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Indonesia: Women Islamic clerics asks govt to check child marriage

Women Islamic clerics in Indonesia have issued an fatwa against child marriage. The fatwa, which is not legally binding but will be influential, was issued after a three-day Congress of female clerics in the country. They urged the government to raise the minimum legal age for women to marry to 18 from the current 16. … Continue reading Indonesia: Women Islamic clerics asks govt to check child marriage

Pak Hindus allowed to worship at Shiva temple after 20 years

A Pakistani court today allowed Hindus to worship at a Shiva temple in Abbottabad district which had been off limits to them for 20 years. The Peshawar High Court permitted Hindus to worship at the temple of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa under section 20 of the Constitution. The temple had been closed for any religious activity over … Continue reading Pak Hindus allowed to worship at Shiva temple after 20 years

Good Friday is being observed today

Good Friday is being observed today by Christians all over the globe to mark the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary. It is called Good because it is believed that Jesus Christ, on this day, died for our sins and was buried for our sins. It is observed on the Friday before … Continue reading Good Friday is being observed today

CM Yogi announces Rs 1 lakh for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra pilgrims

AMN Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath Yogi stresses on Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath Yogi has said he will implement Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas. Addressing a public reception on his visit to Gorakhpur after assuming office, Adityanath said, his Government will work for the development … Continue reading CM Yogi announces Rs 1 lakh for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra pilgrims

Don’t drink alcohol, start exercise before Amarnath Yatra

AMN The Amarnath Shrine Board has asked all pilgrims planning for holy Amarnath Yatra not to drink alcohol or caffeinated drink and start physical exercise at least one month prior to the pilgrimage. This year yatra wil begin on June 29. In an advisory, the Board said, the pilgrimage to the holy cave involves trekking … Continue reading Don’t drink alcohol, start exercise before Amarnath Yatra

Children below 13, elderly above 75 not allowed to undertake Amarnath Yatra

AMN The Amarnath Shrine Board has issued an advisory for pilgrims intending to embark on Amarnath Yatra. As per the advisory, children below 13 years of age and elderly persons above the age of 75 years will not be permitted to undertake the annual Amarnath Yatra which is expected to begin from June 29 to … Continue reading Children below 13, elderly above 75 not allowed to undertake Amarnath Yatra

Registration for Amarnath Yatra begins

AMN The registration of pilgrims for this year’s Shri Amarnathji Yatra will commence from tomorrow for both the Baltal and Chandanwari routes. It can be done through 433 designated branches of Punjab National Bank, Jammu and Kashmir Bank and YES Bank located in various States of the country. This year’s Yatra will start simultaneously on … Continue reading Registration for Amarnath Yatra begins

PM Modi unveils 112 ft bust of Lord Shiva

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today unveiled the 112-foot bust of ‘Adiyogi’ or Lord Shiva built by an NGO Isha Foundation in Coimbatore. He visited Isha yoga centre where he attended the Pancha Bhuta Aradhna function. After this function, Mr Modi inaugurated the metallic statue face of Lord Shiva. Lauding the practice of Yoga, the Prime … Continue reading PM Modi unveils 112 ft bust of Lord Shiva

Registration for Kailash Manasarovar Yatra begins

  The registration for Kailash Manasarovar Yatra has started. External Affairs Ministry has said, this year the Yatra will take place between 12 June to 8th of September through two routes. Applicants for this Yatra must be at least 18 years and not more than 70 years. The last date for registration is 15 March. … Continue reading Registration for Kailash Manasarovar Yatra begins

Amarnath Yatra to begin on June 29

The 40 day long annual ‘yatra’ to the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in South Kashmir Himalayas will commence on June 29. An official spokesman said to safeguard the safety and security of pilgrims, the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) has decided that the yatra will start on June 29 and conclude on Shravan Purnima … Continue reading Amarnath Yatra to begin on June 29

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