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    Flashpoint Indian temple closes without admitting women

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 06:10pm on October 23, 2018

    The latest window for worship at a flashpoint Indian shrine has closed without a single female devotee of menstruating age being admitted, despite a court...

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    Durga Puja ends with immersion of goddess Durga

    United News of Bangladesh . DhakaBangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on October 20, 2018

    Tens of thousands of Hindus in colourful attires took to the streets beating drums and chanting mantras as five days of revelry and celebration ended...

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    PM presents 1.5 bigha land to Dhakeswari Temple

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 07:36pm on October 15, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday presented one and a half bigha of land to Dhakeswari National Temple to solve its 60-year land related problem...

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    Durga Puja begins today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2018

    Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of the Hindu community, will begin today with the incarnation (Bodhon) of the goddess Durga on the day of...

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    Mahalaya celebrated on Monday

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:29am on October 09, 2018

    The Hindu community in the country on Monday celebrated the Mahalaya to mark the heralding of the advent of goddess Durga....

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    Modhu purnima today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Chattogram | Updated at 12:00am on September 24, 2018

    The Buddhists in Chattogram will celebrate one of their major festivals Modhu Purnima in the city as elsewhere in the district today with solemn devotion...

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    Swiss region overwhelmingly votes for 'burqa ban'

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 05:39pm on September 23, 2018

    A second Swiss canton will introduce a regional ‘burqa ban’, after voters in St Gallen overwhelmingly voted Sunday to prohibit all face-covering garments in public...

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    Ashura observed recalling Karbala tragedy

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:06am on September 23, 2018

    The country’s Muslim community on Friday observed the holy Ashura as elsewhere in the world marking the 10th day of Muharram with due solemnity and...

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    Violence against religious minorities

    Tasmiah Nuhiya Ahmed | Updated at 12:05am on September 21, 2018

    THE situation of minorities in Bangladesh is a human rights issue. The status of minorities all over the world has demonstrated a pattern of discrimination...

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    Sri Lanka to ban animal sacrifices at Hindu temples

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 05:04pm on September 12, 2018

    Animal sacrifices at Hindu temples could be banned in Sri Lanka under new plans announced Wednesday, after growing protests over the rituals from the country's...