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The U.S. Postal Service will commemorate the joyous Hindu festival of Diwali with a Forever stamp. The Oct 5, first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony will take place at the Consulate General of India, New York.
Indian Prime Minister Commends ISKCON on its 50th Anniversary
A Hare Krishna adherent has become the first person to be charged under Russia's new law restricting sharing beliefs. Anti-extremism police in Karachai-Cherkessiya arrested 19-year-old Vadim Sibiryev.
Pope Francis, Visiting Auschwitz, Asks God for the ‘Grace to Cry’
Indian Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi has congratulated ISKCON on its 50th anniversary, praising its accomplishments in a way that shows a strong understanding of ISKCON's core message and efforts. We hope its Founder-Acarya Srila Prabhupada, who always tried to reach the leaders of society, is pleased.
France Church Attack: Muslims Attend Mass
Pope Francis walked in the footsteps of his two predecessors as he visited the former extermination camp at Auschwitz, where he paid silent homage to the more than one million victims.
Mainstream Media Across Four Continents Cover Incorporation Day Stories in a Big Way
Muslims across France have attended Catholic Mass in a gesture of solidarity after the murder of a priest on Tuesday. Fr Jacques Hamel was killed in his church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray by two men who had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group.
China's Plan to Cut Meat Consumption by 50% Cheered by Climate Campaigners
Major newspapers and TV channels across four continents covered the 50th anniversary of ISKCON’s incorporation on 13th July with positive stories that reached out to millions of people around the world. The BBC UK, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, the Chicago Tribune, the Times of India and India’s government-owned DD National TV gave extensive coverage to the history of ISKCON, the achievements of Srila Prabhupada and local events happening in their area.
Maharashtra State in India Grants Jews Minority Status
The Chinese government has outlined a plan to reduce its citizens’ meat consumption by 50%, in a move that climate campaigners hope will provide major heft in the effort to avoid runaway global warming.
American Muslims Send A Powerful Message Of Solidarity To Orlando Victims
"Our loyalty also lies with India, this being the country that accepted us almost 2,500 years ago, and one of the only countries in the world which never persecuted the Jews in all these years,” Mr. Samuel said.
ISKCON Delhi Was Target of Failed 2015 Terrorist Plot
Muslim organizations and activists across the US have spoken out against the shooting, explicitly calling it a hate crime.
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In the winter of 2015, when Indian agencies were busy tracking down alQaida modules, two Jaish-eMuhammed terrorists had quietly sneaked into the capital. Intelligence sources said the duo rented a room in Lajpat Nagar, assembled six improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and recced at least four places for a strike, including the Taj Mahal and two city spots -Iskcon temple and the Select Citywalk mall in Saket.
European Religious Leaders: Mass migration: A European Challenge
George Harrison embraced Hinduism in 1969 after a meeting with Swami Prabhupada.. He recalled that the impact of the meeting was similar to a door opening in his sub-conscious.
Christians, Jews, Sikhs, Hare Krishnas Defend New Jersey Mosque
Europe is currently facing the type and breadth of challenges that have not been seen for a generation: mass migration, the threat of terrorism, and political and economic problems in many countries.
France Declares All New Rooftops Must Be Topped With Plants Or Solar Panels
Nearly 20 diverse civil rights and religious groups today asked a court to support a community of Muslims in New Jersey who have been trying to build a house of worship for almost a decade.
This Heaven for Cows Is Run by Muslims
Green roofs also offer birds a place to call home in the urban jungle.
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The cow shelter is the region's biggest and is operated by the Muslim Educational and Welfare Society of Jodhpur. Over 200 cows, most of them old and sick, are taken care off here by a team of veterinarian doctors
Yamuna restoration: National Green Tribunal Asks Committee to Determine Flow
Red, yellow and green, apples come in over 7500 different varieties, giving you plenty of choice for the world’s healthiest food.
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The National Green Tribunal has directed a principal committee to hold a meeting to determine the environmental flow of Yamuna from Hatnikhund barrage in Haryana up to Agra in Uttar Pradesh.
World’s First Vegan Supermarket Chain to Open in Portland
Kula Shaker's much-loved 1996 debut album K deservedly went multi-platinum thanks to its bold and heady blend of psychedelic rock, Indian sitars and mystical Sanskrit lyrics.
How Meditation Changes the Brain and Body
Vegan products are usually relegated to a tiny section in conventional grocery stores, but Portland, Oregon will soon be home to an entire vegan supermarket.
Official 'Well-Being' Statistics Show Religious People Are Happier Than Atheists
The benefits of mindfulness meditation, increasingly popular in recent years, are supposed to be many: reduced stress and risk for various diseases, improved well-being, a rewired brain.
The First Russian in Vrindavan Was Tsar Nicholas, 125 years ago
Of all the faiths in the UK, Hindus are the happiest, scoring well above the UK national average.
Lord Hanuman Figurine Is US President Obama’s Lucky Charm
In 1891, Hindus who were bathing in the sacred river Yamuna witnessed an amazing scene. A ship with a name in an unknown language was approaching.
India Has Its First Fully Organic State
A statuette of Lord Hanuman is among few items that US President Barack Obama always carries in his pocket and seeks inspiration.
As of late last month, the farms of Sikkim in northwest India have been certified 100 percent free of synthetic fertilizer and pesticides, making it the country's first fully organic state.