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Modi witnesses temple foundation stone laying in UAE

Modi witnesses temple foundation stone laying in UAE

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday witnessed via video-conferencing the foundation stone laying ceremony of a temple in the UAE while attending a community event here.According to Indian External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, Modi witnessed laying of the foundation stone for the Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) temple on the Abu Dhabi-Dubai

Locked ATM forces Russian tourist to beg at temple

A Russian tourist on his tour to India caught everyone’s attention when he was seen seeking alms at the entrance of a temple. The incident took place at Sri Kumarakottam temple in Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu on Tuesday. The Russian tourist named, A. Evangelin (24), had come to India on September 24. He had visited temples

Sodhal Mela: DSP prohibits sale of liquor and meat

Sodhal Mela: DSP prohibits sale of liquor and meat

Sodhal Mela: Shri Sidhu Baba Sodhal ji’s Mela has started. Deputy Commissioner Police Rajinder singh, issued an ordered under section 144, to prohibits sale of liquor and meat near the 1 km area in view of the famous Sodhal fair at Jalandhar, on September 5.  The faith of almost all religions is associated with this

shimla Idols worth lakhs stolen from temple in Shimla

Idols worth lakhs stolen from temple in Shimla

Shimla Idols worth lakhs stolen. Four ancient idols of ‘ashtadhatu’, worth lakhs of rupees, have been stolen from the Shrigul Kila Temple in Shimla district’s Chopal sub-division, the police said today. Four burglars, who had covered their faces, entered the temple and stole the idols, they said, adding that though the incident was caught on CCTV

Unidentified robberers attack security guard outside temple

Robberers attack. Three unidentified robberers attacked security guard at night in the Taran Taran’s Shani temple. The robbers attacked the guard with the sharp edged knife. They escaped and snatched his mobile as well. The whole incident got captured in the CCTV cameras held there. Police is trying to find out the robbers by registering

Know about a rare Lord Shiva Temple

The Kuchaman Fort is historically in its own right and there are many places in it which have their own characteristics and special history. The pavilion built in the Fort is also unique. This ancient Shivling has its own speciality. With the beginning of the Saawan month on Monday, the devotees in the pavilions were

Air India’s apology for erroneous article on Jagannath temple

Bhubaneswar: Air India on Saturday apologized for publishing an article that said that non-vegetarian dishes were served at the Jagannath temple in Puri. “AI apologizes for the error. Our intention was not to hurt sentiments. #ShubhYatra magazine copies have been removed with immediate effect,” tweeted Air India. Shubh Yatra, the in-flight monthly magazine of Air

Major fire break out in Durga Mata Temple in Ludhiana

Ludhiana : Major fire tragedy averted in Durga Mata Temple’s basement in Ludhiana on Thursday. According to the information, fire tragedy took place due to an unknown reason but its havoc has reached to the hospital complex near Durga Mata Temple. Total of 5 fire brigades arrived on the spot. The situation is under cntrol

Trump’s daughter-in-law celebrates Diwali at Hindu temple

Ashburn : Donald Trump’s daughter-in-lawcelebrated Diwali at a Hindu temple in the key swing state of Virginia as part of the Republican presidential nominee’s efforts to reach out to the Indian-American community. Lara Trump, wife of Eric Trump, the second son of Trump, 70, said the relationship between India and the US is destined for

Mansa Devi temple all set for Navratra fair

Panchkula: Mansa Devi Shrine Board is all geared up to celebrate the 201st Navratra fair from October 1 and this year the temple is also celebrating its 200 years of existence. Meanwhile around 600 cops have been finalised to ensure the security for the upcoming Navratra Mela at Mata Mansa Devi Temple from October 1

Sai mahotsva committee held honour function of temple committees

Mohali: Sai Festival committee held a special honor function to honor all those Temple committees who were associated in celebrations Ganesh Mahotsva held few days back. Chairman Ramesh Dutt along with President vishal Sharma conducted whole program under their supervision in phase 9 Mandir. On this occasion Ramesh dutt, vishal Sharma and Sanjeev vashisht president

Karachi temple priest in India to immerse ashes of 160 Hindus

New Delhi: Carrying the ‘asthi kalash’ — pots containing the ashes of the cremated — of 160 Pakistani Hindus, Ramnath Maharaj, a Karachi temple priest, is in India to immerse the ashes in the holy Ganga river at Haridwar. Maharaj, head priest of Panchmukhi Hanuman Temple, said to be 1,500 years old, is accompanied by

Sikh temple in Belgium closed for security reasons

Brussels:  Belgian authorities have ordered the closure of a Sikh gurudwara (temple) for an indefinite period citing a security threat, local media reported on Saturday. Hans Bonte, Mayor of Vilvoorde town, has ordered the closure. The town outside Brussels has only a dozen Sikh residents but because of the town’s central location the Vilvoorde gurudwara

Saibaba Sansthan to seek police chowky in temple premises

Shirdi (Maha): The Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust is planning to demand a police chowky in the premises of the famous Saibaba temple here. The demand is being mooted to control crimes like pick-pocketing, and thefts of mobile phones and wallets of the devotees, trust chairperson Suresh Haware said. He said the trust will provide a

Girl crushed to death as temple gate collapses

Thane: A five-year-old girl from Bhiwan diwas crushed to death when the gate of a temple collapsed on her in the powerloom town, police said today. Falak Rafique Ansari was playing with her friends near the iron gate of Rameshwar temple yesterday evening when it suddenly came down crashing down on her, they said. A

Former PM Deve Gowda offers prayers at Bhadrachalam temple

Hyderabad: Former Prime Minister H D DeveGowda today offered prayers at the famous Sri Sitaramachandra Swamy temple in Bhadrachalam in Khammam district of Telangana. Temple priests and officials welcomed Gowda and his wife with traditional honours on their arrival at the shrine. Later, Gowda, along with his wife offered prayers at the historical temple.

Sindhu offers prayers at Mahankali temple in Hyderabad

Hyderabad:  Rio Olympics silver medalist P. V. Sindhu on Saturday offered thanksgiving prayers at Mahankali temple in the old city of Hyderabad. Clad in ‘half saree’ and carrying ‘bonam’ (offering) on her head, the star shuttler visited Mahankali temple at Lal Darwaza in the old city and offered prayers. Sindhu told reporters that she worships

Maheshwar moves HC against takeover of Raghunath temple

Shimla: Chief Kardar (caretaker) of Lord Raghunath, Maheshwar Singh on Friday approached Himachal Pradesh High Court against the action of state government to takeover the Raghunath Ji temple in Kullu. Maheshwar has challenged the decision of the government (to take over the temple), alleging that it was ‘unconstitutional and arbitrary’ The temple, which was constructed

Amarinder rejects AAP charges of Golden Temple pic on posters

Fatehgarh Sahib: Punjab PCC chief AmarinderSingh today rejected Aam Aadmi Party leader Sukhpal Khaira’s charges that Congress used pictures of Golden Temple on its posters. “Whole of Punjab and the Punjabi community world over knows my commitment and the credentials too well to be questioned by someone like Khaira,” he said. “Khaira was trying to

Manifesto row: Kejriwal to perform ‘sewa’ at Golden Temple on July 18

Chandigarh: With political partiescriticising his party for allegedly hurting religious sentiments of Sikhs, AAP national convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has decided to visit Golden Temple on July 18 to perform ‘sewa’ (volunteer service). “Like a humble ‘sewak’ (volunteer) and a true ‘aam aadmi’ (common man), (Arvind) Kejriwalji will perform ‘sewa’ at Sri