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  1. Amity hosts three-day "Women Parliament" for greater empowermentRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    ... burden. Dr. Agarwal mentioned that over the time, many changes have occurred in favor of women such as amendment of Hindu Succession Act in 2005 which gives woman a right in the property of joint family in which she is born or is married into. She ...

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  2. Indonesia: Slice of paradise in unspoilt BaliRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... jangly melodies of traditional Balinese instruments drift across the village and mix with the guttural chanting of a Hindu priest. Amed might be far removed from the sunscreen-scented, mini-mart mass tourism of Kuta or Seminyak, but it won't remain ...

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  3. Centres education policy may miss deadline over consultation jamRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    ... government's efforts with scepticism, saying it could be part of a "saffronisation" agenda to teach the superiority of Hindu values and mythology at the cost of academic accuracy. None of the states HT spoke to had held any meetings on the ...

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  4. The Big RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Slate Magazine

    ... in 1947, in the same partition of colonial territory that had split Ray's native region of Bengal into two parts, the Hindu western half belonging to India and the Muslim east to Pakistan. (One bloody revolutionary war later, East Bengal would ...

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  5. Hindus to the foreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Economist

    ... They salute a flag, completing a shakha , a morning meeting of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). Resurgent Hindu nationalists have perhaps 5m members nationwide, their numbers lifted by Mr Modi's success. The rank and file adore the muscular ...

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  6. Modi's many tasksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Economist

    ... theatre and insisted on taking the part of a king. From childhood his passion was politics, and he soon joined the Hindu nationalist Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) movement. A fellow RSS member recounts a playground scrap with Muslim rivals. A ...

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  7. India's one-man bandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Economist

    ... Mr Modi in last year's elections because of his record on handling religious strife. Though he fails to control the Hindu-extremist bullies who back him, we are happy that our fears of grave communal violence have so far not been realised. But when ...

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  8. Striking images of Rama go on show at National GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    ... last year. The miniatures illustrate the epic poem The Ramayana, which tells the tale of Rama, an incarnation of the Hindu god Vishnu who comes to Earth, falls in love with the goddess Sita and battles evil forces alongside the white monkey warrior, ...

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  9. Black Ensemble Theater to Host 1st Annual International Cultural Festival This JuneRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... ng in two very different types of training camp - Ruhi Singh, who aspires to become Miss India , and Prachi Trivedi, a Hindu nationalist with the Durga Vahini .

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  10. Even been to Paraparaumu?Read the original story

    Friday May 15 | Kiwiblog

    A religious spat has broken out between two neighbours in rural Auckland after one erected a 6.4m statue of the Hindu god Shiva. Ravin Chand told the Herald on Sunday that he installed the 30-tonne religious effigy so that he and his family could pray to it.

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  11. HCMC museum shows off never-before-seen artifactsRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | Thanh Nein News

    ... Culture dating back to 2,500 years ago. They were excavated in Can Gio District in 1995. Vishnu, the second god in the Hindu triumvirate. This earthenware statue made in India in the 5th-6th centuries was donated by a New Zealand couple in 2014. ...

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  12. Mahabharata unbound: rewriting the world's longest poemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | New Statesman

    ... for the story and those who read it for its moral and spiritual content, for the epic is also a central text of the Hindu religion. The latter aspect resides mostly in the Bhagavadgita, or "The Song of God", comprising the sermon that Krishna gives ...

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  13. $5 million Hindu Ram Temple opening in New ZealandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Merinews

    A $5 million Shri Ram Mandir, a Hindu temple and community complex in Henderson, about 13 kilometers from Auckland city center, will formally do Grand Opening on June 13, concluding eight days of ceremonies starting June six. A project of Shri Ram Mandir Charitable Trust, a registered charity established in 2011, whose objectives include enhancing "cross-cultural understanding"; this three-level complex with a reported capacity of about 1,000 persons aims to address the spiritual, social, and cultural needs of the community.

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  14. $5 million Hindu Ram Temple opening in West AucklandRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | Scoop

    A $5 million Shri Ram Mandir, a Hindu temple and community complex in Henderson, about 13 kilometers from Auckland city center, will formally do Grand Opening on June 13, concluding eight days of ceremonies starting June six. A project of Shri Ram Mandir Charitable Trust, a registered charity established in 2011, whose objectives include enhancing "cross-cultural understanding"; this three-level complex with a reported capacity of about 1,000 persons aims to address the spiritual, social, and cultural needs of the community.

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  15. Restoring the swastikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... persecution, torture, are all prospering. However, there is consolation in the fact that the swastika, originally a Hindu symbol of good fortune and the God Vishnu, was restored to its former hermeneutic value after the Nazi desecration. There are ...

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  16. Lens now on ill-gotten cash at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Telegraph

    ... money inside the country," said an official statement after the cabinet cleared the bill. Mutual funds, depositories, Hindu Undivided Families, trusts and legal guardians of minors will be exempt from this act and may hold properties in the names of ...

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  17. Urban Deities and DevasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | BellaOnline

    ... The same occurs for Devas - entities that work with, and organise, nature spirits. Divas are associated with the Hindu pantheon, and occupy the niche which angels do in the Christian worldview. These beings are best known for working with plants, ...

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  18. Cleveland Museum of Art returns looted ancient statue to CambodiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - A Buddhist ceremony was held in Phnom Penh on May 12, to celebrate the return of Hanuman , the Hindu monkey-god, handed over to the national museum by the director of the Cleveland Museum of Art, William Griswold, The Art Newspapoer reports. The Ohio museum acquired the one-metre high statue in 1982.

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  19. The Differences Between Northern & Southern Indian FoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore in 1963 and have been inseparable ever since. Although they are both Hindu, they are not of the same caste (my mother is Brahmin and my father is Vaishya) and do not share the same mother tongue (my ...

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  20. Najib's Umno-BN an Organised 'Mafia': Criminalizing the Opposition to stay in powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Malaysia Chronicle

    ... coalition on the defensive.Advertisement Religious freedom in a country with sizable Christian, Buddhist and Hindu minorities is now endangered as public figures vying for popular support among Muslims have supported the persecution of religious ...

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