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Indian Pilgrims Throng Nepal’s Pashupatinath to Mark Hindu festival

KATHMANDU, NEPAL, July 30, 2018 (ANI): Hindu devotees from across Nepal and India thronged various shrines of Hindu Lord...

Hindus And Sikhs Ask Ghani To Probe Jalalabad Attack

Afghanistan’s Hindus and Sikhs in Europe have asked President Ashraf Ghani to ensure their safety, probe Jalalabad attack and address their identity cards...

Mauritius Devotees Build 108-foot Venkateshwara Statue

MAURITIUS, July 2, 2018 (defimeida.info): The statue of the God Venkateshwara, was unveiled at 16th Mile in Forest-Side, Curepipe,...

104 out of over 1,500 Stranded Indian Kailash Mansarovar Pilgrims in Nepal Rescued

KATHMANDU, NEPAL, July 3, 2018 (Times of India): Over 100 Indian pilgrims were evacuated from Simikot in Nepal on...

Mostly Sikhs among 19 killed in Afghan suicide attack

6:31 PM | July 01, 2018 A suicide bomber blew himself up in a city in eastern Afghanistan where...

In a Chinese Village, Elderly Farmers Are Now Yogis

YUGOULIANG, CHINA, June 24, 2018 (New York Times): As the top Chinese official in this village, Lu Wenzhen had...

Monkeys Live Like Kings in Thailand’s Lopburi

LOPBURI, THAILAND, June 2, 2018 (Latin American Herald Tribune): Monkeys, said to be descendants of the Hindu God Hanuman,...

Revival of Pottery,an Indian Heritage by Penang Hindu Association

Revival of Pottery,an Indian Heritage by Penang Hindu Association Pottery is considered one of the oldest artistic handicrafts in...

International Yoga Day celebrations by Hindu Council

Hindu Council of Australia is celebrating International Yoga day in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. Details of the events are...

Indian archaeologists discover Mahabharat time 4000 year old chariots, weapons

  Ancient chariots along with eight well-preserved corpses have been discovered by Indian archaeologists in a village of Sanauli...

Ashraya Band celebrates International Day of Yoga with concerts in Darwin

To celebrate International Day of Yoga, the kirtan band Ashraya will be joining the festivities in Darwin. On their...

Malaysia Hindu Sangam: “No” to Hindu Endowment Board!

PETALING JAYA, MALAYSIA, May 28, 2018 (Malaysia Hindu Sangam): Hindu organizations and Hindu temples are dissatisfied with the proposal...

Documentary on “Great Minds on India” launched

      A short vedio documentary on a research-based book entitled “Great Minds on India” by Salil Gewali,...

Sri Krishnan Temple Re-sanctified after Restoration

SINGAPORE, June 4, 2018 (The New Paper): Waterloo Street was filled with the beating of drums and the patter...

Spoken Sanskrit in Canberra – a roaring success

June 5, 2018 by Surinder Jain · A basic sanskrit language course was held with the objective to give students a taste...

Delegates ‘open letter’ critisize mismanagement of World Hindu Federation’s Mauritius held “1st World Hindu Summit”

To all who are or have been part of or associated in any way with the World Hindu Federation...

Hindu Endowment Board Proposed to Manage Malaysian Temples

MALAYSIA, May 26, 2018 (The Star): The government is planning to set up Hindu Endowment Boards in all states...


Hindu Council rebuts ABC radio’s biased program against Hindus

ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) is generally well known for its balanced view of the world. Despite its high journalistic...

Hindu Council of Australia welcomes the integration multiculturalism model of Australia

Australian government has been agonizing at the growth of terrorism among some of the immigrant communities in Europe and...