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Haryana sits on NHRC reminder


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Despite a reminder from the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), the Haryana government has failed to provide monetary relief to 288 students who took ill ... Read more...

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Sulabh disburses monthly aid to Vrindavan widows


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 22 (IANS) Sulabh International, the NGO promoting low-cost sanitation and hygiene, Wednesday said it would provide a monthly aid of Rs.1,000 to widows living in penury in Vrindavan ... Read more...

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Janmashtami celebrations: Prayers, fasts, fervour grips Delhi


August 10th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Queues of devotees outside temples, little children dressed up as Krishna with flutes in hand and a peacock feather stuck on the headbands, elaborate tableaux ... Read more...

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Mamata inaugurates Ratha Yatra


June 21st, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tugged the rope of the chariots of Lord Jagannath, Balaram and Subhadra to throw open the annual Rath Yatra ... Read more...

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Odisha festival in Tripura to commemorate ‘Utkal Divas’


April 1st, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 1 (IANS) Colourful traditional dances, singing of songs, screening of award-winning films, offerings of Odisha cuisine and an exhibition of customary handlooms and handicrafts marked the Odisha festival ... Read more...

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Russian court dismisses plea to ban Gita (Second Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Hindus in Russia Wednesday won a major legal battle when a court in Siberia dismissed a state prosecutors' case seeking a ban a Russian translation ... Read more...

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Russian court dismisses case seeking Gita ban


March 21st, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) A court in Russia has dismissed a case that sought a ban on the Bhagwad Gita.Hindus in Russia Wednesday won the case when Tomsk city ... Read more...

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Russian court resumes hearing on Gita ban


March 20th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Putting to test India's diplomatic skills to find an amicable solution to a Russian state prosecutors' bid to get Hindus' holy text Bhagavad Gita ... Read more...

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Anxiety grips Hindus in Russia; prosecutors pursue ‘Ban Gita’ case


March 19th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) India's diplomatic efforts to resolve a controversy relating to Russian state prosecutors' bid to get a Russian interpretation of the Bhagavad Gita banned and ... Read more...

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Riot of colours as Holi celebrated with gaiety (Intro Roundup)


March 8th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Vibrant red, blue, green, yellow and pink colours spread joy and merriment as people across India celebrated the festival of Holi Thursday by smearing coloured ... 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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Russian prosecutors to move higher court seeking Gita ban


January 26th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Stung by a Siberian court's rejection of their plea seeking a ban on Bhagavad Gita and branding it extremist literature, Russian prosecutors are now ... Read more...

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Iskcon factions in court battle over Krishna temple


January 22nd, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) After winning a "ban Gita" petition in a Rusian court, two sets of Iskcon followers are now bracing for a turf war before the Supreme ... Read more...

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Hindus in Russia celebrate Gita verdict; brace for possible appeal


December 29th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Moscow, Dec 29 (IANS) As Hindus in Russia celebrated their legal victory over efforts to have the Bhagavad Gita banned, they are bracing to counter any move by Tomsk ... Read more...

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Iskcon monks cheer Gita verdict in Russia


December 29th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 29 (IANS) Monks of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (Iskcon) chanted and danced outside the Russian consulate here Thursday to celebrate the dismissal of a plea seeking ... Read more...

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‘Ban Gita’ plea dismissed in Russia (Second Lead)


December 28th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) In a hard-fought court case that sought to ban the Bhagavad Gita and brand it "extremist" literature, as first reported by IANS, Hindus in ... Read more...

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Russian court dismisses plea to ban Gita (Lead)


December 28th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Hindus in Russia Wednesday won a hard-fought six-month battle in a Siberian court against a plea to ban the Bhagavad Gita, among their holiest of ... Read more...

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Facing ‘ban Gita’ case, Hindus build Krishna temple in Moscow


December 25th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Hindus and Krishna devotees may be fighting a court battle in the Siberian city of Tomsk against a move to ban the Bhagavad Gita, ... Read more...

