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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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Lalu, Nitish Kumar to miss Holi celebrations


March 19th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 19 (IANS) Hundreds of people in Bihar are disappointed a day ahead of Holi as they will neither get a chance to play Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu ... Read more...

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Ex-Nepal PM Bhattarai’ last rites performed in Kathmandu


March 6th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Mar 6(ANI): The last rites of former Nepal Prime Minister Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, who breathed his last in Kathmandu on Friday, were performed at the Pashupati Aryaghat here with state honours ... Read more...

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Hindus say ‘model’ Royal wedding might bolster dwindling institution of marriage


January 6th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 6 (ANI): Hindus have commended the "model" wedding planned for Prince William and Catherine Middleton of United Kingdom, saying that it might help uplift the institution of marriage ... Read more...

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Use Neem to treat chicken pox the natural way


November 4th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 04 (ANI): A Chinese physician and a university microbiologist has suggested that a commonly grown herb known as neem (Azadirachta indica) can help in the recovery from chicken pox.While ... Read more...

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Ford Capri: Katy Perry’s Wedding Gift To Hubby Russell Brand


October 26th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The much hyped grand wedding of Katy Perry and Russell Brand took place during this weekend in presence of celebrity guests at the Ranthambore National Park ... Read more...

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Katy Perry Ties The Knot With Russell Brand In Gala Indian Wedding


October 25th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Russell Brand tied the knot with his lady love Katy Perry in one of the most extravagant manner on October 23, in the presence of family ... Read more...

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Russell Brand ties the knot with Katy Perry in big, fat Indian jungle wedding


October 24th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 24 (ANI): Finally! The big, fat Indian jungle wedding of Russell Brand and Katy Perry took place as per plans at the tiger reserve in west India on Saturday.In ... Read more...

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Russell Brand, Katy Perry to marry sitting on giant thrones


October 22nd, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22 (ANI): Lovebirds Russell Brand and Katy Perry will tie the knot Posh and Becks-style - by sitting on giant thrones.The pair were said to have "burst out ... Read more...

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Narendra Modi performs Shastra Puja at his residence in Gandhinagar


October 17th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by ANI
Gandhinagar (Gujarat), Oct.17 (ANI): On the occasion of Vijayadashmi, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi performed 'Shastra Puja' at his official residence in Gandhinagar city on Sunday.Traditional symbolic weapons such as swords ... Read more...

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BJP stages demonstration demanding ban on cow slaughter in Karnataka


September 4th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Sep 4 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party MLAs and a large number of party supporters in Karnataka staged a demonstration here on Saturday to demand the Governor's endorsement to Cow slaughter ... Read more...

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Prakashraj and Pony Verma get married


August 26th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The National award winning Telugu actor, producer and director Prakashraj finally got married on August 24. The bride's name is Pony Verma and she is a ... Read more...

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Hindus welcome endorsement of yoga in a Catholic publication


August 23rd, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Aug 23 (ANI): Hindus have welcomed an article in "U.S. Catholic" magazine which said: "Yoga had completely transformed my Catholicism".Titled "Om-schooled: How Yoga can influence your Catholic prayer", this article, ... Read more...

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Tharoor-Pushkar tie knot in Kerala


August 22nd, 2010 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Palakkad (Kerala), Aug 22 (IANS) MP Shashi Tharoor and Sunanda Pushkar tied the knot at his ancestral home near here Sunday morning in a typical Kerala Hindu tradition. Performing rituals as per ... Read more...

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British children to know Asian cultures


July 28th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Leicester (Britain), July 28 (IANS) A novel initiative called Global Leicester has been launched here to teach British children about Asian cultures that abound the city's diverse ethnic population. The promoter, Leicestershire Education ... Read more...

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Three arrested in US for killing Indian student


July 22nd, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 22 (IANS) Three people have been arrested in the US on charges of gunning down an Indian software engineering student from Hyderabad during an apparent robbery at Bridgeport ... Read more...

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In Holy Varanasi, Get frogs married, pray for rain !


June 24th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi, June 24 (ANI): Following a delayed monsoon, locals in holy city of Varanasi organised the mythical marriage of frogs to please the rain gods on Thursday.They prayed that the weather gods ... Read more...

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Palkon Ki Chhaon Mein to end?


May 6th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):There's been plenty of speculation surrounding the fate of few shows on Imagine TV as new shows are waiting in the wings. Balaji Telefilms' Sarvagunn Sampann solved ... Read more...

