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His Holiness the Dalai Lama bestows Avalokiteshvara Empowerment, says the initiation is to promote compassion

Tibet Related News - 9 hours 52 min ago

Dharamshala: After a brief break from the last teaching on tackling negative emotions, the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama began two-day live conferment on the Avalokiteshvara Empowerment, a practice focused on compassion. It is the beginning of … Continued

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Dr. Rajnarain Rai, an ardent Tibet supporter passes away

Tibet Related News - 11 hours 25 min ago

Dharamshala: Dr Rajnarain Rai, President of India Tibet Friendship Society, Muzaffarpur, Bihar passed away today in the early morning. He was 94 years old. Dr Rai was an ardent supporter of the Tibetan freedom struggle who had always stood up … Continued

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COVID-19 briefing reviews response measures undertaken by CTA

Tibet Related News - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 21:08

Dharamshala: The weekly COVID-19 press briefing updating the situation among Tibetans in India, Nepal and Bhutan was held yesterday. Presided over by Sikyong and joined by Education Kalon, Home Secretary. Education Kalon briefed about the undertakings of the department and … Continued

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9th press briefing by CTA COVID-19 Task Force: Fresh GOI Guidelines on Domestic and International Travels

Tibet Related News - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 17:09

Dharamshala: The CTA’s task force on Wuhan-originated COVID-19 on Friday announced new quarantine guidelines issued by the Government of India for domestic and international travellers. A day ahead of the resumption of flight services amid the COVID-19 lockdown, the Ministry of Health … Continued

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Top COVID-19 questions answered: An exclusive interview with CTA’s Department of Health

Tibet Related News - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 19:46

Dharamshala: In an exclusive interview with Tibet News Bureau’s host Tenzin Wangchuk earlier Tuesday, CTA’s Department of Health answered some pressing COVID-19 questions and spoke in detail the situation of COVID-19 in the Tibetan community and how the precautionary measures … Continued

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Tibetan Buddhist scholar in meditative Thukdam state after 20 days of clinical death

Tibet Related News - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 03:24

Dharamshala: A Tibetan Buddhist scholar from Gaden Jangtse Phara Khangtsen in Mundgod Tibetan settlement has reportedly remained in the state of Thukdam for more than 20 days now. He was declared clinically dead on 5 May morning. Read the original report … Continued

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Sikyong advises uniform swab testing across quarantine centres to ensure early detection

Tibet Related News - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 00:56

Dharamshala: Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay and Health Kalon Choekyong Wangchuk chaired the routine briefing of the CTA Wuhan-COVID-19 Emergency Relief Committee to review the latest status and measures underway in tackling the COVID-19 situation in Tibetan settlements in India, Nepal and … Continued

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Delhi Settlement Office sends home 390 Tibetans stranded in the Red Zone

Tibet Related News - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 21:22

Dharamshala: 390 Tibetans stranded in Delhi due to the lockdown have finally left for their homes thanks to the excellent support and guidance issued by the Delhi Samyeling Tibetan Settlement Office. Another 151 are waiting for their passes and other … Continued

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MP David Sweet raises Tibet issue at the House of Commons of Canada, calls on Canada to do more than just hope for dialogue

Tibet Related News - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 20:02

Ottawa, Canada:  “We are leading democracy in the world. We must stand up for freedom, democracy, and human rights. How can Canada just stand by when we have witnessed the persecution of Uyghurs, Tibetans, and Falun Gong practitioners by the … Continued

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CTA successfully concludes month-long global advocacy campaign on the 11th Panchen Lama who was forcibly disappeared for a quarter of century

Tibet Related News - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 15:30

Dharamshala: The UN, EU & Human Rights Desk, Department of Information & International Relations, CTA, today successfully wrapped up the month-long global campaign on 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima despite the severity of COVID-19 outbreak. On 25 April, on … Continued

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Health Department launches online training series on COVID-19 amid pandemic crisis

Tibet Related News - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 14:30

Dharamshala: Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Health, CTA launched a COVID-19 online training initiative on 18 May for the benefit of medical officers, nurses, and community health workers of DoHe Health facilities. The training aims to enhance their … Continued

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Representative Scott Perry introduces bill to recognize the “Tibet Autonomous Region as a separate, independent country”

Tibet Related News - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 22:59

Dharamshala: US House Representative Scott Perry from Pennsylvania introduced a bill (H.R. 6948) that would “authorize the President to recognize the Tibet Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China as a separate, independent country, and for other purposes”. The … Continued

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Sikyong and Education Kalon visits CTA quarantine facility in Khanyara, enquires the concerns of the quarantined students

Tibet Related News - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 21:31

Dharamshala: Earlier today, Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay visited CTA’s quarantine centre at Sherab Gatsel Lobling and Tibetan reception centre at Khanyara and interacted with the students in quarantine. Sikyong was accompanied by Education Kalon Dr Pema Yangchen, Health Secretary Palden … Continued

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Tibetan nun from Kollegal found in rare meditative state of Thukdam

Tibet Related News - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 19:45

Dharamshala: A Tibetan nun named Tenzin Choedon aged 82 was found in the rare meditative state of Thukdam after passing away on Friday last week. Ven Tenzin Choedon more prominently known as Ani Tenzin was a resident of Kollegal Tibetan … Continued

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Speaker Pema Jungney welcomes the global call of 144 government officials, politicians and MPs for the release of His Eminence the 11th Panchen Lama

Tibet Related News - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 19:00

Dharamshala: Speaker Pema Jungney, on behalf of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile, expresses his profound gratitude to 144 government officials, politicians, and Parliament Members from about 14 different countries for calling on China for the release of His Eminence the 11th Panchen Lama, … Continued

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Tibetan Community of NY&NJ NY concludes COVID-19 emergency initiatives as the situation improves

Tibet Related News - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 18:49

Washington DC: As per information from the Office of Tibet, Washington DC, following are the COVID-19 relief initiatives undertaken by the Tibetan Community of New York and New Jersey led by their task force committee. Read the original report filed … Continued

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Health screening of returnees to Tibetan settlements underway

Tibet Related News - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 01:23

Dharamshala: With the lift of the ban on inter and intra-state movement, many Tibetan students, pilgrims and others stranded in different parts of the country have returned to their respective settlements. As a precautionary measure, the Department of Health, CTA has directed … Continued

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CTA’s COVID-19 Emergency Task Force inspects upcoming facilities in Dhasa

Tibet Related News - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 22:58

Dharamshala: CTA’s task force team for COVID-19 visited Lower TCV school to inspect the existing structure to set up a new Quarantine Centre as the number of Tibetans home comers to Dharamsala continues to increase each day. The Inspection team … Continued

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DOE brings home yet another group of 7 stranded students from Varanasi

Tibet Related News - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 15:22

Dharamshala: The rapid spread of Wuhan-originated COVID 19 in India has left many of our students stranded in different parts of the cities in India. As in the most recent case of Varanasi being declared a Red Zone, our students … Continued

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After arduous journey from the extreme west to east, 27 stranded students from Arunachal Pradesh finally reunited with family

Tibet Related News - Sat, 05/23/2020 - 20:01

Dharamshala: The Wuhan-originated COVID-19 pandemic has affected not only the global health and economy but the educational institution as well. Students all over are either at home or stranded at their universities in the direct consequence of the lockdown. As … Continued

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