Padma Shri Dr. Yeshi Dhonden Retires from Practice at the Age of 92

The Padma Shri award recipient from government of India and a former personal physician to Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Dr. Yeshi Dhonden has now retired from seeing patients at the age of 92. In a circular notice published from Dr. Dhonden’s clinic, he will no longer be seeing patients due to old age.

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Hindu Temple Holds Prayers for Dalai Lama’s Quick Recovery

While the Buddhist spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama was going through treatment for chest infection at the Max Hospital in New Delhi, devotees at a Hindu temple South India held prayers for his quick recovery. The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama spent three days undergoing treatment at the hospital.

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US Congress Will Never Recognize China’s Choice of Next Dalai Lama

In a strong objection to Chinese interest in recognizing the reincarnation of the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, the a US senator has explained that the Congress will never recognize China’s  choice of the next Dalai Lama. He affirmed the US congress will only follow instructions laid by the present Dalai Lama.

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India goes to polls this week

India, known as the largest democracy in the world, goes to national elections next Thursday, where over 900 million voters will participate in the biggest electoral exercise through electronic voting machines (EVM), an unique experienced for the human race. The seven-phase general elections starting from 11 April to 19 May will send 543 public representatives to 17th Lok Sabha, the powerful lower house of Indian Parliament in New Delhi.

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Dalai Lama flies Back to Delhi, To Remain in Hospital for Few Days

The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama has flown back to New Delhi early this morning for medical check up and the personal physician has informed that he will remain at hospital for next few days. Although His Holiness had returned to Dharamshala just yesterday, he has flown back to New Delhi today.

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Tibetans Will Never Forget India’s Safety Provided to Dalai Lama

During a recent symposium held in Indian city of Pune, a former minister of the Central Tibetan Administration has said that the Tibetans will never forget the safety provided for the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama by India. The Tibetan politician while commending India’s peaceful attributes, warned of China’s dubious tactics.

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Banaras Hindu University Puts Special Status for Tibetan Students

One of the premier Universities in India, the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) in a welcome move has given a special consideration to the Tibetan students. The University has relaxed Tibetan students from paying tuition fees as foreigners and they will now pay same as Indians, relieving the financial burden of Tibetan refugees.

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