Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicRam temple

Topic: Ram temple

Stone from Sita temple in Sri Lanka to be used in Ayodhya’s Ram Temple construction

The stone from Sita Eliya, where Sita is believed to have been held captive by Ravana, is expected to be brought to the country by Sri Lankan High Commissioner Milinda Moragoda.

‘Offering for Lord Ram’, say Muslims at fundraiser for Ayodhya temple at BJP leader’s house

BJP leader Vijay Goel organised a fundraising drive for the construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya at his home in Delhi.

Too much tolerance is also harmful, says Ram Mandir trust’s Champat Rai on Rihanna photo row

Champat Rai, general-secretary of the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, says freedom of expression is for all and generosity should not be misused.

‘Don’t donate silver bricks’, Ram Mandir trust tells donors as bank lockers run out of space

Ram Mandir trust members say they have received more than 400 kg of silver bricks so far, and cash donations of over Rs 1,600 crore.

RSS marking homes during Ram Mandir donation drive like ‘Nazis’, says HD Kumaraswamy

The former Karnataka CM claimed there was an undeclared emergency in the country and alleged that the fundamental rights of people were being snatched away.

Rinku Sharma brought knife that killed him & started the fight, claim families of accused

Accused Nasruddin’s wife says Rinku & his friends were forcing their nephew to have alcohol, and the deceased had got a knife and hurt her husband.

Man stabbed to death in Delhi, VHP says killed because of collecting donations for Ram Mandir

The police, however, has denied these VHP's allegations and said the deceased got into a heated argument with 4 men, who later stabbed him with a knife.

Why Congress leaders are raising funds to build Ram Temple & why it may not help the party

Several leaders in MP, Kerala, Rajasthan have donated towards Ram Temple or urged others to do so. But party has distanced itself, saying ‘faith is personal’.

Chhattisgarh govt tells Ram Temple trust to give details of fund collectors after fraud case

The state govt has asked for these details after a case was lodged against a woman in Bilaspur for alleged fraud in collecting funds for Ram Temple construction in Ayodhya.

Airport, highways, township — how UP is working to transform Ayodhya into ‘Vatican of Hindus’

UP govt is looking to turn Ayodhya into a 'global religious & tourism centre' that showcases ethos of Hindu culture. Plans include a greenfield township, international airport and highways.

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Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.


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Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.