hindu religion

Rural restaurants for food security - and jobs too (Comment)


May 16th, 2012 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
In every religion, culture and civilization, feeding the poor and hungry is considered amongst the most noble deeds. In the Hindu religion, for instance, one is able to do one's ... Read more...

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Performance art may be slogan of future


February 25th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) India is now using performance art as a revivalist and critiquing device, a tool of social intervention. It was introduced in the country's art space ... Read more...

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Dara Shikoh, Aurangzeb misunderstood: Pakistani-American expert


December 30th, 2011 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 30 (IANS) Lives of two Mughal princes, Dara Shikoh and his younger brother Aurangzeb, sons of emperor Shah Jahan, have been distorted by historians, a Pakistani-American scholar has ... Read more...

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To those we said sayonara… RIP (2011 in Retrospect)


December 23rd, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) They entertained, educated and enlivened our lives with their talent and sheer brilliance. As another year draws to a close, it is time to ... Read more...

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Foreigners flock to Haridwar for love of Hinduism


November 2nd, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Haridwar (Uttarakhand), Nov 2 (IANS) They come here from Russia, Malaysia, Belarus, South Korea and the US, lured by Hinduism which they say answers questions that have plagued them for ... Read more...

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US Hindus to donate blood on 9/11 anniversary


July 9th, 2011 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 9 (IANS) Hindus in the US plan to donate blood to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11 this year.The Hindu Mandirs Executive Conference (HMEC), an apex body of ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai Baba: A village boy who became demi god (Obituary)


April 24th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 24 (IANS) Sathya Sai Baba, who died here Sunday, was seen as a reincarnation of god by millions, having preached an eclectic blend of Hindu religion ... Read more...

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Hindu Temple planned for Oxford


April 6th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 6 (ANI): A Hindu Temple and Community Centre is being planned for Oxford (United Kingdom).Besides the temple, the plan also includes building a 500-seat community center for providing meeting ... Read more...

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Save Yamuna campaign: March reaches Vrindavan


April 5th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura/Vrindavan, April 5 (IANS) The ascetics on a march to demand release of water into the drying and polluted Yamuna and cleaning of the river reached Vrindavan Tuesday morning.The ... Read more...

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India celebrates Mahashivratri with fasting and prayers (Roundup)


March 2nd, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore/Lucknow, March 2 (IANS) Millions of hindu devotees across the country and the world celebrated Mahashivratri with ritual bathing, fasting and prayers.People thronged temples in thousands during the ... Read more...

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Fasting, prayers mark Mahashivratri in Delhi


March 2nd, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) It was an early start to the day Wednesday for Shiva devotees in the capital, who celebrated Mahashivratri with ritual bathing and prayers.People also thronged ... Read more...

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Hindus celebrate Maha Shivratri


March 2nd, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.2 (ANI): Thousands of devotees flocked to temples across India today to celebrate the Hindu festival of Maha Shivaratri.The festival celebrates the marriage of Lord Shiva to the Goddess Parvati, ... 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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Grand Hindu temple planned in England


January 16th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 16 (ANI): A majestic multi-million pound Hindu temple and community center is reportedly being planned for Exeter (Devon, United Kingdom).Claimed to be "one of a kind in Europe" when ... Read more...

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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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Sonia, Rahul dividing India, says RSS leader


November 8th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 8 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh's (RSS) agitation across the country Nov 10 is in protest against the policies of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi ... Read more...

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RSS to stage nationwide protest rallies Wednesday


November 7th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 7 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) will Wednesday stage rallies in defence of one of its leaders involved in the Ajmer blast case and against what it termed ... Read more...

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Hindu community in Pakistan celebrates Diwali


November 6th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 6 (ANI): The Hindu community living in Pakistan celebrated the festival of Diwali at their religious places of worship on Friday.Federal Minister for Minorities' Affairs- Shahbaz Bhatti- felicitated Hindus on ... Read more...

