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  • Religions want moral-ethical guardrails as Artificial Intelligence heads towards sentience
    by WHN on August 7, 2022 at 10:33 am

    In view of fast emerging Artificial Intelligence (AI) with the possibility of artificial sentience, the world needs to seriously and urgently address the ethical and moral issues surrounding it; a multi-faith coalition of Christian-Hindu-Buddhist-Jewish leaders warns. Senior Episcopal priest in Connecticut Father Thomas W. Blake, Greek-Orthodox Christian clergyman in Nevada Father Stephen R. Karcher, Hindu The post Religions want moral-ethical guardrails as Artificial Intelligence heads towards sentience appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Bio-Profile of Er.Rajesh Pathak
    by WHN on August 7, 2022 at 10:30 am

    Rajesh Pathak S/o Shri MP Pathak lives in Bhopal, MP. He holds BE in civil engineering and Diploma in Creative English Writing from IGNOU, Delhi. He has been writing articles for the last 25 years. Hitvada, Free Press Journal, Times of India reader’s blog, Eastern Chronicle Kolkata, Sentinel Assam, Organiser, Hans India, , Central Chronicle, Uday The post Bio-Profile of Er.Rajesh Pathak appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • International Tribal Day : Er.Rajesh Pathak
    by WHN on August 7, 2022 at 10:27 am

    “ ….all this aroused a dislike in me for Christian missionaries ”- MK Gandhi “Those days Christian missionaries would stand near High School and preach their religion, heaping abuses on Hindus and their gods and goddesses. Same days, I heard that one renowned Hindu gentleman converted to Christianity. Talks were doing the round of the The post International Tribal Day : Er.Rajesh Pathak appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus urge Germany’s Semperoper Dresden to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère”
    by WHN on August 7, 2022 at 10:23 am

    Hindus are urging Semperoper Dresden (Germany) to discard its upcoming production of “La Bayadère”; scheduled for February 15—March 05, 2023; which they feel seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that reportedly taxpayer funded Semperoper Dresden, “one of the most beautiful opera The post Hindus urge Germany’s Semperoper Dresden to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère” appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Iranian trolls are spreading anti-Hindu stereotypes says researchers at Rutgers NC Lab
    by WHN on August 7, 2022 at 10:19 am

      According to the analysis, Iranian trolls are spreading anti-Hindu stereotypes to the fuel hatred through impact campaigns accusing Hindus of genocide against Indian minorities. The report also found  how white supremacists shared genocidal memes about Hindus which were shared prolifically within extremist Islamist web networks on messaging service Telegram and others. Memes associated with The post Iranian trolls are spreading anti-Hindu stereotypes says researchers at Rutgers NC Lab appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • THE UNIQUENESS OF HINDU DHARMA, the universal religion: Nirmal Laungani
    by WHN on July 11, 2022 at 9:04 pm

    It is a common sentiment for one to consider one’s religion as the best. Here in this article, we will attempt to discuss on those unique points that make Hinduism the most special religion in the world. Actually, Hinduism – Hindu Dharma – can be truly called as the one universal faith that is able to fulfill the The post THE UNIQUENESS OF HINDU DHARMA, the universal religion: Nirmal Laungani appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • 10 Virginia school districts closing on Diwali in 2022: Hindus want Diwali holiday in all northern-central VA
    by WHN on July 11, 2022 at 8:57 pm

    Welcoming 10 public school districts in Virginia reportedly closing schools for students on Diwali this year, Hindus are urging the rest of the 24 public school districts and all private-charter-independent-parochial schools in Northern and Central Virginia to close on their most popular festival Diwali. Diwali falls on October 24 this year; and 2022-2023 calendars of The post 10 Virginia school districts closing on Diwali in 2022: Hindus want Diwali holiday in all northern-central VA appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • HinduPACT Calls on Congress to Reject Hinduphobic Resolution, Demands Ilhan Omar Cut Ties with Radical Islamist Groups and Ousted PM Imran Khan
    by WHN on July 11, 2022 at 8:55 pm

    WASHINGTON, D.C – HinduPACT calls on Republicans and Democrats in Congress to reject Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN)’s recently introduced resolution which unfairly and dishonestly condemns India’s human rights record and alleges “violations of international religious freedom.” “With House Resolution 1196, Congresswoman Ilhan Omar is clearly taking talking points from Jamaat-e-Islami and Muslim Brotherhood-linked groups, which is extremely troubling to see The post HinduPACT Calls on Congress to Reject Hinduphobic Resolution, Demands Ilhan Omar Cut Ties with Radical Islamist Groups and Ousted PM Imran Khan appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Rajan Zed to co-coordinate 1st annual rural-Nevada multi-faith dialogue
    by WHN on July 11, 2022 at 8:51 pm

      First-ever rural-Nevada multi-faith dialogue, involving diverse religions and denominations, will be held in Fallon on July 16. It will involve dialogue among Christian (various denominations), Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Jewish, Baha’i, Native-American faiths; and even include an Atheist thinker. Christian speakers will represent Roman Catholic, Protestant, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints traditions. The post Rajan Zed to co-coordinate 1st annual rural-Nevada multi-faith dialogue appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Upset Hindus urge luxury British brand withdraw £850 Lord Hanuman perfume & apologize
    by WHN on July 11, 2022 at 8:47 pm

    Upset Hindus are urging iconic British brand “Boadicea the Victorious”, selling luxury unisex fragrances, to apologize and immediately withdraw perfume named after Hindu deity Hanuman; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that inappropriate usage of sacred Hindu deities or concepts or symbols or icons The post Upset Hindus urge luxury British brand withdraw £850 Lord Hanuman perfume & apologize appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • 21 Pennsylvania school districts closing on Diwali-day in 2022: Hindus want Diwali holiday in all PA schools
    by WHN on July 11, 2022 at 8:44 pm

    Welcoming 21 public school districts in Pennsylvania reportedly closing schools for students on October 24 (Diwali-day) this year, Hindus are urging all public school districts and private-charter-independent-parochial schools in Pennsylvania to close on their most popular festival Diwali. Diwali falls on October 24 this year; and 2022-2023 calendars of Bensalem Township, Central Bucks, Central York, The post 21 Pennsylvania school districts closing on Diwali-day in 2022: Hindus want Diwali holiday in all PA schools appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Upset Hindus urge Netflix reconsider hosting anime “Record of Ragnarok II”, as it trivializes Lord Shiva
    by WHN on July 11, 2022 at 8:43 pm

    Upset Hindus are urging Netflix to seriously rethink hosting of upcoming anime TV show “Record of Ragnarok II”, which they have called as “highly inappropriate” as it trivializes immensely revered Hindu deity Lord Shiva. Official trailer and a poster of “Record of Ragnarok II” (directed by Masao Okubo) have been recently released and both of The post Upset Hindus urge Netflix reconsider hosting anime “Record of Ragnarok II”, as it trivializes Lord Shiva appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • In view of SC ruling, interfaith coalition wants prayer in nation’s schools, but rotating among religions
    by WHN on July 11, 2022 at 8:39 pm

    In view of the United States Supreme Court recently backing prayer in public school premises, a multi-faith coalition of Christian-Hindu-Buddhist-Jewish leaders feels that it is time to introduce prayer in public schools, but rotating the prayer among diverse religions and denominations. Senior Episcopal priest in Connecticut Father Thomas W. Blake, Greek-Orthodox clergyman in Nevada Father The post In view of SC ruling, interfaith coalition wants prayer in nation’s schools, but rotating among religions appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Penang Hindu Association:
    by WHN on July 11, 2022 at 8:37 pm

    Honourable Penang Chief Minister graces the Cultural Workshops in the Garden Event. In conjunction with the 2022 George Town Heritage Celebrations, the Cultural Workshops in the Garden event was held at the Armenian Park on the 7th of July. Penang Hindu Association was honoured to be invited again to set up an exhibition and workshop The post Penang Hindu Association: appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Govt. of Raj. Locked Up Kanhaiya Lal, Didn’t Protect him, Letting Jihadis Kill Him: Kanhaiya L. Meena
    by WHN on July 4, 2022 at 8:15 pm

    The post Govt. of Raj. Locked Up Kanhaiya Lal, Didn’t Protect him, Letting Jihadis Kill Him: Kanhaiya L. Meena appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindu Society Will Wipe Out Congress Party from Rajasthan: Poonam Yadav
    by WHN on July 4, 2022 at 8:12 pm

    The post Hindu Society Will Wipe Out Congress Party from Rajasthan: Poonam Yadav appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Entire Hindu Society Grieving Gruesome Murder of Kanhaiya Lal’s Hindu by Jihadists: Ramanand Gujar
    by WHN on July 4, 2022 at 8:10 pm

      The post Entire Hindu Society Grieving Gruesome Murder of Kanhaiya Lal’s Hindu by Jihadists: Ramanand Gujar appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hang Kanhaiya Lal Killers Without Trial Immediately: Giriraj Kishore Gupta
    by WHN on July 4, 2022 at 8:07 pm

    The post Hang Kanhaiya Lal Killers Without Trial Immediately: Giriraj Kishore Gupta appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • I Offered my Shradhanjali to Kanhaiya Lal by Punching it’s Killer in Court: G. Pareek
    by WHN on July 4, 2022 at 8:04 pm

      The post I Offered my Shradhanjali to Kanhaiya Lal by Punching it’s Killer in Court: G. Pareek appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Rajasthan Congress Govt. Must Stop Muslim Appeasement, Else There Will Be Dire Consequences: Omkant
    by WHN on July 4, 2022 at 8:02 pm

    The post Rajasthan Congress Govt. Must Stop Muslim Appeasement, Else There Will Be Dire Consequences: Omkant appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • For Peaceful Co-existence, Muslim Society Must Practice Religious Tolerance for Hindus: Manish Bania
    by WHN on July 4, 2022 at 7:59 pm

      The post For Peaceful Co-existence, Muslim Society Must Practice Religious Tolerance for Hindus: Manish Bania appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • We Are Sons of Maharana Pratab, Will Not Tolerate Talibani Extremism in Indian Society: Hemant Sethia
    by WHN on July 4, 2022 at 7:57 pm

    The post We Are Sons of Maharana Pratab, Will Not Tolerate Talibani Extremism in Indian Society: Hemant Sethia appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Raj. Congress Govt.’s Soft Policy for Terrorists Highly Condemnable: Hanuman Sahay
    by WHN on July 4, 2022 at 7:53 pm

    The post Raj. Congress Govt.’s Soft Policy for Terrorists Highly Condemnable: Hanuman Sahay appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Talibani Style Murder of KanhaiyaLal, Apathy of Govt. for Hindus Unacceptable: Ambika Prakash Pathak
    by WHN on July 4, 2022 at 7:50 pm

    The post Talibani Style Murder of KanhaiyaLal, Apathy of Govt. for Hindus Unacceptable: Ambika Prakash Pathak appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Murderers of Kanhaiya Lal Must Be Hanged in Public: Abhishek Pareek
    by WHN on July 4, 2022 at 7:48 pm

    The post Murderers of Kanhaiya Lal Must Be Hanged in Public: Abhishek Pareek appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • #kanhaiyalalmurdercase Hindu Protest WHN Media Coverage Statue Circle Jaipur
    by WHN on July 4, 2022 at 7:45 pm

      The post #kanhaiyalalmurdercase Hindu Protest WHN Media Coverage Statue Circle Jaipur appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • United Voices of Rajasthan’s Hindus Strongly Condemn Kanhaiya Lal’s Murder
    by WHN on July 4, 2022 at 7:36 pm

    The post United Voices of Rajasthan’s Hindus Strongly Condemn Kanhaiya Lal’s Murder appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • ‘Kanhaiya Lal Case Is The Murder of Rajasthan’s People Trust’ Jyoti Mishra
    by WHN on July 3, 2022 at 6:22 pm

