Hinduism

Obama's Man Of Faith Hails Hindu Americans

January 26, 2010

Author: mynews.in

Source: mynews.in

http://www.mynews.in/News/Obama's_man_of_faith_hails_Hindu_Americans_N36313.html

Joshua DuBois, executive director of the White HouseOffice of Faith-Based and Neighbourhood Partnerships and Special Assistant to President Barack Obama, has lauded Hindu Americans for promoting inter-faith dialogue and cooperation through service in the United States.

In an...

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SC Rejects Plea for Separate Religious Identity for Sikhs

January 19, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Indian Express

http://www.indianexpress.com/news/sc-rejects-plea-for-separate-religious-identity-for-sikhs/569032/

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a petition requesting a separate religious identity for Sikhs. 

The petition filed by J S Sethi said the community which is issued birth certificates under the Hindu law faces an uphill task to...

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Hindu Man Takes Open-Air Cremation Battle to Appeal Court

January 18, 2010

Author: Riazat Butt

Source: The Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/jan/18/hindu-appeal-funeral-open-cremations

A Hindu man will go to the court of appeal today as part of his ongoing fight to have open-air cremations in the UK.

Davender Ghai, 71, from Tyneside, wants the right to burn funeral pyres in accordance with his religious and cultural beliefs.

His court appearance, before some of the...

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Hindu Statesman Zed Dialogues With Religious Leaders

January 10, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Merinews

http://www.merinews.com/article/hindu-statesman-zed-dialogues-with-religious-leaders/15793810.shtml

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed engaged in dialogue with Catholic-Muslim-Protestant-Buddhist-Jewish leaders in Nevada, United States of America, where they attempted to find connections among Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Judaism.

This...

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Hindus, Buddhists Face Off Over Temple Custody

January 9, 2010

Author: Iftikhar Gilani

Source: Daily Times

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2010%5C01%5C09%5Cstory_9-1-2010_pg7_37

Hindus and Buddhists have come into conflict in the Buddhist holy city of Gaya in the Indian province of Bihar, over the custody of the Mahabodhi Temple. A group of Buddhists have been on a hunger strike for the last week, demanding ‘liberation’ of their holiest shrine, the...

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America’s Top Ski-Resort Holding Hindu Lord Ganesha Exhibition

January 3, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Northern Voices Online

http://nvonews.com/2010/01/03/america’s-top-ski-resort-holding-hindu-lord-ganesha-exhibition/

Sun Valley, one of the best ski resorts in USA, is showing an exhibition on Hindu Lord Ganesha till February 20.

On display at Sun Valley Center for the Arts in Ketchum (Idaho), its artworks “range from centuries-old sculptures to contemporary...

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Muslim-Hindu Punk Rock Bands Part Of New Movement

January 2, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Canadian Press/Google News

Wire Service: AP

http://www.google.com/hostednews/canadianpress/article/ALeqM5iCiajeQeoEwcGGTlkvqD89S_JxxA

A small but growing South Asian and Middle Eastern punk rock movement is attracting children of Muslim and Hindu immigrants and sparking new bands across America.

Bands like The Kominas (kuh-MEE'-nahs), based...

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Area Catholics, Hindus Mark New Year With Hope, Optimism

January 2, 2010

Author: Christine Rook

Source: Lansing State Journal

http://www.lansingstatejournal.com/article/20100102/NEWS01/1020328

In a world fraught with anger and conflict and violence, there were thoughts of peace on the first day of this new year.

Greater Lansing residents gathered to hope for a better future, offering prayers at places such as the Bharatiya Temple of Lansing in Haslett and at Cristo Rey Church in Lansing.

...

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Give Protection to Muslim Woman, Hindu Husband: HC

December 31, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Indian Express

http://www.indianexpress.com/news/give-protection-to-muslim-woman-hindu-husband-hc/561888/

The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court has directed the Sivaganga District police to provide protection to a Muslim woman and her Hindu husband, who reportedly received threats after their recent marriage.

When the case came up for hearing on Wednesday, the couple...

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Muslims Take Hindu Names to Work

December 30, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Siasat Daily

http://www.siasat.com/english/news/muslims-take-hindu-names-work

With access to jobs in the lucrative diamond industry closed to them, many Muslims in Hindu-majority India change their names and assuming Hindu ones just to get a chance.

"We would not get a job if we are known to be Muslims," Allarakha Khan, a Muslim worker who uses a Hindu name, told.

"We have been doing this...

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Hindus Join Muharram Processions In Orissa

December 28, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Thaindian News

http://www.thaindian.com/newsportal/uncategorized/hindus-join-muharram-processions-in-orissa_100295712.html

Demonstrating communal harmony, hundreds of Hindus Monday joined Muslims’ Muharram processions in Orissa as part of their years-long tradition.

The Hindus joined the processions at several places to mourn the martyrdom of Imam...

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Gwinnett Hindu Leader Defamation Case Dismissed

December 28, 2009

Author: Andria Simmons

Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

http://www.ajc.com/news/gwinnett/gwinnett-hindu-leader-defamation-260238.html

A Fulton County judge last week dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by the controversial leader of the Hindu Temple of Georgia and awarded $11,000 in attorney fees to the opposing side.

The decision is the latest blow to the temple's self-proclaimed guru, Annamalai Annamalai...

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