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Buddhism#39;s foremost place won#39;t be changed in Constitution: Sri Lanka PM
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Buddhism#39;s foremost place won#39;t be changed in Constituti...

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has assured Sri Lankan#39;s Buddhist monks that the government will not change the foremost place accorded to Buddhism in the proposed new Constitution amid concerns that it is being done to appease the Tamil minority ... Money Control, 1 month ago

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Sri Lanka: Section of Buddhist monks announces to broaden opposition to framing of new constitution

In Sri Lanka, a section of hardline Buddhist monks today announced to broaden their opposition to framing of new constitution saying they will resort to street protests against it. Maagalkande Sudaththa, a radical monk said in Colombo that hardline Buddhists ...
 News on Air1 month ago Lanka's monks vow to fight constitutional reform  Business Standard1 month ago

Lanka's Buddhist monks say no need for a new Constitution

The Chief Prelates of the three Buddhist nikayas (chapters) -- Siyam, Ramngnna and Amarapura -- took the decision at a special meeting convened in Kandy.
 DNA1 month ago Sri Lanka: Buddhist monks say no need for a new Constitution  News on Air1 month ago India & Sri Lanka sign MoU to develop village in Anuradhapura District  News on Air1 month ago

Thailand to check monks' bad habits with 'smart ID cards'

Thailand's Buddhist monks could soon be issued "smart ID cards" flagging any drug or criminal records, in the latest move by the junta to restore the tarnished image of the men in orange robes.
 DNA1 month ago

Controversial Buddhist monk surrenders to court in Sri Lanka

Controversial Sri Lankan Buddhist monk Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thero, wanted for hate remarks against the minority Muslim community, today surrendered to a local court here.
 DNA2 months ago Sri Lanka's top Buddhist leaders defend controversial monk  DNA2 months ago Sri Lanka seeks militant monk's arrest over hate crime  DNA2 months ago Sri Lanka's firebrand Buddhist monk goes into hiding  DNA2 months ago

Thais mark new King's birthday with monks, stamps

Monks gathered for a mass alms- giving ceremony and glittering commemorative stamps were issued today as Thais marked the 65th birthday of King Maha Vajiralongkorn - his first as monarch of the politically febrile nation. Vajiralongkorn took the throne late ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago

Floodwaters swallow Myanmar pagoda

Rising floodwaters have swallowed a Buddhist pagoda in central Myanmar and sent tens of thousands fleeing their homes, as the government warned of more heavy rains ahead. Dramatic footage circulating on social media showed the riverside pagoda sinking into ...
 Business Standard4 weeks ago

Jet-setting former Thai monk wanted on sex charge being sent home - police

A former Thai Buddhist monk wanted on child sex charges will be sent home from the United States to face trial, Thai police said on Tuesday, the latest scandal to raise questions about the state of Buddhism in a fast-changing society.
 DNA1 month ago Thai court to charge disgraced ex-monk with rape  Business Standard1 month ago

Remains of mummified Indian Buddhist monk donated to Chinese

The well-preserved remains of a mummified Buddhist monk from India who migrated to China have been donated by a Chinese temple to the local government in northern Hebei Province, a state-run media reported today. The remains are said to belong to Buddhist ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Dalits are still converting to Buddhism, but at a dwindling rate

Around 180 Dalit families converted to Buddhism after caste violence in Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh (UP) in May 2017. Bhim Army, the new group that seeks to give Dalit politics a more aggressive face, says it is considering a mass campaign for ...
 Sify2 months ago Dalits embrace Buddhism in protest against Saharanpur attacks  Deccan Herald2 months ago 150 Dalits converted, claims Buddhist monk; administration  DNA2 months ago
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