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Land of gods and ghouls: the Hindu connect in a Muslim nation (Postcard from Bali)


November 19th, 2011 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Nusa Dua (Bali), Nov 19 (IANS) The stylised figures from Hindu mythology and gnomes, fanged demons and animals, some towering, some not so: exquisitely crafted stone sculptures are as ... Read more...

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Stampede in Haridwar kills 20, injures 40


November 9th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Haridwar (Uttarakhand), Nov 8 (IANS) Scenes of piety and devotion quickly turned to devastation Tuesday as at least 20 people were killed in a stampede that occurred when massive ... Read more...

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Chanting Gayatri Mantra, lakhs throng Haridwar


November 7th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Haridwar, Nov 7 (IANS) With tens of thousands of people thronging Haridwar, the Hindu holy town has been enveloped by a sea of radiant yellow - the colour worn by ... Read more...

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‘Spiritual gurus should shun politics’


November 5th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Haridwar, Nov 5 (IANS) The head of a spiritual organisation which propagates the 'Gayatri mantra' has urged spiritual leaders to shun politics at all costs.Pranav Pandya has also warned against ... Read more...

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Foreigners flock to Haridwar for love of Hinduism


November 2nd, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Haridwar (Uttarakhand), Nov 2 (IANS) They come here from Russia, Malaysia, Belarus, South Korea and the US, lured by Hinduism which they say answers questions that have plagued them for ... Read more...

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Haridwar prepares for a Kumbh - with Anna in attendance


October 30th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Haridwar (Uttarakhand), Oct 30 (IANS) Around five million people are set to gather here Nov 6-10 to propagate the sacred "Gayatri Mantra" in an event that organizers say will ... Read more...

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How do I mourn, asks father of Hizb’s Hindu commander


July 28th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 28 (IANS) Hindu rites or Muslim burial, grief or embarrassment. There are no easy choices for Jeevan Lal Shan, whose son Subash alias Wasif, a Hizbul Mujahideen militant, ... Read more...

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Akshay performs live stunt to promote ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi’


June 3rd, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar, who returns as the host of adventure reality show "Khatron Ke Khiladi", performed a daredevil live stunt here at Filmcity to stress ... 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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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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From Boston to Khajuraho to tie the knot


February 21st, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 21 (IANS) The setting for their wedding could not be more appropriate. The young girl and her beau flew all the way from Boston in the US to Khajuraho just ... 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-Hindu-Muslim-Protestant-Buddhist-Jewish leaders connect in dialogue in Nevada


January 9th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 9 (ANI): In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Catholic-Muslim-Hindu-Protestant-Buddhist-Jewish leaders today had a dialogue in Sparks (Nevada, USA) to explore connections among Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Judaism.This annual conference, ... Read more...

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Buddhists welcome Hindu statesman Zed to Bodhi Day commemoration in Nevada


December 6th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 6 (ANI): In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Buddhists welcomed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed to their Bodhi Day commemoration at Reno Buddhist Church (Nevada, USA) on December five.Rajan Zed, who ... Read more...

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Unity Church’s brunch in Nevada blessed with Hindu shlokas


November 19th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 19 (ANI): In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Hindu statesman Rajan Zed blessed the "Adventure in Faith Celebration Commitment Brunch" of Unity Church of Today in Carson City (Nevada, USA) ... Read more...

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Yoga belongs to no religion, Indian guru tells US pastor


October 21st, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 21 (IANS) Yoga does not belong to any particular religion, says yoga guru and college principal Father John Ferreira in response to a US pastor labelling the ancient healing and ... Read more...

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“International Day of Peace” celebrations in Nevada opened with “Gayatri mantra”


September 20th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sep 20 (ANI): Eminent religious statesman Rajan Zed opened the "International Day of Peace" celebrations in Reno (Nevada, USA) with "Gayatri mantra", the most sacred mantra in Hinduism, on September ... Read more...

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Unique Hindu Baccalaureate Service enters third year at University of Nevada


March 22nd, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), March 22 (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 third year next month.Organized ... Read more...

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Prestigious Oz art gallery to open with chanting of “Gayatri Mantra” & Hari-Om


January 1st, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 1 (ANI): The renowned Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW) in Australia will reportedly open with 21 repetitions of sacred "Gayatri Mantra" followed by "hari aum" on three ... Read more...

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Hindu Baccalaureate Service in a prestigious American university


April 4th, 2009 - 11:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindu Baccalaureate Service (Dikshant Utsav), held for the first time in Western USA at prestigious University of Nevada-Reno (UNR) in May last, will be held again on April eleven next.Organized by ... Read more...

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A Dehradun school where students recite Quran and Hanuman Chalisa


November 25th, 2008 - 9:03 pm ICT by ANI
By Asheesh Goyal Dehradun, Nov.25 (ANI): A Dehradun school here is inculcating communal harmony and secular feeling among its students by enabling them to recite passages from Holy Quran as well as ... Read more...

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Meet Sadhna, the youngest campaigner in Madhya Pradesh


November 24th, 2008 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 24 (IANS) Who says politics is no child's play? Meet 13-year-old Sadhna Bharti, the youngest campaigner for any political party in Madhya Pradesh.If the Bharatiya Jan Shakti (BJS) Party has ... Read more...

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