As the name suggests, the day is celebrated to worship and pay respect to one’s guru, teacher or parents.
On his second visit to Bhutan since his first re-election, prime minister Narendra Modi on his two-day visit to Bhutan held talks with the country’s leaders to further deepen the bilateral ties.
Narendra Modi in Bhutan Day 2: PM addresses Royal University students in Thimpu, says great time for young people to 'innovate'
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day visit to Bhutan, addressed students at the Royal University of Bhutan in Thimpu on Sunday. This is Modi's second visit to the neighbouring country since his last visit in June 2014. It also happened to be Modi's first visit to a foreign country as the Prime Minister.
Writer Volga on re-imagining the Buddha's wife Yashodhara and why she is drawn to women from mythology
Sahitya Akademi winner Volga says that in resurrecting Yashodhara, she wanted to resurrect the intellectual and spiritual history of women. In this conversation with Firstpost, she speaks about what it means to call herself a feminist writer, the future of fiction in regional languages and why re-imagining mythology from different perspectives is important