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Annual monsoon festival at Gaya’s Mahabodhi Temple attracts Hindu pilgrims


August 13th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by ANI
By SuryapratapGaya (Bihar), Aug 13 (ANI): An annual monsoon festival at the Mahabodhi temple in Gaya, Bihar, is attracting hundreds of Hindu pilgrims."Pilgrims come to pay obeisance and respect God. They ... Read more...

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Tim Tebow’s New Haircut Grips Attention


August 8th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Maintaining the tradition of rookie hazing, the rookies of Denver Broncos this year came up with some hilarious haircuts on Saturday during the team's practice session. ... Read more...

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“And Once Again Is Not My Comeback Movie”: Antara Mali


August 2nd, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Antara Mali of Mast and Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hoon is set to make a comeback with And Once Again, a forthcoming film by ... Read more...

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‘And Once Again’ not my comeback film: Antara Mali


July 31st, 2010 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Glamorous Antara Mali, who has gone bald for Amol Palekar's forthcoming film "And Once Again", admits it wasn't easy shaving her head. Last seen on the ... Read more...

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Antara Mali goes bald for Amol Palekar’s film (With Image)


July 24th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Bollywood actress Antara Mali, famous for her glamorous roles, has shaved off her head for Amol Palekar's film "And Once Again", adopting a totally deglamourised avatar to essay ... Read more...

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World’s oldest illustrated Christian manuscript found in Ethiopian monastery


July 6th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): A coloured manuscript found in a remote Ethiopian monastery could be the oldest illustrated Christian work in the world, experts have claimed.The 1,600 year-old texts are named ... Read more...

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India-China martial arts meet at Shaolin temple


June 21st, 2010 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 21 (IANS) Martial arts experts from China and India met at the Shaolin Temple, famous as one of the holy sites of the art of Kung fu, to commemorate the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dalai Lama salutes British troops


June 18th, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (DPA) The Dalai Lama has praised Britain's armed forces for their "courage and determination", which he said originates from inner strength more commonly seen in monks, it was reported ... Read more...

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Vatican asks Susan Boyle to sing for saint Padre Pio


May 23rd, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 23 (ANI): Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle has been asked by the Vatican to sing at a special tribute to its most revered saint, Capuchin monk Padre Pio.Last month, Father ... Read more...

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Buffy’s Emma Caulfield Files For Divorce


May 18th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Less than a month ago, Emma Caulfield spoke exclusively with a news site called "The Dish Rag" and shared how much she was in love with her ... Read more...

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Nityananda should have had only one partner: Ravi Shankar


April 26th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 26 (IANS) Disgraced self-styled godman Swami Nityananda violated the rules of tantra by "using so many people for one's pleasure", Art of Living Foundation head Sri Sri Ravi Shankar ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Candlelight processions mark Panchen Lama’s birthday


April 25th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 25 (IANS) Tibetan exiles here Sunday celebrated the 21st birthday of the Panchen Lama, a spokesman for the Tibetan government-in-exile said. "Special prayer sessions were organised in the morning in which ... Read more...

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SWAGs bare all to help war heroes


April 21st, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 21 (ANI): Service Wives and Girlfriends (SWAGs) have raised 26,000pounds through their racy charity calendar to help injured war heroes and women wounded in strife-torn Afghanistan and Iraq.The effort saw ... Read more...

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China asks US to cancel the Barack Obama and Dalai Lama meeting


February 14th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Feb 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) China pleaded with the US administration on Friday to cancel the President Barack Obama and the Dalai Lama. China and US already have strained relations and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US President Barack Obama & Dalai Lama to meet soon


February 5th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Feb 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There seems to be a meeting soon between the US President and Dalai Lama, despite objections from China. The relationship between US and China is ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

I’m desperate for sex: Peter Andre


February 2nd, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Singer Peter Andre is missing his sex life after his split from ex-wife Katie Price last year. "I'm desperate for sex. I don't want to be a monk," ... Read more...

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Meditation under the sacred ‘Bodhi Tree’ cancelled due to cold wave


January 18th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Bodhgaya (Bihar), Jan 18 (ANI): Meditation under the sacred 'Bodhi Tree' in Bodhgaya district has been temporarily cancelled due to the extreme cold weather.Hundreds of devotees visit the 'Bodhi Tree' under ... Read more...

