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Roof over Ashoka rock edicts in Junagadh crashes

RAJKOT: In a major blow to history and heritage of Gujarat, the roof covering the Ashoka Shilalekh or rock edicts of emperor Ashoka in Junagadh came crashing down in the early hours of Friday. Experts have attributed the collapse to criminal ... Times of India, 1 week ago
ASI neglect damages Ashoka rock edicts, 1 week ago

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To be great

Who doesnt know about King Ashoka? He is one of Indias greatest emperors belonging to the Mauryan dynasty. He was known as Ashoka the Great and ruled our land with a vision to unite us as a single entity. It is after him that the Ashoka Chakra, our national ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

The Search for a Buddha without Borders

A pillar erected by the great Buddhist emperor Ashoka (304-232 BCE) stands among ancient ruins in Tilaurakot, Nepal, where Prince Siddhartha Gautama is believed to have lived until he set off on his journey to become the Buddha. (Photo: Wikimedia) ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago

Macaulay and the Rule of Law

Three basic laws given to us by the British and retained by independent India are the bedrock of our democracy, writes Ashok Kapur It is almost universally acknowledged that Mahatma Gandhi was the Father of the modern Indian nation. But ...
 The Statesman2 months ago
Mid Day

Mother Brahmi

We often forget that a script is different from a speech. Script is written language while speech is spoken language. The Chinese script is over 5,000 years old. Mesopotamia had cuneiform script 4,000 years ago. But the earliest Indian script, ...
 Mid Day2 days ago

An ode to Buddha

Travelling to the historical site of Sanchi in Madhya Pradesh, Meera Iyer studies the ancient ‘stupas’ and ‘toranas’ of Emperor Ashoka’s era that are witness to the life and times of Buddha. It is a little difficult to ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

Evolution? Really?

In a pivotal but understated scene in , a grievously betrayed (and near-fatally wounded) Caesar, the leader of a colony of evolved super-simians living in a forest in post-apocalyptic California, reflects on the horrors of the ape-versus-man war he ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago

SL, India discuss lasting solution to fisher issues

External Affairs Ministers of Sri Lanka and India yesterday discussed the importance of finding a lasting solution to the problems of fishermen crossing each others waters when they met in New Delhi. External Affairs Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News2 weeks ago
Times of India

Andhra Pradesh capital in Amaravati?

HYDERABAD: The new capital city of Andhra Pradesh will be built around the ancient town of Amaravati, once home to the powerful Satavahana dynasty, a senior minister and highly-placed government sources said. Dotted with numerous Buddhist relics ...
 Times of India4 weeks ago
DNA India

Buddha Circuit to start in Nalasopara

MTDC to develop Mumbai suburb where Buddha was once a visitor An otherwise nondescript suburb like Nalasopara has got pride of place in the “Buddha Circuit” of Maharashtra tourism development corporation (MTDC). Reason being excavations have shown that ...
 Asian Age4 weeks ago MTDC plans Buddhism spiritual journey in Maharashtra  DNA India1 month ago
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