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This Ram devotee was born a Muslim


January 1st, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 1 (IANS) He is called Hanuman because of his devotion towards Lord Ram. He can name all the Hindu gods and goddesses in a single breath, and he performs the ... Read more...

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Narendra Modi performs Shastra Puja at his residence in Gandhinagar


October 17th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by ANI
Gandhinagar (Gujarat), Oct.17 (ANI): On the occasion of Vijayadashmi, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi performed 'Shastra Puja' at his official residence in Gandhinagar city on Sunday.Traditional symbolic weapons such as swords ... Read more...

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Julia Roberts to adopt child from India?


September 30th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 30 (ANI): Julia Roberts, who recently converted to the Hindu faith, is now trying to adopt a child from India, according to sources.The 42-year-old, who already has three children ... Read more...

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Heated debate in Gujarat house on ’saffron terrorism’


September 7th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 7 (IANS) Heated exchanges were witnessed in the Gujarat assembly here Tuesday during a discussion on the use of term "saffron terrorism" by union Home Minister P. Chidambaram recently. The ... Read more...

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Inquiry ordered into defamation plea against Chidambaram


September 6th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 6 (IANS) A local court here Monday ordered an inquiry into a defamation complaint filed by a godman against Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram for his recent remark related ... Read more...

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Case against Chidambaram for ’saffron terror’ remark


August 30th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 30 (IANS) A godman from Gujarat's Patan town Monday filed a case demanding criminal prosecution of union Home Minister P.Chidambaram for his remarks on "saffron terrorism" that have "defamed Hindu ... Read more...

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Sohrabuddin encounter: Modi slams CBI case against Amit Shah


July 30th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Bhavnagar (Gujarat)/New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Friday publicly slammed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) case against his close aide and former State Home Minister ... Read more...

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Badrinath shrine reopens after six months


May 20th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Badrinath (Uttarakhand), May 20 (ANI): Portals of the Badrinath temple situated in Chamoli District of Uttarakhand reopened on Wednesday after remaining closed for six months due to heavy snow.Devotees from far and ... Read more...

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‘Eat Pray Love’ Julia Roberts Movie Worries Hindus


March 22nd, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Julia Roberts has a new movie coming out, and it is sparking controversy in many areas. The movie, entitled "Eat, Pray, Love" is based on a book ... Read more...

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Pilgrims converge in Gaya to conduct ‘Pind Daan’ despite severe cold


January 15th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Gaya, Jan 15 (ANI): Thousands of Hindus are visiting Gaya to conduct 'Pind Daan', a ritual performed for the salvation of ancestors' souls, and taking a holy dip in the Falgu river ... Read more...

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Lohan’s father seeks help from Ronson to save her


December 16th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan's father has urged his daughter's ex-girlfriend Samantha Ronson to convince the actress to go to a rehabilitation centre. Michael Lohan has spoken openly about ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan to seek spiritual succour in Bihar


December 11th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 11 (IANS) Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan will come looking for "spiritual nirvana" in Bihar. The actress, who is in India currently, is known to be "deeply inspired by Hinduism". ... Read more...

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Here’s a sneak peak into Britain’s first Hindu state-funded faith school


June 21st, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21 (ANI): Yoga, vegetarian food and calm and alert pupils - these are some of things that one can expect to find while visiting Britain's first Hindu state-funded faith school.Students ... Read more...

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Hindu elder approaches UK High Court over right to open-air cremation


March 24th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.24 (ANI): An elderly Hindu man has said that he will be going to the High Court in a bid to win the right to be cremated on a traditional ... Read more...

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Things about Bobby Jindal you didnt know


March 3rd, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.3 (ANI): Everybody knows that Piyush Bobby Jindal is the son of Indian immigrants, that he is 37 and one of the youngest political leaders in the United States, that ... Read more...

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Hindus in US admire Julia Roberts for sporting bindi during Taj Mahal visit


January 26th, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Julia Roberts is being praised by America''s leading Hindus for showing them respect by sporting the traditional bindi on her recent trip to the Taj Mahal in ... Read more...

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Modi’s temple demolition irks VHP, Congress alike


November 20th, 2008 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Nov 20 (IANS) The Narendra Modi government's drive against temples encroaching streets in this Gujarat capital and elsewhere has invited the wrath of the opposition Congress and Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) ... Read more...

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Malhotra criticises central government stand on Ram Setu


October 15th, 2008 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15(IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) chief ministerial candidate for Delhi Vijay Kumar Malhotra Wednesday took strong exception to the stand taken by the central government that Ram Setu was ... Read more...

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Ram Setu cannot be declared national monument: government


July 29th, 2008 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Reiterating that the Ram Setu was destroyed by Lord Ram himself, the government Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it is not fit to be declared a ... Read more...

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Ram Setu cannot be worshipped, government tells apex court


July 23rd, 2008 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The government Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the Ram Setu "cannot be worshipped" since it was broken by Lord Ram himself. Central government counsel Fali S. ... Read more...

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Sipping spirits and spirituality on board Superstar Virgo(Special)


June 14th, 2008 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee On Board Superstar Virgo, June 14 (IANS) God cleanses money even if it is a slightly dubious shade of grey. So it was that some superrich Indians, riding the crest ... Read more...

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A Hindu reform group opposes ‘Love Guru’ protests


May 20th, 2008 - 10:23 pm ICT by admin
New York, May 20 (IANS) A Hindu reform organisation in the US has opposed the growing protests by Hindu groups against upcoming Hollywood film "The Love Guru", saying that calling for a ... Read more...

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Indian caste system created by British: Hindu group


February 15th, 2008 - 11:32 am ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Feb 15 (IANS) An umbrella group of Hindus says prominent British members of parliament who want legislation in Britain to protect against caste discrimination are being "misled by ... Read more...

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