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China, not Dalai Lama, cause for self-immolation: Sangay (Lead)


March 10th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 10 (IANS) The Dalai Lama has always discouraged self-immolation but such protests are continuing in Tibetn due to China's hardline policies, Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay said Saturday.He called ... Read more...

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Tibet situation volatile amid Chinese crackdown on dissidents, say exiles (Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 24 (IANS) Chinese authorities have stepped up major crackdowns against suspected dissidents in Tibet in recent months, with young men taken away from homes and families being ... Read more...

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Opium Wars sparked off Chinese nationalism: Writer Julia Lovell


August 1st, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The 19th century Opium Wars between China and Britain over the opium trade constituted the founding event of Chinese nationalism and marked the beginning ... Read more...

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Netizens’ fury following Chinese crackdown on English abbreviations on TV


April 10th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 10(ANI): A heated debate is underway in China after TV hosts in the country were reportedly ordered to use the Chinese translations for English abbreviations on their programs.It is believed ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama frustrated over Beijing’s lies and hypocrisy


June 11th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has expressed frustration over Beijing's lies and hypocrisy during his recent European tour.The visit that ended in Paris on Monday ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama presides over special prayers in Himachal Pradesh


March 8th, 2009 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Mar 8 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Sunday presided over special prayers here against the Chinese crackdown in Lhasa.Hundreds of Tibetan monks and exiles gathered at the ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama leads hundreds of Tibetans in special prayers


March 8th, 2009 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), March 8 (IANS) Hundreds of monks in red robes and with shaven heads converged alongwith scores of other Tibetans at the Tsuglagkhang main temple early Sunday to ... Read more...

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Nepal fails to stamp out Tibetan protests


March 6th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, March 6 (IANS) Despite a ban by Nepal's Maoist government, Tibetan refugees have kept up protests against the Chinese annexation of the former Buddhist kingdom and vowed to observe ... Read more...

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Tibetan exiles mark their New Year with protest, candlelight vigil


February 26th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi, Feb 26 (ANI): Tibetans exiles here marked their New Year by staging protest and candlelight vigil a year after the region erupted in deadly riots and protests against Chinese rule. Protesters held ... Read more...

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China deports Canadian for pro-Tibet protest in Tiananmen Square


August 11th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 11 (IANS) The Chinese authorities deported yet another Canadian citizen for staging a pro-Tibet protest in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. Chris Schwartz, 24, from Montreal was arrested Saturday along with four ... Read more...

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Nearly 2,000 Tibetans protest in Nepal


August 7th, 2008 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Kathmandu, Aug 7 (DPA) An estimated 2,000 Tibetan exiles demonstrated in the Nepali capital Kathmandu Thursday, a day ahead of the official start of the Olympic Games in Beijing. The demonstration was ... Read more...

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Tibetan exiles begin fast-unto-death in Nepal


July 29th, 2008 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 29 (IANS) Over two dozen Tibetan exiles who were stopped by the Nepal police from crossing into Tibet Tuesday began a fast unto death in Kathmandu valley, demanding an immediate ... Read more...

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Clashes in Nepal at Tibetan rally


July 11th, 2008 - 9:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu . July 11 (ANI): Nepalese police clashed with pro-Tibet independence demonstrators on Friday following a protest outside the Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu .Many demonstrators, chanting pro Tibet slogans were ... Read more...

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Tibetans take out bicycle rally to keep their cause alive


May 30th, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 30 (ANI): Tibetan students took out a rally on bicycles here today seeking attention towards their 'freedom struggle'. Members of the All India Tibetan College Students Mass Movement with ... Read more...

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Tibetans enjoy ‘Parallel Olympics’


May 25th, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by admin
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), May 25 (ANI):On the third day of the Tibetan Olympics, the main attraction was a swimming competition that was held in village Sidhpur near Dharamshala. The Tibetans, who are ... Read more...

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Nepal police arrest 70 Tibetan protestors


April 30th, 2008 - 6:19 pm ICT by admin
DPA Kathmandu, April 30 (DPA) Nepalese police Wednesday arrested more than 70 Tibetan protestors trying to demonstrate in front of the Chinese embassy visa office in Kathmandu. Police said they arrested the demonstrators ... Read more...

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Exiled Tibetans marchers reach Uttar Pradesh


April 30th, 2008 - 12:45 pm ICT by admin
Moradabad, Apr 30 (ANI): Exiled Tibetans, who are on their return march to Tibet, reached Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh, on Tuesday. The marchers had resumed their peaceful march to Tibet on April ... Read more...

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Tibetans demand release of 11th Panchen Lama


April 24th, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr.24 (ANI): On the occasion of the 19th birth anniversary of the Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, which falls on Friday (April 25), Tibetans from all walks of life have ... Read more...

