Some highly valued idols of Radha Raman stolen from a village temple in this region in Uttar Pradesh nine months ago have been recovered and restored at the shrine.
Fans of Sachin Tendulkar have set up a Durga Puja pandal near here in the form of a cricket stadium graced by 10 idols of the 'God of Cricket'.
Lovingly addressed as Ganpati Bappa, Lord Ganesha, was given a gala farewell to mark the culmination of the 10-day Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai amidst tight security.
Two Chola period (11-12th century AD) idols were returned to India by Australia as Prime Minister Tony Abbott Friday handed them over to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi here Friday.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Friday handed over to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi two antique statues of Hindu deities which were allegedly stolen from temples in Tamil Nadu before being bought by art galleries in Australia.
Three youths allegedly involved in stealing precious idols from several temples in the state were arrested here on Wednesday.
Three ashtadhatu (mixed metal) idols of Ram, Laxman and Sita worth crores of rupees were stolen from Thakurbari temple in Rampur village here, police said on Wednesday.
The idols have been replaced and security has been tightened in the area.
Four idols of Hindu deities were stolen from a temple by unknown persons in Bihar`s Gaya district, police said.
stole four idols of Hindu deities from a temple in Navla
village in Bihar`s Begusarai district, police said on Sunday.
Amid chants, drum beats and devotional fervour,
hundreds of idols were immersed at 27 different locations
dotting the Godavari river.
The idols of Lord Sri
Venkateswara of the famous Tirupati temple in Andhra Pradesh
will be brought to the capital for a special ceremony next
Durga Puja committees used bio-degradable material for Durga idols to keep Yamuna pollution free.
Fourteen idols of 16th century have been discovered in a Tirupati temple.
Two `panchaloha` idols
worth Rs seven crore and dating back to the Chola dynasty
period have been recovered by police from a five-member gang
at nearby Perinthalmanna.
The Supreme Court today
dismissed a PIL seeking a ban on immersion of idols of dieties
during festivals like Durga Puja and Dussehrra saying it
concerns the right to religious practice.
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