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Gurdwara shooting: Obama calls Manmohan; conveys people’s solidarity

August 9th, 2012 - 6:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 9 (IANS) Three days after the senseless attack on a Wisconsin gurdwara, President Barack Obama called Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to convey his condolences and the solidarity ... Read more...

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Police still clueless about gurdwara shooter’s motive

August 8th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 8 (IANS) Two days after a gunman shot dead six worshippers at a Wisconsin gurdwara, police were still clueless about what prompted the former soldier's rampage ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooting: FBI looks for motive, India shocked (Fourth Lead)

August 6th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The US investigating agency FBI has begun to look for the motive behind Sunday's deadly attack on a gurdwara that left six people ... Read more...

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Obama offers full support to Sikhs who have enriched US (Lead)

August 6th, 2012 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Calling Sikhs "a part of our broader American family", President Barack Obama has promised his administration's full support to the response and investigation of Sunday's rampage ... 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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Lotus Temple to celebrate 25th anniversary Sunday

March 19th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The capital's iconic Bahai House of Worship, popularly known as the Lotus Temple, will celebrate its 25th anniversary Sunday, the eve of the Bahá'i New ... Read more...

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Obama to visit South East Asia’s largest mosque in Indonesia

October 29th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 29 (ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama will visit the Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta, the largest mosque in Southeast Asia and the third largest Muslim house of worship in the ... Read more...

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Greek orthodox archdiocese demands church be rebuilt near 9/11 site

August 24th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 24 (ANI): While most Americans are protesting against the building of a Muslim community center and mosque near Ground Zero, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese is using the controversy to ... Read more...

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Archdiocese urges New York authorities to rebuild destroyed 9/11 church

August 18th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.18 (ANI): The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America has criticised New York officials for concentrating their efforts on getting plans approved for building a controversial mosque near Ground Zero, and ... Read more...

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Park Ridge Singers Perform In India Tour

July 16th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The internationally acclaimed choir Voices of Baha'i was in a unique 19-day choral tour in India recently and they were joined by two Park Ridge singers ... Read more...

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Jindal signs controversial guns in church law

July 8th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 8 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian-American Republican governor Bobby Jindal has signed a controversial law allowing holders of concealed-weapon permits to carry guns into houses of worship. The bill, signed Tuesday night, ... Read more...

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Baha’i choir returns to capital after 24 years (With Images)

June 26th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Twenty-four years after the Baha'i choir performed at the Lotus Temple in the capital, the Baha'i house of worship once again reverberated with the "Voices ... Read more...

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Malaysian magazine regrets hurting Christians

March 7th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 7 (IANS) Malaysian magazine Al-Islam has apologised for "unintentionally hurting the feelings of Christians, particularly Catholics" in a special report last year. A three-paragraph apology posted on its website said ... Read more...

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Princeton university to host Indian festival in chapel

November 6th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 6 (IANS) America's prestigious Princeton University will host its official celebration of the Indian festival of Diwali at the university chapel Nov 14 as part of its recently created ... Read more...

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Statement on behalf of Dr. George Tiller’s family

June 1st, 2009 - 11:22 am ICT by admin
WICHITA, Kansas (BNO NEWS) -- Dan Monnat and Lee Thompson, Dr. George Tiller's attorneys, issued the following statement today at the request of Mrs. Jeanne Tiller, the Tiller's four children and ten ... Read more...

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