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All set for world’s third biggest Muslim prayer congregation


August 14th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Malappuram (Kerala), Aug 14 (IANS) All arrangements are in place for what is billed as the country's biggest prayer congregation in the month of Ramadan to be held Wednesday at ... Read more...

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Dumped human embryos came from medical academy in Russia


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four barrels with over 250 human embryos found dumped in a forest in Russia's western Urals region belonged to the Urals State Medical Academy, police ... Read more...

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Muslims in Kerala observe Ramadan fast (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 21 (IANS) Muslims in Kerala began their Ramadan fast after prayers early Saturday morning."This morning, we went to the mosque for the first prayer session, which took place ... Read more...

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Muslims in Kerala observe Ramadan fast


July 21st, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 21 (IANS) Muslims in Kerala began their Ramadan fast Saturday."We went go to the mosque for the first prayer session, which took place at 5.30 a.m.," said Sabry ... Read more...

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Dhumal administers green pledge to public


June 5th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 5 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal, on the occasion of the World Environment Day Tuesday, administered a pledge to the people of the state to ... Read more...

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Homage to Nehru on 48th death anniversary


May 27th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) India Sunday paid homage to its first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, on his 48th death anniversary.President Pratibha Patil, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Congress ... Read more...

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Tibetan youth who immolated himself cremated


March 30th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 30 (IANS) Thousands of Tibetan exiles gathered in this Himachal town Friday for the funeral of a man who immolated himself earlier this week in Delhi demanding freedom ... Read more...

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Protests, prayers mark Hu visit


March 28th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 28 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao's visit to India for the BRICS summit was greeted here with protest banners and shuttered Tibetan shops.Most shops in the town's suburb ... Read more...

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International community apprised on Tibetans’ plight


October 23rd, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 23 (IANS) Tibetans in exile are reaching out to the international community to intervene in ending human rights violations of Tibetans in China.An official of the Central Tibetan ... Read more...

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Tibet’s unique culture in peril, says PM-in-exile


October 19th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 19 (IANS) Tibet's unique culture and religion are in peril in its very homeland, Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay said here Wednesday, and asked China to resolve the ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to attend prayers for peace in Tibet


October 17th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 17 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will participate in prayers here to express solidarity with the people of Tibet and for peace there, an official said ... Read more...

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Rick Perry to announce his Presidential dreams soon


August 10th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Texas, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Texas governor Rick Perry is expected to announce at the weekend that he intends to run on the ticket of the GOP for the 2012 Presidential race. ... Read more...

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Kerala legislators seek blessings before cabinet innings


May 18th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 18 (IANS) Kerala's chief minister-designate Oommen Chandy and several leaders of the United Democratic Front were seen heading to churches before being sworn in Wednesday afternoon.Congress veteran Chandy, ... Read more...

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End Tibetan monastery stand-off, urges Karmapa


May 9th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 9 (IANS) The 17th Karmapa, a religious head of the exiled Tibetans settled in this Himachal Pradesh town, Monday asked the Chinese government to end a stand-off at ... Read more...

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Sikh pray for peace outside violence hit Queens area Sikh temple


May 2nd, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 2 (ANI): A group of worshipers held a prayer session outside a Sikh temple in New York's Queens area to protest against last week's violent attack that had left ... Read more...

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Power struggle led to violent attack in Queens area Sikh temple


April 27th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 27 (ANI): A power struggle marked by frequent confrontations, death threats and a lawsuit, had led to the most public and violent episode among worshipers at a Sikh temple ... Read more...

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Seven injured in violent clash in Queens area Sikh temple


April 26th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 26 (ANI): At least seven persons were injured during a violent clash inside a Sikh temple in New York's Queens area on Monday.According to The New York Times, ... Read more...

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Malaysian devotees pay last respect to Sathya Sai Baba


April 25th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 25 (IANS) Devotees of Sathya Sai Baba paid their last respects to the Indian spiritual leader, who died Sunday, in various places across Malaysia.Over 200 people gathered ... Read more...

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Foreign tourists find Braj Mandal Holi extraordinary


March 17th, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Vrindavan, March 17 (IANS) Vrindavan's Iskcon temple attracts a lot of foreigners who are devotees of Lord Krishna and enjoy the Holi celebrations here, saying the Braj Mandal area is ... Read more...

