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Video : Will Smith performs puja in Haridwar

Video : Will Smith performs puja in Haridwar

Hollywood actor Will Smith who was in India, made a quick trip to Haridwar and Rishikesh earlier in the week. During his two-day stay in the city, the 'Men In Black' actor performed a rudrabhishek while in Haridwar and also participated in the Ganga aarti at Rishikesh. [...]

October 11, 2018 HHR Archives, HHR Videos, News updates 0

Video : Ruined ashram where Beatles learned to meditate

Video : Ruined ashram where Beatles learned to meditate

In 1968 the most famous pop band of the time, The Beatles, stayed in an ashram in the Indian town of Rishikesh to learn a form of meditation. The ashram has long since been abandoned, but it remains a must-see stop for fans of the group. Yogita Limaye went to Rishikesh to see it. [...]

July 3, 2015 HHR HHR Videos, World Focus 0

Hindu Holy sites ‘may offer clues to antibiotic resistance’

Hindu Holy sites ‘may offer clues to antibiotic resistance’

The Hindu holy sites in the Indian cities of Rishikesh and Haridwar attract millions of pilgrims each year – but they are now the destination for another group of devotees.Scientists trying to understand the rise of antibiotic resistance, considered by some to be the great health threat of our time, believe they could provide clues [...]

June 12, 2014 HHR World Focus 0

Starving flood victims charged Rs 500 for a bowl of rice and Rs 180 for a roti

Starving flood victims charged Rs 500 for a bowl of rice and Rs 180 for a roti

Diminutive-looking Harmanpreet, a 13-year-old Sikh pilgrim, had almost fainted when a waiter at an open-front restaurant quoted Rs 500 for a rice-bowl and Rs 180 for a wheat roti to his accompanying grandfather, while they were stranded on their way to Hemkund Sahib in rain-ravaged Uttarakhand. They starved for a marathon 43 hours and resisted [...]

June 22, 2013 HHR News updates 0
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