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Yezidis and Hindus – long lost brothers in a historic embrace: Souptik Mukherjee

Yezidis and Hindus – long lost brothers in a historic embrace We have seen long lost brothers getting united...

Hindu Woman Of Influence – Jaya Asthana

With twenty years of experience in providing clinical social work services to individuals, families and groups, she serves as...

Hindu University of America November 2014 Newsletter

Hindu University of America  A Unique Dimension of Hindu Thought & Traditions Newsletter Issue: #11 November 2014 Highlights International...


Laughter Yoga Workshop Nov 15 California

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PHHR Program Donates Scooter to Pakistani Hindu Refugee Camp

Pakistan Hindu Refugee Project donated a scooter to Pakistan Hindu refugee camp based at Jodhpur, Rajasthan. The registration and...

Secretary Kerry to Host Diwali Celebration

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 22, 2014 (U.S. Department of State): Secretary of State John Kerry will host the Obama Administration’s...

Former Army Chaplain Now Heads Hindu Ministry at Georgetown

WASHINGTON — Georgetown has hired its first Hindu chaplain, Pratima Dharm, who recently retired as the first Hindu chaplain in...

Help Yezidis from extinction: Ravi Shankar

Bangalore, Oct 28 (IANS) Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Tuesday urged the governments of Europe, the US and...

Video: ​”Debating Hinduism & the Indian Grand Narrative” – Rajiv Malhotra at Bangalore Literary Festival

Rajiv Malhotra in conversation with Mohandas Pai Bangalore Literary Festival, September 28, 2014 One of the major events at...

Indian-Americans launch campaign for Diwali postage stamp

Washington: Indian-American community in the US has launched a campaign demanding a postage stamp on Diwali festival by 2014, saying...

Join Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America: Why you should become a member of VHP of America?

ORG WEBSITE: http://www.vhp-america.org MEMBERSHIP WEB URL: http://ess.vhp-america.org/mms/default.php Working in the USA since 1970. Active centers in all metropolitan areas. SEVA programs...

World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) appeal for urgent humanitarian aid to the thousands of Yezidi refugees

Hindus Join beseiged Yezidis for DC demonstration WASHINGTON D.C., October 24, 2014 Yezidis and Hindus came from across the...

Members of Hindu & Yezidi Community International Appeal for Prevention of Yezidi Genocide in Iraq

Namaste The Yezidi in Iraq, who trace their religious-cultural to India, are facing an existential threat. According to the...

Bahe USA Wishing You very Happy Diwali

Wishing You very Happy Diwali. Regards, Bahee

Public Demonstration: Stop Genocide of Yazidis in Northern Iraq Friday, October 24,Lafayette Square, D.C.

URGENT! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOUR COVERAGE REQUESTED Public Demonstration: Stop Genocide of Yazidis in Northern Iraq  Friday, October 24,Lafayette Square,...

Suburban Hindus usher in New Year with colorful feast

Binal Amin scrubbed the marble pillars, inch by inch, with a toothbrush. This was a decade ago when Bartlett’s...

How Hindu-Americans Are Using Diwali To Teach About The Faith

The last time Manav Lalwani celebrated the holiday Diwali in his parents’ home city of Mumbai, he was 6...

​Public Demonstration: Stop Genocide of Yazidis in Northern Iraq Friday, October 24,Lafayette Square, D.C.

Public Demonstration: Stop Genocide of Yazidis in Northern Iraq  Friday, October 24,Lafayette Square, D.C. URGENT! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOUR COVERAGE...

[GHHF] Cow Slaughter Mafia See how Cows are Slaughtered: Graphic, Horrific, Gruesome and Unbearable

  GHHF Cow Slaughter Mafia See how Cows are Slaughtered: Graphic, Horrific, Gruesome and Unbearable   “Cow protection is...

Diwali Greetings from HINDU UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA

HINDU UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA Wishes You, Your Family and Friends a Very Happy Diwali &  a Prosperous New Year!

​HAPPY DIWALI & PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR​ : SEWA INTERNATIONAL ​

Happy Deepavali to everyone!   Regards Sree N. Sreenath, Ph.D.,President, Sewa International USA

Bio-Profile of Ashok Singhal

    Ashok Singhal ji was born in 1926 at Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India and was the international working...


Rudram Chanting at the White House: Perfect Rendition by the American Duo

While most “secular” Indians would not want this in the Rāśtrapati Bhavan, Śrī Rudram being chanted at the White...

Indian American Intellectual Forum Urges Indian Govt. To Dissolve ​Mamata Bannerjee Govt. & Est. President’s Rule

PRESS RELEASE DISSOLVE  MAMATA  GOVERNMENT  AND  ESTABLISH  PRESIDENT’S RULE IN WEST BENGAL, URGES INDIAN AMERICAN INTELLECTUALS FORUM We have noticed with grave concern the...


Overseas BJP and other Organizations should pave way for younger people

DURING MADISON SQUARE GARDEN EVENT, NARENDRA MODI MENTIONED INDIA HAS THREE THINGS GOING FOR IT, THE DEMOGRAPHIC DIVIDEND, DEMOCRACY...

Obama’s gift to Modi – a rare book, with the Hindu’s Vivekananda touch

During his Washington visit, President Barack Obama gifted Prime Minister Narendra Modi a rare book, The World’s Congress: Religions...

​A ​memorable Community Reception for Honorable Prime Minister of India, Sri Narendra Modi​ – Swami Jyotirmayananda​

THE UNIQUE AND MEMORABLE COMMUNITY RECEPTION FOR OUR BELOVED AND HONORABLE PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA, SRI NARENDRA MODI I...


A Reply to Washington Post’s Narendra Modi Was Speaking in Code When He Visited America – Adity Sharma

A Reply to Washington Post’s Narendra Modi Was Speaking in Code When He Visited America By Adity Sharma Prime...

Calling All Young Writers: Announcing HAF’s 6th Annual NextGen Essay Contest

Washington D.C. (September 4, 2014) – HAF announces its sixth annual NextGen Essay Contest, open to writers ages 14...

Narendra Modi asks world leaders to adopt International Yoga Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked the world leaders to adopt an International Yoga Day, saying that by changing lifestyle...




USHA Demands Government Inquiry into Coalition Against Genocide.doc

September 26, 2014 – Edison, New Jersey – The United States Hindu Alliance (USHA) urged the US Federal and...

USHA Urges US Federal and State Governments to Launch Inquiry into the Activities of the Coalition Against Genocide and its Constituent Members

For Immediate Release September 26, 2014   USHA Urges Federal and State Governments to Launch Inquiry into the Activities...

Orlando hosts 9th Hindu Mandir Executives’ Conference (HMEC) – 2014

9th Hindu Mandir Executives’ Conference (HMEC) – 2014 September 26, 2014 PRESS RELEASE, For Immediate ReleaseOver 200 adult and youth...

10th Annual Ramleela 2014, Saturday September 27th 3:00pm-6:30 pm at VPSS

Only 2 days remaining for the 10th annual Broadway style Ramleela 2014 at VPSS Haveli located at 11715 Bellfort...

Welcome, Hon. Prime Minister! – Gaurang Vaishnav, National Convener, Global Indians for Bharat Vikas

New Jersey – This article is not about how well I know Shri Narendra Modi, the Prime Minster of India...

Friends of BJP Canada excited about PM Modi event in New York

                                                                      OVERSEAS         FRIENDS       OF       BJP     CANADA                      Prabhari                                                                   Press Release (September 24,...


270 Rarest of rare collections Hindu Deities By Laxminarayan Das

Source: via. WHN Publisher ​Disclaimer: The opinions expressed within this article /news /published content are the personal opinions of the...

Hating Hindus as a Fun Activity

Vishal Agarwal Vishal Agarwal is a scholar of Hindu shastras and a Hinduism teacher. A practitioner-student of Vishishtadvaita Vedanta,...

A Response to Intellectual Aggression by Peter Heehs

R.Y. Deshpande Born in 1931 RY Deshpande did his science studies from Osmania University, Hyderabad, India, and joined as...


Hon. Indian PM Narendra Modi will keep Navratri fast during US visit

NEW DELHI: PM Narendra Modi will begin his annual ritual of ‘nakkoda’ fasting that he has been observing every...

Big rallies planned in front of UN, White House to welcome Hon. Indian PM Narendra Modi

WASHINGTON: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s three day visit to the US, hundreds of Indian-Americans from across the...

Invitation (US – Houston): 7 days to 10th Annual Ramleela 2014, UV Light Tandav Show, 4 Stages, New Episode

Only 7 days remaining for 10th annual Ramlela 2014 at VPSS Haveli on Saturday September 27, 2014 from 4:00pm-6:30pm.(seating...

Youth 4 Panun Kashmir observes 25th Kashmiri Hindu Balidan Divas

Pune, September 14,(Scoop News)- Youth 4 Panun Kashmir (Y4PK), under the aegis of Panun Kashmir, organized the Kashmiri Hindu...

Veria Living – a TV Channel in West by Subash Chandra (Zee TV head)

    Veria Living Channel (http://Veria.com ) in West fills the gap of  traditional Western TV media that does not...

The Lakshmi Cow Sanctuary in Bangor, Pennsylvania: Dhanpaul Narine

​Disclaimer: The opinions expressed within this article /news /published content are the personal opinions of the submitting author / organization....

Lehigh Valley Hindu community holds its 3rd annual Kite flying festival with blood donation drive

Lehigh Valley Hindu community holds its 3rd annual Kite flying festival with blood donation drive     On September...

“Kashmir Debate”: Thursday 11th September 2014, House of Commons, London

​   Indo European Kashmir Forum (IEKF) TELEPHONE: 07886 439 506                 EMAIL: bhank17@live.co.uk   President: Krishna Bhan PRESS RELEASE...

PHRR Program Director writes to Rajasthan CM on Land Mafia harassment of Pakistani Hindu Refugees

To ​Hon. Chief Minister Smt. ​Vasundhara Raje Scindia ​State of Rajasthan, India ​ 13, Civil Lines, Jaipur – 302 006 ​Rajastan,...

Residents complain about construction of Hindu temple in Edmonton

Residents have complained about noise caused by building work at a Hindu temple. The Nagapooshani Ambaal Tamil Temple, in Church...

Invitation (US -Atlanta): Explore the Special Journey of “Meera – A divine Love Story”

Welcome to the heartwarming world of Meera- ‘A divine Love Story of Kirshna and Meera’. One of the best...

An Interview With Ranjani Saigal – Executive Director, Ekal Vidyalaya USA

WHN Correction: Interview Date is: 07 September, 2014.     SOURCE: WHN MEDIA PRODUCTIONS

Interview of Dr. Bharat Barai, President of IACF on Hon. Indian PM Narendra Modi NYC Visit

Interview of Dr. Bharat Barai, President of Indian American Community Foundation along with Sunil Modi, Board Member of  AIA and...

