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President Mukherjee’s first official visit to Chennai, Tiruputi


September 7th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) In his first official visit after assuming the highest constitutional position, President Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a two-day tour to Chennai and Andhra Pradesh, ... Read more...

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HRD ministry to preserve Kashmir’s manuscripts, paintings


July 21st, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 21 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Saturday said that his ministry has decided to take up preservation of Kashmir's rich manuscript wealth under the national ... Read more...

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Unique performance explores man’s existence in Kaliyug


March 27th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Norwegian black metal, Indian classical dance and classical music came together on one stage to captivate the audience in a performance titled 'Questionings'.The performance, held ... Read more...

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Trees cut for Holi, green activists despair


March 7th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 7 (IANS) Hundreds of trees have been pruned or cut down across Bihar in the last four-five days for Holi bonfires, green activists said Wednesday.The Holika bonfire, symbolising ... Read more...

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Russian court begins final hearing in ‘ban Gita’ case


December 28th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) A court in Russia Wednesday began its final hearing in a state prosecutors' case seeking a ban on the Bhagavad Gita, one of the holiest ... Read more...

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Hindus make last bid to save ‘Gita’; Indian lawmakers miffed (Roundup)


December 19th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Hindus in Russia Monday made a last ditch effort to save the Bhagavad Gita from a ban by a Siberian court, as first reported ... Read more...

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Bhagavad Gita faces ‘extremist’ branding, ban in Russia (Lead)


December 17th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 17 (IANS) Bhagavad Gita, one of the holiest Hindu scriptures, is facing a legal ban and the prospect of being branded as "an extremist" literature across Russia. ... Read more...

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Quran with Bhagavad Gita in a communal harmony class


November 21st, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Nov 21 (IANS) Holding the Quran in one hand and the Bhagavad Gita in the other, Mukhtar Ahmad conducts "a class of communal harmony" at a madrassa in Uttar ... Read more...

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Durga idol out of waste material in Bengal


September 9th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) With the countdown having begun for West Bengal's greatest cultural extravaganza Durga Puja, a private radio channel has come up with a unique initiative of making ... Read more...

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Gayatri Mantra read at Baha’i Ridvan Festival in Nevada


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), May 3 (ANI): In a remarkable interfaith gesture, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed recited prayer from ancient Hindu scriptures at the '12th day of Ridvan' festival of Baha'is in Reno ... Read more...

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Lord Ganesha worshiped to open Nevada Earth Day Celebrations


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), May 02 (ANI): Nevada Earth Day 2011 celebrations here today opened with prayers from ancient Sanskrit scriptures and Baha'i prayer in Farsi.After lighting incense before Lord Ganesha statue and sprinkling ... Read more...

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Nevada Assembly in USA opened with Hindu prayer


April 26th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 26 (ANI): Nevada Assembly reverberated with Sanskrit mantras from ancient Hindu scriptures in Carson City, USA, on Monday.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered invocation from Sanskrit scriptures before ... Read more...

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American university holds unique one-of-a-kind-in-the-world Hindu Baccalaureate Service


April 19th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 19 (ANI): Unique, one of a kind baccalaureate service in the world, was held at University of Nevada-Reno (UNR) in USA on April 17 evening."Fourth Annual Hindu Baccalaureate ... Read more...

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Unique Hindu Baccalaureate Service enters fourth year at Nevada University


April 15th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Apr 15(ANI): Hindu Baccalaureate Service (Dikshant Utsav), held for the first time in Western USA at prestigious University of Nevada-Reno (UNR) in May 2008, enters fourth year on Sunday.Organized by ... Read more...

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When Lord Indra answered the call of Vedas (With Images)


April 15th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panjal (Kerala), April 15 (IANS) The primal Vedic chants that ring across the rolling greens of this village in Thrissur district are a ceremonial invitation to Lord Indra, the god ... Read more...

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Nevada Assembly in USA to open with Hindu prayers


March 12th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Mar 12 (ANI): Nevada Assembly will open with ancient Hindu prayers on April 25 in Carson City.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will recite from Rig-Veda, the oldest scripture of the ... Read more...

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‘Hindu Cowboys’ in America


March 12th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Mar 12 (ANI): There is a 'Hindu Cowboys' band in America, based in Orlando metro area of Florida, with "Om" as part of their logo.Formed in 1998, this band has ... Read more...

