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Hindus urge Edinburgh Council to defund Edinburgh International Festival for trivializing Hindu gods

Upset Hindus are urging The City of Edinburgh Council to halt the funding to Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) for...

Upset Hindus seek apology from Mondelēz for non-disclosure of beef in its various snacks

Upset Hindus worldwide are seeking official apology from Mondelēz International Inc., “one of the world’s largest snacks companies” headquartered...

Upset Hindus urge Minneapolis yoga mat firm withdraw Lord Ganesha mat & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Minneapolis headquartered “luxury” yoga mat firm “Big Raven Yoga” for immediate withdrawal of yoga mat...

Hindus push for “multi-beneficial” yoga in all Wales schools

Hindus are urging that all Wales (UK) schools should urgently adopt yoga as a part of their curriculum, providing...

Atrocities on Hindus in Pakistan

By: Prakash Mehta, President, Hindu Council of Australia. On behalf of the Hindu community of Australia, we would like...

University of Auckland attempts to muzzle Hindu voice seeking “Hindu Prayer Room”

University of Auckland (UoA) has asked distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed to take his media release down “immediately” from...

Hindus urge Estonian National Opera to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère”

  Hindus are urging prestigious Estonian National Opera (Rahvusooper Estonia) in Tallinn to withdraw “La Bayadère” ballet; scheduled for April 09-June...

HinduPACT co-sponsors Capitol Hill Event to Highlight Kashmir Moving Forward Post-Article 370 Abrogation

Hindu Policy Research and Advocacy Collective (HinduPACT), an initiative of World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) and  Global Kashmiri...

Designated “Hindu Prayer Room” sought at University of Western Australia

Hindus are urging for a permanent and dedicated Prayer Room at University of Western Australia (UWA), a public research...

Hindus critical of footballer Roy Keane for passing blame of his “worst performance” to yoga

Hindus have strongly criticized Irish footballer Roy Keane who seemed to be blaming yoga for his “worst performance” when...

Nottingham brewery apologizes after Hindu protest over goddess Kali image on beer

Langley Mill (Nottingham, England) based Bang the Elephant (BTE) Brewing Co. has apologized after Hindu protest over using Hindu...

Penang Hindu Association Appeal for House-calls Vaccination Programme for the Elderly and Invalid

Kudos to the Penang Government for launching the ‘walk-in’ vaccination programme for the senior citizens at various vaccination centres...

Hindus urge Valencia Les Arts to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère”

  Hindus are urging Les Arts (Reina Sofía Palace of the Arts) in Valencia (Spain) to withdraw “La Bayadère”...

Ganga – Purity of Heaven on earth

Ganga – Purity of Heaven on earth   Ganga Dussehara, also known as Gangavataran, is a popular Hindu festival...

Upset Hindus urge Nordstrom to withdraw insensitive “Brahmin” cow leather handbags

  Hindus feel that associating luxury handbags made of cow leather with “Brahmin” was very inappropriate; and are urging...

Alexander Duff: The real culprit who ruined our education system

  It was not just Lord Macauley who did so We have heard countless times how this Lord Macauley...

WHY INDIA?- Christian groups, missionaries making the most out of pandemic

Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ’! This is what they...

‘Charity Garba Night’ in Australia for Covid-19 India relief fund

Covid-19 has crippled the world and like other nations of the world, India has been severely affected by it. The...

Samachar Manyata Association for Research and Training (SMaRT) Website Launched

One of the biggest tragedies of independent India has been monopolization of the narrative space by subscribers of one...


Dr Clifford Rampaul– A passionate Hindu religious ,social activist passes away

Dr. Maniram ‘Clifford’ Rampaul—A passionate spiritual and social activist, humble to the very end. By PARAS RAMOUTAR. A Hindu...

Upset Hindus urge Brazil firm to withdraw Lord Ganesha beer growlers and apologize

  Upset Hindus are urging Curitiba (Paraná, Brazil) based Siphon Growlers to apologize and withdraw beer growlers displaying images...

VHPA statement on the passing of Anjleebahen Pandya

  The Following statement was issued by the World Hindu Council of America (VHPA)   Vishwa Hindu Parishad of...

Hindus welcome Alabama legislature lifting yoga ban in schools & urge Governor to sign it

Hindus have welcomed Alabama Legislature finally approving allowing yoga in Alabama public schools; saying that although it came with...

Ekal Offensive Against Pandemic in Rural India: Prakash Waghmare

In India, Covid-19 (Corona) pandemic’s second wave hit hard suddenly and with the force of a tsunami. The country...

Temple Town rule a solution to protect temples

The Christian framing of a law to protect temples proves what they fear if this rule were fully implemented...


Upset Hindus urge New Zealand firm to remove sacred Hindu symbols from mats & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Christchurch (New Zealand) based acupressure mat firm Shakti Mats for immediate withdrawal of sacred Hindu...

50 cities, 30 nations and 5 continents- Hindus unite to save community members from genocide in West Bengal

The Hindu community of New York met before the Indian Consulate to protest the Genocide of Hindus in the...

Politics of Pandemic in India

Politics of Pandemic in India                           by Prakash Waghmare (Prolific Writer, Social-Activist, Political Commentator) Current Covid-19 (Corona) situation in India...

Hindus urge UNC School of the Arts to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère”

Hindus are urging University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) in Winston-Salem to withdraw “La Bayadère” from...

Hindus seek apology from Korean National Ballet hosting culturally insensitive “La Bayadère”

Hindus are critical of Korean National Ballet (KNB) in Seoul for hosting “La Bayadère” (April 27 to May two), which they feel...

Divali message of former councillor Paras Ramoutar

World in need of eternal light of Divali-  Trinidad and Tobago needs the light of Divali, not only because...

Indian philosopher, Prof. Adesh built a new model for the Indian diaspora in TT

By PARAS RAMOUTAR For any nation or civilization to prosper, it must be built on foundations of a moral...

Trinidad to hold Phagwah(Holi) conference

By PARAS RAMOUTAR Port-of-Spain: The National Council of Indian Culture (NCIC) will host its first international virtual Phagwa conference...

Hindus celebrate Shiva Raatri in Trinidad

Thousands of Hindus participated in night-suvigil on the occasion of Maha Shivratri despite the increasingly high crime rate in...

World Hindu Council of America Statement on Shooting in Indianapolis

The World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) expresses sorrow at the killing of nine people at the FedEx facility in...

Jihad against an innocent Hindu girl transformed chemical engineer Deepak Tyagi into Yati Narsinghanand Saraswati: Here is his life story

Yati Narsinghanand Saraswati, the Mahant of Dasna Devi temple was Deepak Tyagi before taking Sanyaas. He was born in...

#Shocking: Halal supporters tried to force-feed non-halal raw meat into Christian farmer’s mouth

In a shocking display of Islamo-Fascism, a group of Islamic radicals has not only stopped the sale of ‘non-halal...

Conversions in 50,000 villages during the COVID-19 pandemic in India

One missionary organisation says the pandemic had bigger results than their work in the last 25 years The whole...

Akbar Didn’t Create Bangla Calendar, Hindus Did Before Christ

So clever was the Scroll article of 2015 that even after recognizing the Surya Siddhanta, it attributed the Bengali...

After Hindu protest, England clothing firm apologizes & removes goddess Kali Halloween costume

Bristol (England) headquartered clothing brand Wild Thing has apologized and removed Kali Halloween Costume, after Hindus protested calling it...

Upset Hindus urge N. Carolina online retailer to withdraw Hindu goddess leggings & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Greensboro (North Carolina) based firm “Goddess By Rachael Reed” for immediate withdrawal of leggings-skirt-dresses carrying...

Hindus Welcome ‘Kerala Shivaji’ Pratheesh Viswanathan Website Launch

Houston, US Hindu activists and functionaries across the board have welcomed the launch of http://pratheeshviswanath.in – website of Pratheesh...

Holi celebrations cancelled in Dubai due to coronavirus

Prayer time reduced, sanitisers provided as part of measures to protect devotees Dubai: It will be a colourless Holi...

BAPS Hindu Mandir in Abu Dhabi: Hindu temple not to use steel, iron

Abu Dhabi: The first Hindu temple coming up in Abu Dhabi will not use steel or ferrous materials, it...

