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Non-Hindus banned from entering Somnath temple in Gujarat

Ahmedabad(PTI): The famous pilgrim place of Lord Shiva, the Somnath temple in Gujarat will now be off-limits for non-Hindus as authorities have decided against entry to people following other faiths without prior permission. Authorities cited security concerns and protection of ‘sanctity’ of a religious place for the restriction, saying other …

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Final arguments in Gulberg society massacre case on June 8

Ahmedabad(PTI): The trial court in Ahmedabad would hear the final arguments in the 2002 Gulberg society riot case from June 8. Widow of killed MP Ehsan Jafri Sixty-nine people, mostly Muslims, including former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, were killed when a mob went on a rampage at Gulberg Housing Society …

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Modi government allows goods trading at border haats with Bangladesh

New Delhi(PTI): Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Bangladesh, the Commerce Ministry on Wednesday permitted trading of locally-produced goods in border haats at Kamalasagar in Tripura and Tarapur Kasba in the neighbouring country. For this, the Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has made arrangements under a Memorandum …

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RSS to urge PM Modi to raise Hindu safety issue with Bangladesh

Nagpur(PTI): RSS on Wednesday said it would request Prime Minister Narendra Modi to raise the issue of safety of Hindu minorities in Bangladesh with the government of that country during his trip there beginning on June 6. A memorandum containing the demand would be submitted to the Prime Minister by …

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