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Actor Piyush Mishra backs banning of vulgarity on OTT platforms [Video]

Actor Piyush Mishra backs banning of vulgarity on OTT platforms

Prominent theatre actor and renowned Bollywood actor Piyush Mishra reacted on over-the-top (OTT) platforms and the vulgarity in web series. He said that the vulgarity should be banned in OTT platforms...

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:54Published
Veteran singer Narendra Chanchal passes away at 80 [Video]

Veteran singer Narendra Chanchal passes away at 80

The famous bhajan singer Narendra Chanchal passed away at age of 80 in Delhi on January 22. He was known for his religious songs and bhajans. Singer Daler Mehndi shared the news of his death on..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:07Published
'Tandav' row: UP Police serve notice to Ali Abbas Zafar at his Mumbai residence [Video]

'Tandav' row: UP Police serve notice to Ali Abbas Zafar at his Mumbai residence

UP Police reached Mumbai to conduct a probe into the case lodged against web series 'Tandav'. The four-member team arrived at the residence of 'Tandav' director Ali Abbas Zafar. Issuing notice, UP..

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Amazon customer eats cow dung and posts review: Bizarre story goes viral|Oneindia News [Video]

Amazon customer eats cow dung and posts review: Bizarre story goes viral|Oneindia News

In an utterly bizarre incident, a person purchased cow dung cakes from Amazon and actually ate it instead of using it for religious purposes as mentioned on the website. The person, who opted to remain..

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'Tandav' row: UP Police serves notice to Ali Abbas Zafar at Mumbai residence [Video]

'Tandav' row: UP Police serves notice to Ali Abbas Zafar at Mumbai residence

A team of Uttar Pradesh Police arrived at the Mumbai residence of web-series 'Tandav' director Ali Abbas Zafar on January 21. They issued him a notice regarding the controversy on the web-series and..

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US Says China's Treatment of Uighur Muslims Is 'Genocide' [Video]

US Says China's Treatment of Uighur Muslims Is 'Genocide'

The U.S. State Department declared its assessment on Tuesday, a day before President-elect Joe Biden will take office as president.

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Rubble and debris strewn across Madrid street after fatal explosion [Video]

Rubble and debris strewn across Madrid street after fatal explosion

Footage shows the aftermath of a large explosion that hit Madrid on Wednesday afternoon (January 20).

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Two confirmed dead and 10 injured in Madrid explosion [Video]

Two confirmed dead and 10 injured in Madrid explosion

Two people have been confirmed dead and one in a serious condition after an explosion rocked central Madrid on January 20.

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‘Tandav’ row: Centre should frame laws, says Anil Deshmukh; protests intensify [Video]

‘Tandav’ row: Centre should frame laws, says Anil Deshmukh; protests intensify

Protests continue against Amazon Prime’s web series ‘Tandav’ for allegedly hurting religious sentiments. Even after the makers issued an apology & agreed to make the changes sought, protests..

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Dogra Front activists stage protest against web series 'Tandav' [Video]

Dogra Front activists stage protest against web series 'Tandav'

Activists of Dogra Front on January 20 staged protest against the web series 'Tandav' in Jammu and Kashmir's Dogra. 'Tandav', an Amazon Prime Video-based series addressed the backlash against its..

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Received complaint against 'Tandav', action will be taken as per law: Anil Deshmukh [Video]

Received complaint against 'Tandav', action will be taken as per law: Anil Deshmukh

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on January 20 said that a complaint has been received regarding web series 'Tandav'. Action will be taken as per the law, he said. "Central government should..

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Prakash Purab: Devotees participate in 'nagar kirtan' at Golden Temple [Video]

Prakash Purab: Devotees participate in 'nagar kirtan' at Golden Temple

Devotees offered prayers at Sri Harimandir Sahib (Golden Temple) in Amritsar on the occasion of 'Prakash Purab' on January 19. The three-day celebrations are also called as Guru Gobind Singh Parkash..