Postages featuring Hindu deities issued in the US

Targeting the large number of Hindus in the United States, an Atlanta-based company headed by an Indian-American has launched...

Hindu Heritage Endowment News – September 2014 HHE Newsletter

Planned Giving Newsletter September 2014 Do you have questions about estate planning? Planned giving? Your will? Each month, we...

FOURTH 9/11 HINDU TEMPLES NATIONAL BLOOD DRIVE: A DAY OF REMEMBRANCE

WASHINGTON, August 21, 2014 — Hindu-Americans across North America will mark the 13th anniversary of 9/11 by donating blood at their...




Fields Medal winner Manjul Bhargava inspired by Sanskrit and Indian ancient mathematicians

Princeton University professor Manjul Bhargava  Manjul Bhargava, the first Indian-origin mathematician to win the coveted Fields Medal, says the...

Janmashtami at ISKCON of Houston draws record crowd

ISKCON of Houston celebrated the most anticipated festival of year, the appearance of Lord Krishna, also referred to as...

In North America as one of the greatest places of faith: Sen. Cory Booker on BAPS temple in New Jersey

NEW YORK: The BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir was inaugurated in Robbinsville, NJ by Pramukh Swami Maharaj and senior Sadguru...

Tulsi Gabbard’s 2014 Janmastami Message

Tulsi Gabbard’s 2014 Janmastami Message I send you my warmest aloha from Hawai’i. Every year, I eagerly look forward to the...


Yeoman’s service by Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation

TEZPUR, Aug 12 – The women’s unit of the Tezpur chapter of Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation has been conducting many...

Gitanjali part of WW-I commemorative event at UN

A proud moment The Statesman/06 Aug 2014 Gitanjali part of WW-I commemorative event at UN Press Trust of India United Nations,...


Watch Live – Hon’ble Indian PM Narendra Modi’s Maiden Independence Day Speech on 15th August

Click here to Watch ​ Kind Regards,   Sanjay Kadia Overseas Friends Of BJP UK   Follow us on:...

Invitation ( Dallas, TX):Overseas Friends of BJP (USA) organizing “Meet and Greet” program with Sri Vijay Jollyji on August 20

From:  Prakasarao Velagapudi, PhD            Frisco, TX   Dear Friends:   Overseas Friends of BJP...

WAVES held their Eleventh Bi-Annual International Conference at the Maharishi University of Management (MUM) in Fairfield, Iowa

Fairfield, IA (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 The World Association for Vedic Studies (WAVES) held their Eleventh Bi-Annual International Conference...

Invitation – ​ Dr Subramanuim Swamy Event in NJ, US Sept 5, 2014

Sanatan Dharma Unity day (Worldwide) invites Dr Swamy ,Chankya of our times – Dr Subramanuim Swamy Please join/share/ and...

Sikh Coalition Outraged by NSA’s Use of ‘Raghead’ in Internal Memos

The Sikh Coalition July 17 filed a Freedom of Information Act request with the National Security Agency and the...

​​AMERICAN HINDUS SUPPORT ISRAEL AGAINST HAMAS AT A RALLY IN PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY

Speech delivered by Satya Dosapati at the Rally “My name is Satya Dosapati, I represent Hindu Human Rights Watch...

Sewa International USA announces $5000 matching grant for Pakistan’s minority flood victims

Sewa International USA announces $5000 matching grant for Pakistan’s minority flood victims. Houston October 11 – Devastating floods in...

​ACHARYA GIRIRAJ KISHORE: A PERSONALITY DEDICATED TO THE WORK OF SRI RAM

It is with a heavy heart that we share the news of Acharya Giriraj Kishore Ji’s dehanta. He took his...

BIO-DATA – Ashok Thakkar

Ashok M Thakkar is President and CEO of the Johns Creek, GA (USA) based Global Alliance Management company, ITTI, LLC....

Interview with Tapan Ghosh, founder and head of Hindu Samhati

Tapan Ghosh is the founder and head of Hindu Samhati, West Bengal. He has been a tireless activist fighting...

SSRF Satsang, free conference service in North And South America (Sunday, 13 July 2014)

Topic this week: Spiritual Benefits of chanting Satsang Schedule 1. Prayers and chanting – 5 min 2. Introduction of new...

Ganga Dhaaraa Teerath Committee organized Hindu Festival

Devotees at Ganga Dhaaraa By TriniView Reporters Event Date: June 08, 2014 Posted: July 04, 2014 – triniview.com In the early...

Hindu Heritage Endowment News – July 2014 HHE Newsletter

Planned Giving NewsletterJuly 2014Do you have questions about estate planning? Planned giving? Your will? Each month, we feature new...

Indian immigrants find slice of home at Hindu Temple of Central Illinois

WEST PEORIA — Peoria is not a convenient place for Gokul Hareendran to live — his job requires him...

Mandir Vani: HMEC 2014 Souvenir Magazine – Call for Articles and Sponsorships

  Mandir Vani: HMEC-2014 Souvenir Magazine “The Role of Mandirs in Hindu Education” Call for Articles and Sponsorships   Register Online at: www.myhmec.com  ...


FIS Interviews Hindu Worship Society President, Prabhat C Sharma

HOUSTON: Prabhat Chander Sharma requested that his interview begin with the invocation of Gayathri Mantra. It is understandable since,...

Hindus celebrate spiritual leader’s visit to Hampton

A group of Hindus, including both local and out-of-state residents, gathered in Hampton on Thursday to celebrate their spiritual...

​​Video of Naga Baba Initiation Ceremony at Kumbha Mela

Naga Babas are a category of renunciates that wear no clothes and cover their bodies in sacred ash. Their customs and...


One More Victory Celebration for Hon. Narendra Modi, The Prime Minister of India, in New York on June 8TH

Narain Kataria in New York From left: Gaurang Vaishnav, Narain Kataria, Jagdish Sewhani, and Arish Sahani From left: Jaya...

NY Met Museum of Art features Hindu-Buddhist sculpture exhibition

New York – The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York is featuring an exhibition called “Lost Kingdoms Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Early Southeast Asia, 5th...


Thousands of “Missing Girls” in Pakistan Suffer in Silence, HAF’s New Human Rights Report Urges Action

Thousands of “Missing Girls” in Pakistan Suffer in Silence HAF’s New Human Rights Report Urges Action Washington, D.C. (May...


At Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Indian PM candidate Narendra Modi offers 1,001 lotuses to Lord Shiva

VARANASI: As Lord Shiva, the presiding deity of Banaras, is fond of ‘kamal’ (lotus) the PM-in-waiting Narendra Modi offered...

A lost city and a Hindu’s holy temple

Scratched and exhausted, Damian Evans pushed through dense jungle into a clearing where mountain villagers long ago attempted to...

Hinduism as Open-Source Faith

In the midst of the humdrum of the ongoing parliamentary electoral battle, let us for a few moments turn...





Hindu tradition of debate, dialogue has much to teach us, America’s Indologist says

BANGALORE: Academic, author and poet Laurie L Patton is one of America’s leading Indologists. The dean of the Trinity College of Arts & Sciences at...

World Hindu News Weekly Newsletter – 22 April 2014

   ‘One can discharge his / her duty towards Hindu Dharma by supporting VHPA’: An Interview with Sanjay Mehta,...

First national Hindu community conference organised by VHP in Fiji

Anticipation is high for the start of the first national Hindu community conference organised by the Vishva Hindu Parishad...

Annual Report 2014 – Global Human Rights Defense (GHRD)

Non-discrimination, the right of every individual to fully participate in society regardless of race, religion, gender or sexual orientation....

Jamaica Hindu Websites

  Reference Country  Broad catergory  Website Address  Description  Jamaica Organisation http://www.ncicj.com/ National Council for Indian Culture in Jamaica Jamaica...

Good response for the first Fiji National Hindu Community Conference

Conference organisers of the 1st Fiji National Hindu Community Conference are quite satisfied by the response received so far....



American Hindu scientist Dr.Divyendu Sinha Murder case comes to an end

Update 55 Dr. Divyendu Sinha Murder Case: Steven Contreras sentenced to 12.5 years Dr.Divyendu Sinha Murder case comes to...

Vastu Architecture in the West

The structure of the Vastu inspired building vibrates with cosmic energy and the bodily instrument resonates with this vibration....

Pro-Hindu Does Not Equal Anti-Everyone Else: Suhag A. Shukla

Hindu and Hindutva are easily conflated, particularly since a rising Narendra Modi in India’s political discourse has raised the...


Tulsi Gabbard, America’s first Hindu Congresswoman Question ‘Hidden Agenda’ Behind Hearing on India

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard speaks during a hearing of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission on “The Plight of Religious...

100’s of Hindu Priests gathered to perform a 108 Kundi Shree Maha Navchandi Yagna

ABOUT 100 pundits gathered in Lautoka’s Central College grounds to perform a 108 Kundi Shree Maha Navchandi Yagna yesterday....

Lesotho Hindu Websites

  Reference Country  Broad catergory  Website Address  Description  Lesotho Organisation http://distributebooks.co.za/2013/05/01/maser u-lesotho-march-2013-day-4/ Source: Hindu Media Network

Yoga By Hindu’s Holy Man In Allahabad

Source: Statesman Journal

World Hindu News Weekly – 05 Apr 2014

       New York’s Metropolitan Museum to showcase Hindu gods      Nepal’s government help to celebrate Hindus biggest ever festival “Mahakumbh Mela”...


Banaras Hindu University to introduce V-C’s award for excellence today

VARANASI: The 96th convocation of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) will witness the introduction of Vice Chancellor’s Award for excellence...


Hindu Mahasabha of America (HMSA) Announces New Chapter in Atlanta, Georgia

L-R: Mr. Bal .Krishna Gupta, Mr. Prashant Bhardwaj, Mrs. Radhika Suda, Mr. Ravi Narumanchi. Mr. Prashant Bhardwaj is president of...


Hindus celebrate Holi

“People should unite to joyfully celebrate the festival of Holi.” This is according to the Sanatam Dharam Prathinidhi Sabha...

Mexico Hindu Websites

Reference Country  Broad catergory  Website Address  Description  Mexico Archaelogy http://aryaculture.tripod.com/vedicdharma/id1 0.html India’s Cultural Link with Ancient America Mexico Organisation...

Trinidad Hindus observe Maha Shivratri amid carnival celebration

Away from fetes, dancing and merry-making as Trinidad and Tobago, the oil-rich Caribbean republic observes its annual carnival, devout...

Honduras Hindu Websites

Reference Country  Broad catergory  Website Address  Description  Honduras Temple http://www.elheraldo.hn/Secciones- Principales/Al-Frente/Refugio-hindu-en-la- capital-hondurena Hare Krishna Honduras Cultural Centre Honduras Yoga...

