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  • LITERARY NOTES: Remembering Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman

    While newspapers and magazines are switching over to e-publishing all over the world, it is nice to see that some Urdu literary magazines are not only surviving in the traditional mode but flourishing and publishing thick, voluminous issues one after another...

    Both have recently come up with special issues, remembering two of Urdu literature’s towering figures: Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman...

  • 'Proud to be Pakistani Hindu today': Senate body approves Hindu marriage bill

    In what appears to be a New Year's gift for Hindu minorities in Pakistan, the Senate Functional Committee on Human Rights unanimously approved the much-awaited Hindu Marriages Bill on Monday...

    Earlier in September, the Natio­nal Assembly had passed the Hindu Marriage Bill 2016, thus paving the way for the adoption of a comprehensive and widely-acceptable family law for Hindus living in Pakistan...

  • Sikh pilgrims laud govt for better facilities, condition of temples

    TAXILA: Sikh pilgrims and their group leaders from various parts of India have appreciated the people and government of Pakistan for providing better pilgrimage facilities and keeping their places of worship in good condition...

    Talking to media persons, leaders of all Sikh committees, especially the Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee Delhi and the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee of India, appreciated the Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara...

  • The forgotten twin temples of Malkana

    One such site is that of the Malkana Temples located on a rarely travelled road and unlike the Nandna or Kussak forts, the site is relatively easier to access...

    The few Muslim families in the village also moved to other, larger villages due to the scarcity of basic necessities as all the small businesses were run by its Hindu residents...

  • Chinese visit temples, fairs to ring in Year of the Monkey

    BEIJING: Chinese and others around Asia flocked to temples and fairs to pray for good health and fortune on Monday, the first day of the Lunar New Year...

    In Beijing, hundreds of thousands of people visited traditional fairs held in parks, as well as Buddhist and Taoist temples offering singing and dance performances and open-air markets selling handicrafts...

  • India court says women have equal right to enter temples

    MUMBAI: Women have a fundamental right to enter temples, an Indian high court has said, possibly paving the way for an easing of gender restrictions at places of worship across the country...

    The high court in Mumbai said government authorities should ensure that women are not prevented from entering any Hindu place of worship across the state of Maharashtra...

  • Govt urged to save temples

    PESHAWAR: Residents of Kashmir Colony, Peshawar, have demanded of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to secure their houses and historical worship places of minorities at the colony and take action against those who are bent on demolishing the locality and five temples for construction of a shopping plaza...

    In this regard, Moazzam Butt advocate submitted an application to the police at Khan Raziq police station on behalf of the...

  • Jean-wearing devotees barred from Indian temples

    NEW DELHI: Hindu temples in southern India began turning away devotees wearing western clothes on Friday after a court order banning jeans and shorts as “inappropriate” for spiritual worship came into effect...

    In December the Madras High Court ordered temple authorities in Tamil Nadu state to refuse entry to anyone wearing jeans, bermuda shorts, skirts, short-sleeves or tight leggings to “enhance spiritual ambiance “Hundreds of staff...

  • Once temples, now madrassahs: Dars among deities

    With his rendition, he managed to leave such a stamp on it that all former versions are forgotten and the story is now known as Heer-Waris...

    There are several stories about this relationship between the mosque and the Hindu temple, about Waris Shah and his Hindu beloved who, it is believed, used to come to this temple regularly...

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