Prayers on chairs ban sparks outrage in Bangladesh

A ban on using chairs in mosques has provoked outrage in Muslim-majority Bangladesh, with critics saying it will exclude the elderly and infirm from prayers.

Salman Khan hit-and-run case: Ahead of verdict, actor's family offers prayers
Salman Khan hit-and-run case: Ahead of verdict, actor's family offers prayers

 A strong posse of policemen has been deployed at the sessions court here which is set to deliver its verdict today in the 2002 hit-and-run case involving Bollywood actor Salman Khan even as his family offered prayers ahead of the outcome.

Mumbai's Dabbawalas offer prayers for Nepal earthquake victims

Mumbai's Dabbawalas, who ferry cooked meals from homes to customers in offices, on Monday offered prayers for the Nepal earthquake victims.

Special prayers, processions mark Good Friday

 Good Friday was on Friday observed across the country with special prayers in churches and the faithfuls observing fasts as a way of renunciation of earthly comfort to mark the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

Sri Lanka: PM Modi offers prayer at sacred Mahabodhi tree in Anuradhapura

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid a visit to Sri Lanka's ancient capital Anuradhapura and offered prayers at the sacred Mahabodhi tree in a move aimed at projecting India's Buddhist links in the region.

PM Modi visits Ganga Talao in Mauritius, prays at temple

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday visited the Ganga Talao, considered to be the most sacred Hindu place in Mauritius, and offered prayers at the temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Sri Lankan president offers prayers at Tirumala

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and his wife Jayanthi Pushpa Kumari offered prayers to Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala here Wednesday.

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Buddhist chanting changed my life: Courtney Love
Buddhist chanting changed my life: Courtney Love

Singer Courtney Love has revealed practising Buddhist chants helped her to lead a better life. The Hole frontwoman, 50, discussed on 'The Late Show' about how she finally got clean and resolved one of the most infamous rock 'n' roll feuds in history.

Thanks for prayers for my family`s grief: Pope Francis

Pope Francis expressed thanks on Wednesday for the prayers and condolences he has received following the death of his nephew`s wife and their two young boys in a car crash in the pontiff`s native Argentina.

Special prayer for Jaswant Singh in home state

Well wishers of former BJP leader Jaswant Singh in his home state on Saturday performed a special prayer for the well being of the veteran politician, who continued to be on life support.

Rugby gods bless Super champion Waratahs

The prayers of the New South Wales Waratahs were answered at the weekend as they credited the rugby gods for delivering their first Super Rugby crown after a tense final against the Canterbury Crusaders.

Buddhists miffed as prayers axed at Kolkata monastery for polling

Forced to cancel their daily prayer Monday for the first time in 117 years after a Kolkata monastery was turned into a polling booth, the Bengal Buddhist Association is mulling legal recourse as well as seeking West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s intervention.

My prayers with Schumacher: Bill Clinton

Former United States president Bill Clinton said that his prayers were with Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher as the former driver battles for his life in Grenoble, France.

Candles, flowers and tears mark one year since Delhi Braveheart`s death

It`s been one year since Delhi gang-rape victim Nirbhaya breathed her last and left an entire India awakened, angry and pained.

South Africa remembers Mandela with day of prayers

With hymns and eulogies, South Africans of all colours and creeds remembered Nelson Mandela in a day of prayers on Sunday, holding him up as an example to build a better nation and world.

South Africa unites in prayer for Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela once again united South Africans on Sunday as people irrespective of their colour and creed flocked into churches, mosques and temples to mark a `Day of prayers` for the anti-apartheid icon.

Not performing prayers in pooja room no ground to say person not Hindu: HC

Madras High Court on Thursday ruled that an Hindu individual`s act of not conducting prayers in a room specified for the purpose cannot be considered as a ground to declare that the person is not a Hindu.

Muslims in Kerala celebrate Bakrid

Muslims in Kerala celebrated Eid-ul-Azha, the festival of sacrifice, with hundreds of faithful thronging mosques and specially arranged Idgahs for the morning prayers in towns and villages across the state.

Modi offers prayers at Padmanabha Temple

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, who is on his first visit to Kerala after being anointed BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate, on Thursday offered prayers at the famous Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple here.