Search For "priests"
Updated : 2 months ago IST
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], June 5 (ANI): The annual 'Jal Yatra' of Lord Jagannath was held here at Jagannath Temple in Ahmedabad amid the COVID-19 lockdown on Friday.
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], May 31 (ANI): West Bengal BJP unit president Dilip Ghosh on Sunday said that forcibly opening temples in the State is not the right decision as the priests are also scared of the spread of coronavirus.
Updated : 3 months ago IST
Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu) [India], May 1 (ANI): The closure of shrines and ban on public gatherings in Rameswaram due to the coronavirus lockdown have made the lives of priests tough as they are now finding it difficult to earn their livelihood.
Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh) [India], April 29 (ANI): Murari alias Raju has been sent to judicial custody in the murder case of two priests of a temple in Pagona village of Bulandshahr, said Atul Choubey, Circle Officer Kotwali, on Tuesday.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 28 (ANI): Condemning the murder of two priests at a temple in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday had a telephonic conversation with Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressing concern that no one should give c
Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh) [India], April 28 (ANI): Bodies of two priests were found at a temple, allegedly murdered, in Pagona village of Bulandshahr, police said on Tuesday.
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) [India], April 24 (ANI): All priests and employees at the Sri Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple here were tested for coronavirus, amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
Updated : 4 months ago IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 6 (ANI): Responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal to ligth diyas for nine minutes on Sunday to mark the fight against coornavirus, priests at Shri Siddhi Vinayak Ganpati Mandir in Mumbai lit earthen lamps.
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], April 5 (ANI): Union Minister Pratap Chandra Sarangi wrote a letter to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik requesting him to provide financial assistance to priests in the state after most temples were closed amid national lockdown.
Updated : 4 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar 20 (ANI): In the wake of surging cases of COVID-19 in the country, Kashi Vishwanath Temple to remain closed for devotees from March 21 till March 24. However, routine prayers by priests would continue.
Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Mar 17 (ANI): Amid coronavirus outbreak in the country, the priests at the Mahakal Temple in Ujjain continued with their ritual of performing 'Bhasma Aarti,' in the morning even as the temple remained closed for devotees on Tuesday.
Panaji (Goa) [India], Mar 15 (ANI): In order to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the Roman Catholic Church in Goa on Saturday issued an advisory, directing people not to kiss the Holy Cross and urged priests to purify their hands with sanitisers.