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Jun 12, 2018
US-backed broadcaster pulls content from Myanmar TV station after govt bans word 'Rohingya' on its showsUS-backed Radio Free Asia (RFA) has pulled broadcasts from a television channel in Myanmar after the government tried to ban the word "Rohingya" on its shows.
Jun 10, 2018
Myanmar's hardline monks to dodge bans on Facebook and target Rohingya Muslims using the social media platformFacebook has designated several radical Buddhist groups like Ma Ba Tha and several prominent monks as "hate figures", blocking them from the platform.
Jun 07, 2018
After inflammatory social media posts fuelled March riots in Sri Lanka, Facebook set to train staff in local languagesThree months after Sri Lanka was rocked by deadly anti-Muslim riots fuelled by online vitriol, Facebook is training its staff to identify inflammatory content in the country's local languages.
Jun 04, 2018
Centre working on policy for Chinese Buddhist monks who wish to meet Dalai Lama in India, says reportCentre is working on a policy for Chinese Buddhist monks who wish to meet the Dalai Lama in India.
Jun 02, 2018
Myanmar willing to take back Rohingya refugees if they volunteer to return, says its national security adviserMyanmar is willing to take back all 700,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees who have fled to Bangladesh if they volunteer to return, the country’s National Security Adviser Thaung Tun said on Saturday.
May 31, 2018
2013 Bodh Gaya serial blasts: NIA court defers pronouncement of quantum of sentence till FridayThe pronouncement of the quantum of sentence for the five individuals convicted in the 2013 Bodh Gaya serial blast case was deferred to Friday.
May 25, 2018
2013 Bodh Gaya serial blast: five accused convicted, quantum of sentence to be pronounced on 31 MayA special National Investigative Agency (NIA) court on Friday convicted five Indian Mujahideen militants in the 2013 Bodh Gaya serial blasts case in which several persons including Buddhist monks were injured.
Apr 30, 2018
On Buddha Purnima, Narendra Modi says his teachings are important in context of terrorism, casteismPrime Minister Narendra Modi said India has never been an aggressor nor encroached upon anyone's territory and saw no distinction between religions, castes and languages
Apr 29, 2018
Narendra Modi to inaugurate Buddha Jayanti celebrations tomorrow, will pay respects to Buddhist relics at IGI stadiumPrime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Buddha Jayanti celebrations organised by the ministry of culture in collaboration with the International Buddhist Confederation (IBC) on 30 April
Apr 17, 2018
Myanmar pardons over 8,500 prisoners as part of annual amnesty marking country's traditional new yearMyanmar's president Win Myint, who took office last month after his predecessor suddenly resigned, said the pardons would be granted on humanitarian grounds during the Buddhist new year festival known as Thingyan