‘The Digital Preacher’ – Premanjana Das

In this era dominated by technology and devices, there are very few devotees of Krishna who use technology or...

United Arab Emirates Authorities Officially Recognize a Hindu Temple

ABU DHABI, September 25, 2019 (Herald Malaysia): From the United Arab Emirates comes another, important signal of tolerance and...

Expats Celebrate Janmashtami at Abu Dhabi Temple Site

ABU DHABI, August 25, 2019 (Menafn): Thousands of expatriates marked Janmashtami, the annual Hindu festival celebrating the birth of...

Foundation stone for first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi laid in colourful ceremony

His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj, the spiritual leader of Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Sanstha (BAPS) Swaminarayan Sanstha, was present at...

Eye-Catching Indians Temple in South Iran

BANDAR ABBAS, Mar. 20 (MNA) – Located near the center of Bandar Abbas, Hormozgan province, Hindu Temple is one...

Walking the talk in promoting tolerance: UAE-based Hindu priest

In Part 2 of the five-part series, we sit down for a candid chat with Swami Brahmavihari, senior priest...

Yoga now tolerated in new ‘open’ Saudi Arabia

Yoga studios are springing up in Saudi Arabia amid Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s call for an “open, moderate...

Singapore Firm to Lead Design of First Hindu Temple in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, August 11, 2018 (Khaleej Times): Marking an important milestone on its path to constructing the BAPS Hindu...

First Hindu Mandir in Abu Dhabi, UAE, to Be Built by BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha

ABU DHABI, UAE, February 11, 2018 (Press Release): Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi on Sunday, February 11,...

Welcoming Shiva in new £1bn Louvre Abu Dhabi, Hindus urge more Hindu artifacts

Hindus are urging prestigious about £1bn museum Louvre Abu Dhabi (LAD); unveiled by French President Emmanuel Macron on November...

Researchers Found 6000 Years old Lord Rama and Hanuman carvings in Silemania, Iraq

One of the major triumphs of modern archaeology was the hair-raising discoveries of Sir Leonard Woolley at Ur. Amidst...

Indian Hindu Expatriates in Gulf Region Gear Up for Navratri and Dussehra

DUBAI, September 23, 2017 (Gulf News): Thousands of Hindu Indian expatriates in Dubai are recreating the vibrant Navratri festival...

India’s Embassy launching yoga courses in Egypt

Embassy of India is launching eight-week long yoga courses for beginners and intermediate learners in Cairo from April two....

Qatar assures crematoriums for Indians

NEW DELHI: The Qatar government has assured India that the demand for crematorium facilities for the migrant Sikhs and Hindus...

Hillary’s #1 aide Huma Abedin: Undeniable ties to terrorists & 9/11 funders@leakeduploads

Published on Oct 24, 2016 LIKE | COMMENT | SHARE | SUBSCRIBE Hillary’s #1 aide Huma Abedin: Undeniable ties...

Yoga Teacher’s Training for Jewish women to be held in Jerusalem

A 200-hour Intensive Yoga Teacher Training Program, claimed to be the “first yoga training in the world to cater...

New Muscat Airport to have 24 prayer rooms Hindus seek on

Category: South Asians Abroad Published on Saturday, 13 February 2016 11:32 Written by Tapa Menon The new Muscat International...

How Dubai, Thailand & Caribbean airport duty free shops harass Indians

  An Indian was detained in Bangkok for stealing a box of cigarettes in a duty-free shop in Bangkok...

Why to be careful at Dubai, Thailand & Caribbean airport duty free shops

    An Indian was detained in Bangkok for stealing a box of cigarettes in a duty-free shop in...

Dead bodies of Yezidi Refugee Children washes on shore

Yezidi refugee children wash on shore.Why is there no outrage ? Have we become robots ? Has the world...

Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi inaugurated

  ​”​Dear Friends,                             Please see...

Dialogue and Military pressure both must to defeat ISIS: Sri Sri

Upananda Brahmachari | HENB | Bhopal | Nov 23, 2015:: The Art of Living Founder and Spiritual Guru Sri Sri Ravi...

