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4 January, 2018 6:04 PM Cleanliness is next to godliness for this priest

Malakapuram Melsanthi on a mission to rid Sabrimala of plastic “Sabarimala is the sacred grove of Lord Ayyappa and each devotee should make it his or her responsibility to keep the forests clean and free of plastic,” says Aneesh Namboodiri, Melsanthi of the Malikappuram Devi temple. The 38-year old Melsanthi hailing from Varickom Illom at Mainagappally 31

29 December, 2017 4:55 PM Priest murdered in Andhra Pradesh's Rajamhandravaram

Rajamhadravaram: A priest was allegedly killed by some unidentified persons last night here, police said today. The deceased has been identified as Muhamad Farook, said Deputy Superintendent of Police Ramash Babu. Last night, some unidentified persons attack him with sticks and escaped from the spot, the DSP said, adding he died on the spot. Andhra Pradesh 34

27 December, 2017 1:32 PM Watch — Vrindavan priest thrashed by women for allegedly molesting girls during teachings

At least two female devotees from Maharashtra alleged sexual exploitation from Vrindavan temple priest Baba Basudev Shastri.   MATHURA: A priest in Vrindavan was thrashed by followers and villagers for allegedly sexually exploitation two of his followers. In a video shared by news agency ANI, the accused is seen being thrashed with sticks by a group 47

17 December, 2017 4:50 AM Teen Arrested For Allegedly Torching Carol Singers' Car In Madhya Pradesh

Satna, Madhya Pradesh: An 18-year-old boy was yesterday arrested for allegedly setting on fire a car that belonged to a group of carol singers in Madhya Pradesh's Satna district. Vikas Shukla reportedly did so suspecting the group of carrying out forced religious conversions. Right-wing activists had also beaten up Catholic carol singers, including 10 priests 33

11 December, 2017 2:58 PM Virat-Anushka Are Married, Say Reports. Twitter Can't Keep Calm Already

#VirushkaWedding is top trend on Twitter after media reports suggest Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma got married in Italy New Delhi: Congratulations are in order after reports suggest that actor Anushka Sharma and cricketer Virat Kohli are a married couple. After days of speculation on their wedding plans, media reports confirmed Virat Kohli and Anushka 43

10 December, 2017 6:31 PM Mahout killed as elephants turn restive at Guruvayur

12 sustain injuries during Kazhcha Seeveli at temple A mahout was killed and 12 others were injured when three elephants turned restive during morning rituals at Sreekrishna Temple, Guruvayur, on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Peringode Subhash, the second mahout of elephant Sreekrishnan. The three elephants were being paraded for the Kazhcha 29

22 November, 2017 8:41 PM BJP hails Shia Board proposal on Ayodhya, asks Rahul to clear stand

The BJP on Wednesday termed as "good" the Shia Central Waqf Board's draft proposal for resolution of the Ayodhya dispute. Rajkot: The BJP on Wednesday termed as "good" the Shia Central Waqf Board's draft proposal for resolution of the Ayodhya dispute which advocates construction of Ram Mandir on the contested property and asked Congress Vice President 80

16 November, 2017 6:12 PM Long queues and high devotion on Day 1

Pilgrims diverted through metal detectors at Valiyanadappanthal as part of safety measures The two-month annual pilgrimage to the Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala began on the first day in the Malayalam month of Vrischikom on Thursday. The sacred grove of Lord Ayyappa, situated in the Periyar Tiger Reserve, witnessed heavy rush as hundreds of devotees undertook 21

15 November, 2017 5:25 PM Sabarimala temple opens for pilgrimage

Installation of Melsanthis held at the sopanam of Ayyappa temple The Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala was opened in an atmosphere charged with devotion on Wednesday afternoon for the two-month-long Mandalam-Makaravilakku pilgrimage season that begins on the first day of the Malayalam month of Vrischikom on Thursday. Outgoing head priest (Melsanthi) T.M. Unnikrishnan 21

8 November, 2017 12:30 PM Lift up your hearts, not your cell phones, Pope tells priests, bishops

Pope Francis on Wednesday chastised priests and bishops who take pictures with their cell phones during Masses, saying they should focus on God instead. “The priest says 'lift up your hearts'. He does not say, 'lift up your cell phones to take pictures,'” Francis told tens of thousands of people at his weekly audience in St. Peter's Square, referring 30