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Vientiane [Laos], November 16 (ANI): A China-based company's plans to build a 100-metre statue of the Buddha in the Mahayana Buddhist tradition on the Mekong river bank in Vientiane, Laos has sparked anger among the local citizens as most of them follow the Thervada tradition of Buddhism.
Updated : 1 month, 3 weeks ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], October 11 (ANI): The last surviving practicing Buddhists in Pakistan are facing extinction due to unavailability of worship places, religious teaching and government patronage, reported local media.
Beijing [China] October 7 (ANI): In a bid to tighten command over Tibet Autonomous Region, Chinese authorities have directed the Buddhist monasteries in Tibet to translate classroom texts from Tibetan into Mandarin, China's "common language," said a news report.
Updated : 2 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], September 28 (ANI): Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tuesday said here that forced religious conversion cannot be a testament of expansion and trust in a country where both, believers and atheists coexist.
Updated : 4 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 24 (ANI): Union Minister of Culture G. Kishan Reddy, on the occasion of Asadha Purnima or the Dharma Chakra Day celebrated by the Buddhist community in a video message on Saturday said that Buddhism has a lot to offer not only to Buddhists but for everyone.
Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 11 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Ladakh Jamyang Tsering Namgyal on Sunday said he hopes the delimitation commission in Jammu and Kashmir will include the views of Buddhist and other minority communities in the draft proposals.
Updated : 5 months, 1 week ago IST
Lhasa [Tibet], June 27 (ANI): Beijing is bent on deciding the succession of Tibet's next Dalai Lama as the present spiritual leader of Tibet Tenzin Gyatso is turning 86 on July 6 and with his advancing age, the question of who will succeed him has become more pressing.
Updated : 11 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Dhaka [Bangladesh], December 17 (ANI): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the political leaders not to use religion as a political tool as the country was "liberated with the blood of Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists and Christians".
Updated : 1 year, 2 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], September 16 (ANI): The Centre has extended various facilities to many people belonging to religious minorities in Pakistan and Bangladesh, who have come to India and are staying on long-term Visas, Union Minister Nityananda Rai said here on Wednesday.
Updated : 1 year, 3 months ago IST
Kathmandu [Nepal], August 22 (ANI): Tourists from India continue to throng Muktinath Temple in Nepal's Mustang District even three years after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit that boosted the confidence of tourism entrepreneurs in the area.
Updated : 1 year, 4 months ago IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 7 (ANI): Republican Party of India (RPI) will organize protest against Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra on July 11, against "growing atrocities" on Dalits and Buddhists amid lockdown, RPI President Ramdas Athawale's office said informed on
Leh (Ladakh) [India], July 6 (ANI): The Ladakh Buddhist Association (LBA), All Ladakh Gonpa Association (LGA) and members of the Tibetan community led by CRO celebrated His Holiness Dalai Lama's 85th birthday anniversary at his official residence at Jeve Tsal Photang Choglamsar in Leh on Mon