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China’s respect for freedom in Tibet deteriorated: US report


July 31st, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 31 (IANS) The US State Department has said there was a marked deterioration in the Chinese government's respect for and protection of Buddhist religious freedom in Tibet and ... Read more...

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‘Another monk has self-immolated in Tibet’


July 17th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 17 (IANS) An 18-year-old Tibetan monk self-immolated himself in northeastern Tibet in China Tuesday, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) said here.With this incident, a total of 44 people ... Read more...

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Tibet tourism park to honour ancient princess


July 9th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) A tourism park to be built in Tibetan capital Lhasa will feature attractions themed around an ancient Chinese princess who married a Tibetan king when she ... Read more...

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Censorship in China is morally wrong: Dalai Lama


June 24th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 24 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has criticised the Chinese government's censorship policy as morally wrong and said 1.3 billion people of China have a right ... 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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Mother of three immolates herself in Tibet


May 31st, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 31 (IANS) The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) Thursday said a mother of three immolated herself in Tibet to protest Beijing's "repressive policies" and demand the return of the ... Read more...

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Self-immolations in Tibet politically motivated: Lawmaker


May 16th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 16 (IANS) Self-immolations by monks were part of the scheme of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama's clique to internationalize the Tibet issue, a Tibetan legislator has said.In ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama speaks of Chinese plot to kill him


May 13th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Chinese agents have trained Tibetan women to poison the Dalai Lama while posing as a devotee, the Tibetan spiritual leader has said.The Nobel Laureate told ... Read more...

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Chinese internet users identify role models


April 22nd, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Ten ordinary Chinese have been recognized as national role models, based on the results of a quarterly online poll. The 10 were chosen for their actions ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama blames Beijing for self-immolations


April 21st, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 21 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has blamed Beijing for igniting self-immolation protests in Tibet, saying the issue is "very political", a post on his official ... 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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Himachal panel questions policy on Tibetans


April 5th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 5 (IANS) More than half a century after Tibetans fleeing Tibet made Himachal Pradesh their second home, a one-man commission, appointed by the state to look into illegal ... Read more...

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Tibetan self immolations: Why isn’t the world listening? (Comment)


March 29th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Until he became a burning sensation in the international media, the story of Jamphel Yeshi, 27, was no different from the few million Tibetans who live today in what Chinese leaders ... Read more...

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Exiles ask BRICS to raise Tibet with Hu


March 28th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 28 (IANS) Ahead of the 4th BRICS Summit in New Delhi, the Tibetan government-in-exile Wednesday urged BRICS leaders to raise the issue of Tibet with Chinese President Hu ... Read more...

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Protests, prayers mark Hu visit


March 28th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 28 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao's visit to India for the BRICS summit was greeted here with protest banners and shuttered Tibetan shops.Most shops in the town's suburb ... Read more...

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Free political prisoners in Tibet: Italian MPs


March 11th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 11 (IANS) Resume dialogue, suspend religious control regulations and free political prisoners in Tibet, a visiting parliamentary delegation from Italy said here Sunday."We call on the Chinese government ... Read more...

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Czech deputy PM concerned over Tibet situation


March 2nd, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 2 (IANS) Czech Deputy Prime Minister Karel Schwarzenberg has expressed concern over the grim situation in Tibet at the UN Human Rights meeting in Geneva, the Central ... Read more...

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Engage China in water dialogue: Experts


February 13th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) China's move to extensively dam the Yarlung-Brahmaputra as it flows through Tibet and its intention to also divert the river came into sharp focus at ... Read more...

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More money for Tibet health care


February 5th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lhasa, Feb 5 (IANS) China will considerably increase spending on health services in the Tibet region, an official said Sunday.The expenditure will go up by about 30 percent to 1.4 ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Dalai Lama in Delhi for eye check-up (Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Thursday arrived here for an examination of his eyes, an aide said."It is routine (examination). His health is fine," ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama heads to Delhi for medical examination


January 19th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 19 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Thursday left his residence in this Himachal Pradesh hill town for New Delhi where he will undergo medical examination, his ... Read more...

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Adopt liberal policies for Tibet, exiles urge China


January 7th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 7 (IANS) The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), based in this Himachal Pradesh town, Saturday asked China to adopt liberal policies on Tibet and its people.Its reaction came after ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to speak on human rights in Asia


December 10th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 10 (IANS) The Dalai Lama will be among those who will speak on human rights in Asia in Prague Sunday, a Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) official said ... Read more...

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Buddha relevant in modern world: Dalai Lama


November 27th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Buddhism has a special role to play in the modern world because unlike many other religious traditions, Buddhism uniquely propounds the concept of independence which ... Read more...

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Find ‘middle way’ for Tibet solution: Sangay


November 27th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 27 (IANS) Tibetan prime minister Lobsang Sangay has said it would be in China's own interest to help Tibet find a "middle way" for autonomy within the Chinese ... 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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Exiled Tibetans ask China to stop repressive policy


November 4th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 3 (IANS) Expressing concern over another self-immolation in Tibet, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) based here Thursday asked China to stop its repressive policy on Tibet and allow ... Read more...

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Curiosity brought me closer to Tibetans, says Gere


October 26th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 26 (IANS) Hollywood veteran Richard Gere, known for his roles in "Primal Fear" and "Chicago", is here to spend time with his spiritual guru the Dalai Lama. ... Read more...

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‘China should address Tibet issue’


October 25th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 25 (IANS) China has to address the discontent prevailing in Tibet, a minister in the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) has said."The Chinese government has to address the problem ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to attend prayers for peace in Tibet


October 17th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 17 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will participate in prayers here to express solidarity with the people of Tibet and for peace there, an official said ... Read more...

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Non-violence key to international relations: Dalai Lama


October 2nd, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 2 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Sunday has said that "non-violence continues to be important in our day-to-day lives as well as in international relations".Noting that ... Read more...

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US voices concern over religious ‘restriction’ in Tibet


September 14th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 14 (IANS) The Chinese government's repression of religious freedom remains severe in Tibet, particularly during "sensitive periods", says a US report."In China, Tibetan Buddhists, Uighur Muslims, 'house church' ... 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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China to fight Dalai Lama’s ’separatism’


July 19th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 19 (IANS) Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping Tuesday vowed to fight "separatist activities" by the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.Xi also told a rally marking the 60th anniversary ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s envoys re-appointed


June 14th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 14 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile here Tuesday re-appointed the Dalai Lama's envoys to China and other countries, the first time it exercised this constitutional authority after the Tibetan ... Read more...

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