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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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Tibetan youth who immolated himself cremated


March 30th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 30 (IANS) Thousands of Tibetan exiles gathered in this Himachal town Friday for the funeral of a man who immolated himself earlier this week in Delhi demanding freedom ... 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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Tibetan activist who immolated himself dies (Lead)


March 28th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) A 27-year-old Tibetan youth who set himself ablaze two days ago during a protest here against Chinese President Hu Jintao's India visit died at a ... Read more...

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Ahead of Hu Jintao’s visit, police cordon off Tibetan settlements


March 27th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Police Tuesday cordoned off the areas around Tibetan settlements in the national capital while some Tibetans were arrested from different parts of the city ahead ... Read more...

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Protestor’s immolation attempt brings Tibetans together


March 27th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The capital's largest Tibetan settlement, Majnu Ka Tila, had an air of contained outrage Tuesday, a day after 26-year-old Jamphel Yeshi attempted self-immolation to protest ... 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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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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Tibetan meet aims to break deadlock with China


October 7th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 7 (IANS) Having failed to get a response from China after last year's talks with the Dalai Lama's envoys, the Tibetan government-in-exile here will for two days mull ... 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 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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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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Rinpoche congratulates Sangay on being elected Tibetan PM-in-exile


April 27th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamshala, Apr 27 (ANI): The incumbent Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile, Samdhong Rinpoche, on Wednesday congratulated his successor Lobsang Sangay."I very heartily congratulate him. I wish a great success for his tenure," said Rinpoche.Harvard ... 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 elected new Tibetan PM-in-exile


April 27th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamshala, Apr 27 (ANI): Harvard law scholar Dr. Lobsang Sangay was on Wednesday elected the new 'Kalon Tripa' or the Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile.Forty-two-year-old Sangay, who polled 27,051 votes, will replace the incumbent ... Read more...

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Tibetans go on hunger strike in Delhi to protest Chinese atrocities


April 22nd, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 22(ANI): Tibetans in exile went on a hunger strike in New Delhi on Friday to protest the atrocities of Chinese troops imposing a severe lockdown on Tibet's Kirti Monastery.Tibetans ... Read more...

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RSS leader urges China to stop atrocities on Tibetans


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Apr 22 (ANI): Calling on China to stop its atrocities on monks of Ngaba Kirti monastery, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Indresh Kumar has urged Beijing to normalise situation in the ... Read more...

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Tibetan group supports Dalai Lama’s decision to retire


March 19th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 19 (IANS) The pro-independence Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC) has come out in support of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama's decision to retire and devolve his "formal authority" ... Read more...

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Tibetans protest near Chinese embassy, detained


March 9th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Several Tibetans were detailed Wednesday when they protested near the Chinese embassy here on the eve of the anniversary of the failed uprising against Chinese ... Read more...

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Devotees march in Karmapa’s support


February 2nd, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 2 (IANS) Thousands of devotees and monks Wednesday took out a peaceful march here to express solidarity with their religious leader, the 17th Karmapa, who was questioned by police last ... Read more...

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Candlelight procession in Karmapa’s support


January 31st, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 30 (IANS) Hundreds of Tibetans and foreigners took out a candlelight procession here Sunday evening to express solidarity with the spiritual head of the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, who ... Read more...

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30 Tibetans detained for protesting Wen’s visit


December 16th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) About 30 Tibetans were detained by the police Thursday in two separate incidents in the capital as they were protesting against Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao's visit ... 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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Dharamsala calm as Wen arrives in India (Lead)


December 15th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 15 (IANS) Home to the Dalai Lama and a large Tibetan community, Dharamsala was calm Wednesday even as Tibetan protests erupted in New Delhi coinciding with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao's ... Read more...

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Dharamsala calm as Chinese Premier arrives in India


December 15th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 15 (IANS) Home to thousands of exiled Tibetans, 'Little Tibet' - uptown of this hill station in Himachal Pradesh - was peaceful Wednesday as Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao arrived ... Read more...

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Tibetan groups to protest during Wen’s visit


December 14th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Hundreds of Tibetans living in exile in India are to stage a three-day sit-in at the Jantar Mantar in New Delhi from Wednesday to coincide with the ... Read more...

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Tibetans-in-exile vote for their parliament and cabinet


October 3rd, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Akhilesh BharatiDharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), Oct.3 (ANI): Tibetans-in-exile here on Sunday voted for the first round of general elections to the Tibetan Parliament and Cabinet.A total number of 79,449 Tibetans are registered ... Read more...

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Tweeting Dalai Lama says voices for Tibetan independence growing stronger


August 15th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 15 (IANS) With over 600,000 people, including hundreds of Chinese, following him on networking site Twitter, the Dalai Lama has said the non-resolution of the Tibet ... Read more...

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Rigzin re-elected President of Tibet Youth Congress


August 9th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Akhilesh BhartiDharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 9 (ANI): The Tibetan Youth Congress elected Tsewang Rigzin for the second time as its president.Rigzin's three-year tenure will end in 2013. Earlier, Rigzin was elected ... Read more...

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In exile, Tibetans to celebrate ‘50 years of democracy’


August 8th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 8 (IANS) Tibetans living in exile in India for over five decades will celebrate 50 years of democratic tradition in their adopted land next month.The celebration ... Read more...

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Celebrations On As Dalai Lama Turns 75


July 6th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dharamshala, India, July 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dalai Lama has just turned 75 today, an occasion which was marked by celebrations accompanying songs, dance and tributes to the great leader, in ... Read more...

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Tibetans-in-exile stage protest rally against ‘17-point agreement’of 1951


May 24th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, May 24 (ANI): A number of Tibetans-in-exile staged a rally here on Sunday to protest the China-Tibetan Agreement of 1951.Organized by the Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC), the rally marked the 59th ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama offers prayers for Tibet earthquake victims


April 28th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), Apr 28 (ANI): The Dalai Lama and hundreds of Tibetan monks and nuns offered prayers in Dharamsala here on Tuesday for victims of the recent Tibet earthquake.Prayers were ... Read more...

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Candlelight processions mark Panchen Lama’s birthday


April 25th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 25 (IANS) Tibetan exiles here Sunday celebrated the 21st birthday of the Panchen Lama, a spokesman for the Tibetan government-in-exile said. "Special prayer sessions were organised in the morning in which ... Read more...

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Tibetans exiles take out candlelight march in Dharamsala against China


March 6th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Mar 6 (ANI): Scores of Tibetan exiles and monks took out candlelight vigil here to condemn the sentences given to Tibetans in Lhasa by China.As per a newspaper report in Lhasa, ... Read more...

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