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Insecurity increasing among Hindus, says Pakistani daily


August 11th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) There is an escalating sense of insecurity within Pakistan's Hindu community, said a leading daily Saturday as many Hindu families moved from Jacobabad to India.Interior Minister ... Read more...

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Growing insecurity among Hindus in Pakistan, says daily


August 11th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) There is an escalating sense of insecurity within Pakistan's Hindu community, said a leading daily Saturday.Interior Minister Rehman Malik's predilection for terming all negative developments in ... Read more...

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US courts act in New York Hindu temple row (Lead)


June 9th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 9 (IANS) A US court has told a Long Island pharmacist to stay away from the elderly president of a Kali temple here after allegations of embezzlement ... Read more...

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New York Hindu temple head gets protection order


June 9th, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 9 (IANS) A US court has issued a temporary order of protection against a Long Island pharmacist following his alleged assault on the president of New York ... Read more...

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‘Kali was always worshipped with liquor’


May 27th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 27 (IANS) An American brewery faced widespread criticism and protests from the Hindu community after it named its latest drink after goddess Kali, but ironically enough liquor ... Read more...

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US brewer sorry, says it’s renaming ‘Kali-Ma’ beer


May 15th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (IANS) A US brewer says it is "scrambling" to rename its new beer "Kali-ma", after the Hindu goddess Kali, following an outpouring of criticism from Hindus ... Read more...

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Take care of Hindus, says Pakistani daily


April 25th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) A Supreme Court order that will enable married women of the Hindu community to obtain computerised national identity cards without any hitch is welcome, said a ... Read more...

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Woes for Chandy as IUML given fifth ministership


April 13th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 13 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has come under fire from Hindu social groups besides his own Congress party ever since he gave a fifth ministership to ... Read more...

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`Hindus in Pakistan angry, helpless’


April 10th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Hindus in Pakistan are feeling "angry and helpless" after being targeted in a spate of incidents, including abductions and forced conversion of girls, says a ... Read more...

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Pakistani Hindus protest kidnapping of young girls


April 9th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) Some political parties and Hindu groups in Pakistan are furious over the kidnapping and alleged conversion of Hindu girls in Sindh province.The Human Rights Club, Young ... Read more...

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Two killed after drinking hooch in Pakistan


March 26th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 26 (IANS) Two people were killed after they drank illicit liquor in a cantonment in Pakistan's Khyber Pakthunkhwa province.The incident took place at Hindu Colony in Nowshera ... Read more...

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Bihar teacher beaten to death for dowry


March 21st, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 21 (IANS) A school teacher in Bihar was allegedly beaten to death by her husband and parents-in-law who attacked her with sticks for not bringing in enough dowry, ... Read more...

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People clash with police, dozen injured in Kashmir town


March 15th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 15 (IANS) Over a dozen people, including six policemen, were injured Thursday when police resorted to a baton charge to disperse a procession in Jammu and Kashmir's border ... Read more...

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Pakistani Hindus in duress, says daily


March 13th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 13 (IANS) Hindu families in Sindh province were living in fear and insecurity due to their young women being forcibly converted, said a leading daily that called upon ... Read more...

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Hindus fleeing Balochistan: Daily


March 6th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 6 (IANS) There has been a surge in Hindu families fleeing Pakistan's Balochistan province as they feel insecure, a daily said Tuesday, adding that around 100 families have ... Read more...

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23 Hindus kidnapped in Pakistani province


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) At least 23 Hindus have been kidnapped in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province over the past few months, a top official said Saturday.Incidents of kidnapping for ransom ... Read more...

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Hindu trader kidnapped in Pakistan


February 13th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) A Hindu trader has been kidnapped in Pakistan's Balochistan province, police said.Sham Lal, a resident of Khuzdar, was kidnapped Sunday, the Daily Times reported.The trader and ... Read more...

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19 years after Babri demolition, Ram temple on backburner?