Guyana Hindu Websites

Reference Country  Broad catergory  Website Address  Description  Guyana Culture http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hinduism_in_Sou th_America Hinduism in South America Guyana Education http://www.hinducollegegy.org/ Guyana...

Guatemala Hindu Websites

Reference Country  Broad catergory  Website Address  Description  Guatemala Organisation http://iskcontemples.wordpress.com/hare- krishna-links/guatemala/ ISKCON Guatemala City Guatemala Yoga Database http://www.villasumaya.com/ Villa...

Dominican Republic Hindu Websites

Reference Country  Broad catergory  Website Address  Description  Dominican Republic Ayurveda http://www.naturacabana.com/ Natura Cabana Dominican Republic Temple http://iskconsantodomingo.blogspot.com/ ISKCON Santo...

Colombia Hindu Websites

Reference Country  Broad catergory  Website Address  Description  Colombia Organisation http://iskconbhaktijay.blogspot.in/ Iskcon Bhakti Bogota Colombia Temple http://www.iskconcolombia.com/ ISKCON Colombia Colombia...

Invitation (US -Texas – Houston) | Hindu Sports Day (HSD)

Invitation (US -Texas – Houston) | Hindu Sports Day (HSD) VENUE: Arya Samaj of Greater Houston, 14375 Schiller Rd, Houston,...

“India has responsibility toward Hindus who are persecuted in other countries” – Narendra Modi

SILCHAR (Assam): BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Saturday said Hindu migrants from Bangladesh must be accommodated in the country and detention camps would be done...

India last refuge of oppressed Hindus: Modi

Narendra Modi continued his blitzkrieg in the Northeast on Saturday, stunning the region with his attention, the like of...

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat in Bhopal, hold several meetings with Hindu activists

Bhopal: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat arrived here on a four-day visit to the city during which he...

Hindus urge EU to ensure safety of Hungarian Roma in view of chilling Harvard report

Hindus are concerned for the safety of Roma (Gypsies) in Hungary after a Harvard University report indicated “need for...

American Hindu students organization starts Hindu awareness week

The inaugural Hindu Awareness Week, organized by the Hindu Students Organization to share information about the tenets of Hinduism...

[Keshavshakha] Family Camp & Yuva Sangam 2014

Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh U.S.A., Inc. Southwest Region  Personal and Parental Consent, Release, and Waiver Form Please identify each child...

Chile Hindu Websites

    Reference Country  Broad catergory  Website Address  Description  Chile Education http://www.mandalam.cl/ Shuddha Dharma Mnadalam Vidhyalaya Chile Education http://www.suddhadharmamandalam.co.cl/...

Hinduism Changing The West

For more than 150 years, Hindus in Trinidad had to face their religious and colonial critics, who described them...

Canada Hindu Websites

Reference Country  Broad catergory  Website Address  Description  Canada Astrology http://www.birlacenter.com/ Welcome to The Birla Center for Hast Jyotish Canada...

Brazil Hindu Websites

Reference Country Broad catergory Website Address Description Brazil Author http://bkdemian.blogspot.in/ Demian Martins and his transalation work in Varanasi, Uttar...

Project Prithvi: Cleaning Beaches to Live Out the Hindu Principle of Peace

The Atharva Veda, one of the sacred texts of Hinduism, says: “Let there be peace in the heavens, the...

Yoga, imported from India, attracts 20 million Americans

Twenty years ago I fulfilled a yearning going back decades. On Jan. 30, 1994. we landed at the airport...

Afghanistan Hindu Websites

  Reference Country  Broad catergory  Website Address  Description  Afghanistan Dynasty http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hindushahi Hindu Shahi Dynasty Afghanistan, Pakistan Afghanistan Dynasty http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jayapala...

Success of Hindus : District Administration starts demolishing illegal slaughter-house at Morba

Hindus should offer gratitude at the feet of God for this success ! Why the Government could not notice...

Cartoon: History repeats itself

Source: http://www.niticentral.com/

DECADE OF DEMONISING HINDU COMMUNITY IN INDIA

From ignoring the kar sevaks burnt alive at Godhra to pushing the communal violence Bill that blames the the...

From Holland with Bharatanatyam

A seven-member dance troupe from the Netherlands and Suriname was in Chennai recently to perform Bharatanatyam at the Mamallapuram...

California based Modesto Hindu temple promotes health

The Hindu Temple of Modesto held a health fair Sunday that provided basic screening for the area’s Indian and...

Hinduism in America on the rise

Festivities in a new temple dedicated to the Indian monkey god Hanuman  in Frisco, Texas, earlier this month remind...

Invitation | A Seminar on Hindu Temples and Hindu Culture | Dallas, Texas, USA

http://www.globalhinduheritagefoundation.org http://www.savetemples.org A Seminar on  Hindu Temples and Hindu Culture Global Hindu Heritage Foundation   Inviting to attend “...

Traditional Hindu cultural function on the sea shores of Chennai

RSS traditional Sankranti function of Chennai was held on the sea shore of Foreshore Estate on 14th January, 2014. Swayamsevaks...

In Fiji, Hindu Monks of Ramakrishna Mission Provide Succour

Orange-robed monks of the Ramakrishna Mission, founded by Swami Vivekananda, in Fiji provide healthcare, education and spiritual guidance not...

Hindus protest against American evangelist Benny Hinn’s convention

A group of intellectuals and members of several like-minded organisations on Friday staged a protest here against American evangelist...

30 Awe-Inspiring Hindu Temples 

Ekambareswarar Temple This temple dedicated to Shiva is located in Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, India. Virupaksha Temple — Group of...

Hinduism and Vedic Dharma

By: Prajakt Karanjkar  Hinduism…A religion mostly found in India.It is commonly known as most ancient religion in the world.It is said that...

Invitation: Dharma Education & Training Seminar_Jan 11 2014 (Pearland_TX_USA)

Dharma Education & Training Seminar “Rituals, Festivals, Astronomy and Psychology” And “Sankranti: Tamaso Ma Jyotirgamaya” FREE ADMISSION ● DONATIONS...

Renowned Hindu Scholar Rajiv Malhotra’s India tour main events Dec 27– Feb 5, 2014

From: Twitter: @RajivMessage Program for India tour December 27, 2013 – February 5, 2014 DELHI – MUMBAI – KOLKATA – BANGALORE – AHMEDABAD...

The American Hindu December Dilemma

Come December, life in America becomes one big celebration, with a joyous countdown to Christmas Day. Glittering holiday décor...

Our hopes were dashed, say Pakistani Hindus

A group of 29 Hindus from the Sindh province of Pakistan have been demonstrating at Jantar Mantar here for...

Braving freezing winds, Indian Americans participated in “Run for Unity” in Washington DC

December 15, 2013 Around 200 people converged at National Mall in Washington DC, to attend the “Run for Unity”...

O, Hindus, let there be an wave of patriotism ! – Pujya Bhide Guruji

On 23rd November on behalf Uttung Parivar, Pujya Sambhajirao Bhideguruji, founder of Shivpratishthan gave a talk on ‘Samarthya ahe...

Explosive Communal posters displayed by Popular Front of India in Goa !

Ponda (Goa) : A poster has been displayed in various parts of Ponda and Mudgaon by Popular Front of India...

Now is the time for revolution and not peace ! – H. B. P. Jalakekar Maharaj

Nashik (Maharashtra) : One who respects Geeta and Gou-mata is a Hindu ! One who protects self and eradicates terrorism is a Hindu !...

Hindus Laud ‘Yoga Room’ Launch At Chicago O’Hare Airport

Hindus have applauded launching of “Yoga Room” at Chicago O’Hare International Airport, calling it a “step in right direction”....

Ancient Indian invasion of Lanka reenacted in Oklahoma City with Lord Hanuman

Washington D.C. 14 December : The perennial battle between the Bharatha Nation (India) and Lanka takes different forms: In...

Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade arrested on visa fraud charges

Sangeeta Richard, the former domestic staff of New York-based Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade (39), said that she wanted the...

How Ayub Khan dupes Mumbai girl of Rs 10 lakh on Facebook with fake Hindu couple profile?

MUMBAI: The police have arrested an 18-year-old college dropout who posed as a businessman on Facebook and sweet-talked a 14-year-old into...

Lightning strikes Sri Meenakshi – Sundareswarar Temple tower

A minor portion of the Eastern ‘Rajagopuram’ (gateway tower) of the world-renowned Sri Meenakshi-Sundareswarar temple was damaged, after being...

Conman feigns heartbreak, dupes girl of Rs 10 lakh on Facebook

MUMBAI: The police have arrested an 18-year-old college dropout who posed as a businessman on Facebook and sweet-talked a 14-year-old into...

National security doctrine imperative for an economically strong nation — NN Vohra

Clear advice from service chiefs missing The constitutional framework clearly lays down responsibilities of the Raksha Mantri, the defence...

Sanrkrit Slokas from the Hindu scriptures for a ‘giant of history’

Over 100 world leaders, including President Pranab Mukherjee and US President Barack Obama, came here on Tuesday in an...

Bombay HC allows Sadhvi Pragya to convert her bail petition into appeal.

In keeping with a Supreme Court order, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday allowed Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, an...

‘Hindu Garjana’ in Tirupati on Dec. 20

Tirumala Tirupati Pavitratha Samrakshana Vedika has announced to organise ‘Hindu Garjana’ at Indira grounds in the city on December...

Hindu community remembers Madiba

The Hindu community in Cape Town has paid a moving tribute to former President Nelson Mandela. Mandela died at...

Perturbed Hindus urge Philadelphia headquartered Urban Outfitters to withdraw Lord Ganesh socks

Press release Upset Hindus have urged for the immediate recalling of socks carrying image of Lord Ganesh sold by...

Does China want to set up a missile base on Moon by 2050?

Beijing: An expert  from the China National Space Administration’s Lunar Exploration Programme Centre has told a Chinese newspaper that China...

Religious Leaders Support Hindu Statue In Oklahoma Capitol

Christian, Buddhist, Jewish and Baha’i leaders have backed the proposed bid of Hindus of erecting a statue of Lord...

If the Sun Salutation Has to Fit Into a Cell

PALESTINE — Quiet is hard to find in prison. But in the Powledge Unit gym on Tuesday afternoon, the...

Hindus Ask Oklahoma For a Monument Next To The Ten Commandments, Hilarity Ensues

American Hindus are joining Satanists as the latest religious group to ask for a monument to their faith at Oklahoma’s...

VHP Committed to Protect Nation & Culture – Baikady Suprasad Shetty

Udupi, 11 Dec 2013: Vishwa Hindu Parishat (VHP) completes 50 years in 2014.  It has never been against any religion. ...

