Tuesday 17th October 2017,
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Indian villagers shave their heads to mourn dead monkey

Indian villagers shave their heads to mourn dead monkey

Nearly 200 Indian villagers have shaved their heads to mourn the death of a monkey from their local temple.The macaque drowned when it fell into a pond after being chased by dogs. Afraid that its death may bring them bad luck, the villagers held a funeral procession and cremated the animal according to Hindu rituals. [...]

September 19, 2014 HHR Archives, India Comments Off on Indian villagers shave their heads to mourn dead monkey

India probes identity card for monkey god Hanuman

India probes identity card for monkey god Hanuman

Authorities in India are investigating how Hanuman, the monkey god, has been issued a biometric identity card.The card photo features the character from the Hindu epic Ramayana wearing gold and pearl jewellery and a crown.It emerged when a postman attempted to deliver the card, but could not find a Hanuman at the address. When he [...]

September 13, 2014 HHR Archives, India, News updates Comments Off on India probes identity card for monkey god Hanuman