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Achuthanandan for CBI probe into Bihari youth’s death


September 19th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 19 (IANS) Marxist leader V.S. Achuthanandan Wednesday asked Chief Minister Oommen Chandy to call for a CBI probe into the alleged murder of a Bihari youth in Kerala.Satnam ... Read more...

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Shuffling guidance with Shirdi Sai Baba ‘blessing cards’ (With Images)


September 18th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Shirdi Sai Baba, regarded as a saint by his millions of devotees cutting across religions, did not leave any writings behind. But now his blessings have ... Read more...

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Trust says it respects Sai Baba’s will


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 3 (IANS) A day after the will of spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba surfaced, the trust managing his vast empire said it would respect its provisions and would ... Read more...

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Refrain from self-immolation, Tibetian government-in-exile appeals


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 2 (IANS) Expressing concern over the self-immolation protests in Tibet, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) based here Sunday appealed to its countrymen to refrain from such "drastic acts"."The ... Read more...

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Global torch relay to focus attention on Tibet


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 2 (IANS) To apprise the international community about the tense situation prevailing in Tibet, exiled Tibetans Sunday began a global tour aimed at ending the atrocities there.The second ... Read more...

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Asaram Bapu survives chopper crash, probe ordered


August 29th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Spiritual leader Asaram Bapu and four others had a providential escape Wednesday when a private helicopter he was flying in crash-landed in Godhra in Gujarat, ... Read more...

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Russian spiritual leader killed in blast


August 29th, 2012 - 5:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS) A Muslim spiritual leader in southwest Russia's Dagestan region was killed in a blast carried out by a female suicide bomber, RIA Novosti reported.The investigation committee ... Read more...

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Bihari youth’s death: Kerala doctors threaten strike


August 27th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 27 (IANS) The Kerala Government Medical Officers Association (KGMOA) Monday threatened to go on strike after Chief Minister Oommen Chandy refused to revoke action against five doctors for ... Read more...

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Woman gunned down in church in Colombia


August 21st, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 21 (IANS/EFE) A gunman fatally shot a woman parishioner inside a Catholic church in the southwestern town of El Dovio, Colombian media said.Nelly Perea Gonzalez, 67, was shot ... Read more...

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Kerala government faces ire over ‘murder’ of Bihari youth


August 18th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 18 (IANS) The Kerala government is facing the heat over the unnatural death of 24-year-old Bihari youth S.S. Mann who was brought dead from a mental hospital here ... Read more...

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Tibetan monk-musician makes music across cultures (With Image)


August 15th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Nawang Khechog, a nomadic tribal of Tibetan origin, has clung to his wooden flute for the last five decades since his family ... Read more...

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Two arrested for death of man from Bihar in Kerala


August 11th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 11 (IANS) Two people were Thursday arrested for the death of a man from Bihar who died in a hospital here last week after being arrested for a ... Read more...

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Bihar youth’s death: Friends to seek justice


August 9th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 9 (IANS) After family, now friends of 34-year-old Satnam Singh Mann, who died in mysterious circumstances in Kerala, wish to seek justice for him.Mann, from Bihar's Gaya district, ... Read more...

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CBI asked to probe Bihar youth’s death in Kerala


August 7th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 7 (IANS) The family of 34-year-old Satnam Singh Mann, who died in mysterious circumstances in Kerala, want a CBI probe into his death.Mann, from Bihar's Gaya district, was ... Read more...

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Crime Branch probe ordered into death of Bihari youth


August 6th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 6 (IANS) The Kerala government Monday ordered a Crime Branch probe into the unnatural death of 34-year-old Satnam Singh Mann, who was brought dead to the Medical College ... Read more...

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Brother suspects police hand in death of Bihari youth


August 5th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 5 (IANS) Vimal Kishore, brother of 34-year-old Satnam Singh Mann, who was brought dead to the Medical College Hospital Saturday night from the mental hospital here, alleged that ... 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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Stick to Gujarat please, Nitish tells Modi


June 11th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 11 (IANS) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday politely told his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi to mind his own business and not to comment about Bihar.After Modi said ... Read more...

