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Madan Mohan Malaviya: As secular as Gandhi (IANS Book Review)


May 1st, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya: A Valiant Visionary"; Author: Madhuker Upadhyay; Publisher: All India Congress Committee; Pages: 180, Price: Rs.300The best testimony that the Congress had virtually disowned Pandit Madan Mohan ... 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 daily rues Osama film shoot disruption in India


March 5th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 5 (IANS) The disruption by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) of Hollywood director Kathryn Bigelow's film shoot in the Indian city of Chandigarh on Al Qaeda chief Osama ... Read more...

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Nepal’s Maoist minister faces arrest for Hindu leader’s murder


September 27th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 27 (IANS) Within hours of returning home from attending the UN General Assembly meet in New York, Nepal's new Maoist Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai finds himself plunged into ... Read more...

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India not alert despite terror attacks: Sadhvi Ritambhara


July 31st, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) Right-wing Hindu leader Sadhvi Ritambhara Sunday said unlike the US, India was coming under terror attacks repeatedly as it had failed to become alert."There was one ... Read more...

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Court summons Ganga crusader’s guru


June 20th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 20 (IANS) A local court in Bihar Monday summoned the guru of a Hindu leader who died fasting to save the Ganga from pollution.Swami Shivanand of Haridwar in ... Read more...

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Ganga crusader’s brother lodges police complaint


June 18th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 18 (IANS) The brother of a Hindu leader who died fasting to save the Ganga from pollution has filed a police complaint against another Hindu religious leader, police ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Sadhvi Ritambhara an old friend: Ramdev


June 4th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Defending the presence of right-wing Hindu leader Sadhvi Ritambhara as he sat on his fast against black money at the Ramlila Ground here, Baba Ramdev ... Read more...

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Laxmanananda murder probe: Court slams tardy police probe


May 17th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 17 (IANS) The Orissa High Court Tuesday expressed its displeasure over the way the state police was probing the 2008 murder of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Laxmanananda ... Read more...

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Orissa steps up combing after trooper killed in ambush (Lead)


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 3 (IANS) Security personnel and police Tuesday intensified combing operation in Orissa's Kandhamal district a day after a paramilitary trooper was killed in a gunfight with Maoists in ... Read more...

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Orissa court seeks report on Hindu leader’s murder


April 20th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 20 (IANS) The Orissa High Court Wednesday asked the state government to file a report on its investigation into the 2008 killing of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader ... Read more...

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Non-violence an act of compassion, says Dalai Lama


April 2nd, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 2(ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Saturday said that non-violence is an act of compassion, and religions must try to bring together people of all opinions.Interacting with people ... Read more...

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14 held in Orissa for flouting conversion rules (Lead)


March 30th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 29 (IANS) At least 14 people, including nine women, were arrested in Orissa Tuesday on charges of flouting the rules while converting their religion, police said.While a Hindu ... Read more...

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Jim Carrey And NBC Are At The Receiving End From Hindus


January 24th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
It seems that actor Jim Carrey and NBC are at the receiving end from Jews and the Hindus for depicting the goddess of Hindus – Ganesha in bad taste. The ... Read more...

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Jews back Hindus asking apology from Jim Carrey, NBC for mocking Lord Ganesh


January 22nd, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 22 (ANI): Jews 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 Live ... Read more...

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Pakistan sleuths clueless about Hindu leader’s abduction


January 17th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Investigators probing the abduction of a leading Hindu spiritual leader of Pakistan are clueless about his whereabouts, a media report said Monday, adding that there had been 22 ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Catholic-Hindu-Muslim-Protestant-Buddhist-Jewish leaders connect in dialogue in Nevada


January 9th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 9 (ANI): In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Catholic-Muslim-Hindu-Protestant-Buddhist-Jewish leaders today had a dialogue in Sparks (Nevada, USA) to explore connections among Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Judaism.This annual conference, ... Read more...

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Lutheran Church welcomes Hindu leader on Christmas Eve


December 27th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 27 (ANI): In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Hindu statesman Rajan Zed was welcomed by a Lutheran Church in Nevada (USA) on Christmas Eve, where he attended the Christmas Eve ... Read more...

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Nevada Governor honors Hindu leader for “exemplary” interfaith work


December 27th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 27 (ANI): Well known religious statesman Rajan Zed has been honored by Nevada (USA) Governor with a certificate for his work in interfaith dialogue.Certificate of Appreciation signed by Nevada ... Read more...

