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  • People of Muslim community take part in a demonstration to condemn Pulwama militant attack.

  • Activist of All India Minority Youth Federation take part in a demonstration to condemn the militant attack on CRPF soldiers at Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Pope Francis leads his Weekly General Audience in Paul VI Hall in Vatican City,

  • Guru Ravidas was a North Indian mystic poet-sant of the bhakti movement during the 14th to 16th century CE.Venerated as a guru (teacher) in the region of Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh the devotional songs of Ravidas made a lasting impact upon the bhakti movement. He was a poet-saint, social reformer and a spiritual figure. He is considered as the founder of 21st-century Ravidassia religion, by a group who previously were associated with Sikhism.The life details of Ravidas are uncertain and contested.Every scholars believe he was born at 1371CE,in a family that worked with dead animals skin to produce leather products and very much known in India as untouchables.

  • Thai devotees and Buddhist monks attend the the yearly ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha day at Wat Phra Dhammakaya Temple outside Bangkok .

  • Buddhist monks hold candles as they walking around the Buddha Statue during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day at Wat Phra Dhammakaya Temple in Pathum Thani province during Thai people celebrate the buddhist festival of clockwise circumambulation and Makha Bucha lantern lighting ceremony at Dhammakaya Temple on 'Makha Bucha Day' during the third lunar moon, where around 1250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha and hundreds thousands of devotees holding lanterns.

  • In the presence of the President of the Republic Mr Prokopios Pavlopoulou and the presence of the Prime Minister, Mr. Alexis Tsipras, Athanasios Moraitis, new Deputy Minister of Infrastructure and Transport Angelos Tolkas, new Deputy Minister for Migration Policy, gave their religious oath, while Georgios Katrougalos, new Minister of Foreign Affairs Athanasia Anagnostopoulou, new Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Eleftheria Chatzigeorgiou, new Deputy Minister of the Interior and Konstantinos Barkas, new Deputy Minister of Labor, Social Security and Social Solidarity, gave their political oath.

  • Christian community of Kolkata led by the Catholic Archdiocese of Calcutta take part in a candle light procession to pay tribute to the CRPF soldier who lost their life in a militant attack at Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Nepalese people participate in a traditional religious ritual procession of Madhav Narayan festival at Thecho in Lalitpur. Hindus observe fast and pray to Goddess Swasthani and Madhav Narayan for longevity of family prosperity during the month long festival.

  • Women from Newar community in traditional attire participate in the procession of Bhimsen Puja Celebration in Lalitpur. Especially people from Newar community worship deity Bhimsen for the welfare of business,prosperity and good fortunes.

  • Brides and Grooms wait ahead of their wedding ceremony during a mass marriage of couple from Hindu, Muslim, Christian and tribal community by a social organization on the occasion of Valentine Day.

  • CTO Captain (R) Malik Liaquat , traffic ladies police wardens , police wardens , Members of civil society participating during a ceremony of offering dua and light the candles 2nd death anniversary of SSP Captain Mubeen, DIG Zahid Gondal and others martyred at Faisal Chowk. Senior police officers SSP Captain Mubeen, DIG Zahid Gondal among 13 people were killed and 85 injured when a suicide bomber struck Monday evening around 6pm outside the Punjab Assembly in Lahore during a protest

  • Pope Francis leads his Weekly General Audience in Paul VI Hall in Vatican City, Vatican on February 13, 2019.

  • Women devotees take a part of 992th annual religious ritual washing ceremony on the eve of Urs celebrations. Bibi Pak Daman is the mausoleum of Ruqayyah bint Ali located in Lahore on February 12, 2019. Pakistani women devotees bringing water for ablution of the graves at the shrine of the mausoleum of Ruqayyah Bint Ali known as Bibi Pak Daman participate rituals during Legend has it that it holds the graves of six ladies from Muhammad's household (Ahl Al-Bayt).

  • The Jade Emperor birthday falls on the 9th Day of Chinese New Year. Before proceeding to the clan jetties of Penang for a big celebration, there is usually a procession held.

