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India scales down Dalai Lama anniversary celebrations

India seems to be changing its stance on the Dalai Lama’s public role, citing new “sensitivities” in its bilateral relations with China. Three days after Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale sent out a letter “advising” Indian officials to avoid any Tibetan public functions, an event planned to commemorate the Dalai Lama’s 60th year in exile in Delhi was […]