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At least 100 Sikh devotees returning from Pak test positive

Chandigarh, April 22 | At least 100 Sikh devotees mainly from Punjab, who returned from Pakistan after visiting several shrines on the occasion of...

Ram temple trust to set up Oxygen plant

Ayodhya, April 22 | The Shri Ram Janambhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, which is working for the construction of the grand temple of Lord Shri...

Registration for Amarnath Yatra suspended due to Covid situation

Jammu, April 22 | In view of the fast-spreading Covid-19 infection in the country, the Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) on Thursday decided to...

The rise of Islamists in Pakistan

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, April 21 | The Islamic Republic of Pakistan, a country formed on the basis of freedom of religious rights for its...

Lord Hanuman was born in Tirumala, claims TTD study

Tirumala, April 21 | The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) has announced that Anjanadri, one of the seven Tirumala hills, was the birth place of...

Lord Ram devotees spread message of social distancing, wearing a mask

Bengaluru, April 21 | In the wake of Bengaluru witnessing an unprecedented surge in Covid cases since the last one month,...

Need oxygen desperately to save lives, appeals Ganga Ram Hospital

New Delhi, April 20 | With supplies running out, the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital on Tuesday evening raised an alarm for oxygen for Covid-19...

106 new doctors put on Covid duty in UP

Lucknow, April 20 | As many as 106 doctors, selected by the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission, have been given postings and put on...

Religious, political parties misused Islam to damage Pakistan: Imran

By HAMZA AMEERIslamabad, April 19 | Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has lashed out at political and religious parties in the country for misusing...

National Award film-maker Sumitra Bhave dead in Pune

Pune, April 19 | Renowned 7-time National Award winner Marathi film-maker and writer Sumitra Bhave passed away in Pune due to age-related ailments. She...

Amid violence in Pakistan, Dutch leader joins controversy

New Delhi, April 18 | As violence continues in Lahore and other parts of Pakistan, Dutch businessman and right-wing politician Geert Wilders has joined...

Clashes between banned TLP, police leave ‘few’ dead in Lahore

Lahore, April 18 | Clashes erupted between members of the banned Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) and police at Multan road in Lahore, leaving "a few"...

‘Ram Navmi’ celebrations in Ayodhya scrapped

Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh), April 18 | The Ayodhya administration has decided to call off the 'Ram Navmi Mela' on April 21, which attracts a...

Kumbh returnees to be screened, those positive quarantined for 2 weeeks:...

Gandhinagar, April 17 | In a significant decision, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Saturday said that all those pilgrims returning from the holy...

Juna Akhara, other sects heed PM’s call, end Kumbh pilgrimage

New Delhi, April 17 | Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call to observe the ongoing 'Kumbh Mela' in a "symbolic" way, the 'Juna Akhara'...

PM appeals for symbolic ‘Kumbh Mela’ to strengthen fight against Covid

New Delhi, April 17 | With reports of huge number of Covid positive cases from 'Kumbh Mela' area in Haridwar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Kumbh Mela might culminate early amid Covid-19 surge

New Delhi, April 16 | The Niranjan Akhada has announced curtailing the ongoing Kumbh Mela on April 17, almost two weeks ahead of...

‘Jai Shri Ram’ masks much in demand

Lucknow, April 16 | With more and more people turning to prayers in the pandemic, masks with 'Jai Shri Ram' printed on them are...

Goddess Durga wears mask to send a message

Etah (Uttar Pradesh), April 16 | With the pandemic fear turning all pervasive, the idol of Goddess Durga in a temple in Etah district...

Covid test must for Karnataka pilgrims returning from Kumbh

Bengaluru, April 15 | Covid test would be mandatory for all Karnataka pilgrims returning from Kumbh mela at Uttarkhand's Haridwar, state Health Minister K....

Pakistan bans Islamic party after violent protests

Islamabad, April 14 | The Pakistan government has decided to impose a ban on the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan under the anti-terrorism law.Pakistan Interior Minister Sheikh...

Gujarat CM to meet religious leaders on Covid situation

Gandhinagar, April 14 | The Gujarat Chief Minister, Vijay Rupani on Wednesday evening, will hold a virtual meeting with various religious leaders of the...

Dull celebrations as Indian expats mark their New Year in UAE

Dubai, April 14 | The Indian expatriate communities from various states across the country, are celebrating their traditional New Years, albeit, on a low-key.Malayalees,...

‘Those fasting in Ramzan can take jab’

Lucknow, April 14 | A 'fatwa' issued by a prominent Sunni cleric here has said that those observing fast during the month of Ramzan...

Karnataka issues guidelines for Ramzan

Bengaluru, April 13 | The Karnataka government on Tuesday issued guidelines for devotees during the month-long Ramzan fasting from Wednesday amid the second wave...

Andhra CM wishes luck to farmers on Ugadi, prays for rains

Amaravati, April 13 | Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday prayed for abundant rains and victory over the Covid-19 pandemic,...

