Buddhist

May 14, 2022
May 14, 2022

5 top Buddhist sites in Bangladesh

Although Buddhism comprises a very small percentage of the population, there are Buddhist temples and monasteries aplenty, especially due to Bengal’s rich Buddhist heritage.

May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016

Another monk killed!

Yet another monk, this time a Buddhist living as an ascetic in a remote place in Khagrachari, has been killed.

January 11, 2016
January 11, 2016

Ramu mayhem’s prime accused detained in Dhaka

Law enforcers pick up the prime accused in a case filed over 2012’s mindless communal attack on the Buddhist community at Ramu in Cox's Bazar.

October 22, 2015
October 22, 2015

Japan: Monk completes nine-day endurance test

A Buddhist monk in Japan completes a gruelling nine-day ritual, apparently without eating, drinking or sleeping, it's been reported.

September 20, 2015
September 20, 2015

Europe’s dilemma is a stark closer to Asia

Persecuted Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar and thousands of Bangladeshi nationals have undertaken perilous journeys across the Andaman Sea to reach countries in Southeast Asia.

July 5, 2015
July 5, 2015

Buddhist monastery hosts Iftar for the poor (video)

Authorities of Dhammarajika Buddhist Monastery in capital’s Sabujbagh set examples of religious harmony through distributing Iftari among the poor fasting Muslims in Ramadan.

June 17, 2015
June 17, 2015

Man held for instigating religious anarchy thru Facebook

Detectives arrest man in Paltan area of Dhaka on charges of instigating people’s religious sentiment through his posts in social media platform.

June 8, 2015
June 8, 2015

Myanmar arrests 93 traffickers, but none from Rakhine

Myanmar police arrest more than 90 people for human trafficking offences this year but no cases have been uncovered in Rakhine state where persecuted Rohingya have fled in droves.