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November 7, 2014 2:07 AM EPA announces decision on new herbicide

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sent out a press release announcing a decision to register a new herbicide that contains two active ingredients, 2,4-D and glyphosate. These two ingredients are the most widely used herbicides in the world for controlling weeds. Local gardeners use 2,4-D to kill dandelions in lawns and glyphosate to kill just about 6

November 5, 2014 7:04 PM Filipinos urged to continue benefiting from yoga

Hindus have urged Filipinos to continue reaping the benefits of yoga, despite some unkind statements in the media. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that yoga, although introduced and nourished by Hinduism, was a world heritage and liberation powerhouse to be utilized by all. According to Patanjali who codified 6

November 5, 2014 5:21 PM Obama calls 25 election winners

President Obama called 25 election winners Tuesday night, a little more than half of them Republicans, according to a list released Wednesday by the White House. The list included soon-to-be-former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nevada, as well as re-elected Republicans like Sens. Lindsey Graham, Jim Inhofe and Jeff Sessions. Not on the list: Incoming 37

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

October 21, 2014 4:39 PM Fighters suing Mayweather over Vegas cable TV bout

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two fledgling professional fighters in Las Vegas are suing Floyd Mayweather Jr. and producers of a cable TV show, alleging they never consented to be part of a promotional training bout depicted as a "dog house" fight that was supposed to last until someone quit. Hashim Rahman Jr., 23, and younger brother Sharif Rahman, 18, accuse Showtime 17

October 21, 2014 12:47 PM Two fighters suing Floyd Mayweather Jr. over Las Vegas cable TV bout 

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two fledgling professional fighters in Las Vegas are suing Floyd Mayweather Jr. and producers of a cable TV show, alleging they never consented to be part of a promotional training bout depicted as a “dog house” fight that was supposed to last until someone quit. Hashim Rahman Jr. and younger brother Sharif Rahman accuse Showtime Networks 18

October 19, 2014 7:52 PM Boston Museum of Fine Arts celebrating Diwali

Museum of Fine Arts Boston (MFAB) is celebrating Diwali, Hindu festival of lights, on October 22. This free event will include dance performances, creating rangoli designs, “Diwali around the World” presentation and talks. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, applauded MFAB for celebrating Diwali, most popular of Hindu festivals 11

October 15, 2014 1:42 PM Lord Shiva statue placed in prestigious Louvre Abu Dhabi

Upcoming $630 million Louvre Abu Dhabi (LAD) museum will reportedly have Hindu Dancing Shiva statue in its permanent collection. This tenth century lost-wax bronze from Tamil Nadu (India) of Chola period, 86 centimeters high, has been in the collection of National Gallery of Australia in Canberra till 2009. A video posted on the LAD website explains 6

October 14, 2014 8:06 PM Hindus condemned reported ban on yoga in Austria

Calling it a “step in the backward direction”, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, stressed that instead of ban, Austria should introduce yoga in all the schools of the country. Yoga, referred as “a living fossil”, was a mental and physical discipline, for everybody to share and benefit from, whose traces went back to around 5

September 28, 2014 9:23 PM Hindus critical of Westerfeld’s novel “Afterworlds”

Hindus are critical of bestselling author Scott Westerfeld’s new novel “Afterworlds”, arguing that it trivializes the Hindu god of death Yamraj (Yama). Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that although “Afterworlds” was a work of fiction; but reimagining Hindu scriptures, deities and concepts for mercantile greed or other 1