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‘All Indians must leave within 24 hours’ : Taliban’s ultimatum

Kandahar, April 29: Taliban militants will kill an Indian engineer being held hostage in southern Afghanistan if all Indians don’t leave Afghanistan within 24 hours, a purported spokesman for the…

Indian engineer kidnapped in Afghanistan

KANDAHAR : Taliban militants kidnapped an Indian mobile phone contractor in southern Afghanistan, according to the Taliban’s purported spokesman.   An Indian engineer working for the Roshan Company was held…

Nepalic dreams of commies!

The Left front suddenly seem to have a lot to say about the crisis in Nepal.  Mr. Yechury and the left bandwagon seem to be quite interested in getting the…

International symposium on terrorism

WASHINGTON : An International Symposium on “Terrorism’s Threat to World Peace and National Security” will be held at Washington, DC on April 28-29, 2006. The Symposium is sponsored by America’s…

India failed to resolve Nepal crisis

The BJP President, Mr Rajnath Singh said in Lucknow on Friday that India failed to initiate action to resolve the crisis in Nepal in time and efforts should have been…

Hindu temple demolished in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, April 21, 2006 Malaysian authorities have demolished a century-old Hindu temple in Kuala Lumpur, bulldozing the building as devotees cried and begged them to stop. “The Malaimel Sri Selva…

Former External Affairs Minister Jaswant Singh to visit Nepal

NEW DELHI: Former External Affairs Minister and senior BJP leader Jaswant Singh would be visiting Nepal for three days beginning April 24 in the midst of the current political crisis…

India losing free decision-making after N-deal: Jaswant

NEW DELHI: The March nuclear deal with the United States does not entitle India to benefits of a nuclear weapons state, but rather subject it to restrictions applied on NPT…

Israel’s SOS to world leaders

JERUSALEM: The Israeli security agencies got conclusive proof that the Monday’s terrorist attack in Tel Aviv was carried out ‘with the express purpose of killing Israeli citizens in the midst of…

State, Nationalism, Ruler, Peace and War in Islam

Islam and democracy doesn’t seem to go well with one another. Wherever there is an Islamic state, it is hardly democracy, and when they try out democracy, it doesn’t last…

Anti – Hindu tipped to be the new UN Secretary General next year

Shashi Tharoor is Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information and has led the Department of Public Information (DPI) since January 2001. In this capacity, he is in charge of the…

Israel extends olive of peace to jehadis

JERUSALEM: Ehud Olmert, the acting Prime Minister of Israel told here on Wednesday that his country is willing to get rid of the Jewish settlements in the West Bank ‘if…

India, Israel hold discussions

JERUSALEM: In a significant development, senior officials from India and Israel met here for wide ranging discussions on strategic affairs. The two-day meeting held on last Wednesday and Thursday was…

Pak pamphlets link militants to Hindus

Pak pamphlets link militants to Hindus

Pakistan’s military airdropped pamphlets this week over towns in restive tribal regions near the Afghan border urging tribesmen to shun “foreign terrorists”, saying they were part of a Hindu and…

Israel condemns Varanasi blasts

NEW DELHI: Israel became the one and only country in Asian-Africa region to strongly condemn the terrorist attacks on Varanasi, the Hindu holy city. “Israel condemns in the strongest possible…

BBC apologises and withdraws article against Kanchi Shankaracharya

In response to protests from a group of devotees of Sri Jayendra Saraswathi, the Shankaracharya of Kanchipuram, the BBC has removed from its website an article by Mr. Vinod Mehta,…

Global Islamic Terrorism

The word “terrorism” traces its roots in the era of prophet Muhammad. He was an illiterate with no proper upbringing and education. He grew up as a street thug who…

The American soft nuclear war against India

While the U.S globalization effort and president Bush’s visit to India continue to make headlines, little attention has been paid to America’s nonmilitary intervention in India. The nuclear deal Washington…

The cartoon crisis

Over the past few weeks, Muslim fundamentalists around the world have engaged in angry street protests, violence, looting, bombing and arson over a series of cartoons published in a Danish…

Indian sailor killed over toon row

New Delhi: An Indian sailor was allegedly beaten to death by his colleagues on board a Norwegian oil tanker in the international waters off the coast of Fujairah in the…

Kaun Banega Ramayan expert

Press release    Denver, CO January 14th, 2006 – Balagokulam Magazine , a project of Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh (HSS), a non-profit, cultural organization focused on Hindu community in the USA…

Kashmir top on OIC agenda

Feb 8 Kashmir acquires top priority in the agenda of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) which it described as “one of the most important issues”.  The OIC Secretary General…

Terrorism plaguing the world:Ashok Singhal

Feb 7 Executive president of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), Mr Ashok Singhal, has said that the society had neglected spirituality and as a result terrorism and crime were plaguing the…

Hindus, Sikhs in UK seek right to open-air cremations

Hindus and Sikhs in Britain have sought the right to cremate their dead on funeral pyres at open-air ceremonies, a practice banned in the UK since 1930.   The Anglo-Asian…

Muslim hatred against free speech

The largest Newspaper in Denmark, JYLLANDS-POSTEN has published an article on Muslim violence with a drawing of Muhamed, the prophet of Islam. The Newspaper also depicted violence perpetuated by Muslims…

Saudi power play

History is replete with Islamic power plays, black mail and brutality. Muslims have sought power through every manner of stratagem. And the history of their successes and failures offers revealing…

Pak army carries out air strikes on Hindu Balochs

In a shocking attempt to intimidate the remaining Hindu Balochs in Balochistan to leave the province, a helicopter gunship of the Pakistan army fired rockets on a Hindu locality in…

AOL Silver Jubilee:2.5million to meditate together!!

