tibetan issue

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 deserves Bharat Ratna’


June 11th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 11 (IANS) India should confer its highest civilian award - Bharat Ratna - on Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama in recognition of his services to humanity, a ... 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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Exiles ask BRICS to raise Tibet with Hu


March 28th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 28 (IANS) Ahead of the 4th BRICS Summit in New Delhi, the Tibetan government-in-exile Wednesday urged BRICS leaders to raise the issue of Tibet with Chinese President Hu ... 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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Tibetans demand ‘free Tibet’


March 10th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 10 (IANS) Tibetans in India's northeast gathered here Saturday to commemorate the 53rd anniversary of the Tibetan uprising which forced the Dalai Lama to flee to India.On the ... 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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Amid Arunachal row, Chinese foreign minister heading to India


February 27th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Amid China's renewed assertion of its claims over Arunachal Pradesh, Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi comes here Wednesday for wide-ranging talks that will set ... Read more...

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India reassures China over Tibet, calls for stronger ties (Lead)


February 9th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) Against the backdrop of recent self-immolations by Buddhist monks, India Wednesday struck a cautious note on the growing Tibetan unrest, telling China that it was "willing ... Read more...

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India reassures China over Tibet issue


February 8th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) With Beijing worried over the Tibetan unrest, India Wednesday reassured China that it considered the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR) as part of China and reiterated New ... Read more...

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Karmapa concerned over unrest in Tibet (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 6 (IANS) Tibetan religious head and the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje Monday expressed concern over the prevailing tense situation in Tibet and the Chinese authorities' ... Read more...

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Only democracy can resolve Tibetan issue: Sangay


January 12th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sonipat (Haryana), Jan 12 (IANS) China needs democracy for Tibet to gain "genuine autonomy", Tibetan Prime Minister Lobsang Sangay said Thursday.Delivering a public lecture at the Jindal School of International ... Read more...

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Media censorship in China wrong: Dalai Lama


December 13th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 13 (IANS) A majority of the people in China do not know what the Dalai Lama's 'middle-way approach' for Tibet is, the Tibetan spiritual leader said Tuesday blaming ... Read more...

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Respect human rights, Tibetan exiles ask China


December 10th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 10 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile here Saturday asked China to respect the fundamental human rights of the Tibetan people, stop repressive policies and resolve the Tibetan issue through ... 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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Curiosity brought me closer to Tibetans, says Gere


October 26th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 26 (IANS) Hollywood veteran Richard Gere, known for his roles in "Primal Fear" and "Chicago", is here to spend time with his spiritual guru the Dalai Lama. ... Read more...

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‘China should address Tibet issue’


October 25th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 25 (IANS) China has to address the discontent prevailing in Tibet, a minister in the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) has said."The Chinese government has to address the problem ... 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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Efforts on to restart talks with China: Tibetan PM-in-exile (Lead)


September 19th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 19 (IANS) Efforts are on to restart the stalled talks between the envoys of the Dalai Lama and the Chinese officials, Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay said Monday, ... 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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Tibetan exiles firm on dialogue with China


July 6th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 6 (IANS) The Tibetans in exile seem to have lost hope of finding an amicable solution with the present Chinese leadership over genuine autonomy for the people of ... Read more...

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Ready to negotiate with China, says new Tibetan leader


June 18th, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 18 (IANS) "We are ready to negotiate with the Chinese government any time, anywhere," said Lobsang Sangay, the prime minister-elect of the Tibetan government-in-exile.The new Kalon ... Read more...

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Denmark asks China to resume dialogue with exiled Tibetans


May 31st, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 31 (IANS) Denmark has called upon the Chinese government to resume dialogue with Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama's envoys and protect the Tibetan people's unique cultural and ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama finally relinquishes political powers (Lead)


May 30th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 30 (IANS) Nearly three months after he pledged to give up political leadership of the Tibetans, the Dalai Lama has formally devolved powers to the new elected leaders ... 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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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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Dalai Lama justifies his retirement


May 10th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 10 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has said that his decision to shed political authority and hand over powers to an elected political leadership stemmed from ... Read more...

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Tibetans campaign for ‘Mr. Tibet, Tibetan Idol’ contests to promote their culture


April 3rd, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, Apr 3(ANI): Tibetans in exile in Shimla on Sunday campaigned for 'Mr. Tibet Contest and Tibetan Idol Singing Contest' to promote its culture.The organisers believe that Miss Tibetan pageant, which ... Read more...

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US envoy to meet Dalai Lama in Dharamsala


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Dharamsala, Feb 23 (IANS) US Ambassador Timothy J. Roemer is set to meet Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama during a two-day visit to Dharamsala, officials said Wednesday. Confirming Roemer's ... Read more...

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Peace activist organises ‘Global Peace March’ for free Tibet


December 26th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh), Dec.26 (ANI): Mahesh Yadav, a peace activist, organised a 'Global Peace March' campaign here on Sunday to support exiled Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama's movement for world peace ... 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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Advani hopes Dalai Lama will be able to return to homeland


November 7th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Sunday hoped that Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama will be able to go back to his homeland ... Read more...

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Not seeking Tibet’s freedom but autonomy: Dalai Lama


October 15th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 15 (IANS) Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama has asserted once again that he was not seeking Tibet's independence and said Beijing continued to make baseless charges of separatism against him. ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s 75th birthday celebrated in Dharamsala


July 6th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 6 (IANS) Braving heavy rains thousands of Tibetan exiles Tuesday attended celebrations to mark the 75th birthday of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama here in Himachal Pradesh. Large crowds began ... Read more...

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Exiles discussing ways to carry forward talks with China


June 8th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 8 (IANS) A two-day meeting of Tibetan exiles took place here Tuesday to discuss ways to carry forward the dialogue process with the Chinese to solve the Tibetan issue. Samdhong Rinpoche, ... Read more...

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