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‘Ex-Israeli soldiers holidaying in Goa are dehumanised’


June 11th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 11 (IANS) The Roman Catholic Church in Goa Monday said the Israeli youth who vacation in Goa after serving their compulsory stint in the army were "dehumanised".In an ... Read more...

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Spiritual leader Wamanrao Pai dead


May 30th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Renowned spiritual leader and social reformer Satguru Shri Wamanrao Pai passed away late Tuesday at Kokilaben Ambani Hospital in Mumbai, an official said. He was 89.The ... Read more...

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Mudslinging over Madurai ‘mutt’ appointment


May 14th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Madurai, May 14 (IANS) The war of words between controversial Karnataka-based spiritual leader Nithyananda and those opposing his anointment as the 293rd pontiff of the over 1500-year-old Madurai Aadheenam Mutt ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to decide on US historian’s visa Monday


March 31st, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram ordered a review of the decision on cancellation of the visa of US historian Peter Heehs, living in Puducherry, and ... Read more...

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Dawoodi Bohras celebrate Syedna’s birthday


March 13th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Lakhs of Dawoodi Bohras from India and around the world congregated in Surat Tuesday to mark the 101st birthday celebrations of their spiritual leader, Syedna Mohammed ... Read more...

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I want violence-free Pakistan: Ravi Shankar (With Images)


March 12th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 12 (IANS) Indian spiritual leader Ravi Shankar arrived here Monday on a three-day visit, saying he wanted to see a violence-free Pakistan."My dream is to see a violence ... Read more...

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Ravi Shankar to visit Pakistan


March 10th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 10 (IANS) Spiritual leader Ravi Shankar will embark on a three-day peace mission to Pakistan Monday during which he will meet a range of Pakistanis.This is the Art ... Read more...

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Spiritual leader Ravi Shankar to visit Pakistan


March 9th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) Hindu spiritual leader and The Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar will visit Pakistan on a three-day peace mission from March 12, his office ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama not to address Tibetans on ‘uprising day’


March 9th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 9 (IANS) For the first time in 53 years, Buddhist spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will not address a gathering of Tibetans March 10, the day the Chinese ... Read more...

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Himachal may cancel land allotted to Tibetans: Dhumal


February 23rd, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Thursday said his government will cancel allotment of land by the previous Congress government to Tibetan refugees if ... Read more...

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Peshawar airport renamed after Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan


January 28th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 28 (IANS) The airport in Pakistan's Peshawar city has been renamed after noted freedom fighter Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan.As a tribute to the Pashtun political and spiritual leader, ... Read more...

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Raipur aiport renamed after Swami Vivekanand


January 24th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The union cabinet Tuesday approved the renaming of the Mana Airport at Raipur as Swami Vivekanand Airport to fulfil a long-pending demand of the people ... Read more...

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China against Dalai Lama’s global activities


January 18th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 18 (IANS) China is against the Dalai Lama's activities in the international arena, the foreign ministry said Wednesday.China opposes contact between political figures, official representatives of countries and ... Read more...

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Adopt liberal policies for Tibet, exiles urge China


January 7th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 7 (IANS) The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), based in this Himachal Pradesh town, Saturday asked China to adopt liberal policies on Tibet and its people.Its reaction came after ... Read more...

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Three held for killing Russian Santa Claus


January 3rd, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Three students were arrested in Tajikistan Tuesday on suspicion of murdering a young man dressed as Father Frost -- or the Russian equivalent of Santa ... Read more...

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Music, dance and crackers greet New Year in Bangalore


January 1st, 2012 - 2:45 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 1 (IANS) With foot-tapping music, drum beats, dance, wild cheering and a burst of crackers, as the clock struck 00.00 hours, Bangaloreans greeted 2012 in style.Like every year-eve ... Read more...

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China warns India against giving ‘platform’ to Dalai Lama


November 28th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing/New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) China Monday said it is opposed to any country providing "a platform" to the Dalai Lama for his "anti-China activities" even as the Tibetan leader's ... Read more...

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