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Veterinary specialists inspect ailing temple elephant | The Hindu

A team of the veterinary specialists from the Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS) on Wednesday inspected Rajeswari, the ailing elephant of...

VIP break darshans at Tirumala temple to be reduced | Times of India

TIRUMALA: The number of VIP break darshans at Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanamswill be reduced drastically for the next 15 weeks from coming Friday. The decision was...

Mahakumbabishekam at temple begins | The Hindu

The much awaited Ashtabandhana Mahakumbabishekam at the famous Arulmigu Kailasanatharswami Temple in Tharamangalam town, near here, commenced on Wednesday. The five day-long event commenced with...

Adi Shankaracharya Jayanti: How Adi Shankaracharya’s meet with Chandala enlightened him | FPJ

Indian guru and philosopher Adi Shankaracharya’s birth anniversary is observed as Adi Shankaracharya Jayanti. It is celebrated on Panchami tithi during Shukla Paksha of...

RSS affiliates call for streamlining of Gurukuls | Hindustan Times

An affiliate of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) wants the union government to designate Maharshi Sandipani Rashtriya Ved Vidya Pratishthan (MSRVVP), an autonomous body...

Hundreds participate in Paduka Yatra | The Hans India

Rajamahendravaram: Hundreds of people participated in Kanchi Paramacharya Paduka Yatra held here on Sunday. After offering prayers at Saraswathi Ghat, the yatra commenced from Saraswathi...

GDP does not reflect true economic performance of India: RSS chief | Hindustan Times

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat believes that Gross Domestic Product (GDP) does not truly reflect the economic performance of India, as it...

Sanskrit to get a fresh boost in Tripura schools | Times of India

AGARTALA: The BJP-IPFT government in Tripura, while reviewing the status of education at the school-level, has decided to give Sanskrit a new boost. Referring...

Gorakhpur’s Madrasa teaches Sanskrit, among other subjects | ANI

In a display of communal harmony, students at a Madrasa here are learning Sanskrit in addition to Hindi, English, and Urdu. Students of Gorakhpur's Darul Uloom Husainia Madrasa said they...

India home to religious traditions of world, should be proud: Dalai Lama | Times...

DHARAMSHALA: In a one-ofits-kind initiative, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama interacted with tourists at the main Buddhist temple in McLeodganj on Monday. In a dialogue with...

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India home to religious traditions of world, should be proud: Dalai...

DHARAMSHALA: In a one-ofits-kind initiative, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama interacted with tourists at the main Buddhist temple in McLeodganj on Monday. In a dialogue with...

Activism

Walk back to the past: Take a tour of the Harappan civilisation in a...

Abha Gomes, a 12-year-old history enthusiast and museum buff, was aghast. “She is so small. I thought she would at least be bigger than...

Documenting traditional art forms | the Hindu

The ancient art forms owned and practiced by select communities and dependent castes that were the only source of entertainment and enlightenment for the...

Thousands take part in Andal temple car festival | The Hindu

SRIVILLIPUTTUR Thousands of devotees took part in the car festival of Sri Andal Temple here, one of the 108 Divya Desams for the Vaishnavaites, in...

Lynching Or Self-Defense? Hear It From Main Person Involved | Shankh Naad

How often do you blame someone based on media reports? Recently, Naresh, the main accused in Train Lynching case was arrested from Dhule (Maharashtra) for...

India plants 66 million trees along Narmada river in 12 hours as part of...

Volunteers in India planted more than 66 million trees in just 12 hours in a record-breaking environmental drive. About 1.5 million people were involved in...

Events

Walk back to the past: Take a tour of the Harappan civilisation in a...

Abha Gomes, a 12-year-old history enthusiast and museum buff, was aghast. “She is so small. I thought she would at least be bigger than...

Documenting traditional art forms | the Hindu

The ancient art forms owned and practiced by select communities and dependent castes that were the only source of entertainment and enlightenment for the...

Thousands take part in Andal temple car festival | The Hindu

SRIVILLIPUTTUR Thousands of devotees took part in the car festival of Sri Andal Temple here, one of the 108 Divya Desams for the Vaishnavaites, in...

Tiruvadippudi Utsavam commences in Sri Govind Swamy Temple

Tirupati, 17 July, 2017: Sri Andal Tiruvadippudi Utsavam commenced in Sri Govindaraja Swamy temple Tirupati on Monday in a religious manner. This ten day...

Lynching Or Self-Defense? Hear It From Main Person Involved | Shankh Naad

How often do you blame someone based on media reports? Recently, Naresh, the main accused in Train Lynching case was arrested from Dhule (Maharashtra) for...

Heritage

Mahakumbabishekam at temple begins | The Hindu

The much awaited Ashtabandhana Mahakumbabishekam at the famous Arulmigu Kailasanatharswami Temple in Tharamangalam town, near here, commenced on Wednesday. The five day-long event commenced with...

New Ganga ghat to take pilgrim pressure off Har-Ki-Pauri during mega festivals | Hindustan...

Hundreds of pilgrims will be able to take Ganga dip at a time after a bigger ghat, now under construction, is ready, taking pressure...

16,000 devotees can witness celestial wedding at Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple | The Hindu

As many as 16,000 devotees would be accommodated at Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple during the Tirukkalyanam (celestial wedding) on April 27, said Chairman of Board...

Jagannath temple: Normalcy returns, rituals resume | The New Indian Express

PURI: Normalcy returned to the Sri Jagannath temple as daily rituals of the Trinity were performed as per schedule on Wednesday. The day began with Managal...

Crumbling centuries-old Jain temple at Bandora gets restorative touch | Times of India

PANAJI: The centuries-old Jain temple of Neminath in Bandora has been literally hauled back from the dead. A few crucial ‘stitches’ has made it more stable on...