ASIA PACIFIC – Highlights

Sex, Lies and Hinduism: Why A Hindu Activist Targeted Wendy Doniger’s Book

Penguin Books India has agreed to recall and pulp all copies in India of The Hindus: An Alternative History...

Auckland to host Hindu youth conference

A prominent voluntary Hindu organisation in New Zealand Monday announced that it will organise on March 1 a youth...

Cambodia Hindu Websites

Reference Country  Broad catergory  Website Address  Description  Cambodia Archaelogy http://vedicarcheologicaldiscoveries.wordpre ss.com/2013/06/15/mahendraparvata-1200-year-old-lost-medieval-city-in-cambodia-unearthed-by-archaeologists/ Mahendraparvata, 1,200-Year-Old Lost Medieval City In Cambodia, Unearthed...

Bhutan Hindu Websites

Reference Country Broad catergory Website Address Description Bhutan Information http://refugeesvoice.wordpress.com/2011/10/ Nepali Hindu Refugee 25/bhutanese-refugee-empowerment/ Bhutan Temple http://swedish-bhutan- Hindu Temple...


Universities urged to designate prayer spaces for Hindu

Universities are being urged to provide designated prayer spaces for Hindu students. A growing number of students identify as...

Australia Hindu Websites

Reference Country Broad catergory Website Address Description Australia Astrology http://www.vedicastrology.net.au/ The Australian Institute of Vedic (Indian) Astrology. A.I.V.A. Australia...

Malaysian cops on the hunt for Facebook users who posted seditious comments against Hindus on Thaipusam

KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 29, 2014): Police are tracking down two Facebook users who posted disparaging and seditious comments against Hindus...

Designated ‘HINDU Prayer Room’ sought in all Australian Universities

Hindus have asked for a permanent and dedicated prayer room at all the university campuses in Australia. Hindu statesman...

Being a Hindu minority in Malaysia not a barrier

MIRI: Being a minority is a not hindrance for members of the Hindu community here to celebrate Ponggal and...

Malaysia: 400 attend Hindu Pongal celebration

IPOH: CRIES of Ponggal lo Ponggal reveberated throughout the Sri Subramaniar Temple in Gunung Cheroh here on Tuesday as...

Persons troubling Hindus will be regarded as criminals: Baloch Liberation Army

The Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) has said that those who trouble the minority Hindu community will be regarded as...

No To Unconventional Kavadis for Hindu festival Thaipusam

ANTICIPATION is running high among the Hindus as Thaipusam is just hours away. For most people, whenever Thaipusam is...

Malaysia: 2,000 Hindu devotees expected at Hindu festival Thaipusam

KUCHING: Some 2,000 members of the Hindu community are expected to join the Thaipusam celebration centred at the Sri...

Hindu devotees and stakeholders welcomed the alcohol ban in Little India for Thaipusam festival

Hindu devotees and stakeholders Channel NewsAsia spoke to welcomed the alcohol ban in Little India for Thaipusam this week....

Malaysia: Hindus In Kelantan Want Thaipusam To Be Made A Public Holiday

KOTA BAHARU, Jan 14 (Bernama) — Hindus in Kelantan want the state government to gazette Thaipusam as a public...

Indian Hindu nationalist leader Narendra Modi top PM Choice – Nielsen Polls

The Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is expected to perform better than the United Progressive Alliance (UPA)...

Malaysia Hindu Sangam: Good practices bring positive vibes

IT is good news that the Malaysia Hindu Sangam, temple committees and non-governmental organisations have drafted guidelines for temples...

Kedah Govt. declares Hindu festival Thaipusam a day off for the first time

SUNGAI PETANI: The Kedah government has declared Thaipusam a special holiday to allow some 300,000 Hindus to celebrate the...

Malaysia: Take a chill pill, MIC tells Hindu Sangam and Batu Caves temple committee

KUALA LUMPUR: MIC today urged the Batu Caves temple committee and Malaysian Hindu Sangam (MHS) to maintain professionalism in...