India | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 1, 2015
Tibetan spiritual leader and Nobel peace prize winner Dalai Lama, who is on his maiden visit to Gujarat, today said he considers Indians as his "Guru".
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 8, 2014
India and Bhutan on Friday agreed to collaborate on the "noble objectives" of the establishment of Nalanda University in Bihar to develop the institution as an international centre of excellence.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday September 19, 2014
The ancient Nalanda University, which had attracted students from the world over, will be formally inaugurated today in its modern 'avatar' by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.
India | Written by Alok Pandey (With agencies) | Monday September 1, 2014
More than 800 years after Bihar's Nalanda University closed down, 15 students and 11 faculty members are the faces of the revival of the once world famous university.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday September 1, 2014
The ancient Nalanda University (NU), which attracted students from the world over, will rise again today, as classes will begin at its newly established campus at Rajgir.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday July 17, 2014
The tourism ministry on Thursday launched a comprehensive plan with the World Bank for the development of Buddhist heritage circuits in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar that is estimated to create 10,000 jobs and indirect employments.
Thursday July 10, 2014
Senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar today described as "disappointing" the maiden general budget of Narendra Modi government as there was nothing for backward states like Bihar to cheer "acche din" (good days).
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 1, 2014
Protesters today threw stones and chappals at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar during election rallies in two separate places in Nalanda district.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 8, 2014
Eighteen students were injured today after a bus carrying them lost control and fell in a ditch near Chhoti Pahari locality under Agamkuan police station area in the state capital, police said.
Cities | Indo Asian News Service | Monday January 13, 2014
Muslim clerics in a Bihar district have decided not to lead or offer namaz-e-janaza (funeral prayers) of drunkards.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 7, 2013
Five bombs were recovered from a house on a main road in Bihar's Nalanda district and two persons arrested today, police sources said.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday November 7, 2013
The Indian Mujahideen planned to follow up their terror attack in Patna last month with explosions at Nalanda University, 100 kms away and strikes in Chhattisgarh, which votes this month for its next government, say investigators.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 27, 2013
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar cancelled his scheduled tour to Munger in the wake of serial blasts that rocked the state capital ahead of Narendra Modi's address at a BJP rally today.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday August 7, 2013
At least 15 children and a teacher fell ill after taking their mid-day meal in Bihar's Nalanda district today, officials said.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday August 6, 2013
Nine Hindu pilgrims (Kanwariyas) were killed and nearly a dozen injured in two separate road accidents on Tuesday in Bihar's Jamui and Saran districts, police said.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday July 28, 2013
Bharatiya Janata Party leaders in the state have requested Narendra Modi to contest the next Lok Sabha elections from Nalanda, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's home district.
IANS, Patna | Monday July 15, 2013
Farmers of a village in Bihar's Nalanda district are planning to go global. Potatoes, pumpkins, garlics, chillis and ladyfingers, among other vegetables, produced in Sohdih village are all set to make their way to kitchens in Europe.The farmers are e...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 16, 2013
A woman and a man were today injured in an attack by a wild bear in a village under Pakribarawan police station area in Bihar's Nalanda district, police said.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday February 18, 2013
Bihar's farmers have done it again. A farmer from Sohdih village of Bihar's Nalanda district has set a new world record in potato production through organic farming this year.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 25, 2012
Two men were killed when their motorcycle slammed into a tree in Nalanda district, police said on Thursday
India | Press Trust of India | Monday September 3, 2012
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray today came under fire for threatening to throw out Biharis from Maharashtra even as a case was filed against him in Nalanda for his hate speech.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 31, 2012
The proposed Nalanda International University will embark on its fresh journey from 2014 and will offer courses in History and Ecological Studies in the beginning. Chancellor Amartya Sen said that they are going to start with School of Historical Stu...
India | Written by Mala Das | Wednesday July 25, 2012
It is the world's oldest university and after centuries, is now set to be recreated. Nalanda in Bihar, a renowned seat of learning and excellence 800 years ago, will soon stand tall again - this time as a truly international university.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday April 23, 2012
The police today unearthed an illegal mini-gun factory at Mirzapur village in Bihar's Nalanda district, Superintendent of Police, Nishant Kumar Tiwary said. Acting on a tip-off, a police team raided a house and uncovered the mini gun factory, Tiwary...