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Rapist priest’s seven-year term upheld (Lead)


April 3rd, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Noting that sexual violence was an assault on women's dignity, the Delhi High Court has upheld the seven years rigorous imprisonment given to a priest ... Read more...

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Rapist priest jailed for seven years


April 3rd, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Noting that "sexual violence, apart from being a dehumanizing act, is an unlawful intrusion on the right of privacy and sanctity of a female", ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to get airport at Deoghar


February 16th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Jharkhand government and Airports Authority of India (AAI) Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop an airport at Deoghar district to promote religious ... Read more...

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Delhi Police ASI shoots colleague over throwing of garbage (Second lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) A quarrel over chucking garbage led a Delhi Police assistant sub-inspector (ASI) to pump three bullets into his junior colleague, injuring him critically, in east ... Read more...

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Five killed in road, rail accidents


June 15th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 15 (IANS) Five people, including three pilgrims, were killed in two separate incidents in Jharkhand's Deoghar district Wednesday, police said.Three people died when a vehicle in which they ... Read more...

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Maoist presence impacting Jharkhand tourism: Minister


April 28th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 28 (IANS) Jharkhand is a land of hills, waterfalls and pilgrim spots -- but tourism in the state is being affected by the presence of Maoists, says a ... Read more...

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Lamp with five kg ghee burns for India’s victory


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 2 (IANS) A lamp with five kilogram of ghee that was lit at an Orissa temple before the World Cup semifinal at Mohali continues to burn ... Read more...

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Cambodia appeals Hindus for help to safeguard landmark Preah Vihear Shiva temple


March 5th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), March 05 (ANI): Cambodia has sought the help of the Hindus worldwide to help safeguard the landmark Preah Vihear Shiva temple, which was reportedly damaged recently due to Thai-Cambodia border ... Read more...

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India celebrates Mahashivratri with fasting and prayers (Roundup)


March 2nd, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore/Lucknow, March 2 (IANS) Millions of hindu devotees across the country and the world celebrated Mahashivratri with ritual bathing, fasting and prayers.People thronged temples in thousands during the ... Read more...

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Nepal, India say Jai Shambhu


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 2 (IANS) Transcending religious and geographical boundaries, hundreds of thousands of devotees Wednesday flocked to scores of ancient Hindu temples scattered all over Nepal to pay obeisance to ... Read more...

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Fasting, prayers mark Mahashivratri in Delhi


March 2nd, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) It was an early start to the day Wednesday for Shiva devotees in the capital, who celebrated Mahashivratri with ritual bathing and prayers.People also thronged ... Read more...

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Lucknow celebrates Mahashivratri with fervour


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 2 (IANS) Amidst ecstatic shouts of "Bam Bam Bhole" and vedic chanting, the Uttar Pradesh capital Wednesday celebrated Mahashivratri, marking the marriage of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, ... Read more...

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Northeastern States message to insurgents: End violence, promote development


January 28th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati/Imphal, Jan 28 (ANI): Amid ongoing peace talks with various northeast insurgent groups, the states of the northeast celebrated this year's 62nd Republic with great enthusiasm this week sending out a clear ... Read more...

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Walking through history in bylanes of Agra (Letter from Agra)


January 28th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, Jan 28 (IANS) On an exceptionally cold January morning, when people were struggling to venture out of their cosy comforts, five of us braved the chill and experimented with ... Read more...

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Hindus ask UNESCO intervention to save ancient Hindu temples from lava in Indonesia


January 19th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 19 (ANI): Hindus have asked UNESCO to urgently save the ancient Hindu temples in Indonesia, which are reportedly being threatened by volcanic lava.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a ... Read more...

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Missing Nepal plane wreck found, all 22 feared killed


December 16th, 2010 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 16 (IANS) Helicopters scouring eastern Nepal for a small aircraft that went missing minutes after taking off a day ago located its wreck in a deep forest over 9,200 ft ... Read more...

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Plane with 22 on board missing in Nepal


December 15th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 15 (IANS) A small aircraft with 22 people flown by domestic airline Tara Air went missing in eastern Nepal Wednesday afternoon minutes after taking off, aviation authorities said.The aircraft was ... Read more...

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Research reveals exotic source of Vishnu rock in Grand Canyon of USA


December 2nd, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 2 (ANI): Possible source of sedimentary material that became Vishnu Schist in Grand Canyon (Arizona, USA) include Australia, North China, and Antarctica, suggests a new research.Researchers of University ... Read more...

