Saturday 03rd December 2016,
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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 0

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 0

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 0

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 0

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 0

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 0

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 0

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 0

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 0

Hindu American Olympic medal winner says religion taught him control on the court

Hindu American Olympic medal winner says religion taught him control on the court

When Rajeev Ram stood on the Olympic podium alongside doubles partner Venus Williams to receive their silver medal in tennis, children much like the boy he once was sat rapt in front of their televisions at home. For Hindu American children, Ram is a new role model, one of the first Americans who share their religion [...]

August 22, 2016 HHR Archives, News updates 0