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Tibetan who died pleads for freedom


March 28th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Life away from Tibet, the motherland, is akin to "lamp in wind ... without direction". These words form part of a letter written by a ... 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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China to fight Dalai Lama’s ’separatism’


July 19th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 19 (IANS) Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping Tuesday vowed to fight "separatist activities" by the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.Xi also told a rally marking the 60th anniversary ... Read more...

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My knowledge of cricket is zero, says Dalai Lama


May 21st, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 21 (IANS) The Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, Saturday saw an Indian Premier League (IPL) match in this Himachal Pradesh town but confessed his knowledge about cricket ... Read more...

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Help return Dalai Lama to Potala Palace, urges Lobsang Sangay


April 27th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 27 (IANS) The newly-elected Tibetan prime minister-in-exile, Lobsang Sangay, Wednesday urged "every Tibetan and friends of Tibet" to join him in their "common cause to alleviate the suffering ... Read more...

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Exiled Tibetans get a young PM in Lobsang Sangay (Night Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 27 (IANS) US-based Lobsang Sangay, who considers India his second home after Tibet, was Wednesday elected the new Kalon Tripa, or the Tibetan prime minister-in-exile. The 43-year-old represents ... 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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China says Brahmaputra Canyon ready for world visitors


June 7th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 7 (ANI): The Tibetan autonomous government will work with local tourist companies investing huge amounts of money to further develop the Brahmaputra Grand Canyon tourist area into a world-class ... Read more...

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Defiant Tibetans hail Dalai Lama’s Nobel award in Nepal


December 10th, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 10 (IANS) Ignoring pressure by the Chinese government on its tiny neighbour Nepal to suppress activities related to exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama believes he can return to Tibet, says book


December 4th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Dec 4 (DPA) Tibet's exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is confident that he can return to Tibet in this lifetime, and believes he will be reborn many times after his ... Read more...

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China erases Dalai Lama’s face from Lhasa


August 30th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Lhasa, Aug 30 (IANS) There are 999 rooms and a sprawling cave in the awe-inspiring, centuries old Potala Palace in the centre of Lhasa Valley in Tibet. But there is ... Read more...

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Seven days in Tibet can be edgy tourism experience


April 28th, 2009 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
By Hazel Parry Hong Kong, April 28 (DPA) It was when a policeman took them aside on the steps of the 7th century Jokhang temple in Lhasa that the Taylor family realised the ... Read more...

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China silences Tibet on Lhasa riot anniversary


March 14th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 14 (DPA) Troops in full battle dress patrolled Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, Saturday as the anniversary of last year's anti-Chinese protests and rioting in the city was marked largely ... Read more...

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China launches emergency response after Tibet quake


October 7th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 7 (Xinhua) China Tuesday launched an emergency response operation in Tibet after a 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit the Himalayan region Monday killing at least 30 people.A team of officers from ... Read more...

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Quake kills 30 in China’s Tibet region


October 7th, 2008 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
Lhasa, Oct 7 (Xinhua) At least 30 people were killed Monday when a powerful quake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale jolted this Tibetan provincial capital in china, officials said.The quake occurred ... Read more...

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China parades Olympic torch in tense Tibet (Lead)


June 22nd, 2008 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, June 21 (DPA) The Olympic torch was paraded through Lhasa, the capital of China's Tibet region, under tight security and surveillance Saturday. At the beginning of the torch-lighting ceremony, hundreds of ... Read more...

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China launches largest ever Tibet cultural relic preservation


April 19th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr.19 (ANI): China on Friday launched a 570 million yuan (81.43 million dollar) project to preserve 22 historical and cultural relics in the southwestern Tibet Autonomous Region. The project, China's ... Read more...

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Tibet’s Potala Palace reopens to visitors


March 26th, 2008 - 9:26 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Lhasa, March 26 (Xinhua) Tibet's architectural landmark, the Potala Palace, Wednesday reopened to tourists, ten days after it was closed for security reasons following the riots March 14, a palace official said. ... Read more...

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Riots, arson, firing as protests escalate in Lhasa


March 15th, 2008 - 1:25 am ICT by admin
(Second lead) DPA Beijing, March 14 (DPA) Violence erupted Friday in the centre of Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, as the government deployed paramilitary riot police to control protests initiated by Buddhist monks, witnesses ... Read more...

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China detains dozens of Tibetan monks after protest


March 11th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by admin
DPA Beijing, March 11 (DPA) Chinese police have detained dozens of Tibetan monks who undertook a protest march demanding the release of imprisoned supporters of the exiled Dalai Lama, US-based Radio Free Asia ... Read more...

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