Killed for 'Eating Beef'?
Sep 30, 2015
India News | David Barstow and Suhasini Raj, The New York Times | Monday October 5, 2015
The vigilantes from Save the Cow sprang into action the moment they heard a rumor that a cow's slaughtered remains had been found near an electrical transformer looming over the heart of this village. They quickly raised the alarm through text messages and phone calls. A local Hindu priest was asked to alert villagers from his temple loudspeaker.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday October 2, 2015
Revenue from ticket sales at Cambodia's famed Angkor Wat temple has reached $43.3 million in the first nine months of 2015, up 0.24 per cent year-on-year, an official statement said today.
India News | Written by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday September 28, 2015
A spiritual leader and former BJP lawmaker who played a key role in the campaign for a Ram temple in Ayodhya will be the face of a new stamp to be released by the government.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 28, 2015
New clashes broke out on Monday morning between Israeli police and Palestinians at Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound, an AFP journalist said, with further trouble feared in the week ahead as Jews celebrate the Sukkot holiday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 27, 2015
Clashes broke out between masked Palestinians and Israeli security forces at Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound today, the last day of the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, police said.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 27, 2015
The National Green Tribunal will hear on October 5 a plea challenging its order in which it had quashed two office memoranda of the Environment and Forests Ministry and imposed a fine on Akshardham Temple for carrying out expansion without prior environmental clearance.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 23, 2015
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today made a slew of announcements pertaining to the departments of School Education, Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments and Fisheries.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 23, 2015
Ancient Chola frescoes were discovered by a team commissioned by the Archaeological Survey of India while working on a mural at Varadarajaswami temple Kanchipuram.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday September 21, 2015
A 22-year-old woman died from her injuries at a city hospital, taking to two the deaths in the car crash near Akshardham temple in east Delhi's Pandav Nagar area, police said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 17, 2015
Vice President Hamid Ansari today visited Angkor Wat, the world's largest Hindu temple complex, days after India allayed Cambodian concerns over reports of building of a replica of the world heritage site in Bihar.
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 15, 2015
Dangal is based on the life of legendary wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat, who trains his daughters Geeta and Babita into India's most celebrated female wrestling champs. This will be Aamir's first movie after the 2014 blockbuster PK, which also starred Anushka Sharma and Sushant Singh Rajput
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 15, 2015
The United States on Monday condemned "all acts of violence" at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa compound where Muslims and Israeli police clashed for a second straight day.
World News | Matt Apuzzo, The New York Times | Saturday September 12, 2015
When the Justice Department arrested the chairman of Temple University's physics department this spring and accused him of sharing sensitive U.S.-made technology with China, prosecutors had what seemed like a damning piece of evidence: schematics of sophisticated laboratory equipment sent by the professor, Xi Xiaoxing, to scientists in China.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday September 10, 2015
Security is being tightened in the temple town of Varanasi as Prime Minister Narendra Modi was likely to visit his parliamentary constituency on September 18, officials said on Thursday.
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 9, 2015
One of the suspects in Thailand's deadliest bombing at a temple here last month has confessed to playing a crucial role and re-enacted how he passed a bomb - laden backpack to a yellow-shirted man to plant it at the shrine, police said today.
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Wednesday September 9, 2015
The famous Vadakkunathan temple in Kerala has brought international fame by winning the UNESCO's 2015 Asia-Pacific award for conservation efforts, the temple in Thrissur is more than 1200 years old, but has still preserved itself in its original form.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday September 9, 2015
The prayer meeting was attended by people from the music industry in addition to several actors and directors. Apart from the Bachchans, Madhuri Dixit, Rishi Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, Jeetendra, Juhi Chawla, Neha Dhupia, were also present. On September 8, it was held in Mumbai's ISCKON temple
Andhra Pradesh News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 9, 2015
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has directed the AYUSH department to promote Yoga and meditation centres in major temple towns of the state through collaboration with important temple trusts.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 8, 2015
The two Indians who were picked up by Thai police were released today after authorities found everything in order following their interrogation in connection with the country's deadliest blast at a temple that killed 20 people last month, according to sources.
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 8, 2015
Mr Shrivastava, who battled cancer five years ago, was diagnosed with the same disease again. He was said to be in a critical condition when he was admitted to the hospital. He died in the wee hours of September 5 at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital in Mumbai
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday September 7, 2015
Two Indians were taken for questioning on Sunday night by the Thai police in connection with last month's bombing at a famous temple in Bangkok, in which 20 people were killed.
Offbeat | Subuhi Parvez | Monday September 7, 2015
A monk named Shi Liliang from China's Quanzhou Shaolin Temple 'ran' a length of 125 metres on water, breaking his own previous records of 118 metres and then 120 metres.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 5, 2015
Describing Bodhgaya as the "land of enlightenment," Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his government would develop the site as the spiritual capital for it to serve as a civilisational bond between India and the Buddhist world.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday September 5, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Bodh Gaya today and prayed at the Mahabodhi temple, Buddhism's holiest shrine, an official said.