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Tibetan ‘Flame of Truth’ reaches Mumbai


September 18th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) The 'Flame of Truth' relay torch, launched by the Tibetan parliament-in-exile to support the cause of Tibetan independence from Chinese rule, reached here from Pune on ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s 77th birthday celebrated in Dharamsala


July 6th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 6 (IANS) Thousands of Tibetan exiles and foreigners Friday morning attended the 77th birthday celebrations of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama here in Himachal Pradesh.Large crowds began ... Read more...

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Mass protests on Hong Kong anniversary


July 1st, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 1 (IANS) Thousands of pro-democracy marchers took to streets in Hong Kong as the former British colony marked 15 years since returning to Chinese rule.The rally takes place ... Read more...

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Tibetan who died pleads for freedom


March 28th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Life away from Tibet, the motherland, is akin to "lamp in wind ... without direction". These words form part of a letter written by a ... Read more...

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Anti-China protest by Tibetans stopped


March 10th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 10 (IANS) Police Saturday broke up a peaceful protest by a group of Tibetans here opposing Chinese rule over Tibet.Around a dozen Tibetans, mostly students and executives working ... 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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Losar will be a muted in McLeodganj this year


February 18th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 18 (IANS) It will be a muted Tibetan New Year or Losar in Dharamsala's suburb of Mcleodganj this year as the community expresses solidarity with those suffering under ... Read more...

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Situation in Tibet very worrying, says Switzerland


November 22nd, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 22 (IANS) The Swiss government has expressed its concern over the self-immolations in Tibet, saying the desperation these incidents express is "very worrying", the Tibetan government-in-exile said here ... Read more...

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Stop rights violations in Tibet: South African MPs


November 11th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 11 (IANS) Expressing solidarity with the people of Tibet, two South African MPs have called for stopping human rights violations in Tibet by the Chinese government, the Central ... Read more...

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Censor’s decision to blur Tibet flag angers Tibetans


November 10th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Dharamsala, Nov 10 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor-starrer forthcoming movie "Rockstar" is in trouble as the censor board's decision to cut a scene showing a "Free Tibet" flag has angered the ... Read more...

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Eighth Tibetan sets himself on fire in southwestern China


October 16th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- An Eighth Tibetan man set himself on fire in protest against Chinese rule in the southwestern province of Sichuan on late Saturday morning, a rights group reported on ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama cancels trip to South Africa due to visa delay


October 6th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by BNO News
DHARAMSALA, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- The Dalai Lama on Tuesday cancelled his planned visit to South Africa after the government failed to issue a visa on time, his office said.The Dalai Lama's ... Read more...

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Reincarnation is my personal right: Dalai Lama


September 23rd, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 23 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Friday said the issue of reincarnation is his personal right."My reincarnation is to be decided by myself, nobody has the ... Read more...

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Tibetan monk dies after setting himself on fire in China protest


August 15th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- A Tibetan monk died on Monday after setting himself on fire in an apparent protest against Chinese rule in the southwestern province of Sichuan, a group campaigning for ... Read more...

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Prayers, sapling plantations mark Dalai Lama’s birthday


July 6th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Mass prayers, sapling plantation and cultural shows were held here Wednesday to mark the 76th birthday of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.Tibetans gathered in ... Read more...

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On Dalai Lama’s birthday, prayers for his long life


July 6th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 6 (IANS) Morning prayers for the well-being and long life of Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, began in this Himachal Pradesh town to mark his 76th birthday ... Read more...

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At 76, Dalai Lama remains hopeful on Tibet


July 5th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 5 (IANS) He wakes up before the crack of dawn, has a punishing work schedule, tunes into the radio to stay connected, hits the treadmill sometimes and ... Read more...

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Mahatma’s grandson to attend Dalai Lama’s birthday bash


July 4th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 4 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi's grandson Arun Gandhi and Martin Luther King III, son of late American civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. are among the dignitaries scheduled ... Read more...

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Tibetans in exile protest against China in Dharamsala


April 24th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Apr 24(ANI): Activists of the Tibetan Women's Association (TWA) on Sunday organized a protest rally in Dharamsala against Chinese atrocities in Tibet's Ngawa city.Hundreds of protestors including TWA activists, Gu Chu ... Read more...

