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Sikh faith leader to offer invocation at Republican convention


August 27th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 27 (IANS) In a move aimed at providing a healing touch to the Sikh community in the aftermath of the Wisconsin gurdwara shooting, a Sikh faith ... Read more...

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Human head found near Assam’s Kamakhya temple (Lead)


March 2nd, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 2 (IANS) The discovery of a man's severed head on a road leading to the ancient Kamakhya temple created quite a sensation in this Assam's major city Friday, ... Read more...

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Human head found at famous Kamakhya temple


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 2 (IANS) The discovery of a man's severed head on a road leading to the ancient Kamakhya temple created quite a sensation here Friday, police said adding that ... Read more...

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Government committed to promote Sanskrit: PM


January 5th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said his government was committed to promote Sanskrit, a "misunderstood language", which is "the spirit of India"."Sanskrit is the ... Read more...

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Navratri begins with fervour in Uttar Pradesh


September 28th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 28 (IANS) Amidst vedic chants and religious hymns, devotees here in Uttar Pradesh thronged the temples as Navratri - the nine-day festival dedicated to Goddess Durga - began ... Read more...

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Amarnath Yatra ends peacefully


August 13th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 13 (IANS) The month-and-half-long annual Amarnath pilgrimage concluded Saturday on Shravan Purnima amid chanting of religious hymns inside the Himalayan cave shrine in south Kashmir's Anantnag district.More ... Read more...

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Badal spends night in village school


July 8th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 8 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal spent the night Thursday at a government school in a village in Muktsar district - all to relate to the ... Read more...

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Four killed in Assam, witchcraft suspected


June 21st, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 21 (IANS) Four members of a tribal family were found killed and their faces and bodies burnt with acid in Assam Tuesday. Police suspect the murders to be ... Read more...

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Fervour and gaiety mark first day of Navratri


April 4th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 4 (IANS) Amid Vedic chants and religious hymns, a large number of devotees Monday thronged temples here to observe Navratri - the auspicious festival of nine nights dedicated ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Smart Speaks About Her Abduction


November 9th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After eight years of wait, a trial has finally began in Elizabeth Smart's case. Elizabeth Smart was 14 year old when Brian David Mitchell sneaked in ... Read more...

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CRPF personnel perform Shastra Puja on Vijaydashmi in Srinagar


October 17th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct.17 (ANI): Seeking strength from Goddess Durga, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel based in Kashmir valley region worshipped their weapons on the occasion of Vijaydashmi here on Sunday.Called 'Shastra ... Read more...

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Navy, Coast Guard deployed in Mumbai for Ganesh immersions


September 21st, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) The Indian Navy and Coast Guard will join the state police to provide security for Wednesday's Ganesh idol immersions all over Mumbai, officials said here Tuesday. Coast Guard choppers ... Read more...

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U.P villagers fear blooming bamboo flowers a bad omen


June 17th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by ANI
By Kamna MathurLakheempur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), June 17 (ANI): The sprouting of bamboo flowers in Uttar Pradesh's Lakheempur Kheri has instigated frenzy among the villagers.Superstitious villagers believe that bamboo flowers may ... Read more...

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Tibetans-in-exile hold candlelight vigil for nun who died after protests in China


December 8th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Dec 8 (ANI): Tibetans living in exile on Monday held a candlelight vigil in Dharamshala to pay respect to a Tibetan nun who died in a hospital in China after protests. ... Read more...

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Haryana Sikh leaders held guilty of misconduct by Sikh clergy


November 17th, 2009 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Nov 17 (IANS) A senior Sikh religious leader from Haryana was Tuesday held guilty by top Sikh clergy at their meeting at the Akal Takht - the highest temporal seat of ... Read more...

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Singing monk rehearsing chants for Dalai Lama’s visit


November 7th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Bomdilla (Arunachal Pradesh), Nov 7 (IANS) Buddhist singing monk Ngawang Tashi Bapu, nominated for a Grammy award in 2006, is a busy man - rehearsing hymns to welcome ... Read more...

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Inside the Golden Temple, life moves on (25 years after Indira Gandhi’s assasination)


October 27th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
By P.P.S. Gill It has been 25 years since prime minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated Oct 31, 1984 perhaps, as a consequence of Operation Bluestar at Amritsar's Golden Temple four months earlier. Events ... Read more...

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Golden Temple glitters in Diwali celebration


October 18th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Oct 18 (IANS) Zillions of lights, tens of thousands of devout and a scintillating fireworks display were part of the Diwali celebrations at the holiest of Sikh shrines Harmandar Sahib (popularly ... Read more...

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Buddhist monks offer prayer for universal peace in Sikkim


September 24th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Samdruptse (Sikkim), Sep 24 (ANI): Hundreds of Buddhist monks and devotees have converged at the altar of Guru Padmasambhava at Samdruptse in Sikkim to offer mass collective prayers for universal peace during ... Read more...

