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APEC Foundation ready to launch Lumbini project: Xiao

By Purna Basnet, Republica | May 11, 2014

HONG KONG, May 11 : Following a Chinese NGO´s proposal to invest three billion US dollar for the development of Lumbini, its executive vice-president Xiao Wunan on Thursday said that the NGO is

3-day remand for molestation accused

[TNN] DHARAMSHALA, May 11: A local court in Palampur sent a 30-year-old Tibetan man in three-day remand who was charged with molestation of two minor girls of Tibetan Children Village (TCV) School, Gopalpur.

Tibet propaganda boss vows to “seal” internet to stop separatists

[REUTERS] BEIJING, May 14: Tibet’s top propaganda official vowed to “seal and stifle” the internet in an effort to defang separatist groups in the Himalayan region, China’s cabinet said on Wednesday.

Dalai Lama Seeks Support for Jailed Chinese Leader Liu

[IANS] DHARAMSALA, May 14: The Dalai Lama has sought international support for jailed Chinese dissident leader and Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Travels from Oslo to Rotterdam

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Travels from Oslo to Rotterdam

[dalailama.com]Rotterdam, Holland, 10 May 2014 – The streets of Oslo were quiet and sun shone as His Holiness the Dalai Lama left to drive to the airport to fly to Rotterdam.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Photo: AFP

Dalai Lama shrugs off Norway government snub

AFP | May 8, 2014

OSLO: The Dalai Lama said on Wednesday he held no grudges against Norway’s government after they decided not to meet him on his trip to Oslo in order to avoid further damaging already fragile relations with China.

Tibetans-in-exile divided over right to vote in Indian elections

By Saransh Sehgal, The Guardian | May 7, 2014

Rule change gives up to 50,000 ethnic Tibetans voting rights, but some fear stronger ties to India will dilute decades of struggle

I will sell all 223 kidnapped Nigerian girls in market, Boko Haram leader says

I will sell all 223 kidnapped Nigerian girls in market, Boko Haram leader says

AFP | May 5, 2014

KANO, Nigeria,: Boko Haram on Monday claimed the abduction of hundreds of schoolgirls in northern Nigeria that has triggered international outrage, threatening to sell them as “slaves”.

Dalai Lama arrives in Riga, Latvia

Dalai Lama arrives in Riga, Latvia

[dalailama.com] Riga, Latvia, 4 May 2014 – Delhi was sizzling hot even in the middle of the night when His Holiness the Dalai Lama boarded a plane for Europe yesterday.

217 Tibetans to vote for first time in India

S Gopal Puri TNN | May 2, 2014

DHARAMSHALA: History will be scripted in Himachal Pradesh on May 7 when the state goes to polls. 217 Tibetan youths in Kangra would be casting their ballot in the Lok Sabha elections for the first time.