Hindu Newswire (Page 11)

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  1. Varalakshmi Vratam 2017 Celebration: How and When The Auspicious...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | India.com

    Shravan 2017 has a bunch of auspicious Hindu days celebrated by devotees all over the country. One such auspicious day in the Hindu calendar is Varalakshmi Vratam 2017 which falls on August 4. Celebrated mainly in south India, this day calls for a Lakshmi puja which holds great significance for married Hindu women.

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  2. Nitish Kumar's pragmatic choice reinforces a fraught idea - of Hindu...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | The Indian Express

    ... by the Congress, the various Janata or Samajwadi parties, which represented OBC politics, often sought coalitions with Hindu nationalists: As during the days of the Samyukta Vidhayak Dals (SVDs) in the late 1960s, when real opportunities for ...

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  3. Akhilesh Yadav to organise rallies against Modi, YogiRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | DNA India

    ... Party holds a pro-majority stance. Of late, he has been trying to making a dig at the BJP for touting him as anti-Hindu. "Shall I go to a temple to prove that I am a staunch Hindu supporter," he had said recently. "The main aim of these rallies is ...

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  4. A day in photosRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2017 | Bangkok Post

    ... evening prayers on Aug 1. - EPA A devotee offers prayers to an idol, a day after "Dashama" Festival during which Hindu devotees keep the idols of goddess Dashama in their house for 10 days before immersing or keeping them near the banks of the ...

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  5. photoA day in photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | Bangkok Post

    ... during evening prayers on Aug 1. A devotee offers prayers to an idol, a day after "Dashama" Festival during which Hindu devotees keep the idols of goddess Dashama in their house for 10 days before immersing or keeping them near the banks of the ...

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  6. Shravana Putrada Ekadashi - 2017 Date, Muhurat and Vrat Puja Vidhi:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | India.com

    ... Ekadashi falls during Paush Shukla Paksha in December or January, according to the English Gregorian calendar. The Hindu Holy day celebrated in honour of Lord Vishnu holds a significant place amidst the devotees. The worshippers, mostly husband and ...

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  7. When is Rakhi in 2017?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | The Indian Express

    ... during the British empire. Rakshabandhan is widely observed by north-western Indians residing in Pakistan and the Hindu diaspora from Nepal who have settled elsewhere. In 'Sikhism,' according to historical texts, it is often termed as Rakhardi or ...

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  8. The origins of the juggernautRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | OUPblog

    ... an encounter between two worlds: the English-speaking West and India. "Juggernaut" is the Anglicized name for the Hindu god Jagannath, the "Lord of the Universe." Jagannath, a form of the god Vishnu, presides over a massive temple in Puri, India ...

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  9. Ancient, Six-Foot Statue Found Near Angkor WatRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | National Geographic

    ... of modern day Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam. Angkor Wat, which means "capital temple" was originally constructed for the Hindu god Vishnu before it was later adapted for Buddhist worship. Archaeologists are hailing the statue's discovery as one of the ...

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  10. Ram Nath Kovind takes over as Indian presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | The Daily Star

    ... India in the United Nations in New York and addressed United Nations General Assembly in October, 2002, reported The Hindu. During his parliamentary tenure, Kovind emphasised on development of basic infrastructure for education in rural areas and ...

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  11. Unusual religious artefact unearthed on Skegness beachRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2017 | Skegness Standard

    The small carved object was found in the sand by a member of the public who reported it to Lincolnshire County Council. Dr Adam Daubney, the authority's finds liaison officer, extensively researched the artefact and was able to identify it as Hindu shivling - a representation of the Hindu god Shiva.

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  12. The Feministing Five: Vivek ShrayaRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2017 | Feministing

    ... feels like today, our culture is always depicted as incredibly conservative and stifling. I often cite Hinduism and my Hindu upbringing as one of the only sites of nurturance for my gender creativity. Even though I wasn't identifying as trans as a ...

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  13. Caste Aside: India's New President Has - No Room for Christians'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | Christianity Today

    Ram Nath Kovind, India's new president who took office today, represents an unusual case of a little-known politician from the country's lowest caste, the Dalits, rising to power. However, as others champion his victory, India's Christian minority - the majority of whom are Dalits themselves - know that a Hindu nationalist politician from the Dalit caste is still a Hindu nationalist politician.

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  14. Hariyali Teej Puja 2017 Date: Significance of Shravan Teej Vrat...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | India.com

    ... loving relationship of Mahadev and his consort, Goddess Parvati. Hariyali also has another origin, according to the Hindu legend. It is believed that one of a friend of Goddess Parvati kidnapped her in order to rescue Mata from a matrimonial ...

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  15. Hindu group asks devotees to use less milk in religious ritualRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | This Is Leicestershire

    A Hindu group is asking its devotees to reduce the amount of milk used in a religious ritual to help local charities.

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  16. India swears in Ram Nath Kovind as 14th presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | The Peninsula

    India's new President Ram Nath Kovind inspects an honour guard after being sworn in at the Rashtrapati Bhavan presidential palace in New Delhi, India July 25, 2017. NEW DELHI: Ram Nath Kovind was sworn in on Tuesday as India's 14th president, becoming the first member of a powerful Hindu nationalist movement to assume the highest public office in the world's largest democracy.

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  17. Nag Panchami 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | India.com

    The Hindu festival of Nag Panchami which worships snakes is celebrated in several parts of India. This year, Nag Panchami will be celebrated in most states on July 27. The auspicious day falls on the fifth day of the bright fortnight of the lunar day in the month of Shravan according to the Hindu calendar.

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  18. Ram Nath Kovind sworn in as India's 14th presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Ram Nath Kovind has said he will use his position as Indian president to improve the lot of Dalits, a marginalised 200-million strong community once known as 'untouchables' AFP/PRAKASH SINGH NEW DELHI: Ram Nath Kovind was sworn in as the 14th President of India in New Delhi on Tuesday in a ceremony. The 71-year-old low-caste politician backed by the ruling Hindu nationalist-led coalition easily won the presidential election last Thursday.

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  19. Low-caste Hindu leader sworn in as India's presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | New Vision

    PIC: Incoming Indian president Ram Nath Kovind and outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee arrive ahead of the oath-taking ceremony at the Indian Parliament in New Delhi on Tuesday. Ram Nath Kovind was sworn in as India's president Tuesday, becoming just the second leader from the oppressed Dalit community to be elected head of state.

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  20. As a river dies: India could be facing its 'greatest human catastrophe' everRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... 20 years, more than 300,000 indebted farmers in India have committed suicide - many due to family debts, reported The Hindu newspaper. Years of scanty and inadequate rainfall have led to the drying up of water reservoirs and village water bodies in ...

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