Hindus Interested In Erecting Lord Hanuman Statue On Oklahoma Capitol Grounds‏

Hindus are thinking of erecting a statue of Lord Hanuman if the space is available in the Oklahoma State...

How a rural youth saved thousands of lives

S Vijay, the 17-year-old son of a Dharmapuri farmer, saved 15,000 people in his native village of Pikkili, and...

Legal battle to thwart a Hindu temple take over by TN government

Uncouth utterances of a Lankan MP about India Last week, Suriyapperuma, a nominated MP of Sri Lanka Ruling Party,...

Karkala: Now, two women detained for alleged conversion

Karkala, Dec 11: Less than a week after 13 persons from Gujarat were detained for allegedly indulging in religious conversion...

Illegal sale of ‘T-shirts’ and clothes having pictures of Hindu Deities at Anjuna

Panaji – The HJS delegation had presented a memorandum on 11 th December demanding immediately action against the sale of...

VHP, Bajrang Dal to hold a massive protest action against anti-Hindu activities

Karkala Dec 11: Two Christian women were briefly taken into custody on Tuesday by Karkala police for allegedly trying...

Ganesh Mantra – Obstacle Breaker

Source: Hinduism Worldwide

1406 km through Punjab: Finding bliss in Amritsar Golden Temple

The Golden Temple (correctly known as Harmandir Sahib and Darbar Sahib) (2132-2149) must rank among the most awe-inspiring spiritual...

Hindu Temple Eyes Lake Avenue Site In Glenview

Glenview village trustees were expected to give final consideration to plans for a proposed Hindu temple at 3623 W....

VHP threatens agitation against actors Nagma, Johnny Lever for proselytizing Hindus

Mumbai: The Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Bajrang Dal have threatened to launch agitation against Bollywood actors Nagma and Johnny Lever,...

Activists of Ahimsa Sangh saved 25 Cow Calves from Slaughter Houses

Nov, 10 -2013: Activists belonging to Ahinsa Sangh saved 25 Cow Calves from slaughter houses. A tempo MH43-F-5271 was...

Cal Poly Indian American Grad Student Killed in Car Crash

United States A young civil engineering graduate student was killed early morning Nov. 23 as the car he was...

Al-Qaeda spreading its wings in Manipur: Azizulhind

In its October 12, 2013 issue, Azizulhind, in a news report claimed that terror outfit al-Qaeda is spreading its...

Bajrang Dal to agitate if conspired conversions by ‘Power to Change’ in Mumbai are not stopped

Mumbai : Displaying advertising posters with pictures of film actors Johnny Lever and Nagma on some railway stations, in railways...

OFBJP celebrating across USA over BJP’s spectacular win

Press Release Washington DC | Dec 09, 2013. Spectacular victory for BJP in 4 states – OFBJP celebrating across...

Under pressure from churches and NGOs, EC had sought a change in the dates of polling and counting

New Delhi: The Election Commission on Wednesday changed the Mizoram assembly election schedule by advancing the polling on November...

‘Bhakti Sangeet’ aiming Cow Conservation held at Bangalore

Bangalore Dec 8: Gou Seva Samiti Bangalore has organised Bhaksti Sangeet ceremony along with Grantharadhane (Worshipping the Holybook) related...

Hindi daily journalist axed to death by Maoists in Chhattisgarh 

Raipur: A senior journalist based in Chhattisgarh was on Friday axed to death by a group of Maoists in...

Karkala: Group from Gujarat detained after Bajrang Dal alleges conversion

Karkala, Dec 8: Karkala rural police on Saturday December 7 detained 13 persons from Gujarat who had reportedly come to...

IB warns govt, says foreigners may obtain Aadhaar card

The Intelligence Bureau has raised objections to the possibility of Non Resident Indians (NRIs) and foreigners living in the...

Solar power to light up Samayapuram temple in Tiruchi

Work on setting up the plants would commence some time in December or January. Three solar plants will be...

Leon’s restaurant, Hindu temple host 70 for Thanksgiving dinner

Leon’s Family Restaurant on Seven Mile Road in Livonia and the Hindu temple across the street, Sri Shirdi Saibaba,...

SC reserves verdict on Chidambaram temple issue

 The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved verdict on a batch of appeals challenging the Tamil Nadu government’s order appointing...

RSS former Functionary lead Bharat Parikrama Yatra reaches Gunayana Villaje in Punjab

Gunayana Villaje, Muktsar Jilla Punjab Dec 6: RSS Pracharak and former Akhil Bharatiya Seva Pramukh Sitarama Kedilaya lead Bharat Parikrama...


Alert Villagers of Belinja caught 2 missionaries attempting Conversion, handed over to Police

Belinja Village, Kasaragod Dec 5: In an unprecedented alertness and unity shown by the villagers of remote village Belinja of...

‘Journey to Divinity’’ Poetic performance by Mumbai-based Odissi dancer Shubhada Varadkar’s

Swami Vivekanand’s writings and poems get a new lease of life through Mumbai-based Odissi dancer Shubhada Varadkar’s recital. Gone...


Justice Over a Vexatious Litigant

HOUSTON: Annamalai Selvam has over hundreds of cases on money laundering and harassing his clients in Atlanta, Ohio and...

Shocking: Terror’s own Country

When Vipin Gopal coined God’s Own Country as a catchphrase to describe Kerala’s natural beauty–and thereby to promote its tourism–we can...

Udupi : Regional Hindu Convention held by HJS

Karnataka (Udupi) :  HJS held Hindu Convention on 1st December at Shri. Govind Kalyan Mandap, Ajjarkadu. Pujya Vinayakanand Swamiji of Sriramkrushna...

Bengaluru : Regional Hindu Adhiveshan held

Bengaluru : Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) held Hindu Convention at Sant-Shri. Asaram Bapuji’s ashram at Banshankari, Bengaluru. More than 150...

Cattle trafficking: Bajrang Dal, police seize vehicle, cows

Mangalore, Dec 6: Members of Bajrang Dal along with police on Friday December 6 stopped a car that was allegedly...

Kabir’s rosary stolen from Varanasi ashram, FIR lodged against Thai monk, two others

A red sandalwood rosary, which is said to have been given to Sant Kabir in the 15th century by...

FIR against Samajwadi Party MLA Azim-Ul-Haq for role in VHP leader murder

FAIZABAD: Police on Thursday booked Samajwadi Party MLA from Tanda assembly constituency Azim-Ul-Haq alias ‘Pehelwan’ for involvement in murder of localVishwa...

Hindu dance program in River Vale

Sabrina D. MisirHiralall lectured and performed in a Hindu dance program for residents at the Jewish Home Assisted Living...

Proposed Hindu temple moves forward in Glenview

A group of Hindus looking for a more permanent spiritual home are on track to build a temple in...

Controversial Hindu preacher faces criminal charges

ATLANTA – A controversial Hindu preacher with a penchant for suing disillusioned followers has returned to Atlanta in handcuffs....

Rajasthan polls: Pak Hindu migrants withdraw decision to opt for NOTA

Pakistani Hindu migrants settled in Rajasthan, who had earlier decided to boycott the assembly elections, cast their vote on...

Kartik Poornima at the Island Palace of Mewar

When the night comes alive to the sound of music and paeans to Brahma, its Kartik Poornima. Kanchan Srivastava...

In nation’s interest, Article 370 demands rigorous debate

Ever since BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi alluded to Article 370 and its impact, or the lack thereof,...

US Hindu Group protest Congressional resolution on Indian religious freedom

WASHINGTON: A US-based Hindu-American group has launched a mass campaign against a Congressional resolution on religious freedom and human...

ISI using cross-border trade to fund Hizbul Mujahideen: NIA

NEW DELHI: Pakistan’s spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence ( ISI) and other “agencies of Islamic Republic of Pakistan” have beenfunding activities of Hizbul Mujahideen in...

Ganesh Pooja Report 2010

Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh has been celebrating ‘Ganesh Pooja for Children’ for more than 7 years now across the country....

HSS volunteers visited elected and public Officials to tie Rakhi during the month of August

Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh, USA (HSS) reached out US Congressmen and local public officials during the month of August to...

Bera, Tulsi create history; sworn in as US lawmakers

Bera (47) is the third Indian-American — after Dalip Singh Saundh in 1950 and Bobby Jindal in 2005 —...

HSC Camp 2013 Press release

    Source: Hindu Students Council

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard Keynotes USHA Tribute to Swami Vivekananda

Atlanta, GA: The United States Hindu Alliance paid tribute to Swami Vivekananda on the occasion of his 150th birth anniversary...

Why Hindus Need to Be Part of Anti-Bullying Efforts

When I was in gradeschool, one of my most dreaded daily rituals was getting on the bus every morning...

Fanatics attack a reporter by making false accusation of molesting a Muslim woman !

Mangalore (Karnataka) : 30 fanatics attacked V. T. Prasad, a reporter of local daily newspaper called ‘Karavali Ale’ making false...

GAP Ad Campaign ‘Highly Sexualized’, Says Sikh Activist

A Sikh activist is organizing a Dec. 5 rally in front of the GAP Store in Davis, Calif., to...

Goa’s rich Hindu past can’t be brushed away

A ‘leading’ Christian theologian of Goa, while referring to the Portuguese destruction of Hindu temples in the region from...

Modi effect: Congress losing Hindu vote in Assam

A two-day visit by a BJP central team to Assam has grabbed the media’s eyeballs. It was the lead...

Sikh man gets $50,000 in religious discrimination case in US

NEW YORK: A Sikh man in the US has received USD 50,000 as compensation in an out-of-court settlement of a religious...

Maoists blast landmine in Bihar, 6 cops killed

In a daring attack, Maoists blew up police jeep in Bihar’s Aurangabad district on Tuesday in which 7 cops...

The Hindu Young World Quiz finals in city tomorrow

The Hindu Young World Quiz, an integral part of The Hindu in School (THiS) programme held in 15 cities, is...

RSS: Alert Swayamsevak rescues 3 Electricity Board Employees

The awareness of Dhaneesh Krishnan, an RSS activist (Mandal Karyavah Secretary of RSS’s Village Unit) that has saved the...

Sikh Soldiers Want More Indians In U.S. Army

New York: The U.S. should change its policy to allow more Indian-Americans to join the military without compromising on...

Power of Youth collected against attacks on Dharma

Karanja (Laad), Dist. Vashim – Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) held ‘Hindu Dharmajagruti Sabha (sabha)’ on 1st December, Sunday at 5.30...

Omaha Man Sentenced in Vedant Patel’s Stabbing Death

An Omaha man who says he was under the influence of drugs when he fatally stabbed his roommate Vedant...

Jayalalithaa opposes communal violence bill

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu chief minister JJayalalithaa on Monday reiterated her government’s opposition to the Centre’s proposed Prevention of Communal Violence (Access to...

