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Ancient monastery found in Modi hometown
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Ancient monastery found in Modi hometown

The ongoing excavations and studies of the archeological site at Vadnagar has thrown up a startling discovery — buried deep beneath a school compound could be a Buddhist monastery complex belonging to a period between the 2nd and 4th century BC. The ... DNA, 12 hours ago

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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
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Why the Rohingyas feel safe in India

The government says it will deport all 40,000 Rohingyas soon.Rediff.com's A Ganesh Nadar meets a community of Rohingya refugees on the outskirts of Chennai who are happy to have found a place where their lives are not in danger. IMAGE: Mohammad Yusuf is 28 years old, but looks a lot older. Photographs: A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com The mass migration from Africa into Europe may grab the world's attention for its tragic poignancy, but an equally grim migration closer home, that of the Rohingya ...
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The mysterious case of the missing internet billionaire

Bloomberg A dozen years ago, the largest internet company in China wasn’t Alibaba or Tencent, but game developer Shanda Interactive Entertainment Ltd. Its founder was a young man named Chen Tianqiao, who had become a billionaire at 30. Chen was more ...
 The Financial Chronicle5 days ago

Bimstec nations for enhancing transport, communication

Kathmandu, Aug 11 (IANS) Bimstec nations on Friday called for enhancing transport and communication links to boost regional integration in the Bay of Bengal region. "We emphasise that enhanced transport and communication is the key to regional integration and ...
 Sify1 week ago

Atheists thought immoral, even by fellow atheists: study

A unusual social study has revealed that atheists are more easily suspected of vile deeds than Christians, Muslims, Hindus or Buddhists -- strikingly, even by fellow atheists, researchers said today. This suggests that in an increasingly secular world, many ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
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He shed his monk's robes to be a woman

Born a man, Tenzin Mariko, 20, always felt that he was a woman trapped in a man's body. At the age of nine, Tenzin Mariko's father enrolled him in a monastery to become a monk. Mariko ended up studying Buddhist philosophy for almost five years.  But later, at the age of 14, when he went to a monastery in Nepal, Mariko decided to abandon the course mid-way. In 2015, after hiding his 'true self' from the world, he participated in the Miss Tibet pageant.  It was around that time ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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Hinduism and its complicated history with cows

Most people seem to assume that no Hindu has ever consumed beef. But is this true?As a scholar, studying Sanskrit and ancient Indian religion for over 50 years, I know of many texts that offer a clear answer to this question.Scholars have known for centuries that the ancient Indians ate beef. After the fourth century BC, when the practice of vegetarianism spread throughout India among Buddhists, Jains and Hindus, many Hindus continued to eat beef.Scholar, author, Indologist Wendy Doniger beefs ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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What next in the India-China standoff?

'The border standoff, if not properly addressed by both sides, could escalate to a conventional or sub-conventional conflict between India and China,' predicts Srikanth Kondapalli, one of India's leading China experts. The continued military standoff at the Sikkim-Bhutan-Tibet tri-junction has led to speculation about the possibilities for confidence building measures, diplomatic intervention, or even conventional or sub-conventional skirmishes between India and China. In the light of ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

AP CM confirms Kohinoor diamond shape for AP Assembly

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday wanted the Representatives from British architectural firm Foster and Partners to design state Assembly in the shape of Kohinoor diamond and High court in the shape of Buddha Stupa symbolic to ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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