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Yoga popular at prestigious Brigham Young University


May 4th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), May 04 (ANI): Yoga seems to be very popular at Brigham Young University (BYU), a prestigious institute of USA sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS).Its ... Read more...

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Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago celebrating 25th anniversary


May 3rd, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), May 3 (ANI): The Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago (HTGC) in Lemont (Illinois) is planning majestic Silver Jubilee celebrations from June 8 to 12.Called 'Rajatotsavam 2011', the celebrations include events ... Read more...

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Gayatri Mantra read at Baha’i Ridvan Festival in Nevada


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), May 3 (ANI): In a remarkable interfaith gesture, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed recited prayer from ancient Hindu scriptures at the '12th day of Ridvan' festival of Baha'is in Reno ... Read more...

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Lord Ganesha worshiped to open Nevada Earth Day Celebrations


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), May 02 (ANI): Nevada Earth Day 2011 celebrations here today opened with prayers from ancient Sanskrit scriptures and Baha'i prayer in Farsi.After lighting incense before Lord Ganesha statue and sprinkling ... Read more...

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Hindus laud District of Columbia for encouraging vegetarianism in schools


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), May 02 (ANI): Hindus have applauded Council of the District of Columbia (DC) in USA for encouraging vegetarianism in its public schools.According to "Healthy Schools Act" passed by the Council: ... Read more...

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Grand Silver Jubilee celebrations planned for Balaji Temple of Greater Chicago


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), May 02 (ANI): Sri Venkateswara Swami (Balaji) Temple of Greater Chicago (Aurora, Illinois, USA) has planned grand 25thanniversary celebrations from May 29 to June five.These will include various utsavams, yagnams, ... Read more...

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Zed asks fair pay structure for domestic help in India


April 30th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 30 (ANI): India should come up with a fair pay structure for domestic workers, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed stated in Nevada (USA) today.To prevent exploitation, India should ensure ... Read more...

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Hindus want Diwali as holiday in West Windsor-Plainsboro School District in New Jersey


April 30th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 30 (ANI): Applauding nearby South Brunswick School District for declaring Diwali as a school holiday, Hindus want West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District in New Jersey (USA) also to add ... Read more...

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Hindu statesman Zed to preside over interfaith-panel of Episcopal Convention in Nevada


April 29th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 29 (ANI): Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will preside over the interfaith-panel at Episcopal Diocese of Nevada Convention to be held in Reno (Nevada, USA) on October 14-16.According to ... Read more...

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Hindus greet Baha’is on Ridvan


April 29th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 29 (ANI): Hindus have sent greetings to Baha'i communities world over on Ridvan festival, whose 12th concluding day falls on May two.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a release ... Read more...

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Zed urges Hindus worldwide to take vow of charity on Akshay Tritiya


April 28th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 28 (ANI): Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, sending early Akshay Tritiya greetings to one billion Hindus of the world, has asked them each to take a vow of undertaking ... Read more...

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Hindus send greetings to Buddhists on Vesakha


April 28th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 28 (ANI): Hindus have sent greetings to Buddhist communities worldwide for the upcoming Vesakha.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a release in USA on Tuesday, expressed warmest greetings on ... Read more...

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Hindus greet Buddhists on Vesakha


April 27th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 27 (ANI): Hindus have sent greetings to Buddhist communities worldwide for the upcoming Vesakha.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a release in USA on Tuesday, expressed warmest greetings on ... Read more...

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Nevada Assembly in USA opened with Hindu prayer


April 26th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 26 (ANI): Nevada Assembly reverberated with Sanskrit mantras from ancient Hindu scriptures in Carson City, USA, on Monday.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered invocation from Sanskrit scriptures before ... Read more...

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Hindus and Jews ask Miley Cyrus to raise Gypsy apartheid issue on her “Gypsy Heart” tour


April 25th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 25 (ANI): Hindus and Jews want American singer-actress Miley Cyrus to use her upcoming "Gypsy Heart" world tour to spread awareness about the apartheid faced by about 15-million ... Read more...

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Hindus laud White House for including Yoga in Easter Egg Roll activities


April 25th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 25 (ANI): Hindus have applauded White House for including yoga in "133rd White House Easter Egg Roll" held in the South Lawn of White House in Washington DC on ... Read more...

