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Baroda Tibetan sweater sellers donate over 1 lakh to Mayor’s COVID-19 relief fund

Tibet Related News - Sat, 04/18/2020 - 00:54

Baroda: The Baroda Tibetan Sweater sellers have donated Rs 1,20,000 to the mayor of Baroda in a show of support towards the city administration’s efforts in containing the spread of Coronavirus pandemic. The representatives expressed their heartfelt gratitude to the … Continued

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Miao Tibetan settlement contributes over 2 lakh to Chief Minister and ADC Emergency Relief Fund

Tibet Related News - Sat, 04/18/2020 - 00:42

Miao: All the units and residents of Choephelling Tibetan Settlement came forward to express solidarity with the State Government of Arunachal Pradesh by contributing INR 1,54,051 (One lakh fifty four thousand and fifty one) towards Chief Ministers Relief Fund and … Continued

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Women Empowerment Desk and TWA releases hotline for sexual and genderbased violence

Tibet Related News - Fri, 04/17/2020 - 20:24

Dharamshala: Under the CTA’s zero-tolerance policy in terms of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in Tibetan community, the Women empowerment desk (WED), Dept. of Finance, CTA has been working on the prevention of SGBV in the community since the last … Continued

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Paonta, Kamrao, Sataun and Puruwala Tibetans donate 1 lakh to the CM Relief Fund

Tibet Related News - Fri, 04/17/2020 - 17:48

Dharamshala: The Paonta Cholsum, Gapa Tibetan settlement, Kham Khatok and Sakya Tibetan settlement based in Himachal Pradesh have collectively donated a sum of 1 lakh to the CM relief fund, as per Kashag’s appeal to donate to the COVID-19 relief … Continued

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82 organizations petition against China’s appointment to the Consultative Group of UN Human Rights Council

Tibet Related News - Fri, 04/17/2020 - 14:01

Geneva: 82 Organizations and Associations predominantly from Central and Eastern Europe have submitted a joint petition for the cancellation of appointment of Mr Jiang Duan, Minister at the Permanent Mission of the People’s Republic of China, to the Human Rights … Continued

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama congratulates President Moon Jae-in on election victory

Tibet Related News - Fri, 04/17/2020 - 13:57

Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama has written today to His Excellency Moon Jae-in, the President of the Republic of Korea, to congratulate him on his Party’s success in the recent Parliamentary elections. “I am deeply appreciative of your persistent … Continued

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CTA Press Briefing on Coronavirus| 16 April 2020

Tibet Related News - Thu, 04/16/2020 - 23:59

Dharamshala: Following PM Modi’s official announcement to extend the nation-wide lockdown till 3 May earlier this Tuesday, President Dr Lobsang Sangay of the Central Tibetan Administration today urged all the Tibetans to render support and cooperation in maintaining the discipline … Continued

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Tibetan nurses volunteer to join India’s fight against Coronavirus

Tibet Related News - Thu, 04/16/2020 - 22:58

Dharamshala: Two Tibetan nurses from Miao Choephelling Tibetan Settlement in Arunachal Pradesh have volunteered to help the government fight against the Wuhan-origin COVID-19 pandemic, Miao Settlement Officer Tenzin Chokden said on Friday. Tenzin Choekyi and Mindu Lhamo who are currently in … Continued

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Jonang Takten Choeling Monastery donates over 1.15 lakh to Himachal CM relief fund, donates medical supplies

Tibet Related News - Thu, 04/16/2020 - 22:06

Shimla: Jonang Kyabje Khen Rinpoche Kunga Choephel of Jonang Takten Phuntsok Choeling Monastery in Shimla today called on Honourable Chief Minister Shri Jai Ram Thakur to present donation amount of Rs 1,15,001 as a token of contribution and support to … Continued

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Tibetan Settlement Office Darjeeling donates 1.5 lakh to West Bengal Coronavirus relief fund