  • A “Peace Convoy” comprise of religious scholars from different faiths left for Ganda Singh border under interfaith dialogue from Catholic Church. All Religious scholars hold banner to shows solidarity during their travel from Lahore city to Ganda Singh as they are together to give a peace message, organized by National Commission for Inter-Religious Mukalma-wa-Bain-ul-Kalisai and Catholic Be-ship Conference Pakistan.Ganda Singh Border, which is a city in Punjab, Pakistan. Ganda Singh Border is an attractive and beautiful Historical place in Pakistan. Ganda Singh Wala is a village in Kasur District in the Punjab, Pakistan. The village was named after Ganda Singh Datt. It lies on the border with Eastern Punjab, India. The Pakistani village, which…

  • Vashant panchami marks the 5th day of spring. This day is celebrated by Hindu in worship of goddess Saraswati, the god of knowledge and art. Here are some moments of Saraswati puja preparation at potters hub of Kumartuli.

  • Pope Francis leads his Weekly General Audience in Paul VI Hall in Vatican City, Vatican.

  • Caskets with remains of the two caskets of Sri Lankan UN Peacekeepers Captain H.W.D Jayawickrama and Corporal S.S Wijekumara, who were killed when their convoy came under an Improvised Explosive Device attack in Mali, at the parade during the handover ceremony at Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake, Sri Lanka, Monday, February 4, 2019.

  • A street artist performed with their Dragon and Lion on the street of Ongpin in celebration of Chinese News Year at Binondo, Manila City on February 5, 2019. This year is year of the pig base on the Chinese calendar.

  • Indonesian ethnic Chinese pray during the Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations at Dharma Bhakti Temple, Jakarta, Indonesia. Chinese around the world celebrate the Lunar New Year on 5 February 2019, the first day of the year of pig.

  • Dozens of Chinese citizens around 12.00 West Indonesia Time / WIB held a Chinese New Year celebration in 2019 at the tri dharma place of worship or Hwie Ing Kiong Madiun temple.

  • Indonesian Chinese pray as they welcoming the Chinese New Year eve at Ho Tek Bio Temple. Chinese around the world celebrate the Lunar New Year on 5 February 2019, the first day of the year of pig Year.

  • Sadhus and devotees arrived to take a holy-dip at Sangam on the occasion of Mauni Amavasya during Kumbh Mela.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes part in The International Matua Maha Sammelan and Dharma Sabha in Thakurnagar, North 24 Parganas.

  • Pakistani Punjab police officials stand alert during activists of a religious and political party Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) chant slogans during rally lead by Asad Rizvi son of Khadim Hussain Rizvi to condemn the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the acquittal of Pakistani Christian woman Aasia Bibi in Lahore. Pakistani police have fired tear gas and wielded batons to disperse a rally by Islamic radicals in the southern port city of Karachi against the acquittal of a Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy. As Islamist extremists announced fresh protests demanding her execution, officials said she was free to go abroad, with speculation rampant that she will seek asylum in Europe or North America.

  • Pakistani activists of a religious and political party Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) chant slogans during rally lead by Asad Rizvi son of Khadim Hussain Rizvi to condemn the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the acquittal of Pakistani Christian woman Aasia Bibi in Lahore. Pakistani police have fired tear gas and wielded batons to disperse a rally by Islamic radicals in the southern port city of Karachi against the acquittal of a Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy. As Islamist extremists announced fresh protests demanding her execution, officials said she was free to go abroad, with speculation rampant that she will seek asylum in Europe or North America.

  • Aceh is one province that establishes Islamic Sharia in Indonesia. This regulation is regulated in the Islamic Sharia Qanun. Thursday, January, 31 2019, as many as 4 suspects violating Islamic law (ikhtilat) were sentenced to caning in front of Meunasah Rukoh, Banda Aceh.

  • The Dinagyang Festival of Iloilo City is among the country's biggest and popular religious festivals honoring Sto. Niño (Holy Child Jesus). Previously known as “Iloilo Ati-Atihan,” the festival began in 1967.

  • Members of the religious party Sunni Tehreek (PST) hold banner during protest against the Supreme Court decision on the case of Asia Bibi, a Christian Pakistani woman accused of blasphemy, in Lahore on January 30, 2019. A radical Islamic party has asked its followers to hold nationwide protests Friday against the Supreme Court's recent decision of acquitting Bibi, a Christian woman, who spent eight precious years of her life on death row after being convicted in a controversial blasphemy case. Banner reads, "Muslims are disappointed. as protest lead by Divisional president of (PST) Hazrat Allama Sharif-uddin Qazafi.

  • Chinese folk artist perform folk dance and music during chinese New Year celebration in Kolkata.

