Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 27, 2015
A 120-year-old Hindu temple in Singapore was today thrown open to devotees after undergoing a 4.5 million dollar renovation, with senior ministers calling it a cornerstone to Singapore's cultural and racial harmony.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 25, 2015
Ahead of the three-day visit to India by the US President, police today took a 49-year-old man into custody from a cyber cafe in temple town of Bodh Gaya for allegedly trying to send an e-mail to Barack Obama seeking 130 crore dollars as fund for nat...
Cities | Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Thursday January 22, 2015
Mumbai's most popular temple is allegedly on the hit-list for terrorists tasked to strike before President Barack Obama leaves India on January 27.
Thursday January 22, 2015
Did you know that Yash Chopra's original wishlist was Rajesh Khanna as Vijay Verma? Or that Big B was allowed to ad lib the entire death scene and he was extremely intimidated by the thought of having to challenge God in the temple scene? Here are so...
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 20, 2015
Over one lakh people from all over the country today visited Sri Ramanathaswamy temple here and offered worship at the temple after poojas to their forefathers on the auspicious Thai Amavasya day today.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 17, 2015
Miscreants stole 'ashtadhatu' idols of Ram and Sita worth Rs one crore from a temple in Katihar district of Bihar during the early hours today.
World | Sreenivasan Jain (With inputs from Manas Roshan) | Saturday January 17, 2015
Mahinda Rajapaksa's defeat in the Presidential elections was followed by the news that he had attempted a coup as the results poured in, predicting his defeat.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday January 14, 2015
Perumal Murugan, a Tamil Nadu-based writer, has decided not to write anymore, and has withdrawn all his books. His decision comes on the back of raging protests against his latest book, 'Madhorubagan', by Hindu and caste-based outfits.
People | Agencies | Friday January 9, 2015
In a result unthinkable just weeks ago, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has conceded defeat to his former friend and health minister, Maithripala Sirisena, who defected from the ruling party and turned the election into a referendum on the pre...
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday January 7, 2015
The acquittal of Kanchi Sankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi and another pontiff Vijayendra Saraswathi in the case of murder of a temple manager in Tamil Nadu in 2004 is likely to be challenged by a Puducherry-based activist.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 4, 2015
The probe in connection with the hacking of Meenakshi Temple website in Madurai has been handed over to CB-CID police as a militant outfit with alleged links in Pakistan, was suspected to be behind it, police said.
India | Written by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Saturday January 3, 2015
One woman was killed and another injured when a temple elephant went out of control during a temple procession in Maharashtra on Saturday. The incident took place in Pali village of Satara District, during a procession to celebrate the regionally pop...
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Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday December 28, 2014
The Agra Municipal Corporation will, for yet another time, launch a campaign to ban the use of polythene bags in the city, specially at World Heritage sites, from the New Year.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday December 26, 2014
At least 58 persons, most of them belonging to Christian families, embraced Hinduism at two temples in the district as part of the 'Ghar Vapsi' (home coming) programme under the initiative of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Christmas day.
World | Reuters | Thursday December 25, 2014
As towering waves came crashing into the southern coast of Sri Lanka on Dec. 26, 2004, Kushil Gunasekera gathered up his children and they ran for their lives to a nearby temple, the highest point they could find.
India | Written by Niha Masih | Monday December 22, 2014
Police in Muzaffarnagar have arrested a Hindu man for temple desecration incidents at Parsauli village in communally sensitive Budhana.
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.