Updated on Sep 20, 2018 19:29:56

 

 

Home > Personalities

 

10-Aug-2018 Bengaluru

Dalai Lama thanks Karnataka for housing exiled Tibetans

The 14th Dalai Lama on Friday thanked Karnataka for giving home to thousands of exiled Tibetans since 1959."We Tibetans never forget others' kindness and it is our duty to thank Karnataka and India for being kind to us (Tibetans) and helping Tibetan refugees...

29-Jul-2018 Leh

LAHDC Leh holds luncheon in honor of Dalai Lama

The Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Leh today held a luncheon in the honour of Tibetan leader Dalai Lama here today.Chief Executive Councilor, LAHDC, Dorjey Motup, MP Ladakh Thupstan Chhewang, MLA Leh Nawang Rigzin Jora, MLC, Leh Chering...

26-Jul-2018 Kargil

Dalai Lama bats for dialogue, reconciliation to end discords

While terming the 21st century as the century of dialogue, Buddhist spiritual leader Dalai Lama called for collective efforts to minimize discords and disagreements through the process of dialogue and reconciliation.He was addressing a huge gathering of devotees...

25-Jul-2018 Kargil

Dalai Lama stresses on amity, communal harmony

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama was accorded warm reception here today during which he addressed a gathering urging people to maintain amity, brotherhood, peace and communal harmony.“Basic human nature is compassion and kind-heartedness, and therefore every...

24-Jul-2018 Zanskar

Dalai Lama visits schools, health centre in Zanskar

After completing two days of teaching sessions, the Dalai Lama today visited Model Public School (MPS) Padum, MantseKhangZanskar Health Care Centre (HCC) and Lamdon Model High School (HS) Usti-Pipting.While interacting with the students at Lamdon Model School,...

22-Jul-2018 Kargil

Dalai Lama arrives in Zanskar

Thousands of people gave a warm reception to the Dalai Lama who reached Zanskar here today.Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council, Haji Anayat Ali, Executive Councilor LAHDC, Kargil Stanzin Sona, Councilor, Skalzang Wangyal, Councilor Phuntsog Tashi,...

10-Jul-2018 Leh

Governor N.N. Vohra meets Dalai Lama at Leh

Before commencing his official engagements, soon after arrival at Leh this morning Governor N.N. Vohra called on H.H. the Dalai Lama at his residence in Jive-tsal Choglamsar. The Governor was accompanied by his Advisors, Chief Secretary and Principal Secretary...

03-Jul-2018 Leh

Dalai Lama arrives in Leh

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama was accorded a grand traditional reception on his arrival at Leh today.He was received by Chairman J&K Legislative Council Haji Inayat Ali, MP ThupstanTsewang, MLA Leh Nawang Rigzin Jora, MLA NubraDeldanNamgyal, Executive...

29-Jun-2018 New Delhi

Suresh Prabhu launches Mobile App 'ReUnite'

Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu today launched a mobile application called ReUnite which helps to trackandtrace missing and abandoned children in India. Speaking on this occasion the Minister appreciated the work...

17-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Don't politicise Kathua rape-murder : Kailash Satyarthi

Condemning the Kathua rape-murder incident, Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Tuesday said it was a matter of shame for the country and shouldnt be politicised."Not a single day goes without reports of rape and child abuse in India. The body of an eight-year-old...

05-Apr-2018 Panaji

Government pulled out of fake news row with difficulty : Baba Ramdev

Yoga guru and business magnate Baba Ramdev on Thursday said the government itself is caught in a controversy related to fake news and had only managed to extricate itself out of it with great difficulty."In my life, I have twice or four times heard someone...

31-Mar-2018 Dharamsala

Dalai Lama embraces trooper who escorted him in 1959

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama got emotional on Saturday as he embraced one of the five Assam Rifles troopers, Naren Chandra Das, who escorted him in India after his escape from Tibet.In 1959, as a young trooper Das, now 80, escorted the Dalai Lama,...

30-Mar-2018 Jammu

Dr Nirmal Singh meets Dalai Lama

Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh today called on his Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama at his residence in Mcledoganj, Dharamshala to seek his blessings for the welfare of the state.He also informed the Dalai Lama about the works being undertaken by the Housing...

18-Mar-2018 Jammu

Chairman LC Haji Anayat Ali called on Dalai Lama

Chairman J&K Legislative Council, Haji Anayat Ali called on The 14th Dalai Lama here today.Haji Anayat Ali was accompanied by a delegation from Wakha Mulbekh, Zanskar, and other parts of the Kargil.The Dalai Lama appreciated Haji Anayat Ali for his efforts...

