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25 min ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

The hijra legacy

Unlike gay and lesbians who have long stayed invisible, the hijras have a reputation of making themselves visible.

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25 min ago | The Telegraph

In Taj backyard, Modi wave ebbs

Music of all kinds played: the qawwali hamd in praise of Allah, paeans to Babasaheb Ambedkar set to Bollywood tunes, and bhajans to Sherawali Mata in the small temples dotting the 10km road running through Agra.

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25 min ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

Tea and diversity

Last week The Hindu newspaper allegedly issued a circular stating that employees could not carry non-vegetarian food into the common canteen, because it made the majority vegetarians feel uncomfortable.

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9 hrs ago | Stranger in Paradise

The Majapahit Empire strikes back

Last month the Balinese descendents of this great exodus returned to Candi Penataran in Blitar, East Java, for a mighty re-unification with their distant relatives - the Javanese Hindus who have been hiding in the hills of Java for a very long time.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Newkerala.com

Prepare calender of dharmic events: TTD Eo

Tirupati, Apr 16 : To enhance the Hindu Dharmic activities taken up by Tirumala-Tirupati Devasthanams , there is need to bring out an annual calendar of dharmic events, TTD Executive Officer M G Gopal said here today.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Newkerala.com

Capt Singh gets overwhelming response during Youth Cong road show

Amritsar, Apr 16 : Thousands of youth today greeted former Chief Minister and Congress candidate from Amritsar Capt Amarinder Singh during his roadshow organised by the Punjab Youth Congress under the leadership of its general secretary Ashwani Sunny.

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Examiner.com

Reaper Bones review #113: Vandorendra, Demon

Everybody loves to sculpt the Marilith , AKA the Type V demon, and sculptor Julie Guthrie is no exception.

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The Indian Express

The new can-do Hindu

The novels of Amish Tripathi, Anand Neelakantan, Ashwin Sanghi and others show us an essentially modern Hindu imagination rising to re-imagine the past.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Different names and paths to the same source

James Francis talks to believers about how they came to their own understanding and relationship with what they call 'God'.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Exhibit Highlights Formations in the Stone

The Metropolitan Museum of Art's "Lost Kingdoms: Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Early Southeast Asia" is a monumental show in about every sense of the word.

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Scotsman.com

India's court rules on rights of transgender citizens

THE right of transgender people to identify themselves as being of a third gender has been officially recognised by India's top court.

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Iol.co.za

Gandhi takes aim at 'divisive' BJP

Sonia Gandhi, president of India's ruling Congress party, has issued a rare direct appeal to the nation not to return an opposition she said was motivated by "hatred and falsehood" in the country's general election.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Switched

Hanuman Jayanti 2014: Hindus Celebrate The Birth Of The Monkey God

Hanuman Jayanti is a Hindu holiday that celebrates the the birth of the monkey god Hanuman, a loyal devotee to Lord Rama.

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The Telegraph

POLARISATION

Unlike Modi, Surjeet does not dream big. All he wants is that elusive " do paisa ka sahara ".

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PR-inside.com

Take of Youth on Dalit representation in Indian Politics, Only on IBN-Lokmat

Amongst the various castes one of the scheduled caste in the country, is Dalit in legal and constitutional terms.

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International Business Times

Vishu 2014: What is the Significance of this Auspicious Festival?

Vishu, the New Year of Malayalees, is observed on the first day of the Malayalam month Medam.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Merinews

Understanding Dr. B.R. Ambedkar on his 123rd birth anniversary

"To set up a law-book of the kind of Manu means to concede to a people the right henceforth to become masterly, to become perfect - to be ambitious for the highest art of living.

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Xinhuanet

Hindu devotees celcebrate Shiva Gajan Festival in India

Indian villagers watch devotees performing rituals during the Shiva Gajan Festival in Sona Palashi, a remote village some 140 kilometres west of Calcutta, capital of eastern Indian state West Bengal, on April 12, 2014.

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Stranger in Paradise

Stay Calm - Head North

North Bali is the new Lombok - it has all the natural charms of the more popular South but also has enormous appeal for those travellers fed up with south Bali's traffic and mass tourism.

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Stranger in Paradise

The Majapahit Empire strikes back

Last month the Balinese descendents of this great exodus returned to Candi Penataran in Blitar, East Java, for a mighty re-unification with their distant relatives - the Javanese Hindus who have been hiding in the hills of Java for a very long time.

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Related Topix: Religion, World News, Indonesia

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