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Kerala Christians set for Easter


April 5th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 5 (IANS) With just two days left for Easter, Christians in the state are geared up for the celebrations.The lent, involves a 50-day abstain from all non-vegetarian items ... Read more...

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Kerala Christians observe Passion Week


April 1st, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 1 (IANS) Palm Sunday has ushered in Passion Week for devout Christians all over Kerala who are set to participate in the rituals that the holy week brings.The ... Read more...

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Carols, crackers mark Christmas in Andhra


December 25th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Special prayers in churches at midnight, carols and the bursting of fire crackers marked Christmas celebrations in twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad and other parts ... Read more...

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Kerala set for a gala Christmas


December 23rd, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 23 (IANS) Well-lit Christmas trees, illuminated churches with stars of various sizes, fairs, organised carols, homemade cakes, wines and pickles... Kerala is in a buoyant mood as ... Read more...

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Kerala Christians observe Palm Sunday


April 17th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 17 (IANS) Churches across Kerala observed Palm Sunday with thousands thronging for the special service. The day marks the beginning of "Passion (Holy) Week".Palm Sunday is the final ... Read more...

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Kerala Christmas low key after Karunakaran’s death


December 25th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 25 (IANS) Thousands of devout Christians attended mass at churches across Kerala Saturday and headed home for a special breakfast of appam, stew, baked bananas and cakes, but the usual ... Read more...

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Kerala’s Christmas trimming - snip goes the menu


December 17th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 17 (IANS) Once upon a time not so long ago in Kerala, the Christmas Day table was a smorgasbord of homemade wine, painstakingly roasted duck and fresh toddy ... Read more...

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Carol practice, goodies, prayers - Kerala’s in Xmas mood


December 5th, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 5 (IANS) The Christmas trees are up, choir practice sessions are on in right earnest, bakers are planning their culinary best and the truly devout are immersed in ... Read more...

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Archbishop of Canterbury to arrive in India Saturday


October 8th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) The Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams will arrive in Kolkata Saturday and visit several prominent churches during his 16-day visit to India."I look forward greatly to being ... Read more...

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Archbishop OF Cantebury to undertake 16-day visit of India


October 8th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.8 (ANI): The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, will embark on a 16-day visit to India from October 9 to 24, 2010 at the invitation of the Communion of ... Read more...

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Prayers, cakes and drinks: Kerala celebrates Christmas


December 25th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kottayam (Kerala), Dec 25 (IANS) Christians in Kerala gathered at churches early Friday to attend Christmas mass and the prayers were followed by a sumptuous breakfast of 'appams', stew, eggs and cake. ... Read more...

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YSR to be buried in native village


September 4th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by IBNS
Hyderabad, Sept 4 (IBNS) The last rites of the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Rajsekhar Reddy will be held with full state honours at his native place Pulivendula town in ... Read more...

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Christmas celebrated in Kerala in traditional style


December 25th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kottayam (Kerala), Dec 25 (IANS) After attending the midnight mass, Christians across Kerala got up early Thursday and headed for the dawn mass, heralding Christmas celebrations with traditional fervour and style."We are ... Read more...

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Archbishop visits temple, praises treatment of Hindus in Britain


November 16th, 2008 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) The head of the Church of England has contrasted the “organised attacks” on Christians in Orissa with the treatment of Hindus in Britain, and said India risks losing ... Read more...

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22 arrested in Tamil Nadu for desecrating Christian institutions


October 10th, 2008 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 10 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu police Friday detained 22 people for desecrating Christian institutions, even as there were reports of further attacks against select targets.While two Bibles embedded in the ... Read more...

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Kerala leads India in human development indicators: Sonia Gandhi.


February 15th, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), Feb.15 (ANI): Sonia Gandhi, Chairperson of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA), today said that women in Kerala are empowered and the state leads India in human development indicators. "Kerala leads ... Read more...

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Traffic jams in Kerala capital as Sonia Gandhi arrives


February 15th, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 15 (IANS) Traffic ground to a halt here as Congress president and United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi arrived here Friday on a day's visit. Barricades were put on some ... Read more...

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