tibetan population

Chinese spy held near Dalai Lama palace


March 20th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 20 (IANS) A Chinese national was arrested in this seat of the Tibetan government-in-exile on suspicion of spying, police said Tuesday.Li Chengzie of Hunan province, who has been ... 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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McLeodganj deserted as residents leave en masse for Bodh Gaya


December 31st, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 31 (IANS) Even as people from India's northern plains throng to the hill stations to ring in the New Year, one hill settlement is wearing a deserted ... Read more...

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Address grievances of Tibetans, US tells China


September 28th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 28 (IANS) The US has expressed concern over two monks setting themselves afire in Tibet and urged the Chinese government to address the grievances of the people living ... Read more...

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US voices concern over monk’s conviction in China


September 1st, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 1 (IANS) The US government has voiced concern over the sentencing of a Tibetan monk for "intentionally killing" another monk who self-immolated at a monastery in Tibet in ... Read more...

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Wen Jiabao visit: Delhi Police take five Tibetan protesters into custody


December 16th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 16 (ANI): Delhi Police on Thursday took at least five Tibetan protesters into preventive custody after they raised slogans outside Hyderabad House, the venue of the Sino-Indian bilateral talks, ... Read more...

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Growth rate of Tibetan exiles plummets


December 11th, 2010 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), Dec 11 (IANS) The exiled Tibetan population's growth rate has declined drastically in the last decade even as literacy levels have gone up, reveals a census report, ... Read more...

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Sex ratio, literacy rate of Tibetans-in-exile up: survey


December 4th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 4 (IANS) The sex ratio, literacy rate and population of the Tibetans-in-exile have increased in the past 11 years, said a report released here Saturday."The sex ratio for Tibetan population ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama undergoes medical check-up in Dharamsala


November 27th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
By Akhilesh BharatiDharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), Nov.27 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama underwent a medical check-up here on Saturday after a recent bout of illness.Tibetan journalist Od Lobsang Wangyal said the Dalai ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama included in 2011 census


May 8th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), May 8 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, endorsed his relevant details in the form for the 2011 census.His inclusion in the census has paved the way ... 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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Tibetans to thank India, raise freedom song


November 19th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 19 (IANS) Buddhism, Tibetan medicine, 'chaam' dance, monastic chanting. It will be a peek into the Tibetan way of life at a festival here to thank India for providing a ... Read more...

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Police unveil ‘foolproof security’ for Commonwealth Games (Lead)


October 19th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Delhi will have exclusive lanes for vehicles, four-layered security checks at venues, experts to battle chemical or biological weapons as well as helicopter surveillance during the 2010 ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama has “no regrets” over handling China


April 1st, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 1 (ANI): Tibet's spiritual leader-in-exile Dalai Lama has said he has "no regrets" over the way he has dealt with Beijing, even after five decade-long fruitless negotiations with China. ... Read more...

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Tibet turns 50, in India


March 9th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Mcleodganj (Himachal Pradesh), March 9 (IANS) Tibetans have come of age - 50 years to be precise - not in their homeland, the 'Roof of the World' Tibet, but in ... Read more...

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3000 to 5000 feared dead in China quake


May 12th, 2008 - 8:59 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): Between 3,000 and 5,000 people are feared to have been killed by an earthquake measuring 7.8 in just one county of south-western China's Sichuan province, reports ... Read more...

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South West China quake kills 107, buries nearly 900


May 12th, 2008 - 7:59 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): At least 107 people have been reported killed by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake in southwest China on Monday. The official Xinhua news agency said that nearly 900 ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama talks tough on Tibet’s uprising day


March 10th, 2008 - 6:29 pm ICT by admin
Dharamsala, March 10 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, on the 49th anniversary of Tibet's uprising against Chinese rule Monday, said he would continue to criticise China until a mutual solution ... Read more...

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