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Hindus push for Diwali holiday in New Jersey’s Bernards School District

Hindus are urging Bernards Township School District (BTSD) in New Jersey to proclaim official holiday on Diwali, most popular...

Illinois Governor issues Proclamation on Hindu prayers at Illinois Senate & House

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has issued a Proclamation marking the “invocations from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the start of...

Mississippi University offering yoga course to reduce anxiety of public performers

University of Mississippi (UM), a public research institution, is offering “Yoga for Performers” course in its Music Department. Announcement...

Oklahoma’s Grady County Board to open with Hindu prayers 1st time on April 30

The Board of County Commissioners of Grady County, founded 1907, will start its day in Chickasha (Oklahoma, USA) on...

Kohl’s apologizes & removes Lord Ganesh Throw Pillow within 17 hours of Hindu protest

Wisconsin headquartered leading omnichannel retailer, Kohl’s Department Stores, has apologized and removed the Throw Pillow carrying image of Hindu...

Hindus welcome Arizona State University using “spiritual principles of yoga” to heal addiction

Arizona State University (ASU), a public research university headquartered in Tempe (Arizona), is offering Yoga of 12-Step Recovery Classes...

Another Hindu Temple approved in Connecticut

Planning and Zoning Board of the City of Milford in Connecticut has reportedly unanimously approved the proposal to establish...

Payson City Council in Utah opening with Hindu mantras for 1st time since 1850 founding

Payson City Council in Utah (USA) will start its day with Hindu prayers on June six, reportedly for the...

Williams College in Massachusetts now has “Hindu Prayer Room”

Williams College, the second-oldest institution of higher learning in Massachusetts established in 1793, now has a Hindu Prayer Room....

Upset Hindus urge Italian brewery to withdraw Lord Ganesh Beer & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Palmi (Reggio Calabria, Italy) based Baffo Craft Brewery to apologize and withdraw its Ganesh Craft...

GHHF: “Why I Am A Hindu” By Tharoor Denounces Hindu Patriots and Intents to Demolish Hindu House

“Why I Am A Hindu” By Tharoor Denounces Hindu Patriots and Intents to Demolish Hindu House Now I...

Etsy discards Lord Ganesh Flip Flops within 6 hours of Hindu protest

Brooklyn (New York) headquartered e-commerce company Etsy, Inc. withdrew flip-flops carrying image of Hindu deity Lord Ganesh from its...

Upset Hindus seek apology as Etsy sells Ganesh Flip Flops after removing Ganesha Toilet Seat

Upset Hindus are urging Brooklyn (New York) headquartered e-commerce company Etsy, Inc. for immediate withdrawal of flip-flops carrying image...

Hindus commend Emory University for Ramayana exhibition curated by students

“Tell the Whole Story from Beginning to End:” The Ramayana in Indian Painting— exhibition has been launched at Michael...

Holi Celebration Brings Splash of Color to Campus

TEXAS, March 4, 2018 (The Battalion): Despite a short rain shower, students held Holi 2018 on Simpson Drill field...

Hindus term Holi shoes launched by Pharrell Williams & Adidas as “inappropriate”

Hindus feel that Holi footwear collaboratively launched by American singer Pharrell Williams and multinational sportswear corporation Adidas is trivialization...

Hindus want pilot “yoga replacing detention” program extended to all Denver Public Schools

Hindus have commended Doull Elementary School (DES) in Denver for reportedly trading detention with yoga, and are urging Denver...

183 Birth Day of Bhagawan Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa

183rd Sri Ramakrishna Jayanti ———————————————  The 183rd Birth Day of Bhagawan Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa was celebrated in all solemnity...

Tao Porchon-Lynch, World’s Oldest Yoga Teacher

HARTSDALE, NEW YORK, February 9, 2018 ( by Swapna Venugopal Ramaswamy, Lohud.com ): At 8:30 a.m. on a recent...

Nevada’s capital Carson City Board of Supervisors opened with Hindu mantras

Board of Supervisors of Nevada’s capital Carson City, founded in 1858, began its day on February 15 with ancient...