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Seeking spirituality? Here are five destinations you should visit

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.

Is Dalai Lama's 'attractive female successor' remark really sexist?

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.

Jihadist group Thowheed Jamath is responsible for Sri Lanka attacks

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.

#PolicyExplainer: All about the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019

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.

Twitter CEO visits India, set to host townhall meet

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.

Statue of Unity and 4 other tallest statues of world

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.

Knew about sexual-abuse by Buddhist teachers; nothing new: Dalai Lama

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".

Bihar: Buddhist monk, accused of sexually harassing boys, arrested

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.

Bangladesh: Rohingya's protest for 'justice' on anniversary of military crackdown

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.

Top 5 budget foreign travel destinations for Indians

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.

PM Modi visits Hindu, Buddhist temples and mosque in Singapore

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.

Thailand: Senior monks arrested from temples to 'clean' Buddhism

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.

#ModiInNepal: PM Modi offers prayer at iconic Muktinath temple

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.

Sri Lanka lifts state of emergency

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.

After Buddhist-Muslim clashes, Sri Lanka declares state of emergency

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.

Rohingya crisis: China to mediate between Myanmar and Bangladesh

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.

Report: Myanmar military committed mass rapes of Rohingya women

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.

Rohingya crisis: What are China's interests in Rakhine?

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.

Myanmar violence: Thousands of Rohingyas flee to the Bangladesh border

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.

Sikkim stand-off: Know all about Panchsheel pact

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.

285 deaths, 1073 injuries during Myanmar's Thingyan water festival

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.

Muslim babies to outnumber Christian babies in 20 years

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.

Dalai Lama won't be invited to Mongolia again

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.

India sympathetic to problems Mongolia is facing

10 Dec 2016

India sympathetic to problems Mongolia is facing

India assured Mongolia it is sympathetic to the problems it is facing.