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Bees hospitalise over 70 monks in Thailand


June 25th, 2012 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 70 monks of a Buddhist temple in the north of Thailand have been hospitalised after an attack by a swarm of bees, a media ... Read more...

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Temple discovery reveals Indian Buddhism’s spread to China


May 8th, 2012 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 8 (IANS) Ruins of a Buddhist temple dating back to 1,500 years ago have been discovered in China's largest desert, offering valuable insight for historians studying Buddhism's spread ... Read more...

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Two monks killed in Sri Lanka


March 21st, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 21 (IANS) Police were Wednesday investigating the overnight killing of two monks at a leading Buddhist temple in a suburb of capital Colombo.Police spokesperson Ajith Rohana said the ... Read more...

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Monk jailed after medicinal liquor kills woman


March 9th, 2012 - 5:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 9 (IANS) The abbot of a Buddhist temple in China has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after a woman died from a homemade "medicinal liquor" given ... Read more...

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Skyscrapers, termites threaten Buddhist temple in China


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Shanghai, March 2 (IANS) A 130-year-old Buddhist temple here is facing an alarming situation due to termites, ageing structures and nearby high-rise buildings.The Jade Buddha Temple in Putuo district was ... Read more...

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China to expand oldest Buddhist temple


January 4th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 4 (IANS) China's oldest Buddhist temple, built 1,943 years ago, is to be renovated.Baima Temple, or the White Horse Temple, will be expanded into a cultural park of ... Read more...

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A temple in China reflects ‘Sino-Indian cultural synergy’


October 1st, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 1 (IANS) A government-run Buddhist temple in China, that has been visited by many India leaders, has been hailed by experts for its role in the "intersection" ... Read more...

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Cabbage field at Bangladesh’s Buddhist temple site


February 17th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 17 (IANS) A cabbage field has replaced a Buddhist temple at an archaeological site built around 1,500 years ago during the rule of the Pala dynasty in northwestern Bangladesh, a ... Read more...

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Malaysian Hindu festival gets Buddhist touch


January 20th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
George Town (Malaysia), Jan 20 (IANS) Two Malaysian Indian brothers celebrating the Thaipusam festival of the Tamil Hindus carried idols of Buddhist deity Kuan Yin after their ailing mother recovered.G. Asokumar, 31, ... Read more...

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Security tightened in Bodhgaya following looming Maoist threat


January 19th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Bodhgaya, Jan 19 (ANI): Concerned at the looming Maoist threat in the region, authorities beefed up security around a revered Buddhist temple in Bihar's Bodhgaya town.Hundreds of security officials, armed with latest ... Read more...

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Witherspoon buys $7 mn house


December 6th, 2010 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) Hollywood actress Reese Witherspoon has dished out $7 million to buy Los Angeles house of action legend Steven Segal.The property is located in a gated community in the ... Read more...

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Buddhist temple to display historic sculptures in 3D!


November 29th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): A Buddhist temple in Kyoto is set to display its historic sculptures on iPads - but in 3D.The project has been launched at Byodoin, one of the nation's ... Read more...

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Ex-ABBA member loses bankruptcy dispute with Buddhist monk


November 27th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Ex-member of Swedish pop group ABBA, Anni-Frid Reuss, has been unsuccessful in reclaiming back 4.5 million pounds she claims to have lent to a Buddhist temple.Reuss, 65, was ... Read more...

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Three arrested with antique idol


November 25th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 25 (IANS) Three men were arrested in Uttar Pradesh with an 'ashtdhatu' (eight-metal) idol of Lord Buddha that had been smuggled from Nepal, police said Thursday.Zabir, Mustakeen and Shahid, all ... Read more...

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More than 2000 fetuses found in a Buddhist temple


November 20th, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bangkok, Nov 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The police were shocked to the core when they found more than 2,000 fetuses in a Buddhist Temple in Thailand. The discovery came after the police raided ... Read more...

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Indonesia’s Merapi death toll reaches 206


November 12th, 2010 - 11:44 pm ICT by BNO News
YOGYAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesia's Mount Merapi death toll has increased to 206 after two weeks of constant eruptions, officials said Friday.The National Disaster Management Agency confirmed the number of deaths ... Read more...

