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Kenya’s Withdrawal of Proposed Religious Regulations Welcomed by Hindu Group

English: Uhuru Kenyatta, cropped from: Helen C...

English: Uhuru Kenyatta, cropped from: Helen Clark with Minister for Justice Mutula Kilonzo (2nd left), Minister for Planning Development and Vision 2030 Wycliffe Oparanya (3rd left), Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Uhuru Kenyatta (5th right), UNDP Resident Representative Aeneas Chuma (4th right), Chief of Staff Abdoulaye Mar Dieye (3rd right), UNDP Kenya Country Director Tomoko Nishimoto (2nd right) following their meeting at the Prime Minister's office. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A Hindu group has welcomed the Kenya government’s reported decision to withdraw the proposal of regulating the religious organizations.

Hindu Group Seeks Diwali Holiday in Parsippany-Troy Hills School District, New Jersey

Parsippany-Troy Hills Township highlighted in ...

Parsippany-Troy Hills Township highlighted in Morris County. Inset map: Morris County highlighted in the State of New Jersey. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

PTHSD, which reportedly has reportedly substantial number of Hindu students, serves about 7250 students in 14 schools, besides an adult education center, in a middle and upper-middle income “ethnically, culturally and linguistically diverse” community. Parsippany is 28 miles west of New York City. Dr. LeRoy Seitz is Interim Superintendent, while Frank Neglia is President of its Board of Education.

Hindu Community Centre planned in Preston England

English: The coat of arms of Preston City Coun...

English: The coat of arms of Preston City Council, the local authority for the City of Preston, in Lancashire, England. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A Hindu Community Centre has been planned in the city of Preston in England.

Preston, the administrative center of Lancashire on River Ribble houses the main campus of the University of Central Lancashire and was recorded in the Domesday Book as "Prestune" in 1086. Prominent people associated with it include one of USA’s founding fathers Benjamin Franklin; footballers Clarke Carlisle, Tom Finney and Phil Jones; wrestler Stu Bennett; cricketer Andrew Flintoff; animator Nick Park and poet Robert Service. Constance Margaret McManus is the Mayor, while Peter Rankin is Leader of Preston City Council.

Europe’s largest Hindu temple plans to expand

English: The Tividale Tirupathy Balaji Temple ...

English: The Tividale Tirupathy Balaji Temple in Tividale, West Midlands, England. Photographed by me 28 June 2007. Oosoom (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Shri Venkateswara (Balaji) Temple of UK in Tividale village (England), claimed to be the “largest Hindu temple of its kind in Europe”, is planning to expand.

This Temple also helps one “find a suitable marriage partner” and “free of charge” through its Matrimonial Service.

Nevada’s Sparks City Council starts day with ancient Hindu mantras

English: An airplane suspended in Scheels in S...

English: An airplane suspended in Scheels in Sparks, Nevada, the largest all sports store in the world. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Sparks, whose city slogan is "It's Happening Here", is a custom-made town, tailored ordered by the Southern Pacific Railway Company. Steve Driscoll is the City Manager. Notable people associated with Sparks include: actress Jena Malone, political pundit Karl Rove, swimmer Brian Retterer, and cartoonist Brian Crane.

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