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William James, a philosopher at Harvard University, called Swami Vivekananda as the "paragon of Vedantists."(HT File Photo)

Remembering Swami Vivekananda and his teachings on his birth anniversary

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 03:08 PM IST
The speech gained the spotlight as Hinduism and its philosophy was introduced to the western world for the first time in Chicago.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI)

NEP 2020 inspired by philosophy of Swami Vivekananda: PM Modi

ANI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 12:45 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the new education policy is focused on individual development by providing flexibility in the course structure.
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Kangana Ranaut has tweeted on National Youth Day.
Kangana Ranaut has tweeted on National Youth Day.

Kangana Ranaut remembers her guru Swami Vivekananda: 'You gave me purpose'

PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 09:18 AM IST
Kangana Ranaut has shared a post about Swami Vivekananda on his birth anniversary, celebrated as National Youth Day. She called him her guru.
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JNU administrative building.(HT file)
JNU administrative building.(HT file)

JNU to organise week long ‘Swami Vivekananda Youth Festival’ every year

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 07:11 PM IST
Various programmes such as sports, cultural events, technical festivals, exhibitions, academic events, including lecture series, seminar, conference, debate and discussions, will be conducted for students and prizes distributed to winners.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI file)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI file)

PM Modi unveils Swami Vivekananda statue in JNU campus

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2020 08:21 PM IST
Giving priority to one’s ideology over national interest has harmed the democratic system of the country a lot, he said in his address to students after unveiling the statue through video conferencing.
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JNU vice-chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar (HT File Photo )
JNU vice-chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar (HT File Photo )

Confident that teachings of Vivekananda will be followed by JNU students: VC Jagadesh Kumar

By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 12, 2020 06:20 PM IST
A statement released by the University earlier read that Prime Minister Modi will through video conferencing unveil the life-size statue of Swami Vivekananda installed on the University campus on November 12, at 6:30 pm.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi at BJP headquarters after the party’s victory in Bihar election.(AP Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at BJP headquarters after the party’s victory in Bihar election.(AP Photo)

PM Modi to unveil life-size statue of Swami Vivekananda on JNU campus on Thursday

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2020 08:15 AM IST
The ceremony will take place at 6:30 pm, the university said in a statement on Sunday. The unveiling of the statue will be preceded by a programme on Swami Vivekananda.
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Students from 27 schools of Delhi-NCR and other cities took part in the event.(HT Photo)
Students from 27 schools of Delhi-NCR and other cities took part in the event.(HT Photo)

Delhi school event: AFGJI, Subroto Park, conducts inter-school mono act competition

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2020 03:59 PM IST
The event, which was open to students of Classes 8 to 12, saw the participation of 27 schools of Delhi-NCR and other cities of India .
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI file)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI file)

PM Modi to unveil Swami Vivekananda’s statue at JNU campus

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2020 10:22 AM IST
“Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil (through video-conference) the life-size statue of Swami Vivekananda installed in the university campus on November 12, at 6:30 pm. The unveiling of the statue will be preceded by a programme on Swami Vivekananda,” the VC said in an official statement on Sunday.
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Actress Kangana Ranaut with former chief minister Shanta Kumar at his home at Palampur on Monday.
Actress Kangana Ranaut with former chief minister Shanta Kumar at his home at Palampur on Monday.

Kangana invites Shanta Kumar, Bali to brother’s marriage

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times/Dharamshala, Dharamshala
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2020 12:09 AM IST
The wedding will be held next month in Rajasthan.
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The Belur Math authorities had in August barred entry of visitors to the math complex after opening it in mid-June with several Covid-19 cases reported among the monks and other staff.(PTI)
The Belur Math authorities had in August barred entry of visitors to the math complex after opening it in mid-June with several Covid-19 cases reported among the monks and other staff.(PTI)

Belur Math not to allow devotees during During Puja

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON OCT 13, 2020 08:37 PM IST
This is for the first time in the 119-year history of Durga Puja in Belur Math that pilgrims will not be allowed to witness the puja started by Swami Vivekananda in the same complex in 1901, the spokesman said.
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The initiative comes in the backdrop of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s recent Lucknow visit, during which he called upon the cadres to focus on migrants and labourers in urban areas, farmers in rural areas and environment. (ANI)
The initiative comes in the backdrop of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s recent Lucknow visit, during which he called upon the cadres to focus on migrants and labourers in urban areas, farmers in rural areas and environment. (ANI)

