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Dalai Lama admitted to Delhi hospital with chest infection

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has been admitted to a hospital in New Delhi. He had been diagnosed with a chest infection and will need to remain under medical supervision for the next two days. Although his condition is stable and there is nothing to worry about. The 14th Dalai Lama had attended a ..

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 ..

Lobsang Sangay Takes oath as Kalon Tripa

Harvard scholar Lobsang Sangay was elected prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile and would take over the political duties relinquished by spiritual leader the Dalai Lama . He had defeated his nearest rival Tethong Tenzin Namgyal by 8,646 votes. He succeeded Samdhong Rinpoche, who was in office for two terms of five years each. Sangay ..

News Today : August 8, 2011

Lobsang Sangay: Tibet’s PM-in-exile Mr. Lobsang Sangay took oath as Kalon Tripa, the prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile, at a ceremony held in Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh Ceremony presided over by the spiritual leader Dalai Lama Dalai Lama also announced to hand over all political responsibilities to THE democratically-elected leadership of Lobsang Sangay Mr. ..

Tibetan Buddhism, Karmapa Controversy and Ogyen Trinley Dorje

Lamaism is another name of Tibetan Buddhism. It’s a body of Buddhist religious doctrine which is followed in Tibet and other Himalayan parts such as Bhutan, Nepal, India’s Arunachal Pradesh, Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh as well as Sikkim. Tibetan Buddhism is the state religion of Bhutan. There are 4 schools of Tibetan Buddhism viz. Nyingmapa, Kagyupa,Sakyapa ..

News Today : People in News January 2, 2010

Know The People Samdhong RinpocheHis real name is Prof Samdhong Lobsang Tenzin and is recognized as 5th Samdhong Rinpoche and is considered the reincarnation of the 4th Samdhong Rinpoche. He is the current prime Minister of Tibetan Government in Exile. He fled to exile in 1959 after the Chinese invasion of Tibet. From October 1961, ..