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Hanuman Jayanti celebrated in Agra


April 6th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 6 (IANS) Hanuman Jayanti was Friday celebrated with devotion and fervour in and around Agra -- even as Christians observed Good Friday.Large crowds thronged Hanuman temples all over ... Read more...

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Mumbai soaks in festive spirit of Ganeshotsav, Eid


September 11th, 2010 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Despite a terror threat looming over the city, millions of Mumbaikars were immersed in triple celebrations Saturday - Ganeshotsav, Eid and Jain community's Samvasari. While Hindus turned up in ... Read more...

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US varsity sets up Jain Studies professorship


April 21st, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 21 (IANS) The Florida International University (FIU) has established the Bhagwan Mahavir Professorship of Jain Studies, the first of its kind in the western world, with a $600,000-donation ... Read more...

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Kataria to be new BJP leader in Rajasthan assembly?


September 7th, 2009 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 7 (IANS) Former minister Gulab Chand Kataria appears to be leading the race in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to be the new leader of the opposition in the ... Read more...

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Of The Freedom To Revel And To Abstain


August 18th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by admin
By Shobha Shukla, CNSThe Supreme Court of India has ordered a closure of all slaughter houses and eateries serving non vegetarian food for nine days, starting 15th August, all over the country. ... Read more...

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President greets nation on Mahavir Jayanti


April 6th, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 6 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil has greeted her countrymen on the occasion of Mahavir Jayanti, which will be celebrated tomorrow.In her message, President Patil said: "On the ... Read more...

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PM, VP greet nation on Mahavir Jayanti


April 6th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 6 (ANI): Vice President M. Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh have greeted the nation on the auspicious occasion of Mahavir Jayanti, which will be celebrated ... Read more...

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Invest where Mahavira got enlightenment, Jains told (Lead)


February 21st, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 21 (IANS) Nobel laureate Amartya Sen Saturday urged industrialists from the Jain community to invest at Pawapuri in Bihar where Lord Mahavira, Jainism's founder, attained enlightenment. "They ... Read more...

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Amartya Sen urges Jain industrialists to invest in Pawapuri


February 21st, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 21 (IANS) Nobel laureate Amartya Sen Saturday urged industrialists the Jain community to take initiative to develop Pawapuri in Bihar's Nalanda district, where Lord Mahavira, the founder of Jainism, is ... Read more...

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Global Jain business forum to open Dubai chapter


September 26th, 2008 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 26 (IANS) In a bid to explore business opportunities in India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a global Jain business forum will open a new Dubai chapter this month.The ... Read more...

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Delhi government grants minority status to Jains


June 10th, 2008 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The Delhi government Tuesday granted minority status to the Jain community. Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit told reporters after a cabinet meeting: "We have accepted a long pending ... Read more...

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Vice President greets people on eve of Mahavir Jayanti


April 17th, 2008 - 3:57 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 17 (ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari today greeted the people of India on the eve of Mahavir Jayanti, which marks the birth of Lord Mahavir.Mahavir Jayanti will ... Read more...

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President, PM greet nation on eve of Mahavir Jayanti


April 17th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 17 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today greeted people on the eve of Mahavir Jayanti, which will be celebrated on Friday. President Patil ... Read more...

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Practise religious tolerance, urges apex court


March 14th, 2008 - 10:31 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday emphasised the need for religious tolerance in the country to preserve its diversity and unity. The apex court delivered the ruling while approving ... Read more...

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