Indian Religion

5 Famous Spiritual Destinations in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand or popularly known as ‘Devbhoomi’, is home to some of the most spiritual centres in India. If you are looking for a holiday filled with …

Hinduism

Punjab CM announces special drives against drug menace

Ludhiana, Aug 15 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday announced special drives against the drug menace in the state and opening …

India

Stolen Buddha bronze to be returned to India after 60 years

The owner was unaware of the statue's history and has agreed that it should be given back.<p>An ancient bronze statue of Buddha, stolen from an Indian …

India

UP madrassas divided over Bharat Mata Ki Jai chant on Independence Day

Ahead of the Independence Day, madrassas in Uttar Pradesh are gearing up for celebrations. However, it seems some of the institutions have objections …

India

Al-Qaeda has the intent to hit, but remains a non-starter in India

<b>New Delhi, Aug 14:</b> The Al-Qaeda in the Indian Sub-Continent has failed to gain much traction since it was set up in 2014. While it has an ideological …

Osama Bin Laden

Bakri Eid: HC asks BMC to review online permits for cattle slaughter

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday sought a reply from Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) commissioner Ajoy Mehta over a petition challenging the …

Bombay High Court

Independence Day: Major Aditya Kumar, Jawan Aurangzeb to get Shaurya Chakra

Major Aditya Kumar, who was embroiled in a controversy after his unit fired on a stone-pelting mob in South Kashmir's Shopian in January leading to …

India

Religion does not teach animosity: Kejriwal

New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday reminded people on the occasion of Independence Day that no religion …

India

Seers seek Ram Temple construction through legislation

Striking a note of warning to the BJP, the seers in Ayodhya on Tuesday slammed the saffron party for ''dilly-dallying'' on the Ram Temple issue and …

India

AIMPLB Sets Up Social Media Desk to Counter 'Propaganda', 'Anti-Islam Rhetoric'

The board has also decided to establish social welfare committees in all states and districts of the country. The board would first begin the …

Social Media

Big ideas between the covers

Pranay Lal’s Indica: A Deep Natural History Of The Indian Subcontinent.<p>From Jawaharlal Nehru’s <i>The Discovery Of India</i> (originally published in 1946), …

India

Micro artist unveils his magnum opus

Ahead of the 72nd Independence Day, micro artist Mattewada Ajay Kumar has come up with yet another striking piece of art — a flag bearer on a horse …

Jesus

Their First Temple Was a Tent. Now Sikhs Walk New Jersey’s Halls of Power.

In the 1980s, when Sikh immigrants from India began arriving in New Jersey in significant numbers, they lacked a proper house of worship, so they set up a tent on a patch of dirt and began to pray.<p>Much has changed since then. The tent in Glen Rock, a town in northern New Jersey, has been replaced …

New York City

Centre declares Eid holiday on August 23

By IANS<p>NEW DELHI: The government on Tuesday announced a change in the holiday for Eid-ul-Zuha, saying that central government offices located in the …

India News

Muslim Man Assaulted At Mosque For Participating In Kanwar Yatra Threatens To Become Hindu If Not Given Justice

A Muslim farmer in Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh who was assaulted a few days back for participating in a Kanwar Yatra has threatened to become a Hindu if …

Uttar Pradesh

The Extraordinary Story of Mother Teresa of Calcutta (Part 1)

The Extraordinary Story of Mother Teresa of Calcutta (Part 1)<p>August 13, 2018 by Karen Mains<p>Gospel for Asia (GFA World), Wills Point, Texas – A …

Mother Teresa

Bikaner- its best attractions and food

Bikaner is a vibrant, dust-swirling desert town with a fabulous fort and an energising outpost feel. It’s less dominated by tourism than many other …

Travel (India)

Uttarakhand HC Declares Itself ‘Guardian’ of Cows In the State

In a unique ruling, the Uttarakhand high court on Monday, 13 August, declared itself the legal guardian of cows in the state by invoking the 'parens …

India

Kanhaiya, Jignesh: Heroes of Our Times

Saeed Mirza on two young men who have broken barriers and emerged as beacons for a New India.

India

Competitive Exams: Articles of faith may be allowed

There is a liklihood that in coming times, the andidates appearing for competitive exams will not have to face stringent action for wearing ornaments …

India News

Sidhu, Sardars & Their Turbans: Of Conquering the Ramp (And More)

If talking about Sikh males walking the ramp sounds a little too anachronistic to you, think again. Apart from Waris Ahluwalia – who broke on the …

India

Shenila Khoja-Moolji – Forging the Ideal Educated Girl: The Production of Desirable Subjects in Muslim South Asia

12:00 – 1:45 p.m.<p>Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute<p>Free and open to the public<p>An <b>Islam and the Humanities</b> event, in <i>Forging the Ideal Educated Girl</i>, …

Religion

The Referendum 2020 has put a strain on India-UK ties | editorials

It’s tempting to dismiss the Sikh radicals-led ‘Punjab Referendum 2020’ rally at London as “a stunt without status”, a term former British Prime …

India

Metro barricades to be removed during Ganesh Chaturthi

<b>Mumbai -</b><p>Every year, Ganesh Chaturthi is a festival that is much awaited by all alike. This year, MMRDA and BMC have decided to remove all Metro …

Mumbai

India Travel Guide About Kurushetra City

Kurushetra The Land of Srimad Bhagavad Gita<p>Kurushetra is one of ancient historical north indian city. It is well known as Dharamshetra, Land of …

Hinduism

Finally, Muslim husband performs 'shradh' for departed Hindu wife

New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) A Muslim man, Imtiazur Rahman, who was denied permission to perform the final rites of his dead Hindu wife at a temple here …

India

Nun abuse case: Kerala Police questions bishop in Punjab

Jalandhar, Aug 14 (IANS) Kerala Police on Tuesday questioned Bishop Franco Mulakkal of the Roman Catholic Diocese here in Punjab following …

India

A liberal Kangana Ranaut says: If a certain religion worships cows, you can't slaughter cows

Kangana Ranaut always speaks her mind. However, her recent few statements have landed her in trouble. Recently, she met Sadhguru and in an …

Religion

Bakrid 2018: India To Celebrate Eid-ul-Adha On August 23

Also known as Bakri Eid, Eid al-Adha or the festival of sacrifice is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide with special …

India

Animated Film “Guru Da Banda” to be Released Nationwide in August

<b>Jalandhar:</b> Guru da Banda’ the story of legendary Sikh hero Banda Singh Bahadar will be soon in theatres. ‘Guru Da Banda’ is a 3D animated film and …

Indian History