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Designers recreate yesteryear, spiritual charm on ramp


August 4th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) The fashion of the retro era; a collection inspired by virtues of spirituality; and an ode to modern women - the second day of Lakme Fashion ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Elephant stomps Thai man to death


July 30th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An elephant stomped a man to death near a Buddhist ceremony venue in the presence of Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, reported the Bangkok Post ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Three monks killed in Jaipur car accident


June 28th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 27 (IANS) At least three monks were killed while three others were critically injured when the car they were travelling in collided with a truck in Rajasthan's Jaipur ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pranab visits Belur Math


June 24th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Belur (West Bengal), June 24 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Sunday visited Belur Math, the headquarters of the Ramkrishna Mission, and offered prayers.Clad in a white kurta, dhoti ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mother of three immolates herself in Tibet


May 31st, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 31 (IANS) The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) Thursday said a mother of three immolated herself in Tibet to protest Beijing's "repressive policies" and demand the return of the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Priest slain in Colombia


May 3rd, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, May 3 (IANS/EFE) The Rev. Jesus Maria Parra, a priest of Colombia's Orthodox Catholic denomination, was fatally shot at a downtown Bogota hotel he owned, police said Wednesday.Two suspects ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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...

Posted in World |

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...

Posted in World |

AMRI fire heroes to be rewarded


January 25th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) The S.K. Birla Group and the Bharat Sevashram Sangha has joined hands to reward some of the local youngsters who risked their lives to save a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Iskcon monks cheer Gita verdict in Russia


December 29th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 29 (IANS) Monks of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (Iskcon) chanted and danced outside the Russian consulate here Thursday to celebrate the dismissal of a plea seeking ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

ISKCON monks protest outside Russian consulate


December 19th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 19 (IANS) Nearly 150 monks of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) Monday staged a protest outside the Russian consulate here to protest against a possible ban ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Compassion key to happiness: Dalai Lama


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, Saturday said anger was harmful and compassion was the key to happiness."During the crisis in 2008, I wished I ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Karmapa concerned over self-immolation by monks


November 9th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 9 (IANS) The 17th Karmapa, the only major monk reincarnate recognised by both the Dalai Lama and China, Wednesday expressed concern over self-immolation protests in Tibet."Each report of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

End repression in Tibet, say exiles


October 10th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 10 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile Monday condemned repression in Tibet and asked China to engage the Tibetan people in a dialogue to address their grievances."Since March 10, the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Two Tibetans set themselves afire in China


October 8th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), Oct 7 (IANS) Two Tibetans were slightly injured after a self-immolation attempt in Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Friday, local authorities ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

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...

Posted in Uncategorized |

End repression in Tibet: Amnesty


September 29th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 29 (IANS) Rights group Amnesty International has urged China to end "repressive practices" in Tibet, the Tibetan government-in-exile said here Thursday."These recent immolations (by two monks) have reportedly ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Address grievances of Tibetans, US tells China


September 28th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 28 (IANS) The US has expressed concern over two monks setting themselves afire in Tibet and urged the Chinese government to address the grievances of the people living ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Tibetan exiles concern over monks’ suicide bid


September 26th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 26 (IANS) The Central Tibetan Administration based in this Himachal Pradesh town Monday expressed concern over two monks setting themselves afire in Tibet and said the incident showed ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Delhi’s Tibetans pray for quake victims


September 21st, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Around 100 Tibetans, including monks, Wednesday conducted "aspiration" prayers here for the victims of the Sikkim earthquake. The group was led by His Holiness the 17th ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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...

Posted in World |

Tibetan monk jailed for 11 years in immolation case


August 29th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) A Tibetan monk was Monday sentenced by a Chinese court to jail for 11 years for plotting and assisting another monk's self-immolation.Drongdru, a 46-year-old monk in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

China monks face trial on charge of aiding suicide


August 26th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 26 (IANS) Three monks in China will stand trial on charges of plotting and assisting another monk's self-immolation, a court said Friday.The three will stand trial Monday and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Beer-brewing yeast found


August 24th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Scientists have identified a new species of yeast from forests in South America that was behind the discovery of lager, a type of beer brewed and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dalai Lama joins prayers over Tibetan monastery stand-off


April 26th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 26 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, Tuesday participated in the prayers in this Himachal Pradesh town for victims of the ongoing repression by the Chinese forces ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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...

Posted in World News |

Persuade China not to use force: Tibetan exiles


April 23rd, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 23 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile Saturday once again appealed to the international community to persuade China not to use force against locals in northeastern Tibet.The situation in Kirti ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Chinese monk’s self-immolation was planned: Police


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 23 (ANI): Police in China's Aba county have claimed that the self-immolation by a Kirti Monastery monk last month was planned and aimed at triggering disturbances.Rigzin Phuntsog, a 16-year-old monk ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

RSS leader urges China to stop atrocities on Tibetans


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Apr 22 (ANI): Calling on China to stop its atrocities on monks of Ngaba Kirti monastery, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Indresh Kumar has urged Beijing to normalise situation in the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Clash at China’s Tibetan monastery could turn ‘explosive’: Dalai Lama


April 17th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 17 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama has said that a stand-off between police and Tibetans at a monastery in China could turn "explosive".Dalai Lama also urged the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Life in Scotland during Middle Ages ‘not as bad as popularly portrayed’


December 28th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Historians have said that life in Scotland during the Middle Ages was not quite as bad as people might believe and was no worse than life in any ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India-China relations has assumed global, strategic significance


December 16th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Thursday said that relationship between India and China has transcended the bilateral dimension and has assumed global and strategic significance.In ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Dalai Lama delivers sermon in Kalimpong


December 13th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by ANI
By Tarak SarkarKalimpong (West Bengal), Dec.13 (ANI): Scores of Buddhists along with the monks converged at the Golden Tharpa Monastery here on Monday to attend a sermon delivered by the Tibetan spiritual ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Dalai Lama preaches to Russian Buddhists in Dharamsala


December 1st, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Dec 1 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has commenced a three-day Sermon-Retreat for a group of Russian Buddhists at a monastery in Dharamsala.The sermon would involve the teachings of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

EU asks India, China to stop supporting Myanmar junta


November 26th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 26 (IANS) The European Union Parliament has asked China, India and Russia to stop supporting the junta regime in Myanmar and exert pressure on the government to bring positive change ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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