religious faith

Prisoners in Ajman attend religious lectures


August 8th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Ajman, Aug 7 (IANS/WAM) Prisoners serving terms in a penitentiary in Ajman in the UAE are listening to religious lectures delivered by scholars at the prison.The lectures are being organised ... Read more...

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From Akbar to Salim, an epic adventure (IANS Book Review)


October 4th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Book: "Empire of the Moghul: Ruler of the World"; Author: Alex Rutherford, Publisher: Headline Review; Price: Rs.495; Pages: 416"Ruler of the World", the third in a series of epic quintets, "Empire ... Read more...

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Sikhs barred from Pakistan gurdwara


July 20th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) A human rights panel of Pakistan has described as "scandalous" the barring of Sikhs from a gurdwara in Lahore.The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan noted with ... Read more...

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Newly resurfaced letter brings the question of Abraham Linclon’s faith to the fore


April 17th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): A 19th-century letter which resurfaced recently has brought the question of former US President Abraham Lincoln's religious faith on the forefront.Lincoln is known for many things. He led ... Read more...

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Unusual kinships: Foreign women in Gandhi’s life


March 29th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi and foreign women shared a complex relationship. His innate sensitivity drew several women from the West to the icon of non-violence who felt ... Read more...

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11m Brit adults ‘have seen ghost’


March 4th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): A quarter of British adults - more than 11million people - claim to have had an experience with a ghost, according to a new survey.In the 1950s, ... Read more...

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Bristol Palin’s memoir to hit stands this summer


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): Bristol Palin is following in her mother former Alaska governor Sarah Palin's footsteps and is set to come up with her memoir that will hit the stands ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on plea against puja on premises


January 20th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 20 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Thursday reserved its order on a petition challenging performance of Hindu rituals and puja during a groundbreaking ceremony held on the court premises last ... Read more...

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Gujarat high court’s secular credentials questioned in PIL


January 11th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 11 (IANS) A Gujarat High Court bench headed by Chief Justice S.J. Mukhopadhaya Tuesday refused to hear a public interest suit questioning the court's secular credentials. The bench of ... Read more...

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Amritsar devotees to visit temples in Pakistan


December 24th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Dec.24 (ANI): A group of devotees have started their journey from Amritsar to Pakistan to pray at various temples falling in Sindh province.Jagrati Shadani, a Hindu devotee, said ... Read more...

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Ayodhya verdict opens a new chapter for national integration: BJP


September 30th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.30 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)on Thursday said that the Ayodhya verdict has opened "a new chapter for national integration" and "a new era of inter- community relations". ... Read more...

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Ayodhya Verdict widely approved


September 30th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Sep.30 (ANI): The Allahabad Court's verdict on Ramajanambhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute suit, has been welcomed by political parties and religious organisations in various parts of the country.The Congress party on ... Read more...

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‘Don’t view Ayodhya verdict as victory or defeat: RSS chief


September 30th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.30 (ANI): Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday appealed to people across the country and all sections of religious faith to observe solidarity and unity, and respect ... Read more...

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Ex-MP asks poll panel to de-recognise CPI-M


September 29th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Trouble is brewing for the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M). One of its former parliamentarians has asked the Election Commission to derecognise it if the party does ... Read more...

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Ann Coulter Calls President Barack Obama An Atheist


September 6th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Sep 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The debate on the religious faith of the President of USA Barack Obama is getting more intense and bizarre with time. A few days back ... Read more...

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Stress management tricky with Chilean miners, says NY psychologist


September 6th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 6 (ANI): A NY psychologist has highlighted the sources of stress that the Chilean miners and their rescuers would need to manage in the weeks and months ahead.Michael J. Poulin ... Read more...

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Franklin Graham’s Comments On President Barack Obama’s Religion Creates Controversy


August 21st, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Aug 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Franklin Graham the son of Billy Graham well known presidential religious adviser has made a comment on the religious origin of US President Barack Obama ... Read more...

