Hinduism

  • Penguin India urged to approach higher court 23-02-2014 09:30 PM

    Penguin India, which recently withdrew American author Wendy Doniger's book on Hinduism, has been urged to approach higher courts to establish a strong precedent of upholding freedom of expression. A group of academicians and authors on Sunday said they were forwarding a petition concerning the withdrawal of the book along...
  • 'The Hindus' effect? Wendy Doniger's 'On Hinduism' on Kindle eBooks bestsellers list in India 19-02-2014 03:45 PM

    New Delhi: The controversy over Penguin Books India withdrawing all published copies of Wendy Doniger's book 'The Hindus: An Alternative History' from India and pulp their remaining copies has also resulted in a greater interest in Doniger's other works. On Hinduism, a different book by Wendy Doniger is currently the...
  • University of South Carolina launches a year-long celebration of India 28-08-2013 03:26 AM

    The University of South Carolina launched CarolIndia, a year-long celebration of India, as it unveiled the international edition of the Encyclopaedia of Hinduism at a conference on one of the world's oldest major religions. Hundreds of Hindu families travelled to Columbia in South Carolina, to watch Indian social activist Anna...
  • 25 years in making, Encyclopedia of Hinduism unveiled in US 27-08-2013 12:31 PM

    A 25-year quest by nearly 1,000 scholars to document and present one of the world's oldest living traditions came to fruition when the 'Encyclopedia of Hinduism' was unveiled in Columbia on Tuesday. Hundreds of scholars, dignitaries, students, Hindu leaders and the public converged on the University of Southern California campus...
  • 25 years in making, Hindu encyclopedia set to be unveiled 25-08-2013 09:13 AM

    A comprehensive encyclopedia of one of the world's major religions is set to be unveiled next week in South Carolina. The 11-volume work covers Hindu spiritual beliefs, practices and philosophy, and is the culmination of a 25-year academic effort. The encyclopedia is written in English and includes about 7,000 articles...
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  • Swami Vivekananda's 1893 Chicago speech 12-01-2013 12:48 PM

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  • South actress Nayantara changed religion? 11-08-2011 10:26 PM

    Chennai: Top southern actress Nayantara has converted from Christianity to Hinduism, say sources close to the Arya Samaj, even as she herself maintains a studied silence on the issue. Nayantara, born and brought up as Diana Mariam Kurian, was a born Christian. She changed her name because of her foray...
  • Russell is into Hinduism: Katy Perry 06-05-2011 11:07 AM

    Los Angeles: Singer Katy Perry says she is gravitating towards meditation because of husband Russell Brand, who is into Hinduism. Brand, who married Perry in India last year, even sought the blessing of a Hindu guru before the wedding. Perry, who had a strict Christian upbringing, says she is very...
  • Playboy in the dock over naked yoga video 22-10-2010 12:52 PM

    London: Rajan Zed, the president of the Universal Society of Hinduism, has taken aim at Playboy bosses over a raunchy new yoga video in which a model performs the asanas in the buff. The online video posted on playboy.com shows model Sara Jean Underwood performing various yoga poses on a...
  • The Love Guru is just plain fun: Mike Myers 19-06-2008 02:20 PM

    Dubai: Michael Clarke on Friday said he was confident that Australia can regain the top spot if they play well after slipping to fourth in the world one-day rankings for the first time in three years. The four-time world champions begin their quest to regain the lead with the first-ever...
  • Devotee bails out Hindu guru, to pay $ 10-mn surety 20-05-2008 04:18 PM

    Nairobi: Kenya coach Mike Hesson resigned on Monday only ten months into his two-year contract citing security concerns, Cricket Kenya (CK) officials said. The 37-year-old New Zealander, who took over from West Indian Eldine Baptiste in July 2011, said he was giving up the role due to a number of...
  • MF Husain has a right to his view, rules Delhi HC 08-05-2008 09:24 PM

    The CNN-IBN experts discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the nine teams playing in the fifth edition of IPL. ...
  • Find out if Ram Setu is a monument, SC orders 08-05-2008 08:15 PM

    Chennai: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said that playing an ODI against England in front of his home crowd in Ranchi will be a big occasion and the entire state is looking forward to it. "I have never dreamt of playing for India. I think this will be a big...
  • Bihar village alleges missionaries harassing people 03-05-2008 02:07 PM

    Mirpur: The world might be waiting for Sachin Tendulkar's 100th international ton but Bangladesh vice-captain Mahmudullah Riyad hoped the batsman does not reach the landmark against his team when they take on India in the Asia Cup here on Friday . Stating that nothing could be better for Bangladeshi fans...
  • Hindus claim Love Guru shows no love for them 13-03-2008 03:40 PM

    Lahore: The new Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Zaka Ashraf, who officially took charge of cricket affairs on Friday, asked for a little time before he should be judged on his style of administration. Insisting that he would require at least 2-3 months to understand how the PCB...
  • Why Ramayan is still the ultimate drama for Indians 23-01-2008 02:51 AM

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Royals would bank on their formidable winning record at home and look to exact revenge of their first leg loss when they take on defending champions Chennai Super Kings in a crucial Indian Premier League match here on Monday. Both the sides are coming into the match after...
  • Hussein show in Delhi cancelled after threats 22-12-2007 07:08 PM

    Colombo: Buoyed by an 11-run victory over co-host Sri Lanka, Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi reckons his side are now firmly among the title contenders at the World Cup. Asked whether his team deserved to be considered among the favorites after Saturday's victory in Colombo, Afridi said: "Definitely, inshallah (God willing)."...
  • Ram rift a major threat to UPA alliance 17-09-2007 12:08 AM

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