    The post ‘Kanhaiya Lal Case Is The Murder of Rajasthan’s People Trust’ Jyoti Mishra appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Trinidad’s leading Hindu organization has earned that beef is a no-no for Hindus
    by WHN on May 29, 2022 at 7:44 am

    Port-of-Spain: Attorney-at-law and Member of Parliament, Pundit Dinesh Rambally has underlined the point that beef is a no-no in Hinduism. He was speaking at the purification and atonement rituals at the Carapo Hindu Mandir, in Arima, east Trinidad on Friday. Earlier the week, the Carapo Hindu Mandir was burglarized with a group of men, who The post Trinidad’s leading Hindu organization has earned that beef is a no-no for Hindus appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • “Only then will my soul rest to peace” -E Rajesh Pathak
    by WHN on May 29, 2022 at 7:39 am

    Born in Bhagur village in Nasik District of present-day Maharashtra,Veer Savarkar  was the first Indian student to have been expelled from the school because of his display of  patriotism against British misrule in the country. He was  such a barrister who was not awarded degree even after having passed the exams in Britain. He was The post “Only then will my soul rest to peace” -E Rajesh Pathak appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Multi-faith clergy in Nevada held candlelight vigil & prayers for Buffalo supermarket shooting victims
    by WHN on May 29, 2022 at 7:30 am

    Religious leaders belonging to diverse religions and denominations held a candlelight vigil and prayers for Buffalo supermarket shooting victims in Reno (Nevada) on May 15. Organized by distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed and Saint Catherine of Siena Episcopal Church Rector Father Thomas W. Blake; besides candlelight vigil, it included prayers by Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, The post Multi-faith clergy in Nevada held candlelight vigil & prayers for Buffalo supermarket shooting victims appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • HinduPACT’s Open Letter to Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on Recent Developments in Kashmir
    by WHN on May 29, 2022 at 7:27 am

      To                                                                                                   May 17, 2022 Honorable Shri Narendra Modi Prime Minister of India C/O PMO, New Delhi, India Subject: Recognition of Genocide of Kashmiri Hindus, punishing its perpetrators, resettlement & rehabilitation of indigenous Hindus in Kashmir, and full integration of Pakistan Occupied Jammu & Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan with India Honorable Prime Minister Narendra Modi: First, I The post HinduPACT’s Open Letter to Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on Recent Developments in Kashmir appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • From ‘dedicated’ comrades to ‘loyal’ fighters ! – E.Rajesh Pathak
    by WHN on May 29, 2022 at 7:20 am

      “The cultural survival of the native Assamese people will be in jeopardy, their political control will be weakened and their employments opportunities will be undermined.  This silent and invidious demographic invasion [by Bangladeshi infiltrators] of Assam may result in the loss of the geo-strategically vital districts of lower Assam. The influx of these illegal The post From ‘dedicated’ comrades to ‘loyal’ fighters ! – E.Rajesh Pathak appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Kampong Mangkalinau Slum Dwellers Deserve A Better Quality Life: P.Murugiah-Penang Hindu Association
    by WHN on May 29, 2022 at 7:15 am

    When the word “slum” is mentioned, what is typically visualised is an overcrowded and disorganised settlement within the city where people are crammed into very small living spaces with miserable and usually unhygienic living conditions. This scenario would be normally perceived to be located somewhere remote in a distant country. However, it may come as The post Kampong Mangkalinau Slum Dwellers Deserve A Better Quality Life: P.Murugiah-Penang Hindu Association appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Sikhs are none too safe in Pakistan and Afghanistan – E Rajesh Pathak
    by WHN on May 29, 2022 at 6:06 am

    Who read about Mughal kings resorted to the extortion of  ‘Jiziya’ from Hindus  and think it to be the things of past,  they perhaps know not  the woes of  Sikhs  living in Pakistan at present. Actually what happened is that once the Sikhs of Pakistan had their habitation in the far tribal regions close to The post Sikhs are none too safe in Pakistan and Afghanistan – E Rajesh Pathak appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindu statesman Rajan Zed who has opened 109 legislative bodies in Utah with ancient Sanskrit mantras
    by WHN on May 29, 2022 at 6:03 am

      Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has read invocations (opening prayers) in 109 legislative bodies of Utah, containing Sanskrit hymns from world’s oldest extant scripture. Besides the Utah State Senate and Utah House of Representatives; Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, has read opening-prayers in 17 county commissions/councils, and 90 city/town councils. The post Hindu statesman Rajan Zed who has opened 109 legislative bodies in Utah with ancient Sanskrit mantras appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Leading Washington, D.C. Think Tank to Host Indian American Leaders for Panel Discussion on Diaspora Geopolitics
    by WHN on May 29, 2022 at 6:00 am

      WASHINGTON, D.C – HinduPACT Executive Director Utsav Chakrabarti and CHINGARI Director Rakhi Israni will speak on a panel at the Gold Institute for International Strategy (GIIS) on May 25 titled, “How the Indian American Diaspora is Affected by Issues on the Indian Subcontinent.” “As the United States and the Indo-Pacific region become increasingly interconnected, The post Leading Washington, D.C. Think Tank to Host Indian American Leaders for Panel Discussion on Diaspora Geopolitics appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • The genesis of Indian Arrival Day in Trinidad and Tobago
    by WHN on May 29, 2022 at 5:33 am

    Port-of-Spain: After 150 years of Indian Arrival, it was only in 1995, that the Government of Trinidad and Tobago opted to announce a day marking the first arrival of over East Indians here, May 30, 1845. The Patrick Manning Government had announced that May 30, 1995 would be called Arrival Day, which  was a one The post The genesis of Indian Arrival Day in Trinidad and Tobago appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Multi-faith clergy holding candlelight vigil & prayers for Texas school shooting victims
    by WHN on May 29, 2022 at 5:19 am

    Area religious leaders belonging to diverse religions and denominations are holding candlelight vigil and offering prayers for May 24 Texas elementary school mass-shooting victims at Saint Catherine of Siena Episcopal Church in Reno on Sunday morning. According to reports, nineteen students and two teachers died and many injured in Robb Elementary School in Uvalde (Texas) by The post Multi-faith clergy holding candlelight vigil & prayers for Texas school shooting victims appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Indian diplomat donates murti, harmonium, dholak to Tobago Hindus
    by WHN on May 10, 2022 at 7:34 pm

    By PARAS RAMOUTAR       –Port-of-Spain The Tobago Hindu Society has received donation of Lord Ganesh Murti, harmonium and dholak as agift from the Indian High Commissioner, Arun Kumar Sahu. The occasion was the Society’s annual Phagwa(Holi) celebrations. “On behalf of the High Commission, I will be gifting a brass idol of Lord Ganesh, a The post Indian diplomat donates murti, harmonium, dholak to Tobago Hindus appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Indian Diaspora Country Tour to Trinidad and Tobago in August (4-11): Shalima Mohammed
    by WHN on May 10, 2022 at 7:27 pm

    The Indo-Caribbean Cultural Centre (ICC) weekly Sunday ZOOM Public Meeting is a pioneering and landmark initiative created by anthropologist Dr. Kumar Mahabir of Trinidad and Tobago. Established in 2020 as a non-profit initiative during the throes of the Covid-19 pandemic, the forum provides voice and visibility for people of Indian descent, who are often ethnic The post Indian Diaspora Country Tour to Trinidad and Tobago in August (4-11): Shalima Mohammed appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Remembering the Forgotten Generation on May Day: P.Murugiah, President Penang Hindu Association
    by WHN on May 10, 2022 at 7:11 pm

      Many senior citizens, some retired from senior posts in the government and private sectors, have worked half their lives to feed, clothe and provide sound education for their children in order for them to have a comfortable life in future. Upon reaching the status of being categorised as ‘senior citizens’, many do not have The post Remembering the Forgotten Generation on May Day: P.Murugiah, President Penang Hindu Association appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus call for Diwali holiday in Fresno area schools of California
    by WHN on May 10, 2022 at 7:06 pm

    Hindus are urging California’s Fresno-Clovis-Central-Orange Center-Washington School Districts and all private and charter schools of the Fresno area to close on their most popular festival Diwali. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was simply not fair with Hindu pupils in Fresno area schools as they had to The post Hindus call for Diwali holiday in Fresno area schools of California appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus appeal for Diwali holiday in Raleigh schools in North Carolina
    by WHN on May 10, 2022 at 7:04 pm

      Hindus are urging closure of all—public, charter, private, parochial, state-operated— schools in Raleigh (North Carolina) on their most popular festival Diwali. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was simply not fair with Hindu pupils in Raleigh schools as they had to be at school on their The post Hindus appeal for Diwali holiday in Raleigh schools in North Carolina appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus seek Diwali holiday in Trenton schools in New Jersey
    by WHN on May 10, 2022 at 7:02 pm

    Hindus are urging New Jersey’s Trenton Public Schools and all charter and private schools in Trenton to close on their most popular festival Diwali. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was simply not fair with Hindu pupils in Trenton schools as they had to be at school The post Hindus seek Diwali holiday in Trenton schools in New Jersey appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Bakhtiyaar Khilji brought the downfall of Budhism in India: E.Rajesh Pathak
    by WHN on May 10, 2022 at 6:57 pm

    Throwing the light on the downfall of Buddhism in India Dr. Bheemrao Ambedkar said-‘When Muslim ruler, Bakhtiyaar Khilji, invaded Bihar he killed more than five thousand Buddhist monks. And those saved fled to China, Nepal and Tibet. In order to revive Buddhism the followers later tried to raise monasteries  but till then 90% Buddhists had The post Bakhtiyaar Khilji brought the downfall of Budhism in India: E.Rajesh Pathak appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus urge Tiroler Landestheater Innsbruck to drop culturally insensitive opera Lakmé
    by WHN on May 3, 2022 at 10:53 pm

    Hindus are urging Tiroler Landestheater Innsbruck in Austria to withdraw “Lakmé” opera; scheduled for premiering on November 26; which they feel seriously trivializes Hindu religious and other traditions. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that reportedly taxpayer funded Tiroler Landestheater Innsbruck should not be in the business of callously promoting appropriation of traditions, The post Hindus urge Tiroler Landestheater Innsbruck to drop culturally insensitive opera Lakmé appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • HinduPACT Demands USCIRF Stop Outsourcing its Research on India to the “Islamist Lobby”
    by WHN on May 3, 2022 at 10:51 pm

      WASHINGTON, D.C – The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has again recommended placing India on the “blacklist” as a “Country of Particular Concern (CPC), a practice that began in 2020. HinduPACT condemns the continued outsourcing of the USCIRF report and recommendations on India, comparing it to propaganda narratives provided by Jamaat-e-Islami linked groups.” Utsav The post HinduPACT Demands USCIRF Stop Outsourcing its Research on India to the “Islamist Lobby” appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • “So Happy To See SMaRT Is Shouldering Nationalist Media” Srikantji, Satya Parak Bharat
    by WHN on May 3, 2022 at 10:35 pm

    The post “So Happy To See SMaRT Is Shouldering Nationalist Media” Srikantji, Satya Parak Bharat appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindu temple breaking ground in Pennsylvania
    by WHN on May 3, 2022 at 10:11 pm

    A Hindu temple and community center named “Shanti Mandir” is breaking ground in the Danville area of Pennsylvania on May 15, which is reportedly a million-dollar project. Groundbreaking Ceremony (Bhoomi-Pujan), to honor goddess Bhoomi (Earth), will include Ganesh Puja, Punya Ahvachan (purification process), Navgraha Puja and Maha Aarti. According to reports; the 30-acre site which The post Hindu temple breaking ground in Pennsylvania appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • 12 Long Island school districts to close on Diwali in 2022: Hindus call for Diwali holiday in all LI schools
    by WHN on May 3, 2022 at 10:08 pm

