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Racist graffiti against Sikh model in New York subway
Racist graffiti against Sikh model in Ne...

Racist graffiti against Sikh model in New York subway

New York – The Indian American community has been stunned by the racist graffiti on a Gap advertisement featuring Sikh actor and model Waris Ahluwalia at a New York City subway station. The American multinational clothing and accessories retailer had launched a ‘Make Love’ drive... read more »

He visits Sabarimala every week, but not to pray
He visits Sabarimala every week, but not...

He visits Sabarimala every week, but not to pray

Sabarimala (Kerala) – For any devout Hindu in Kerala, a pilgrimage to the Sabarimala temple is a must, but not for Surendran, a local tribal. He has been visiting the temple every week since the past several years — not for prayers but to collect rice offered by devotees. Situated on... read more »

President greets nation on Guru Tegh Bahadur martyrdom day
President greets nation on Guru Tegh Bah...

President greets nation on Guru Tegh Bahadur martyrdom day

New Delhi – President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday greeted the nation, espe! cially the Sikh community, on the occasion of the martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadur Nov 24. This year it marks the 332nd anniversary of the guru’s sacrifice for religious freedom. “Guru Tegh Bahadur Martyrdom... read more »

Obama greets Sikhs on Guru Nanak birthday
Obama greets Sikhs on Guru Nanak birthda...

Obama greets Sikhs on Guru Nanak birthday

Washington – President Barack Obama has greeted “Sikh friends” around the world on the birth anniversary of Sikhism’s founder Guru Nanak saying Sikh values of pluralism were also “central to who we are as Americans.” “This sacred time is an occasion to... read more »

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Sabarimala pilgrimage season begins Saturday

Sabarimala pilgrimage season begins Saturday

Thiruvananthapuram – The sanctum sanctorum of the Sabarimala temple will open its door early Saturday on the first day of the Malayalam month of ‘Vrishickam’, heralding... read more »

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent Shia Muharram procession

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent Shia Muharram procession

Srinagar – Authorities imposed strict restrictions in some areas of the summer capital Srinagar Friday to prevent Shia Muharram processions. A senior police officer said restrictions... read more »

Model of world's largest Hindu temple unveiled in Bihar

Model of world’s largest Hindu temple unveiled in Bihar

Patna – Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday unveiled a model of the world’s largest Hindu temple with a towering height of 405 feet and a hall with a seating capacity of... read more »

200,000 Dawoodi Bohras attend Mumbai's Moharram discourses

200,000 Dawoodi Bohras attend Mumbai’s Moharram discourses

Mumbai – Nearly 200,000 Dawoodi Bohras from all over the world attended the 10-day Moharram observance which culminated here Wednesday as Ashura, under the guidance of their... read more »

Curbs on Muharram processions hits life in Srinagar

Curbs on Muharram processions hits life in Srinagar

Srinagar – Authorities Wednesday imposed restrictions in some areas of ! Srinagar city to prevent Shia Muharram processions. “Restrictions have been imposed by district magistrate of... read more »