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Obama greets Sikhs on Guru Nanak birthday
Obama greets Sikhs on Guru Nanak birthda...

Obama greets Sikhs on Guru Nanak birthday

Washington – President Barack Obama has greeted “Sikh friends” around the world on the birth anniversary of Sikhism’s founder Guru Nanak saying Sikh values of pluralism were also “central to who we are as Americans.” “This sacred time is an occasion to... read more »

'Yaum-e-Ashoora' observed with mourning procession in Hyderabad
‘Yaum-e-Ashoora’ observed wi...

‘Yaum-e-Ashoora’ observed with mourning procession in Hyderabad

Hyderabad – A mood of mourning pervades the old city of Hyderabad a! s Shia Muslims Friday observed “Yaum-e-Ashoora” to mark the martyrdom of Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed, and his followers in the battle of Karbala. The traditional “Bibi Ka Alam”... read more »

Jagadguru Kripalu Maharaj passes away
Jagadguru Kripalu Maharaj passes away

Jagadguru Kripalu Maharaj passes away

Gurgaon – Jagadguru Kripalu Maharaj, who was flown in from Allahabad Nov 11, breathed his last Friday morning, a doctor said. Kripalu Maharaj was admitted to Fortis Memorial Research Institute here. “He was flown in from Allahabad Nov 11 at 8.04 p.m. in a critical condition on... read more »

Sabarimala pilgrimage season begins Saturday
Sabarimala pilgrimage season begins Satu...

Sabarimala pilgrimage season begins Saturday

Thiruvananthapuram – The sanctum sanctorum of the Sabarimala temple will open its door early Saturday on the first day of the Malayalam month of ‘Vrishickam’, heralding the beginning of the two-month long Sabarimala pilgrimage season. Located in the mountain r! anges of the... read more »

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Curbs on Muharram processions hits life in Srinagar

Curbs on Muharram processions hits life in Srinagar

Srinagar – Authorities Wednesday imposed restrictions in some areas of ! Srinagar city to prevent Shia Muharram processions. “Restrictions have been imposed by district... read more »

Churches vandalised in Argentina

Churches vandalised in Argentina

Buenos Aires – Another two churches were vandalised over the past few days in Argentina, which has seen at least five incidents of destruction and defacement in houses of worship in... read more »

Absence of love, charity spawns selfishness, says Pope

Absence of love, charity spawns selfishness, says Pope

Vatican City – Selfishness fills the “void” created by a lack of love and charity, Pope Francis said Wednesday during his general audience in St Peter’s... read more »

Chhath begins as millions take a holy dip

Chhath begins as millions take a holy dip

Patna – Millions of devotees, particularly women, took a holy dip in rivers, ponds and other water bodies in Bihar Wednesday as the four-day Chhath festival began amidst tight... read more »

Digital version of Quran launched

Digital version of Quran launched

Mumbai – A Mumbai entrepreneur has introduced a multi-lingual digital version of the Quran for the benefit of Muslims and non-Muslims in the country. It comprises a digital pen and reader in... read more »