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Puri Ratha Yatra preparations gain momentum in Odisha


June 11th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 11 (IANS) Preparations for the annual Rath Yatra of Odisha's Jagannath temple in Puri have gained momentum with carpenters working overtime on the three gigantic wooden chariots ... Read more...

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Peacock threatened by drought, starvation in Maharashtra reserve (With Images)


June 6th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Beed (Maharashtra), June 6 (IANS) India's national bird, the peacock, is under severe threat from nature's vagaries at one of the largest peacock national parks in the country at Naigaon ... Read more...

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Website content: Google, Facebook plea to be heard Aug 7 (Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday deferred till Aug 7 the hearing on pleas filed by Facebook and Google challenging a trial court's order to ... Read more...

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High court quashes proceedings against Microsoft India


March 19th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday quashed charges of hosting objectionable content against Microsoft India and set aside a trial court order for initiating criminal ... Read more...

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Court refuses to stay summons against Google, Facebook


February 16th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday refused to stay the summons issued against social networking sites Google and Facebook by a trial court over a ... Read more...

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Foul content on websites hurts religious Indians, court told (Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Showing of objectionable content by social networking sites and websites like Facebook and Google affects religious sentiments of crores of Indians, Delhi Police Tuesday ... Read more...

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Google has right to remove content, court told


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The contention of Google that it was not aware of the content hosted on the search engine and its subsidiary company doesn't hold ground, ... Read more...

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Notice issued to Delhi Police on Yahoo plea


January 20th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to Delhi Police on a plea by Yahoo India Pvt Ltd challenging a trial court's order to prosecute ... Read more...

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Court puts off hearing on Google, Facebook pleas (Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday adjourned the hearing on petitions of Google India and Facebook India challenging a trial court's order to prosecute them ... Read more...

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Court puts off hearing on Google, Facebook pleas


January 19th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday adjourned the hearing on petitions of Google India and Facebook India challenging a trial court's order to prosecute them ... Read more...

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Facebook, Google move court against summons (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued a notice to the Delhi Police on a petition filed against summons issued by a trial court to ... Read more...

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Muslim sings Hindu devotional songs, propagates harmony


August 30th, 2011 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 30 (IANS) Spreading the message of communal harmony, a Muslim performer here is winning hearts by singing Hindu devotional songs for a living while the people ... Read more...

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Janmashtami celebrations in Lucknow


August 22nd, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 22 (IANS) Colourful decorations, special prayers and cultural programmes at brightly adorned temples in various parts of this Uttar Pradesh state capital Monday marked the Janmashtami celebrations.With priests ... Read more...

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Sea of pilgrims at Puri for annual chariot festival


July 3rd, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 3 (IANS) Lakhs of devotees and tourists flocked to Orissa's Jagannath Temple in Puri as the annual Rath Yatra or chariot festival began Sunday. The ceremonial procession of the ... Read more...

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M.F. Husain ‘Through The Eyes Of A Painter’ (Chronology)


June 9th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) There were milestones aplenty during the life of M.F. Husain, who died Thursday at London's Royal Brompton Hospital at the age of 95. Here's a ... Read more...

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Court complaint against ‘Dum Maro Dum’ song


June 2nd, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 2 (IANS) A complaint has been filed in a court in Rajasthan's Jodhpur city against Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone and makers of "Dum Maaro Dum" for an ... Read more...

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After Carnival, Goa goes into Shigmo festivities


March 21st, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 21 (IANS) While the echoes have not yet died of the Carnival celebrated March 5, Goa is braced for another week-long celebration of the carnival's indigenous variant called ... Read more...

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Hindus laud Peabody Essex Museum for organizing Hindu gods exhibition


February 13th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), FEb 13 (ANI): Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) in Salem (Massachusetts, USA) is currently organizing "Faces of Devotion" exhibition showing "nearly 40 dramatic sculptures of Hindu gods, goddesses, animal spirits and ... Read more...

