WHN Newsletter – Oct 19, 2014

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IDUKKI: Hindu Economic Forum on Thursday said it will set up a bank exclusively to cater to the needs of traders from the community. Scores of traders have been hit by the severe dearth of capital, M D Unnikrishnan, forum president told reporters at the Idukki Press Club at Thodupuzha. Faced by severe financial crunch, many traders from the community have been forced to pull out of the business sector, he said…

Today World Hindu News Company unveiled the completely new World Hindu News App for iPhone and Android devices.

WASHINGTON – Georgetown has hired its first Hindu chaplain, Pratima Dharm, who recently retired as the first Hindu chaplain in the U.S. Army. Dharm, who began her role at Georgetown Oct. 1 in the university’s Office of Campus Ministry, has served on Army bases and hospitals around the world, including a yearlong deployment in Iraq.

Graffiti like ‘No Hindus allowed’ and ‘No Hindus, by order of Mosby’s Rangers’ written in black have appeared in the community. Indian-Americans living in the area said such notices have made them feel insecure..

International President of Vishwa Hindu Parishad Praveen Togadia on Wednesday said 5,000 specialist doctors had come forward to provide free medical consultation to poor patients under the VHP’s “India Health Line” which was being slowly extended to different regions of the country.

Irked by large scale corruption and the unabated trend of occupation of properties left by Hindus across Pakistan after the 1947 partition, the Pakistan Hindu Council (PHC) has asked the government to conduct a thorough probe into the matter…

Malaysia Hindu Sangam is disappointed that the 2015 Budget does not take into consideration the plight of Hindu Non-Governmental Organisations.

Report further writes that Hosbole had attended several programmes in France i.e visited the Ramakrishna Mission Ashram and couple of other similar organizations. To spread the ideology of RSS, he even travelled to the UK also…

Madhav Sinha, of the India Heritage Research Foundation Canada, says The Encyclopedia of Hinduism took more than 1,000 scholars working in several different countries nearly 18 years to complete..

Yajna, the fire sacrifice, is the central ritual of the Vedic sacrificial cult. The basic idea of Yajna according to the Vedic ritualists was that man can have a happy and prosperous life only if he lived in harmony with his environment…

San Leandro, Calif. – More than 300 people visited the Sunnyvale Hindu Temple and Fremont Hindu Temple to receive blessings from and listen to programs delivered by poetess and modern-day sage Sadhvi Ritambhara, known to her followers as “Didi Maa,” Sept. 16

A statue of Hindu goddess Saraswati, about a mile away from White House in Washington DC (USA)..

World Hindu Congress-2014  being organized by World Hindu Foundation is scheduled to be held on November 21-23, 2014 at Hotel The Ashok, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110 021. Hindu activists, academicians, industrialists, businessmen, parliamentarians, legislators, media personalities, leaders and representatives of various Hindu organizations, temples, associations and institutions are being invited to attend this historical World Hindu Congress-2014.