Tibetans in India Protest Chinese President’s Visit [Wednesday,17 September 2014, WSJ]
For New Delhi’s Tibetan community–one of the largest in the world outside of Tibet—Wednesday is a big day. China’s President Xi Jinping begins a visit to India and is expected to promise billions of dollars in investment in industry, infrastructure and maybe even bullet trains...
South Africa’s Zuma to respond to Dalai Lama requests [Wednesday,17 September 2014, SAPA]
President Jacob Zuma will respond to the 14 Nobel laureates who wrote to him asking for a South African travel visa to be granted to the Dalai Lama. Other than that, the presidency would not comment on the letter, his spokesman Mac Maharaj said...
Dalai Lama calls inter-faith meeting in India to counter violence [Tuesday,16 September 2014, AFP]
The Dalai Lama will convene a rare meeting of India's religious leaders to try to tackle rape, communal violence and other issues facing the world's biggest democracy, an aide said Tuesday. The Nobel Peace Prize winner has invited India's spiritual leaders for the two-day meeting this weekend to seek practical strategies...
With eye on China, India to develop disputed border region [Tuesday,16 September 2014, Reuters]
India has eased restrictions on building roads and military facilities along its disputed border with China, as the new government seeks to close the gap on its neighbour's superior transport network and take a stronger stance on Beijing...
Nobel Laureates urge Zuma to give Dalai Lama visa [Tuesday,16 September 2014, AFP]
Fourteen Nobel Peace Laureates have asked President Jacob Zuma to guarantee the Dalai Lama a visa to South Africa, after the Tibetan spiritual leader was forced to abandon a trip to the country. The Dalai Lama was to attend a summit of Nobel peace prize winners in Cape Town next month...
Raise Tibet issue with China: Dalai envoy to India [Sunday,14 September 2014, HT]
In the run-up to Chinese president Xi Jinping's visit to India this week, a close aide and envoy of Tibetan leader Dalai Lama has asked India to 'proactively take up the Tibet issue' with China, and 'find a peaceful solution to the issue'. ..
Tibetan parliament asks India to raise Tibet with Xi [Sunday,14 September 2014, IANS]
The Tibetan parliament-in-exile Friday urged Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is scheduled to visit India next week, to resolve the issue of Tibet through the mutually beneficial policy of the 'middle way' approach. It also asked India to raise the Tibet issue with the visiting dignitary...
His Holiness the Dalai Lama condoles loss of lives in J&K floods [Thursday,11 September 2014, Dalailama.com]
In a letter to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, His Holiness the Dalai Lama expressed his sadness at the loss of life and property as a result of massive flooding during heavy monsoon rains in the Indian state or Jammu and Kashmir...
China tells Dalai Lama again to respect reincarnation [Wednesday,10 September 2014, Reuters]
China repeated a call on the Dalai Lama on Wednesday to respect what it said was the historic practice of reincarnation, after the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader implied in a newspaper interview he may be the last to hold the position. The Dalai Lama, in an interview with German newspaper Welt am Sonntag, said the tradition of the post could end with him,..
'Tibet should be a core issue for India' [Tuesday,09 September 2014, The Hindu]
China says Tibet is a core issue, and for India and South Asia as a whole, Tibet should be a core issue, and the recognition of that is important. Our hope has always been that any Indian government should press on the Chinese government to resolve the issue peacefully through dialogue...
Tibetan leadership urges China to open 'earnest dialogue' [Tuesday,09 September 2014, The Parliament Magazine]
Kelsang Gyaltsen says Tibet is not seeking independence, but is concerned only with preserving the “distinct Buddhist cultural heritage, language and natural environment of the Tibetan plateau”. On 12 June 2012, the EU high representative Catherine Ashton called on China “to address the deep-rooted causes of the frustration of the Tibetan people”...
Dalai Lama says no need for successor [Tuesday,09 September 2014, AFP]
The Dalai Lama has told a German newspaper that he should be the last Tibetan spiritual leader, ending a centuries-old religious tradition from his Himalayan homeland. His comments to the Welt am Sonntag newspaper echo his previous statement that “the institution of the Dalai Lama has served its purpose”, but were even more explicit...
His Holiness the Dalai Lama with students attending a course on Tibetan Medicine at the Tibetan Medical & Astrological Institute during their meeting at his residence in Dharamsala, HP, India on August 18, 2014. (Photo by Tenzin Jamphel/OHHDL)
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