Dalai Lama describes himself as 'son of India'

 Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama today described himself as a "son of India" and hailed the secularism prevailing in the country.

Mar 17, 2017, 19:02 PM IST

Nalanda varsity to float global tender for constructing campus

The newly-revived Nalanda International University will take a major step forward when it floats a global tender later this month for constructing its new campus spread over 446 acres of land at Rajgir, 95 km from here, an official said.

Jun 02, 2015, 15:03 PM IST

Sushma Swaraj to inaugurate Nalanda University on Friday

The ancient Nalanda University, which had attracted students from the world over, will be formally inaugurated on Friday in its modern 'avatar' by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

Sep 18, 2014, 22:42 PM IST

South Korea proposes monument for its 8th century monk in Nalanda

Days after the opening of the Nalanda University at Rajgir, South Korea has proposed to install a monument to their 8th century travelling monk Hyecho near the institution's campus, seeking to further the ties between Bihar and the Asian country.

Sep 18, 2014, 20:48 PM IST

Revived Nalanda University's first session begins Monday

The revived Nalanda University, an ancient international centre for learning in Bihar which has attracted over 1,000 applications from around the world, will begin its first academic session Sep 1 with 15 students, including five women, and 10 faculty members, its vice chancellor said.

Aug 31, 2014, 21:21 PM IST

Foreign scholars keen to join Nalanda University: Official

A large number of foreign scholars and teachers are keen to join the upcoming Nalanda University in Bihar as its faculty members, an official said.

Feb 27, 2014, 12:35 PM IST

JD(U) MP Ram Sunder Das faints on stage at Rajgir

Centenarian JD(U) MP Ram Sundar Das fainted on stage at the party convention in Rajgir and was rushed to a hospital.

Oct 29, 2013, 13:58 PM IST

BJP for starting Ordnance factory in Rajgir

BJP on Saturday urged the President, Prime
Minister and Defence Minister to take steps to start the
proposed Ordnance factory at Rajgir in Bihar.

Jul 09, 2011, 21:51 PM IST

Nitish asks CRPF DG to open training institute at Rajgir

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
on Thursday asked the Director General of CRPF K Vijay Kumar to soon
set up a training institute at Rajgir in Nalanda district.

Jan 06, 2011, 19:23 PM IST

Nitish Kumar shifts to home district Rajgir for five days

People in this Bihar capital will miss beacon lights and sirens of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar`s cars for next five days as he has shifted to Rajgir to work in peace and away from the crowded and polluted urban pocket.

Dec 26, 2009, 14:05 PM IST