RELIGIOUS AWAAZ

Over 400 Hindus embrace Buddhism in Gujarat

Agencies / Surat As many as 432 Hindus have embraced Buddhism here Saturday. Prayers were conducted during the process of conversion. The move came after these people faced disrespect and suppression in Hinduism. They had applied for changing their religion five years back in the Collector Office but the process was delayed. However, they have … Continue reading Over 400 Hindus embrace Buddhism in Gujarat

Kumbh Mela begins: Over 1 crore devotees take Holy bath

Our Correspondent / Paryagraj (Allahabad) The world’s largest Hindus’ cultural congregation -Kumbh 2019 began here at wee hours today. The Mela commenced with the holy dip at Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganga, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati. Director (Information), UP government, Shishir said told media that over one crore fifty lakh devotees have taken the … Continue reading Kumbh Mela begins: Over 1 crore devotees take Holy bath

Centre sanctions Rs. 85.23 Crore for Spiritual Circuit in Kerala

New Circuit to cover 133 religious sites in 14 districts of the state     AMN / THIRUVANANTHAPURAM Union Tourism Ministry has sanctioned a sum of Rs. 85.23 Crore for Spiritual Circuit under Swadesh Darshan Scheme for Kerala. New Circuit will cover 133 religious sites in 14 districts of the state. Addressing media here today, … Continue reading Centre sanctions Rs. 85.23 Crore for Spiritual Circuit in Kerala

Prakash Utsav of Guru Gobind Singh being celebrated

WEB DESK The 352nd birth anniversary of Guru Govind Singh is being celebrated as Prakash Utsav today in various parts of the country. Born at Patna Sahib in 1666, Guru Govind Singh was the 10th Sikh guru. He succeeded his father Guru Tegh Bahadur Singh as leader of Sikhs at the age of just nine. … Continue reading Prakash Utsav of Guru Gobind Singh being celebrated

PM releases commemorative coin on Guru Gobind Singh ji

AMN / NEW DELHI On the occasion 352nd birth anniversary of Guru Govind Singh ji, Prime Minister Narendra Modi released a commemorative coin of 350 rupees on the Sikh Guru here this morning. Addressing a select gathering, Mr Modi said, creator of Khalsa Panth, Guru Gobind Singh was dedicated to human values and was an … Continue reading PM releases commemorative coin on Guru Gobind Singh ji

Orthodox Church of Ukraine granted independence from Russian Orthodox Church

WEB DESK In a historic move, the recently formed Orthodox Church of Ukraine has been granted independence from the Russian Orthodox Church. The spiritual head of the global Orthodox Church signed an official decree at St George’s Cathedral in Istanbul today. Istanbul is considered as the spiritual headquarters of Orthodox Christianity. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko … Continue reading Orthodox Church of Ukraine granted independence from Russian Orthodox Church

Kerala: Women make 620-km Wall for equality in Sabrimala Temple

Agencies / Thiruvananthapuram Lakhs of Women in Kerala Tuesday formed a 620km human chain “in support of gender equality”, amid a row over access to Sabrimala Hindu temple. The Sabarimala shrine was historically closed to women of “menstruating age” – defined as between 10 and 50. Supreme Court overturned the ban in September, but protesters … Continue reading Kerala: Women make 620-km Wall for equality in Sabrimala Temple

UP Ministers to go across country to invite devotees for Kumbh Mela

AMN / LUCKNOW Uttar Pradesh ministers will go to different states in the country for inviting the devotees from each and every village to participate in Kumbh 2019. Spokesperson of the government, Siddharth Nath Singh told media persons in Lucknow that ministers will invite chief ministers and governors of the other states and will also … Continue reading UP Ministers to go across country to invite devotees for Kumbh Mela

Heads of mission, foreign diplomats visit Allahabad to see Kumbh preparations

AMN / NEW DELHI Heads of mission and foreign diplomats of 70 countries Saturday visited Prayagraj (Allahabad) and over viewed ongoing preparations of Kumbh Mela. Foreign diplomats including Islamic countries accompanied by Minister of state for external affairs VK Singh were apprised about crowd management and control of largest human congregation on the Earth. “In … Continue reading Heads of mission, foreign diplomats visit Allahabad to see Kumbh preparations

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

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POLITICS

BJP Releases First List: PM Modi to Contest from Varanasi, Amit Shah Gets Advani’s Seat

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Cong will not allow Citizenship Amendment Bill in Parliament: Rahul

AMN Congress President Rahul Gandhi has assured the people of the northeast region that the party will not al ...

PM Modi attacks Cong over dynastic politics; Rahul hits back

AMN / NEW DELHI As the elections for the Lok sabha getting momentum, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launc ...

SPORTS

Teenage amateur Rayhan Thomas confident ahead of Hero Indian Open

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi 18-year old Dubai based Rayhan Thomas, the highest-ever ranked Indian in the Wo ...

New Look India to face Japan in their Azlan Shah Hockey Opener

AMN / Ipoh (Malaysia) A new look India will take on the Asian Games champion Japan in their opening encounter ...

I am confident of performing well in this season of IPL: Sandeep Lamichanne

    Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Delhi Capitals’ young leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichanne ha ...

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MARQUEE

116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

  AMN A 116-year-old Japanese woman has been honoured as the world's oldest living person by Guinness ...

Centre approves Metro Rail Project for City of Taj Mahal, Agra

6 Elevated and 7 Underground Stations along 14 KmTaj East Gate corridor 14 Stations all elevated along 15.40 ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

AGENCIES   Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has joined international celebrities including Opr ...

Documentary on Menstruation stigma ‘Period’ wins Oscar

  WEB DESK A Netflix documentary Period. End of sentence, on the menstruation taboo in rural India has ...

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