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Arafat’s remains to be tested for Polonium poisoning


August 24th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The widow of Yasser Arafat has given her approval for a Swiss radiation laboratory to examine the body of the late Palestinian leader to see ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s 77th birthday celebrated in Dharamsala (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 6 (IANS) Thousands of Tibetan exiles and foreigners Friday morning joined in the 77th birthday celebrations of their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, here in Himachal Pradesh.Large ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s 77th birthday celebrated in Dharamsala


July 6th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 6 (IANS) Thousands of Tibetan exiles and foreigners Friday morning attended the 77th birthday celebrations of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama here in Himachal Pradesh.Large crowds began ... Read more...

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Eight Chinese nationals arrested in Himachal (Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 13 (IANS) Eight Chinese nationals staying illegally in a Himachal Pradesh village have been arrested and Rs.30 lakh in cash as well as $3,000 seized from their possession, ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi to visit Britain, address parliament


May 21st, 2012 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 21 (IANS) In a historic first trip outside the country in 24 years, Myanmar's pro-democracy leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi will visit Britain and ... Read more...

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Chemical detectors to be added to Dalai Lama’s security


May 20th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 20 (IANS) The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), the elected government of exiled Tibetans based here, said Sunday it would add chemical detectors to the Dalai Lama's security."We are ... Read more...

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Chinese training Tibetan women to poison Dalai Lama? (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala/London, May 13 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has spoken of a threat to his life from Chinese agents, saying there were reports that Tibetan women are being ... Read more...

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Peaceful revolt needed in Arab world: Tawakkol Karman


April 5th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Yemenese Nobel Peace Prize winner Tawakkol Karman Thursday said only a peaceful revolution could finish authoritarian rule in the Arab world."Every dictator is a terrorist. ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama wins Templeton Prize


March 30th, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) The Dalai Lama has won the Templeton Prize for exceptional contribution to "affirming life's spiritual dimension by spreading his message of compassion worldwide".Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th ... Read more...

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EU praises Myanmar over political reforms


March 29th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 29 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has praised the Myanmar government for "remarkable programme of political reform" in the country over the last year."The release of political prisoners, ... 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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Dalai Lama gets Mahatma Gandhi peace prize


January 4th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bodh Gaya (Bihar), Jan 4 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Wednesday received the Mahatma Gandhi peace prize from the father of the nation's granddaughter Ela Gandhi in ... Read more...

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Have gone through turbulence all my life: Dalai Lama


December 3rd, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Saturday said he has gone through turbulence all his life."At 16, I lost my freedom, at 24, I was ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to speak of happiness at Penguin Lecture


December 2nd, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Happiness and the art of being happy will be the focus of the fifth edition of the annual Penguin Lecture when the Tibetan Buddhist leader, ... Read more...

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Find reincarnations of Mao, Deng: Dalai Lama


October 30th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 30 (IANS) Taking a jibe at the Chinese government, the Dalai Lama has said that instead of questioning Tibetan traditions, it should think of finding reincarnations of ... Read more...

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Bio-technology the only way to combat world hunger: Experts


October 20th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Oct 20 (IANS) Bio-technology needs to be adopted more widely to combat the spectre of global hunger, said agriculturists from all over the world, policy experts, senior US officials ... Read more...

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South Africa found it inconvenient to grant visa: Dalai Lama (Lead)


October 7th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 7 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Friday said he called off his South Africa trip as it was "inconvenient" for the government there to grant him ... 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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India invites Myanmar’s Suu Kyi


July 23rd, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The government has invited Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi to visit India.The invitation was extended to Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, ... Read more...

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South Africa celebrates Nelson Mandela’s 93rd birthday


July 18th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by BNO News
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- Former South African President Nelson Mandela on Monday celebrated his 93rd birthday in his home village in South Africa, where millions of children joined the celebration ... 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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On Dalai Lama’s birthday, prayers for his long life


July 6th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 6 (IANS) Morning prayers for the well-being and long life of Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, began in this Himachal Pradesh town to mark his 76th birthday ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama prays for Christchurch quake victims


June 8th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 8 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Wednesday visited Christchurch, New Zealand's second largest city, and offered prayers for the victims of the February earthquake, a statement ... Read more...

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Decision on Dalai Lama’s retirement likely Saturday


May 28th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 28 (IANS) With Buddhist spiritual leader the Dalai Lama once again pressing for transition of political powers from him to an elected leadership, the Tibetan parliament-in-exile is expected ... Read more...

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Tibetan parliament-in-exile meets, Dalai Lama retirement on agenda


May 26th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 26 (IANS) As the Tibetan parliament-in-exile convened its special session Thursday for the first time after the election of new lawmakers, it will discuss the smooth transition of ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama again turns down Tibetan exiles’ plea


May 25th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 25 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Wednesday once again refused to budge from his stand of seeking retirement from political role as head of the exiled ... Read more...

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Exiled Tibetans’ grand congregation begins (Lead)


May 22nd, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 21 (IANS) The grand congregation of exiled Tibetans to deliberate on draft constitutional amendments in the Tibetan Charter began here Saturday. The amendments will pave the way for ... Read more...

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Pleasant weather ahead of IPL match in Dharamsala


May 21st, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 21 (IANS) Pleasent weather will welcome cricket fans for the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Kings XI Punjab and Deccan Chargers in the hilly town of ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to watch Saturday’s IPL match


May 19th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 18 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has agreed to witness Saturday's Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Kings XI Punjab and Deccan Chargers at the Himachal ... Read more...

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Tibetan diaspora to meet ahead of Dalai Lama’s retirement


May 18th, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 18 (IANS) A grand congregation of exiled Tibetans will be held in this Himachal Pradesh town this weekend, ahead of the community giving its stamp of approval for ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to give Tuesday’s IPL match in Dharamasala a miss


May 16th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 16 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama will give the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Kings XI Punjab and Royal Challengers Bangalore a miss in the ... Read more...

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Sushmita calls on Dalai Lama


March 28th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 28 (IANS) Bollywood star Sushmita Sen Monday met the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader, to seek his blessings, said an official here."She just came to seek his ... Read more...

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Egyptians approve constitutional changes


March 21st, 2011 - 2:28 am ICT by BNO News
CAIRO (BNO NEWS) -- Egypt's referendum official results on Sunday showed 77 per cent of voters support the constitutional changes, Ahram online reported.In total, 18,537,954 Egyptians voted out of around 45 million ... Read more...

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Legendary songwriter Baez to get Amnesty rights award


March 18th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
San Francisco (US), Mar. 18 (ANI): Well-known folksinger,songwriter and Amnesty activist Joan Baez will receive an award named for her for advancing the cause of human rights.Amnesty International USA Executive Director Larry ... Read more...

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China doubts Dalai Lama’s retirement


March 10th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 10 (IANS) China has said the Dalai Lama is "playing tricks" on the world by announcing he will retire as the political leader of the Tibet government.The Dalai ... Read more...

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