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Dalai Lama’s 77th birthday celebrated in Dharamsala (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 6 (IANS) Thousands of Tibetan exiles and foreigners Friday morning joined in the 77th birthday celebrations of their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, here in Himachal Pradesh.Large ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s 77th birthday celebrated in Dharamsala


July 6th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 6 (IANS) Thousands of Tibetan exiles and foreigners Friday morning attended the 77th birthday celebrations of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama here in Himachal Pradesh.Large crowds began ... Read more...

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In summer of peace, Pakistani designer wear wows Kashmir (Lead)(With Images)


June 12th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 12 (IANS) Name any internationally renowned Pakistani designer brand and you'll find it on the tastefully decorated shelves of the Tradition of Finesse exhibition that opened Tuesday to ... Read more...

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In summer of peace, Pakistani designer wear wows Kashmir (With Images)


June 12th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 12 (IANS) As the defence secretaries of India and Pakistan talked Siachen in Islamabad Tuesday, across the border, in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital, renowned Pakistani designers ... Read more...

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With prayers, feasts, Delhi celebrates Easter


April 8th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) It was a Sunday of joy and fervour as the capital celebrated Easter with special prayer services and elaborate feasts. The day marks the resurrection ... Read more...

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India’s first field marshal Sam Manekshaw remembered


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Udhagamandalam (Tamil Nadu), April 3 (IANS) One of India's most celebrated soldiers, Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw, was remembered on his 98th birth anniversary Tuesday, with Defence Minister A.K. Antony and ... Read more...

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‘Repentant’ Manu Sharma donates Rs.5 mn to Missionaries of Charity


December 25th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 25 (IANS) Special prayers were offered at Chandigarh's biggest church in Sector 19 Sunday morning after Siddhartha Vashishtha, alias Manu Sharma, who is serving a life term for ... Read more...

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Quiet Diwali for Tihar Jail’s VIP inmates


October 27th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) DMK MP Kanimozhi, former minister A. Raja and other VIPs in the Tihar Jail here celebrated Diwali on a low key, greeting fellow prisoners and ... Read more...

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Tibet’s unique culture in peril, says PM-in-exile


October 19th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 19 (IANS) Tibet's unique culture and religion are in peril in its very homeland, Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay said here Wednesday, and asked China to resolve the ... Read more...

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Exiles celebrate Dalai Lama’s birthday (Lead)


July 6th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 6 (IANS) Tibetans living in exile in this Himachal Pradesh town celebrated the 76th birthday of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Wednesday.The Nobel Peace Prize winner, ... Read more...

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On Dalai Lama’s birthday, prayers for his long life


July 6th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 6 (IANS) Morning prayers for the well-being and long life of Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, began in this Himachal Pradesh town to mark his 76th birthday ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga designs T-shirt for Japan victims


June 24th, 2011 - 7:14 am ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga is stepping up her efforts to help the survivors of the Tsunami and earthquake victims by designing a T-shirt for charity.In ... Read more...

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Agra prays for Yamuna floods to wash away garbage


May 24th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 24 (IANS) "Flood again, Yamuna maiyya, (Mother Yamuna) and wash away all the garbage." That was the special prayer hundreds of men, women and children gathered at the ... Read more...

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End Tibetan monastery stand-off, urges Karmapa


May 9th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 9 (IANS) The 17th Karmapa, a religious head of the exiled Tibetans settled in this Himachal Pradesh town, Monday asked the Chinese government to end a stand-off at ... Read more...

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Prayer held for Osama in Kolkata mosque


May 6th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) A special Friday prayer for the "peace" of Osama bin Laden's soul was held Friday at the Tipu Sultan mosque here.The prayer was presided over by ... Read more...

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Tibetans hold prayers for Arunachal chief minister


May 5th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 5 (IANS) Hundreds of Tibetan exiles Thursday assembled in this Himachal Pradesh town for a special prayer service for Dorjee Khandu, the Arunachal Pradesh chief minister, who, along ... Read more...

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Good Friday observed with prayers and fast


April 22nd, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) With fasts and daylong prayer services in churches, the Christian community in the national capital and all over the country observed Good Friday, which marks ... Read more...

