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Dalai Lama starts week-long Kashmir visit


July 12th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama arrived here Thursday on a week-long visit to Jammu and Kashmir.Chief Minister Omar Abdullah received him at the Srinagar airport."His ... Read more...

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Himachal panel questions policy on Tibetans


April 5th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 5 (IANS) More than half a century after Tibetans fleeing Tibet made Himachal Pradesh their second home, a one-man commission, appointed by the state to look into illegal ... Read more...

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First have to lock director for ‘….Meluha’ adaptation: Karan


January 13th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Karan Johar, who has acquired the movie rights of Amish Tripathi's bestseller "The Immortals of Meluha", says he is yet to finalise the director ... Read more...

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Six Indian Americans named 2012 Rhodes scholars


November 26th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 26 (IANS) Six Indian American university students have been chosen the American Rhodes Scholar Class of 2012 out of a pool of 830 candidates who had been ... Read more...

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Censor’s decision to blur Tibet flag angers Tibetans


November 10th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Dharamsala, Nov 10 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor-starrer forthcoming movie "Rockstar" is in trouble as the censor board's decision to cut a scene showing a "Free Tibet" flag has angered the ... Read more...

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Nepal’s Tibetan refugee resettlement plan still in doldrums


September 8th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 8 (IANS) Nearly six years after the then US president George W. Bush proposed to resettle in America around 5,000 Tibetan refugees, regarded as living in danger in ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s envoy arrested in Nepal (Second Lead)


August 5th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 5 (IANS) Minutes after he held his maiden press conference in Kathmandu, exiled Tibetan leader Dalai Lama's envoy in Nepal Thiley Lama was arrested by police Friday along ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s envoy arrested in Nepal (Lead)


August 5th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 5 (IANS) Minutes after he held his maiden press conference in Kathmandu, Thiley Lama, exiled Tibetan leader Dalai Lama's envoy in Nepal, was arrested by police Friday along ... 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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US raises stateless Tibetans’ issue in Nepal


June 6th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 6 (IANS) The US has expressed concern about the growing number of stateless people in Nepal, mostly young Tibetans, as Kathmandu refuses to let them register themselves officially ... Read more...

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Nepal minister with Indian passport, Tibetan ID, forced to quit


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 22 (IANS) Nepal's new government suffered a major diplomatic embarrassment with a newly appointed minister from Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal's ruling party being forced to quit following ... Read more...

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Amount spent on Dalai Lama security shrouded in secrecy


March 30th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 30 (IANS) The amount spent on providing security to Tibetan spiritual leaders - the Dalai Lama and the Karmapa - continues to be a secret.A legislator's attempt ... Read more...

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UN envoy shows support for Tibetan refugees in Nepal


February 14th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 14 (IANS) Tibetan refugees in Nepal, who feel increasingly vulnerable due to the growing Chinese influence on the republic's government, have been heartened by the visit of a ... Read more...

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US official in India to push defence sales


February 8th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 8 (IANS) With the US seeking to significantly increase its defence sales to India, a senior defence official is joining Commerce Secretary Gary Locke on his visit there.Assistant ... Read more...

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Himachal to have probe wing to keep tabs on Tibetans


February 1st, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) In the wake of the seizure of unaccounted money from a monastery of the Karmapa Lama, the Himachal Pradesh government will set up an investigation wing ... Read more...

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Nepal’s king traded Tibetan refugees for US support: WikiLeaks


January 15th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 15 (IANS) After ordering the closure of the Dalai Lama's envoy's office in Kathmandu and taking over absolute power with a military-backed bloodless coup in 2005, Nepal's King ... Read more...

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China paying Nepal to nab Tibetan refugees: WikiLeaks


December 19th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 19 (IANS) The reason the number of Tibetan refugees fleeing to India dropped dramatically since 2008 is because China is paying money to Nepal police to arrest them ... Read more...

