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Dalai Lama’s envoys resign


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 3 (IANS) Two envoys of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, who had been talking to Chinese officials on granting autonomy to Tibet for nearly a decade, have ... Read more...

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The Dalai Lama: A year after devolving political authority


May 28th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 28 (IANS) "He's my boss," the Dalai Lama said last week of Tibetian Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay, adding: "Although, when it comes to spiritual affairs, I'm still ... Read more...

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NGO moves apex court against curtailed RTI access, high fee


May 16th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) An NGO Tuesday moved the Supreme Court, seeking the quashing of the rules framed by the Allahabad High Court restricting access to information under the ... Read more...

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A year since Dalai Lama’s historic transition


March 8th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 8 (IANS) Every year, Tibetan exiles worldwide remember March 10 -- the day when the Chinese launched a crackdown to suppress an uprising in Tibet in 1959. This ... Read more...

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Court seeks report on ‘pilferage’ from Tata’s Singur plant


June 23rd, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Thursday told the West Bengal government to file a report on whether there was any pilferage from the Tata Motors' abandoned small ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama reverses 350-year-old tradition


May 30th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 30 (IANS) When Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama devolved his "formal authority" to the elected leadership of the Tibetan exiles, he created history of sorts by reversing ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama again turns down Tibetan exiles’ plea


May 25th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 25 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Wednesday once again refused to budge from his stand of seeking retirement from political role as head of the exiled ... Read more...

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Don’t give up ceremonial role, Dalai Lama urged


May 25th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 24 (IANS) The grand congregation of exiled Tibetans to deliberate on draft constitutional amendments in the Tibetan Charter concluded here Tuesday with the gathering unanimously approving a proposal ... Read more...

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Delhi legislators demand statehood


November 25th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Delhi assembly Thursday passed a resolution demanding statehood for Delhi, with legislators saying the city needs to have more administrative powers."We have to be responsible ... Read more...

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Tripura provides more power to tribal council


July 28th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 28 (IANS) Tripura has decided to hand over seven more departments to the tribal autonomous district council as part of efforts to provide more autonomy to tribals, a minister said ... Read more...

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Kashmir plans village council polls in September


May 13th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 13 (IANS) In a step that will usher in devolution of administrative powers to village council level, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday announced the government's decision to ... Read more...

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Road blockade causes crisis of essential goods in Manipur


April 21st, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, April 21 (IANS) Over weeklong road blockades by tribal students of two vital national highways that are the lifelines of the state have created a severe crisis of essential goods and ... Read more...

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BJP asks Yeddyurappa to deal with rebellious Reddys with an iron hand


October 29th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Oct. 29 (ANI): The BJP's central leadership has reportedly told Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa to deal with the rebellious Reddy brothers with an iron hand.According to sources, Janardana Reddy and ... Read more...

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‘China violated territorial integrity by keeping parts of J-K under it’


September 29th, 2009 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 29 (ANI): Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin, who heads the United Jehad Council (UJC), an alliance of Kashmiri militant groups, has said that gifting 43,180 sq km land belonging ... Read more...

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Congress-NCP alliance urged to field 38 Muslims in Maharashtra


August 26th, 2009 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) The Jamaat-e-Islami Hind has urged the ruling alliance of the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) to field at least 38 Muslims for the 288-member Maharashtra assembly ... Read more...

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Andhra police chief gets into row with election official


June 17th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 17 (IANS) Nearly a month after his reinstatement as the Andhra Pradesh police chief, S.S.P. Yadav has become embroiled in a fresh controversy by shooting off letters to the state's ... Read more...

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Aslam Sher Khan removed as chief selector, Ajitpal takes over


July 31st, 2008 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) It's not even three months since the new ad-hoc committee took over the reins of Indian hockey and it has courted a major controversy by removing chairman ... Read more...

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Aslam Sher wants administrative powers for selectors


July 12th, 2008 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy Hyderabad, July 12 (IANS) India's hockey selection committee chairman Aslam Sher Khan wants more administrative powers for the selectors so that the game can be made truly professional. The Olympian's ... Read more...

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