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Samjhauta blasts: Hindu leader sent to police custody till Jan 3


December 24th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), Dec 24 (IANS) Hindu religious leader Swami Aseemanand was Friday sent to police custody till Jan 3 by the National Investigation Agency's (NIA) special court here in connection with the ... Read more...

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Samjhauta train blasts: Hindu leader sent to police custody


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), Dec 23 (IANS) Hindu religious leader Swami Aseemanand was Thursday sent to a day's police custody by a court here in connection with the 2007 Samjhauta train blasts in Haryana ... Read more...

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Nevada observes 25th Thanksgiving with Christian-Muslim-Hindu-Buddhist-Jewish-Baha’i prayers


November 26th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 26 (ANI): In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Nevada (USA) celebrated its 25th Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Eve Service on November 24 evening at Trinity Episcopal Church in Reno with various ... Read more...

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Hindu leader attacks Playboy over naked yoga video


October 22nd, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 22 (IANS) Rajan Zed, the president of the Universal Society of Hinduism, has taken aim at Playboy bosses over a raunchy new yoga video in which a model performs the ... Read more...

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Brand asked to take Hindu marriage ceremony seriously (Lead)


October 18th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 17 (IANS) British funnyman Russell Brand has been told to take his Hindu wedding vows with singer Katy Perry in India seriously.The couple will reportedly marry in a Hindu ... Read more...

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Hindu leaders welcome Julia Roberts’ adoption news


October 1st, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) Hindu leaders have welcomed reports that Hollywood actress Julia Roberts will be adopting a child from India.According to reports, Roberts and her husband Danny Moder are keen on ... Read more...

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Nevada Religious Freedom & Unity Day opened with Hindu invocation


September 21st, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sept 21 (ANI): Nevada Religious Freedom and Unity Day event in Reno (Nevada, USA) on September 19 had Hindu invocation.After event coordinator Reverend Neal T. Anderson, Minister of Unitarian Universalist ... Read more...

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Nevada held interfaith panel discussion on “God” on September 11


September 13th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sep 13 (ANI): How the different religions define and view "God"?Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) in Reno (Nevada, USA) organized interfaith panel discussion on "God" on September 11 to discuss ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rajan Zed to lead panel discussion on “God” in Nevada on September 11


August 18th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Aug 18 (ANI): Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) is organizing a panel discussion on "God" on September 11 in Reno (Nevada, USA), which will portray how different faith traditions define ... Read more...

Posted in World |

City of Phoenix appreciates Zed’s Hindu prayer


July 21st, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada, July 21 (ANI): City of Phoenix, fifth most populated city of USA, has appreciated acclaimed Hindu leader Rajan Zed's invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures opening the City Council meeting on July ... Read more...

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Hindu opening prayer request denied by Australia House of Representatives


July 11th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), July 11 (ANI): Well known Hindu leader Rajan Zed's request to read opening prayer in Australia House of Representatives (AHR) has been denied.Replying to Zed's request, AHR Speaker Harry Jenkins ... Read more...

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Sanskrit mantras to open Vacaville City Council in California


June 29th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), June 29 (ANI): City Council of Vacaville (California, USA), one of the fastest growing areas of the nation, will reverberate with Sanskrit mantras from ancient Hindu scriptures on July 27.Acclaimed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Maoist held for Hindu leader’s murder in Nepal


June 28th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 28 (IANS) Police Monday took into custody a local Maoist leader from southern Nepal to question him about the murder of the chief of a militant Hindu organisation.Zamil ... Read more...

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Indian held after Hindu leader’s murder in Nepal (Lead)


June 27th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 27 (IANS) As Birgunj town, Nepal's main hub for trade with India, simmered with tension Sunday after the murder of the chief of a newly formed militant Hindu ... Read more...

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Historic Hindu prayer opened Boulder City Council in Nevada for first time


June 27th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), June 27 (ANI): City Council of Boulder City (Nevada, USA), known as "Home of Hoover Dam", opened with Hindu prayers reportedly for the first time on June 22 evening.Hindu leader ... Read more...

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Nepal Terai tense after Hindu leader’s murder


June 27th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 27 (IANS) Nepal's main hub for trade with India, Birgunj, simmered with tension Sunday as traders and Hindu groups erupted in protests following the murder of the chief ... Read more...

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