Navratri commences today and to welcome prosperity follow these quick tips
Navratri begins prosperity


The nine day auspicious festival of Navratri celebrated in the honor of the many forms of Goddess Durga, is one of the most vibrant festivals celebrated in different ways in different parts of the nation. While most people observe fasts to pay respect to the three forms of the Goddess-Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati, here is

PM Modi extends greetings on Ganesh Chaturthi

PM Modi extends greetings on Ganesh Chaturthi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wished the nation on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. “Greetings on the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi,” the Prime Minister wrote on Twitter. The Hindu festival is dedicated to the Lord of new beginnings, Ganesha. The celebration is marked with the installation of the deity’s idol at home and

Jain monk Tarun Sagar dies at 51

Jain monk Tarun Sagar dies at 51. Jain monk passed away on Saturday at Delhi’s Radhapuri temple after a prolonged illness. The 51-year-old seer, who was suffering from jaundice and other ailments, breathed his last at around 3 am. He was earlier admitted to a private medical centre in Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief

Vajpayee cremation state honour ‘Bharat Ratna’ Atal Bihari Vajpayee cremated with state honour, Union Jack flies at half-mast at British High Commission

Thousands of people flocked the roads in the national capital on Friday to pay last respects to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who was cremated with full state honour at Smriti Sthal here.India’s 10th Prime Minister breathed his last at 5:05 pm on Thursday after spending nine weeks at the All India Institute of

Vajpayee mortal BJP Delhi Vajpayee’s mortal remains reach BJP headquarters

The mortal remains of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, on a decorated gun carriage, have reached the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters at Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg. Along the seven-kilometer stretch from Vajpayee’s reisdence at Krishna Menon Marg to the BJP office, people in large number joined the procession to get a last glimpse

This Ganesh Chaturthi, grow your Ganpati into a tree

This Ganesh Chaturthi, grow your Ganpati into a tree. With an aim to keep the environment safe, the artisans in Mumbai are adopting eco-friendly ways to make the idol of Lord Ganesh, ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi. Ganesh Chaturthi, a ten-day festival which starts on the fourth day of Hindu luni-solar calendar month Bhadrapada, is due in September. An artisan, Dattadri Kothur

No 'namaz' by outsiders at Taj Mahal: SC
No ‘namaz’ by outsiders at Taj Mahal: SC

New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Monday refused to allow outsiders to offer Namaz inside Taj Mahal premises. The apex court said, the historic Taj Mahal is one of the seven wonders of the world and is a protected site, so it should be kept in mind that no Namaz will be offered there.The

Majithia, Sirsa take up issue of forceful conversion of Sikh girl with J&K DGP
Majithia, Sirsa take up issue of forceful conversion of Sikh girl with J&K DGP

Chandigarh – Former Punjab Minister Bikram Singh Majithia and the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) General Secretary Manjinder Singh Sirsa on Saturday took serious notice of the incident occurred at Tral in Jammu and Kashmir where a sikh girl was pressurized to convert into Islam and was seriously injured in attack by Islamic fundamentalists

Despite minority class status, no recognition to Jains in the Punjab
Despite minority class status, no recognition to Jains in the Punjab

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government could not able to recognise Jain community as a minority community. The Government of India (GOI), ministry of Minority affairs had notified Jains as minority community and a gazette notification had been issued on January 27, 2014. Despite the direction of GOI, the State Government seems still in confusion to

Delhi court pulls up police for not arresting Daati Maharaj
Delhi court pulls up police for not arresting Daati Maharaj

New Delhi (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Friday pulled up the city police and questioned as to why self-styled godman Daati Maharaj has not been arrested yet in connection with a rape case. The next date of hearing in the case is on July 11. The Delhi High Court asked, “It has been over

Amarnath Yatra: 3 killed in landslide, death toll rises to 11
Amarnath Yatra: 3 killed in landslide, death toll rises to 11