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Over 100 Tibetan protestors arrested in Nepal


April 21st, 2008 - 8:00 pm ICT by admin
DPA Kathmandu, April 21 (DPA) Police Monday broke up anti-Chinese demonstrations in the Nepalese capital and detained more than 100 Tibetan protestors. The Tibetan exiles were arrested as they tried to march towards ... Read more...

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Exiled Tibetans begin return march to Tibet


April 19th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 19 (ANI): Scores of exiled Tibetans resumed their peaceful march to Tibet on Saturday from New Delhi. After the successful conduct of their parallel Olympic torch relay in the ... Read more...

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Exiled Tibetans set out on a march back to Tibet


April 18th, 2008 - 5:40 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 18 (ANI): A day after the peaceful conduct of the Indian leg of the Olympic torch relay here, exiled Tibetans set out on their march back to Tibet ... Read more...

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Exiled Tibetans continue to protest across India


April 18th, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by admin
Guwahati/Srinagar, Apr 18 (ANI): Tibetans continue to protest across India over the Chinese crackdown in Lhasa. Members of the 'Himalaya Parivar', an NGO, joined the 'Tibetan Solidarity Committee, North East India' to ... Read more...

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Exiled Tibetans continue their protests across the country


April 17th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai/Dharamshala/New Delhi, Apr 17 (ANI): With few hours remaining for the New Delhi leg of the Olympic torch relay, exiled Tibetans are continuing with their protests and demonstrations against the Chinese ... Read more...

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Chinese students to escort Olympic flame


April 15th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Over a dozen Chinese college students are expected to act as escorts for the Olympic flame when the torch comes here Thursday from Islamabad, but no decision ... Read more...

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Olympic torchbearers’ list is a guarded secret


April 14th, 2008 - 8:40 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) The list of sportspersons and celebrities to take part in the Olympic Torch relay in the Capital Thursday is kept as a closely guarded secret by the ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama says his aides are talking to China


April 14th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by admin
DPA Washington, April 14 (DPA) The Dalai Lama said on a visit in the US that his representatives and the Chinese were holding talks through private channels, media reports said. "Some efforts" were ... Read more...

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Chinese tourists flay protests by exiled Tibetans in Delhi


April 11th, 2008 - 9:35 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 11 (ANI): Chinese tourists visiting India have criticized the protests by exiled Tibetans in the run up to the Olympic Games in Beijing."People have the right to see ... Read more...

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Exiled Tibetan PM urges exiles to not disrupt Olympic relay


April 10th, 2008 - 6:35 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 10 (ANI): Exiled Tibetan Prime Minister Samdhong Rinpoche has urged exiled Tibetans not to disrupt the Olympic torch relay.Rinpoche wished protesters would not do anything to embarrass the ... Read more...

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Tibetan exiles tonsure their heads to protest against the Chinese crackdown


April 7th, 2008 - 6:52 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 7 (ANI): Several Tibetans-in-exile tonsured their heads en masse at a protest rally in New Delhi on Monday to mount pressure on the Chinese authorities to stop alleged ... Read more...

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Olympic torch will go through Delhi unhindered, Kalmadi hopes


April 7th, 2008 - 5:20 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The India leg of the Beijing Olympics torch relay will go unhindered here, IOA chief Suresh Kalmadi hoped a day after the London leg was disrupted by ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama not indulging in political activities: Dalai envoy


April 6th, 2008 - 10:50 am ICT by admin
By Manish Chand New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) In a veiled criticism of India's perceived soft approach towards China, Tempa Tsering, the Dalai Lama's official representative, has urged New Delhi to take a ... Read more...

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Canada PM not to attend Beijing Olympics opening ceremony


April 5th, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)Toronto, April 5 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has joined German Chancellor Angela Merkel in announcing that he will not attend the Beijing Olympics opening ceremony, although a high-level Canadian delegation ... Read more...

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Canada PM to skip Beijing Olympics opening ceremony


April 5th, 2008 - 12:01 pm ICT by admin
Toronto, April 5 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has joined German Chancellor Angela Merkel in announcing that he will not attend the Beijing Olympics opening ceremony. Harper announced his decision Thursday ... Read more...

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Tibetan exiles suspend protests in Nepal


April 4th, 2008 - 3:19 pm ICT by admin
DPA Kathmandu, April 4 (DPA) Tibetan exiles in Nepal said Friday they were suspending their near-daily, month long anti-China protests here ahead of a key election of the country next week. "Recognizing the ... Read more...

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Nepal Tibet Solidarity Committee postpones its protest in view of polls


April 4th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, Apr 4 (ANI): The Nepal Tibet Solidarity Committee (NTSC) has postponed its protests here in view of the April 10 general elections. "Despite the critical situation in Tibet, where human ... Read more...

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