Tuesday, 5 July, 2022
TopicDalai Lama

Topic: Dalai Lama

US Special Coordinator for Tibet Uzra Zeya meets Dalai Lama in Dharamshala

The Tibetan government-in-exile, in a press statement, said that during the brief audience, Zeya conveyed US President Joe Biden and the American people's greetings to the Dalai Lama.

With bike rally, Tibetans mark 27 yrs since spiritual leader Gedhun Choekyi Nyima’s kidnapping

The second most important spiritual leader for Tibetan Buddhists, the Panchen Lama identifies the Dalai Lama's reincarnation or successor.

Lok Sabha pays tributes to CDS Rawat, says he worked towards bringing reforms in the system

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama also offered condolences to the family members of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat, his wife and 11 others who 'perished in the unfortunate accident'.

Prefer to stay in India than get involved in ‘complicated’ politics, Dalai Lama says

The Dalai Lama says Chinese leaders do not understand the variety of different cultures and that the Communist Party’s penchant for tight social control can be harmful.

Tibet won’t remain a side issue for long between India, China. Xi’s policies indicate

China’s Tibet policy is now dominated by the security dimension and this inevitably reflects in its internal policy towards the region.

Modi wishes Dalai Lama publicly on birthday — 1st time since 2015 & amid India-China standoff

Such public greetings had stopped after 2015. PM Modi had wished the Dalai Lama in 2019 on the phone but there was no public acknowledgment.

Modi must consolidate Dalai Lama legacy as Xi’s grip on Tibet gets tighter

If New Delhi and Dharamshala are not able to overcome this overwhelming sense of disarray, it could cost them both.

US shifting its Tibet stance. When will India end its silence?

China will weaponise succession and let Tibetans destroy Buddhism. India must recognise its constitutional duty.

Who was 11th Panchen Lama, Tibetan leader US cited to push China back on Dalai Lama successor

Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the 11th Panchen Lama, was kidnapped by Chinese authorities in 1995 when he was six-year-old. He has not been seen since.

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Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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