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‘Stone mining threatens ancient cave site in Kashmir’


April 19th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 19 (IANS) Two ancient caves in central Kashmir's Badgam district Thursday became the focus of a group of migrant Kashmiri Pandits seeking preservation of ancient, heritage sites in ... Read more...

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After six years, Indians visit ancient temple in Pakistan


February 20th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) A group of pilgrims from India will celebrate Maha Shivaratri at an ancient Hindu temple complex in Punjab province after six years.A delegation of 50 Hindus ... Read more...

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Cambodia and Thailand agree to remove troops from disputed border


September 16th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by BNO News
PHNOM PENH (BNO NEWS) -- Thailand and Cambodia on Thursday agreed to remove their troops from a disputed area on their common border, officials said on Friday.The prime ministers of both countries ... Read more...

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At least 1,500 Cambodian troops leave disputed border with Thailand


September 1st, 2011 - 1:36 am ICT by BNO News
PHNOM PENH (BNO NEWS) -- Cambodia withdrew approximately 1,500 troops from the disputed border area with Thailand on Wednesday as the two neighboring countries' military tension have eased since July, one official ... Read more...

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Thailand, Cambodia to hold border talks


August 12th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thai Defense Minister Yutthasak Sasiprapa on Thursday said Cambodia and Thailand have agreed to hold a meeting later this month to try to resolve their border dispute, Thai ... Read more...

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Thailand quits World Heritage Convention


June 27th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- Thailand announced on Saturday its departure from the United Nations World Heritage Convention after the World Heritage Committee decided to consider Cambodia's management plan for the Preah Vihear ... Read more...

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Thailand denies violating Cambodian territory


June 6th, 2011 - 4:01 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thailand's Foreign Affairs Ministry denied accusations made by the Cambodian government that Thai military aircraft had violated that country's airspace recently, said Thani Thongpakdi, director-general of the Ministry's ... Read more...

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Thai PM says Cambodian troops must leave border to solve dispute


May 8th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on Sunday said the border conflict cannot be solved if Cambodian troops remain at the ancient Preah Vihear temple, MCOT Online reported."I ... Read more...

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Gayatri Mantra read at Baha’i Ridvan Festival in Nevada


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), May 3 (ANI): In a remarkable interfaith gesture, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed recited prayer from ancient Hindu scriptures at the '12th day of Ridvan' festival of Baha'is in Reno ... Read more...

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Thai-Cambodia border clashes enter 11th day


May 2nd, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on Monday said the Thai-Cambodian border situation is generally under control, however, fighting has now entered their 11th day.Sporadic clashes broke out ... Read more...

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Lord Ganesha worshiped to open Nevada Earth Day Celebrations


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), May 02 (ANI): Nevada Earth Day 2011 celebrations here today opened with prayers from ancient Sanskrit scriptures and Baha'i prayer in Farsi.After lighting incense before Lord Ganesha statue and sprinkling ... Read more...

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Nevada Assembly in USA opened with Hindu prayer


April 26th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 26 (ANI): Nevada Assembly reverberated with Sanskrit mantras from ancient Hindu scriptures in Carson City, USA, on Monday.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered invocation from Sanskrit scriptures before ... Read more...

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American university holds unique one-of-a-kind-in-the-world Hindu Baccalaureate Service


April 19th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 19 (ANI): Unique, one of a kind baccalaureate service in the world, was held at University of Nevada-Reno (UNR) in USA on April 17 evening."Fourth Annual Hindu Baccalaureate ... Read more...

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Unique Hindu Baccalaureate Service enters fourth year at Nevada University


April 15th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Apr 15(ANI): Hindu Baccalaureate Service (Dikshant Utsav), held for the first time in Western USA at prestigious University of Nevada-Reno (UNR) in May 2008, enters fourth year on Sunday.Organized by ... Read more...

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When Lord Indra answered the call of Vedas (With Images)


April 15th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panjal (Kerala), April 15 (IANS) The primal Vedic chants that ring across the rolling greens of this village in Thrissur district are a ceremonial invitation to Lord Indra, the god ... Read more...

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Nevada Assembly in USA to open with Hindu prayers


March 12th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Mar 12 (ANI): Nevada Assembly will open with ancient Hindu prayers on April 25 in Carson City.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will recite from Rig-Veda, the oldest scripture of the ... Read more...

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‘Hindu Cowboys’ in America


March 12th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Mar 12 (ANI): There is a 'Hindu Cowboys' band in America, based in Orlando metro area of Florida, with "Om" as part of their logo.Formed in 1998, this band has ... Read more...

