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Sikkim notification on corruption probes by CBI challenged


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central and Sikkim governments and the CBI on a plea seeking the quashing of a notification requiring ... 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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Tibetan PM-elect interacting with exiles to understand issues


May 16th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 16 (IANS) A day after enjoying the Indian Premier League (IPL) match in the picturesque stadium in this Himachal Pradesh town, newly elected Tibetan prime minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay ... 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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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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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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Dalai Lama to submit resignation as political leader to Tibetan Parliament


March 14th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 14 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is expected to submit his resignation as the political head to Tibetan Parliament in exile.The Dalai Lama had announced on Thursday ... Read more...

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Exiles hail Indian citizenship for Tibetan as landmark


January 20th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 20 (IANS) Thousands of Tibetan exiles who live in India are cheering a high court judgment that ruled in favour of a Tibetan woman saying she is an Indian citizen ... Read more...

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Gyari Dolma withdraws from 2011 Tibet general elections


December 25th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Dec 25 (ANI): Gyari Dolma, the deputy speaker of the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile, has withdrawn her candidature from the general elections scheduled for March next year.Gyari was the only woman candidate along ... 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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One more screening of ‘Sikkim’ at Kolkata Film Festival


November 16th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) The documentary "Sikkim" directed by Satyajit Ray will be screened again Nov 17 at the 16th Kolkata Film Festival, festival authorities said Tuesday."I am very happy to announce ... Read more...

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Banned Satyajit Ray Sikkim film screened in Kolkata lands in copyright row


November 12th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): After nearly four decades, Satyajit Ray's banned documentary 'Sikkim' was finally screened at the Kolkata Film Festival (KFF), only to be tangled in a copyright controversy.A Sikkim-based trust ... Read more...

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‘Shooting with Satyajit Ray was a lifetime experience’


November 12th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 12 (IANS) The shooting of the documentary "Sikkim" with legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray was a lifetime experience, feels cinematographer Soumendu Roy."Shooting 'Sikkim' with Satyjit Ray was a lifetime experience. I ... Read more...

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Court stops screening of Satyajit Ray’s ‘Sikkim’


November 11th, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) Within minutes of the first public screening of Satyajit Ray's documentary "Sikkim" at the 16th Kolkata Film Festival, its remaining shows during the event were suspended following a ... 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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Ban on Satyajit Ray’s film ‘Sikkim’ lifted


September 18th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 18 (ANI): The ban on Satyajit Ray's documentary film 'Sikkim' has been finally lifted by India, his family said.It was made 40 years ago when Sikkim was an independent kingdom ... Read more...

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No one in India has Satyajit Ray’s ‘Sikkim’ print: Son


September 18th, 2010 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Director Sandip Ray, the son of Oscar-winning filmmaker Satyajit Ray, is elated over a government decision to lift a ban on his father's documentary "Sikkim" after ... Read more...

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Exiled Tibetans debate with PM aspirants in Dharamsala


September 12th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), Sept.12 (ANI): The National Democratic Party of Tibet (NDPT) organized a debate here on Saturday as a part of a campaign to decide who will be the next Prime ... Read more...

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Ladakh Confluence Brings Musicians From Across The World


July 3rd, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Music knows no boundaries! Now, it has reached the 11,500 feet high, mountainous region of Ladakh. The second edition of the Ladakh Confluence is going to take ... Read more...

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Detained Tibetan’s wife details grim torture


June 24th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 24 (IANS) As China refused to release a noted Tibetan environmentalist and businessman arrested allegedly on "trumped up" robbery charges, his wife has taken to blogging in ... Read more...

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New Year ‘Losar’ celebrated in Ladakh


December 19th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Leh (Ladakh), Dec 19 (ANI): The people of Ladakh celebrated their New Year 'Losar' on Thursday (December 17) with fervor and zeal.The Losar Ladakhi New Year festival dates back to the 17th ... Read more...

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Ladakh MP denies rejoining National Conference


May 19th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 19 (IANS) National Conference (NC) rebel Ghulam Hassan Khan, who contested and won the Ladakh Lok Sabha seat as an independent, Tuesday denied having rejoined the party. The newly-elected MP clarified ... Read more...

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UPA tally one up after Ladakh MP joins NC (Second Lead)


May 18th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 18 (IANS) The independent MP from Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir joined the National Conference (NC) Monday bringing the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) tally to 263 in the newly ... Read more...

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Independent MP from Ladakh joins UPA (Lead)


May 18th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 18 (IANS) The independent MP from Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir joined the National Conference Monday bringing the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) tally to 263 in the newly elected ... Read more...

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Independent wins from Ladakh


May 16th, 2009 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 16 (IANS) Hassan Khan, an independent candidate, was declared winner from Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh constituency. Khan, a former National Conference veteran, defeated rival Phuntsog Namgyal of the Congress by over ... Read more...

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Over 25 percent voting in Kashmir’s Baramulla (Second Lead)


May 13th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Baramulla, May 13 (IANS) Over 25 percent voting was recorded in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla constituency until 1 p.m. Wednesday after a slow start early in the day despite a boycott call ... Read more...

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Over 16 percent voting in Jammu and Kashmir (Lead)


May 13th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Baramulla, May 13 (IANS) Over 16 percent voting was recorded in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla and Ladakh constituencies until 11 a.m. Wednesday after a slow start early in the day amid a ... Read more...

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Voting begins in Jammu and Kashmir


May 13th, 2009 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir), May 13 (IANS) Polling began peacefully in the Baramulla and Ladakh Lok Sabha seats of Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday morning. In Baramulla constituency, voting started on a low key ... Read more...

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Air force pressed into poll duty in Jammu and Kashmir


May 12th, 2009 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 12 (IANS) The Indian Air Force pressed its helicopters into service to take poll officials and material to snow-bound areas in two Jammu and Kashmir parliamentary constituencies where voting will ... Read more...

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Leh, the “highest” constituency in India


May 12th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Leh, May 12 (ANI): Preparations are in full swing in remote Leh region of Kashmir, which is going to polls in the final round of the five-phased general elections to be held ... Read more...

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Poll campaign ends peacefully in Baramulla, Ladakh


May 11th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 11 (IANS) Poll campaigning ended peacefully Monday evening for two Jammu and Kashmir Lok Sabha constituencies, Baramulla and Ladakh, where voting will be held Wednesday. "Campaigning has drawn to a close ... Read more...

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Rahul breaks security ring, carries around ‘frisked’ boy (Pol Prattle)


April 13th, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Security concerns are so high during election time that even spontaneous actions of politicians are screened! And that's exactly what happened when Rahul Gandhi carried a ... Read more...

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Indian ice hockey team felicitated for wining IIHF gong


April 7th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Leh, Apr 7 (ANI): In a rare honour, the Indian Ice Hockey team was felicitated on its return from Abu Dhabi (UAE), where it participated in the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) ... Read more...

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India-Bhutan car rally, a ”long-drive” for friendship


March 5th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
By Tarak Sarkar Silliguri (WB), Mar 5 (ANI): The second India-Bhutan friendship car rally kick started in West Bengal on Wednesday. Jointly organised by Indo Bhutan Friendship Car Rally Association and India-Bhutan Foundation, ... Read more...

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Gandhis hog limelight at Bhutan Kings coronation ceremony


November 6th, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravi ShankarThimpu, Nov 6 (ANI): United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi and her family members, who are close friends of Bhutan''s royal family, today hogged all the limelight during ... Read more...

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