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BJP has nearly all of Congress’s sins - and a few of its own (Comment)


March 24th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
There does not appear to be much hope for the BJP to emerge as a major challenger to the Congress in 2014, although the latter is now much weaker than ... Read more...

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Faith cuts through cold at Kashmiri saint’s Urs (With Images)


January 21st, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) Hundreds of Hindus and Muslims from across the valley are thronging the shrine of Kashmiri saint Sheikh Hamza Makhdoom on his 10-day Urs here, braving sub-zero ... Read more...

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‘Divine footprints’ on pond attract hundreds of devotees


December 1st, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) "Human footprints" on the surface of a pond adjoining a temple in West Bengal's Howrah district Thursday saw hundreds thronging to see what they believed to ... Read more...

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Sikh relics to be auctioned in Britain


November 9th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Relics and documents from medieval India and the erstwhile Sikh kingdom, including the personal prayer book of former maharaja Duleep Singh, will be auctioned in ... Read more...

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Radha gets official seal in Delhi’s Krishna ballet (With Image)


August 18th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Thirty-three years after the Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra, the capital's oldest cultural hub, recreated on stage the life of Hindu god Krishna, his childhood mate ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa to drop oath at temple plan


June 22nd, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 22 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Wednesday indicated he is dropping the challenge to Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader H.D. Kumaraswamy to repeat on oath at a temple ... Read more...

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Tyeb Mehta’s ‘Kali’ sells for Rs.5.72 crore in online auction


June 20th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Tyeb Mehta's untitled painting of Hindu deity Kali set a price precedent at an auction by Saffronart, India's biggest online art trading forum, selling for ... Read more...

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World’s 1st major exhibition on Hindu Lord Vishnu premiered at Nashville in USA


February 21st, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada(US), Feb 21 (ANI): "Vishnu: Hinduism's Blue-Skinned Savior", said to be the first major museum exhibition to focus on the Hindu deity Vishnu, opened at Frist Center for the Visual Arts in ... Read more...

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Art Institute of Chicago has created “Be a Vishnu Avatar” lesson plan for students


February 17th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 17 (ANI): Art Institute of Chicago (USA), one of the major art museums of the world, has developed a "lesson plan" for classroom activity in which students of 4-8 ... Read more...

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Malay Indians express outrage over sale of slippers bearing Hindu deity impressions


February 12th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 12 (ANI): A number of Indian religious organisations in Malaysia have expressed outrage over the sale of slippers bearing impressions of a Hindu deity.The Star quoted the Malaysia Hindu ... Read more...

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UNESCO to assess damage to Hindu temple in Cambodia


February 9th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar United Nations, Feb 9 (IANS) The United Nations cultural agency plans to send a mission to assess the damage caused to the Preah Vihear Temple, a World Heritage site, ... Read more...

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America’s top civil rights group backs Hindus upset with NBC over Lord Ganesh mockery


February 7th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 7 (ANI): National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), USA's influential-oldest-largest civil rights organization, has come out in support of Hindus, who are disturbed over the ... Read more...

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Catholics back Hindus protesting over mockery of Lord Ganesh by Carrey on NBC


February 5th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 5 (ANI): Roman Catholics have come out in support of Hindus, who are disturbed over the portrayal of Lord Ganesh as a sex act on NBC's Saturday Night ... Read more...

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Christians-Buddhists-Jews support Hindus upset over depiction of Lord Ganesh as sex act


January 31st, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 31 (ANI): In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Christians-Buddhists-Jews-others backed upset Hindus demanding apology from NBC, Saturday Night Live (SNL) and actor-comedian Jim Carrey over the portrayal of Lord ... Read more...

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More religious leaders seek apology for Lord Ganesh mockery in SNL skit of Jim Carrey


January 26th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 26 (ANI): In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Methodists are also asking for apology for insulting of Hindu Lord Ganesh in a Saturday Night Live (SNL) skit of NBC ... 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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New episodes of `Little Krishna’ animation series in Malaysia


January 1st, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 1 (IANS) Thirteen new episodes of "Little Krishna", the story about the Hindu deity depicted as an infant or a young boy playing a flute, have come to Malaysian ... Read more...

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Hollywood diva Brandy Norwood gets Hindu Lord Ganesh tattoo


December 29th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 29 (ANI): Brandy Norwood, one of the best-selling female artists in American music history, reportedly gets a new tattoo of Hindu deity Ganesh and is proud of it.The reports ... Read more...

