Saturday, 22 January, 2022
TopicReligious places

Topic: religious places

Yogi govt plans new law to regulate temples, mosques, churches, will keep tab on donations

UP govt looking to bring in the law, which will likely set rules for registration & operational practices among others, 'without much noise' to avoid controversies.

No prasad, no holy water, no flowers — Religious places reopen in Maharashtra with Covid SOPs

Places of worship reopened in Maharashtra Monday after being shut for eight months. But strict Covid-19 norms such as sanitisers, temperature checks and face masks are in place.

Sanitation tunnels, thermal screening, thin crowd — new normal at Delhi’s religious places

Prominent temples, gurdwaras and mosques in the national capital opened Monday, but churches are yet to welcome visitors.

UP to AP, what’s stopping India’s temples and mosques from closing down due to COVID-19

Ignoring the advice of Ayodhya chief medical officer, the UP govt has given VHP the go ahead to place lord Ram’s idols or photos in 2.75 lakh villages.

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The BBC Broadcasting House in London

BBC is Britain’s only imperial legacy with purpose, UK must value it to remain in soft-power war

It’s deeply worrying that the Johnson govt, filled with defenders of the country’s imperial past, seems intent on rendering this last great British asset valueless.

Mahindra expects strong recovery in auto sales as supply chain constraints ease

According to Mahindra, the auto industry is poised for a very strong rebound because it has been buffeted by a number of factors over the last 2-3 years.


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Won’t be silent if rules-based order challenged, envoy Lindner says as German warship visits

In an exclusive interview, the German ambassador to India said port call of the German warship Bayern in Mumbai shows the significance of the Indo-Pacific region.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.