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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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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 17)

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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 16)

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 16)

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 15)

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 13)

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

Happy National Pet Day 2014: Here are some fun facts about the day and some adorable quotes about owning a pet. (Photo: Reuters)
National Pet Day 2014: Origin and Fun Facts; 15 Adorable Quotes to Warm Your Heart

By IBTimes IN

Happy National Pet Day 2014: Here are some fun facts about the day and some adorable quotes about owning a pet. (Apr 11)

MORE TOPICS: UNITED NATIONS

Olivia Munn arrives at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas
'Deliver Us From Evil' Trailer Released: Things to Know about Eric Bana, Edgar Ramirez and Olivia Munn's New Horror Movie

By IBTimes AU

Hearts may skip a beat as the new horror movie "Deliver Us From Evil," starring Eric Bana and Edgar Ramirez with Olivia Munn, Sean Harris and Joel McHale, brings its audience to a whole new world of exorcism. (Apr 10)

MORE TOPICS: NEW YORK, SONY

Brendon Santalab Came Out Clean With No Charges

By IBTimes AU

Western Sydney Wanderers striker Brendon Santalab was acquitted after being charged to incite racial abuse to Sydney FC's Ali Abbas on March 8 in an A-League match (Apr 09)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA

Ridding Sports of Homophobia, World’s First in Australia

By IBTimes AU

Top executives from Australia’s major sporting codes unite to eliminate the sports of homophobia (Apr 09)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, CRICKET

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