Nalanda University

  • IT city to be set up in Nalanda to create job opportunities: Nitish Kumar 19-02-2014 06:53 PM

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday said his government will set up an IT city in the state's Nalanda district that will help create job opportunities. "Bihar government has decided to set up an IT city...," the chief minister said in Patna after inaugurating projects like state data centre,...
  • After Nalanda, remains of another ancient university unearthed in Bihar 15-01-2014 05:13 PM

    Archaeologists have traced the remains of another university at Telhara, about 40 km from the ancient Nalanda University, a reference to which was found in the account of Chinese travellers Hiuen Tsang and Ithsing. The remains of the university in Nalanda district were found during the course of an excavation...
  • Rajgir declared polythene-free zone, violators to be fined upto Rs 500 04-12-2013 12:29 PM

    Rajgir, a Buddhist pilgrim town and a tourist destination in Bihar, has been declared a polythene-free zone after visitors complained of rampant littering and a dirty environment. "Rajgir is the first Buddhist historical city to be declared a polythene-free zone from December 2," an official of the tourism department said....
  • News briefs: Nalanda University to get USD 6 million for library project 30-07-2013 11:38 PM

    The Nalanda University (NU) will be getting six million dollars for the proposed mega library project. Singapores minister for foreign affairs, who visited Rajgir on Monday, said that three acclaimed academicians had agreed to donate the funds which would be required to shape a world class library. Patna: AISF to...
  • Nalanda: India's oldest university being revived 05-01-2011 11:09 AM

    Chennai: Nobel laureate Amartya Sen Tuesday said restoring Bihar's Nalanda University - the world's oldest - was a difficult task, but progress was being made. "The university is being re-started right now, and since I happen to have the diffcult task of chairing its interim governing body, I am finding...
  • Amartya has 'Nobel' ideas for Nalanda University 20-12-2007 04:03 PM

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Moin Khan has criticised coach Waqar Younis for questioning the fitness of pacer Shoaib Akhtar in front of the media, saying that such statements will create problems in the team in the ongoing World Cup. "I am surprised at Waqar's statement on Shoaib that he is...