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After Kartarpur, Mehbooba urges PM to open Sharda Peeth

WEB DESK Days after inauguration of Kartarpur corridor, former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mehbooba Mufti has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to open Sharda Peeth in Pakistan administered Kashmir for devotees. “Wrote to PM @narendramodi for opening of ShardaPeeth route for facilitating the Pandit community. I hope like Kartarpur, this too will be … Continue reading After Kartarpur, Mehbooba urges PM to open Sharda Peeth

Bihar: CM unveils 70 ft tall Lord Buddha statue in Rajgir

AMN / RAJGIR Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday unveiled a 70-feet tall statue of Lord Buddha at Rajgir in Nalanda district. It is the second tallest statue of Buddha in the country. The statue has been installed above a 16-meter radius pedestal in the middle of Lake Ghora Katora. It is made of … Continue reading Bihar: CM unveils 70 ft tall Lord Buddha statue in Rajgir

Sikhs across world celebrate Guru Nanak Jayanti

Our Web Desk / Correspondents Guru Nanak Jayanti or Gurpurab is being celebrated with religious fervour today. The day marks the birth of the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak, who laid the foundation of Sikhism. This year marks the 549th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev. On this day, Sikh devotees around the world offer … Continue reading Sikhs across world celebrate Guru Nanak Jayanti

The Prophet, the peace maker

By Abdul Malik Mujahid “Oh God! You are the embodiment of peace; Peace flows back and forth through You. So grant us our Lord with the blessings of peace. You are the blessed owner of Majesty and Honor.” (Allahumma Antas Salam, wa minkas Salam wa ilaika yarjeos Salam. Hayyena rabbana bis Salame, Ya zal jalale … Continue reading The Prophet, the peace maker

Govt gives nod to development of Kartarpur corridor in Gurdaspur

Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur is a gurdwara in Kartarpur, Narowal District, Punjab, Pakistan, 120 km from Lahore. It is built on the historic site where Guru Nanak settled and assembled a Sikh community after his missionary travels… ONKAR SINGH / NEW DELHI In a major decision, Union Cabinet today approved building and development of Kartarpur … Continue reading Govt gives nod to development of Kartarpur corridor in Gurdaspur

Sayings of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)

A scene of Haj Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) was the founder of Islam. According to Islamic doctrine, he was a prophet, sent to present and confirm the monotheistic teachings preached previously by Adam, Abraham, Moses, Jesus, and other prophets Here is some of his sayings:- 1. “Be kind, for whenever kindness becomes part … Continue reading Sayings of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)

BIHAR: Chhath Pooja begins with traditional devotion

WEB DESK / PATNA/ The four day Chhath pooja celebrations begun today with the traditional ceremony of Nahay Khay, which also marks the first day of the four-day long festival. The ‘Kharna’ rituals will be held on Monday. Devotees will pay oblations to the Sun God on Tuesday evening. After paying oblation to the rising … Continue reading BIHAR: Chhath Pooja begins with traditional devotion

Prohibitory orders imposed around Sabarimala Temple

AMN / Pathanamthitta Prohibitory orders have been imposed around the Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala in Kerala. The shrine is all set to open for a day’s pooja tomorrow. The orders have been issued to prevent any untoward incident in the wake of the recent Supreme Court order allowing women of all age groups to enter … Continue reading Prohibitory orders imposed around Sabarimala Temple

Archbishop Joseph D’Souza represents Indian and South Asian Christianity at Islamic Global Unity Forum

Organized by Nahdlatul Ulama, the world’s largest Muslim organization of its kind, the Global Unity Forum gathered scholars and faith leaders from over 20 countries. YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia — Muslim scholars, clergy and interfaith leaders from over 20 countries, representing North America, the Middle East, Asia and Europe, convened in Yogyakarta, Indonesia this week to issue … Continue reading Archbishop Joseph D’Souza represents Indian and South Asian Christianity at Islamic Global Unity Forum

President Kovind vouches for environment friendly festivals

Calls upon social organisations to encourage public on celebrating festivals ONKAR SINGH / NEW DELHI President Ram Nath Kovind today asked social organisations to spread awareness among the public that all the festivals should be celebrated in such a way that there was no adverse impact on the environment and peace and harmony prevails. Inaugurating … Continue reading President Kovind vouches for environment friendly festivals

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