Dalai Lama Event Moved after India Warns Top Officials to Stay Away

His Holiness Dalai Lama- File

"And the inter-faith prayer at Rajghat has been cancelled for now".

Human Rights Network for Tibet and Taiwan members and other Tibetan rights advocates yesterday called on the Chinese government to free Tibet and allow the Dalai Lama to return home, as they launched a series of events to mark the anniversary of the 1959 Tibetan Uprising.

"The proposed period will be a very sensitive time in the context of India's relations with China".

The Tibetan government which is observing "60 years in exile" of the Dalai Lama, has now shifted the "Thank You India" event to Dharamsala which will be held either on March 31 or April 1.

A spokesman for the government-in-exile told VOA, "we came to know about the Indian government's circular and we decided we respect the position and we shifted it to Dharamsala". Write to us in the Comments Section or on our Facebook page.

Kerala 'Love Jihad' Case: Hadiya Wins Freedom, Supreme Court Validates Her Marriage
An Indian woman at the centre of an inter-religious marriage row may now live with her husband, the Supreme Court has ruled. On May 25 previous year , a Division Bench of the Kerala High Court had in its judgment called Hadiya's marriage a "sham".

Many Tibetan activists are said to have communicated to relevant authorities as the development "humiliated" Dalai Lama. For the Delhi event, the Tibetan government in exile is understood to have invited former PM Dr Manmohan Singh and BJP's senior leader L K Advani.

"There were plans for speeches by the Dalai Lama and some of our Indian friends, from government, politics, academia and others, at the Thyagaraj Sports Complex".

Dorje Gyalchen, a representative of the Tibetan community in Dharamsala, confirmed that the venue for the gathering planned for New Delhi would be changed. "But that plan is now being re-worked", a Tibetan administration official said.

The event "Thank You India", which was chose to be held at the Thyagaraj Sports Complex on April 1 in Delhi, is shifted to Dharamsala.

China considers the Dalai Lama to be a unsafe separatist and has piled pressure on foreign governments to shun him.

Florida gun bill would arm librarians
Its also opposed by black lawmakers who legitimately fear children of color could be particularly at risk in a violent situation. DeVos said that she was dedicated to finding "solutions that we can find common ground on". "It's a poison pill.

Reacting upon the advisory note issued by the government Sonam Dagpo purportedly said, "India is host to Tibetan refugees".

On March 2, media reports had quoted a note sent by the cabinet secretary on the advice of Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale to ask ministers and officials to skip Tibetan functions, lest they raise hackles in Beijing. "Participation by senior leaders or government functionaries, either from the Central Government or State Governments, is not desirable, and should be discouraged".

The note was reportedly issued a day before the foreign secretary departed for Beijing to hold talks with China's Vice Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou, Foreign Minister Wang and State Councillor Yang Jiechi.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of External Affairs on Friday said that Indias position on the Dalai Lama is "clear" and "consistent". The Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, fled from the crackdown and was granted asylum in India. "His Holiness is accorded all freedom to carry out his religious activities in India", said MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar.

New footage of Warner swearing at De Kock
It is possible de Kock's punishment could be upgraded to something more severe but that is considered highly unlikely. However, the Proteas accused the Aussies of being just as personal in their sledging on the field.

Related News:

  • GOP Lawmakers Wait Out Trump in Gun Control Debate

    GOP Lawmakers Wait Out Trump in Gun Control Debate

    Andrew Cuomo favors stronger gun control, but says it must be done at the federal level. School safety was not part of the Assembly bills .

    Oil prices fall as Cohn departure raises trade war fears

    At 423.5 million barrels, United States crude oil inventories are in the lower half of the average range for this time of year. OPEC and nonmembers like Russian Federation plan to wind down their agreement to curb production by 1.8 million barrels a day.
    Snow snarls evening commute as storm hits US North

    Snow snarls evening commute as storm hits US North

    By late morning, heavy snow was blanketing eastern Pennsylvania, and driving became treacherous on some highways. The storm is expected to pack wind gusts of 30 to 50 miles per hour . "[It's] impacting an already vulnerable S.
  • Leaders of far-right group Britain First jailed for religiously aggravated harassment

    Leaders of far-right group Britain First jailed for religiously aggravated harassment

    The defendants also posted offensive leaflets through letterboxes of houses close to where they thought the alleged rapists lived. Golding was found guilty of one of the three counts he faced, while Fransen was found guilty of three of the four against her.
    HC order in Shuhaib murder case a moral victory for Congress

    HC order in Shuhaib murder case a moral victory for Congress

    Shuhaib was murdered on 15 February in Kannur, allegedly by workers of the ruling Communist Party of India (Marxist). Meanwhile, CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan said that the party had nothing to hide in Shuhaib murder case.
    Uber former CEO Travis Kalanick forms new venture

    Uber former CEO Travis Kalanick forms new venture

    Kalanick, who co-founded Uber almost a decade ago, was ousted from his ride-hailing company after a tumultuous period past year . The announcement comes shortly after Kalanick sold 29% of his stake in Uber for a massive $1.4 billion (Rs9,088 crore).
  • Graham Arnold to be named new Socceroos coach

    Graham Arnold to be named new Socceroos coach

    Australian football's worst-kept secret will be confirmed today, with Graham Arnold to be announced as the Socceroos long-term, post-World Cup coach.
    Eye Catching Stocks: Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX), Citigroup Inc

    Eye Catching Stocks: Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX), Citigroup Inc

    Investors analyze price earnings ratio (P/E) ratio that helps how much they should pay for a stock based on its current earnings. It turned negative, as 43 investors sold NTRS shares while 183 reduced holdings. 8 funds opened positions while 4 raised stakes.
    OnePlus 6 With 19:9 Aspect Ratio Spotted On AnTuTu

    OnePlus 6 With 19:9 Aspect Ratio Spotted On AnTuTu

    The OnePlus 6 is likely to come powered with Snapdragon 845 and Antutu scores reveal that it is indeed going to be in the phone. OnePlus 6 is tipped to be an enhanced version of the last year's OnePlus 5T in terms of both design and specifications.
  • You can send your name to the sun!

