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Kerala sister’s book runs into controversy


August 12th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 12 (IANS) A Malayalam book on the life of a nun that had created a ruckus in the Catholic Church appears to have run into trouble after a ... Read more...

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US gurdwara gunman sported 9/11 tattoo


August 6th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) The man who went on a killing spree at a gurdwara in a Milwaukee suburb, leaving six people dead, sported a 9/11 tattoo on one arm, ... Read more...

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Kerala’s Jacobite Church orders probe into bishop’s claims


June 25th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 25 (IANS) The Malankara Jacobite Syrian Church Monday asked its bishop Kuriakose Mar Clemis to keep away from all duties and responsibilities as a bishop and formed an ... Read more...

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Vampires discovered in Bulgaria


June 7th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Bodies of two men, believed to be vampires by their medieval contemporaries, have been found in an archaeological dig in Bulgaria.According to Bozhidar Dimitrov, a ... Read more...

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Amitabh-Jaya celebrate 39th wedding anniversary


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan celebrated their 39th marriage anniversary Sunday. Big B says it has brought the memories of the their wedding day ... Read more...

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Apex court issues notices on Kalighat temple entry (Lead)


May 15th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notices to the central and West Bengal governments on a petition that devotees be permitted to enter the sanctum sanctorum ... Read more...

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Apex court notice on entry to Kalighat temple


May 15th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notice to the centre and the West Bengal government on a petition seeking that devotees be permitted to enter the ... Read more...

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Italian priest jailed for sex crimes against minors


May 4th, 2012 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 4 (IANS/AKI) A Catholic priest in Italy has been sentenced to almost a decade in prison for sexual violence against minors.A court in the northwest city of Genoa ... Read more...

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Court bans devotees’ entry to Kalighat ‘garbha griha’


April 20th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Friday banned the entry of devotees to the 'Garbha Griha' (sanctum sanctorum) of Kalighat Kali Temple, saying the large number of visits ... Read more...

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Now, Italian priests visit home of slain Kerala fisherman


April 5th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam (Kerala), April 5 (IANS) After the visit of three Italian ministers to try and get two Italian marines released from prison, Kerala witnessed a round of Church diplomacy when ... Read more...

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‘The Devil Inside’ does not scare much (IANS Movie Review)


March 4th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Devil Inside"; Cast: Fernanda Andrade, Simon Quarterman, Evan Helmuth; Director: William Brent Bell; Rating: * 1/2When "Paranormal Activity" came in 2007, the premise and shooting style was so simple ... Read more...

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Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tomorrow (the 22nd of February 2012) is Ash Wednesday. The day is one of the most important on the Christian calendar marking the beginning of the ... Read more...

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Ash Wednesday & Lent to begin on the 22nd of February


February 21st, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Christians around the world will start the solemn tradition of Lent tomorrow (Wednesday the 22nd of February 2012). The event is used to reflect on the ... Read more...

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Delhi celebrates Maha Shivaratri with offerings, fasts and prayers


February 20th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) For Shiva devotees across the capital, Monday started early. With a ritual bathing of Shivalingams and prayers, the devotees geared up for the festival of ... Read more...

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Lil Kim & Nicki Minaj’s feud continues


February 17th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When Lil Kim appeared on Bravo’s talk show "Watch What Happens Live," she never missed the chanced to diss rival Nicki Minaj. Ever since she got ... Read more...

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Company razes ancient temple in Noida


January 29th, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Noida, Jan 28 (IANS) Officials of a construction company allegedly razed an ancient temple, situated along Noida-Greater Noida Expressway, after beating up the priests there late Friday, police said Saturday. ... Read more...

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Team Anna rejects Lokpal bill, calls it very dangerous (Lead)


December 22nd, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Dec 22 (IANS) The government's Lokpal bill is "very dangerous" as it will make the ombudsman a puppet in the hands of the government, Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal ... Read more...

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Number of priests in Russian armed forces to triple


November 18th, 2011 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The number of priests in Russia's armed forces will soon triple to more than 60, a top defence ministry official has said.The armed forces currently ... Read more...

