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Hindus urge all Texas cities to produce Diwali events like City of San Antonio

Hindus are urging all Texas cities to celebrate most popular Hindu festival Diwali like the City of San Antonio, which is producing Diwali event on November four, claimed to be the “largest City-sanctioned Diwali in the nation”. This free six-hour long event in downtown San Antonio will reportedly include releasing 2,000 floating lamps, parade, dance show, henna/mehendi body designs, cuisine ... Read More »

Millburn Public Schools in New Jersey to “find a way” for Diwali day off for students

Board of Education of Millburn Township Public Schools (MTPS) in New Jersey, in a meeting on October nine evening, reportedly unanimously approved: Board recognizes the importance of finding a way to include on the school calendar days off for students that coincide with Lunar New Year and Diwali. The Board is reportedly scheduled to consider the draft calendar for 2018-2019 ... Read More »

Rubin Museum New York hosting 24-hour ragas festival where one can bring bedding to sleep

Rubin Museum of Art (RMA) in New York is hosting “Ragas Live Festival—24 hours of sacred sound” on October 21-22, where guests with a $280 ticket get handpicked gallery sleeping spot under an artwork and may bring bedding. Starting 10 am on October 21 and ending at 10 am on October 22, this overnight Indian classical music concert, whose tagline ... Read More »

Upset Hindus urge removal of goddess Parvati from FGO mobile game where she is a “servant”

Hindus are upset at “Fate/Grand Order” (FGO) mobile role-playing video game, developed by Japan’s Delightworks Inc., for reportedly introducing goddess Parvati as one of the “new” servants; saying it trivializes a highly revered Hindu deity. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, urged Tokyo headquartered Delightworks Inc. to withdraw the character of goddess Parvati in its ... Read More »

Hindus welcome Diwali holiday in New Jersey’s Millburn Schools draft calendar

Hindus have welcomed the reports of closing Millburn Township Public Schools (MTPS) in New Jersey on November seven in the Draft Calendar 2018-2019, the day on which most popular Hindu festival Diwali falls next year. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, urged the MTPS Board of Education to unanimously approve this Diwali holiday included in ... Read More »

Matrimonial Sites Fraud Alert: Your ideal life partner could be a conman

Some tips and precautions that a girl or women should keep in mind while making account on Matrimonial sites.. Matrimonial sites such as,,,, etc. have become the hunting ground for cyber criminals in recent times. You may think that you have finally found your ideal life partner, but think again, because the person you may have ... Read More »

No country has Hinduism as “official” or “preferred” religion

Although over 80 countries have either an “official religion” or “preferred religion”, but Hinduism is not an official or preferred religion in any country of the world, according to a Pew Research Center report published on October three. Islam, Christianity, Buddhism is the “official state religion” in 27, 13 and two countries; and “preferred/favored religion” in three, 28 and four ... Read More »

Hindu prayers for Las Vegas massacre victims

Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has urged all the Hindu temples and prayer-centers worldwide to hold special prayers for all victims, their loved ones, first responders, healthcare workers and others touched by the tragic loss in Las Vegas.   Hindus strongly condemn any and all acts of violence against innocent people. We are deeply saddened by Sunday night tragedy of ... Read More »

Upset Hindus urge Valencia firm to withdraw Lord Ganesh crash-pad

Upset Hindus are urging Valencia (Spain) based online retailer esKalarTienda for immediate withdrawal of crash-pad carrying image of Hindu deity Lord Ganesh; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that Lord Ganesh was highly revered in Hinduism and was meant to be worshipped in temples or home shrines and not ... Read More »

Hindus laud Denver Art Museum for showcasing Hindu god Ganesha

  Hindus have commended renowned Denver Art Museum (DAM) in Colorado for showcasing Hindu deity Lord Ganesha in an exhibition “Ganesha: The Playful Protector” from October one to 28. This exhibition, in collaboration with National Museum of Cambodia in Phnom Penh, claims to provide a spectrum of ancient to modern representations of Lord Ganesha through sculptures, paintings and textiles. It ... Read More »

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