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Nepal to build international airport near Buddha`s birthplace

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 20:22

Nepal on Thursday said it plans to build an international airport near Lord Buddha`s birthplace in Lumbini, a town close to the Indo-Nepal border, under a Chinese-backed USD 3 billion project modelled on Mecca.

How a hunch led to stunning claim on Buddha birth date

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 15:05

Two archaeologists had a hunch that the Buddha’s birthplace in southern Nepal held secrets that could transform how the world understood the emergence and spread of Buddhism.

Discovery suggests Buddha lived as early as 6th century BC

Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 23:48

Evidence of a previously unknown wooden structure unearthed at the Gautama Buddha`s birthplace suggests the sage might have lived in the 6th century BC, two centuries earlier than thought, archeologists said Monday.

Buddha`s birthplace in Nepal`s 100-rupee note

Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 13:02

Nepal`s central bank has introduced a 100-rupee Nepali note featuring Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha.

India dismisses reports of setting up checkpoints in Nepal

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 15:45

India dismissed media reports that it had proposed to establish immigration checkpoints at Pashupatinagar and Lumbini in Nepal.

Nepal beefs up security in Lumbini after Bodh Gaya blasts

Last Updated: Saturday, July 13, 2013, 18:47

Nepal has stepped up security in Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha, with security personnel frisking every tourist entering the shrine.

‘China positive on linking Tibet with Lumbini’

Last Updated: Sunday, January 15, 2012, 20:12

According to sources, Wen told Bhattarai Beijing wants to see strong relations between Nepal and India.

UNESCO welcomes govt`s decision to preserve Lumbini area

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 27, 2010, 16:16

Kathmandu’s UNESCO office has welcomed decision of Industrial Promotion Board to limit industrial activities in and around the Lumbini World Heritage Site.

Lankan Prez visits Lumbini, meets Nepal`s President

Last Updated: Friday, October 30, 2009, 20:28

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, whose last visit here was abruptly cut short due to the terror attack on Lankan players in Pakistan, on Friday visited Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha in western Nepal.