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Trinidad and Tobago, India to celebrate I-Day jointly


August 10th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Aug 10 (IANS) India and Trinidad and Tobago will jointly celebrate each other's Independence Day here, said Indian High Commissioner Malay Mishra who noted a "paradigm shift in bilateral ... Read more...

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Atrocities on Hindu women in Pakistan: BJP corners government


May 2nd, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The government will make a statement on the alleged forcible conversion of Hindu women in Pakistan, Home Minister P. Chidambaram told the Lok Sabha ... Read more...

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Take care of Hindus, says Pakistani daily


April 25th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) A Supreme Court order that will enable married women of the Hindu community to obtain computerised national identity cards without any hitch is welcome, said a ... 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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1,000 Pakistani women killed for honour in 2011


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Nearly 1,000 women and girls in Pakistan were victims of honour killings during 2011, a human rights group said.At least 943 women were killed last year ... Read more...

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Pakistani Hindus in duress, says daily


March 13th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 13 (IANS) Hindu families in Sindh province were living in fear and insecurity due to their young women being forcibly converted, said a leading daily that called upon ... Read more...

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Conversion of Pakistani Hindus condemned


November 12th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has condemned the alleged forced conversion of a young Pakistani Hindu woman to Islam, stating such a "malicious campaign is ... Read more...

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‘Minority women’ gang raped in Bangladesh in 2001-02 (Lead)


April 26th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 26 (IANS) A judicial commission has concluded that over 200 Hindu women were raped following the 2001 parliamentary election, forcing many terrorized families to flee the country.The ... Read more...

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Three women perform father’s ‘pinda daan’ in Gaya


September 26th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 26 (IANS) Three Hindu women from Tamil Nadu Sunday broke age-old Hindu traditions by offering 'pinda daan' (salvation rituals) for their father in Bihar's Gaya town. Raj Lakshmi, Guni Sundari and ... Read more...

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Teej festival procession attracts foreign tourists to Jaipur


August 13th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by ANI
By Lokendra SinghJaipur, Aug 13 (ANI): A colourful procession of Hindu deity Parvati on the occasion of Teej festival attracted scores of people here on Thursday.Thousands of locals and hundreds of foreign ... Read more...

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Pak rights group demands legislation for Hindu marriage registration act


May 19th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 19 (ANI): Pakistan's Scheduled Caste Rights Movement (SCRM) has demanded a legislation for registering Hindu marriages in the country, in the absence of which women of the minority community are ... Read more...

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As ‘maharajin buas’, these women perform last rites


March 30th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Allahabad, March 30 (IANS) They are called 'maharajin buas'. Hindu women from several families have defied tradition in Maniaya village of Uttar Pradesh to take up the profession of priests ... Read more...

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Muslims join Hindus to celebrate Chhath in Bihar


October 24th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Oct 24 (IANS) In a show of brotherhood and communal harmony, Muslims in Bihar joined Hindus in celebrating Chhath, the state's biggest religious festival. While many Muslims are observing ... Read more...

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Depressed widow kills kids, self on Karva Chauth


October 8th, 2009 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Oct 8 (IANS) Feeling depressed on the day of Karva Chauth, a festival in which Hindu women fast for their husbands' long life, a young widow in this Punjab city killed ... Read more...

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Karva Chauth continues to captivate Indian women (Lead)


October 7th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) A day when married Hindu women fast till sundown to pray for their husbands' long life and prosperity, Karva Chauth is a much awaited festival in North ... Read more...

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Tears, revelry as Bengal bids adieu to goddess Durga


September 28th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) It was a spectacle to behold. After four days and nights of revelry, Monday marked Bijoya Dashami, the last day of Durga Puja festivities when huge idols of ... Read more...

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Angry Hindus in Karachi demand safe return of missing nurse


September 9th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sep.9 (ANI): Dozens of Hindus protested outside the Karachi Press Club demanding the safe return of a Hindu nurse, Bano, who went missing nearly three weeks ago.People belonging to Maheshwari community ... Read more...

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When Israeli soldiers thought ‘kumkum’ was a bomb trigger


June 15th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, June 15 (IANS) A Goan couple that went on a tour to Jordan, Egypt and Israel has returned with unpleasant memories of "humiliation" by Israeli soldiers. They allege that ... Read more...

