Hindu Newswire (Page 14)

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  1. Hindu temple opens in $4.1 million building in MassachusettsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | Merinews

    ... language classes, activities for youth and seniors and volunteers for the community activities. Meanwhile, US-based Hindu religious leader, Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, commended efforts of temple leaders and area community for ...

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  2. Culture vulturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    ... at the heart of the controversy was directed by Bhandit Thongdee and released on Sept 11. It uses characters from the Hindu epic These include having the demon king and his commanders driving go-carts, cooking coconut cream cakes, biking and taking ...

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  3. In India, Food Business Challenges Caste-based DiscriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | Voice of America

    ... A well-known writer on Dalit issues, he has campaigned for years to end caste biases that stem from the division of Hindu society into hierarchical groups based on occupation. Prasad says he has social, as well as business goals. He hopes that if ...

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  4. 'Without land, we have no power', Indian Dalit land rights activist saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | The Star Online

    When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited his home town in Gujarat state to mark his birthday over the weekend, the national media focused on the detention there of a young Dalit rights activist. In just a few months since he led a protest after four Dalit youths were stripped and flogged by upper-caste Hindu men in Una, Gujarat, for allegedly skinning a dead cow, Jignesh Mevani has become the poster boy for Dalit rights in the country.

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  5. Shah plays common factor gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | The Telegraph

    ... with the Samajwadi. Asked why Shah only named Muslim leaders when there are many criminals in these parties who are Hindu, Maurya told The Telegraph it was a coincidence. "The BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are doing inclusive politics. Shah ...

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  6. Muzaffarnagar echo in BijnorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | The Telegraph

    ... know what our fault was," cried Zareen, pointing at the brick walls bearing several bullet holes. That morning, some Hindu boys had allegedly harassed a Muslim girl from the village, a Class VIII student who was on way to her school in Bijnor with ...

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  7. Indian entrepreneur sells 'untouchable' foods to challenge caste biasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | The Globe and Mail

    A former rebel fighter and member of India's "untouchable" caste is taking on caste-based discrimination with packaged foods that would have been regarded as impure just decades ago. Chandra Bhan Prasad, 58, was born into the Dalit Pasi community of pig rearers in North India, considered untouchable in the ancient Hindu social hierarchy.

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  8. Why Amit Shah was not wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | Rediff.com

    ... pretend that he, an activist for a party whose credo is atheism, has suddenly developed the most sincere respect for Hindu tradition. He may even want us to believe that in all his 71 years he never came upon the link between Mahabali and Vamana. He ...

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  9. The Prawn WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | Slate Magazine

    ... Between them lies a barely submerged series of shoals known as the Ram Sethu (or Ram's Bridge), built, as the great Hindu epic the Ramayana tells us, by an army of ape-men so that the God Rama could invade the kingdom of Lanka and rescue his wife, ...

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  10. Another attack by a Gau Rakshaksa : Delhi madrassa teacher among 2...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | India.com

    ... isolated. The PM's snub to cow vigilantes had had strong reactions from the extremist right organisations. The Vishwa Hindu Parishad had especially slammed Modi, saying that he had betrayed and insulted 'Gau Rakshaks'. VHP international working ...

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  11. 'Some people want to divide Hindus'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Rediff.com

    ... We are not bothered about the false image propagated by others. You mean to say, only the so-called savarna s from the Hindu community pray at the Trikakara kshetram where the deity is Trikakara Appan who is none other than Vaamana Murthy. During ...

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  12. Rajasthan celebrates unique snake festival to bring good fortuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | India.com

    ... devotee. It is widely believed that offering prayers to serpents would help devotees attain salvation. As per the Hindu mythology, it is believed that people who have negative stars in their birth chart should pour milk on snakes and release them ...

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  13. North Carolina Hindu temple moving ahead with foundation event despite 2015 gun blasts at signRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Merinews

    Sri Mata Hindu Temple of Winston-Salem is holding a grand foundation ceremony from October 7 to 10 on its 7.5 acres plot in Clemmons , first Hindu temple of Forsyth County. Hindu community seems to be enthusiastic and moving forward with Temple plans despite the sign of planned Temple in Clemmons was hit with over 60 shotgun blasts in July 2015.

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  14. Ahmadiyya Muslim Community New Zealand calls for PeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Scoop

    ... on the 17th September, 2016 at the Fickling Convention Centre, Three Kings, Auckland. Invited speakers from the Hindu, Jewish, Buddhist, Christian, Sikh and Islamic faiths will discuss the teachings and messages from their religious scriptures ...

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  15. Reservation is a necessary remedy for discrimination against DalitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | The Indian Express

    ... led the counter-discourse - notwithstanding their occasional arguments for equity. Scholars tells us that the word Hindu, which originally meant people living beyond Sindu river, became an "ism" in the 19th century - with different shades of ...

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  16. In India, getting bitten by a snake seen as good luckRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... Rajasthan. It is widely believed that offering prayers to serpents would help devotees attain salvation. As per the Hindu mythology, it is believed that people who have negative stars in their birth chart should pour milk on snakes and release them ...

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  17. These lifeguards keep watch over Mumbai's Ganesh devoteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Rediff.com

    ... three persons from drowning at Girgaum beach. Meanwhile, at Dadar Chowpatty, Noor Mohammad Khan is a rare example of Hindu-Muslim communal harmony. The 59-year-old is working as a lifeguard for 35 years during the 10 days of festivities, that too ...

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  18. Is end of 50 per cent cap a good idea?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Jewish Chronicle

    ... creating a school model with a broad intake has not been achieved. For example, 91 per cent of children attending the Hindu free schools are of Asian ethnic origin. Indeed, the evidence suggests that the rule does not achieve inclusivity, but has ...

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  19. Mixed response to May's faith school planRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Jewish Chronicle

    ... among pupils at faith schools. But she noted: "In practice it has little impact on many Jewish, Muslim, Sikh and Hindu schools because they tend not to appeal to parents of other faiths. Following the announcement, she launched a consultation, ...

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  20. Pindadan begins in Gaya, million pilgrims expectedRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    ... Patna. Pindadan is traditionally offered on the banks of the Falgu river during the 15 days of the waning moon of the Hindu month Ashwin. This year, it extends from Septemnber 15-30. According to Hindu belief, the soul wanders after death until ...

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