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Over 9 million follow Dalai Lama in cyberspace


September 11th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 11 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has over nine million fans following him in cyberspace.Although not tech-savvy, the Dalai Lama, revered as a demi-god by ... 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 deserves Bharat Ratna’


June 11th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 11 (IANS) India should confer its highest civilian award - Bharat Ratna - on Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama in recognition of his services to humanity, a ... Read more...

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Mandela looks healthy on TV


May 31st, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, May 31 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela has appeared on TV at his home in Qunu, Eastern Cape, looking healthy.The footage Wednesday shows Mandela receiving a ... 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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Kissinger denies secret deal with India during 1971 war


March 17th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Veteran diplomat Henry Kissinger, the architect of the US' historic opening to China, has denied that that the US struck a secret pact with India ... Read more...

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Nobel laureate denounces impunity for crimes against women


January 24th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 24 (IANS/EFE) Nobel Peace Prize winner Jody Williams denounced in Mexico the impunity that prevails for crimes against women in this country and the lack of political ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi’s NLD to re-register


November 18th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Nov 18 (IANS) Myanmar's National League for Democracy (NLD), headed by Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, has decided to officially re-register itself as a political party, it ... 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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Reincarnation is my personal right: Dalai Lama


September 23rd, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 23 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Friday said the issue of reincarnation is his personal right."My reincarnation is to be decided by myself, nobody has the ... Read more...

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Will South Africa grant visa to Dalai Lama?


September 18th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 18 (IANS) The Dalai Lama, who was two years back refused a visa to South Africa for a peace conference, is now waiting to be cleared for a ... Read more...

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Free political prisoners in Myanamar: Indian MPs


September 6th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) More than 100 Indian MPs have urged the Myanmar president to free more than 2,000 political prisoners.The appeal has been made by Ram Jethmalani, convener ... Read more...

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Nepal braces for Dalai Lama’s birthday celebrations


July 2nd, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 2 (IANS) Almost four dozen Tibetans have been taken in custody as Nepal Police intensified a crackdown on the diaspora in Kathmandu to prevent any public celebration of ... Read more...

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End Tibetan monastery stand-off, European Parliament to China


April 19th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 19 (IANS) The European Parliament Tuesday asked the Chinese government to end a stand-off at a monastery in northeastern Tibet."This brutality is typical of the Chinese regime. The ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama urges intervention in Tibet monastery stand-off


April 16th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 16 (IANS) The prevailing tension in Kirti monastery in Tibet where the Chinese armed forces and local Tibetans are involved in a stand-off following the self-immolation by a ... Read more...

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Exiled Tibetan Parliament wants Dalai Lama to stay


March 15th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), Mar. 15 (ANI): Some members of the Tibetan parliament-in-exile have reportedly pleaded with the Dalai Lama not to give up his political role, and have asked him to reconsider.Tibetan ... Read more...

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Bangladesh set to resume Yunus court hearing


March 7th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): Bangladesh's High Court is set to resume its hearing to ascertain whether Nobel peace laureate and micro credit pioneer Muhammad Yunus was sacked illegally or not.His supporters ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin plans March trip to India


February 24th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin will be making a trip to India in March to speak at the India Today 2011 conclave in New Delhi, ... Read more...

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Father of micro finance Mohommad Yunus asked to quit Grameen Bank


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Feb.22 (ANI): Nobel peace laureate and micro credit pioneer Muhammad Yunus is facing calls to quit as Grameen Bank Managing Director.His supporters believe that the attempt to remove the 70-year old ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to felicitate Super 30 founder


February 17th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 17 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will Saturday felicitate Anand Kumar, who founded Bihar's free coaching centre Super 30 and helped many underprivileged students enter the prestigious Indian ... Read more...

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Bangladesh Govt. asks Muhammad Yunus to give up Grameen Bank post


February 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): The Bangladeshi government has asked Nobel peace laureate and micro credit pioneer Muhammad Yunus to retire as he has reached the normal retirement age for executives at private ... Read more...

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Egypt is today a free, proud nation: El Baradei


February 12th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) "Egypt Today is a free and proud nation. God bless," tweeted El Baradei, former head of the UN nuclear agency and a key opposition figure, on news that ... Read more...

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Ex-Israeli president convicted of rape


December 30th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Tel Aviv (Israel), Dec. 30 (ANI): Former Israeli President Moshe Katsav has been convited by a court here on two counts of rape.Katsav was convicted Thursday of raping an employee when ... Read more...

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Canada invites its honorary citizen Suu Kyi


December 28th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Stephen Harper has invited Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi to visit Canada.The Nobel peace laureate, who was freed from house arrest by ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama won’t exit any time soon


November 26th, 2010 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Dharamsala, Nov 26 (IANS) Even if the Dalai Lama decides to quit public life, as he indicated recently, his aides say the entire process is likely to take about a ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama honoured with doctorate at Jamia


November 23rd, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of six millions Tibetans and a global icon of peace and inter-faith harmony, was Tuesday conferred an honorary doctorate by Delhi's ... Read more...

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After Suu Kyi, Dalai Lama hopes for Chinese dissident’s freedom


November 15th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 15 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Monday welcomed the release of Myanmarese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and hoped China too would free fellow Nobel laureate Liu ... Read more...

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LSR students cheer release of alumni Suu Kyi


November 13th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) From calling it a landmark moment to one that will strengthen democracy in Myanmar, the release of Aung San Suu Kyi has been hailed by students of ... Read more...

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Nelson Mandela was dismayed when “small man” Bush invaded Iraq


November 12th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): Nelson Mandela had reportedly condemned former US President George W Bush as a "small man" who was seeking to dominate the world over his decision to invade Iraq, ... Read more...

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Not seeking Tibet’s freedom but autonomy: Dalai Lama


October 15th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 15 (IANS) Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama has asserted once again that he was not seeking Tibet's independence and said Beijing continued to make baseless charges of separatism against him. ... Read more...

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Aung San Suu Kyi will be released on November 13


October 1st, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.1 (ANI): Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi will be released in November just days after the first election there in two decades, officials say.The Nobel Peace laureate has been ... Read more...

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One day I will win over the Chinese, says Dalai Lama


July 17th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 17 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama has again expressed his firm belief that one day he would win over the Chinese leaders to gain genuine autonomy for the ... Read more...

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Myanmar junta releases opposition politician


July 15th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 15 (DPA) Myanmar's junta Thursday released opposition member Win Htein, 69, after detaining him for more than two years on no specific charges, opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) spokesman ... Read more...

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Obama urges Burmese military regime to free Suu Kyi


June 19th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19(ANI): As Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi marks her birthday under house arrest in Yangon, US President Barack Obama has called on the country's military regime to ... Read more...

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Israeli cabinet allows Gaza flotilla seizure probe (Second lead)


June 14th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, June 14 (DPA) Israel's cabinet unanimously approved Monday the creation of a committee to investigate the interception last month of six foreign ships carrying aid and pro-Palestinian activists to the Gaza ... Read more...

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