      Welcoming 12 Long Island (New York) public school districts closing schools on Diwali this year, Hindus are urging all public school districts and private-charter-parochial-independent schools in Nassau and Suffolk counties to close on their most popular festival Diwali. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was simply The post 12 Long Island school districts to close on Diwali in 2022: Hindus call for Diwali holiday in all LI schools appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • “SMaRT Is Doing Very Praiseworthy Work For The Nation” Surajit DasGupta, Editor-In-Chief, SirfNews
    by WHN on May 3, 2022 at 10:05 pm

    The post “SMaRT Is Doing Very Praiseworthy Work For The Nation” Surajit DasGupta, Editor-In-Chief, SirfNews appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • ‘SMaRT is Promoting Positive Journalism’ – Dinesh Kumar, Managing Director, InfraLog
    by WHN on May 3, 2022 at 9:30 pm

    The post ‘SMaRT is Promoting Positive Journalism’ – Dinesh Kumar, Managing Director, InfraLog appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Rj Nidheesh Goyal -YouTube Blogger, Inspirational Speaker, Journalist @WHN Talk Show
    by WHN on May 3, 2022 at 9:20 pm

    The post Rj Nidheesh Goyal -YouTube Blogger, Inspirational Speaker, Journalist @WHN Talk Show appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Anamika Tiwari Talks About Role of SMaRT in Nationalist Media Empowerment
    by WHN on April 10, 2022 at 8:01 pm

    The post Anamika Tiwari Talks About Role of SMaRT in Nationalist Media Empowerment appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Meena Vishwanath Talks About Role of SMaRT in Patriotic Media Empowerment
    by WHN on April 10, 2022 at 7:50 pm

    The post Meena Vishwanath Talks About Role of SMaRT in Patriotic Media Empowerment appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • 43-Day Amarnath Pilgrimage Begins June 30
    by WHN on April 10, 2022 at 2:15 pm

    INDIA, March 27, 2022 (Verve Times): The Amarnath Yatra will start on June 30, 2022 with all Covid-19 protocols and culminate on the day of the Raksha Bandhan. The Amarnath Yatra will last for 43 days this year, the Office of the Lieutenant Gernor of Jammu and Kashmir informed today. On June 21 last year, The post 43-Day Amarnath Pilgrimage Begins June 30 appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Ekal Volunteer From Kansas, Dr. Raj Kiran Medapalli Passes Away
    by WHN on April 10, 2022 at 2:11 pm

    Ekal Volunteer From Kansas Passes Away We are heartbroken by the loss of our Ekal KC Chapter co-founder, Dr. Raj Kiran Medapalli. It is with our deepest sorrow that we inform you of the passing of our very own, Dr. Raj Kiran Medapalli. Dr. Medapalli was one of the founders of the Ekal Vidyalaya Chapter The post Ekal Volunteer From Kansas, Dr. Raj Kiran Medapalli Passes Away appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • PM Narendra Modi Addresses Party Workers on BJP’s 42nd Foundation Day
    by WHN on April 10, 2022 at 2:06 pm

    Source: BJP The post PM Narendra Modi Addresses Party Workers on BJP’s 42nd Foundation Day appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Australian Minister for Immigration Citizenship Message for Holi
    by WHN on April 10, 2022 at 1:50 pm

      Source: Hindu Council of Australia   The post Australian Minister for Immigration Citizenship Message for Holi appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • War Memorials for the Australians of Indian Heritage
    by WHN on April 10, 2022 at 1:47 pm

    The unveiling of the War Memorial for the Australians of Indian Heritage was performed at Sunnybank RSL, Brisbane on 18 November 2017. It was a historic event and first of its kind in Australia. Subsequently, a similar War Memorial was unveiled at Hornsby RSL Sub-branch, Cherrybrook Community   and Cultural Centre, Sydney on 10 November 2018. The post War Memorials for the Australians of Indian Heritage appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Petition Seeks Delhi CM Mr​.Arvind Kejriwal Apology On Kashmir’s Hindu Human Rights Violation
    by WHN on April 10, 2022 at 1:44 pm

      Appalled by the lack of empathy shown by Mr Arvind Kejriwal and his party members over gruesome genocide that Kashmiri Pandits were sufferers of.Belittling the issue and mocking the whole premise of the movie that depicts the reasons, situations that led to Kashmiri pandits fleeing their motherland and live in exile for over 3 The post Petition Seeks Delhi CM Mr​.Arvind Kejriwal Apology On Kashmir’s Hindu Human Rights Violation appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • HinduPACT Honors Victims of 1971 Bangladesh Genocide, Demands Official Recognition and Punishment for Pakistani Perpetrators
    by WHN on April 10, 2022 at 1:40 pm

    WASHINGTON, D.C – HinduPACT has launched a campaign to officially recognize the planned massacre of millions of people in Bangladesh, mostly Hindus, in 1971 as a genocide and to prosecute the Pakistani perpetrators who were involved with the planning and execution of “Operation Searchlight.” “There are more than 195 officially recognized Pakistani military officers who were never The post HinduPACT Honors Victims of 1971 Bangladesh Genocide, Demands Official Recognition and Punishment for Pakistani Perpetrators appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Upset Hindus urge Chattanooga firm withdraw Lord Ganesha yoga mat stickers & apologize
    by WHN on April 10, 2022 at 1:38 pm

    Upset Hindus are urging Chattanooga (Tennessee) area based “My Mat My Mantra” company for immediate withdrawal of yoga mat stickers carrying image of Hindu deity Ganesha; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that Lord Ganesha was greatly revered in Hinduism and was meant to be The post Upset Hindus urge Chattanooga firm withdraw Lord Ganesha yoga mat stickers & apologize appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Cancer awareness health talk was held by Klinik Derma Sivasanta a charitable project of The Temple of Fine Arts
    by WHN on April 10, 2022 at 1:36 pm

    Penang, Malaysia, March 30, 2022 – A cancer awareness health talk was held by Klinik Derma Sivasanta a charitable project of The Temple of Fine Arts with the support of Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital last Saturday (26 March 2022). Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Dr Rakesh Raman was invited to be the guest speaker. The post Cancer awareness health talk was held by Klinik Derma Sivasanta a charitable project of The Temple of Fine Arts appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus urge Opernhaus Zürich to drop culturally insensitive opera Lakmé
    by WHN on April 10, 2022 at 1:32 pm

      Hindus are urging Opernhaus Zürich in Switzerland to withdraw “Lakmé” opera; scheduled for April 2-8-15, 2023; which they feel seriously trivializes Hindu religious and other traditions. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that a renowned institution like Zurich Opera House, whose history goes back to 1834; should not be in the business The post Hindus urge Opernhaus Zürich to drop culturally insensitive opera Lakmé appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Creating And Sustaining Unity Through Unity Help-Desk – Penang Hindu Association
    by WHN on April 10, 2022 at 1:25 pm

    The unity among all the races in Malaysia created the strength and energy that gave us our independence more than 60 years ago and it was with this unity that we developed henceforth. Nevertheless, history has taught us that the disintegration of the unity would create unrest and chaos in a multicultural and multiracial country The post Creating And Sustaining Unity Through Unity Help-Desk – Penang Hindu Association appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • SMaRT Facilitated Assembly of Nationalist Media Organizations Held in New Delhi
    by WHN on March 27, 2022 at 7:17 pm

    New Delhi, WHN Various nationalist media organizations editors and owners met at the Constitutional Club of India, New Delhi to empower the collective media strength of nationalist and Dharmic media outlets, majorly involving big players of digital social media – YouTubers, Bloggers, Authors, Editors, Websites, etc. other social media and few print media also. A The post SMaRT Facilitated Assembly of Nationalist Media Organizations Held in New Delhi appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Support Sarah Gate’s Hinduphobia research
    by WHN on February 28, 2022 at 9:35 am

    Support my Hinduphobia research Hinduphobia or anti Hindu Sentiment requires systematic etymological and contextual scholarship. It is necessary to define and apply the definition within an internationally recognised Human Rights framework. As a research student, my study on Hinduphobia contributed to the first entry in an online dictionary powered by Oxford. Knowledge of coinage in the late 19th C The post Support Sarah Gate’s Hinduphobia research appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Multi-faith clergy to hold candlelight vigil to pray for peace in Eastern Europe
    by WHN on February 28, 2022 at 9:31 am

    Christian-Muslim-Hindu-Buddhist-Jewish-Baha’i-Pagan religious leaders of northwestern Nevada will unite in a candlelight vigil and pray together in Reno on March six, seeking peaceful resolution of violent armed conflict in Eastern Europe. Being jointly coordinated by Saint Catherine of Siena Episcopal Church Rector the Reverend Thomas W. Blake and distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, this candlelight vigil The post Multi-faith clergy to hold candlelight vigil to pray for peace in Eastern Europe appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • HinduPACT Stands in Solidarity with Bangladeshi Hindus Ahead of Rally Seeking Justice for Continuous Violence Since 1971 Genocide
    by WHN on February 28, 2022 at 9:28 am

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, November 19, HinduPACT will join members of minority communities from Bangladesh in a rally meant to shed light on the continuing violence against Hindus in Bangladesh. Pranesh Halder, one of the organizers of the event said that the organizers would send a message to the White House that it must ensure The post HinduPACT Stands in Solidarity with Bangladeshi Hindus Ahead of Rally Seeking Justice for Continuous Violence Since 1971 Genocide appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Bajrang Dal functionary murdered by Jihadists over Hijab row in Karnataka; officials demand ban on PFI
    by WHN on February 28, 2022 at 9:24 am

    A 23-year-old Bajrang Dal activist identified as Harsha has been murdered for opposing the wearing of hijabs in schools and colleges in Karnataka’s Shivamogga, triggering fresh tension over the escalating hijab row. The Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Monday condemned the merciless stabbing of the youth and alleged that this is an outcome of the The post Bajrang Dal functionary murdered by Jihadists over Hijab row in Karnataka; officials demand ban on PFI appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • HinduPACT Thanks Wayne State President for Censuring Hinduphobic Professor Khaled Beydoun, Requests Stronger Action
    by WHN on February 28, 2022 at 9:19 am

      WASHINGTON, D.C – Hindu Policy Research and Advocacy Collective (HinduPACT) is thankful to Wayne State President M. Roy Wilson for his decision to censure Professor Khaled Beydoun for his targeted hate against Hindus and calls for greater action to be taken. Beydoun, a professor of law at Wayne State has repeatedly fomented violence against The post HinduPACT Thanks Wayne State President for Censuring Hinduphobic Professor Khaled Beydoun, Requests Stronger Action appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • HinduPACT Demands PM Trudeau Respect Canadians’ Right to Dissent, Must Refrain from Comparing Nazi Hakenkreuz to Peaceful Swastika to Prevent Targeting of Hindus
    by WHN on February 28, 2022 at 9:17 am

    HinduPACT Demands PM Trudeau Respect Canadians’ Right to Dissent, Must Refrain from Comparing Nazi Hakenkreuz to Peaceful Swastika to Prevent Targeting of Hindus WASHINGTON, D.C – Hindu Policy Research and Advocacy Collective (HinduPACT) stands with the people of Canada during these trying times and urges Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to respect the rights of the The post HinduPACT Demands PM Trudeau Respect Canadians’ Right to Dissent, Must Refrain from Comparing Nazi Hakenkreuz to Peaceful Swastika to Prevent Targeting of Hindus appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus urge Sofia Opera & Ballet to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère”
    by WHN on February 3, 2022 at 1:37 pm

    Hindus are urging Sofia Opera and Ballet in Bulgaria to discard its upcoming production of “La Bayadère”; scheduled for April eight and nine; which they feel seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that Sofia Opera and Ballet, the “national cultural institution” of The post Hindus urge Sofia Opera & Ballet to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère” appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Petra Slancova’s Interview on her upcoming documentary ‘Loving message from spiritual masters of India’
    by WHN on February 3, 2022 at 1:33 pm

