A University of Virginia professor has won a $1.4 million dollar grant to record and preserve remnants of the ancient culture of Bhutan. Many scholars recognize the kingdom of Bhutan as the last great bastion of Himalayan Buddhist Civilization. But modern civilization is beginning to wipe out its history and culture and traditions. In the small country sandwiched between China and India, there are scholars are working to preserve the country’s oral traditions. Mark Turin is Principal Investigator of the Yale Himalaya Initiative.
Articles by Charles Fishburne
A University of Virginia professor has won a 1.4 million dollar grant, to record and preserve remnants of the ancient culture of Bhutan. Charles Fishburne reports,.
The US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia moves closer to getting its first woman justice today. Charles Fishburne reports.
Richmond Police say an 18-year-old man has been indicted on charges he killed a Virginia Union University sophomore over a pair of sneakers. Charles Fishburne reports.
An overflow crowd turned out March 26 at a public hearing over a possible tax increase in Chesterfield County.
Exports of Virginia goods to more than 210 destinations around the world slowed slightly last year. Charles Fishburne reports.
The Navy says a civilian approaching a Navy destroyer , took a weapon from a sailor who was standing watch and used it to shoot and kill another sailor trying to help his embattled colleague. Charles Fishburne reports.
Virginia will receive more than 19 million dollars in federal funding for fish and wildlife conservation and recreation projects. Charles Fishburne reports.
State Police report an unidentified motorist was killed yesterday attempting to pass two tractor trailers on a two-lane road in King William County. Charles Fishburne reports.
Gasoline prices hit a six month high last week with the arrival of Spring. Charles Fishburne reports