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Goa mosques to stay closed till June 30

Panaji, June 6 | Despite a green signal by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant for opening up of places of religious worship, as prescribed by...

Friday prayers back in Saudi mosques

Riyadh, June 6 | Muslims performed their first Friday prayers in mosques across Saudi Arabia in more than two months following the suspension of...

Corona shatters Haj dreams of thousands of Indian Muslims

By Quaid NajmiMumbai, June 6 | With the Haj Committee announcing full refunds of the fees for the ensuing Haj 2020 season, the pilgrimage...

Catholic Cardinal wants people above 65 years to be permitted to...

T0hiruvananthapuram, June 6 | On the eve of easing of lockdown norms, starting from Monday, when the places of worship are to be thrown...

Shadow of pandemic on Haj, Committee announces full refunds

Mumbai, June 5 | Due to the ongoing Covid pandemic and no clear instruction from Saudi authorities, the Haj Committee of India has announced...

50 pilgrims at a time in Sabarimala as lockdown norms eased

Thiruvananthapuram, June 5 | Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday said that following the easing of lockdown norms from Monday, places of worship...

Prithviraj Sukumaran finally ‘reunited’ with family

Mumbai, June 5 | Malayalam star Prithviraj Sukumaran, who recently tested negative for COVID-19, has finally reunited with his family.Prithviraj took to Instagram...

Tirumala temple to reopen for darshan from June 8

Tirupati, June 5 | After a two-month COVID-19 lockdown ban on devotees' entry, darshan at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at...

Places of worship to have separate exits, no prasad offerings: SOPs

New Delhi, June 4 | Places of worship, set to open from June 8 outside containment zones, will not allow entry of senior citizens...

Decade of ‘Vedam’: Allu Arjun, Anushka Shetty celebrate on video call

Hyderabad, June 4 | South stars Allu Arjun and Anushka Shetty, along with the team of the Telugu superhit "Vedam", celebrated 10...

Vijay Deverakonda helps over 17,000 families through his Middle Class Fund

Hyderabad, June 4 | Telugu superstar Vijay Deverakonda has reached out with essentials to over 17,000 middle class families amid the lockdown.Vijay...

Ram Temple in Ayodhya to be built on VHP model

Ayodhya, June 4 | The grand Ram temple will be built on the earlier model promoted by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP).Jagadguru Shankaracharya Vasudevanand...

Prithviraj Sukumaran tests negative for COVID-19

Mumbai, June 3 | Malayalam star Prithviraj Sukumaran, who has completed seven days of institutional quarantine after his return from Jordan, got himself tested...

Owaisi calls for ensuring social distancing in places of worship

Hyderabad, June 2 | AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday called for evolving social distancing guidelines for all places of worship when they reopen...

Telangana Wakf Board sets up help desk for burials

Hyderabad, June 2 | Rattled by a recent incident in Hyderabad in which the dead body of a Muslim was buried in a Hindu...

Nani is hopeful about June

Hyderabad, June 2 | Telugu star Nani in a new post on social media seems hopeful about June.Nani took to Instagram, where he shared...

Gaza mosques to reopen after 3-month closure

Gaza, June 2 | Hamas authorities announcedthat all mosques in the Gaza Strip will reopen on Wednesday after a three-month closure due to the...

Trisha discovers a new ‘home workout for triceps and biceps’

Chennai, June 1 | Southern star Trisha Krishnan has discovered a quirky way for home workout of biceps and triceps.In a video...

When Nagarjuna insisted Seerat should not call him ‘sir’

Mumbai, June 1 | Actress Seerat Kapoor on Monday recalled how, while shooting with Nagarjuna for "Raju Gari Gadhi 2", the Telugu superstar had...

Ayodhya seers want change in Ram Temple model

Ayodhya, June 1 | A group of seers in Ayodhya have given a memorandum to local BJP MLA Ved Prakash Gupta, seeking a change...

Mahesh Babu reveals his crush for Namrata Shirodkar before marriage

Hyderabad, June 1 | Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu has revealed how his wife, actress Namrata Shirodkar, used to be his crush when he was...

Worshippers return to Vatican for papal prayers

Vatican City, June 1 | Worshippers gathered in St. Peters Square in the Vatican for the first time after months of being ordered to...

Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque reopens after 2 months

Jerusalem, May 31 | After remaining closed for two months due to the coronavirus pandemic, the compound of the Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem, which...

Celina Jaitly remembers Rituparno Ghosh on filmmaker’s 7th death anniversary

Mumbai, May 30 | Actress Celina Jaitly, who recently worked in the short film "Seasons Greetings: A Tribute To Rituparno Ghosh" remembered the 19-time...

‘Asset’ Samantha shares her school report card

Hyderabad, May 30 | Southern star Samantha Akkineni was a bright student and an "asset" to her school, according to the performance card...

Puri Rath Yatra likely to be held without devotees

Bhubaneswar, May 30 | The annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath and his siblings could be performed provided the Odisha government ensured non-arrival of...

