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Sting Feels Like a Hindu
Rock star Sting has declared himself a Hindu in an e-mail interview with an Indian daily. Sting revealed that he is addicted to India and feels like a Hindu.

First Hindu News Portal Launched
The Viraat Hindu Sabha (VHS) has recently launched Sarve Samachar, the first online Hindu news portal that aggregates news headlines, and collects the latest articles, columns, and editorials from across the web.

Ancient Kedarnath Temple Survives as Thousands Die in Himalayan ‘Tsunami’
The Kedarnath valley was the epicenter of the 2013 Himalayan 'tsunami.' Heavy monsoon rains and the resulting landslides washed away most modern constructions in its wake but the 1200 year old Kedarnath temple survived.

The Times of India
Web edition of India's most popular English daily and world’s largest circulated English broadsheet daily. Published from 10 cities across India, it is read by over 4.42 million people. Site contains archives of all sections of the print version, and is continuously updated.

Hindustan Times
This online edition of one of India’s most widely read English daily contains all its print version has to offer and more… Web exclusives include a tabloid, and lots of evergreen contain including downloads, classified ads and news you can use. Updated every minute!

Rediff.com
India’s oldest and one of the most trusted online portal for news. Rediff specializes in current affairs with a penchant for breaking news. Also has a US edition and variants in regional India languages. Shopping, free email, blogs and radio make it one of India’s most happening portals.

NDTV.com
Online edition of India’s top TV news channel with current news and in-depth analysis. Broadband features include live video news and features in English and Hindi. Contains a weather report, photo features, and other interactive features. Updated constantly.

The Kashmiri Pandit Resolution
U.S. Congressman Frank Pallone from New Jersey recently introduced House Resolution 1601 (HR 1601), a bill recognizing the over 20 years of religious persecution and human rights violations faced by the Kashmiri Pandits, which has been referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

5 Legends We Lost in 2011
In 2011, we lost many a prominent Hindu personalities. Read about these legends, who were the among the most famous figures in their own domain - from cinema and music to social work and spirituality. You can also buy books, movies and music by these lost legends.

Bhagavad-Gita Faces Ban in Russia
Hindus across the world expressed shock and concern at a Russian attempt to ban the Bhagavad-Gita. Read more about this court case in Tomsk, Siberia, where prosecutors, with support from the Russian authorities attempted to have the Bhagavad-Gita, Hinduism's primary sacred text, labeled as "extremist literature."

Marriage Guidance for Indians Abroad
Rising cases of failed and fraudulent marriages of Indian women with Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) has prompted India's Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs to come up with a Guidance Booklet. Read and download from here...

10 Schemes for Welfare of Overseas Indians
The Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) has initiated various schemes for the welfare of Overseas Hindus and Indians living outside the country. Here are 10 such schemes from the Government of India.

India Today
Website of India’s top-rated weekly Newsmagazine. It includes current daily news, the content of the print edition as well as Web only features. Most part is only open to subscribers.

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