10-Mar-2018 Srinagar

Noisy scenes mar Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's function in Srinagar

Noisy scenes marred an otherwise well attended function organised by Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar here on Saturday.The function was held at the Sher-e-Kashmir International Convention Centre (SKICC), where Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said he had been...

01-Mar-2018 Lucknow

Hopeful of amicable solution in Ayodhya dispute : Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Art-of-living head Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said on Thursday he was hopeful of an amicable and out-of-court settlement to the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute in Ayodhya.After meeting Maulana Salman Nadwi, the All-India Muslim personal Law Board (AIMPLB) member who...

26-Feb-2018 Vishakhapattanam

Happiness of giving to society unmatched : Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Monday called upon the corporate honchos to inculcate the spirit of service as the happiness they get from giving back to society will be unmatched.Addressing the CII Partnership Summit in Visakhapatnam, the founder of...

14-Feb-2018 Mumbai

Rani Mukerji to discuss life's hiccups with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Bollywood actress Rani Mukerji, whose next big screen outing is "Hichki", will be heading to Bengaluru later this month to discuss life's hiccups with spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.Rani has been promoting her forthcoming Yash Raj Films' production differently...

07-Feb-2018 New Delhi

I have no political dreams : Baba Ramdev

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev has taken a vow to not take a political position ever in his life, and says he doesnt harbour a dream to have a political career."For me, politics is rashtriya dharam (service for the nation) because we will save ourself by saving the...

01-Feb-2018 Macleodganj (Dharamshala)

Jai Ram Thakur visits Dalai Lama at Dharamshala

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur called upon the Spiritual head of Tibetian Government in exile His Holiness Dalai Lama at his residence, Thakchek  Choeling in Macleodganj at Dharamshala today and sought his blessings.His Holiness discussed various issues...

31-Jan-2018 Dharamsala

In perfect health : Dalai Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, on Wednesday said he was in perfect health, though feeling fatigued owing to old age."I'm in excellent health. Of course, I am an 82-year-old person. So, year by year, the feeling of tiredness is increasing. This time,...

10-Jan-2018 Pune

21st century should be for dialogue: Dalai Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Wednesday said the 21st century should be one of dialogue and all human beings must think about humanity at the global level."For building a better world, one needs to think about the oneness of all human beings. It is...

07-Jan-2018 Patna

Dalai Lama, Nitish Kumar jointly release book at Bodh Gaya

Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar jointly released a book on Buddhism on Sunday at Bodh Gaya, the religion's holiest shrine."Science and Philosophy in the Indian Buddhist Classics" is the first of four volume work...

02-Jan-2018 Patna

Dalai Lama offers prayers for world peace at Bodh Gaya

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama offered prayers for world peace at the Buddhist shrine in Bihar's Bodh Gaya on Tuesday, a day after he arrived in the city for a month-long stay till February 1, officials said."The Dalai Lama offered prayers for world...

24-Dec-2017 Bangalore

Dalai Lama wants Tibetans to imbibe ancient Indian wisdom

Asserting that India was the only nation to integrate material development with the inner world, the Dalai Lama on Sunday advised Tibetans to imbibe ancient Indian wisdom as well as environmental protection.The Nobel laureate also called for efforts to revive...

14-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Robot surprises Muskan Sharma on Super Dancer Chapter 2

Recently Ramdev Baba graced the set of Sony Entertainment Television’s biggest kids reality dance show Super Dancer Chapter 2. After a stunning performance of ‘Robotic Girl’ Muskaan Sharma, a real life robot came to visit her on set. Muskaan who was visibly surprised...

14-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Vaishnavi challenges Baba Ramdev to do aerial yoga!

Vaishnavi Prajapati has been impressing everyone with one after the other phenomenal performances on Super Dancer Chapter 2. The 5-year has not only received praises from Bollywood stars Rekha and Raveena Tandon, but this time she also entertained Baba Ramdev...

02-Dec-2017 Dhaka

Speaking ill of others akin to terrorism : Pope Francis

Pope Francis on Saturday said that gossiping and speak ill of others within religious communities is like terrorism.He made the remark at a meeting with priests, nuns and novices at the Holy Rosary Church in Dhaka, on the last day of his visit to Bangladesh,...

01-Dec-2017 Dhaka

Pope Francis ordains 16 priests for Bangladesh Church

Pope Francis held a mass attended by tens of thousands of worshippers here during which he ordained 16 new priests for the small church of the country which has less than 400 priests.The pontiff arrived in Dhaka on Thursday from Myanmar and said in his address...

