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Muslims in Kerala observe Ramadan fast

July 21st, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 21 (IANS) Muslims in Kerala began their Ramadan fast Saturday."We went go to the mosque for the first prayer session, which took place at 5.30 a.m.," said Sabry ... Read more...

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‘Amarnath yatra duration as per religious tradition’

April 15th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 15 (IANS) Countering the criticism of some Hindu groups, the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) Sunday said its schedule for the Himalayan pilgrimage to the Amarnath shrine ... Read more...

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Sabarimala priest’s grandson to take temple body to court

December 15th, 2011 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
Sabarimala, Dec 15 (IANS) Rahul Eashwar, grandson of Sabarimala temple thanthri or head priest, Wednesday said that he will seek legal recourse after his grandfather was allegedly abused by the ... Read more...

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Fidel Castro slams ‘assassination’ of unarmed bin Laden

May 6th, 2011 - 1:53 am ICT by BNO News
HAVANA, CUBA (BNO NEWS) -- Former Cuban President Fidel Castro on Thursday slammed the 'assassination' of Osama bin Laden who was reportedly unarmed when U.S. Special Forces shot at him.According to the ... Read more...

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Devotees participate in Lord Ram’s procession in Allahabad

October 17th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Allahabad, Oct.17 (ANI): Thousands of devotees lined up along the streets in Allahabad to watch the colourful procession dedicated to Lord Rama as a part of Dussera celebrations.The procession was carried out ... Read more...

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Atheists, agnostics know more about religion than believers, finds US survey

September 28th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Sep 28(ANI): A new survey, which measured Americans' knowledge of religion, has found that atheists and agnostics knew more than followers of most major faiths.According to the survey by the ... Read more...

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Devotees begins annual pilgrimage to Manimahesh Lake in Jammu and Kashmir

September 4th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by ANI
By Ishtiaq AhmedBhaderwah (Jammu and Kashmir), Sep 4 (ANI): Thousands of Hindu devotees commenced their annual pilgrimage from Jammu and Kashmir's Bhaderwah city to the sacred Manimahesh Lake located in Himachal Pradesh.The ... Read more...

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Optimism, enthusiasm mark centenary of capital Pujas (With Image)

September 21st, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The economic downturn has taken some glitter off the Durga Puja this year, the centenary year, in the capital. Enthusiasm and a peaceful run-up to ... Read more...

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Brit Muslims will always be seen as susceptible to extremism

December 17th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.17 (ANI): As long as British Muslims remain entangled in the politics of their forefathers, they will be susceptible to extremism, says a Times report. The paper is of the view ... Read more...

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Christian Trinity offensive to Muslims: Archbishop of Canterbury

July 16th, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): The Archbishop of Cantebury, Dr. Rowan Williams, has described key elements of the Christian Trinity doctrine as being offensive to Muslims. The Trinity is the Christian doctrine stating ... Read more...

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Thousands of fish found dead in Himachal wetlands

June 18th, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, June 18 (IANS) Thousands of fish have died in the past two days in Himachal Pradesh's Rewalsar wetlands. Experts say they were either poisoned or did not have enough ... Read more...

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