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2 hrs ago | Outlook

The BJP's aggressive plans for Kashmir's assembly polls startles NC and PDP, puts people on guard

One of the most eagerly awaited of 2014's assembly polls, in Jammu & Kashmir, gained added piquancy with the BJP's declared target of winning 44 seats and the probability of its installing a Hindu CM in the Muslim-majority state.

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6 hrs ago | The Indian Express

Fearing an outbreak of violence, the district administration locked the room on Thursday.

For 10 years, 29-year-old Ram Pal was a practicing Christian, but three days ago he converted and become a Hindu.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Alabama Live

Hindus to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi with prayers to beloved elephant-headed remover of obstacles

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- One of the most popular and joyous religious holidays of the Hindu year, Ganesh Chaturthi, will be celebrated at the Hindu Cultural Center of North Alabama this weekend and next.

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The Telegraph

Pond pangs on Teej

Weeds removed from Bada Talab, aka Ranchi Lake, dumped in front of its main entrance in the capital on Friday morning.

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Switched

Stunning Photos Of Ganesh Chaturthi Festival

August 29 marked the beginning of the 2014 Ganesh Chaturthi festival , a Hindu holiday that honors Lord Ganesh, the god of intellect and wisdom.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

Meet the saviour of India's heritage

Over the last decade, Kirit Mankodi, a Mumbai-based professor of Archaeology has been working hard to help recover the country's stolen heritage and create an online profile of stolen Indian artworks In January 2014, Indian newspapers reported the return of three stolen sculptures - two amorous couples , and a stone sculpture of a male deity from ... (more)

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Hindustan Times

In UP both Hindus and Muslims suffer from minority complex

Early in 2013, in the middle of a conversation about national politics and the possible rise of Narendra Modi, a top Lucknow businessman said, "People say Modi's rise will make Muslims insecure.

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Saveur.com

Heavenly Meal

The Hindu deity Lord Jagannath, creator of the universe, is worshipped all over India, but with particular intensity in Puri, Odisha, where Jagannath Temple is located.

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Nepalnews.com

Nepali Hindu women celebrate Teej festival

Teej is a festival when the married women fast for longevity of their husband. In previous years, women used to fast without food and not even drinking water.

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Catholic World News

Hindu fundamentalists 'reconvert' Christians in Indian village

Hindu militants in India's state of Uttar Pradesh have announced the "reconversion" of about 70 people who had embraced Christianity, the AsiaNews service reports.

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Real Change

Passage from India

The death of Karamchand Gandhi in 1884 would have momentous consequences. At the time, his son Mohandas was in his teens and already married.

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Catholic World News

Hindu fundamentalists 'reconvert' Christians in Indian village

Hindu militants in India's state of Uttar Pradesh have announced the "reconversion" of about 70 people who had embraced Christianity, the AsiaNews service reports.

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Rediff.com

B K S Iyengar, U R Ananthamurthy: India's beacons

What B K S Iyengar and U R Ananthamurthy embodied was a cultural self-confidence... Celebrating and nurturing this legacy of deeply rooted strengths would be the best tribute to these two lives so richly lived, says Rajni Bakshi.

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Real Change

Passage from India

The death of Karamchand Gandhi in 1884 would have momentous consequences. At the time, his son Mohandas was in his teens and already married.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

MYREPUBLICA.com

Teej being observed across the country today

The festival of 'Teej,' a big festival observed by Nepali Hindu women, is being celebrated in a grand manner, wishing for prosperous life and perpetual luck throughout the country today.

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The Times of India

Church turned into 'temple' after 72 Valmikis reconvert to Hinduism

ALIGARH: A church with a cross in it that belonged to the 7th Day Adventists overnight turned into a temple adorned with a portrait of Shiva after what some Hindu groups in Aligarh termed the "successful ghar wapasi" of 72 Valmikis who had become Christians in 1995.

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Nerve News

Tourist haven Goa caught in its bikini politics

A master of witty anecdotes, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar once liberally used a popular bikini adage to make a point about governance and number crunching.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Merinews

Norway's Hindu temple offers matchmaking

"Those who may be interested to find his/her life partner or parents interested to find bride or groom for their children can register themselves in our register of match finding", website of Sanatan Mandir Sabha Hindu Temple of Slemmestad states.

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Nerve News

A film fest highlights conditions of Hindu temples

Hyderabad, Aug 26 - A unique international film festival here brought into focus the dilapidated condition of Hindu temples in India, highlighting problems like corruption, mismanagement, encroachments, financial problems faced by priests and erosion of traditional rituals associated with worship.

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Newkerala.com

A film fest highlights conditions of Hindu temples

A unique international film festival here brought into focus the dilapidated condition of Hindu temples in India, highlighting problems like corruption, mismanagement, encroachments, financial problems faced by priests and erosion of traditional rituals associated with worship.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Religion, Asian-American, Indian-American, Jackson State University, University, MS

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