Diwali holiday sought in schools of Canada’s Peel Region

Hindus are urging Peel District School Board (PDSB) in Ontario (Canada) to close all its 253 schools on Diwali, most popular of their festival, which falls on October 19 this year. Many public school districts in US states of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania have...

Hindus criticize permit requirement for yoga in Vancouver parks

Hindus are critical of City of Vancouver’s permit and insurance requirement for yoga classes in City’s parks, “whether you charge a fee or not”. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, wondered that while many cities in USA were offering free yoga...
Nevada Assembly starts day with Hindu mantras

Nevada Assembly starts day with Hindu mantras

Nevada State Assembly in Carson City started its day with a set of Hindu mantras on May 24, containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the Assembly. After...

“Hindu Center” sought at New York University

Hindus are urging for a designated “Hindu Center” at New York University (NYU), an influential research university founded in 1831 and headquartered in Manhattan. NYU already has a “Catholic Center”, “Islamic Center” and “Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life”;...