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WHO delivers life-saving medicines and supplies to Gaza

15 February, 2018, Gaza Strip –The World Health Organization is delivering more than 5 tonnes of essential life-saving medical equipment and over 20 essential medicines and surgical supplies to Gaza’s hospitals today to meet the needs of over 300,000 patients. With resources from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) and the Humanitarian Pooled Fund, the delivery contains life-saving medical equipment ... Read More »

Nevada’s capital Carson City Board of Supervisors opened with Hindu mantrasBoard of Supervisors of Nevada’s capital Carson City, founded in 1858, began its day on February 15 with ancient Gayatri Mantra, considered the most sacred mantra of Hinduism. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the Board. After Sanskrit delivery, he then read the English translation of the prayer. Sanskrit is considered a sacred language in Hinduism and root language of Indo-European languages. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, recited from Rig-Veda, the oldest scripture of the world still in common use; besides lines from Upanishads and Bhagavad-Gita (Song of the Lord), both ancient Hindu scriptures. He started and ended the prayer with “Om”, the mystical syllable containing the universe, which in Hinduism is used to introduce and conclude religious work. Wearing saffron colored attire, a ruddraksh mala (rosary), and traditional sandalpaste tilak (religious mark) on the forehead; Rajan Zed sprinkled few drops of water from river Ganga of India, considered holy by Hindus, in the room before the prayer. Mayor Robert L. “Bob” Crowell introduced Zed; who earlier presented Crowell a booklet about Lord Krishna. Reciting from Brahadaranyakopanishad, Zed said “Asato ma sad gamaya, Tamaso ma jyotir gamaya, Mrtyor mamrtam gamaya”; which he then interpreted as “Lead us from the unreal to the real, Lead us from darkness to light, and Lead us from death to immortality.” Reciting from Bhagavad-Gita, he urged Supervisors and others to keep the welfare of others always in mind. Rajan Zed is a global Hindu and interfaith leader, who besides taking up the cause of religion worldwide, has also raised huge voice against the apartheid faced by about 15-million Roma (Gypsies) in Europe. Bestowed with World Interfaith Leader Award; Zed is Senior Fellow and Religious Advisor to Foundation for Religious Diplomacy, Spiritual Advisor to National Association of Interchurch & Interfaith Families, on the Advisory Board of The Interfaith Peace Project, etc. He has been panelist for “On Faith”, a prestigious interactive conversation on religion produced by The Washington Post; and leads a weekly interfaith panel “Faith Forum” in Reno Gazette-Journal for about seven years. Hinduism, oldest and third largest religion of the world, has about 1.1 billion adherents and moksh (liberation) is its ultimate goal. There are about three million Hindus in USA. Carson City, spread out in about 153 square miles of area, was founded in 1858. Although only nine state capitals have smaller populations than Carson City, but when it comes to area, it is one of the largest state capitals in USA. Associated with author and humorist Mark Twain, Carson City is also known for the legends of prehistoric human footprints, mystery of the Ferris wheel, State Capitol fence myth, Great Carson City stagecoach robbery, ghost stories, and one of the oldest Capitol building (1870). City’s vision includes “inviting, prosperous community where people live, work, and play.”

Board of Supervisors of Nevada’s capital Carson City, founded in 1858, began its day on February 15 with ancient Gayatri Mantra, considered the most sacred mantra of Hinduism.  Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the Board. After Sanskrit delivery, he then read the English translation of the prayer. Sanskrit is considered a sacred ... Read More »

Lauding Victoria Govt. funding temple, Hindus urge Australia Govt. fund temples nationwide

Shri Shiva Vishnu Temple, Vicoria, Australia newspatrolling

Welcoming Victorian State Government for providing over $160,000 to Shri Shiva Vishnu Temple (Hindu Society of Victoria) in Carrum Downs for up-gradation, Hindus are urging Federal Government of Australia to finance Hindu temples in all the states and territories. Victorian Minister for Multicultural Affairs Robin Scott stated in a release: “The upgrades to the Shri Shiva Vishnu Temple will help ... Read More »

AxisRooms bags Gold at the 2018 HotelTechAwards

AxisRoom’s Channel Manager gets Top Rating in Distribution Only Indian Hotel Technology to win   New Delhi, February 16, 2018: AxisRooms, India’s leading travel distribution solutions provider for hotels and travel accommodation has won has won the top-rated channel management solution in the prestigious 2018 HotelTechAwards. AxisRooms’ Channel Manager has bagged the top prize with a top-rating in the Distribution segment of the HotelTechAwards, announced recently. ... Read More »

World leaders join new drive to beat noncommunicable diseases

16 FEBRUARY 2018 | GENEVA – WHO is announcing today a new high-level comission, comprised of heads of state and ministers, leaders in health and development and entrepreneurs. The group will propose bold and innovative solutions to accelerate prevention and control of the leading killers on the planet – noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) like heart and lung disease, cancers, and diabetes. The WHO ... Read More »

AIPLABRO Recently Added Two New Products to Its Portfolio

Zorro Bond adhesive and Zorro Fit furniture accessories New Delhi-AIPL Marketing Pvt. Ltd better known as AIPL ABRO among the masses is a pioneer in the field of adhesive tapes across India and the globe. With a vast experience of 30 years in the adhesive tape industry, AIPL ABRO has built a reputation to a level that ABRO tape has ... Read More »

Grapes Digital Adds Four Strong Pillars To Its Senior Management Team

Grapes Digital, a sought after digital marketing agency based in Delhi recently invested in four of its new senior talent in the recent months to help scale up the level of services provided to current, as well as to future clients. Having already marked its presence in the digital world, Grapes Digital is confident that having such learned and experienced ... Read More »

WHO moves to contain Nigeria’s Lassa fever outbreak

13 February 2018, ABUJA – The World Health Organization is scaling up its response to an outbreak of Lassa fever in Nigeria, which has spread to 17 states and may have infected up to 450 people in less than five weeks. From the onset of the outbreak, WHO Nigeria deployed staff from the national and state levels to support the ... Read More »

Generations celebrate love with weekend trips this V-Day: Yatra Survey

New Delhi, February 13, 2018:, one of India’s leading online travel portals, today revealed its Valentine’s Day special survey, highlighting the intersection between love and travel. The survey conducted amongst 1500 respondents divulged that Valentine’s Day is not just for young couples, but people between the age groups 25-34 years and 35-50 years are far more excited to take a break ... Read More »


New Delhi, February 6, 2018: Bird ExecuJet Airport Services Private Limited, a joint venture between Bird Group and ExecuJet Aviation Group, announces its strategic cooperation and appointment as the authorized distributor for sales and marketing of Shell Aviation’s Lubricant (AeroShell) products in India covering all key markets sector and product segments like Commercial, BGA, Industries & Defense.  Bird Group is a ... Read More »

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