Ghani urges Taliban to observe ceasefire during Ramadan

Kabul, April 13 | Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday urged the Taliban to halt fighting and observe a ceasefire during the Islamic holy...

Amid restrictions, rush in Himachal temples to mark Navratri

Shimla, April 13 | Amid the rising coronavirus cases and restrictions, devotees on Tuesday thronged temples in Himachal Pradesh on the first day of...

Gyanvapi Masjid Committee seeks stay on ASI survey

Varanasi, April 13 | The Anjuman Intezamia Masjid Committee, the management committee of the Gyanvapi Masjid in Varanasi, has filed an urgent petition before...

Devotees in Punjab, Haryana throng gurdwaras to mark Baisakhi

Chandigarh, April 13 | Devotees across Punjab and Haryana on Tuesday thronged gurdwaras, including the Harmandir Sahib popularly known as Golden Temple in Amritsar,...

Telugu CMs, Governors extend warm Ugadi greetings

Amaravati/Hyderabad, April 12 | Both the Telugu states, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, Chief Ministers, Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy and K. Chandrasekhar Rao, and...

3 ex-Cong MPs in fray for UP Shia Board

Lucknow, April 12 | Three former MPs of the Congress -- Begum Noor Bano, Akhtar Hussain Rizvi and Syed Sibte Razi -- will be...

Online registration for devotees at Bankey Bihari temple

Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), April 12 | Devotees will now have to register online from Tuesday before they are allowed to enter the famous Bankey...

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan on pilgrimage to Sabarimala

Thiruvananathapuram, April 11 | Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan on Sunday climbed the hilltop shrine of Sabarimala to have a darshan of...

UP man held for announcing reward on priest’s head

Meerut (Uttar Pradesh) , April 11 | The Meerut police have arrested a youth for allegedly announcing a reward for killing a controversial priest...

UP man booked for forcing conversion, 2 years after marriage

Aligarh (UP), April 11 | Two years after marriage, a woman has accused her husband and his two sisters of 'forcibly converting' her.The woman...

Covid surge: UP allows only 5 persons at a time in...

Lucknow, April 11 | The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to prohibit the entry of more than five persons at a...

PIL against colonial code barring women temple administrators in Bombay HC

Panaji, April 9 | Days after Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde lauded Goa for following the Uniform Civil Code, a public interest litigation...

Sunni Board to challenge ASI survey order for Gyanvapi mosque

Lucknow, April 9 | The Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board has said that it will challenge the Varanasi court order, allowing archaeological survey...

Highlight Guru Teg Bahadur’s sacrifice for religious freedom: Kharge

New Delhi, April 8 | The 400th Birth Anniversary (Prakash Purab) of Guru Teg Bahadur should not be looked only as a "religious event"...

Clear Rs 937 cr projects relating to Guru Tegh Bahadur: Punjab...

Chandigarh, April 8 | Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to clear the state governments proposal for launching...

Court permits ASI survey at Kashi Vishwanath temple site

Varanasi, April 8 | A Varanasi court has ordered an archaeological survey of the Kashi Vishwanath Temple-Gyanvapi mosque site.The court, on Thursday, gave its...

Fahad Fazil to play villain in new movie ‘Vikram’

Chennai, April 7 | Malayalam Super Star Fahad Fazil who is part of several hit movies is all set to play the role of...

PM to chair meet to commemorate 400th anniversary of Guru Tegh...

New Delhi, April 7 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a meeting of the High-Level Committee on Thursday to commemorate the 400th birth...

Tirupati priests call on Andhra CM after reinstatement

Amaravati, April 6 | Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) chief priest A. V. Ramana Deekshitulu and other priests called on Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan...

Saudi to allow only vaccinated pilgrims to enter Mecca

Riyadh, April 6 | Only pilgrims and worshippers who have been vaccinated against the novel coronsvirus or have recovered will be allowed into the...

Deity goes ‘missing’ from Mathura temple

Mathura, April 5 | A sculpture of Lord Krishna (Laddoo Gopal) has gone "missing" from the Banke Bihari temple in Vrindavan.The Delhi-based business family...

Ayodhya sadhu found murdered, panic in holy city

Ayodhya, April 4 | The body of a sadhu, Mahant Kanhaiya Das of the Hanuman Garhi temple was found at Gaushala of Charanpaduka temple...

Pope Francis celebrates Easter Sunday Mass

Vatican City, April 4 | Pope Francis celebrated Easter Mass for the Resurrection of Jesus Christ and offered the "Urbi et Orbi" blessing from...

Forces of darkness at play, says Goa Archbishop on Covid surge

Panaji, April 3 | Goa Archbishop Fr. Filipe Neri Ferrao on Saturday warned about the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and "forces of darkness" at play...

Business

Apple pips Samsung to take 2nd spot in India tablet market

New Delhi, April 22 | Riding on the surge in remote work, learning and fun activities at home during the pandemic, Apple dethroned Samsung...