imprisonment awarded to Dara Singh alias Ravinder Kumar Pal for leading a mob that burnt to death Australian Christian missionary ... Read more...

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YWCA drops Christian word from historic name after 156 years


January 7th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): The Young Women's Christian Association, which is one of UK's best-known charities, has dropped any mention of the word Christian from its historic name after 156 years.The organisation, ... Read more...

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I may contribute to Akshay’s film again: Pakistani rapper Bohemia


December 27th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Dec 27 (IANS) US-based Pakistani rapper Bohemia, who collaborated with Akshay Kumar in "Chandni Chowk To China" for the snazzy version of the title track, is expecting to ... Read more...

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Christians attend midnight mass across India


December 25th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Panaji, Dec. 25 (ANI): People from Christian community attended midnight mass in churches on the Christmas eve across the country.Scores of people gathered at the churches and sang carols."We have ... Read more...

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Seven Bangladeshis abducted in Afghanistan


December 19th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 19 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen have kidnapped seven Bangladeshi construction workers in a northern Afghanistan province, an official said Sunday."Eight people, including seven Bangladesh nationals and an Afghan guard, were ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole looking for spiritual peace


December 10th, 2010 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole is looking for spiritual enlightenment to help her recover after a traumatic year which saw her divorce her husband Ashley Cole and overcome malaria."Cheryl has ... Read more...

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Troubled Cheryl Cole awakens her ’spiritual’ side


December 9th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): 'X Factor' judge Cheryl Cole has reportedly turned to religion after enduring her "worst ever year".According to sources, the singer has been seeking guidance from "higher powers" after ... Read more...

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American Atheists’ $20K billboard calls nativity a ‘myth’


November 29th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 29 (ANI): A huge billboard in the US, which calls nativity a 'myth', has raised a few eyebrows.A group called the American Atheists has paid for a huge billboard ... Read more...

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Denzel Washington on his upbringing, 9/11 and staying humble


November 7th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 07 (ANI): Oscar winning star Denzel Washington has opened about his life and revealed what has made him the man he is today.At 55, Washington is keeping his age at ... Read more...

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28 Ladakhi kids rescued from NGO, will fly home Monday (Lead)


October 24th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 24 (IANS) Jammu police Sunday rescued 28 Ladakhi children from a room where they were confined to by an NGO here, and arrested five members of the organisation, an official ... Read more...

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Southern Baptist Theological President: Yoga is not a Christian belief


October 8th, 2010 - 3:30 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary President, R. Albert Mohler says that Yoga is not a Christian belief.He claims that Yoga practice was derived from Eastern religion and warned Christians not to practice ... Read more...

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No Channel For Rakhi’s ‘Bible’?


August 31st, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Sometime back there was a report that hot Rakhi Sawant wants to make a serial on the Holy "Bible' in which she expressed her wish to ... Read more...

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Christianity could learn a lot about life from listening to heavy metal: Cleric


August 31st, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): Many devout Christians might think of heavy metal music as crass and even satanic at times, but according to a Church of England cleric, they could learn a ... Read more...

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Ashley Bell Talks About Her Role In “The Last Exorcism”


August 26th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ashley Bell has gained praises for her horrifying portrayal of a evil possessed girl in the upcoming horror movie "The Last Exorcism". Media reports suggest that ... Read more...

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Apologise for anti-Christian remarks: Yeddyurappa tells legislator


August 25th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 25 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Wednesday said he had directed his party legislator Prahlad Remani to apologise for his anti-Christian statements on Independence Day. "If he does not tender ... Read more...

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China has 23.05 million Christians


August 12th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 12 (ANI): China's economic boom has also resulted in rise in number of Christians in the country that has hit a record 23.05 million in 2010, according to a ... Read more...

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60 Minutes Interview: Orthodox Christian church patriarch feels ‘crucified’ in Turkey


August 9th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ankara, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world of the Christianity is ruled by the Vatican and the Orthodox Church. Ironically, the second-in-command of the Orthodox Church, which has about 300 ... Read more...

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Use ‘colourful language’ like Jesus to save Christianity, urges Vicar


July 31st, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): If Christianity is going to be taken seriously, it needs to 'modernize' and start using the 'f word' and other swear words more frequently, says a Vicar.Reverend Michael ... Read more...

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Church minister set to ‘tweet’ Holy Communion


July 25th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): Christianity is trying to keep pace with the advancements in technology or so it seems - a church minister is set to conduct the first communion service on ... Read more...

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Hindu opening prayer request denied by Australia House of Representatives


July 11th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), July 11 (ANI): Well known Hindu leader Rajan Zed's request to read opening prayer in Australia House of Representatives (AHR) has been denied.Replying to Zed's request, AHR Speaker Harry Jenkins ... Read more...

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Former Pak captain Mohammed Yousuf’s family members embrace Islam


May 20th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 20 (ANI): Family members of former Pakistan cricket captain Mohammed Yousuf have embraced Islam, almost five years after he turned to the religion from Christianity.The Nation quoted a private television ... Read more...

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