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24,000 ’stolen’ brides in Kyrgyzstan in three years


May 11th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Around 24,000 women were kidnapped and forced into marriage in the former Soviet republic of Kyrgyzstan in the past three years, an official report said.The ... Read more...

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Children sing in praise of Gandhi


October 2nd, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Sounds of 'Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram' resonated in the air as animated children, mostly from slums and shelter homes, sang songs to pay homage ... 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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Hindus laud Ukraine for taking lead in interfaith dialogue


April 18th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 18 (ANI): Hindus have applauded Ukraine for its reported announcement of hosting an annual international interfaith conference involving leaders of major religions to be called "Kyiv Interfaith Forum".Hindu statesman ... Read more...

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Hindus welcome Catholic-Jewish dialogue, calling it ’step in the right direction’


March 13th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Mar 13 (ANI): Hindus have commended the four-day Catholic-Jewish dialogue which concluded in Paris on March two, and called it a "step in the right direction".Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, ... Read more...

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PM, vice president attend prayer meet at Gandhi Smriti


January 30th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Vice President M. Hamid Ansari, and scores of other VVIps Sunday attended the prayer meet and other programmes at Gandhi Smriti - ... Read more...

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Gulf-based Hindu builds mosque in Kerala


January 14th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Gyanendra Kumar Keshri New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) A Qatar-based Hindu businessman is constructing a mosque in Kerala with the aim of promoting communal harmony. He claims it will be the first ... Read more...

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Hindu opening prayer request denied by Australia House of Representatives


July 11th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), July 11 (ANI): Well known Hindu leader Rajan Zed's request to read opening prayer in Australia House of Representatives (AHR) has been denied.Replying to Zed's request, AHR Speaker Harry Jenkins ... Read more...

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Hindus laud Finland national church for making inter-religious dialogue a priority


January 4th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 4 (ANI): Calling it a 'step in the right direction', Hindus have praised The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland (ELCF) for listing inter-religious dialogue under 'priority areas'.Acclaimed Hindu statesman ... Read more...

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Hindus laud Pope’s synagogue visit, calling it a step in the right direction


December 30th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus have applauded Pope Benedict XVI's proposed historic visit to Great Synagogue of Rome on January 17, calling it a "step in the right direction".Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement ... Read more...

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Chidambaram says can’t view Islam as an alien faith


November 3rd, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Saharanpur (UP), Nov 3 (ANI): Home Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday said that india cannot view Islam as an alien faith.Speaking at the 30th general session of the Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind here, Chidambaram ... Read more...

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Hindus laud London boroughs for declaring Diwali, Eid and Guru Nanak birthday as holidays


October 20th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus have applauded two east London boroughs for declaring Diwali, Eid and Guru Nanak Birthday as school holidays.Waltham Forest and Newham councils have reportedly announced Eid, Diwali, and Guru Nanak Birthday as ... Read more...

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Hindus want religions treated evenly in curriculum revision for Texas schools


September 2nd, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Jews and Hindus have urged the Texas State Board of Education to treat all the major religions and denominations evenly in its Social Studies curriculum, which is currently under revision. Rabbi Jonathan B. ... Read more...

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Global faith meet will promote dialogue among religions: Kazakh president


July 2nd, 2009 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishnu Makhijani Astana, July 2 (IANS) The curtain came down Thursday evening on a two-day global faith meet, with its host Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev expressing confidence it would promote a dialogue ... Read more...

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Gay sex is no crime, says court, religious leaders protest (Roundup)


July 2nd, 2009 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court ruled Thursday that gay sex among consenting adults was no crime, a landmark event that triggered celebrations by gay activists but which ... Read more...

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Hindus & Jews urge Denmark to treat various religions equally in schools


May 29th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus and Jews have asked Denmark to treat all major religions evenly in its "folkeskole", the Danish municipal primary and lower secondary schools."Christian studies" is a compulsory subject in folkeskole and according ... Read more...

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Hindus and Jews have urged Parliament of Australia to move to multi-faith opening prayers.


