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At Romania's largest Catholic service, organisers set up 'vaccination marathon' for pilgrims
Lifestyle

At Romania's largest Catholic service, organisers set up 'vaccination marathon' for pilgrims

The event organisers also saw the massive religious gathering — which in recent years also attracted thousands of foreign pilgrims, — as an opportunity to tackle the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Parashurama Jayanti 2021: Date, time, significance, history and more about this Hindu festival
India

Parashurama Jayanti 2021: Date, time, significance, history and more about this Hindu festival

The literal meaning of Parshurama is Rama with parshu, which is an axe. He was a devotee of Lord Shiva who gave him his mystical weapon parshu

Revisiting Buffy the Vampire Slayer: 23 years after its debut, there's nothing like Joss Whedon's pioneering TV series
Entertainment

Revisiting Buffy the Vampire Slayer: 23 years after its debut, there's nothing like Joss Whedon's pioneering TV series

From our #RewindToUnwind series, an ode to Buffy the Vampire Slayer: a look at what made it special when it released in 1997, and why it remains relevant, nearly two-and-a-half decades later.

Coronavirus Lockdown: India's tourism sector loss doubles to Rs 10 lakh cr, says industry body FAITH
Business

Coronavirus Lockdown: India's tourism sector loss doubles to Rs 10 lakh cr, says industry body FAITH

Apex sectoral body Federation of Associations in Indian Tourism & Hospitality (FAITH) on Monday doubled its loss guidance for India's tourism sector to Rs 10 lakh crore on account of the impact of COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus outbreak brings into focus elements of blind faith, bigotry in society — and the need to bridge gap between science and faith
Opinion

Coronavirus outbreak brings into focus elements of blind faith, bigotry in society — and the need to bridge gap between science and faith

The coronavirus pandemic was bad enough. It is being worsened by the unchecked rise of other viruses that existed long before the novel coronavirus disease struck – the viruses of blind faith and its companion, bigotry.

Coronavirus outbreak cripples all major sectors in country; sharp fall in revenues, unemployment to rise in coming days
Business

Coronavirus outbreak cripples all major sectors in country; sharp fall in revenues, unemployment to rise in coming days

The coronavirus outbreak happened to be a major setback for hopes of a revival in beleaguered auto sector of the country, which had grappled in the red zone due to sharp fall in demand for over two quarters.

Industry body fears coronavirus may render 3.8 cr people jobless in India's tourism, hospitality sectors; seeks funding for 12 months
Business

Industry body fears coronavirus may render 3.8 cr people jobless in India's tourism, hospitality sectors; seeks funding for 12 months

The coronavirus impact could render 3.8 crore people jobless, which is around 70 percent of the total workforce in the tourism and hospitality sector, according to a grouping

Zaira Wasim quits acting: It interfered with my religion and I'm not truly happy with my identity
Entertainment

Zaira Wasim quits acting: It interfered with my religion and I'm not truly happy with my identity

Zaira Wasim will next be seen in The Sky is Pink, which also stars Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Farhan Akhtar

Devdutt Pattanaik on his new book Faith: 'Myths are a necessary part of the human condition, not just ancient times'
Life

Devdutt Pattanaik on his new book Faith: 'Myths are a necessary part of the human condition, not just ancient times'

In his latest book Faith, Devdutt Pattanaik attempts to meticulously explain the various aspects of Hinduism that might baffle the modern practitioner, even the most seemingly irrelevant ones

Sony Pictures confirms big screen adaptation of Valiant Comics' plus-sized female superhero Faith
Entertainment

Sony Pictures confirms big screen adaptation of Valiant Comics' plus-sized female superhero Faith

Faith made her debut in Valiant Comics in 1992 and soon got her own solo series. Sony is now adapting a movie on the plus-sized superheroine.

Faith, mental illness and state apathy in Maharashtra's Sailani village
Firstpost Ground Report

Faith, mental illness and state apathy in Maharashtra's Sailani village

Sailani village in Maharashtra has a population of 8000 people most of whom are mentally ill patients or the relatives who accompany them. There is a belief that the patients will be cured on being brought to the Sailani dargah.

Jordan King Abdullah addresses conference with Narendra Modi, says global terror war not against any religion
India

Jordan King Abdullah addresses conference with Narendra Modi, says global terror war not against any religion

Every religion promotes human values, Narendra Modi said in his address at a conference where Jordan's King Abdullah II was also present.

Silence movie review: Martin Scorsese's stunning film asks riveting questions about faith
Entertainment

Silence movie review: Martin Scorsese's stunning film asks riveting questions about faith

Silence is a great film and a must-watch for those interested in the dynamics of faith.

Malaysian association 'advises' Muslim women against using emoticons on Valentine's Day
News & Analysis

Malaysian association 'advises' Muslim women against using emoticons on Valentine's Day

Ahead of Valentine's Day on Tuesday, the National Muslim Youth Association (Pembina) in Malaysia has advised Muslim women against using emoticons in text messages or wearing fragrance.

George Michael dead at 53: A playlist in memory of the British pop superstar
Entertainment

George Michael dead at 53: A playlist in memory of the British pop superstar

Pop superstar George Michael's death over the Christmas holidays caps one of the most tragic years in memory for the music world which mourned a steady stream of top names.

RIP George Michael: The death of an entire chapter of dance-pop music lovers
Entertainment

RIP George Michael: The death of an entire chapter of dance-pop music lovers

At every stage of his life, George Michael lived on his own terms. In his own words, “I'm surprised that I've survived my own dysfunction, really.”

Discrimination against atheists: Our outrage needs to be against injustice, not lack of faith
World

Discrimination against atheists: Our outrage needs to be against injustice, not lack of faith

The world is not very kind to atheists. It is high time that we stopped outraging over faith and started protesting against discrimination and injustice.

Why atheist Siddaramaiah and other CMs find it tough to pass anti-superstition laws
Politics

Why atheist Siddaramaiah and other CMs find it tough to pass anti-superstition laws

Making laws against specific superstitious practices has been easy, but a wholesale ban of superstitions is not.

Sikh student can join US Army without removing turban, cutting hair, says US Court
World

Sikh student can join US Army without removing turban, cutting hair, says US Court

A Sikh college student will be able to join the US Army, without being forced to cut his hair, shave his beard or stop wearing his turban thanks to a Washington court ruling.

Don't meddle in matters of faith and religion: Shiv Sena tells courts
India

Don't meddle in matters of faith and religion: Shiv Sena tells courts

The Shiv Sena on Monday advised the courts to refrain from meddling in matters of faith and religion in the larger public interest.