The panel discussions brought together leading historians, religious figures and scholars from across the world, exploring notions of interfaith dialogue, coexistence and understanding.
Not everyone is born into religion. Some people find it later in life due to dark times and negative experiences. For Daniel Chand, religion was a complete overhaul allowing him to rise out of a dark time and find a purpose in life.
Udupi is one of three districts in Karnataka's religiously sensitive coastal region, which is a stronghold of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
The MVA decision comes amid a raging controversy over the use of loudspeakers at mosques raked up last week by the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray and endorsed by activists of the Bharatiya Janata Party.
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, received on Saturday, at Al Badee Palace, officials of the Catholic Church.
A video of the purported dance programme surfaced on social media showing a woman dancing to the tune of an obscene song.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday ordered an independent judicial inquiry into the Christchurch mosque attacks, asking whether police and intelligence services could have prevented the March 15 attack.
Nothing other than faith could have brought them back to what used to be their home and where many dreams must have been woven.
Danish Foreign Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen said in a statement that any action taken "must of course take place within the framework of freedom of expression which is constitutionally protected in Denmark, and in a way that does not alter the fact that it is very extensive."