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Nalanda

(nəlän`də), Buddhist monastic center in what is now Baragaon, Bihar state, E central India. Often referred to as a university, Nalanda was, from the 4th to the 12 cent. A.D., the most renowned center of Buddhist learning in India. There are extensive ruins of stupas, monasteries, and temples.
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The other Agreements/MoUs exchanged today were an MoU on cooperation between Nalanda University in Bihar and Mauritius; an MoU on the establishment of an Ayurveda Chair at the University of Mauritius; an MoU between the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) in India and the Public Service Commission of Mauritius, whereby the UPSC will provide necessary assistance for capacity building to its Mauritian counterpart; and an agreement to facilitate cultural exchanges between the two countries.
Harvard is a seat of learning like our Nalanda University.
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There, practitioners will have the ability to visit the Boddhi tree, the Taj Mahal, Nalanda University, and the Ganges -- all the while, practicing and learning.
Approval of the two sites came two days after the ruins of Nalanda University in Bihar obtained the elite tag at the 40th session of The World Heritage Committee meeting in Istanbul.
The case of Nobel laureate and noted economist Amartya Sen quitting as Chancellor of Nalanda University protesting 'political interference in academic matters' points to the real intention of the Modi government.
Google Street View will now offer panoramic 360 degree views of famous destinations like the Gateway of India, Mysore Palace, Sun Temple at Konark and Nalanda University among others.
New Delhi: Opposition parties on Friday criticised the BJP government over Nobel laureate Amartya Sen's decision to withdraw his candidature as Nalanda University Chancellor for a second term, saying "dumping" him from the post was a "shame" and a "sad day" for the university.
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India wants a greater EAS cooperation to flourish its project of Nalanda University, a Buddhist site in the ancient time.