AOL Silver Jubilee:2.5million to meditate together!!

 The Art of Living Foundation will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in February 2006. Over 2.5 million people will be coming together in Bangalore, India, for what can only be described…

Ramayan Quiz Contest Launched

Balagokulam Magazine , a project of Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh (HSS), a non-profit, cultural organization focused on Hindu community in the USA announced that it launched Kaun Banega Ramayan expert (KBRE)…

The Stampede

Ironically as it may sound, the stoning of the Devil in Mecca has created some adverse effects on the pilgrims. I am not making fun of the pilgrims who did…

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar nominated for Nobel prize

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar nominated for Nobel prize

Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar from India has been nominated for the Nobel Peace by US Congressman Joseph Crowley.In a statement he told  Sri Sri Ravi Shankar helped bring peace to…

Hinduism under threat : VSS-2005

Karnavati (Ahmedabad) : Delegates of the Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh (HSS) on Friday expressed concern over a threat to Hinduism from other religions outside India.   During the seven days Vishwa…

Sri Lanka President offers golden crown to Guruvayurappan

Dec 31 The President of Sri Lanka, Mr Mahinda Rajapaksa has offered a golden crown (Kanaka Kireedam) to Lord Krishna at Guruvayoor where he performed Thulabharam on Friday evening. He…

Malaysia Hindu Sangam Disappointed With Decision on M. Moorthy

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, December 26, 2005: Datuk A. Vaithilingam, president of the Malaysia Hindu Sangam writes:The Malaysia Hindu Sangam expresses its very great disappointment and sadness on the failure of…

Srilankan President to perform thulabharam at Guruvayur temple

Kochi, Dec 29 The Sri Lankan President, Mr Mahinda Rajapaksa, will perform “Thulabharam” in Ghee at the Sri Krishna Temple, Guruvayur on Friday. Mr Rajapaksa, who is on his first…

World’s first ever floating Ayurvedic Resort launched

Kochi:Ayur Nauka, probably the first ever floating Ayurvedic Resort in the world, was launched by the Kerala Tourism Minister, Mr K C Venugopal here today. The Ayur Nauka of Ayur…

VSS-2005 begins

Karanavati (Ahmedabad): The forth Vishva Sangh Shibir (VSS 2005) begins today in Preksha Dhyan Kendra- Koba village – 16 Kms away from Karnavati (Ahmedabad). More than 700 delegates from 35…

Islamists stop Christmas shopping

Islamic political group the Salafists have threatened many shop keepers from selling Christmas related items and gifts in the State of Kuwait. They have even objected to Christmas parties. Many…

ATTENTION!!! Please sign the ” End Harvard Association of Hate groups Petition

Recently, a Petition has appeared on the internet, apparently developed by well-wishers of Harvard University, expressing strong concern about hate-mongering activities being conducted by certain faculty using Harvard University’s name.…

Newyork seminar discusses Islamic terrorism

Reported by Narain Kataria The following startling revelations were made by Dr. Paul L. Williams, a former FBI Consultant, a renowned Terrorism Expert, Chief Guest and a Keynote Speaker, at the…

Christianity and Poverty: correlation or causation?

  S. Menon   The CIA Fact Book statistics on poverty in developing nations is indeed an interesting description. Sure enough, when we look at the numbers, we can clearly…

Scholarship of Equine Posteriors – Har(vard)appa Style – Part-II

Courtesy: www.india-forum.com   Scholarship of Equine Posteriors– Har(vard)appa Style – Part -II   Narayanan Komerath     Scholars or  Scientists,  Frauds or Fatwas?   Cal Tech Professor Saffman remarked in…

Santa Claus invades Muhammad’s land

A few months back the Russian Archbishop on a visit to Kuwait hailed Kuwait for its religious freedom. The year of 2005 has seen some spectacular changes in the Islam…

Christainity breeds poverty

There appears to be a clear correlation between christian population and the level of poverty of a nation. It looks like that the Christianity is keeping the people poor in…

Taliban says no to education

Taliban terrorists executed a school teacher in front of his students for refusing to comply with warnings to stop educating girls.The attack took place  at a secondary school in South Afganistan…

Sydney riots

Riots in in Sydney which started this week in a beach suburb, continues in the cosmopolitan city of Australia.  Racial violence flared in Sydney  in apparent retaliation for earlier clashes in…

Jewish Holocaust, a myth, according to Iranian President

Triggering a new controversy in the global community, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said today that the  Jewish Holocaust was a myth .Mahmoud Ahmadinejad made the comments to thousands of people…

Documentary to depict Mata’s life

Darshan, a documentary film on Mata Amritanandamayi, will be screened on Saturday at the IFFK-2005. The 52-minute documentary, which got entry in the Cannes festival, is directed by French filmmaker…

President inaugurates Edusat network

New Delhi : The President, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, inaugurated the Indo-US Universities EDUSAT Network through video-conferencing from Rashtrapati Bhavan, today.   Speaking on the occasion to a combined gathering…

Russian Archbishop calls Lord Krishna ‘Satan’

Russian Archbishop calls Lord Krishna ‘Satan’

Hindus are shocked and outraged to read the views of the Russian Orthodox Church on Lord Krishna, who is revered by over one billion Hindus worldwide as the Supreme Lord, said…