World | Agence France-Presse | Monday December 15, 2014
Archaeologists on Sunday unveiled a restored colossal statue of Amenhotep III that was toppled in an earthquake more than 3,000 years ago at Egypt's famed temple city of Luxor.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday December 12, 2014
Stirring a new controversy in the middle of a row over religious conversions, Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik has said a Ram temple should be built at the disputed Babri mosque site in Ayodhya and "it is the wish of Indian citizens."
India | Anand Kumar Patel | Tuesday December 9, 2014
Three antique idols have been stolen from a temple in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu town early on Tuesday in a heist which is said to be the biggest in the state. The idols are believed to be worth several crores.
India | Agencies | Tuesday December 9, 2014
An antique idol of Lord Raghunath, worth several crores, has been stolen from Himachal Pradesh's Kullu town early on Tuesday, police said.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 7, 2014
After Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan's demand of handing over the Taj Mahal to UP Waqf Board, the state's BJP chief Laxmikant Bajpai today sought to drag the famed mausoleum into another row by claiming that it was a part of an ancient temple.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday December 2, 2014
Bill Cosby stepped down as a trustee of his beloved Temple University following renewed accusations that he had drugged and sexually assaulted a string of women over many years.
South | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday December 1, 2014
Kerala is observing the 38th death anniversary of its favourite elephant. This morning, in keeping with tradition, the chief elephant of the Guruvayur temple, accompanied by other elephants, garlanded the statue of Kesavan in Thrissur's Guruvayur.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 26, 2014
Tiruchirapalli Police have received a letter warning of blasts at the ancient Ranganathaswamy Temple and other locations. A probe is presently underway.
India | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Tuesday November 25, 2014
In a small home in her village, Jashoda Chiman Modi is prepping for her daily visit to the local temple. When she heads out, she will be escorted by two security guards in civilian clothes carrying pistols. The 63-year-old retired school teacher file...
Indo-AsianNews Service | Monday November 24, 2014
On Monday, the honourable Supreme Court slammed the suspended BCCI president N. Srinivasan for conflict of interest in Indian cricket administration.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 22, 2014
Opening a new front in its long-drawn dispute with Tamil Nadu over Mullaperiyar dam, Kerala is likely to approach the National Green Tribunal citing adverse ecological impact resulting from keeping the water level above 142 feet.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 19, 2014
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad today said if his party-supported government was formed in Jharkhand, Dalits will become priests in temples.
Press Trust of India | Monday November 17, 2014
The Mudgal probe committee, in its report to the Supreme Court, said while he was aware of violations, N. Srinivasan was not involved in IPL match-fixing and did not scuttle investigations.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 16, 2014
The holy town of Vrindavan should strive to become the world center for spiritual enlightenment, President Pranab Mukherjee said today after performing a special "puja" for the construction of the world tallest Shri Krishna temple here.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 15, 2014
President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Vrindavan tomorrow to lay the foundation stone for building Lord Krishna's 'Chandrodaya' temple, which is planned to be thrice the height of 72.5 metre-high Qutub Minar.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 15, 2014
Indian-American Governor of South Carolina Nikki Haley today paid obeisance at Golden Temple in Amritsar saying that she was there not in the capacity of Governor of state but as a humble human being.
India | Reported by Niha Masih, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Friday November 14, 2014
The local administration in Vrindavan is planning to deploy a 10-member langur brigade to protect President Pranab Mukherjee from the city's monkeys during his visit on Sunday. The President will be in the twin city of Vrindavan-Mathura to attend a f...
India | Written by A Vaidyanathan | Wednesday November 12, 2014
The Supreme Court hearing of the maintenance and opening of secret vaults of Kerala's Padmanabhaswamy temple turned into a slanging match today between Amicus Curiae Gopal Subramanium and the erstwhile Travancore royals' lawyer KK Venugopal. The judg...
India | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Friday November 7, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has chosen the village of Jayapur, about 30 kilometres from the ancient temple town of Varanasi, as the village that he will focus on under a new scheme that he has introduced for law-makers.
India | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Friday November 7, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has chosen the village of Jayapur, about 20 kilometres from the ancient temple town of Varanasi, as the village that he will focus on under a new scheme that he has introduced for law-makers.