Hinduism

Muslims Join Hindus to Celebrate Holi In Uttar Pradesh

March 1, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Hindustan Times

http://www.hindustantimes.com/lucknow/Muslims-join-Hindus-to-celebrate-Holi-in-UP/514177/H1-Article1-514198.aspx

Hindus and Muslims on Monday came together and took out a procession, called a Holi Baraat, in this Uttar Pradesh capital to celebrate the festival of colours amid communal unity.

This is a decades old tradition followed by...

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Kerala Court Allows Earlier Divorce for Christians

March 1, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: CathNews Asia

http://www.cathnewsasia.com/2010/03/01/kerala-court-allows-earlier-divorce-for-christians/

Striking down a clause in the Indian Divorce Act as “discriminatory”, Kerala’s High Court has allowed Christian couples to apply for divorce after less than two years of their marriage.

The court struck down a section that said Christians can apply...

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Hindu-Muslim Clash In Holi Celebrations

March 1, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Siasat Daily

http://www.siasat.com/english/news/hindu-muslim-clash-holi-celebrations

Tension gripped Uttar Pradesh's Badosarai town in Barabanki district Monday afternoon following a 'minor clash' between Hindus and Muslims over Holi celebrations.

No one was seriously injured in the incident, police said.

The clash between the two communities erupted when some Hindus, who were...

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Local Hindu Society Celebrate[s] Holi Festival

March 1, 2010

Author: Breanna Farner

Source: Olean Times Herald

http://www.oleantimesherald.com/articles/2010/03/01/news/doc4b8c0af13316f212204952.txt

Celebrated all over India and in many other parts of the world, the "Holi Festival", also known as the Festival of Colors, is a popular Hindu holiday commemorating the harvest of the winter crops as it welcomes the beginning of spring.

For nearly a decade, the Holi...

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‘Holi’ Celebrated In Rawalpindi

March 1, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The News

http://www.thenews.com.pk/daily_detail.asp?id=226543

The Hindu and Sikh communities celebrated ‘Holi’ — a festival of colours — to welcome spring here on Sunday. 

A large number of Hindu and Sikh families were seen throwing colours on one another to celebrate the festival. All-Pakistan Hindu and Sikh Social Welfare Council Vice President Saroop Anand told ‘The News...

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Hindus Urge Massachusetts Schools for Choice In Studying Of Religious Texts

February 28, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The First Reporter

http://www.thefirstreporter.com/entertainment/hindus-urge-massachusetts-schools-for-choice-in-studying-of-religious-texts/

Hindus have urged Massachusetts (USA) schools to either allow students the flexibility to choose the religious text to study in the class instead of just mandating one religious text on the entire...

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Search for Hindu Temple Goes Outside City

February 28, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Oxford Mail

http://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/5033289.Search_for_Hindu_temple_goes_outside_city/

Oxfordshire's Hindu community is widening its search for a temple after voicing fears it may not find a suitable home in Oxford.

Organisers of the project originally hoped to build a £2m temple around three-quarters of the size of Oxford Ice Rink in the city.

However, the...

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New York's Famed Rubin Museum Exhibiting Hindu Artifacts

February 27, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: One India

http://news.oneindia.in/2010/02/27/newyorks-famed-rubin-museum-exhibiting-hinduartifacts.html

Prestigious Rubin Museum of Art (RMA) in New York (USA) is currently reportedly exhibiting various Hindu artworks, including "The Churning of the Ocean".

Titled "Visions of the Cosmos: From the Milky Ocean to an Evolving Universe", this exhibition till May 10 spans...

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Pakistani Hindus to Miss Holi Celebrations

February 23, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Zee News

http://www.zeenews.com/news606456.html

The few Pakistani Hindus, who have made the federal capital their home, will miss splashing colours at each other as they brace up for a quiet Holi.

Many of the Hindus, most of whom are businessmen from Sindh province, have taken on Muslim names and lead rather discreet lives here. 

"We have two Eids, too. One is Diwali, the other is Holi. We celebrate both...

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Curfew In Batala After Inter-Community Clashes

February 20, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Tribune

http://www.tribuneindia.com/2010/20100221/main3.htm

Members of the Christian and Hindu communities clashed and vandalised public property here today over publication of a picture of Jesus Christ in an allegedly objectionable manner by a Delhi-based publisher and at a welcome gate erected for Ram Navmi celebrations at Jalandhar recently.

Indefinite curfew was clamped in Batala after the town’s...

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Hindu Groups Demand Recall Of Monkey God Plush Toy

February 20, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: New America Media/India Post

http://news.ncmonline.com/news/view_article.html?article_id=f5378c62a9117e981084b47b8f40235f

Some Hindu activists are demanding that a plush toy based on the Hindu god, Hanuman, be withdrawn, reports India Post.

Kridana, a Pennsylvania-based company, specializes in toys based on Hindu epics. Rajan Zed, a Nevada-based priest and president of...

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Historic Hindu Prayer Opened Nevada's Capital Carson City Meet for First Time Since 1858

February 19, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: oneIndia/ANI

http://news.oneindia.in/2010/02/19/historichindu-prayer-opened-nevadas-capital-carson-cityme.html

Board of Supervisors of Nevada's capital Carson City in USA reverberated with Sanskrit mantras from ancient Hindu scriptures reportedly for the first time on February 18.

Rajan Zed, acclaimed Hindu statesman, delivered invocation from Sanskrit...

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