    Presenter and communication lecturer Petra Slancova has been working in the media since 2002. She has extensive experience with news, talk shows and radio. Today, we will be talking about a personal journey of knowledge. About overcoming fears and comfort zones, thanks to that a new documentary movie has been created. What actually led you The post Petra Slancova’s Interview on her upcoming documentary ‘Loving message from spiritual masters of India’ appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • The journey to freedom and spiritual happiness goes through leaving the comfort zone: Petra Slancova
    by WHN on February 3, 2022 at 1:24 pm

    Czech presenter Petra Slancova wants to inspire others to greater joy and inner fulfillment of life. The idea arose to make a documentary movie with a timeless loving message from spiritual masters of India. With a message that goes beyond religion, creed or culture. Petra Slancova, the creator of the documentary movie Yes to Life, The post The journey to freedom and spiritual happiness goes through leaving the comfort zone: Petra Slancova appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Bharatiya education VS Western education
    by WHN on February 3, 2022 at 1:11 pm

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  • Macaulay’s Ghost in Indian Schools: Reji Matthew
    by WHN on February 3, 2022 at 12:51 pm

      by Reji Matthew My article “Who taught you to dislike Hindu Dharma” was a discussion of the  some of the contemporary historical schools blaming Hindu Dharma dishonestly. Today we will see how the missionary instigated and established education system still active in India is teaching every Hindu to disregard his on Dharma. Our motherland India had a great heritage The post Macaulay’s Ghost in Indian Schools: Reji Matthew appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • The Passing Of Our Beloved Leader, Dr. Mahesh Mehta, Is Great Loss To Hindu Cause
    by WHN on January 26, 2022 at 10:17 pm

      Op-Ed by Rahul. C Sharma, Editor-in-Chief, World Hindu News   Dr. Mahesh Mehta (Maheshbhai), its founder and former President in Karnavati (Amdavad), India on December 14, 2021. He was eighty-six years old. He founded Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America, OFBJP and was instrumental in establishing Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh, Hindu University of America, Hindu Students The post The Passing Of Our Beloved Leader, Dr. Mahesh Mehta, Is Great Loss To Hindu Cause appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • ‘The Kashmir Files – When a Movie Makes You Cry’ :Rohit Raina
    by WHN on January 26, 2022 at 7:45 pm

    Movie theaters for me, are a place to laugh and bond with friends, to live in a fantasy world, and to immerse myself in an alternate exciting reality. Yet recently, I found myself crying as I watched a unique movie premiere – The Kashmir Files, which presented the unvarnished truth of the Kashmiri Hindu community that The post ‘The Kashmir Files – When a Movie Makes You Cry’ :Rohit Raina appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Was Indian Independence a result of Hindu resilience to genocide & colonization ?
    by WHN on January 26, 2022 at 7:36 pm

    In this interaction,  Dr. Mrittunjoy Guha Majumdar hosts  Mr. Abhijit Iyer-Mitra, outspoken commentator on contemporary socio-political and strategic realities of Hindus, in a modern Purvapaksha that addresses Dharma, realities of Hindus, modern ‘ecosystems’, tendency of Indians to undertake isomorphic mimicry, the true essence of Independence of a people beyond political liberation, Partition, nature of democracy, role The post Was Indian Independence a result of Hindu resilience to genocide & colonization ? appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Student in Tamil Nadu commits suicide as school allegedly tortures her to convert to Christianity
    by WHN on January 24, 2022 at 11:16 am

      Mission Kaali looking at legal options with regard to this case M Lavanya hails from Vadugapalayam village in Ariyalur district. She is a student of Thirukattupali Sacred Heart High School. She was pursuing her 12th grade in the school. The child’s friends and relatives note that she was a bright student and was very The post Student in Tamil Nadu commits suicide as school allegedly tortures her to convert to Christianity appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Penang Hindu Association: Heritage Recognition and Award for 2022
    by WHN on January 24, 2022 at 10:55 am

    GTWHI HERITAGE RECOGNITION & AWARD PRESENTATION AND PONGAL CELEBRATION IN THE YEAR 2022 Attended by YB Puan Syerleena Abdul Rashid representing our Chief Minister of Penang, ADUN Seri Delima, YB Tuan Ram Karpal Ahli Parlimen Bukit Gelugor represented by PA Mrs Rachel, MBPP Councilor Mr. R.Kaliyappan all the Dato-Dato, Dr Ang Ming Chee General Manager, The post Penang Hindu Association: Heritage Recognition and Award for 2022 appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus seek Diwali holiday in all Pennsylvania schools after Spring-Ford proposal
    by WHN on January 24, 2022 at 9:16 am

    Welcoming Spring-Ford Area School District (SFASD) in Pennsylvania for reportedly proposing holiday on Diwali in its 2022-23 calendar; Hindus are urging all public school districts and private-charter-independent schools in Pennsylvania to close on their most popular festival Diwali. SFASD Board will consider this proposed calendar on January 24. “Diwali is being added to the calendar proposal”, The post Hindus seek Diwali holiday in all Pennsylvania schools after Spring-Ford proposal appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindu mantras to open Utah’s Cedar Hills City Council 1st time
    by WHN on January 6, 2022 at 6:33 pm

    For the first time since its incorporation in 1977, Cedar Hills City Council (Utah) will start its meeting on January four with Hindu prayers, containing hymns from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely before Cedar Hills City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then The post Hindu mantras to open Utah’s Cedar Hills City Council 1st time appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindu mantras to open Utah’s Clearfield City Council 1st time
    by WHN on January 6, 2022 at 6:32 pm

    For the first time since its incorporation in 1922, Clearfield City Council (Utah) will start its meeting on January 11 with Hindu prayers, containing hymns from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely before Clearfield City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read The post Hindu mantras to open Utah’s Clearfield City Council 1st time appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • After Hindu protest, New Jersey jewelry firm removes Lord Ganesha navel rings
    by WHN on January 6, 2022 at 6:29 pm

      Stirling (New Jersey) based online body jewelry company RebelBod removed belly button rings carrying images of Hindu deity Lord Ganesha after Hindus protested; calling it highly inappropriate. Seven objectionable belly button rings, which Hindus urged RebelBod to withdraw, were not found on its website when searched today. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the The post After Hindu protest, New Jersey jewelry firm removes Lord Ganesha navel rings appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • The Silence of Swastik: Biggest betrayal of 20th Century -AKTK Media
    by WHN on January 6, 2022 at 6:25 pm

    Source: AKTK Media The post The Silence of Swastik: Biggest betrayal of 20th Century -AKTK Media appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Seven people who helped Christianity infiltrate Hindu society
    by WHN on January 5, 2022 at 1:33 pm

    Original Source: Mission Kali We are still studying the after-effects of these individuals to this day A text book claimed “The Advent of Europeans brought Light & Civilizations to India”. But is that really so? TEACHER is a generic word we have imported from the British. One will realize how rich Sanatan Dharma & its The post Seven people who helped Christianity infiltrate Hindu society appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • VHPA Statement on the Passing of Dr. Mahesh Mehta, a Generational Leader and the Pioneer of Hindu Movement in America
    by WHN on December 20, 2021 at 8:23 pm

    World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) regretfully announces passing away of Dr. Mahesh Mehta (Maheshbhai), its founder and former President in Karnavati (Amdavad), India on December 14, 2021. He was eighty-six years old. He passed away on the pious day of Mokshda Ekadashi and Geeta Jayanti. In late 1960s, when Hindus started to immigrate to The post VHPA Statement on the Passing of Dr. Mahesh Mehta, a Generational Leader and the Pioneer of Hindu Movement in America appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • World Hindu News Deepest Condolences And Prayers On The Death Of Dr. Mahesh Mehta
    by WHN on December 17, 2021 at 7:28 pm

    World Hindu News Offers It’s Deepest Condolences And Prayers On The Death of Dr. Mahesh Mehta. May Ishwar gives his family, friends and associates strength to overcome this irreparable loss. Dr. Mahesh Mehta will continue to inspire us through his work. ओम शांति शांति. Dr. Maheshbhai Mehta’s Aatma has left his body for the onward journey today, The post World Hindu News Deepest Condolences And Prayers On The Death Of Dr. Mahesh Mehta appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Patriarch of American Hindu Organizations, Dr. Mahesh Mehta Passes Away At 86
    by WHN on December 17, 2021 at 6:46 pm

    Dr. Maheshbhai Mehta’s Aatma has left his body for the onward journey today, December 14th at 11 AM, Bharat time (12:30 AM New York time.) after a protracted illness. Maheshbhai had just turned eighty-six. There are not enough words to describe what Maheshbhai was. He was the pioneer of all Hindu movements in the USA. He founded The post Patriarch of American Hindu Organizations, Dr. Mahesh Mehta Passes Away At 86 appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Arrest Of Ace YouTuber Maridhas No Surprise As DMK Back To Old Ways
    by WHN on December 11, 2021 at 9:05 am

    Snapshot There is a possibility that Maridhas may not get justice if the case is tried inside Tamil Nadu. The current government may want to make an example out of Maridhas to thwart any dissent in future. The arrest of YouTuber Maridhas by Tamil Nadu Police has not sent shockwaves in the state because this The post Arrest Of Ace YouTuber Maridhas No Surprise As DMK Back To Old Ways appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Multi-faith clergy coalition urges Louis Vuitton to walk away from fur
    by WHN on December 11, 2021 at 8:01 am

    In a remarkable interfaith gesture; a group of Christian, Hindu, Buddhist and Jewish leaders is urging luxury fashion house Louis Vuitton to stop using animal fur in its clothing and other products; showing its commitment to ethical choices, animal welfare and compassionate fashion. Staying true to the “Value” of its parent Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton The post Multi-faith clergy coalition urges Louis Vuitton to walk away from fur appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • New post available
    by WHN on December 3, 2021 at 10:46 am

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  • Etsy removes Goddess Kali Cereal T-shirt within 17-hours of Hindu protest
    by WHN on November 12, 2021 at 1:21 pm

    Brooklyn (New York) headquartered e-commerce company Etsy, Inc. removed Goddess Kali Cereal T-shirt, displaying image of Kali seemingly promoting a cereal of blood fortified with human skulls; within 17-hours of Hindu protest, who called it “highly inappropriate” and a desecration.  Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the protest, in a statement in Nevada today, thanked Etsy The post Etsy removes Goddess Kali Cereal T-shirt within 17-hours of Hindu protest appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • CHINGARI – Vigils Across America for Abducted Hindu Girls
    by WHN on November 11, 2021 at 3:19 pm

      On September 18 2021, leaders and community residents gathered in more than a dozen major cities around the world to stand in solidarity with the young Pakistani girls and their families – many between the ages of 12 and 17 – who are taken each year from their homes, raped and forcibly converted to The post CHINGARI – Vigils Across America for Abducted Hindu Girls appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • HinduPhobia Conference Series Set to Take Place During Hindu Heritage Month
    by WHN on November 11, 2021 at 3:05 pm

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The “Hindu Dharma, Hindutva and Hindudvesha” conference series kicks off this weekend in coordination with and in celebration of Hindu Heritage Month. The virtual conference will showcase the diversity of views within the Hindu world, feature friends of the Hindu community, and address a troubling trend of anti-Hindu sentiment (Hindudvesha or Hinduphobia) The post HinduPhobia Conference Series Set to Take Place During Hindu Heritage Month appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Upset Hindus seek apology from Etsy for desecrating goddess Kali
    by WHN on November 11, 2021 at 3:00 pm

      Upset Hindus are urging Brooklyn (New York) headquartered e-commerce company Etsy, Inc. to apologize and immediately withdraw Goddess Kali Cereal T-shirt displaying image of Kali seemingly promoting a cereal of blood fortified with human skulls; calling it highly inappropriate. This is not the first time for Etsy to hurt the feelings of Hindu communities. The post Upset Hindus seek apology from Etsy for desecrating goddess Kali appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindu communities shocked at 25-years ill-treatment of Hindu & Muslim students at Harvard; seek apology
    by WHN on November 11, 2021 at 2:58 pm

