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The Dalai Lama: A year after devolving political authority


May 28th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 28 (IANS) "He's my boss," the Dalai Lama said last week of Tibetian Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay, adding: "Although, when it comes to spiritual affairs, I'm still ... Read more...

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Tibetan parliament congratulates France, Russia


May 9th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 9 (IANS) The Tibetan parliament-in-exile Wednesday congratulated France's Francois Hollande and Russia's Vladimir Putin for winning their presidential elections.In the letters sent to Putin and Hollande, parliament speaker ... Read more...

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Tibetan youth who immolated himself cremated


March 30th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 30 (IANS) Thousands of Tibetan exiles gathered in this Himachal town Friday for the funeral of a man who immolated himself earlier this week in Delhi demanding freedom ... Read more...

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Exiles ask BRICS to raise Tibet with Hu


March 28th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 28 (IANS) Ahead of the 4th BRICS Summit in New Delhi, the Tibetan government-in-exile Wednesday urged BRICS leaders to raise the issue of Tibet with Chinese President Hu ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama not to address Tibetans on ‘uprising day’


March 9th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 9 (IANS) For the first time in 53 years, Buddhist spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will not address a gathering of Tibetans March 10, the day the Chinese ... Read more...

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Tibetans fined for unauthorised protest


February 25th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 24 (IANS) A Himachal Pradesh court has fined office-bearers of Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC), the largest pro-independence group in exile, for holding a protest here against China without ... 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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International community apprised on Tibetans’ plight


October 23rd, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 23 (IANS) Tibetans in exile are reaching out to the international community to intervene in ending human rights violations of Tibetans in China.An official of the Central Tibetan ... Read more...

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Japanese support Dalai Lama’s policy on Tibet


September 23rd, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 23 (IANS) A Japanese delegation that included two parliamentarians has supported Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama's policy of 'middle-path' that demands greater autonomy for Tibetans, an official ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama a symbol of peace: Dhumal


September 2nd, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 2 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is a symbol of peace, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Friday."His Holiness the Dalai Lama is a ... Read more...

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Tsering re-elected Tibetan speaker


May 30th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 30 (IANS) Penpa Tsering was Monday again re-elected Speaker of the Tibetan parliament-in-exile here.Khenpo Sonam Tenphel was elected the deputy speaker of the 15th Tibetan parliament-in-exile.They would be ... 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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Don’t give up ceremonial role, Dalai Lama urged


May 25th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 24 (IANS) The grand congregation of exiled Tibetans to deliberate on draft constitutional amendments in the Tibetan Charter concluded here Tuesday with the gathering unanimously approving a proposal ... Read more...

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Exiled Tibetans’ grand congregation begins


May 21st, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 21 (IANS) The grand congregation of exiled Tibetans to approve constitutional amendments in the Tibetan Charter began here Saturday. The amendments will pave the way for spiritual leader ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s retirement: Panel to redraft charter


March 29th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 29 (IANS) In another step for smooth transition of political authority from spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, to an elected leader, the Tibetan parliament-in-exile has set up a ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s retirement: Lawmakers look at way ahead


March 21st, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 21 (IANS) With spiritual leader the Dalai Lama turning down the plea to reconsider his retirement from political authority, the Tibetan parliament-in-exile here is now examining ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama firm on retirement, rejects lawmakers’ plea (Lead)


March 19th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 19 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Saturday turned down the plea of lawmakers of the parliament-in-exile to reconsider his retirement plans, his aides said here."His Holiness ... Read more...

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Lawmakers ask Dalai Lama to rethink retirement plans


March 19th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 19 (IANS) With clear-cut consensus among the members of the Tibetan parliament-in-exile emerging, the lawmakers Saturday urged the Dalai Lama not to shed his political authority and reconsider ... Read more...

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Three options on Dalai Lama


March 14th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 14 (IANS) The Tibetan parliament-in-exile has three options before it while deciding on the issue of the Dalai Lama's wish to shed political authority.The matter is to figure ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to deliver address on 1959 uprising anniversary


March 8th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 8 (IANS) Hundreds of Tibetan exiles will assemble in this Himachal hill town to hear their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama's address March 10, on the 51st anniversary of a ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama reaches Rome to attend convention on Tibet


November 16th, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 16 (IANS) After a weeklong visit to Arunachal Pradesh, exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Monday reached Rome to attend a convention of parliamentarians on Tibet, an aide said. "His ... Read more...

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Tibetan exiles write to China for whereabouts of Panchen Lama


April 27th, 2009 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 27 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile in this Himachal Pradesh town Monday wrote a missive to China, expressing concern over the whereabouts of Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, whom the Dalai Lama has ... Read more...

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Tibetan parliament-in-exile speaker sworn in


December 16th, 2008 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 16 (IANS) Penpa Tsering Tuesday took oath of office as the speaker of the Tibetan parliament-in-exile, an official statement said.Tsering, a member of Tibetan parliament from Domey province, was sworn-in ... Read more...

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