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Nationalist group condemns Myanmar sedition case against Buddhist monk

Police issued an arrest warrant for Wirathu last month, but he has evaded arrest.

Jun 18, 2019, 10:15 AM IST

Freed Sri Lanka Buddhist monk vows to expose Islamist militancy

Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara, head of the Bodu Bala Sena's pardon came a week after rioters attacked Muslim-owned homes, shops, and mosques in apparent reprisal for Easter bombings, claimed by Islamic State, that killed more than 250 people.

May 28, 2019, 18:54 PM IST

Bihar: Buddhist monk held in Bodh Gaya for alleged sexual abuse of 15 boys

The monk ran an institution called "Prasanna Jyoti Buddhist School and Meditation Centre" at Mastipur village in Bodh Gaya where the children - hailing from Karbi Anglong district in Assam - were studying.

Aug 30, 2018, 05:49 AM IST

Buddhist monk in Sri Lanka gets 6 years' jail in contempt case

A Sri Lankan court on Wednesday handed a six-year jail term to a Buddhist monk accused of inciting violence against Muslims, holding him guilty of contempt just months after he was convicted of intimidating the wife of a missing journalist.

Aug 08, 2018, 17:58 PM IST

Monk who blessed Everest climbers dies in Nepal

A Buddhist monk who blessed Everest climbers headed for the summit of the world`s highest mountain has died in Nepal aged 87, local officials said Wednesday.

Feb 14, 2018, 14:31 PM IST

Monk, who initiated BR Ambedkar into Buddhism, critically ill

The condition of 90-year-old Buddhist monk Pragyanand, who gave "diksha" to Ambedkar continues to be critical.

Nov 27, 2017, 17:20 PM IST

Myanmar floods kill two, displace tens of thousands

A small dam collapsed in the Bago region on Saturday.

Jul 24, 2017, 13:52 PM IST

Remains of mummified Indian Buddhist monk donated to Chinese govt

According to Wang Wei, head of the Wuan city's cultural relics protection institute, the remains are quite precious.


Jul 18, 2017, 18:04 PM IST

Dalai Lama: Modern education needs to focus on compassion

China considers the spiritual leader a separatist seeking Tibetan independence. The Dalai Lama says he seeks protection of Tibetan culture.

Jun 17, 2017, 18:20 PM IST

Three detained in connection with Bangladesh Buddhist monk's killing

Law Enforcers on Sunday detained three suspects for their involvement in the killing of an elderly Buddhist monk in Bangladesh's Naikkhangchhari upazila of Bandarban district.

May 15, 2016, 15:49 PM IST

Buddhist monk hacked to death in Bangladesh

A 75-year-old Buddhist monk was found hacked to death Saturday in Bangladesh`s remote southeastern district of Bandarban, police said, the latest in a spate of murders of religious minorities and secular activists.

May 14, 2016, 10:30 AM IST

It's actually shocking! Three monks get involved in brawl at Buddhist temple in China - Watch

The incident occurred at Ningguo temple in Yangzhou, east China's Jiangsu province, on April 24.

Apr 29, 2016, 13:52 PM IST

Buddhist monk mistaken for Muslim, attacked in US

Kozen Sampson, a Buddhist monk, said he was attacked during a visit to Hood River in Oregon state.

Mar 11, 2016, 16:23 PM IST

Know what happens to Aamir Khan after he eats Punjabi food

Aamir Khan has a unique way of expressing himself. The Mr Perfectionist of Bollywood, who is presently shooting for his next – Dangal – shared a cute video on Twitter.

Oct 03, 2015, 09:19 AM IST

Cambodia pardons jailed female land rights activists

Ten female Cambodian land activists jailed over protests last year have been pardoned and released from prison, a rights group said Sunday, following an outcry over their arrests.

Apr 12, 2015, 13:00 PM IST

Myanmar monk's UN whore rant "could hurt Buddhism"

 A Myanmar Buddhist monk who called a U.N. human rights envoy a "whore" has violated his monastic code and could damage his religion, another prominent monk said on Tuesday, but he is unlikely to face censure.

Jan 21, 2015, 14:50 PM IST

Sri Lankan Buddhist monk to challenge Rajapaksa

Reformist monk Maduluwawe Sobhitha said given an opportunity, he is ready to fight Rajapaksa as the common opposition candidate.

Jun 19, 2014, 15:38 PM IST

Monk-turned-politician to fight for bringing back Karmapa

Sonam Lama, the lone monk in the newly elected Sikkim Assembly, said he took the plunge into politics to protect the Buddhist `dharma` and enthrone the 17th Karmapa in his seat, the famous Rumtek monastery.

May 19, 2014, 15:22 PM IST

Buddhist monk commits suicide in Delhi

A 47-year-old Buddhist monk from Arunachal Pradesh committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan at his residence here, police said Sunday.

May 18, 2014, 19:40 PM IST

Monk attempts immolation to protest Bodh Gaya blasts

A Buddhist monk on Thursday allegedly tried to immolate himself to protest the recent blasts in Bodh Gaya, police said.

Aug 15, 2013, 17:20 PM IST