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Manisha one of our finest actresses: RGV (Movie Snippets)


September 21st, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Manisha Koirala is making a comeback with "Bhoot Returns", and filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma feels she is one of the finest actresses in the country."I have ... Read more...

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Shuffling guidance with Shirdi Sai Baba ‘blessing cards’ (With Images)


September 18th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Shirdi Sai Baba, regarded as a saint by his millions of devotees cutting across religions, did not leave any writings behind. But now his blessings have ... Read more...

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Pune devotees’ find answer to noise pollution curbs


September 4th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Strange as it may sound, but some Ganeshotsav organisers in Pune follow a bizarre practice during immersions to by-pass noise pollution norms - abandoning the idols ... Read more...

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Trust says it respects Sai Baba’s will


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 3 (IANS) A day after the will of spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba surfaced, the trust managing his vast empire said it would respect its provisions and would ... Read more...

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All set for world’s third biggest Muslim prayer congregation


August 14th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Malappuram (Kerala), Aug 14 (IANS) All arrangements are in place for what is billed as the country's biggest prayer congregation in the month of Ramadan to be held Wednesday at ... Read more...

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Janmashtami celebrations: Prayers, fasts, fervour grips Delhi


August 10th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Queues of devotees outside temples, little children dressed up as Krishna with flutes in hand and a peacock feather stuck on the headbands, elaborate tableaux ... Read more...

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Thousands throng Mathura for Janmashtami


August 10th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 10 (IANS) Thousands poured into Mathura Friday to celebrate Janmashtami in the land of Lord Krishna.After several years, Janmashtami fell on a rain drenched day, with ... Read more...

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Andhra minister booked over temple row


August 9th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 9 (IANS) The Hyderabad police Thursday booked Andhra Pradesh minister Danam Nagender and his followers after they allegedly prevented police officials from discharging their duty.A case under four ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned over US gurdwara attack


August 9th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned Thursday after heated exchanges between Akali Dal members and the government over the recent attack on a US gurdwara by ... Read more...

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Assure Indians of safety: Krishna to US (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The US needs to assure the Indian community that they will be safe in that country, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Tuesday after six ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooting: Tragic end for Delhi family


August 7th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) This Diwali, Lokinder Kaur's 16-year-long wait would have ended for her husband Ranjit Singh. But destiny had something else in store for Kaur who will never ... Read more...

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India reaches out to families hit by US gurdwara shooting


August 7th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Condemning the US gurdwara shooting that killed six Sikh devotees, union minister Vayalar Ravi Tuesday directed the Indian embassy in Washington to provide "all possible ... Read more...

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Assure Indian community of its safety, Krishna tells Clinton


August 7th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday said he had spoken to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and conveyed to her India's concerns over ... Read more...

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Pakistani who polished shoes in India sacked (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) A Pakistani official who sought to create inter-faith harmony by serving devotees in Sikh temples in Pakistan and India has lost his job.Mohammad Khursheed Khan, a ... Read more...

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Four women held for chain snatching in Delhi


July 28th, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Five people, including four women, were arrested for their involvement in gold chain snatching cases here Friday, police said.They said Usha, 35, Geeta, 38, Shashi, ... Read more...

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Improve medical aid for Amarnath pilgrims: Apex court (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court was Monday shocked over the death of another 10 pilgrims in the past three days on way to the Amarnath cave shrine ... Read more...

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One killed in Bareilly violence (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) At least one person was killed and several injured late Sunday when communal violence broke out in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district, police said Monday. Curfew has ... Read more...

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Bareilly violence kills one, curfew on


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) At least one person was killed and several injured when communal violence broke out in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district late Sunday, police said Monday.Trouble erupted when ... Read more...

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Tension defused; Delhi mosque site handed over to ASI (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) A day after the Delhi High Court ordered suspension of the construction of a mosque at an excavated site near the historic Jama Masjid where ... Read more...

