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Tibetan activists launch signature campaign


April 24th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 24 (IANS) The voice for a free Tibet sounded louder here Tuesday after three motorcyclists who have embarked on an all-India tour arrived in this Assamese city to ... Read more...

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Two more self-immolations in Tibet


April 20th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 20 (IANS) Two more young Tibetans have immolated themselves in Tibet's northeastern Ngaba region, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) said here Friday.A total of 36 people have reportedly ... Read more...

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11 Tibetans trying to gatecrash BRICS summit venue detained


March 29th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Eleven Tibetans, attempting to gatecrash into the Taj Palace Hotel -- the venue of the ongoing BRICS summit in New Delhi, were detained by the ... Read more...

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Exiles seek UN intervention in Tibet


March 21st, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 21 (IANS) Worried over the increasing number of self immolation by Buddhist monks, Tibetan exiles here are asking the UN to intervene in Tibet.Concerned over what he thinks ... Read more...

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Tibetans demand ‘free Tibet’


March 10th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 10 (IANS) Tibetans in India's northeast gathered here Saturday to commemorate the 53rd anniversary of the Tibetan uprising which forced the Dalai Lama to flee to India.On the ... Read more...

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Self-immolations: China warns Dalai Lama


March 7th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 7 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama's attempts to "split" China are "doomed to fail", said an official following a string of self-immolations in recent months.The Dalai Lama ... Read more...

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14 Tibetans detained for protesting against India-China talks


March 1st, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) A group of 14 Tibetan activists were detained here Thursday for staging a protest outside Hyderabad House where the foreign ministers of India and ... Read more...

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Ahead of Hu’s visit, India, China hold talks (Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The foreign ministers of India and China Thursday held talks here to deepen their strategic ties and to firm up the agenda for the ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama is not a separatist, Archbishop Tutu tells China


February 10th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 10 (IANS) He has no army, he cannot command his people with guns and he's not a separatist.South African anti-apartheid icon Archbishop Desmond Tutu said these words to ... Read more...

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Censor Board gets tough with ‘Rockstar’


November 5th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 5 (IANS) The Censor Board has clamped down on certain audio and visual portions of the much-awaited Ranbir Kapoor starrer "Rockstar" that opens next week.One would think ... Read more...

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Students protest for free Tibet


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 2 (IANS) A group of students staged a noisy protest outside the Chinese consulate here Wednesday demanding freedom for Tibet."We condemn the government of China for its continued ... 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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Tibetans held for picketing Chinese embassy, released (Lead)


October 9th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Thirteen Tibetan students were detained here Sunday for picketing the Chinese embassy to protest against the "illegal Chinese occupation of Tibet", police said. They were ... 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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Tibetans root for prime minister-elect


August 7th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 7 (IANS) Cyberspace was Sunday abuzz with best wishes of Tibetans from around the world for their prime minister-elect Lobsang Sangay, who will assume office Monday.The Kalon Tripa ... Read more...

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Four Tibetans held during sombre Dalai Lama birthday in Nepal


July 6th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 6 (IANS) Four people were arrested from the gates of a Tibetan school in Kathmandu Wednesday for trying to celebrate the 76th birthday of exiled Tibetan leader Dalai ... Read more...

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Message of free Tibet spread through music concert in Dharamsala


April 10th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Apr 10 (ANI): Three Tibetan brothers living in exile in Himachal Pradesh's Dharamsala town organized a music concert to spread the message of freedom of Tibet.Jigme, Jamyang and Ingsel, who have ... 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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Tibetans end protests as Wen leaves


December 17th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Scores of Tibetans Friday ended their protest at Jantar Mantar here as Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao wound up his three-day visit to India. However, they said ... Read more...

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Wen Jiabao visit: Delhi Police take five Tibetan protesters into custody


December 16th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 16 (ANI): Delhi Police on Thursday took at least five Tibetan protesters into preventive custody after they raised slogans outside Hyderabad House, the venue of the Sino-Indian bilateral talks, ... Read more...

