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  1. Triveni to get a faceliftRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    The GTA has decided to develop Triveni, the confluence of the Teesta and Rangeet rivers, into a pilgrimage destination by erecting statues of Hindu Gods and setting up a Sanskrit school for Brahmins. The GTA chief executive, Bimal Gurung, said on Sunday that the project that entailed an investment of Rs 150-200 crore would be one of the biggest investments by the hill body.

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  2. Grinnell College has exclusive "Hindu Prayer Room" with 24-hour accessRead the original story

    Friday Jan 22 | Tama News-Herald

    Grinnell College in Iowa, founded in 1846 as a Congregationalist college, now has a dedicated "Hindu Prayer Room" with 24-hour access and Lord Ganesha installed in it. Located in the Center for Religion, Spirituality and Social Justice; "Hindu Prayer Room" is accessible to students from eight am to 12 midnight every day when the College is in session, but by request, a student can have 24-hour access using their student ID to enter the building.

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  3. Pastor tortured and head shaved paraded on donkey in IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Pakistan Christian Post

    Lucknow, UP: February 7, 2016. Hindu activists called Bajrang Dal dragged an young pastor named Avdhesh Savita, who became a Christian six years ago, from his home in Randar village, about 45 Kilometers away from Orai town of Jalaun District in Uttar Pradesh state in India on Friday, 29th of January, 2016.

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  4. Muslim rulers tried hard to convert different Hindu castes to Islam, says Gujarat Governor O P KohliRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | India.com

    Ahmedabad, February 7: Gujarat Governor O P Kohli sparked controversy on Saturday evening by stating that Muslim rulers in India tried very hard to convert different Hindus castes to Islam. Kohli was attending a felicitation ceremony organised by Dalit community in Vadnagar on Saturday where Prime Minister Narendra Modi's brother Somabhai Modi was also present at the dais.

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  5. Prosecuting the GodsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Why would the Indian judiciary admit a case where Ram of the Ramayana will be tried for abandoning his pregnant wife in the forest? Makes one wonder what other cases that our judges want to try. Following are suggestions based on Hindu Puranas.

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  6. Hindus seek Diwali holiday in New Jersey's Parsippany-Troy Hills School DistrictRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | PR Log

    Feb. 6, 2016 - PRLog -- Hindus are urging Parsippany-Troy Hills Township School District in New Jersey to include Diwali, the most popular Hindu holy day, as a schools holiday in their 2016-2017 calendar and beyond. The 2015-2016 Calendar of PTHSD, whose "mission" includes "to develop a feeling of self-worth and confidence", showed schools were closed for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, while district was closed for Good Friday.

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  7. Advice from the Gods Puts World's Religions in the Palm of Your HandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... and encouragement. Among many important features to highlight, users can absorb broad, unbiased information from the Hindu, Christian and the Islamic people in order to learn about other cultures as well as their own. Download on iTunes Download on ...

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  8. Manoj Bajpayee short film Taandav released: Watch it here and read reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | India.com

    ... ace performance, and shines through in this short film. Taandav nritya means the dance of fury of Lord Shiva in Hindu mythology, but the taandav nritya done by Bajpayee's character in the film is to release stress from his daily life. The actor ...

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  9. 37 million yoga practitioners are there in US, says a studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Merinews

    Hindus are highly pleased with the fast and tremendous growth of yoga in the United States of America; with yoga practitioners reaching to about 37 million according to a recently released "2016 Yoga in America Study" conducted by Yoga Journal & Yoga Alliance. Calling it a step in the positive direction, American Hindu leader Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that although introduced and nourished by Hinduism, yoga was a world heritage and liberation powerhouse to be utilized by all.

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  10. Reality Premedia Released iOS and Android App for Khajuraho TemplesRead the original story

    Saturday | PR.com

    Pune, India, February 06, 2016 -- -- Temples of Khajuraho is a complete photo journey of all of the temples at Khajuraho with detailed explanation of each photo. The temples of Khajuraho are a group of Hindu and Jain temples in Madhya Pradesh, India.

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  11. Sri Lanka's Rajapaksas: Crashing fall from graceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newsday

    Much of the Hindu epic, the Ramayana, is set in Sri Lanka. But the island has seen something of a modern epic in the past year or so, with the crashing fall from grace of the family which once appeared to run most aspects of life there.

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  12. Is India's New Intolerance Really New? Not for India's Oppressed CastesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Uprisingradio.org

    ... n free speech, his party's fingerprints are all over them. Modi's critics warned in 2014 when he was elected, that the Hindu and upper caste supremacist party, the BJP, would enter India into a dangerous era.

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  13. "Faith in Birmingham" gallery opens showcasing Hindu deities Vishnu & GaneshRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | PR Log

    Feb. 5, 2016 - PRLog -- Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery in United Kingdom reportedly launched a new gallery "Faith in Birmingham" on February five; providing unique insight into Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Judaism. BMAG in Birmingham, which claims itself to be a "world class museum", is showcasing 11th Century Ganesh and Vishnu statues from Bihar, an 11th Century Shiva Lingam from eastern India, 13th Century Nandi statue from Mysore, and various other Hindu artifacts.

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  14. Question 1.A): Does Death Have A Caste?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Outlook

    ... courage in students, teach human values. No teacher in the university held Rohith's hand when he was losing hope." Hindu College, where Rohith did his graduation, has also had revenue and police visits trooping in with the same questions. A ...

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  15. In The Dark Of His TroublesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Outlook

    ... this insidious hate campaign, the 'secular' pack seems to have three objectives - pit Dalits against the rest of Hindu society, paint the Sangh parivar black, and prove that Modi's regime is intolerant and anti-Dalit. To meet these malicious ends, ...

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  16. 'Faith in Birmingham' gallery provides unique insight into Christianity, Islam, HinduismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Merinews

    Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery in United Kingdom reportedly launched a new gallery "Faith in Birmingham" on February 5; providing unique insight into Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Judaism. BMAG in Birmingham, which claims itself to be a "world class museum", is showcasing 11th Century Ganesh and Vishnu statues from Bihar, an 11th Century Shiva Lingam from eastern India, 13th Century Nandi statue from Mysore, and various other Hindu artifacts.

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  17. Maha Kumbh Journal during the making of "Kalkimanthankatha - Part 1.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Savage Minds

    The early months of 2013 saw one of the largest congregations of mankind in the 21st century transpiring at the confluence of the rivers Ganga and Yamuna in the north Indian town of Allahabad. Maha Kumbh Mela, which happens once every 12 years, is one of the most significant Hindu religious gatherings.

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  18. Bizet's Lost PearlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | City Journal

    ... theater, the important Thtre Lyrique, chose the libretto: the story of a love triangle set on a storm-drenched Hindu village in Ceylon (present-day Sri Lanka, off the southern tip of India). In a twist on the usual love triangle structure, the two ...

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  19. Modi's Idea of IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Indian Express

    ... mass politics. What is PM Modi's record on caste and religion? On caste, the Constituent Assembly had accepted that Hindu society had historically heaped multiple indignities on its lowest orders, especially Dalits, and the grave historical wrongs ...

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  20. A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush by Eric NewbyRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2009 | Mary Ward Books

    Mary Ward Books is an independent family run online bookstore specialising in second hand , out of print books and used books such as A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush by Eric Newby . We offer a used and out of print book search facility and secure payments via PayPal and Nochex .

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