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Video : Hindu Prayers for Rain in Australia

Video : Hindu Prayers for Rain in Australia

So far the fires have devastated the Australian environment leaving half a billion dead animals on its path.Some Hindus are praying for the rains to end this. [...]

January 5, 2020 HHR Archives, HHR Videos, News updates 0

Video : Ganga crusader GD Agarwal dies after 111-day fast

Video : Ganga crusader GD Agarwal dies after 111-day fast

Veteran environmentalist GD Agarwal passed away in Rishikesh today at 1.11pm after a 111-day fast to save the Ganga. 86-year-old Agarwal, former IIT-Kanpur professor, had given up solids on June 22. Subsequently, he also gave up water on October 9, 2018. [...]

October 11, 2018 HHR Archives, HHR Videos, World Focus 0

Beef ban can mitigate climate change: US researchers

Beef ban can mitigate climate change: US researchers

Banning cow slaughter has become a major political and social issue in India but a study published by US researchers suggests this may indeed help mitigate global warming. A team of researchers from four American universities report that “eating beans instead of beef would sharply reduce greenhouse gasses (GHG)” responsible for climate change. [...]

May 26, 2017 HHR Archives, India, News updates 0

Civilising the ‘Hindoo’ Savage : Part Two

Civilising the ‘Hindoo’ Savage : Part Two

In India's case we have William Dalrymple, a complete social misfit in his own native land, so he decided to transplant himself in the same manner which bubonic plague once ravaged Europe by hitching a free ride on fleas infesting rats. Dalrymple has suddenly become the spokesperson on what he calls Hindu 'extremism' when he [...]

October 22, 2016 Ranbir Singh Analysis/Insights, Archives 2

Hinduism and Climate Change

Hinduism and Climate Change

The whole earth is sacred. Earth, which is a well-endowed, beautiful Goddess, the wife of Vishnu, the Lord who sustains the universe. Such a Goddess, who deserves our reverence, must forgive us for we step on her so carelessly. The poet thinks of the earth in such lofty terms. The earth, so patient, so passionate, [...]

March 14, 2016 HHR Archives, Dharmic Ecology 0

Not U.S., India Spearheaded in Combating Climate Change: Survey

Not U.S., India Spearheaded in Combating Climate Change: Survey

BANGALORE:  India is leading the way in combating the challenges of global warming while skeptical Americans still question climate change, according to a new global survey by Time magazine. Of the six countries polled, Indians were the likeliest to express deep concerns about energy and consumption and were the most committed to conservation and the [...]

June 18, 2014 HHR Archives, News updates 0
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