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Tibetans protest as Wen begins India visit (Lead)


December 15th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Hundreds of young and elderly Tibetans protested noisily here Wednesday demanding freedom for Tibet as Chinese Premier Wen Jiabo arrived on a three-day visit to India. The ... Read more...

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Tibetans protest as Wen arrives


December 15th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Hundreds of young and elderly Tibetans protested noisily here Wednesday demanding freedom for Tibet as Chinese Premier Wen Jiabo arrived on a three-day visit to India.Carrying hand-written ... Read more...

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Tibetan activist on ‘Free Tibet World Tour’ resumes his tour in Chennai


October 8th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
By JaikumarChennai, Oct.8 (ANI): Lhakpa Tsering, a Tibetan activist, has begun his 'Free Tibet World Tour' again after completing customs formalities.Tsering arrived in Chennai on September 17, but had to spend a ... Read more...

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China blocks Buddha rally to Shanghai Expo


July 19th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 19 (IANS) While announcing plans to boost tourism along the Nepal-Tibet border, China has blocked a Buddha rally from Nepal to the ongoing Shanghai Expo 2010 due to ... Read more...

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Nepal in fresh Dalai Lama row


June 11th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 11 (IANS) As Nepal stepped up its crackdown on Tibetan refugees under pressure from China, the ruling alliance was left red-faced after its MPs were found to have gone ... Read more...

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Cordial India-China ties vital for Tibet: Dalai Lama


March 18th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 18 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Thursday said good relations between India and China were important for a solution to the Tibetan problem. "It is important that both these ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama denounces Chinese media censorship on Tibet


March 18th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, Mar 18 (ANI): The Dalai Lama today condemned media censorship in China, saying the Chinese people have a right to know the truth about happening in Tibet.He made the remarks at ... Read more...

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Tibetans hold anti-China protests in Nepal despite crackdown


March 10th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, March 10 (IANS) Hundreds of Tibetans, including Buddhist monks and nuns, Wednesday remembered their forefathers' uprising against the Chinese annexation of their land in 1959 and chanted slogans for ... Read more...

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China cuts Tibet-Nepal links ahead of uprising anniversary


March 9th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, March 9 (IANS) Determined to prevent anti-China demonstrations in Tibet Wednesday, the 51st anniversary of a failed Tibetan uprising against Chinese annexation, Beijing has snapped most links between the ... Read more...

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Tibetans detained for trying to storm Chinese embassy


March 9th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Around 30 Tibetan activists were detained Tuesday when they tried to storm the Chinese embassy here as part of their protest on the eve of the anniversary ... Read more...

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China secretly executes four Tibetan protesters for role in Lhasa riots: Report


October 23rd, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 23 (ANI): China has reportedly executed four Tibetan protesters, including one woman, in connection with last year's deadly riots in Lhasa.The first ever-reported judicial killings of Tibetans in China have ... Read more...

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Nepal to tighten Tibet border area to please China


October 2nd, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 2 (IANS) For the first time in its history, Nepal will form a Border Security Force to patrol its northernmost tip of the border it shares with Tibet in ... Read more...

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G20 summit opens: Developing world ‘holds key’ (Lead)


September 25th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Pittsburgh, Sep 25 (IANS) A two-day summit of leaders of 20 leading global economies opened here amid calls by developing countries such as India to have a key role ... Read more...

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G20 summit begins amid massive police presence, protests


September 25th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania), Sep 25 (DPA) Hundreds of police and military officers patrolled the streets of the US city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and were on high alert behind steel and concrete barricades as ... Read more...

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Tibetan women in-exile hail silver jubilee of their association in Dharamsala


September 10th, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Sep 10(ANI): The Tibetan Women's Association (TWA), a group working for Tibetan women and raising awareness at various platforms about their condition in Tibet, celebrated their silver jubilee in exile in ... Read more...

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