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Chinese archaeologists excavate millennium-old Buddhist temples


August 24th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug.24 (ANI): Archaeological excavations have been launched at the Damagou Tuopulukedun Buddhist Temple Site in China's Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.According to sources, a Xinjiang archaeological team from the Institute of Archaeology ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama leads special prayers for Tibet flood victims in Dharamshala


August 14th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0 By Akhilesh BhartiDharamshala (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 14 (ANI): Hundreds of Tibetans congregated at Tsuglagkhang, a Buddhist temple here on Saturday, to offer special prayers for the ... Read more...

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New Indian initiative for art looted during British rule


June 1st, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 1 (IANS) Britain expects India to shortly ask yet again for the return of its artefacts allegedly looted during the colonial period and now showcased in various British ... 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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President Patil ends visit to China


May 31st, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, May 31 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil left China on Monday afternoon after a five day visit that officials said has given fresh impetus to Sino-Indian ties. Patil was given a ... Read more...

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President Patil arrives in Shanghai


May 29th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghShanghai, May 29(ANI): Visiting Indian President Pratibha Devisingh Patil who is on a six day visit to China, reached Shanghai on Saturday afternoon.President Patil will address the Indian community ... Read more...

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An Indian-style Buddhist temple gifted to ’sister civilisation’ China (Lead)


May 29th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt Luoyang, May 29 (IANS) Wearing yellow robes and chanting mantras, dozens of Buddhist monks received President Pratibha Patil who dedicated a grand Indian-style temple to China as a "gift ... Read more...

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Electronic key causes RJD MP to delay Patil’s flight in China (Lead)


May 29th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing/Luoyang, May 29 (IANS) The inability of Indian MP Raghuvansh Prasad Singh to handle an electronic key to the executive floor and his room at the luxury hotel where he was ... Read more...

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President Patil gifts China Indian-style Buddhist temple


May 29th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghLuoyang, May 29 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil, who is on a six day visit to China, today dedicated the Indian-style Buddhist temple in the White Horse Temple complex ... Read more...

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President Patil dedicates Indian-style Buddhist temple to China


May 29th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt Luoyang (China), May 29 (IANS) Visiting Indian President Pratibha Patil Saturday dedicated a Buddhist temple, built with Indian assistance, to the Chinese people.The structure is adjacent to the White ... Read more...

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RJD MP delays President Patil’s flight in China


May 29th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing/Luoyang, May 29 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil's flight from Beijing to Luoyang was delayed by 20 minutes Saturday as Lok Sabha MP Raghuvansh Prasad Singh arrived late to board the special ... Read more...

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After talks with Chinese leadership, Patil visits Luoyang


May 29th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, May 29 (ANI): After spending three days interacting with the Chinese leadership here, visiting Indian President Pratibha Devisingh Patil visited Luoyang City in China's Henan Province, where she dedicated to the ... Read more...

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Protocol breach by RJD MP delays Patil’s flight to Louyong


May 29th, 2010 - 10:53 am ICT by ANI
Beijing/Luoyong, May 29 (ANI): Visiting Indian President Pratibha Devisingh Patil's flight from Beijing to Luoyong, the capital of China's Henan Province, was delayed by 20-minutes this morning owing to an unexpected breach ... Read more...

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President Patil visits Forbidden City


May 28th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt Beijing, May 28 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil went sight-seeing in Beijing Friday, visiting the Forbidden City, the throne room there and other halls showcasing the Quing emperor's belongings, besides ... Read more...

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Patil lauds Premier Jiabao’s constructive role in promoting Sino-Indian strategic ties


May 27th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, May 27 (ANI): Visiting Indian President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Thursday met Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao at the Zhongnanhai, and used the occasion to laud China's constructive role in taking the ... Read more...

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Indian president meets Chinese premier


May 27th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt Beijing, May 27 (IANS) Indian President Pratibha Patil was Thursday extended a warm welcome here by Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, who called her visit one of "great significance" at ... Read more...

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Nation celebrates Buddha Purnima


May 27th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): The nation is celebrating Buddha Purnima, the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha, today.In Bihar, the event is celebrated with both religious fervour and serenity. The ... Read more...

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Indian president arrives in China, to push for more trade (Second Lead)


May 26th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt Beijing, May 26 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil arrived on a six-day trip to China Wednesday at a time when the two Asian giants are marking the 60th anniversary of ... Read more...

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President Patil arrives in Beijing


May 26th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 26 (IANS) Indian President Pratibha Patil arrived in Beijing Wednesday on a six-day state visit to China, during which she will meet her Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao, inaugurate an ... Read more...

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