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Hackers Infect Exiled-Tibetan Government Website With Spyware
2013-08-13 14:18:44

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Chinese-language website of the Central Tibetan Administration, the Tibetan government-in-exile whose spiritual head is the Dalai Lama, was reportedly hacked and infected with a virus on Tuesday. Tibet.net, which is located in Dharamshala in northern India, is the official website for the exiled government, and is meant to provide information about the parliament, cabinet, administrative departments and public offices. It is...

2011-07-21 06:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, July 15, universal principles of eldercare were affirmed by exiled Tibetan leaders and Dr. Marion Somers, the pre-eminent U.S. advocate for better long-term care. Dr. Marion was in Washington, DC, representing the 3in4 Association on a national tour. "It's amazing how similar our thinking is," says Dr. Marion. "Age-old and modern common sense are almost identical." Speaking before tens of thousands in the nation's capital, the Dalai...

2010-12-01 00:02:40

A new version of "Stillness Buddy", a powerful mindfulness application that is helping thousands of people in over 75 countries, is now available with exercises, quotes and teachings by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. Stillness Buddy helps people to be more relaxed and at peace, while working at the computer. Acton, MA (PRWEB) November 30, 2010 We live in a busy world. At the first signs of stress and work pressure, it's all too easy to drop the very things that help to keep us centred...

2009-08-06 11:31:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time in the history of the National Civil Rights Museum's Freedom Award ceremonial presentation, two heralded events are scheduled to honor three individuals for their influence and commitment to peace, justice and equality. On September 23, the International Freedom Award sponsored by the Hyde Family Foundations, will be presented to His Holiness the Dalai Lama at a luncheon ceremony at the historic Peabody Hotel. The...

2008-10-10 06:00:33

Text of report by Indian news agency PTI New Delhi, 10 October: Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Friday underwent a gall bladder surgery at Sir Gangaram Hospital here. The 73-year-old Nobel laureate was admitted to the hospital Thursday after he complained of severe abdominal pain. The temporal head of Tibetans underwent a laproscopic surgery to remove stones in the gallbladder, Tenzin Takhla, spokesperson of the Tibetan Government in exile told PTI, adding that he is...

2008-08-28 06:00:54

By Somini Sengupta The Dalai Lama is exhausted. So announced his office in a statement Wednesday, which added that, on the advice of his personal physicians, he had canceled foreign trips for the next three weeks. The declaration of fatigue should come as no surprise to anyone aware of the rigorous schedule the 73-year-old monk keeps. It should, however, raise an alarm, to both the Chinese authorities and the millions of Tibetan Buddhists worldwide who consider him their spiritual...

2008-08-27 15:00:07

The Dalai Lama has canceled a trip to Mexico and the Dominican Republic and plans to remain at his headquarters in India to recover from exhaustion. Representatives of the 73-year-old Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader say that he hasn't been feeling well, CNN reported. The Dalai Lama travels widely and last week was in France, where he dedicated a Buddhist temple and had a meeting with Carla Sarkozy, wife of the French president. "His Holiness the Dalai Lama has been experiencing some...

2008-08-21 15:00:28

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Paris, Aug. 21 Kyodo - The Dalai Lama has said the Chinese army fired on a crowd of Tibetans on Monday [18 Aug], possibly killing as many as 140 people, the French newspaper Le Monde reported Thursday. The Tibetan spiritual leader, currently visiting France, was quoted by the newspaper as saying in an interview that the incident occurred in an area of China's southwestern province of Sichuan. He added that the death toll...

2008-07-07 15:00:15

Text of report by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Report: "The Responsible Person of the Central United Front Work Department Answers Xinhua Reporter's Questions on the Recent Contact with Dalai Lama's Personal Representatives"] Beijing, 6 Jul (Xinhua) - In an interview with our staff reporter today, a Responsible Person of the Central United Front Work Department answered questions raised by our reporter concerning the recent contact with Dalai's personal...


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