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One dead as Pakistan protests anti-Islam film (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) One person was gunned down Friday when a demonstration against an anti-Islam film turned violent in Peshawar. US Charge D'Affaires Richard Hoagland was summoned to Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Pakistan summons top US diplomat over anti-Islam film


September 21st, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Pakistan Friday summoned the US charge d'affaires Richard Hoagland to the foreign ministry and lodged a strong protest with him over a blasphemous video posted on ... Read more...

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Religious beliefs cause sick children to suffer


August 14th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) Parental hopes of 'miraculous intervention' are subjecting very sick children to futile care and prolonged suffering.Joe Brierley from Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Great Ormond ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama visits religious sites in Srinagar, prays for peace


July 18th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 17 (IANS) Buddhist spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, who is on a six-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, Tuesday visited religious places of different faiths in Srinagar and ... Read more...

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20 churches face demolition in Indonesia


June 13th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 13 (IANS/AKI) At least 20 churches in Indonesia's Aceh province have been closed down and are likely to be demolished by the administration under state regulations on construction ... Read more...

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Key Islamic archival text to be released


February 15th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The process of archiving ancient Islamic manuscripts will get a boost as a comprehensive publication, listing important documents collected by Indian vice-president M. Hamid ... Read more...

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R-Day tableau displays Kashmir’s oneness, architectural heritage


January 26th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Kashmir's architectural heritage dating back to the medieval period was brought alive as the tableau from the state tableau slowly moved down Rajpath at the ... Read more...

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Expel three Christian priests: Kashmir Sharia court


January 19th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 19 (IANS) A Sharia court Thursday issued a decree seeking expulsion of three Christian priests from Jammu and Kashmir and monitoring of the activities of Christian missionary schools ... Read more...

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Sexual minorities fight AIDS with peer group’s help (Feature, Dec 1 is World AIDS Day)


November 30th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Belgaum (Karnataka), Nov 30 (IANS) In a dark room in Belgaum district, they sit together looking comfortable. They are in an office and are not even distantly related. But, as ... Read more...

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Uphold Islamic tradition of peace in Kashmir: clerics


April 24th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 24 (IANS) An international conference of Islamic scholars here Sunday laid emphasis on the need for unity, cohesion and preservation of the Sufi traditions among the local Muslims ... Read more...

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To counter hatred, Sikh crafts replicas of global shrines


April 9th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh), April 9 (IANS) Shaken by the 1984 riots against his community, a 62-year-old Sikh artist has been trying to bring people of different faiths under one roof. ... Read more...

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Prince Charles claims abuse for promoting inter-faith dialogue


April 7th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.7 (ANI): Britain's Prince Charles has complained of being "abused and ridiculed" over attempts to promote inter-faith dialogue during a visit to Morocco.Prince Charles and his wife Camilla have been in ... Read more...

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Pak committee proposes monument in memory of Shahbaz Bhatti


March 13th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 13(ANI): Pakistan's National Assembly Standing Committee on Minority Affairs has proposed the construction of an 'interfaith harmony monument' at the site where Minorities Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti was assassinated on ... Read more...

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Major Catholic University in USA teaches Hinduism courses


February 8th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 08 (ANI): University of San Francisco (USF), premier Catholic and Jesuit institute of higher learning in USA founded in 1855, offers various classes in Hinduism.Courses include "Hinduism" (ancient, classical, ... Read more...

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Top Jesuit University in USA teaches Vedas


January 31st, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 31 (ANI): Georgetown University in Washington DC, oldest and prestigious Catholic and Jesuit institute of higher learning in USA established in 1789, is offering various classes in Hinduism.Courses include ... Read more...

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There is “Jewish Yoga” in America


January 31st, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 31 (ANI): Various establishments and individuals across USA now offer what is termed as "Jewish Yoga".There are books available on "Torah Yoga", "Aleph-Bet Yoga", and "Kabalah Yoga". There is ... Read more...

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Now “Catholic Yoga” in America


January 24th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 24 (ANI): World-famous Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago (USA) is offering "Catholic Yoga" classes.The website of this Cathedral, which is both a parish and the seat of the Catholic ... Read more...

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Pak Govt to protect minorities at all costs: Zardari


January 21st, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 21(ANI): The Pakistan Government will protect the country's minorities at all costs in accordance with the vision of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and the Constitution of Pakistan, President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Malay Hindus flock to Batu Caves to celebrate Thaipusam Festival


January 20th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan.20 (ANI): Hindu devotees and tourists flocked to Malaysia's Batu Caves on Thursday to observe the colourful Hindu festival of Thaipusam.The annual Thaipusam festival is an event of thanksgiving and ... Read more...

