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He said, while celebrating religious festivals, Hindus must ensure inclusion of the poor and depressed people.
New Delhi [India], Jan 4 ( ANI ): Soon, Uttar Pradesh cinema halls will be showing the logo of Kumbh Mela before the films start to make people understand the importance of the religious festival.
A TREE that fell during a popular religious festival on the island of Madeira has killed at least 12 people, Portuguese authorities said.
The tree apparently fell while a large crowd was gathered as part of a traditional religious festival.
HYDERABAD -- Like other parts of the world, the Christian community here on Sunday celebrated their religious festival of Easter amid tight security arrangements around the churches.
DOZENS of people took part in an ancient Hindu religious festival at the Hindu Temple in Huddersfield yesterday.
The men are believed to have entered India through Gujarat and were planning a "big strike" there during the religious festival of Mahashivaratri on Monday, NDTV, a local news network, reported.
YENy DELHy (CyHAN)- At least 14 people were killed and several others injured in a stampede at a religious festival in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, a senior police official said.
The city, which has a population of about 11,000, had displayed the cross annually in conjunction with a religious festival and on other occasions.
THIS week, in his regular column, Bernard Trafford bemoans the over commercialisation of Christmas and the increasingly nauseous lengths retailers go to over-egg this once sacred religious festival.
Ahmadzai was speaking at the Presidential Palace, where he offered Eidul Adha prayers as the Afghans celebrated the first day of the annual religious festival with religious zeal.
Baba had allegedly stated that the garbas had no longer remained a religious festival with " youngsters dancing to Bollywood tunes and many coming in inebriated condition, like demons".
Vesak is the most important religious festival for all Buddhists, which marks the birth, enlightenment and the passing away of Lord Gautama Buddha.
India has a long history of deadly stampedes at religious festivals, with at least 36 people trampled to death last February as pilgrims headed home from the Kumbh Mela religious festival on the banks of the river Ganges.
The KPK government announced that the national flag would fly at half-mast on all the government buildings in the province during the course of the three-day mourning while all the government activities and ceremonies were suspended in KPK on account of religious festival Eid Al Azha.