Mounting demand for conferring Bharat Ratna on Dalai Lama

Nava Thakuria| 21 June 2019.
Dharamshala: Indian supporters for a free Tibet have urged the Union the government in New Delhi to confer Bharat Ratna, the country’s highest
civilian honour, on the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama for his immense contributions in creating goodwill for India in the last six decades.

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Inauguration of the First Scholarly Conference on Kalachakra

[dalailama.com]Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, 6 May – In the cool, clear morning air, as the sun rose over the mountains into a cloudless blue sky, His Holiness the Dalai Lama walked from his residence to the Kalachakra Temple early today. Smiling faces, many of them from Russia, greeted him as walked through the garden. He saluted the statue of the Buddha in the main temple before entering the Kalachakra Temple and taking his seat.

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‘It’s come full circle’: Tiger Woods pulls off the impossible and mirrors scenes from 1997 by pulling his children into emotional embrace after winning the Masters… just as he did with his father 22 years ago

Danny Gallagher, Mail Online | 14 April 2019  

Tiger Woods pulled off arguably the greatest comeback sport has ever seen, and in doing so brought back the memories of yesteryear with a sublime final round at Augusta to become Masters champion.

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The world lost environmental leaders on Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302

Just six minutes after taking off from Addis Ababa on Sunday, Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 lost contact with air traffic controllers and went down, killing everyone on board. In that moment, the world lost agents of change across multiple humanitarian and environmental movements. Many of the 149 passengers were headed to the fourth United Nations Environment Assembly in Nairobi. Among them were conference attendants leading work to end global hunger, take on plastic pollution in oceans, and make connections between climate change and gender inequity.

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