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Heavy security for India mosque ruling Map of Allahabad India  Nearly 200,000 security personnel are being deployed in northern India ahead of a court ruling on the long-running Ayodhya religious dispute   Dalai Lama seeks access to quake site  The Tibetan Buddhist leader long exiled from China, is seeking to visit the Tibetan region rocked by a deadly earthquake this week   Jewish community mourns Mumbai victims  Countless bullet marks, a hole punched in a wall by a grenade bear testimony to a carnage that left six people dead in Chabad House last yea... Festival of light rekindles Jewish hope  Mumbai 2008 Attacks: Hundreds gathered in the city of to commemorate the Hanukkah and honor the memories of the rabbi, his wife who were killed in terror attacks India's Christians first woman saint  Vatican: Pope gave the church four new saints, including an Indian woman whose canonization is seen as a morale boost to Christians in India   Dalai Lama due to leave hospital  Mumbai: The Dalai Lama, 73, will leave hospital after undergoing tests for abdominal discomfort. He canceled planned trips to Mexico   Dalai Lama 'to resign' if violence worsens
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2016-09-04 Mother Teresa declared saint by Pope Francis at Vatican St Peter's Square, Vatican
2. 2016-09-03 Mother Teresa to be made a saint in Vatican ceremony Vatican
3. 2015-12-19 Pope Francis approves miracle required to make Mother Teresa a saint Vatican
E. 2015-11-30 Taj Mahal: India monument 'not a Hindu temple' Taj Mahal, India
F. 2015-06-20 Thousands attend yoga event
G. 2014-11-18 Haryana ashram clashes: police vow to arrest guru Haryana, India
H. 2014-05-17 Varanasi welcomes Narendra Modi Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
I. 2013-02-09 Holiest day at India's Kumbh Mela Sangam, India
J. 2013-01-13 India Kumbh Mela festival begins Allahabad, India

Mother Teresa to be made a saint in Vatican ceremony  The nun Mother Teresa, known for working with the desperately poor in India, is to be declared a saint at a ceremony in the Vatican   Pope Francis approves miracle required to make Mother Teresa a saint  Vatican: Francis has approved the second miracle required to elevate one the Catholic Church's most famous figures of the 20th century to sainthood   Taj Mahal: India monument 'not a Hindu temple' Map of Taj Mahal India  India's government has refuted claims by a group of lawyers that the Taj Mahal monument was a Hindu temple Thousands attend yoga event   New Delhi: Thousands have gathered in in Delhi to participate in a mass Modi-inspired yoga programme, on the first ever International Yoga Day Haryana ashram clashes: police vow to arrest guru   Police in India's Haryana state are continuing an operation to arrest a Hindu guru, after nearly 200 people were injured in clashes at his a... Varanasi welcomes Narendra Modi   India's Prime Minister-elect, Narendra Modi, has arrived in the Hindu holy city of Varanasi to be greeted by delighted supporters Holiest day at India's Kumbh Mela Map of Sangam India  More than 30 million people are expected to take a dip at the confluence of Ganges and Yamuna rivers to mark the main bathing day India Kumbh Mela festival begins   Thousands of people have been bathing at the confluence of two rivers in the Indian city of Allahabad on the opening day of the festival   Dalai Lama urges China 'freedom'   The Dalai Lama has called on China's leaders to show greater transparency, in a speech marking the anniversary of the Tibetan uprising Verdict divides India holy site Map of Ayodhya India
  Mother Teresa declared saint by Pope Francis at Vatican Map of St Peter%27s Square Vatican

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  Mother Teresa, revered for her work with the poor in India, has been proclaimed a saint by Pope Francis in a ceremony at the Vatican

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  A court has said that a disputed holy site in Ayodhya should be split between Hindus and Muslims, but both sides plan to appeal
 Judges gave control of the main disputed section to Hindus. Other parts will be controlled by Muslims and a Hindu sect


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  The Dalai Lama will step down as leader of Tibet's government-in-exile if violence by protesters in the region worsens.    He spoke in Dharamsala in northern India...

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Jan.18 Millions gather for Mela   Millions of Hindus have filled the northern town of Allahabad as dawn breaks on the main day of the Ardh Kumbh Jan.2 Millions bathe at Hindu festival
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  Millions have gathered in Allahabad for the Ardh Kumbh, a half-size version of the Kumbh Mela festival

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Oct.14 Low-caste Hindus adopt new faith
May.5 Delhi swelters amid power crisis. New Delhi

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Oct.20 Pope beatifies Mother Teresa
  Vatican: Hundreds of thousands crowded St. Peter's Square beatification of the 'Saint of the Gutters'

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Sep.26   Strike, revenge fears grip India  A peaceful nationwide strike grips India on a day of protests. Police used water cannons to disperse thousands of people Mar.15 Ayodhya Hindus march peacefully
Map of Uttar Pradesh India  Hardlines have held a peaceful ceremony. Massive security operation forestalled a feared eruption in religious violence

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