December 5th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Almost two decades after the Babri mosque in Ayodhya was demolished by right-wing activists in the presence of senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, ... Read more...

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Swamy files complaint against Sonia, NAC


November 16th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy has filed a police complaint against Sonia Gandhi and other members of the National Advisory Council (NAC) for their ... Read more...

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Gilani condemns murder of three Hindu doctors


November 9th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 9 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has strongly condemned the killing of three doctor brothers belonging to the Hindu community and directed that the culprits ... Read more...

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Zardari seeks report on killing of Hindu doctors


November 8th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 8 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has sought a report on the killing of three Hindu brothers, who were doctors, in Pakistan's Sindh province.Ajit Kumar and his two ... Read more...

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Hindu temple in Pakistan reopens after 10 years


October 31st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 31 (IANS) A historic Hindu temple has reopened after 10 years in Pakistan's Peshawar city after a woman devotee fought a long legal battle.The Hindu community celebrated Diwali ... Read more...

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BJP opposes communal violence bill at NIC meet


September 10th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday strongly objected to the communal violence bill prepared by the National Advisory Council, saying it is biased against ... Read more...

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Goa ushers in Ganesh Chaturthi


September 1st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 1 (IANS) Thousands of homes in Goa ceremoniously brought home clay idols of the elephant-headed god and consecrated them on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi Thursday.The ... Read more...

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PM should confront Bangladesh on infiltration: Advani


July 10th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Sunday said that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, during his visit to Bangladesh, should bring up the issue of ... Read more...

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This marriage is pure monkey business!


June 24th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 24 (IANS) When two simians wed, what does one term the union? Monkey business!And so it shall be July 6, when three-year-old groom Raju, in typical north Indian ... Read more...

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Hindu trader shot dead in Pakistan


June 13th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) A Hindu trader was gunned down by unidentified militants Monday in a market in Pakistan's Balochistan province, police said.The trader, identified only as Dewan, was killed ... Read more...

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Goddesses on bikinis: India conveys concern to Australia


May 11th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) India Wednesday conveyed its "deep concern" to Australia over a prominent Australian designer using the images of Hindu goddesses on swimsuits."The Ministry of External Affairs ... Read more...

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Hindus send greetings to Buddhists on Vesakha


April 28th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 28 (ANI): Hindus have sent greetings to Buddhist communities worldwide for the upcoming Vesakha.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a release in USA on Tuesday, expressed warmest greetings on ... Read more...

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Hindus greet Buddhists on Vesakha


April 27th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 27 (ANI): Hindus have sent greetings to Buddhist communities worldwide for the upcoming Vesakha.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a release in USA on Tuesday, expressed warmest greetings on ... Read more...

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Hindus greet Jains on Mahavir Jayanti


April 15th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 15 (ANI): Hindus have sent greetings to Jain communities worldwide for the upcoming Mahavir Jayanti, which falls on April 16.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a release in Nevada ... Read more...

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Kanchi Shankaracharya launches political outfit in Tamil Nadu


March 24th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar. 24 (ANI): The Shankaracharya of Kanchipuram,Jayendra Saraswati launched a political outfit in poll-bound Tamil Nadu on Wednesday.The Tamil Nadu Desiya Aanmiga Makkal Katchi (Tamil Nadu National Spiritual People's Party) ... Read more...

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Hindus call for prayers for Japan quake-tsunami victims


March 13th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Mar 13 (ANI): Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, called for prayers for the victims of Friday's devastating 8.9-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami in ... Read more...

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Parsi businesswoman abducted in Pakistan


March 9th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 9 (IANS) A Parsi businesswoman, the wife of a former provincial minister who was abducted 10 years back and is still missing, has been kidnapped in Pakistan's Quetta ... Read more...

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Hindus send greetings to Jews on Purim


March 8th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), March 08 (ANI): Hindus have sent greetings to Jewish communities world over on Purim, which falls on March 20 this year.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a release in Nevada ... Read more...

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