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This is going to be Asian century; without Buddhism it can't be: PM

At the meet, PM Narendra Modi made a pitch for India as a prime religious destination. Photograph: PIB Voicing concern over violent non-state actors controlling large territories across the world......

Hope Nepal bounces back soon, says PM Modi on Buddha Purnima

Sharing the "pain" of quake-devastated Nepal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hoped that the "beloved brother" bounces back quickly from its current crisis even as he observed that the task......

China orders Tibetan Buddhist monasteries to display Chinese flag

China has ordered all Buddhist monasteries in Tibet to display China's national flag as part of its efforts to maintain social stability in the restive Himalayan province, which experienced......

Nearly 500 Hindus convert to Buddhism in Bihar

Nearly 10 days after 200 poor Mahadalits converted to Christianity in a village near Bodh Gaya in Bihar's Gaya district, around 500 Hindus on Saturday converted to Buddhism in over half a dozen......

Buddhists ask for Bodh Gaya to be dry, vegetarian zone

Buddhists and Hindus have joined hands demanding that Bihar’s twin towns of Gaya and Bodh Gaya be declared vegetarian and a dry area.The demand came from two quarters – the......

Doing business in South Korea

Rocking on a bullet train to a hip-hop future or prostrating themselves repeatedly before huge gilt Buddhas in the Jogeysa temple, South Koreans are good people to do business with. But not if your......

Reverse innovation in India

India is the perfect place to innovate because locals are aware of what’s needed and have the intellectual capacity and engineering excellence to create and think outside of the box They say......

Future looks bright for China's new Silk Road

This new Silk Road has the potential to once again have a lasting impact on the commerce and culture of this region for generations to come Great Wall of China in Jiayugun, Gansu Province.......

Rohan Murty, the master of many trades

Over home-cooked food, Murty tells Rahul Jacob how he is fascinated by history and ancient texts, and about his efforts to measure productivity in software companies, such as Infosys. Image:......

Richard Gere visits Buddhist temple in Seoul

Richard Gere puts his hands together during his visit at the Korean Buddhism's Chogye temple in Seoul. Gere, a practicing Buddhist, visited South Korea to attend his photography exhibition titled......

B K Modi plans mega Buddha film

Nearly twelve years after Mira Nair abandoned her Buddha movie project because Italian filmmaker Bernardo Bertolucci beat her to it with his Little Buddha starring Keanu Reeves as Siddhartha, there......

Indian monk misses Grammy

Indian Buddhist monk Lama Tashidid not win a Grammy, even though thousands of monks from Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir to Miao in Arunachal Pradesh kepta nightlong vigil before the television.Lama......

Meet the Indian monk at the Grammies

It came as a surprise to Geshe Ngawang Tashi Bapu, a 38-year-old Buddhist monk from Arunachal Pradesh, when his nephew who checks his e-mail -- told him that his latest album Tibetan Master Chants......

Mughal-E-Azam, Border, Asoka: Bollywood's EPIC battles? VOTE!

War is as grand and consummate as love in Bollywood.In Indian cinema’s larger-than-life outlook, not only love but war too is depicted on a grand, exciting scale. Be it the battles fought......
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The key to the Silk Road

I take in the view. On one side, the soaring peaks of the Qilian shan , white with snow. On the other, Hei shan , a range of rugged black... ...
Kancha Ilaiah

Professor Kancha Ilaiah burst into popular consciousness with his bestseller Why I Am Not a Hindu A Sudra Critique of Hindutva Philosophy, Culture... ...
India the big loser in divided Nepal

Many years ago, while talking to this correspondent, former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto had wondered, "Is Nepal going the Afghanistan... ...
Hardline monks and Myanmar's opposition clash in social media row

YANGON A war of words is being fought in Myanmar, largely over social media, between nationalist Buddhist monks and opposition leader Aung San Suu... ...
Andhra mulls crowd-funding for new capital

Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government plans to launch a crowd-funding initiative for development of new state capital Amaravati. Prime... ...

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