Buddha

  • LS polls: 10 UP seats record 65 per cent voter turnout in first phase 10-04-2014 07:37 PM

    The first phase of elections in Uttar Pradesh were held on Thursday where people in West UP and neighbouring Ghaziabad and Gautam Buddha Nagar constituencies, voted to elect Lok Sabha members from 10 seats. 65 per cent polling was recorded in 10 constituencies of western Uttar Pradesh, including riot-hit Muzaffarnagar....
  • Two Noida residents request SC to defer polling in Gautam Buddha Nagar 08-04-2014 12:07 PM

    Supreme Court on Monday said it will consider on Friday the plea to defer the April 10 polling in Gautam Buddha Nagar Lok Sabha seat of UP in view of defection of Congress candidate to BJP. After Ramesh Chand Tomar's switching over, the date for nomination as well as withdrawal...
  • LS polls: 8 candidates from various parties file nominations for Gautam Buddha Nagar seat 21-03-2014 11:55 PM

    Eight candidates from various political parties filed their nomination papers for the Gautam Buddha Nagar parliamentary constituency here on Friday. The papers were filed at the office of the Returning Officer, said Assistant Returning Officer Bachu Singh. Among the leaders who filed nominations was Narinder Bhati from Samajwadi Party. Bhati,...
  • Akhilesh Yadav to lay foundation of 200 ft Buddha statue, park in Kushinagar 12-12-2013 09:56 AM

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will lay the foundation stone of multi-crore project in Kushinagar on December 13 that includes construction of a 200-feet bronze statue of Lord Buddha, education institutes and parks, officials said on Thursday. Buddhist monk Lama Jopa Rinposhe and other international dignitaries are likely to...
  • India in talks with US on political situation of Bangladesh 16-11-2013 08:41 PM

    India, on Saturday, said it is holding consultations with the US and other countries on the political impasse in Bangladesh over an electoral dispute between the country's two major parties. "I can say definitely that we are discussing the situation of Bangladesh with different countries who have an interest in...
  • 36 booth level officers booked for being absent from poll duty 21-10-2013 09:04 AM

    Thirty-six booth level officers were on Sunday booked for allegedly being absent during a special voters' registration drive in the district. The booth level officers -- five in Sadar subdivision, 10 in Jewar subdivision and 21 in Dadri -- were to be present at their respective polling booths on Sunday...
  • Will 'Buddha' oust 'Mahadev' as the hottest God on TV? 13-10-2013 10:53 AM

    New Delhi: After the success and popularity of 'Devon Ke Dev-Mahadev' and 'Mahabharata', producer BK Modi enters the world of mythology and brings the story of Lord Buddha through his new show 'Buddha- Rajaon ke Raja'. Though, the show has gone on air almost a month back, the makers decided...
  • Indian GP scheduled for Oct 25-27 in Greater Noida 25-09-2013 10:35 AM

    Lucknow: The Formula One motor race would be held at the Buddha International Circuit in Greater Noida between Oct 25-27, officials said on Wednesday. The state government cleared the proposal of the JP Sports International Limited late on Tuesday. The state industrial development department held a meeting to decided and...
  • Nigaar Khan in awe of her character in 'Buddha' 04-09-2013 12:23 AM

    Mumbai: Nigaar Z Khan, who will be seen in a negative role in the forthcoming mythological show 'Buddha - The King of Kings', says she was able to portray the character better because of the nuances that she learnt while playing Rajbala in one of her earlier shows, 'Mitwa Phool...
  • TV show 'Buddha' was supposed to be a film initially 03-09-2013 02:47 PM

    New Delhi: Forthcoming mythological TV show "Buddha" was initially planned to be a film. Filmmakers Shekhar Kapur and Ashutosh Gowariker had already started developing the script, however, producer B.K. Modi, felt that the TV medium would have a larger scope for such a project. The show will narrate the life...
  • Bring back Lord Buddha's begging bowl from Afghanistan: RJD MP 26-08-2013 05:20 PM

    A strong demand for bringing back the begging bowl of Lord Buddha from an Afghan museum and installing it at its "original" place at Vaishali in Bihar was made by RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh in Lok Sabha on Monday. Raising the issue during Zero Hour, he said the Buddha,...
  • Sexual assault case: Even Buddha faced such allegations, says Asaram 24-08-2013 08:25 AM

    Ahmedabad: Equating his case to lord Buddha, self proclaimed godman Asaram has denied allegations of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl saying, "Even lord Buddha had to face such allegations. I'm innocent. If I'm guilty, then prove it." A case has been registered against Asaram following a complaint by the teenager...
  • Suspended IAS officer Durga replies to chargesheet: Reports 16-08-2013 11:53 PM

