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Sri Lanka Buddhist monks in court accused of insulting Quran

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 15:49

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.

Bodh Gaya blasts: NIA detains two

Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 00:27

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.

Tibet courts dealt "heavy blow" to separatists in 2013: Report

Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 18:39

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 pray for happiness at `unlucky` French chateau

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 21:01

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 hold candlelight vigil for world peace in Bodh Gaya

Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 16:04

Buddhist monks from Thailand took out a candlelight vigil for `world peace` in Bodh Gaya, Bihar on Friday.

Attacks on Sri Lankan monks were isolated incidents: Kantha

Last Updated: Thursday, April 25, 2013, 13:38

India has said that the recent attacks on Sri Lankan Buddhist monks in Tamil Nadu were isolated incidents and did not reflect the strong people-to-people bonds.

Lanka deploys forces after Muslim store torched by Buddhist monks

Last Updated: Friday, March 29, 2013, 21:26

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 protests against assault on its monks in south India

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 17:42

Sri Lanka has lodged a strong protest with New Delhi over the incidents of assaults on Buddhist monks

Myanmar gov`t apologises for crackdown violence

Last Updated: Saturday, December 15, 2012, 23:27

President`s Office Minister Hla Tun led other officials today in apologising to senior and injured monks in the central city of Mandalay.

Myanmar monks protest to demand crackdown apology

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 22:40

The monks said they are not satisfied with the apologies made by the government so far.

Suu Kyi decries crackdown that injured protesters

Last Updated: Friday, November 30, 2012, 16:13

More than 10,000 people heard Suu Kyi speak this morning in a nearby village about the Letpadaung copper mine.

Sri Lanka monks protest US move

Last Updated: Thursday, March 15, 2012, 00:07

Several hundred Buddhist monks marched to the US embassy vowing support for President Mahinda Rajapaksa.