The Dalai Lama on Thursday said during a visit to Italy that Tibetans who have committed suicide in recent weeks were “not crazy” but were taking desperate action to escape Chinese “brutality”.
[April 12, 2013 source :A.P]
The Dalai Lama will meet members of Swiss parliament for the first time during a visit to Switzerland starting on Saturday but members of the seven-person federal cabinet will not be receiving the Tibetan spiritual leader.
[April 12, 2013 source:The Local.ch]
One 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped at Durpin area in Kalimpong on Wednesday evening. It was learnt that one Sarika (name changed), 14, resident of Alaichikhop, under Bhalukhop gram panchayat area, had left home to visit Kalimpong town to buy medicine. [April 11 ,2013 source :Kalimpong News Express]
Chandigarh -- The exiled Tibetan government on Wednesday expressed hope that US Secretary of State John Kerry, in his visit to China on April 13-14, will raise the Tibet issue with the Chinese.
[April 12, 2013 source :Indian Express]
PARIS -- Study Group on the Question of Tibet, a Parliamentary Group for Tibet in the French National Assembly, the lower house, has called on the President Francois Hollande to raise issue of Tibet with his Chinese counterpart when he visits China soon.
[April 12, 2013 source :TibetNet]
NEW YORK: Nearly sixty Chinese residents of New York area attended a dinner reception held by the Office of Tibet in New York as part of its efforts to reach out to the Chinese people. The gathering was held on 22nd March at Norling Tibetan Restaurant in Jackson Heights.
[March 28, 2013 source :TibetNet]
Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, on Friday hoped for a new era of reconciliation and peace with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
The Dalai Lama said that the newly-elected Chinese President Xi Jinping represents a positive change.
[March 30, 2013 source :ANI]
The Tibetan political prisoner Jigme Gyatso has been released after 17 years in a Chinese prison and is reported to be in poor health as a result of his treatment, an overseas Tibetan spokesman and US-backed broadcaster have said.
[Aptil 04, 2013 source :A.P]
HH The Dalai Lama blessed United Sikkim FC with his autograph on the personal team jersey of club co-owner and player Bhaichung Bhutia on March 27. Bhaichung and club senior manager Arjun Rai had called on the Dalai Lama during his one day halt at Gangtok.
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