        Hindu communities are shocked at what Editorial Board of Harvard Crimson (student daily of Harvard University) revealed: “Harvard students of Muslim and Hindu faiths must practice their religion in the basement of the freshman dormitory Canaday, with no windows, no sunlight, and too little space to pray without waiting in line.” “It is The post Hindu communities shocked at 25-years ill-treatment of Hindu & Muslim students at Harvard; seek apology appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Historic New Dawn At “Ekal Abhiyan”
    by WHN on November 8, 2021 at 9:51 am

    There is historic new dawn at “Ekal Abhiyan” (‘Ekal Mission’), an umbrella organization for all the ancillary ‘Ekal branchlets’, as ‘Diwali’ festivities approach. After the departure of former CEO of “Ekal Abhiyan”, Bajrang Bagra, to tackle another assignment of national importance, Ramesh Shah, the former President and Chairman of ‘Ekal-USA’ has been unanimously appointed as The post Historic New Dawn At “Ekal Abhiyan” appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus worldwide dismayed at forced closure of Swindon Hindu Temple during festival season
    by WHN on November 8, 2021 at 8:35 am

    Hindus globally are highly concerned regarding reports of overnight closure of Swindon Hindu Temple & Cultural Centre in South West England by Swindon Borough Council without consulting the community. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that it was clearly a case of ill-treatment of minorities in England, where The post Hindus worldwide dismayed at forced closure of Swindon Hindu Temple during festival season appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • The lights of Divali 2021 must engender a spiritual solution to TT’s socio-economic challenges – Paras Ramoutar
    by WHN on November 8, 2021 at 8:07 am

    Trinidad and Tobago celebrate Divali, 4th November 2021 against a backdrop of socio-economic challenges not seen before. Our nation is crying out for leadership at all levels of the society. Economic, political, crime, unemployment, rising food prices, deterioration of our public utilities and governance, climate control, terrorism.  Add the Covid-19 Pandemic, all of which do The post The lights of Divali 2021 must engender a spiritual solution to TT’s socio-economic challenges – Paras Ramoutar appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus urge Opera Monte Carlo to discard culturally insensitive opera Lakmé
    by WHN on November 8, 2021 at 7:52 am

    Hindus are urging Opera Monte Carlo (OMC) in Monaco to withdraw “Lakmé” opera; scheduled for December 09 and 11, 2022; which they feel seriously trivializes Hindu religious and other traditions. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that a renowned institution like OMC should not be in the business of callously promoting appropriation of The post Hindus urge Opera Monte Carlo to discard culturally insensitive opera Lakmé appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Shocked Hindus seek intervention as Texas A&M Student Senate spotlights harassment of Hindu students
    by WHN on November 8, 2021 at 7:40 am

      Resolution, reportedly highlighting “harassment and discrimination” of Hindu students, passed at recent Student Senate meeting of prestigious Texas A&M University in College Station, has left the Hindu communities perturbed. Taxpayer-funded Texas A&M, which aims to be a “world-class university of the future” and boasts of two Nobel Prizes, should have felt the pain of its The post Shocked Hindus seek intervention as Texas A&M Student Senate spotlights harassment of Hindu students appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus urge Chatham’s Brook Theatre to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère”
    by WHN on November 8, 2021 at 5:37 am

      Hindus are urging the Brook Theatre in Chatham (England) to withdraw “La Bayadère” ballet; scheduled for March 25-27, 2022; which they feel seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that taxpayer-funded and Council run institution like Brook Theatre should not be in the business of callously promoting The post Hindus urge Chatham’s Brook Theatre to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère” appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Rajan Zed urges Hindus worldwide commit to “selfless service” on Diwali
    by WHN on November 8, 2021 at 5:34 am

    Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, sending Diwali greetings to 1.2 billion Hindus of the world, has urged them each to take a vow of “selfless service” on this sacred occasion. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, in a release in Nevada (USA) today, wished “joy and light in every heart” to all Hindus The post Rajan Zed urges Hindus worldwide commit to “selfless service” on Diwali appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus disappointed by delay in approval of Hindu temple by Medina City Council
    by WHN on November 8, 2021 at 5:29 am

    Hindus are disheartened by the delay in approval of Hindu temple by Medina City Council in Minnesota, which they felt was quite unnecessary. Despite being on the Council agenda twice on October five and 19, site plan for 46,000 square foot Hindu temple building, submitted by BAPS Minneapolis, is reportedly still not approved. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan The post Hindus disappointed by delay in approval of Hindu temple by Medina City Council appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus urge Edinburgh Council to defund Edinburgh International Festival for trivializing Hindu gods
    by WHN on August 20, 2021 at 12:26 pm

    Upset Hindus are urging The City of Edinburgh Council to halt the funding to Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) for its collaboration in the mockery of Hindu gods. City governments should not be in the business of using taxpayer’s money to fund projects which patronize sacrilege, blatant belittling of “other” traditions and ridiculing entire communities; distinguished Hindu The post Hindus urge Edinburgh Council to defund Edinburgh International Festival for trivializing Hindu gods appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Upset Hindus seek apology from Mondelēz for non-disclosure of beef in its various snacks
    by WHN on August 20, 2021 at 12:23 pm

    Upset Hindus worldwide are seeking official apology from Mondelēz International Inc., “one of the world’s largest snacks companies” headquartered in Chicago, for non-disclosure of beef in some of its products; and immediate recall of all such items. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was shocking for Hindus The post Upset Hindus seek apology from Mondelēz for non-disclosure of beef in its various snacks appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Upset Hindus urge Minneapolis yoga mat firm withdraw Lord Ganesha mat & apologize
    by WHN on August 20, 2021 at 12:21 pm

    Upset Hindus are urging Minneapolis headquartered “luxury” yoga mat firm “Big Raven Yoga” for immediate withdrawal of yoga mat carrying images of Hindu deity Ganesha; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that Lord Ganesha was greatly revered in Hinduism and was meant to be worshipped The post Upset Hindus urge Minneapolis yoga mat firm withdraw Lord Ganesha mat & apologize appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus push for “multi-beneficial” yoga in all Wales schools
    by WHN on August 20, 2021 at 12:19 pm

    Hindus are urging that all Wales (UK) schools should urgently adopt yoga as a part of their curriculum, providing an opportunity to students to avail the multiple benefits yoga offered. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, exhorted all state, independent/private, religious, special, free and other schools of Wales to The post Hindus push for “multi-beneficial” yoga in all Wales schools appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Atrocities on Hindus in Pakistan
    by WHN on August 20, 2021 at 12:17 pm

    By: Prakash Mehta, President, Hindu Council of Australia. On behalf of the Hindu community of Australia, we would like to raise a profoundly grave concern about ongoing Human rights abuse of minorities in Pakistan. We are alarmed at the recent extreme incidences which has drawn worldwide attention to the plights of Hindus and other minorities The post Atrocities on Hindus in Pakistan appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • University of Auckland attempts to muzzle Hindu voice seeking “Hindu Prayer Room”
    by WHN on August 20, 2021 at 12:13 pm

    University of Auckland (UoA) has asked distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed to take his media release down “immediately” from his website and “cease sharing it with others”, which was titled as: Designated “Hindu Prayer Room” sought at University of Auckland. Lisa Finucane, UoA Media and Communications Manager, in an email to Zed, who is President The post University of Auckland attempts to muzzle Hindu voice seeking “Hindu Prayer Room” appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus urge Estonian National Opera to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère”
    by WHN on August 20, 2021 at 12:11 pm

      Hindus are urging prestigious Estonian National Opera (Rahvusooper Estonia) in Tallinn to withdraw “La Bayadère” ballet; scheduled for April 09-June 11, 2022; which they feel seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that taxpayer-funded Estonian National Opera (ENO) should not be in the business of The post Hindus urge Estonian National Opera to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère” appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • HinduPACT co-sponsors Capitol Hill Event to Highlight Kashmir Moving Forward Post-Article 370 Abrogation
    by WHN on August 20, 2021 at 12:09 pm

    Hindu Policy Research and Advocacy Collective (HinduPACT), an initiative of World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) and  Global Kashmiri Pandit Diaspora (GKPD) co-hosted members of the Kashmiri and Afghan Diaspora communities on Capitol Hill in an event titled “Kashmir: Moving Forward in a Dangerous Zone,” on July 29, 2021 to kick off the two-week initiative The post HinduPACT co-sponsors Capitol Hill Event to Highlight Kashmir Moving Forward Post-Article 370 Abrogation appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Designated “Hindu Prayer Room” sought at University of Western Australia
    by WHN on August 20, 2021 at 12:05 pm

    Hindus are urging for a permanent and dedicated Prayer Room at University of Western Australia (UWA), a public research institution which claims to be a “leading global university”. UWA already has a Chapel and Muslim Prayer Room; and lists Anglican, Catholic and Islamic Chaplains on its website. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in The post Designated “Hindu Prayer Room” sought at University of Western Australia appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus critical of footballer Roy Keane for passing blame of his “worst performance” to yoga
    by WHN on August 20, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    Hindus have strongly criticized Irish footballer Roy Keane who seemed to be blaming yoga for his “worst performance” when asked in a recent interview by English football pundit Gary Neville. Passing blame of one’s crummy performance to highly beneficial yoga was quite out of line as many scientific/academic/clinical/etc. studies had revealed the multiple benefits yoga The post Hindus critical of footballer Roy Keane for passing blame of his “worst performance” to yoga appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Nottingham brewery apologizes after Hindu protest over goddess Kali image on beer
    by WHN on August 20, 2021 at 11:58 am

    Langley Mill (Nottingham, England) based Bang the Elephant (BTE) Brewing Co. has apologized after Hindu protest over using Hindu goddess Kali’s image on its East India Porter beer can; calling it “highly inappropriate”.  BTE Brewing Co., in emails to distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the protest, wrote: …we would like to offer our sincerest The post Nottingham brewery apologizes after Hindu protest over goddess Kali image on beer appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Penang Hindu Association Appeal for House-calls Vaccination Programme for the Elderly and Invalid
    by WHN on August 20, 2021 at 11:57 am

    Kudos to the Penang Government for launching the ‘walk-in’ vaccination programme for the senior citizens at various vaccination centres in Penang. This is indeed another positive initiative by the Penang CM and the state government to contain the spread of the Covid-19 virus. In addition to this initiative, Penang Hindu Association (PHA) would like the The post Penang Hindu Association Appeal for House-calls Vaccination Programme for the Elderly and Invalid appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus urge Valencia Les Arts to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère”
    by WHN on August 20, 2021 at 11:52 am

      Hindus are urging Les Arts (Reina Sofía Palace of the Arts) in Valencia (Spain) to withdraw “La Bayadère” ballet; scheduled for June 16-19, 2022; which they feel seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that taxpayer-funded Les Arts should not be The post Hindus urge Valencia Les Arts to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère” appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Ganga – Purity of Heaven on earth
    by WHN on June 23, 2021 at 10:45 am

    Ganga – Purity of Heaven on earth   Ganga Dussehara, also known as Gangavataran, is a popular Hindu festival commemorating the avatarana or descent of the Ganges onto this earth from heaven.  This auspicious day occurs on Dashami, the 10th day of the Shukla Paksha in the month of Jyeshtha (during May and June). There The post Ganga – Purity of Heaven on earth appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Upset Hindus urge Nordstrom to withdraw insensitive “Brahmin” cow leather handbags
    by WHN on June 23, 2021 at 10:26 am

      Hindus feel that associating luxury handbags made of cow leather with “Brahmin” was very inappropriate; and are urging the Seattle headquartered luxury department store chain Nordstrom to withdraw these “Brahmin” leather bags from its 357 stores and online platforms. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that cow, the The post Upset Hindus urge Nordstrom to withdraw insensitive “Brahmin” cow leather handbags appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Alexander Duff: The real culprit who ruined our education system
    by WHN on June 23, 2021 at 10:15 am

