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China denies plans to build world’s longest tunnel to divert Brahmaputra

Phayul - 1. Listopad 2017 - 2:24
Following reports of China planning to build a 1000 km tunnel on the Brahmaputra river from Tibet to Xinjiang, Beijing on Tuesday said the reports are “false” and that there are no plans for
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BJP candidate Kapoor meets with Tibetan voters

Phayul - 1. Listopad 2017 - 2:16
With the Tibetan voters set take part in the upcoming assembly elections of Himachal Pradesh, BJP leader Kishan Kapoor, contesting from Dharamshala constituency met with
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Activists fear more crackdown under Xi’s ‘new China’

Phayul - 31. Říjen 2017 - 3:46
Human rights groups fear more crackdowns against the voice of dissents following Chinese President Xi Jinping’s second term as the head of the Chinese government and the Communist
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RSS affiliate calls for Tibet’s independence, boycott of Chinese goods

Phayul - 31. Říjen 2017 - 3:36
Swadeshi Jagran Manch, an affiliate of the Hindu nationalist Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh held a mega-rally at the Ramlila ground in the Indian capital on Sunday calling for boycott
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China planning to divert Brahmaputra at the peril of India and Bangladesh

Phayul - 30. Říjen 2017 - 2:08
In the absence of a water sharing treaty between China and downstream nations like India and Bangladesh on the mighty Brahmaputra river, China’s ambitious plan to divert the trans
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Xi uses Tibetan herders to stake territory claim in disputed region

Phayul - 30. Říjen 2017 - 2:06
Chinese President Xi Jinping is now using Tibetan herdsmen to stake claim in the disputed region in the northeastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. The President has encouraged a herding family in Lhunze County of so-called Tibet Autonomous Region to ‘set down roots’ in the bo
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13th Free Spirit film Festival begins

Phayul - 28. Říjen 2017 - 7:23
he Free Spirit Film Festival 2017 of Lobsang Wangyal Productions started yesterday evening with short film Karma at Hotel Tibet in McLeo
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Dalai Lama Trust’s secretary suspended over corruption allegations

Phayul - 27. Říjen 2017 - 3:17
Venerable Tenzin Dhonden has been suspended from his duty as secretary and trustee of the Dalai Lama Trust, a charitable trust chaired by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, amidst investigation i
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Dalai Lama congratulates Shinzo Abe on victory in Japanese general elections

Phayul - 27. Říjen 2017 - 3:15
After securing what pundits called a “super majority” in the Japanese general elections over the weekend, Tibetan leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama congratulated the incumbent P
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Mr. Tibet 2017 kicks off with swim trunk, fashion & glamour round

Phayul - 27. Říjen 2017 - 3:09
The first ever manhunt contest, ‘Mr. Tibet 2017,’ kicked off on Thursday with the ‘swim trunk round’ at Highland Village Resort at Norbulingka in the morning, followed by ‘fashion an
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Voice samples may soon become China’s new weapon in surveillance drive

Phayul - 26. Říjen 2017 - 14:38
Human Rights Watch has said that China is setting up a national voice biometric database for ‘voice pattern’ samples, reportedly in a bid to further infringe the already shrinking privacy of its citizens. The new weapon in the arsenal of Chinese surveillance tools is in development and exp
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Xi unveils new politburo leaders without apparent heir

Phayul - 25. Říjen 2017 - 5:44
Chinese President Xi Jinping unveiled the new members of the communist party’s highest rung of leadership, the politburo standing committee. The 7 member standing committee was introduc
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DIIR awards ₹ 900,000 film grant to three Tibetan youth

Phayul - 25. Říjen 2017 - 5:25
Aimed at facilitating and encouraging aspiring Tibetan filmmakers, Tibet TV of Department of Information and International Relations (DIIR) awarded its first ever ‘TTV's Take-Off film gra
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Dharamshala International Film Festival to begin next week

Phayul - 24. Říjen 2017 - 14:41
he film festival that began humbly years ago has now firmly rooted itself as one of India’s most serious platforms for alternative cinema and a leading festival that showcases and encourages inde
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Tibet Policy Institute signs MOU with University of Madras

Phayul - 24. Říjen 2017 - 14:32
The President of the Central Tibetan Administration said that Tibet is not just an issue for six million Tibetans but for whole of Asia and the rest of the world. CTA President Lobsang Sangay was sp
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No more ‘exit permit’ for Tibetan refugees going abroad: Home Ministry official

Phayul - 23. Říjen 2017 - 13:59
The official document is essentially a checklist for any pending criminal or legal cases and background among other things, by the Indian government for any Tibetan who has already secured a vis
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Schools must teach the importance of unity: Sikyong at 57th anniversary of TCV

Phayul - 23. Říjen 2017 - 13:56
Teachers and school staff must not turn schools into a political platform to spread ‘regionalism and sectarianism’ because doing so will lead to students and parents losing trust ov
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Apex Tibetan library in exile to shift base to Bengaluru

Phayul - 21. Říjen 2017 - 13:34
The most resourceful repository of Tibetan culture and traditions in exile, the Library of Tibetan Works and Archive (LTWA) will reportedly be shifting base from Dharamshala to South Ind
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Act with caution: China warns governments against meeting Dalai Lama

Phayul - 21. Říjen 2017 - 13:32
Cautioning leaders of governments and organizations against meeting the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, China today advised them to ‘act with caution’ and ‘give full consid
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Liu Xiaobo’s spirit will remain forever, says Dalai Lama at his memorial service

Phayul - 20. Říjen 2017 - 3:21
During the memorial service for the late Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo in Washington DC’s National cathedral yesterday, Tibetan leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama in a video message said that the ideals
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