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Hindus in Canadian city oppose Muslim prayers at school

July 5th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 5 (IANS) Friday namaz at a school in the Toronto suburb of North York has angered Hindu advocacy groups here, who want it stopped. The noon-time prayers for 400 ... Read more...

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India-US to deepen counter-terror cooperation: Obama (Second Lead)

November 6th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Saturday said he looked forward to deepening counter-terror cooperation with India and described Mumbai's landmark Taj hotel, ravaged by terrorists two years ago, ... Read more...

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PM, Sonia present 25th Indira Gandhi Award to Rahman, Ramkrishna Ashram

October 31st, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.31 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi presented the 25th Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration to Music composer A R Rahman and Ramkrishna Mission ... Read more...

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President Patil awards ‘Colours’ to five armoured corps regiments

October 19th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Jhansi, Oct 19 (ANI): For the first time in the history of the Indian Army, 'Colours' were awarded to five-T 90 regiments of 31 Armoured Division at a parade held at Babina ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi questions Bihar CM’s secular credentials

October 14th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 14 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi questioned the secular credentials of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday, asserting that he cannot claim the high ground after ... Read more...

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Moily commends ECI’ s role in Indian democracy since inception

September 12th, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.12 (ANI): Minister of Law and Justice Dr. M. Veerappa Moily on Sunday appreciated the commendable work done by the Election Commission of India (ECI) over the years since its ... Read more...

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Bihar devotees observe Urs of Baba Mir Ali

August 5th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0By Surya Pratap SinghGaya (Bihar), Aug 5 (ANI): Devotees of diverse faiths converged at the shrine of revered Sufi mystic, Baba Mir Ali, to observe his Urs in ... Read more...

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Locals in Kashmir valley celebrate Sufi saint’s Urs

July 29th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal BhatBaramullah (Jammu and Kashmir), July 29 (ANI): Hundreds of people thronged the shrine of Sufi saint Fareed-Ud-Din Ganjshakar to celebrate the last day of the 'Urs Mubarak' fair on Thursday ... Read more...

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Muslims welcome Lord Jagannath chariot with its silver memento

July 7th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, July 7 (ANI): Hundreds of Muslims welcomed the 133rd Rathyatra or, the Chariot procession of Lord Jagannath here on Wednesday.In a gesture intended to strengthen communal amity, a group of Muslims ... Read more...

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Pakistani visitors seek easier norms of clearance to visit India

April 20th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by ANI
Poonch (Jammu-Kashmir), April 20 (ANI): Visitors from Pakistan have sought for simplification of procedures to enable them to visiting here.A group of 32 Pakistan visitors that recently arrived in India returned ... Read more...

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Maharashtra’s Hingoli district to get minority benefits

February 5th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) The government has approved Maharastra's Hingoli district as a minority concentration district bringing to 77 the number of such areas where special attention is being paid to ... Read more...

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Scheme for empowering women from minority communities

January 27th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) In an effort to help women from minority communities make better use of government programmes, the Leadership Development of Minority Women scheme was launched in the capital ... Read more...

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Jammu group demands statehood for region

December 12th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 12 (IANS) With Telangana triggering a flurry of statehood demands across India, the Jammu State Morcha (JSM), an amalgam of groups demanding a separate state for the Jammu region, ... Read more...

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Radio Pakistan blames Hindus for discrimination against all communities including Sikhs

December 5th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Gurdaspur, Dec.5 (ANI): Though India is today looked upon by the world community for its democratic values and social fabric where over a billion people of diverse cultures co-exit in harmony ... Read more...

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Bring the Punjab wedding to your drawing room

November 19th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
By Shraddha AnandNew Delhi, Nov.19 (ANI: The rich and vibrant culture of Punjab has gained big popularity over the years across the world. It gets strongly reflected during Punjabi weddings and other ... Read more...

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Brit Indians pay tribute to martyred World War Indian soldiers

November 14th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.14 (ANI): A crowded meeting organised by the National Council of British Indians in a packed Committee Room of the House Commons paid tribute to thousands of Indian soldiers killed and ... Read more...

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Chote Lal Dargah inspires communal harmony

June 15th, 2009 - 10:59 pm ICT by ANI
Poonch, June 15 (ANI): A 400-year-old dedicated to Chotey Shah in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district has become a symbol of communal harmony.Located about 15 kilometres off the international India- Pakistan ... Read more...

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Sikhs want Radio Pakistan to be updated

January 29th, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by ANI
Abohar, Jan.29 (ANI): Sikhs living in the border areas of Punjab want the Government of India to contact Pakistan and convey that steps should be taken to update the staff of ... Read more...

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Students, teachers protest Amarnath land revocation

August 13th, 2008 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Over 300 students, most of them Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad members, and teachers held a demonstration Wednesday at the Delhi University (DU) to protest the cancellation of ... Read more...

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Mixed reactions to parliament debate on confidence motion, nuke deal

July 21st, 2008 - 8:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Lucknow/Mumbai/Patna, July 21 (ANI): There has been a mixed response to the ongoing debate in Parliament on the vote of confidence sought by the UPA Government and the India-US civilian ... Read more...

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The special Chadar for Ajmer Sharif is made at Varanasi

June 16th, 2008 - 11:31 pm ICT by ANI
By Girish Kumar Dubey Varanasi, June 16 (ANI): Every year hundreds of thousands of people regardless of their caste or creed visit the famous Ajmer Sharif shrine in Rajasthan during the annual ... Read more...

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Pakistan is among top 10 countries with persecuted minorities

February 27th, 2008 - 9:59 am ICT by admin
By P.K. Balachandran Colombo, Feb 27 (IANS) If the threat to ethnic and sectarian minorities is the criterion to rank countries, Pakistan will be among the top ten, according to the London-based Minority ... Read more...

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