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Clash at China’s Tibetan monastery could turn ‘explosive’: Dalai Lama


April 17th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 17 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama has said that a stand-off between police and Tibetans at a monastery in China could turn "explosive".Dalai Lama also urged the ... Read more...

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Tibetans campaign for ‘Mr. Tibet, Tibetan Idol’ contests to promote their culture


April 3rd, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, Apr 3(ANI): Tibetans in exile in Shimla on Sunday campaigned for 'Mr. Tibet Contest and Tibetan Idol Singing Contest' to promote its culture.The organisers believe that Miss Tibetan pageant, which ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to submit resignation as political leader to Tibetan Parliament


March 14th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 14 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is expected to submit his resignation as the political head to Tibetan Parliament in exile.The Dalai Lama had announced on Thursday ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama plans to step down


March 11th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dharmsala, Mar 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Tibetan spiritual leader, Dalai Lama, has plans to step down as Tibet’s political leader. He announced on Thursday that his decision is to allow the exiled ... Read more...

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Tibetans protest near Chinese embassy, detained


March 9th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Several Tibetans were detailed Wednesday when they protested near the Chinese embassy here on the eve of the anniversary of the failed uprising against Chinese ... Read more...

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Tibetans in exile demonstrate against China in New Delhi


March 9th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 9(ANI): Scores of Tibetans in exile on Wednesday staged a demonstration in front of the Chinese embassy in New Delhi against China.The protestors accused China of violating human rights. ... Read more...

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China restricts foreigners from visiting Tibet


March 8th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 8 (IANS) Ahead of the March 10 anniversary of a Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule, China has temporarily restricted foreign tourists from visiting the region, citing "safety concerns".The ... Read more...

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Karmapa does not examine any offering by devotees, says adviser to his office


January 30th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 30(ANI): A adviser of Karmapa Lama's office in Dharamsala, Karma Topden, on Sunday said that Lama never examine any offerings made by the followers, so he cannot be ... Read more...

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Tibetans urge Dalai Lama not to retire


January 7th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Jan.7 (ANI): The Tibetan Parliament-in-exile has appealed to the Dalai Lama, its exiled spiritual leader not to retire.The Speaker and Deputy Speaker of Tibetan Parliament submitted a memorandum to this effect ... Read more...

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Not seeking Tibet’s freedom but autonomy: Dalai Lama


October 15th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 15 (IANS) Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama has asserted once again that he was not seeking Tibet's independence and said Beijing continued to make baseless charges of separatism against him. ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama inaugurates World Peace Festival in Pune


October 10th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Oct.10 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama inaugurated the World Peace Festival here on Sunday.A Pune-based charitable trust organised the 'World Peace...Piece by Piece', and the end of the initiative, 'Happy ... Read more...

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Four-day Dalai Lama teaching session ends in Dharamsala


October 7th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Akhilesh BharatiDharamsala, Oct.7 (ANI): A four-day teaching session on Tibetan Buddhism conducted by the Dalai Lama ended here on Thursday.Thousands of followers of the Dalai Lama, both from India and abroad ... Read more...

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Taiwanese attend teaching session by Dalai Lama in Dharamsala


October 4th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Akhilesh BhartiDharamshala, Oct. 4 (ANI): Hundreds of Taiwanese gathered to hear the sermon of Dalai Lama at a four-day teaching session here.The Dalai Lama will give teachings on Nagarjuna's 'The Fundamental ... Read more...

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Tibetans-in-exile vote for their parliament and cabinet


October 3rd, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Akhilesh BharatiDharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), Oct.3 (ANI): Tibetans-in-exile here on Sunday voted for the first round of general elections to the Tibetan Parliament and Cabinet.A total number of 79,449 Tibetans are registered ... Read more...

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Tibetan ex-prisoner folds Chinese suppression of culture into documentary film


September 23rd, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 23(ANI): Ngawang Choephel, a Tibetan filmmaker who spent six and a half years in Chinese prisons on espionage charges, has made a documentary film, which he says is ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama inaugurates Buddhist Monastic Institute in Gopalpur near Dharamsala


September 12th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by ANI
Gopalpur (Himachal Pradesh), Sep.12 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Sunday inaugurated a Buddhist monastic institute at Gopalpur area near Dharamsala in Himachal's Palampur district.Over a hundred admirers and followers of ... Read more...

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