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Amicus curiae report on Padmanabhaswamy temple proves me right: Achuthanandan

Thiruvananthapuram, April 19: Left leader V.S.Achuthanandan Saturday said the report of the Supreme Court-appointed amicus curiae Gopal Subramaniam has upheld his allegations that gold and valuables from the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple here were smuggled out by members of the Travancore royal family.

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PM greets people on Easter

New Delhi, April 19: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday greeted people on the occasion of Easter, saying the festival signifies compassion, brotherhood and a brighter future.

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Good Friday observed in Kerala churches

Thiruvananthapuram, April 18: One of the most important days in the Christian calendar – Good Friday – was observed across the state with the faithful turning up in churches in good numbers.

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Good Friday observed with fasting and prayers

New Delhi, April 18: The national capital observed Good Friday, which marks the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, with prayers and fasts.

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World’s biggest peace torch lit for Indian spiritual guru in US

New York, April 17: Ashrita Furman, a Guinness World Records record-breaker, has lit what is claimed to be the world’s biggest torch in New York in honour of Indian spiritual leader Chinmoy Kumar Ghose, popularly known as Sri Chinmoy.

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Maldives seeks Indian help to set up Islamic varsity

New Delhi, April 17: The Maldives has sought academic tie-ups with the Jamia Millia Islamia, one of India’s oldest universities, and help in establishing an Islamic university in the island nation, a visiting Maldivian minister said here.

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Gujarat HC grants injunction on Dawoodi Bohra trusts, Wakfs

Ahmedabad/Mumbai, April 16: The Gujarat High Court Wednesday granted an interim injunction restraining Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, the head of the Dawoodi Bohra community, and his supporters from dealing with the assets of around 75 public trusts and 261 Wakfs till April 25, an official said here.

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Sikhs allowed to carry kirpans in Canadian missions

Toronto, April 16: The Canadian government has approved a new policy which allows Sikh visitors to Canadian diplomatic missions abroad to wear kirpans.

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Hindus celebrate New Year in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, April 15: Hindus were making a beeline Tuesday to temples in Kerala to mark Vishu, known as their traditional New Year.

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