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Karmapa to visit Sarnath next month


February 18th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 18 (IANS) As the controversy over the recovery of foreign and Indian currency worth Rs.70 million ($1.5 million) from the 17th Karmapa's monastery is gradually coming to an end, the ... Read more...

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Buddhist monks begin eight-day prayer session for peace in Bodhgaya


December 15th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Surya Pratap SinghBodhgaya, Dec.15 (ANI): Thousands of Buddhist monks assembled at the Bodhgaya Buddhist shrine on Wednesday to attend an eight-day prayer session for peace.The Buddhist monks, who have come from ... Read more...

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Number of AIDS cases fall in Himachal


December 1st, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 1 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Wednesday said the state has registered a sharp decline in the number of HIV/AIDS cases over the past few years."The HIV/AIDS ... Read more...

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Himachal to sensitise students about AIDS during school prayers


November 30th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 30 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government will disseminate information about HIV/AIDS during the morning prayer session of every senior secondary school to sensitise students about the scourge, a minister ... Read more...

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Cheers break out at Preeja’s home


November 21st, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Palakkad (Kerala), Nov 21 (IANS) The prayers of Preeja Sreedharan's mother have been answered. As Preeja breasted the tape to win the gold in the women's 10,000 meters at the Asian Games, ... Read more...

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US Justice Dept. urged to probe terror-linked Muslims’ prayer sessions on Capitol Hill


November 13th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): A conservative advocacy group has urged the US Justice Department to investigate a weekly prayer session on Capitol Hill, after a media report claimed that Muslims with terrorist ... Read more...

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OZ man ‘paid $50k for wife’s naked prayer sessions’


September 30th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 30 (ANI): An Aussie man, who paid 50,000 dollars to rid his wife of a curse on the family via naked prayer sessions on the advice of "angels", has told ... Read more...

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Man pays $50,000 for wife’s prayer in the buff


September 30th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 30 (IANS) A man paid $50,000 for a naked prayer session on the advice of "angels" to rid his wife of a "black magic" curse, an Australian court heard Thursday. ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama inaugurates Buddhist Monastic Institute in Gopalpur near Dharamsala


September 12th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by ANI
Gopalpur (Himachal Pradesh), Sep.12 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Sunday inaugurated a Buddhist monastic institute at Gopalpur area near Dharamsala in Himachal's Palampur district.Over a hundred admirers and followers of ... Read more...

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Quran burning protester shot dead in Afghanistan, several injured


September 10th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) – Upon pastor's plan of Quran burning, thousands of Afghans have gathered across the middle eastern country, protesting and some even threatening to attack U.S. bases, local media ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama leads special prayers for Tibet flood victims in Dharamshala


August 14th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0 By Akhilesh BhartiDharamshala (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 14 (ANI): Hundreds of Tibetans congregated at Tsuglagkhang, a Buddhist temple here on Saturday, to offer special prayers for the ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama prays for Leh, Tibet cloudburst victims


August 14th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 14 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Saturday prayed for the victims of flash floods in Jammu and Kashmir's Leh town and Zhouqu county in China, an aide said ... Read more...

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Exiles express solidarity with Tibet landslide victims


August 9th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 9 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile Monday expressed solidarity with the families of those who died in the devastating floods in China. At least 127 people were killed and 45,000 people affected ... Read more...

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Buddhists pray for world peace in Gangtok


June 27th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Gangtok, June 27 (ANI): Buddhist monks in Gangtok started a weeklong prayer session for world peace from Sunday.Hundreds of Buddhist devotees and monks have congregated at Guru Lhakhang to pray for world ... Read more...

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Canadian author to be first woman to lead Friday prayers in UK


June 10th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): A Canadian author will become the first Muslim-born woman to lead a mixed-gender British congregation through Friday prayers tomorrow.In what is being seen as a highly controversial move ... Read more...

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To save environment, Himachal schools take pledge


May 4th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 4 (IANS) To develop "green" habits among children, the Himachal Pradesh government has started the practice of administering a pledge to protect the environment during the morning prayer session in ... Read more...

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