  • Anandamargis Sanyasis & Sanyasini conducts the revolutionary marriage of Madhuchanda & Dipankar. Anandamargis marriage is revolutionary in a sense as no priest conduct the marriage, Anandamargis Sanyasis & Sanyasini conducts the marriage by chanting & praying to Al-Mighty God and the whole process of marriage completed within 1 hour, other features are there are no barrier of cast & creed, no dowry system in the marriage, guests do not give any presentation to the couple, guest are offered pure vegetarian food.

  • Holocaust Memorial day in Thessaloniki. Events in Thessaloniki on the Holocaust Remembrance Day by the Jewish Community of Thessaloniki and in cooperation with the Region of Central Macedonia. The events included wreath deposition, memorial service and live concert in the Thessaloniki Concert Hall with the presence of the President of the Republic, Prokopis Paulopoulos.

  • Newly initiated "naga sadhus" perform rituals on the bank of River Ganga during Kumbh.

  • Pakistani activists of Awami Workers Party stage protest outside Lahore Press Club against Sahiwal tragedy in Lahore.

  • Pakistani supporters of Youth Forum for Kashmir group burn a portrait of Indian prime minister Narendra Modi and representation of Indian flag during an anti-India demonstration and in support of Kashmir, a region disputed between India and Pakistan, in Lahore on January 26, 2019. - Pakistani Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and across the world observe Indian Republic Day as Black Day on January 26, local media Reported.

  • Pakistani Supporters of Youth Forum for Kashmir group shout slogans and hold placards during an anti-India demonstration and in support of Kashmir, a region disputed between India and Pakistan, in Lahore on January 26, 2019. - Pakistani Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and across the world observe Indian Republic Day as Black Day on January 26, local media reported.

  • Human activity in Kumbh 2019

  • Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (BTP) aka Ahok is free or breathes free air from the Mako Brimob prison. Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (BTP) alias Ahok was sentenced to two years in prison for alleged blasphemy cases and detained since the verdict was read on May 9, 2017 at Mako Brimob, Kelapa Dua, Depok.

  • Relatives of the youth Mohammed Younis shout slogans outside a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) bunker after he was hit with a stone allegedly thrown by Indian forces in Habakadal area of Srinagar, Indian Administered Kashmir on 22 January 2018. Reports said Younis suffered injuries in his head following which he was shifted to SMHS hospital for treatment. Doctor hospital say that Younis has suffered contusion in his brain and fracture in two head bones. While as his family alleges that the stone was thrown by the nearby CRPF bunker without any provocation.

  • The Kumbh Mela, world's largest congregation, is underway at Prayagraj with religous fervour. Since the mela kicked off on January 15, 2019, more than 20 million devotees have taken a holy dip at Sangam - a confluence of the Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati. Sadhus of 13 akharas (seven Shaiva, three Vaishnava, two Udasina, and one Sikh) were the first ones, who arrived at Sangam with pomp and show for taking bath known as 'Shahi Snan'. The atmosphere was abuzz with slogans and devotional songs. The march of Naga Sadhus grabbed attention as their bodies were smeared with ashes. The Kumbh Mela is one of the only opportunities to see the reclusive Naga Sadhus as some of whom live in caves after taking a vow of celibacy and…

  • Thaipusam is an annual celebration to celebrate Tamil Hindu God, Lord Muruga in successfully defeating the evil spirits. Thousands of Tamil Hindu devotees make their pilgrimage by walking barefooted, carrying Kavadi and milk on their head as part of their vows to Lord Muruga.

  • The much awaited 10th edition of Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival 2019 took place at four heritage venues at Kolkata’s most trendy Park street - Park Mansions Lawn, Alliance Francaise, Max Muller Bhavan at Park Mansions, Allen Park, Development Consultants Pvt Ltd’s Your Space of Celica House

  • Cordon and search operation were launched in city center Lalchowk, Srinagar. Pertinently a grenade attack was witnessed around the same area where the cordon and search operation were launched.

  • Daily life during Kumbh Mela Festival in Allahabad.

  • Kumbh Mela is a festival of Hindu pilgrimage of faith in which the devotees gather to bathe in holy river.

  • Pope Francis leads the celebration of the vespers, on the solemnity of the conversion of Saint Paul the Apostle, concluding the week of prayer for Christian Unity in St. Paul's outside the Walls Basilica in Rome, Italy.

  • President Ram Nath Kovind along with his family perform Ganga Pujan at Sangam during Kumbh.

  • Pope Francis leads his Weekly General Audience in Paul VI Hall in Vatican City, Vatican.

  • Jallikattu festival held at Avaniyapuram in Madurai district of Tamil Nadu on the occasion of Pongal