Turkey’s mosques reopen as part of normalization

Ankara, May 30 | Mosques across Turkey have reopened after 74 days of closure as part of the normalization process amid a slowdown in...

Prithviraj Sukumaran’s 7-day institutional quarantine ends

Mumbai, May 29 | Malayalam star Prithviraj Sukumaran's seven days of institutional quarantine ends and he will now be on seven days of home...

After backlash, TTD decides not to sell or auction any asset

Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh), May 28 | Facing a backlash for their recent decision to auction some properties in Tamil Nadu, authorities of the Sri...

Varun Tej Konidela: You can’t talk to a man with a...

Hyderabad, May 28 | Actor Varun Tej shared a picture of himself holding a gun, from the Telugu film "Gaddalakonda Ganesh".Varun took to Instagram,...

Telugu star Seerat Kapoor on how lockdown affected her sleep cycle...

Hyderabad, May 28 | Southern actress Seerat Kapoor struggled with sleep problems a lot during the initial days of coronavirus lockdown."Initially, my sleep cycles...

Mahesh Babu’s workout regime leaves wife Namrata in awe

Mumbai, May 28 | Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu has been spending a lot of his time exercising during the lockdown, and his wife, actress...

Telugu star Seerat Kapoor on how lockdown affected her sleep cycle

Mumbai, May 28 | Southern actress Seerat Kapoor struggled with sleep problems a lot during the initial days of coronavirus lockdown."Initially, my sleep cycles...

Mahesh Babu tries ‘mastering mirror selfie’ with daughter Sitara

Hyderabad, May 28 | Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu has shared a picture on Instagram where he poses before the camera with his daughter Sitara."Finding...

Karnataka temples to open on June 1

Bengaluru, May 27 | After more than two months, temples in Karnataka are set to open doors to devotees on June 1, according to...

Kannada TV actress Mebeina Michael dies in road accident

Hyderabad, May 27 | Kannada television actress Mebeina Micheal died in a road accident on Tuesday evening.The 22-year-old actress, who gained popularity on...

Samantha garners 10mn Insta followers, donates to 10 NGOs

Hyderabad, May 27 | Southern star Samantha Akkineni has garnered a following of 10 million on Instagram, and to honour her new "big ten...

‘Coronavirus’: Ram Gopal Varma releases trailer of his latest

Mumbai, May 26 | Ram Gopal Varma has released the trailer of his upcoming Telugu production titled "Coronavirus", which deals with...

Protests in TN demanding reopening of temples

Chennai, May 26 | Members of Hindu Munnani held a novel protest demanding the reopening of temples in Tamil Nadu, said an official."Our members...

Bethlehem’s Church of the Nativity reopens after 3 months

Jerusalem, May 26 | Bethlehems Church of the Nativity reopened its doors on Tuesday after being closed for almost three months due to the...

‘Minnal Murali’ set vandalised, makers initiate legal proceedings

Kerala, May 26 | The set of an upcoming Malayalam film, "Minnal Murali", has been vandalised and, according to actor Tovino Thomas,...

Donations pour in for Ram temple construction in Ayodhya

Ayodhya, May 26 | The lockdown and the Corona crisis have not prevented devotees of Lord Ram from making donations to the Shri Ram...

Andhra govt puts plans to sell TTD properties on hold

Amaravati, 25 May | The government of Andhra Pradesh on Monday stepped in to put on hold the proposed sale of unviable assets belonging...

Muted Eid in Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal, May 25 | Madhya Pradesh witnessed muted Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations on Monday.Muslim faithfuls turned philosophical about the ritualistic Namaz in the confines of their...

Shruti Haasan calls herself ‘waste lady’

Mumbai, May 25 | Actress Shruti Haasan calls herself "Waste Lady".Shruti shared a photograph of herself in gymwear. She shared the image on...

Vijay Deverakonda is a ‘hot mess’ in new pic

Hyderabad, May 25 | Telugu superstar Vijay Deverakonda has shared a new photograph amid lockdown and called his appearance in the photo a...

Eid celebrations in B’desh amid pandemic

Dhaka, May 25 | Braving the COVID-19 pandemic and abiding by the recommended health advices, a large number of Muslims in Bangladesh on Monday...

Allu Sirish: Blessing to have brothers like Allu Arjun, Allu Bobby

Hyderabad, May 25 | South actor Allu Sirish dedicated a post to his star brothers Allu Arjun and Allu Bobby on Brother's Day. He...

Eid sans festivities, new clothes, warm hugs in Andhra, Telangana

Hyderabad, May 25 | Muslims in Telugu states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr on Monday sans the congregational prayers, traditional festivities, new...

A muted Eid in Lucknow for Covid times

Lucknow, May 25 | Eid is being celebrated in Lucknow on a mute mood. The City of Nawabs, as it is known, has been...

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‘Long wait for return of migrant workers to Karnataka’

Bengaluru, June 6 | It has only been a month since migrant workers have been able to go back to their home states in...