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CTA President congratulates Padma Shri Awardee Robert Thurman

Tibet Related News - 14 hours 30 min ago

Dharamshala: CTA President Dr. Lobsang Sangay today congratulated senior Tibetan Buddhist scholar Robert Thurman who was recognised by the Govt. of India to be conferred the prestigious Padma Shri Award for his revolutionary contribution in Indo-Tibetan Buddhist studies. Robert Thurman, … Continued

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CTA President congratulates family and well-wishers of Padma Vibhushan recipient George Fernandes

Tibet Related News - 18 hours 38 min ago

Dharamshala: President Dr Lobsang Sangay of the Central Tibetan Administration congratulated the family and well wishers of late George Fernandes who was posthumously awarded the prestigious Padma Vibhushan by the Government of India on the occasion of the 71st Republic … Continued

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Kalon Karma Gelek Yuthok wishes the Chinese speedy resolution to the Coronavirus health crisis

Tibet Related News - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 21:43

Dharamshala: In the past few weeks, news emerging on China has been primarily focussed on the epidemic ‘Coronavirus’, an airborne disease which has gripped national attention as well as globally, after it spread rapidly among its citizens and tourists alike. Around … Continued

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Senior Tibetan Buddhist scholar Robert Thurman to be conferred with Padma Shri by Indian Govt.

Tibet Related News - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 18:18

Dharamshala: One of the most senior renowned international scholars of Tibetan Buddhist tradition, Professor Robert Thurman is to be conferred with one of India’s highest civilian award, the Padma Shri for his path-breaking research and contribution in Indo-Tibetan Buddhist studies. … Continued

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Ravangla Settlement Officer meets Ministers to table the Tibetan settlement issues

Tibet Related News - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 15:05

Sikkim: Tibetan Settlement Officer of Ravangla, Dorjee Tsering accompanied by secretary Kunga Tsephel paid a series of visits to Ministers of the Sikkim Govt. to table the issues of Tibetan settlement in Sikkim. They first met with Shri Arun Upreti, … Continued

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Health Kalon visits Tibetans in Lachen, Lachung region in North Sikkim

Tibet Related News - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 02:44

Pagong: In order to get firsthand information on the situation of Tibetans living in Lachen, Lachung region in North Sikkim and to extend good wishes from the 15th Kashag of Central Tibetan Administration, Health Kalon Choekyong Wangchuk took a tour of … Continued

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“Democracy, Diversity and Unity”: CTA President’s message on 71st Republic Day of India

Tibet Related News - Sun, 01/26/2020 - 21:23

Dharamshala: Conveying his heartfelt greetings to the People and Government of India on the 71st Republic Day, President Dr Lobsang Sangay said India is a shining example for pluralistic democracy, urging Tibetans worldwide to imbibe the democratic values and practices. … Continued

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CTA greets India on 71st Republic day, pledges commitment towards revival of ancient Indian traditions

Tibet Related News - Sun, 01/26/2020 - 18:11

Dharamshala: The Central Tibetan Administration greeted the people of India on their 71st Republic Day at a ceremony held at the CTA headquarters today. The ceremony was attended by Kalons, secretaries and senior leadership of the Central Tibetan Administration. Hoisting the … Continued

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China at the bottom of global rankings in Democracy Index 2019

Tibet Related News - Sun, 01/26/2020 - 04:24

China which is categorised as the authoritarian regime under the Democracy Index has seen the greatest decline in its global rankings. It is now ranked close to the bottom of the global rankings at the 153rd rank out of the … Continued

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Education Kalon visits Tibetan settlements in South India

Tibet Related News - Sun, 01/26/2020 - 04:12

Mundgod: Education  Dr. Pema Yangchen visited Mundod Tibetan settlement where she was accorded a cordial welcome reception by the representatives of the community, NGOs and administrators of the monastery.  Kalon first visited the local Tibetan schools and interacted with the … Continued

