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Hindu temple vandalised, 3 Deities smashed in Bangladesh

Hindu temple vandalised, 3 Deities smashed in Bangladesh

The incident came to light after people of Mymensinghorohi village in Netrokona sadar upazila of Pabna district found the doors of Sharifpur Kali temple in Aminpur open this morning. Upon entering the temple premises, the residents noticed smashed bits and pieces of the temple architecture and three idols. Three broken idols – one of deity Kali [...]

December 4, 2016 HHR Archives, Bangladesh, News updates Comments Off on Hindu temple vandalised, 3 Deities smashed in Bangladesh

Hindus urged not to donate new five pound note at Hindu temple

Hindus urged not to donate new five pound note at Hindu temple

A Hindu temple has urged worshippers not to give new five pound notes in donations after the Bank of England confirmed they contain animal fat. The notes are made from small amounts of tallow, derived from animal waste products, which has angered a number of groups who are against animal harm. Vibhooti Acharya, president of [...]

December 1, 2016 HHR News updates, World Focus Comments Off on Hindus urged not to donate new five pound note at Hindu temple

3,307 houses, 1,104 temples of minorities damaged in 4 years

3,307 houses, 1,104 temples of minorities damaged in 4 years

Minority communities’ 3,307 houses and businesses and 1,104 temples and idols were damaged in the country in last four years, show media and rights groups’ reports. Rights groups blamed influential land grabbers for the attacks on houses, businesses, community and family temples and even thatched dwellings of the minority groups, both religious and ethnic. The [...]

November 18, 2016 HHR Archives, Bangladesh, News updates Comments Off on 3,307 houses, 1,104 temples of minorities damaged in 4 years

Rise of so called “Hindu right” is a backlash of oppression and attacks on identity of the Hindus

Rise of so called “Hindu right” is a backlash of oppression and attacks on identity of the Hindus

Speaking to HT on the sidelines of the three-day national Lokmanthan that started here on Saturday, Frawley said he doesn’t believe in Left or Right. “The so called rise of Right or Hindu right is exaggerated. And to begin with I don’t believe in such terms like Right or Left. I am a practicing American [...]

November 13, 2016 HHR Archives, News updates 10

Forced into prostitution after Triple Talaq, Muslim woman decides to become Hindu

Forced into prostitution after Triple Talaq, Muslim woman decides to become Hindu

A Muslim woman in Ghaziabad has reportedly announced she would convert to Hinduism as she can't tolerate the Triple Talaq and Halala provisions of Islam. A Muslim woman in Ghaziabad has reportedly announced she would convert to Hinduism as she can’t tolerate the Triple Talaq and Nikah Halala provisions of Islam. Hindi Daily Dainik Jagran reported [...]

November 4, 2016 HHR Archives, India, News updates Comments Off on Forced into prostitution after Triple Talaq, Muslim woman decides to become Hindu

Canada introduces Bill to celebrate October as ‘Hindu Heritage Month’

Canada introduces Bill to celebrate October as ‘Hindu Heritage Month’

TORONTO: A bill to proclaim October as Hindu Heritage Month annually in Canada’s Ontario province has been introduced in the provincial assembly here. Ontario is home to more than 700,000 Indo-Canadians. Introducing the bill in the Ontario assembly here, Joe Dickson, who is a Member of the Provincial Parliament (MPP), said that by proclaiming the [...]

October 29, 2016 HHR Archives, Global Hindus, News updates Comments Off on Canada introduces Bill to celebrate October as ‘Hindu Heritage Month’

Man who spread fake story about gau-rakshaks says he did it because he hates Hindus

Man who spread fake story about gau-rakshaks says he did it because he hates Hindus

“I lied because have hatred towards Hindus.” Barun is quoted as saying [...]

October 13, 2016 HHR Archives, India, News updates Comments Off on Man who spread fake story about gau-rakshaks says he did it because he hates Hindus

Statue of Gandhi will be removed from Ghana University campus after protests

Statue of Gandhi will be removed from Ghana University campus after protests

Gandhi, … was a 24-year old lawyer when he came to South Africa in the late 1800s. He referred to black South Africans as “savages” and “kaffirs”—a racial slur—according to a biography published last year. – Lily Quo [...]

October 7, 2016 HHR Archives, News updates Comments Off on Statue of Gandhi will be removed from Ghana University campus after protests

Money earned from cow slaughtering in Haryana being used for terrorism: IPS officer

Money earned from cow slaughtering in Haryana being used for terrorism: IPS officer

IPS officer Bharti Arora, who has been appointed by the BJP government in Haryana to supervise police teams constituted to check slaughter and smuggling of cows, on Monday said that cow smuggling and slaughtering was linked with terrorism. “It is an organised crime and the money from cow slaughtering is being used to spread terrorism [...]

August 30, 2016 HHR Archives, News updates Comments Off on Money earned from cow slaughtering in Haryana being used for terrorism: IPS officer

Hawaii GOP disavows their bigoted candidate for launching a holy war against Hindu Rep Tulsi Gabbard

Hawaii GOP disavows their bigoted candidate for launching a holy war against Hindu Rep Tulsi Gabbard

The chair of the Republican party of Hawaii is urging fellow party members to disavow his own congressional candidate in the 2nd District after the GOP candidate attacked Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) for her religion and faith. GOP candidate Angela Kaaihue issued a press release last week saying that Gabbard and former Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa [...]

August 22, 2016 HHR Archives, News updates, World Focus Comments Off on Hawaii GOP disavows their bigoted candidate for launching a holy war against Hindu Rep Tulsi Gabbard