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  1. India probes ID card for monkey godRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | BBC News

    ... fingerprints on the card belong to. The card lists Hanuman as "Pawan-ji's" son (the god was known as son of Pawan in Hindu mythology) and lists a mobile phone number and an address in the western state of Rajasthan. Hanuman is generally depicted ...

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  2. Preview: Ten films provide a look at developing worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... down of arms that brings out all manner of emotions on both sides. A visually stunning adaptation of a story from the Hindu epic The Ramayana, this film tells of a married woman tempted by a butcher while her husband is away on business. Peaceful ...

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  3. Of Hindu, Hindustan, HindiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Rediff.com

    ... subject. Scholar and ex-President Dr S Radhakrishnan wrote: "The people on the Indian side of the Sindhu were called Hindu by the Persian and the later western invaders (The Hindu View of Life by Dr Radhakrishnan pg 12). The term 'Hindu' according ...

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  4. .com | Caste discrimination at Indian crematoria must endRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | News24

    ... the city's municipal corporation to immediately end the practice, and submit a compliance report within a week, The Hindu reported. The roots of the Hindu caste system can be traced back more than 3 000 years, with families segregated by historical ...

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  5. Pitru Paksha: Importance and guidelines for the period of ShraddhRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | India.com

    Pitru Paksha or the period of Shraddh is a term of 16 days in the Hindu calendar that is wholly dedicated to the forefathers and ancestors. During this era, homage is paid with all due respect to forefathers and their souls in terms of donation.

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  6. Shaibal charts heartland hurdlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | The Telegraph

    ... epicentre of the Young Bengal Movement was Calcutta, Varanasi emerged as the academic and ideological centre of the Hindu heartland.' He said Brahmin pandits, merchants and the erstwhile king of Varanasi laid the ideological foundation of Hindi ...

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  7. Global conspiracy behind 'love jihad': Shiv SenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | The Indian Express

    Backing BJP leader Swami Adityanath, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday said 'love jihad' is part of a "global conspiracy" to destroy Hindu culture. In an editorial in its mouthpiece 'Saamana', the Sena cited RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's statement where he said that Hindu girls should beware of 'love jihad'.

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  8. Shiva AyyaduraiRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | Watersblogged

    ... the Truth - Find Your Way." The Bombay-born innovator later added of the ceremony, "We had a wonderful Wedding. The Hindu swamiji did Ganesha, Murugan and Lakshmi mantras. Very auspicious." He holds the patent for email after creating the program in ...

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  9. Hong Kong mothers find success writing children's booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | South China Morning Post

    ... "There are stories from the Ramayana and the Mahabharata [the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India] about myriad Hindu gods, of great kings and heroes and their triumphs over the most evil of adversaries." "Kids don't like being preached to, ...

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  10. Australia returns ancient art to IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | CNN

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has welcomed the return by Australia of two ancient Hindu art treasures that were allegedly stolen from temples in Tamil Nadu. During a meeting with Modi in New Delhi on Friday Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott handed over a 900-year bronze statue of Shiva Nataraja and a stone statue of Ardhanariswara , also from circa 1100.

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  11. Hinduism's Universal SwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | CNN

    Historians say Hindu Temples did not exist during the Vedic period . The ritual of idol worship which became popular at the end of the Vedic age may have given rise to the concept of temples as a place of worship.

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  12. Hibiscuses and Hinduism: How Gardens Cultivate CultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Scientific American

    ... reasons flowers play such a large role in Hinduism. Flowers are a main offering to the gods in religious ceremonies. (Hindu gods will also be coaxed by clothing, jewels, perfumes, music, dance, betel and fruit, which are all present in some form ...

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  13. Gender & Love JihadRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | Hard News

    ... survivors in Muzaffarnagar is not a case of isolated violence, or an aberration to the politics of mobilisation of the Hindu right. Nor are the gendered depictions of the men and women they seek to target from 'otherised' communities. Time and ... 2 comments

  14. MP Dalit group's plan to fight conversion: Burning crops, boycott, finesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | Express India

    ... by Dalits that some of them were driven to seek conversion to Islam as there was no let up in caste discrimination, Hindu organisations convinced Samasta Ahirwar Samaj to organise a meeting. One of the main points on the agenda was to convince Kasim ...

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  15. Giving a second chance to delinquentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | Rediff.com

    ... into." UH is a way for Shah to combine her American side with her Indian side. She learned about the organisation at a Hindu camp she attends called Vraj Youth. Though the camp's overall goal is to help young Indians stay connected to their culture ...

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  16. Colonial yoke or bureaucratic insouciance?Read the original story

    Sep 7, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    'Blame the British' is an oft-invoked argument when the subject of India's outdated laws comes up for discussion. But 68 years since Independence, can we still afford to parrot that old line? The article by Vidya Venkat was published in the Hindu on September 7, 2014.

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  17. One of the main points on the agenda was to convince Kasim and Ibrahim to return to Hinduism.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | The Indian Express

    ... by Dalits that some of them were driven to seek conversion to Islam as there was no let up in caste discrimination, Hindu organisations convinced Samasta Ahirwar Samaj to organise a meeting. One of the main points on the agenda was to convince Kasim ...

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  18. Letters: Michael Kustow's thinking was bold, his ambition highRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2014 | Groong

    ... the arts, Michael Kustow did much to make that promise good. His thinking was bold, his ambition high. Peter Brook's Hindu saga, The Mahabharata; Peter Hall's masked Oresteia; Pina Bausch's Bluebeard's Castle and Tony Harrison's V, directed by ...

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  19. Sagarika Ghose's Blog: Love can build a new social contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | The Times of India

    "Love jihad" evokes long-held stereotypes. Stereotypes of the con quering Muslim invader ravaging the innocence of Hindu women or a leering Mahmud of Ghazni type spiriting away local lovelies.

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  20. Author recounts her memories of turbulent PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Hindustan Times

    ... One day, their adult daughters visited. In the course of enthusiastic conversation, one of them asked me, "You are Hindu? Really? Hindu? I can't believe it!" She stared into my eyes, and shuddered. It struck me then how completely we had been ...

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