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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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Darsheel turns 15, spends birthday in Sri Lanka (With Image)


March 9th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Child actor Darsheel Safary, who made it big in Bollywood with Aamir Khan's directorial debut "Taare Zameen Par", celebrated his 15th birthday Wednesday in ... Read more...

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Buddhist monks walking for world peace reach Agra


January 28th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 28 (IANS) Nearly 300 Buddhist monks from Thailand, Poland, England, Ireland and Germany, walking across India for world peace and welfare, have reached the Taj city. They were given a ... Read more...

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Nepal cracks down on Dalai Lama’s birthday celebrations


July 6th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 6 (IANS) Mindful of China's displeasure, Nepal's caretaker government Tuesday cracked down on the birthday celebrations of exiled Tibetan leader, the Dalai Lama, preventing mass prayers in monasteries ... Read more...

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Ensure end use of Indian funds for Lankan Tamils: Jayalalithaa


June 19th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 19 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa Saturday wondered about the status of Rs.500 crore given by India for resettling Sri Lankan Tamils and listed out the steps needed ... Read more...

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Monks upset over Dalai Lama not raising temple issue


May 28th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 28 (IANS) Buddhist monks in Bihar are disappointed that Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama did not raise the demand for Buddhist control over the management of the Mahabodhi ... Read more...

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Five foetuses found in Nepal’s holy river


January 7th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 7 (IANS) Five foetuses in a plastic bag fished out by a ragpicker from a dump by the side of one of Kathmandu valley's holiest - and most polluted - ... Read more...

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Tibetan art and manuscripts found in Himalayan caves linked to mythical “Shangri-La”


November 18th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 18 (ANI): A treasure trove of Tibetan art and manuscripts uncovered in "sky high" Himalayan caves in Nepal could be linked to the storybook paradise of Shangri-La.According to a ... Read more...

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Dirty air, lack of water threaten Ladakh (Feature with images)


July 14th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Leh, July 14 (IANS) Ladakh is no longer pristine. Rising temperatures are drying up glaciers in this trans-Himalayan cold desert and generator smoke from the power-strapped towns across the ... Read more...

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Grammy winner Kitaro to serenade Delhi with fusion music


March 21st, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The capital will be treated to a fusion of traditional Japanese music, pop-inflected Western idioms and electronic wizardry as Grammy and Golden Globe winner Kitaro brings his ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan President visits Nepal


March 2nd, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Mar 2 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today arrived on a three-day state visit to Nepal at the invitation of Nepali President Dr Ram Baran Yadav. According to Nepalnews, ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka president to visit Buddhist shrines in Nepal


February 20th, 2009 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 20 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is scheduled to visit his Nepal in March and pray at holy Buddhist shrines in the land where the Buddha was born. Rajapaksa ... Read more...

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Maoists capture Pashupatinath’s bathhouse


January 7th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 7 (IANS) Even as Nepal's Maoist Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda claimed his former guerrilla party was not seeking to interfere in religious matters, its cadres have taken over ... Read more...

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Where is Kathmandu?


November 1st, 2008 - 11:04 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal. Situated in the lap of the Himalayas, bordered by the People's Republic of China to the north and by India to the south, east and west. ... Read more...

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Ban Ki-moon arrives in Nepal


October 31st, 2008 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 31 (IANS) Marking a major diplomatic victory for Nepal's Maoist government, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Kathmandu Friday evening on a two-day visit in the course of his four-nation ... Read more...

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China shifts Tibet Buddhist shrines to crematorium


May 8th, 2008 - 8:31 pm ICT by admin
Dharamsala, May 8 (IANS) At least 11 Buddhist stupas have been moved to a crematorium to make way for a picnic spot in Tibet, said a spokesman of the Tibetan government-in-exile Thursday. ... Read more...

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