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Did Buddhist monasteries exist in Vadnagar? ASI to begin finding out today

The Archaeological Survey of India will on Tuesday resume excavation in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's hometown Vadnagar, apparently to find evidence on existence of Buddhist monasteries in ancient time in the area.

Dec 08, 2015, 08:56 AM IST

After Nalanda, another university remains found in Bihar

Archaeologists have traced the remains of another university at Telhara, about 40 km from the ancient Nalanda University, a reference to which was found in the account of Chinese travellers Hiuen Tsang and Ithsing.

Jan 15, 2014, 16:41 PM IST