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  • 152nd festival at Sadhu Bela temple under way

    SUKKUR: Several hundred Hindu devotees from across Sindh and Balochistan, as well as some parts of India, thronged Sadhu Bela (or Sadhu Belo in Sindhi and Hindi) to participate in the 152nd annual festival of Baba Bankhandi Maharaj Yatra which began on Tuesday evening at the historical temple situated on an islet in the Indus River near Sukkur...

    The three-day festival started with the recitation from the Gita and the Guru Granth...

  • Sikhs remember Golden Temple attack

    LAHORE: The Sikh community on Saturday commemorated June 6, recalling sacrifices of a large number of Sikhs at Golden Temple in 1984 during a brutal attack of Indian army on the orders of the then prime minister...

    Carrying placards and banners, the Sikhs chanted slogans against the Indian army attack that left a number of Sikhs dead and injured at Sri Darbar Sahib (Golden Temple) on June 6, 1984...

  • Taj Mahal Muslim tomb, not ancient Hindu temple says Indian court

    An Indian court officially rejected claims that the Taj Mahal is a Hindu temple while hearing an appeal to let Hindus pray in the historic monument's premises, The Guardian reported on Wednesday...

    According to The Guardian, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) gave its view in response to a petition filed by six lawyers stating that the 17th century monument in Agra had originally been a temple dedicated to the Hindu deity...

  • SC asks KP govt to get Hindu temple rebuilt

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court ordered on Thursday the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to get a Hindu temple in Karak restored and reconstructed...

    Dr Vankwani said he had met the provincial chief secretary, the inspector general of police and the local commissioner, but he had been informed that the Hindu notable in whose name the temple was built had converted to Islam...

  • Retired Muslim teacher helps construct temple in Indian school

    AHMEDABAD: The unique way by which a retired Muslim school teacher in a remote village of Indian state of Gujrat inspired his students was by constructing a temple in the village school, said a report published on The Times of India...

    Popular among the children of Marida village as Abdul Chacha, Abdul Vora decided to leave a legacy in the Hindu-dominated Mirada village by constructing a Saraswati temple in the village school...

  • Suspect sent to jail for damaging temple statues

    HYDERABAD: The GOR police on Thursday obtained a three-day remand of a suspect who had damaged several deities in the Shiv temple, located within the local circuit house on Wednesday evening...

    Lutfullah Lashari was arrested on a complaint lodged by a Hindu community leader, Karam Chand, stating that the suspect damaged three deities in the temple...

  • Dispute flares over controversial Thai temple tigers

    KANCHANABURI: Thai wildlife officials began a headcount Friday of nearly 150 tigers kept by monks at a temple which has become the centre of a dispute over the welfare of the animals...

    Wat Pha Luang Ta Bua in Thailand’s western Kanchanaburi province — commonly known as “The Tiger Temple” — has long proved a hit among tourists who flock there to visit the monks and be photographed next to their huge feline pets...

  • Shawala Teja Singh temple needs preservation

    SIALKOT: Centuries-old Shawala Teja Singh temple is crumbling and needs preservation...

    The temple, located in city’s congested Dhaarowal locality, is more than 1,000 years old, according to the book ‘History of Sialkot’ by the late Rashid Niaz...

  • Suicide bomber targets ancient temple in Egypt

    LUXOR: A suicide bomber blew himself up on Wednesday close to the ancient pharaonic temple of Karnak in southern Egypt, a site visited by millions every year, the government said...

    In Wednesday’s violence, officials said security at Karnak prevented the suicide bomber from entering the temple complex, and the forces battled two gunmen who were with him, killing one and capturing the other...

  • Ayodhya dispute: Hindu nationalists talk temple ahead of SC hearings

    NEW DELHI: Days before the final Supreme Court (SC) hearings in the Ayodhya land dispute case, the chief of India’s leading Hindu nationalist organisation, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, has announced that only a Ram temple will be built at the disputed site...

    Hindus claim the mosque was the birthplace of Lord Ram and that it was built after the destruction of a temple by Muslim invader Babur in 1528...

  • How a Hindu temple was renovated by a Muslim and a Sufi shrine revamped by a Sikh in Pakistan

    The long turret of a temple rises unexpectedly amid tall minarets and round green domes in a busy area...

    The latest round of this battle roar its ugly head on a cold December morning in 1992, when passionate supporters of Jamaat-i-Islami and others not attached to any political party surrounded this temple, determined to bring it down to avenge the demolition of the Babri Masjid about 1,000 kilometres from here in a country they...

  • Hindu temple desecrated in Sindh’s Gharo

    Police in Gharo on Friday registered a First Information Report (FIR) against three persons for desecrating the deities inside a Hindu temple in Thatta...

    According to community leaders, unknown miscreants entered the temple of Rama Pir and dumped their sacred idols in the sewage lines after desecrating them...

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