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World’s 1st major exhibition on Lord Vishnu set to open in Nashville


December 24th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 24 (ANI): "Vishnu: Hinduism's Blue-Skinned Savior", said to be the first major museum exhibition to focus on the Hindu deity Vishnu, is ready to open at Frist Center for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sensex continues to bleed on loan scandal (Weekly Market Review)


November 27th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets shed 449 points this week, taking the last three weeks' loss to 1,868 points as 2G spectrum allocation scan and ... Read more...

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US National Endowment for the Arts funds travelling exhibition on Hindu deity Vishnu


November 24th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 24 (ANI): National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), a US federal government agency, has awarded a grant to Frist Center for the Visual Arts of Nashville (Tennessee) to support ... Read more...

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Malaysian Hindus protest Obama’s portrayal as Lord Shiva


November 24th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 24 (IANS) A Malaysian Hindu organisation has urged the government to ban the latest issue of American magazine Newsweek for "insulting Hindus" by depicting US President Barack Obama ... Read more...

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Hindus want Newsweek’s latest issue showing Obama as Nataraja banned


November 24th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 24 (ANI): The Malaysia Hindu Sangam, an NGO, has asked the Government to ban the latest issue of Newsweek showing US President Barack Obama as Nataraja (Lord Shiva) ... Read more...

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Hindus upset over Newsweek cover showing Obama as Nataraja


November 21st, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 21 (ANI): Hindus are upset over the cover of November 22 edition of American newsweekly Newsweek which depicts US President Barack Obama in Nataraja pose, saying that it ... 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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Lalu Yadav meets Chapra electrocution victims


September 19th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Chapra (Bihar), Sep 19 (ANI): Former Bihar chief minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav visited Bihar's Chapra District on Saturday to meet families of victims, who had died ... Read more...

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RSS seeks consensus on Ramjanmabhoomi issue


September 5th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 5 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Sunday pitched for a national consensus on the controversial Ram Janmabhomi issue and said parliament should discuss the matter after a court delivers ... Read more...

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Teej festival procession attracts foreign tourists to Jaipur


August 13th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by ANI
By Lokendra SinghJaipur, Aug 13 (ANI): A colourful procession of Hindu deity Parvati on the occasion of Teej festival attracted scores of people here on Thursday.Thousands of locals and hundreds of foreign ... Read more...

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Goa exhibition withdrawn due to controversial paintings


July 28th, 2010 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 27 (IANS) A Christian research institute was Tuesday forced to withdraw a painting exhibition after protests from Hindu right wing group activists against three paintings which showed Hindu deity Krishna ... Read more...

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India to join global campaign to retrieve captured heritage treasures


June 1st, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London/New Delhi, June 1 (ANI): Indian authorities have announced they will try to recover and retrieve thousands of allegedly looted objects held in Western museums.The head of the Archaeological Survey of ... Read more...

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Malay Hindu association raps music band over CD cover


January 13th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
George Town (Malaysia), Jan.13 (ANI): The Penang branch of the Malaysia Hindu Sangam is upset that a picture of Hindu deity Lord Murugan has been depicted on the cover of a rock ... Read more...

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Our gods have three feet: Jairam Ramesh


December 22nd, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh borrowed a leaf from Hindu mythology while defending the government's stand at the Copenhagen climate summit, saying like "(some) gods have three feet", ... Read more...

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Archeological department unearths Hindu idol in Kurukshetra


December 12th, 2009 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
Kurukshetra, Dec 12 (ANI): Archaeological Department has unearthed a Hindu deity's idol Kurukshetra, which statue is made of white sandstone and depicts Goddess Parvati and her two sons Ganesha and Karthikeya."A few ... Read more...

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Baba Ramdev condemns Shivraj Singh Chauhan’s anti-Bihar remark


November 7th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
Mathura, Nov. 7 (ANI): Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Saturday slammed Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan for stating that migrant labourers from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh would not be welcomed ... Read more...

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Villagers worship rare turtle in Orissa


November 7th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 7 (IANS) Hundreds of villagers in Orissa's Kendrapada district have been worshipping a rare turtle since Thursday as it has eyes similar to that of a Hindu deity, a forest ... Read more...

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