living in exile

Tunisia’s Ben Ali sentenced to 20 more years in jail


June 14th, 2012 - 7:39 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A military court in Tunisia has sentenced ousted president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali to 20 years in jail in absentia on charges, including "incitement ... Read more...

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ULFA cadre nabbed with Chinese grenade


June 13th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 13 (IANS) A joint team of Assam Police and the army Wednesday morning arrested one youth and recovered a Chinese grenade from his possession.Police later claimed the youth, ... Read more...

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Ahead of Zardari visit, Ajmer’s khadims remember Benazir


April 8th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 8 (IANS) When Syed Iqbal Kaptan helps Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari perform 'ziyarat' (prayer) at the dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, the memories of his slain ... Read more...

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Nawaz sees conspiracies in Pakistan apex court’s defiance


March 25th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif believes conspiracies are being hatched for defying the Supreme Court's orders and says his party will bring the "schemers" ... Read more...

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Pakistan taps Interpol for Musharraf’s arrest


March 1st, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 1 (IANS) Pakistan has urged Interpol to issue a warrant for the arrest of former president Pervez Musharraf in the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, ... Read more...

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Book banning helps fundamentalists: Taslima Nasreen (Interview)


February 28th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) Robbed of a home and a peaceful life, Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen feels that religious fundamentalists apart, the responsibility for her sufferings lies on the ... Read more...

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Pakistan to tap Interpol for Musharraf’s arrest


February 25th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has been directed to write to global policing agency Interpol for issuing an arrest warrant against former Pakistani president Pervez ... Read more...

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Musharraf told to appear before court for 2007 bloodshed


February 24th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Former president Pervez Musharraf has been directed to appear before the Sindh High Court April 7 for violence in Karachi May 12, 2007, a media ... Read more...

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Fast, prayers mark Tibetan New Year festival (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamshala, Feb 22 (IANS) Thousands of Tibetan assembled in Himachal Pradesh's Dharamshala town, on the first day of the sacred Losar New Year festival on wednesday, offered prayers for ... Read more...

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Prayers, hunger strikes mark Tibetan sacred festival


February 22nd, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 22 (IANS) Thousands of Tibetan exiles assembled in this Himachal Pradesh town Wednesday on the first day of the sacred Losar festival, and offered prayers for peace and ... Read more...

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Tibetans urged not to celebrate New Year


February 20th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 20 (IANS) Tibetan prime minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay Monday asked his emigre community to only follow the spiritual rituals and shun celebrations of Losar - the Tibetan New Year ... Read more...

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Losar will be a muted in McLeodganj this year


February 18th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 18 (IANS) It will be a muted Tibetan New Year or Losar in Dharamsala's suburb of Mcleodganj this year as the community expresses solidarity with those suffering under ... Read more...

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‘Shun Tibetan New Year celebrations’


February 3rd, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 3 (IANS) Tibetan's living in exile were Friday urged to shun the Losar (Tibetan New Year) celebrations to express solidarity with those who had sacrificed their lives in ... Read more...

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Don’t come back, ISI chief told Musharraf in Dubai


January 24th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 24 (IANS) Pakistan spy chief Lt. Gen Ahmed Shuja Pasha had a secret meeting with former president Pervez Musharraf in Dubai and told him not to come ... Read more...

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Musharraf delays return to Pakistan


January 19th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Former president Pervez Musharraf, who was to return to Pakistan by the end of January, has postponed his arrival in view of the "emerging political ... Read more...

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Musharraf to be arrested on return to Pakistan


January 7th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf will be arrested on his return in connection with the 2007 assassination of two-time prime minister Benazir Bhutto, said an ... Read more...

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Sonia, Manmohan among 20 most powerful in world: Forbes


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 3 (IANS) India's Congress party president Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh figured among Forbes' list of world's 70 most powerful people in 2011 as US ... Read more...

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Exiles to step on Tibetan soil brought to Himachal


October 25th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 25 (IANS) Tibetans born and brought up in exile will Wednesday get to step on soil procured from their homeland in China and spread in a playground ... Read more...

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Exiles celebrate Dalai Lama’s birthday (Lead)


July 6th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 6 (IANS) Tibetans living in exile in this Himachal Pradesh town celebrated the 76th birthday of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Wednesday.The Nobel Peace Prize winner, ... Read more...

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My knowledge of cricket is zero, says Dalai Lama


May 21st, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 21 (IANS) The Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, Saturday saw an Indian Premier League (IPL) match in this Himachal Pradesh town but confessed his knowledge about cricket ... 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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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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Foreign secret agents freely roaming in Pakistan: Musharraf


March 25th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 25(ANI): Former Pakistan President and All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) chief Pervez Musharraf has said that foreign secret agents are freely roaming in the country.Addressing the Pakistani community in ... Read more...

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Who will lead the Tibetan cause after Dalai Lama?


March 19th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), March 19 (IANS) Though last week's decision by the Dalai Lama seeking to shed political authority has left them in a state of flux, young Tibetans living ... Read more...

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Tibetan polls a money-spinning affair


March 15th, 2011 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 15 (IANS) With posters, pamphlets and other trappings of a regular campaign, the election for the prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile here is turning out to be ... Read more...

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Tibetans will not change stance towards China: PM-in-exile


March 11th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), March 11 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile will not change its stance towards China and will continue to demand general autonomy for Tibet,prime minister-in-exile Samdhong Rinpoche said Friday. ... Read more...

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‘Without Dalai Lama, legitimacy would be a problem’


March 10th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), March 10 (IANS) The prime minister of Tibetan government-in-exile, Samdhong Rinpoche, Thursday said the announcement by the Dalai Lama that he was retiring from public life could ... Read more...

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Tibetans not seeking ‘greater Tibet’: Dalai Lama


February 13th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 13 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has said he is not seeking a 'greater Tibet' as alleged by China, but reiterated that he cannot forsake responsibility towards finding ... Read more...

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Candlelight procession in Karmapa’s support


January 31st, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 30 (IANS) Hundreds of Tibetans and foreigners took out a candlelight procession here Sunday evening to express solidarity with the spiritual head of the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, who ... Read more...

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Husain’s paintings to be back at art summit (Lead)


January 21st, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Art lovers may get to savour M.F. Husain's paintings at the India Art Summit here after all. Organisers had removed them from the event following threats, but ... Read more...

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Husain’s paintings removed from India Art Summit


January 21st, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Art lovers who hoped to catch M.F. Husain's paintings at the India Art Summit here have disappointment in store, with the organisers Friday saying they had received ... Read more...

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Probe sought into Honduran journalist’s murder


December 30th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Dec 30 (IANS/EFE) Reporters Without Borders have asked the government of Honduras to carry out an "impartial and effective" investigation into the murder of reporter Henry Suazo. The reporter was killed ... Read more...

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Reporter murdered in Honduras


December 29th, 2010 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Dec 29 (IANS/EFE) Radio reporter Henry Suazo was gunned down Tuesday in La Masica, a town on Honduras' Caribbean coast, his employer said.Suazo was shot dead as he was leaving his ... Read more...

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Tibetan groups to protest during Wen’s visit


December 14th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Hundreds of Tibetans living in exile in India are to stage a three-day sit-in at the Jantar Mantar in New Delhi from Wednesday to coincide with the ... Read more...

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