Uttar Pradesh may fund religious travel of 1.5 crore labourers from state

By Manish Chandra Pandey | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2020 01:18 AM IST
The scheme is likely to be announced by chief minister Yogi Adityanath on November 10, the birth anniversary of Dattopant Thengadi.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses as he attends a conclave on “School Education in 21st Century” under the National Education Policy- 2020 (NEP-2020), through video conferencing, in New Delhi.(ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses as he attends a conclave on “School Education in 21st Century” under the National Education Policy- 2020 (NEP-2020), through video conferencing, in New Delhi.(ANI)

Bhave, Vivekananda have a lot to teach humanity: PM Modi

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 11, 2020 01:55 PM IST
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A Math official said the decision was taken after consultations with the district administration following the rise in Covid-19 cases in West Bengal.(PTI)
A Math official said the decision was taken after consultations with the district administration following the rise in Covid-19 cases in West Bengal.(PTI)

Belur Math closes gates for devotees as Covid-19 rages in West Bengal

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON AUG 01, 2020 06:01 PM IST
The Secretary of Belur Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, Swami Suvirananda said in a video message on Saturday that the Math is being closed for visitors for the second time from August 1.
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Empowered women make nation self-reliant: Smriti Irani

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2020 08:44 PM IST
The minister as speaking at a webinar at Panjab University on Sunday on the Resolve of self-reliant India: Decisive role of women’s empowerment in its attainment
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The pandemic has highlighted the close linkages between people and nature. The PM, through his term, has often spoken about placing environmental consciousness at the heart of India’s future.(ANI)
The pandemic has highlighted the close linkages between people and nature. The PM, through his term, has often spoken about placing environmental consciousness at the heart of India’s future.(ANI)

What the PM did not say | HT Editorial

UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2020 07:22 PM IST
More clarity is required on both the economy and environment
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Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari.(HT file)
Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari.(HT file)

Maharashtra Governor urges students to know about spiritual intelligence

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2020 06:51 PM IST
He also said that educational institutions will have to combine innovation and incubation with research and invention to become centers of excellence.
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Swami Vivekananda, wearing a turban, at the Parliament of the World’s Religions in 1893. (Wikipedia )
Swami Vivekananda, wearing a turban, at the Parliament of the World’s Religions in 1893. (Wikipedia )

Swami Vivekananda and his message to the youth

By Qamar Rafique
PUBLISHED ON JAN 13, 2020 11:27 AM IST
Born as Narendranath Dutta into an affluent Bengali family in Calcutta (now Kolkata), Vivekananda was one of the eight children of Vishwanath Dutta and Bhuvaneshwari Devi. Read on to know more...
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Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi.(PTI file)
Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi.(PTI file)

Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi organises football match between rural youths and local police to promote ties

By Press Trust of India | Puducherry
PUBLISHED ON JAN 13, 2020 09:52 AM IST
The football match between the youths of the village Kaleetheerthalkuppam and local policemen was organised to promote the harmonious relation between them, said an official statement. Read on to know more...
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing on the occasion of 150th-anniversary celebration of Kolkata Port Trust, in Kolkata on Sunday.(Samir Jana/HT File Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing on the occasion of 150th-anniversary celebration of Kolkata Port Trust, in Kolkata on Sunday.(Samir Jana/HT File Photo)

CAA row brought Pakistan minorities in focus: PM Modi

By HT Correspondents | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2020 03:15 AM IST
A fierce debate on citizenship has dominated India’s political discourse ever since Parliament passed CAA on December 11. Protests first erupted in the North-east, especially in Assam, where residents feared the law could result in an influx of outsiders.
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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.(PTI file)
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.(PTI file)

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath lauds collective power of youth

By Indo Asian News Service | Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2020 03:48 PM IST
Speaking at the National Youth festival to mark the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, the Chief Minister said that the youth festival presented a picture perfect of unity in diversity. Read on to know more...
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Swami Vivekananda 156th birth anniversary: Here are some sayings and teachings by him.(HT File Photo)
Swami Vivekananda 156th birth anniversary: Here are some sayings and teachings by him.(HT File Photo)