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Hindus want comics to accurately portray scriptural heroes and tales


March 7th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Mar 7 (ANI): Hindus have urged the comics' publishers to stay true to the story and spirit of the scriptures while showcasing ancient Hindu scriptural subjects.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, ... Read more...

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Hindus back Catholic Bishops on Climate Change policy protecting world’s poor


February 19th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 19 (ANI): Hindus have commended the Global Climate Change policy statement of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) which says, "Policies addressing global climate change should enhance rather ... Read more...

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Hindus critical of Connecticut yoga tax proposal


February 18th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 18 (ANI): Hindus are critical of Connecticut (USA) Governor Dannel P. Malloy's new proposal of imposing tax on yoga.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who strongly criticized the attempts to ... Read more...

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Nevada Senate in USA opens with Gayatri Mantra


February 16th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 16 (ANI): Nevada State Senate reverberated with Sanskrit mantras from ancient Hindu scriptures in Carson City (USA) on February 14.Notable Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered invocation from Sanskrit scriptures ... Read more...

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Catholic nuns & Hindu statesman Zed pray together in USA for “peace and love”


February 14th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 14 (ANI): In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Carmelite nuns and well-known Hindu statesman Rajan Zed prayed together in Reno (Nevada, USA) on February 13 for the "peace and love" ... Read more...

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Both Nevada Senate and Assembly in USA to open with Hindu prayers


January 29th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 29 (ANI): Nevada State Senate and Nevada Assembly will open with ancient Hindu prayers on February 14 and 15 respectively in Carson City.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will recite ... Read more...

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Belgium Ice sculpture festival displayed Lord Shiv and Ganesh


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 22 (ANI): Internationally renowned 10th annual UNESCO Brugge Snow and Ice Sculpture Festival in Belgium, which ended on January 16, displayed sculptures of Lord Ganesh and Lord Shiv.Distinguished ... Read more...

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Las Vegas City Council in USA opened with Hindu mantras


January 20th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 20 (ANI): City Council of Las Vegas (USA), world's entertainment capital, reverberated with Sanskrit mantras from ancient Hindu scriptures on January 19.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered invocation from ... 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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Hindus back Pope’s dictum that ‘world needs God’


January 8th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 8 (ANI): Hindus agree with Pope Benedict's assertion that 'The world needs God'.In a statement published on Holy See website, His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI said: The world needs ... Read more...

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Julia Roberts is among top “Religion Stories” of 2010


January 1st, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 1 (ANI): Oscar winner Hollywood star Julia Roberts' (Pretty Woman) conversion to Hinduism is among the top-20 "2010 Religion Stories of the Year" list created by Religion Newswriters Association ... Read more...

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Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis teaches Gita & Upanishads


December 20th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 20 (ANI): Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis (Indiana, USA) has been reportedly teaching ancient Hindu scriptures Bhagavad-Gita and Upanishads.It has also reportedly been offering Hinduism class; teaching its origins, ... Read more...

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Vatican Library carries books on Hinduism and Yoga


December 19th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 19 (ANI): Even the Vatican Library has books on Hinduism and Yoga.Catalogue search reveals that besides nine books on the subject of Yoga, Vatican Library carries books on Hindu ... Read more...

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Krishna temple to be built on Moscow outskirts


December 13th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 13 (ANI): A new Krishna temple is being planned on the northern outskirts of Russia's capital Moscow, after authorities allocated a plot for it, according to reports.Reports suggest that ... Read more...

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Hindus congratulate Pope for making Vatican as world’s most environment friendly nation


December 12th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 12 (ANI): Hindus have congratulated His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI for making Vatican City as the world's most environmentally friendly nation.According to reports, with the installation of large solar ... Read more...

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The Pope wants an Electric Popemobile


December 6th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vatican City, Dec 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Pope’s desire to have a solar powered electric “popemobile” have been praised by several people.One particular group that has praised the move is the ... Read more...

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Hindus laud Pope’s interest in solar-powered electric “popemobile”


December 3rd, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 3 (ANI): Hindus have praised Vatican's preference in having solar-powered electric popemobile, thus showing care for the planet and promotion of sustainable and green energy.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, ... Read more...

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Hindu statesman Zed urges Church of England to approve women bishops


November 28th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 28 (ANI): Welcoming Synod of Church of England on starting new five-year term on November 23, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has urged it to finally approve the introduction ... Read more...

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