    You can send your name to the sun!

    Once the names are successfully submitted, NASA will issue a certificate, which can be downloaded to your PC. In the 1950s, Parker proposed a number of concepts about how stars - including our Sun - give off energy.
    Allegri hails 'extraordinary' Asamoah after Tottenham display

    Allegri hails 'extraordinary' Asamoah after Tottenham display

    The extra rest, particularly for Chiellini, who played less than two minutes, should help benefit Juventus against Tottenham . The first leg ended 2-2 in Turin as Spurs rallied from a bad start, but they can't afford to be complacent in the second leg.
    Spurs boss Pochettino to PSG rumours to return after Real Madrid loss?

    Spurs boss Pochettino to PSG rumours to return after Real Madrid loss?

    The tie was probably getting away from PSG anyway, but Marco Verratti's disastrous sending-off sealed their fate. The goal meant that the home side needed three goals just to take the tie into extra-time.


Most liked

DeMarcus Cousins cracked amusing joke to Anthony Davis after rib injury
Jrue Holiday made a significant impact, posting 19 points and a game-high 17 assists . "We just didn't play like ourselves". I think it is just going to be that way for the remaining 20 games, 18 games, whatever most of the teams have left.

Dapchi/killings: Buhari to visit affected states
It however mentioned that he had received the Liberian president, George Weah, before starting the regional tour in Taraba state. He would visit Taraba, and subsequently Benue, Yobe, Zamfara and Rivers States.

Alleged Thief of Frances McDormand's Oscar Pleads Not Guilty
But she agreed that several years of good behavior and the lack of a threat to the community justified Bryant's release. Press room at the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center in Los Angeles, California.

Grass fires have ignited across Kansas. Here's where
Grass fires are burning in central and western Kansas as high winds and dry conditions create extreme to catastrophic fire danger. A pair of Blackhawk helicopters with the Kansas Army National Guard dumped buckets of water on fires in Ellis County.

Mumbai blasts: Dawood Ibrahim's aide Farooq Takla brought to Mumbai
Takla was deported to India after he was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials in Dubai. At least 27 other accused in the 1993 Mumbai blasts, continue to elude and are declared as absconders.

UNC pays tribute to Woody Durham before tipoff vs. Syracuse
Harris said the first time he saw Woody was at the Efird baseball field in 1953 after his father was transfered to the mill. After his retirement, Durham was diagnosed with Primary Progressive Aphasia , a brain disorder that affects speech.

Champions League: Higuain-Dybala inspire Juventus to complete sensational comeback at Wembley
We are part of the history of this comp. "They always create many chances to score . but at the end they miss something". Chiellini said: "We know the fantastic players who are at Tottenham - Harry Kane , Christian Eriksen, Dele Alli".

Netanyahu: 'We Will Stop Iran'
When asked if he believed in the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Netanyahu said, "I haven't named it". The PLO recognised Israel officially in 1993, but Israel has yet to offer formal recognition of Palestine.

National Basketball Association reportedly warns Bulls about tanking and resting healthy players too often
The NBA has reacted similarly in the past when contenders rest multiple healthy players on the night of a national TV game. This means playing Robin Lopez and Justin Holiday more often.

Is Shell Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:SHLX) a Long Term Growth Play?
The firm has "Hold" rating by Santander given on Friday, September 11. 45,233 were reported by Credit Suisse Ag. Johnson Investment Counsel Inc acquired 6,545 shares as Paccar Incorporated (PCAR)'s stock declined 8.74%.

Celebrate International Women's Day 2018 at these Toronto events
There was even a US women's political newspaper with the latest updates on the suffrage amendment called The Suffragist . A conference of more than 100 women from 17 countries agreed to her suggestion and IWD was formed.

Google launches dev preview, reveals features
For now, Google is gradually rolling out Lens to Android users, while people with iOS devices will have to wait a little longer. However, the full and final build of Android P will likely be released by August, if one goes by the previous year's timeline.

Let's Take A Look At That Democratic Primary Turnout
Trump won Texas by 9 points in 2016, the smallest margin of victory by a Republican presidential candidate in Texas in 20 years. Thirteen Democratic races were contested and 21 Republican races were contested in Tuesday's primary elections.

Analytical Preview of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)
About 1.46 million shares traded or 4.70% up from the average. (NYSE: ANF ) showed a growth of -26.09 Percent per annum. Several analysts are forecasting growth estimate of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. for the current quarter to be 46.7%.

TCW Group Inc. Grows Stake in NVIDIA Co. (NVDA)
NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA ) has been given an average price target of $251.12 from analysts, according to data collected by Finviz. Central Asset Investments & Management Holdings Hk Ltd bought 11.56M shares as the company's stock rose 26.83% with the market.