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Ghost exhibition organised in Bhopal


May 8th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), May 8 (ANI): The Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sanghralaya in Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal city organised an exhibition on wooden idols of ghosts for the first time.The idols included animals ... Read more...

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House Lawmakers Appeal To President Barack Obama For “National Prayer Day”


April 22nd, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Washington, Apr 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of House lawmakers on Wednesday urged the federal government to appeal the decision of the federal judge that ruled the National Prayer Day ... Read more...

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Primitive tribe faces extinction due to their marriage system


March 10th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Tarak SarkarTotpara (Jalpaiguri), March 10 (ANI): The endogamous marriage system practiced by members of Toto tribe in West Bengal may lead to the extinction of their clan since the children are ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama says, peace of mind comes through religious faith


January 16th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Vadodara (Gujarat), Jan 16 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama emphasisng on Buddhism said attainment of peace of mind is possible through religious faith, and Buddhism could be one of the ... Read more...

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CPI-M does not bar those with religious belief: Karat


January 14th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) does not bar people with religious belief from joining, but they should not let their faith intrude into the affairs of ... Read more...

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Majority of Australians believe in God, miracles


December 19th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 19 (ANI): A new poll conducted has found that a majority of Australians believe in God or a similar universal spirit, miracles, heaven, life after death and angels.The findings by ... Read more...

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Christian faith facing sharp decline in UK, says study


December 16th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.16 (ANI): Only half of Britons now consider themselves Christian after a "sharp decline" in religious belief over the past quarter of a century, according to a new academic study. Researchers ... 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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Fort Hood suspect charged with attempted murder


December 3rd, 2009 - 8:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 3 (DPA) The suspected gunman in the deadly shootings at Fort Hood was charged with 32 counts of premeditated attempted murder, the US Army confirmed. Those charges are in addition to ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh madrasa has Hindu children on roll


November 25th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Ekram AliMuzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), Nov.25 (ANI): A unique endeavour to spread communal harmony and promote brotherliness among people of different religious faith has been made in an obscure village near Muzaffarnagar ... Read more...

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Sarkozy reiterates determination to ban burqa ban in France


November 13th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Nov.13 (ANI): French President Nicolas Sarkozy has said that he is determined to ban the use of the burqa, the head-to-toe veil worn by some Muslim women, in secular France."France ... Read more...

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Fort Hood shooting suspect charged with murder


November 13th, 2009 - 2:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 13 (DPA) The suspected shooter in the Fort Hood, Texas rampage has been charged with 13 counts of premeditated murder and will be tried in a military court, the ... Read more...

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Fearing backlash, South Asian bodies in US appeal for harmony


November 7th, 2009 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) Fearing a backlash after a Muslim US Army psychiatrist allegedly killed 13 during a shooting rampage at a military base in Texas, a coalition of 26 South Asian ... Read more...

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Christian school asked to admit beard-sporting Muslim student


September 11th, 2009 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday suspended a Madhya Pradesh-based Christian school's order expelling a Muslim student for sporting a beard. A bench of Justice B.N. Agrawal and Justice ... Read more...

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Tension at Pashupatinath, Nepal Maoists deny role in attack (Roundup)


September 5th, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 5 (IANS) As an outcry rose in both Nepal and India over the attack on two Indian priests at the Pashupatinath temple here, the opposition Maoist party that was being ... Read more...

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Religious people choose college majors in education and humanities


September 5th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 5 (ANI): The most religious people are more likely to do their college majors in education and the humanities, a new study has revealed.However, while the teachers-in-training tend to become ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda threatens to attack France over burqa ‘ban’ issue


July 1st, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): Al-Qaeda has asked Muslims to retaliate against France for its opposition to the burqa, and threatened to attack the country, according to SITE Intelligence, the US monitoring service. ... Read more...

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Abhijeet badmouths namaaz; terms an Indian advocate “a member of Taliban”


May 22nd, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
One of Bollywood's most popular singers, Abhijeet Bhattacharya, finds himself embroiled in a communal controversy for badmouthing the Muslim practice of namaaz and terming a reputed Indian advocate "a member of ... Read more...

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