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Fake fortune teller jailed in Shanghai


September 10th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Sep 10 (IANS) A bogus woman fortune teller has been sentenced to around four years behind bars for swindling a woman here in the Chinese business hub of 190,000 ... Read more...

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UP to wrap up arrangements for Haj pilgrims by Sep 11


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 3 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday asked officials to complete all arrangements by Sep 11 for the departure of Haj pilgrims from the state.In separate letters written ... Read more...

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French tourists found guilty in Sri Lanka over Buddha photos


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Colombo, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was an astonishing moment for three French tourists when they were declared guilty for insulting the Buddhism religion. This was regarded as a form of injustice ... Read more...

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Dried branches of Bodhi tree chopped


August 1st, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 1 (IANS) Some dried branches of the Bodhi tree, under which Lord Buddha attained enlightenment, were chopped Wednesday after a dried branch fell into the Mahabodhi temple ... Read more...

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Bodhi tree is healthy, says scientists


July 18th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 18 (IANS) The Bodhi tree in Bodh Gaya, under which Lord Buddha is believed to have attained enlightenment, is healthy once again."The Bodh tree is fully healthy," ... Read more...

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Meaty parts please, says Sandhya Mridul


June 16th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Actress Sandhya Mridul, who was last seen in Nishikanth Kamath's "Force", says she looks forward to roles that make her feel responsible as an actor."I ... Read more...

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Yangon’s gilded pride - the bejewelled Shwedagon Pagoda


May 29th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 29 (IANS) The gold-plated Shwedagon Pagoda, which Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visited Tuesday, is a sight to behold as over 4,500 diamonds dazzle in the sun. And ... Read more...

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President, PM greet the nation on Buddha Purnima


May 5th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday greeted the nation on the occasion of Buddha Purnima.In her message, ... Read more...

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Thai woman returns to ailing dog in Bihar


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bodh Gaya (Bihar), May 2 (IANS) Their love knew no boundaries. This is the story of Thai national Fa Tha Nik who has returned to India to take Prince, ... Read more...

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Dikshit expresses shock over auto driver’s murder (Third Lead)


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Expressing shock over an autorickshaw driver being beaten to death after his three-wheeler nicked an Innova car, Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit Friday said the ... Read more...

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Auto driver beaten to death in road rage (Lead)


March 23rd, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) In another incident of road rage in the national capital, an autorickshaw driver was beaten to death after his three-wheeler nicked an Innova car, leading ... Read more...

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Wasps sting tourists in Bodh Gaya


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 23 (IANS) Over three dozen tourists, including those from Sri Lanka and Cambodia, have come under attack by wasps in the past three days in Bihar's Bodh ... Read more...

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Patna gets the blues during Bihar centenary celebrations


March 19th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 19 (IANS) The Bihar capital will turn blue, literally, during the three-day centenary celebrations of the founding of the state this week.In a half-page advertisement in local Hindi ... Read more...

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‘Hate Story’ was written with A-certificate in mind: Agnihotri


March 9th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Director Vivek Agnihotri, who has been maintaining a low profile after the release of "Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal", is now ready with his next film ... Read more...

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ASI wants marble removed from Bodhi tree


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 23 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is to probe why the Bodhgaya temple management has not removed marble slabs around the base of the Bodhi ... Read more...

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Nepal PM stresses on regional economic integration


February 17th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 17 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai Friday stressed the need of regional economic integration for development of the South Asian region."Nepal is a strong advocate of economic ... Read more...

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Bihar stupa could contain Buddha relics (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 11 (IANS) In what could be a remarkable and unique discovery, the Archaelogical Survey of India (ASI) has found a stupa in Bihar's Begusarai district, which experts feel ... Read more...

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Bihar stupa could contain Buddha relics


February 11th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 11 (IANS) The Archaelogical Survey of India (ASI) is set to begin excavation of a newly-found ancient stupa that was badly damaged and has been lying neglected for ... Read more...

