ASIA PACIFIC – Highlights

Hindu funeral ceremony held for Australian murder victim

An Australian grandmother has been cremated in a traditional Hindu ceremony in India following the arrest of her three alleged killers....

​20 Amazing Scientific Reasons Behind Hindu Traditions

20 Amazing Scientific Reasons Behind Hindu Traditions 1.  Joining Both Palms together to Greet   In Hindu culture, people greet...

International Response Needed: Pak Govt. Must Return Angli Meghwar To Her Home

According to JFH sources, Angli Meghwar is a 12 year old Hindu girl who was kidnapped from her home...

Corruption tainted Khadka forms committee to revive Hindu state

KATHMANDU, NOV 01 – Former Home Minister and Central Working Committee member of Nepali Congress Khum Bahadur Khadka has...

Hindu activists resume strike

KATHMANDU, NOV 03 – Supporters of the Nepal Sanatan Hindu State Struggle Committee resumed relay hunger-strike on the Bhandrakali...

Ealing’s Afghan Hindus to throw Diwali Fete this weekend

This is an annual event that the Asamai youth committee holds for its members with more than 300 people...

Hindu NGOs want Heritage Department to stop Vivekananda Ashram redevelopment

Two Hindu NGOs are now pushing the authorities to step forward and protect the 110-year-old Vivekananda Ashram in Brickfields,...

Incentives offer for Hindus in Malaysia welcome

Hindus have welcomed offer of incentives for minority ethnic Indian community reportedly announced by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Abdul...

Hindu Devas take a (silk) road trip to Japan

This is a historical phenomenon, which entertains and fascinates me to no end. Buddhism had a huge impact on...

Hindus worship the Sun on Chhath worldwide

KATHMANDU: Life on Earth is impossible without the sun — the source of energy necessary for life on Earth. People...

Singapore’s 3 national monuments to undergo repair work

Singapore: Singapore’s National Heritage Board (NHB) has disbursed more than SGD1.3 million in grant for repairs and restoration work...

VHPA Best Wishes for a Very Happy Deepawali

Best Wishes for a Very Happy Deepawali cid:930562916@25102011-2B22 Om Asato Maa Sat Gamaya – Lead me from Falsehood to...

Hindu backing for reconciliation urged

President Mahinda Rajapaksa today urged the Hindu community in Sri Lanka to actively participate in the reconciliation process as...

Happy Diwali/Shuvo Deepabali: ​Patriots’ Forum

October 22, 2014 Subject: ​​Happy Diwali/Shuvo Deepabali Respected Elders and Mothers, Dear Brothers and Sisters, and Young Boys and...

Sri Lankan President hopes the Deepawali festivities will add to the spirit of reconciliation

Oct 22, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today said the religious practices and festivities that go with the...

Indonesia to grant Diwali holiday to Indians

JAKARTA: The Jakarta administration will grant a one-day holiday to all Indian nationals and Indonesians of Indian descent Wednesday...

Indian festival Diwali Mela lights up Albert Hall on Sunday

Canberrans have been invited to enjoy Bollywood dancing, fireworks and games as the Indian community celebrates its annual festival...

World Hindu News Co. Launches the World Hindu News App for iPhone and Android Devices

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Australian museums should re-examine procurement process of Hindu collections: Hindu religious leader

Indus are asking all the museums and art galleries of Australia to exhaustively re-examine the procurement process and the...

NC faction campaigns for Hindu state revival

KATHMANDU, OCT 10 – Several Nepali Congress leaders on Thursday launched a campaign to revive Nepal as a Hindu state through...