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Hindu Child survivors of Nepal earthquake ‘being sold by gangs to British families for just a few thousand pounds to work as domestic slaves’

Hindu Child survivors of Nepal earthquake ‘being sold by gangs to British families for just a few thousand pounds to work as domestic slaves’

Child survivors of the Nepal earthquake are being sold to British families for a few thousand pounds to work as domestic slaves, according to an investigation.Boys and girls as young as 10 are being sold for just £5,250 by black market gangs operating in the Punjab in India, an investigation by The Sun has alleged.They [...]

April 5, 2016 HHR Archives, Nepal, World Focus 0

Why Nepal Has One Of The World’s Fastest-Growing Christian Populations

Why Nepal Has One Of The World’s Fastest-Growing Christian Populations

Famous for its high peaks and wind-whipped prayer flags, Hindu-majority Nepal used to be a nation unreached by Christianity. Now the country has one of the fastest-growing Christian populations in the world, according to the World Christian Database, which tracks global trends in Christianity. Bishwa Mani Pokharel, news chief at Nepal’s Nagarik newspaper, pulls out [...]

February 9, 2016 HHR Missionaries, Nepal, World Focus 0

Protesters throw chairs at Nepalese deputy PM, demand country become a Hindu nation

Protesters throw chairs at Nepalese deputy PM, demand country become a Hindu nation

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Protesters demanding that Nepal be turned back into a Hindu nation scuffled with police Monday and threw chairs at the country’s deputy prime minister when he was collecting suggestions on a draft constitution. About 200 protesters from Rastriya Prajatantra Party Nepal stormed into the national stadium chanting slogans as Deputy Prime Minister [...]

August 3, 2015 HHR Archives, Nepal 0

Reconstruction Begins on Famed Nepalese Temple of Manakamana Damaged in Earthquake

Reconstruction Begins on Famed Nepalese Temple of Manakamana Damaged in Earthquake

MANAKAMANA, NEPAL, July 16, 2015 (Katmandu Post): The reconstruction of the Manakamana temple, a popular Hindu pilgrimage site which was damaged by the April 25 earthquake and its aftershocks, has been initiated. The damaged structure has already been pulled down and workers are digging a new foundation. Members of the Manakamana Temple Renovation Committee (MTRC) [...]

August 2, 2015 HHR Archives, Nepal 0

‘Secularism’ to go from Nepal constitution

‘Secularism’ to go from Nepal constitution

A majority of people wanted the word to be replaced by “Hindu” or “religious freedom,” according to Nepal’s Constituent Assembly In a major change, Nepal’s political parties have agreed to remove the word “secularism” from the new constitution. Nepal was declared a secular country in 2007 after Nepal’s hardcore Unified Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist joined [...]

July 29, 2015 HHR Archives, Nepal 0

Nepal bans religious conversion in new draft constitution

Nepal bans religious conversion in new draft constitution

Christians and Muslims in Nepal are criticizing the draft version of a new constitution that bans religious conversion. Spurred to action by the recent earthquake, Nepal’s government introduced the draft for public comment on June 30, Reuters reported. Religious minorities are concerned about its impact on their religious freedom and the government’s haste to finalize [...]

July 21, 2015 HHR Archives, Nepal 0

Nepal’s living goddess, devotees were unscathed by earthquake

Nepal’s living goddess, devotees were unscathed by earthquake

KATHMANDU: If there is anything that last week’s earthquake hasn’t changed in the devastated Basantpur Durbar Square, it’s the daily worship of Kumari, Nepal’s living virgin goddess. Even a week after the devastating 7.9-magnitude quake left much of Nepal in ruins with the toll nearing 7,000, her puja continues as usual at her abode, Kumari [...]

May 3, 2015 HHR Archives, Nepal 0

Kedarnath miracle again? Nepal’s Pashupatinath temple survives quake

Kedarnath miracle again? Nepal’s Pashupatinath temple survives quake

While the massive earthquake has flattened several centuries-old structures in Nepal, the Pashupatinath temple has suffered only slight damage. Much like the Kedarnath shrine, which withstood the devastating flash floods of 2013, the Pashupatinath temple too has stood up to nature’s fury. Both are among the sub-continent’s most revered Shiva shrines. While devotees prefer to [...]

April 30, 2015 HHR Archives, Nepal, News updates 0

HHR Video : Baba Ramdev to adopt all children who lost their parents in Nepal quake

HHR Video : Baba Ramdev to adopt all children who lost their parents in Nepal quake

Kathmandu, April 27 (ANI): Yoga guru Baba Ramdev announced to adopt all children, who have lost their parents and family members in the massive earthquake in Nepal that has claimed more than 2,500 lives. Ramdev, who himself survived the disaster by a few minutes at a yoga camp, called upon his volunteers to donate blood [...]

April 28, 2015 HHR Archives, HHR Videos, Nepal 0

VHP to rebuild houses, shrines damaged in Nepal earthquake

VHP to rebuild houses, shrines damaged in Nepal earthquake

ALLAHABAD: VHP today said it would offer extensive support to quake-ravaged Nepal by helping to rebuild residential houses, temples and shrines which have been flattened by the devastating temblor. The VHP will also bring orphaned children from the country to India and provide for their education and upbringing at its numerous educational institutions spread across [...]

April 28, 2015 HHR Articles, Nepal 0