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Devotees throng Himachal temples with onset of Shravan


July 20th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 20 (IANS) Large numbers of devotees Friday assembled at prominent Hindu temples in Himachal Pradesh with the onset of the 10-day Shravan Ashtami Navratras, considered by Hindus a ... Read more...

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Prayers held at rediscovered Delhi mosque, Iqbal seeks settlement (With Image)


July 20th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Thousands gathered for Friday namaz at old Delhi's Subhash Park - the site where ruins of the historical Akbarabadi mosque were unearthed, even as the ... Read more...

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Construction stopped at old Delhi mosque site, visitors pour in


July 19th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Cameras clicked, namaz was offered and there was palpable excitement among the hundreds gathered Thursday at Subhash Park near Jama Masjid - the spot where ... Read more...

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SC notice to centre on facilities for Amarnath pilgrims


July 16th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Taking note of reported deaths of 67 pilgrims who fell sick on way to the holy shrine of Amarnath in Jammu and Kashmir, the Supreme ... Read more...

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Shrikhand Mahadev pilgrimage begins in Himachal


July 15th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rampur, July 15 (IANS) The Shrikhand Mahadev pilgrimage, considered tougher than the journey to the Amarnath cave shrine in Kashmir, has started in Himachal Pradesh, an official said Sunday.The first ... Read more...

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Manimahesh pilgrimage to begin Aug 10 in Himachal


July 13th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chamba (Himachal Pradesh), July 13 (IANS) The 44-day-long Manimahesh pilgrimage in the interiors of Chamba district in Himachal Pradesh, dedicated to Hindu god Shiva, will begin next month with ... Read more...

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Insurance cover sought for Mumbai festival revellers


July 13th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Mumbai Mayor Sunil Prabhu Thursday mooted a proposal to provide insurance to lakhs of participants in the forthcoming "dahi-handi" and Ganeshotsav celebrations here.He urged Municipal ... Read more...

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Concern over lack of fire safety in two Kishtwar shrines


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 2 (IANS) In the wake of the fire which gutted the famous shrine of Peer Dastageer Sahib in Srinagar last week, people in the remote mountainous town of ... Read more...

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Sacred relics saved from Srinagar shrine fire displayed


June 27th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 27 (IANS) The holy relics of 11th century Muslim saint, Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jeelani, were displayed to the media by their custodian in Srinagar Wednesday, setting at rest ... Read more...

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Weather improves, Amarnath pilgrims allowed towards shrine (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) As the weather improved along the north Kashmir Baltal route of the Amarnath Yatra, the authorities Monday afternoon allowed the movement of pilgrims towards the ... Read more...

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Puri Rath Yatra chariots reach destination


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 22 (IANS) Lakhs of devotees resumed pulling the chariots of the deities in the world famous Rath Yatra at Puri Friday, and the chariots reached their destination, ... Read more...

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Lakhs witness Rath Yatra in Puri (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 21 (IANS) More than five lakh devotees witnessed the annual Rath Yatra (chariot festival) of Lord Jagannath, his brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra in Odisha's temple town of ... Read more...

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Lakhs converge on Puri for Rath Yatra


June 21st, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 21 (IANS) Lakhs of devotees thronged Odisha's temple town of Puri Thursday for the annual Rath Yatra (chariot festival) of Lord Jagannath, his brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra, ... Read more...

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Security beefed up ahead of Puri chariot festival


June 20th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 20 (IANS) Security has been beefed up in Odisha's Puri town ahead of the annual nine-day chariot festival of Lord Jagannath beginning Thursday, police said.Around 8,000 policemen have ... Read more...

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62 special trains for Puri Rath Yatra


June 20th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 19 (IANS) Indian Railways Tuesday announced it would run 62 special trains for the famous Rath Yatra (chariot festival) of Lord Jagannath, beginning at Odisha's Puri town June ... Read more...

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Kashi Vishwanath temple to get facelift, priests get pay hike


June 19th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 19 (IANS) Varanasi's famous Kashi Vishwanath temple will be given a major facelift and the salaries of the priests will be increased, the Uttar Pradesh government announced ... Read more...

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