Tag Archives: Bodh Gaya

  • Two bombs found in Bodh Gaya amid tight security for Dalai Lama

    Two bombs were found from the Bodh Gaya pilgrimage centre near Gaya on Friday night following a small explosion-like sound amid stringent security measures in view of the Dalai Lama's stay. ...

  • Dalai Lama to confer Kalachakra in Bodh Gaya in 2016

    Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will confer the 34th Kalachakra empowerment in early 2016 in Bodh Gaya. ...

  • Ancient Buddha statues in Bihar find new homes

    In villages of Magadh, Bihar, Buddha idols reduced to furniture and embellishments, and also being increasingly Hinduised. ...

  • Mahabodhi temple to glitter with 300 kilos of Thai gold

    India's Mahabodhi temple, one of the world's holiest Buddhist shrines, is to have its dome inlaid with 300 kilograms (660 pounds) of gold donated by Thailand's king and other devotees. ...

  • India arrests ‘most wanted’ militant near Nepal border

    India announced Thursday the arrest of Yasin Bhatkal, one of the nation's most-wanted men and the alleged co-founder of militant group the Indian Mujahideen, blamed for killing hundreds. ...

  • Mahabodhi temple to be guarded by paramilitary force

    Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya, which was rocked by multiple blasts, will be provided security by CISF, the first shrine to be guarded by the paramilitary force. ...

  • Mahabodhi blasts: Bomb timers were traced to Gujarat, bought in Guwahati

    The timers used to trigger explosions in Bodh Gaya were bought from a shop in Guwahati and were manufactured in Gujarat, investigators have found. ...

  • Bodh Gaya blasts: Police release sketches of three suspects

    The sketches of three suspects in the serial bomb explosions at Bodh Gaya's Mahabodhi temple in Bihar have been released by the the National Investigation Agency, police said on Tuesday. ...

  • Tweet owning up Bodh Gaya serial blasts traced to Pakistan

    Two tweets purportedly from Indian Mujahideen that claimed the terror outfit carried out the serial blasts at Bodh Gaya and warned about a plot to attack Mumbai by July 13 have been traced to Pakistan. ...

  • Serial blasts rock Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya

    Nine serial explosions rocked the Mahabodhi Temple complex in Bodh Gaya on Monday, leaving at least five people injured. Indian officials confirmed that the blasts were a terror attack. ...