      It was not just Lord Macauley who did so We have heard countless times how this Lord Macauley has ruined our education system, but do you know about more dangerous Alexander Duff? Literally, this Christian missionary was solely responsible for degradation of education system in the parts of Bengal & Bihar. Born in April The post Alexander Duff: The real culprit who ruined our education system appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • WHY INDIA?- Christian groups, missionaries making the most out of pandemic
    by WHN on June 6, 2021 at 7:35 am

    Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ’! This is what they tell you, make you believe in, probably help you and then ask you to be the ‘child of God’! And you, very innocently thinking of the support given to you at that very moment of your The post WHY INDIA?- Christian groups, missionaries making the most out of pandemic appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • ‘Charity Garba Night’ in Australia for Covid-19 India relief fund
    by WHN on June 6, 2021 at 7:27 am

    Covid-19 has crippled the world and like other nations of the world, India has been severely affected by it. The Indian government under the auspices of Shree Narendra Modi has done commendable work in managing the crisis. However, now is the time for NRIs to contribute to the Covid-19 India relief fund. Various organizations in Adelaide, South The post ‘Charity Garba Night’ in Australia for Covid-19 India relief fund appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Samachar Manyata Association for Research and Training (SMaRT) Website Launched
    by WHN on June 6, 2021 at 7:01 am

    One of the biggest tragedies of independent India has been monopolization of the narrative space by subscribers of one political ideology – starting from left of the Centre all the way to the extreme – communism and Marxism. While academia can be credited with providing the intellectual heft and popular media such as movies for The post Samachar Manyata Association for Research and Training (SMaRT) Website Launched appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • The “tool kit” by break India forces gets exposed
    by WHN on May 31, 2021 at 6:56 am

      Source:  THE LIBERAL PANDIT The post The “tool kit” by break India forces gets exposed appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Dr Clifford Rampaul– A passionate Hindu religious ,social activist passes away
    by WHN on May 31, 2021 at 6:48 am

    Dr. Maniram ‘Clifford’ Rampaul—A passionate spiritual and social activist, humble to the very end. By PARAS RAMOUTAR. A Hindu leader with an unbridled passion to serve his community, and the people of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr. Maniram ‘Clifford’ Rampaul, formerly of Rio Claro, passed away on May 10, 2021 at the age of 85. Dr. The post Dr Clifford Rampaul– A passionate Hindu religious ,social activist passes away appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Upset Hindus urge Brazil firm to withdraw Lord Ganesha beer growlers and apologize
    by WHN on May 31, 2021 at 6:43 am

      Upset Hindus are urging Curitiba (Paraná, Brazil) based Siphon Growlers to apologize and withdraw beer growlers displaying images of Lord Ganesha and sacred Om, calling these highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that inappropriate usage of sacred Hindu deities or concepts or symbols or icons The post Upset Hindus urge Brazil firm to withdraw Lord Ganesha beer growlers and apologize appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • VHPA statement on the passing of Anjleebahen Pandya
    by WHN on May 31, 2021 at 5:46 am

      The Following statement was issued by the World Hindu Council of America (VHPA)   Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America (VHPA) regretfully announces passing away of Mananiya Anjleebahen Pandya, its Director of International liaison on the 19th of May at Gandhinagar, Gujarat at age 71.  She battled cancer for last three years.   Anjleebahen served Vishwa Hindu The post VHPA statement on the passing of Anjleebahen Pandya appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus welcome Alabama legislature lifting yoga ban in schools & urge Governor to sign it
    by WHN on May 19, 2021 at 6:14 pm

    Hindus have welcomed Alabama Legislature finally approving allowing yoga in Alabama public schools; saying that although it came with lot of unnecessary and impertinent restrictions, it was still good for the overall well-being of Alabamans. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, urged Alabama Governor Kay Ivey to sign it, waking-up to The post Hindus welcome Alabama legislature lifting yoga ban in schools & urge Governor to sign it appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Ekal Offensive Against Pandemic in Rural India: Prakash Waghmare
    by WHN on May 19, 2021 at 6:05 pm

    In India, Covid-19 (Corona) pandemic’s second wave hit hard suddenly and with the force of a tsunami. The country was caught off guard and ill prepared for the toll it took. All the focus of the grave situation revolved mainly around the urban areas and rural-tribal areas received scant notice. There was a reason too The post Ekal Offensive Against Pandemic in Rural India: Prakash Waghmare appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Temple Town rule a solution to protect temples
    by WHN on May 19, 2021 at 5:27 pm

    The Christian framing of a law to protect temples proves what they fear if this rule were fully implemented Recently, the Christian media portal Persecution.Org reported the removal of an illegal church near a temple in Telengana.  According to them, the Goverment Order (GO) 746 bill is considered persecution of Christian minorities in India.  Calling our right The post Temple Town rule a solution to protect temples appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Why NCERT is still teaching anti Hindu syllabus?
    by WHN on May 19, 2021 at 5:15 pm

    The post Why NCERT is still teaching anti Hindu syllabus? appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Upset Hindus urge New Zealand firm to remove sacred Hindu symbols from mats & apologize
    by WHN on May 12, 2021 at 7:58 pm

    Upset Hindus are urging Christchurch (New Zealand) based acupressure mat firm Shakti Mats for immediate withdrawal of sacred Hindu symbols “Om” and “Yantra” from their mats; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that both “Om” and “Yantra” were greatly revered icons in Hinduism and The post Upset Hindus urge New Zealand firm to remove sacred Hindu symbols from mats & apologize appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • 50 cities, 30 nations and 5 continents- Hindus unite to save community members from genocide in West Bengal
    by WHN on May 12, 2021 at 7:50 pm

    The Hindu community of New York met before the Indian Consulate to protest the Genocide of Hindus in the Indian state of West Bengal, post elections there [1-3]. The post-election violence against Hindus in West Bengal has shocked the nation and the global community [4-8]. The brutality and the barbarism have been beyond any post-election The post 50 cities, 30 nations and 5 continents- Hindus unite to save community members from genocide in West Bengal appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Politics of Pandemic in India
    by WHN on May 12, 2021 at 7:33 pm

    Politics of Pandemic in India                           by Prakash Waghmare (Prolific Writer, Social-Activist, Political Commentator) Current Covid-19 (Corona) situation in India is quite grave. There is no denying that the mistakes were made on multiple fronts which resulted into Corona taking awful tolls across the country. The central government’s errors were compounded by the State governments (govt). The post Politics of Pandemic in India appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus urge UNC School of the Arts to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère”
    by WHN on April 26, 2021 at 12:17 pm

    Hindus are urging University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) in Winston-Salem to withdraw “La Bayadère” from its upcoming Spring Dance concert (April 30 to May 08), which they feel seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that taxpayer-funded public art school The post Hindus urge UNC School of the Arts to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère” appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus seek apology from Korean National Ballet hosting culturally insensitive “La Bayadère”
    by WHN on April 26, 2021 at 12:13 pm

    Hindus are critical of Korean National Ballet (KNB) in Seoul for hosting “La Bayadère” (April 27 to May two), which they feel seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions, and seek apology. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that a renowned ballet company like KNB should not be in the business of The post Hindus seek apology from Korean National Ballet hosting culturally insensitive “La Bayadère” appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Divali message of former councillor Paras Ramoutar
    by WHN on April 18, 2021 at 7:22 am

    World in need of eternal light of Divali-  Trinidad and Tobago needs the light of Divali, not only because of the covid19 pandemic, but to bring the national populace out of the darkness which surrounds the country at this time, according to former councillor Paras Ramoutar “Yes, let us use the light of Divali to The post Divali message of former councillor Paras Ramoutar appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Indian philosopher, Prof. Adesh built a new model for the Indian diaspora in TT
    by WHN on April 18, 2021 at 7:20 am

    By PARAS RAMOUTAR For any nation or civilization to prosper, it must be built on foundations of a moral and ethical character, as this character must be built on the principal element of its strength and as well, it is the only guarantee for its permanence and prosperity. To my mind, this summarizes the life The post Indian philosopher, Prof. Adesh built a new model for the Indian diaspora in TT appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Trinidad to hold Phagwah(Holi) conference
    by WHN on April 18, 2021 at 7:13 am

    By PARAS RAMOUTAR Port-of-Spain: The National Council of Indian Culture (NCIC) will host its first international virtual Phagwa conference in Trinidad on the weekend of March 13 and 14. The NCIC is the epicentre of all the major Hindu religious, cultural, spiritual and social activities, since its formation in 1964 here. Sixty-five international scholars and The post Trinidad to hold Phagwah(Holi) conference appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus celebrate Shiva Raatri in Trinidad
    by WHN on April 18, 2021 at 7:11 am

    Thousands of Hindus participated in night-suvigil on the occasion of Maha Shivratri despite the increasingly high crime rate in Trinidad and Tobago, Covid 19 By PARAS RAMOUTAR  Port-of-Spain: Hindus in Trinidad and Tobago will celebrate the spiritually-charged Shiva Raatri with the rest of the countries in the world, where there is overflowing capacity of Hindus. Countries like The post Hindus celebrate Shiva Raatri in Trinidad appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • World Hindu Council of America Statement on Shooting in Indianapolis
    by WHN on April 18, 2021 at 7:05 am

    The World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) expresses sorrow at the killing of nine people at the FedEx facility in Indianapolis.  Many of these victims were Indian American followers of the Sikh tradition – Amarjit Kaur Sekhon, Jaswinder Kaur, Amarjit Kaur Johal, Jaswinder Singh.   A random act of violence such as this brings immeasurable suffering to the The post World Hindu Council of America Statement on Shooting in Indianapolis appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Upset Hindus urge Neiman Marcus to withdraw Lord Ganesha cufflinks & apologize
    by WHN on April 18, 2021 at 7:05 am

    Upset Hindus are urging Dallas headquartered luxury fashion retailer “Neiman Marcus” to immediately withdraw Hindu deity Ganesha shaped cufflinks, calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that Lord Ganesha was greatly revered in Hinduism and was meant to be worshipped in temples or home shrines and The post Upset Hindus urge Neiman Marcus to withdraw Lord Ganesha cufflinks & apologize appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Chaitra Navratri 2021, Day 5: Worship Maa Skandamata for salvation and prosperity, chant these mantras
    by WHN on April 18, 2021 at 6:59 am

    The auspicious festival of Chaitra Navratri is being celebrated with full gusto and excitement. The 9-day long festivity began this year from April 13 and will last till Ram Navami on April 21 respectively. During this time period, nine different forms of Devi Durga are worshipped.  New Delhi: The auspicious festival of Chaitra Navratri is The post Chaitra Navratri 2021, Day 5: Worship Maa Skandamata for salvation and prosperity, chant these mantras appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Trinidad Hindus Observe Navaratri, Ram Navami, Hanuman Jayanti in April Amidst Covid 19
    by WHN on April 18, 2021 at 6:47 am

    PORT-OF-SPAIN, TRINIDAD/TOBAGO, April 11, 2021 (HPI by Paras Ramoutar): Amidst the dreaded Covid-19 Pandemic, Hindus in Trinidad and Tobago, as indeed, the world over, are observing the Hindu religious of observance of Navaratri, Monday April 12 for a nine day period, followed by Ram Navami on April 21, and Lord Hanuman Jayanti on April 26. The post Trinidad Hindus Observe Navaratri, Ram Navami, Hanuman Jayanti in April Amidst Covid 19 appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Powerful Temples of Mauritius
    by WHN on April 18, 2021 at 6:24 am

    MAURITIUS, April 10, 2021 (Indian Spice): The history of Hindu temples in Mauritius is amazing – in many instances these were built by indentured laborers with a dream and they made it happen despite the odds. There is something about these temples, something more than just the location, that makes them so special. The first The post Powerful Temples of Mauritius appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindu prayer to open Nevada’s Ely City Council on April 22, 1st time in 114 years
    by WHN on April 18, 2021 at 6:20 am