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Nudity symbolises woman power in ‘Rang Rasiya’: Nandana Sen


November 17th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Actress Nandana Sen feels nudity portrayed by her in the film "Rang Rasiya" symbolises woman power."Nudity can be depicted in two ways - when you present ... Read more...

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‘Rang Rasiya’ is reaction against attack on creative freedom: Ketan Mehta


November 17th, 2011 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) National award winning filmmaker Ketan Mehta Wednesday said that his film "Rang Rasiya" is a small token of response against the persecution of painter M.F. ... Read more...

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Like economy, Indian cinema should also be liberated: Ketan Mehta


November 16th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) National award winning filmmaker Ketan Mehta, whose "Rang Rasiya" courted controversy for its skin show, feels it's time for people to liberate their minds."You shouldn't be ... Read more...

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20,000 weddings in Delhi on 11.11.11


November 11th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Priests from other cities had to be called in and major traffic jams were reported as over 20,000 couples tied the knot Friday, 11.11.11, termed ... Read more...

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Are you ready for your date with 11.11.11?


November 10th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Thousands of weddings, hospital rooms fully booked for deliveries and many lining up to start a new venture - a lot more is waiting to ... Read more...

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Croatian priests held for acquiring child porn


October 22nd, 2011 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Zagreb, Oct 22 (IANS/AKI) Two priests have been arrested in Croatia for allegedly acquiring child pornographic materials via the internet.Local media reports Friday said the priests from the capital city ... Read more...

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Telangana temples shut for statehood


September 27th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 27 (IANS) It is not just the ordinary people in Telangana who are affected by the ongoing general strike. Even the temples have been shut by priests ... Read more...

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Priest hacked to death in Colombia


September 14th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 14 (IANS/EFE) A priest in the northwestern town of Capurgana was found hacked to death, Colombia's Catholic bishops conference said."(We express) our profound sadness upon confirming that...the life ... Read more...

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Protests against Koodankulam nuclear project gather steam


September 14th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) Protests at Koodankulam in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district, where a nuclear plant is to be commissioned soon, have been gathering steam with politicians joining the agitators.Over ... Read more...

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Janmashtami celebrations in Lucknow


August 22nd, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 22 (IANS) Colourful decorations, special prayers and cultural programmes at brightly adorned temples in various parts of this Uttar Pradesh state capital Monday marked the Janmashtami celebrations.With priests ... Read more...

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Priests warn against opening Kerala temple’s vault (Lead)


August 12th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 11 (IANS) A group of priests who conducted an astrological examination or 'devaprasnam' at the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple here has concluded that family members of those who open ... Read more...

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Hometown Ranchi prays for Dhoni’s performance


August 10th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 10 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who has been going through a lean patch with the bat in England, got support from his hometown here ... Read more...

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School students to serve as priests at Ganesh festival


August 1st, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) An umbrella organization of Ganeshotsav mandals in Mumbai has launched a unique project to train young girls and boys to officiate in rituals during the forthcoming ... Read more...

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If you tell anyone, I’ll kill you: Priest told sex abuse victim


July 25th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 25 (IANS) Victims of sexual abuse by an Australian priest told a court Monday he robbed them of their innocence and destroyed their childhood. He even told one ... Read more...

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Kathakali meets Christ: Holy Mass on stage


July 17th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 17 (IANS) Religious boundaries will blur for a good 90 minutes when Kathakali artistes take to the stage and perform a south Indian dance-drama showcasing the message and ... Read more...

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Once barred from her gods, she now ‘lights’ their lamps


June 21st, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), June 21 (IANS) For nearly three decades Guddi Athwal was not allowed to enter any of the temples in her neighbourhood in Rajasthan because she was an ... Read more...

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Vatican to issue new sex abuse guidelines for bishops


May 12th, 2011 - 8:24 am ICT by IANS
Vatican City, May 12 (IANS/AKI) The Vatican will issue a new document for bishops next week on dealing with cases of sexual abuse of children by priests.The letter, due Monday ... Read more...

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