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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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Tamils celebrate New Year

Chennai, April 14: Tamils heralded the Tamil New Year Monday with traditional fervour.

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Pope Francis calls for reflection on Palm Sunday

Vatican City, April 14 (IANS/EFE) Pope Francis used his Palm Sunday Mass homily to call on Catholics to reflect, asking the faithful at the start of Holy Week if they were traitors like Judas or loved God like Joseph.

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President greets on Baisakhi festival

New Delhi, April 13: President Pranab Mukherjee has greeted the countrymen on the occasion of Baisakhi festival which shall be celebrated Monday.

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Kerala churches crowded on Palm Sunday

Thiruvananthapuram, April 13: A large number of faithfuls thronged churches across Kerala on the occasion of Palm Sunday.

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A holy week for Kerala’s Christians to begin Sunday

Thiruvananthapuram, April 12: Christians, who form nearly a quarter of Kerala’s 33 million people, are geared up for the rituals and festivities associated with the Holy Week (also known as the “Passion Week”), which begins this Sunday and will end with Easter next Sunday.

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Sikh-Americans to honour saviour of Oak Creek shooting

Washington, April 9: US police officer Brian Murphy, who was struck with 12 bullets during the Aug 5, 2012 shooting at the Sikh gurudwara in Wisconsin, will be honoured by Sikhs in Washington on Vaisakhi Day (April 13).

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