Chennai – Madurai – Kochuveli – Pongal Trains 2018

For Pongal 2018, Southern Railway will run special trains between Chennai Egmore and Kochuveli via Madurai. These special trains will have halt at Tambaram, Chengalpattu, Melmaruvathur, Tindivanam, Villupuram, Vriddhachalam, Ariyalur, Tiruchi, Manaparai, Dindigul, Kodaikkanal Road, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Sattur, Kovilpatti, Vanchi Maniyachchi, Tirunelveli, Valliyur, Nagercoil Town, Eraniel, Kuzhithurai and Thiruvananthapuram. Train No.06091 Chennai Egmore – Kochuveli […]

Pongal Trains 2018 | Tirunelveli – Tambaram Special Trains

For Pongal 2018, Southern Railway will run special trains between Tambaram and Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu. These special trains will have halt at Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Vriddhachalam, Tiruchi, Dindigul, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Sattur, Kovilpatti and Vanchi Maniyachchi. From Tambaram to Tirunelveli Train No.06015 Tambaram – Tirunelveli special fare special train will leave Tambaram at 10.20 p.m. on January […]

Upset Hindus urge Hong Kong firm to withdraw Lord Ganesha bottoms & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Hong Kong headquartered e-commerce company CowCow.com for immediate withdrawal of various bikini-bottoms carrying images of Hindu deity Lord Ganesha; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that Lord Ganesha was highly revered in Hinduism and was meant to be worshipped in […]

Hindus seek Diwali holiday in Texas’ Coppell School District

Hindus are urging Coppell Independent School District (CISD) in suburban Dallas, with 47.4% students Asian, to proclaim official holiday on Diwali, most popular of Hindu festivals. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that Diwali holiday in CISD would be a step in the positive direction in view of presence […]

Hindu prayers to open Nevada’s capital Carson City Board of Supervisors

Board of Supervisors of Nevada’s capital Carson City will start their day on February 15 with Sanskrit mantras, containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the Board. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read the English translation of the prayer. Sanskrit […]

Hindus welcome Jewish Federation offering free yoga in Massachusetts for “Peace of Mind”

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires is offering free Chair Yoga to the community “for Flexibility, Mobility and Peace of Mind” in Pittsfield (Massachusetts) on January eight. Announcement says: “Yoga is good for ALL BODIES.” Linda Novick, professional level Kripalu Yoga teacher, is the instructor. Her approach to yoga “encourages everyone to listen and love their […]

Hindus concerned at alarmingly high rates of prize denials to Patels by Georgia Lottery

Hindus are concerned at the reportedly alarmingly high rates of prize denials to the Hindu and Indo-American community by Georgia Lottery, and are urging Governor Nathan Deal to launch an investigation. According to an review/analysis of the denial letters by Georgia’s largest newspaper Atlanta Journal-Constitution published on December 20 under the title—“Ga. lottery denies millions […]

Yoga emerges among top 10 fitness trends worldwide

Yoga has emerged among the top 10 fitness trends worldwide for 2018, according to “Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2018” by American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). “The sustained popularity of yoga seems to be that it reinvents and refreshes itself every year making it an attractive form of exercise”, Survey points out. “Based […]

2018 welcomed with multi-faith prayers in world’s gambling capital Nevada

In a remarkable interfaith gesture and a unique way to welcome 2018, 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. Coordinated by […]