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Punjab: where politics and religion mix well (Punjab Newsletter)

December 31st, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 31 (IANS) In a country where secularism is enshrined in the constitution, mixing religion with politics may be a big no-no for many political parties. But, in ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM disapproves of protests by ethnic Indian group

February 28th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 28 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has criticised a banned organisation of Indians whose supporters courted arrest to demand withdrawal of a school book they say ... Read more...

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The ’secret ingredient’ in religion that makes people happier

December 7th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): Scientists have revealed the secret ingredient in religion that makes people happier."Our study offers compelling evidence that it is the social aspects of religion rather than theology or ... Read more...

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Mumbai Police warns of arrival of two terror suspects

September 10th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Sep 10 (ANI): Mumbai Police on Friday released pictures of two foreign terror suspects, who may intent to cause disruption at crowded and religious places, and issued advisory to the citizens ... Read more...

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‘Goa blast accused was an evangelist’

May 24th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 24 (IANS) The main accused in last year's Diwali-eve bomb blast case in Goa was an evangelist and used to conduct "satsangs" (religious congregations) in Goa, Maharashtra and Karnataka, according ... Read more...

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Pope ‘truly sorry’ for sexual abuse by Irish priests

March 20th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, March 20 (DPA) Pope Benedict XVI Saturday apologised to victims of sexual abuse by priests in Ireland, saying he is "truly sorry" for what they have endured. "You have suffered grievously ... Read more...

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Kumbh Mela: 150 doctors, 31 hospitals to control swine flu

January 7th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda Dehradun, Jan 7 (IANS) Uttarakhand has set up 31 temporary hospitals and trained at least 150 doctors to check any swine flu outbreak during Kumbh Mela, one of the ... Read more...

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Attackers are Pakistani nationals, says Rehman Malik

April 6th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 6 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister's Interior Affairs Adviser Rehman Malik has said the attackers are Pakistani nationals and that they have not come from outside.He said a suicide bomber is ... Read more...

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LeT draws well-educated Pakistani youngsters: Report

December 25th, 2008 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 25 (IANS) The Pakistan-based terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), which is blamed for the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, is now attracting "more young, educated men, some of whom even hold advanced degrees," ... Read more...

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Dawn stampede in Rajasthan temple kills 150 (Roundup)

September 30th, 2008 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Sep 30 (IANS) In one of the worst tragedies of its kind in India, at least 150 people were crushed to death in a stampede at dawn on Tuesday at an ... Read more...

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Conversion of Hindus to Islam rampant in Pak

September 22nd, 2008 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Sept 22 (ANI): A new International Religious Freedom Report has said that though Pakistan took some steps to improve the treatment of religious minorities during 2007, serious problems, like ... Read more...

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Millions of pilgrims in Mathura for Hindu fair

July 16th, 2008 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Goverdhan (Uttar Pradesh), July 16 (IANS) In one of northern India's biggest religious congregations, almost one million pilgrims are arriving in this Hindu holy town everyday to mark the Mudhiya Poonau fair. ... Read more...

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Sadhus raise voice against terror (Lead)

May 20th, 2008 - 1:25 am ICT by admin
Ayodhya, May 19 (IANS) Raising a united voice against terror, sadhus in this ancient temple town Monday gave a call to combat terror. The sadhus were gathered at an anti-terrorism rally organized ... Read more...

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