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Tibetan PM for resumption of talks with China (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 8 (IANS) Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay Wednesday called for early resumption of dialogue with China on the Tibet issue."We are committed to the middle-way approach and the ... Read more...

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Tibetan PM for resumption of talks with China


August 8th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 8 (IANS) Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay Wednesday again insisted on early resumption of dialogue with China on the Tibet issue, but he blamed Beijing for igniting self-immolation ... Read more...

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Tibetan PM completes one year in office


August 7th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 7 (IANS) It has been a year of global diplomacy for Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay for a land he has never been to.The 43-year-old and Harvard educated ... Read more...

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(HOLD) Eight Taiwanese released by Himachal court


June 19th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 19 (IANS) A Himachal Pradesh court Tuesday released all the eight Taiwanese who were arrested last week for allegedly staying illegally in a village in Mandi district, an ... Read more...

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High ranking lama arrested in Delhi


June 15th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 15 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Police Friday arrested a high ranking lama of the Karma Kagyu School, a sect of Tibetan Buddhism, from Delhi in connection with the arrest ... Read more...

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US lawmakers concerned over rights violations in Tibet


November 18th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 18 (IANS) Three US lawmakers have expressed concern over human rights violations in Tibet and asked the US ambassador to China to collect first-hand information on self-immolation protests, ... Read more...

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Ready for epic journey to Lhasa: new Tibetan PM


August 8th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 8 (IANS) The Dalai Lama was ready to embark on an epic journey back to Lhasa, Lobsang Sangay said Monday, as he took over as the new prime ... Read more...

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Lobsang Sangay is Kalon Tripa, to carry on Tibetan legacy (Lead)


August 8th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 8 (IANS) Harvard-educated Lobsang Sangay, 43, took oath of office Monday as the new Kalon Tripa, or prime minister, of the Tibetan government-in-exile in an event termed a ... Read more...

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Lobsang Sangay takes oath as Tibetan Kalon Tripa


August 8th, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 8 (IANS) Lobsang Sangay, the new Kalon Tripa or the prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile, took the oath of office Monday morning at a ceremony held in ... 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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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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‘Without Dalai Lama, legitimacy would be a problem’


March 10th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), March 10 (IANS) The prime minister of Tibetan government-in-exile, Samdhong Rinpoche, Thursday said the announcement by the Dalai Lama that he was retiring from public life could ... Read more...

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‘Dalai Lama will continue to work for Tibet cause’


January 14th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 14 (IANS) Tibetan prime minister-in-exile Samdhong Rinpoche has said there is no need to worry about the Dalai Lama's retirement plan as he would continue to work for the cause ... Read more...

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Settle Tibet first, says Dalai Lama aide


December 16th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 16 (IANS) It is not possible to resolve the India-China border dispute unless the Tibetan issue is settled, an aide to the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said Thursday."It ... Read more...

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US special coordinator calls on Dalai Lama


October 19th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 19 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama met US State Department Under Secretary Maria Otero in the US and reiterated his commitment to "middle-way" approach of working non-violently ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama belongs to entire world: Ramdev


October 14th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 14 (IANS) Recounting memories of his meeting with Dalai Lama, spiritual guru Baba Ramdev Thursday said the Tibetan leader not only belongs to Tibet and Tibetans, but also to the ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama inaugurates Buddhist Monastic Institute in Gopalpur near Dharamsala


September 12th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by ANI
Gopalpur (Himachal Pradesh), Sep.12 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Sunday inaugurated a Buddhist monastic institute at Gopalpur area near Dharamsala in Himachal's Palampur district.Over a hundred admirers and followers of ... Read more...

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Awareness drive held ahead of Tibetan government-in-exile elections


April 11th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Apr 11 (ANI): Tibetan activists organized an awareness campaign to increase the number of young voters for the upcoming elections of the Tibetan government-in-exile."The objective of the programme is to ... 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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Tibetans keen on talks with China


January 30th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 30 (ANI): Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Samdhong Rinpoche has said the resumption of talks with China is important for the solution of the Tibetan cause.Addressing the media in ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s envoys to hold talks with Chinese leaders


January 25th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 25 (IANS) Two envoys of Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, have left for Beijing for the ninth round of talks with the Chinese leadership, a Tibetan official said here ... Read more...

