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Video : US Hindu priest brutally attacked near Queens temple

Video : US Hindu priest brutally attacked near Queens temple

Just one day after being released from the hospital, Hindu priest, Swami Ji Harish Chander Puri shows PIX11’s Jennifer Bisram his bruises and abrasions all over his body, including his face. “I’m in a little pain,” he said from a bed at his temple Friday night. He said around 11 a.m. Thursday, near the Shiv Shakti Peeth [...]

July 20, 2019 HHR Archives, Articles, HHR Videos, News updates, World Focus 0

Video : Hindu priest hacked to death in Bangladesh

Video : Hindu priest hacked to death in Bangladesh

  A Hindu temple worker has been killed by three men on a motorcycle, local police have said, the latest of dozens of brutal attacks in Bangladesh.Shaymanonda Das was preparing for morning prayers at a temple in the south-western district of Jhenaidah when he was attacked.Police said he was hacked on the neck several times [...]

July 2, 2016 HHR Archives, Bangladesh 0

Nottingham’s only Hindu priest told to leave UK by Home Office

Nottingham’s only Hindu priest told to leave UK by Home Office

The city’s only Hindu priest is being forced to leave the country due to a row over an English test. The Home Office has told Kapil Dev Sharma and his family to return to India – leaving the Hindu community without a priest to carry out funerals and weddings.Last week there were two deaths and [...]

April 21, 2016 HHR World Focus 0

Bangladesh Hindu priest beheaded ‘by Islamic State’

Bangladesh Hindu priest beheaded ‘by Islamic State’

  The so-called Islamic State group has said it was behind the beheading of a senior Hindu priest and wounding two worshippers in northern Bangladesh.In a statement IS said that “caliphate soldiers” carried out the assaults using “light weapons”. The IS-linked Amaq “news agency” also reported the claim. Jogeswar Roy, 45, was attacked by two [...]

February 22, 2016 HHR Archives, Bangladesh 0

US : False criminal charges against elderly Bhutanese refugee and Hindu priest dismissed

US : False criminal charges against elderly Bhutanese refugee and Hindu priest dismissed

Bhagirath Koirala, a Hindu priest, was falsely accused of inciting panic on April 10 by making a bomb threat, and complicity PAINESVILLE, OHIO – Today, the Painesville Municipal Prosecutor moved and Judge Michael A. Cicconetti of the Painesville Municipal Court agreed to dismiss all criminal charges against Bhagirath Koirala (age 67) of Reynoldsburg, Ohio. Mr. [...]

April 23, 2015 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives, News updates 0
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