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Shimla Chief Representative calls on newly elected Himachal Pradesh BJP President and Vice-president

Tibet Related News - Sat, 01/25/2020 - 22:28

Shimla: After learning about Dr Rajeev Bindal election as Himachal Pradesh BJP President by a majority on 18 January, the Chief Representative of Shimla Tenzin Norbu led a delegation of local assembly members and monastery representative, as well as the … Continued

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Health Kalon concludes official visit to Gangtok

Tibet Related News - Sat, 01/25/2020 - 22:18

Gangtok: Health Kalon Mr Choekyong Wangchuk, accompanied by Health education cum media officer of Department of Health Mr Tenzin Samten, concluded the official events in and around Gangtok with a courtesy call on Vice-Chancellor of Sikkim Manipal University (SMU) Lt. … Continued

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Information Secretary questions Chinese delegations’ dubious claims of “freedom and progress” in Tibet

Tibet Related News - Fri, 01/24/2020 - 21:33

Dharamshala: The Information Secretary of Central Tibetan Administration said China has been sending its so-called “Tibetan delegation” overseas to promote propaganda on Tibet and to deter international criticism of its egregious human rights abuses inside Tibet. “China has been sending … Continued

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Home Kalon visits Darjeeling, long-awaited meeting with CM Mamata Banerjee put on hold

Tibet Related News - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 22:38

Kalon Sonam Topgyal Khorlatsang of Department of Home, Central Tibetan Administration recently visited. Kalon was scheduled to meet the Hon’ble Chief Minister of West Bengal Smt. Mamata Banerjee to discuss the implementation of the Tibetan Rehabilitation policy 2014, which has … Continued

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Exclusive Interview: Democracy and Freedom in Hong Kong, Tibet and Taiwan

Tibet Related News - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 21:20

The Tibet News Bureau of Central Tibetan Administration interviewed Mr Ford Fu-Te Liao(廖福特), President of Taiwan Foundation for Democracy(台灣民主基金會)and Research Professor at the Institute of Law, Academia Sinica Taiwan. Mr Laio has served as Secretary-General of the Taiwan Society of … Continued

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Health Kalon attends 5th Global Vision for Young Tibetans Conference in Gangtok

Tibet Related News - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 15:15

Gangtok: Health Kalon addresses the opening ceremony of Global Vision for Young Tibetans Conference as a special guest held yesterday at the Namgyal Institute of Tibetology in Gangtok. The conference is being organised by the ENVISION trust and will continue … Continued

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Tibet Interest Group (TIG) formed in the new European Parliament

Tibet Related News - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 14:45

Brussels: A Tibet Interest Group (TIG) was formed in the recently elected European Parliament on Wednesday. Ms Molly Scott-Cato, MEP, chaired the meeting which was attended by seven MEPs and nine Assistants of MEPs. The staff of the Office of … Continued

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CTA Information Secretary condemns Tibet clause in China-Myanmar economic treaty

Tibet Related News - Wed, 01/22/2020 - 02:51

Dharamshala: Information Secretary of the Central Tibetan Administration, Mr Tsewang Gyalpo Arya on Tuesday decried a provision in the joint accord signed between China and Myanmar on 18 January that recognised Tibet along with Taiwan and Xinjiang (East Turkestan) as … Continued

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US Congress sanctions new $9 million fund for strengthening CTA and diaspora Tibetan communities

Tibet Related News - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 21:33

Dharamshala: “The Central Tibetan Administration would like to express its deep gratitude and thank the US government and Congress once again for their generous assistance towards the Tibetan community,” said Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay earlier today, commenting on the Further … Continued

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Speaker Pema Jungney congratulates BJP President Jagat Prakash Nadda

Tibet Related News - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 21:49

  Dharamshala: Speaker Pema Jungney of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile, on behalf of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile congratulates Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda on being elected as the 14th President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). In the congratulatory letter, the Speaker wrote, “You have … Continued

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