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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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Indian Army chief in Nepal to strengthen military bond


July 10th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Indian Army chief, Gen. Bikram Singh, left Tuesday on a four-day visit to Nepal during which he will also be conferred the honorary ... 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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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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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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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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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 owns copyright to Buddhism: Karmapa Lama (Lead, superseding earlier story)


December 23rd, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Asserting that the noble land of India owned the copyright to Buddhism, the 17th Karmapa Lama, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, flagged off a grand three-day service ... Read more...

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India owns copyright to Buddhism: Karmapa Lama


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Asserting that the noble land of India owned the copyright to Buddhism, the 17th Karmapa Lama, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, flagged off a grand three-day service ... 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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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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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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Hollywood director thought Buddha, Everest belonged to India


July 24th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 24 (IANS) What does Bollywood director Nikhil Advani have in common with Hollywood documentary maker Howard Worth? For starters, both thought the Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, ... Read more...

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Sri Lankans view Buddhist relics from Pakistan


June 21st, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of people paid homage to sacred Buddhist relics from Pakistan during a 17-day exposition in Sri Lanka, the Associated Press of Pakistan reported.The ... Read more...

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Rename Gaya airport after Buddha: Nitish


June 11th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 11 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has demanded that Gaya international airport near Bodh Gaya be renamed after Lord Buddha.In a letter to central Civil Aviation ... Read more...

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Mayawati issues full-page Buddha Purnima ads in 150 dailies


May 17th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) On the occasion of Buddha Purnima Tuesday, the Uttar Pradesh government has splashed in media Chief Minister Mayawati's achievements in developing Buddhist pilgrimage sites and ... Read more...

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Sai Baba’s ashram resumes celebrating festivals


May 17th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) Nearly a month after the demise of spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba, his ashram at Puttaparthi in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district has started celebrating religious festivals.In ... Read more...

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President, PM greet nation on Buddha Purnima


May 16th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday greeted the nation on the occasion of Buddha Purnima, the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha, ... Read more...

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World’s most expensive dog costs a million pounds


March 16th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) A Tibetan Mastiff has been sold in China for a whopping one million pounds, making it the world's most expensive dog.The Telegraph reported that Tibetan Mastiffs ... Read more...

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Proposed museum to house Lord Buddha’s bone relics: Kumari Selja


March 8th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Minister of Culture and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja Tuesday said the bone relics of Lord Buddha found during an excavation in 1985 ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh school ‘changes’ national anthem


February 21st, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ambedkar Nagar (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 21 (IANS) A private school in this Uttar Pradesh district has "altered" the national anthem, replacing several words, and made its students sing it, ... Read more...

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Poverty, not pleasure, forces women into prostitution: Court


February 14th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said it was because of "abject poverty" and not for "pleasure" that a woman is compelled to indulge in prostitution. It also ordered ... Read more...

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South Asia committed to democracy: Lok Sabha speaker


February 12th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 12 (IANS) South Asian countries have sent out a message to the world by coming together to promote and protect democracy, said Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar as the ... Read more...

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UN-backed project to conserve Buddha’s birthplace underway


January 12th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 12 (ANI): An international team of archaeologists has begun a three-year survey, coordinated by the UNESCO, of the ruins of Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha in Nepal.The survey on ... Read more...

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Tibetan Buddhism can solve global conflicts: Karmapa


January 3rd, 2011 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Bodh Gaya (Bihar), Jan 3 (IANS) The four main schools of Tibetan Buddhism are trying to find common ground to carry forward Lord Buddha's teachings in way they can ... Read more...

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UP hosts ‘Kapilvastu Mahotsav’ to highlight teachings of Buddha


January 1st, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
By Pawan ShahSiddharthnagar (Uttar Pradesh), Jan.1 (ANI): A five-day long festival 'Kapilvastu Mahotsav' is being organised in Uttar Pradesh's Siddharthnagar district to highlight the teachings of Lord Buddha.Kapilvastu is the birthplace ... Read more...

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Andhra Pradesh’s ‘Amravati Museum’ attracts tourists


December 27th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Basi ReddyGuntur (Andhra Pradesh), Dec.27 (ANI): The Amravati Museum in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur district is attracting tourists from across the globe.The museum is famous for Lord Buddha's teachings and attracts students ... Read more...

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Trade picks up in Gangtok during Dalai Lama’s visit


December 23rd, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
By Tashi PradhanGangtok, Dec.23 (ANI): Visitors from across the world thronged Gangtok to attend sermons delivered by the Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama, providing boost to the trade and business in the ... Read more...

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Colourful, kitschy Indian fashion a hit abroad


December 16th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Time was when the Indian fashion industry was considered immature for its bright colours and embellishments, but not any more. Bags with imprints of ... Read more...

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Buddhist monks begin eight-day prayer session for peace in Bodhgaya


December 15th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Surya Pratap SinghBodhgaya, Dec.15 (ANI): Thousands of Buddhist monks assembled at the Bodhgaya Buddhist shrine on Wednesday to attend an eight-day prayer session for peace.The Buddhist monks, who have come from ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama is Lord Buddha of this era: Dhumal


December 9th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Dharamsala, Dec 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Thursday called Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama the greatest living monk and the Lord Buddha of the present ... Read more...

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Folk artist Vitthal Umap collapses on stage, dies


November 27th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Nagpur (Maharashtra), Nov 27 (IANS) Renowned Marathi theatre artist, folk singer and musician Vitthal Umap died after he collapsed on a stage during a function here late Friday, an aide said Saturday. ... Read more...

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India signs $416-mn deal for railway track in Sri Lanka


November 26th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 26 (IANS) India Friday signed a $416 million agreement for the construction of a railway line in Sri Lanka's northern region. The deal was clinched during a meeting between ... Read more...

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