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India in touch with US over gurudwara killing (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) India has termed as "shocking" and "deplorable" the shooting in a gurudwara in Wisconsin Sunday in which six people were killed and said it ... Read more...

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India in touch with US government over shooting


August 6th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Indian government Monday termed as "shocking" and "deplorable" the shooting incident in a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin in which a gunman shot dead six ... Read more...

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SC poser to Gujarat on riot-hit religious sites (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the Gujarat government if it was contemplating to fund repairs of religious places damaged in the 2002 riots and declined ... Read more...

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Restore religious places damaged during riots, Gujarat ordered


July 30th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined to suspend the Gujarat High Court order directing the state government to pay for the repair of religious places damaged ... Read more...

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Protest against mosque desecration in Kashmir


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) A mosque in a Jammu and Kashmir village was torched, leading to a shutdown in the area Monday and street protests as locals demanded that the ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama visits religious sites in Srinagar, prays for peace


July 18th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 17 (IANS) Buddhist spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, who is on a six-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, Tuesday visited religious places of different faiths in Srinagar and ... Read more...

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SC to examine high court’s powers under Article 226 (Second Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court said Monday it will examine whether a high court, in exercising its powers under Article 226 of the constitution, can direct a ... Read more...

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SC to examine high court’s powers under Article 226 (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court said Monday it will examine whether a high court, in exercising its powers under Article 226 of the constitution, can direct a ... Read more...

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Where destitute, disabled find a home (Feature)


May 1st, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bajhera (Rajasthan), May 1 (IANS) A maggot infested wound in the head, a chopped hand, a smashed nose, a paralysed body...Life was hellish for many destitute, disabled people before they ... Read more...

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Centre alerts Assam ahead of ULFA Raising Day


April 4th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Centre Wednesday alerted Assam and its neighbouring states ahead of the ULFA Raising Day April 7.An advisory issued by the home ministry here said ... Read more...

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Diamond contact lenses for goddess - devotees see red! (With Images)


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), Feb 23 (IANS) When thousands of devotees turned up for their regular 'darshan' of Goddess Mahalaxmi earlier this week, they noticed a strange glint in her eyes - ... Read more...

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Gujarat High Court raps Narendra Modi government


February 8th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 8 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Wednesday criticised the Narendra Modi government in the state for "inaction and negligence" during the 2002 post-Godhra riots that led to ... Read more...

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Enforce noise laws during polls, Prithviraj Chavan urged


February 4th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) A day after the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) threatened to hold election campaign rallies on Mumbai's streets, an organization working in the pollution field Saturday ... Read more...

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Central forces to guard Goa during tourist season


December 6th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 6 (IANS) A day after the Goa government admitted to a specific input about a potential terror strike in Goa during the tourist season, Home Minister Ravi Naik ... Read more...

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In poll heat, Punjab lingo hots up too (Punjab Newsletter)


November 20th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 20 (IANS) Winter is setting in, but the political climate in Punjab is heating up in the run-up to the state assembly elections likely in February-March next year. ... Read more...

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Stampedes at religious places in over a decade


November 8th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Following are some of the stampedes at religious places in India claiming many lives in over a decade:Nov 8, 2011 - At least 16 people ... Read more...

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Prateik to remain celibate before film’s release


September 30th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Bollywood actors have their ways of making sure that their films set cash registers ringing at the box office. While some go to temples or shrines, ... Read more...

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Goa steps up security after Delhi blast


September 8th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 8 (IANS) Goa has beefed up security at vital areas, especially religious places, after the terror attack outside the Delhi High Court that has claimed 12 lives, state ... Read more...

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Two kids killed in Pakistan bombing (Lead)


August 1st, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) At least two children were killed and three other people were injured Monday in a blast in Pakistan's Quetta city, Xinhua reported.Urdu TV channel Samaa said ... Read more...

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13 die as gunmen open fire in Pakistan city (Lead)


July 30th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Quetta, July 30 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and five injured in a sectarian attack in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta Saturday morning, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Haryana forms security panel for religious sites


July 19th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 19 (IANS) The Haryana government Tuesday announced a committee to oversee the security of places of religious importance in the state.The committee, set up Tuesday, will be headed ... Read more...

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Goa tourism to launch Rs.20 mn global ad campaign


July 7th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 7 (IANS) Goa tourism will undertake a Rs.20 million TV advertising blitz in around 150 countries across Europe, Africa and Asia to lure foreign tourists to Goa's beaches, ... Read more...

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God as witness as Kumaraswamy battles Yeddyurappa


June 27th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dharmasthala (Karnataka), June 27 (IANS) An 800-year-old temple turned into a political battleground Monday with Janata Dal-Secular leader H.D. Kumaraswamy declaring before the deity that Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa spares gods, opts for legal battles


June 25th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Raichur (Karnataka), June 25 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa said Saturday he has dropped the plan to swear before a temple deity his innocence and instead ... Read more...

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Gadkari stops Yeddyurappa’s temple oath plan (Lead)


June 25th, 2011 - 8:48 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 25 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yeddyurappa will not go ahead with his plan to take oath in a temple to disprove claims that he ... Read more...

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Gadkari stops Yeddyurappa’s temple oath plan (Lead)


June 25th, 2011 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 25 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yeddyurappa will not go ahead with his plan to take oath in a temple to disprove claims that he had ... Read more...

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Don’t settle political battles in temples: Gadkari to Yeddyurappa


June 24th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 24 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Friday said he had told Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa not to involve religious places to settle political ... Read more...

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RSS’ Aseemanand charged for Mecca Masjid blast (Lead)


May 16th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Counter-terror probe wing, the National Investigation Agency (NIA), Monday filed murder charges against Hindutva leader Swami Aseemanand for his alleged involvement in the 2007 Mecca ... Read more...

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No aid to 2002 riots-damaged religious places: Gujarat government


April 22nd, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 22 (IANS) The Gujarat government Friday told the state high court that it would not give any financial aid or assistance to the religious places damaged in the ... Read more...

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NIA claims breakthrough in Samjhauta blast case


March 30th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA), India's premier anti-terror probe body, Wednesday claimed a "breakthrough" in the probe into the 2007 Samjhauta Express train blast ... Read more...

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US envoy meets Omar Abdullah during J-K visit


March 17th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Mar 17 (ANI): The United States Ambassador to India, Timothy J. Roemer, called on Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah here on Thursday during his two-day visit to the state.According ... Read more...

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Census-2011 to cover illegal immigrants too


February 2nd, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The massive Census-2011 exercise beginning next week will enumerate all residents of India, including illegal immigrants, a top official said here Wednesday. The exercise will, however, ... Read more...

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Rituparna Sengupta Spotted In Ajmer


January 8th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bengali film actress Rituparna Sengupta was recently spotted in Ajmer where she went to offer prayers to the Khwaja Moinuddin Hasan Chishti shrine this week. In a statement to the ... Read more...

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Bomb for bomb - Aseemanand confesses bombings to target Muslims (Lead)


January 7th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Arrested Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Swami Aseemanand has confessed that he and other Hindu activists were involved in bombings at Muslim religious places because they ... Read more...

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Four Tripura tourists killed in Mathura road accident


December 27th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 27 (IANS) Four Tripura women were killed and 17 others were injured when a speeding truck ploughed into a tourist bus carrying them in Mathura in Uttar Pradesh Monday, police ... Read more...

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