Dalai Lama expresses concern over poor health of Shinzo Abe
Saturday, 29 August 2020 Dharamshala: Dalai Lama on Saturday expressed concern over the poor health of Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe who had on Friday resigned due to health issues. In a letter to Abe, Dalai Lama wrote, “I pray that your treatment will be successful. It is admirable that you have considered the greater good...
Japan's Yoshihide Suga was voted prime minister by parliament on Wednesday to become the country's first new leader in nearly eight years, appointing a new cabinet that kept about half of the familiar faces from predecessor Shinzo Abe's lineup. Emer McCarthy reports.
A funeral with mass public participation was held in Ladakh for a martyred Tibetan soldier. Company Leader Nyima Tenzin, of the Special Frontier Force, was killed in a landmine explosion during an operation at the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh, on August 29-30. The army truck carrying his mortal remains was adorned with the Indian tricolour and the Tibetan flag. Many people followed the truck on their vehicles, carrying the same flags. Chants of 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' and 'Tibet Desh Ki Jai' were heard at the venue of the cremation. The forces bid adieu to the fallen soldier with full military honours, including a gun salute by a ceremonial guard. The solemn ceremony was attended by top politicians like Ram Madhav and Lok Sabha member Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, both from the Bharatiya Janata Party. As per experts, this was the first time that a soldier of the SFF was given a public funeral. It could be seen as a message to China amid the current border standoff. Chinese forces also occupy Tibet, and India has acted as a haven for Tibetans, including their spiritual leader Dalai Lama, fleeing persecution.
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Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur reacted on two associates of Chinese national Charlie Peng have been identified in the state. He said that it has been reported that Charlie Peng, has contact with two people in Himachal Pradesh. One of which is a citizen of China. The police have detained him; people of Intelligence Bureau are also questioning them. He said, "Initial investigation revealed that their motive is being told to keep an eye on the movement of Dalai Lama and to be communicated. We have asked to strengthen the security system of the Dalai Lama." Two associates of Chinese national Charlie Peng, whose hawala racket was busted by Income Tax department in Delhi recently, have been identified in Chauntra in Mandi district and Bir in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. Central and State Agencies are jointly investigating the matter as both the identified persons including a Chinese woman have travelled to foreign countries large number of times and their link to possible spying of Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama is also under investigation.
“Stuttering John" Melendez is suing SiriusXM Radio for using his archived hot-button interviews with the likes of the Dalai Lama, Ringo Starr and Mike Tyson without compensation and in violation of his publicity rights.
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A group of young people pick up garbage on the hills in Dharamshala every Sunday. They have named themselves as 'Dhauladhar Cleaners'. They are motivating local people regarding garbage management and its disposal. Team is educating youth to make the city clean, and their main focus is to work towards solution for pollution. Sandhya, a research scholar, said, "We collect garbage on every Sunday. Our aim is to make people aware about garbage management and motivate them to keep this place clean."
Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama's security is being tightened following the detention of two persons who were allegedly tracking his movement on the directions of Chinese national Charlie Peng. Police arrested both who were allegedly tracking Dalai Lama’s movement. Earlier, Charlie Peng was booked by ED for allegedly running money laundering racket. Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur spoke about Dalai Lama’s security. Thakur said that he had directed the state police to further strengthen the Dalai Lama's security and instructed them to be more vigilant and cautious in Dharamshala where his residence is located. Watch the full video for more.
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The Department of Health, Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) observed the World Breastfeeding Week in Himachal Pradesh's Dharamshala. World Breastfeeding Week began from August 01 and it will end on August 07. A 5-minute video was screened to spread awareness on breastfeeding theme. Every year Health Department organise this week to educate expecting mothers about the significance of breastfeeding and its long term health benefits for the child as well as for the mother. The event began with the announcement of winners and screening of their video presentations.
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The USD/JPY pair pared back gains made yesterday as traders reacted to news of Shinzo Abe’s resignation. The pair had gained yesterday after Jerome Powell... Invezz Also reported by •Newsmax •NYTimes.com •Deutsche Welle •News24
Abe, Japan's longest-serving prime minister, plans to return home later on Monday after the examination at Tokyo's Keio University Hospital, the source familiar... WorldNews Also reported by •Deutsche Welle •BBC News