    Suspended IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal is reported to have given her reply to the chargesheet that the Uttar Pradesh government had served on her over the demolition of the wall of an under-construction mosque in Gautam Buddha Nagar. TV channels reported tonight that the 28-year-old officer, who was the...
  • UP govt likely to constitute special force to check illegal mining 02-08-2013 11:41 AM

    Amidst uproar over suspension of a woman IAS officer allegedly under pressure of the "mining mafia", the Uttar Pradesh government is working on a proposal to constitute a special "mining force" to check illegal mining activities in the state. "The government is considering a proposal to set up an exclusive...
  • Mahabodhi temple to open for public at 5 pm today after special prayer 08-07-2013 12:54 PM

    Gaya: The Mahabodhi temple will reopen for the general public at 5 pm on Monday after a special prayer. Police have beefed up security in and around the temple at Bodh Gaya in Bihar's Gaya district after the serial blasts on Sunday. On Monday morning the temple doors opened late...
  • Sneak Peek: Eddie Pepitone's 'The Bitter Buddha' 18-01-2013 06:12 PM

    while struggling with sobriety and a challenging family history, this one features two very talented comics. ...
  • IFFI celebrates Asian spiritualism through cinema 21-11-2012 10:28 AM

    Panaji: A new section celebrating Asian spiritualism through cinema has been launched with the 43rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) that got off to a rousing start here Tuesday. Films like 'The Buddha, Light of Asia', 'Samsara', 'Mystic Iran: The Unseen World', 'The Burmese Harp' and 'The Great Pilgrim'...
  • Buddha relevant in modern world: Dalai Lama 28-11-2011 10:38 AM

    New Delhi: Buddhism has a special role to play in the modern world because unlike many other religious traditions, Buddhism uniquely propounds the concept of independence which accords closely with the fundamental notions of modern science, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said on Sunday. Elaborating on the importance of...
  • Formula1 fever grips Chennai and how! 31-10-2011 08:38 AM

    CHENNAI: People have been billing it as the fastest Sunday that India saw, in a while. For Chennais Formula1 fans, a usually lazy Sunday morning couldnt have passed more quickly, considering the flag-off time was set at 3 pm. The first Indian Grand Prix might have set the asphalt at...
  • Now, 'Buddha Body' yoga for plus-size people 10-05-2011 11:17 AM

    New York: Buddha Body Yoga in New York City, offers small classes, individual attention, and plenty of blocks, bolsters, belts, balance balls and blankets to ease recalcitrant limbs into warriors poses. But there won't be the usual bevy of pony-tailed sylphs making pretzel shapes. Buddha Body yoga is strictly for...
  • Pallavi Joshi all set for her comeback 04-04-2011 05:28 PM

    Actress Pallavi Joshi, who was last seen in Marathi film Rita in 2009, is ready for her comeback with her husband's directorial venture. She says she missed being an actor and was extremely nervous while shooting for Buddha in a Traffic Jam. "I benefited in more ways than one by...
  • ISB students get into reel business 21-03-2011 09:51 AM

    New Delhi: 'Buddha in a traffic jam' is an unlikely title for a film but what's even more interesting are its producers. The film is being produced by a group of students from Hyderbad's Indian School of business and is being shot in the campus itself. Film making is like...
  • Vivek Agnihotri's next called 'Buddha in a Traffic Jam' 17-03-2011 01:33 PM

    Director Vivek Agnihotri has finally decided upon the title for his third directorial venture. The film will be called Buddha in a Traffic Jam and he says he is reinventing himself with the movie. Veteran actor Anupam Kher has a prominent role in the film, which is being co-produced by...
  • Reconstructing Afghan Buddha possible: Scientists 01-03-2011 11:21 AM

    Berlin: German scientists said today it may be possible to reconstruct one of two giant 1,500 year-old Buddha statues dynamited by the Taliban in central Afghanistan 10 years ago, which prompted a worldwide outcry and left behind only towering cliff caverns. Researchers have studied several hundred fragments of the sandstone...
  • Coming: Deepak Chopra's Graphic novel on Buddha 06-12-2010 11:02 AM

    Washington: New age guru Deepak Chopra is all set to publish a graphic adaptation of his New York Times bestselling novel "Buddha: A Story of Enlightenment" in collaboration with Liquid Comics and Dynamite Entertainment. The 160-page, hardcover graphic novel will be available in bookstores across the US Dec 14 with...