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Video : Stolen “Standing Shiva” Returned To Thailand

Video : Stolen “Standing Shiva” Returned To Thailand

The objects – a tall bronze figure called the Standing Shiva and a sculpture called Kneeling Female – are thought to be about 1,000 years old. Thailand’s National Museum has hosted a welcome home ceremony for two ancient statues that were allegedly illegally trafficked from Thailand by a British collector of antiquities and were returned from [...]

May 22, 2024 HHR Archives, Articles, HHR Videos, News updates, Spirituality/Culture, World Focus 0

Japanese tourists flock to Hindu temple at center of Cambodia-Thailand dispute

Japanese tourists flock to Hindu temple at center of Cambodia-Thailand dispute

Preah Vihear, an ancient, cliff-top temple that Cambodia and Thailand have sporadically fought over for more than a century, is proving to be a hit with Japanese tourists, who last year accounted for the largest number of foreign visitors there. [...]

April 8, 2017 HHR Archives, Cambodia - Kampuchea, News updates 0

Is Richard Dawkins Reviving Eugenics?

Is Richard Dawkins Reviving Eugenics?

The recent furore over the controversial BBC documentary ‘Storyville: India’s Daughters’ has now drawn distinguished biologist and militant atheist Richard Dawkins into the fray. The film examines the values and mindsets of the rapists, and interviews the two lawyers who defended the men convicted of Jyoti’s rape and murder in 2012 on a Delhi bus. [...]

March 10, 2015 Ranbir Singh Hinduphobia, World Focus 0

900-yr-old Hindu temple that nearly started a war

900-yr-old Hindu temple that nearly started a war

The United Nation’s International Court of Justice ruled on Monday that Cambodia should have sovereignty over the disputed land around the 900-year-old Preah Vihear Temple bordering Thailand. The ICJ also ruled that Thailand should at once withdraw its troops from the area, BBC reported. “A 1962 verdict by the court declared the temple to be Cambodian, but did [...]

November 14, 2013 HHR Archives, Spirituality/Culture, Thailand/Vietnam/Laos 0
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