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Obama meets Aung San Suu Kyi


September 20th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) President Barack Obama Wednesday met Myanmar's opposition leader and parliamentarian Aung San Suu Kyi at the White House.Obama expressed his admiration for "her courage, determination and ... Read more...

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Aung Suu Kyi to receive highest US award


July 19th, 2012 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 19 (IANS) Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi will receive the highest US award, the Congressional Gold Medal, when she visits that country this year.She was expected ... 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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‘Dalai Lama will remain religious, temporal head’


December 10th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 10 (IANS) Expressing full faith in his leadership, the Tibetan government-in-exile based here Friday again reiterated that the Dalai Lama would remain the Tibetans' religious and temporal head."The ... Read more...

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One of the original Navajo Code Talker - Allen Dale June dies


September 11th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the original Navajo Code Talkers who transmitted thousands of messages without error to the American marines on the Japanese troop movements, Allen Dale June has died ... Read more...

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US honours Mother Teresa with a stamp


September 6th, 2010 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) The United States has issued a postal stamp honouring Mother Teresa "the diminutive Roman Catholic nun and honorary US citizen who served the sick and destitute of India ... Read more...

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Prayers in Delhi for Dalai Lama’s birthday


July 6th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Mass prayers, sapling plantation and a cultural show were held in the capital Tuesday to mark the 75th birthday of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama. A group ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s 75th birthday celebrated in Dharamsala


July 6th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 6 (IANS) Braving heavy rains thousands of Tibetan exiles Tuesday attended celebrations to mark the 75th birthday of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama here in Himachal Pradesh. Large crowds began ... Read more...

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Civil rights activist Dorothy Height dead at 98


April 20th, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (DPA) Dorothy Irene Height, who was a leading woman's voice during the civil rights movement of the 1960s and marched alongside Martin Luther King Jr, has died at ... Read more...

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Obama set to meet Dalai Lama


February 18th, 2010 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (DPA) US President Barack Obama was to hold a long-awaited meeting Thursday with Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, rebutting China's threats that the encounter would further harm ... Read more...

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California politician abandons effort to award Congressional Gold Medal to Woods


December 10th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10(ANI): California politician Joe Baca, an passionate golfer who has pushed legislation to award a Congressional Gold Medal to World No. 1 Tiger Woods since 2000, has said that ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to meet with Obama on US tour after all: US


October 6th, 2009 - 3:01 am ICT by IANS
By Arun KumarWashington, Oct 6 (IANS) President Barack Obama will meet with the Dalai Lama during his US tour this month, the State Department said Monday contradicting a media report the ... Read more...

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Obama-Dalai Lama meeting delayed to curry favour with China: report


October 5th, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) For the first time since 1991, the Dalai Lama will visit Washington this week and not meet with the president as the US has delayed ... Read more...

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Obama officials seek postponement of meeting with Dalai Lama


October 5th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.5 (ANI): In an attempt to curry favor with China, the United States has pressured Tibetan representatives to postpone a meeting between the Dalai Lama and President Obama until after Obama's ... Read more...

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Obama postpones meeting with Dalai Lama: Report


October 5th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 5 (DPA) The White House has postponed a meeting between the Dalai Lama and President Barack Obama until after Obama's meeting with Chinese leader Hu Jintao next month, the ... Read more...

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Nobel Laureate Norman Borlaug Dies At 95


September 14th, 2009 - 7:06 am ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nobel Prize winner, Norman Borlaug, an agricultural scientist expired at the age of 95, in Texas. Texas A&M University spokeswoman Kathleen Phillips told sources that Borlaug passed away shortly before ... Read more...

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Green Revolution pioneer Norman Borlaug dies at 95


September 13th, 2009 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) Renowned American agricultural scientist and Nobel laureate Norman E. Borlaug, who played a major role in developing disease-resistant wheat used to fight famine in poor countries, has died ... Read more...

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Blair to get US Congressional Gold Medal of Honour


January 13th, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.13 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair will received the United States''s highest civil award the Congressional Gold Medal of Honour, at a ceremony here today. President George W Bush ... Read more...

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Blair named for American honour but ignores gold medal


January 6th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Former British premier Tony Blair is to be presented with one of America's highest civilian honours but is yet to pick up a Congressional gold medal awarded to ... Read more...

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Tibet campaigners pin hope on Obama


November 6th, 2008 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 6 (IANS) Campaigners for greater rights and religious freedom for Tibetans under Chinese rule have hailed the victory in US presidential polls of Barack Obama, saying that they hoped for ... Read more...

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Father of heart surgery DeBakey dies at 99


July 13th, 2008 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, July 13 (DPA) Legendary US physician Michael DeBakey, father of modern heart surgery, is dead. DeBakey died of natural causes Friday at the age of 99 at Houston's Methodist Hospital, a ... Read more...

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To appease China, Brown not to meet Dalai Lama at 10 Downing Street


May 12th, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by admin
London, May 12 (ANI): In a bid to avoid confrontation with China over Tibet, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has reportedly decided not to receive the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness ... Read more...

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Aung San Suu Kyi to be awarded highest US civilian honour


May 7th, 2008 - 12:18 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington, May 6 (DPA) US President George W. Bush Tuesday signed a legislation awarding Myanmar's Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi the highest civilian honour from the US Congress - the ... Read more...

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Pelosi backs Tibet against China


March 21st, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) By Baldev S. Chauhan Dharamsala, March 21 (IANS) Speaker Nancy Pelosi of the US House of Representatives met the Dalai Lama here Friday and described the situation in Tibet as "a challenge to ... Read more...

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US House Speaker Pelosi meets Dalai Lama


March 21st, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by admin
Dharamshala, Mar 21 (ANI): US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi met Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama here today.Pelosi received a warm welcome at the main temple complex, which ... Read more...

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US House Speaker Pelosi to meet Dalai Lama in Dharamshala today


March 21st, 2008 - 10:08 am ICT by admin
Dharamshala , Mar 21 (ANI): US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi will meet Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama here today.The Tibetan issue is likely to be a matter ... Read more...

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Pelosi to discuss n-deal with PM


March 19th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Nancy Pelosi, the US House of Representatives speaker, will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday and discuss the India-US nuclear deal amid concerns over its fate under ... Read more...

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China ‘opposed’ to US speaker’s Dharamsala visit


March 18th, 2008 - 9:39 pm ICT by admin
By Manish Chand New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) China is "unhappy" with US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi's scheduled visit this week to Dharamsala to meet the Dalai Lama, who has been ... Read more...

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China detains dozens of Tibetan monks after protest


March 11th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by admin
DPA Beijing, March 11 (DPA) Chinese police have detained dozens of Tibetan monks who undertook a protest march demanding the release of imprisoned supporters of the exiled Dalai Lama, US-based Radio Free Asia ... Read more...

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Dialogue is the only way to resolve a dispute: Dalai Lama


November 14th, 2007 - 10:39 am ICT by admin
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Russian, Mongolian Buddhists pray for Dalai Lama


November 14th, 2007 - 10:28 am ICT by admin
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Dalai Lama gives religious discourse to Russian and Mongolian Buddhists


November 14th, 2007 - 10:22 am ICT by admin
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Tibetan Govt-in-exile PM hails US highest civilian award to Dalai Lama


November 14th, 2007 - 8:26 am ICT by admin
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Medal for Dalai Lama sparked riots in Chinese province


November 14th, 2007 - 8:20 am ICT by admin
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Chinese hackers target US websites post-Bush-Dalai Lama meeting


November 14th, 2007 - 2:30 am ICT by admin
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