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  1. Religious supremacy in 'New India'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... in an election rally, where else do they speak that those who opposed Narendra Modi could always go to Pakistan. The Hindu Mahasabha and why should it be left out of all this outpouring of Hindu and upper caste religious supremacy has apparently ...

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  2. Hindus seek Diwali holiday in New Jersey's Glen Rock schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | The Paramus Post

    Hindus are asking New Jersey's Glen Rock Public School District to include Diwali, the most popular Hindu holy day, as a school holiday in its 2015-2016 schools calendar, in view of their substantial population in the District. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was not fair with Hindu pupils and their families as they had to attend school on their most popular festival while schools in the district were closed on some other religious holidays.

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  3. India's new prime minister, Narendra Modi, aims to rebrand and promote yoga in IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Shripad Yesso Naik, India's new yoga minister, dreams of a day when sun salutations and downward-facing dog pose will be as popular in their homeland as they are around the world. Indian yogic tradition appears in Hindu texts written thousands of years ago.

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  4. Indiaa s prime minister proposes International Yoga DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Shripad Yesso Naik, India's new yoga minister, dreams of a day when sun salutations and downward-facing dog pose will be as popular in their homeland as they are around the world. Indian yogic tradition appeared in Hindu texts written thousands of years ago.

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  5. Faith leaders from all over the world gather to help eradicate modern slaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... practical actions in all "people of goodwill." Those who signed were Pope Francis (Catholic), Mata Amritanandamayi (Hindu), Thich Nhat Hanh (Buddhist), Datuk K Sri Dhammaratana (Buddhist), Rabbi Dr Abraham Skorka (Jewish), Chief Rabbi David Rosen ...

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  6. Pope Francis describes modern slavery as crime against humanityRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | Nerve News

    ... by 2020. The event was attended by representatives of a number of the world's religions. Among those taking part were Hindu guru Mata Amritanandamayi, Argentinian rabbi Abraham Skorka, rabbi David Rosen of the American Jewish Committee, French ...

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  7. Bhagwad Gita has universal relevance: RSS chiefRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    ... who ensured to preserve its message by incorporating it in their lives," he said. The Bhagwad Gita is a 700-verse Hindu scripture that is part of the Hindu epic Mahabharata. Its call for selfless action inspired many leaders of the Indian ...

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  8. Hindus seek Diwali holiday in all US universitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Merinews

    Hindus are asking all universities of the USA to declare Diwali, one of their most popular festivals, as a university-wide holiday. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, pointed out that it would be a step in the right direction in view of presence of a substantial number of Hindu students at US universities, as it was important to meet the religious and spiritual needs of these students.

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  9. Schools substitute footballers for baby JesusRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Scotsman.com

    ... the festive period which incorporate information on other faiths, including Eid, an Islamic festival, or Diwali, a Hindu festival. However, according to the survey of 2,157 mothers and fathers by parenting site Netmums, most parents want to keep ...

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  10. Religious leaders for promoting interfaith harmony : December 02, 2014,Read the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | Daily Times

    ... The day was devoted to initiate collaborative efforts for the promotion of culture of peace and interfaith harmony. Hindu community leader Haroon Sarab Diyal said that every religion, despite of its diversity spoke one common language and that ...

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  11. India ban hits Nepal's mass animal sacrificeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | The Times of India

    A man raises his blade to chop a buffalo's head during a mass animal-sacrifice ritual in Gadhimai temple in Nepal. KATHMANDU: Hindu devotees slaughtered an estimated 200,000 animals during a recent festival in Nepal, organizers said on Monday, attributing a sharp fall in numbers to Indian export restrictions. 2 comments

  12. Hindu community heartbroken over no Diwali holiday in New Jersey's Hillsborough schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | Merinews

    Hindu community is heartbroken over Hillsborough Township Public School District in New Jersey not including Diwali as a school holiday in its 2015-2016 school calendar despite their longstanding demand and considerable population. A US based Hindu religious leader Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was not fair with Hindu pupils and their families as they would have to attend school on their most popular festival while schools in the district were closed on some other religious holidays.

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  13. Remembering Aligarian Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh on his 128th birth anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | Merinews

    ... of the day. The point of private donation of land, however, small is of great importance as landholders of the Hindu community had come forward voluntarily to donate their own land for the great cause of the Indian community. It would be in the ...

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  14. Heavenward bound: ISKCON to construct 700-ft high temple at VrindavanRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | Rediff.com

    ... up the steel belly of the skyscraper. On its 700-feet journey, it will take visitors past the various universes of Hindu mythology: Svarga Loka , that transitory place for righteous souls; Vaikuntha Loka , the abode of Vishnu; and finally Goloka ...

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  15. Modi gives Buddha a miss as South Asian leaders flock to NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Reuters

    Visiting Nepal for a South Asia summit, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has dropped plans to hold rallies at the birthplaces of the Buddha and a Hindu goddess, after controversy over whether he was gaining too much prominence inside Nepal. Suspicion of India is common among South Asia's smaller nations, and the sensitivities shown in Nepal would be a small reminder for Modi as he seeks to show leadership in a region scarred by ethnic and religious divides.

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  16. Success Guru AK Mishra delivered success tips to Civil Service Aspirants at Hindu College, New DelhiRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | PR Log

    True to its aim of guiding the youth to excel in their lives 'THE ART OF SUCCESS' Seminar was held at Hindu College Auditorium, Delhi University, on 23rd Nov 2014 from 11am to 3pm. PRLog - Nov. 25, 2014 - DELHI, India -- True to its aim of guiding the youth to excel in their lives 'THE ART OF SUCCESS' Seminar was held at Hindu College Auditorium, Delhi University, on 23rd Nov 2014 from 11am to 3pm.

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  17. The Blitz Book Club: She of the MountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | Xtra!

    ... exploration of love, gender and sexuality. Part contemporary love story and part reimagining of the legends of the Hindu gods Shiva, Parvati and Ganesh, She of the Mountains unites heart and spirit, reality and myth, self-loathing and self-love to ...

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  18. Hindi and Sanskrit are Roots, Rest is SecondaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Merinews

    ... religions, the Indian PM has to declare one as a winner. He employs the finest measures of assessment and finds the Hindu candidate better than the other one. But the opposition, news channels, and even the common public, to some extent, would blame ...

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  19. Houston Namadwaar Holds Bhoomi Pooja to Inaugurate New Prayer HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | India.com

    ... Sri Radha-Krishna Temple, Hindus of Greater Houston, HSS, Iyyappa group, Orissa Culture Center, Udupi Matha, Kerala Hindu Society, Pearland Desi Group and many others participated. Devotees from all across the USA also came to Houston for this ...

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  20. JK polls PDP may be biggest gainer but BJP could play the kingmakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Hindustan Times

    The Bharatiya Janata Party is hoping to ride the Narendra Modi wave to make inroads into Jammu and Kashmir as the state goes to the polls on Tuesday, but the People's Democratic Party could emerge as the biggest gainer, say analysts. The BJP is looking to tap into the people's anger over the slow rehabilitation of flood-hit Kashmiris as it seeks to expand its support base to the Muslim-majority Valley, where it has no presence, and increase its base in Hindu-dominated Jammu region.

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