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Rajapaksa visit: Vaiko, supporters detained


September 21st, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 21 (IANS) MDMK leader Vaiko and his around 700 supporters, who were protesting Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa's visit to Madhya Pradesh, were Friday detained in Chhindwara district ... Read more...

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Tibetan PM congratulates India


August 15th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 15 (IANS) The Tibetan administration in exile here Wednesday congratulated India on its 66th Independence Day and expressed gratitude for the country's support to the Tibetans.At a function ... Read more...

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BSF stops Bangladeshi tribals’ bid to enter India


August 5th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 5 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) has foiled an attempt by over 250 Chakma tribals, including women and children, from Bangladesh to enter India after their homes ... Read more...

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UP to develop Buddhist, Sufi and Hindu religious circuits


July 21st, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 21 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh and the central governments Saturday announced their "serious willingness" to undertake a host of measures to shore up tourism in the state.Addressing a ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama starts week-long Kashmir visit


July 12th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama arrived here Thursday on a week-long visit to Jammu and Kashmir.Chief Minister Omar Abdullah received him at the Srinagar airport."His ... Read more...

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World looking at us through ‘Bollywood window’: Writer Mushtaq Sheikh


May 29th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The worth of a popular work of literature is now often judged by a little tagline, "Soon to be made into a motion picture", ... Read more...

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ASI to excavates ruins near Vikramshila University


March 21st, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 21 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) plans to take up conservation work of the ruins of Vikramshila University in Bihar and excavate nearby areas in ... 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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Rajapaksa concludes Pakistan visit


February 13th, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa Sunday concluded his three-day official visit to Pakistan.Rajapaksa held talks with his Pakistani counterpart Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister ... Read more...

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A camera records India-Sri Lanka partnership


February 6th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 6 (IANS) India-Sri Lanka development partnership has come alive through a photographic exhibition titled "India through Sri Lankan Eyes" that opened here Saturday.Curated by Mithra Weerakone, president of ... Read more...

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India, China sign mechanism for border peace


January 17th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) India and China Tuesday signed a border mechanism framework to maintain peace on the disputed boundaries between the two countries.The framework was signed at the ... Read more...

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A dialogue between Hinduism and Buddhism through fiction


January 13th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Diplomat and writer Pavan K. Varma, the author of 16 books, is campaigning for literature in the mother tongue. And his debut fiction, set in ... Read more...

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Compassion key to happiness: Dalai Lama


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, Saturday said anger was harmful and compassion was the key to happiness."During the crisis in 2008, I wished I ... Read more...

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Corruption positive, jests Dalai Lama


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Saturday said jokingly that corruption could also be positive."I once met a delegation of Buddhists from Vietnam who asked ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama skirts India-China boundary row; new Buddhist body formed


November 30th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Wednesday spoke at the Global Buddhist Conference, but scrupulously avoided commenting on the postponement of the India-China boundary talks ... Read more...

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Every human being has the right to be happy: Dalai Lama


November 30th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Making a strong argument for world peace, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Wednesday said many of the problems besetting humanity today are due to ... Read more...

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Seven die as train catches fire in Jharkhand


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 22 (IANS) Seventy-two passengers were asleep early Tuesday in an air-conditioned coach of the Howrah-Dehradun Express when leaping flames suddenly engulfed it. The tragedy in Jharkhand left ... Read more...

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Talk to resolve Kashmir issue: Dalai Lama


November 16th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 16 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Wednesday said here that talks were "the best way out" to resolve the dispute over Jammu and Kashmir.The Dalai Lama ... Read more...

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Karmapa concerned over self-immolation by monks


November 9th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 9 (IANS) The 17th Karmapa, the only major monk reincarnate recognised by both the Dalai Lama and China, Wednesday expressed concern over self-immolation protests in Tibet."Each report of ... Read more...

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Six Myanmarese held in Tripura, sent to jail


November 7th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 7 (IANS) Six Myanmar nationals arrested for illegally entering Tripura from Bangladesh were Monday sent to jail for 14 days, police here said.There were three women among those ... Read more...

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Religion fascinates Lucy Liu


October 8th, 2011 - 2:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 8 (IANS) "Charlie's Angels" star Lucy Liu is open to studying different religions because she feels people's beliefs and faith can help them overcome various difficulties in their ... Read more...

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2-year celebrations to mark Birla planetarium golden jubilee


September 30th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 29 (IANS) Asia's first and arguably biggest astronomical observatory, Kolkata's M.P. Birla Planetarium, has lined a host of programmes including opening its gates to 50,000 schoolchildren for a ... 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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Gangraped Buddhist nun faces new ordeal in Nepal (Lead)


August 16th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 16 (IANS) Nearly two months after she was robbed and gangraped by five men in a bus in eastern Nepal and was controversially divested by the clergy of ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar lauds China’s development


June 19th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 19 (1ANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who returned Sunday from his week-long China visit, said he was impressed by the country's development in the energy, infrastructure, tourism and ... Read more...

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Shaolin priest not involved in sex scandal, says China


June 19th, 2011 - 8:31 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) Allegations against the current abbot of China's Shaolin Temple about soliciting prostitutes and later being arrested are not true, says a government statement.The State Administration for ... Read more...

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Bihar’s businessmen upbeat ahead of China visit


June 9th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 9 (1ANS) As they prepare to accompany Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to Beijing, Bihar's businessmen hope to explore new technology from China's manufacturing industry."We will study the innovative mantra ... Read more...

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China unveils 100 new books on Buddhist medicine


May 29th, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 29 (IANS) China has unveiled a newly-published 100-volume collection of books on traditional Buddhist medicine.The collection was unveiled at the Shaolin Temple, the shrine of Kung Fu in ... Read more...

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Decision on Dalai Lama’s retirement likely Saturday


May 28th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 28 (IANS) With Buddhist spiritual leader the Dalai Lama once again pressing for transition of political powers from him to an elected leadership, the Tibetan parliament-in-exile is expected ... Read more...

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Pregnancy took no toll on Miranda Kerr’s figure


April 26th, 2011 - 2:18 am ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) Australian model Miranda Kerr delivered a baby boy just three months ago, but her body showed no signs of excess weight or stretch marks as the ... Read more...

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Buddhist relics to be housed in Orissa museum


April 25th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Buddhist relics found during an excavation at Lalitgiri in Orissa will be housed in a museum, the union ministry of culture said Monday.At present, the ... Read more...

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Chakmas urge Dhaka to protect tribals in Bangladesh


April 19th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 19 (IANS) Indian Chakma tribals have urged Dhaka to protect the rights of their fellow tribals in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) in Bangladesh, tribal leaders said ... Read more...

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Four dead in Bangladesh ethnic violence


April 18th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 18 (IANS) At least four people were killed and six villages of ethnic Buddhist minority tribals were burnt over a land dispute in south-eastern Bangladesh, officials said.The incident ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s claim of retirement a ‘farce’: Living Buddha


March 29th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Lhasa, Mar.29 (ANI): The Dalai Lama's plan to step down as the political head of the "exiled Tibetan government" is "a self-directed and played out farce", said Shingtsa Tenzinchodrak, the vice chairman ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama playing ‘tricks’ with resignation as Tibetan political leader: China


March 10th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar 10(ANI): China on Thursday said that the Dalai Lama was playing "tricks" on the world, after the Buddhist spiritual leader announced his plan to retire as political head of the ... Read more...

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