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`Begging bowl at Afghan museum is not associated with Buddha`

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 12:00

A begging bowl on display in an Afghanistan museum is not associated with Lord Buddha, Indian officials have concluded belying the initial perception that it belonged to the founder of Buddhism.

India eyes return of Buddha `begging bowl` from Afghanistan

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 15:25

Two Indian archaeologists are being sent to Kabul to study a "begging bowl" thought to have been used by Buddha in a first step to bringing the artifact back to India, an official said.

TN govt taking steps to eradicate begging: Minister

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 02, 2013, 16:50

Tamil Nadu Government today said it was taking sincere efforts to eradicate begging in the state.

Begging women, children of Burdwan station to be sent back

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 20:49

The Burdwan district administration has taken up a project to send back to their home districts women and children who had come from outside the state to live and beg at Burdwan railway station.

Delhi HC orders fresh trial of two, detained for begging

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 17:14

Two youths, sentenced to one year detention for begging in buses here, have been ordered by the Delhi HC to be tried again.

‘Art of begging’ taught in Bihar school

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 01, 2012, 10:07

As part of school curriculum, children in a Bihar school are taught on how to beg and get sympathy from people so that they can earn more.

Court `admonishes` woman for begging, sets her free

Last Updated: Monday, April 16, 2012, 16:41

A woman, sentenced to a year of detention in a remand home for begging with her one-year-old daughter, has been set free by a court after admonition.

Girl gets poor marks, made to beg by father

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 11:43

In a shocking incident, a 12-year-old girl was forced to beg by her father in Mysore after she scored poorly in her exams.

Old couple found begging, released from detention

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 16, 2011, 19:28

Ajmer natives Jethu Ram and Laxmi were found begging from passersby at a traffic signal on Lodhi Road.

`Strit vigil against child labour and begging`

Last Updated: Thursday, December 30, 2010, 14:34

Kerala Home Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan told assembly that police have been asked to put up strict vigil against child labour practice and children being used for begging purpose.

Delhi to have new anti-begging law

Last Updated: Sunday, November 07, 2010, 18:09

The national capital, which has been using a 51-year-old law to deal with begging, is drafting a more "humane" legislation incorporating various welfare schemes, an official said.

CS saved India from going with begging bowl: Pranab

Last Updated: Sunday, August 29, 2010, 00:32

Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today paid rich tributes to late Congress leader C Subramaniam, saying he saved India from the humiliation of going with the begging bowl for foodgrains.