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Bodh Gaya


Bihar: Australian tourist's body found hanging in Bodh Gaya, police claim he left suicide note

November 03, 2018 7:15 pm

The police have also claimed that a suicide note was discovered with the body. They said the note mentions a phone number along with the request to inform Heath's sister about the death.

Bihar: Buddhist monk held for alleged sexual abuse of 15 boys

August 30, 2018 10:28 am

The monk ran an institution called "Prasanna Jyoti Buddhist School and Meditation Centre" in Bodh Gaya where the 15 children - all hailing from Karbi Anglong district in Assam were studying.

Centre orders fresh security audit of Bodh Gaya temple

May 30, 2017 10:00 pm

A series of blasts in and around the temple on July 7, 2013 had injured two monks, following which Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had sought an armed security cover for the temple complex and its adjoining temples

Conflict arises when radicals push ideologies: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

September 06, 2015 1:16 am

In Bodh Gaya, PM Modi said the Centre would help development Bodh Gaya into a spiritual capital and establish “civilisational bond between India and the Buddhist world”.

All the Wall’s a Stage

June 19, 2014 3:33 am

Japanese and Indian artists create breathtaking wall art in village schools to bring students closer not just to art, but classrooms too.

BJP rubbishes Nitish Kumar's claim on foreign tourists inflow

March 29, 2014 3:22 pm

The sharp fall of tourist inflow by 97,000 last year spoke volume about impact of the serial blasts, said Sushil Kumar Modi.

US group protest resolution on Indian religious freedom

December 05, 2013 9:52 am

It also highlights the alleged role of Modi in the 2002 communal riots in Gujarat.

Missing Kabir rosary: Two of 3 accused spotted in Kolkata

December 05, 2013 4:28 am

The police,however,said the picture would become clear only after the team verifies the information.

NIA announces reward for info on accused

November 18, 2013 3:06 am

NIA has announced a cash reward of up to Rs 10 lakh for information leading to the arrest of five absconding IM members.

NIA announces Rs 10 lakh reward for info on accused

November 18, 2013 12:28 am

Six people died in blasts during a rally addressed by Narendra Modi in Patna.


The largest Buddha statue in India is being made in Kolkata

January 27, 2021 9:25 pm

The Buddha International Welfare Mission has claimed that this reclining Buddha statue is the largest in the country.


Buddhist monks celebrate life of 16th Karmapa in Bodh Gaya

February 15, 2016 2:43 pm

Bodh Gaya, Feb 15 (ANI): Thousands of Buddhist monks and devotees in Bihar offered prayers in remembrance of the 16th Gyalwa Karmapa, Rangjung Rigpe Dorje. The 16th Karmapa was recognised for his incomparable merit, splendor and spreading Buddhism across the world. Devotees and monks gathered in the Mahabodhi temple in the state's Gaya city and witnessed the unveiling of the collected works of the 16th Karmapa. The 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje presided over the function. He was also joined by senior monk Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang. Chering said that Chetsang in his speech called for unity among all Buddhist sects. Around a million pilgrims and tourists visit Bodh Gaya every year to see the Mahabodhi Temple and also the tree under which Lord Buddha attained enlightenment after going through hardships for six years in the foothills of Dhungeshwari mountain.The Dalai Lama, who took exile in India in 1959 after a failed uprising against the Chinese rule in Tibet, has been pressing for greater autonomy for Tibet within China through a dialogue with Beijing. China has ruled Tibet with an iron fist since the country took over the region in 1950. Beijing regards the Dalai Lama as a dangerous separatist who wants an independent Tibet.