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  1. Maharashtra polls: MIM's lone Hindu face is from KurlaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | DNA India

    Keen on making its mark beyond Deccan region, Muslim right-wing party All India Majlis-e-Itehadul Muslameen has fielded a Hindu candidate from Mumbai's Kurla assembly constituency a seat reserved under schedule caste and has a sizeable Muslim population. Avinash Gopichand Barve, a resident of Panvel is perhaps, party's sole Hindu candidate contesting from Mumbai region.


  2. Did the river Saraswati, mentioned in the Vedas, really exist?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | DNA India

    Saraswati is the goddess of knowledge in Hindu mythology. The river Saraswati also has a unique place in Vedic literature.


  3. Firecrackers causes health hazards: Gurgaon NGO asks people to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Merinews

    ... at these special occasions. In the month of October-November, Dussehra is celebrated as win of good over evil by Hindu community 0every year in India. The festival of Diwali is celebrated to honour the day when God Ram had returned to Ayodhya after ...


  4. Just who is your typical Craft Beer Drinker?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Was it because it won a Blue Ribbon in 1893?" Religion and Beer? If you are a practicing Muslim, Buddhist or Brahmin Hindu, you are probably not drinking any alcohol, let alone beer. All others? Let's have another! Beer and Politics? Based upon ...


  5. #dnaEdit: Modifying India?Read the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | DNA India

    ... how caste dictated Indian sanitary behaviour. In his ashrams and during his travels, Gandhi would castigate his caste Hindu followers who refused to pick up a broom and those ascribing the task of cleaning and scavenging to "sweepers". The reality ...


  6. Anthropologist builds life in NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... first-hand how women and girls are treated as the lowest members of society, regardless of their caste in largely Hindu Nepal. Enslin will discuss "While the Gods Were Sleeping" and her experiences from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20, at Bloomsbury ...


  7. Modi enters Gandhian legacy after PatelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Hindustan Times

    ... such temples elsewhere, by Valmikis -- a neglected Dalit group and erstwhile "untouchables" forbidden from mainstream Hindu religious places. Gandhi's birthday is a fitting platform for a mission for a filth-free India, "Swachh Bharat". In his ...


  8. Two institutions established by Gandhi fight over his - ideology'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | The Indian Express

    ... stop keeping stocks of these books with revised cover pictures. The original books don't have colourful pictures of Hindu symbols such as "Sudarshan Chakra", "Conch shell" or pictures depicting characters of Mahabharata such as Arjun and Lord ...


  9. Washington DC's yoga tax condemned Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Merinews

    US based distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who strongly criticized the attempts to regulate yoga in the past by various states in USA, has urged Washington DC to reconsider it and keep the sales tax exemption on yoga. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, in a statement in Nevada today, said that yoga was one of the six systems of orthodox Hindu philosophy whose traces went back to around 2000 BCE.


  10. When Modi met XiRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    On the day Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Gujarat on September 17, the Hindu newspaper published an op-ed called 'Towards an Asian century of prosperity' in which President Xi spoke of his country as the factory and India as the world's back office, he referred to the new government in power bringing in new reforms. He spoke of deepened mutual trust by "strengthening strategic dialogue and enhancing political confidence."


  11. India celebrates good over evil at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Bangkok Post

    With traditional theatre and the burning of giant effigies, millions of Hindus across northern India are celebrating a religious festival that symbolises the triumph of good over evil. An Indian artist makes effigies of the demon king Ravana at a fair in New Delhi to celebrate the Dussehra festival, on September 29, 2014 Outside the walls of the Indian capital's imposing Red Fort, plays are performed nightly that re-enact revered Hindu deity Ram's battle to kill the demon king Ravana.


  12. Hindus commend religious instruction in California's Modesto City SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Merinews

    Hindus have welcomed teaching of World Religions in Modesto City Schools in California and reportedly being the only one in the nation to make it a graduation requirement. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada , said that teaching of semester-long religion to ninth grade students in MCS was a "step in the right direction".


  13. Thousands throng pandals as Durga Puja begins in BengalRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    ... to rescue his wife Sita, Lord Rama had performed Durga Puja in autumn -- a time when the gods sleep, according to the Hindu religious texts. So Lord Rama had to first wake up the goddess prematurely, and as such the awakening in the autumnal ...


  14. Ancestor Worship - " The Hard WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Stranger in Paradise

    ... building of the peyadnyan; certain measurements were used as in the setting out of the enclosure. This South Indian Hindu geomancy, called Asta Bumi Asta Kosala-Kosali, is as old as the hills. The final video documented ending of the 30 days of ...


  15. The U.S. Welcomes Modi, but Will Renewed Investment in India Follow?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Knowledge@Wharton

    ... New York City. He managed all that while observing a nine-day fast (drinking only lemon juice and water) to mark the Hindu Navratri festival that is underway. Unlike many other high-profile foreign jaunts by heads of state, Modi's visit did not ...


  16. Latitudes: 50 Years Of Nonesuch, 10 Essential RecordingsRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... "world music." The first time I heard the intensely rhythmic "monkey chant" of Bali - more accurately, scenes from the Hindu religious epic The Ramayana -- it was thanks to Music From The Morning Of The World . Otherworldly Bulgarian polyphonic ... 2 comments

  17. Obama, Modi work to deepen improving U.S.-India tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Reuters

    ... House to the memorial honoring slain U.S. civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Modi, who is fasting to honor the Hindu goddess Durga, drank warm water while attending two official meals, a White House dinner with Obama on Monday night and a ...


  18. A view of the Ganga - BenarasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | TrekEarth

    ... is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. Varanasi is also known as the favourite city of the Hindu deity Lord Shiva as it has been mentioned in the Rigveda that this city in older times was known as Kashi or "Shiv ki Nagri". ...


  19. the Devi Diva Triad Set for United Solo, 10/26Read the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The inimitable Sunita Mukhi inhabits the personas of three quirky, irreverent and powerful fictive-mythic divas who entice, scold and shimmer. MAMA SITA, the paragon of Hindu womanhood, tells it like it is about being put through that test of fire in the great epic Ramayana.


  20. College pupils see live poetry with Literary FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Exmouth Journal

    The festival organised an event for more than 200 pupils from six schools, at St Peter's High School in Exeter, to meet Daljit Nagra, an award-winning poet who has recently won critical acclaim for his retelling of the Hindu epic Ramayana . Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival's David Marston said: "It was terrific to see so many students engage with a story from another culture which is, in some places, quite challenging.