WASHINGTON - An international Sikh group has appealed to all Sikh gurdwaras and institutions to celebrate March 14, the day Guru Har Rai became the 7th Sikh Guru in 1644 AD, as Sikh Environment Day.
LONDON - Several posters have come up in London, declaring a "fatwa" - or religious pronouncement - against Home Secretary Theresa May for the "abduction, kidnapping and false imprisonment" of several radical clerics.
BANGALORE - Union Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily Saturday said the judicial panel, which absolved the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and Hindu groups of attacks on churches in Karnataka, had suppressed the truth.
DHARAMSALA - His flight to freedom from a monastery near Lhasa, the capital of Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR) in China, was as mysterious as controversial. The Indian government has banned him from going to the Rumtek Monastery in Sikkim. And now, the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, has landed in another controversy with currency worth nearly Rs.70 million (over $1.5 million) being recovered from his abode.