ASIA PACIFIC – Highlights

1st World Hindu Economic Forum (WHEF) Held in Hong Kong

Mauritian Vice-Prime Minister, Hon’ble Anil Kumar Bachoo inaugurated the First World Hindu Economic Forum (WHEF), which was held in...

Celebrating Holi in China

Holi is spring festival celebrated as a festival of colours. It used to a be religious festival of Hindus,...

Hindu Temple Consecrated In Myanmar

MYANMAR, January 30, 2010: Tamils in Myanmar consecrated a renovated Perumaal temple in Yangon on Wednesday morning. Several thousand...

Tamils of Indian Origin in Myanmar

It was startling to suddenly come across this young Tamil woman in a busy market in Yangon (Rangoon) –...

HAF Partners With UNHCR To Assist Bhutanese Hindus

Washington, D.C. (November 14, 2012) — The Hindu American Foundation (HAF) announced the formation of a partnership with the United...

Hindus And Sikhs Vanishing From Afghanistan

The murder of Sushmita Banerjee, an Indian Bengali author living in Afghanistan with her Afghan husband, likely underscores the...

Hindus – Regional Distribution

Hindus There are about 1 billion Hindus around the world, representing 15% of the global population. Major traditions within...

Diwali celebrated with a cause in Australia

MELBOURNE : Celebrating the Hindu festival of lights, an annual Diwali event was held here that attracted thousands of Indians and...

Australia: Mosque preacher filmed calling for all Hindus and Buddhists to be killed

Detectives are examining the sermon given by Sheikh Sharif Hussein, who has previously been visited by the intelligence services,...

The great Hindu festival of ‘Janai Purnima’ celebrated in Nepal

Kathmandu (AsiaNews) – Celebrations for the Hindu festival of Janai Purnima, the Sacred Thread Festival, took place yesterday in “secular”...