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Muslims perform Eid prayers, socially distanced and masked

Masked and socially distanced to fight the coronavirus, Muslims around the world held prayers on Friday to mark the festival of Eid al-Adha, with...

Livelihood of Mumbai’s Ganesh festival-linked people in peril

With the Maharashtra government calling for low-key Ganpati celebration this year in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, livelihood of people associated with the festivities,...

Lord Ram’s images to be displayed in Times Square to celebrate Aug 5 Ram Temple groundbreaking

Images of Lord Ram and 3D portraits of the grand Ram Temple in Ayodhya will be beamed across the giant billboards in the iconic...

India cancels Amarnath Yatra as coronavirus cases mount

India has cancelled a historic Hindu pilgrimage to a holy cave high in the snow-capped mountains of contested Kashmir for the first time, as cases...

Netflix show on Indian matchmaker stokes debate on wedding culture

A new Netflix show about an Indian matchmaker catering to the high demands of potential brides and grooms, and their parents, has stoked an online...

Spiritual leader Purushottampriyadasji Maharaj of Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan passes away

Acharya Shree Purushottampriyadasji Swamishree Maharaj, the global leader of Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan, has passed away aged 78. The founder of world’s first eco-temple...

Eight years after shooting, Nobel-winner Malala graduates

Nobel Prize-winning activist Malala Yousafzai, who moved to Britain after being shot for campaigning for girls' education in Pakistan, described her joy Friday at graduating from...


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