    For the first time since its incorporation in 1907, Hindu mantras will start the day of Ely City Council (Nevada) on April 22, containing verses from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation remotely from ancient Sanskrit texts before Ely City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read The post Hindu prayer to open Nevada’s Ely City Council on April 22, 1st time in 114 years appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Evangelical Christian mayor of Billings to recite Hindu opening-prayer in Sanskrit at City Council
    by WHN on April 18, 2021 at 6:03 am

    In a remarkable gesture of inclusion and diversity, William A. Cole, Mayor of Montana’s largest city Billings and an Evangelical Christian, plans to read ancient Hindu mantras in Sanskrit to start the day of Billings City Council on June 14. This reportedly historic first Hindu invocation of Billings City Council since its founding in 1882, The post Evangelical Christian mayor of Billings to recite Hindu opening-prayer in Sanskrit at City Council appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Akhadas differ on conclusion of Kumbh Mela in view of Covid-19
    by WHN on April 18, 2021 at 6:00 am

    Two Akhadas opining that the Kumbh Mela should conclude now considering the rising cases of Covid-19 has resulted in difference of opinion among the Akhadas. A day after the Niranjani Akhada announced that it had asked its Sadhus to return from Haridwar considering the Covid-19 situation, other Akhadas and seers have stressed that the Kumbh The post Akhadas differ on conclusion of Kumbh Mela in view of Covid-19 appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Kumbh to be Suspended After Appeal by the Prime Minister
    by WHN on April 18, 2021 at 5:49 am

    NEW DELHI, INDIA, April 17, 2021 (PTI): Amid nationwide concern over the large gatherings seen during the Kumbh Mela, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday appealed that the mela should now be only “symbolic” as it will help strengthen the country’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said he spoke The post Kumbh to be Suspended After Appeal by the Prime Minister appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Jihad against an innocent Hindu girl transformed chemical engineer Deepak Tyagi into Yati Narsinghanand Saraswati: Here is his life story
    by WHN on April 17, 2021 at 6:21 pm

    Yati Narsinghanand Saraswati, the Mahant of Dasna Devi temple was Deepak Tyagi before taking Sanyaas. He was born in an influential upper-middle-class family and had obtained an MTech degree in Chemical Engineering from Moscow. The Dasna Devi Temple was recently under media glare over the temple authorities vocal stand against local Muslims trying to desecrate The post Jihad against an innocent Hindu girl transformed chemical engineer Deepak Tyagi into Yati Narsinghanand Saraswati: Here is his life story appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • #Shocking: Halal supporters tried to force-feed non-halal raw meat into Christian farmer’s mouth
    by WHN on April 17, 2021 at 6:14 pm

    In a shocking display of Islamo-Fascism, a group of Islamic radicals has not only stopped the sale of ‘non-halal meat’ but tried to stuff raw meat into the mouths of Christian farmers who tried to sell non-halal meat on the eve of Easter on Sunday (April 4), in Wayanad, Kerala. The Islamist radicals also set The post #Shocking: Halal supporters tried to force-feed non-halal raw meat into Christian farmer’s mouth appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Conversions in 50,000 villages during the COVID-19 pandemic in India
    by WHN on April 17, 2021 at 6:09 pm

    One missionary organisation says the pandemic had bigger results than their work in the last 25 years The whole world was mourning in the face of COVID-19 pandemic. It was obvious that many fell ill, or were hit with financial crises.  Many lost their loved ones.  And weaker sections of the society were in desperate The post Conversions in 50,000 villages during the COVID-19 pandemic in India appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Akbar Didn’t Create Bangla Calendar, Hindus Did Before Christ
    by WHN on April 17, 2021 at 5:59 pm

    So clever was the Scroll article of 2015 that even after recognizing the Surya Siddhanta, it attributed the Bengali calendar to Akbar in the headline. That piece went on to become for the rest of the leftist media a standard reference point for this context by Surajit Dasgupta on14 April 2020 It is largely believed The post Akbar Didn’t Create Bangla Calendar, Hindus Did Before Christ appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • After Hindu protest, England clothing firm apologizes & removes goddess Kali Halloween costume
    by WHN on April 10, 2021 at 12:07 pm

    Bristol (England) headquartered clothing brand Wild Thing has apologized and removed Kali Halloween Costume, after Hindus protested calling it “highly inappropriate”. Katie, Director of Wild Thing, in an email to distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed who spearheaded the protest, wrote: …we would like to profusely apologise to you and the Hindu community for any upset this The post After Hindu protest, England clothing firm apologizes & removes goddess Kali Halloween costume appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Upset Hindus urge N. Carolina online retailer to withdraw Hindu goddess leggings & apologize
    by WHN on April 10, 2021 at 11:58 am

    Upset Hindus are urging Greensboro (North Carolina) based firm “Goddess By Rachael Reed” for immediate withdrawal of leggings-skirt-dresses carrying images of Hindu goddesses Lakshmi and Kali; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that goddesses Lakshmi and Kali were highly revered in Hinduism and were meant to The post Upset Hindus urge N. Carolina online retailer to withdraw Hindu goddess leggings & apologize appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • VHPA Statement on Al Jazeera Article on Hindu Organizations and COVID-19 Funds
    by WHN on April 10, 2021 at 11:51 am

    The following statement was issued by the World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) A recent news item on Al Jazeera misrepresents the COVID-19 related loans and grants received by several Hindu organizations, including VHPA.  Commenting on this news item, Ajay Shah, President, VHPA said: The Al Jazeera news item “Hindu right-wing groups in US got The post VHPA Statement on Al Jazeera Article on Hindu Organizations and COVID-19 Funds appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Utah’s Farmington City Council to start the day with Hindu mantras 1st time in 174 years
    by WHN on March 29, 2021 at 12:49 pm

    Reportedly for the first time since the city began in 1847, Farmington City Council (Utah) will start its meeting on April six with Hindu prayers, containing hymns from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely before Farmington City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then The post Utah’s Farmington City Council to start the day with Hindu mantras 1st time in 174 years appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus urge French brewery to withdraw Lord Shiva beer & apologize
    by WHN on March 29, 2021 at 12:46 pm

    Hindus are urging Grenade sur Garonne (Occitanie, France) based brewery Brasserie du Gobelet to apologize and withdraw its “Shiva beer” named after Hindu deity and displaying his image; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that inappropriate usage of sacred Hindu symbols or deities or The post Hindus urge French brewery to withdraw Lord Shiva beer & apologize appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Verses from ancient Hindu scriptures to open Utah’s South Weber City Council 1st time
    by WHN on March 29, 2021 at 12:29 pm

    Reportedly for the first time since it was incorporated as a town in 1938, South Weber City Council (Utah) will start its meeting on April 13 with Hindu prayers, containing hymns from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely before South Weber City Council. The post Verses from ancient Hindu scriptures to open Utah’s South Weber City Council 1st time appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindu Prayer Spoken Before City Council Meeting in Claremore Concerns Residents
    by WHN on March 21, 2021 at 10:42 am

    CLAREMORE, OKLAHOMA, March 15, 2021 : A Hindu prayer spoken before tonight’s city council meeting in Claremore has residents up in arms. It’s the first time in the city’s history where a Hindu prayer has opened a meeting. The city welcomed the offer to pray to show the town is quoted open for diversity. As The post Hindu Prayer Spoken Before City Council Meeting in Claremore Concerns Residents appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Char Dham Opening Dates: Holy shrine of Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri, Gangotri Portals Open on This Date
    by WHN on March 21, 2021 at 9:56 am

    INDIA, March 16, 2021 : For devotees who have been waiting to know the dates that the doors to the revered temple sites of Shri Kedarnath, Shri Badrinath, Shri Yamunotri, and Shri Gangotri – here is the list of their respective dates. These Hindu temples are closed every year during the harshest months of winter The post Char Dham Opening Dates: Holy shrine of Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri, Gangotri Portals Open on This Date appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Verses from Hindu holy scriptures to start the day of Tennessee’s Cleveland City Council
    by WHN on March 21, 2021 at 9:39 am

    Cleveland City Council (Tennessee) will start its meeting on April 12 with Hindu prayers, containing hymns from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely before Cleveland City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read the English interpretation of the prayers. Sanskrit is considered The post Verses from Hindu holy scriptures to start the day of Tennessee’s Cleveland City Council appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Upset Hindus urge Warner Bros not to trivialize Lord Shiva in upcoming anime TV series
    by WHN on March 21, 2021 at 9:32 am

    Upset Hindus are urging Warner Bros not to trivialize highly revered Hindu deity Lord Shiva in its upcoming anime television (TV) series “Record of Ragnarok”, calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that Lord Shiva was meant to be worshipped in temples and home shrines The post Upset Hindus urge Warner Bros not to trivialize Lord Shiva in upcoming anime TV series appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Miami sportswear firm removes Lord Ganesh leggings after Hindu protest
    by WHN on March 19, 2021 at 12:58 pm

    Miami (Florida) headquartered firm Martha Acuna Sport Wear seems to have removed from its website Ganesh Lavanda Leggings, carrying images of Hindu deity Lord Ganesh; after upset Hindus protested calling it “highly inappropriate”. These leggings were not found on the company website when searched today. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the protest, in a statement The post Miami sportswear firm removes Lord Ganesh leggings after Hindu protest appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindu mantras to start the day of Utah’s Sanpete County 1st time in 171 years
    by WHN on March 19, 2021 at 12:53 pm

    Reportedly for the first time since its founding in 1850, Sanpete County Commission (Utah) in Manti will start its meeting on March 16 with Hindu prayers, containing hymns from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely before Sanpete County Commission. After Sanskrit delivery, he then The post Hindu mantras to start the day of Utah’s Sanpete County 1st time in 171 years appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindu prayers began the day of Utah’s Sanpete & Emery counties 1st time in history
    by WHN on March 19, 2021 at 12:49 pm

    Reportedly for the first time since their founding in 1850 and 1880 respectively, Utah’s Sanpete County Commission in Manti and Emery County Commission in Castle Dale started their respective meetings with Hindu prayers on March 16, containing hymns from world’s oldest extant scripture.  Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely The post Hindu prayers began the day of Utah’s Sanpete & Emery counties 1st time in history appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Ancient Hindu shlokas to start the day of Utah’s North Ogden City Council on March 23
    by WHN on March 19, 2021 at 12:47 pm

    North Ogden City Council (Utah) will start its meeting on March 23 with Hindu prayers, containing hymns from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely before North Ogden City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read the English interpretation of the prayers. Sanskrit is The post Ancient Hindu shlokas to start the day of Utah’s North Ogden City Council on March 23 appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindu mantras to start the day of Johnson City Commission in Tennessee 1st time in 152 years
    by Rahul C. Sharma on February 23, 2021 at 8:33 pm

    Reportedly for the first time since its incorporation in 1869, Johnson City Commission (Tennessee) will start its meeting on March 18 with Hindu prayers, containing hymns from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely before Johnson City Commission. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read The post Hindu mantras to start the day of Johnson City Commission in Tennessee 1st time in 152 years appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus welcome world’s largest Cathedral offering yoga classes
    by Rahul C. Sharma on February 23, 2021 at 8:20 pm

    Hindus have welcomed The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine in New York, an Episcopal church which is claimed as largest Cathedral in the world, for presenting yoga classes. “Body and Soul: Yoga from the Cathedral” fortnightly classes offering yoga and mindfulness meditation streamed virtually from inside the building’s monumental architecture, will be led by The post Hindus welcome world’s largest Cathedral offering yoga classes appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindu prayer to open Fergus Falls Council in Minnesota for the 1st time in 149 years
    by Rahul C. Sharma on February 5, 2021 at 1:54 pm

    Source: World Hindu News The post Hindu prayer to open Fergus Falls Council in Minnesota for the 1st time in 149 years appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Upset Hindus urge France distillery to withdraw Lord Ganesh gin & apologize
    by Rahul C. Sharma on January 11, 2021 at 9:53 pm

