Tibetans likely to back "Middle Way", hope for best

Dharamsala, Nov 21: The ongoing conclave of Tibetan exiles in Dharamsala has reportedly failed to find a viable alternative to the Dalai Lama''s "Middle Way" approach to China.

The participants today admitted that they could do little more than hope for a softening in Beijing''s stance.

Samdong Rinpoche, Tibetan Prime Minister in-exile said, any decision taken in the meeting will be made public in due time.

"Now that group discussions are over, whatever the group has discussed, that should be made public. So number one is plenary session, easy for the media. Whatever they had to discuss they have discussed ," he added.

Dalai Lama refuses to comment on ongoing Tibetan conclave

Dalai Lama named freeman of ParisDharamsala, Nov 20 : Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Thursday refused to comment on the ongoing Tibetan meeting in Dharamsala, saying that it might become a hindrance in the free expression of Tibetans.

Hundreds of prominent members of the community in exile are attending a conclave in Dharamsala called by their spiritual leader to discuss the future of the Tibetan people and debate how to advance their cause.

Exiled Tibetans meet to discuss future aspirations

tibet, chinaNew Delhi - More than 600 exiled Tibetan leaders gathered in the northern Indian town of Dharamsala Monday to air their views and aspirations on the best course of action for the Tibetan cause.

The situation in Tibet was serious and at this "critical stage" all Tibetans needed to find a consensus on what future action should to be taken, Samdhong Rinpoche, prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile said in his opening speech.

Tibetan exiles gather for a six-day meeting in Dharamsala

Tibetan exiles gather for a six-day meeting in DharamsalaDharamsala, Nov 17 : Hundreds of Tibetan exiles today gathered here for a six-day long meeting to discuss the future course of action after the failure of eight round of talks with China.

Tibetan exiles from across the globe have come for the special meeting called on by the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader.

Dalai Lama arrives in Dharamsala ahead of Tibetan special meet

Dalai LamaDharamsala, Nov 15 : Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama arrived in Dharamsala, seat of Tibetan government-in-exile on Saturday ahead of special meet.

A meeting of Tibetan exiles is set to take place in Dharamsala beginning from November 17.

Dalai Lama, who was on week-long visit to Japan, will not participate in the six-day meeting.

The meeting, where Tibet''s political unrest and its future are to be discussed between those seeking autonomy and independence, could become a turning point as different factions compete for influence over the exile movement.

Dalai Lama will seek fresh answers

Dalai LamaDharamsala, Nov. 15 : Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, is said to be seeking fresh answers to questions about securing autonomy for all Tibetans.

The Dalai Lama shocked his followers last month when he said he had failed in his efforts to negotiate a “middle way” with China by asking for real autonomy, rather than independence.

“As far as I’m concerned, I have given up,” he said.

He also called for a six-day conference of 600 Tibetan exiles to discuss their movement’s future in the light of the violent anti-Chinese protests in Tibet this year.