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China, not Dalai Lama, to be blamed for self-immolations: Sangay


March 10th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 10 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has always discouraged self-immolation in Tibet, but such protests are continuing due to the hardline policies of China, Prime Minister-in-exile ... Read more...

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Resolve Tibet issue through dialogue, says PM-in-exile


January 26th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 26 (IANS) Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay Thursday reiterated that the only way to resolve the Tibet issue is through dialogue."I urge the Chinese leadership to heed the ... Read more...

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Obama names another Indian-American to key post


December 8th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) President Barack Obama has named yet another Indian-American, Preeta D. Bansal, as a member of an independent agency promoting improvements in the efficiency, ... Read more...

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PM-in-exile sets foot on Tibetan soil!


October 26th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 26 (IANS) Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay Wednesday set foot on Tibetan soil -- brought here by US-based Tibetan artist Tenzin Rigdol."It has been the dream of many ... Read more...

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Tibet’s unique culture in peril, says PM-in-exile


October 19th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 19 (IANS) Tibet's unique culture and religion are in peril in its very homeland, Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay said here Wednesday, and asked China to resolve the ... Read more...

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Ready for epic journey to Lhasa: new Tibetan PM


August 8th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 8 (IANS) The Dalai Lama was ready to embark on an epic journey back to Lhasa, Lobsang Sangay said Monday, as he took over as the new prime ... Read more...

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Lobsang Sangay is Kalon Tripa, to carry on Tibetan legacy (Lead)


August 8th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 8 (IANS) Harvard-educated Lobsang Sangay, 43, took oath of office Monday as the new Kalon Tripa, or prime minister, of the Tibetan government-in-exile in an event termed a ... Read more...

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Lobsang Sangay takes oath as Tibetan Kalon Tripa


August 8th, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 8 (IANS) Lobsang Sangay, the new Kalon Tripa or the prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile, took the oath of office Monday morning at a ceremony held in ... Read more...

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Restoring freedom of Tibetans top priority: Lobsang Sangay (Interview)


August 7th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 7 (IANS) Lobsang Sangay, the 43-year-old prime minister-elect of the Tibetan government-in-exile, says restoring the freedom of people in Tibet and the return of His Holiness the Dalai ... Read more...

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Tibetans thrilled over new prime minister


August 7th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 7 (IANS) With Tibetan prime minister-elect Lobsang Sangay all set to take his oath of office Monday, Tibetans settled across the globe are excited about their new political ... Read more...

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Donald Trump cancels Letterman appearance


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Donald Trump will not be appearing on the Tonight Show with David Letterman. Racking up enemies in Hollywood, including Jerry Seinfeld, Robert De Niro, Cher and ... Read more...

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‘Trump’s question over Obama’s intelligence, background is racism by inference’


May 2nd, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): An African-American Professor of the Georgetown University has termed business tycoon Donald Trump's act of questioning Obama's intelligence and background as "racism by inference".Trump had also reportedly ... Read more...

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Trump bristles at claim that he’s racist


April 29th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr. 29 (ANI): American billionaire businessman Donald Trump has said that it is "terrible" the host of CBS' "Face the Nation" has accused him of racism.Trump told TMZ ... "That ... Read more...

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New Tibetan PM-in-exile congratulated


April 28th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 28 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile Thursday congratulated its newly-elected Kalon Tripa or prime minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay, a 42-year-old Tibetan born in India but educated and settled in the ... Read more...

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Help return Dalai Lama to Potala Palace, urges Lobsang Sangay


April 27th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 27 (IANS) The newly-elected Tibetan prime minister-in-exile, Lobsang Sangay, Wednesday urged "every Tibetan and friends of Tibet" to join him in their "common cause to alleviate the suffering ... Read more...

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Exiled Tibetans get a young PM in Lobsang Sangay (Night Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 27 (IANS) US-based Lobsang Sangay, who considers India his second home after Tibet, was Wednesday elected the new Kalon Tripa, or the Tibetan prime minister-in-exile. The 43-year-old represents ... Read more...

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Lobsang Sangay elected new Tibetan PM-in-exile


April 27th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 27 (IANS) US-based Lobsang Sangay, a 42-year-old who considers India his second home after Tibet, was Wednesday elected the new Kalon Tripa, or the Tibetan prime minister-in-exile. Sangay, a ... Read more...

