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    No freedom without equality at Sabarimala

    Ananya Vajpeyi | Updated at 12:00am on January 15, 2019

    WHEN Bindu Ammini and Kanakadurga’s entry into the Ayyappa Temple at Sabarimala on January 2 elicited a ‘purification ritual’ from the shrine’s priests (picture), one...

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    Govt yet to find sites for 214 structures

    Shakahwat Hossain | Updated at 12:52am on January 14, 2019

    The government is yet to find suitable sites for 214 out of 560 mosques cum Islamic cultural centres to be built across the country with...

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    Christmas Tuesday

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 09:00pm on December 24, 2018

    The Christian community will celebrate the Christmas Day in the country, as elsewhere across the world, on Tuesday, commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ. Christmas,...

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    Bethlehem church mosaics sparkle in time for Christmas

    Agence France-Presse . Bethlehem | Updated at 11:30am on December 16, 2018

    Masked for centuries by the soot of candles and lately by scaffolding, the mosaics of Bethlehem’s Church of the Nativity have been restored to their...

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    Scandal-hit US archidiocese to file for bankruptcy

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 10:48am on December 01, 2018

    The Archdiocese of Santa Fe, which is facing a litany of lawsuits in New Mexico over claims of sexual abuse committed by priests, has announced...

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    VHP expects 3,00,000 to rally for Ram temple at Babri mosque site

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 06:36pm on November 22, 2018

    Some 300,000 Indians are expected to rally this weekend to press for a Hindu temple to be built at a disputed site where a mosque...

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    Mahila Parishad worried over religion based organisations

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:48am on November 19, 2018

    Bangladesh Mahila Parishad leaders have expressed their concern about different religion based organisations getting involved with the major political alliances ahead of the 11th parliamentary...

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    Aasia Bibi: surrender is not an option

    Pervez Hoodbhoy | Updated at 12:00am on November 19, 2018

    AN INFLAMMATORY video filmed just after the Aasia Bibi verdict has received well over five million views. Therein you can watch the TLP leadership calling...

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    Asia Bibi's lawyer leaves Pakistan citing threats to his life

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 02:37pm on November 03, 2018

    The Pakistani lawyer who saved a Christian woman convicted of blasphemy from the gallows left the country on Saturday, saying his life was under threat....

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    Flashpoint Indian temple closes without admitting women

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 06:10pm on October 23, 2018

    The latest window for worship at a flashpoint Indian shrine has closed without a single female devotee of menstruating age being admitted, despite a court...