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Tibetans pray for longevity of Dalai Lama at Tsuglagkhang Temple in Dharamshala


January 23rd, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamshala, Jan.23 (ANI): Several devotees and Tibetan monks offered prayers at Dharamsala town in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday (Jan.23) for the longevity of their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama.Organized under the aegis ... Read more...

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Devotees felicitate Gaden Tripa in Delhi


December 24th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): His holiness Gaden Tripa Rizong Sras-Trul Rinpoche of Ladakh has been appointed as 102nd Gaden Tripa, the supreme head of Gelugpa school of Tibetan Buddhism.His followers in ... Read more...

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Tibetan PM in-exile Rinpoche alleges China of breeding militants


November 27th, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamshala, Nov.27 (ANI): Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Samdhong Rinpoche on Friday blamed China of emerging as a training ground for the militants.Addressing a two-day workshop of the 115th session of Indian Federation of ... Read more...

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Centre clears Dalai Lama’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh


October 27th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 27 (ANI): The Union Government on Tuesday cleared the Dalai Lama's visit to Arunachal Pradesh next month, dispelling speculation over the Tibetan spiritual leader's trip.The Dalai Lama is ... Read more...

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Tibetan PM-in-exile hopes tension between India, China will ease out


October 18th, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Oct 18(ANI): Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Samdhong Rinpoche on Sunday expressed hope that the tension between India and China would soon clear away.Rinpoche said this during his visit to the Gujarat ... Read more...

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Tibetan leader takes on China over Arunachal


September 15th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayank Aggarwal Dharamshala, Sep 15 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh is an integral part of India, the prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile said Tuesday, adding that Chinese military incursions into India were ... Read more...

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Buddhist monk performs once-in-a-life religious ceremony in Himachal


June 29th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Kinnaur (Himachal Pradesh), June 29 (ANI): Gigmed Choekyi Syingey, a revered Buddhist monk performed the unique religious 'Chakrasamvara Abhisheka' ceremony in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday.Syingey who is believed to be eighth ... Read more...

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Karmapa’s 25th birthday celebrated at Gangtok monastery


June 26th, 2009 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok, June 26 (IANS) The 25th birthday of Urgen Thrinley Dorjee, the 17th Karmapa and second highest spiritual leader of the Tibetan Buddhists, was celebrated without any extravaganza at the Rumtek ... Read more...

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Thirty-three stranded Mansarovar pilgrims evacuated to Nepalganj


June 10th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, June 10 (ANI): Thirty-three stranded Indian pilgrims returning from Kailash and Mansarovar have been evacuated to Nepalganj on Wednesday.With this, forty-seven pilgrims have been evacuated.Meanwhile, Indian doctors are providing ... Read more...

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Boy chosen by Dalai Lama denounces Buddhist order


June 1st, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 1 (ANI): A boy chosen by the Dalai Lama as the reincarnation of the spiritual leader has caused embarrassment by turning his back on the Buddhist order.Osel Hita ... Read more...

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Tibetans coming to terms with women Buddhist masters (With Images)


April 13th, 2009 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Kathmandu, April 13 (IANS) The 800-year-old Tibetan Drukpa lineage of Buddhism - based in Nepal and practised in Bhutan and India - is empowering women, reviving the ancient tradition of ... Read more...

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Tibetans to stay committed to non-violent struggle, says exiled PM


January 30th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Jan 30 (ANI): Tibetan Prime Minister-in-Exile Samdhong Rinpoche, on Friday, stated that China is ''not mature enough'', but assured that Tibetans would continue to tread the path of non-violence while ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama expresses hope of returning to Tibet


November 23rd, 2008 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Nov 23 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama expressed hope of returning to homeland Tibet.Addressing a news conference on Sunday at Dharamsala, seat of Tibetan government-in-exile, in Himachal Pradesh, Dalai ... Read more...

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Tibetan team briefs PM-in-exile about talks in China


November 6th, 2008 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.6 (ANI): A Tibetan delegation that visted China for autonomy-related talks between October 30 and November 5, today briefed the Prime Minister of the Tibetan Government in exile, Samdhong ... Read more...

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