Religious

At World Hindu Congress In US, ‘Soft’ And ‘Hard’ Laddu Boxes For Guests

CHICAGO Sept 10: Delegates at the World Hindu Congress being held in Chicago received a sweet box in their welcome packet containing two ladoos — one hard and one soft.

The surprise sweet packets were distributed to convey the common perception that Hindu society is not united, according to the organisers of the event. Continue reading “At World Hindu Congress In US, ‘Soft’ And ‘Hard’ Laddu Boxes For Guests”

Another Arrested For Allegedly Plotting To Kill Leaders Of Hindu Outfits

COIMBATORE Sept 8: Police investigating an alleged plot to kill leaders of some Hindu outfits in Tamil Nadu arrested one more person Friday, taking the total number of those detained to seven. Continue reading “Another Arrested For Allegedly Plotting To Kill Leaders Of Hindu Outfits”

Catholic Priest Gives Thanksgiving Speech At Kerala Mosque

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM Sept 3: In a sermon of a different kind, a Catholic priest addressed Muslim brothers in a mosque to express his gratitude for their selfless service in feeding the flood victims who had taken shelter at his church. Continue reading “Catholic Priest Gives Thanksgiving Speech At Kerala Mosque”

India Signs Agreement To Renovate Cambodia’s Lord Shiva Temple

PHNOM PENH Aug 30: India on Wednesday signed an MoU with Cambodia to help the South East Asian nation on restoration and preservation of an ancient Lord Shiva temple, a world heritage site. Continue reading “India Signs Agreement To Renovate Cambodia’s Lord Shiva Temple”

Bombs, weapons recovered from Muslim League office

KANNUR Aug 29: Bombs and weapons were recovered from Iritti Old  bus stand Muslim League office on Tuesday. Continue reading “Bombs, weapons recovered from Muslim League office”

Pope Francis Remains Silent On Claim That He Ignored Abuse

ROME, ITALY Aug 28: Pope Francis has declined to comment on a growing scandal after a former Vatican official claimed the pontiff ignored sexual abuse allegations against a senior clergyman and called on him to resign. Continue reading “Pope Francis Remains Silent On Claim That He Ignored Abuse”

Malayalees embrace Onam sans festivities

KOCHI Aug 24: No glitz. No glamour. With Kerala finding its feet again after crippling floods, the state will witness a toned-down Onam this time. In the face of the tragedy, major festival attractions like boat race, ‘pulikali’ and Onam celebrations of the state government and various organisations will be conspicuous by their absence. Continue reading “Malayalees embrace Onam sans festivities”

Court Upholds Plea Of Woman Who Converted To Hinduism From Christianity

CHENNAI Aug 23: Allowing a woman’s plea for a job under Scheduled Caste quota, a Madras High Court judge has said her conversion from Christianity to Hinduism need not be doubted as it has been done under the auspices of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, which he described as “one of the reputed” organisations for Hindu religion. Continue reading “Court Upholds Plea Of Woman Who Converted To Hinduism From Christianity”

Ayyappa Devotees Asked Not To Go To Sabarimala Shrine

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM Aug 22: Ayyappa devotees wishing to go to the hill shrine of Sabarimala for the Onam festival have been advised by authorities not to go there as flood waters in the Pampa river at the foothills have not receded. Continue reading “Ayyappa Devotees Asked Not To Go To Sabarimala Shrine”

Pope Francis prays, asks for ‘concrete support’ for Kerala flood victims

Vatican City Aug 20: Pope Francis on Sunday called on the international community to provide “concrete support” to the victims in flood-battered Kerala. Continue reading “Pope Francis prays, asks for ‘concrete support’ for Kerala flood victims”