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Indian priests at Pashupatinath temple end one-month strike

Last Updated: Sunday, May 18, 2014, 20:54

Indian priests in Nepal today ended their month-long protest after the government agreed to provide 17 per cent allowance from the income generated by special worshipping at the famous Pashupatinath temple here.

Indian priests at Pashupatinath to get fixed pay

Last Updated: Monday, April 09, 2012, 19:06

For the first time, Indian priests at Nepal`s world famous Pashupatinath temple will get a fixed salary instead of a share from the offerings.

Three-day Indian priests` congress begins today in TN

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 09, 2010, 09:42

More than 1,000 priests from over 100 dioceses across India have arrived at Vailankanni in Nagapattinam district to take part in the three-day Indian Priests` Congress, beginning there Tuesday.

Nirupama Rao visits Pashupatinath temple

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 15, 2009, 11:40

Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao on Tuesday visited the famous Pashupatinath Temple here where two Indian priests were beaten up by a group of Maoists a fortnight ago.

No Chinese hand in attack on Indian priests: Nepal

Last Updated: Monday, September 07, 2009, 21:21

Nepal Culture Minister Minendra Kumar Rijal on Monday downplayed the reports of Chinese connection to the recent attack on Indian priests at Pashupatinath temple.

Nepal`s Maoists protest against Indian priests

Last Updated: Sunday, September 06, 2009, 15:39

Nepalese Maoists blocked roads across the capital Kathmandu on Sunday to protest against a decision to appoint two Indian priests at the country`s holiest Hindu temple.

Pashupatinath temple re-opens for general public

Last Updated: Sunday, September 06, 2009, 15:29

Nepal`s famous Pashupatinath temple, which was closed for general public after two newly- appointed Indian priests were severely thrashed by Maoists two days ago, re-opened on Sunday for devotees amid tight security.

Nepal beefs up Pashupatinath security

Last Updated: Sunday, September 06, 2009, 08:44

Nepal has said violence against Indian priests was `regrettable` and stepped up security for the pujaris.

Indian priests prefer to return rather than being insulted

Last Updated: Saturday, September 05, 2009, 21:15

After the attacks on two Indian priests by Maoists, the chief priest of Pashupatinath temple on Saturday said he and his four colleagues were ready to return to India rather than face "humiliation".

New Indian priests perform rituals at Pashupatinath temple

Last Updated: Saturday, September 05, 2009, 14:44

Unfazed by the attack on them by a group of Maoists demanding their replacement by locals, two newly-appointed Indian priests at the famous Pashupatinath temple performed the daily rituals at the 5th century Hindu shrine.