May 23rd, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Rajan Zed, acclaimed Hindu statesman; and Rabbi Jonathan B. Freirich, prominent Jewish leader in Nevada and California in USA; in a joint statement, said that since Australian Parliament represented every Australian irrespective ... Read more...

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Hindus want England faith schools to teach all major religions


May 9th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Hindus want that faith schools in England should provide well-balanced education about religions, educating pupils about all major religions.Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada ... Read more...

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Hindus want England faith schools to teach all major religions


May 9th, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus want that faith schools in England should provide well-balanced education about religions, educating pupils about all major religions.Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that ... Read more...

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Hindus ask Canada to urgently organize nationwide interfaith dialogue


April 30th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Concerned at the recent religion poll, Hindus have called Canada to organize a nationwide interfaith dialogue as a high-priority.In view of Maclean's magazine's recent poll "What Canadians think of Sikhs, Jews, Christians, ... Read more...

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Canadians view Hinduism positively, not Islam, Sikhism (Lead)


April 24th, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 24 (IANS) Hinduism is the most positively viewed religion after Christianity in Canada, where many believe that Islam promotes violence and so does Sikhism, says a survey by a premier ... Read more...

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Canadians view Hinduism positively, not Islam and Sikhism


April 24th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, April 24 (IANS) Canada may claim itself to be the most multicultural country in the world, but Canadians still harbour prejudices and racial stereotypes, says a survey by the ... Read more...

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Hindus & Jews urge Norway to treat various religions equally in schools


April 23rd, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus and Jews have asked Norway to treat all major religions evenly while teaching religion in its schools.Rajan Zed, acclaimed Hindu statesman; and Rabbi Jonathan B. Freirich, prominent Jewish leader in Nevada ... Read more...

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Thieves again raid Hindu temple in Trinidad


April 16th, 2009 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, April 16 (IANS) Thieves have again broken into a Hindu temple in Trinidad and Tobago. This is one in a series of raids which have affected the Hindu places ... Read more...

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Hindus and Jews urge Queensland to treat various religions equally


April 12th, 2009 - 1:30 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus and Jews have asked Queensland state of Australia to treat all major religions evenly.According to its Education Act, "Instruction...may be given in State primary and special schools during school hours in ... Read more...

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Blair does not pass a single day without thinking of Iraq aftermath


April 10th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has launched a new organisation about religion and God named after him, admitting that he did not pass a "single day" without ... Read more...

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Hindus laud New Zealand Police for launching guide to major religions


March 28th, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus have commended New Zealand Police for launching a guide to practices of major religions of the country.Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that this ... Read more...

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Hindus embrace Jada Pinkett Smith over religious teachings


October 31st, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) Hollywood actor Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith have been praised by a Hindu chaplain in the US for teaching their children sacred texts. Contactmusic.com reports ... Read more...

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Multiculturalism has left a terrible legacy in UK: Tory leader


September 27th, 2008 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.27 (ANI): Britains Shadow Home Secretary, Dominic Grieve, has claimed that the introduction of multiculturalism in the country has left a "terrible" legacy, and created a vacuum that has been ... Read more...

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Taoists launch drive to debunk misconceptions


August 19th, 2008 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Singapore, Aug 19 (DPA) Taoists are launching a drive to debunk misconceptions that their religion is based largely on superstition, after a poll showed many young followers are switching to Christianity, leaders ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama urges world leaders to spread peace, praises India


June 1st, 2008 - 9:12 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader who Sunday evening paid his first visit to the historical Jama Masjid here, urged global leaders to spread values of ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama calls for greater religious tolerance


May 18th, 2008 - 7:31 pm ICT by admin
Nuremberg (Germany), May 18 (DPA) The Dalai Lama called Sunday for greater tolerance between the world's major religions. Religion has too often been at the root of conflicts, violence and bloodshed, the ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama seeks meaningful autonomy for Tibet


November 28th, 2007 - 4:26 pm ICT by admin
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, Nov 28 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama sought meaningful autonomy for Tibet, but expressed disappointment over not much progress being made on this issue with China. "We ... Read more...

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