RELIGIOUS AWAAZ

Preparations going on for Amarnath yatra in J&K

AMN / Preparations are going on for the smooth conduct of Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra in Jammu & Kashmir, beginning next month. Governor NN Vohra, who is also Chairman, Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB), is regularly reviewing the varied security related matters in regard to the Shri Amarnathji Yatra which is scheduled to commence on 2nd … Continue reading Preparations going on for Amarnath yatra in J&K

Indonesia Muslim group agrees on single Hijra calendar

TUBAN, Indonesia Indonesia’s second biggest Muslim organization has thrown its voice behind Turkish and other international efforts to create a unified Islamic calendar to determine that religious days and festivals fall globally at the same time. Muhammadiyah said Wednesday that the absence of a single lunar calendar has left Indonesia — the world’s second most … Continue reading Indonesia Muslim group agrees on single Hijra calendar

Ujjain on the holy path of transformation

By Vinit Wahi While the holy dip in river Kshipra may have helped thousands and lakhs of devotees wash off their sins in the recently concluded Simhastha Kumbh at Ujjain, what is certain is the month-long festival may well have opened a door for brighter future for the local population here. An amount of nearly … Continue reading Ujjain on the holy path of transformation

Islam is religion of mercy: King Salman

JEDDAH/ Saudi king and the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman on Sunday congratulated Saudi citizens and Muslims around the world on the occasion of the Holy Month of Ramadan. In his message, read by Culture and Information Minister Adel Al-Toraifi, the king said: “We are thankful to Allah Who enabled us to … Continue reading Islam is religion of mercy: King Salman

Pope: Bishops can be fired for botching child abuse cases

The Vatican is establishing a way to remove bishops for showing “negligence” in handling child abuse, according to a new decree by Pope Francis. Abuse victims have long accused bishops of covering up pedophilia cases. The pope urged bishops to pay special care to protecting the “weakest among their flock” in a decree published on … Continue reading Pope: Bishops can be fired for botching child abuse cases

11 pilgrims killed in road accident near Amritsar

Eleven pilgrims were killed and seven injured when a vehicle they were traveling in rammed into a stationary truck on the Mehta Amritsar road near Mattel 25 Km from Amritsar yesterday in the wee hours. The pilgrims were on their way to pay obeisance at Golden Temple Amritsar in a Mahendra Bolero camper when the … Continue reading 11 pilgrims killed in road accident near Amritsar

Spiritual leader Nirankari Baba Hardev Singh passes away

AMN Spiritual leader and Nirankari Mission chief Hardev Singh died in a road accident in Montreal, Canada today. He was 62. The spiritual guru has millions of followers around the world and the news of his death has been received with shock and grief. A spokesperson for the religious organisation said in a statement that … Continue reading Spiritual leader Nirankari Baba Hardev Singh passes away

Normalcy restored at Simhastha Kumbh Mela in Ujjain

Normalcy returned at the Simhastha Kumbh Mela in Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh, after Thursday’s rain and storm that claimed 7 lives. Lakhs of pilgrims flocked to take the holy dip in the Kshipra river yesterday. Lakhs of pilgrims flock to take a holy dip in Kshipra river on ‘Vaishakh Krishna Amavasya’ on Friday. Pilgrims faced … Continue reading Normalcy restored at Simhastha Kumbh Mela in Ujjain

Gurudwara Bill passed in Parliament

Our Correspondent / Parliament today passed the Sikh Gurdwaras (Amendment) Bill- 2016 . The Bill provides for amendment in some provisions of the Sikh Gurdwaras Act, 1925. It will disentitle Sahjdhari Sikhs, who trim or shave their beard or hair, from casting their votes in elections to the Sikh Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC). Under the … Continue reading Gurudwara Bill passed in Parliament

Women devotees assulted at Trimbakeshwar temple; 200 booked

NASHIK / TIA NEWS A group women devotees were badly beaten up by a group of men while they were trying to enter into the sanctum sanctorum of the famous Trimbakeshwar temple here today. After the incident and complaint by women the police booked 200 persons under various sections of Indian penal code. “200 persons, … Continue reading Women devotees assulted at Trimbakeshwar temple; 200 booked

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ELECTIONS

Reports of EVMs replacement completely false: EC

AMN / NEW DELHI The Election Commission on Tuesday termed the allegations of EVM replacement as "completely ...

63 % polling recorded in the final phase of Lok Sabha polls

Voters have already exercised their franchise for 483 out of the total 542 parliamentary seats in previous six ...

India’s most controversial and longest Elections come to an end

Results on May 23  AMN / Elections for the 17th Lok Sabha concluded today after sweet and sour incident ...

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SPORTS

Boxing: Mary Kom, Nikhat Zareen to meet in semis at 2nd India Open

  HSB / Guwahati Six-time world champion Mary Kom and Asian Championships bronze medallist Nikhat Zaree ...

Defender Suman Devi Thoudam to lead Junior Women’s Team

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Defender Suman Devi Thoudam will lead 18-member Indian Junior Women's Team for ...

14 Indian women enter semi finals of India Open International Boxing tournament

    Indian women boxer including M C Mary Kom stormed into the Semi-Finals in the second India O ...

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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

66th National Film Awards to be declared after General Elections

  The 66th National Film Awards will be declared after General Elections, 2019. In a statement, Informat ...

Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

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

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ART & CULTURE

Sahitya Akademi demands Rs 500/- from children for Workshop

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi India’s premier literary body, the Sahitya Akademi, which gives huge awards, p ...

Noted Urdu writer Jamil Jalibi is no more

  Author of the seminal history of Urdu literature, editor of one and founder of another eminent literar ...