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European arrest warrant issued for paedophile priest


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Police in London have obtained a European arrest warrant for a Catholic priest accused of child sex offences, the Telegraph reported Sunday.Father Laurence Soper is wanted ... 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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14 Russian pilgrims killed in Ukraine bus crash


July 7th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 7 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed and 22 injured Saturday when a bus carrying Russian pilgrims to a monastery in Ukraine met with an accident, RIA ... Read more...

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Experts find new evidence supporting John the Baptist bones theory


June 15th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sveti Ivan Island, June 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Archaeology experts have found new evidence that the remains discovered in the ruins of a Bulgaria 5th century monastery belong to St John the Baptist. ... Read more...

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Ancient Tibetan scripture found in Lhasa


June 14th, 2012 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Lhasa, June 14 (IANS) Cultural specialists in China's Tibet region have found over 100 pages of Tibetan scripture dating back to the 13th century, according to authorities.According to Tashi Gyatso, ... 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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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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Tibet to spend $240 mn on roads to monasteries


April 8th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lhasa, April 8 (IANS) In a bid to ensure an easier access to its monasteries, Tibet will earmark 1.5 billion yuan (about $240 million) on road construction, the authorities said ... Read more...

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Kunal Khemu falls sick (Movie Snippets)


March 25th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) Actor Kunal Khemu says he cancelled his Chandigarh trip to promote his forthcoming film "Blood Money" after he fell ill."Was looking forward to meeting everyone ... Read more...

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Celina Jaitly gives birth to twin boys


March 24th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Actress Celina Jaitly became the proud mother of twin boys in Dubai Saturday."Yes our angels from heaven are here and we are very happy. Celina ... Read more...

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Chinese spy held near Dalai Lama palace


March 20th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 20 (IANS) A Chinese national was arrested in this seat of the Tibetan government-in-exile on suspicion of spying, police said Tuesday.Li Chengzie of Hunan province, who has been ... Read more...

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Tibetan monk self-immolates in China


March 15th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 14 (IANS) A Tibetan monk Wednesday set himself alight in China's Qinghai province but survived due to timely efforts by his temple's security guards, officials said.Jamyang Palden, a ... Read more...

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Himachal BJP recommends names for Rajya Sabha


March 14th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has recommended three names including J.P. Nadda for the lone Rajya Sabha seat in Himachal Pradesh falling vacant April 2, ... Read more...

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Karmapa not to appear in Himachal court, says aide


March 6th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 6 (IANS) Tibetan religious head and the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje, who was Tuesday summoned by a Himachal Pradesh court over the seizure of foreign currency ... Read more...

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China plans to protect Tibetan cultural relics


March 2nd, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Lhasa, March 1 (IANS) China will spend over 1.7 billion yuan (about $269 million) to protect the cultural relics in the country's Tibetan region, an official said Thursday.The money will ... Read more...

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Himachal court summons Karmapa over currency row


February 16th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 16 (IANS) Tibetan religious head and the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje has been summoned by a Himachal Pradesh court next month over the seizure of foreign ... Read more...

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Tibetan monk sets himself on fire in China


February 14th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 14 (IANS) A Tibetan monk set himself on fire Monday in southwest China's Sichuan province, authorities said Tuesday.Losang Gyatso, 18, from the Kirti monastery in the Aba Tibetan-Qiang ... Read more...

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US tourists kidnapped, released in Egypt


February 4th, 2012 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 4 (IANS) Two American tourists and their Egyptian guide were kidnapped by local tribesmen in Egypt on their way back from a local monastery, but were later released ... Read more...

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Dala Lama’s security tightened at Bodh Gaya


January 7th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 6 (IANS) Security for Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has been tightened at the Buddhist holy site of Bodh Gaya, where he is attending the Kalchakra ... Read more...

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Currency row: Karmapa office assures cooperation


December 9th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 9 (IANS) Two days after police included the name of Tibetan religious head and 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje in a chargesheet on the seizure this year of ... Read more...

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Karmapa concerned over self-immolation by monks


November 9th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 9 (IANS) The 17th Karmapa, the only major monk reincarnate recognised by both the Dalai Lama and China, Wednesday expressed concern over self-immolation protests in Tibet."Each report of ... 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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Tibetan nun sets herself on fire in China, dies


November 3rd, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 3 (IANS) A nun died after she set herself on fire Thursday in China's Sichuan province, authorities said.Qiu Xiang from a nunnery in Dawu county of Garze Tibetan ... Read more...

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China to restore quake-hit Tibetan monasteries


October 16th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 16 (IANS) Authorities in northwest China, which was jolted by a 7.1-magnitude earthquake last year, are ensuring restoration of its damaged Tibetan monasteries, Xinhua reported.The quake had levelled ... Read more...

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End repression in Tibet, say exiles


October 10th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 10 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile Monday condemned repression in Tibet and asked China to engage the Tibetan people in a dialogue to address their grievances."Since March 10, the ... Read more...

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Two Tibetans set themselves afire in China


October 8th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), Oct 7 (IANS) Two Tibetans were slightly injured after a self-immolation attempt in Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Friday, local authorities ... Read more...

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End repression in Tibet: Amnesty


September 29th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 29 (IANS) Rights group Amnesty International has urged China to end "repressive practices" in Tibet, the Tibetan government-in-exile said here Thursday."These recent immolations (by two monks) have reportedly ... Read more...

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Address grievances of Tibetans, US tells China


September 28th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 28 (IANS) The US has expressed concern over two monks setting themselves afire in Tibet and urged the Chinese government to address the grievances of the people living ... Read more...

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Tibetan exiles concern over monks’ suicide bid


September 26th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 26 (IANS) The Central Tibetan Administration based in this Himachal Pradesh town Monday expressed concern over two monks setting themselves afire in Tibet and said the incident showed ... Read more...

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Chinese monks prevented from self-immolation


September 26th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 26 (IANS) Two monks were rescued after they set themselves on fire Monday in a southwestern Chinese province, authorities said.The incident took place in Sichuan province, Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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Boy monk gets ceremonial welcome in Spiti


September 14th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 14 (IANS) A 10-year-old boy from Ladakh, believed to be the reincarnation of Buddhist monk Kachen Dugyal, was given a ceremonial reception Wednesday at Key monastery of Spiti ... Read more...

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US voices concern over monk’s conviction in China


September 1st, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 1 (IANS) The US government has voiced concern over the sentencing of a Tibetan monk for "intentionally killing" another monk who self-immolated at a monastery in Tibet in ... Read more...

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Two more Tibetan monks jailed in immolation case


August 31st, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) A court in China's Sichuan province Tuesday jailed two Tibetan monks for homicide that led to another monk's death by self-immolation.Rigzin Phuntsog set himself on ... Read more...

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Tibetan monk jailed for 11 years in immolation case


August 29th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) A Tibetan monk was Monday sentenced by a Chinese court to jail for 11 years for plotting and assisting another monk's self-immolation.Drongdru, a 46-year-old monk in ... Read more...

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China monks face trial on charge of aiding suicide


August 26th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 26 (IANS) Three monks in China will stand trial on charges of plotting and assisting another monk's self-immolation, a court said Friday.The three will stand trial Monday and ... Read more...

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