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China finances restoration of historic Shiva temple in Cambodia


November 29th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 29 (ANI): Hindus have applauded China for reportedly financing the restoration of deteriorating Ta Keo Hindu temple in Cambodia's UNESCO World Heritage Site Angkor temple complex, which began on ... Read more...

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He begs - to help impoverished women marry


November 28th, 2010 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, Nov 28 (IANS) Carrying a bowl in his hands, he wanders around barefoot, seeking alms from people - not for his own survival, but for solemnising the weddings of ... Read more...

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‘Red alert’ around Hindu temples in Pak in wake of Babri mosque verdict


October 1st, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 1 (ANI): A large number of police personnel have been deployed at Hindu temples in Karachi, following the Allahabad High Court's announcement of verdict on the Babri mosque standoff in ... Read more...

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Advani appeals for peace ahead of Ayodhya verdict


September 25th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Somnath (Gujarat), Sep 25 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani on Saturday expressed surprise over the Supreme Court's decision to stay the final verdict on Ayodhya title ... Read more...

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Security up at Shiva temple


July 22nd, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 22 (IANS) Security has been strengthened at the famous Shiva temple in Deoghar in Jharkhand ahead of a 30-day festival starting July 26, police said Thursday. During the festival, around four ... Read more...

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Manisha’s wedding to bring arch-foes face to face?


June 17th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 17 (IANS) As Nepal hosts Manisha Koirala's wedding Saturday, the most intense speculation is whether President Ram Baran Yadav will come face to face with his bete noire, ... Read more...

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People in northeast pray for peace on Shivratri


February 19th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati / Agartala, Feb 19 (ANI): The festival of Maha Shivaratri was recently celebrated in northeast along with the rest of the country and people prayed for peace in the region.In Tripura ... Read more...

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Delhi celebrates Mahashivratri with fasting and prayers


February 12th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) It was an early start to the day Friday for Shiva devotees in the capital, with ritual bathing and prayers to celebrate Mahashivratri. Unmarried women fasted on ... Read more...

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First ritual bath at Mahakumbh Mela begins


January 14th, 2010 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Haridwar, Jan 14 (IANS) To the resonating sound of Vedic hymns, conch shells, cymbals and temple bells, the first 'snan', or holy dip, of the Mahakumbh Mela at Haridwar began in the ... Read more...

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Sea of humanity floods Haridwar for Maha Kumbh (Second Lead)


January 13th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Haridwar, Jan 13 (IANS) An estimated five million people have thronged the Hindu holy city of Haridwar for a dip in the Ganga Thursday in a ritual bathing supposed to ... Read more...

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Brooms for the lord at Shiva temple (Lead)


December 10th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Moradabad, Dec 10 (IANS) When devotees head for a 150-year-old Shiva temple in Uttar Pradesh, they come armed with brooms - not to clean the premises but to offer them ... Read more...

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‘Mystic India’ art exhibition in US to display Hindu gods


October 5th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 5 (ANI): Famous American gallery Grand Valley State University (GVSU) Art Gallery, in Michigan, USA, is all set to exhibit artworks depicting various Hindu gods.The exhibition, titled 'Mystic India', ... Read more...

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Subhas Chakraborty - a Communist with a difference (Obituary)


August 3rd, 2009 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) A colourful mass leader with a penchant for courting controversies, Subhas Chakraborty was a rare leader of a regimented Communist party who never shied away from airing ... Read more...

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Thousand of devotees join Buddha Amarnath Yatra


August 2nd, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Poonch, Aug 2 (ANI): Thousand of devotees joined the annual Buddha Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.The pilgrimage, which started on July 27 from Vaid Mandir Ambphalla, will conclude ... Read more...

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Goa church lobbies against garbage dump near heritage complex


July 28th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 28 (IANS) The Roman Catholic church in Goa is drumming up support amongst its followers and politicians against the state government's decision to develop a garbage dumping site near the ... Read more...

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Kanwarias damage vehicles after an accident in New Delhi


July 19th, 2009 - 10:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 19(ANI): Scores of Kanwaria pilgrims on their way to the holy city of Haridwar went on the rampage, damaging several vehicles and obstructed normal traffic at Madhipura in the ... Read more...

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India’s democracy reaches out to lone voter in remote forest (Lead)


April 30th, 2009 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Banej(Gujarat)/New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) A temple priest, the only voter registered at a polling station in the world famous Gir lion sanctuary in Gujarat, said he was proud of Indian democracy ... Read more...

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