Swami Vivekananda 156th birth anniversary: Here are some sayings and teachings by him

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 12, 2020 12:37 PM IST
Swami Vivekananda 156th birth anniversary: Swami Vivekananda was a Hindu monk and chief disciple of the 19th-century mystic Ramakrishna Paramhansa. He introduced the world to the Indian philosophies of Vedanta and Yoga.
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The CAA does not alter or challenge the rights of any Indian citizen(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
The CAA does not alter or challenge the rights of any Indian citizen(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

What the CAA is; what it is not | Opinion

By Hardeep S Puri
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2020 02:51 AM IST
It affirms our diverse and inclusive civilisational heritage, and builds on Vivekananda’s legacy
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Parashurameshwara, Odisha.
Parashurameshwara, Odisha.

Belur Math, Jageshwar, Kedarnath and more: 5 architecturally beautiful temples of India

By Saurav Ranjan Datta | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2019 11:08 AM IST
The Hindu temples of India are an example where the perfect fusion of art and engineering has reached its desired results.
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The statue of Swami Vivekananda, which was to be unveiled inside the campus, was found defaced with slogans and graffiti painted on its base by unknown miscreants.(ANI Photo)
The statue of Swami Vivekananda, which was to be unveiled inside the campus, was found defaced with slogans and graffiti painted on its base by unknown miscreants.(ANI Photo)

Delhi Police registers FIR over ‘defacement of public property’ in JNU

By Asian News International | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2019 11:12 AM IST
Meanwhile, the university administration on Saturday had filed a complaint against the alleged vandalism and defacement of Swami Vivekananda’s statue.
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So far, the Ayodhya dispute has been a dialogue of the deaf, a shouting-match between Hindu and Muslim leaders, making no effort to understand each others’ positions(HT)
So far, the Ayodhya dispute has been a dialogue of the deaf, a shouting-match between Hindu and Muslim leaders, making no effort to understand each others’ positions(HT)

Avoid triumphalism and resentment on Ayodhya

By Mark Tully
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 04:53 PM IST
If Hindu and Muslim leaders involved in the Ayodhya dispute could only have a dialogue, discussing the application of this principle to their reactions to the court’s judgment, whatever it may be, the dispute could be laid to rest
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Fatima has arrived in Kolkata with her mother from Agra after the Duttas requested to worship her for Kumari Puja on Mahaashtami in Durga Puja(Photo of Fatima provided by family)
Fatima has arrived in Kolkata with her mother from Agra after the Duttas requested to worship her for Kumari Puja on Mahaashtami in Durga Puja(Photo of Fatima provided by family)

Bengal family to worship Muslim child as Durga following Swami Vivekananda’s example

By Tanmay Chatterjee | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2019 09:17 PM IST
Four year old Fatima, whose father Muhammad Tahir runs a grocery store near Fatehpur Sikri in Agra, will be worshipped as Durga on Mahaashtami, the second day of the four-day puja, by the Duttas at Baguiati in North 24 Parganas district.
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Greenfields students attend D’dun camp

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2019 09:46 AM IST
A group of four students of Greenfields Public School, Dilshad Garden, attended the Indus Quality Foundation residential camp at the Ramakrishna Mission Ashram, Dehradun.
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‘In life, happiness is the real success’

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2019 10:19 AM IST
Once a teacher, always a teacher. Do you agree? “Education is the manifestation of perfection already in man.” This is a quote by the great Swami Vivekananda. I adhere to it.
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A 17% increase in sectoral allocation to the Union women and child development ministry has been offset by a 0.2 percentage point decrease in the share of the Gender Budget Statement in the total budget expenditure.(Hindustan Times file photo for representation)
A 17% increase in sectoral allocation to the Union women and child development ministry has been offset by a 0.2 percentage point decrease in the share of the Gender Budget Statement in the total budget expenditure.(Hindustan Times file photo for representation)

Allocation for women and child development up by 17%

By Amrita Madhukalya | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2019 09:10 PM IST
Quoting Swami Vivekananda to stress on the importance of an increased participation of women, Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her maiden Budget speech said, “It is not possible for a bird to fly on one wing.”
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