16 Aug 2019
Seeking spirituality? Here are five destinations you should visit
The term 'spirituality' might mean different things for different people, but one thing that is certain about the notion is that it effectively transcends boundaries of nationalities, religions, and beliefs.
28 Jun 2019
Is Dalai Lama's 'attractive female successor' remark really sexist?
The 14th Dalai Lama is one of the most revered spiritual leaders in the world, perceived as a figure of humanity and compassion.
22 Apr 2019
Jihadist group Thowheed Jamath is responsible for Sri Lanka attacks
Reportedly, the Sri Lankan government has held jihadist group Thowheed Jamath responsible for Sunday's attack in the country that killed 290 and injured close to 500 people.
09 Jan 2019
#PolicyExplainer: All about the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019
The Lok Sabha on Tuesday had passed, amid protests by the Opposition, the Citizen (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that seeks to amend the Citizenship Act, 1955.
12 Nov 2018
Twitter CEO visits India, set to host townhall meet
Today, Jack Dorsey, the co-founder and CEO of Twitter, will be hosting a townhall meet in India.
31 Oct 2018
Statue of Unity and 4 other tallest statues of world
Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the 'Statue of Unity' on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's 143rd birth anniversary.
16 Sep 2018
Knew about sexual-abuse by Buddhist teachers; nothing new: Dalai Lama
The Dalai Lama says he has known about sexual abuse by Buddhist teachers since the 1990s and that such allegations are "nothing new".
30 Aug 2018
Bihar: Buddhist monk, accused of sexually harassing boys, arrested
On Wednesday, a Buddhist monk was arrested in Bihar's Gaya district for allegedly sexually harassing 15 child monks.
25 Aug 2018
Bangladesh: Rohingya's protest for 'justice' on anniversary of military crackdown
Thousands of Rohingya refugees staged protests in Bangladesh for "justice" today on the first anniversary of a Myanmar military crackdown that forced them to flee to camps in Bangladesh.
28 Jul 2018
Top 5 budget foreign travel destinations for Indians
While some international destinations are extremely pricey, if you choose your destination smartly, your vacation won't necessarily translate to burning a hole in your pocket.
02 Jun 2018
PM Modi visits Hindu, Buddhist temples and mosque in Singapore
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on three-day Singapore tour, visited Hindu and Buddhist temples and a mosque in Chinatown today, demonstrating the age-old people-to-people contact between India and Singapore.
25 May 2018
Thailand: Senior monks arrested from temples to 'clean' Buddhism
Over 100 officials of Thai police raided four Buddhist temples on Thursday and arrested senior monks for alleged embezzlement.
12 May 2018
#ModiInNepal: PM Modi offers prayer at iconic Muktinath temple
PM Narendra Modi on Saturday prayed at Nepal's iconic Muktinath temple regarded sacred by both Hindus and Buddhists.
18 Mar 2018
Sri Lanka lifts state of emergency
Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena announced that he is bringing an end to the nationwide state of emergency which has been in place since the 6th of March.
06 Mar 2018
After Buddhist-Muslim clashes, Sri Lanka declares state of emergency
Sri Lanka declared a state of emergency for 10 days to curb communal violence. This decision comes a day after Buddhists and Muslims clashed in the island's Kandy district.
21 Nov 2017
Rohingya crisis: China to mediate between Myanmar and Bangladesh
China has offered to act as a mediator to resolve the ongoing Rohingya crisis primarily concerning Myanmar and Bangladesh.
17 Nov 2017
Report: Myanmar military committed mass rapes of Rohingya women
A Human Rights Watch (HRW) report has accused the Myanmar military of gang-raping several women and girls belonging to the Rohingya Muslim community.
28 Sep 2017
Rohingya crisis: What are China's interests in Rakhine?
Amid rampant violence against Rohingyas in Myanmar's Rakhine state, China and India have been backing its government.
28 Aug 2017
Myanmar violence: Thousands of Rohingyas flee to the Bangladesh border
As Myanmar's Rakhine state spiraled into violence, thousands of Rohingya refugees are fleeing to the nearby Bangladesh border, only to be turned back by Bangladeshi border guards.
07 Jul 2017
Sikkim stand-off: Know all about Panchsheel pact
Demanding immediate withdrawal of Indian troops from Doklam, China recently accused India of trampling on the Panchsheel pact.
18 Apr 2017
285 deaths, 1073 injuries during Myanmar's Thingyan water festival
285 people died, while 1073 others were injured during the annual 4-day Thingyan water festival in Myanmar.
06 Apr 2017
Muslim babies to outnumber Christian babies in 20 years
Christianity, as per 2015 data, is currently the world's largest religion with Christians making up over 31% of the world's population.
23 Dec 2016
Dalai Lama won't be invited to Mongolia again
After Dalai Lama's trip to Mongolia in November angered China, the Mongolian Foreign Minister Tsend Munkh-Orgil said that he will not be invited there again.
10 Dec 2016
India sympathetic to problems Mongolia is facing
India assured Mongolia it is sympathetic to the problems it is facing.