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Pakistan condemns commencement of construction of temple at Babri Masjid site

Pakistan has strongly condemned the commencement of construction of a temple at Babri Masjid site and termed it as an advancement towards the 'Hindutva' agenda by the Indian government.

Govt decides to reopen Hindu temples across Pakistan

The government has decided to reopen Hindu temples across the country that had been foreclosed or had needed renovations due to being vintage structures.

Indian govt seeks immediate construction of temple on Babri Masjid’s site

'Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath has expressed amusement over the filing of the petition'

Fresh clashes in deadly India- Kerala temple dispute

Clashes erupted between Hindu hardliners and police in the southern state of Kerala for a second day Thursday, after two women defied traditionalists to...

Tens of thousands protest in India over flashpoint temple

NILAKKAL: Tens of thousands of women formed a human chain across a southern Indian state on Tuesday, in support of a court order overturning...

Hindu hardliners step up campaign to block Indian temple to women

KERALA: Hindu hardliners blocked intersections, threatened drivers, threw stones at buses and ordered a 12-hour strike on Thursday as they stepped up their campaign...

Myanmar Buddhist temple now a nirvana for snakes

MYANMAR: Crossing a bridge to the middle of a lake in Myanmar's Yangon region, pilgrims arrive at a temple to pin their hopes on...

Carving of modern bicycle found inside of a 2,000-year-old temple

A carving of a modern bicycle has been found on the wall of an ancient 2,000-year-old temple. The founders of Panchavarnaswamy Temple, which was built...

Climbing Mount Everest easier than entering Mandir, says India’s top female mountaineer

LUCKNOW: Indian first woman amputee who climbed the Mount Everest, Arunima Sinha, also a prestigious Padma Shri award winner, was barred from entering a temple...

VIDEO: Woman cop badly thrashes devotee over dress objection at Indian temple

A shocking video is doing the rounds on the social media showing female cop brutally thrashing a woman devotee at a tample when the...

Roman temple restored deep under City of London

LONDON: A Roman temple has been restored to its original site seven metres below the City of London, using sound, lights and misty haze...

WATCH: Indian women worship kangaroo-shaped dustbin

A bizarre incident occurred when a group of women began to worship a kangaroo-shaped dustbin placed outside a temple mistaking it for a deity. India...

Thai cops find tunnel in manhunt for elderly monk

BANGKOK: Thai cops have uncovered secret tunnels running underneath a space-age temple of the controversial Dhammakaya Buddhist sect, as their manhunt for an elusive...

One dead after Sri Lanka temple elephants spark stampede

COLOMBO: Brawling elephants triggered a stampede at a temple in southern Sri Lanka which left one woman dead and a dozen wounded, police said.

Indian temple accepts stock market shares as donations

MUMBAI: One of India's most high-profile Hindu temples said Wednesday it now accepts shares of listed companies as donations in a novel departure from the usual gifts of cash and gold.

Indian art dealer arrested for suspected temple theft

CHENNAI: Indian police have arrested an octogenarian art dealer for possessing hundreds of artefacts thought to have been stolen from Hindu temples, as they probe possible links to international smuggling rackets, officers said Wednesday.

40 dead tiger cubs found in Thai temple

BANGKOK: Thai wildlife authorities found 40 tiger cub carcasses in a freezer in Thailand's infamous Tiger Temple on Wednesday as they removed live animals in response to international pressure over suspected trafficking and abuse.

Pakistan offers condolence over deaths in Indian temple fire

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan government on Sunday expressed its deep condolences on the loss of precious lives, resulting from fire breakout in the temple in South Kerala, India.

Court accepts plea against Shahrukh, Salman for ‘disrespecting’ temple

MEERUT: A local court in Meerut has accepted a plea by Hindu Mahasabha against Bollywood superstars Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan and a private TV channel for purportedly showing the actors inside a temple wearing shoes during a reality show.

11 killed in Indian temple stampede

PATNA: Atleast 11 pilgrims dead and dozens were injured early Monday in a stampede at a temple in eastern India during a Hindu religious festival, police said.