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'I hope Indo-China tensions will ease out'
Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Samdhong Rinpoche on Sunday expressed hope that the tension between India and China would soon clear away. Rinpoche said this during his visit to the Gujarat......
Tibetans vote to elect new prime minister-in-exile
Thousands of Tibetans across the world on Saturday voted to elect the prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile, an exercise that may usher in a transition in the community's leadership......
'Without Dalai, Tibetans won't recognise govt'
As the Dalai Lama announced his intention to retire from active politics, the Tibetan government-in-exile today said the spiritual leader's decision could undermine its legitimacy and indicated......
Why the Foreign Secretary met the Dalai Lama
B Raman glances at the foreign secretary's visit to Dharamsala to meet the Dalai Lama against the backdrop of China's recent actions vis-a-vis Pakistan. Nirupama Rao, India's foreign secretary,......
Why Barack Obama won't meet the Dalai Lama
Even the Leader of the Free World is apprehensive about China's reaction, notes B Raman. Valerie Jarrett, a senior adviser and assistant to US President Barack Obama, accompanied by Maria Otero,......
The economics of happiness
This does not mean isolating parochialism but of new way of thinking about economic systems, says Rajni Bakshi.What might an “Economics of Happiness” look like? This question brought......
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