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Nepal arrests Dalai Lama’s envoy ahead of revolt anniversary


March 7th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, March 7 (IANS) Ahead of the 51st anniversary of a failed uprising by Tibetans against the invasion and annexation of their country by China, Nepal police Sunday arrested the ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists accuse India of instigating Tibetans


March 1st, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 1 (IANS) Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas have accused India of instigating anti-China activities in Nepal. The Maoist mouthpiece, the Janadisha daily, Monday said Nepal was becoming the playground of supporters of ... Read more...

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15 Tibetans arrested for fresh Kathmandu protests


July 14th, 2009 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 14 (IANS) At least 15 Tibetans, including three women, were arrested by Nepal police Tuesday for staging an anti-China protest in front of the UN headquarters in the Kathmandu valley. Fresh ... Read more...

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I call myself a son of India, says Dalai Lama


March 31st, 2009 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Calling himself a son of India, the Dalai Lama, the spiritual head of the Tibetan Buddhists, Tuesday praised the "non-sectarian principles" of the country on the 50th ... Read more...

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Scientists integrated eastern and western medicine to treat traumatized Tibetan refugee monks


March 13th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 13 (ANI): Health experts in the U.S. have successful integrated eastern and western medicine to treat traumatized Tibetan refugee monks who fled violent religious persecution. The achievement was recently made ... Read more...

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Tibetan refugees in Uttar Pradesh keep up struggle for freedom


December 20th, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 20 (IANS) Tibetan refugees in Uttar Pradesh have not given up their struggle to free their homeland and are trying to sensitise Indians about the issue, handing out badges inscribed ... Read more...

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Asian rights body urges Prachanda to protect rights of Tibetans


September 15th, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.15 (ANI): Asian Centre for Human Rights urged the visiting Nepalese Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal alias Prachanda to protect the rights of the Tibetan refugees in Nepal and ... Read more...

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The identity crisis facing Tibetan refugees


August 30th, 2008 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) What is the place of Tibetans in our society? Are they just refugees, or have they taken on an Indian identity after having lived the Indian way ... Read more...

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Clashes in Nepal at Tibetan rally


July 11th, 2008 - 9:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu . July 11 (ANI): Nepalese police clashed with pro-Tibet independence demonstrators on Friday following a protest outside the Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu .Many demonstrators, chanting pro Tibet slogans were ... Read more...

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Tibetans hail Nepal’s release of three jailed leaders


July 8th, 2008 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 8 (IANS) Tibetans in Kathmandu Tuesday hailed the release of three jailed community leaders, including two women, after Nepal's Supreme Court ordered the government of Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala ... Read more...

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Nepal Supreme Court directs Koirala Government to free detained Tibetans


July 8th, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 8 (ANI): The Supreme Court of Nepal has ordered the government to release two Nepalis and a Tibetan refugee who were arrested on charges of engaging in anti-China activity. ... Read more...

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No taxis in Darjeeling hills Wednesday


May 5th, 2008 - 3:11 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) There will be no taxis for tourists in West Bengal's Darjeeling hills Wednesday when the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) holds a rally in Siliguri, the apex body of ... Read more...

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Tibetans end Dharamsala-Delhi march - and begin protest plans


April 9th, 2008 - 8:09 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Declaring that they would somehow bypass security and demonstrate against the Beijing Olympics torch relay in the Indian capital, 200 Tibetans Wednesday ended their month long march ... Read more...

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Tibetans shut shops in Ooty to protest Chinese action


March 28th, 2008 - 5:31 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, March 28 (IANS) Tibetans in the southern hill resort of Ooty are protesting Chinese action in Tibet by indefinitely closing down their shops here. There are about a hundred shops run ... Read more...

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Police scuffle with anti-China protestors in Nepal


March 15th, 2008 - 6:52 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, March 15 (IANS) The Nepal police clashed with hundreds of Tibetan refugees during an anti-China protest rally here Saturday. The protesters tried to make their way to the Chinese embassy in ... Read more...

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Nepal deports Tibetan refugee ahead of China envoy visit


March 2nd, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by admin
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, March 2 (IANS) In an unprecedented move, Nepal's multi-party government ordered a raid on a centre for Tibetan refugees and deported one of them to appease China that is ... Read more...

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