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Bihar Buddhist sites in a shambles

by Pranav Chaudhary, TNN, May 4, 2015

PATNA, India -- Several Buddhist sites in Bihar are in a shambles. No sincere effort has been made to preserve and protect the decaying Buddhist pilgrimage and heritage sites in the state.

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Spectacular 800-year-old Buddhist statue of goddess with a thousand hands restored to former glory after eight-year conservation project

By Khaleda Rahman and Edward Chow, Daily Mail, 7 May 2015

Chongqing, China - A Buddhist statue that is more than eight hundred years old has been restored to its former glory and will soon be on public display in China after an eight-year conservation project.

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Buddhist stupa gets facelift in Prakasam

by S.Murali, the Hindu, April 20, 2015

Andhra Pradesh, India -- The magnificent Buddhist stupa in this sleepy village, has been given a facelift by the State Government to woo national and international tourists in a big way. The stupa is the biggest in Andhra Pradesh.

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European scholars document status of Buddhist sites

The Hindu, March 1, 2015

GHANTASALA, India -- As many as six European scholars on Saturday visited Buddhist remains at Ghantasala village in Krishna district, documenting the existing conservation status and conditions of the Archaeological Survey of India’s sites.

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Kizil Caves, earliest Buddhist caves in China, hide rare images from the time of the Silk Route

Ancient Origins, 24 February, 2015

Xinjiang, China -- The ancient Silk Route was not only a trade route where goods could be transported between East and West, but was also a corridor where ideas could flow freely. This transmission of knowledge would change the societies along the route.

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