Himachal Pradesh Elections 2012 Results, Trends, Seats, Majority

Himachal Pradesh Elections 2012 results, trends, seats, and majority lists are given here. There is neck to neck and tug of war fight between Congress and BJP in Himachal Pradesh. Himachal Pradesh elections were held in single phase – November 4th, 2012. Due to the huge turnout of polling, BJP is hoping for an edge. […]

Gujarat Elections 2012 Results, Trends, Seats, Majority

Gujarat Elections 2012 results, trends, seats, and majority lists are given here. Though Congress may give tough fight for BJP (Narendra Modi), BJP is predicted to win majority of seats convincingly. Gujarat elections were held in 2 phases – 1st phase on 13th December and 2nd phase on 17th December. Due to the huge turnout […]

Doomsday December 21, 2012 Rumours: NASA Scientists say No End of the World

NASA scientists quashed the rumors of Doomsday and said that the world will not end on December 21, 2012. As per the NASA website…. “The world will not end in 2012. Our planet has been getting along just fine for more than 4 billion years, and credible scientists worldwide know of no threat associated with […]

Religions & students join at University of Nevada service for Connecticut victims

A student-led multi-faith memorial service in honor of Sandy Hook Elementary School Connecticut (USA) victims was held at University of Nevada-Reno (UNR) on December 18 evening. Organized by UNR’s Interfaith Students Club in collaboration with Rajan Zed, Director Interfaith Relations of Nevada Clergy Association, it included prayers/thoughts by area Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Jewish, Baha’i, […]

Hindu Temple plan approved in Florida

City Council of Greenacres in Southeast Florida (USA) reportedly approved the site plan for a 3.1 acre Hindu temple on December 17. It will reportedly include a 4,898 square foot sanctuary and there are plans for another 3,510 square foot multi-purpose building connected to the sanctuary by a covered walkway. V.S. and Shanthi Sundaram, founders […]

Hindus ask for “Ramanujan International Math Museum & Library”

Hindus urge launching of a “Ramanujan International Mathematics Museum & Library” in the mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan’s birthtown of Erode (Tamil Nadu, India) to mark his 125th birth anniversary which falls on December 22. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that it would be an appropriate tribute in Ramanujan’s […]

116 Feet Saibaba Statue near Kakinada (Biggest Shirdi Saibaba idol in the world)

116 Feet Saibaba statue at Repur, Kakinada, East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh is the world’s biggest Saibaba idol. This cement statue was unveiled on 1st January 2012. The organizers have spent approximately 3 crore rupees for this idol which took 11 years to construct. This giant idol weighs more than 1000 tons. This idol […]

Kakatiya Festival, Warangal: Ramappa Temple’s 800th Anniversary

Kakatiya Festival marks the beginning of Warangal Ramappa Temple’s 800th Anniversary celebrations. It will begin on December 21 at Warangal. The year 2012 marks the completion of construction of Ramappa Temple of Palampet which makes the Kakatiya architecture different and unique from all the temple architecture systems of India. Inaugural functions of Kakatiya Festival would […]

Various religions came together in Nevada in a tribute to Connecticut victims

Christian-Muslim-Hindu-Buddhist-Jewish-Baha’i leaders came together in Nevada today in a community-wide multi-faith memorial service in honor of Sandy Hook Elementary School Connecticut victims. They recited prayers and read from scriptures in Arabic-Sanskrit-Hebrew-Aramaic besides English and lighted candles at Reno First Congregational Church (RFCC), paying tributes to all victims, their families, teachers, administrators, and first responders touched […]

Gujarat Elections Astrology Predictions: BJP to win in Gujarat Assembly Elections

As per the astrology predictions, in Gujarat Assembly Elections, BJP is all set to win. Narendra Modi was in power in Gujarat till election process has started. Bharatiya Janata Party has won 117 seats and ruled successfully for 5 years. Narendra Modi’s government is facing the general elections for third consecutive time – in 2002, […]

BJP to win in Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections: Astrology Predictions

As per the astrology predictions, in Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections, BJP is all set to win. Prem Kumar Dhumal was in power in Himachal Pradesh till the election process has started. Bharatiya Janata Party has won 42 out of 68 seats and ruled successfully for 5 years (2007 – 2012). Despite the anti-incumbency factor for […]

Dhanu Sankranti: 15 December 2012

Today, 15 December 2012 is Dhanu Sankranti, Dhanu Sankraman. It is an auspicious day when Surya Bhagavan (Sun God) transits to Dhanu Rashi (Sagittarius Zodiac) from Vrischika Rashi (Scorpio Zodiac). Dhanu Sankramana Punyakaala (Time of exact Dhanu Sankramana) is 8.16 PM on December 15, 2012. Dhanurmasam, the auspicious month for Vaishnava sect, begins on Dhanu […]

Hindus ask Diwali holiday in Harrow schools in England

Hindus want all schools in Harrow area of England (United Kingdom) to add Diwali, the most popular Hindu holy day, to the holiday calendar. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, urging Harrow schools to announce Diwali as school holiday, said that it was important for Hindu families to celebrate […]

Amavasya: 13 December 2012

Today, 13 December 2012 is Amavasya. It is Margashirsha Amavasya in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchangs) and Kartika Amavasya in Amavasyant Panchang followed in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Gujarat. Amavasya Time on 12 & 13 December 2012 Amavasya begins at 5.55 PM on 12th December and ends at 2.11 PM on 13th December […]

Arudra Darisanam 2012, Arudra Darshan at Thiruvannamalai Temple in Margazhi Masam

Thiruvannamalai temple

Arudra Darisanam or Arudra Darshan, also known as Thiruvathira festival, in the Tamil month of Margazhi or Margali masam is a celebration of the cosmic dance of Lord Shiva. Arudra Darisanam 2012 or Arudra Darshan festival 2012 date is January 8 & December 28. Click here for Arudra Darshanam 2013 date. Tiruvoodal festival commemorates the […]

Pradosh: 11 December 2012 (Today)

Today, 11 December 2012 is Pradosh Vrat, Bhauma Pradosh as it falls on Tuesday (Bhaumavara / Mangalvar). This Pradosh falls on Krishna Paksha in Kartik Month as per Gujarati, Marathi, Telugu and Kannada calendars. It coincides with Margashirsha Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars. This Bhauma Pradosh falls in Karthigai Masam in Tamil calendar […]

Hindu Canyon in USA

There is “Hindu Canyon” in the Mohave County of Arizona state of USA. “Hindu Canyon” in the Hualapai Indian Reservation in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in the southwestern Grand Canyon corridor is reportedly a sequence of beautiful chutes, cascades, unusual-scenic narrows and pools; and is said to be almost completely unspoilt. Distinguished Hindu […]

Ekadasi 9, 10 December 2012: Utpanna, Utpatti Ekadasi, Triprayar Ekadashi

Today, 9 December 2012 is Ekadasi, Smart Ekadasi. 10 December is Bhagvat Ekadasi (Vaishnav Ekadasi). It is referred to as Utpanna Ekadasi (Utpatti Ekadasi). It falls in Krishna Paksha of Margashirsha Month as per North Indian Hindi calendar and in Kartik Month according to Marathi, Telugu, Kannada & Gujarati calendars. This Ekadasi is celebrated Triprayer […]