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Peace is the message - 400,000 flowers the medium


January 19th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 19 (IANS) A 30-ft Buddhist stupa made of 400,000 flowers, including 150,000 roses, to convey the message of peace will be the star attraction at the Bangalore flower ... Read more...

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Jade Buddha to visit India in November 2012


November 29th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Jade Buddha for Universal Peace - sculpted in green jade - is preparing for a symbolic homecoming in India next year. The fabled icon ... Read more...

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Film ‘Panchvati’ introduced me to Buddhism: Deepti Naval


November 28th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Actress Deepti Naval's association with Buddhism as an adult dates back to her movie "Panchvati", based on a short story by writer Kusum Ansal in ... Read more...

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Feast of Buddhist arts, culture in Delhi from Monday


November 24th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) A multi-disciplinary festival of Buddhist arts and culture will bring to the capital performances and art from across Asia Nov 28-Dec 1.The festival spread across ... Read more...

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Of his 10,000 art works, some have gone to dogs!


November 23rd, 2011 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) He is a highly acclaimed art director in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu movies, decorated with a Padma Shri. But with more than 10,000 works to ... Read more...

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F1 excites Bollywood celebs


October 30th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 30 (IANS) With the inaugural Indian Grand Prix kicking off Sunday, B-town celebrities - from Bollywood Badshah Shah Rukh Khan to actress Priety Zinta -- thronged ... Read more...

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China to restore quake-hit Tibetan monasteries


October 16th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 16 (IANS) Authorities in northwest China, which was jolted by a 7.1-magnitude earthquake last year, are ensuring restoration of its damaged Tibetan monasteries, Xinhua reported.The quake had levelled ... Read more...

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Bhutan PM to carry home Buddha’s relics


October 1st, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 30 (IANS) Bhutanese Prime Minister Jigme Y. Thinley, currently on a visit to the city, would Saturday be carrying home three relics of Lord Buddha from India.Announcing ... Read more...

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Plane crash victims’ kin to travel to Nepal


September 25th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) A small group from Tiruchirappali in Tamil Nadu will Monday travel to Nepal to bring back the bodies of the Indians killed in Sunday's air crash ... Read more...

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Pakistan claims up-for-auction Buddha statue


September 19th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Pakistan has staked claim to a Buddha statue that was put up for auction by Christie's. The auction has been stopped following the claim.The starting price ... Read more...

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China to restore 750-year-old monastery


September 13th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 13 (IANS) China plans to restore a 750-year-old Buddhist monastery that was damaged in an earthquake.The government has approved the conservation of the ruins of the Trangu monastery, ... Read more...

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Jim Carrey tries graffiti


September 7th, 2011 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 7 (IANS) Actor Jim Carrey seems to have discovered an artist within him, as he was spotted spraying graffiti art outside his New York home.He was ... Read more...

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Buddhist monks to get ID cards in Bodh Gaya


September 2nd, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 2 (IANS) Authorities have decided to issue special identity cards to all Buddhist monks in Bodh Gaya in Bihar for security reasons, an official said Friday.?All monks ... Read more...

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Ancient site in Pakistan found, lost and found again


August 25th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) An ancient site that Chinese traveller Hiuen Tsang 1,400 years ago described as the "tallest architectural building" in this part of Asia has been found again ... Read more...

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Unleash your spiritual side with Krishna, Buddha bags (With Images)


August 21st, 2011 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Here's some spirituality with style. Kolkata-based designer Shagufta Quamar has created a range of unique and colourful bags, depicting Indian god Krishna and the Buddha, to ... Read more...

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Concern in Nepal as China tries to ‘develop’ Buddha legacy


July 28th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 28 (IANS) A Chinese NGO's claim that it has signed a memorandum of understanding to develop the birthplace of the Buddha, a town in southern Nepal, has triggered ... Read more...

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From guns to Buddha to enlightening others, a monk’s story (Feature with images)


July 20th, 2011 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Leh, July 20 (IANS) He was a soldier who dropped the gun to be a monk - but even that didn't give him peace of mind. So Bhikkhu Sanghasena decided ... Read more...

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