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08-Jul-2021 Dharamsala

Personally greatful to Virbhadra for warm friendship: Dalai Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama on Thursday condoled the demise of Congress veteran and six-time Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh, saying he was personally grateful for the warm friendship he showed to him.In a letter to his widow, Pratibha...

04-Jul-2021 Dharamsala

Tough times do not last but happiness does, believes Dalai Lama

Tough times do not last, happiness does -- at least this is what Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama appears to be telling the world.Many Tibetans see him as a living God and he is idolised here and in the West. His Holiness will turn 86 on July 6.If one...

06-Mar-2021 Dharamsala

Dalai Lama takes first dose, appeals to get Covid-19 jab

Appealing to get themselves vaccinated, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, who is revered as a 'living god', on Saturday took his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine in a state-run hospital near his residence here in Himachal Pradesh, doctors said.After getting...

31-May-2020 New Delhi

Deepika Deshwal helps budding singer pin down abusive harasser

A budding professional singer living in Delhi was helped by a former woman wrestler, now a law officer, in reporting an abusive person who harassed the former on Bigo Live App to the police.Navpreet (name changed) told IANS on Sunday that she earned a...

22-May-2020

Domestic Violence : A blot on Humanity

The day lockdown was announced in India, there is a sharp rise in the cases of domestic violence. Not only in India but an increase at a global level was recorded in the cases related to domestic violence. According to the WHO report presented by the regional...

04-Apr-2020 S.A.S.Nagar (Mohali)

Chief Minister takes feedback on video call from Sarpanch of Balongi

The Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today had a video call conversation with the Sarpanch of Balongi village Bahadur Singh in order to take feedback to know the issues being faced by the public in view of the curfew restrictions and COVID-19 pandemic....

27-Nov-2019 New Delhi

It’s the time to turn waste into gold: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

With a mission to spread awareness about Clean & Green Delhi under Swachh Bharat Mission and to provide a robust waste management solution in the capital, Art of Living & NDMC have joined hands to process 1 Ton wet waste per day. They have launched...

18-Nov-2019 New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Bill Gates

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today had a meeting with Bill Gates, Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, during the latter’s three-day visit to India. The two had last met in September in New York, on the sidelines of the meeting of the United Nations...

18-Nov-2019 New Delhi

Bill Gates calls on Dr. Harsh Vardhan

Bill Gates, Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) called on Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, here today.  They presided over the  signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between the Health Ministry...

18-Nov-2019 New Delhi

WCD Ministry launches Bharatiya Poshan Krishi Kosh

The Union Minister of Women and Child Development (WCD) and Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani, along with Bill Gates, co-chair of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation launched the  Bharatiya Poshan Krishi Kosh (BPKK) today in New Delhi. The BPKK will be a...

18-Nov-2019 Dharamshala

Bandaru Dattatraya meets Dalai Lama at Dharamshala

Governor Bandaru Dattatraya met the spiritual leader of Tibetans, Dalai Lama at his residence in Dharamshala, today.  In the meeting, the Dalai Lama discussed India's ancient  culture, tradition, glorious history, especially the affection and contribution...

09-Nov-2019 Amritsar

Dalai Lama visited Golden temple Amritsar

Nobel peace laureate and the Tibetan religious leader the Dalai Lama today presided over an interfaith conference titled “The ik-noor Interfaith Conclave” at Guru Nanak Dev University in Amritsar. In his address  the Dalai Lama said, “I really believe...

16-Jul-2019 Dharamsala

At 84, Dalai Lama still young!

Eighty-four and still young!Revered by the Tibetans as a 'living god' and idolised in the Orient and the West, he transcends all barriers of religion, language and even distances.Wearing his trademark maroon robes, he stepped out of politics almost eight years now,...

15-Jul-2019 Dharamsala

Will myself decide on my successor : Dalai Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, respected by millions as a living god, who has been caught in a controversy over his recent joke that his successor a female Dalai Lama would have to be "more attractive", has clarified that his reincarnation is to be...