Fanatics attack saviours of cow in front of police !

Pimpri – Few Gou-rakshaks (protectors of cows) were trying to release cows and cattle tied on vacant land of Municipal...

Restaurant manager Mohammad Rizwan beats and assaults customer Mr. Mayur Pirati Jadhav and his relatives over onions.

Mumbai:  While politicians are gifting chief ministers onions as gag gifts,the common man is getting a black eye from the...

Hindu forums demand investigation against anti-superstition body

The Hindu Vidhidnya Parishad and Hindu Janjagruti Samiti have demanded a probe into the alleged financial irregularities by Akhil...

Pakistan tried to grab Kashmir by forcing Hindus out: Farooq

New Delhi: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah has said Pakistan’s dream of “grabbing” Kashmir would never be realised. “They...

Mizo temples’ ‘Sunday service’ a hit

Inspired by the church, Hindu temples in Mizoram now conduct similar ‘Sunday service’ for various deities. Community leaders say...

Hindu Shrine attacked in Gagrabari, S 24 Parganas; police arrests the victim along with the aggressors

If you thought Tarapith was the only place which came under jihadi attack today, think again. Be it popular...

Communal hostility over fishery in Sandeshkhali, woman assaulted but saved by heroic efforts of husband

Achintya Bhowmik and his wife Sujata Bhowmik own a fishery conjointly in the village of Bermojur Hatkhola under the...

Warkari and Hindu organisations unite against anti-superstitions Act !

Nagar, 29th November – The Ordinance on anti-superstitions Act, which imposes restriction on Hindus for abiding by their Dharma and...

An elephant, dancing and a Hindu wedding in Ponte Vedra

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA, November 30, 2103 (Jacksonvill.com): The distance was short but the trip was long, with music,...

Sankaracharya Swami Jayendra Saraswatiji was framed under a Christian conspiracy

Allahabad – A Court of Law in Puducherry today acquitted Ven. Jagadguru Sankaracharya of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham Sri Jayendra Saraswatiji...

Advocate Ravindra Ghosh, the President of ‘Bangladesh Minority Watch’ brutally attacked in Court by fanatic advocates !

Dhaka – Advocate Ravindra Ghosh, the President of ‘Bangla Desh Minority Watch’ accepted case of 15 innocent Hindus, detained in...

Sewa Bharati Purbanchal organised ‘Arogya Chetna Shivir’

Guwahati: In a first of its kind event in north-eastern region, Sewa Bharati Purbanchal organised Arogya Chetna Shivir in Guwahati...

Governor Sarwar invites Hindus to next Diwali

LAHORE: Opening his office’s doors to minorities for the first time in the history of the province, Punjab Governor...


Swami Vivekananda’s Spiritual Heirs Reach Out

– CHICAGO The Vivekananda Vedanta Society (VVS) of Chicago hosted a conference at the downtown Hilton here Nov. 10...

Islamists interrupt Vivekananda Chair inauguration in Kerala

Kottayam (Kerala), August 28: Islamic group with full support of Muslim League that held the education ministry in Kerala intentionally...

Hindu backlash gradually building against naked muslim appeasement in Bengal

The accusation made against the Mamata government from this desk for the past few months has now being echoed...

Improve capabilities to defeat evil forces: Sridevi Goyal

Nagpur, October 7:Women are storehouse of unlimited energy. Only they should strive to experience their power and demonstrate it...

Govts in Assam seem to have encouraged illegal migration

The issue of illegal migration from Bangladesh will not go away. In the North-East, that’s primarily an Assam problem...

Zed to talk to highschoolers on Hinduism

Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will talk about Hinduism and its contributions to the world to Rainshadow Community Charter...

Solar power to light up Samayapuram temple in Tiruchi

Work on setting up the plants would commence some time in December or January. Three solar plants will be...

Shedding light on Hinduism

At 31, Sunil Seetahal Maharaj already has ten years experience as a Maha Sabha pundit making him one of...

Indian Hindus nurse bruises after cow-trampling festival

Garbada (India) (AFP) – Dozens of Hindu men in western India were nursing their bruises Tuesday after being trampled...

Racist graffiti against Sikh actor in US

New York: The Indian American community has been stunned by the racist graffiti on a Gap advertisement featuring Sikh...



Kanchi Shankaracharya, 22 others acquitted in Sankararaman murder case

Chennai : All the accused in the Sankararaman murder case including Kanchi Shankaracharya Jayendra Saraswati have been acquitted. The court...

VHP organises Blood Donation Camp at Bantwal

Bantwal/Mangalore Nov 25: Vishwa Hindu Parishat (VHP) and Bajarangadal activists organised blood donation camp at Bantwal near Mangalore on Sunday....

VHP’s Durga Vahini demands arrest of Goa Culprits: Protest against women atrocities

Protest against women atrocities & Tejpal episode on 26th New Delhi . Nov 24 2013. Durga Vahini & Matri Shakti, the women...

Full Report: National Conference of Vice Chancellors by Vivekananda-150 Samiti in Delhi

A total of  237 delegates representing 125 Universities of 23 states attended the two day conference. New Delhi: To commemorate...

RSS Sarakaryavah Bhaiyyaji laid the foundation stone for KESARI’s new building

Kochi Nov 26: RSS Sarakaryavah (General Secretary) Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi laid the foundation stone (Bhoomi Poojan Ceremony) for Kerala’s RSS...

‘Sangh Bhandar’ inaugurated by RSS Pracharak Guruprasad at Chandapur

Chandapura, Bangalore: As a preparatory part of ‘Anekal Bhag Maha Sanghik’, a mammoth gathering of RSS Swayamsevaks in Ganavesh, new...

VSK-Karnataka organises State Level Essay Competition for Media Students

Bangalore Nov 26: Vishwa Samvada Kendra, Karnataka has organised a state level essay competition for any Media student of...

Hindus Upset At Lord Vishnu’s Misrepresentation On ABC’s ‘Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.’‏

Hindus are upset over ABC’s award-winning television series “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” for hinting at Lord Vishnu being an alien...

Suggested Reading for Hindus about Books on Hinduism, Books on Hindu Identity, Books on Hindu Temples and history

Global Hindu Heritage Foundation (GHHF) Suggested Reading for Hindus about Books on Hinduism, Books on Hindu Identity, Books on...

Kanchi seers aquitted

Sessions Judge C S Murugan of the Principal District court of Puducherry pronounced the verdict on Sankaraman murder case...

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Hindu youth unite after Shankaracharya Nishchalanand Saraswati’s ‘Dharmasabha’ at Sanpada

Navi Mumbai : A meeting was held at Datta Mandir, Sanpada on 24th November after the ‘Dharma-sabha’ of Jagatguru Shankaracharya...

Hindu Dharma has the capacity to crush anarchy ! – Shankaracharya Nishchalanand Saraswati

Madkai (Goa) : “The culture that has given us knowledge of ‘Dharma (Righteousness), Artha (Economy), Kaam (Desire), Moksha (Liberation)’ cannot...

Vice President to inaugurate Vivekananda statue in Thiruvananthpuram

Thiruvananthpuram, September 9:  A bronze statue of Vivekananda will be inaugurated by Vice-President Hamid Ansari on September 11 at Kowdiar...

Hindu temple to break ground in Minnesota in 2014

A new Hindu temple will reportedly break ground next year in Rochester (Minnesota, USA). As growth in the area...

Bajrang Dal seeks Bidar DC’s apology for ‘comments’ on Ram, Sita

Bidar, Nov 5, 2013, DHNS : Bajarang Dal on Tuesday sought a public apology from Bidar deputy commissioner P...

Atheists challenge IRS over nonprofit finances

KENTUCKY, USA, November 22, 2013 (Religion News Service): HPI Note: While this lawsuit has only a remote chance of...

Bajrang Dal prevents screening of ‘Ram-Leela’ in Indore

Protesting against director Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s movie ‘Ram-Leela’s controversial content, Bajrang Dal workers today prevented cinema hall owners here...

VHP, Bajrang Dal oppose anti-superstition Bill

Expressing fear that the proposed anti-superstition Bill would endanger Hindu traditions, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang Dal...

‘Bharathamatha Library’ at Kallakurichi

Opening ceremony of ‘Bharathamatha Library’ at new premises in Kallakurichi, Villupuram celebrated on 22nd November, wherein 30 people participated....

1000 Eye Donors Families ‘Meet’ in Chennai

The confluence of a thousand families who kantanam in Chennai  Swami Vivekananda’s 150th birth anniversary of vilakkulu kantanat took...

Prompt Hindu activists saves thousands of Cows from slaughtering

Over 13000 cows have been captured by Gaurakshaks (Cow protection unit) on Monday yesterday from Paatan district near Kutch,...

Gayatri Mantra launched Nevada Latin Chamber of Business

Gayatri Mantra, considered the most sacred mantra of Hinduism, and other hymns from ancient Hindu scriptures were read at...

Book with a Fresh Perspective on Hinduism

United States Author Mohan R. Pandey has published “Hinduism: A Path to Inner Peace,” a new book that gives...

Hindu community plans new temple in Katy

A new Hindu temple is about to take shape in three renovated mobile classrooms in Katy. The complex of...

India Development and Relief Fund Inc (IDRF)

INDIA DEVELOPMENT AND RELIEF FUND INC – N Bethesda, MD – Overview of volunteer & donation opportunities, services, mission,...

Local Hindus celebrate Diwali, future of temple in north Rochester

Rochester’s Hindu community celebrated its heritage with the annual Diwali cultural program and dinner Saturday night, but it was...

Lawyer to file case for Pak Hindus, Sikhs living in India

AMRITSAR: Perturbed over the plight of Pakistani Hindus and Sikhs in Punjab, lawyer and human rights activist Ajay Virmani...

VHP President (External) Shri. Ashok Chowgule visits Houston

Shri. Ashok Chowgule, President Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) India visited Houston, Texas. During his trip he met many Houston...

Invitation – Third Australian National Hindu Conference

Invitation – THIRD Australian National HINDU CONFERENCE – APRIL 26 AND 27 TH 2014.NOVOTEL PARRAMATTA

Hindus, Muslims engage in Zari embroidery

Bareilly, November 07 (ANI): Located in Indias Northern state of Uttar Pradesh, the city of Bareilly is an amalgamation...

Thousands converting back to Hinduism

Mumbai (AsiaNews) – A lavish demonstration to celebrate the return to Hinduism of 1,130 families who had left the...

Texas to have another Hindu temple

Named as Shirdi Sai Durga Shiva Venkateswara Temple (Hindu Temple of Katy), it will be built on 2.39 acres...

Meet to favour sustainable existence of Hindus

PONDA: Clarifying that Hindus are not against any religion, the 145th Pithadeeshwar of Sree Govardhan Mutt Puri, Jagadguru Shankaracharya Swami Nischalanand...

