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Thai museum unveils ancient sandstone artefacts of Hindu deities Indra and Yama

1000-year-old sandstone artefacts of Hindu deities Indra and Yama finally returned to Thailand from US after being stolen half-a century ago
An ancient sandstone lintel, a sacred late 10th or 11th century sandstone support beam, is pictured at the Bangkok National Museum during an event to mark their return from the United States to Thailand, in Bangkok on May 31, 2021.(Photo by Jack TAYLOR / AFP)
An ancient sandstone lintel, a sacred late 10th or 11th century sandstone support beam, is pictured at the Bangkok National Museum during an event to mark their return from the United States to Thailand, in Bangkok on May 31, 2021.(Photo by Jack TAYLOR / AFP)
Updated on Jun 01, 2021 12:19 PM IST
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Brazilian clothes brand removes image of Hindu deity from shorts

A Brazilian fashion clothes brand has removed ads for its line of shorts for men and women that used an image of Lord Ganesh, one of the most revered deities of Hinduism.
The Jon Cotre brand based in Sao Paulo state said the ads were removed from its website and it stopped making the shorts.(Unsplash)
The Jon Cotre brand based in Sao Paulo state said the ads were removed from its website and it stopped making the shorts.(Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 25, 2020 10:34 AM IST
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Brasilia | By Reuters | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

Ganesh Chaturthi 2019: Rules to abide by while placing Ganesha idol

Ganesh Chaturthi 2019:Here are the important tips by Vastu experts, for placing your Ganapati murti.
Ganesh Chaturthi 2019: Shri Ganapati or Gajavaktra is one of the most loved Hindu deities.(Unsplash)
Ganesh Chaturthi 2019: Shri Ganapati or Gajavaktra is one of the most loved Hindu deities.(Unsplash)
Updated on Jun 25, 2020 12:58 AM IST
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New Delhi | By Asian News International

Painter-caste Nepal couple tries saving dying art

Chitrakar families in the Nepalese capital of Kathmandu were renowned traditional painters and sculptors who depicted gods and goddesses on temples, masks of Hindu deities and posters for various religious celebrations.
A Nepalese man checks a traditional painting displayed for sale at a market during Naag Panchami festival in Bhaktapur, Nepal. Shrestha)(AP)
A Nepalese man checks a traditional painting displayed for sale at a market during Naag Panchami festival in Bhaktapur, Nepal. Shrestha)(AP)
Updated on Aug 28, 2019 03:39 PM IST
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Associated Press | By Associated Press, Kathmandu

Assam temple helps nurture ‘extinct’ turtle back to life

The black softshell turtle was declared extinct in the wild in 2002 by the International Union for Conservation of Nature.
The Hayagriva Madhav temple has provided a safe haven to the turtles (representational image).(Unsplash/@ferbcn)
The Hayagriva Madhav temple has provided a safe haven to the turtles (representational image).(Unsplash/@ferbcn)
Updated on Jun 11, 2019 11:01 AM IST
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Hajo, Assam | By Agence France-Presse

HT Picks: The most interesting books of the week

A book on great women who have changed science, another on a well-loved villain of Tamil cinema, and a slim volume on a powerful Hindu deity - all that on HTPicks this week!
An iconic villain of Tamil cinema, great women scientists, and a powerful Hindu deity, all feature on HT Picks this week!(HT Team)
An iconic villain of Tamil cinema, great women scientists, and a powerful Hindu deity, all feature on HT Picks this week!(HT Team)
Updated on Mar 22, 2019 07:42 PM IST
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Mahatma Gandhi would not have wanted a temple in Ayodhya

There can be absolutely no doubt that the Mahatma would have seen the movement for a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya as a tragic misdirection of the energies of Hindus and Hinduism
Gandhi would have been appalled by the hatred spread in the name of Ram in the 1980s and 1990s. Do we want a rerun of those years now? (A model for a Ram temple at the Kumbh Mela, 2019(PTI)
Gandhi would have been appalled by the hatred spread in the name of Ram in the 1980s and 1990s. Do we want a rerun of those years now? (A model for a Ram temple at the Kumbh Mela, 2019(PTI)
Published on Feb 09, 2019 07:23 PM IST
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HC disposes of case after Salman Khan alters film name from Loveratri to Loveyatri

The petition was filed by a lawyer from Aurangabad, as the name Loveratri was a distortion of the name of the Hindu festival Navratri and would hurt the sentiments of the community.
According to advocate Panditrao Anerao, who appeared on behalf of the petitioner advocate Ajaykumar Waghmare, the film’s trailer distorted the name of the festival and showed Hindu deities in bad light.(Prodip Guha)
According to advocate Panditrao Anerao, who appeared on behalf of the petitioner advocate Ajaykumar Waghmare, the film’s trailer distorted the name of the festival and showed Hindu deities in bad light.(Prodip Guha)
Updated on Sep 20, 2018 05:59 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai

Offensive social media posts land Gurugram man in soup

FIR registered against the accused at Gurugram sector 29 police station under section 295A (deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage reli­gious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or reli­gious beliefs) of the Indian Penal Code.
In his complaint, he said that the accused had been posting messages and images on Facebook, insulting Hindu deities.(Reuters/Picture for representation)
In his complaint, he said that the accused had been posting messages and images on Facebook, insulting Hindu deities.(Reuters/Picture for representation)
Published on Aug 25, 2018 05:19 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Nikhil M Babu

Kathua rape case: Not possible to hide the girl in temple, say village women

Several village women claimed they visited the temple every day during the week in question while their children played around there.
People take part in a candlelight march at the India Gate in protest over Kathua gangrape case, in New Delhi on Friday.(PTI photo)
People take part in a candlelight march at the India Gate in protest over Kathua gangrape case, in New Delhi on Friday.(PTI photo)
Published on Apr 14, 2018 07:49 AM IST
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Kathua/Jammu, Hindustan Times | By Shiv Sunny
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