Mumbai, April 3
Lonely Planet has launched a travel guide dedicated for Indian travellers exploring South India’s historic culture. Titled ‘Temple Trips South India’, the travel guide gives an elaborate...
New Delhi, March 14
Average daily hits touch 10-12 lakh for Tatkal booking »
New Delhi, Feb 23
‘Daswand’ – or the receiving of donations of one-tenth of a devotee’s earning – has landed self-styled spiritual guru ‘Nirmal Baba’ in trouble with a notice having been slapped on him for alleged...
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, April 4
In a boost to the Congress, Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari today appealed to Muslims to support the party in the Lok Sabha polls to “strengthen secularism”, saying communalism is a “...
March 23, 2014
Rome, March 23 A 25-year-old nun from Sicily who has recently vowed judges on a TV talent show with her rendition of Alicia Key’s “No One” has become an international sensation, Italian media were...
Tirupati, February 24
The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) has approved its annual budget for the year 2014-15 with an estimated revenue of ₹2,402 crore.
The major chunk of the revenue as usual is expected...
February 21, 2014
Religion and violence cross paths again in small-town Andhra Pradesh as right-wing fundamentalists target the local clergy, allegedly to arrest conversions »
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.