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24 September, 2017 5:30 PM Chelakkara murder: Priest found dead

He was interrogated in connection with murder of woman Priest of a temple near Chelakkara, who was interrogated by the police in connection with the murder of an elderly woman, was found dead in his house on Sunday. Gopi of Pulakkode, near Chelakkara, was found hanging in his house. He was the priest of a temple, which the elderly woman used to visit 8

24 September, 2017 6:05 AM Durga Puja 2017: Will foil plans to divide people of Bengal, says Mamata

The West Bengal CM cautioned people not to get 'misled' by conspiracies hatched by troublemakers West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Saturday that her government would thwart any plans to create division among the people during the upcoming religious festivals. Her comments came a day after state Director General of Police Surajit Kar Purakayastha 34

23 September, 2017 10:02 PM West Bengal Government Will Foil Attempts To Divide People, Says Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said that her government would foil any attempt to divide people during the coming religious occasions. Asking people "not to be misled by any conspiracy made by troublemakers", she said, "If there are some Facebook posts, some tweets to spread falsehood and misinformation, please be alert and counter 26

18 September, 2017 8:08 AM Philippine priest abducted by IS gunmen in May is free: Military

Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said he was rescued late on Saturday night as troops over-ran the militants` control centre inside a mosque in Marawi city. Manila: A Catholic priest kidnapped by Islamic State supporters when they occupied parts of a southern Philippine city nearly four months ago is free, authorities said. Father Teresito Suganob 41

16 September, 2017 11:14 AM Church thanks Sushma Swaraj for Father Tom Uzhannalil​'s rescue

New Delhi: The Catholic Bishops` Conference of India has lauded the role of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in securing the release of Father Tom Uzhannalil, the Kerala priest abducted by the Islamic State in Yemen in March 2016. The priest was released on September 12 and the Minister tweeted on Saturday a letter written to her by the CBCI Secretary 50

12 September, 2017 10:25 AM Indian priest abducted by ISIS in Yemen rescued: Sushma Swaraj

NEW DELHI: Kerala priest Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who was abducted allegedly by ISIS militants in Yemen last year, has been rescued, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said on Tuesday. The release of the Indian Christian priest was reportedly secured by Oman, AFP news agency said. Referring to the priest, a report by Oman Observer said: He has been transferred 74

28 August, 2017 12:56 AM Road accident kills two Keralites in UK

Thiruvananthapuram​ : Two Kottayam natives were among the eight Indians killed in a road crash on the M1 highway at Buckinghamshire in the UK on Saturday. They are Cherpunkal, Pala, native Cyriac Joseph alias Benny, 52, and Chingavanam native Rishi Rajiv. Benny, who emigrated to the UK in 2005, owned a minicab business, ABC Travels at Nottingham, hired 68

17 August, 2017 2:20 PM Sabarimala witnesses heavy rush

Laksharchana performed at the Ayyappa Temple Sabarimala witnessed heavy rush as large number of devotees turned up to worship the deity at the Lord Ayyappa Temple on the new year day of the Malayalam month of Chingom on Thursday. The rituals began with the chief priest (Tantri) performing the Ashtadravya Ganapati homom in the morning. The Travancore 19

7 July, 2017 7:17 PM Sabarimala festival concludes with Arat

Hundreds witness the ceremony at ‘Arat kadavu’ The Arat ceremony, marking the culmination of the 10-day festival at the Lord Ayyappa temple, was held with religious fervour at Pampa in the foothills of Sabarimala on Friday. Hundreds of devotees thronged the foothills to witness the ceremony held at the specially prepared Arat kadavu in the Pampa river 22

6 July, 2017 2:17 AM Under pressure, J&K govt shifts Mirwaiz's security officer

Twelve days after Deputy Superintendent of Police (DySP) Mohammad Ayub Pandit was brutally lynched outside the historic Jamia Masjid, Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday shifted the security in-charge of moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and recalled some of his personal security officers (PSOs), besides removing some posts 55