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Nevada Welcomes New Year with Multi-Faith Prayers

In a remarkable interfaith gesture, various religions got together in Reno (Nevada, USA) to celebrate the ringing in of the New Year at midnight in a unique and divine manner, away from the glitter of the casinos and sending a message of unity to the world.

Some of the religious leaders & others who participated in this Service, from left to right, are: ElizaBeth Webb Beyer, James Kosko, Monique Jacobs, Brian E. Melendez, Kaitie R. Lighthart, Shelley L. Fisher, Rieko Shimbo, Rajan Zed, Abdul Raheem Barghouti, Jim R. Eaglesmith, Cathy Riordan and Matthew T. Fisher.

Palatine Hindu temple approved in Illinois


English: (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A Hindu temple in Palatine in Cook County in Illinois has reportedly been approved.

It consists of approximately 0.78 acres and Swaminarayan Satsang Mandal of Chicago, a non-profit organization whose goal is “To Become Ideal Satsangi”, is listed among the owners. Currently; the Mandal conducts kirtan, satsang, aarti, etc.; besides Gujarati and spirituality classes for kids/youth; on Sundays in Schaumburg, reports suggest.

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh Launching Yoga Sessions in Hall of Sculpture

Carnegie Museum of Art and Natural History - i...

Carnegie Museum of Art and Natural History - inside (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

World-class Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh is launching yoga sessions in its magnificent Hall of Sculpture, starting January 17, accompanied by live music by Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra member.

Sweden Ganesha Temple completing 16 years

Sweden Ganesha Temple (SGT) will be completing 16 years on January 26.

Sweden Ganesha Temple, Farsta

SGT, in Farsta, a borough in the southern part of Stockholm Municipality, opens on Tuesdays, Fridays and some other special days and conducts various poojas. It organizes many Hindu festivals also.

Bigg Boss: Salman Khan Impressed by Moroccan Beauty, Sings for Nora Fatehi

Salman Khan and Nora Fatehi

Salman Khan was totally smitten by Nora Fatehi's super cute charm. Salman complimented her physical ability and dancing prowess, saying “Nora, aapne kitna accha dance kiya” (Nora - you danced so well). In a recent episode Salman asked the gorgeous Moroccan Canadian beauty to sing Jumme Ki Raat. In return he sang to her a cute rendition of this all time favorite number with a twist, “Oh Nore Nore baki chore, kabhi meri gali aya karo.”

Roar: Tigers of Sunderbans actress Nora Fatehi to change perception of foreign talent in Bollywood

"Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2" Home Video Out

By Ekta Kumari

Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 DVD Release

Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 is funny, fantastic and ‘a-must’ watch for every unmarried and ‘a-should’ watch for every married person.

First Look at CHAHTO MI TULA: Mega-Budget Marathi Film by Bollywood Financier Bharat Shah


Bharat Shah, the well-known film financier and distributor, is a name to reckon with in the Bollywood film industry! Bharat Shah, who presented and produced many a mega Bollywood projects like DIL SE, DEVDAS in the past and many more, has ventured into Marathi Films. The most sought-after film producer and distributor of the industry, Bharat Shah is backing an upcoming mega budget romantic musical film CHAHTO MI TULA.

Chahto Mi Tula (Chahto Me Tula) Poster Release

Hindu Group Disappointed on New Jersey’s Paramus Schools not Adding Diwali Holiday

English: Diwali Chakra in Displaly

English: Diwali Chakra in Displaly (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A Hindu group is disappointed over Paramus Public Schools in New Jersey not planning to include Diwali as a school holiday in its 2016-2017 school calendar despite their longstanding wish and substantial population.

Jacqueline Fernandez Video Messages to Fans for Christmas

Jacqueline Fernandez (WBRi File Photo)

Christmas is the season of giving back, doing good and celebrations. Upholding this spirit of Christmas actress Jacqueline Fernandez celebrated the festival with her fans in a unique way. As promised, she started by thanking them for their utmost love and devotion through a special video on Facebook followed by sending personalized gifts to her numerous fans across the globe.

Jacqueline Fernandez to send personalized video messages to 10 fan clubs internationally

Ridhima Sud Witnessed Nirbhaya Rapist Trial

Ridhima Sud

Actress Ridhima Sud has been receiving positive reviews for playing the rookie journalist. Not many are aware that the actress had to go through intense research for her role where she had to trail a real journalist in order to get into the skin of the character. While preparing for the film she actually witnessed the trial of the accused men in the Nirbhaya incident.

Watch Kajarya Hindi movie take on female infanticide in India - trailer in HD

Mastizaade - Rom Rom Romantic Video Song Release: Skirt Uthake Sunny Leone Ne Kar Diya Dil ko Dynamite

Mastizaade Poster - Sunny Leone - Twin Sisters Laila and Lily

Mumbai, December 28 (Washington Bangla Radio) - Written by Manoj Muntashir, composed by Amaal Mallik and performed by Mika Singh, the first song "Rom Rom Romantic" from Mastizaade was released today.

Get up close with Laila and Lily, Aditya Chotia and Sunny Kele

Hindu Group Urges Online Retailer to Withdraw Leggings and Bedsheets Bearing Hindu Gods

Ganesha with ashta siddhi

Ganesha with ashta siddhi (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A Hindu group has urged the world's biggest retailer Amazon.com headquartered in Seattle (USA) for the immediate withdrawal of women's leggings, bed sheets, yoga mats , pants and shorts carrying images of various Hindu gods and goddesses and sold on its website, calling it inappropriate.

Krupa Shah Displays Three Paintings at Lotus Leela, Delhi

Noted artist Krupa Shah selected three of her acrylic color on canvas paintings for a "Lotus Leela" - a one-day exhibition organized by Anjana Kuthalia at The Gallery on M G Road in New Delhi.

Artist and painter Krupa Shah exhibits her paintings at Lotus Leela in Delhi

Dubai hosting mega yoga festival

Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Dubai is reportedly expecting over 10,000 people from various parts of the world participating in mass yoga sessions in the two-day all-inclusive XYoga Dubai Festival on February 19 and 20.

The Most Popular Flower Shows in the World: Refresh Your Senses from Australia to India

The ideal way to refresh our senses is to be one with nature. For jaw dropping garden style and pure floral beauty take your pick from the finest flower shows in the world and explore the inner gardener in you.