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Amarnath pilgrimage concludes peacefully


August 5th, 2009 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 5 (IANS) The annual Hindu pilgrimage to the Himalayan cave shrine of Amarnath, which draws thousands of devotees every year, concluded here Wednesday. This year's yatra concluded peacefully as the ... Read more...

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Rough weather halts Amarnath pilgrimage (Lead)


June 16th, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 16 (IANS) The annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave shrine in the Kashmir Himalayas was halted Tuesday due to inclement weather as heavy rain lashed the mountainous track to ... Read more...

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Sufi singers enchant with language mix (Feature with Images)


April 9th, 2009 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Sufi music is generally associated with north India, but three Dargah singers from the south have brought with them a different brand of Sufi singing, ... Read more...

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Tibetan exiles mark their New Year with protest, candlelight vigil


February 26th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi, Feb 26 (ANI): Tibetans exiles here marked their New Year by staging protest and candlelight vigil a year after the region erupted in deadly riots and protests against Chinese rule. Protesters held ... Read more...

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Devotees converge to celebrate ”Vaikuntha Ekadashi festival in Tamil Nadu


January 8th, 2009 - 10:22 pm ICT by ANI
Tiruchirapalli (Tamil Nadu), Jan.8 (ANI): A large number of people converged from different parts of the country at the Ranganatha shrine in Srirangam, Tamil Nadu, to celebratethe Vaikuntha Ekadashi festival on ... Read more...

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Guru Gobind’’s birth anniversary being celebrated with traditional fervour


January 5th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Jan 5 (ANI): The 343rd birth anniversary of the 10th Sikh Guru Sri Guru Govind Singh is being celebrated today with great fervour. Devotees began thronging at the ''Golden Temple'' ... Read more...

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Pro Tibet peace march in New Delhi


August 4th, 2008 - 8:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , August 4 (ANI): The activists and supporters of Himalayan Committee for Action on Tibet took out a peace march here on Monday in solidarity with Tibetans fighting inside ... Read more...

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Thousands turn up to bid adieu to Ishmeet (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2008 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana (Punjab), July 31 (IANS) As the body of 19-year-old Ishmeet Singh made its last journey from his home to the cremation ground here Thursday, commoners and celebrities turned up in force ... Read more...

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Hundreds turn out to mourn ‘Voice of India’ Ishmeet Singh (Lead)


July 31st, 2008 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, July 31 (IANS) Hundreds of Ludhiana residents had turned out with drums, crackers and sweets to celebrate Ishmeet Singh's ascent to stardom last November. The same people came out of their ... Read more...

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Tension prevails in Dabwali (Update)


July 18th, 2008 - 9:26 pm ICT by ANI
Sirsa, July 18 (ANI): Situation remained tense and a curfew was imposed in Dabwali town of Sirsa District, as the Sikh community continued its protest over the death of a member ... Read more...

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GJMM seeks divine intervention for separate homeland


July 12th, 2008 - 8:21 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri, July 13 (ANI): Members of Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJMM), waging a struggle for separate state for Gorkha people, switch to religious mode and offer prayers for attaining ''Gorkhaland ''in Siliguri.Gorkhas, ... Read more...

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Of miracles, mysticism and wonders at Kamakhya temple


June 22nd, 2008 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, June 22 (IANS) For the last two decades, Bhola Baba, a Hindu seer, has become much sought after at the revered Kamakhya temple in Assam during the ... Read more...

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Exiled Tibetans stage march in Delhi ahead of Olympic torch relay


April 16th, 2008 - 7:37 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 16 (ANI): Exiled Tibetans in India staged a peaceful solidarity march today in New Delhi ahead of Olympic torch relay.Police detained the protestors when they started their protest ... Read more...

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Traditional Bhopa Bhopi to regale tourists at Rajasthans Amber Fort


March 30th, 2008 - 9:01 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur, March 30 (ANI): Visiting the famous Amber Fort near Jaipur has been made special with the introduction of Rajasthani folk and devotional music that will add to tourists delight who ... Read more...

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Los Angeles mayor to take part in Baisakhi parade


March 20th, 2008 - 12:07 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 20 (IANS) The Los Angeles mayor and top US lawmakers will join over 15,000 Sikhs in Southern California in the annual Baisakhi celebrations at the Los Angeles Convention Center ... Read more...

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Russian artists dance to Indian traditional tunes in Orissa


March 5th, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by admin
Puri (Orissa), Mar 5 (ANI): Russian artists staged here an enthralling cultural performance based on Indian epics to strengthen cultural ties with India.The performances at the Russian cultural evening were amateur Russian ... Read more...

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