Diaspora

Upset Hindus seek apology as Amazon sells Lord Hanuman underwear

Punjab News Express
NEVADA(USA) : Upset Hindus are urging online retailer Amazon.com for the immediate withdrawal of men’s underwear, doormat and sweatpants carrying images of Hindu deity Lord Hanuman, besides a Hanuman cloth doll; calling these highly inappropriate.

Upset Hindus urge Norwegian brewery to not use Lord Ganesha image on beer bottles

Punjab News Express
NEVADA(USA) : Upset Hindus are urging Egersund (Norway) based Berentsens Brygghus brewery to not use Hindu deity Lord Ganesha’s image on its IPA beer bottles, calling it highly inappropriate.

Hindus welcome Gilbert Cancer Center offering free yoga to patients & survivors

Punjab News Express
NEVADA (USA) : Hindus have commended Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in Gilbert (Arizona, USA) offering free yoga classes for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers.

Hindus urge Governor to ensure safety of heartbroken Hindu community in Kansas

Punjab News Express
NEVADA(USA) : After the deadly shooting at an Olathe (Kansas) sports bar, Hindus are urging Kansas Governor Sam Brownback to ensure safety of reportedly devastated Hindu community spread across Kansas.

Commissioner Frank Avila Honored at Sikh Gurudwara in Palatine Illinois

Punjab News Express/Rajinder Singh Mago
PALATINE,IL: Frank Avila, the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRDGC) since 2002, was invited to the Sikh Gurdwara (place of worship) in Palatine Illinois, a suburb of Chicago on February 19, 2017 and honored by the society for helping the Sikh community.

Anantha Shekhar among 9 promoted to Distinguished Professors

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
INDIANAPOLIS: Indian born neuroscientist and medical researcher Anantha Shekhar is among nine Indiana University scholars and researchers who have been promoted to distinguished professor, the highest academic rank the university bestows upon faculty.

NRI facilitation centres of RBI must be set up at every district headquarter: Congress

Punjab News Express/Jagmohan Singh
AMRITSAR: Congress candidate from Amritsar Lok Sabha Gurjeet Singh Aujla today raised issue of the inconvenience being faced by Non Resident Indians(NRIs) in exchange of defunct notes. 

Chelmsford in England to have Hindu temple soon

Punjab News Express
NEVADA: A non-profit Chelmsford Hindu Society has been formed to establish a Hindu temple in Chelmsford (East of England).

University of Maryland study reveals yoga may help in back pain

Punjab News Express
NEVADA(USA) : “A new study by scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) has concluded that yoga may be helpful for low back pain”, according to a University of Maryland release.

Body of Indian techie killed in US brought home

Punjab News Express
HYDERABAD : The body of Indian software engineer Vamshi Reddy Mamidala, who was shot dead in the Us, was brought home on Friday.

Hindus dismayed over Bank of England’s blatant refusal to withdraw beef-laced banknotes

Punjab News Express
NEVADA(USA) : Hindus worldwide are upset over Bank of England’s blunt refusal to withdraw £5 polymer banknotes which reportedly contained traces of tallow, despite the serious concerns raised by the Hindu community.

Missouri Catholic hospital offers free yoga to prevent osteoporosis

Punjab News Express
NEVADA(USA) : Mercy Hospital Washington (Missouri) is offering free yoga for people over 60 “aimed at preventing osteoporosis and other health issues that affect many seniors”.

Hindus urge soon opening Louvre Abu Dhabi to procure more Hindu artifacts

Punjab News Express
NEVADA(USA) : Hindus are urging prestigious about $650 million museum Louvre Abu Dhabi (LAD), which is officially set to open in the near future, to enrich its collection of Hindu artifacts.

Upset Hindus urge Czech brewery to not use Lord Ganesha image on beer bottles

Punjab News Express
NEVADA(USA) : Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that inappropriate usage of Hindu deities or concepts or symbols for commercial or other agenda was not okay as it hurt the devotees.

Killer of Indian in California arrested: Sushma

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : The man who killed an Indian youth in California has been arrested, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Monday.

University of California exhibiting jewelry traditions of India’s Thar Desert

Punjab News Express
NEVADA(USA) : The Fowler Museum at University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) will reportedly display sculptures and paintings of Hindu gods and goddesses to “demonstrate the profusion and variety of jewelry worn” by them in its upcoming “Enduring Splendor” jewelry exhibition from February 19 to June 18.

Hindus critical of fee for yoga space at airports

Punjab News Express
NEVADA(USA) : Hindus are critical of the new trend where travelers have to pay a fee to access yoga space or session, which is part of the privately owned airport gyms or living-rooms.

Hindu “Shivarathri Yatra” procession will cover 7 km in South Africa for “Universal Peace”

Punjab News Express
NEVADA(USA) : “Maha Shivarathri Yatra” procession, directed at “Universal Peace”, will cover about seven kilometers on February 19 in Lenasia, a part of City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, in South Africa.

Regional Medical Center in New York launching “Healing Yoga” for cancer patients

Punjab News Express
NEVADA(USA) : Nationally recognized hospital Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown (New York) is launching 10-week “Healing Yoga” class from February 17 for “cancer and chronic disease patients” to improve their “quality of life”.

Hindus worldwide upset over labeling Hinduism as witchcraft by a South Africa hospital

Punjab News Express
NEVADA(USA) : Hindus worldwide are dismayed by the reports of a KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health hospital in Pietermaritzburg linking Hinduism with witchcraft.

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