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Bhutan's Mountain Echoes lit fest set to climb a notch higher

Thimphu, June 14 (IANS) Bhutans annual literary gathering, the Mountain Echoes Literary Festival, an like no other thanks to its magnificent backdrop, will return this August for its ninth edition, featuring a diverse set of speakers who will participate in sessions ranging from spirituality and philosophy to films and environmental conservation. The festival is scheduled to take place h...

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India, Singapore agree to upgrade economic cooperation agreement

Singapore, June 1 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that India and Singapore will soon upgrade their Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) following a bilateral summit with his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong here during which both sides called for regional peace and stability. The two sides also signed eight agreements across different secto...

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Modi gifts Buddhagupta stele to Singapore PM

Singapore, June 1 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday gifted his Singapore counterpart Lee Hsien Loong a replica of a sixth century Buddhagupta Stele that bears Sanskrit phrases in the Pallava script and serves as important evidence of the transmission of Buddhism from India to Southeast Asia, particularly the Straits and the Malay peninsular region. A stele is a stone o...

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China bans 'wrongly educated' India-trained monks

Beijing, May 15 (IANS) China has banned India-trained wrongly educated monks from teaching Buddhism, fearing they may be of separatist bend. The ban was imposed by a county in China's Southwest province in Sichuan, according to the state-run Global Times. An official said on Monday that monks wrongly educated in India were banned from teaching Buddhism to residents of Litang cou...

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Unspoken wisdom that only megaliths can impart

Title: The Archaeoastronomy of a Few Megalithic Sites of Jharkhand; Author: Subhashis Das; Publisher: Niyogi Books; Pages: 127; Price: Rs 695 If you are interested in archaeology, culture-studies and tribal studies, you know what Subhashis Das has in store for you. If not, the pool of knowledge on the rich megalithic sites of Jharkhand leaves you in awe, teaching you that the state in ea...

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President, PM extend Buddha Purnima greetings

New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday extended greetings on the occasion of Buddha Purnima. On Buddha Purnima, greetings to fellow citizens and to the global Buddhist community. Lord Buddha's message of non-violence, love and compassion provides us the strength to work for the welfare of others. May his teachings guide us towards ...

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Una Dalit victims embrace Buddhism with 300 others

Una (Gujarat), April 29 (IANS) Four Dalit youngsters, who were flogged by self-styled cow vigilantes for skinning a dead cow in Gujarat in 2016, on Sunday embraced Buddhism along with their families and about 300 others, to protest against discrimination and atrocities on them. Balubhai Sarvaiya, whose three sons and their cousin were flogged and paraded naked for over 15 km, converted t...

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Modi says water conservation collective duty

New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said water conservation must be a collective responsibility and that it was not difficult to do for Indians as our forefathers have lived this as a way of life for centuries. In his monthly radio address Mann Ki Baat, Modi also dwelt upon the teachings of Prophet Mohammad and Lord Buddha who taught love and compassion. ...

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Centre developing infrastructure for Buddhist tourism: Modi

New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that Centre was taking initiatives to develop infrastructure for Buddhist tourism in an attempt to connect Southeast Asia to the important Buddhist sites in the country. We are developing infrastructure for Buddhist tourism, which is going to connect Southeast Asia with the important Buddhist sites of India. I am also...

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India revitalising Buddhist heritage through ties with Mongolia: Sushma

Ulaanbaatar, April 25 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said that India is reviving its Buddhist heritage through its ties with Mongolia and that the two countries are more spiritual partners than strategic. Buddhism has been a great connector of civilisations since millennia, Sushma Swaraj said while addressing the birth centenary celebrations of Kushok ...

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Meals in the mountains

ATTN EDITORS: The Himalayan Arc: Journeys East of Southeast edited by Namita Gokhale focuses on a crucial, enthralling, politically turbulent, yet often under-reported part of the Himalayan belt -- the East of South-east. With over 30 contributors, it attempts to describe the sense of shared lives and cultural connectivity between the denizens of this area. Poetry, fiction, and mysticism are juxt...

2 months ago
India's military aims not guided by desire for territorial expansion: Modi

Thiruvidanthai (Tamil Nadu), April 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India's military aims and preparedness were driven not by a desire to conquer anyone's territory but to protect its own people. Addressing a gathering of mostly foreign dignitaries and captains of foreign and local military manufacturing companies, Modi said India, the land of Buddha, had always be...

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How Andhra's business hub is becoming a travel and leisure destination

Visakhapatnam, April 5 (IANS) In the bifurcated Andhra Pradesh, this coastal city discovered its new identity and is now emerging not merely as the business and technology hub but also as a travel and leisure destination. Though in the very first year of the truncated state, cyclone Hudhud battered the city, known popularly as Vizag, it bounced back with new vigour. The rebuilt infrastru...

2 months ago
How Andhra's business hub is becoming a travel and leisure destination

Visakhapatnam, April 5 (IANS) In the bifurcated Andhra Pradesh, this coastal city discovered its new identity and is now emerging not merely as the business and technology hub but also as a travel and leisure destination. Though in the very first year of the truncated state, cyclone Hudhud battered the city, known popularly as Vizag, it bounced back with new vigour. The rebuilt infrastru...

2 months ago
China pledges to protect freedom of religious belief

Beijing, April 3 (IANS) China pledged to continue to respect and protect its citizens' freedom of religious belief in a white paper published on Tuesday. As a socialist country under the leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC), China adopts policies on freedom of religious belief based on national and religious conditions to protect citizens' right to freedom of religious belief...

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Tibetan Buddhism flourished with India support: Sangay

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Tibet's Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay on Monday said that Tibetan Buddhism had flourished due to India's support in the last 60 years ever since the Dalai Lama arrived in India in 1959. An ancient civilization that was almost destroyed (by the Chinese) has been preserved due to (support of) India. In the 60 years of our exile, Tibetan Buddhism flourishe...

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Arunachal government to promote and preserve indigenous scripts

Dahung (Arunachal Pradesh), March 21 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Wednesday promised his government's support and cooperation in promoting and preserving already existing indigenous scripts and those being developed for teaching in the state's schools. This is of utmost necessity for existence and propagation of the indigenous languages that are facing the onsla...

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No record of any Anandiben promise to Una Dalit victims: Gujarat government

Gandhinagar, March 20 (IANS) The Gujarat government on Tuesday denied then Chief Minister Anandiben Patel had promised to give a government job or piece of land to Dalit victims who were thrashed in Una two years back. In response to Dalit activist Jignesh Mevani's question if Patel had promised to giving either five acres of land or government jobs to the Dalits in Samadhiyala village w...

2 months ago
No record of any Anandiben promise to Una Dalit victims: Gujarat government

Gandhinagar, March 20 (IANS) The Gujarat government on Tuesday denied then Chief Minister Anandiben Patel had promised to give a government job or piece of land to Dalit victims who were thrashed in Una two years back. In response to Dalit activist Jignesh Mevani's question if Patel had promised to giving either five acres of land or government jobs to the Dalits in Samadhiyala village w...

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'Purbasa - East Meets East' meet concludes in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, March 18 (IANS) The three-day international conference Purbasa - East Meets East, ended here on Sunday with Odisha Governor S.C. Jamir saying it supplemented the government's intention and efforts to enhance India's multifaceted engagement with Asean and the wider Asia Pacific region through a series of events and activities. He said India is very clear in its approach and c...

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