Modi pledges commitment to non-violence on Buddha Purnima

Pledging commitment to non-violence and world peace, BJP`s Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi on Wednesday greeted the people on the occasion of `Buddh Purnima`.

Millions celebrate Buddha Jayanti in northeast

Thousands of devotees at monasteries and temples in northeast India on Wednesday offered prayers on the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha.

Narendra Modi invokes Gautama Buddha, commits to world peace, non-violence

Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday pledged his commitment to peace and non-violence on the occasion of Buddha Purnima, the most sacred festivals of Buddhists.

President Pranab Mukherjee greets people on Buddha Purnima

President Pranab Mukherjee greeted the nation on the eve of Buddha Purnima and said that Lord Buddha`s life and teachings have "universal significance".

President greets nation ahead of Buddha Purnima

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday greeted the nation ahead of the auspicious occasion of Buddha Purnima.

Tiger census in Tadoba-Andhari reserve on May 25

Forest authorities will conduct a tiger census in Tadoba-Andhari reserve in the neighbouring Chandrapur district during the full Moon on Buddha Purnima on May 25, officials said.

President, PM greet the nation on Buddha Purnima

President Pratibha Patil, Vice President Hamid Ansari and PM Manmohan Singh on Saturday greeted the nation on the occasion of Buddha Purnima.

Bigger, brighter Supermoon graces the night sky

At 9.05 pm IST, the distance between the Earth and the Moon was 3,56,955 km, the closest this year, while the angular size of the Moon was 0.5515 degrees.

Watch out for the biggest full moon of 2012

The moon is set to get a lot bigger and brighter than it will be on any other night in 2012.