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Amarnath shrine not declared as silent zone, Clarifies NGT

AMN The green tribunal headed by chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar said the only restriction is that devotees will maintain silence in front of Shivlinga, not applicable to any other part. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday issued a clarification on the Amarnath matter saying it’s not declared a ‘silence zone’, and that silence restriction … Continue reading Amarnath shrine not declared as silent zone, Clarifies NGT

NGT declares Amarnath cave shrine ‘silence zone’

AMN National Green Tribunal, NGT Wednesday declared Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas as a silence zone and prohibited religious offerings beyond the entry point. The NGT said that declaring the area around the shrine a silence zone would be helpful in preventing avalanches and maintaining its pristine nature. The green panel also directed … Continue reading NGT declares Amarnath cave shrine ‘silence zone’

“Religion is personal, culture a way of life”, says V-P Naidu

Attends Christmas eve celebration organized by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI) AMN / NEW DELHI The Vice-President of India, Venkaiah Naidu today attended a Christmas celebration event organized by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI) here. Stating that Christmas reminds us all to live up to the ideals and values preached and … Continue reading “Religion is personal, culture a way of life”, says V-P Naidu

Dalai Lama accepts Lumbini as Buddha’s birthplace

AMN / Dharmasala/ The Headqurters of Dalai Lama, Dharmasala has issued a clarification on his response to a student’s question pertaining to Lord Buddha’s background. “It has been brought to our attention that media reports in Nepal have queried a reference His Holiness the Dalai Lama made to Lord Buddha’s background while answering questions from … Continue reading Dalai Lama accepts Lumbini as Buddha’s birthplace

Bhagwad Gita gives message of justice, morality: President Kovind

Inaugurates International Gita Mahotsav in Kurukshetra, in Haryana Our Correspondent / Kurukshetra President Mr Ram Nath Kovind today said that Shrimad Bhagwad Gita gave message of justice and morality to the people. He said that Gita is for the welfare of the whole humanity and by absorbing and understanding its message, we can make every … Continue reading Bhagwad Gita gives message of justice, morality: President Kovind

SC stays NGT order of opening new path to Vaishno Devi

AMN The Supreme Court today stayed the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) order directing opening of a new path to Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu for pedestrians and battery-operated cars from November 24. A bench comprising Justices M B Lokur and Deepak Gupta passed the order after the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board told the … Continue reading SC stays NGT order of opening new path to Vaishno Devi

NGT sets up committee for proper facilities to Amarnath pilgrims

AMN The National Green Tribunal today rapped the Amarnath Shrine Board for not providing proper infrastructural facilities to pilgrims travelling to the cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas. The Green Panel took exception over non-compliance of the directions issued by the Supreme Court in 2012 and directed the Shrine Board to submit a status report, … Continue reading NGT sets up committee for proper facilities to Amarnath pilgrims

Daily visitors to Vaishno Devi should not cross 50,000: NGT

AMN / The National Green Tribunal today directed that only 50 thousand pilgrims will be allowed to visit the Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu to avoid any untoward incident. The green panel also said that a new path to the shrine exclusively for pedestrians and battery-operated cars will be opened from November 24. The NGT … Continue reading Daily visitors to Vaishno Devi should not cross 50,000: NGT

Sikhs celebrate Guru Nanak Jayanti with traditional reverence

AMN Guru Nanak Jayanti or Guruparb is being celebrated across the country today. The day marks the birth of the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Dev. It is considered as the most sacred day in Sikhism. Thousands of devotees thronged gurdwaras across Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Chandigarh on Saturday morning to offer prayers on … Continue reading Sikhs celebrate Guru Nanak Jayanti with traditional reverence

The main differences between Catholics and Protestants

They worship the same God, but the principles of their faith are different. Five hundred years after the Reformation, there are still painful divisions between Protestants and Catholics. In Germany, the country of the Reformation, a deep animosity divided Catholic and Protestant Christians up until a few decades ago. This division had deepened over the … Continue reading The main differences between Catholics and Protestants

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Mallya case: India gives fresh set of documents to UK

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