The ISIS Victims You Don’t See—World Snoozes as Yazidis Massacred

UN: 5,000 Yazidi men executed and 7,000 Yazidi women and girls made sex slaves By Paul Miller • 11/18/15...

Remembering Shri Narayan Kataria: An American Hindu Hero

   by Gokul Kunnath This afternoon, I heard of the sudden demise of Shri Narayan Kataria, one of the...

Concept of Khorasan by Islamic State and Indian Ramifications- Capt. SB Tyagi

Concept of Khorasan by Islamic State and Indian Ramifications Capt. SB Tyagi   The IS Background: The relationship between...

Saudi Arabia employer chops off Hindu domestic helper hand

Kashturi Munirathinam’s family said they got to know about the incident through “agents who sent her to Saudi Arabia”...

Hindu population declined, Muslims increased; Census India 2011 religious data reveals

Census India 2011 religious data published. Muslims have record decadal growth of 24.6 %, Hindus 16.8 %. Alarming 8% increase...

How Saudi funded Rs 1,700 crore for Wahabi influence in India

New Delhi, June 25: Last year violence broke out near a Mosque in Bommanhalli, Bengaluru and what was being...

Hindu Temple upcoming in UAE for the worship of all Indian faiths

  UAE allots land for temple on Modi’s visit. HENB | Abu Dhabi | Aug 16, 2015:: It is a...

UAE decides to allot land for temple in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI: On the occasion of PM Narendra Modi’s visit, a long wait for Indian community in UAE ended...

​Israel-India Relations Grow Stronger

An estimated 20,000 protesters marched in support of Israel in Kolkata, India, during its war with Hamas last August....

Opinion: D. C. Nath (President, Patriot’s Forum) – ISIS And Its Impact On World Geopolitical Scenario

President of Patriots Forum, D.C. Nath was superannuated in January, 1995, as the Special Director, Intelligence Bureau, D.C. Nath (IPS-1960) was...

An open letter by a cop to those opposing death penalty to Yakub

Dear “Intelligentsia” of India, I am not a TV panelist. I am not a “human rights” activist. I am...

Religious Freedom in Dubai: One Hindu Temple, Half-a-Million Hindus

DUBAI, UAE, July 12, 2015 (BBC): There is little outward sign of any religion other than Islam in Dubai,...

Art of subtle denial – Kashinath Pandita

The art of subtle denial K.N. Pandita In recent attacks carried out by ISSI crusaders in France, Tunisia and...

Hinduism fastest growing religion in Pakistan and Saudi Arabia

In India, certain groups have raised concern over fast growth of Muslims but what is interesting is the fact...

UN WORLD REFUGEE DAY – HOMELAND FOR PERSECUTED KASHMIRI HINDUS

UN WORLD REFUGEE DAY HOMELAND FOR PERSECUTED KASHMIRI HINDUS UN WORLD REFUGEE DAYHOMELAND FOR PERSECUTED KASHMIRI HINDUS     SUPPORTERS OF RELIGIOUS...

Saudi Arabia And Nineteen Other Muslim Nations Are Making Full Out War Against Yemen To Protect Mecca From Iranian Invasion

http://www.jewsnews.co.il/2015/03/29/saudi-arabia-and-nineteen-other-muslims-nations-are-making-full-out-war-against-yemen-to-protect-mecca-from-iranian-invasion/ Saudi Arabia And Nineteen Other Muslim Nations Are Making Full Out War Against Yemen To Protect Mecca From...

Protests by Yezidis rock Brussels-Yezidi International activists join in, help raise awareness worldwide

23/03/2015:-The Day of Yezidis. The main objective of this day was to call on all the Yezidis to actively...

The Yezidi New year and its connections with other ancient civilizations By Nallein Satana Al-Jilwah Sowilo

The Yezidis celebrate their New Year, Sera Sal i.e. the Head of the Year, with great fanfare. Sera Sal falls on Wednesday in the month...

In search of help and solace from Mother India – to save Yezidi people and seek support for an Autonomous Yezidi Region in Iraq

By Mavi Mirza The Yezidi people of Iraq have been subjected to 73 genocides in the last 1400 years....

