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India responds to Mongolia’s SOS on Chinese sanctions

[TNN] NEW DELHI, Dec 9: Assuring Mongolia that India is sympathetic to the problems being faced by it, Delhi has said it will help the country utilise the $1 billion financial assistance offered in 2015 to tide over the economic sanctions imposed on Ulan Bator by China in retaliation for inviting Dalai Lama.

GOP rep presses Trump to meet with Dalai Lama

Mark Hensch, The Hill | December 8, 2016

Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) says President-elect Donald Trump should meet with the Dalai Lama, a move that risks increasing tensions with China.

India responds to Mongolia’s SOS on Chinese sanctions

[TNN] NEW DELHI, Dec 9: Assuring Mongolia that India is sympathetic to the problems being faced by it, Delhi has said it will help the country utilise the $1 billion financial assistance offered in 2015 to tide over the economic sanctions imposed on Ulan Bator by China in retaliation for inviting Dalai Lama. Answering questions, the MEA spokesperson said: “We […]

The Dalai Lama’s Visit to Mongolia Indicate Shape of Things to Happen

The Dalai Lama’s Visit to Mongolia Indicate Shape of Things to Happen

The bold action of Mongolia in receiving the Dalai Lama is bound to become a trend setter in the coming days, with more countries emboldened to encourage the visit of the Dalai Lama.

By N.S.Venkataraman

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It pays to be tough with China

Claude Arpi, Deccan Chronicle | November 16, 2016 The change in Chinese maps began with the objective to protect a new road linking Tibet to Xinjiang in Aksai Chin area in the mid-1950s. Interesting news has been coming in from the high plateau of Ladakh. For three days, the Indian Army and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police had an eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation […]

Tibet's exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama poses after receiving honorary citizenship of the city of Milan at the Arcimboldi theater in Milan - Reuters.

Milan makes visiting Dalai Lama honorary citizen, angering China

MILAN – Milan welcomed Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, on Thursday and gave him an honorary citizenship on a visit to the northern Italian city, angering China, which sees him as a separatist.

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Newly elected lawmaker Yau Wai-ching displays a banner before taking oath at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, China October 12, 2016.  REUTERS/Bobby Yip

My oath – new generation of Hong Kong lawmakers defies Beijing

By Venus Wu, Reuters| October 12, 2016 HONG KONG – Three newly elected Hong Kong lawmakers were barred from the legislature on Wednesday after using a swearing-in ceremony to raise the contentious issues of independence and more democracy, highlighting growing defiance of Beijing. The three are among a new generation in the city, which returned to Chinese rule in 1997, […]

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama Begins to Teach the ‘Commentary on Dignaga’s ‘Compendium of Valid Cognition’

[dalailama.com] Riga, Latvia, 10 October 2016 – Yesterday, His Holiness the Dalai Lama flew from India to Latvia via Helsinki. This morning, with a chill wind blowing through the streets and parks of the capital Riga, he drove to the Skonto Hall where an audience of 4500 awaited him.

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CTA’s ‘Thank You India’ event from Oct 9

THE TIMES OF INDIA NEWS SERVICE | Oct 8, 2016

Nagpur: The Central Tibetan Administration will be organizing a “Thank You India” programme to show their gratitude towards the people of India from October 9 at Dragon Palace temple, Kamptee.

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The Dalai Lama is An Anti-Separatist Element

By Han Lianchao

(September 29, 2016, Beijing, Sri Lanka Guardian) Some young Chinese friends of mine often criticize me for getting mixed up with the Dalai Lama. They say he’s a separatist element who’s trying to split Tibet from China. I don’t blame them for this, as I once understood things pretty much the same way they do.

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