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  1. Wikipedia edit-a-thons to add content on LGBTsRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    ... about the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. The article by Renuka Phadnis was published in the Hindu on July 7, 2014. T. Vishnu Vardhan gave his inputs. It is inspired by "Wiki Loves Pride", a global campaign to expand and ...

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  2. Support for India's craftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2014 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... helps the artisans sell their products in a fair fashion. We love the ethnic and rustic jewellery and even the kitschy Hindu deities-dedicated stationery. Go take your pick, and help an art from fading out.

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  3. A-yatra-a-day raises Valley hacklesRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2014 | The Telegraph

    ... the government will push lakhs of pilgrims to these places," he said. "Through such measures, the government wants to Hindu-ise Kashmir and create an imaginary bond in Indian minds with Kashmir by projecting it as the abode of a particular religion. ...

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  4. Indian Temple Admits Women for First Time in 900-Year HistoryRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2014 | Free Republic

    Twelfth-century Hindu temple breaks with tradition after Supreme Court rules against two Brahmin families who have claimed exclusive ancestral rights to choosing priests for centuries A twelfth-century Hindu temple that attracts hundreds of thousands of pilgrims annually is to admit women and lower-caste men as priests for the first time. 1 comment

  5. PADT gears up preparations for Modi s Pashupatinath visitRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2014 | MYREPUBLICA.com

    ... is most likely to visit the temple at around 9: 30 pm. "We have been told that PM Modi will be accompanied by some Hindu priests from India for the bishesh puja," added he. Meanwhile, Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj visited the ...

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  6. Jaipur gears up for colourful Sawan Teej festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2014 | Merinews

    ... blessings for their marital bliss. The festival that occurs on the third day of 'Shukla Paksha' of the moon in the Hindu month of Shravana to mark the devotion of Parvati to Lord Shiva. It is widely believed that the invocation of Parvati's blessing ...

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  7. Azam Khan blames RSS for Uttar Pradesh clashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2014 | DNA India

    Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan today indirectly took aim at the Hindu outfit RSS for the clashes in the state, saying plans to "jeopardise" the peace in UP was being done in Nagpur, the outfit's headquarters.

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  8. 162-acre Hindu temple by 2017 in New Jersey, estimated cost over $150 million. Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2014 | Merinews

    ... center for youth; ornate pillars/panels showing images from Mahabharata, Ramayana, etc. Meanwhile, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, applauded efforts of BAPS, temple leaders and volunteers, and area ...

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  9. Is it right or wrong to call India a Hindu state?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2014 | Merinews

    When BJP's MLA from Goa Dipak Dhavlikar said Narendra Modi will make India a Hindu Rashtra, it sparked a lot of criticsim because the intent behind it is understandable.

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  10. Meet India's widows of climate changeRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2014 | The Toronto Star

    ... atop an eponymous peak at an altitude of 3,500 metres. For thousands of years, pilgrims have been drawn here by the Hindu belief that it was once home to deities such as Lord Shiva. It is one of the most remote shrines in the state: in the last leg ...

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  11. To really Prey and not be Prayed uponRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2014 | Merinews

    ... system of lineage for preserving his lineages genetic purity. This is a common practice mainly among the current Hindu society as it has kept the original gene banks of Hindu castes from mutating or getting corrupt. In fact it has kept us healthy ...

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  12. Mr. Pravin Togadia - We are ready to pick up the GauntletRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2014 | Merinews

    The frothy mouth of Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Ashok Singhal's has not yet been dried up as yet.

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  13. Simple tasteRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2014 | The Telegraph

    ... An Alternative History, were pulped on the face of protests against its allegedly objectionable depiction of the Hindu religion. Ms Doniger, pointedly, is a Sanskrit scholar whose book is based on extensive study of Sanskrit texts and whose ...

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  14. Arundhati Roy prompts outrage with call for 'truth' about Mahatma GandhiRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2014 | South China Morning Post

    ... "Gandhi devoted much of his life to fighting caste prejudice," he said. "He was a reformer not a revivalist within the Hindu religion. His effort was in keeping with his philosophy of nonviolence and bringing social transformation without creating ... 2 comments

  15. Maryland Hindu Temple to be consecrated in AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2014 | Merinews

    ... Virginia and Washington DC. It runs two Vedic Paatashaalas in India, reports indicate. Meanwhile, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, applauded efforts of temple leaders and area community to realize this ...

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  16. Queer enchantmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2014 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... And though woman, Mohini is not a demure wife; she is a dancer who is restricted to no man. Could this possibly be a Hindu story? When the Europeans came to India, they saw stories such as these as yet another indicator of Indian effeminacy and ...

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  17. Euthanasia: The Indian culture always had reference about itRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2014 | Merinews

    ... say that Indian laws are based on Anglo-Saxon judicial system and Western jurisprudence. According to them in ancient Hindu civilization voluntary death was permitted. They point out that in the epic Mahabharata, its heroes and heroin Pandavas and ...

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  18. Out of my mind: History warsRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2014 | The Indian Express

    ... there used to be diversity among historians. The Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan sponsored a six-volume history of India from a Hindu point of view. But that was during the liberal days of Jawaharlal Nehru. It was Indira Gandhi who began the Manichean ...

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  19. WorldReligionNews.com Publishes Hinduism Featured Contributor Article,...Read the original story

    Jul 19, 2014 | PRWeb

    WorldReligionNews.com, one of a new breed of technology enabled religious news sites, publishes its latest 'Featured Contributor' article, 'Vatican Museums Display Replica of Temple to This Hindu God,' by Rajan Zed, President of 'Universal Society Of Hinduism,' and launches updated tablet app and WRN Firefox & IE browser extension.

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  20. Bi Lines VII multi-arts reading wowed audienceRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... University professor in Maryland, read from his novel The City of Devi and explained it was based on a myth about the Hindu god Shiva, who had a baby with the god Vishnu, yet also had a wife and children. In the novel, Karun, a Hindu, is missing and ...

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