Tibetans

Dalai Lama wants Tibetans to imbibe ancient Indian wisdom

Dalai Lama wants Tibetans to imbibe ancient Indian wisdom

Born in Taktser hamlet in north-eastern Tibet, the Dalai Lama was recognised at the age of two as the reincarnation of the 13th Dalai Lama, Thubten Gyatso. He fled to India from Tibet after a failed uprising against the Chinese in 1959.

Dec 25, 2017, 09:46 AM IST
Dalai Lama wants Tibetans to imbibe ancient Indian wisdom

Dalai Lama wants Tibetans to imbibe ancient Indian wisdom

The Dalai Lama on Sunday advised Tibetans to imbibe ancient Indian wisdom as well as environmental protection.

Dec 25, 2017, 00:03 AM IST
Tibetans holding key govt posts in Arunachal threatening national security, alleges NGO

Tibetans holding key govt posts in Arunachal threatening national security, alleges NGO

The Green Arunachal Foundation (GAF) has allegedly claimed that two "Tibetans" are working as state government officials in Arunachal Pradesh.

Dec 16, 2017, 17:49 PM IST
Tibetans in Dharamsala divided over voting rights in Himachal assembly poll

Tibetans in Dharamsala divided over voting rights in Himachal assembly poll

Tibetans in Dharamsala, living in exile for long in the second capital of Himachal Pradesh, are divided over securing voting rights in India.

Nov 08, 2017, 11:55 AM IST

Donald Trump admin proposes zero aid to Tibetan community

"Leader Pelosi is very concerned about the zeroing out of aid to the Tibetan community in the Trump budget proposal,"

May 26, 2017, 09:14 AM IST
Still young at 81, it's to do with peace of mind, says Dalai Lama

Still young at 81, it's to do with peace of mind, says Dalai Lama

Eighty-one and still young. The Dalai Lama believes it`s to do with peace of mind.

Jul 05, 2016, 13:31 PM IST

Tibet govt-in-exile in Dharamsala unpopular among Tibetans: China

China Tuesday called the Dharamsala-based Tibetan government-in-exile "unpopular" in Tibet and its recent election for the post of Prime Minister a "political farce" as no country has recognised it in the world.

May 03, 2016, 18:54 PM IST

'Dalai Lama, followers inciting self-immolation by Tibetans'

A 16-year-old Tibetan student Dorjee Tsering set himself ablaze in Dehradun last week and died later.

Mar 07, 2016, 12:06 PM IST

China says its role vital in appointing Dalai Lama's successor

Hardening its stance on the appointment of the Dalai Lama's successor, China on Sunday said it played a "vital role" in the succession as it had officially conferred the title of the 5th Dalai Lama in 1653.

Jul 19, 2015, 18:31 PM IST

Family fails to get Tibetan lama's body after prison death

Chinese authorities have refused to release the body of a Tibetan lama who died in a Chinese prison, prompting a sit-in outside the prison by more than 100 Tibetans, a pro-Tibet rights group has said.

Jul 15, 2015, 16:16 PM IST

China restricts passports for Tibetans: Rights group

Beijing effectively bans Tibetans and other ethnic minorities from obtaining passports, Human Rights Watch said Monday, amid a surge in Chinese tourists travelling abroad.

Jul 13, 2015, 05:38 AM IST

Dalai Lama to celebrate 80th birthday in California

The Dalai Lama launches three days of celebrations Sunday in California for his 80th birthday at what is billed as a Global Compassion Summit but which is expected to draw protests.

Jul 05, 2015, 07:52 AM IST

How climate change forced early Tibetans to modify lifestyle

Solving a 4,000-year-old archaeological mystery, researchers have found that climate change may be responsible for the abrupt collapse of civilisation on the fringes of the Tibetan Plateau around 2000 BC.

Apr 29, 2015, 16:16 PM IST

Secular moral education can be key to happiness: Dalai Lama

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"Science and religion are two different languages telling the same story."

Mar 31, 2015, 17:09 PM IST

'Tibetan protests against China's Winter Olympic bid doomed to fail'

Overseas Tibetan groups' protests against China's bid to host the 2022 Olympic Winter Games were doomed to fail as they were "clumsy" and "laughable", according to a media report.

Mar 21, 2015, 15:51 PM IST

Dalai Lama, 79, still longing for his homeland

Fifty-six years in exile in India and still longing for his homeland: spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said the spirit of Tibetans in Tibet is still very strong.

Feb 11, 2015, 13:06 PM IST

Not a degree of freedom for Tibetans within China: US diplomat

Tibetans within China do not enjoy freedom within the Communist nation, a top US diplomat has said after meeting Tibetan refugees in India and Nepal.

Nov 26, 2014, 13:08 PM IST

Tibetans to get US help to fight tuberculosis

 The Tibetans in exile will now get funds to fight with one of the biggest health problems, tuberculosis (TB).

Nov 14, 2014, 12:40 PM IST

Tibetans stage protest against Xi Jinping's visit outside Taj Palace

Scores of Tibetans staged a protest Friday morning outside Hotel Taj Palace where Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife are staying.

Sep 19, 2014, 11:13 AM IST
India-China border issues can be resolved only through understanding, talks: Dalai Lama

India-China border issues can be resolved only through understanding, talks: Dalai Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Thursday appreciated Chinese President Xi Jinping as being open-minded and realistic, while expressing hope that he can take the India-China bilateral relations forward.

Sep 18, 2014, 12:59 PM IST