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Category: Dalai Lama
Last updated: Jan 20 2018 02:27 IST RSS 2.0
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2 bombs found in Bodh Gaya amid tight security for Dalai Lama 20.1.2018 General News
Two bombs were found from the Bodh Gaya pilgrimage centre near here tonight following a small explosion-like sound amid stringent security measures in view of the Dalai Lama's stay, a top police official said. The bombs were found from the vicinity of the Kalachakra ground during an intensive combing operation by a police team led by DIG (Patna Range) Vinay Kumar, Inspector General of Police (IGP), Patna Zone, N H Khan said. The Tibetan spiritual leader has been holding discourses at the ground, he said. The IGP said that the operations were carried out after a small explosion took place at a kitchen set up at the Kaalchintan ground, causing panic among the devotees who had gathered to hear the Dalai Lama's discourse. The explosion had taken place shortly after the Dalai Lama had completed his discourse and retired for the day at the Tibetan monastery, he said. During the operations, a burst thermos flask was found at the kitchen. This might have caused the sound, the IGP
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Suspicious object found outside Gaya's temple amid Dalai Lama's visit 20.1.2018 General News
A suspicious object was found outside Mahabodhi temple in Bihar's Gaya on late Thursday night.The object was spotted outside the emergency gate of the temple.Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Garima Malik, who reached the spot to take stock of the situation, said that the bomb squad was trying to detect the object.The incident comes at a time when Tibetan spiritual leader The Dalai Lama is in Bihar's Bodh Gaya.He had arrived in Bodh Gaya on January 1 and is likely to stay there for a month.In 2013, five people got injured after a series of explosions rocked the Maha Bodhi temple, situated on the spot where Buddha is said to have attained enlightenment.
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European Parliament urges China to release Tibetan activist, resume dialogue with Dalai Lama’s representatives 19.1.2018
The European Parliament on Thursday passed a resolution urging China to release Tibetan language activist Tashi Wangchuk, political prisoner Choekyi, while also reiterating the need to resum
Exile Tibetan govt. launches “year-long thank you India” campaign 19.1.2018
The exile Tibetan government known officially as the Central Tibetan Administration on Thursday launched the year-long “Thank you India” campaign in New Delhi, kick starting what the authorities said will see “a series of events to
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Tibetans launch 'Thank you India' 19.1.2018 DNA: Popular News
Amid growing border tensions with China, the exiled government of Tibet on Thursday launched a year-long 'Thank you India" campaign to mark the 60th year of the arrival of the spiritual leader Dalai Lama to India. President of Central Tibetan Administration Dr Lobsang Sangay said His Holiness was followed by tens of thousands of Tibetans who escaped to India. "Since March 1959, India has been a second home for Tibetan people, and Indians have provided profound support for the Tibetan struggle for preservation of culture, identity and language," he said. Dalai Lama first stepped on Indian soil on March 31, 1959. "It was in exile that he found freedom, thanks to the compassionate underpinning of the hospitality and generosity extended by India. 60 Indians from Arunachal Pradesh will start off a peace march on March 17 to signify the date. The march will culminate in Delhi on March 31. "Tibetan people across India will observe the year 2018 with a series of Pan-India events to express gratitude to the ...
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China’s hard approach on Tibet wrong: Lobsang Sangay 18.1.2018
The President of the Central Tibetan Administration, known more commonly as the exile Tibetan has said that China’s hard line approach towards Tibet is a wrong approach, in that the leader
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Tibetan leader cautions India against China’s ‘Doklam plans’ 18.1.2018 Hindu: News
India should be worried about China’s continued military build up in Doklam, said Lobsang Sangay, president of the Central Tibetan Administration in India. Dr. Sangay made his observations on the Dokl...
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India should help resolve Tibetan issue: Tibetan leader 18.1.2018 General News
Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) President Lobsang Sangay on Thursday said Tibetans expect India and other Asian nations to find an early solution to the Tibetan issue.
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Make Tibet 'core' issue of your policy: Tibetan govt-in-exile 18.1.2018 General News
President of the Tibetan government-in-exile Lobsang Sangay today appealed to India to make Tibet a "core" issue of its policy. Inaugurating a year-long 'Thank You India' campaign marking 60 years of Chinese "occupation" of Tibet and the Dalai Lama coming to India, the president of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) said the security of India "partly depended" on the "situation" in Tibet. "We thank India for its support in past six decades to our cause and also appeal to it to support us politically and make Tibet its core issue," he said. Asserting that the Tibetans are in India because of the support of Indian government and people, Sangay said, "We are a success story and it has been a great journey, thanks to India and its people." The security and stability in China as well as India depends on the safety and stability in Tibet, he said. Advocating good relations between India and China, Sangay, however, suggested his host country to be "cautions" of China's ...
