Tibetans

  • 22 children, who lost their homes in flash floods, leave for Delhi tour 25-01-2014 05:12 PM

    Months after they experienced rains and flash floods that ravaged their homes and claimed several lives, twenty-two children from Uttarakhand are in Delhi as part of their first excursion outside their state.The initiative has been made by paramilitary Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) which itself was in thick of action rendering...
  • Dharamsala: Tibet museum celebrates 53rd anniversary of government-in-exile 03-09-2013 10:56 AM

    The Tibetan government-in-exile, which came into existence formally in Dharamshala 53 years ago, on Monday asserted again its demand of equal rights for the people of Tibet in China, as enjoyed by other ethnic minorities there. To mark the 53rd anniversary of its democracy day in-exile, the Tibet museum in...
  • Kedarnath rescue operation complete, says ITBP 28-06-2013 06:10 PM

    Indo-Tibetan Border Police rescue operation in Kedarnath Valley is complete. They are now evacuating and providing relief to locals who are badly affected. Rescue operations have resumed from Joshimath. ...
  • Son tops CBSE exam as father takes on Naxals in C'garh 29-05-2013 06:59 PM

    Raipur: As his father takes on the Naxals in Chhattisgarh, Sopan Khosla has scored his own victory. Son of a senior paramilitary official undertaking anti-Naxal operations in the state, Sopan has topped the CBSE Class 12th exams in the Science stream with 99 per cent marks. The student, whose father...
  • Tibetans protest against Li Keqiang's visit to India 20-05-2013 12:36 PM

    New Delhi: Tibetan student activists are protesting outside the Taj Hotel in Central Delhi and outside the Parliament Street Police Station on Monday against the visit of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to India. Protesters jumped a barricade and tried to break another barricade. Meanwhile at the hotel, Free Tibet activists...
  • ITBP squad guarding Kasab to be called back 21-11-2012 11:53 AM

    New Delhi: The ITBP contingent guarding 26/11 terrorist Ajmal Kasab at the Arthur Road Jail in Mumbai will soon be "deinducted". According to procedure, once the specified task given to a special squad of a central force comes to an end, the Union Home Ministry issues an order asking the...
  • Rs 16 crore spent on Kasab in 3 years 23-11-2011 10:05 AM

    Mumbai: The clamour for speedily sending him to the gallows notwithstanding, a staggering Rs 16 crore has been shelled out for protecting the country's most high-profile prisoner Ajmal Kasab. Sentenced to death by the special anti-terror court, Kasab, in his mid-20s, is lodged in a special cell in Arthur Road...
  • Saif Ali Khan takes over as Nawab of Pataudi 01-11-2011 10:42 AM

    Here's sneak peek of Ranveer Singh starrer 'Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl' and Amitabh Bachchan unveils Deepti Naval's book 'The Mad Tibetan'. ...
  • China policy caused monk immolations: Dalai Lama 29-10-2011 05:14 PM

    Tokyo: Tibet's exiled Buddhist leader, the Dalai Lama, pointed to what he called China's "ruthless policy" as prompting the recent deaths of Tibetan monks who set themselves on fire in protest. The Nobel Peace Prize laureate called on Beijing to change its approach to ruling over the Himalayan region. "For...
  • UN asks China to report on missing Tibetan monks 08-06-2011 11:15 PM

    Geneva: A UN human rights panel on Wednesday asked China to disclose the fate and whereabouts of more than 300 Tibetan monks who disappeared after being arrested by the security forces in April. More than 300 monks of the Ngaba Kirti Monastery, located in Ngaba County, Sichuan Province, were allegedly...
  • Members of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile sworn in 30-05-2011 06:50 PM

    Dharamsala: After the implementation of the new Tibetan constitution, newly elected members of the 15th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile were sworn in on Monday. Interim Speaker Pema Jungney administered the oath to 42 MPs at a ceremony. The total strength of the House is 44. Election Commission of Central Tibetan Administration will...
  • Dalai Lama formally relinquishes political role 30-05-2011 12:52 PM

    Dharamsala: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has formally relinquished his political and administrative role by signing amendments to the Constitution of the Tibetan government-in-exile. The amendments, mostly pertaining to political and administrative powers vested with 75-year-old Dalai Lama were debated during the special three day session of the Tibetan...
  • Tibetan polls a money-spinning affair 15-03-2011 11:35 AM

