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Hindus urge Odessa National Theatre to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère”

Hindus are urging Odessa National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre (Ukraine) to withdraw “La Bayadère” ballet; scheduled for September 26; which they feel seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that a renowned institution like Odessa National Theatre should not be in the business of callously promoting ... Read More »

Hindu temples reopen in Harare for vaccinated devotees only

 Two Hindu temples in Harare (Zimbabwe), run by Hindu Society Harare (HSH), which have reportedly been closed for months due to COVID-19, have reopened; but entry is restricted for community members “who have had both doses of COVID 19 vaccination”. Society’s notice issued on August 27 states: …The Anson Road Mandir is also open for all prayer and bhajan groups ... Read More »

Hindus urge Valencia Les Arts to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère”

Hindus are urging Les Arts (Reina Sofía Palace of the Arts) in Valencia (Spain) to withdraw “La Bayadère” ballet; scheduled for June 16-19, 2022; which they feel seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that taxpayer-funded Les Arts should not be in the business of callously promoting appropriation of traditions, elements and ... Read More »

Nottingham brewery apologizes after Hindu protest over goddess Kali image on beer

Langley Mill (Nottingham, England) based Bang the Elephant (BTE) Brewing Co. has apologized after Hindu protest over using Hindu goddess Kali’s image on its East India Porter beer can; calling it “highly inappropriate”. BTE Brewing Co., in emails to distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the protest, wrote: …we would like to offer our sincerest apologies for any offence ... Read More »

Upset Hindus urge Nottingham brewery remove goddess Kali image from beer & apologize

 Upset Hindus are urging Langley Mill (Nottingham, England) based Bang the Elephant Brewing Co. to apologize and not use Hindu goddess Kali’s image on its East India Porter beer can, calling it “highly inappropriate”.   Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that inappropriate usage of sacred Hindu deities or concepts or symbols or icons for ... Read More »

E S Ranganathan, Director (Marketing), GAIL receives Communication Leader Award

  New Delhi : Shri E S Ranganathan, Director (Marketing), GAIL received the ‘Communication Leader Award’ at the “Governance Now 8th PSU Awards” for driving various innovative communication programmes for GAIL  through digital and other mediums for external and internal stakeholders. The award is a testimony for GAIL’s efforts under his leadership in developing effective communication for creating positive business ... Read More »

Growing Together Is The Key, Propounds The Social Media King Asli Daud

When you reach the pinnacle, the very first question you are posed with, is regarding the key trait that formulated the driving force for your journey. Acquiring the highest stance in the digital media world, Asli Daud or as he has come to be prominently known as –“the social media king”, is a mastermind, handling the reigns of 3 top-tier ... Read More »

Upset Hindus seek apology from Kim Kardashian for donning sacred “Om” earrings in photo-shoot

   Upset Hindus are seeking apology from American celebrity-socialite-actress Kim Kardashian West for wearing earrings carrying sacred “Om” in a photo-shoot posted on her official Twitter handle on May 23, calling it highly inappropriate.   Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that hugely venerated “Om” was the mystical syllable containing the universe, which in ... Read More »

Hindus welcome lifting of yoga ban in Alabama schools after 28 years, calling it a step forward

Hindus have welcomed Alabama Governor Kay Ivey reportedly signing a bill today allowing yoga in Alabama public schools (banned since 1993); saying that although it came with lot of unnecessary and impertinent restrictions, it was still good for the overall well-being of Alabamans.   Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, thanked Ivey and Alabama legislature ... Read More »

Hindus welcome Maryland Episcopal Cathedral hosting yoga classes

  Hindus have welcomed the historic Trinity Cathedral, an Episcopal church in Easton (Maryland), for hosting yoga classes.   According to reports, Cathedral opened up its sanctuary and moved the pews to accommodate yoga classes.   Commending the Episcopal Cathedral for facilitating yoga, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that yoga, referred as “a living fossil”, was ... Read More »

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