14th Dalai Lama Current Affairs, GK & News

The Little Book of Encouragement book by Dalai Lama

The Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama have recently launched his new book “The Little Book of Encouragement”. The book comprises of 130 quotes. The book has been edited by Renuka Singh while published by Penguin Random House. Highlights The Dalai Lama while launching the book highlighted that, he is one among more than seven ..

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Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act

Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act is a US law that was enacted in December 2018 by the Trump Administration. This law calls for denying access to the US for Chinese officials known to be involved in restricting visits to the Tibet. The objective of this law is to push China to ensure greater access and ..

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Delhi government launches ‘Happiness Curriculum’ for students up to class 8

Arvind Kejriwal, the Chief Minister of Delhi, launched the ‘Happiness Curriculum’ for students of nursery to Class 8 in government schools on July 2, 2018. The curriculum was launched in the presence of the Dalai Lama. Students across schools can expect a ‘happiness’ period of 45 minutes. Each class will begin with a five-minute meditation ..

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China blocks border with Mongolia post visit of Dalai Lama

China has blocked a key border crossing with Mongolia after Dalai Lama’s visit. The move has left hundreds of trucks for the mining conglomerate Rio Tinto stuck at the Gants Mod crossing in the southeastern part of Mongolia in freezing temperatures. Rio Tinto operates vast copper and gold mines. It has suspended shipment of copper ..

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Highest US Congress Honor to Aung San Suu Kyi

The Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi was conferred with the US Congress highest Civilian Honor. The other individual who had received this Honor in past include George Washington, Pope John Paul II and Dalai Lama-the Tibetan Buddhist Leader. During her 15 year long house arrest against the junta in Myanmar, she was honored with ..

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