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Zed asks India’s affluent not to ‘pollute’ ancient wedding traditions


March 31st, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), March 31 (ANI): Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has asked the upper-middle class of India to keep the marriage traditions intact and not to copycat the West.Zed, who is president ... Read more...

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Pilgrims bathe in Sangam to ward off lunar eclipse impact


January 1st, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Jan 1 (IANS) The Sangam here reverberated with chants of priests after a large number of devotees took a dip on the second day of the annual Hindu festival of Magh ... Read more...

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Prince Philip joins British Hindus to fight climate change


November 7th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Hindu leaders in Britain have teamed up with Prince Philip and the UN to launch a long-term action plan that will engage with the community worldwide in the ... Read more...

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‘Bhai Dooj’ celebrated with fervour and enthusiasm


October 19th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Allahabad, Oct 19 (ANI): Women here on Monday prayed for the long life of their brothers on the occasion of 'Bhai Dooj'.On this day, women perform rituals for 'Yamraj', God of ... Read more...

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Abandoned by children, inmates of an old-age perform ‘Shraadh’ in Bhopal


September 10th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
By Ram Chand SahuBhopal, Sep.10 (ANI): Abandoned by their own children, many elderly people at an old-age home in Bhopal, performed 'Shraadh' for themselves during the ongoing 'Pitrapaksha'.As per Hindu tradition, ... Read more...

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Runaway couple gets married in police station (Lead)


September 8th, 2009 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 8 (IANS) Marriages, they say, are made in heaven. In Uttar Pradesh's Maharajganj district, the police helped a love-struck couple to get married and also persuaded the two families to ... Read more...

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Police station made marriage venue for runaway couple


September 8th, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 8 (IANS) Marriages may be made in heaven but could be solemnised in a police station as it happened with a love-struck couple in Uttar Pradesh's Maharajganj district, who faced ... Read more...

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Secret behind Akshay’s success: touching parents’ feet every morning


September 6th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sept 6 (ANI): Bollywood megastar Akshay Kumar owes his success to touching the feet of his parents every morning.He told CNN: "I would say my success lies at the ... Read more...

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3 women perform last rites of grandfather


August 31st, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 31 (IANS) Notwithstanding stiff opposition from some village elders, three sisters in Uttar Pradesh performed the funeral of their grandfather in contrast to the Hindu tradition of only men performing ... Read more...

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Same sex marriage in Uttar Pradesh ‘knot’ to be


August 25th, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 25 (IANS) When locals saw two men come to a temple in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat district with garlands and flowers, they thought the two youngsters were there to pray. But ... Read more...

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Hollywood defined as “producer of non-Vishnu related cinema”, upset Hindus ask apology


July 6th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
An article "America: Hell yeah!" in July four edition of Winnipeg Sun newspaper of Canada has upset Hindus and they are asking for immediate apology by its publisher and president of its ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Sanskrit University trains Hindu priests


June 3rd, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
By Lokendra SinghJaipur, June 3 (ANI): In an attempt to preserve Hindu rituals, a Sanskrit University in Rajasthan has initiated a diploma in Hindu priesthood. The diploma would certify that the students ... Read more...

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Oldest evidence of leprosy traced to India


May 27th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 27 (IANS) A child's 4,000-year-old skeleton that surfaced in India's Rajasthan state could be the oldest evidence of leprosy, says a new study. The analysis was conducted by biological anthropologist ... Read more...

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Earliest evidence of leprosy discovered in India


May 27th, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Archaeologists and scientists have found a 4000-year-old skeleton in India, which bears the oldest evidence of leprosy.The skeleton represents both the earliest archaeological evidence for human infection with ... Read more...

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UK Hindus lose court battle to have open cremation


May 8th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 8 (ANI): Hindus in the United Kingdom have lost their battle in court to have the right to be cremated out in the open.A UK court has rejected the plea ... Read more...

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Hindu Baccalaureate Service in a prestigious American university


April 4th, 2009 - 11:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindu Baccalaureate Service (Dikshant Utsav), held for the first time in Western USA at prestigious University of Nevada-Reno (UNR) in May last, will be held again on April eleven next.Organized by ... Read more...

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UK Hindu continues to fight for right to open-air cremation


March 21st, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.21 (ANI): A 70-year-old Hindu residing in Britain has said that he is determined to fight a case to allow him a natural cremation on a funeral pyre as per ... Read more...

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