    Upset Hindus are urging La Bouëxière (Brittany, France) based Distillerie Awen Nature to apologize and withdraw its Gin Ganesh, named after Hindu deity; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that inappropriate usage of sacred Hindu symbols or deities or concepts or icons for commercial or The post Upset Hindus urge France distillery to withdraw Lord Ganesh gin & apologize appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • In a historic first, Clinton City Council in Missouri opening with Hindu mantras
    by Rahul C. Sharma on January 11, 2021 at 9:10 pm

    For the first time since its formation, Clinton City Council (Missouri) will start its meeting with Hindu prayer on January 19, containing verses from world’s oldest extant scripture.  Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely before Clinton City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read the English The post In a historic first, Clinton City Council in Missouri opening with Hindu mantras appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindu prayers from Sanskrit scriptures opening California’s Newport Beach City Council
    by Rahul C. Sharma on January 11, 2021 at 8:58 pm

    Newport Beach City Council (California) will start its meeting with Hindu prayers on January 26, containing verses from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely before Newport Beach City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read the English interpretation of the prayers. Sanskrit is The post Hindu prayers from Sanskrit scriptures opening California’s Newport Beach City Council appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindu Temple Destroyed by Mob in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province
    by WHN on January 6, 2021 at 3:35 pm

    KARAK, PAKISTAN, December 30, 2020 : A mob of over a hundred people led by local Muslim clerics destroyed and set on fire a Hindu temple in Karak district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. A video clip (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pERGSc3iR5o) is going viral on social media, in which a violent mob is seen destroying the walls and roof The post Hindu Temple Destroyed by Mob in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Series of Attacks on Temples in Andhra Triggers Outrage
    by WHN on January 6, 2021 at 1:17 pm

    ANDHRA PRADESH, INDIA, January 2, 2021 : A series of incidents of vandalism of Hindu temples in Andhra Pradesh has triggered public outrage and demands from the opposition parties for stringent action even as Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy promised that the desecrations will not be tolerated. In the latest incidents Lord Subrahmanya’s The post Series of Attacks on Temples in Andhra Triggers Outrage appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Both Clark County & Washougal City councils to start day with Hindu mantras
    by WHN on January 6, 2021 at 10:19 am

    Hindu prayer will open meetings of both Washougal City Council and Clark County Council in Washington on January 11 and 19 respectively, containing verses from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocations from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely before both Clark County Council and Washougal City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, The post Both Clark County & Washougal City councils to start day with Hindu mantras appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Bhai Dooj 2020 Date and Time: Check day, date, time, shubh muhurat, history and significance of ‘Bhai Tika’ here
    by WHN on November 15, 2020 at 6:35 pm

    New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: Bhai Dooj, which is also known as ‘Bhaubeej’, ‘Bhai Tika’ and ‘Bhai Phonta’, is a special festival that is observed in India to celebrate the bond between a brother and a sister. Celebrated on the second lunar day of Shukla Paksha in the Hindu month of Kartik, Bhai Dooj is The post Bhai Dooj 2020 Date and Time: Check day, date, time, shubh muhurat, history and significance of ‘Bhai Tika’ here appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus upset with rapper Cardi B mimicking goddess Durga to sell shoes
    by WHN on November 15, 2020 at 6:13 pm

    Hindus are upset with rapper Cardi B (Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar) for emulating Hindu goddess Durga with a sneaker in her hand to launch “new Reebok x Cardi B collection” releasing November 13. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that goddess Durga was highly revered in Hinduism and was meant The post Hindus upset with rapper Cardi B mimicking goddess Durga to sell shoes appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Watch: First images of final design, hand-carved stone pillars of Abu Dhabi Hindu temple released
    by WHN on November 15, 2020 at 10:05 am

    Scenes from Ramayana, Mahabharata, Indian Puranas and Gulf motifs to adorn stone façade Stone pillars for the Abu Dhabi Hindu temple being inspected by temple priests at artisans’ worksite in India. The intricate carvings of the mandir range from figurines only a few inches tall to statues of many meters.Image Credit: Abu Dhabi: Scenes from The post Watch: First images of final design, hand-carved stone pillars of Abu Dhabi Hindu temple released appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Rajan Zed urges Hindus worldwide take vow of “selfless service” on Diwali
    by WHN on November 15, 2020 at 9:56 am

    Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, sending Diwali greetings to 1.2 billion Hindus of the world, has urged them each to take a vow of “selfless service” on this sacred occasion. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, in a release in Nevada (USA) today, wished “joy and light in every heart” to all The post Rajan Zed urges Hindus worldwide take vow of “selfless service” on Diwali appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus seek public holiday on Diwali in Australian Capital Territory
    by WHN on November 15, 2020 at 9:47 am

    Hindus are seeking public holiday in Australian Capital Territory (ACT) on Diwali, the most popular of their festivals; starting 2022. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that it was not fair with ACT Hindu community as they had to be at work/school on their most popular festival while The post Hindus seek public holiday on Diwali in Australian Capital Territory appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • On its 50 th. Anniversary, World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) has inaugurated it’s very first dedicated Hindu Center in the US
    by WHN on November 11, 2020 at 7:55 pm

    October 31, 2020   On October 24, 2020, the World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) inaugurated its first Hindu Center in  the city of Sugar Grove, IL. The occasion was graced by Consul General of Chicago Hon. Amit Kumar and  the Mayor of Sugar Grove Hon. Sean Michels who were joined by an intimate group of The post On its 50 th. Anniversary, World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) has inaugurated it’s very first dedicated Hindu Center in the US appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Etsy removes Sexy Ganesh Panties within few hours of Hindu protest
    by WHN on November 11, 2020 at 7:45 pm

    Brooklyn (New York) headquartered e-commerce company Etsy, Inc. removed Sexy Ganesh Thong Panties carrying image of Hindu deity Lord Ganesh within few hours of Hindu protest, who called it “highly inappropriate”. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the protest, in a statement in Nevada today, thanked Etsy for understanding the concerns of Hindu community, which The post Etsy removes Sexy Ganesh Panties within few hours of Hindu protest appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Clergy should read the opening prayer in New Zealand Parliament
    by WHN on November 11, 2020 at 7:35 pm

    Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has suggested that diverse religious leaders should read the opening prayer in New Zealand House of Representatives on a rotation basis. Currently, per Standing Order 62, “at the commencement of each sitting, the Speaker reads a prayer to the House”. Sometimes, the Speaker delegates another House Member to say it. The post Clergy should read the opening prayer in New Zealand Parliament appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Editor –in-Chief of World Hindu News condemns the unethical & unconstitutional arrest of Republic TV Editor –in-Chief Arnab Goswami, upon MH-CM Sh. Uddhav Thackeray to ensure that Mr. Goswami is treated fairly
    by WHN on November 7, 2020 at 10:11 am

    Houston, TX Editor –in-Chief of World Hindu News – a leading digital news media portal strongly condemns the arrest of Republic TV Editor –in-Chief Arnab Goswami. The arrest is unethical as media is the fourth pillar of democracy and arresting, assaulting Journalist and media persons without proper legal procedures showcases the immoral games designed and The post Editor –in-Chief of World Hindu News condemns the unethical & unconstitutional arrest of Republic TV Editor –in-Chief Arnab Goswami, upon MH-CM Sh. Uddhav Thackeray to ensure that Mr. Goswami is treated fairly appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • #IndiaWithArnab – Sign The Petition
    by WHN on November 4, 2020 at 10:11 pm

    The post #IndiaWithArnab – Sign The Petition appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) inaugurated its first Hindu Center in the city of Sugar Grove, IL
    by WHN on November 3, 2020 at 9:28 pm

    On October 24, 2020, the World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) inaugurated its first Hindu Center in the city of Sugar Grove, IL. The occasion was graced by Consul General of Chicago Hon. Amit Kumar and the Mayor of Sugar Grove Hon. Sean Michels who were joined by an intimate group of the organization’s leaders The post World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) inaugurated its first Hindu Center in the city of Sugar Grove, IL appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Bio-Profile of Dr Abhaya Asthana
    by WHN on November 3, 2020 at 9:14 pm

    President, World Hindu Council of AmericaDr Abhaya Asthana is a Fellow at Nokia Bell Labs – CTO directing researchin cognitive, self-reliable networks of the future – networks that continuously learn and heal on their own. His passion is to learn about Hindu Dharma and history, practice it and pass it on to the children. His The post Bio-Profile of Dr Abhaya Asthana appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Bio-Profile of Sanjay Kaul
    by WHN on November 3, 2020 at 9:12 pm

    Vice President, World Hindu Council of America Mr. Kaul is a social and cultural activist based in Boston. He is passionate about preserving and promoting Indian culture and heritage among those with their roots in Indian subcontinent.Mr. Kaul has arranged presentations, seminars and symposiums on Kashmir and made presentations to Government of India (GOI) representatives, The post Bio-Profile of Sanjay Kaul appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Bio-Profile of Vallabha Tantry
    by WHN on November 3, 2020 at 9:11 pm

    Coordinator, Hindu Mandir Executives Conference Vallabha Tantry hails from a family of Priests & Astrologers and was raised in Mumbai. She is a resident of Minnesota, USA for the past 17 years. She is a coordinator for Hindu Mandir Executives Conference, a project of VHPA. Additionally, she is involved with the Hindu Society of Minnesota’s The post Bio-Profile of Vallabha Tantry appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Bio-Profile of Dr. Shakun Malik
    by WHN on November 3, 2020 at 9:10 pm

    President, Kashmiri Overseas Association USA Dr. Malik is an Oncologist by profession based in North Bethesda, MD. Currently, she heads the Thoracic Cancer Therapeutics, Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program, Division of Cancer Treatment & Diagnosis at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Dr. Malik is a life member of Kashmiri Overseas Association and is serving as its The post Bio-Profile of Dr. Shakun Malik appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Bio-Profile of Ravinder Pandita
    by WHN on November 3, 2020 at 9:08 pm

    Founder & Chairman, Save Sharda Committee, KashmirMr. Pandita is a Socio-Religious Activist. Originally from Kashmir is now based in New Delhi. He is founder & chairman of Save Sharda Committee, Kashmir, a pressure group for the reopening of Sharda pilgrimage in POK. Additionally, he heads, “All Party Migrant Coordination Committee” involved in setting up of The post Bio-Profile of Ravinder Pandita appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Bio-Profile of Maharaj Krishan Pandita
    by WHN on November 3, 2020 at 9:07 pm

    Mr. Pandita is a Socio-Religious Activist based in Kashmir Valley. Started renovation work of Ancient shrines in Kashmir Valley from 2010 Under the Banner of Samajik Vikas Sanasthan J&k (Rgd) and Jaya & Maharaj Krishan Razdan Foundation J&K{Rgd). The post Bio-Profile of Maharaj Krishan Pandita appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Bio-Profile of Shushil Pandit
    by WHN on November 3, 2020 at 9:05 pm

    Mr. Pandit is a communication strategist by profession. In September 1999, Mr.Pandit founded Hive Communication India Pvt Ltd, Delhi and took responsibility aschief executive officer. In addition, Mr. Pandit is a well-known Kashmir activist anda scholar of the Kashmir conflict in India. He is also one of the most sought-afterpolitical program panelists of Indian media The post Bio-Profile of Shushil Pandit appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • This Year’s Stunning Durga Puja Pandals in Kolkata Amid Pandemic
    by WHN on October 31, 2020 at 6:20 pm

    Despite the Covid-19 pandemic acting as a dampener for Durga Puja festivities, idol makers and Puja organisers across Bengal have kept up with the tradition of bringing unique variants of idols for celebrations this year. In Pic: A Goddess Durga idol at the city’s Ahiritola Jubak Brinda pandal. After the Calcutta High Court order banned The post This Year’s Stunning Durga Puja Pandals in Kolkata Amid Pandemic appeared first on World Hindu News.

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