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Palitana tense after mob clashes with police

RAJKOT: Tension mounted in the temple town of Palitana on Tuesday afternoon after the detention of two youths by the police triggered angry protests by a community.The youths were detained after they started arguing with policemen who had asked them ... Times of India, 3 weeks ago

Gujarat HC seeks reply over banning sale of non-veg food in Palitana

Gujarat high court has issued notice to the secretary of state co-operation and agriculture ministry and Bhavnagar district authorities over a PIL against the prohibition of sale of fish and non-vegetarian food in Palitana town, which is a Jain pilgrimage ...
 Times of India1 month ago Gujarat through stamps  Times of India1 week ago

Tourist flow at Gujarat pilgrim spots up 35% in 2 yrs

grim spots like Somnath, Dwarka, Pavagadh and Palitana are a gaining popularity amongst tourists, as the state records a nearly 35% rise in tourist flow to pilgrimage destinations in Gujarat in the last two years. According to data from the Gujarat ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago
Worldcrunch

In India, The World's First Vegetarian City

PALITANA — Jainism is one of the oldest religions in the world and preaches a path of non-violence towards all living beings. In India, about 5 million people practice it. "Everyone in this world — whether animal or human being or a very ...
 Worldcrunch2 weeks ago

Ironies of history: October 14 and the Jains of Palitana

October 14 was the anniversary of the conversion of Dr Ambedkar and 5 million others, mainly Dalits, to Buddhism in 1956. And not the Buddhism of monastery-based ritualism, nor the self-focused meditation so fashionable nowadays, but a socially ...
 Goa Herald1 day ago
Deccan Chronicle

150-yr-old house made Vivekananda memorial

Rs1 crore has been spent on the renovation of the bungalow which was once residence to Manilal J., the dewan of erstwhile princely Gaekwadi state of Baroda. This will be the third memorial of Vivekananda in Gujarat Vadodara: The 150-year-old ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 day ago 150-year-old bungalow in Gujarat converted into Vivekananda memorial  ZeeNews.com2 days ago 150-yr-old bungalow in Guj converted into Vivekananda memorial  Business Standard India2 days ago

India Takes Another Step for Animals, Bans Import of Animal-Tested Products

Is becoming a cruelty-free country as hard as it seems? If Indias recent breakthroughs are any indication, then that would be a no. Cosmetic cruelty-free consumers can rejoice because there are no labels to check, no parent company to verify and no ...
 Care23 days ago

1 in 5 young Brits have taken meat off the menu!

We've always known veggies are good for us, but a new study in the UK has revealed that more Brits are going meat-free than ever before! According to the study by Mintel , a whopping 1 in 8 adults and 1 in 5 young people (aged 16 - 24) in the UK ...
 Animals Australia1 week ago
Outlook India

Prime Cuts

Two days before Id-ul-Zuha, Baroda-based businessman Yusuf Sheikh went for a meeting at the Swaminarayan temple in the city, to meet with the chief mahant and other religious leaders of both communities. The idea behind the meeting was to maintain ...
 Outlook India1 week ago

Gujarat Tourism Packages

Gujarat is an eminent traveler's destination of Western India which is popular for its solid social heritage. You can observe the bygone social legacies of Gujarat by being a part of its fairs and celebrations. Consistently numerous voyagers visit ...
 Connect1 week ago
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