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Pranab avoided going to school, says elder sister


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kirnahar (West Bengal), July 22 (IANS) As a child, President-elect Pranab Mukherjee did not like to go to school but liked to play a priest, his elder sister Annapurna ... Read more...

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Kerala court quashes charge sheet in Sabarimala case


July 13th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 13 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Friday quashed the charge sheet filed by police in the controversial Sabarimala "astrological finding" case, which included Kannada actress Jaimala among the ... Read more...

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Dimple collects victory certificate, thanks voters


June 12th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 12 (IANS) Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Tuesday collected her electoral victory certificate from Kannauj District Magistrate Selva Kumari J.Accompanied by her ... Read more...

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Apex court permits access to Kalighat temple’s sanctum sanctorum (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday permitted devotees to access the sanctum sanctorum of Kolkata's Kalighat temple to pay obeisance to the deity.An apex court bench of ... Read more...

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Apex court permits access to Kalighat temple’s sanctum sanctorum


May 21st, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday permitted devotees to access the sanctum sanctorum of Kolkata's Kalighat temple to pay obeisance to the deity.An apex court bench ... Read more...

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Apex court issues notices on Kalighat temple entry (Lead)


May 15th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notices to the central and West Bengal governments on a petition that devotees be permitted to enter the sanctum sanctorum ... Read more...

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Apex court notice on entry to Kalighat temple


May 15th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notice to the centre and the West Bengal government on a petition seeking that devotees be permitted to enter the ... Read more...

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‘Oldest Mayan calendar offers no hint of world’s end’


May 11th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) The oldest Mayan Calendar found in an ancient Guatemalan house offers no hint of the alleged end of the world Dec 21 this year, researchers said. ... Read more...

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Court bans devotees’ entry to Kalighat ‘garbha griha’


April 20th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Friday banned the entry of devotees to the 'Garbha Griha' (sanctum sanctorum) of Kalighat Kali Temple, saying the large number of visits ... Read more...

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Department of IT will now be DeitY


April 18th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Department of Information Technology (DIT) has been renamed Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) to give importance to the electronics sector.The department will ... Read more...

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Fun and fervour mark Vishu in Kerala


April 14th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 14 (IANS) Devout Hindus here Saturday heralded Vishu, the Kerala new year, with traditional cultural fervour with people visiting temples in the morning.Crowds gathered at the famed ... Read more...

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Theft at Maharashtra temple, guard killed


March 24th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Raigad (Maharashtra), March 24 (IANS) A security guard was killed as burglars made away with a 1.5 kg gold mask from a Lord Ganesh temple in Divegar village of Raigad ... Read more...

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Husband beheads wife in human sacrifice in Jharkhand


March 2nd, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 2 (IANS) In a gory incident of human sacrifice in Jharkhand, a husband allegedly beheaded his wife and offered her severed head to appease a deity in the ... Read more...

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Husband beheads wife in human sacrifice in Jharkhand


March 2nd, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 2 (IANS) In a gory incident of human sacrifice in Jharkhand, a husband allegedly beheaded his wife and offered her severed head to appease a deity in the ... Read more...

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Tantrik beheads boy for ‘divine powers’


February 23rd, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 23 (IANS) A 'tantrik' who allegedly beheaded a 10-year-old boy to obtain "divine powers" has been arrested in yet another case of human sacrifice in Chhattisgarh, police said ... Read more...

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One lakh devotees worship god Shiva in Bangalore


February 20th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 20 (IANS) An estimated one lakh people from 60 countries assembled at the Art of Living (AoL) international centre on the city's outskirts Monday to worship Hindu god ... Read more...

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Year of Dragon stamp sparks debate


January 4th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 4 (IANS) A set of stamps to mark the Year of the Dragon has aroused a heated debate on the image of the legendary creature after China Post ... Read more...

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For charity, all roads lead to KBC winner’s house


December 6th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 6 (IANS) A woman wants Rs.20 lakh for her daughter's wedding, a man wants another Rs.20 lakh to meet an emergency, a priest wants donation in return ... Read more...

