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Buddhist monks thrashed, robbed in UP town — Social News XYZ

Lucknow, May 14 (IANS) Robbers claiming to be Uttar Pradesh Police personnel attacked two Buddhist monks and injured them early on Monday at a library Farrukhabad district, police said.

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Cambodia favorites: Battambang

Battambang was the best surprise of my Cambodia trip.

Initially, I had planned to go down south after a few days in Phnom Penh – and of course a visit to the famous temples of Angkor – but for some reason, I felt more like going to Battambang instead. 630 more words


Photo Story--Monks in Thailand

Many photographers would agree that the most photogenic moments take place randomly and, of course, when you may least expect them. On the day I snapped the photo above, I was making an obligatory appearance at Bangkok’s main Thai immigration office which is located in a mammoth complex near the old (now domestic) Don Mueang Airport in the northern sector of that sprawling metropolis. 469 more words


"Little Lhasa", Dharamshala

I stayed in McLeod Ganj, Dharamshla for a week, hearing amazing things and i certainly wssnt disappointed. It was the 59th year of the Tibetan Uprising Day during our time in McLeod Ganj, which started with all the tibetans in the main temple singing and playing drums. 563 more words

Tamil News - Sri Lanka to probe anti-Muslim riots lift curfew - Dailythanthi.com

An investigation into anti-Muslim riots that spread in central Sri Lanka prompting the authorities to declare a nationwide state of emergency was announced Saturday by… 268 more words