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I’m very religious: Mugdha Godse


April 3rd, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Mugdha Godse reveals that she is a very religious person and believes in universal power."I'm a very religious person," said Mugdha who was ... Read more...

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I’m very religious: Mugdha Godse


April 3rd, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Mugdha Godse reveals that she is a very religious person and believes in universal power."I'm a very religious person," said Mugdha who was ... Read more...

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Now Hindi remake of British comedy ‘The Infidel’


March 13th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Cross-cultural comedy "The Infidel", about a British Muslim caught in an identity crisis, is set to get a desi twist. India-based marketing company Trigno Media ... Read more...

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I want violence-free Pakistan: Ravi Shankar (With Images)


March 12th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 12 (IANS) Indian spiritual leader Ravi Shankar arrived here Monday on a three-day visit, saying he wanted to see a violence-free Pakistan."My dream is to see a violence ... Read more...

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‘Ban Gita’ court battle restarts in Russia (Lead)


February 16th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Hindus in Russia are bracing for a fresh court battle against attempts in the Siberian city of Tomsk to get their sacred 'Bhagavad Gita' branded ... Read more...

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Ban only Russian comment in Bhagvad Gita: Prosecutors


February 16th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) After a Siberian district court in late 2011 rejected a petition seeking a ban on a Russian translation of the Hindu scripture the Bhagavad Gita, ... Read more...

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Tripura to mark Vivekananda’s 150th birth anniversary


January 1st, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 1 (IANS) Tripura's Left Front government will celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda with a year-long programme to inspire people with his life and philosophy, a ... 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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Stampede in Haridwar kills 20, injures 40


November 9th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Haridwar (Uttarakhand), Nov 8 (IANS) Scenes of piety and devotion quickly turned to devastation Tuesday as at least 20 people were killed in a stampede that occurred when massive ... 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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‘Spiritual gurus should shun politics’


November 5th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Haridwar, Nov 5 (IANS) The head of a spiritual organisation which propagates the 'Gayatri mantra' has urged spiritual leaders to shun politics at all costs.Pranav Pandya has also warned against ... 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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A fishing village that shook the Indian establishment


October 22nd, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Idinthakari (Tamil Nadu), Oct 22 (IANS) Not many even in Tamil Nadu would have heard about this small fishing village in Tirunelvelli district named Idinthakari, literally meaning damaged coast, till ... Read more...

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Forging India-Israel bonds - over stories and theatre


September 30th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) When noted Israeli playwright-filmmaker Motti Lerner and popular short story writer Savyon Liebrecht presented their literature to a packed house here, it was a way ... Read more...

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Muslim paper takes up Hindu cause, furthers oneness


September 9th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 9 (IANS) Don't kill cows and don't eat beef - that's the message of harmony a Muslim editor in Uttar Pradesh has been sending out to the ... Read more...

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South Indian actress Nayanthara changes religion?


August 9th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 9 (IANS) Top southern actress Nayanthara has converted from Christianity to Hinduism, say sources close to the Arya Samaj, even as she herself maintains a studied silence on ... Read more...

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Arrest Swamy, rights body urges Mumbai police


July 30th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Maharashtra's minorities commission Saturday called for the arrest of Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy for his "extreme xenophobic right-wing thoughts" expressed in a newspaper article.State ... Read more...

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Almost no relationship with BJP: Arun Shourie


July 22nd, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) In a sign of disillusionment with the party he represented as its intellectual face for many years, Arun Shourie, a former minister in the ... Read more...

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Nityananda reiterates videos were doctored


July 13th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) Godman Nityananda, who was avoiding the media glare for long following the telecast of steamy scenes with actor Ranjitha, Wednesday charged Sun TV and Tamil magazine ... Read more...

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Pawar criticises RPI’s alliance with BJP, Shiv Sena


June 10th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sharad Pawar Friday criticised the Republican Party of India's (RPI) alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Shiv Sena, ... Read more...

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Legal sword hangs over Nepal government


May 26th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 26 (IANS) With just two days left for Nepal's constitution, parliament and government to lose their validity, beleaguered communist Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal faced a fresh legal ... Read more...

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Katy Perry turns to Hindu meditation


May 11th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry meditates to stay relaxed and says her comedian husband Russell Brand, who is into Hindu practices, introduced her to it."I come from ... 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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Zed asks fair pay structure for domestic help in India


April 30th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 30 (ANI): India should come up with a fair pay structure for domestic workers, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed stated in Nevada (USA) today.To prevent exploitation, India should ensure ... Read more...

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Hindu statesman Zed to preside over interfaith-panel of Episcopal Convention in Nevada


April 29th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 29 (ANI): Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will preside over the interfaith-panel at Episcopal Diocese of Nevada Convention to be held in Reno (Nevada, USA) on October 14-16.According to ... Read more...

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Hindus greet Baha’is on Ridvan


April 29th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 29 (ANI): Hindus have sent greetings to Baha'i communities world over on Ridvan festival, whose 12th concluding day falls on May two.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a release ... Read more...

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Hindus greet Buddhists on Vesakha


April 27th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 27 (ANI): Hindus have sent greetings to Buddhist communities worldwide for the upcoming Vesakha.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a release in USA on Tuesday, expressed warmest greetings on ... 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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Remembering Sathya Sai Baba’s soul safari (First Person)


April 25th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Not many know that the late Sathya Sai Baba made only one foreign trip from India and that was to East Africa back in 1968. His first and sole trip was ... Read more...

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Zed blames religious leaders for what Pope warns as “people of God turning non-believers”


April 22nd, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 22 (ANI): Make religion more vibrant, attractive and engaging if you wanted to keep your people in God's fold, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed suggested to organizations and leaders ... Read more...

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Hindus send greetings to Christians on Easter


April 20th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 20 (ANI): Hindus have sent greetings to Christian communities world over for upcoming Easter, which falls on April 24.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a release in Nevada (USA) ... Read more...

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Dhaka’s Ramakrishna Mission chief dead


April 19th, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 19 (IANS) Swami Akkharananda, head of the Ramakrishna Mission here, was cremated Tuesday, a day after he died of old age complications. He was 82, media reports ... Read more...

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Hindus greet Jains on Mahavir Jayanti


April 15th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 15 (ANI): Hindus have sent greetings to Jain communities worldwide for the upcoming Mahavir Jayanti, which falls on April 16.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a release in Nevada ... Read more...

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Hindus urged on Ramnavmi to seek ideal characteristics exhibited by Lord Ram


April 6th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 6 (ANI): Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has urged Hindus world over to take a vow on upcoming Ramnavmi to aspire to emulate ideal characteristics of an individual as displayed ... Read more...

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UK kids as young as 4 to be taught atheism


March 30th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 30 (ANI): Four-year-old school pupils in UK will be taught atheism in a bid to make them "citizens of the world".Education bosses in Blackburn with Darwen, Lancashire, have radically restructured ... Read more...

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