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Hindu temples


Karnataka govt's plans to free Hindu temples from state control 'a historical blunder,' says D K Shivakumar

December 30, 2021 6:34 pm

The temples that are currently owned by the government were the state's wealth and its treasury, said Karnataka Congress unit president D K Shivakumar.

Pakistan's Chief Justice inaugurates rebuilt Hindu temple destroyed by radical Islamists

November 09, 2021 6:24 pm

In December last year, century-old Shri Param Hans Ji Maharaj temple in Teri village in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Karak district was vandalised and demolished by a mob led by some local clerics belonging to the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl.

Religious bigots attack Hindu temples in Bangladesh

August 09, 2021 10:18 pm

According to some residents, a group of religious bigots vandalised the idols at four Hindu temples and several shops owned by Hindus on Saturday evening, a day after a row between followers of the two faiths.

Most of the revered Hindu sites in Pakistan in state of decay: Report

February 08, 2021 2:05 pm

The majority of Pakistan's Hindu population is settled in Sindh province where they share culture, traditions and language with Muslim residents. The commission also highlighted that the ETPB is yet to reimburse Rs 38 million for the renovation of Terri temple.

Consecration of 1000-year-old Thanjavur temple caught in Sanskrit vs Tamil row

January 21, 2020 10:04 pm

"The consecration will be performed in both Tamil and Sanskrit. A committee has been formed on behalf of the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department, they will find an amicable solution," AIADMK Minister for Tamil Culture said.

Athi Varadar: Why this little-known religious event is drawing huge crowds

July 20, 2019 10:59 am

The temple town of Kanchipuram, 72 km from the heart of Chennai, had been gearing up for this festival for quite a few years. The 48-day festival commenced on July 1 and will go on till August 17.

In less than a week, two Hindu temples vandalised in Malaysia

June 10, 2016 5:56 pm

The Sri Dharma Munisverar temple was reported to have been damaged in an incident though the extent of the damage was yet to be ascertained, Deputy Chief Minister Dr P Ramasamy said.

Gods forbid: Temples guarding their gold from government

March 14, 2014 12:49 pm

The World Gold Council estimates there are about 2,000 tonnes of gold locked away in Indian temples.