Union tourism ministry has announced development plans for Bihar's Bodh Gaya, a famous Buddhist pilgrimage site, to attract tourists all year round.
Published on Oct 07, 2021 04:16 PM IST
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- Bodh Gaya was selected as the site for IITTM in the state, considering the need of trained tourism professionals there.
Published on Mar 11, 2021 09:37 AM IST
By Reena Sopam | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Patna
- Earlier some guides used to teach Chinese at Bodh Gaya, but now they don’t have students.
Published on Feb 15, 2021 09:30 AM IST
- The situation is unlikely to improve anytime soon since the peak season of earning in Bodh Gaya is from October to February.
Published on Feb 09, 2021 09:28 AM IST
Bihar Election 2020: Results for Sherghati, Barachatti, Bodh Gaya, Gaya Town, Belaganj, Wazirganj seats
Bihar Assembly Election 2020 results: Get round-wise updates on vote counting, latest trends, trailing, leading candidates for Sherghati, Barachatti, Bodh Gaya, Gaya Town, Belaganj, Wazirganj seats under Gaya Lok Sabha constituency.
Updated on Nov 11, 2020 02:54 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Nilesh Mathur
Without any spraying of nutrients in past nine months, the condition of tree is quite healthy and it is abundant with leaves.
Updated on Sep 19, 2020 06:58 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | By Rakesh Singh | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
The temple has remained closed for visitors for the better part of the last 6 months.
Updated on Sep 19, 2020 02:41 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | By Reena Sopam | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
Bihar has 25,453 Buddhists as per the 2011 Census, which is 0.02% of state’s population. Apart from this, there are thousands of Buddhists from other countries, who have been living here for over three- four generations.
Updated on Dec 14, 2019 01:56 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | By Reena Sopam
All these children have already learnt the basics of the French language here and after a formal examination they were finally cleared to pursue the advanced course in the language.
Updated on Oct 23, 2019 08:35 PM IST
The event took off on Thursday with the Vietnamese Buddhist monks chanting “Buddham Sharanam Gakshami, Dhammam Sharan Gakshami’’ under the legendry Bodhi Tree
Updated on May 18, 2019 02:57 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Bodh Gaya | By Anil Kumar
The Gaya police on Tuesday said an FIR was registered against the monks, AC Lama, Ratneshwar Chakma and Chhota Bhante, and the probe had begun.
Published on Apr 24, 2019 10:57 AM IST
The NIA has filed a supplementary chargesheet before NIA Special Court in Patna against five people in connection with the Bodh Gaya blasts.
Updated on Jan 29, 2019 11:05 AM IST
New Delhi | By Asian News International
Initiating the discourse on Bodhisatva in the opening session of his first teaching at Bodh Gaya, the Dalai Lama said that ignorance of truth is the route cause of all the miseries
Published on Dec 29, 2018 02:15 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bodh Gaya | By Anil Kumar Ojha, Bodh Gaya:
Communal flare-up in 7 Bihar districts, Brajesh Thakur, Muzaffarpur shelter home case, IED blast in Gaya, woman paraded naked, Shahabuddin’s life sentence, 21 AK-47 assault rifles smuggled into Munger. Everything that shook Bihar government in 2018.
Updated on Dec 29, 2018 02:13 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar
In a freewheeling interview with HT, the Dalai Lama speaks on wide-ranging spiritual and political issues, including what he thinks of India-China ties.
Updated on Dec 25, 2018 08:10 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By Shishir Gupta
The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), has finalised the schedule of the Dalai Lama for his winter initiations at Bodh Gaya and urged the Gaya district administration and the Bodh Gaya Temple management Committee to ensure proper security arrangements for him during his stay.
Updated on Dec 13, 2018 11:50 AM IST
A delegation of 170 Chinese Buddhists which walked all the way from Nepal to Bodh Gaya in Bihar arrived in the pilgrimage town on Sunday to join special chanting sessions of the Tripitak, Buddhism’s holiest scriptures.
Published on Dec 04, 2018 11:51 PM IST
Although the Bodh Gaya police have registered a case of unnatural death as no evidence of any ulterior motive was found, the probe team is exploring all angles, including murder and ‘forced suicide’.
Updated on Nov 07, 2018 03:30 PM IST
Police say the tourist had come to India in June on a two-day trip, but overstayed.
Updated on Nov 03, 2018 06:00 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Gaya | By B Vijay Murty
Raghu Rai has assembled a range of The Dalai Lama’s photographs which has now turned into a compilation. “A God in Exile: The Fourteenth Dalai Lama” is a journey into the life of the Nobel Peace Prize winner through a series of photographs - all in shades of black and white.
Updated on Oct 23, 2018 05:57 PM IST
Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
The village headman said children told him how the Buddhist monk would make them masturbate and beat them at the monastery in Bodh Gaya, Bihar.
Updated on Aug 31, 2018 02:08 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Sadiq Naqvi
Sujoy, the head monk of the centre, was arrested on Wednesday on charges of sexually abusing more than a dozen boys and produced the next day in a local court in Gaya.
Updated on Sep 01, 2018 03:33 PM IST
Children allege monk called them to bedroom, sexually abused them at Buddhist centre in Bihar’s Bodh Gaya
The children said Bhante Shanghpriya Sujoy used to call them in their bedroom and sexually abuse them. They also said they were beaten up by him and even threatened with dire consequences if they refused to oblige him.
Updated on Aug 31, 2018 10:48 AM IST
The monk ran an institution called “Prasanna Jyoti Buddhist School and Meditation Centre” at Mastipur village in Bodh Gaya where the 15 children - all hailing from Karbi Anglong district in Assam - were studying.
Updated on Aug 30, 2018 08:18 AM IST
Gaya (Bihar) | By Press Trust of India
Besides being a sleeper cell member, the arrested person was involved in supplying explosives to the masterminds of the Bodh Gaya blast, the police say.
Updated on Jun 11, 2018 02:17 PM IST
Kolkata, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
A series of nine bombs exploded in 30 minutes on July 7, 2013, around the Mahabodhi Temple complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Bodh Gaya, injuring five people.
Updated on Jun 01, 2018 03:50 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar, Patna
All five were accused of setting off nine bombs in 30 minutes around the Mahabodhi Temple complex in Bodhgaya. Five people were injured in the explosions.
Updated on May 25, 2018 01:28 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
Gaya MP Hari Manjhi denied the charges and said his son was arrested to defame him ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
Updated on Apr 23, 2018 01:52 PM IST
IANS, Patna | By HT Correspondent