​Saudi Arabia’s New King Helped Fund Radical Terrorist Groups

    ​​ Saudi Arabia’s New King Helped Fund Radical Terrorist Groups Monarch tied to anti-Semitic Muslim clerics, funding of...

The Plight of the Yezidis Rocks JNU campus in India – Souptik Mukherjee

New Delhi : Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)  is a name synonymous with leftist intellectualism in India. It is also...

Moussaoui calls Saudi princes patrons of al-Qaida

WASHINGTON: In highly unusual testimony inside the federal supermax prison, a former operative for al-Qaida has described prominent members...

Abu Dhabi jail authorities ‘force Punjab Hindus to convert to Islam’

If claims are to be believed then jailed Hindu youths from Punjab in an Abu Dhabi prison are being pressurised...

Biggest Global Yezidi Delegation To Visit India

The Yezidis are from Northern Iraq , but now spread across the world due to centuries of Islamic persecution....

Opinion: D. C. Nath (President, Patriot’s Forum) – 2015: View From The Gulf

President of Patriots Forum, D.C. Nath was superannuated in January, 1995, as the Special Director, Intelligence Bureau, D.C. Nath (IPS-1960) was...

Happy 2015 to all our activists – Message From Save the Yezidis Movement

A year is gone and a new year is knocking at our door. 2014 was a year of momentous...

Sinjar Protection Force is not Kurdish Peshmarga

– From the media center of Sinjar Protection Force We are not Peshmarga as being demanded; we are a Yezidi...

Man burglarizes Hindu temple; police ask for help

SOUTH JORDAN — Police are asking for help to identify the man who stole a laptop and iPad from...

Techies to converge in Silicon Valley for saving the Yezidis – a peaceful community which believes in Reincarnation

In the very heart of the Middle East is tucked away a community having  distinct non-Islamic religious beliefs. Not...

​​95% of ​Hindu ​worship places (in Pakistan) put to commercial use: Survey

Author: Zahid Gishkori Publication: The Tribune Date: March 25, 2014 URL:    http://tribune.com.pk/story/686952/95-of-worship-places-put-to-commercial-use-survey/   Out of 428 minorities’ places of worship...


Utah’s Hindus light up the night

Utah’s Sri Ganesha Hindu Temple in South Jordan hosted hundreds of believers Friday evening for one of the faith’s...

JFH Unites With Yezidiska In Hindu-Yezidi Alliance

Justice For Hindus has officially united with Yezidiska, a Swedish Yezidi human rights organization to help build an alliance...

Yezidi delegation at World Hindu Congress 2014

Yezidi delegation at First World Hindu Congress – 1800 delegates from 50 countries are attending this great convention. His...


Chronology of events of cooperation between Hindu Americans and Yezidi Americans

Please find below the chronology of events of cooperation between Hindu Americans and Yezidi Americans along with background information....

Yazidi Girls Seized by ISIS Speak Out After Escape

KHANKE, Iraq — The 15-year-old girl, crying and terrified, refused to release her grip on her sister’s hand. Days...

​​Hindu Spiritual Leader Sri Sri ​Ravi Shankar​ in Iraq : Peace effort

IAHV is working in partnership with Art of Living Foundation to bring relief to refugees and internally displaced people...

Contribute to Save Yezidis

SOME FACTS: Yezidis, an ancient community on the verge of extinction, is facing from ISIS one of the worst...


VHPA Appeal: Yezidi Hindus Relief Fund

Appeal: Yezidi Hindus Relief Fund       World Hindu Council of America Inc. (VHPA) Office of the Seva Vice...

​Opinion: D. C. Nath (President, Patriot’s Forum) -​ Why And How One Becomes A Jihadi?

President of Patriots Forum, D.C. Nath was superannuated in January, 1995, as the Special Director, Intelligence Bureau, D.C. Nath (IPS-1960) was...

Hindus welcome Lord Shiva statue in prestigious Louvre Abu Dhabi

Upcoming $630 million Louvre Abu Dhabi (LAD) museum will reportedly have Hindu Dancing Shiva statue in its permanent collection....

​Yezidi Sanatan Dharma Society – Yezidis and Non-Resident Indians join hands for the Yezidi Cause

About the Authors: Nallein Satana Al-Jilwah Sowilo. She is from the Srinjar (Shinghal) province in Iraq. Right now she is in Los...