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See Putin take part in traditional icy Epiphany dip [Video]

See Putin take part in traditional icy Epiphany dip

Russian President Vladimir Putin took a bracing dip at his suburban estate Novo-Ogaryovo on January 19 for an Orthodox Christian ritual which marks the feast of the Epiphany.

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Woman files complaint against man alleging rape, religious conversion in MP's Barwani [Video]

Woman files complaint against man alleging rape, religious conversion in MP's Barwani

A 22-year-old woman in Madhya Pradesh's Barwani filed a written complaint in the police station. She has filed compliant against a man alleging rape and religious conversion. Speaking to media, Station..

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MP govt thinking of banning it: Narottam Mishra on 'Tandav' controversy [Video]

MP govt thinking of banning it: Narottam Mishra on 'Tandav' controversy

Saif Ali Khan starrer 'Tandav' has spiked controversy across the country. Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra said that he condemns the way Zeeshan Ayyub, Saif Ali Khan and Ali Abbas Zafar..

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Maha Kumbh Mela: Haridwar painted in colours of folk tradition, culture [Video]

Maha Kumbh Mela: Haridwar painted in colours of folk tradition, culture

A mix of religious and cultural features of Hinduism, Maha Kumbh Mela in Haridwar has been filled with colours of folk tradition and culture this year. The walls in Uttarakhand's Haridwar are being..

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Big win but won't stop until team 'Tandav' is in jail: Ram Kadam on maker's apology [Video]

Big win but won't stop until team 'Tandav' is in jail: Ram Kadam on maker's apology

After director Ali Abbas Zafar tweeted an apology note over the 'Tandav' outrage, BJP leader Ram Kadam called it a "big win", but said they will not stop until the cast and crew are behind the bars...

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'Our sincere apologies': 'Tandav' director Ali Abbas Zafar [Video]

'Our sincere apologies': 'Tandav' director Ali Abbas Zafar

After web-series 'Tandav' landed in major trouble, director Ali Abbas Zafar tweeted an apology note over the outrage. Several FIRs have been filed against the makers of the web-series across country..

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Dargah of Hazrat Sayyed Buland Saha serving as symbol of religious harmony [Video]

Dargah of Hazrat Sayyed Buland Saha serving as symbol of religious harmony

Situated in the Jajpur district of Odisha, the shrine of Sufi Saint Sayyed Buland Saha Baba Alaihir Rahmah has served as a cynosure of communal harmony for generations which is thronged by devotees..

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Urs of Hazrat Khwaja Saiful Maluk brings together people of different faiths [Video]

Urs of Hazrat Khwaja Saiful Maluk brings together people of different faiths

Cutting across the religious lines, scores of pilgrims thronged Karajagi, a small village in Karnataka to commemorate the Urs of Hazrat Khwaja Saiful Maluk. A large number of pilgrims came together in..

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'Tandav' in hot water for allegedly hurting Hindu sentiments [Video]

'Tandav' in hot water for allegedly hurting Hindu sentiments

Soon after its release, Saif Ali Khan starrer political drama 'Tandav' landed in major controversial trouble. Several FIRs have been filed against the cast and crew of the web-series across the country..

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Thousands of pilgrims line Indian river as 'largest religious festival' begins [Video]

Thousands of pilgrims line Indian river as 'largest religious festival' begins

Around 700,000 pilgrims gathered on the banks of the Ganges river in Haridwar, Uttarakhand, despite COVID-19 fears as the Hindu Kumbh Mela festival began on January 14.

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Bartender turned vicar has raised spirits with online ‘Pimms and Hymns’ lockdown singalongs - clean version [Video]

Bartender turned vicar has raised spirits with online ‘Pimms and Hymns’ lockdown singalongs - clean version

A bartender turned vicar Father Lee Taylor is “raising spirits” online with‘Pimm’s and Hymns” singalong sessions to everything from religious songs tomusic hall favourites.