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India should help resolve Tibetan issue: Tibetan leader Lobsang Sangay 18.1.2018 Zee News : India National
Sangay underlined that an independent or autonomous Tibet was in the interest of both India and China as it provided a buffer between the two big nations that have mutual "mistrust and suspicion" due to their long border.
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LTWA , Central University sign MoU on educational exchange 17.1.2018
The Library of Tibetan Works and Archives and Central University of Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on common Tibetan and Indian them
Himalayan art at upcoming Sotheby's sale 17.1.2018 General News
A 13th century Tibetan thangka and an early 16th century Buddhist mandala, are among the unique pieces of art that will go under the hammer at an upcoming Himalayan Art sale by Sotheby's here. The sale scheduled to be held on March 22, will feature objet d'arts from the Richard R & Magdalena Ernst Collection of Himalayan Art. Currently on view at the auction house's Zurich office, the collection comprises of an unrivaled compilation of paintings and sculptures created between the 12th and 18th centuries. Tibetan art forms the heart of the collection. One of the works that stands out here is a thangka of four Arhats, that was procured from Kathmandu. "The region's rich culture, spontaneous nature of creativity, and philosophical strength drew us in, and has kept us firmly engaged over the last fifty years. "By sharing this collection with admirers in Zurich, New York, and beyond, we hope to spread the joys that collecting Southeast Asian Art has brought us with many ..
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Nitish Kumar calls on Dalai Lama at Bodh Gaya 16.1.2018 General News
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today called on Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama at Bodh Gaya, where he has been staying put for the past fortnight, and sought blessings for the welfare of the state. After visiting a village in Tekari block of Gaya district as part of his Vikas Samiksha Yatra, the Chief Minister flew to Bodh Gaya, the place where the Buddha is said to have attained enlightenment about 2,500 years ago, according to an official release issued here. The Dalai Lama welcomed Kumar by presenting him with a shawl and a memento after which the Chief Minister spent nearly an hour with the renowned spiritual guru partaking of the latter's words of wisdom. This was the second meeting between Kumar and the Dalai Lama since the latter's arrival in Bodh Gaya on January 01 last. Earlier, the Chief Minister had called on the Nobel Peace Prize winner on January 08.
Foreigners from 70 countries attend Dalai Lama’s teachings in Bod Gaya 15.1.2018
Out of the 30,000 devotees attending the exiled Tibetan leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s teachings that began on Sunday at Bodh Gaya in Bihar, over 3300 were reported to be foreign
Gere in Bodh Gaya for Dalai Lama's discourse 14.1.2018 General News
Hollywood star Richard Gere on Sunday joined a three-day course on Buddhism by Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama in Bihar's Bodh Gaya, the holiest Buddhist site.
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China steps up policing of MNCs over sovereignty, territorial integrity 14.1.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Summoned Marriott International's executives in China, after the company's Chinese-language website listed Tibet and Taiwan under 'nation'
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China urges hotels to review websites as 'country' crackdown grows 14.1.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Suspended Marriott International's Chinese website for a week for listing Tibet, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau as separate countries
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Tibet museum to come up in Dharamshala: Sangay 13.1.2018 General News
The Tibetan 'government-in- exile' has decided to open a Tibet museum at Gangchen Kyishong here by the end of this year. The exhibits of the museum will be around 11 themes. The first will be an introduction to Tibet, its history and culture "prior to Chinese invasion", the head of the Tibetan 'government-in-exile' Lobsang Sangay said here. There will a section of contemporary Tibet and a memorial space for 1.2 million Tibetans "that have perished as a result of resistance", he said, adding there will themes based on environment and the Dalai Lama. Tempa Gyaltsen, who handles the environment theme, said, "Tibet with its environmental importance for Asia in terms of water and climate, among other things, is an issue both Tibetans and Chinese have to take heed of and work together in the long run." The cost of the museum will be around Rs six crore, half of which has been sourced, the director of the proposed Tibet Museum Tashi Phuntsok said.
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'India the only country that can combine modern & ancient education' 13.1.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The Dalai Lama's advice to India's teachers.
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CTA to open "State of the art" Tibet Museum by 2018 end 12.1.2018
The exile Tibetan government’s information wing will open a "state of the art" Tibet museum in the soon to be finished compound at the Central Tibetan Administration here at Gangchen Kyis
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