FROM EUROPE TO IRAQ TO INDIA: TIME TO END MUSLIM APPEASEMENT

This article was contributed by IndiaFacts supporter, reader, and well-wisher, Shwetank Bhushan. Recently, while reading several reports on the...

Yezidi Genocide

It has been estimated that 23 million Yezidis have been killed by Moslems and their other self-proclaimed enemies during...

India Israel’s new best friend

Ties between Israel and India are likely to strengthen following the recent landslide electoral victory of the Indian People’s...

Hindu Vestiges in Iraq!

Yazidis’ Sacred Symbol Research paper written by London swaminthan Post No.1228;  Dated 12h August 2014. A shocking news item...

There Will Be Blood—An American View Of Islam

There Will Be Blood Amil Imani 04 August 2014 From Northern Iraq to Northeastern Syria, from Nairobi, Kenya to...

India-Israel Ties Set to Blossom Under Modi — Ghitis, Frida

India-Israel Ties Set to Blossom Under Modi. By: Ghitis, Frida. World Politics Review (Selective Content). Abstract: The article reflects on...

​Invitation: Rally To Support Israel Against Hamas On July 21 In Mumbai

Namo Tea Party  & Indo-Israel Friendship Association’s Members will march go to the Israel Consulate at Mumbai located at Marathon Futurex, A...

Convert, pay or die: Iraqi Non Muslims flee Mosul after Islamic State ultimatum

The Islamic State has issued an ultimatum to the Christians in the town of Mosul in northern Iraq, urging...

India replicates Israeli model settlements for Hindus in IHK

Saturday, June 28, 2014 – Muzafarabad—Kashmiri leaders are expressing grave concerns at Prime Minister Narendra Modi Government’s reported plan to establish Israeli-style settlements...

Security Concerns on India based Shia body requiting volunteers ( inc. Hindus) to Jihadist terror strife-torn Iraq

NEW DELHI: Delhi-based Shia organisation Anjuman-e-Haideri has started the process of inviting tenders to hire chartered planes to send...

Hindus and Sikhs happy that Sharjah crematorium is finally open

The crematorium is the fourth in the country and has become operational after a hold-up of more than a year owing...

​Report on the Ekal Cricket Cup 2014 held on 11 April 2014 at Dubai Men’s College

May-31-2014 Report on the Ekal Cricket Cup 2014 held on 11 April 2014 at Dubai Men’s College Following the Silver Jubilee Anniversary of...

Hindu man found hanging in Bahrain

DUBAI: The body of a 40-year-old Indian man has been found in an under-construction building in Bahrain, seven to...

Lebanon Hindu Websites

Reference Country  Broad catergory  Website Address  Description  Lebanon Meditation http://www.maharishitm.org/ Maharishi Health Education Center – Lebanon Source: Hindu Media...

Maids: US Hindus welcome Saudi Arabia move

Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA), termed it as a “step in the right...

Vichar Bharati of Kuwait celebrates Swami Vivekananda’s 150th Birth Anniversary

Kuwait Jan 20: 150th birthday anniversary celebration of Swami Vivekananda organised by VICHAR BHARATHI Kuwait-17th Jan 2014. Details awaited...

Dubai: Crematorium for Hindus, Sikhs ready to start operations soon

Dubai: A new crematorium in Sharjah for Hindus and Sikhs that opened earlier this year is finally set to...

Bangalore-based doctor arrested for LeT links

NEW DELHI: A Bangalore-based doctor who was wanted for being part of LeT’s Karnataka module busted by the city...

Krishna Kept Me Safe In Iraq War – US Army Captain Pratima Dharm

TRINIDAD/TOBAGO, October 26, 2013 (Newsday): Chief guest at Divali Nagar 2013, US Army Captain Pratima Dharm told the large...

Indian attempts suicide at Indian embassy in Bahrain

DUBAI: A 21-year-old jilted Indian lover has allegedly tried to commit suicide at the Indian embassy premises in Bahrain. Balaji...

Blasphemous painter offered Qatar Citizenship

Husain claims that he paints Hindu Gods in nude because nudity stands for purity. Let him then paint Muslim...