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Sri Rama Sene disrupts India-Pakistan seminar, evicted (Lead)


April 15th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Members of the Sri Rama Sene, the rightist group that hit the public eye with its attack on women in a Mangalore pub, tried to disrupt a ... Read more...

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No takers for political ‘mangal sutras’ in Orissa (With Image)


April 14th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda Bhubaneswar, April 14 (IANS) Several small traders have come to Orissa from Delhi, Gandhi Nagar and Raipur to sell election-related material like caps, pens and head bands with ... Read more...

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Police hunting for Karnataka’s ‘moral cops’


March 18th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 18 (IANS) Karnataka police have arrested one and are hunting for other "moral cops" who thrashed three college boys after finding them travelling with two women in the coastal district ... Read more...

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Now campaign with party symbol tattoo on cheeks


March 9th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Anil Sharma Jaipur, March 9 (IANS) It's time for the great Indian election circus and political parties are doing everything to campaign - through posters, cut-outs, flags and caps. The latest is ... Read more...

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UN asks Nepal government to find slain woman scribe’s killers (Lead)


January 12th, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 12 (IANS) Condemning the brutal murder of a woman journalist who was hacked to death by an unidentified group in the violence-hit southern plains, the UN Monday urged the Maoist ... Read more...

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Hindu temple in Karachi, a victim of litter, government apathy


January 12th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 12 (ANI): A 65-year old Hindu temple in Karachi is in a horrendous condition in the absence of proper maintenance and renovation work by the Sindh Government.Laxmi Narain Hanuman ... Read more...

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Violence, malicious campaign in run up to Bangladesh poll


December 20th, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 20 (IANS) Incidents of violence, some of them among poll allies, mark the run-up to the Dec 29 parliamentary poll in Bangladesh that has also witnessed what a media report ... Read more...

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Pak Hindus rally to support Jamaatud Dawa


December 16th, 2008 - 11:34 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad(Pakistan), Dec. 16 (ANI): About 200 Pakistans Hindu women protested here today against restrictions on Jamaatud Dawa. Pakistan has a Hindu minority, many of whom are impoverished agricultural workers, but the women ... Read more...

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‘Chandrayaan brings science, faith together in India’


October 29th, 2008 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 29 (IANS) Chandrayaan is on its way to the moon, regarded by many Indians as a god, but "devout Hindus - many of them, no doubt, rocket scientists - ... Read more...

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Kids, women of untouchable Hindus sexploited in Pak


September 6th, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi , Sept 6 (ANI): A new study has found that the Hindus belonging to lower (Scheduled) castes are unofficially declared as untouchables and are given a second-grade-citizen treatment. Their kids ... Read more...

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Mother Kosi, pardon us, they say to a river


September 3rd, 2008 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 3 (IANS) Left helpless and desperate by the wrath of the Kosi, hundreds of women in Bihar have turned to worshipping the river in the hope that it will relent ... Read more...

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Married Hindu nurses in South Africa win right to wear bindis at work


August 30th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg , Aug 30 (ANI): Married Hindu nurses at Durban ''s Addington hospital would soon be allowed to use bindis on their forehead.Peggy Nkonyeni, the KwaZulu-Natal MEC for health, said ... Read more...

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Hindu nurses in S Africa win bindi battle


August 30th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Aug 30 (IANS) Married South African Hindu nurses have won the right to continue wearing the traditional red dot, or the bindi, on their foreheads after intervention by the provincial health ... Read more...

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Valentine’s Day cards set afire in Hyderabad


February 14th, 2008 - 6:32 pm ICT by admin
Hyderabad, Feb 14 (IANS) Activists of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s student wing Thursday attacked a shop selling Valentine's Day gifts here and set fire to greeting cards. They also threatened to ... Read more...

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Muslim Lac Bangle craftsmen adorn Hindu wrists


January 21st, 2008 - 7:07 pm ICT by admin
By Lokendra SinghJaipur, Jan 21 (ANI): The colourful mirrored bangles that Hindu women wear as symbol of marital status, it also tells the story of communal amity in India.From time immemorial, the ... Read more...

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President pitches for safer environment to women at work


November 14th, 2007 - 8:18 am ICT by admin
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