06-Jul-2019 Dharamsala

Prayers mark the Dalai Lama's 84th birthday

Donning traditional dresses, hundreds of Tibetans on Saturday joined the 84th birthday celebrations of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama at the main temple Tsuglakhang here.The Dalai Lama, revered by the Tibetans as a "living god", attended the prayers and...

28-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Share and Care is the Core of Indian Philosophy : Venkaiah Naidu

The Spiritual Guru and Founder of the Art of Living Foundation, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar called on Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu, here today.The Vice President while sharing details of the meeting, wrote in his Facebook post that they had a...

21-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Baba Ramdev announces first official memoir on Yoga Day

On the occasion of International Yoga Day on Friday, yoga guru Baba Ramdev announced his first official autobiography, titled "My Life, My Mission". It will release in August, the publisher Penguin said.Sharing the news on Twitter, Ramdev said that although...

02-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Saluting India's homegrown child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi

Each year on June 12, when the world observes the World Day Against Child Labour, India has cause to salute Kailash Satyarthi - the man who made this day possible - a human rights champion who rescued over 88,000 bonded and trafficked children, and won the...

25-Dec-2018 Dharamsala

We should learn from Christians how to serve humanity : Dalai Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Tuesday said the Buddhists should learn from the Christians how to serve the humanity.Presiding over the second day of his discourse in Bihar's historical city Bodh Gaya, the Dalai Lama urged followers of all religions...

23-Dec-2018 Kolkata

Naseeruddin's remarks amount to degrading country's pride : Baba Ramdev

Actor Naseeruddin Shah's remarks on religious violence prompted yoga guru Ramdev to say on Saturday that such accusations amounted to degrading the country's pride."Naseeruddin Shah has earned his popularity due to love of common people. I have not seen religious...

04-Dec-2018 Gandhinagar

Dialogue best solution to Ayodhya issue : Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said here on Tuesday that a constructive dialogue between the opposing parties was the best solution to the vexed Ram Mandir issue."I believe in dialogue," the spiritual guru told IANS on the sidelines of the first convocation...

14-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Pass anti-trafficking bill, says Kailash Satyarthi on Children's day

Child rights activist and Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi says leaders from across the political spectrum should promise that they will pass the anti-trafficking bill in the Rajya Sabha to celebrate Children's day in the true sense as the little ones are...

07-Nov-2018 Vatican City

World hunger due to market economy's lack of solidarity : Pope Francis

Pope Francis on Wednesday decried the existence of poverty in the world and said it did not stem from a lack of resources but rather from an economic culture lacking in equity and human solidarity.The head of the Catholic church made his remarks during the...

04-Nov-2018 Haridwar

Take away voting rights of people with over two kids : Baba Ramdev

Yoga guru and retail entrepreneur Baba Ramdev on Sunday said that those who marry and have more than two children should be denied their voting rights."In this country, those who, like me, do not marry, should be honoured, and those who marry and have more...

28-Oct-2018 Ranchi

KSCF joins hands with Jharkhand to end child labour

The Kailash Satyarthi Childrens Foundation (KSCF) here on Sunday joined hands with the Jharkhand government and the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) to eradicate child labour in the state.The ongoing initiative by the KSCF -- Bal...

24-Oct-2018 Gurugram (Haryana)

Healthy diet amplifies self-esteem of kids : Kailash Satyarthi

Balanced and healthy food is crucial for growth of the mind as well as the body which helps amplify self-esteem during adolescence, Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi said here on Wednesday."Availability of good nutrition and hygiene lie at the root of individual...

23-Oct-2018

Dalai Lama, Raghu Rai and shades of black and white

It was in 1975 that photographer Raghu Rai first met Buddhist spiritual leader The Dalai Lama in Ladakh. Rai was then with The Statesman newspaper. During the first encounter, Rai remembers, The Dalai Lama was gentle, wonderful and at ease.Since then, and...

18-Oct-2018 Nagpur

Stop aping others, embrace Indian culture : Kailash Satyarthi

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Thursday urged the Indian youth to embrace their national culture and stop aping others.Reflecting on the RSS' agenda during their annual Vijayadashmi event marking the organisation's foundation day, Satyarthi said: "Though...

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