Woman charged with pushing man in front of train ‘hated Hindus, Muslims’

NEW YORK — A woman who told police she shoved a man to his death off a subway platform...

Armed Jihadis attack Hindu family

Mumbai : A group of 15-20 armed Jihadis entered house of a Hindu family and attacked the residents. One 70...

All Party Parliamentary Group for British Hindus formed

A new All Party Parliamentary Group for British Hindus to help represent Hindus in the UK has been established....

Enraged Hindus block roads to protest against cow-slaughter

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) : A cow was stolen from outside the house of a Hindu woman at K R Puram,...

MP elections : Shri. Navalkishore Sharma’s rallies drawing huge crowds of Hindus

Dhar (Madhya Pradesh) : Hindus elected BJP to power for its promise to look after interests of Hindus  in M.P;...

BJP functionary attacked in Tamil Nadu, dies

A BJP functionary Jawahar was brutally assassinated in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu and died on the spot, reports said. In...

In Church dominated Mizoram, sporting a Tilak sparks off a major political row

Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla has sparked off a major political row for sporting Tilaks while attending a programme...

Subramanian Swamy to get Brahm Gaurav award.

Thane: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy will be presentedBrahm Gaurav award here on November 24 by Brahm Foundation. “Swamy is being awarded for his...

Communal instigator arrested in Chennai

On 15th November, 2013 posters with baseless allegations against RSS-BJP were found pasted in many places of Chennai by Tamilnadu...

RSS Karyalaya Inaugurated at Molakalmur in Chitradurga

Molakalmur,  Chitradurga district: Nov-22 New office of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh was inaugurated today by RSS Pracharak Muniyappa, Chief Convener of...

‘Illegal’ floors of Islamic university at Tirupathi (sacred Hindu pilgrimage place) facing demolition

Despite permission accorded by the TUDA for a G+1 structure, the authorities built a G+6 building Caught in a...

RSS strongly condemns the bomb blasts in Patna

RSS strongly condemns the bomb blasts in Patna SS strongly condemned the serial bomb blast held in city of...

Appeal to Help the Victims of the Northern India Flood Disaster

Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America, Inc. (World Hindu Council of America) Tax Exemption Id: 51-0156325 Seva (Social Services) office...

A NEW BEGINNING BHUTANESE RESETTLEMENT PROJECT

A NEW BEGINNING BHUTANESE RESETTLEMENT PROJECT 60,000 Bhutanese Refugees, mostly Hindus and Buddhists are coming to the USA in...

Arya Samaj of Greater Houston hosts sixth annual HAVAN conference organized by VHPA

Arya Samaj of Greater Houston hosts sixth annual HAVAN conference organized by VHPA PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington...

World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) demands Hindu awareness and hate-crime education after New York homicide

World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) demands Hindu awareness and hate-crime education after New York homicide   PRESS RELEASE...

World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) mourns the lives lost in Connecticut

World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) mourns the lives lost in Connecticut PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington DC,...

VHPA Expresses Deep Anguish at the Bloody Violence in Oak Creek’s Guru-dwara

VHPA Expresses Deep Anguish at the Bloody Violence in Oak Creek’s Guru-dwara PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 5,...

First Hindu Mandir Pandits’ (Priest) Conference (HMPC) -2012

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 5, 2012 First Hindu Mandir Pandits’ (Priest) Conference (HMPC) -2012 Over 32 Pandits...

Jehadi Forces are turning Kerala into a hotbed of anti National Activities – RSS

Jehadi Forces are turning Kerala into a hotbed of anti National Activities: Nandakumar in Bangalore Bangalore Nov 9: ‘Jehadi radical...

VIDEO: RSS Flood Relief Activities at Uttarakhand

RSS initiated Flood Relief Activities at Uttarakhand-June-2013 Source: Vishwa Samvada Kendra  

RSS unveils 2-Phased Reconstruction Programme in Flood Hit Zones of Uttarakhand

Rehabilitation of flood and cloud burst victims in Uttarakhand Strategy finalised in the presence of Sarkaryavah Shri Bhaiyaji Joshi...

Bharat Jogo Doud at New Delhi

New Delhi Nov 10: To commemorate 150th birth anniversary of Swamy Vivekananda, a massive marathon by name BHARAT JAGO...

VHP Chief Dr Pravin Togadia denied entry in to Jammu, stopped at Air Port by officials

Now even Govts think, Jammu Kashmir not Bharat? Asks Dr Pravin Togadia after not being allowed to enter Jammu. New...

VHP Chief Dr Togadia: Hindus in Bharat will not Tolerate ‘Babur’ Styled atrocities in Pakistan

Karnavati (Ahmedabad), December 3, 2012: Over 100 years old Bhagwan Shriram Temple in Pakistan was razed to ground along with...

Vanavasi Kalyan Ashram’s convention for Vanavasi Women at Bastar

Bastar: Akhil Bharatiya Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram organised a Vanvasi women convention recently in Bastar to celebrate 150th birth anniversary...

Dr Narendra Prasad is new president of Arogya Bharati

Patna: Noted surgeon of Patna and social activist Dr Narendra Prasad has been elected new president of Arogya Bharati. He...

Canadians View Non-Christian Religions With Uncertainty, Dislike

Canadians View Non-Christian Religions With Uncertainty, Dislike – Hindu Press International – Hindu Press International – Hinduism Today Magazine...

IB: Despite Bhatkal arrest, IM threat alive

NEW DELHI: The terror threat to India from theIndian Mujahideen (IM) is undiminished, despite the arrest of its top leader...

Denigration of Goddess Sitaji – Political Leader @ Dainik Jagran

      What an absurd comparison!!  Ignorant political leaders do not know that Bhagwati Sitaji is omnipresent  and does not need...

ATM attack victim’s phone recovered from an Andhra man

BANGALORE: In a breakthrough, Bangalore City police on Thursday took one person from Andhra Pradesh’s Hindupur into custody for interrogation in...

An appeal to protect a temple village Aranmula.

Mahatman, You must have been watching the developments at Aranmula, one of our most important temple villages, where an...




Hindu Unity Day in New York — A Historic Success

Report by Narain Kataria in New York   The 19th Hindu Unity Day (Hindu Sangathan Divas) was celebrated  with pomp, position, dignity, enthusiasm  and grandeur...

Bullet-for-Bullet Could Eliminate Terrorism from India – Sardar Joginder Singh, Ex CBI Chief

From: Narain Kataria FOURTEENTH HINDU SANGATHAN DIVAS (HINDU UNITY DAY) REPORT  The Hindu Temple Society of North America, The...

OVBI November Newsletter U.S. Edition

November Newsletter – U.S. Edition Informational Video Pic: Sriram Iyer MoU with CEO, A.P. Diwali Fund Raiser in NJ...

Sikhs Celebrate Guru Purab

Sikhs across the globe celebrate Guru Purab or Guru Nanak Jayanti on Thursday, which commemorates the birth anniversary of...

Charges against Indian-origin surgeon Jayant Patel dropped in Australia

SYDNEY: Australian prosecutors on Friday dropped criminal negligence charges against an Indian-born surgeon who had been accused of the...

Salt shortage rumour fuels panic buying in Bengal

KOLKATA/MALDA/DARJEELING: Rumours ofshortage in supply of salt, fuelled by overpricing by some unscrupulous traders, triggered panic buyingin Bengal, Bihar and the northeastern...

Teenage girl gang-raped at gunpoint in Meerut

MEERUT: A 14-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped at gun point by two neighbours in Jhai village in Meerut, police said on...

Unknown fever baffles Chennai doctors

CHENNAI: A string of ‘mystery fever’ cases in the city over the last few weeks has left doctors puzzled....

5 Pilgrims killed, 40 injured in road accident

Five pilgrims were killed while 40 others injured including women and children as a truck overturns near Thana Chapper...

Indian activist poised to be first ever elected socialist in US

WASHINGTON: This is a “Stop Press” development that could well have a pantheon of political greats from Leon Trotsky to Ram Manohar...

Obama greets Sikhs on Guru Nanak’s birth anniversary

AMRITSAR: US president Barack Obama has extended best wishes to Sikhs on the occasion of the 544th birth anniversary of Sikh’s...

Sri Meenakshi Temple New, Unique, Granite Ganesh Temple

By Dr. Venugopal Menon It is the first traditional Hindu religious landmark in the Southwest United States. What started...

Overseas Volunteers for a Better India Presents Google Hangout with Rajiv Malhotra

  Overseas Volunteers for a Better India Presents Google Hangout with Rajiv Malhotra Register Rajiv Malhotra is an Indian-American researcher,...

World ‘tallest’ Hindu temple innaugrated by Nitish Kumar

PATNA: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday laid the foundation stone for a massive Hindu temple that was promptly claimed...

Dharma Bee draws huge response!

The Dharma Bee contest, organized by the Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh, (HSS) received enthusiastic response of 3300 children across the...

Hindu Mahasabha of America Observes Hindu Memorial Day (HMD)

Hindu Mahasabha of America aka Hindu Congress of America (HMSA) observed Hindu memorial day in Houston to commemorate Hindus...

Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh (HSS) worker gets Humanitarian Award

HSS Worker Swadesh Katoch gets Humanitarian Award for Bhutanese Hindu refugee resettlement in US   Georgia (US), April 5: He...

Global Diwali – Celebrations Around the World

Diwali is also celebrated outside of India mainly in Guyana, Fiji, Malaysia,   Nepal, Mauritius, Myanmar, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Trinidad...

Health for Humanity Yogathon: Stretching the Limits to Reach 1 Million Supporters

As Hindus worldwide celebrated Makar Sankranti, marking the change of seasons, one organization, inspired by the First Lady’s Let’s...

Michelle Obama Celebrates Diwali at the White House

Today, First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed guests to the White House for a Diwali celebration. The celebration started with...

Four dead, over 50 miners trapped in coal mine in Dhanbad

NEW DELHI: Over 50 miners at a coal mine in Nirsa in Dhanbad got trapped on Monday after its...

Teen Accused in Fatal Attack on NJ Prof Gets 15 Years

United States One of five teens accused in the 2010 fatal beating attack of a New Jersey professor received...

Devout Hindus brave Ganges River chill

VARANASI, India (NBC/RTV) – Devout Hindus in India braved the chill of the Ganges River to take a holy...

Indian Festival Draws Record 120 Million To Wash Away Their Sins

ALLAHABAD, INDIA, March 9, 2013 (Raw Story): A record 120 million pilgrims washed away their sins with plunges in...

Minor girl goes missing from Shantipur, Nadia, FIR filed against suspect Shoaib Ali

Kaberi Kundu, 16-year old student of Saratkumar High School and living in Ward number 11 of Dokantala Shantipur under...

