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Vinod Khanna leads Long Island’s first India Day Parade (With images)


August 13th, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 13 (IANS) Emerging as the newest 'Little India' in the US, Hicksville, an upscale suburb of New York, witnessed the inaugural India Day Parade on Long Island ... Read more...

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Hindu and Sikh shrines on Punjab-HP border to be linked


July 18th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 18 (IANS) The Punjab cabinet Wednesday approved a Rs.100 crore ropeway project that will link the Sikh gurdwara of Keshgarh at Anandpur Sahib with the Hindu temple of ... Read more...

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Buenos Aires zoo faces uncertain future


July 16th, 2012 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, July 16 (IANS/EFE) The Buenos Aires zoo, listed as a national historic monument for its Victorian pavilions, faces an uncertain future after the attempt by the capital government ... Read more...

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Kerala court quashes charge sheet in Sabarimala case


July 13th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 13 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Friday quashed the charge sheet filed by police in the controversial Sabarimala "astrological finding" case, which included Kannada actress Jaimala among the ... Read more...

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Ropeway to link Sikh, Hindu temple towns in Punjab, Himachal


June 28th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 27 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Wednesday approved a ropeway project that would link a prominent Hindu shrine in the state with a historic Sikh temple town in ... Read more...

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Foundation laid for Angkor Wat-replica in Bihar


June 21st, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 21 (IANS) The foundation laying ceremony for an Indian replica of Cambodia's world-famous Angkor Wat temple was conducted in Bihar's West Champaran district Thursday, organisers said.Hindu priests from ... Read more...

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US courts act in New York Hindu temple row (Lead)


June 9th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 9 (IANS) A US court has told a Long Island pharmacist to stay away from the elderly president of a Kali temple here after allegations of embezzlement ... Read more...

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New York Hindu temple head gets protection order


June 9th, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 9 (IANS) A US court has issued a temporary order of protection against a Long Island pharmacist following his alleged assault on the president of New York ... Read more...

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Angkor Wat replica to come up in Bihar


May 13th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 13 (IANS) The Indian version of Cambodia's world-famous Angkor Wat temple complex will now be built in Bihar's East Champaran district on over 50 acres of land."There is ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily slams neglect of Katasraj temple pond


May 9th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) The drying up of a sacred pond abutting the 900-year-old Katasraj temple complex in Pakistan is failure "in the form of wilful neglect and exploitation", ... Read more...

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Where Ramayana recitation continues for 18 years (With Image)


April 28th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Achnera (Uttar Pradesh), April 28 (IANS) A Hindu temple in this small, bustling town on the outskirts of Agra is making a record of sorts with the continuous recital of ... Read more...

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Pond revered by Hindus drying up in Pakistan


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) A pond considered sacred by Hindus abutting a 900-year-old temple complex in Pakistan is drying up after tubewells began supplying the water to a cement factory ... 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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Angkor Vat replica to come up in Bihar


March 29th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 29 (IANS) A bigger version of the famous 12th century Angkor Vat temple in Cambodia is set to come up in Bihar's Vaishali district. And with some help ... Read more...

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World’s largest Hindu temple to come up in Bihar


March 5th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 5 (IANS) The much-awaited 'bhumi-pujan' (foundation laying) for what would become the world's largest Hindu temple was done in Bihar's Vaishali district Monday.The temple, to be built at ... Read more...

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Rebuilt 400-year-old Himachal temple opens


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 3 (IANS) A 400-year-old Hindu temple in Himachal Pradesh that was partially damaged in a quake over a century ago was reopened for public Saturday.The Bhadrakali Temple in ... Read more...

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Documentation of Padmanabhaswamy temple’s treasure begins


February 27th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 27 (IANS) The documentation of the temple treasure unearthed at the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple last year began Monday morning with a joint meeting of the two ... Read more...

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Indians celebrate Mahashivratri in ancient Pakistani temple (Lead)


February 20th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) After a six-year gap, a group of pilgrims from India celebrated Monday Mahashivratri in a Hindu temple said to have been built more than 900 years ... Read more...

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After six years, Indians visit ancient temple in Pakistan


February 20th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) A group of pilgrims from India will celebrate Maha Shivaratri at an ancient Hindu temple complex in Punjab province after six years.A delegation of 50 Hindus ... Read more...

