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Professor from China tries to rekindle Global Interest in Sanskrit

Professor from China tries to rekindle Global Interest in Sanskrit

Cao Yan, a 36- year- old teacher from China, came to India last year on a mission to decode ancient Buddhist literature. When asked why, he replied: “Aham tatra gatvaa chhatraan pathayishyaami (I will go back and teach students).” For those wondering which language Cao Yan was talking in, it’s Sanskrit, which he has picked [...]

October 21, 2012 HHR India, News updates 0

Heat on Indian Government for Apathy towards Sanskrit

Heat on Indian Government for Apathy towards Sanskrit

GUWAHATI: The All Assam Sanskrit Students’ Union (AASSU) on Saturday slammed the state government for its “apathy” towards over 400 Sanskrit tolls (institutes) across the state. Addressing a news conference here, secretary of the union, Jugal Kumar Mahanta, demanded a separate directorate for Sanskrit tolls in Assam. “If the state government can constitute a separate [...]

October 21, 2012 HHR India, News updates 0

CM Narender Modi Unveils Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj statue

CM Narender Modi Unveils Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj statue

Unveiling a statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in Surat back in July Chief Minister Narendra Modi said, “the leadership of Shivaji still serves as a source of inspiration for good governance. The land where the statue is located has been given away to a Trust by Muslim donors” Speaking to a large gathering of people [...]

October 20, 2012 HHR India 1

Over 59,000 Kashmiri Pandits living outside Kashmir

Over 59,000 Kashmiri Pandits living outside Kashmir

"As many as 808 families are residing in Kashmir and 59,442 registered migrant families continue to reside outside the Valley," Minister of State for Home Affairs Jitendra Singh told Rajya Sabha in a written reply. The minister also released data on temples in the Valley along with those that were damaged during the campaign to drive [...]

August 24, 2012 HHR Archives, India, Jammu and Kashmir 0

Exclusive Video Report: Bodo Tribal Victims of Assam Violence tell what happened

Exclusive Video Report: Bodo Tribal Victims of Assam Violence tell what happened

Refugee Bodo tribals and witnesses from Kokrajhar, Assam talk about the attacks by illegal Bangladeshis. [...]

August 23, 2012 HHR India 0

India bans Hindu Revivalist sites but Dont worry Porn is still Accessible

India bans Hindu Revivalist sites but Dont worry Porn is still Accessible

Following the recent jihadi attacks in Assam on Bodos (camouflaged under political correctness as ‘communal’ violence), death threats allegedly from Pakistan were issued to North East Indians living in Bangalore and other parts of India. The government of the country has therefore used the occasion to clamp down on popular unrest at corruption and the [...]

August 21, 2012 HHR India 0

Assam : Another Vote-bank experiment leading to a potential Civil War ?

Assam : Another Vote-bank experiment leading to a potential Civil War ?

As far back as 1940 that foremost of Indian revolutionary freedom fighters, Veer Savarkar, 'warned that Assam was being turned into a Muslim-majority region by deliberate design'. By 2008, the number of Bangladeshi infiltrators in India was estimated forty to fifty million.Was Veer Savarkar right ? [...]

July 30, 2012 Ranbir Singh Analysis/Insights, India 11

Swami Bhaktiteertha hits road to stop misuse of God figures

Swami Bhaktiteertha hits road to stop misuse of God figures

MANGALORE: His attire and mannerism reflects asceticism. But unlike other seers, 68 year-old Swami Bhaktiteertha has hit the road to apply brakes on the trend of naming beedi wrappers, wine shops, non-vegetarian restaurants among others after Hindu gods and goddesses. Since June this year ( 2012), the seer, travelling in a custom built Maruti van [...]

June 5, 2012 HHR Archives, Dharma Seva, India 0

Is Walmart the Reincarnation of the East India Company?

Is Walmart the Reincarnation of the East India Company?

The recent furore against allowing Wal-Mart and other western multinational companies into India ’s lucrative retail sector is based upon fears that it will bankrupt the small retails who have been at the hub of that country’s consumer sector. There are fears that these small family run businesses will be unable to cope against the titanic behemoths [...]

March 28, 2012 HHR India, World Focus 0
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