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Mormon church leader accused of attacking another person


August 10th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Utah, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A church leader of the Latter- Day Saints Church in Utah is in court over charges that he bit another man’s penis. The church leader is being ... Read more...

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Hindu, Buddhist groups growing steadily in US


May 10th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) Hindu and Buddhist groups have grown steadily in the US, being concentrated in Texas, California, the New York Metropolitan Area, Illinois and Georgia, says a new ... Read more...

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Sarah McLachlan mocked in South Park


May 27th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The controversial show “South Park” added Sarah McLachlan to its list of victims when the singer was mocked in a recent episode. In the episode, Sarah ... Read more...

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Hindu monk welcomed in Nevada


April 20th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 20 (ANI): Audience belonging to different religions and denominations listened intently to well-known Hindu monk Swami Vedananda from California in Reno (Nevada, USA) on April 18 evening in an ... Read more...

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American university holds unique one-of-a-kind-in-the-world Hindu Baccalaureate Service


April 19th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 19 (ANI): Unique, one of a kind baccalaureate service in the world, was held at University of Nevada-Reno (UNR) in USA on April 17 evening."Fourth Annual Hindu Baccalaureate ... Read more...

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‘Sister Wives’ to have another cast member


April 12th, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) TLC’s “Sister Wives” would have another member when the 17th child is born to Kody Brown. This time it is Brown’s fourth wife, Robyn who is ... Read more...

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South Park creators score a hit on Broadway


March 28th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) “The Book of Mormon”-a satirical Broadway of the religious practices of Mormons- opened strongly on the weekend with several critics praising the show.The musical was dubbed ... Read more...

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South Park creators make a Mormon musical


March 23rd, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The creators of the controversial show, “South Park”, has created a stir with their Broadway musical based on the religion of the Mormon.The musical satirizes “The ... Read more...

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Gayatri Mantra opened University of Nevada ‘Inner-Faith Night’ celebrations


February 25th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 25 (ANI): 'Second Annual Inner-Faith Night' of University of Nevada-Reno (UNR) on February 23 saw various religious groups coming together in dialogue.This unity celebration included dialogue among Christian, Muslim, ... Read more...

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Father of piano quintet 5 Browns admits to sexually abusing daughters


February 18th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): The father of the classical music quintet the 5 Browns has admitted to sexually abusing his three daughters when they were little girls.Keith Brown, 55, pleaded guilty to ... Read more...

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“Faith Forum” of a Pulitzer winner newspaper to be lead by Rajan Zed


February 7th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 7 (ANI): Notable religious statesman Rajan Zed will coordinate "Faith Forum", a weekly dialogue on religion of a Gannett publication in Nevada (USA).Zed, who has been bestowed with "World ... Read more...

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Nevada observes 25th Thanksgiving with Christian-Muslim-Hindu-Buddhist-Jewish-Baha’i prayers


November 26th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 26 (ANI): In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Nevada (USA) celebrated its 25th Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Eve Service on November 24 evening at Trinity Episcopal Church in Reno with various ... Read more...

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Zed explains Hinduism at a Christian church in USA


October 25th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada(US(, Oct 25 (ANI): In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Hindu statesman Rajan Zed explained in a Christian church in Nevada (USA) on October 23 and 24 what Hinduism had to offer.Participating in ... Read more...

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Hindu prayer to open 100th anniversary of Scouting event in Nevada


October 15th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 15 (ANI): University of Scouting will open its day of training seminars to commemorate 100th anniversary of Scouting with prayers from ancient Sanskrit scriptures at Reno (Nevada, USA) on ... Read more...

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Nevada Religious Freedom & Unity Day opened with Hindu invocation


September 21st, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sept 21 (ANI): Nevada Religious Freedom and Unity Day event in Reno (Nevada, USA) on September 19 had Hindu invocation.After event coordinator Reverend Neal T. Anderson, Minister of Unitarian Universalist ... Read more...

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Hindus laud China for provision of religious service center at Guangzhou Asian Games


September 16th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sept 16 (ANI): Hindus have applauded China for providing multi-religion religious service center and other facilities for religious services at the 16th Asian Games to be held in Guangzhou (China) ... Read more...

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Hindu statesman Zed invited to Boise Mormon Temple


June 10th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), June 10 (ANI): In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who delivered the reportedly first Hindu invocation of Boise City Council on June eight since its incorporation in ... Read more...

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Gary Coleman Hospitalized After Fall


May 28th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar May 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former child star Gary Coleman has been hospitalized near his Utah home for what his family calls a serious medical condition. The actor is reportedly in ... Read more...

