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Sikh woman elected prez of multi-religious body

Amrit Kaur, a Sikh woman, has been elected as the president of the InterFaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington, an organisation which represents 11 world religions. Created in 1978, the......

'India's religious tolerance role model for world'

Lauding India for its secular values, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Sunday said the country's "religious tolerance" can be a "role model" for the rest of the world."India's long......

World religions talk God and democracy

The key to Heaven doesn't lie in the hands of Islamic governments, says Iranian Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi. While formally releasing a seven-page document 'Universal Declaration of Human Rights by......

World religions gather to fight fundamentalism

To mark the fifth anniversary of 9/11, over 1,000 delegates from 84 countries, including India, have gathered for a week in Montreal, Canada, to discuss the rise of religious fundamentalism and its......

Sri Sri urges world leaders to spread harmony

An interfaith conference -- Religions and Peace: From Terrorism to Global Ethics -- is being held at the Kremlin in Moscow under the initiative of The Art of Living Foundation.A grand ceremony at......

One billion Android phones seen in use soon

Google Inc Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt predicted on Tuesday that there will be more than a billion smartphones in use featuring its Android software within the next six to nine months.Schmidt......

COLUMN: Employability and its avatars

The unstated assumption is that the job applicant is in some way responsible for his employability problem, says Ajit Balakrishnan.The word "employability" is much in the air these days. Trade......

Sibal under attack in cyberspace

Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Wednesday came under a fresh wave of attack on government's move to monitor content on social networking sites with more netizens reacting strongly to it.Noted......

Cambridge honours Ratan Tata for Nano

Ratan Tata, chairman of the Tata Group, has been conferred the honorary degree of Doctor of Law for his role in producing the world's cheapest car Nano. The degree was conferred by Prince Philip,......

India wants to be a deal-maker at Copenhagen

The most critical issue in climate change is allocation of emission rights or quotas, write Jyoti Parikh and Kirit Parikh. Minister for environment Jairam Ramesh wants India to be a deal maker at......

Carlos Santana and the art of altering consciousness

Sumit Bhattacharya attends the Carlos Santana concert in Bangalore, and finds his cynical cells fighting a losing battle to the happy molecules in his brain. "Like a bee might carry pollen, we......

Harmony, Bollywood-style!

Here's what your favourite celebrities have been up to. In the interest of harmony, several Bollywood actors like Priyanka Chopra, Ranbir Kapoor, Farhan Akhtar, Ajay Devgn, Anil Kapoor and Sophie......

Michael Moore's film shows what's ailing America

Ridiculing a suggestion from a reporter that there can be a gentle and humane capitalism,Fahrenheit 9/11 director Michael Moore saidthat capitalism cannot be trusted and is incapable of changing......

BCCI only interested in making money out of cricket: OCA

BCCI chief N Srinivasan. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters BCCI's decision to not send Indian teams for the Asian Games drew sharp criticism from the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) on......

Hijab row fallout: Asian Olympic officials highlight 'rights of athletes'

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has criticised the world governing bodies for basketball and men's tennis, saying they were preventing athletes from representing their countries at international......

'India has paid the price of excessive cricket'

Sanjay Jha, who founded Cricketnext.com in 2000, has been following Indian cricket and the massive changes it has gone through -- in administration as well on the field -- in the past decade. He......

Olympic torch on grim trip in Jakarta

The Olympic torch will make another curtailed relay under tight security before a selected audience in the Indonesian capital on Tuesday, the latest stop along its fraught journey around the......

  People speak for conference of world religions

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Q. VIENNA A Saudi-organized conference has displayed a rare interfaith unity after senior Muslim, Christian and Jewish leaders came together on Wednesday, November 19, to condemn ISIL and promote tolerance and diversity."Some organizations that are affiliated with Islam are perpetrating some actions in the name of jihad. This is not Islam at all," said Abdullah bin Abdulmuhsen Al Turki, secretary-general of the Muslim World League, Reuters reported."This is why we wish to deplore and strongly condemn this behavior, which we see as against Islam," he told an audience.
Confusion:  A.  more

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Q. what is The Place of Soul in Modern Science ?.
Azam Khan:  A. There have been many such conferences on interfaith unity in the past. more

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Q. Great Man, Great Thinking ?
Uttam:  A. Are science and Christianity allies or adversaries? What happened, however, during the second half of the twentieth century was that historian and...... more

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ABHINAYA
Q. what is world war 2?
ABHINAYA:  A. Great thinking make great men...and an example of this was Swami Vivekanandawho brought before the world the Philosophy of Hinduismat the Chicago...... more

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IFFI 2014 begins, Bachchan, Rajinikanth in opening act

The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) got off to a glittering start here this evening amid fanfare surrounding two of Indian cinema's... ...

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India's controversial godmen

The controversy over Sant Rampal and his army of followers taking the law into their hands has once again thrown the spotlight on the clout that... ...

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Islam will 'grow better' during our regime, J&K BJP vice-president says

SRINAGAR: Making a dramatic pitch, vice-president of the state unit of BJP Ramesh Arora on Wednesday promised better growth for Islam in J&K if the... ...

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Muslim and Christian Religious Leaders Unite to Denounce ISIS and Violence in Iraq and Syria

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