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  1. Remarks on Mother Teresa spark outrageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    A Hindu leader's remarks that the main aim of Mother Teresa's charity work was converting the poor to Christianity triggered outrage in India on Tuesday. Mohan Bhagwat, is the chief of the Hindu nationalist organisation Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, the ideological parent of Premier Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party.

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  2. Bothell community comes together for victims of hate speech graffitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | The Bothell Reporter

    The Hindu Temple in Bothell and Skyview Junior High School were vandalized with hate-speech graffiti on Feb. 15. The hate speech on the Hindu Temple had a swastika and the words 'Go Home,' whereas the school had a swastika and 'Muslims be gone' and 'Muslims get out.' While the malice-filled spray paint had been painted over by late on Feb. 16, the scar on the community remains.

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  3. PM must condemn RSS chief's Mother Teresa remarks: CongressRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... in contradiction to prime minister's stand. Finding the remark "extremely repugnant", Jha said Bhagwat's talk of Hindu Rashtra (Hindu nation) is a reminder that Modi's assurance to the Christian community was "immaterial and insignificant". "The RSS ...

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  4. Mohan Bhagwat: Need to revive Hindu cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | The Times of India

    JAIPUR: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday said there was a need to revive in every heart Hindu culture and values, claiming that because of the "weakness" of Hindu Samaj some people who have no understanding of "our society and culture" are moving forward in the country. "Because of the weakness of Hindu Samaj, such people are moving forward in the country who have no understanding of our society and culture," Bhagwat said at a Sant Samagam convention here.

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  5. Hindu Epic RAMAYANA Performs Across the US Through Malaysian PuppetryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Hindu Sanskrit epic RAMAYANA performances through shadow puppetry of Malaysia will be held in various parts of USA in the next few weeks. In WAYANG KULIT: THE SHADOW PLAY OF KELANTAN, an ancient form of puppet theater, the shadows of intricately carved leather puppets will be projected onto a screen, showcasing the plays based on RAMAYANA.

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  6. 'Indians Knew Small Pox Inoculation Before Jenner Invented Vaccine'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Outlook

    ... that, into the European languages in the 17th century. "When I studied the history of Ayurveda or what you can call Hindu medicine... I found that in the ninth century, the Caliph of Baghdad got all our knowledge of Ayurveda translated into the ...

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  7. India's village becomes birthplace of bouncersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Times of India

    ... the tutelage of the village wrestling coach, a barrel-chested Brahmin who communicates largely in parables from the Hindu epics. His students are put on an ultrahigh protein vegetarian diet consisting of dried fruit, clarified butter (during ...

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  8. Hindu epic Ramayana performances across USA through Malaysian puppetryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Merinews

    Hindu Sanskrit epic Ramayana performances through shadow puppetry of Malaysia will be held in various parts of USA in the next few weeks. In "Wayang Kulit: The Shadow Play of Kelantan", an ancient form of puppet theater, the shadows of intricately carved leather puppets will be projected onto a screen, showcasing the plays based on Ramayana .

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  9. Bajrang Dal announces to install Hanuman idols in 10,000 villagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | The Indian Express

    Days after Vishwa Hindu Parishad announced that it will install idols of Lord Ram in villages to "unite Hindus" and seek support to build Ram temple in Ayodhya movement, now its youth wing Bajrang Dal has decided to install idols of Lord Hanuman in at least 10,000 villages across the country on the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti in April. Bajrang Dal plans to install the idols in at least 10 villages in every district with three aims: To increase the number of temples in the country; unite Hindus; and motivate people to believe in god.

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  10. US-China partnership in AfghanistanRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | Rediff.com

    ... with the US strategies. The US, it seems, wants China "to do more" and become its "full-fledged partner" in the Hindu Kush. Thus, Rubin estimates that the US is supportive of China's 'Belt-and-Road' regional initiatives since they would help "in ...

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  11. Government not spending money for promotion of Vedas: Baba RamdevRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | DNA India

    ... Ramdev also referred to spiritual guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi's move to introduce a currency 'Raam' named after the Hindu deity and said it has been accepted by several countries though "India has still not recognised it". He also lashed out at ...

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  12. Hindus urge Pope to discipline N. Ireland priest who linked yoga to SatanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Merinews

    ... to "The Kingdom of Darkness". "It's a slippery slope from yoga to Satan", RT channel said quoting him. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, stressed that on the other hand, seeing the proven benefits of ...

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  13. JUH Leader's Statement on Shiva Is Baseless: Muslim ScholarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Outlook

    ... said. "None of the religious scriptures nor history proves that Lord Shiva was the first prophet of Muslims...Hindu religion does not even subscribe to the principle of the prophet," he said, adding it was an established fact that first prophet of ...

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  14. Hindu gods at New York's Metropolitan MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Merinews

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is displaying "Earring for a Deity Showing Vishnu Riding Garuda" in its "Sacred Traditions of the Himalayas" exhibition which will run till June 14. It is also showcasing 17th-19th century "Dish for Ritual Offerings with Durga Defeating a Demon", 17-19th century "Amulet case with Vishnu" and a scroll painting dated 1651 showing Kubera and Durga. Applauding Met for showcasing Hindu deities in an exhibition, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada, said that art had a long and rich tradition in Hinduism and ancient Sanskrit literature talked about religious paintings of deities on wood or cloth.

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  15. Old India's warrior village now the birthplace of bouncersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... the tutelage of the village wrestling coach, a barrel-chested Brahmin who communicates largely in parables from the Hindu epics. His students are put on an ultra-high protein vegetarian diet consisting of dried fruit, clarified butter (during ...

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  16. Revolt Against Corruption Triumphs in DelhiRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Lim Kit Siang

    ... coal mine licences. Such progress however has to be offset against activities by other branches of the BJP's fervently Hindu nationalist Sangh Parivar family of organizations, which have pursued strong Hindu-centric policies including mass ...

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  17. Left vote share comes downRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | The Telegraph

    ... to data available with the district administration, Bongaon has a high concentration of Matuas, a community of Hindu Namasudras who migrated from Bangladesh. Over 6 lakh of the 15 lakh voters belong to this socio-religious sect. Krishnaganj, too, ...

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  18. Mango People In a Banana RepublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | OpEdNews

    ... violence instigated by the BJP targeting Muslims and Christians -- especially in the attack on churches and fomenting Hindu -Muslim riots in parts of Delhi prior to the polls. The aim was to polarize the Hindu -- Muslim votes for electoral gains. ...

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  19. Artist Manjunath Kamath's solo is a brave attempt at rewriting historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | The Indian Express

    ... created by him. It is how he imagines god to be, after scouring through a book on Shilpi Shastra. Like most others in Hindu mythology, the god has a vehicle too, in Vahana a hi-bred animal, with legs of a lion and a cow and the body of a bull. ...

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  20. Letter: Shiva Raatri should be a tourist attraction during Trinidad and Tobago CarnivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... calendar with Carnival climaxing at mid-night on Tuesday, and Shiva Raatri ending about the same time. This year, the Hindu festival of Shiva Raatri falls on the final day of Carnival, which was originally a Roman Catholic "last-hurrah" celebration ...

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