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  • Pictures in the News | Feb. 27, 2014

     
    In Thursday's Pictures in the News, the first of two storms begins to hit Southern California. Allahabad, India: Hindu devotees participate in a procession for the Maha Shivaratri festival, dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. Hindus mark the festival by...
  • Aitor Throup turns menswear inside out, ends up with wearable art

    Aitor Throup turns menswear inside out, ends up with wearable art
    The first thing you’ll probably notice about Aitor Throup’s 23-piece debut collection of apparel and accessories are the skulls -- one out-sized, hollow-eyed and upside down, rendered as a black backpack big enough for a laptop computer, the...
  • Celebrating Diwali with light and sweets

    Celebrating Diwali with light and sweets
    Priya DasSarma's childhood memories of celebrating Diwali in India are bright and happy, filled with firecrackers, lanterns and many, many sweets. The Ellicott City resident's family moved around when she was a child, bouncing between India, Europe...
  • At Hindu dance festival in Anaheim, an all-night celebration

    At Hindu dance festival in Anaheim, an all-night celebration
    Pratik Vyas and his friends hit the dance floor early; they carried a roll of bandaging tape for the long night that lay ahead. For Navratri, an annual Hindu dance festival celebrating the triumph of good over evil, it is best to come prepared....
  • At Bowers Museum, 'Gods and Gifts' samples a Vatican collection

     At Bowers Museum, 'Gods and Gifts' samples a Vatican collection
    "Gods and Gifts: Vatican Ethnological Collection," at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana, may cover more ground than any exhibition seen in Southern California: Its 70-plus artifacts span 2 million years and hail from all six inhabited continents, plus...
  • Diwali, when L.A. lights up with Indian sweets and snacks

    Diwali, when L.A. lights up with Indian sweets and snacks
    Thousands of shimmering lanterns illuminate India's towns and villages in an otherworldly glow on Diwali, the Indian Festival of Lights. Hindu households set out rows of diya, small clay lamps, to create a symbolic path for Lord Rama on his legendary...
  • First Hindu elected to Congress visits Orlando on Sunday

     
    Indian Americans from Central Florida will host a meet-and-greet event for Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, the first Hindu elected to CongressĀ at 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 18, atĀ 5200 Vineland Road, Orlando. Gabbard (D-HI), a practicing Hindu, campaigned on...
  • An insult grows into violence in India; 31 dead

    An insult grows into violence in India; 31 dead
    NEW DELHI -- The death toll from sectarian violence in India’s northern Uttar Pradesh state increased to 31 Monday as police locked down the area and the prime minister called for calm. A curfew has been imposed, about 13,000 security officers...
  • Congress: It’s not just for white Protestants anymore

     
    Religion News Service reporter David Gibson writes about the religious diversity of the 113th Congress: (RNS) Three Buddhists, a Hindu and a “none” will walk into the 113th Congress, and it’s no joke. Rather, it’s a series of &#...
  • Orlando among nation’s most Hindu metro areas

     
    A study seeking to detail religious affiliation in the U.S. has determined that Orlando has one of the nation's highest percentages of residents who describe themselves as Hindu. Orlando is the 20th most Hindu metropolitan areas in the nation, according...
  • UMBC mathematician Manil Suri publishes his third novel

    UMBC mathematician Manil Suri publishes his third novel
    In one way or another, Manil Suri has spent his entire life charting what happens when polar opposites are brought together in unexpected and at times startling juxtapositions. Suri, 53, is an acclaimed novelist, and a career mathematician who teaches...