SRINAGAR: The Amarnath Yatra in south Kashmir Himalayas was suspended on Wednesday from both Pahalgam and Baltal routes due to landslides even as the death toll during this year’s yatra rose to 11 , an official spokesperson said. “The yatra via both Baltal as well as Pahalgam routes remained suspended because of landslides and shooting

Afghan Sikhs torn over option of relocating to India
Afghan Sikhs torn over option of relocating to India

NEW DELHI: A section of the Sikh community in Afghanistan is considering relocating to India after at least 13 of its members were killed in a terrorist attack in Jalalabad on Sunday, but another section wants to stay put, said people aware of the matter. Some members of the community sought shelter at the Indian

Nearly 150 stranded Indian Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims evacuated
Nearly 150 stranded Indian Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims evacuated

Kathmandu – Nearly 150 Indian pilgrims were evacuated safely on Tuesday as rescue work intensified to bring back over 1,500 Indians who have been stranded in Nepal’s mountainous region due to heavy rain while returning from the Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage in Tibet. Two pilgrims – Leela Narayanan Mandredath, 56, of Kerala and Satya Laxmi of

Fifth batch of pilgrims leaves from Jammu for Amarnath
Fifth batch of pilgrims leaves from Jammu for Amarnath

JAMMU: The fifth batch of 4,047 pilgrims, including 808 women, on Monday left from here for the Kashmir Valley to pay obeisance at the 3,880-metre high cave shrine of Amarnath, a police official said. So far, 13,816 pilgrims had visited the cave shrine from the twin routes traditional 36-km Pahalgam track in Anantnag district and

Sikh community enjoys complete rights in Pakistan: Minister
Sikh community enjoys complete rights in Pakistan: Minister

LAHORE: Caretaker Punjab Minister for Minority Affairs Chaudhry Faisal Mushtaq and Federal Secretary for Religious Affairs Khalid Masood Chaudhry have said all minorities enjoy equal right in Pakistan. Addressing a ceremony, held in connection with anniversary of Sikh ruler Maharaja Ranjit Singh at Gurdwara Dera Sahib, here on Friday, they said that the Sikh community

All clear for Sikh shrine in Melbourne
All clear for Sikh shrine in Melbourne

MELBOURNE: Signalling friendship, faith and collaboration the Australian, Aboriginal and Sikh flags were hoisted recently at a proposed site for a new Sikh place of worship. The 20-acre property, earmarked for the planned Sri Guru Nanak Darbar temple, is located at Officer in Cardinia Shire Council region. The flag hoisting marked the grand foundation ceremony

Muslim woman writes Ramayana in Urdu
Muslim woman writes Ramayana in Urdu

Muslim woman writes Ramayana in Urdu. In a remarkable example of humanity and religious harmony, a Muslim woman has written Ramayana in Urdu. Setting an example of an inter-community accord, Dr. Mahi Talat Siddiqui, a resident of Prem Nagar area said that she wanted Muslim community aware of the goodness of Ramayana along with the

Largest-ever security cover for Amarnath Yatra this time
Largest-ever security cover for Amarnath Yatra this time

SRINAGAR: Vehicles tagged with electromagnetic chips, bike and bullet-proof SUV police convoys and scores of bulletproof bunkers have been deployed as part of the ‘biggestever’ security blanket thrown to secure pilgrims undertaking the Amarnath Yatra that begins in Jammu and Kashmir from Thursday. Over two lakh pilgrims have registered for the annual pilgrimage to the

Sikh soccer fan racially targeted due to skin colour
Sikh soccer fan racially targeted due to skin colour

LONDON: A Sikh football fan has been targeted in a vile and racist letter due to his “skin colour” after he put up British flags on his shop window, according to media reports. Gagan, 31, received the anonymous letter last week which claimed he should not support for England during the World Cup because he

Pres Kovind, PM Modi extend greetings to nation on Eid-ul-Fitr

Pres Kovind, PM Modi extend greetings to nation on Eid-ul-Fitr. President of India Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greeted the nation on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. Taking to his Twitter handle, President Kovind wished for joy and mutual goodwill among the people of the nation. “Id Mubarak and good wishes