Science merges with art in laser tribute to Vivekananda

August 22nd, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, Aug 22 (IANS) Denver-based Manick Sorcar, son of the legendary magician P.C. Sorcar, has produced a laser documentary on Swami Vivekananda as a tribute to the revered saint on ... Read more...

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Of legends and stars: Mamata, Hillary discuss Tagore, SRK

May 7th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) From the legendary Rabindranath Tagore to Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee discussed ... Read more...

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Caste-based religious leaders muddy BJP power struggle (Karnataka Newsletter)

March 25th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 25 (IANS) An unseemly fallout of the continuing leadership tussle in Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is the open involvement of several Hindu religious leaders backing ... Read more...

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Rival to the Taj, but a century in the making

December 24th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 24 (IANS) More than 20,000 people built the Taj Mahal in 22 years in the 17th century. Just 10 km away, another mausoleum that could possibly rival the ... Read more...

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Ramakrishna Mission vice president dead

October 20th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) Ramakrishna Math and Mission (RKM) vice president Swami Prameyananda passed away Thursday following respiratory complications. He was 79."Our beloved Swamiji passed away today (Thursday) at 8.25 ... Read more...

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Warrant issued against Hindu guru in US

March 8th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) A US court has issued an arrest warrant for a Hindu guru who failed to show up for sentencing after being convicted of molesting two girls ... Read more...

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Ramesh Aravind To Enact Swami Nityananda

June 15th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Real life scandals and incidents have always inspired filmmakers as they likely to provoke interest. Swami Nithyananda Paramahamsa's sex scandal tapes were also in great ... Read more...

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‘Krishna Nee Late…’ A laugh out loud comedy (IANS Kannada Film Review)

April 10th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Krishna Nee Late Aagi Baro"; Producer: Ramesh; Camera: Nageshwara Rao; Music: Praveen Godkindi; Cast: Ramesh Arvind, Mohan, Neetu, Nidhi Subbaiah, Sundar, Daththanna; Writer and Director: Mohan; Rating: ***Actor and ... Read more...

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Movie Review :Swaha (2010)

March 13th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Swaha- Is sheer tortureRating: 1 out of 5*Starring: Rikkee, Svitlana, Ishrat Ali, Jiten Mukhi and Rajesh VivekDirector: Manoj SharmaJayant Oberoi, Patel and Kapoor visit Swami Aasanand Maharaj's ... Read more...

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Look-out notice issued for ‘godman’ wanted in kidnapping case

March 9th, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 8 (IANS) The Ghaziabad police have issued a look-out notice for a self-stlyed 'godman' who is wanted for the alleged abduction of a 27-year-old woman devotee. "A senior officer ... Read more...

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‘My greed responsible for sons’ death in ashram stampede’

March 5th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Mangarh (Uttar Pradesh), March 5 (IANS) Ram Kumar Milan is inconsolable after losing his three sons in Thursday's stampede at the Bhakti Dham ashram here. He can't stop blaming his ... Read more...

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Efforts to preserve 2000-Year old Tulu culture (Part-II)

December 22nd, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Many more professional training institutions have mushroomed, including dental, nursing and even fashion technology. Who has not heard of Aishwarya Rai and Shilpa Shetty who belong to the region? The two ... Read more...

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C Ashwath hospitalized

December 21st, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Following a severe stomach ache, singer C Ashwath was rushed to the hospital on Thursday afternoon. While he was quite healthy on Thursday morning, he got sick in the afternoon and had ... Read more...

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Don’t leave politics, guide youngsters: Pejavar seer advises Advani

September 28th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Shreeraj GudiNew Delhi, Sep 28 (ANI): Sri Vishwesh Teerth Swamiji of the Udupi Pejavar Math on Monday told Leader of Opposition L.K.Advani not to retire from politics but to guide youngsters ... Read more...

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Chaplinesque irony? Remembering Vivekananda’s words on tolerance

March 17th, 2009 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The irony is inescapable. A Karnataka filmmaker was stopped by fanatical Hindu activists from putting up a statue of Charlie Chaplin near a temple on ... Read more...

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Mangle the non-Mangalorean Sri Ram Sene

January 29th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita Prakash New Delhi, Jan.29 (ANI): Where are the famous Mangaloreans who brandish their origins at the drop of a hat? Why are they not speaking up for the protection of ... Read more...

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BJP boycotts Orissa coalition meet, jolt for Patnaik

November 26th, 2008 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 25 (IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik faced embarrassment when his alliance partner Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) boycotted the ruling coalition's joint legislature party meeting Tuesday ahead of the assembly's ... Read more...

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Scores of Christians convert to Hinduism in Orissa’s Kandhamal (Lead)

October 17th, 2008 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Phulbani (Orissa), Oct 17 (IANS) Scores of Christians have converted to Hinduism in Orissa's Kandhamal district in the past few weeks to save their lives and properties, a government official admitted Friday."We ... Read more...

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‘Education for all’ works its magic in classrooms across India

June 28th, 2008 - 6:39 am ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda In a corner of eastern India's Kolkata city is a school that is waving the wand of education to work its magic not just in terms of reading and ... Read more...

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Hindu guru allowed to leave US on $10 mn bond

May 20th, 2008 - 7:49 pm ICT by admin
New York, May 20 (IANS) Swami Prakashanand Saraswati, a prominent Hindu guru and scholar who was charged three weeks ago with groping two underage girls over ten years ago and arrested, has ... Read more...

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VP Ansari urges the young to join scout and guide movement

May 13th, 2008 - 12:04 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): Vice-President Mohamad Hamid Ansari today urged the younger generation to join the scout and guide movement. Presenting the Upa-Rashtrapati Awards to outstanding Rovers and Rangers for playing ... Read more...

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Trinidad’s Hanuman fest: Learning from wisdom of monkey god

March 25th, 2008 - 10:12 am ICT by admin
By Paras Ramoutar Port of Spain, March 25 (IANS) Trinidad and Tobago is set to host a 'Hanuman Heritage Festival' next month that will include cultural events, religious discourses and a global Hindu ... Read more...

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Udupi’s Paryaya controversy raises questions on the role of seers

January 20th, 2008 - 6:40 pm ICT by admin
January, 20 (ANI): Even though the issue of ascension of Paryaya Peetha and worshipping of famous deity Lord Krishna in Udupi has been resolved, it has raised many questions pertaining to the ... Read more...

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Sanskrit can be simple, demonstrates Swami Sugunendra Teertha of Udupi

November 14th, 2007 - 3:02 am ICT by admin

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