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  • Nitish Kumar exchanges greetings with principals of Patna missionary schools on Christmas 26-12-2013 08:40 AM

    Midnight services in Churches heralded the birth of Jesus Christ on Christmas that was celebrated with gaiety in Bihar on Wednesday. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar wished people on the occasion and prayed that the spirit and warmth of Christmas bestow enduring peace and harmony. The state capital was decked up...
  • Sachin has brought India and Australia closer together: Australian FM 26-11-2013 07:33 PM

    Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on her ongoing trip to India met External Affairs minister Salman Khurshid and discussed Nuclear agreements and economic ties along with the ongoing negotiations on uranium sale which seem to be unending. CNN-IBN's Suhasini Haidar got her to talk about many issues of bilateral interests...
  • Expect a headway in Uranium sale soon: Australian Foreign Minister 18-11-2013 08:59 AM

    Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on her ongoing trip to India met External Affairs minister Salman Khurshid and discussed Nuclear agreements and economic ties along with the ongoing negotiations on uranium sale which seem to be unending. However, she said that there is commitment to sell uranium to India and...
  • Australia's new Prime Minister Tony Abbott unveils cabinet today 16-09-2013 01:34 PM

    Australia's new conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott unveiled his first cabinet on Monday, using the appointment of experienced lawmakers to promise a stable government after three years of minority rule. Abbott, who won power on a promise to focus on economic management, made only minor changes to his opposition line-up,...
  • Skin cancer death rates 70 per cent higher in men 21-08-2013 08:16 PM

    Men are 70 per cent more likely to die from malignant melanoma - the most serious type of skin cancer - than women with the same disease, a new study has warned. According to research by Cancer Research UK and the University of Leeds, 3.4 men per 100,000 die from...
  • Reformist priest praises pope's new tone but wants more 01-08-2013 04:19 AM

    Chicago: An Austrian priest who has stirred controversy in Europe with his challenge to Catholic church teachings on taboo topics suggested on Wednesday that women should be allowed to become priests and said that gays need justice, not just mercy. Father Helmut Schuller, who has been banned by American bishops...
  • Pope installed as bishop of Rome, appeals to lapsed faithful 08-04-2013 07:14 AM

    Rome: Pope Francis was formally installed as bishop of Rome on Sunday and he urged lapsed Catholics not to be afraid to return to God. Francis celebrated a Mass before thousands of people in the Rome Basilica of St John in Lateran to formally take possession of the cathedral in...
  • Halloween is harmful, pagan, says Polish bishop 31-10-2012 10:18 AM

    Warsaw: Some Catholic bishops in Poland say that Halloween is harmful because it promotes "diabolical" behavior and are asking believers not to observe it. Archbishop Andrzej Dziega in Szczecin, in the northwest, said in letter to his parishioners that under the vestige of fun, Halloween can be "destroying the spiritual...
  • New York legislature approves gay marriage 25-06-2011 10:10 AM

    Albany: New York's state legislature gave final approval on Friday to same-sex marriages, a key victory for gay rights ahead of the 2012 presidential and congressional elections. New York will become the sixth and most populous US state to allow gay marriage. State senators voted 33-29 to approve marriage equality...
  • Vatican suggests bishops report abuse to police 17-05-2011 08:55 AM

    Vatican City: The Vatican has told bishops around the world that it is important to cooperate with police in reporting priests who rape and molest children and asked them to develop guidelines for preventing sex abuse by next May. But Monday's letter from the Congregation for the Doctrine of the...
  • Father Joseph: religious profiling cause of concern 15-04-2011 12:42 PM

    Father Babu Joseph spokesperson of the Catholic Bishop's Conference said that if there is religious profiling in any state it is serious concern for the entire community. It should also be a cause for attention by the Central Government. ...
  • Pope to issue guidelines to check sex abuse 20-11-2010 12:08 PM

    Vatican City: The Vatican has said it was planning to issue a set of guidelines to bishops around the world on responding effectively to the sexual abuse of children by priests that will include recommendations for prevention programs, better screening of priests and the need to obey civil reporting requirements....
  • Left, Catholic bishops on collision course 19-07-2010 03:37 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The ruling CPI(M) and powerful Catholic Church in Kerala are headed for a collision course once again with the apex body of bishops issuing a pastoral letter urging the Christian community to choose only "God-fearing" and "selfless" candidates in polls. The Kerala Catholic Bishops Council (KCBC) circular, read out...
  • 'Dead' footballer still alive 24-01-2009 02:43 PM

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  • Left advocates atheism, allege Kerala religious groups 25-06-2008 12:12 AM

    London: England pace bowler James Anderson has launched a scathing attack on the captaincy of Michael Vaughan, who led his country's successful bid to regain the Ashes in 2005. Vaughan was widely regarded as a fine leader after revitalising England in the run-up to their first Test series win over...
  • Olympic torch run: US loses sleep over Richard Gere 10-04-2008 12:19 AM

    Perth: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Thursday made a surprise revelation that he may retire from Test cricket if he is to play in the 2015 cricket World Cup. If I have to see through the 2015 (World Cup), I would have to retire from one of the formats,...
  • China ordinates bishop, Pope upset 02-12-2006 07:27 PM

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  • Christians save up for grave crisis 29-11-2006 07:57 PM

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