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Apr 02, 2019
Beijing's white paper aimed at preventing revival of Tibet issue, keeping human rights violations by China under wrapsBeijing's latest self-congratulatory document, Democratic Reform in Tibet — 60 Years On, is an attempt to arrest not just the revival of global interest on Tibet issue but also dismiss Dalai Lama's latest assertions that the next Buddha reincarnation may be found in India
Mar 20, 2019
China rejects Dalai Lama's claim that his successor can be from India, says next Tibetan leader must be approved by BeijingChina Tuesday rejected the Dalai Lama's assertions that his successor could be from India and a nominee by Beijing would not be respected, saying the next spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism has to be approved by the Communist government.
Feb 18, 2018
Tibet's Jokhang temple, a UNESCO World heritage site catches fire; no reports of casualties as of nowA major fire broke out at one of Tibet's holiest Buddhist temples, Jokhang Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site in the capital Lhasa with a history of more than 1,300 years.
May 25, 2017
China did not succeed in destroying Buddhism in Tibet: Tibetan Prime Minster Lobsang SangayLobsang Sangay said an estimated 30,000 Tibetans who were "educated" in India and "sneaked back" into Tibet have revived their civilisation
May 20, 2017
Dalai Lama will pick successor "soon," China has no say on issue: Tibetan President Lobsang SangayThe Dalai Lama will himself pick his successor soon, President of the Tibetan government-in-exile Lobsang Sangay said, asserting China does not have any say on the issue
Apr 11, 2017
China says it will elect next Dalai Lama by draw of lots from Lhasa temple's sacred urnChina on Wednesday said it will select the next highest monk of Tibetan Buddhism through the traditional way of drawing lots from a sacred urn at Dachau Temple in Lhasa, dismissing the Dalai Lama's assertion that Beijing cannot choose his successor.
Apr 16, 2015
Dalai Lama can decide whether to reincarnate, religious leader saysIt is up to the Dalai Lama to decide whether he will be reborn, Tibetan Buddhism's third highest religious leader has said, after Chinese officials repeatedly said the exiled Dalai Lama had no right to abandon reincarnation.
Sep 10, 2014
Respect historic practice of reincarnation, China tells Dalai LamaChina has previously warned the Dalai Lama he has no right to abandon the tradition of reincarnation.