January 9, 2015
The abomination of the porcine should perhaps be seen through the light-gathering lens of literature; particularly, one very long early 20th-century French novel
PARIS, Jan 7
Heavily armed men shouting Islamist slogans stormed the Paris headquarters of a satirical weekly today, killing 12 people in cold blood in the worst attack in France in decades.
New Delhi, Jan 4
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted the nation on the occasion of Prophet Mohammad’s birthday Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi and wished that the spirit of peace and harmony gets strengthened in the co...
December 31, 2014
So God followed the money trail?
More like, today’s major religions were born after humans figured out how to provide for their own long-term needs, according to new research pu...
Kolkata, Dec 27
Religious conversions in the country should not be politicised and people have the right to preach his own religion, the Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Bandaru Dattatreya, said...
New Delhi, Dec 25
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today extended Christmas greetings to everyone around the world and hoped the festival will enhance the spirit of harmony, peace and brotherhood in the society.
ROME, Dec 19
A branch of the Franciscan religious order that runs churches and convents in 110 countries says fraud by some of its monks has plunged it into grave financial difficulty.
The Italian new...
Bangalore, Dec 19
Church goers of the Mar Thoma Church in Bengaluru, for the seventh year in succession, have created the city’s tallest Christmas tree by using recycled material.
This year, according to D...
January 9, 2015
Its legacies far outnumber this fast-dwindling community with two centuries of ties to the city »
Chennai, Jan 8
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today announced disbursement of bonus ahead of the harvest festival of Pongal to government employees, teachers and pensioners.
The payout would...
Mumbai, Jan 4
The second day of the Indian Science Congress hosted at Mumbai University here today saw a lecture examining ancient aviation technology in the Vedas.
The hosting of the lecture,...
New Delhi, January 2
RSS move to remove Rajeshwar Singh is not the end of the programme, says VHP »
Vatican City, Dec 27
Mehmet Ali Agca, the Turkish former extremist who attempted to assassinate Pope John Paul II, today laid flowers on the late pontiff’s tomb.The latest highly publicised act of contrition by...
Beijing, Dec 25
A city in China has banned all Christmas celebrations in schools and kindergartens stating that it wants to keep the focus of the students on traditional Chinese festivals.Wenzhou city i...
Kochi, December 23
Says economic policies, religious revivalism fuel superstition »
Allahabad, Dec 19
In a significant judgement, the Allahabad High Court has ruled that the religious conversion of girls “without their faith and belief in Islam” and “solely for the purpose of marriage” to Musli...
Tirupati, Dec 17
Senior IAS officer D Sambasiva Rao on Wednesday took charge as the new Executive Officer of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD), which manages the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at nearb...