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Ashoka stupa restored in Tibet (With Images)


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Nangchen (China), Aug 3 (IANS) Nestled in eastern Tibet and surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty, Nangchen is once again in the spotlight with the restoration of a 2,000-year-old stupa constructed ... Read more...

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Resolve differences through dialogue: Dalai Lama


July 14th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 14 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, who is visiting Jammu and Kashmir, said Saturday that differences must always be resolved through dialogue."Mob violence will lead ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama meets fellow Nobel icon Suu Kyi


June 20th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 20 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama met fellow Nobel laureate and Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in London, an aide of the spiritual leader ... Read more...

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Media has tarnished Vatican’s image: Pope


May 31st, 2012 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Vatican City, May 31 (IANS/AKI) A Vatican scandal involving leaked secret documents and the arrest of the pope's butler has been exaggerated and misrepresented by the press, Pope Benedict said. ... 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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Another foreign visit for Dalai Lama - but not to Tibet


January 27th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 27 (IANS) The globetrotting Dalai Lama visited not less than 18 countries last year and the spiritual head of Tibetan Buddhism already has on the cards a ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama honoured


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Dalai Lama was Friday awarded with the Dayawati Modi Award for Art, Culture and Education for 2011 for his contribution towards universal peace, ... Read more...

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Exiled Tibetans condole death of Mitterrand’s widow


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 22 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile Tuesday condoled the demise of Danielle Mitterrand, the widow of late French president Francois Mitterrand, describing her as a great friend."The Kashag (Tibetan ... 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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‘Only dialogue can resolve Tibet issue’


November 14th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 14 (IANS) The Tibet issue can only be resolved through a dialogue with China, the Dalai Lama's special envoy has said."The present tragic situation in Tibet and the ... Read more...

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Don’t encourage self-immolation, says Tibetan PM-in-exile


November 5th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 5 (IANS) Tibetan prime minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay has appealed to Tibetans not to encourage self-immolation or protests inside Tibet because China only responds with more repression.In his ... 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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Delhi’s Tibetans pray for quake victims


September 21st, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Around 100 Tibetans, including monks, Wednesday conducted "aspiration" prayers here for the victims of the Sikkim earthquake. The group was led by His Holiness the 17th ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to inaugurate IGNOU’s Tibetan study centre


August 30th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Dalai Lama will inaugurate the Centre for Tibetan Studies at the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and will be conferred an honorary degree ... Read more...

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IGNOU to honour Dalai Lama


August 25th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will confer an honorary doctor of letters degree on Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama at its 24th ... Read more...

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Tibetans hail Dalai Lama-Obama meet


July 17th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 17 (IANS) Tibetan exiles are upbeat that US President ignored Chinese warnings and met their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama -- for a second time since February 2010."The ... Read more...

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Tibetans welcome Obama, Dalai Lama meeting


July 16th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 16 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile, based in this Himachal Pradesh town, Saturday welcomed the scheduled meeting between their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama and US President Barack ... Read more...

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‘Ban improperly dressed tourists in all Goa temples’


July 12th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 12 (IANS) After two temples in Goa restricted the entry of scantily dressed tourists into their premises, a rightwing organisation here Tuesday demanded that the ban be extended ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama will live to be 113


July 6th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 6 (IANS) An oracle has predicted that the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will live to be 113, the Tibetan cabinet said on his 76th birthday Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Maharashtra man enters Limca Book of Records (With Images)


June 9th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) An environmentalist working to save the common house sparrows has entered the Limca Book of Records while a project coordinated by him, Save Our Sparrows (SOS), ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama formally relinquishes political powers


May 30th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 30 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has devolved his "formal authority" to the elected leadership of the Tibetan exiles, an official said here Monday.But he clarified ... Read more...

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Tibetan parliament-in-exile proposes charter amendments (Lead)


May 28th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 28 (IANS) The Tibetan parliament-in-exile Saturday passed a draft that proposes amendments in its charter to allow smooth transition of political powers to the new elected leadership, earlier ... Read more...

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Decision on Dalai Lama’s retirement likely Saturday


May 28th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 28 (IANS) With Buddhist spiritual leader the Dalai Lama once again pressing for transition of political powers from him to an elected leadership, the Tibetan parliament-in-exile is expected ... Read more...

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Tibetan exiles remember late Arunachal chief minister


May 26th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 26 (IANS) The Tibetan parliament-in-exile Thursday described late Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu as a "faithful friend and supporter of the Dalai Lama and Tibet's struggle for ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to watch Saturday’s IPL match


May 19th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 18 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has agreed to witness Saturday's Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Kings XI Punjab and Deccan Chargers at the Himachal ... Read more...

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End Tibetan monastery stand-off, urges Karmapa


May 9th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 9 (IANS) The 17th Karmapa, a religious head of the exiled Tibetans settled in this Himachal Pradesh town, Monday asked the Chinese government to end a stand-off at ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama prays for safe return of Khandu


May 1st, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 1 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is concerned about Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu after the helicopter carrying him went missing, his aide said Sunday."His ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to offer prayers in quake-hit Japan


April 28th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 28 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is in Japan to offer prayers and provide solace to the survivors of the devastating earthquake there last month, ... 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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Rinpoche congratulates Sangay on being elected Tibetan PM-in-exile


April 27th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamshala, Apr 27 (ANI): The incumbent Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile, Samdhong Rinpoche, on Wednesday congratulated his successor Lobsang Sangay."I very heartily congratulate him. I wish a great success for his tenure," said Rinpoche.Harvard ... Read more...

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Lobsang Sangay elected new Tibetan PM-in-exile


April 27th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamshala, Apr 27 (ANI): Harvard law scholar Dr. Lobsang Sangay was on Wednesday elected the new 'Kalon Tripa' or the Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile.Forty-two-year-old Sangay, who polled 27,051 votes, will replace the incumbent ... Read more...

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Dalai lama registers for Unique Identification Card in Dharamsala


April 12th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Apr 12 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, registered for the Unique Identification Card in Himachal Pradesh's Dharamsala city on Tuesday.The concerned authorities here said the other Tibetans would be ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to meet his sightless hero in Ireland


April 11th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 11 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is visiting Ireland to meet his friend and hero, an aide said here Monday."His Holiness is leaving for a six-day ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s retirement: Lawmakers look at way ahead


March 21st, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 21 (IANS) With spiritual leader the Dalai Lama turning down the plea to reconsider his retirement from political authority, the Tibetan parliament-in-exile here is now examining ... Read more...

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