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Over 9 million follow Dalai Lama in cyberspace


September 11th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 11 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has over nine million fans following him in cyberspace.Although not tech-savvy, the Dalai Lama, revered as a demi-god by ... Read more...

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Two Tibetans set themselves on fire in China


June 21st, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 21 (IANS) Two Tibetans set themselves afire in the Yushu Tibetan region in northwest China. One of them died later, officials said Thursday. The two set themselves ablaze ... Read more...

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Tibetan monk sets himself on fire in China


February 14th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 14 (IANS) A Tibetan monk set himself on fire Monday in southwest China's Sichuan province, authorities said Tuesday.Losang Gyatso, 18, from the Kirti monastery in the Aba Tibetan-Qiang ... Read more...

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Chinese monks prevented from self-immolation


September 26th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 26 (IANS) Two monks were rescued after they set themselves on fire Monday in a southwestern Chinese province, authorities said.The incident took place in Sichuan province, Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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Two more Tibetan monks jailed in immolation case


August 31st, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) A court in China's Sichuan province Tuesday jailed two Tibetan monks for homicide that led to another monk's death by self-immolation.Rigzin Phuntsog set himself on ... Read more...

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Tibetan monk jailed for 11 years in immolation case


August 29th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) A Tibetan monk was Monday sentenced by a Chinese court to jail for 11 years for plotting and assisting another monk's self-immolation.Drongdru, a 46-year-old monk in ... Read more...

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China monks face trial on charge of aiding suicide


August 26th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 26 (IANS) Three monks in China will stand trial on charges of plotting and assisting another monk's self-immolation, a court said Friday.The three will stand trial Monday and ... Read more...

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Tibetan origin woman held for trying to get fake Nepali passport


August 1st, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 1 (IANS) A 22-year-old woman of Tibetan origin, suspected to be a refugee living in Bangalore, has been arrested after she tried to obtain a fake Nepali passport.Police ... Read more...

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Tibetan parliament-in-exile proposes charter amendments (Lead)


May 28th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 28 (IANS) The Tibetan parliament-in-exile Saturday passed a draft that proposes amendments in its charter to allow smooth transition of political powers to the new elected leadership, earlier ... Read more...

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Six to compete for Miss Tibet title


May 28th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 27 (IANS) Six Tibetan women will walk the ramp next month in this Himachal Pradesh town that has been home to thousands of exiles, an event organiser said ... 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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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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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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Advani to watch Dharamsala IPL match


May 17th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 17 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani and his family reached this Himachal Pradesh town Tuesday to witness the Indian Premier League (IPL) match ... 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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Dalai Lama to meet his sightless hero in Ireland


April 11th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 11 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is visiting Ireland to meet his friend and hero, an aide said here Monday."His Holiness is leaving for a six-day ... Read more...

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Tibetan parliament to decide on Dalai Lama move in May (Lead)


March 25th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 25 (IANS) The Tibetan parliament-in-exile Friday formally accepted the Dalai Lama's proposal to relinquish political authority and decided to hold a special session by May-end to amend its ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s retirement: Lawmakers form panel for way ahead (Lead)


March 21st, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 21 (IANS) With spiritual leader the Dalai Lama turning down the plea for him to reconsider his retirement from political authority, the Tibetan parliament-in-exile here Monday formed 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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Tibetans vote in large numbers to elect new PM (Lead)


March 20th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 20 (IANS) Tibetans turned out in their colourful best Sunday to pick the next prime minister of their government-in-exile in elections that took place worldwide, days after the ... 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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Dalai Lama to submit resignation as political leader to Tibetan Parliament


March 14th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 14 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is expected to submit his resignation as the political head to Tibetan Parliament in exile.The Dalai Lama had announced on Thursday ... Read more...

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Karmapa aides seek anticipatory bail


February 4th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 4 (IANS) Two aides of the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, Friday moved a Himachal Pradesh court seeking anticipatory bail over the seizure of about Rs.7 crore in foreign and ... Read more...

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Tibetan groups to protest during Wen’s visit


December 14th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Hundreds of Tibetans living in exile in India are to stage a three-day sit-in at the Jantar Mantar in New Delhi from Wednesday to coincide with the ... Read more...

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Exiled Tibetans debate with PM aspirants in Dharamsala


September 12th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), Sept.12 (ANI): The National Democratic Party of Tibet (NDPT) organized a debate here on Saturday as a part of a campaign to decide who will be the next Prime ... Read more...

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Travelling photo exhibition in Dharamsala showcases Tibetans’ journey into exile


August 30th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
By Akhilesh BharatiDharamsala, Aug 30 (ANI): The Department of Information and International Relations of the Tibetan government-in-exile has organized a travelling photo exhibition here, narrating the Tibetans' journey into exile.Photographic narrative of ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama prays for Leh, Tibet cloudburst victims


August 14th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 14 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Saturday prayed for the victims of flash floods in Jammu and Kashmir's Leh town and Zhouqu county in China, an aide said ... Read more...

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Varanasi girl crowned Miss Tibet 2010


June 7th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), June 7 (ANI): Tenzin Norzon, the 23-year-old Varanasi girl was crowned Miss Tibet 2010 at the event organized at the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA).Norzon received a cash ... Read more...

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Deccan Chargers, Kings XI players meet Dalai Lama


April 17th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 17 (IANS) A day after their Indian Premier League (IPL) match, the players of Kings XI Punjab and Deccan Chargers had an audience with the Dalai Lama at his official ... Read more...

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For now, cricket edges out football in ‘Little Tibet’


April 15th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Dharamsala, April 15 (IANS) Tibetans here are crazy about football. But with no less than spiritual leader Dalai Lama expected at an India Premier League (IPL) match here next week, ... Read more...

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Obama-Dalai Lama meet shows US concern for Tibet, say exiles


February 12th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 12 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile, based in this Himachal Pradesh hill station, says the meeting scheduled between their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama and US President Barack Obama indicates ... Read more...

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Exiled Tibetans hopeful of Obama-Dalai meeting


February 3rd, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 3 (IANS) Elated that President Barack Obama still plans to meet the Dalai Lama despite warnings from Beijing, Tibetan exiles here are looking for an early meeting. "We are hopeful ... Read more...

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Frustration creeps in, yet faith in Dalai Lama keeps Tibetans going (Feature)


November 22nd, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The red-blue-yellow coloured Tibetan flags flutter everywhere in Majnu Ka Tila, a Tibetan settlement in the northern part of the capital. Five decades after ... Read more...

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Present Tibetan history to world: Dalai Lama tells students


November 21st, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) With more and more people across the world getting interested in Tibet, especially in the current political scenario, this is the right time to research Tibetan history ... Read more...

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Tibetans delighted with Dalai Lama’s Tawang visit


November 8th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Nov. 8 (ANI): Tibetans living in-exile in Dharamsala on Sunday expressed delight over the Dalai Lama's Arunachal Pradesh visit.The Dalai Lama began his week-long visit to Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday ... Read more...

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