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Mayawati issues full-page Buddha Purnima ads in 150 dailies

May 17th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) On the occasion of Buddha Purnima Tuesday, the Uttar Pradesh government has splashed in media Chief Minister Mayawati's achievements in developing Buddhist pilgrimage sites and ... Read more...

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NRI Ravi Verma Shooting For Documentary In Bihar With Hollywood Crew

January 20th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Ravi Verma, a California based film maker who is the CEO of the Telecommunication software and services in the Silicon Valley and is the biggest ERP or the Entrepreneur Resource ... Read more...

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Pind Daan venue, River Falgu in Gaya polluted

December 4th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Surya Pratap SinghGaya (Bihar), Dec.4 (ANI): Tourists and residents in Bihar's Gaya district complained of lack of cleanliness around the holy River Falgu.Tourists come to 'Vishnupad' Mandir to give Pind-Daan to ... Read more...

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Railways to run pilgrimage trains from October

September 10th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Indian Railways will run 16 special trains from October connecting various important pilgrimage sites of the country, said a railway ministry release Friday. Rechristened "Bharat Tirth", ... Read more...

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Security alert after Jaish threat to blow up trains

June 14th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 14 (IANS) The Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror outfit may be planning to blow up trains bound to religious places in India, triggering a security alert at Dhanbad railway division, ... Read more...

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Turn from ‘death and terror’ to love of God, says Pope

May 13th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Fatima (Portugal), May 13 (DPA) Pope Benedict XVI Thursday urged humanity to turn away from selfishness, death and terror to the love of God, as he spoke at a gigantic open-air mass ... Read more...

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300 old pilgrims stranded by Maoist strike

December 21st, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 21 (IANS) Over 300 pilgrims, in their 70s and more, have been stranded in a border town near India due to the three-day general strike called by Nepal's former Maoist ... Read more...

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Sonia to look into Muslim shrines’ neglect: Sufi leader

July 14th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, July 14 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi has promised to look into allegations that the pilgrimage sites of Muslim saints in India do not get the same attention ... Read more...

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Amritsar to be a major tourist destination

July 13th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, July 13 (ANI): Known for its rich Punjabi culture, religious environment, and sumptuous food, Amritsar has been a draw for visitors from across the country and abroad ... Read more...

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Get acclimatised before Kailash yatra, Nepal tells Indians

June 10th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 10 (IANS) With the death of six Indian pilgrims during the gruelling overland pilgrimage to Mount Kailash and the Mansarovar lake in Tibet, Nepal's concerned tourism board Wednesday issued a ... Read more...

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Devotees gathering for Guru Gobind Singh birth anniversary

December 27th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 27 (IANS) In the first week of January, hundreds of devotees from India and abroad will attend the birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Gobind Singh, here in the city of ... Read more...

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Winter attracts tourists and pilgrims to Bodh Gaya

November 9th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
img src="/newsportal/images/Bodh Gaya-83247.jpg" alt="Bodh Gaya" title="Bodh Gaya" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="2" width="180" height="240" align="right" By Surya Pratap Singh Bodh Gaya, Nov.9 (ANI): With the onset of winter, Bodh Gaya, the famous holy pilgrimage center ... Read more...

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Kalam to address Nepal varsity convocation

November 5th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 5 (IANS) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, India's former president and father of the country's missile programme, will be the guest of honour at the convocation of a private university in Nepal ... Read more...

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Mukherjee may propose new CBMs during visit to Pakistan

May 11th, 2008 - 11:53 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee is likely to propose new confidence-building measures (CBMs) to Pakistan during his forthcoming visit to Islamabad on May 21.Mukherjee is to ... Read more...

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Myanmar leader’s India visit boosts trade, security ties

April 4th, 2008 - 5:48 pm ICT by admin
By M.R. Narayan Swamy New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) A top leader in the Myanmar junta ended the official leg of a five-day visit to India Friday with a commitment to step up ... Read more...

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Foreigners embark on pilgrimage to Buddhist sites on foot

November 14th, 2007 - 8:13 am ICT by admin

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Vasundhara Raje promises to bring culprits behind Ajmer blast to book

November 14th, 2007 - 2:08 am ICT by admin

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