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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

Agitation over desecration of Guru Granth Sahib continues in Punjab

State seeks more forces from centre TIA NEWS / AMN / CHANDIGARH: SIKHS in Punjab continued their agitation against the incidents of desecration of ‘birs’ of Guru Granth Sahib. Protest and road blocks going on in different parts of the state on Tuesday. To meet the situation, Punjab government has demanded 25 companies of paramilitary … Continue reading Agitation over desecration of Guru Granth Sahib continues in Punjab

SGPC Chief urges people of Punjab to maintain communal harmony

AMN / Keeping in view the present protests in Punjab in the aftermath of the desecration of ‘Holy Granth’ at various places in the state, Shiroamni Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) Chief Avtar Singh Makkar has earnestly requested the people to maintain peace and communal harmony. Addressing people through newspapers advertisements, Shri Makkar has said that … Continue reading SGPC Chief urges people of Punjab to maintain communal harmony

Akal Takhat revokes pardon given to Sirsa Dera head

The Akal Takhat, the highest Temporal Seat of the Sikh community in Punjab, has revoked the pardon given to Sirsa Dera head Gurmit Ram Rahim Singh in a 2007 blasphemy case, citing unhappiness of the ‘Panth’ (Community). The Dera head was exonerated by the Akal Takhat through an edict on September 24th on the basis … Continue reading Akal Takhat revokes pardon given to Sirsa Dera head

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