Los Angeles, April 4
A U.S. court has ruled that Yoga classes in an elementary school in California do not endorse Hinduism or violate students’ right to religious freedom and are “devoid of any religious or mystical...
March 27, 2015
Feeling lighter comes easy after a chance encounter with the spiritual
Hyderabad, March 24
Syeda Salva Fatima is going to be the first woman pilot from her community in the Old City of Hyderabad to take a commercial pilot course.
She has just received a letter sanctioning Rs 35...
Washington, Mar 15
The Vatican’s ambassador to the United Nations has endorsed military action against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria - an unusual move because the Vatican traditionally has opposed force...
Port Louis, Mar 12
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today visited the Ganga Talao, considered to be the most sacred Hindu place in Mauritius, and offered prayers at the temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Panaji, Mar 9
International hotel firm Carlson Rezidor Hotels will soon venture into religious tourism segment in the country, a senior company official has said.“We want to be in leisure and also rel...
New Delhi, March 4
The government on Wednesday said as per an understanding reached with the Chinese side, five batches of 50 pilgrims each are expected to travel through Nathu La for the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra th...
Mumbai, Mar 3
Hitting out at AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi for demanding reservation for Muslims in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena today said that if the minority leader wants his demands to be met on religious grounds,...
Kochi, April 11
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today said his government would strongly oppose any move to deposit temple treasures in banks to make up for the country’s trade imbalance.
Washington, April 3
India will overtake Indonesia as the country with the largest number of Muslims in 2050 while Hindus will become the world’s third largest population by that time, according to a new study by a US...
New Delhi, Mar 27
A Delhi court today fixed April 22 for hearing CBI’s closure report in a case against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler in connection with the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
The hearing could not tak...
New Delhi, Mar 23
Pledging full protection to minorities, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today questioned the practice of conversions and advocated a debate on the need for an anti-conversion law.
He also wan...
LAHORE, March 15
Bombs outside two churches in the Pakistani city of Lahore killed 14 people and wounded nearly 80 during Sunday services, and witnesses said quick action by a security guard prevented many more de...
Beijing, Mar 11
Hinting at resuming talks with the Dalai Lama for the first time in several years, China today said it is open for a “discussion” with the Tibetan spiritual leader on “relevant issues” other than...
Karachi, Mar 6
Pakistani students today formed a human shield for Hindus celebrating Holi at a temple here to protect and show solidarity with the minority community.
The National Student’s Federation (...
Hyderabad, March 3
The Telangana Government has declared a holiday on March 6 on account of Holi, the festival of colours, instead of March 5 as announced earlier. The Government issued an order on Tuesday t...
March 2, 2015
From Skyping funerals to chartered helicopters that disperse ashes over the Ganga, the economics of death is anything but morbid, writes Prince Mathews Thomas