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, Western term for the religious beliefs and practices of the vast majority of the people of India. One of the oldest living religions in the world, Hinduism is unique among the world religions in that it had no single founder but grew over a period of 4,000 years in
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Ganesha

wisdom god having a human body and an elephant head. [Hindu Myth.: Leach, 440]
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The 40-year-old actor shared a video which shows how he made a creative idol using mud clay and wished his fans a Happy Ganesh Chaturthi.
Investigation led police to Ganesh's native place Lanja in Ratnagiri and a team was sent to safely free him from the kidnappers.
After he was caught, Gopu claimed he drafted a text message to Ganesh under the direction of a Central Narcotics Bureau officer, complaining Ganesh had not previously told him about the drugs.
Speaking on his appointment, Ganesh said, "I am excited to be a part of Trianz and commence work with the team to enable measurable and predictable delivery performance leading to desired business outcomes and improved Client experience."
Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP and party spokesperson Sanjay Raut said: " It is unfortunate that Ganesh festival is not being celebrated at the Maharashtra Sadan; it is a blot on Maharashtra.
In "Dil Rangeela", Ganesh plays the role of Preetham, who is a chef in a star hotel.
Ganesh is one of the Hindu deities best known and widely worshipped all over the world.
"Whether it was a matter to do with the safety of schoolchildren, whether it was a matter related to community welfare, whether it was advice for enhancing Indian business interests in Qatar, Ganesh was always there for me." She said: "We shared a love for classical music and among the many gestures and acts of kindness that I have received from him, especially remember the occasion when I just mentioned to him a particular song of Aruna Sairam, only to be presented with recordings of almost the whole repertoire of her works which he downloaded himself for me." She said the cultural scene of Doha would never be the same again.
He told the Leicester Mercury : "My wife, Rekha, saw it and recognised the similarity with Ganpati Bappa, Lord Ganesh. We immediately placed it with reverence in the temple at work.
18 November 2010 - CRISIL on Wednesday lowered its ratings on the bank facilities of Mangalore Ganesh Beedi Works to BBB-/stable/P3 from BBB+/stable/P2.
Yash Kohli, secretary of the Hindu Cultural Organisation of Liverpool, said: "In Hinduism, Lord Ganesh is the God of wisdom and remover of obstacles.