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Julia Roberts planning to adopt a child from India


October 1st, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oct 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According the latest reports, the queen of hearts Julia Roberts is all set to adopt a baby form India. Julia Roberts was always in news since when she ... Read more...

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BOLLYWOOD STAR SAIF ALI KHAN ON RAMZAN AND RELIGION


September 7th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): "My Entire Khandaan (Joint Family) Believes More In National Integrity Oriented Communal Harmony" – Saif Ali KhanI think there is a stigma attached to the marital ... Read more...

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Only ancient wisdom can save India’s ’sacred’ animals


September 5th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Many "sacred" animals of India - a concept most visible in Hindu religion - may become extinct one day unless the ancient respect for all creations returns. "Respecting ... Read more...

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India partners Nepal to spread Krishna’s voice


September 2nd, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 2 (IANS) The Bhagvad Gita - containing Lord Krishna's teachings and regarded as the essence of the Hindu religion and philosophy - is one of the most ... Read more...

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Chidambaram should not relate national flag with terrorism: BJP


August 29th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Aug 29 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has demanded an apology from Union Home Minister P Chidambaram for his saffron terror remark, saying that he should not relate the ... Read more...

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Japanese devotees pray for rains at temples in Rajashthan


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
By Yogesh TyagiJodhpur, July 22 (ANI): A group of Japanese who have developed immense faith in Hinduism joined the locals at Jodhpur, Rajashthan state and offered prayers to Hindu divinities for good ... Read more...

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Leicester hindus protest cemetery extension


July 16th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri Leicester, July 16 (IANS) A section of local Hindus is protesting a proposal to extend a cemetery in this town of Britain because their religion says they cannot live near ... Read more...

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Magazine condemns Brahmanical order, Mayawati orders probe


May 19th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 19 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Wednesday ordered a probe after a Hindi monthly, patronised by the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), published an article condemning various Hindu ... Read more...

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Gujarat court confirms jail term for 2 in terror attack


May 11th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 11 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Tuesday confirmed the conviction of two people under the Prevention Of Terrorism Act (POTA) for attacking a Surat-based lawyer and rightwing Hindu activist Hasmukh ... Read more...

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Prominent Caribbean Hindu community leader dead


March 13th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, March 13 (IANS) Pundit Jankie Persad Sharma, a pioneer of the Hindu religion and culture in Trinidad and Tobago and Canada, has died. He had begun the practice of ... Read more...

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Why teach only Gita in schools: Madhya Pradesh minorities


March 10th, 2010 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Sharma Bhopal, March 10 (IANS) Minorities in Madhya Pradesh have criticised plans to introduce the Bhagvad Gita in state-run schools, saying the scriptures of other religions should also be part ... Read more...

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Husband and wife of same clan declared siblings in Haryana village


January 31st, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by ANI
Rohtak (Haryana), Jan.31 (ANI): In a bizarre incident,a village council in Rohtak city of Haryana has nullified the marriage of a couple, who belonged to the same clan and declared the husband ... 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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Saint Maqdoom Shah Daulat shrine promotes communal harmony in Bihar


December 19th, 2009 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajay KumarManer (Bihar), Dec 19 (ANI) : The Dargah of Sufi saint Maqdoom Shah Daulat, here has become a symbol of communal harmony,as people of all faitha visit here to pay ... Read more...

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Khurshid slams BJP for exploiting Ayodhya issue


December 8th, 2009 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of exploiting the Ayodhya issue for political purposes, Minority Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Monday said the party should regret orchestrating ... Read more...

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Mahatma’s dream lives on in Nepal


October 1st, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 1 (IANS) Sixty-one years after he died, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi's dream of self-reliance lives on in Nepal.The spinning wheel that became one of the integral symbols associated with ... Read more...

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Hindus in Pak prepare for festive season


September 24th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sep.24 (ANI): With the beginning of the Indian festive season, Hindus in Pakistan have started preparations for the festivals of Navratri, Dushhera and Diwali, The Daily Times reports."The nine nights are ... Read more...

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