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Hinduism: Religion and way of life
Hinduism is an Indian religion and dharma, or way of life. It is the world's third-largest religion, with over 1.25 billion followers, or 15–16% of the global population, known as Hindus. The word Hindu is an exonym, and while Hinduism has been called the oldest religion in the world, many practitioners refer to their religion as Sanātana Dharma, which refers to the idea that its origins lie beyond human history, as revealed in the Hindu texts. Another, though less fitting, self-designation is Vaidika dharma, the 'dharma related to the Vedas.'

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Karachi Bakery in Mumbai shuts store, Raj Thackeray party takes credit [Video]

Karachi Bakery in Mumbai shuts store, Raj Thackeray party takes credit

Mumbai's Karachi Bakery shut shop months after being attacked by Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) over its name. MNS leader Haji Saif Shaikh had sent a legal notice in Nov 2020 to owner of the Bakery...

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Restoration work at Seto Macchindranath Temple in Nepal begins with India's support [Video]

Restoration work at Seto Macchindranath Temple in Nepal begins with India's support

The restoration work of Seto Macchindranath Temple, one of the 28 heritage sites which will be reconstructed with the help of India's assistance, has begun on Sunday in Kathmandu. Indian Ambassador..

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'Centre used NEP 2020 as weapon to communalise': Rahul Gandhi in Tamil Nadu

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Magh Purnima: Devotees offer prayers | Flower petals showered from helicopter | Oneindia News [Video]

Magh Purnima: Devotees offer prayers | Flower petals showered from helicopter | Oneindia News

Devotees from across the country took holy dips today on the occasion of magh purnima, the full moon night in the magha month of the hindu calender. The devotees in Prayagraj and Haridwar were seen..

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'Magh Purnima': Flower petals showered on devotees in Prayagraj [Video]

'Magh Purnima': Flower petals showered on devotees in Prayagraj

Prayagraj district administration showered flower petals on devotees at Triveni Sangam, on the occasion of 'Magh Purnima'. According to Hindu calendar, 'Magh Purnima' falls on full moon day.

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Devotees celebrate 'Magh Purnima' in Haridwar, Prayagraj [Video]

Devotees celebrate 'Magh Purnima' in Haridwar, Prayagraj

The nation is celebrating 'Magh Purnima' on Feb 27. Devotees took holy dip on the auspicious occasion in Haridwar and also offered prayers at the ghat. Similarly, devotees took holy dip on occasion of..

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Protests in Canada against attack on Hindus allegedly by Khalistani elements [Video]

Protests in Canada against attack on Hindus allegedly by Khalistani elements

Canadians of Indian origin protested against attacks by alleged Khalistan supporters on Hindu minorities over the ongoing farmers' protest in India. The protesters gathered outside NDP MP Jagmeet..

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NRIs stage protest for allegedly being targeted by Khalistan supporters in Canada [Video]

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Some people of Indian origin staged a protest outside NDP MP Jagmeet Singh's office in Canada's Burnaby. They said that they are being targetted by Khalistan supporters due to ongoing farmers' protest..

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Gujarat to table 'love jihad' bill during budget session: CM Rupani [Video]

Gujarat to table 'love jihad' bill during budget session: CM Rupani

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on February 25 said that the state government is going to bring a bill against 'love jihad' in Vidhan Sabha in March during the budget session. He said that the bill..

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Nepal President participates in 'Kshama Puja', inaugurates new 'Jalahari' at Pashupatinath Temple [Video]

Nepal President participates in 'Kshama Puja', inaugurates new 'Jalahari' at Pashupatinath Temple

Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari on Wednesday participated in "Kshama Puja" and administered the inauguration of the new 'Jalahari' at Pashupatinath Temple. President Bhandari reached the revered..

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BJP calls for shutdown in protest against alleged killing of RSS worker in Alappuzha [Video]

BJP calls for shutdown in protest against alleged killing of RSS worker in Alappuzha

BJP and Hindu outfits have called for a shutdown in Alappuzha from 6 am to 6 pm on Feb 25 in protest against the killing of an RSS worker allegedly by SDPI worker. The clash between the groups had..

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'1000 minority women every year...': India exposes Pakistan at UN [Video]

'1000 minority women every year...': India exposes Pakistan at UN

India lambasted Pakistan at the UN Human Rights Council. India hit out at Pakistan for again raking up Jammu & Kashmir issue. India also slammed Turkey for trying to interfere in internal matters...

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Tandav: Amazon India Originals’ head records statement at UP police station [Video]

Tandav: Amazon India Originals’ head records statement at UP police station

Amazon Prime Video's India Originals Head Aparna Purohit recorded her statement in connection with an FIR registered against her and others over alleged derogatory depiction of Hindu deities in web..

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‘If Tamil has to survive…’: BJP’s Tejasvi Surya calls DMK anti-Hindu [Video]

‘If Tamil has to survive…’: BJP’s Tejasvi Surya calls DMK anti-Hindu

BJP leader Tejasvi Surya launched a fierce attack on the DMK accusing it of being anti-Hindu. ‘DMK represents a bad, virulent ideology which is anti-Hindu. Every Tamil is a proud Hindu. This is the..

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