Cover Story by priya Sahgal: Subramanian Swamy

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A certificate for holiness in India

The Kumbh Mela festival may have been attracting millions this year – but at any given time India is...

A Million Expected At New Waterfall Temple in Malaysia

GEORGE TOWN: About a million people are expected to throng the Waterfall vicinity here to celebrate the four-day annual...

Village near South Delhi provides hundreds of young Hindu bodyguards

Saturday night at the Sahara Mall in Gurgaon. Youngsters reeking of alcohol and cheaper body cheap spray gleefully troop to...


Religious Groups Given ‘Exception’ to Work Bias Law

WASHINGTON, DC, USA, January 11, 2012 (NYTImes): In what may be its most significant religious liberty decision in two...

Hindus denounce ad attacking Huntsman’s faith, values

Republican presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman called it stupid. His rival Ron Paul denounced it. But perhaps most appalled by...

The Vegetarian Society, off Dunham Road, Altrincham, Trafford attracts visitors from all over the country

THERE are a number of reasons why people flock to Trafford – museums, football and shopping to name but...

How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body

On a cold Saturday in early 2009, Glenn Black, a yoga teacher of nearly four decades, whose devoted clientele...

Hinduism rejects violence against women

UN Women in the Caribbean recently funded a three-phase programme aimed at promoting the role of faith-based organisations in...

Former Vatican Exorcist Believes Practicing Yoga Leads To Hinduism

Yoga in America is now a six billion dollar industry. It is a highly influential practice that has captured...

Indo-Canadian woman alleges racism in Vancouver bar

TORONTO: An Indo-Canadian woman has alleged that she faced racism at a bar in Vancouver. Jas Dhillon alleged that she...

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Meet & Greet Event: Shri.Ashok Chowgule | President—External, VHP -Norwalk, CA

Shri.Ashok Chowgule | President—External, VHP ADMISSION FREE   AGENDA:  1. ABOUT VHP  & INTL COORDINATION 2. VHP PROJECTS & SOCIAL IMPACT...

2,000 Join Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America (VHPA) to Commemorate the 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda in Chicago

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, October 2, 2013 (Press Release): Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHPA) Chicago chapter organized the “World Without Borders” program...

VHP launches ‘Hindu helpline’ project to assist Hindus across India

24 X 7 Hindu Help Line Launched in Pune In a grand programme at Bal Gandharva Rang Mandir, Pune,...

Artists Transform Kolkata’s Puja Pandals Into Works Of Art

KOLKATA, INDIA, October 6, 2013 (Times Of India): Two years ago, Goddess Durga got a major makeover at two...

India Widows Appointed Hindu Temple Priests

BANGALORE, INDIA, October 7, 2013 (BBC): Two widows have been ordained as priests in a centuries-old Hindu temple in...

Vegetarians Tend To Be Slimmer Than Meat Eaters, Says Study

LOMA LINDA, CALIFORNIA, October 4, 2013 (Digital Journal): Despite similar caloric intake, vegetarians tend to have lower Body Mass...

“Yoga: The Art Of Transformation” Showcases 2,000 Years Of Body Spirit Connection

WASHINGTON D.C., October 19, 2013 (Huffington Post): The “Yoga: The Art of Transformation” exhibition at the Smithsonian Sackler Gallery...

Burning Effigies To Bring Scottish Hindu Festival To Close

SCOTLAND, October 19, 2013 (Edinburgh News): Around 5,000 people are expected to watch 30-foot effigies of the demons Ravana,...

At Hindu Dance Festival in Anaheim, California, an All-Night Celebration

ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA, October 21, 2013(Los Angeles Times): Two thousand Hindu Indians converged at the Anaheim Convention Center for Southern...

Sringeri Shankaracharya Honors Hindu American Devotee

An eminent Indian-American Hindu religious leader from New Jersey has been honoured with the title of ‘Dharmatma’ by Sringeri...

10 Facts About The Transforming Global Religious Landscape

UNITED STATES, October 22, 2013 (Huffington Post): The Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life conducted a...

Respecting India’s Diversity of Belief

NEW DELHI, INDIA, January 17, 2013 (The Hindu by Madhu Purnima Kishwar): (HPI Note: This editorial is from earlier...

Suriname’s Arya Samaj Orphanage Celebrates 80th Anniversary

PARAMARIBO, SURINAM, October 18, 2013 (dbSuriname): The Maharishi Dayanand children’s home of the Arya Dewaker society in Paramaribo, Suriname...

Sackler Gallery Exhibit Shows Yoga’s Complex History

WASHINGTON D.C., October 24, 2013 (BBC News): Yoga is a US$5 billion industry in the US practiced by millions...

Nine-Day Diwali Event In Trinidad %26 Tobago

PORT-OF-SPAIN, TRINIDAD/TOBAGO, October 24, 2013 (First Post): The first Hindu chaplain of the US army, Capt. Pratima Dharm will...

Yoga May Help Patients With Lung Disease

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, October 29, 2013 (Deccan Chronicle): Yoga may be a simple and low-cost method to improve quality of...

Capitol Hill Lights Up For Diwali Festival

WASHINGTON DC, October 2013 (The Hindu): The first -ever Diwali festival was celebrated at the U.S. Congress on Tuesday...

Parents Appeal California Judge’s Ruling Allowing Yoga In Public Schools

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, November 1, 2013 (RNS): Parents who say yoga is inherently religious have appealed a judge’s ruling...

NY School Goes Vegetarian, Student Test Scores Improve

FLUSHING, NEW YORK, October 21, 2013 (EcoWatch): A public school in Flushing, NY that was the first in the...

UK Prime Minister Visits Neasden Temple for Diwali

LONDON, ENGLAND, November 5, 2013 (ASian Image): The values of the UK’s Indian community should be “ever more involved”...

U.S. Expresses Concern Over Attack On Hindus

DHAKA, BANGLADESH, November 7, 2013 (Dhaka Tribune): Expressing grave concern over the recent attack on Hindus in Pabna and...

Overseas Volunteer for a Better India – OVBI Newsletter

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Hindu temples of Pakistan

Pakistan’s long forgotten Hindu temples  After India gained independence, a large chunk of Hindus and Sikhs migrated from Pakistan...

Hawaii Yoga Festival (Nov. 9-17)

The district of Puna is preparing to host the first annual Hawaii Yoga Festival, in partnership with the County...

Vortex factor in E. Antarctica glacier melt

While the effects of climate change on glaciers, ice sheets and ice shelves of Arctic, and Western Antarctica have...

Global Warming Finally Reaches the Last Arctic Region

Lakes of the Hudson Bay Lowlands, in northeast Canada, are showing evidence of abrupt change in one of the last...

LESSONS FROM THE NIGHTMARE IN NAIROBI

The terrorist attack on an upmarket mall in Nairobi is over a month old and more bodies are still...


Mumbai Monorail-II likely to face further delays

The second phase of monorail between Wadala to Jacob Circle is partly held up due to lack of permissions...

Shiv Sena leaders urge Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation to clean Navi Mumbai

NAVI MUMBAI: Shiv Sena has urged the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) to deal with increasing cases of dengue, malaria and other health...

NMMC confirms 15 dengue cases, denies death

Vashi: The Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation(NMMC) health department is being blamed for the increasing number of people suffering from mosquito-borne...

Cidco notice to Vashi hotel for using public parking plot

NAVI MUMBAI: Relief might soon be in sight for commuters finding it difficult to get parking spaces near Vashi...

Taps run dry as pipe burst floods street in Vashi

VASHI: Residents of various sectors in Vashi on Thursday were without water after a major pipe burst in sector...

Trader’s Rs 9 lakh cash bag stolen in seconds

NAVI MUMBAI: A 32-year-old wholesale traderwas robbed of Rs 9 lakh cash within seconds in Panvel on Tuesday. The victim, Pankaj Karwa,...

Missing senior citizen found dead in Nerul

NAVI MUMBAI: A 75-year-old man who had come from Pune to attend his grand son’s engagement ceremony in Koper...

Ryan girls top football tournament

NAVI MUMBAI: Riding on its leading striker Sejal Nakhawa’s impressive show throughout the tournament, Ryan International School of Sanpada (RIS-Sanpada) notched...

Students encouraged to go eco-friendly this Diwali

Schools across the city are encouraging students to stay away from crackers and celebrate Diwlai in an eco-friendly way....

Husband, in-laws booked for abetment

NAVI MUMBAI: After 22-year-old Sugandha Bhoir allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling fan at her residence...

35-yr-old man stoned to death in his Oshiwara flat

A 35-year-old man was killed after being hit with heavy stones on his head in his apartment in Oshiwara,...

Top cop honours sketch artists who helped crack photojournalist gang-rape case

Mumbai police commissioner Dr Satyapal Singh on Wednesday felicitated two sketch artists, Nitin Yadav and Siddiq Shaik, by giving...

It’s official: Diwali was quieter

Rules flouted nevertheless, say activists and residents. Navi Mumbaikars indeed celebrated a less noisy Diwali this year. Officials from...

3 dead, 2 injured in a road accident in Khandeshwar

The victims had gone to their native town to celebrate Diwali and Bhai dooj. The injured duo are reportedly...

Marine Drive, Khar noisy pockets in quieter Mumbai

MUMBAI: The overall noise level in the city may have come down this Diwali, but some pockets witnessed a...

Mumbai kid meets donor who gave him lease of life

MUMBAI: Nikhil Kumbhar, who works in Gurgaon, had never met Hrishi Ingawale, a kindergarten student in Mumbai. But they...

Miss Asia Pacific World 2013 Srishti Rana’s crown seized at Mumbai airport

The diamond studded crown of India’s Srishti Rana, who has been crowned Miss Asia Pacific World 2013 in Busan...

BMC suppliers quote onions at Rs 15 a kilo

Officials say there’s something fishy about prices, but add it’s not their problem as contractors have agreed to bear...

Woman doctor killed as Skoda rams Swift at Worli

A 30-year-old doctor, Preeti Kamble, was killed and four others injured when a speeding Skoda rammed into a Maruti...

India’s 1st lady of food passes away

Tarla Dalal, pioneering chef to a generation of Indians, is no more. Mile-high piles of traditional Punjabi paneer parathas...

Tamil Nadu women sold in Mumbai, Delhi

Human trafficking is a two-way racket in Tamil Nadu, with women and children being brought to the state from the northeast and...

Three Mumbai gang-rape accused get police custody

A Mumbai magistrate Tuesday sent three young men accused of gang-raping a minor girl to police custody till Nov...

Mumbai Cricket Association to offer only 5000 tickets for Sachin Tendulkar’s farewell match

Mumbai:  Only 5000 tickets will be available to the general public for Sachin Tendulkar’s farewell Test at the Wankhede...

Information meets Animation

 IN 2009, when the managing committee of her Warden Road housing society decided to carry out repairs, Dhvani Desai...

