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Bihar: Clashes break out in Nalanda after religious idol vandalised

March 30, 2018 12:52 pm

The opposition parties have been accusing the BJP of inciting violence in the state and charging JD(U) president and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar with being “helpless” before the coalition partner.

Three arrested for allegedly making Nalanda man lick spit for entering influential villager’s house

October 21, 2017 7:07 pm

Cases had been lodged against eight people including Surendra Yadav, Dharmendra Yadav and village mukhiya Rajendra Manjhi.

Delhi out of Unesco's heritage city tag race; eyes on Nalanda in 2016

January 06, 2016 6:05 pm

Despite its rich history, Delhi was pulled out of the race for the tag of UNESCO World Heritage City in 2015 citing restrictions that would be imposed on infrastructural projects, if awarded the status.

Bihar in Bharat: When the state was the headquarters of learning

September 25, 2015 12:54 am

The land of Nalanda today lags behind most of India in education. Bihar’s literacy rate is 63.9, 10 points below the national average.

Don’t blame the politicians

July 16, 2015 12:14 am

Indian academics have themselves to blame for the poor regard they’re held in.

Nalanda is a syndrome

July 14, 2015 12:00 am

The rot in higher education set in long ago. Its politics transcends particular governments.

The Buddhist route

March 21, 2015 12:52 am

India shows strategic thinking and imagination in opening up a new avenue of dialogue with Sri Lanka.

How history was made up at Nalanda

June 28, 2014 8:13 am

The story behind a Marxist historian’s story of its destruction by ‘Hindu fanatics’.

A university under a mound

February 23, 2014 9:57 am

Recent excavations show that Telhara, which is a few kilometres from the Nalanda ruins, could be a very old university as old as Nalanda.

India to nominate Chandigarh for World Heritage Site

December 19, 2013 5:01 am

There are 30 world heritage sites in India with 24 in the cultural category and six in the natural category.

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Express Wanderlust: Here's your quick guide to the ancient city of knowledge, Nalanda

March 12, 2020 5:00 pm

Everything you need to know before your trip to Nalanda.

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