Four of Sri Lanka`s most senior hardline Buddhist monks appeared in court Monday accused of insulting the Quran, in the first such case following a spate of religious hate attacks.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) detained two people in Bihar`s Arwal district to quiz them over the July 7, 2013, serial bomb blasts in Bodh Gaya, police said on Friday.
Tibetan courts dealt a "heavy blow" last year to anti-China separatist movement in the remote Himalayan region, handling 20 cases involving national security, but the fight remains "grave", a report said on Monday.
Buddhist monks Tuesday conducted a benediction ceremony at a French chateau and vineyard whose new Chinese buyer and its former owner are feared dead after a helicopter crash.
Buddhist monks from Thailand took out a candlelight vigil for `world peace` in Bodh Gaya, Bihar on Friday.
A mob, including Buddhist monks, allegedly stoned and set afire a Muslim-owned business in Sri Lanka in the latest attacks directed against the minority.
Sri Lanka has lodged a strong protest with New Delhi over the incidents of assaults on Buddhist monks
President`s Office Minister Hla Tun led other officials today in apologising to senior and injured monks in the central city of Mandalay.
The monks said they are not satisfied with the apologies made by the government so far.
More than 10,000 people heard Suu Kyi speak this morning in a nearby village about the Letpadaung copper mine.
China refuted Human Rights
Watch criticism over deteriorating human rights situation in Tibet.
Police Lt Fahamee Hengpiya says the monks were collecting alms when a bomb hidden in a planter went off.
In an unusual research, over 20 prominent Tibetan Buddhist monks have undergone brain scanning by a neuroscientist here to unravel the ancient practice of meditation.
Buddhist monks are now trained to deal with incidents of blaze in temples.
Sri Lankan government on Monday said
it will send a delegation to meet the country`s powerful
Buddhist monks to clarify the reasons behind the detention of
former army chief Sarath Fonseka.
Day in Pics: 27th August
August 27, 2014
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