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Hindus want comics to accurately portray scriptural heroes and tales


March 7th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Mar 7 (ANI): Hindus have urged the comics' publishers to stay true to the story and spirit of the scriptures while showcasing ancient Hindu scriptural subjects.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, ... Read more...

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Nepal, India say Jai Shambhu


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 2 (IANS) Transcending religious and geographical boundaries, hundreds of thousands of devotees Wednesday flocked to scores of ancient Hindu temples scattered all over Nepal to pay obeisance to ... Read more...

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Gayatri Mantra opened University of Nevada ‘Inner-Faith Night’ celebrations


February 25th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 25 (ANI): 'Second Annual Inner-Faith Night' of University of Nevada-Reno (UNR) on February 23 saw various religious groups coming together in dialogue.This unity celebration included dialogue among Christian, Muslim, ... Read more...

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Hindus back Catholic Bishops on Climate Change policy protecting world’s poor


February 19th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 19 (ANI): Hindus have commended the Global Climate Change policy statement of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) which says, "Policies addressing global climate change should enhance rather ... Read more...

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Nevada Senate in USA opens with Gayatri Mantra


February 16th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 16 (ANI): Nevada State Senate reverberated with Sanskrit mantras from ancient Hindu scriptures in Carson City (USA) on February 14.Notable Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered invocation from Sanskrit scriptures ... Read more...

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Catholic nuns & Hindu statesman Zed pray together in USA for “peace and love”


February 14th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 14 (ANI): In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Carmelite nuns and well-known Hindu statesman Rajan Zed prayed together in Reno (Nevada, USA) on February 13 for the "peace and love" ... Read more...

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Both Nevada Senate and Assembly in USA to open with Hindu prayers


January 29th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 29 (ANI): Nevada State Senate and Nevada Assembly will open with ancient Hindu prayers on February 14 and 15 respectively in Carson City.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will recite ... Read more...

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Plea for UNESCO to save Indonesian temples


January 23rd, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 23 (ANI): UNESCO has been asked to urgently help save ancient Hindu temples, which are reportedly threatened by volcanic ash flows from Mount Merapi on an Indonesian island.Hindu statesman ... Read more...

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Belgium Ice sculpture festival displayed Lord Shiv and Ganesh


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 22 (ANI): Internationally renowned 10th annual UNESCO Brugge Snow and Ice Sculpture Festival in Belgium, which ended on January 16, displayed sculptures of Lord Ganesh and Lord Shiv.Distinguished ... Read more...

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Las Vegas City Council in USA opened with Hindu mantras


January 20th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 20 (ANI): City Council of Las Vegas (USA), world's entertainment capital, reverberated with Sanskrit mantras from ancient Hindu scriptures on January 19.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered invocation from ... Read more...

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Hindus ask UNESCO intervention to save ancient Hindu temples from lava in Indonesia


January 19th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 19 (ANI): Hindus have asked UNESCO to urgently save the ancient Hindu temples in Indonesia, which are reportedly being threatened by volcanic lava.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a ... Read more...

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Brandy Norwood’s Lord Ganesh tattoo starts fad for Hindu tattoos


January 15th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 15 (ANI): Recent tattoo of Hindu deity Ganesh on left wrist of Brandy Norwood, one of the best-selling female artists in American music history, seems to have created ... Read more...

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Hindus back Pope’s dictum that ‘world needs God’


January 8th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 8 (ANI): Hindus agree with Pope Benedict's assertion that 'The world needs God'.In a statement published on Holy See website, His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI said: The world needs ... Read more...

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Julia Roberts is among top “Religion Stories” of 2010


January 1st, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 1 (ANI): Oscar winner Hollywood star Julia Roberts' (Pretty Woman) conversion to Hinduism is among the top-20 "2010 Religion Stories of the Year" list created by Religion Newswriters Association ... Read more...

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Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis teaches Gita & Upanishads


December 20th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 20 (ANI): Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis (Indiana, USA) has been reportedly teaching ancient Hindu scriptures Bhagavad-Gita and Upanishads.It has also reportedly been offering Hinduism class; teaching its origins, ... Read more...

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Vatican Library carries books on Hinduism and Yoga


December 19th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 19 (ANI): Even the Vatican Library has books on Hinduism and Yoga.Catalogue search reveals that besides nine books on the subject of Yoga, Vatican Library carries books on Hindu ... Read more...

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Hindus congratulate Pope for making Vatican as world’s most environment friendly nation


December 12th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 12 (ANI): Hindus have congratulated His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI for making Vatican City as the world's most environmentally friendly nation.According to reports, with the installation of large solar ... Read more...

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The Pope wants an Electric Popemobile


December 6th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vatican City, Dec 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Pope’s desire to have a solar powered electric “popemobile” have been praised by several people.One particular group that has praised the move is the ... Read more...

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