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February 13, 2017 12:37 PM The African, Hindu and Roman goddesses who inspired Beyoncé’s stunning Grammy performance

She emerged onstage at the Grammys Sunday wearing little more than her pregnant belly, a statement in itself, even for Beyoncé, as society continues to grapple with what maternity looks like for working women. “They never showed my pregnant belly when I sang my nominated ‘Save the Best for Last,'” Vanessa Williams tweeted, referring to her 1993 Grammy 13

April 11, 2016 10:10 AM Puttingal: India's 'temple of fireworks'

Fireworks and firecrackers are commonly used at temple festivals in the southern Indian state of Kerala, and the Puttingal temple is no exception. Every year temples in the state organise fireworks displays, often competing to stage the most spectacular ones. "The devotees burst firecrackers to appease the female deity," local MP NK Premachandran told the BBC. Now the Puttingal 3

March 17, 2016 7:49 AM Top Asian News 5:39 a.m. GMT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A German executive vying for a lucrative Australian submarine contract on Thursday said that awarding the contract to Japan could damage Australia's relationship with China. German's ThysennKrupp Marine Systems, Japan's Mitsubishi and French company DCNS are in the running to build 12 conventional submarines that the Australian 14

August 24, 2015 8:26 AM Thai police say defuse bomb week after blast killed 20

BANGKOK Thai police found and defused a bomb on Monday a week after an explosion killed 20 people in the country's worst-ever bomb attack but it was not clear if the device found at a Bangkok construction site had anything to do with the earlier blast. The discovery of the bomb came after police said the trail had gone cold in the hunt for those responsible 25

March 12, 2015 2:03 PM Modi's visit to Sri Lanka seen as move to mitigate China's growing influence in the region

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, center, places flowers on a lingam or shivling, a representation of the Hindu deity Shiva used for worship, during a Hindu religious ceremony at the crater lake of Grand Bassin (also known as Ganga Talao), during the second day of his visit to the Republic of Mauritius Thursday, March 12, 2015. According to the Indian 1

February 21, 2015 11:07 AM New York Art Museum Exhibits Hindu Gods

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) in New York is displaying “Earring for a Deity Showing Vishnu Riding Garuda” (17th-19th century) in its “Sacred Traditions of the Himalayas” exhibition which will run till June 14. It is also showcasing 17th-19th century “Dish for Ritual Offerings with Durga Defeating a Demon”, 17-19th century “Amulet case with Vishnu 4

January 30, 2015 2:03 AM Hindu Group Accuses 'Sleepy Hollow' of "Distorting" Faith, Seeks Fox Apology

A Hindu group is seeking an apology from Fox for the distortion of their faith in the television show Sleepy Hollow. In a statement, Rajan Zed, the president of the Universal Society of Hinduism, said his group took particular issue with the "Kali Yuga" episode of the current season of Sleepy Hollow, which aired on Jan. 26. Zed said the depiction of the Hindu 2

January 4, 2015 5:07 PM Angkor Wat heads to China

A new Beijing exhibition explores the temple complex is all its glory 1. The "Cambodian Ancient Cultural Relics and Art" exhibition offers visitors a deeper insight into the ancient Angkor heritage. It's taken the best part of a year to prepare but Cambodia's first major exhibition of its cultural relics in China finally opened at the Capital Museum 11

November 19, 2014 5:31 PM God Boy: Indian Baby With Eight Limbs Resembles Hindu Deity

Thousands of people are flooding the streets of Baruipur, India, to see a child dubbed "God Boy" because he resembles the same deformities as Hindu deities. Thousands of people are flooding the streets of Baruipur, India, to see a child dubbed "God Boy" because he resembles the same deformities as Hindu deities. The boy has two extra arms and two extra 28

October 27, 2014 6:09 PM Artworks devoted to Hindu god Siva showcased in New Jersey museum

Hunterdon Art Museum (HAM) in Clinton (New Jersey, USA) is showing an exhibition containing several artworks devoted to Hindu deity Siva. The exhibition, titled “The Consciousness of Infinite Goodness” by Giovanna Cecchetti will run until January four next. One of its paintings is titled “Mahamrityunjaya” (Mahamrityunjaya Mantra is a well-known mantra 5