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Tibetan ‘Flame of Truth’ reaches Mumbai


September 18th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) The 'Flame of Truth' relay torch, launched by the Tibetan parliament-in-exile to support the cause of Tibetan independence from Chinese rule, reached here from Pune on ... Read more...

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The Dalai Lama: A year after devolving political authority


May 28th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 28 (IANS) "He's my boss," the Dalai Lama said last week of Tibetian Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay, adding: "Although, when it comes to spiritual affairs, I'm still ... Read more...

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Tibetan parliament congratulates France, Russia


May 9th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 9 (IANS) The Tibetan parliament-in-exile Wednesday congratulated France's Francois Hollande and Russia's Vladimir Putin for winning their presidential elections.In the letters sent to Putin and Hollande, parliament speaker ... Read more...

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Seven more Tibetan protestors arrested


March 30th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Seven more Tibetan activists were arrested Friday outside the hotel where Chinese President Hu Jintao was staying, prompting Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant ... 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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Dalai Lama not to address Tibetans on ‘uprising day’


March 9th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 9 (IANS) For the first time in 53 years, Buddhist spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will not address a gathering of Tibetans March 10, the day the Chinese ... Read more...

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Tibetans fined for unauthorised protest


February 25th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 24 (IANS) A Himachal Pradesh court has fined office-bearers of Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC), the largest pro-independence group in exile, for holding a protest here against China without ... 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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‘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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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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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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Parliament-in-exile concerned over atrocities in Tibet


September 16th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 16 (IANS) Speaker of the Tibetan parliament-in-exile Penpa Tsering Friday expressed concern over the atrocities on people of Tibet and ecological destruction due to extensive mineral extraction in ... 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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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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Tsering re-elected Tibetan speaker


May 30th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 30 (IANS) Penpa Tsering was Monday again re-elected Speaker of the Tibetan parliament-in-exile here.Khenpo Sonam Tenphel was elected the deputy speaker of the 15th Tibetan parliament-in-exile.They would be ... Read more...

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Tibetan parliament-in-exile members take oath


May 30th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 30 (IANS) Newly-elected members of the Tibetan parliament-in-exile Monday took oath of office, an official said here."All 42 newly-elected members of the 15th parliament-in-exile were administered oath by ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama reverses 350-year-old tradition


May 30th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 30 (IANS) When Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama devolved his "formal authority" to the elected leadership of the Tibetan exiles, he created history of sorts by reversing ... 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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Dalai Lama formally relinquishes political powers


May 30th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 30 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has devolved his "formal authority" to the elected leadership of the Tibetan exiles, an official said here Monday.But he clarified ... 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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Decision on Dalai Lama’s retirement likely Saturday


May 28th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 28 (IANS) With Buddhist spiritual leader the Dalai Lama once again pressing for transition of political powers from him to an elected leadership, the Tibetan parliament-in-exile is expected ... 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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Tibetan exiles remember late Arunachal chief minister


May 26th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 26 (IANS) The Tibetan parliament-in-exile Thursday described late Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu as a "faithful friend and supporter of the Dalai Lama and Tibet's struggle for ... Read more...

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Advani calls on Dalai Lama


May 18th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 18 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Wednesday met Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama at his official palace in this Himachal Pradesh town, ... Read more...

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Tibetans hold prayers for Arunachal chief minister


May 5th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 5 (IANS) Hundreds of Tibetan exiles Thursday assembled in this Himachal Pradesh town for a special prayer service for Dorjee Khandu, the Arunachal Pradesh chief minister, who, along ... Read more...

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Arunachal chief minister’s death mourned


May 4th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Leaders across the country Wednesday mourned the death of Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu in a helicopter crash.Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan, who served briefly ... Read more...

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Help return Dalai Lama to Potala Palace, urges Lobsang Sangay


April 27th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 27 (IANS) The newly-elected Tibetan prime minister-in-exile, Lobsang Sangay, Wednesday urged "every Tibetan and friends of Tibet" to join him in their "common cause to alleviate the suffering ... Read more...

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Exiled Tibetans get a young PM in Lobsang Sangay (Night Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 27 (IANS) US-based Lobsang Sangay, who considers India his second home after Tibet, was Wednesday elected the new Kalon Tripa, or the Tibetan prime minister-in-exile. The 43-year-old represents ... Read more...

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Lobsang Sangay elected new Tibetan PM-in-exile


April 27th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 27 (IANS) US-based Lobsang Sangay, a 42-year-old who considers India his second home after Tibet, was Wednesday elected the new Kalon Tripa, or the Tibetan prime minister-in-exile. Sangay, a ... Read more...

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Lobsang Sangay is new Tibetan Kalon Tripa (Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 27 (IANS) Lobsang Sangay, a 42-year-old Tibetan born in India but educated and settled in the US, was Wednesday named the new Kalon Tripa, or the community's prime ... Read more...

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UN help sought over repression in Tibet


April 15th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 15 (IANS) The Tibetan parliament-in-exile based in this Himachal Pradesh town has sought the UN's intervention over the ongoing repression in northeastern Tibet, an official statement said here ... Read more...

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Tibetan lawmakers hope India, China will build consensus during BRICS summit


April 13th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Apr 13 (ANI): Tibetan lawmakers on Wednesday said the meeting between Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and Chinese President Hu Jinato on the sidelines of the BRICS summit would ... Read more...

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