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India has taken up Gita ‘ban’ row with Russia: Krishna (Second Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) India Tuesday described a legal move to ban the Bhagavad Gita in Russia as the work of "misdirected and motivated individuals" and said it had ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha condemns Russian move to ban Gita


December 20th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Tuesday condemned the move in a Russian court to ban the Bhagavad Gita as an extremist text, and the ... Read more...

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ISKCON monks protest outside Russian consulate


December 19th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 19 (IANS) Nearly 150 monks of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) Monday staged a protest outside the Russian consulate here to protest against a possible ban ... Read more...

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Hindus make last bid to save Bhagavad Gita from ban in Russia


December 19th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) In a last ditch effort to save Bhagavad Gita from a ban, as reported first by IANS, aghast Hindus in Russia appealed to the ... Read more...

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Indian lawmakers condemn Gita ‘insult’ in Russia (Second Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Parliamentarians across the political spectrum Monday condemned what they called an "insult" to the Bhagvad Gita after a member pointed to an IANS report ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted over likely ban on Bhagvad Gita in Russia (Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Parliamentarians across the political spectrum Monday created a ruckus and asked the government to ensure religious rights of Hindus in Russia are ... Read more...

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Parliament ruckus over Bhagvad Gita facing ban in Russia


December 19th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Parliamentarians across the political spectrum Monday asked the government to ensure that the religious rights of Hindus in Russia are protected after a member ... Read more...

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Bhagavad Gita faces ‘extremist’ branding, ban in Russia (Lead)


December 17th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 17 (IANS) Bhagavad Gita, one of the holiest Hindu scriptures, is facing a legal ban and the prospect of being branded as "an extremist" literature across Russia. ... Read more...

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‘Bhagvad Gita’ faces ‘extremist’ branding, legal ban in Russia


December 17th, 2011 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 17 (IANS) Bhagvad Gita, one of the most sacred Hindu religious texts, is facing a legal ban and the prospect of being branded as "an extremist" literature ... Read more...

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Vrindavan devotees fight for Yamuna cause


October 5th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Vrindavan (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 5 (IANS) Activists and ascetics of Vrindavan have come together for a campaign to ensure there is at least a minimum flow of water in the ... Read more...

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Annual chariot festival begins in Kolkata


July 3rd, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 3 (IANS) Amid chanting of "Hare Krishna", thousands of devotees Sunday pulled the chariots of Lord Jagannath, Balaram and Subhadra during the annual Rath Yatra (chariot festival) organised ... Read more...

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West Bengal celebrates Holi with traditional fervour


March 19th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) The festival of colours Holi or Dol Yatra, as it is called in the state, was celebrated with traditional fervour with songs and dances in West ... Read more...

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Hague approves largest Hindu temple complex in mainland Europe


February 20th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 20 (ANI):Hague in Netherlands will have the largest Hindu temple complex in mainland Europe, according to reports.Hague Mayor and Council have reportedly approved the construction of this about ... Read more...

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Buddhists seek “heartfelt apology from all involved” in Jim Carrey’s mockery of Hindu Lord Ganesh


January 23rd, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 23 (ANI): Buddhists have also come out in support of upset Hindus and want "heartfelt apology from all involved" in the mocking of Hindu Lord Ganesh in NBC's ... Read more...

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Krishna temple to be built on Moscow outskirts


December 13th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 13 (ANI): A new Krishna temple is being planned on the northern outskirts of Russia's capital Moscow, after authorities allocated a plot for it, according to reports.Reports suggest that ... Read more...

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Temples across India deck up to celebrate Janmashtami


September 1st, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
By Nitin GautamMathura/ Imphal, Sep 1 (ANI): Temples in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura city have been decorated for Janmashtami celebrations on Thursday.Lord Krishna temples in the town are being decorated with flowers, cut-outs ... Read more...

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