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Lobsang Sangay is new Tibetan Kalon Tripa (Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 27 (IANS) Lobsang Sangay, a 42-year-old Tibetan born in India but educated and settled in the US, was Wednesday named the new Kalon Tripa, or the community's prime ... Read more...

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Tibetans wait for their next Kalon Tripa


April 25th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 25 (IANS) The Tibetan community is abuzz with excitement and anticipation ahead of the April 27 crucial election result of the next Kalon Tripa, or the prime minister-in-exile, ... Read more...

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‘Tiger Mother’ author’s daughter accepted into Harvard


April 6th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 6 (ANI): The daughter of the author of the book, 'Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother', has been accepted into Harvard.According to legal blog Above the Law, Sophia Chua-Rubenfeld, ... Read more...

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Tibetans vote in large numbers to elect new PM (Lead)


March 20th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 20 (IANS) Tibetans turned out in their colourful best Sunday to pick the next prime minister of their government-in-exile in elections that took place worldwide, days after the ... Read more...

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Polling on to elect new Tibetan PM


March 20th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 20 (IANS) Even as Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama rejected appeals to reconsider his decision to hang his boots, voting to elect the next Kalon Tripa or ... Read more...

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Lone woman withdraws from Tibetan polls


December 21st, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 21 (IANS) The lone woman candidate in the election to the post of "Kalon Tripa," the prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile, has withdrawn from the contest, an official said ... Read more...

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Harvard scholar is frontrunner for Tibetan PM-in-exile


November 12th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 12 (IANS) Lobsang Sangey, a senior fellow of Harvard Law School, Friday emerged as the frontrunner during the primary poll to nominate candidates for the Kalon Tripa or 'prime minister' ... Read more...

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Manmohan-Obama connect: That special chemistry


November 6th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Three decades may divide them, but no two world leaders share that special chemistry and intellectual delight of being in each other's company ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama sends stocks, sweet potatoes soaring - in style (Profile)


November 4th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Paloma Ganguly New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Michelle Obama has given Americans a face to love, glorify, follow and one that seldom fails since stepping into the shoes of the US ... Read more...

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Milestones in the life and presidency of Obama


November 4th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) Milestones in the life and presidency of US President Barack Obama who will be in India Nov 6-9:Aug 4, 1961: Barack Obama is born to Barack Obama ... Read more...

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Tibetan netizens debate their prime ministerial candidates


October 2nd, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Dharamsala, Oct 2 (IANS) The Tibetan cyberspace is abuzz with activity ahead of Sunday's primary elections to shortlist candidates for the 'prime minister' and parliament of the Tibetan government-in-exile here.The ... Read more...

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‘Last Comic Standing’ judge Greg Giraldo dies aged 44


September 30th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 30 (ANI): 'Last Comic Standing' judge Greg Giraldo has died, five days after he was hospitalized for an accidental prescription pill overdose.E! News reports friend and fellow comic, Jim ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Warren To Set Consumer Financial Protection Agency, Declares President Barack Obama


September 18th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Sep 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Friday, the President of United States Barack Obama named Harvard Law School Professor Elizabeth Warren as the person who would be overseeing the creation ... Read more...

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Large-scale tragedies ‘don’t connect with people emotionally’


September 10th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 10 (ANI): A new study has revealed that large-scale tragedies don't have the same emotional effect on people like smaller tragedies do.The new study conducted by Loran Nordgren of ... Read more...

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US Senate approves Elena Kagan as Supreme Court Justice


August 6th, 2010 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) The US Senate has voted to approve Elena Kagan as Supreme Court Justice, making her the fourth woman to enter the high court, Xinhua reported. The Senate voted ... Read more...

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U.S. Senate confirms Elena Kagan as 112th Supreme Court Justice of the U.S.


August 6th, 2010 - 3:50 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. Senate on Thursday has voted to confirm Elena Kagan as the 112th justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, with a 63-37 vote.Fifty-eight democrats and independents ... Read more...

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New ‘tan tax’ in US causing outcry of discrimination, reverse racism


July 9th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): The new "tan tax" in US has been facing a lot of objections, with people saying it is propagating discrimination and reverse racism.The complaints emerged after it was ... Read more...

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John Edwards’ estranged wife doesn’t want his mistress to become her kids’ stepmom


May 31st, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 31 (ANI): Former US Senator John Edwards' estranged wife Elizabeth is taking measures to stop Rielle Hunter, with whom her husband had an affair, from getting hold of her ... Read more...

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