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“Ganga Will Be Completely Clean By 2020,” Says Nitin Gadkari | NDTV

Union minister Nitin Gadkari expressed hope in Mumbai today that the Ganga river will become completely clean by 2020 considering the pace at which its...

India to help Cambodia renovate Lord Shiva temple | Times of India

PHNOM PENH: India on Wednesday signed an MoU with Cambodia to help the Southeast Asian nation on restoration and preservation of an ancient Lord Shiva temple,...

This Chennai group explores the hidden, not-so-famous Jain temples of Tamil Nadu | The...

Jains were once a thriving community in Tamil Nadu, but now there are less than 30,000 Jains in the entire state. We are used to...

Famous Malaysian Batu Caves Temple Complex Gets Technicolour Paint Job | News18

Malaysia: A famed Malaysian Hindu temple complex has had its steps painted in a dazzling array of colours, sparking excitement from some visitors but angering...

Kanwariya lynched to death, The Telegraph’s headline paints the victim as the perpetrator |...

There have been numerous media attempts to paint Kanwariyas as perpetrators of violent crimes in recent weeks. Earlier we have reported how CNN News...

30 children missing from Punjab shelter home, converted to Christianity: Cops | Hindustan Times

An FIR has been lodged with the Chaibasa police in West Singhbhum district in connection with a case where 30 children from Jharkhand went...

From Kathua to Kanchi: how does the secular police-prosecution-media nexus twist the arms of...

  NOTE: A shorter version of this article appeared in SatyaVijayi.com. This version appeared earlier in TheRationalHindu.com. A CRIME STORY — THE PRIMA FACIE CONSPIRACY Say there is a...

Priests in Telangana to get salaries at par with govt staff from Sept 1

Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao announced that the salaries will be paid from the state's treasury with effect from September 1. The Telangana government on...

The Rāma Story and Sanskrit in Ancient Xinjiang

This article was originally published at Medium. Most people do not know that until about a thousand years ago, the Tarim Basin (northwest of Tibet,...

1,200 more artefacts unearthed in Keezhadi | The Hindu

More than 1,200 antiquities and artefacts have been unearthed in Keezhadi in the excavations being undertaken by the Tamil Nadu Department of Archaeology. So far,...

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India to help Cambodia renovate Lord Shiva temple | Times of India

PHNOM PENH: India on Wednesday signed an MoU with Cambodia to help the Southeast Asian nation on restoration and preservation of an ancient Lord Shiva temple,...

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

“Ganga Will Be Completely Clean By 2020,” Says Nitin Gadkari | NDTV

Union minister Nitin Gadkari expressed hope in Mumbai today that the Ganga river will become completely clean by 2020 considering the pace at which its...

This Chennai group explores the hidden, not-so-famous Jain temples of Tamil Nadu | The...

Jains were once a thriving community in Tamil Nadu, but now there are less than 30,000 Jains in the entire state. We are used to...

Priests in Telangana to get salaries at par with govt staff from Sept 1

Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao announced that the salaries will be paid from the state's treasury with effect from September 1. The Telangana government on...

Six temples on Srimandir premises need renovation, Archaeological Survey of India tells Orissa High...

CUTTACK: As a part of the ongoing renovation works in Jagannath Temple in Puri, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) on Tuesday submitted an assessment...

Palani Murugan temple idols analysed | The Hindu

A special police team, led by Inspector General of Police (Idol Wing) A.G. Pon Manickavel, continued its investigation into the alleged conspiracy behind an...