Hindu statesman Zed urges Singapore to treat migrant workers as humans

Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has urged Singapore to treat its sizeable population of indispensable migrant workers like human beings and not as livestock. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that these low-wage migrant workers should have same health-care, laws, personal freedoms, protection, rights, […]

Singapore allows Thaipusam Live Music

Singapore allows Thaipusam Live Music…Worldwide Hindus have commended Singapore government for reportedly allowing live music at colorful Thaipusam Hindu street procession in January, for the first time in over four decades. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, called it a step in the positive direction. The instruments reportedly allowed […]

Lord Hanuman is highlight of revamp of Singapore’s Asian Civilisations Museum

Rare statue of Hindu Lord Hanuman is the highlight of ongoing revamp of Singapore’s 22 years old Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM). Almost a yearlong revamp, whose first phase is nearly complete, includes a new wing and gallery, distinguished new entrance towards Singapore River and expanded gallery spaces. It is reopening in November and will display […]

Hindus urge Singapore PM Lee to end housing discrimination

Hindus have urged Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and President Tony Tan Keng Yam to put an end to blatant discrimination reportedly prevalent in the rental housing market of Singapore. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that rental listings saying “no Indians” should not be acceptable in […]

Singapore Sri Vairavimada Kaliamman Temple holds Kumbabishegam after $2.5 million redevelopment

Thousands of worshippers thronged to Singapore’s about 150-years old Sri Vairavimada Kaliamman Temple’s Maha Kumbabishegam (Consecration Ceremony) on April seven after 12 years of redevelopment costing about $2.5 million, reports suggest. Ceremonies leading to Maha Kumbabishegam of temple and its deities started on February eight; which reportedly included various Poojas, Homams, Yenthrajapam, Yenthrasthaapanam, Anointment, Thirukalyanam, […]