    Dharamsala: With posters, pamphlets and other trappings of a regular campaign, the election for the Prime Minister (PM) of the Tibetan government-in-exile is turning out to be a big, money-spinning affair. And a worried leadership is wondering how to curtail expenses and keep it low profile. With Tibetan spiritual leader...
  • Dalai Lama offers to resign as political head 14-03-2011 08:38 PM

    The Tibetan Parliament in exile will debate the proposal after the Dalai Lama pressed that his resignation be accepted as Tibet's political leader. ...
  • Dalai Lama refuses to continue as political head 14-03-2011 01:52 PM

    Dharamsala: Turning down requests by his followers to continue, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Monday formally conveyed to the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile his decision to devolve political authority to pave the way for putting in place a new democratic system to pursue the cause of Tibet. The Dalai Lama...
  • 'Dalai Lama preparing Tibetans for his death' 14-03-2011 10:43 AM

    People of Tibet don't want Dalai Lama to step down as their political leader. ...
  • Tibetan Parliament to discuss Dalai Lama's plan 14-03-2011 08:06 AM

    New Delhi/Dharamshala: The Tibetan Parliament is meeting in Dharamshala on Monday as the Dalai Lama is expected to announce his resignation from political office. Monday's session of the Tibetan Parliament in Exile may well go down in history if it accepts the Dalai Lama's suggestion that Parliament's charter be amended...
  • Have greater transparency: Dalai Lama to China 10-03-2011 03:51 PM

    Dharamsala: After having dissuaded exiled Tibetans from taking any harsh stand or action against China, Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, on Thursday took Beijing and its leadership head-on - telling them to ensure greater transparency and freedom in their functioning. Delivering his annual speech to mark the 52nd anniversary...
  • 'Secular ethics necessary for world peace' 18-02-2011 07:07 PM

    Mumbai: Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Friday said "secular ethics" and dialogue would ensure that the 21st century is peaceful. "Although the development of science and technology was taking place since 18th century, the 20th century was witnessed as a century of blood. However, the 21st century will be...
  • Karmapa is not a China spy, clarifies Centre 16-02-2011 08:27 PM

    New Delhi: Tibetan spiritual leader Karmapa Ugyen Trinely Dorji has been given a clean chit on accusation of being a China spy. A probe was initiated aginst the spiritual leader after huge amount of foreign currencies were recovered from his premises. Foreign currency belonging to 25 countries, including China, was...
  • Has India allowed Tibetan refugees too much freedom?

    Tibetan refugees are reportedly buying land illegally in India. Even the Karmapa Lama and his associates have been investigated for possible Chinese links? ...
  • Tibetan refugees buying land illegally in India 14-02-2011 07:37 AM

    Dharamsala: Ming Chung Dorjee who is a Tibetan refugee is ineligible to own land in India, according to the law. But CNN-IBN has accessed documents to prove that he assumed the identity of an Indian to get land in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh. He allegedly managed this by getting government papers...
  • No clean chit to Karmapa yet: Dhumal 12-02-2011 01:18 PM

    Dharamsala: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal on Saturday said Tibetan religious leader the Karmapa had not yet got a clean chit following the discovery of unaccounted money from him. Investigations are still on into the nearly Rs 70 million worth of foreign and Indian currency recovered from his...
  • Cash row renews clash of rival Karmapas 04-02-2011 05:34 PM

    Dharamsala: The recovery of unaccounted money worth nearly Rs 7 crore (Rs 70 million) from the monastery of Tibetan leader Karmapa Lama has renewed the succession controversy in the Karma Kagyu sect, with two rival monks claiming to be the 'real' Karmapa. An important institution in the Tibetan religious set-up,...
  • UP: blame game over train mishap 02-02-2011 01:24 PM

    Bareilly: Seventeen job seekers traveling on roof of a train got killed in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday. Lakhs of youth had come to UP to attend a recruitment camp organized by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) at Bareilly. While UP government has blamed the central para military force for utter...
  • Karmapa aides have criminal past: Himachal DGP 02-02-2011 01:24 PM

    Himachal Pradesh Director General of Police DS Minhas says the Karmapa Lama Ugyen Trinley Dorje has Chinese links and his aides have a criminal past. Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN, Minhas says that Karmapa and his aides have been buying properties in India even though as Tibetans refugees they cannot do...
  • Karmapa: aides quizzed by ED 01-02-2011 08:34 PM

    Dharamsala/Shimla: A high-level Enforcement Directorate (ED) team on Monday questioned aides of Karmapa Ugyen Trinley Dorje who are managing the trust backed by him about foreign currency worth over Rs 7.5 crore seized during raids. Headed by Deputy Director (North) V Neerja, the ED team reached the Gyuto Monastery at...