Washington — A top aide to United States President Barack Obama on Monday held talks Monday with Tibet's spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama and voiced support for a peaceful solution with China, officials said, in the first meeting between the two sides in months.

California: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama landed at San Francisco International Airport, California, late this morning, on the first leg of his official visit to America and Canada, which formally begins in San Jose on October 12th.

Dharamshala: At the end his four-day discourse in Dharamshala, north India, on October 7, His Holiness the Dalai Lama said he wishes to make a pilgrimage to China to see the changes that have taken place there, and also mentioned the upcoming Washington Kalachakra.

Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrived in Germany yesterday, following his tour of Hungary, to be honoured with the Menschen in Europa award - a symbol of peace and tolerance. At the ceremony in Passau, Roland Koch, former premier of the German state of Hesse, declared that China should not pass up any opportunity to hold talks with Tibetan spiritual leader.

Budapest: His Holiness the Dalai Lama delivered the first of two days of teachings to a crowd of thousands at a sports arena in the Hungarian capital, Budapest, on Saturday (September 18). He then travelled to the town hall, where Mayor Gabor Demszky made him an honorary citizen.


Dharamshala: A motion to withdraw the two-term limit for the post of Kalon Tripa (Prime Minister) of the Tibetan government-in-exile was rejected by the Tibetan parliament on Thursday.

Dharamshala: Having focused his time in India over the past few months, His Holiness the Dalai Lama will give teachings in Hungary at the end of this week, and North America in mid-October.

Dharamshala: The announcement of US President Barack Obama’s visit to India in November has boosted the hopes of Tibetans living in exile, as speculation mounts that the Tibet issue may be on the agenda of Indo-US discussions.

Bylakuppe: Four Tibetan prime-ministerial candidates yesterday (September 3) faced tough questions during a public debate held in Bylakuppe, south India. The audience included many Tibetan monks and members of the younger generations.

Bylakuppe: Tibetans around the world today (September 2) celebrated the 50th Tibetan Democracy Day, which marks the anniversary of His Holiness the Dalai Lama's efforts to transform Tibetan society into a democracy. In Bylakuppe, south India, thousands of people, including Indian and foreign guests and dignitaries, attended festivities, along with a host of senior Tibetan functionaries.