Tibetan Buddhists have power of truth, China's communist regime has power of guns, says Dalai Lama at Bodh Gaya
The Dalai Lama made the statement at the Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya near Gaya, during his annual fortnight-long visit of the pilgrim town
BIMSTEC summit: Narendra Modi says India is committed to work with nations to enhance regional connectivity
Narendra Modi said while addressing the inaugural session of the 4th BIMSTEC summit in Kathmandu that he believed there was a big opportunity for Connectivity - trade connectivity, economic connectivity, transport connectivity, digital connectivity, and people-to-people connectivity.
Ramayana and Buddhism are two aspects that connect India and ASEAN and that is why they have been given prominence at the India-ASEAN Commemorative Summit, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Tuesday
Unless the state of Bihar sees the flaws in its education sector with clarity, the narrative of Nalanda will remain one of lost glory.
Nobel laureate and renowned economist Amartya Sen said on Tuesday that if the government wants to set up world-class universities it should not try to execute autocratic power on the universities as freedom and autonomy of institutions is vital for the country
The Bengaliness of the BJP in Bengal in incidental, whereas, it's BJP-ness is fundamental. And this seriously limits its appeal in West Bengal, where it is widely conceived to be a Hindi-belt party controlled by outsiders.
George Yeo, the second Chancellor of Nalanda University on Friday resigned from the post saying the varsity's autonomy was being affected as he was "not even given notice" of the leadership change in the institution.
Pranab Mukherjee had dissolved Nalanda university's governing board on Monday. This decision also brought an end to the university's nine-year-long association of Nobel laureate Amartya Sen.
President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said universities and institutions of higher learning must be bastions of free speech and expression and debates should be encouraged.
Unesco on Sunday evening agreed to put 12 new sites on the World Heritage List before ending its 40th session in Turkey's Istanbul city.
Amartya Sen has done enough damage to India by his espousal of left ideology. But his recent outburst against the PM appeared more strategic than genuine, with a new book by him needing some excitement
Even as he leaves Nalanda University, Amartya Sen is leaving a bad taste in the mouth. At 82, he ought to be retiring gracefully, not making a fuss over it by couching it as a fight for academic autonomy.
Barely a few months after Amartya Sen withdrew his candidature as chancellor of Nalanda University, the Nobel Laureate has lashed out at the Modi government by going public with a biting critique over the whys and hows.
Amartya Sen, who has decided to quit as Chancellor when his tenure ends in July at Nalanda University, did not distinguish his stewardship of the new institution with any great moves. Some controversies refuse to go away
The Union government on Friday rejected Nobel laureate Amartya Sen's contention that it does not want him to continue as Nalanda University Chancellor, saying there was no attempt to "curtail" his tenure and claimed that it was yet to receive the approved minutes of the Governing Board of Nalanda University (GBNU).
Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, in a letter, said that he would not continue as the Chancellor of Nalanda University for a second term.
The Nalanda University (NU), that had attracted students from world over in the ancient times, has been reopened after 800 years. Under the leadership of Dr Amartya Sen the university was opened on Monday. Here's all you need to know
The NU came into existence by the Nalanda University Act passed by Parliament. Economist Amartya Sen is the Chairman of the Governing Body of the university, while renowned teachers from various countries are its members.
Remains of an ancient university have been discovered in Bihar, which is home to Nalanda and Vikramshila universities, officials on Tuesday said.