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British children’s play-centre bans fathers


August 8th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) A children's play-centre in Britain has barred fathers from attending with their children and is now facing a probe by equality watchdogs, the Daily Mail reported ... Read more...

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‘P.A. Sangma does not represent tribals’


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Monday rejected presidential candidate P.A. Samgma's claim of representing all tribals of India.Talking to reporters in the Press Club ... Read more...

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Navy preventing Goa Christians from praying at chapel: Congress MP


May 9th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A Congress MP Wednesday accused the Indian Navy of repeatedly barring Christians from praying at a sacred chapel on the Anjadip island, a few hundred ... Read more...

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Apex church body favours Christian president


May 4th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) A top Church body representing more than 13 million people across the country has appealed to all political parties to elect a Christian as the ... Read more...

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15 dead in Nigeria attack


April 29th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed Sunday in a gun and bomb attack at a university in Nigeria's northern city of Kano, BBC reported.Bodies were seen ... Read more...

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Hanuman Jayanti celebrated in Agra


April 6th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 6 (IANS) Hanuman Jayanti was Friday celebrated with devotion and fervour in and around Agra -- even as Christians observed Good Friday.Large crowds thronged Hanuman temples all over ... Read more...

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Four dead in Nigeria military chopper crash (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, March 14 (IANS) At least four people were killed when a military police helicopter crashed in Nigeria Wednesday, Xinhua reported.Police said the helicopter crashed into a building around 11 ... Read more...

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Military chopper crashes in Nigeria


March 14th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, March 14 (IANS) A military police helicopter with five people on board crashed in Nigeria Wednesday, Xinhua reported. The number of dead or injured was not known.The crash occurred ... Read more...

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Zardari remembers slain minorities minister


March 6th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 6 (IANS) Shahbaz Bhatti, a minister who was gunned down last year, spent his life fighting for the cause of the downtrodden and marginalised sections of society particularly ... Read more...

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Britain won’t be Christian nation by 2030: Report


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Britain may no longer be a Christian country by 2030 as the number of non-believers is set to overtake the number of Christians, a media report ... Read more...

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British schools to teach kids about gay marriage


February 27th, 2012 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) Schools in Britain will be "forced" to teach children the importance of gay marriage, in a bid to redefine the institution of marriage, and teachers who ... Read more...

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Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Lenten Season


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Lenten Season. The period is one of the most solemn on the calendar of Christians. Fasting and praying is ... Read more...

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BJP reaching out to Christian voters in Goa


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) Wednesday again highlighted the importance of Goa's Christian population in the March 3 assembly polls."Ever since I took over as secretary ... Read more...

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Special Mardi Gras food items


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For those who will be taking active part in the Lent, the Mardi Gras is an important day because it will be the last time that ... Read more...

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Today is Shrove Tuesday


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Shrove Tuesday is another name used for Fat Tuesday. The day marks the last day until the Christian ritual of Lenten. Several activities are used to ... Read more...

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Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tomorrow (the 22nd of February 2012) is Ash Wednesday. The day is one of the most important on the Christian calendar marking the beginning of the ... Read more...

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History of Fat Tuesday


February 21st, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Also known as the Mardi Gras, the Fat Tuesday has been a major celebration around the world each year. Many people may not be aware of it ... Read more...

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272 dead in Honduras prison fire


February 15th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Feb 15 (IANS) At least 272 inmates have been killed in a blaze at a prison in the central American nation of Honduras, Xinhua reported.The prison, with around 800 ... Read more...

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Five Christians in BJP’s first list of Goa poll candidates


February 6th, 2012 - 1:39 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has announced its first list of 22 candidates for the March 3 assembly polls in Goa. The list includes five ... Read more...

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Muslim migration up in Kerala, Christians lose (Lead)


January 13th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 13 (IANS) More and more Keralites are going abroad for jobs, and the highest migration increase is among Muslims.The number of migrants abroad in 2011 was estimated at ... Read more...

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Six killed in Nigeria church attack


January 6th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least six people were killed and 10 injured in an armed attack on a church in northeastern Nigeria, international media reported.A group of gunmen ... Read more...

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Trinamool opens Goa unit


January 2nd, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 2 (IANS) With elections to the Goa state assembly less than two months away, the Trinamool Congress has opened its Goa chapter and has installed a former chief ... Read more...

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Santa Claus is dishonest, says Turkish imam


December 29th, 2011 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Muslim cleric in Turkey has issued a warning to people from the community about Santa Claus, who he described as a "dishonest" person as ... Read more...

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Johnny Depp in trouble


December 5th, 2011 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp has come under fire from religious activists for his new Christmas-themed track.The 48-year-old teamed up with British rockers Babybird to record "The ... Read more...

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Eddie Long’s wife Vanessa Long files for divorce


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Atlanta, Dec 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Vanessa Long, the wife of mega televangelist Eddie Long, has directed her lawyers to file for divorce. Vanessa said she reached the decision after "a great deal ... Read more...

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Brazil lights up a floating Christmas tree


November 28th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Brazil officially launched the festive season of Christmas by switching on a massive floating Christmas tree. The Christmas tree was lighted during a ceremony ... Read more...

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Pakistan rights groups to rally against Hindu killings


November 10th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 10 (IANS) Civil society and human rights organisations of Pakistan will stage a rally Monday in Hyderabad city of Sindh province in protest against the killing of four ... Read more...

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10 kg land mine recovered in Kandhamal


October 29th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 29 (IANS) Security personnel Saturday averted a major tragedy after they recovered a ten-kg landmine allegedly planted by Maoists on a road in Orissa's communally sensitive Kandhamal district, ... Read more...

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Atheist group tries to stop prayers at High School


October 27th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Alabama, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Atheist group in Alabama is trying to stop prayers at a high school game. The Freedom From Religion Foundation filed the complaint against the Lauderdale County ... Read more...

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24 killed in Cairo riots


October 10th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cairo, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Security forces in Egypt have arrested several people linked with the recent riots in the capital that has resulted in the deaths of at least 24 people ... Read more...

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Three killed in wall collapse in Tripura


October 4th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 4 (IANS) Three youths were killed and 10 others injured when a wall of an old church collapsed on them in northern Tripura Tuesday, police said.Some local youths ... Read more...

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Four seats for non-Muslim seats in Pakistan Senate


August 26th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 26 (IANS) Four seats for non-Muslims have been reserved in Pakistan's upper house of parliament.President Asif Ali Zardari Thursday signed an amendment to reserve four seats for ... Read more...

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Glenn Beck’s campaign ‘Standing with Israel’ runs into trouble


August 24th, 2011 - 1:18 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Glenn Beck’s planned campaign “Standing with Israel” has prompted calls from some quarters for the boycott of television network TBN. Beck plans to rally support for Israel ... Read more...

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Minorities have equal rights in Pakistan: Zardari


August 11th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said his government stands committed to ensuring equal rights for minorities.Zardari said the recognition and respect for the rights of ... 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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