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Apr 14, 2017
Turning India into a land only for Hindus goes against our nation, writes ex-FS Nirupama RaoI am a Hindu by birth and by enduring faith. The house that I was born into that my grandfather built, had no special puja room — but the plaster of Paris statue of a flute playing Krishna, the Ravi Varma oleographs of a Lakshmi rising from a lotus with elephants trumpeting their joy at her presence, the veena-playing Saraswati, and our special deity Lord Guruvayurappan, with beautiful Kartikeya and his "vel"(spear) and his vehicle, the peacock made up the pantheon of our isthtadevatas.
Apr 11, 2017
China says it will elect next Dalai Lama by draw of lots from Lhasa temple's sacred urnChina on Wednesday said it will select the next highest monk of Tibetan Buddhism through the traditional way of drawing lots from a sacred urn at Dachau Temple in Lhasa, dismissing the Dalai Lama's assertion that Beijing cannot choose his successor.
Apr 06, 2017
Dalai Lama in Arunachal Pradesh: Answer 'blows with blows' if India plays dirty, warns ChinaChina should not hesitate to answer "blows with blows" if India chooses to play dirty by allowing the Dalai Lama to visit Arunachal Pradesh, the Chinese official media said on Thursday.
Apr 04, 2017
Dalai Lama's Arunachal visit: India asks China not to interfere in internal affairsAmid a row over the Dalai Lama's visit to Arunachal Pradesh, the government on Tuesday asked China not to interfere in its internal affairs, saying it respects the 'One China' policy and expects Beijing to reciprocate.
Mar 21, 2017
China warns India not to go against its 'core concerns' over invite to Dalai LamaChina on Monday warned India not to go against its "core concerns" to avoid "disruption" in bilateral ties after New Delhi invited the Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama to an international Buddhist seminar in Bihar.
Mar 07, 2017
China calls Dalai Lama a 'deceptive actor' after his 'missing brains' commentChina's Foreign Ministry called the Dalai Lama a "deceptive actor", after he said in an interview that Chinese hardliners have parts of their brains missing
Mar 06, 2017
Dalai Lama to John Oliver: Chinese hardliners have 'parts of their brains missing'Chinese hardliners have parts of their brains missing, exiled Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama said in an interview aired this week, comments likely to infuriate Beijing
Jan 21, 2017
Abhishek Majumdar's new play 'Muktidham' looks at 8th century conflict between Hinduism, BuddhismNoted playwright and director Abhishek Majumdar's latest production is Muktidham, a play is set in the 8th century, in a matha in a fictional town called Beerpur. Based on historical facts and then fictionalised, Majumdar's play looks at the roots of Hindu philosophy and attempts to interpret how the communal right wing had origins in intellectual thought and then "turned increasingly dogmatic and anti-intellectual itself".
Dec 09, 2016
U.N. urges Myanmar's Suu Kyi to visit country's divided northwest | ReutersUNITED NATIONS The United Nations urged Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday to visit the country's divided northwest to reassure civilians they will be protected amid accusations that soldiers have raped Rohingya Muslim women, burnt houses and killed civilians.Myanmar's military and government have rejected the allegations. Soldiers have poured into the area along Myanmar's frontier with Bangladesh, responding to coordinated attacks on three border posts on Oct
Dec 06, 2016
BR Ambedkar's death anniversary: For his many lakhs of followers, 'Jai Bhim' is the only passwordFor the Dalit and the socially backward citizens of our country — many crores of them — this day marks the loss of their ‘Father’, Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar