Odisha  /  Published 04.11.18

Facelift plan for four parks

The development authority here has decided to develop infrastructure at four major parks — Buddha Jayanti Park at Niladri Vihar, Indira Gandhi Park on Sachivalaya Marg at Unit II, Gandhi Park at Gaj...
By Sandeep Mishra in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 21.03.20

Come now, please fall prey to me

There is no escape. None. Not from me. I am Karuna, Karuna, the Virus. There is no running away from me. I’ll get you. You shall have to seek Karuna, and Karuna alone can save you. What did they say...
By Sankarshan Thakur

India  /  Published 23.02.19

Scratch Cong faces: BJP chief

BJP national chief Amit Shah has asked farmers associated with the party to scratch the face of Congress leaders if they question Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s agricultural policies. “We purchase...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Calcutta  /  Published 08.05.20

Monks of Calcutta's monastery donate PPE on Buddha Purnima

A group of monks from a city Buddhist monastery distributed personal protection equipment to doctors and health workers on the occasion of Buddha Purnima on Thursday.At least 100 sets of PPE were hand...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 08.05.20

Quiet Buddha Purnima in Assam

The Buddhist monasteries in Assam restricted Buddha Jayanti celebration to religious rituals in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.Deviating from its tradition of hosting a huge congregation, the historic ...
By Rinkumani Pathak and Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh


Entertainment  /  Published 26.11.18

Film-maker Bernardo Bertolucci dies at 77

Italian film-maker Bernardo Bertolucci, who won Oscars with The Last Emperor and whose erotic drama Last Tango in Paris enthralled and shocked the world, died on Monday. He was 77.Bertolucci's press o...
By AP in Rome

India  /  Published 19.05.19

When meditation becomes a performance

Today (Saturday) is Buddha Purnima. It is The day that the Shakya prince Siddhartha Gautama became enlightened through meditation and became the Buddha. He subsequently taught meditation as an essenti...
By Deepam Chatterjee


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