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Why Modi's Myanmar visit signals the beginning of a realignment

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Myanmar is aimed at transforming the arch of Bay of Bengal into the Circle of Southeast Asia, says Anirban Ganguly. Prime Minister Narendra Modi......

Inside the Forbidden Land

'The impression I get is bread and butter matters more than freedom and choice. And China is providing bread and butter in plenty.' Saisuresh Sivaswamy/Rediff.com takes the road less travelled --......

How India can win over the Kashmiris

'No amount of economic measures or prosperity in Kashmir will make any dent in the situation there.' 'The average Kashmiri understands the Pakistani game and is unlikely to prefer Pakistan over......

'Mr Modi, help save this home'

Image: The 2,050 square feet home on King Henry's Road in London where Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar lived in 1921-1922. In an attempt to preserve a crucial piece of Indian history, Dr Babasaheb......

Tamil mood simmers yet again thanks to Lanka

The Sri Lankan cartoon faux pas has revived the slackening pan-Tamil mood in Tamil Nadu, says N Sathiya Moorthy. In what could be seen as inexplicable and disproportionate over-reaction to a Sri......

Illicit financial flows: Top 10 nations

India is one of the world's largest exporters of illicit capital with an estimated outflow of a whopping $104 billion between 2000 and 2008, according to a US-based think tank Global Financial......

India to be developed nation: Blackberry CEO

James Laurence Balsillie, founder and co-chief executive officer of Research in Motion, feels that in the next 20 years, India will reach the developed nation status with $20,000 per capita income......

India's top second-home spots

India's second-home market might not be steaming, but it's still pretty hot.According to a study conducted by Kapston.com, a Bangalore-based E-business consulting firm, second-home sales in India......

Soon, Internet on Rajdhani, Shatabdi trains

Railway Minister Lalu Prasad is expected to announce a slew of initiatives for select Shatabdi and Rajdhani trains in the coming rail budget, including access to on-board free Internet and......

Asean: Wise to take the culture route

Manmohan Singh faced stiff competition in Singapore. No, not at the East Asia Summit or in meetings with the Asean. But the rival attractions of two imaginative exhibitions on India's past and an......

When Shyamalan became 'Night'

His films are loved and hated in equal measure -- but since he broke out with the 1999 blockbuster The Sixth Sense, Hollywood has been unable to ignore M Night Shyamalan's unique cinematic vision.......

No plans to cancel torch relay: IOC

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has no plans to cut short the global torch relay despite disruptions by protesters in London and Paris, Olympic chief Jacques Rogge told the Wall Street......

Awarding Games to China was right move: Rogge

Awarding the 2008 Olympics to Beijing was the right decision, despite mounting criticism of its human rights record, International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge said on Monday. "It was......

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Q. Where do Buddhists Worship?
Sudhakar Kuruvada:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/where-do-buddhists-worship/25216158/answers/

spandana k
Q. Is there any proof that we will be reborn when we die?
Spandana K:  A. There isn't a set place for Buddhist worship. Temples, meditation centers and monasteries have excellent purposes for the sangha (community of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-there-any-proof-that-we-will-be-reborn-when-we-die/24874281/answers/25216170

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Q. What kind of music produces gamma brainwaves?
Narendra Sharma:  A. Not only is there scientific evidence to support Buddhist belief in rebirth, it is the only after-life theory that has any evidence to support it....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-kind-of-music-produces-gamma-brainwaves/24575148/answers/24874298

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Q. wat is guru purnima?
Narendra Sharma:  A. Guru Purnima is a festival traditionally celebrated by Hindus and Buddhists.On this day, disciples offer puja (worship) or pay respect to their...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/wat-is-guru-purnima/24575148/answers/20234770

  Web results for Buddhist Studies
Still fighting the caste menace

It is fashionable in some circles to claim that discrimination based on caste has steadily decreased in India, as it is bound to, thanks to... ...

http://www.millenniumpost.in/NewsContent.aspx?NID=89184
Centre extends job, study rights to minorities from neighbouring countries

The Centre has decided to extend employment and education rights and a range of other facilities to persecuted Hindus and other religious... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/centre-extends-job-study-rights-to-minorities-from-neighbouring-countries/
Stir threatened for revival of Vikramshila Mahavihara

Bhagalpur: Peeved by the neglect of ancient Vikramshila Mahavihara, BJP MLA from Pirpainty in Bhagalpur district Aman Paswan has decided to launch... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/Stir-threatened-for-revival-of-Vikramshila-Mahavihara/articleshow/45527400.cms
How RSS plans to make region saffron

Historically, the north eastern states have been cut off geographically and culturally from the rest of India. Largely populated by tribes- many of... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/sowing-saffron-in-the-north-east/article1-1296213.aspx
The lure of Cambodia's massive evangelical Bible camp

Cambodia: Pastor Roy Montero slams the door of his jumbo-sized family van, starts the engine and begins a tour of the spacious, mountain-ringed... ...

http://www.ucanindia.in/news/the-lure-of-cambodias-massive-evangelical-bible-camp/27238/daily

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