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Prestigious Duke University sets aside “Prayer Space” for Hindus & Buddhists


January 19th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 19 (ANI): In a remarkable interfaith gesture, prestigious Duke University in Durham (North Carolina, USA), affiliated with United Methodist Church, has reportedly set aside "Prayer Space" for Hindu and ... Read more...

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People unfazed by possibility of alien life


January 10th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 10 (IANS) The sight of flying saucers could drive people into panic on the streets, sci-fi would have us believe. But people have become so used to the idea of ... Read more...

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Texas Christian University teaches about “god Krishna”


December 31st, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 31 (ANI): Texas Christian University (TCU) in USA, affiliated with Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), offers a course titled "Many Faces of Krishna", which "considers the many images of ... Read more...

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Manipur hosts Catholic Mission Congress 2010


December 20th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Dec.20 (ANI): The first ever Manipur Catholic Mission Congress was held here recently with people from all the districts participating in it.Over 4000 people, belonging to different communities, gathered at the ... Read more...

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Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis teaches Gita & Upanishads


December 20th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 20 (ANI): Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis (Indiana, USA) has been reportedly teaching ancient Hindu scriptures Bhagavad-Gita and Upanishads.It has also reportedly been offering Hinduism class; teaching its origins, ... Read more...

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Catholic University of America offers Hinduism courses


November 30th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 30 (ANI): The Catholic University of America (CUA), national university of the Catholic Church in the United States located in Washington DC, is offering various Hinduism related classes.Courses include: ... Read more...

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Oldest & acclaimed Catholic University offers Hinduism classes


November 22nd, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 22 (ANI): Catholic University Leuven (Belgium), oldest existing Catholic university in the world founded in 1425, is offering Hinduism classes in English and Dutch.These Hinduism courses will acquaint students ... Read more...

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Annual Urs of Hazrat Shah Asrar celebrated with religious fervor in J-K


November 14th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanKishtwar (Jammu and Kashmir), Nov. 14 (ANI): Thousands of devotees have thronged Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district to participate in a week-long celebrations of annual Urs Hazrat Shah ... Read more...

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Hindus welcome inclusion of Paganism in UK’s Lincolnshire County schools


November 11th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 11 (ANI): Hindus have welcomed the reports of Lincolnshire County Council in United Kingdom (UK) allowing its schools to teach Paganism to students along with six other world religions.Welcoming ... Read more...

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Room for Hindu prayers at Guangzhou Asian Games in China


November 9th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 9 (ANI):Hindus have lauded People's Republic of China for provision of religious service center to provide spiritual assistance for participating athletes, coaches, and officials of different faiths at the ... Read more...

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Hindu community in Pakistan celebrates Diwali


November 6th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 6 (ANI): The Hindu community living in Pakistan celebrated the festival of Diwali at their religious places of worship on Friday.Federal Minister for Minorities' Affairs- Shahbaz Bhatti- felicitated Hindus on ... Read more...

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Catholic university in Pennsylvania organizing Hindu exhibition


November 4th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 04 (ANI): Hindus have applauded Misericordia University of Pennsylvania (USA), a Roman Catholic institution, for organizing a Hindu art exhibition.Eminent Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada ... Read more...

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Hindus welcome recognition of Druidry as religion


October 3rd, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 3 (ANI): Hindus have applauded United Kingdom for giving official recognition as a religion to Druidry, one of the oldest religions of the isles.Welcoming the inclusion of Druidry, renowned ... Read more...

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Inter-faith summit to remove HIV-related myths


September 22nd, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) In a bid to eliminate stigma and discrimination related to HIV and AIDS, religious heads from across the country will take part in a summit, 'Faith in ... Read more...

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Nevada Religious Freedom & Unity Day opened with Hindu invocation


September 21st, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sept 21 (ANI): Nevada Religious Freedom and Unity Day event in Reno (Nevada, USA) on September 19 had Hindu invocation.After event coordinator Reverend Neal T. Anderson, Minister of Unitarian Universalist ... Read more...

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Political, religious tensions mark ninth anniversary of 9/11


September 12th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.12 (ANI): Political and religious tensions, besides demonstrations marked the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 terror strikes that had led to the death of over 2,900 Americans in 2001.Though the ... Read more...

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