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10 most powerful photos of history

10 most powerful photos of history

25 Mar 2015

New Delhi: History is witness to a plethora of events and not all the days passed were same. There were some days marked with additional prominence because of the events and moments they hosted. The world at some points have been overwhelmed with grief, tragedy, felicity, freedom and remorse. Let's take a look on the events that made an impact across the world.

Powerful pictures in history,   John F Kennedy Jr,   Nagasaki bomb,   Quang Duc,   burning monk,   first same sex couple,   Robert Peraza,   Tenzing Norgay,   Edmund Hillary,   Neil Armstrong,  
700 marine species threatened by plastic debris: Study

700 marine species threatened by plastic debris: Study

21 Feb 2015

London: Nearly 700 species of marine animal are threatened by man-made debris such as plastic and glass, according to a new global study. Researchers at Plymouth University in UK found evidence of 44,000 animals and organisms becoming entangled in, or swallowing debris, from reports recorded from across the world.

marine species,   plastic debris,   marine animal,   man made debris,   turtle,   monk seal,  
Australian swimmers come under fire for gun photos

Australian swimmers come under fire for gun photos

07 Jun 2012

Controversial duo Nick D'Arcy and Kenrick Monk will meet with Swimming Australia (SAL) officials to explain their actions after being forced to remove pictures of themselves posing with guns on their social media accounts.   

Nick D'Arcy,   Kenrick Monk,   Swimming Australia,   London Olympics ,  
Social media ban imposed on gun-slinging swimmers

Social media ban imposed on gun-slinging swimmers

11 Jun 2012

Australian swimmers Nick D'Arcy and Kenrick Monk will not be able to use social media during the London Games after angering the country's Olympic Committee (AOC) by posting photos of themselves with guns on their accounts last week.   

Australian swimmers,   Nick D'Arcy,   Kenrick Monk,   London Games,   Australian Olympic Committee,   AOC,   ,  
Stamp on Sri Lankan Buddhist <strong>monk</strong> Dharmapala released

Stamp on Sri Lankan Buddhist monk Dharmapala released

25 Oct 2014

New Delhi: A commemorative postage stamp on Sri Lankan Buddhist monk Anagarika Dharmapala, who is credited to have revived Buddhism in India in the 19th century, was released here on Saturday by President Pranab Mukherjee.

Sri lankan Buddhist monk,   Dharmapala,   Buddhist monk,   Sri Lanka,   Stamp,   Anagarika Dharmapala,   Buddhism stamp,   President,   Pranab Mukherjee,  
<strong>Monk</strong> who learnt Ladakhi through films

Monk who learnt Ladakhi through films

28 Jun 2014

Leh: Thuksey Rinpoche, a monk from Ladakh, was sent to Darjeeling when he was two years old and later to Bhutan for his further studies. Rinpoche did not know Ladakhi and his native culture but he credits local films for teaching him the language and traditions.

Monk,   Thuksey Rinpoche,   monk from Ladakh,   Ladakh International Film Festival,   Ladakhi films,  
Xi invites Modi to visit his hometown Xian in China

Xi invites Modi to visit his hometown Xian in China

19 Sep 2014

Beijing: Buoyed by his visit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state Gujarat, Chinese President Xi Jinping in a reciprocal gesture invited him to his hometown Xian, where the famous Buddhist monk Hiuen Tsang spent his last years after his return from India some 2,000 years ago.

Xi Jinping,   Hiuen Tsang,   Xian,   Buddhist monk,   Narendra Modi,   Chinese President,   India-China relations,   India-China border,   India-China ties ,  
<strong>Monk</strong> on hunger strike, wants more security at Bodh Gaya

Monk on hunger strike, wants more security at Bodh Gaya

13 Jul 2013

A Buddhist monk is on hunger strike in Bihar's Bodh Gaya town to demand special security arrangements at the revered Mahabodhi temple following the July 7 serial bomb blasts that left two people injured.

Bodh Gaya,   Monk on hunger strike in Bodh Gaya,   Bodh Gaya blast,   Mahabodhi temple,   Central Industrial Security Force ,  
China detains Buddhist <strong>monk</strong> for inciting self-immolations

China detains Buddhist monk for inciting self-immolations

09 Dec 2012

Grappling with recurring suicides by Tibetans protesting Chinese rule, police in China have detained a Buddhist monk and his nephew accusing them of inciting a series of self-immolations on the "instructions" of the Dalai Lama and his followers in India.

Buddhist monk,   detention of Buddhist monk,   Chinese government,   Dalai Lama,  
 <strong>Monk</strong> among five held for inciting self-immolations in Tibet

Monk among five held for inciting self-immolations in Tibet

28 Feb 2013

In a crackdown against people allegedly involved in inciting self-immolation protests in Tibet, Chinese police have arrested five Tibetans, including a 21-year-old Buddhist monk, for trying to motivate three people to set themselves ablaze.

Tibet,   China-Tibet relations,   Self-Immolation ,  

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