ASIA PACIFIC – Highlights

8,000 Hindu devotees to throng Sri Thandayuthapanni Temple in Tapah

Thaipusam is celebrated by Hindus throughout the world during the 10th month in the Tamil calendar to commemorate the...

1.5m visitors expected at Malaysia’s Batu Caves for Thaipusam

SELANGOR: About 1.5 million people are expected to visit Malaysia’s sacred Batu Caves on Thursday (Feb 9) for one...

Thaipusam devotees told: One is enough

The Consumers Association of Penang is again urging those wanting to break coconuts during the chariot procession to stop...

CM: Hindus can apply for time off to attend Thaipusam prayers

MALACCA: Hindu personnel serving in the Malacca government can now fulfil their vows during Thaipusam after all executive councillors...

Hindu board insists chettiars sent donation money to India

It claims the money was used to build hotels and buildings in Chettinad, Tamil Nadu. GEROGE TOWN: Explain how...

Over 15,000 sign Online Petition Russian Hindus unite to fight against religious persecution

An Online Petition on Change.org initiated less than two weeks ago tobring together theHindu community in Russia and unite...

New Zealand Dharma Celebration 2017 – Free the Mind

When: Fri 21 Apr 2017, 5:00pm–9:30pm   Sat 22 Apr 2017, 9:00am–5:00pm   Sun 23 Apr 2017, 9:00am–5:00pm  ...

Afghanistan’s Sikh & Hindu Minorities Demand Probe Into Sikh Killing

An Afghan Sikh man during a religious ceremony in Kabul (file photo) KUNDUZ, Afghanistan—Sikh and Hindu communities in Afghanistan...

Afghan Sikh leader shot dead

Kabul, December 29 The head of the Sikh community in Afghanistan’s restive Kunduz city was shot dead by unknown...

‘Thiru Karthigai Deepam’ An Auspicious Festival Of Lights For Hindus

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 12 (Bernama) — Karthigai Deepam is a Hindu festival which is celebrated mainly by Tamil Hindus...

Thousands Gather for Consecration Ceremony of Newly Renovated Sri Siva Durga Temple

Hindu priests performing rituals during the consecration ceremony at the Sri Siva Durga temple on Dec 4, 2016. PHOTO:...

Hindi to be taught for Australia students

Melbourne: In a bid to promote languages other than English, Australia today announced national rollout of an online programme for pre-schoolers...

On World Hindu News Third Anniversary, Thank You All!

Employees, Volunteers , Paid Business & Individual Subscribers, & All Worldwide Allied Associates Message from the President: On this third...

Hindu temple desecration: Ex-convict nabbed

GEORGE TOWN: Police detained a man today for alleged desecration of deities at a Hindu temple in Jalan Timah...

Hindus, Sikhs have no place in Afghan legal system

A study by the Pursesh Study and Research Organization shows that Hindus living in Afghanistan have been discriminated against...

Penang Hindu Association: Launching of New Postal Stamps Expressing Multi Religious Society

Launching of New Postal Stamps Expressing Multicultural and Multi Religious Society The Government in conjunction with the Postal Department...

Pakistani court moved against demolition of Hindu temple

Islamabad, Nov 8 (IANS) Two Pakistanis have moved the Peshawar High Court against the alleged ongoing demolition of a...

Chinese devotees worship Hindu deity in eastern India

This Chinatown in Kolkata is not like its swanky and colourful counterparts in other countries across the globe. It...

“I am a big fan of Hindu and I am a big fan of India” Donald Trump

    EDISON, New Jersey — Women in glittering saris roamed the space, as faint smells of samosas filled...

Devotees prepare for annual fire-walking festival at the Sri Mariamman Temple

SINGAPORE – Thousands of devotees prepared for the annual fire-walking festival, or Theemithi, at the Sri Mariamman Temple on Saturday...