Renowned vulgar painter M.F. Hussain apply Qatar Citizenship

Offering unsolicited citizenship to a fugitive was reason enough to be declared an enemy state in olden times. The...

Indian workers left high and dry in Kuwait

A year ago, J. Nadiya (35), a widow and mother of two from Kalikulam in Tiruvannamalai, went to Kuwait,...

ESCAPE From Kuwait – Yoga Master Held Hostage by Iraq Tells His Tale

All eyes are on the middle East during these trying times. Iraqi president Saddam Hussein’s recent invasion of his...

An Indian ends life every sixth day in Oman

Dubai: In a worrying sign, an Indian living in Oman has been found to commit suicide every sixth day,...

World’s only Hindu Sheikh traces his roots to Gujarat

AHMEDABAD: It was 143 years ago that Ramdas Thackersay set sail from the coastal town of Mandvi to relocate...

Growing up Hindu in Utah: The story of 24-year-old Preeya Prakash

SALT LAKE CITY — Preeya Prakash is difficult to define — even for Preeya Prakash. “I consider myself an...

For Utah Hindu women, traditional rituals mark start and end of each day

Utah’s 9,000-strong Hindu community meets often for festivals and celebrations at a Utah temple, but the home is where...

Hindu and Sikh groups support “Rally for Israel” In New York

HINDU AND SIKH GROUPS SUPPORT “RALLY FOR ISRAEL” IN NEW YORK More than 2500 people, braving inclement weather and...

Berkeley farm hosts Jewish-Hindu wedding

In planning their rituals, the couple were surprised to realize how many elements turned out to be similar to...

Christians and Hindus united in fasting and prayer for peace in Syria

Vasai (Agenzia Fides) – Fasting and prayer for peace in Syria sees Christians and Hindus in India united. This...

Syrian Christian will follow Hindu Rituals and customs

There are some Christians from Syria were settled in Kochi (Cochin) long back itself, though they are Christians ,...

ADEN HOME TO VIBRANT HISTORY OF INDIAN HERITAGE

Throughout history, Aden has been known as a city of tolerance because of its composition of many different races...

Yemen city Sanaa has Hindu temples

Sanaa, May 20: A Hindu temple that dates back over 150 years, a market that sports an Indian name and...

Hindu Human Rights In Saudi Arabia: Excerpts From HAF’s 2011 Report

Saudi Arabia continues to be one of the most authoritarian and repressive nations in the world. In the wake...

Saudi Arabia police razes makeshift Hindu temple

RIYADH: Saudi religious police have destroyed a clandestine makeshift Hindu temple in an old district of Riyadh and deported...

Turkish national embraces Hinduism

AMRITSAR: A Turkish youth who came to India via the Wagah border last week embraced Hinduism on Tuesday. Local...

Embracing Hinduism in Turkey

http://www.hinduismworldwide.in/2012/04/embracing-hinduism-in-turkey.html

Hindu youths in Iraq beaten, auctioned to clear landmines

Chandigarh, September 6: This is a shocking story of a bunch of Punjabi youths who were lured to wealthy...

Hinduism will heal Iraq-Sri Sri Ravi Shankar,Art of Living

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJo4KSvIjKc

In Search of an Ancient Hindu Temple in Azerbaijan

By way of Coming Anarchy, I happened upon this very interesting account of a Zoroastrian (Parsee) account of the search for...

Iran’s Bandar Abbas Hindu Temple

TEHRAN, IRAN, July 17, 2003: The historic Bandar Abbas Hindu Temple in Hormozgan Province is considered a unique sample...

Diwali lights up life for Hindus in UAE

DUBAI // Glowing lights and bright colours gave neighbourhoods a magical look yesterday as Indian families celebrated Diwali. Keeping...

Holi revellers in Dubai celebrate with a riot of colour

An estimated 10,000 people of various nationalities thronged the Wonderland theme park all day to throw colours, coloured water...

The myth of an ‘amorphous’ Hinduism

Going through many discussions on matters that pertain to Hindu culture, one finds that there are two distinct sets...

Hindus in the Middle East

For the devout Hindu living in the Gulf, there are signs of hope. As an ad executive from India,...