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Nine days of fasting ends with Ram Navami festival


April 12th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) With prayers and rituals, Indians Tuesday celebrated the festival of Ram Navami, the birth anniversary of Lord Ram, a day that also marked an end ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai Baba’s health woes ‘just a test for believers’


April 6th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Unperturbed by reports of spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba's health condition, the staff at the Sri Sathya Sai International Centre here said this was just ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga raises $1.5m for Japan


March 26th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 26 (ANI): Lady Gaga has raised 1.5 million dollars for Japan's relief efforts and has vowed to continue helping the victims of earthquake and tsunami disasters.The 'Poker Face' singer was ... Read more...

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Protests against Shahbaz Bhatti’s assassination continue in Lahore


March 7th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 7(ANI): Pakistan human rights activists and Christians are still carrying out protest demonstrations in Lahore over the assassination of Minority Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti.The protest demonstrations were organized by the ... Read more...

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5,000 initiated into Tibetan Buddhism at Bodh Gaya


December 29th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bodh Gaya, Dec 29 (IANS) More than 5,000 people from across the globe sought refuge in the compassionate light of Gautam Buddha in a six-hour initiation ceremony conducted by one of ... Read more...

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Buddhists to throng Bodh Gaya Thursday for special rites


December 27th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The Karma Kagyu sect of Tibetan Buddhism will commemorate 900 years of its lineage Thursday with a special prayer and ritualistic offering at the Mahabodhi Stupa ... Read more...

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Delhi Lt. Governor’s wife dead


December 12th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Delhi Lt. Governor Tejendra Khanna's wife, Uma Khanna, died Sunday following a brief illness. She was 66.According to a Raj Niwas statement, she was admitted to the ... Read more...

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Hindus, Muslims pray at Varanasi for harmony


December 9th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Dec 9 (IANS) Hindus and Muslims joined hands here Thursday to pray for peace on the same Ganga ghat where a terror attack only two days ago killed a toddler and ... Read more...

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Bangalore hosts traditional groundnut fair ‘Kadlekai Parishe’


November 30th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
By Jaipal SharmaBangalore, Nov.30 (ANI): Devotees offered groundnuts and special prayer to Dodda Basavana or Lord Nandi here during a two-day-long traditional annual groundnut fair called Kadlekai Parishe.The two-day fair concluded on ... Read more...

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Buddhist monks get new robes in Tripura


November 1st, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0By Pinaki DasAgartala, Nov.1 (ANI): Hundreds of Buddhist devotees thronged the Venuban Bihar monastery to participate in the 33rd 'Kathin Chibor Dan' festival here over the ... Read more...

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Puja and polls: Nitish’s family prays, Lalu helps Rabri with rituals


October 13th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Oct 13 (IANS) They need all the help they can get and Durga Puja has come just in time! Bihar politicians and their families are busy invoking the ... Read more...

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Birth anniversary of Guru Ram Dass being celebrated in Golden Temple


October 9th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Oct 9 (ANI): Scores of devotees thronged the Golden Temple here on Saturday to take a dip in the holy pond and pay obeisance on the 476th birth anniversary of Guru ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama prays for Leh, Tibet cloudburst victims


August 14th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 14 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Saturday prayed for the victims of flash floods in Jammu and Kashmir's Leh town and Zhouqu county in China, an aide said ... Read more...

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Exiles express solidarity with Tibet landslide victims


August 9th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 9 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile Monday expressed solidarity with the families of those who died in the devastating floods in China. At least 127 people were killed and 45,000 people affected ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s 75th birthday celebrated in Dharamsala


July 6th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 6 (IANS) Braving heavy rains thousands of Tibetan exiles Tuesday attended celebrations to mark the 75th birthday of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama here in Himachal Pradesh. Large crowds began ... Read more...

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Four to vie for Miss Tibet crown


May 30th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 30 (IANS) The ninth edition of the Miss Tibet Pageant will be held in this Himachal Pradesh town, home to the Tibetan government-in-exile, June 4-6 with four contestants vying for ... Read more...

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Nation celebrates Buddha Purnima


May 27th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): The nation is celebrating Buddha Purnima, the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha, today.In Bihar, the event is celebrated with both religious fervour and serenity. The ... Read more...

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Peace prayers for Manipur held in New Delhi


May 22nd, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): Members of the All India Christian Council (AICC) organized a special prayer meeting 'Peace in Manipur' here on Saturday.The meeting was held for restoration of peace in ... Read more...

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