Norway accused of double-standards in shunning Dalai Lama

May 20, 2014 12:27 pm0 comments

(TibetanReview.net, May01, 2014) Top political leaders of Norway may have decided to shun the Dalai Lama during his upcoming visit to Oslo from May 7 to 9 for the sake of getting back in talking terms with China. Beijing has been both sulking and raging against Oslo ever since the […]

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Dalai Lama concludes eventful 13-day visit to Japan

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(TibetanReview.net, Apr19, 2014) – The Dalai Lama was given rousing welcomes during his visit to Japan from Apr 7 to 18 when he held prayer services, gave public talks and religious teachings, interacted with school children, held interdisciplinary discussions with mind scientists and met with people of both Buddhist and […]

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Dalai Lama begins 13-day visit to Japan

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(TibetanReview.net, Apr07, 2014) The Dalai Lama arrived in Japan’s capital Tokyo on Apr 6 for a series of events which include offering prayers and succour for the victims of the devastating earthquake and Tsunami which hit the country in Mar 2011, as well as to give public talks and religious […]

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Dalai Lama set for April visit to Japan

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(TibetanReview.net, Mar25, 2014) – Tibet’s spiritual leader in exile, the Dalai Lama, is to visit Japan from Apr 6 to 18 to deliver lectures in Tokyo and Kyoto as well as to hold discussions with scholars. No meetings with politicians have been scheduled, reported Kyodo news agency Mar 23, citing […]

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Dalai Lama’s representative critical of Oslo snub

May 5, 2014 12:34 pm0 comments

TibetanReview.net, May03, 2014) Norway’s top political leaders may have felt compelled to decide to refuse to meet with the Dalai Lama when he visits Oslo from May 7 to 9 due to the urgency to improve business relations with China. However, to the exile Tibetan leadership, this step is a […]

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Not many Tibetans register as voters in India

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(TibetanReview.net, May03, 2014) – Only a small number of born Tibetan citizens of India, hitherto considered as foreigners, appear to have registered to vote in the ongoing general election in India following a clearance given by the Election Commission of India in February this year. In the Kangra district of […]

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China drills 7-km deep borehole in Tibet in bid for oil and gas

April 20, 2014 2:01 pm0 comments

(TibetanReview.net, Apr08, 2014) Having found it to contain “enormous oil and natural gas potential”, China has now punched a seven-kilometre borehole into the Tibetan Plateau in a bid to extract these globally scarce resources, reported scmp.com Apr 7. But, like in the case of all other efforts at the exploration […]

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UN urges Nepal to register Tibetan refugees

April 19, 2014 4:07 am0 comments

(TibetanReview.net, Apr12, 2014) – Reviewing the country’s compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), a key component of the global bill of rights, the UN Human Rights Committee on Apr 10 urged Nepal to register long staying Tibetans and to ensure that all Tibetans who may […]

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