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SAIL expansion project stuck over religious row


November 15th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 15 (IANS) A Rs.17,000 crore expansion project of a Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) plant in West Bengal has been halted after villagers at the site objected ... Read more...

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Lord Krishna’s name not anyone’s property: Court


October 18th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Hindu god Krishna's name is not the exclusive property of any company, the Delhi High Court has said, while rejecting a trademark-related plea of a ... Read more...

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Court offers reprieve to Kannada actress in temple case


October 13th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Oct 13 (IANS) Kannada actress Jaimala, accused of outraging religious feelings at the famed Sabarimala temple in Kerala, got a reprieve Thursday when the Kerala High Court stayed the ... Read more...

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Navratri begins with fervour in Uttar Pradesh


September 28th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 28 (IANS) Amidst vedic chants and religious hymns, devotees here in Uttar Pradesh thronged the temples as Navratri - the nine-day festival dedicated to Goddess Durga - began ... Read more...

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Will it be Bond versus Goa’s waterfall deity?


September 15th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 15 (IANS) If British super-spy James Bond comes visiting at the Dudh Sagar waterfall, he had better take care of some do's and don'ts. Local people regard ... Read more...

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UAE-based media group to produce film on Marthanda Varma


September 14th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 14 (IANS) With the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple now becoming the cynosure of all eyes, a UAE-based group has begun work to produce a film on the life ... Read more...

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Tirupati temple to decide on Janardhana Reddy’s offering


September 9th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 9 (IANS) The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) will decide next week on whether to reject the Rs.45 crore diamond-studded crown offered to Sri Venkateshwara temple by former Karnataka ... Read more...

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Apex court admits plea against Ayodhya verdict (Lead)


August 8th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday admitted a petition by the Akhil Bhartiya Sri Ram Janmabhoomi Punaruddhar Samiti challenging the Allahabad High Court verdict in the Babri ... Read more...

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Milk for poor kids - a different holy offering


August 7th, 2011 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 7 (IANS) Nine-year-old Gautam, son of a daily wage labourer, doesn't know the religious significance of the holy month of Shravan. But this is the ... Read more...

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Sacred thread that stitches together Hindus, Muslims (Feature)


August 3rd, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 3 (IANS) Worn by Hindus, made by Muslims. Dipped in vibrant reds and yellows, 'kalawas' made in this corner of the country are more than ... Read more...

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Tribals ostracise woman for ploughing


July 29th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 29 (IANS) Villagers in Orissa ostracised a woman for more than a fortnight for ploughing land, an act which they say dispeased their diety because it is meant ... Read more...

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Devotees attack authorities for missing silver slipper


July 28th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, July 28 (IANS) After a pair of 'khadau', a traditional toe-hold wooden slipper, cast in silver for a diety disappeared from a temple in Uttar Pradesh, devotees ... Read more...

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Treasure belongs to Kerala temple: BJP


July 16th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said the wealth unearthed from the vaults of the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple here belonged to the deity and "evil ... Read more...

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Actress Jaimala gets court summons in Sabarimala case


July 15th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 15 (IANS) A Kerala court Friday asked Kannada actress Jaimala to appear before it on Sep 18 in connection with a case against her for allegedly violating religious ... Read more...

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Apex court reserves verdict on Kerala temple treasure (Lead)


July 14th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday reserved its order on how to preserve and protect the treasure found in the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Kerala. The court ... Read more...

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‘Ban improperly dressed tourists in all Goa temples’


July 12th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 12 (IANS) After two temples in Goa restricted the entry of scantily dressed tourists into their premises, a rightwing organisation here Tuesday demanded that the ban be extended ... Read more...

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Over 200,000 pilgrims visit Amarnath Shrine


July 10th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 10 (IANS) Less than two weeks into the annual Amarnath pilgrimage, more than 230,000 pilgrims have visited the cave shrine till Sunday and many more are on ... Read more...

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