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Saibaba temple gets Rs 31.73 cr in donations post note-ban

Shirdi (Maha): The Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust here has received donations of Rs 31.73 crore during the past 50 days post the government’s demonetisation

Sikh devotees start arriving for Patna Sahib event

Patna: Hundreds of Sikh devotees have started arriving here to participate in the celebrations to be held to commemorate the 350th birth anniversary of the

Saka Sirhind’ a pointes to unmatched sacrifice by little ones

The entire world has a word that every page of Sikh’s Gurus but the ‘Saka Sirhind’ famous for the martyrdom attained by two younger sons of

Singapore sikhs mark 350th birthday Guru Gobind Singh
Sikhs in S’pore to mark 350th birthday of Guru Gobind Singh

350th birthday of Guru Gobind Singh Ji Singapore: A four-day festival is being organised by Sikh community in Singapore to mark the 350th birthday of Guru

Work on world’s largest Hindu temple to begin soon in Bihar

  Patna: Work is set to start soon to build what could well be the world’s largest Hindu temple — in Bihar. Those behind the idea say no more

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‘Walking with Nanak’ conscious attempt to humanise the saint: Author

New Delhi: Its format is rather unique: part fiction, part history and part travelogue. Pakistani author Haroon Khalid says his third book, “Walking With

Temples affected, tourist footfalls down in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes by the Union government has affected the temples and tourist footfalls in Odisha. The tourist

Four day popular Chhath festival ends

Patna: The four-day Chhath festival ended peacefully in Bihar on Monday morning with millions of people, mostly women, ignoring the morning chill and taking a

Chhath festival begins in Bihar

Patna: Festive fervour erupted on the streets of Patna — and other cities and towns of Bihar — as celebrations of the state’s most popular

Gangotri shrine to close on Monday for six months

Dehradun: Gates of the famous Hindu shrine, Gangotri, will close for winter recess on Monday, an official said. The gates (pat) would be closed amid chanting

Hamid Ansari wishes people on Diwali

New Delhi: Vice President Hamid Ansari on Saturday greeted people on the occasion of Diwali. “I extend my warm greetings and good wishes to the people of

Jesus Christ’s burial slab uncovered for the first time

Jerusalem: Researchers have uncovered a stone slab in Jerusalems Church of the Holy Sepulchre venerated as the resting place of Jesus Christ, a media report

New mobile apps add fizz to Karva Chauth festival

Lucknow: As lakhs of married women fast for the longevity of their marital life and well being of their husbands on Wednesday, the wait for the moon to show up

Muslim sects unite to decry ‘interference’ in personal laws

Mumbai: In a rare display of solidarity, Islamic scholars and clerics of all Muslim sects on Monday attacked the government for trying to introduce a Uniform

Durga Puja celebrations pick up pace in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Durga Puja celebrations have picked up pace in the twin cities of Odisha — Bhubaneswar and Cuttack — with people thronging the pandals

Without even its own ground, Ravana stands tallest in Haryana village

Barara (Haryana): With its record-breaking height, this Ravana may have made national and international headlines and attracted lakhs of people in the past few

Durga Puja keeps West Bengal CM Mamata busy

Kolkata: From flagging-off celebrations at marquees to penning theme songs, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has immersed herself in the Durga Puja

Pandal promotes handloom with jute Durga idol

New Delhi: In a bid to draw attention to thehandloom sector, particularly the “dying” jute industry in Bengal, one of the oldest pandals in the

Theme songs trending in Durga Puja

Kolkata: First there were theme pujas and now come the theme songs to attract more visitors to Durga Puja pandals in the city, which is on the throes of being

Security beefed up for Durga Puja in Tripura

Agartala: Security measures have been putin place to avoid any untoward incident in Tripura during Durga Puja festival to be celebrated in 2,509 pandals across