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Hindu temple in Illinois expanding


April 25th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 25 (ANI): Shree Jalaram Mandir in Hoffman Estates (Illinois, USA) is expanding.It will include extending the existing building to expand the garbh-gruh (altar) area towards west, which will be ... Read more...

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Miley Cyrus asked to raise Gypsy apartheid issue on her “Gypsy Heart” tour


April 24th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada, Apr 24(ANI): Hindus and Jews want American singer-actress Miley Cyrus to use her upcoming "Gypsy Heart" world tour to spread awareness about the apartheid faced by about 15-million European Gypsies ... Read more...

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Magnificent Hindu Temple to open in Texas in June


April 24th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 24 (ANI): A majestic Hindu Temple, currently under construction in The Woodlands (Texas, USA), will reportedly open in June next.Ganesha, Balaji, Shiva, Lakshmi and Radha-Krishna will be enshrined in ... Read more...

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Hindus condemn dismantling of Gypsy camp in Rome


April 24th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 24 (ANI): Hindus have strongly criticized the reported dismantling of a Gypsy (Roma) camp in Rome forcing families homeless and some taking refuge in an ancient basilica.Distinguished Hindu statesman ... Read more...

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Hindu Temple of St. Louis launching grand expansion project


April 23rd, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 24 (ANI): Well known Hindu Temple of St. Louis in Ballwin (Missouri, USA) is reportedly embarking upon a majestic expansion project.Temple is planning to expand its south side with ... Read more...

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Hindus critical of Hungary for failure to protect its Roma populace


April 22nd, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 22 (ANI): The Hindus have strongly criticized Hungarian government for failing to protect its Roma (Gypsy) population.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said ... Read more...

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Zed blames religious leaders for what Pope warns as “people of God turning non-believers”


April 22nd, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 22 (ANI): Make religion more vibrant, attractive and engaging if you wanted to keep your people in God's fold, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed suggested to organizations and leaders ... Read more...

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Masonic Hall transformed into Hindu Temple in England


April 22nd, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 22 (ANI): Former Central Masonic Hall in Hull (England, UK) is Hindu Temple and Cultural Centre now.Before it, Hindus in North and North-East Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire either had ... Read more...

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Hindus send greetings to Christians on Easter


April 20th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 20 (ANI): Hindus have sent greetings to Christian communities world over for upcoming Easter, which falls on April 24.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a release in Nevada (USA) ... Read more...

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Southern Illinois in USA to have Hindu temple


April 20th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 20 (ANI): A Hindu Temple and Community Center has been planned for Carbondale in southern Illinois (USA).Reports suggest that groundbreaking ceremony was held on April 17 amidst chanting of ... 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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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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Hindu statesman greets Pope on 84th birthday


April 16th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 16 (ANI): Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has sent greetings to His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI on his 84thbirthday, which falls on April 16.In a release in Nevada (USA) today, ... Read more...

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Hindus greet Jains on Mahavir Jayanti


April 15th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 15 (ANI): Hindus have sent greetings to Jain communities worldwide for the upcoming Mahavir Jayanti, which falls on April 16.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a release in Nevada ... Read more...

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Hindus ask for urgent solution to rising world food prices


April 15th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 15 (ANI): Hindus have expressed serious concerns at the recent historic rise in global food prices.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that ... Read more...

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Hindus urged on Ramnavmi to seek ideal characteristics exhibited by Lord Ram


April 6th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 6 (ANI): Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has urged Hindus world over to take a vow on upcoming Ramnavmi to aspire to emulate ideal characteristics of an individual as displayed ... Read more...

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Hindu Temple planned for Oxford


April 6th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 6 (ANI): A Hindu Temple and Community Centre is being planned for Oxford (United Kingdom).Besides the temple, the plan also includes building a 500-seat community center for providing meeting ... Read more...

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Catholic college in New Jersey provides “Hindu prayer space”


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Apr 3 (ANI): Saint Peter's College, only Roman Catholic Jesuit college of New Jersey (USA), is providing a "Hindu prayer space" on its campus.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a ... Read more...

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