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  • Australia claims foiling ‘terror plot’ to bring down aeroplane

    SYDNEY: Australia has foiled an Islamist-inspired terrorist plot to bring down an aircraft with an improvised explosive device, authorities said on Sunday, after four people were arrested in raids across Sydney...

    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the plot appeared to be “elaborate” rather than planned by a lone wolf, as security was strengthened at major domestic and international airports across the nation
  • 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...

    There are two Shiv Gunga temples in Malkana, a banyan tree and three peepal trees, a date tree and many others as well as a stream of fresh water complete with a waterfall and a cave...

  • 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...

    Some Hindu temples in India ban women from entering the inner sanctum, with Kerala's famous Sabarimala temple barring all female worshippers aged between 10 and 50 years...

  • 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...

  • Sindh plans Rs400m project to protect temples, churches

    KARACHI: As a part of protecting religious minorities in Sindh, a Rs400 million project is set to be launched to make safe temples, churches and other places of worship across the province, it emerged here on Thursday...

    Special assistant to the chief minister Khatumal Jeewan said the provincial government had initiated a project in which security surveillance cameras would be installed at temples, churches and gurdwaras...

  • SC dismayed by absence of idols in Katas Raj temples

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday expressed dismay over the absence of idols in the Sri Ram and Hanuman temples in the Katas Raj temple complex in Chakwal, and sought an explanation from the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) in this regard...

    Pilgrims bring their own idols to worship at Hanuman, Sri Ram temples, court toldThe court was perturbed to learn that two adjacent temples within the premises of the Katas Raj,...

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