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  1. Five things to do this weekend in and around BoltonRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | This Is Lancashire

    ... will be entertainment, including live music , to add to the atmosphere THE sky will be lit up on Sunday when Bolton's Hindu community celebrate the festival of Dusshera. A huge effigy of the multi-headed demon-king Ravana will be burned to symbolise ...

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  2. Congress lost Karnataka poll on minority tag to Lingayats: MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    ... social reformer Basava's philosophy (Tatva) as a religious minority, excluding Veerashaivas. Lingayats, who worship Hindu god Shiva as their deity, and Veerashaiva Lingayats constitute the largest community (17 per cent) in the state. Clarifying ...

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  3. Is Yogi scared of the Mughals?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Rediff.com

    ... spirit of God, he instantly decided to rename the place as Ilah bas, the Abode of God! He was in fact honouring the Hindu sentiments by acknowledging its divine status!" the historian explains. "But then there is a legend. Ila is actually the mother ...

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  4. Communities keep Ramleela legacy aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    The festival of Ramleela, a significant celebration on the local Hindu calendar, is on nightly at various communities across the country. Ramleela is the re-enactment of the story of Lord Rama taken from the Hindu scripture, the A Ramayana.

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  5. Indian temple priests turn back women, defying court rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    (AP Photo/ Hareesh Kumar A S, File). FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2015 file photo, Hindu worshippers stand in queues outside the Sabarimala temple, one of the world's largest Hindu pilgrimage sites, in the southern Indian state of Kerala. India's ruling ...

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  6. Mumbai Diary: Thursday DossierRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... to learn. These are such ecologically sensitive times that even Raavana, possibly the ultimate symbol of evil in Hindu mythology, has taken on an environmentally friendly avatar. The JJ School of Arts students have made an effigy of the mythical ...

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  7. A minister's resignation boosts #MeToo in IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Economist

    ... involving glamour and money," sneers the Organiser , a journal considered the mouthpiece of India's biggest Hindu-nationalist group. "Why is it so that the professions like modelling and acting are infested with such incidences?" Its answer is that ...

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  8. Kerala Brahmana Sabha moves SC for Sabrimala verdict reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    ... approach, the court has completely ignored the diverse practices, traditions and schools which exist within the Hindu faith," read the review plea. The petition in which the judgement had come was filed on the basis of news article which lacked ...

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  9. Thousands throng Bengal's Belur Math as Durga Puja spirit peaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    ... to an end in the afternoon, and Mahanavami (ninth lunar day) began with Sandhi Puja held at their confluence. As per Hindu mythology, goddess Durga killed Chando and Mundo -- two 'asuras' or demons at the confluence (sandhi) of the two days. The ...

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  10. Sabarimala hartal LIVE updates: Section 144 imposed at base camp ErumeliRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    ... judgment, two right-wing outfits called for a 24-hour hartal starting Wednesday midnight. The outfits 'Antharashtriya Hindu Parishad' led by former Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) chief Pravin Togadia and the 'Sabarimala Samrakshana Samithi' have been ...

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  11. Devdutt's Cycle: - When insecure men are pathetic, secure women stand up'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    ... of tradition versus modernity. Pattanaik correlated the ancient concept of matsya nyaya with the #MeToo movement. "In Hindu mythology, there's the fundamental concept of matsya nyaya, the crude English translation of which would be jungle law. It's ...

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  12. Shaikh Akleem is 'Sita', Afzal Ansari is 'Lord Shiva' in this Bihar RamlilaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newkerala.com

    ... sign," Suresh Singh said. This year, Tauqeer Ansari is playing the role of Kumbhakaran. Dozens of children, both Hindu and Muslim, form the "Vanar Sena" of Lord Rama, he said. The spirit of conviviality can be gauged from the fact that Hindus help ...

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  13. ICC to crack down on sexual harassment in cricketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Cricketer International

    ... Women's Committee, Chief Executives Committee, Development Committee and the ICC Board, according to a report in the Hindu . "Given that the next event on the ICC calendar is the ICC Women's WT20, which we consider to be an event at the higher end ...

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  14. It's Hindu renaissance Vs obscurantism: Swamy on Sabarimala rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newkerala.com

    ... everybody was applauding when it was abolished. The same Hindus have come on the streets now. It's a fight between Hindu Renaissance and Obscurantism. Renaissance says all Hindus are equal and caste system should be abolished. Because no Brahmin ...

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  15. Here's where you can go to celebrate Diwali in Jersey CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Jersey Journal

    It's the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance. One of the most popular Hindu festivals, Diwali is celebrated every autumn as homes, temples, shops, and buildings are illuminated in bright lights.

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  16. SVN gives financial boost to children of former Berbice sugar workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Stabroek News

    As former sugar workers in Berbice continue to face financial struggles following the closure of two estates for almost one year, the Saraswati Vidya Niketan provided 75 of their children with $10,000 each towards their education. The money was part of a fund that the SVN, a Hindu school on the West Coast of Demerara, recently launched with the aim of aiding the "most vulnerable students who have either dropped out of school or at the risk of doing so."

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  17. Interpreter of India's mythologies, Devdutt Pattanaik at Adda todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | The Indian Express

    Author of best-selling books on mythologies, Devdutt Pattanaik stands out for his ability to break down ancient Hindu texts and scriptures for easy understanding of the common man, and for his ability to make connections between mythologies and our forever-in-churn 21st-century lives. Pattanaik's books on Hindu gods and goddesses, myths and mythologies speak of the necessity to foster a more accommodating temperament and an inclusive space for debate, disagreement, change and diversity.

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  18. Allahabad renamed as PrayagrajRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Newkerala.com

    ... Prayagraj, saying that the word Prayag means a point where three rivers meet. He added that the city in many important Hindu scriptures, including the Rig Veda, the Mahabharata and the Ramayana, is referred by the name Prayagraj. "When the history ...

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  19. Religious rights of all to be protected: PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | The Daily Star

    ... Minister said this while visiting Dhakeswari National Templeon the occasion of Durga Puja, the biggest festival of the Hindu community. She said, "The government wants to build the country in a way where there will be no poor, no homeless, no one ...

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  20. Durga puja begins in BengalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | Newkerala.com

    ... to free his wife Sita, Lord Rama had performed Durga Puja in autumn -- a time when the gods sleep, according to the Hindu religious texts. Rama had to first awaken the goddess prematurely, and as such, the awakening in the autumnal festival is ...

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