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Hindus find Boy George’s ‘Amazing Grace’ disrespectful


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 2 (ANI): Hindus have termed Boy George's 'Amazing Grace' music video as 'disrespectful' to the highly revered deities of Hinduism.Notable Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada ... 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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Jim Carrey And NBC Asked To Apologise For Hurting Hindu Sentiments


January 17th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The NBC channel has done something along with Hollywood star Jim Carrey that fetched them the ire of the Hindus. On ‘Saturday Night Live’ show of NBC, it showed Lord ... Read more...

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Hindus upset with Jim Carrey, NBC for mocking Lord Ganesh


January 17th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 17 (ANI): Hindus are disturbed over the portrayal of Lord Ganesh as a sex act on NBC's Saturday Night Live (SNL) and want apologies from all those responsible ... 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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‘Temple’ inside San Diego Museum


December 18th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 18 (ANI): San Diego Museum of Art (SDMA) in California (USA) has established a "Temple" within its premises, complete with statues of various Hindu deities.It "marks the culmination of ... Read more...

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Hindus laud Sugar Hill in Georgia for extending Shiv Mandir’s permit


December 15th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 15 (ANI): Hindus have applauded the City Council of Sugar Hill (Georgia, USA) for reportedly extending the proposed Shiv Mandir's permit for two years.Well known Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, ... Read more...

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Tamil song ‘offensive to Hindu deities’ creates uproar


December 11th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 11 (ANI): A Tamil song has hurt the religious sentiments of Hindu Makkal Katchi party members, who say the lyrics are offensive to Hindu gods.A song in the Tamil ... Read more...

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Trinidad-Tobago to build one-of-a-kind Lakshmi-Narayan Hindu Temple


December 9th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 09 (ANI): A 14-million dollars Hindu temple and community center has been planned for Freeport in Trinidad and Tobago, according to reports.Construction of this proposed Lakshmi Narayan Temple will ... Read more...

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Navratra festival, a boon for filigree artisans in Orissa


October 12th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Sarada LahangirCuttack (Orissa), Oct.12 (ANI): The Hindu festival of Navratra has come as a boon for filigree artisans in Orissa.Filgree is an art of twisting and turning gold and silver threads ... Read more...

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Art Institute of Chicago has developed “Classroom Lesson Plan” on Hindu deity Ganesha


September 24th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sep 24 (ANI): Art Institute of Chicago (USA), one of the major art museums of the world, has developed a Classroom Lesson Plan for kindergarten to 12th grades about Hindu ... Read more...

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Karnad withdraws resignation from Goa panel


August 19th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 19 (IANS) In a flip flop, veteran artiste Girish Karnad has withdrawn his resignation from a high profile think tank promoted by the Goa government. Chief Minister Digambar Kamat told ... Read more...

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Karnad snubs Kamat; refuses to be part of state council


August 17th, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 17 (IANS) In a major snub to Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat, celebrated playwright Girish Karnad has refused to be part of a think tank promoted by the state government ... Read more...

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Centuries-old festival takes Tripura on spiritual journey (With Images)


July 19th, 2010 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, July 19 (IANS) A centuries-old tradition comes alive in Tripura as the idols of 14 Hindu deities, kept locked in a room throughout the year, are brought out for ... Read more...

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Read about gods, philosophy, Indian ethos and a curse (IANS Books This Week)


July 15th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The book case is crowded with contrasts this weekend with serious treatises vying for attention with works of fiction. 1. "The Little Book of Hindu Deities: From ... Read more...

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Perturbed Hindus ask for immediate recall of inappropriate statues of Hindu deities


July 7th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), July 7 (ANI): Upset Hindus have asked for the immediate withdrawal of some statues showing images of Hindu deities sold by a Virginia (USA) based firm Sacred Source, calling it ... Read more...

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California company removes objectionable skateboards with images of Hindu deities


June 25th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), June 25 (ANI): Redwood City (California, USA) based firm Zazzle has reportedly withdrawn from its website skateboards and pet/dog clothing carrying the images of Hindu deities which upset Hindus had ... Read more...

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