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Hindus join Muslims in celebrating Eid in Odisha


August 20th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 20 (IANS) It was a day of peace and brotherhood Monday as Hindus in many parts of Odisha joined in Eid celebrations across the state.Hindu families visited the ... Read more...

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‘No requests for long term visas from Pakistani Hindus’


August 17th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) There have been no requests for long-term visas so far from any of the Hindu families who have crossed over from Pakistan and in case ... Read more...

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Can’t be denied Hindus faced persecution: Pakistani daily


August 16th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) It cannot be denied that "minorities, and particularly Hindus, have faced persecution over the past few decades" in Pakistan, said a daily that wished minorities would ... Read more...

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More Pakistani Hindus arrive in India, say they won’t return


August 13th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 13 (IANS) A fresh batch of Pakistani Hindus arrived in India Monday on board the Samjhauta Express, the peace train between India and Pakistan, and many ... Read more...

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Amid concern in India, Zardari forms panel to talk to Hindus (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) With concerns rising in India over reported persecution of Hindus in Pakistan, President Asif Ali Zardari has formed a three-MPs' panel to meet and ... Read more...

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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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Zardari forms panel to talk to Hindus


August 11th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has formed a three-member committee of parliamentarians to meet Hindus in Sindh province and reassure them of their security after Hindu ... 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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Tight-lipped Pakistani Hindus enter India, say will return (Fourth Lead, correcting figure)


August 10th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 10 (IANS) Tight-lipped about their future, 119 Pakistani Hindus arrived in India Friday evening after promising authorities in Pakistan that they will return on completing their ... Read more...

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Tight-lipped Pakistani Hindus enter India, say will return (Third Lead, Changing dateline)


August 10th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 10 (IANS) Tight-lipped about their future, about 250 Pakistani Hindus arrived in India Friday evening after promising authorities in Pakistan that they will return on completing their ... Read more...

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Pakistani Hindus enter India, say will return (Second Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) About 250 Pakistani Hindus have moved to India after promising authorities here that they will return after completing their pilgrimage, media reports said Friday.The Hindus, ... Read more...

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Harassed Hindus flee Pakistan (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Hindus are fleeing Pakistan after their shops were looted, houses raided and women were converted to Islam, a media report said.Interior Minister Rehman Malik, however, said ... Read more...

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Harassed Hindus flee Pakistan


August 10th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Hindus are fleeing Pakistan after their shops were looted, houses raided and women were converted to Islam, a media report said.Rehman Malik, advisor to Pakistani prime ... Read more...

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65 years on, these refugees still stateless in Jammu and Kashmir


July 26th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 26 (IANS) It's a trauma that has lingered for 65 years. Some 2,000-3,000 Hindu families had migrated to Jammu and Kashmir from West Pakistan when the sub-continent ... Read more...

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TTD to conduct mass marriages in US


April 4th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 3 (IANS) The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) has decided to conduct mass marriages of Hindus in the US.The TTD board, which met at Tirumala Tuesday, decided to ... 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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A fishing village that shook the Indian establishment


October 22nd, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Idinthakari (Tamil Nadu), Oct 22 (IANS) Not many even in Tamil Nadu would have heard about this small fishing village in Tirunelvelli district named Idinthakari, literally meaning damaged coast, till ... 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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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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Mass marriages in Andhra; 12,000 enter into wedlock


May 20th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 20 (IANS) Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. Kiran Kumar Reddy lauded the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) trust for organizing mass marriages for poor people. About 12,000 couples ... Read more...

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Hindus want Diwali as holiday in West Windsor-Plainsboro School District in New Jersey


April 30th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 30 (ANI): Applauding nearby South Brunswick School District for declaring Diwali as a school holiday, Hindus want West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District in New Jersey (USA) also to add ... Read more...

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‘Minority women’ gang raped in Bangladesh in 2001-02 (Lead)


April 26th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 26 (IANS) A judicial commission has concluded that over 200 Hindu women were raped following the 2001 parliamentary election, forcing many terrorized families to flee the country.The ... Read more...

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Minority women in Bangladesh gang raped in 2001-02: report


April 26th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 26 (IANS) A judicial commission in Bangladesh has concluded that "over 200 minority women were gang raped" in the violence following the October 2001 parliamentary poll that ... Read more...

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Pakistan rights report highlights problems of Hindus, Sikhs


April 15th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 15 (IANS) Stating that about 25 percent of Sikhs in Orakzai Agency were forced to leave their homes and 27 Hindu families sought asylum in India due ... Read more...

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300 Pak Hindus in India on pilgrimage tour


March 23rd, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
Wagah, Mar.23 (ANI): About 300 Pakistani Hindus from the Shadani Darbar crossed the Wagah border checkpost into India on Wednesday to undertake a tour of various Hindu shrines in the country.Dr. Haresh ... Read more...

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PM inaugurates township for Kashmiri migrants


March 4th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday inaugurated a township near this Jammu and Kashmir winter capital for hindu families who fled the Kashmir Valley due to ... Read more...

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Hindus want 10 more festivals added to Los Angeles schools’ Calendar of Observances


February 11th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 11 (ANI): Hindus have urged Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) in USA to add 10 more Hindu festivals, including Durgapuja, to its "Calendar of Commemorative Dates and Observances" ... Read more...

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Hindus laud Passaic for declaring Diwali as schools’ holiday


January 11th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 11 (ANI): Hindus have applauded Passaic City School District (New Jersey, USA) for declaring Diwali as a school holiday, calling it "a step in the right direction".According to 2010-2011 ... Read more...

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Pakistani Hindu families demand bill on marriage registration


January 2nd, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 2(ANI): Families of the Scheduled Caste Hindus in Pakistan have demanded of the government that the Hindu Marriage Registration Bill should be passed by Parliament as early as possible.Women belonging ... Read more...

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South Brunswick School District in USA declares Diwali as holiday


December 29th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 29 (ANI): Hindus have applauded South Brunswick School District (New Jersey, USA) for declaring Diwali as a school holiday, calling it "a step in the right direction".According to 2011-2012 ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s two dozen Hindu families seek asylum in India


December 27th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) More than two dozen Hindu families in Pakistan have sought political asylum in India after an increase in cases of kidnapping for ransom and target killings of the ... Read more...

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Hindus want Diwali as school holiday in Cambridge


December 26th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 26 (ANI): Hindus have applauded Cambridge School Committee (Massachusetts, USA) for reportedly declaring Eid as a school holiday from the next year in Cambridge Public Schools.Well known Hindu statesman ... Read more...

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Opposition-enforced strike in Bangladesh enters third day


December 19th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 19 (IANS) Bangladesh's port city of Chittagong and its surrounding areas were paralysed for the third consecutive day Sunday as the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) enforced a ... Read more...

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Hindus welcome “Happy Diwali” wish of White House


November 5th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 05 (ANI): Hindus have applauded White House for its Diwali statement published on its official website on November four, which said: "...to all those who will celebrate this ... Read more...

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