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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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Shaolin Temple monks take on tourist guide’s role


March 26th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 26 (IANS) Monks at the famous Buddhist monastery Shaolin Temple in China are endeavouring to make a visit to the holy site a joy for all. A part ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to visit Kashmir excavation site


November 14th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 14 (IANS) The excavation of a site in Jammu and Kashmir that is believed to be linked with an ancient Buddhist monastery has attracted the attention of Tibetan ... 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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‘Nepal king ordered destruction of Buddha statue’


August 8th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 8 (IANS) A former Nepali minister Monday said then King Birendra of Nepal had ordered the demolition of a Buddha statute.Veteran politician Homnath Dahal, who was local development ... Read more...

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Activists say two killed in Tibetan monastery crackdown


April 23rd, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- Two elderly Tibetans were killed after Chinese police raided a Buddhist monastery located in the Ngaba area of the country's southwestern province of Sichuan, activists said Saturday.The US-based ... Read more...

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Stop slaughtering animals, appeals Himachal monastery


November 24th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 24 (IANS) A prominent, centuries-old Buddhist monastery in Himachal Pradesh's Spiti Valley Wednesday appealed to the people to stop slaughtering animals and be more humane to other species, a spiritual ... Read more...

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Chinese mine project threatens to destroy major 7th Century Afghan Buddhist site


November 16th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 16 (ANI): Archaeologists in Afghanistan have warned that they are racing against time to rescue a major 7th Century religious site unearthed along the famous Silk Road from a ... Read more...

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China’s Shaolin temple in world heritage list


August 2nd, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 2 (IANS) The Shaolin temple, China's ancient Buddhist monastery and the home of martial art kung fu, has now become a UNESCO world heritage site. Nestled in Mount Songshan of Central ... Read more...

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India to join global campaign to retrieve captured heritage treasures


June 1st, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London/New Delhi, June 1 (ANI): Indian authorities have announced they will try to recover and retrieve thousands of allegedly looted objects held in Western museums.The head of the Archaeological Survey of ... Read more...

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Everest to be Edmund Hillary’s last resting place


April 1st, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, April 1 (IANS) Mt Everest, the world's highest peak whose name came to be inextricably associated with its first conqueror, Sir Edmund Hillary, will be the last resting place ... Read more...

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EU condemns ethnic violence in Bangladesh


February 27th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 27 (IANS) The European Union Saturday condemned last week's ethnic violence in Bangladesh's Chittagong Hill Tracts which killed at least five people and injured 23, and asked the authorities to ... Read more...

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Rights group asks UN to intervene in attacks on Bangladeshi tribals


February 22nd, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 22 (IANS) A New Delhi-based rights group has sought UN intervention over attacks on tribals in Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) in Bangladesh, a release said here Monday. "The Asian Centre for ... Read more...

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Five die in clashes in Bangladesh’s Chittagong Hill Tracts


February 21st, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 21 (IANS) Buddhist tribals Sunday prevented a minister and senior administration officials from visiting Bangladesh's Chittagong Hill Tracts where five people were killed in clashes. The army was called ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama returns to Dharamsala


January 16th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 16 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama Saturday returned to this Himachal Pradesh hill town after completing a fortnight-long visit across the country. "Tibetan leader, the Dalai Lama, has ... Read more...

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Buddhist monastery in Ladakh celebrates Spituk Gustor festival


January 16th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Jigmet AngchukLadakh, (Jammu and Kashmir), Jan 16(ANI): The 'Spituk Gustor', an annual two-day monastic festival took place at the Spituk Monastery in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir.This festival is ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama inaugurates Buddhist monastery in Orissa


January 12th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 12 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Tuesday inaugurated a Buddhist monastery in Orissa's Gajapati district. The five-storeyed Buddhist monastery, Padma Sambhav Mahavira, said to be one of the biggest ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama begins four day Orissa visit


January 11th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 11 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama arrived in Orissa Monday to inaugurate a newly-constructed Buddhist monastery in Gajapati district. The Tibetan spiritual leader arrived at Biju Patnaik airport in ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to inaugurate Buddhist monastery in Orissa


January 10th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 10 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will be visiting Orissa Monday to inaugurate a newly-constructed Buddhist monastery in Gajapati district, an official said Sunday. The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader ... Read more...

