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Of Oppenheimer and the Bhagwat Gita (Lead, correcting intro) (April 22 is the 113th birth anniversary of Robert Oppenheimer)

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Of Oppenheimer and the Bhagwat Gita (Lead, correcting intro) (April 22 is the 113th birth anniversary of Robert Oppenheimer)

In the midst of heightened posturing by North Korea over a potential thermonuclear war Saturday April 22 is the 113th birth anniversary of Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a father of the first atomic bomb in 1945.

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Of Oppenheimer and the Bhagwat Gita (Lead, correcting intro) (April 22 is the 113th birth anniversary of Robert Oppenheimer)

Of Oppenheimer and the Bhagwat Gita (Lead, correcting intro) (April 22 is the 113th birth anniversary of Robert Oppenheimer)

In the midst of heightened posturing by North Korea over a potential thermonuclear war Saturday April 22 is the 113th birth anniversary of Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a father of the first atomic bomb in 1945. ...

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Jamaat bats for Muslim personal law as 'fundamental right'

Jamaat bats for Muslim personal law as 'fundamental right'

Kolkata, April 21 Opposing the idea of Uniform Civil Code, the West Bengal unit of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind on Friday once again argued in favour of the Muslim personal law and said the court should not interfere with the...

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Islamic State claims attack near Egyptian monastery

Islamic State claims attack near Egyptian monastery

Rome, April 19 (IANS/AKI) The Islamic State jihadist group has taken credit for a deadly ambush at an Egyptian police checkpoint near the iconic Saint Catherine's Monastery in Sinai late Tuesday, US terrorist-tracking organi...

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Meghalaya celebrates Easter Sunday

Meghalaya celebrates Easter Sunday

Shillong, April 16 Candlelight processions, baptism of newborns and coloured Easter eggs and buns were the hallmark of the day as Christians in Meghalaya on Sunday joined their brethren the world over in celebrating E...

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Good Friday observed in Meghalaya, Nagaland, Mizoram

Good Friday observed in Meghalaya, Nagaland, Mizoram

Shillong, April 14 With fasts and day-long prayer services in churches, Christians in the Christian-majority states of Meghalaya, Nagaland and Mizoram observed the occasion of Good Friday. ...

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Keep your sermons brief, Pope tells priests

Keep your sermons brief, Pope tells priests

Vatican City, April 13 (IANS/AKI) Catholic priests should not drone on in their sermons but should try and keep them short, Pope Francis said on Thursday. ...

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'Palm Sunday' celebrated in Mizoram

'Palm Sunday' celebrated in Mizoram

Aizawl, April 9 The Christian-dominated state of Mizoram on Sunday celebrated "Palm Sunday" to commemorate the entry of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem city on the last Sunday before his crucifixion. ...

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'Passion Week' begins for Christians in Kerala

'Passion Week' begins for Christians in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, April 9 People in Kerala on Sunday turned up at churches in large numbers to take part in the mass on the occasion of Palm Sunday. ...

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Pope Francis warns against church careerism

Pope Francis warns against church careerism

Vatican City, April 1 Addressing an audience of Spanish Archbishops on Saturday, Pope Francis warned that the Devil entered through the pocket, urging the religious leaders to cultivate the spirit of poverty. ...

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Human life is sacred, underlines Pope Francis

Human life is sacred, underlines Pope Francis

Vatican City, March 27 (IANS/AKI) Pope Francis on Monday upheld the sanctity of human life, saying that adherence to this principle best protects us from "every type of violence". ...

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Smith relaxes after meeting the Dalai Lama

Smith relaxes after meeting the Dalai Lama

Dharamsala, March 24 On the eve of Australia's fourth and final cricket Test against India here, the visiting team led by skipper Steve Smith met Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama. ...

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'Flash mob' colours Google's Holi Doodle

'Flash mob' colours Google's Holi Doodle

Mumbai, March 13 Google on Monday celebrated with a special animated Doodle showing a 'flash mob' spraying a young onlooker with vibrant colours. ...

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Hola Mohalla marked with festive spirt in Anandpur Sahib

Hola Mohalla marked with festive spirt in Anandpur Sahib

Anandpur Sahib (Punjab), March 13 Tens of thousands of people converged on this Sikh holy town on Monday to be part of the Hola Mohalla festival. ...

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Toll rises to 44 in Damascus blasts

Toll rises to 44 in Damascus blasts

Damascus, March 11 At least 44 people were killed on Saturday and scores injured in a double bombing attack on buses of Shia pilgrims parked outside a cemetery here, a war monitor based in Britain said. ...

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32 killed in Damascus bombings

32 killed in Damascus bombings

Damascus, March 11 Over 30 persons were killed on Saturday and scores injured in a double bombing near a cemetery here, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. ...

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