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Religion

Religion is a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, especially when considered as the creation of a supernatural agency or agencies, usually involving devotional and ritual observances, and often containing a moral code governing the conduct of human affairs.

Religion is often described as a communal system for the coherence of belief focusing on a system of thought, unseen being, person, or object, that is considered to be supernatural, sacred, divine, or of the highest truth. Moral codes, practices, values, institutions, tradition, rituals, and scriptures are often traditionally associated with the core belief, and these may have some overlap with concepts in secular philosophy. Religion is also often described as a "way of life" or a life stance. Read More

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J Jayalalithaa
Lok Sabha Elections 2014: TN CM Says She is Better Than Gujarat CM; Will Modi React to Jaya's One-upmanship?

By IBTimes IN

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on 21 April claimed that she is better than Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial nominee of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), in rendering better administration to people. (Apr 22)

MORE TOPICS: ELECTIONS, INDIA

Dating Services for Farmers Crafting Success Stories in Canada

By IBTimes AU

FarmersOnly, a dating Web site which focuses on finding dating partners for single farmers, is flourishing with new love stories in Canada. (Apr 22)

Telangana & Seemandhra
Lok Sabha Elections 2014: BJP, TDP Resolve Tussle over Seat Sharing, Poll Tie-Up Intact

By IBTimes IN

The alliance squabble between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) has been settled in Andhra Pradesh (AP). (Apr 20)

MORE TOPICS: ELECTIONS, CONGRESS

Narendra Modi, prime ministerial candidate for the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). (Reuters file photo)
Lok Sabha Elections 2014: Tech-Aided Mechanism Will be Set up to Prevent Corruption if BJP is Voted to Power: Modi

By IBTimes IN

If Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is voted to power in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, the next government at the Centre would strive to prevent corruption, said the party's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi. (Apr 20)

MORE TOPICS: ELECTIONS, INDIA, CONGRESS

Jai in "Thirumanam Enum Nikkah" poster (Facebook/ Thirumanam Enum Nikkah)
After Yuvan Shankar Raja, Actor Jai Converts to Islam?

By IBTimes IN

There has been a buzz doing the rounds that actor Jai of "Raja Rani' fame has converted to Islam. (Apr 18)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, FACEBOOK

Good Friday 2014
Good Friday 2014: Meaning and 5 Important Facts about Christ’s Crucifixion

By IBTimes IN

Good Friday 2014: Here is the meaning and 5 unique and interesting facts to know about Christ's Crucifixion and the day. (Apr 17)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, INDIA, EGYPT

Got Brilliant Video Game Idea? Reply to Sweden's Call on Democreativity

By IBTimes AU

Calling all video games across the countries. Have you got a brilliant video game idea in your head that you want to pursue? (Apr 17)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, FACEBOOK

Pope Francis sprinkles holy water with an aspergillum as a blessing during the Palm Sunday mass at Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican April 13, 2014. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
Holy Week 2014: Christians in Australia May Soon Become Minority; Catholics Pray for MH370

By IBTimes AU

The coming Easter Sunday is the culmination of the Holy Week and considered one of the most important celebrations among Christians. However, for most Australians, Easter may just be another reason to get chocolate. (Apr 17)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, ABORTION

New Zealand 2013 Census Showed Number of Overseas Born Kiwis Hit 1M

By IBTimes AU

Latest 2013 data released by the New Zealand census office has shown that Kiwis born overseas in have hit more than one million persons. (Apr 16)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, UNITED KINGDOM, AUSTRALIA, INDIA, SOUTH AFRICA

Samsung Store
Galaxy S5 Market Release Highlights: Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, Gear Fit, FIFA 14 Mobile Game, Galaxy 11 Team, 'My Life Powered by Galaxy S5' Ad and Store Activities

By IBTimes AU

Samsung announced on April 11 its Galaxy S5 along with the Samsung Gear wearables - Samsung Gear 2, Samsung Gear 2 Neo and Samsung Gear Fit. These devices are set to be available in 125 countries like the United States, Europe, Latin America, Middle East and Asia. (Apr 14)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, SAMSUNG, SOUTH KOREA, COPPER, SMARTPHONE, WAYNE ROONEY, LIONEL MESSI