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Bartender turned vicar has raised spirits with online ‘Pimms and Hymns’ lockdown singalongs [Video]

Bartender turned vicar has raised spirits with online ‘Pimms and Hymns’ lockdown singalongs

A bartender turned vicar Father Lee Taylor is “raising spirits” online with‘Pimm’s and Hymns” singalong sessions to everything from religious songs tomusic hall favourites.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:38Published
PM Modi, other world leaders' placards raised at pro-freedom rally in Pakistan's Sindh [Video]

PM Modi, other world leaders' placards raised at pro-freedom rally in Pakistan's Sindh

In a massive pro-freedom rally organised on the 117th birth anniversary of G M Syed, one of the founding fathers of modern Sindhi nationalism, protesters raised the placards of Indian Prime Minister..

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CNA Staff, Jan 22, 2021 / 03:10 am (CNA).- An English Catholic bishop welcomed on Thursday a step forward in the sainthood cause of a religious sister who served poor communities ravaged by cholera and..
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[Leadership] A former president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan has said that the nation cannot restructure in isolation without tackling the challenges of tribalism, nepotism and religious extremism.
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Here's the truth behind UP Police and Mumbai Police's tussle over 'Mirzapur' controversy

An FIR was lodged in Uttar Pradesh against the makers of 'Mirzapur' by Arvind Chaturvedi on charges of outraging the religious feelings.
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As assisted suicide continues to rise in Ontario, pro-lifers call for government action

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India highlights 'irony' after Pakistan co-sponsors UN resolution on safeguarding religious sites

India has taken up several times the abduction of Hindu, Sikh, Christian girls in the country by summoning Pakistani diplomats.
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Religion & Identity in Young America

Across the country, hate speech and religious-based bullying are on the rise in K-12 schools. In this episode, CBS Religion & Culture explores the ways in which kids from Jewish, Muslim and Sikh..
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AIMIM will not be a factor in Bengal: Mamata to TMC workers

I will not contest, I want to play kingmaker, says the religious leader
Hindu - Published

Furfura Sharif cleric floats political party in West Bengal

I will not contest, I want to play kingmaker, says the religious leader
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Focus on beggar rehabilitation

Information on beggars at road junctions, religious places may be shared with GHMC
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Viral: Customer reviews taste of cow dung cakes on ecommerce website

The description of the product on the website clearly stated that it was meant for religious purposes without any mention of it being edible anywhere.
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Haridwar seers seek action on ‘Tandav’ for ‘cinema jihad’

The seer community in Haridwar has demanded “strict action” against makers of web series ‘Tandav’ and rejected the apology offered by them for having hurt religious sentiment
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UP deputy CM threatens legal action against Tandav’s crew & cast

As the apology by the cast and crew of web series ‘Tandav’ has failed to soothe frayed tempers, UP deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya on Wednesday said people hurting Hindu religious..
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‘Identify unauthorised religious structures within three days’

Commissioner will be submitting a report to HC
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Tandav row: Director Ali Abbas Zafar, others granted transit pre-arrest bail by Bombay High Court

The makers were granted bail by the Bombay High Court for three weeks in relation to the FIR filed against them in Lucknow. The complaint was registered at Lucknow’s Hazratganj Kotwali against Amazon..
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We have received complaint, will take action: Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on 'Tandav' controversy

An FIR was registered at Lucknow’s Hazratganj Kotwali against Amazon Prime’s India head of original content, Ali Abbas Zafar, producer of the show Himanshu Krishna Mehra, writer Gaurav Solanki and..
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Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti 2021: Date, Timings and importance

Most of Guru Gobind Singh Ji's Bani (or sayings) are found in the Dasam Granth or Dasveh Padshah Ka Granth is given utmost importance has is considered to be the second most important religious book in..
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UP panchayat casts out man for embracing Christianity

A man in a village in Nahtaur region of Bijnor has been excommunicated by the village panchayat for allegedly converting to Christianity recently. The villagers also allege that a meeting was also..
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Maintain religious harmony, SP urges village defence squads

‘People should not believe in rumours and posts in social media’
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BJP warns against stopping its ‘rath yatra’

‘Govt. creating hurdles to Hindu religious organisations’
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Pastor’s house, office raided, ‘evidence’ seized

He was arrested on charge of religious conversions
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