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Hindu temple comes up in Bihar - with Muslim help


February 5th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 5 (IANS) In a shining example of communal harmony in India, Muslims have helped build a Hindu temple dedicated to goddess Durga in Bihar's Gaya district, not ... Read more...

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105 years after quake, Himachal temple rebuilt


January 6th, 2012 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 6 (IANS) A 400-year-old Hindu temple in Himachal Pradesh that was partially damaged over a century ago in a devastating earthquake has been reconstructed in its original ... Read more...

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New York Police investigate Molotov cocktail attacks


January 3rd, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Jan 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The New York Police are burning the midnight oil as they continue their investigation into the four Molotov cocktail attacks that happened on Sunday. One ... Read more...

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Rain god helps Kerala usher in New Year


January 1st, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 1 (IANS) With the rain god showing mercy, Keralites ushered in the New Year with the usual colour and festivities.Heavy rains that began Friday evening went on till ... Read more...

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Andhra ‘laddu’ enters Guinness World Records


November 18th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 18 (IANS) A huge 5,570-kg 'laddu' prepared for the recent Ganesh festival in Andhra Pradesh has entered the Guinness World Records.The laddu was prepared by Suvarnabhoomi Developers Private ... Read more...

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Cleaning drive begins near Sabarimala temple


November 7th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sabarimala (Kerala), Nov 7 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Monday oversaw a massive cleaning operation at the foothills of the famed Hindu temple in Sabarimala.Close to 6,000 volunteers, ... Read more...

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Hinduism spreads in Ghana, reaches Togo


November 6th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Nov 6 (IANS) From just two dozen people in the mid 1970s to 3,000 families now, Hinduism is spreading in Ghana and has also made its way into neighbouring ... Read more...

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Hindu temple in Pakistan reopens after 10 years


October 31st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 31 (IANS) A historic Hindu temple has reopened after 10 years in Pakistan's Peshawar city after a woman devotee fought a long legal battle.The Hindu community celebrated Diwali ... Read more...

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Cambodia and Thailand agree to remove troops from disputed border


September 16th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by BNO News
PHNOM PENH (BNO NEWS) -- Thailand and Cambodia on Thursday agreed to remove their troops from a disputed area on their common border, officials said on Friday.The prime ministers of both countries ... Read more...

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At least 1,500 Cambodian troops leave disputed border with Thailand


September 1st, 2011 - 1:36 am ICT by BNO News
PHNOM PENH (BNO NEWS) -- Cambodia withdrew approximately 1,500 troops from the disputed border area with Thailand on Wednesday as the two neighboring countries' military tension have eased since July, one official ... Read more...

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At least 41 killed in northern India road accident


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by BNO News
LUCKNOW, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least 41 people were killed on Monday when a tractor-trolley carrying dozens of pilgrims overturned and plunged into a pond in northern India, officials said.The accident ... Read more...

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Thailand, Cambodia to hold border talks


August 12th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thai Defense Minister Yutthasak Sasiprapa on Thursday said Cambodia and Thailand have agreed to hold a meeting later this month to try to resolve their border dispute, Thai ... Read more...

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Lessons from that school near the Mumbai blast site (First Person) (A month after the July 13 blasts)


August 12th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
The hoarding of Amul ice cream on the bus shelter has managed to survive the vile July 13 bombing at Dadar, Mumbai. It advocates an ice-cream bar for Rs.10. Most of ... Read more...

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Actress Jaimala gets court summons in Sabarimala case


July 15th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 15 (IANS) A Kerala court Friday asked Kannada actress Jaimala to appear before it on Sep 18 in connection with a case against her for allegedly violating religious ... Read more...

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Sachar committee member demands creation of Indian Waqf Service


July 11th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) A member of the Sachar Committee has demanded creation of the Indian Wakf Service (IWS), as recommended by the committee to look after Wakf properties ... Read more...

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10 arrested near Tirumala temple


July 8th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 8 (IANS) Police in Andhra Pradesh's temple town of Tirupati Friday arrested 10 youth on the suspicion that they were propagating their religion.In a joint operation by the ... Read more...

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