Prayers

  • Bhopal - A Prayer for Rain: A film on Bhopal gas tragedy 27-09-2013 02:15 PM

    New Delhi: Director Ravi Kumar has come up with a film on the Union Carbide accident that took place in Bhopal on December 2, 1984. The film features Martin Sheen, Mischa Barton, Kal Penn, Tannishtha Chatterjee and Rajpal Yadav in pivotal roles. The film is named 'Bhopal - A Prayer...
  • Thank you for your prayers and love, tweets Dilip Kumar 22-09-2013 02:55 PM

    New Delhi: Dilip Kumar has expressed his gratitude towards his fans and well wishers who have wished for his good health. The actor tweets, "Thank you for your prayers and love. Resting in the hospital." A video link has also been given with Dilip Kumar's tweet which shows Saira Banu...
  • 86 days after Uttarakhand tragedy, prayers resume at Kedarnath Temple 11-09-2013 08:20 AM

    The deathly silence brooding over Kedarnath since the June calamity hit Uttarakhand broke early on Wednesday morning by the chanting of Vedic hymns as prayers resumed at the Himalayan shrine, 86 days after ravaging floods left over 400 people dead in the Kedar valley. Shortly after the dawn, as the...
  • Prayers to resume at Kedarnath shrine from Sept 11: Vijay Bahuguna 02-09-2013 09:49 AM

    Prayers at the Kedarnath shrine, suspended since the mid-June calamity in Uttarakhand, will resume on September 11, Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna said on Sunday. Prayers will take place between 7 and 11 am and will continue till the portals of the temple close on Diwali, he said. Although prayers are...
  • Egypt's bruised Muslim Brotherhood fails to show street power 24-08-2013 03:20 AM

    Mass protests called by Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood mostly failed to materialise on Friday as the movement reels from a bloody army crackdown on followers of ousted President Mohamed Morsi. Troops and police had taken relatively low-key security measures before the "Friday of Martyrs" processions that were to have begun from...
  • Bombs kill 42 outside mosques in northern Lebanese city of Tripoli 24-08-2013 12:32 AM

    Bombs hit two mosques in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli on Friday, killing at least 42 people and wounding hundreds, intensifying sectarian strife that has spilled over from the civil war in neighbouring Syria. The apparently coordinated blasts - the biggest and deadliest in Tripoli since the end of...
  • Priests gear up to resume prayers at flood-ravaged Kedarnath 23-08-2013 06:44 PM

    Over two months after Kedarnath shrine was ravaged by devastating floods in Uttarakhand, efforts are on in full swing to ensure that prayers resume by September 11 as planned even as priests say that much will depend on weather conditions. "Preparations are going on. There is a meeting on August...
  • Gunmen kill at least 30 people in an attack in northeast Nigeria 13-08-2013 06:52 AM

    Gunmen have killed at least 30 people in an attack in a farming region in northeast Nigeria where the Islamist sect Boko Haram is active, a military source and residents said on Monday. Men dressed in military camouflage arrived in Konduga town on Sunday morning and shot or hacked to...
  • Rajnath Singh calls Prime Minister over violence in Kashmir 10-08-2013 04:16 AM

    BJP chief Rajnath Singh on Friday said he raised the issue of communal clashes in Kishtwar town in Jammu region with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and was assured they would be brought under control sooon. "Had a telephonic conversation with the PM Dr Manmohan Singh regarding outbreak of violent clashes...
  • Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal announces Eid bonanza for Muslims 09-08-2013 05:53 PM

    Malerkotla: In an Eid bonanza to the Muslim community of the state, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday announced development works worth Rs 25.30 crore in the historic town of Malerkotla. Addressing a gathering here after offering prayers at the local Idgah, the chief minister greeted the people...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Curfew imposed after violence in Kishtwar 09-08-2013 04:34 PM

    Kishtwar: The Army has been called out and curfew imposed in Kishtwar after violence broke out in the city with protestors torching government and private properties after Eid prayers. Reports suggest that miscreants also pelted stones after Eid prayers following which clashes broke out between two communities leaving over 30...
  • 9 'Kanwariyas' killed in 2 separate road accidents 06-08-2013 12:32 PM

