Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 21, 2014
An organisation leading a movement for conservation of the world famous Sun Temple at Konark today threatened to gherao the Archaeological Survey of India office in Bhubaneshwar from November 17 if the preservation work is not taken up on a war footi...
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 20, 2014
While the Indian Scientific community is anxiously awaiting the entry of 'Mangalyaan' into the orbit of the red planet on September 24, a cultural outfit in Thiruvananthapuram will be offering special prayers for the 'safety' and 'success' of the Mar...
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday September 13, 2014
Nearly 50,000 food packets were airlifted from this Sikh holy city on Saturday for flood-affected people in Jammu and Kashmir.
India | Associated Press | Saturday September 13, 2014
Former Lawmaker Mahant Avaidyanath, who had been in the forefront of the movement for Ram Temple in Ayodhya, died in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh tonight after prolonged illness.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday September 8, 2014
Dispelling the belief that Buddhism did not have a firm footing in Tamil Nadu barring a few pockets, excavations of Buddhist Vihara and a temple at Kaveripumpattinam and hundreds of stone sculptures and bronzes by ASI from over 125 sites have proved ...
India | Siddharth Ranjan Das | Friday September 5, 2014
Four men of a family who were arrested on Wednesday in Madhya Pradesh's Shivpuri for converting to Islam have done a U-turn. On Thursday, hours after being released by the police, they embraced Hinduism at a local temple in presence of Bajrang Dal ac...
South | Edited by Anindita Sanyal (With PTI inputs) | Thursday September 4, 2014
Days after being booked for grabbing temple land, former Union minister MK Alagiri has offered to return it. He said he did not know the land belonged to a temple.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday September 1, 2014
Andhra Pradesh government aims to complete two metro rail projects - in Visakhapatnam and VGTM (Vijayawada-Guntur-Tenali-Mangalagiri) area - within three-and-half-years and it has proposed a similar venture for the temple town of Tirupati.
India | Vishnu Som | Sunday August 31, 2014
It's rare to see the PM as relaxed as he seemed today. Dressed in a white kurta pyjama and jacket, he walked up to tourists unannounced, waived at the crowds and even prayed at both temples.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik (With inputs from agencies) | Monday September 1, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi began the second day of his four-day trip to Japan on Sunday with a visit to the famous Toji Temple in the historic city of Kyoto. As he went around the complex of the ancient Buddhist temple, his Japanese counterpart and...
India | Indo Asian News Service | Sunday August 31, 2014
On his second day in Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited two leading Buddhist temples in Kyoto, met with the city mayor and and later sought Japan's help on combating sickle cell disease prevalent in tribal regions of India.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik (With inputs from agencies) | Sunday August 31, 2014
An ancient city and a hub of ancient Buddhist traditions, Kyoto has been able to effectively blend its culture and heritage with cutting edge technology. For PM Modi, the Kyoto model could be essential in the process of rejuvenating Indian cities, a ...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 30, 2014
Actor Charan Raj today entered the famous Lord Varasiddi Vinayaka Swamy Devasthanam (temple) at Kanipakkam in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district carrying a pistol, police said.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday August 29, 2014
'Athachamayam' heralding the start of the 10 day 'Onam' festivities in Kerala was held at the erstwhile Royal town of nearby Tripunithura, with Chief Minister Oommen Chandy formally inaugurating the celebrations.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday August 27, 2014
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe earlier this year sent a note to a temple ceremony honoring hundreds of World War II-era war criminals praising their contributions to the country, a top government spokesman said Wednesday.
World | Emily S. Rueb, The New York Times | Wednesday August 27, 2014
Dr. Uma Mysorekar lifted the coconut above her head and dashed it against the gray granite floor of the temple, shattering it into pieces.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 26, 2014
An Indian-origin former leader of a now defunct Hindu temple in Georgia has been convicted on multiple charges of bank fraud, money laundering and using the temple's income to fund his personal lifestyle.
Cities | Edited by Tasim Zahid | Tuesday August 26, 2014
A drunk driver was caught on camera after he crashed his Hyundai Verna into a waiting cab in Karol Bagh area in Central Delhi at 11:30 on Monday night.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday August 25, 2014
President Pranab Mukherjee today condoled the loss of lives in a stampede at Kamtanath Pahad Temple in Madhya Pradesh.
India | Zoya Anna Thomas (with inputs from agencies) | Monday August 25, 2014
A stampede at a temple in Madhya Pradesh killed at least 10 people on Monday, including five women. Local officials said nearly six people were injured, two of them critical, in Chitrakoot of Satna district, 600 kms from the state capital of Bhopal.