hindus in britain

Peerage for Indian tycoon who gave Tories 200,000 pounds

May 27th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) A Ugandan-born Indian business tycoon, who gave the Conservatives over 200,000 pounds in donations, will be nominated for a British peerage by Prime Minister David Cameron. Dolar Popat, ... Read more...

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British court upholds ailing Hindu’s plea for open air funeral

February 10th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Feb 10 (IANS) A British court Wednesday upheld an ailing 71-year-old Hindu's plea to be allowed to be cremated on an open pyre, sparking celebrations among Hindus in ... Read more...

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Scotland Yard launches Hindu forum

February 10th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Feb 10 (IANS) The Metropolitan Police Service, also known as Scotland Yard, has joined forces with London's Hindu community to "discuss the safety concerns of Hindus in the ... Read more...

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PM Britain’s first state Hindu school wows with marble temple

January 30th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Jan 30 (IANS) Adorned with classroom shrines and a grand marble temple, Britain's first state-funded Hindu school has opened its doors to the British media after fending off ... Read more...

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First Hindu state school in Britain eyes expansion

January 30th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): Britain's first state-backed Hindu school, Krishna Avanti, is looking for expansion in the country.The school says that it is "patently unfair" that Hindus in Britain do not have ... Read more...

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Archbishop visits temple, praises treatment of Hindus in Britain

November 16th, 2008 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) The head of the Church of England has contrasted the “organised attacks” on Christians in Orissa with the treatment of Hindus in Britain, and said India risks losing ... Read more...

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Britain’s first Hindu school to begin term (Lead)

September 15th, 2008 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Britain's first Hindu school, which receives its spiritual guidance from the Hare Krishna movement, opens here Monday with a batch of 30 students.The 'bhumi puja' (ground breaking ceremony) ... Read more...

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Hindu temple sues British charity over cow killing

March 29th, 2008 - 10:39 am ICT by admin
London, March 29 (IANS) A popular Hindu temple near London has sued Britain's largest animal welfare charity saying it had illegally carried out the mercy killing of a cow that was under ... Read more...

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