Buddhists

Russian Centre of Culture initiates all-faith meet in city

The Russian Centre of Culture called the first such all-faith meeting here at Gorky Sadan yesterday.

Sep 13, 2017, 19:11 PM IST
UK calls on Aung San Suu Kyi to curb Rohingya violence

UK calls on Aung San Suu Kyi to curb Rohingya violence

The UK government has joined the international community to increase pressure on Myanmar to tackle the violence against Rohingya Muslims, warning that the treatment of the Rohingya is besmirching the reputation of the country.

Sep 03, 2017, 18:46 PM IST
Thousands more Rohingya refugees flee Myanmar by land, sea

Thousands more Rohingya refugees flee Myanmar by land, sea

The violence has triggered a flood of refugees crossing mostly on foot into Bangladesh, though some were fleeing in wooden boats.

Sep 02, 2017, 23:49 PM IST
Food aid suspended as Myanmar state sinks deeper into violence

Food aid suspended as Myanmar state sinks deeper into violence

Around 120,000 people — most of them Rohingya Muslim civilians — have relied on aid hand-outs in camps since 2012, when religious riots killed scores and sparked a crisis which is again burning through the state.

 

Sep 02, 2017, 16:50 PM IST
Myanmar sends hundreds of troops to Rakhine as tension rises: Sources

Myanmar sends hundreds of troops to Rakhine as tension rises: Sources

Myanmar has sent hundreds of soldiers to beef up security in northwestern Rakhine state after a recent spate of killings, military sources said on Friday, fuelling fears of yet more violence and instability in the troubled region.

Aug 11, 2017, 16:44 PM IST
Divorce rates lowest among Hindus; more prevalent in Muslims, reveals latest Census data | Know details

Divorce rates lowest among Hindus; more prevalent in Muslims, reveals latest Census data | Know details

A startling data of Census has revealed many important aspects and rates of divorce and separation in various religions.

Aug 24, 2016, 13:44 PM IST

Myanmar`s top monks parry claims of Buddhist hardliners

The body representing Myanmar`s top monks has distanced itself from Buddhist hardliners.

Jul 13, 2016, 10:34 AM IST