4 minors detained for murdering man, dumping body

The Sakinaka police detained four minors Thursday for allegedly killing a 24-year-old youth and abandoning the body in a...

BMC doubles defect liability term for roads

In a move to check poor road works, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has doubled the defect liability period...

Set up special court to hear illegal construction cases: HC

The Bombay High Court has directed the state government to set up a special court within 12 weeks to...

Mumbai among top five cities to witness slowdown in home sales

Unaffordability continues to be reason for decline in home sales in the city with developers refusing to lower prices...

Navi Mumbai: Witnessing transition since 32 years

For someone who has been residing in the satellite city for 32 years, the changes that have taken place...

Naval band to perform in Mumbai on Navy Day

MUMBAI: The Indian Naval Band plays a key role during various drills, ceremonies and leads the contingents proceeding to war. The...

Internet users: Mumbai tops list with 12 mn, Delhi 2nd with 8.1 mn

With 12 million active internet users, Mumbai has emerged as the city with the highest number of internet users...

India has 103 billionaires, Mumbai has 30

Mumbai, Nov 7: India has a higher number of billionaires than France, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland and Hong Kong and...

State govt needs to control the galloping price of TDR in Mumbai

MUMBAI: The state government needs to quickly intervene and control the galloping price of transfer of development rights (TDR) in Mumbai....

Doctor killed in Mumbai hospital fire

MUMBAI: An on-duty resident medical officer was killed in a fire that broke out in a private hospital here...

Michelle Obama Celebrates Diwali at White House

WASHINGTON, D.C., United States Bollywood dance made its official White House debut when First Lady Michelle Obama danced to...

Death of SF Man Highlights Plight of Undocumented Workers

Paramjit Singh, a 35-year-old man who moved to the San Francisco Bay area from India six months ago seeking...

Hindus seek apology from Italian President

Hindus are critical of Italy for reportedly continuous racial abuse suffered by the country’s first Black minister, Cecile Kyenge....

UK Hindu fights for funeral pyre ‘dignity’

LONDON, England (CNN) — A devout Hindu said Wednesday he was confident that a British court will rule that laws...

South Africans opening up to Indian culture

JOHANNESBURG: South Africans are increasingly embracing Indian culture, opening up historical venues to Hindus to celebrate religious events. “The way in which...

Hindalco declares lockout at Silvassa plant

New Delhi: Aditya Birla Group flagship firm Hindalco Industries today announced a lockout at its Silvassa plant in Dadra...

Man arrested for killing U’khand cop

New Delhi, Oct 23 (PTI) A 24-year-old man has been arrested for his involvement in the murder of a constable...

Power to the people! Uttarakhand village gets set for a brighter Diwali after residents win electricity campaign

This year’s Diwali celebrations will be very special for the 125 families of Kunao village in Uttarakhand’s Pauri district....

Minor gang-raped, brother killed in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow:  A minor girl was gang-raped on Tuesday in a village in Unnao, 60 km from Lucknow, police said. Her...

Encephallitis claims 22 more lives in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow, Nov 6: With another 22 deaths due to encephallitis in the past five days in Gorakhpur, the Uttar...

TSECL ensures load shedding free Diwali

In order to make the state load-shedding free during the festival of Diwali, like festivities of Durga Puja, Tripura...

45 fall ill in Tripura after eating ‘prasad’

Forty-five people were taken ill and admitted to hospitals after eating ‘prasad’ (sacrament) in Tripura Monday night.The condition of...

Tamil Nadu cracker industry fire: 9 killed, 5 injured

Kumbakonam (Tamil Nadu), Nov 2:  At least nine persons were killed while five others were injured after a fire...

Tamil Nadu celebrates Diwali with traditional fervour

Chennai:  People in Tamil Nadu on Saturday woke up to the sounds of crackers on the occasion of Diwali, the...

Why Sikkim tops 2014 Lonely Planet list

Sikkim chief minister Pawan Kumar Chamling didn’t  jump with glee when an officer told him earlier this week that global travel...

5.0 magnitude earthquake hits Sikkim, tremors felt in Darjeeling

NEW DELHI: A 5.0 magnitude earthquake rattled Sikkim on Thursday. Tremors were felt in Darjeeling also. Following the quake, all schools...

Cloth godown up in flames, 40 fire incidents in Rajasthan on Diwali

JAIPUR: A major fire today gutted a cloth godown in Chomu town on the outskirts of the city, where...

Trainee IAS officer dies in road mishap in Punjab

Moga: A trainee IAS officer today died on the spot and four others were injured when their vehicle hit...

Construction worker held for molesting minor

PUDUCHERRY: Police arrested a 52-year-old construction worker on charges of molesting a four-year-old girl in Puducherry on Monday.Police said...

Puducherry celebrated Deepavali wiht gaiety

Deepavali,the festival of lights was celebrated with traditional gaiety and enthusiasm in the union territory of Puducherry today. People...

Cyclone-hit slum dwellers in Odisha’s Berhampur celebrate Diwali with solar lights

Berhampur:  Deprived of electricity since cyclone Phailin hit Odisha about three weeks ago, slum dwellers of this coastal town in...

Tuberculosis cases rise in Mizoram

Tuberculosis cases are on the rise in the northeastern state of Mizoram with around 600 cases being detected during the first...

2 killed, many injured in Manipur bomb blasts Nov 5, 8:23 pm

Manipur, Nov 05 (ANI): On 30th October, people were waiting to board a vehicle at Yaiskul Hicham Yaicham Pat...

Diwali celebrated in Manipur

Imphal, Oct 22 (UNI)-  Diwali, the festival of light, is celebrated in Manipur in a grandeur fashion. The state...

HC directs Maharashtra govt to probe abuse of six boys in Pune shelter

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday directed the Maharashtra government to conduct an inquiry into the allegations of...

Maharashtra to organise daily supply of onions to Delhi after Diwali

Maharashtra will supply 400 tonnes of onions daily to Delhi after Diwali. Changdeo Holkar, director and former chairman, National Agricultural...

Nurses allege college forcing them in flesh trade; mgt denies

Madhya Pradesh: In a shocking case, 14 trainee nurses at a private medical college here have charged management officials with...

Drop in cracker sale helps cut decibel, noxious fumes

INDORE: Rising cost of firecrackers might have burned a hole in pocket of common man, but has given environmentalists...

Black magic is big bucks for Kerala village

KOCHI: Peringottukara used to be a sleepy little village. Crudely printed black and white fliers pasted on walls or...

DEEPAVALI

Deepavali or Diwali means “a row of lights”.It falls on the preceding day of the New Moon in the...

Only 4 lakh families employed under job scheme in Karnataka

The State continues to lag in providing employment under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) to...

Brighten your life during Deepavali: Sizzling skylights are sure to expose Bangalore’s ‘light’er side, this Deepavali

KARNATAKA: We Indians look forward to celebrate festivals. Deepavali, the festival of lights is just round the corner and...

20 Jharkhand tribal children ‘held captive’ at marble factory

As many as 20 tribal children aged 12-18 from Giridih district of Jharkhand allegedly held captive at a marble...

Maoists gun down JAP jawan on the eve of Diwali

On the eve of Diwali,Jharkhand Armed Police were in tears after its jawan was killed this morning in an...

Soldier killed in firing in Uri near LoC in Jammu and Kashmir

Uri:  A Junior Commissioned Officer or JCO of the Indian Army was killed and another injured in overnight firing in...

Jammu & Kashmir Governor, CM greet people on Diwali

Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra and Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday extended Diwali greetings to the people of...

Off-seasonal vegetable production takes off in Himachal Pradesh

SHIMLA-  Vegetable cultivation is fastly gaining popularity among farmers in the hill state of Himachal Pradesh, which has become...

Where Diwali comes late and brings on animal slaughter

Almost a month after the rest of India celebrated Diwali, some interior areas of Himachal Pradesh are set to...

1 in 10 doctors practising in UK is from India

LONDON: Figures released on Monday show that at present 25,295 doctors from India, who finished medical training in their...

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda congratulates ISRO scientists on Mars mission

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief MinisterBhupinder Singh Hooda congratulated ISRO scientists and staff members on the successful launch of ‘Mangalyaan’, India’s maiden...

Diwali celebrated across Punjab and Haryana

Diwali, the festival of lights, were celebrated across Punjab, Haryanaand Chandigarh today with traditional enthusiasm and fervour. There was festive spirit during the...

Sri Sri Ravi to celebrate Diwali in south Gujarat

SURAT: Spiritual leader and founder of Art of Living Sri Sri Ravi Shankar will be on a two day visit to...

Goa govt plans to deport Nigerians living illegally

PANAJI: Goa government is planning to withdraw cases related to “minor” offence against Nigerians living in the beach state...

Bus, air fares soar as tourists head to Goa for Diwali

PANAJI: With Goa turning out to be a hot destination for mini-vacations this Diwali weekend, bus and flight fares...

Rs 226cr to be spent on Silvassa Civil Hospital

SURAT: There is some good news for the residents of Dadra and Nagar Haveli. The ministry of healthand family welfare...

Diwali preparations gain momentum

Bijapur, Oct 22: An overwhelming majority of middle and lower class families will slash their festive budget this Diwali season...

Two Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh

Raipur, Nov 4: The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has shot dead two Maoists in a gun battle in...

Gaya: Suspicious object triggers bomb scare in Mahabodhi Express

Patna: Panic gripped passengers of the 12397 Gaya-New Delhi Mahabodhi Express at Gaya railway station in Bihar on Friday...

Ignoring fear, millions celebrate Diwali across Bihar

Millions of people across Bihar celebrated Diwali with religious fervour Sunday, barely a week after serial blasts in Patna...

Flood situation remains grim in Arunachal Pradesh

The flood situation in Arunachal Pradesh remained grim on Itanagar, Jun 29, though the water level of most of the...

Gambling banned during Diwali in Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar, Oct 31 (PTI) There will be little to cheer for gamblers rolling dice in the high stake game of...

Rs 400 crore health bonanza for 14 lakh government employees

Around 14 lakh employees in the state have got a Diwali gift from the state government in the form...

At 133, highest number of dengue cases recorded in October

PUNE: The Pune Municipal Corporation recorded a total of 133 dengue cases in October, the highest recorded in a month so...

Sweet sales dip, rise in price of essentials blamed

PUNE: Like any other festival, Diwali celebrationsare not complete without a generous helping of sweets. From traditional mithai and dry...

HC told Patna would be cleaned for Chhath

PATNA: The executive officers of all the four circles of Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) on Tuesday submitted to the...

Patna blasts probe: Nine live bombs recovered from Ranchi

Ranchi:  Nine bombs have been found in one room of a privately-run small hotel in Ranchi, around 350 kilometres from...