Delhi to get India’s first Russian Orthodox Church

Biswajit Choudhury | IANS - NEW DELHI - 27/4/14 The construction of India's first Russian Orthodox Church will soon begin here, a top Russian diplomat said here. "A decision will be taken soon to begin construction of the Russian Orthodox Church within our cultural centre. This was the most convenient way of reaching an understanding with the ...

Russia orthodox church seeks land in Delhi

IANS 22/10/2012 Presently the Russian Orthodox Liturgical Service is held within the campus of the Russian Embassy in New Delhi. New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) A year after it began to preach from the confines of the Russian embassy in the capital, the Russian Orthodox Church of Russia formally introduced itself to the capital's Christian fold with ...

Kerala’s Christmas trimming – Snip goes the Menu

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 17 (IANS) Once upon a time not so long ago in Kerala, the Christmas Day table was a smorgasbord of homemade wine, painstakingly roasted duck and fresh toddy appams among the delicacies. But the times have changed and the meal, still delightful, has undergone a makeover with the menu now tailored to suit ...

Man impersonates dead bishop to fraudulently sell his Land

Indian Orthodox Church 13/12/2010 Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 13 (IANS) A man, bearing the same name as a late bishop of the Indian Orthodox Church, impersonated the cleric to fraudulently sell his land on the outskirts of the city, diocese officials said Monday. Bishop Gheevargheese Mar Dioscorous, head of the Thiruvananthapuram diocese, had died in 1999 but his signature ...