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TopicSabarimala temple

Topic: Sabarimala temple

Sabarimala incidents ‘should never have happened’, says Kerala minister Surendran

Kerala minister Kadakampally Surendran's statement comes amid Congress and BJP raking up the 2018 Sabarimala temple incidents in a bid to target Kerala's CPI(M) government.

Kerala moves SC against HC order increasing pilgrims at Sabarimala to 5,000 per day

The state government said the authority had constituted a high-level committee which had set the number of pilgrims per day to 2,000 on weekdays and 3,000 on weekends.

39 Covid cases in Sabarimala since pilgrim season began last week, temple to ramp up testing

Among the 39 positive cases, 27 are temple employees, while rest are police personnel and pilgrims. The pilgrimage season will continue till 20 January 2021.

How Kerala plans to manage Sabarimala season as temple reopens amid Covid surge

Although Kerala initially managed its coronavirus outbreak effectively, since July, its administration has been struggling to contain the spike in cases.

Sabarimala pilgrimage season to begin 16 November with Covid protocols

Only a limited number of pilgrims who register through the virtual queue system will be permitted entry into the temple, and those below 10 and above 60 won't be allowed.

Sabarimala Temple to open on 16 November, doctors say only Kerala residents be allowed

As Covid-19 numbers continue to rise, Kerala devaswom minister says state will ensure all protocols will be followed and number of devotees will be restricted.

Faced with financial crunch, Sabarimala & 1,200 Kerala temples plan to monetise gold

Over 1,200 temples, attached Travancore Devaswom Board, are looking at either pledging their gold for loans or as deposits under the Modi govt’s Gold Monetisation Scheme.

Sabarimala, Guruvayoor temples to reopen for monthly rituals, weddings

Only 50 devotees will be allowed at a time in front of the Sabarimala temple. People have been asked to wear masks and sanitization will be carried out at regular intervals.

Nine-judge bench headed by CJI Bobde to hear issue of women’s entry in Sabarimala temple

The Supreme Court bench will also hear issues of alleged discrimination against Muslim and Parsi women.

CJI Bobde says SC verdict not final word on allowing women of all ages to enter Sabarimala

CJI Sharad Arvind Bobde makes remark while hearing plea by activist Bindu Ammini, who was recently attacked when she tried to visit Sabarimala temple.

On Camera

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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