Shirdi

  • Candidates in Shirdi invoke Saibaba's name to woo voters 16-04-2014 04:51 PM

    The candidates in this constituency, known as home of Shirdi Sai Baba, are wooing the voters in the name of the popular guru, assuring better infrastructure and top class facilities for devotees ahead of his death centenary in 2018. Saibaba, who lived and preached in Shirdi and surrounding areas during...
  • Not just Varanasi, India has over two dozen holy cities as LS seats 28-03-2014 01:42 PM

    New Delhi: All eyes are on Varanasi, the holiest place for the Hindus. BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's candidature from Varanasi has made it a politically very important city in this election season. But, it is not the only holy city or religious place, which is also a Lok...
  • Shiv Sena Shirdi candidate Baban Gholap convicted in corruption case 21-03-2014 03:06 PM

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena candidate from Shirdi Baban Gholap, who is presently an MLA from a constituency in Nashik, has been convicted by the Bombay High Court in a corruption case. Gholap was the social welfare minister in the BJP-Shiv Sena government in 1995. He was charged with corruption and accused...
  • Shirdi temple, Thackeray memorial, Sena Bhawan receive bomb threat 16-10-2013 07:11 PM

    Mumbai: Authorities at the iconic Shirdi temple in Maharashtra have informed the police of a threat letter they received. That letter, a copy of which the police have shared with CNN-IBN speicifically states that the Shirdi Sai Temple will be blown up on the November 9. It also stated that...
  • Rajasthan rape case: Babu Lal Nagar gives CID team the slip 23-09-2013 07:51 PM

    Jaipur: Rape accused former Rajasthan minister Babu Lal Nagar on Monday gave the slip to a Criminal Investigation Department (CID) team waiting at his residence to collect blood sample for medical examination, as they were told by the family that he has gone to Shirdi in Maharashtra. The team of...
  • Four unidentified men gangrape mentally challenged woman 06-09-2013 02:15 PM

    A 32-year-old mentallychallenged woman was allegedly gangraped by four unidentifiedmen at a village in Shirdipolice said. The victim, a resident of Jevur Patoda village inKopargaon taluka of Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district, used tolive with her sister. On Thursday morning, when she went out of her house, theaccused forcibly took her a...
  • Self-styled godman booked for illegally fitting blue beacons on car 22-08-2013 04:14 PM

    A Kerala-based self-styled godman has been booked for allegedly using blue beacons on his car, which are usually fitted on vehicles used by VIPs. An offence was registered against Baba Swami Subramaniyam (55) under various sections of IPC including 420, 171, and MVA 190 (2), at Shirdi police station after...
  • Shirdi: Saibaba temple trust received donations worth Rs 305 cr 27-04-2013 07:20 PM

    Shirdi: The Saibaba temple trust in Shirdi received Rs 305.39 crore in donations last fiscal, an increase of about Rs 30 crore over the previous year, a trust official said. The cash collection in the donation boxes in the temple was Rs 176 crore in 2012-13. Of the Rs 305.39...
  • Awards are like vitamin shots: Nagarjuna 20-04-2013 10:03 PM

    Chennai: Southern actor Akkineni Nagarjuna said on Saturday that awards are like vitamin shots and when an actor receives them, it boosts his or her morale. "The success of a film at the box-office will ensure happiness to the entire unit, but individual awards are like vitamin shots that will...
  • AP: 2-day-old baby girl found abandoned in drain 26-10-2012 07:59 AM

    Guntur: A two-day old baby girl was found abandoned in an open drain on Thursday in Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh. She was found by passers-by and was immediately taken to a government hospital, where she is currently undergoing treatment. Doctors said that she is stable but there have been...
  • Replica of Shirdi Sai Baba temple in Mumbai 14-12-2011 01:55 PM

    Mumbai: A replica of the Sai Baba temple in Maharashtra's Shirdi town will be recreated here as part of a four-day festival starting Dec 15, an organiser said on Tuesday. The replica of the temple will have a 24-feet-tall idol of Sai Baba, the biggest ever created so far in...
  • 'Sai Ratna' award for Sachin Tendulkar 04-04-2011 06:11 PM

    Mumbai: Iconic batsman Sachin Tendulkar will be the first recipient of the 'Sai Ratna' award instituted by the famous Saibaba temple trust at Shirdi in Maharashtra. "Members of the Sai Sansthan met on Monday and it was unanimously decided to confer the Sai Ratna award on Sachin," chairman of Shri...
  • Shirdi temple has ornaments worth Rs 32-cr 04-01-2011 12:52 PM

    Nagpur: The famous pilgrim centre of Shri Saibaba temple in Shirdi, one of the richest temples in Maharashtra, has ornaments and jewellery worth over Rs 32-crore and investments running into Rs 4,27,17,02,929-crore,according to official documents. The administration of Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust (Shirdi), governed by the Managing Committee which was...
  • Hrithik Roshan loses cool in Shirdi? 10-05-2010 12:17 PM

    The actor apparently assaulted a cameraman at the temple ...
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  • Rani won't give up on Shirdi land, challenges govt order 04-04-2008 12:47 PM

    Durban: Kumar Sangakkara hit a superbly-crafted century on the third day of the second Test match against South Africa at Kingsmead on Wednesday and put Sri Lanka in a strong position to close out the game. Sangakkara's 108 enabled Sri Lanka to reach 256 for 7 in their second innings...
  • Rani loses Shirdi land, govt takes over 28-03-2008 09:27 AM

    New Delhi: Senior off-spinner Harbhajan Singh termed Virender Sehwag as the most dangerous batsmen in world cricket after the latter's record-breaking 219 against the West Indies at Indore on Thursday. By far, Viru is the most dangerous batsman in world cricket, Harbhajan, who is currrently nursing a shin injury, told...
  • 40 dead as bus carrying pilgrims falls into gorge 21-01-2008 10:35 PM

    Mumbai: Pune Warriors skipper Yuvraj Singh on Tuesday welcomed Sourav Ganguly's inclusion to the squad, saying the former India skipper's experience will be an asset to the team, but ruled him out for an IPL-4 debut against Mumbai Indians on Wednesday. He's experienced and I will get help in captaining...
  • Rs 91-lakh tax slapped on Rani for Shirdi plot 03-01-2008 06:21 PM

    Colombo: Pakistan was the last team to beat Australia at a World Cup, way back in 1999, and is aiming to upstage the defending champions again on Saturday when top spot in Group A will be on the line. Four-time champion Australia has not lost a World Cup match since...
  • Sai Baba temple puts security curbs 19-06-2007 09:49 PM

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  • Thackeray flays Sai Baba's gold throne 20-08-2006 11:18 PM

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