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Nepal quake damages world's oldest Buddhist shrine

Swayambhunath Stupa, believed to be the world’s oldest Buddhist shrine, has been partially damaged by Nepal’s devastating April 25 earthquake that has killed over 7,000 people. Several......

Now, 'Little India' in China

As part of efforts to boost ties of friendship and culture between India and China, a majestic Indian-style Buddhist stupa on the pattern of the World Heritage Sanchi Mahayana stupas, is taking......

Buddha relics found in London

The secretary general of London's Buddhist Society is canvassing ideas to build a modern stupa in the British capital to house a collection of jewels that may have rested next to the mortal remains......

Nepal begins rebuilding heritage sites damaged by quake

IMAGE: People walk along the Swayambhunath stupa in Kathmandu, Nepal. Photograph: Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters  Amid chants of Buddhist scriptures, Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli on......

Why HAF wants international probe into Sri Lankan war crimes

Hindu American Foundation: 'As an organisation that works on issues affecting Hindu minorities... in the civil war although all groups were affected, Hindu temples and Hindu institutions were......

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......

The case of the FinMin's missing table, and more

If budget policy started changing around the mid-1980s, it is for a reason. The original oak wood table used by successive finance ministers, right from the time of the interim government before......

Inflation rises to -0.14 per cent

India's annual rate of inflation rose 0.6 per cent for the week ended June 13, even as prices of food items like pulses, cereals, fruit and vegetables increased compared to last year.......

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......

'Kool has no logic but it has magic'

After delivering three consecutive hits (Mungaru Male, Cheluvina Chittara, Gaalipata), it has been a downhill journey for actor Ganesh barring films like Krishna, Aramane and Maleyali......

Would you watch these Big B remakes?

This is Blasphemy 101, really. Like Shah Rukh Khan showed with his unintelligent Don and Ram Gopal Varma with his iconically bad Aag, nobody should try and remake an Amitabh Bachchan movie --......

When Aamir Khan threw a bash

Here's what your favourite celebrities have been up to.   Mr Perfectionist, Aamir Khan, who is known to give Bollywood parties a miss, seemed to be in different mood recently.   The......

Shooting these Tamil cowboys!

Alagappan (inset), the Kerala State Award winning cinematographer for Shyamaprasad's Agnisaakshi has shot more than forty films in his thirty year-career. He has also won a National Award for his......

Tamil cinema's singing actors

The sight of a haloed M K Thyagaraja Bhagavathar or P U Chinnappa at their vocal best was what set Tamil cinema going. Today, actors with top billing do one-off songs or an entire album, if......

We definitely have an edge: Harbhajan

Harbhajan Singh whose played little cameo of 40 and then got two crucial wickets feels that Indians will have an edge going into the penultimate day of the match. - Scorecard "We definitely have......
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Weavers of history apt case for a museum of the living

It is not surprising that Akhilesh, a tantva in Nepura village near Rajgir, and Vivekanand, a tantva in Baswan Bigha, weave the Bavan Bootas into... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1160629/jsp/bihar/story_93736.jsp
Excavations at Sannati and Kanaganahalli reveal many facets about Ashoka and Buddha

Glimpsing the past: Beginning in 1986, excavations conducted by ASI have played a vital role in reshaping understanding of Ashoka Sannati and... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Excavations-at-Sannati-and-Kanaganahalli-reveal-many-facets-about-Ashoka-and-Buddha/articleshow/52939604.cms
22 new sites declared of national importance

New Delhi, Jun 26 : Ancient Buddhist institute remains in Nyarma Thiksay locality of Leh district, a group of temples at Ranipur Jhariyal and... ...

http://newshence.com/22-new-sites-declared-of-national-importance.html
Re-searching Ashoka in Thailand

A biographer of the Emperor goes looking for Ashoka-inspired relics in Southeast Asia — hitting one false trail, and then landing a magical... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/researching-ashoka-in-thailand/article8773382.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Romancing colonial heritage

es good and painful, the idyllic hill town Mcleod Ganj stands apart. It has regained its position as the perfect hill retreat and its glory is... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/sunday-edition/agenda/travel/romancing-colonial-heritage.html

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