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Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama offers prayers at Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya
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Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama offers prayers at Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama visited the Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya on Saturday

Bodh Gaya temple in Bihar to get CISF cover four years after terror attack
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Bodh Gaya temple in Bihar to get CISF cover four years after terror attack

Four years after a terror strike at the Mahabodhi temple, the Centre is planning to provide an armed security cover of trained paramilitary commandos to the UNESCO World Heritage site in Bodh Gaya in Bihar, known as the cradle of Buddhism.

Bodh Gaya's Mahabodhi temple just got an income-tax notice
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Bodh Gaya's Mahabodhi temple just got an income-tax notice

The Income Tax Department has issued notice to Bodh Gaya's Mahabodhi temple, Buddhism's holiest shrine, for not filing annual return of its income of over Rs 100 crore through donations, an official said Saturday.<br />

Criticised for Patna blasts, Bihar govt to now set up ATS
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Criticised for Patna blasts, Bihar govt to now set up ATS

The Bihar government has begun the process of setting up an Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS), Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Monday.

Ranchi module of Indian Mujahideen behind Bodh Gaya blasts: NIA
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Ranchi module of Indian Mujahideen behind Bodh Gaya blasts: NIA

CNN-IBN reported that the NIA had recovered a chart during a raid at Ranchi lodge on Monday with the details of those who had planted bombs that caused the blasts in Bodh Gaya.

'Definitive leads' of IM role in Bodh Gaya blasts
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'Definitive leads' of IM role in Bodh Gaya blasts

As many as 10 explosions had rocked Mahabodhi Temple complex on 7 July this year in which five people including two Budhhist monks were injured.

SC seeks Centre, Bihar govt response to PIL on Mahabodhi temple
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SC seeks Centre, Bihar govt response to PIL on Mahabodhi temple

Arup Bramchari in his PIL alleged that there were "grave security lapses, financial and administrative mismanagement" by the temple management committee.

Bihar: Mahabodhi temple security to cost Rs 5 mn a month
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Bihar: Mahabodhi temple security to cost Rs 5 mn a month

Bihar is set to spend Rs 5 million each month for the deployment of 261 Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel at the Mahabodhi temple at Bodh Gaya that was rocked by blasts 7 July, officials said.

Nitish seeks PM intervention for CISF security at Mahabodhi temple
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Nitish seeks PM intervention for CISF security at Mahabodhi temple

In a letter to the prime minister, released to the media Wednesday, the chief minister said a security cover by the Central Industrial Security Force to the temple was "urgent and crucial" and that the Bihar government's request on this matter was pending with the union home ministry.

Nitish writes to PM for CISF security for Bodh Gaya temple
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Nitish writes to PM for CISF security for Bodh Gaya temple

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, in a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, has reiterated his request for CISF security at Bodh Gaya Buddhist shrine, scene of 7 July terror attack.

Meerut made cylinders used in Bodh Gaya blasts: NIA
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Meerut made cylinders used in Bodh Gaya blasts: NIA

Two monks were injured in ten blasts that took place early in the morning of 7 July in Bodh Gaya.

Bodh Gaya blasts: Police release sketches of three suspects
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Bodh Gaya blasts: Police release sketches of three suspects

The NIA detained six people but released all of them after questioning.

Bodh Gaya blasts: Bihar sets up special court to investigate
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Bodh Gaya blasts: Bihar sets up special court to investigate

The court has been established in the Patna civil court, said the official who is assisting the National Investigation Agency's probe into the 7 July terror attack.

Bodh Gaya blasts: 18 samples sent for DNA test
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Bodh Gaya blasts: 18 samples sent for DNA test

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has sent eighteen samples to Hyderabad for DNA test in connection with the serial bomb explosions at Bodh Gaya's Mahabodhi temple in Bihar, a police official said on Friday.

Bodh Gaya blasts did not damage ancient structures: ASI
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Bodh Gaya blasts did not damage ancient structures: ASI

"Our Patna team visited the site the very next day after the blast. Their reports have confirmed that only a few modern structures were damaged. The ancient structure is unscratched," BR Mani, ASI additional director general said.

Photos: Sonia Gandhi, Sushilkumar Shinde visit Mahabodhi temple
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Photos: Sonia Gandhi, Sushilkumar Shinde visit Mahabodhi temple

Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde visited the bomb blast sites along with Congress President Sonia Gandhi and party leader Ambika Soni today. Images from their visit.

Will probe all angles, including possible Naxal role: Shinde on Bodh Gaya blasts
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Will probe all angles, including possible Naxal role: Shinde on Bodh Gaya blasts

Addressing media at Bodh Gaya, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, who visited the blast site at the Mahabodhi temple with Congress President Sonia Gandhi, said he had approved the Bihar state government’s request to transfer the blasts probe to the NIA.

Live: Bodh Gaya blast probe transferred to NIA, says Shinde
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Live: Bodh Gaya blast probe transferred to NIA, says Shinde

The Union home minister Sushilkumar Shinde as well as UPA Chief Sonia Gandhi is expected to visit Bodh Gaya today.

Sonia Gandhi, Sushilkumar Shinde visit Bodh Gaya blast site
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Sonia Gandhi, Sushilkumar Shinde visit Bodh Gaya blast site

Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday visited the Mahabodhi temple which witnessed a series of explosions on Sunday.

Bodh Gaya bombings: Probe to be handed over to NIA
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Bodh Gaya bombings: Probe to be handed over to NIA

A formal order entrusting the NIA with the investigation will be issued very soon, Home Ministry officials said.