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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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Dalai Lama’s envoys resign


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 3 (IANS) Two envoys of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, who had been talking to Chinese officials on granting autonomy to Tibet for nearly a decade, have ... Read more...

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UN recognises grim situation in Tibet: Sangay


March 24th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 24 (IANS) The United Nations has assured three Tibetan youth on hunger strike in New York that it will send a special rapporteur to Tibet to investigate the ... Read more...

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Exiles seek UN intervention in Tibet


March 21st, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 21 (IANS) Worried over the increasing number of self immolation by Buddhist monks, Tibetan exiles here are asking the UN to intervene in Tibet.Concerned over what he thinks ... Read more...

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Sangay for resumption of talks with China


March 10th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 10 (IANS) Two years since the talks between the Dalai Lama's envoys and the Chinese for genuine autonomy for the people in Tibet hit a roadblock, Tibetan Prime ... Read more...

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China, not Dalai Lama, to be blamed for self-immolations: Sangay


March 10th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 10 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has always discouraged self-immolation in Tibet, but such protests are continuing due to the hardline policies of China, Prime Minister-in-exile ... 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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Reduce military in Tibet, say exiles


January 27th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 27 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile based in this north Indian hill station Friday asked China to reduce its huge military presence in Tibet, release political prisoners and resume ... Read more...

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Resolve Tibet issue through dialogue, says PM-in-exile


January 26th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 26 (IANS) Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay Thursday reiterated that the only way to resolve the Tibet issue is through dialogue."I urge the Chinese leadership to heed the ... Read more...

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US concerned over violence in Tibet


January 25th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 25 (IANS) Expressing concern over violence in Tibet, the US has urged China to address its counterproductive policies and resume talks with the Tibetan exiles."I am gravely concerned ... Read more...

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Holy mess: Filth, mismanagement disgusts foreigners at Bodh Gaya event


January 8th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Both Gaya (Bihar), Jan 8 (IANS) Heaps of garbage, stinking toilets, squelchy muddy pools, harassment by beggars and severe power cuts are not exactly things one associates with a ... Read more...

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Secular diplomacy powers Tibetans’ global outreach (Comment)


December 2nd, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
The Dalai Lama's political successor and Tibetan prime minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay has significantly stepped up his outreach as the Tibetan issue slides further into global amnesia.A dozen self-immolations by desperate Tibetans ... Read more...

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Find ‘middle way’ for Tibet solution: Sangay


November 27th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 27 (IANS) Tibetan prime minister Lobsang Sangay has said it would be in China's own interest to help Tibet find a "middle way" for autonomy within the Chinese ... 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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Don’t encourage self-immolation, says Tibetan PM-in-exile


November 5th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 5 (IANS) Tibetan prime minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay has appealed to Tibetans not to encourage self-immolation or protests inside Tibet because China only responds with more repression.In his ... Read more...

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PM-in-exile sets foot on Tibetan soil!


October 26th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 26 (IANS) Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay Wednesday set foot on Tibetan soil -- brought here by US-based Tibetan artist Tenzin Rigdol."It has been the dream of many ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to attend prayers for peace in Tibet


October 17th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 17 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will participate in prayers here to express solidarity with the people of Tibet and for peace there, an official said ... Read more...

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Efforts on to restart talks with China: Tibetan PM-in-exile


October 12th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 12 (IANS) "Efforts are on" to restart talks between the Dalai Lama's envoys and the Chinese leadership at the earliest, the Tibetan government-in-exile Wednesday said."I have asked the ... Read more...

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‘Britain supports middle path policy of Tibetan exiles’


October 7th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 7 (IANS) The British government supports the middle path policy advocated by Tibetans and has expressed its concern over the suppression of human rights in Tibet, a British ... Read more...

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Tibetan meet aims to break deadlock with China


October 7th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 7 (IANS) Having failed to get a response from China after last year's talks with the Dalai Lama's envoys, the Tibetan government-in-exile here will for two days mull ... Read more...

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Will Dalai Lama reverses 600-year-old tradition? (Lead)


September 25th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 25 (IANS) Is Tibetan spiritual leader going to create another history of sorts by reversing the more than 600-year-old tradition of following the lineage of the Dalai Lama?Political ... 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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Tibetan government allocates portfolios


September 19th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 19 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile Monday announced portfolios in the newly-constituted cabinet, with Dolma Gyari named as the new home minister.Tibetan Prime Minister Lobsang Sangay made the announcement. ... Read more...

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Tibetan cabinet blend of old, new faces


September 16th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 16 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile, headed by new Prime Minister Lobsang Sangay, Friday announced a six-member cabinet, which is a blend of old and new faces. An official spokesperson ... Read more...

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New Tibetan cabinet to assume office Friday


September 15th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 15 (IANS) The Kashag, the cabinet of the Tibetan government-in-exile here, will take oath of office and assume charge Sep 16, an official said here Thursday.Kalon Tripa (prime ... Read more...

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Tibetan plateau facing environmental degradation: Report


September 5th, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 5 (IANS) The Tibetan plateau is staring at ecological destruction due to extensive mineral extraction, deforestation and unscientific construction of highways and railways by the Chinese in the ... 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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Long-cherished aspiration fulfilled: Dalai Lama


August 8th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 8 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Monday said his long-cherished aspiration has been fulfilled, with Lobsang Sangay in place as the new prime minister of the ... 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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Tibet should be core issue between India-China: Sangay


August 8th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 8 (IANS) Lobsang Sangay, the new Tibetan prime minister-in-exile, Monday expressed his gratitude to India for allowing exiles to stay for the past five decades. But he requested ... 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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