Dhaka, Feb 9
A Bangladeshi court today ordered the government to pay over Taka 4.34 million as compensation to Hindu families who were attacked for an alleged blasphemous post on a popular social networking si...
February 1, 2014
No one does cool like Francis the Frugal
January 31, 2014
It was late in the evening at the Kota police station. The lights were dim, the room was dank, the hushed silence broken only by the sound of Arnab, somewhere in the distance, demanding answers on...
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 14
Thousands of devotees from all over Kerala and other states on Tuesday thronged the famous Sree Padmanabha Swami Temple here to witness “Lakshadeepam” (lighting of one lakh lamps), marking the end...
Kochi, Jan. 10
With four days to go for the January 14 Makaravilakku, the high point of the pilgrimage season, Sabarimala has turned into a sea of humanity with lakhs of pilgrims pouring in each day.
Kolkata, Jan 5
National Insurance Company has bagged a contract for Gangasagar mela insurance under which pilgrims will have a life risk cover of Rs 5 lakh.
“We have raised the insurance coverage for Ga...
Kochi, Dec 19
Kerala High Court today directed CBI to conduct further investigation into the murder of Sister Abhaya in 1992 in Kottayam, in respect of certain material objects omitted earlier and to file repor...
New Delhi, Dec 12
The government is considering a proposal to accord minority status to Jains, the Lok Sabha was informed today.
Minority Affairs Minister K Rahman Khan said government has received several...
February 14, 2014
In Douglas Adams’s words, atheists prefer ‘the awe of understanding over the awe of ignorance’
Vatican City, Feb 5
A UN human rights committee denounced the Vatican today for adopting policies that allowed priests to rape and molest tens of thousands of children over decades, and urged it to open its files on...
Tirumala, January 31
TTD for the first time on September 22, 2011 began selling hair on-line »
New Delhi, Jan 20
Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, the Jain community was today accorded minority status by the central government which will enable them to avail of benefits in government schemes and programmes.»
Tirupathi, Jan 10
Now, you can make monetary offerings to the hundi at the famed Tirumala temple using your mobile phones.
Making this feasible is the Andhra Bank, which has facilitated the e-hundi facilit...
New Delhi, Jan 6
The famous Nataraja temple in the town of Chidambaram in Tamil Nadu will be managed by priests and not by the state government, the Supreme Court today ordered.
A bench of justices B S Ch...
Chennai, Dec 31
The AIADMK Government in Tamil Nadu today announced a package comprising rice, sugar and Rs 100 cash each for 1.84 crore ration card holders in the state for the harvest festival Pongal.
Dhaka, Dec 18
Eight activists of the Awami League were sentenced to death and 13 others were given life terms today by a fast-track Bangladeshi court here for hacking to death a tailor during an opposition enfo...
December 12, 2013
Award-winning Marathi film follows in the footsteps of an annual pilgrimage.