Rahul Gandhi on Sunday spoke to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and requested him to grant minority status to the Jain community, Congress sources said here.
A 15th-century Jain temple, which remained in a dilapidated condition for long, has been renovated and opened for devotees at Jainimedu in Kerala`s Palakkad district.
Former Haryana minister Om Parkash Jain was on Monday interrogated by the CBI officials in connection with the murder of a village head in Karnal district in 2011.
A Jain sadhvi was allegedly molested and assaulted by her neighbour after she was kidnapped from her father`s house at Mau town in the district by unidentified persons, police said on Saturday.
Fatehpur Sikri, that Mughal emperor Akbar established as his capital and is now a World Heritage site 32 km from here, was once a "flourishing trade and Jain pilgrimage centre", a new book says.
Grand processions, offerings to
the poor and religious discourses marked the birthday of Lord
Mahavir, the Jain apostle of peace, across the country.
DIPAS is conducting a study to
understand the effects of complete fasting on human body to
evolve strategies for the soldiers working under extreme
conditions where access to food is limited.
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