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What happened to this Egyptian mummy`s heart?

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 19:47

An ancient Egyptian mummy - found with an intact brain but no heart - has left researchers puzzled as why the heart was removed.

Russell Crowe expected controversy over upcoming film `Noah`

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 16:58

Russell Crowe starrer ` Noah`, which has been banned in like Qatar, Bahrain and the UAE, has been snubbed by various Islam-based countries, but the actor said he fully expected the controversy.

Caste, religion matter for Congress in Goa

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 00:29

Just how much the Congress values caste and religion in the Lok Sabha ticket distribution process stumbled out in the open at the party headquarters.

SC`s seven-judge bench to revisit Hindutva judgement

Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 20:28

Virtually reopening its Hindutva judgement, Supreme Court decided to expedite hearing by 7 judge-bench on electoral law categorising misuse of religion for electoral gains as "corrupt practices".

Italian police find John Paul II relic discarded by thieves

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 16:22

Italian police have recovered part of a religious relic stained with Polish pope John Paul II`s blood that was thrown away by thieves thinking it worthless, the Italian press reported on Saturday.

US military releases new instructions to Sikhs on religious garb

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 13:16

In a decision that might have a far reaching impact on Sikhs joining the US military, the US has issued new instructions relaxing norms to allow troops to wear jewellery and apparel to comply with their religious requirements.

`Human evolution likely led to rise of religion`

Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 12:53

A team of researchers have found that brain interactions were different between religious and non-religious subjects.

Hindu married to non-Hindu can`t get divorce under Act: HC

Last Updated: Saturday, December 28, 2013, 19:58

The Bombay High Court has held that a Hindu married to a non-Hindu in accordance with Hindu rituals cannot seek divorce under the Hindu Marriage Act.

Religion used in politics as easy route to power: Muslim leader

Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 21:20

Religion is being used in politics as an easy route to power and political parties in India are not secular, a leader of a prominent Muslim organisation said.

Army recruitment done on caste, region, religion lines, SC told

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 16:34

Grouping of people from a particular region in an Army regiment is unconstitutional and amounts to discrimination on caste, region and religion basis, a petitioner challenging the recruitment policy told the Supreme Court.

Muslim school in UK forces all female teachers to wear `hijab`

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 15:35

A Muslim school in the UK has asked its female teachers to sign new contracts stipulating they must wear the Islamic scarf ` hijab` during lesson s, even if they do not practise the religion.

Every Indian has the right to practice own faith: Shinde

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 18:23

Against the backdrop of recent communal violence in Muzaffarnagar, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Friday said every citizen of the country has the right to live with his or her individual faith.