    Nine Hindu pilgrims (Kanwariyas) were killed and nearly a dozen injured in two separate road accidents on Tuesday in Bihar's Jamui and Saran districts, police said. In Jamui, five pilgrims belonging to a family, were killed when a speeding truck hit their vehicle near Sikandra. "Five pilgrims were killed on...
  • Kedarnath: Controversy over resumption of prayers 23-07-2013 10:08 AM

    Kedarnath: A new controversy has surfaced in the Kedarnath temple, this time over the resumptions of prayers. While Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna performed prayers at the temple on Monday, priests say the prayers shouldn't have been performed till all bodies were removed from the area. Bahuguna, along with state...
  • 5.2 magnitude earthquake jolts Pakistan 21-07-2013 07:28 AM

    Islamabad: An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale struck Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and some areas in northern region on Sunday morning, Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) said. There was no immediate report of any loss of life or property. The epicentre of the temblor, observed at 3.13 am (local...
  • Prayer meet held at Mahim station for victims of Mumbai train bombings 11-07-2013 05:39 PM

    Thursday marks seven years of the Mumbai train bombings, which killed nearly 200 people. A special prayer meet was held at the Mahim station to pay respect to those who died. ...
  • A prayer to the god of rebellion

    Kindred mind |  Ayushman Jamwal
    Lord give me strength to rise and resist, Let my will be iron, yet my heart gentle, Let my malice fuel my goodwill, Unshackle me...

  • Aamir, Deepika attend Jiah Khan's prayer meet 09-06-2013 03:37 PM

    Mumbai: Actors Aamir Khan, Deepika Padukone, Randhir Kapoor, Sanjay Kapoor and many other attended the prayer meet to pay their last respects to actress Jiah Khan. Jiah was found hanging at her flat in Sagar Sangeet Building in the posh Juhu area here on June 3 around midnight. Aamir was...
  • Congress to hold prayer meeting for Naxal attack victims 27-05-2013 02:18 AM

    New Delhi: Congress will hold a prayer meeting on Monday at the party headquarters in Delhi for its leaders and workers killed in the Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh. The meeting would be attended by party president Sonia Gandhi, Vice-President Rahul Gandhi along with all senior leaders and union ministers. Prime...
  • Iraq: Two blasts outside Sunni Muslim mosque kill 43 18-05-2013 06:41 AM

    Baquba: Two bombs exploded outside a Sunni Muslim mosque in the Iraqi city of Baquba as worshippers left Friday prayers, killing at least 43 people in one of the deadliest attacks in a month-long surge in sectarian violence. Several other bombings claimed lives around the country - with 19 killed...
  • Pakistan PM to visit India on Saturday 05-03-2013 01:00 PM

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  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 26-02-2013 11:58 PM

    According to sources, the Centre gave into the demands of state governments opposing the ambitious setting up of NCTC and said the proposed intelligence agency will not have the right to make arrests without the states' permission. ...
  • Is selection of Pope shrouded in too much secrecy? 26-02-2013 11:57 PM

    The resignation of a top UK cardinal over allegations of inappropriate behaviour is the latest scandal facing the Catholic Church in the run-up to the election of the next Pope in March. ...
  • Pope addresses thousands in last Sunday prayer 24-02-2013 06:36 PM

    Thousands gathered on Sunday in St Petersburg to listen to last prayer by Pope Benedict XVI before he steps down from his position as the head of the catholic church later this week. ...
  • Khushwant Singh's Freethinker's Prayer Book: A Review

    Hindustani awaaz |  Rakhshanda Jalil
    I must begin this review with a confession: I am an unabashed admirer of Khushwant Singh. I have known him for years and enjoyed many...

  • AP: Advani offers prayers at Lord Venkateswara temple 10-11-2012 01:09 PM

    Tirupati: Senior BJP leader L K Advani offered prayers at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at nearby Tirumala on Saturday. The veteran BJP leader arrived at Renigunta airport near here on Friday afternoon. After an overnight stay on the hills, he offered prayers at the temple early this...