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India Slams Pakistan At UN Over Temple Vandalization Issue

Emphasising that India safeguards all religions, the Indian envoy at the UN, TS Tirumurti, slammed Islamabad government over the vandalization of Hindu Temples in Pakistan. During the UN meeting on January 21, Tirumurti also criticized Pakistan for selective implementation of laws… read-more

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 - 10:48 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: India, Pakistan , temple, UN Meeting, vandalise, hindu temple

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

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Pakistan SC Ask Govt To Restore Vandalised Temples In 2 Weeks

Hearing the Hindu temple vandalisation case, the Pakistan Supreme Court has directed the authorities to restore the Shri Paramhansji Maharaj’s Samadhi and the Krishna Dwara Mandir.  The Court ordered the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province government to complete the restoration in two weeks. Taking suo-motto cognizance of the case, the Court also said that the incident has brought “international shame to Pakistan.” Moreover, the SC also sought for… read-more

Tue, 05 Jan 2021 - 06:58 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Pakistan , temple, Supreme Court, hindu temple

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Shree Lingaraj Temple In Bhubaneswar Reopens For Devotees After 9-Months Curb

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Public Allowed To Visit Odisha's Shree Lingaraj Temple From January 3

The prestigious Shree Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneswar has reopened for servitors after being shut for nine months owing to the pandemic. The temple authorities said that the local people would be allowed from January 3 and the outsiders can visit from January 6. Besides, the temple would remain closed on January 1 and January 2 to avoid the rush. Meanwhile, a COVID-negative report is mandatory to visit the temple.

Sun, 27 Dec 2020 - 05:55 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: Bhubaneswar, temple, Covid-19

Courtesy: NDTV

Banke Bihari Temple

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UP: Banke Bihari Temple in Mathura Reopened for Devotees 

After adhering to COVID-19 precautionary protocols, Mathura's Banke Bihari temple re-opened on October 25 for the devotees. Police have been deployed in the temple to ensure the devotees adhering to the regulations. The temple which was shut on March 22 due to the pandemic, was reopened on October 15 assenting the court's order. However, the temple manager shut it again on October 19 as were unable to control the crowd.

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 - 03:45 PM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Mathura, Banke Bihari Temple, Uttar Pradesh, temple

Courtesy: ANI News

A Ganja Smoking Devotee

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Temples in Northern Karnataka Offer Marijuana to Devotees

Temples in Northern Karnataka offering marijuana to its devotees. The plight came into light after the recent arrest of peddlers in the state’s film industry. Devotees from Sharana, Aruda, Shaptha and Avadhuta traditions consider marijuana as a sacred grass which shows the path to enlightenment and spirituality. Raichur SP Prakash Nityam said, “I’m not aware of this, but if we… read-more

Mon, 07 Sep 2020 - 07:17 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: temple, Karnataka, drug, Marijuana

Courtesy: The Times of India

K C Rao

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Telangana to Get a New Secretariat With Temple, Mosque, Church

Stating that his government practices religious tolerance, Telangana CM K Chandrashekhar Rao announced that the new secretariat complex will have a temple, two mosques, and a church. He said that the foundation stones for all of these will be laid soon after the end of the ensuing legislative session. He also called it as a symbol of "Ganga Jamuna Tehjeeb". The old secretariat in Telangana was brought down in July.

Sun, 06 Sep 2020 - 08:03 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Telangana, K Chandrashekhar Rao, temple, Mosque, church

Courtesy: ANI News

Adesh Bandekar

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Adesh Bandekar Reappointed As Chairman Of Shri Siddhivinayak Temple Trust

Shiv Sena leader Adesh Bandekar has been reappointed as chairman of Shri Siddhivinayak Temple Trust for the next three years. The post given to the leader would be equivalent to that of Minister of State (MOS) in the Maharashtra government. The Shri Siddhivinayak Temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesha and is located in Mumbai’s Prabhadevi area and is one of the richest temple of the country.

Fri, 24 Jul 2020 - 05:28 PM / by Anjali Bharti

Tags: Mumbai, Shiv Sena, temple, Siddhivinayak

Courtesy: ANI

Asaduddin Owaisi
Temple and Mosque Demolished, Owaisi Demands Reconstruction: Telangana

Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi condemned the demolition of a temple and mosque which happened along with the demolition of the Telangana Secretariat building, demanding the arrest of the contractor involved. "We expect the mosque to be built in the exact same place where it once stood and the Chief Minister to speak to the representatives and meet our expectations and emotions about the mosque," said the MP.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 - 12:50 PM / by Kajol Pravina

Tags: AIMIM, Asaduddin Owaisi, Telangana, temple, Mosque

Courtesy: ANI News

Temple top

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Temple submerged for 87 years in Odisha resurfaces in Mahanadi river, to be developed

A 500-year-old temple in Odisha, which had submerged during floods in 1933, has been spotted again in the Mahanadi river. According to locals, the temple top was first spotted around 11 years ago. 

ÔÇ£The temple is in a good state and it should be re-established as we have the technology,ÔÇØ said Anil Kumar Dhir, Cheif of the archeological survey team. 

Thu, 18 Jun 2020 - 09:21 AM / by Masumi Shah

Tags: Odisha, mahanadi, temple, archeology

Courtesy: NDTV