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Ayodhya Deepotsav Preparations In Full Swing In Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya

Preparation to celebrate Deepotsav, on the occasion of Deepawali is in full swing in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh. Celebrated on October 23, the Ayodhya Temple trust is aiming to light 12 lakh lamps, on the occasion sixth Deepotsav in Ram Ki Paidi Ghats. The Uttar Pradesh Government is targeting to make a Guinness World Record, and lit diyas, bringing earthen ports from Lucknow, Gonda and Ayodhya.

Sun, 09 Oct 2022 - 02:19 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: temple, Sixth Deepotsav, Ayodhya, ram temple, UP Govt

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Kishanganj Temple

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Temple In Bihar Desecrated, Idol Vandalized, Police Arrest One Suspect

In Bihar, a temple was desecrated in the Kishanganj district, confirmed police on July 22. As per information by devotees, who found an idol of the presiding deity at the Kali temple in Lahra chowk area vandalised. The incident created a ruckus, as the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and the Bajrang Dal staged a demonstration by burning tyres on the road. The police suspected one and arrested them for interrogation, from Kishanganj.

Fri, 22 Jul 2022 - 07:15 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: temple, Muslim Majority, Kishanganj, Bihar Temple, arrested

PM Modi Offers Prayers

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PM Modi Offers Prayer At Baba Baidyanath Temple In Deogarh

PM Narendra Modi, who is on a visit to Deogarh, offered prayers at Baba Baidyanath temple, also one of the 12 Jyotirlingas in the country. To welcome PM Modi, the temple has been bedecked with lights and flowers, on July 12. located 270-km from the Jharkhand capital, the shrine is a major attraction for thousands of pilgrims every year, especially during Shravan month.

Tue, 12 Jul 2022 - 07:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: PM Modi, Pilgrims, baba baidyanath jyotirlinga, Deogarh, temple

Dead body

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Blood-Soaked Body With Throat Slit Discovered At Temple In Ayodhya; Suspect Detained

On the grounds of a Hanuman temple in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, a man's body was discovered in a pool of blood on July 3. Pankaj Shukla, the 30-year-old victim, had gone to the temple to sleep post-dinner. In a moment of fury, the accused, Pankaj's cousin Gullu Mishra, murdered the man with a sharp-edged object. Police have retrieved the axe used in the murder and apprehended the accused. 

Sun, 03 Jul 2022 - 08:40 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Uttar Pradesh, deadbody, Ayodhya, temple, throat slit

Courtesy: Zee News

Fire officials at Tamil Ndu temple festival fire

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Fire Breaks Out During Temple Festival In Tamil Nadu's Madurai; Zero Casualties Reported

During the annual Santhana Mariamman temple festival in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, a fire broke out on June 8. Temporary structures, stores, and automobiles were destroyed by the fire. The devotees were able to get away from the fire. The fire was caused by the exploding of crackers, as per the fire department officials. The fire was eventually contained. There were no fatalities recorded. 

Thu, 09 Jun 2022 - 02:30 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Fire, Santhana Mariamman temple festival, Tamil Nadu, Madurai, temple

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4 More Pilgrims Die In Kedarnath, Death Toll At 38 Since May 6: Uttarakhand

In Uttarakhand's Kedarnath, four more Pilgrims lost their lives after falling ill, on May 25. Meanwhile, three others have been airlifted to Rishikesh's AIIMS via air ambulance. The deceased have been identified as Rishi Bhadauriya (65), Shambu Dayal Yadav (66), Kamalnath Bhatt (60) and Changdev Janardan Shinde. Reportedly, since May 6, over 38 Pilgrims have died on their way, due to cardiac arrest and other health problems.

Thu, 26 May 2022 - 11:35 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Uttarakhand, Kedarnath, temple, Kedarnath Death, Pushkar Singh Dhami

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Devotees Offer Prayers Together At Temple, Mosque With Common Entrance In Kanpur

Amid a fresh wave of communal violence across India, devotees in Kanpur are sending out a message of religious harmony. In Kanpur's Tatmil Chowk, a Hanuman temple and a mosque share one common entrance. A temple priest shared, "Aarti and Azaan take place with cooperation of both communities." Owaisi, who also visits the mosque to offer prayers, says that there is a sense of brotherhood among all the devotees there.

Tue, 03 May 2022 - 01:22 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: Religion, temple, Mosque, Kanpur, Communal Violence, Owaisi

Courtesy: ANI

Aaditya Thackeray handing over the letter of land allotment.

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Maharashtra Govt Allots 10 Acres Of Land To TTD For Temple Construction

Maharashtra government has allotted 10 acres of land to the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams for the construction of a Tirupati temple. Maharashtra Tourism Minister Aaditya Thackeray shared an image on Twitter, which shows him handing over the official letter of land allotment to TTD CEO Dharma Reddy. He wrote, "It was my greatest honour to humbly hand over the official letter of allotment of Land for the Lord Venkateswara Temple."

Sat, 30 Apr 2022 - 07:41 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: Culture, temple, Mumbai, Land, Maharashtra

Beggar donated money

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80-Year-Old Mangaluru Beggar Donates Rs 1 Lakh To Temple

An 80-year-old woman named Ashwathamma donated a whopping amount of Rs 1 lakh to a temple in Mangaluru, Karnataka. On April 28, she donated her earned money through begging to the Kshetra Rajarajeshwari Temple. Furthermore, the woman is earning from begging for 18 years, after his husband's death. In addition, in the past also Ashwathamma donated up to Rs 6 lakhs to various temples and orphanages in Karnataka.

Fri, 29 Apr 2022 - 09:00 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Mangaluru, Beggar, Karnataka, temple, donation

Courtesy: The Logical Indian

Alwar demolition

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3 Govt Officials Suspended Over Alwar Temple Demolition

The Congress-led Rajasthan government has suspended three government officials, in connection with the Alwar temple demolition. Among the officials are a Sub-Divisional Magistrate, the Chairman of the Rajgarh Municipality Board and the Nagar Panchayat Executive Officer. This comes after a centuries-old temple was demolished with bulldozers last week. Apart from the temple, as many as eighty-six shops and temples were also demolished in the… read-more

Tue, 26 Apr 2022 - 11:30 AM / by Varun Das

Tags: Rajasthan, Rajasthan Government, Alwar, demolition, temple

Courtesy: ANI