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Former Florida State Wide Receiver Fred Rouse Appears In ESPN Show


December 14th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec.14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fred Rouse, the wide receiver of Concordia College was featured in the ESPN' show "Outside the Lines" in an episode that was aired on Sunday. The former ... Read more...

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Bollywood overshadowed Marathi cinema, says Amol Palekar


November 30th, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) Actor-director Amol Palekar says he is happy with the fact that Marathi cinema is back in the reckoning after being overshadowed by Bollywood movies for years. "Marathi ... Read more...

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Buddhist monks preach non-violence in Maoist-hit villages


November 23rd, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 23 (IANS) A group of Buddhist monks in Bihar are on a new peace mission -- preaching Lord Buddha's message of non-violence in the Maoist affected villages of Gaya ... Read more...

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Buddhist monks pray for world peace in Bodh Gaya


November 21st, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Bodh Gaya (Bihar) Nov 21 (ANI): Buddhist monks from various parts of the globe offered prayers for world peace here.Scores of monks participated in the prayers that began under the ... Read more...

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Tributes paid to Tibetans executed for Lhasa riots


October 31st, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 31 (IANS) Ugyen Trinley Dorjee, the only major monk reincarnate recognised by both the Dalai Lama and China, Saturday presided over a three-day prayer service in this Himachal Pradesh town ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ramakrishna Mission monk dead


October 18th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Senior monk of the Ramakrishna Math and Mission Swami Ashaktananda breathed his last at a city private nursing home here Sunday following a cardiac attack. Ashaktananda, 78, was secretary ... Read more...

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Blow-up sheep, false leg enlisted among items mislaid by guests in hotel rooms


August 24th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 24 (ANI): A study conducted by Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express hotels has found a blow-up sheep and a false leg to be among thousands of items left in ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s special teaching session on Buddhism


June 24th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamshala, June 24 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Wednesday started a two-day special teaching session for Buddhist students in Dharamsala.Thousands of Buddhist students from across the world gathered at the ... Read more...

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Counting of votes begins in Sikkim


May 16th, 2009 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Gangtok, May 16 (IANS) Counting of votes cast for elections to the 32 assembly constituencies and one Lok Sabha seat of Sikkim began Saturday morning, poll officials said. Counting began at 8 a.m. ... Read more...

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Polish priest’s book offers married couples tips about ’saucy’ sex life


May 14th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 14 (ANI): A priest in Poland has raised many eyebrows by writing a book in which he advises married couples on how to make their sex life "saucy and fantasy ... Read more...

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‘Good manners’ guide to be given to Thailand’s gay monks!


April 28th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28 (ANI): A Buddhist leader in Thailand is planning to launch a 'good manners' guide to curb the flamboyant behaviour of homosexual and transgender monks.Upset by the reports, that monks ... Read more...

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Etiquette course launched for Thai monks


April 27th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, April 27 (DPA) Disturbed by reports that Thai monks have taken to wearing make-up, carrying pinks purses and other forms of public "homosexual expression", a leading preacher plans to launch a ... Read more...

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Court stays deportation of 13-year-old Tibetan boy


April 20th, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday stayed the deportation of a 13-year old Tibetan boy who is regarded as fourth incarnation of an ancient revered monk but the ... Read more...

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PM greets nation on Mahavir Jayanti


April 6th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday greeted the nation on the occasion of Mahavir Jayanti, saying the monk's message of peace and non-violence had become even more ... Read more...

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Rachana Shah all set to impress Bollywood


March 19th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
After wooing the audiences at Cannes with her roles in The Last Monk by Sudipto Sen and Nine Emotions (Navarasa) by Santosh Sivan, Rachana Shah is all set to surprise the ... Read more...

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”Dalai Lama” Twitter account suspended after exposed as fake


February 10th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 10 (ANI):A Twitter account purporting to be written by the Dalai Lama has been suspended after being exposed as a fake. The feed attracted nearly 20,000 followers within 48 ... Read more...

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Clint Eastwood to pay homage to Tony Bennett with documentary


December 31st, 2008 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): Hollywood actor Clint Eastwood is to pay tribute to one of his all-time heroes Tony Bennette with a documentary.Eastwood is helming the film for the legendary ... Read more...

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9/11 perpetrator is a calculating man, a monster in a monk’’s habit


December 17th, 2008 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.17 (ANI): An American Brigadier General at the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Cuba has described Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the main accused of the 9/11 terror attacks on the United ... Read more...

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