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1962 can’t be repeated: Indian Army chief (Second Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) There can be no repeat of 1962, when China defeated India in war, army chief General Bikram Singh said Wednesday.At a media interaction here, Gen ... Read more...

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1962 can’t be repeated: Indian Army chief (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) There can be no repeat of 1962, when China defeated India in war, army chief General Bikram Singh said Wednesday.At a media interaction here, Gen ... Read more...

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Fancy driving from Delhi to Bangkok? Here’s how! (With Images)


September 7th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Fancy a trip to Bangkok? Not by air, as most would imagine, but a road trip. Promising a strong punch of excitement, adventure and experience ... Read more...

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Refrain from self-immolation, Tibetian government-in-exile appeals


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 2 (IANS) Expressing concern over the self-immolation protests in Tibet, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) based here Sunday appealed to its countrymen to refrain from such "drastic acts"."The ... Read more...

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Tibet tourism park to honour ancient princess


July 9th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) A tourism park to be built in Tibetan capital Lhasa will feature attractions themed around an ancient Chinese princess who married a Tibetan king when she ... Read more...

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China must probe self-immolation cause: Dalai Lama


June 29th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 29 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has asked China to investigate the causes behind a string of self-immolation in Tibet."These sad events are evidently not taking ... Read more...

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Censorship in China is morally wrong: Dalai Lama


June 24th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 24 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has criticised the Chinese government's censorship policy as morally wrong and said 1.3 billion people of China have a right ... Read more...

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China, Bhutan ready to forge diplomatic ties


June 22nd, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 22 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and Bhutanese Prime Minister Jigmi Y. Thinley have expressed willingness to establish formal diplomatic ties between their countries.The two leaders met in ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama meets fellow Nobel icon Suu Kyi


June 20th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 20 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama met fellow Nobel laureate and Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in London, an aide of the spiritual leader ... Read more...

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In Myanmar, the pygmies that time forgot


June 13th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 13 (IANS) A group of pygmies, forgotten by time, lived among treacherous mountains in the region bordering Myanmar and Tibet till they were 'found' and written on by ... 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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Man’s best friend follows cyclists 1,800 km


May 31st, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 31 (IANS) A stray dog in China has followed a group of cyclists 1,800 km to their destination in a heart-wrenching 20-day trip.The dog, nicknamed Xiaosa, followed the ... Read more...

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Mother of three immolates herself in Tibet


May 31st, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 31 (IANS) The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) Thursday said a mother of three immolated herself in Tibet to protest Beijing's "repressive policies" and demand the return of the ... Read more...

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Japanese lady, 73, awarded for scaling Mt. Everest


May 26th, 2012 - 5:46 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 26 (IANS) A 73-year-old Japanese lady who climbed Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain, this past week has been awarded by the Guinness World Records.On Friday, Asian ... Read more...

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China dismisses Dalai Lama’s claim of poison plot


May 14th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 14 (IANS) A state-run Chinese daily Monday dismissed Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama's claim that China was trying to poison him to death using female devotees, and ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama blames Beijing for self-immolations


April 21st, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 21 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has blamed Beijing for igniting self-immolation protests in Tibet, saying the issue is "very political", a post on his official ... Read more...

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Tibet to spend $240 mn on roads to monasteries


April 8th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lhasa, April 8 (IANS) In a bid to ensure an easier access to its monasteries, Tibet will earmark 1.5 billion yuan (about $240 million) on road construction, the authorities said ... Read more...

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Tibetan who died to be cremated in Dharamsala


March 29th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 29 (IANS) A 27-year-old Tibetan who burnt himself in Delhi demanding freedom for Tibet will be cremated here Friday, the hub of the Tibetan government-in-exile.Police have beefed up ... Read more...

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China says Dalai Lama stoking extremist views


March 29th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) China Thursday blamed the Dalai Lama for stroking extremist views and thanked India for taking "effective and concrete" steps to curb Tibetans during President Hu ... Read more...

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JNU’s Tibetan students pay homage to ‘martyr’


March 29th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Tibetan students in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) here Wednesday sat on a candlelight vigil in the campus to pay homage to Jamphel Yeshi, the ... Read more...

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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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Protests, prayers mark Hu visit


March 28th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 28 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao's visit to India for the BRICS summit was greeted here with protest banners and shuttered Tibetan shops.Most shops in the town's suburb ... Read more...

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Refrain from drastic action, Tibetans told


March 27th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 27 (IANS) A day after a Tibetan protester attempted self-immolation in New Delhi, the Tibetan administration Tuesday asked the community to refrain from any "drastric action"."The CTA (Central ... 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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Anti-China protest by Tibetans stopped


March 10th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 10 (IANS) Police Saturday broke up a peaceful protest by a group of Tibetans here opposing Chinese rule over Tibet.Around a dozen Tibetans, mostly students and executives working ... 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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Campaign on Tibet planned in northeast


March 1st, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 1 (IANS) Lobsang Sangay, prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile, is likely to kickstart an awareness campaign on the Tibetan issue in northeastern states March 26, an ... Read more...

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Engage China in water dialogue: Experts


February 13th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) China's move to extensively dam the Yarlung-Brahmaputra as it flows through Tibet and its intention to also divert the river came into sharp focus at ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to meet Desmond Tutu


February 9th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 9 (IANS) Two Nobel laureates and long-time friends -- Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai lama and South African anti-apartheid icon archbishop Desmond Tutu - will come face to ... Read more...

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55 rescued from snow-hit Tibet highway


February 9th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 9 (IANS) A total of 55 people stranded on China's Xinjiang-Tibet highway since Tuesday following heavy snowfall have been rescued, a rescue team official said Thursday.The highway is ... Read more...

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Former US speaker urges China for dialogue on Tibet


February 9th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 9 (IANS) Former US speaker Nancy Pelosi has said there is a need for the Chinese government to change its repressive policies regarding Tibet, a statement said Thursday."In ... Read more...

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‘Shun Tibetan New Year celebrations’


February 3rd, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 3 (IANS) Tibetan's living in exile were Friday urged to shun the Losar (Tibetan New Year) celebrations to express solidarity with those who had sacrificed their lives in ... Read more...

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Another foreign visit for Dalai Lama - but not to Tibet


January 27th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 27 (IANS) The globetrotting Dalai Lama visited not less than 18 countries last year and the spiritual head of Tibetan Buddhism already has on the cards a ... Read more...

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France concerned over self-immolations in Tibet


January 21st, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 21 (IANS) Expressing concern over self-immolation protests in Tibet, France has said dialogue was the only way to resolve the crisis, an official statement of the Central Tibetan ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama in Delhi for eye check-up (Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Thursday arrived here for an examination of his eyes, an aide said."It is routine (examination). His health is fine," ... Read more...

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