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  • Priest

    Indian Catholic priest stabbed in Australia

    In an apparent racist attack, a Catholic priest of Indian heritage was stabbed in the neck at a church in Melbourne by a man who called him unqualified to say mass as he was an Indian. A man armed with a knife approached Tomy Kalathoor Mathew, 48, in the church foyer moments before the Italian- language mass at St Matthew's Parish in Fawkner on Sunday. It's believed that the offender told the priest that because he was Indian,

    World | March 20, 2017
  • Holi revelry

    15 MP Police officials suspended over Holi revelry

    The Madhya Pradesh Police has suspended 15 officials for inappropriate behaviour after their drunken Holi revelry inside a police station here went viral on the social media. Superintendent of Police Ashish said that he ordered the suspensions late on Wednesday night. The suspended officials include two assistant sub-inspectors and 13 constables who were seen dancing and drinking inside the Purani Chhawani Police Station here. The video showed some of the officials in their uniforms, while the rest were in plainclothes. The state police celebrated

    Cities | March 16, 2017
  • Representational Image

    4 killed in separate incidents during Holi celebrations

    Four persons were murdered in separate incidents during Holi celebrations in the national capital, police said today. 23-year-old Jitu, who was released from the jail around six months back in a murder case, was yesterday killed allegedly by his friends in northwest Delhi's Bharat Nagar area, police said. The accused also have criminal antecedents, they said. The accused and Jitu yesterday celebrated Holi and consumed liquor after which an argument broke out between them over money. The

    Cities | March 15, 2017
  • Forced conversion a crime in Islam, says Pak PM in Holi message

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday said that forcible conversion and destruction of worship places of other religions is a crime in Islam and in Pakistan as he greeted the Hindu community on the occasion of Holi. Addressing a function to celebrate Holi with Hindus here, he insisted that it was not anyone's job to decide who will go to hell or heaven, but to make Pakistan a heaven on earth. In his inclusive message to minorities in

    World | March 14, 2017
  • India\'s Women\'s hockey team celebrating Holi

    Indian hockey eves celebrate Holi

    The Indian women's hockey squad, which is gearing up for the all-important Hockey Women's World League (HWL) Round 2 in Canada were put through the grind on Monday morning under the watchful eyes of chief coach Sjoerd Marijne. But no sooner than the gruelling session came to an end, the girls indulged in a splash of colours to celebrate the festivities of Holi. Even the newly-appointed coaches, including chief coach Marijne, analytical coach Eric Wonink, both from Netherlands, and Hockey India's

    Sports | March 13, 2017
  • Anushka Sharma

    On Holi, B-Town sends out vibrant wishes to fans

    Bollywood actors, including Amitabh Bachchan, Anushka Sharma and Sonakshi Sinha on Monday sent Holi wishes to their fans, urging them to enjoy a safe and happy festival of colours. Some celebrities even urged their fans to avoid throwing Holi colours on animals. They took to Twitter to reach out to their loved ones. Here's what they had to say: Amitabh Bachchan: The quieter you become the more you can hear... Happy Holi. Anupam Kher: Happy Holi to

    Entertainment | March 13, 2017
  • Sonia Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal, Rahul Gandhi, Holi greetings

    Sonia Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal, Rahul Gandhi greet people on Holi

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday extended greetings on the occasion of Holi, the festival of colours. In her message, Sonia Gandhi expressed best wishes and said that the festival brings happiness in the life of every citizen. Sonia Gandhi, said that Holi is the festival of colours and in its colour, people forget differences and discrimination and strengthen the brotherhood. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal also greeted people: "Wishing you all Happy Holi". Rahul Gandhi in his tweet

    India | March 13, 2017
  • Pranab Mukherjee

    President calls for sharing joy with needy on Holi

    President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday greeted citizens on the occasion of Holi and urged to "spread happiness and share joy with the needy and downtrodden". "Warm greetings and best wishes to all my fellow citizens on the auspicious occasion of Holi. Let us on this day spread happiness and share joy with the needy and downtrodden," the President tweeted.  The President also wished that the spring festival bring together the diverse hues of India and strengthen brotherhood.  "Holi is

    India | March 13, 2017
  • Modi

    Holi: Prime Minister Modi urges nation to spread joy

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday extended his greeting to the countrymen on the occasion of Holi, wishing the festival "spread joy and warmth everywhere". "Greetings on the festival of colours, Holi. May the festival spread joy and warmth everywhere," Modi tweeted.  Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh also wished Holi to the people.  "Wishing you and your family a Happy Holi," the minister tweeted.  Holi is a Hindu spring festival in India, Pakistan and Nepal, also

    India | March 13, 2017
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets people on Holi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday extended his greeting to the countrymen on the occasion of Holi, wishing the festival "spread joy and warmth everywhere". "Greetings on the festival of colours, Holi. May the festival spread joy and warmth everywhere," Modi tweeted.  Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh also wished Holi to the people.  "Wishing you and your family a Happy Holi," the minister tweeted.  Holi is a Hindu spring festival in India, Pakistan and Nepal, also known as

    India | March 13, 2017

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