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Sikkim’s rich Buddhist culture attracts tourists


January 4th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by ANI
By Tashi PradhanGangtok, Jan4 (ANI) : Sikkim which is situated amidst Himalayan Hills is a paradise for tourists. Now the state Government has stepped up its efforts to promote many Budhist sites ... Read more...

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Dharamsala photo exhibition pays tribute to the tenth Panchen Lama


January 1st, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 1 (ANI): A five-day photo exhibition was organised by a Buddhist monastery at Dharamsala here to commemorate twenty years of the passing away of the tenth Panchen Lama. ... Read more...

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Did Christ come to India to study Buddhism, Vedas?


December 25th, 2009 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) The spotlight is back on Jesus Christ and his India connection as the world celebrates Christmas Friday. Some historians believe he spent 17 years of ... Read more...

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From land of Chinggis Khan, a Buddhist monastery for India


December 13th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Coming up in Bodh Gaya in Bihar is a Buddhist monastery that will be run by Mongolia, the land of legendary warrior Chinggis Khan. ... Read more...

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Buddhist monastery celebrates Chemday festival in Leh


November 20th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Ladakh, Nov 20 (ANI): Buddhists in Ladakh recently celebrated the two-day Chemday monastery festival.The festival is celebrated every year according to the Tibetan calendar on the 28th and 29th days of ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama an honoured guest, but no politics: Antony


November 6th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday said that Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama was an honoured guest of India but he would not be allowed to ... Read more...

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India denies foreign press barred from Dalai Lama’s visit


November 5th, 2009 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) The government Thursday denied that it has restricted foreign journalists from covering the Dalai Lama's visit to Arunachal Pradesh later this week. To travel to Arunachal Pradesh, ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan president in Nepal on pilgrimage


October 29th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 29 (IANS) Amid stringent security, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived in Nepal Thursday on a three-day pilgrimage after his plans were interrupted earlier this year due to an attack ... Read more...

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Ladakh’s largest Buddhist festival adopts green cause


July 2nd, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hemis (Jammu and Kashmir), July 2 (IANS) Dancers draped in silk moved to the beat of drums, evil spirits were warded off and over 60,000 plastic water bottles were collected as the ... Read more...

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Buddhist monk performs once-in-a-life religious ceremony in Himachal


June 29th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Kinnaur (Himachal Pradesh), June 29 (ANI): Gigmed Choekyi Syingey, a revered Buddhist monk performed the unique religious 'Chakrasamvara Abhisheka' ceremony in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday.Syingey who is believed to be eighth ... Read more...

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Nepal police arrest Tibet peace marchers


June 26th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 26 (IANS) Thirty-five Tibetans, including eight women, were arrested by Nepal police Friday near the Nepal-China border as they tried to cross over and stage a protest march in Tibet. "There ... Read more...

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Maldives’ islander discovers pre-Islamic Buddhist relic


May 29th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Male (Maldives), May 29 (ANI): An Islander has discovered a pre-Islamic stupa, a Buddhist relic, beneath his house in Raa atoll Agolhitheemu in Maldives, while digging to build a well.According to a ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi archaeologists discover clay seal with ancient inscriptions


April 19th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Apr. 19 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered a part of a clay seal with ancient inscriptions at Paharpur Buddhist Monastery site in the northern district of Naogaon.The five-member team also found some ... Read more...

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Archaeologists claim to have discovered palace of Genghis Khan in Mongolia


April 8th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 8 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has claimed to have located the palace of the famous Genghis Khan, among ruins in Khara Khorum, the capital of the notorious conqueror, in ... Read more...

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Monks lead Tibetan `civil disobedience’ in China


March 9th, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
By Bill Smith Rebkong (China), March 9 (DPA) "We are not celebrating the New Year this year," said a burgundy-clad Tibetan monk at the Rongwo Buddhist monastery in China's western province of Qinghai."We ... Read more...

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Now a temple vs monastery row in Nepal


February 8th, 2009 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 8 (IANS) Drawing strength from parliament that three years ago declared the former Hindu kingdom of Nepal a secular state, Buddhist leaders are now demanding the construction of a Buddhist ... Read more...

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