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Hindus laud Kazakhstan for 5th World Religious Congress

Hindus have applauded Kazakhstan for “V Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions”, being held in capital Astana on June 10-11. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, commended Kazakhstan President Nursultan Abishevich Nazarbayev assisted by Senate Chairman Kassym-Jomart Tokayev for bringing together world religious leaders, politicians and international organizations to reportedly discuss the ... Read More »

Khushii – Epicuria CSR initiative

60 less-privileged children were treated with food delicacies New Delhi, 10th June 2015:Khushii (Kinship for Humanitarian, Social and Holistic Intervention in India) a non-governmental organization working to empower the poor and destitute communities in both rural and urban areas. Led by a team of committed philanthropists, and headed by legendary cricketer Mr. Kapil Dev, Khushii is delighted by this initiative ... Read More »

Marriott International and Yao Foundation Aim High

for Supporting Education in Rural China Building Hope School at 4,000 Meters above the Sea Level and the World’s Highest Computer Lab and Library  Mumbai, India, June 9, 2015 – A delegation from Marriott International and the Yao Foundation recently traveled to southwest China to visit and celebrate the renovations underway at The Sela Marriott – Yao Foundation Hope Primary School.  The ... Read More »

Nemam Panchayat to become open defecation free

On the occasion of the World Environment Day, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Limited (HCCBPL) has announced that they will undertake to construct Individual Household Latrines (IHHL) in households that doesn’t have proper sanitation facility, at the Nemam Panchayat of Thiruvallur District. The initiative by HCCBL is aimed at facilitating the panchayat become “Free from open defecation” and thereby obtain “Nirmal Gram Puraskar”, Prime Minister of India’s Award ... Read More »

Hindus welcome “inclusivity” move of School District where Bothell temple was vandalized

Hindus have welcomed move of Northshore School District (NSD) headquartered in Bothell (Washington) towards creating “a Safer, More Inclusive Learning Environment”, where a Hindu temple was vandalized in February. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, called it a step in the positive direction. Steps to be taken by the District “with urgency”, listed in the ... Read More »

DLF Promenade Celebrates World Environment Day

Joins hands with along with reputed NGOs to spread awareness on sustainability New Delhi, 5th June 2015: DLF Promenade in association with and 10 other reputed NGO’s from around the city organized a host of activities on 5th June at the mall to celebrate The World Environment Day. The mall which is also upfront and robust in its social responsibilities towards the ... Read More »

Hindus want Diwali on Middlebury College Academic Calendar

Hindus want Diwali, most popular Hindu holy day, listed on the 2015-2016 Academic Calendar (and beyond) of Vermont’s Middlebury College, which claims to be “a top-tier liberal arts college”. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, asked that if Middlebury had listed other religious days on the Academic Calendar, why not Diwali, as considerable number of ... Read More »

Expanded Utah Ganesha Hindu Temple holding elaborate 4-day re-dedication ceremonies

Sri Ganesha Hindu Temple of Utah is holding four-day elaborate ceremonies called “Maha Kumbhabhishekam”, involving ancient rituals for 12-year re-dedication of the expanded-renovated temple, culminating on June seven. Ceremonies at this Temple in South Jordan include pujas, aarthis, havan, homams, adhivasams, archanas, yagnams, etc., leading to the actual Kumbhabhishekam for the gopuram spire (gopurashikharam), which include installation and sanctification of ... Read More »

World Environment Day 2015 – Every Action Counts

World Environment Day is one of the foremost environmental campaigns of the United Nations, which is celebrated every year on June 5. Popularly branded as WED, the campaign seeks to spread awareness and encourage people and nations to play a definitive role towards environmental sustainability. With significant contributions over the years, the World Environment Day has progressed into a global ... Read More »

Hindu Temple gets preliminary approval in New Jersey

The 22.6 acres Om Sri Balaji Temple and Cultural Center has reportedly received preliminary approval from Township of Monroe Planning Board in Middlesex County of New Jersey. After meeting various conditions for final approval, it is proposed to be built in two phases and would include 12,179 square feet main sanctuary, another two-storey supplementary temple, and would be open seven-days ... Read More »

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