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Surya namaskar made compulsory in 48,000 schools Rajasthan

Story: Times of India JAIPUR: Amid protests from different corners, the education department issued orders on Tuesday for government and private schools to introduce surya namaskar in all secondary and senior secondary classes with immediate effect. The order issued by...

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VHP leader Togadia banned from entering Bengaluru

Togadia is scheduled to participate in a VHP convention (Hindu Viraat Samavesha) in the city Feb 8. Bangalore: (Source: UCAN)  Police Tuesday banned right-wing group Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Pravin Togadia from entering the Karnataka capital Feb 5-11, on...

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Indian priest to help Britain’s ailing health service

London:Matters India- Father Davis Chiramel, chairman of the Kidney Federation of India popularly known as “Kidney Father From Kerala”, has launched a voluntary charity organisation in Britain to add more organ donors from the South Asian communities, especially Indians. According...

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Catholic Church vandalized in Delhi

Latest incident is fifth attack on a Christian place of worship in the capital in two months. Vandals attacked a Catholic Church in south Delhi early on Monday, the fifth attack on a Christian place of worship in the city...

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Woman Grand Master Mary Ann Gomes

2015 seems to be remarkable year for India.  The 200th Birth Anniversary of Don Bosco, the visit of Barack Obama and the phenomenal feat of Woman Grand Master Mary Ann Gomes. Indeed it is providential and at the same time, a matter...

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Tolerance amid increase in violence

Women on the street of Jaipur, India, March 2009. Credit: Bo Nielsen via Flickr (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0). Bishop urges youth of India to work for tolerance amid increase in violence.  By Antonio Anup Gonsalves Bellary, India, Jan 31, 2015 / 04:03...

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The dangers of naming God

By Fr William Grimm Tokyo:  I wish I could remember the exact words and who it was who said them to the effect that while Christianity can be believed, some Christians are absolutely incredible. The same can be said of...

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Where is BJP in Delhi Election Fray?

 Dr James Kottoor     Presidential type public debate — at least two ahead of Feb.7th voting — is the ideal      exercise to prepare Delhi residents to make a calculated, considered, well-informed choice  of the right person as the...

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Gita, Gandhi and Godse

By Varghese K. George, in Hindu, Jan.30/16 (Note:  One take-away from this article is: Both Nathuram Godse and Mahatma Gandhi read the Bhagavad Gita but one became a martyr and the other a murderer. To say that religion and politics...

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Education getting rapidly ‘saffronised’: Archbishop

Source: Matters India Bengaluru – Archbishop Bernard Moras of Bangalore on Thursday expressed his concern over the ‘rapid saffronisation’ of the education system in the country and the slow disappearance of secularism in educational institutions. Addressing the 17th All India...