28-Nov-2017 Nay Pyi Taw

Pope Francis heads to Myanmar capital

Pope Francis headed to Myanmar's capital city of Nay Pyi Taw on Tuesday, where heads of the government will officially welcome him on the second day of his visit to the country.In the capital, the pontiff will be received by President Htin Kyaw and will also...

26-Nov-2017 Vatican City

Pray for victims of Egypt attack: Pope Francis

Pope Francis on Sunday invited those gathered in St. Peter's Square to pray for the victims of a deadly attack on a mosque in Egypt's northern Sinai Peninsula that left 305 people dead and about 100 injured.He recalled that the victims had been praying at...

25-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Word 'Dharm-nirpekshta' has no meaning : Baba Ramdev

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Saturday said the word 'dharm-nirpekshta' (secular) is meaningless and those who use it are not aware of its true meaning.Speaking at the Times Lit Fest here, Ramdev said that the term they are looking for is 'panth-nirpekshta' (neutrality...

23-Nov-2017 Kolkata

Hindi-Chini bhai bhai : Dalai Lama

 Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama on Thursday batted for respect and recognition of the 'Hindi-Chini bhai bhai' spirit to take Sino-Indian relations forward."India and China should eventually find respect for 'Hindi-Chini bhai bhai'," the Dalai Lama told...

23-Nov-2017 Kolkata

Hindi-Chini bhai bhai : Dalai Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Thursday batted for respect and recognition of the 'Hindi-Chini bhai bhai' spirit to take Sino-Indian relations forward."India and China should eventually find respect for 'Hindi-Chini bhai bhai'," the Dalai Lama told...

21-Nov-2017 Bhubaneswar

Dalai Lama gets 'KISS Humanitarian Award'

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama was honoured with the 10th KISS Humanitarian Award at the Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) here on Tuesday.The award citation recognised his "concern for the oppressed human beings all over the world in need...

20-Nov-2017 Bhubaneswar

India, China have no option but to live peacefully: Dalai Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Monday said India and China have no option except to live peacefully and help each other.On to the strained ties between the two countries in the wake of the Doklam standoff, the Nobel Peace laureate said that is not...

19-Nov-2017 New Delhi

India, China have great potential : Dalai Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Sunday said India and China have "great potential" and they could work together at a "practical level"."I think, a great potential... India and China combined are doing more compassionate work... At a practical level...

15-Nov-2017 Hyderabad

Patanjali to set up food park in Telangana

The Patanjali Group will set up a large food park in Telangana with units for processing edible oil, fruit pulp and spices.It signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Telangana government on Wednesday.Patanjali Group also expressed interest in...

15-Nov-2017 Lucknow

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar meets Yogi Adityanath, discusses Ayodhya

Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Wednesday met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath here and discussed the dragging Ayodhya dispute.Adityanath and Ravi Shankar held a 30-minute meeting at the Chief Minister's residence.Officials told...

04-Nov-2017 New Delhi

918 kg Brand India 'khichdi' enters Guinness World Record

A team of 50 chefs as part of a government-led initiative on Saturday created a Guinness World Record by cooking a mammoth 918 kg of "khichdi".As the clock ticked towards 12 p.m. -- time scheduled for the khichdi to get ready -- people around, mostly media...

18-Oct-2017 Imphal

There are no Muslim or Christian terrorists: Dalai Lama

There are no Muslim or Christian terrorists because terrorists are no more religious once they embrace terror, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said on Wednesday."People cease to be Muslim, Christian or any group the moment they became terrorists,"...

17-Oct-2017 Imphal

Dalai Lama arrives in Manipur

 Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama arrived here on Tuesday on a three-day visit to Manipur.Chief Minister N. Biren Singh and Assembly Speaker Yumnam Khemchand received the Dalai Lama, who has been declared a state guest, at the airport.There was tight security...

09-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Injury to children sends pain throughout humanity: Kailash Satyarthi

Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi said here on Monday that injuring a child sends pain throughout humanity.Speaking at a function to highlight issues pertaining to child abuse, Satyarthi appealed for protection of child rights, particularly their...

09-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Mehbooba Mufti appeals for protecting children’s innocence, education

Terming children as the treasure for future, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today appealed all sections of society to play their role in protecting their childhood which unfortunately gets disrupted due to uncertainties or political turmoils. Addressing a function...

view more >>

 

 

 

Photo Gallery

 

 

Video Gallery