RELIGIOUS AWAAZ

Mata Vaishno Devi shrine reopens for pilgrims

The natural cave of world famous Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir has been, once again, opened for the pilgrims. According to the shrine board officials, the initiative has been taken considering the heavy rush of pilgrims. Normally pilgrimage is not allowed from the old natural cave which is opened only for a few … Continue reading Mata Vaishno Devi shrine reopens for pilgrims

Somnath temple should be a premier religious destination: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has stressed the need for establishing the Somnath Temple as a premier religious tourist destination. Attending the meeting of the Somnath Trust held in New Delhi yesterday, Mr Modi suggested to build a state of the art virtual museum and auditorium. He also suggested that a tourist circuit should be created … Continue reading Somnath temple should be a premier religious destination: PM

President extends greetings on eve of Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal

President Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings to the nation on the eve of Lohri, as well as Makar Sankranti and Pongal. In his message, the President wished everyone success, happiness and prosperity. He hoped that these festivals bind the communities and regions of India in fraternal love and inspire the people to work for … Continue reading President extends greetings on eve of Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal

Mother Teresa to get Sainthood as Pope recognises her 2nd miracle

AMN / Mother Teresa will be given Sainthood as Pope Francis has recognised a second miracle attributed to her. The miracle involved the healing of a Brazilian man with several brain tumours in 2008, the Vatican said. Mother Teresa was beatified in 2003 after Pope John Paul II accepted as authentic a miracle attributed to … Continue reading Mother Teresa to get Sainthood as Pope recognises her 2nd miracle

Islamic seminar on modern technology

Ulema underline need of IT in research methodologies By Abdul Bari Masoud / AMN New Delhi: Speakers at an Islamic Workshop on Hi Tech urged Ulema and Islamic jurists to find out solution of contemporary issues arising out of new technological advancements and changes in social, political, economic spheres across the world. More than 70 … Continue reading Islamic seminar on modern technology

Guru Nanak Jayanti being celebrated with religious fervour & gaiety

AMN / Guru Nanak Jayanti, the birthday of Guru Nanak Devji, is being celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety across the country and various places abroad. Gurudwaras are decorated and devotees are listening ‘Keertan’ and taking holy dips in the Sarovars. Thousands of `langars` or community kitchens and long queues of devotees were seen across … Continue reading Guru Nanak Jayanti being celebrated with religious fervour & gaiety

Devotees celeberate Chhath festival with fervour & gaiety

AMN  / Chhath festival is being celebrated today with religious fervour and gaiety in Bihar and other parts of the country. Large number of devotees and people offered prayers to the setting sun at the banks of rivers and other water bodies this evening. The Chhath ghats on the banks of rivers and other water … Continue reading Devotees celeberate Chhath festival with fervour & gaiety

Prez, Vice president greet people on Diwali

AMN / The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee and the Vice President of India, M. Hamid Ansari have extended their greetings to countrymen on the eve of Diwali. In his message, the President has said, “On the joyous occasion of Diwali, I convey warm greetings and good wishes to all my fellow countrymen in India … Continue reading Prez, Vice president greet people on Diwali

Punjab hands over probe of sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib to CBI

AMN / Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has given consent to transfer the investigation of three cases of sacrilege of Sri Guru Granth Sahib to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). The decision has been taken by Mr. Badal keeping in view the demands made by several religious organizations and family members of the … Continue reading Punjab hands over probe of sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib to CBI

Punjab: Panj Pyaras demand resignation of five takht heads

The Panj Pyaras in Punjab, passed a resolution Friday demanding the resignation of the five takht heads despite being suspended by their appointing authority, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, SGPC. The Panj Pyaras demanded their resignations after five high priests failed to appear before them to explain the pardoning of Dera Sacha Sauda Chief Gurmeet Ram … Continue reading Punjab: Panj Pyaras demand resignation of five takht heads

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