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Like millions, we will miss Sridevi too, says Tibetan PM-in-exile Lobsang Sangay

Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay on Sunday said that he was saddened by the untimely demise of Bollywood icon Sridevi in Dubai.

Feb 25, 2018, 21:14 PM IST

India should help resolve Tibetan issue: Tibetan leader Lobsang Sangay

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.

Jan 18, 2018, 18:58 PM IST

Dalai Lama's 82nd birthday celebrated, Tibetans seeks Trump's intervention

Tibetan Prime Minister Lobsang Sangay also attended the celebrations, while his cabinet urged Trump to initiate steps for restarting the dialogue process on the future of Tibet.

Jul 06, 2017, 20:01 PM IST

China should grant 'genuine' autonomy to Tibet: Sangay

"If the Chinese government implement their own laws listed in the Constitution and minorities nationalities act, we could take that as genuine autonomy," the president of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) Lobsang Sangay said.

May 25, 2017, 20:08 PM IST

Dalai Lama may pick his successor 'soon': Sangay

The current Dalai Lama, while still very active, recently turned 81 but is yet to make a decision about his successor.

May 20, 2017, 22:53 PM IST

Dalai Lama urges Tibetan unity as political leader sworn in

The Dalai Lama urged Tibetans to remain united on Friday, telling an audience gathered for the swearing-in of his exiled people`s new leader that they must avoid the schisms that had damaged other religions.

May 27, 2016, 15:06 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

Tibetan PM expresses gratitude to US for $6 mn aid

Tibetan PM-in-exile Lobsang Sangay on Monday thanked the US Congress for allocating in its budget $6 million in aid for Tibetans in India.

Dec 21, 2015, 21:27 PM IST

Tibetan PM discusses Tibet with Chinese scholars in US

 Tibetan Prime Minister in-exile Lobsang Sangay met 40 Chinese scholars and students in the US and discussed the issue of Tibet, a statement said on Friday.

May 15, 2015, 14:08 PM IST

Exiled Tibet leader compares China to North Korea, South Africa

The leader of Tibet's exiled government on Thursday compared China to the regimes of North Korea and apartheid South Africa when it came to Beijing's iron-fisted control over Tibetans.

Mar 12, 2015, 20:45 PM IST

Tibetan PM upholds Dalai Lama's 'middle-way approach'

Exiled Tibetan PM Lobsang Sangay on Tuesday expressed willingness to engage with Chinese government, while upholding Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama's 'middle-way approach'.

Mar 10, 2015, 23:59 PM IST

China choosing Dalai Lama like Castro naming Pope: Tibetan exile leader

For China to find a successor to the Dalai Lama would be like former Cuban leader Fidel Castro choosing the pope, the political head of Tibet`s exiles said on Tuesday, in response to comments by a senior Chinese official.

Mar 10, 2015, 19:25 PM IST

Tibetan PM greets India on Republic Day

 The Tibetan administration-in-exile Monday greeted India on its 66th Republic Day and wished continued peace and prosperity to all.

Jan 26, 2015, 14:24 PM IST

PM-in-exile Sangay raises Tibet issue with Czech MPs

Tibetan Prime Minister-in-Exile Lobsang Sangay has expressed concern over the Czech Republic`s position on the Tibet issue despite the country`s known stand for democracy, human rights and equality.

Oct 15, 2014, 15:48 PM IST

Tibet should be core issue for India, China: Tibetan PM

Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay Wednesday said Tibet should be a core issue for India in its dealings with China.

Sep 17, 2014, 19:48 PM IST

Autonomy, a `futile attempt` by Tibetan govt-in-exile: China

The "middle-way" proposed by the Tibetan government-in-exile seeking autonomy is a "futile attempt" to gain "legitimacy", the Chinese official media said today.

Jun 07, 2014, 14:52 PM IST

Narendra Modi invite to PM-in-exile thrills Tibetans

Cyberspace was abuzz on Tuesday with gratitude to the government for inviting Tibetan prime minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay to the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi.

May 27, 2014, 12:45 PM IST

Tibetans still recognise the McMahon line: Lobsang Sangay

Tibetans still recognise the McMahon line that the erstwhile British rulers drew to demarcate the boundary between India and Tibet, Tibetan PM-in-exile Lobsang Sangay said.

Feb 05, 2014, 04:28 AM IST

Dalai Lama to return to Tibet soon: Sangay

Tibetan prime minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay Tuesday said Dalai Lama would return to his homeland Tibet soon.

Feb 04, 2014, 21:52 PM IST

Tibetan PM blames China for self-immolations

Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay blamed China for self-immolations in Tibet and termed the situation there as "tragic and unfortunate".

Nov 23, 2013, 23:16 PM IST