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American university holds one-of-a-kind Hindu baccalaureate


April 14th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 14 (ANI): Unique, one of a kind baccalaureate service in the world, was held at University of Nevada-Reno (UNR) on April 11 evening."Third Annual Hindu Baccalaureate Service of UNR ... Read more...

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Boy Scouts fined $1.4 mn in sex abuse case


April 14th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, April 14 (DPA) A jury in Portland, Oregon slapped the Boy Scouts with $1.4 million in damages Tuesday after finding that the organisation was reckless when it failed to oust ... Read more...

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Marie Osmond’s Son, Michael Bryan/Blosil, Laid To Rest At Funeral


March 9th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The eighteen year old son of Marie Osmond, Michael Bryan, also known as Michael Blosil, was laid to rest Monday in Provo, Utah. The service was held ... Read more...

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Mantras from Rig-Veda read at University of Nevada-Reno “Inner-Faith Night” celebrations


March 5th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Mar 5 (ANI): "First Annual Inner-Faith Night" of University of Nevada-Reno (UNR) on March three saw various religious groups coming together in prayer and dialogue.This unity celebration included prayers, music, ... Read more...

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Sanskrit shlokas formed part of northwestern Nevada Thanksgiving service


November 28th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
In a remarkable interfaith gesture, northwestern Nevada (USA) celebrated its 24th Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Eve Service on November 25 at Sparks United Methodist Church with various religions/denominations coming together to pray.Christian ... Read more...

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Hindu statesman Zed participated in Episcopal Rector installation in Nevada


November 24th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
In a remarkable interfaith gesture, clergy belonging to various religions/denominations participated in the installation ceremony of new Rector Reverend Laurie Chappelle of Saint Catherine of Siena Episcopal Church in Reno (Nevada, ... Read more...

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Hindu monk welcomed at University of Nevada-Reno


November 24th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
People belonging to different religions and denominations came to listen to well-known Hindu monk Swami Vedananda at University of Nevada-Reno (USA) on November 20, which was organized by Universal Society of ... Read more...

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The Latest Hot Mormon Muffins Calender Sparks Controversy


October 27th, 2009 - 10:31 pm ICT by GD
Salt Lake City, Oct 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest addition of the 'Hot Mormon Muffins' Calender has sparked a new controversy. Reportedly, the calender makes fun of the Mormon stereotypes and gives ... Read more...

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Texas polygamist women tagged ‘pimps’ amid underage marriage claims


October 25th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 25 (ANI): A former polygamist has expressed her surprise at the lack of trial of female members of a Texas polygamist sect, calling them "pimps".Flora Jessop escaped from the Fundamentalist ... Read more...

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US church group offering travellers ‘polygamy tours’


September 21st, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 21 (ANI): Members of a US church group are now offering travellers "polygamy tours", which will enable them to have a look at life in a polygamous community."The Polygamy experience: ... Read more...

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Myanmar tries Suu Kyi for breaking detention rules


May 18th, 2009 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 18 (DPA) Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi was set to go on trial Monday for breaking the terms of her detention by allowing a US national to ... Read more...

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Church investigates posthumous baptism of Obama’s mother


May 6th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 6 (ANI): The posthumous "baptism" of President Barack Obama's mother Stanley Ann Dunham is being probed by a Mormon Church as a "serious breach" of religious code.Records available ... Read more...

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Tom Hanks apologizes to Mormon community for un-American remark


January 24th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): Hollywood actor Tom Hanks has apologized to the members of the Mormon community for calling them un-American for backing the gay marriage ban in California.Hanks was reportedly ... Read more...

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Madrid hotel creates library from books left behind by guests


December 14th, 2008 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 14 (IANS) A hotel in the Spanish capital has created a library of books left behind by the guests, EFE reported.Many travellers leave books behind in their hurry to catch ... Read more...

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Ramayan movie should be made without alterations: Nevada clergy


October 16th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct.16 (ANI): The Nevada Clergy Association (NCA) has come out in support of the Hindus who are concerned that the newly announced Hollywood movie of Mandalay Pictures Ramayan 3392 ... Read more...

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Katherine Heigl to star in polygamous sect movie Escape


June 17th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): Katherine Heigl has signed up to star in and produce Escape, a new movie about the American polygamous sect founded by Warren Jeffs.The movie will be based ... Read more...

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State takes custody of 416 children from polygamous sect


April 19th, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by admin
DPA Washington, April 19 (DPA) A court in Texas has temporarily taken custody of 416 children removed from a compound where an obscure religious sect practiced polygamy, the Fort-Worth Star Telegram newspaper reported ... Read more...

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