Tibet Related News - Thu, 04/16/2020 - 19:34

Darjeeling: The Tibetan community in Darjeeling led by the Settlement Officer and the various Tibetan regional associations and Kyidugs distributed free ration and groceries to the both Tibetan and Indian destitute families in Darjeeling district. As a token of solidarity and … Continued

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Rato Monastery in Mundgod provides food and relief supplies to dailywage earners in rurals

Tibet Related News - Thu, 04/16/2020 - 15:55

Hubli: As India enters its second phase of lockdown in its fight against the coronavirus pandemic, many dailywage earners and labourers in rural areas are struggling to gain access to daily needs for their livelihood. Rato Monastery in Mundgod, as … Continued

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Tibetan Monasteries in Dharamshala contribute over 15 lakh to India’s Coronavirus relief fund

Tibet Related News - Thu, 04/16/2020 - 15:19

Dharamshala: More and more Tibetan communities across India, especially the Tibetan Buddhist monasteries have been making outstanding contributions to India’s fight against coronavirus. Earlier this month, President Dr Lobsang Sangay had issued an appeal to all CTA functionaries across the world … Continued

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Tibetans in South India raise over Rs. 2 crores in contribution to PM CARES, K’taka CM fund and relief for dailywage earners

Tibet Related News - Thu, 04/16/2020 - 02:18

Bangalore: Chief Representative of South Zone, CTA, Mr Chophel Thupten, led a delegation from Namdroling Monastery, Sera Lachi, Sera Jey & Sera Mey Monasteries from Bylakuppe, accompanied by Settlement Officer as well as Khenpo of Dzongkar Choede Monastery, Administrator of Gyudmey … Continued

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Embracing an attitude of compassion and gratitude as we overcome the coronavirus pandemic

Tibet Related News - Wed, 04/15/2020 - 04:03

Dharamshala: The 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, today spoke about the ongoing COVID-19 crisis through his Facebook page to millions of Tibetan Buddhist followers around the world. His Eminence stated that despite being on a retreat, he felt the … Continued

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Ladakh Settlement Office contributes Rs 5.7 lakh to Ladakh UT Coronavirus fund

Tibet Related News - Tue, 04/14/2020 - 18:46

Leh Ladakh: Mr Tseten Wangchuk, Chief Representative Officer, Sonamling Tibetan Settlement Ladakh donated a sum of 5,76,365 rupees to Shri Rigzin Samphel, Commissioner/Secretary of Health, Administration of UT Ladakh as a gesture of participation and solidarity in the UT’s fight against … Continued

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Tibetan organisations in Dharamshala makes donation to combat COVID-19

Tibet Related News - Tue, 04/14/2020 - 16:28

Dharamshala: Since the outbreak of this unprecedented WUHAN COVID-19 pandemic spread all over the world including India, the following Organisations expressed the deepest gratitude to both Central, State and District Government by making a donation to combat with COVID-19 in … Continued

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Nationwide lockdown extended till May 3, relaxation in areas with no hotspots after April 20: PM Modi

Tibet Related News - Tue, 04/14/2020 - 16:14

Dharamshala: Prime Minister Narendra Modi this morning announced that the nationwide lockdown to contain COVID-19 will be extended till May 3, which has so far claimed 339 lives in the country and left over 10,000 infected. PM Modi said that India … Continued

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Belgian Federal MP Hon. Cogolati issues public statement for the unconditional release of Panchen Lama

Tibet Related News - Mon, 04/13/2020 - 19:55

Brussels: Samuel Cogolati, Federal parliamentarian of Ecolo-Goren Party, Belgium has issued a public statement of support for Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the 11th Panchen Lama. In his April 8 statement, he has urged the Belgian Foreign Ministry to send a strong message to … Continued

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Tibetan Homes Foundation, Mussoorie donates 3 lakhs to the District COVID-19 Relief Fund

Tibet Related News - Mon, 04/13/2020 - 17:24

Mussoorie: As per the Kashag’s appeal to make a voluntary contribution to the host State and District Covid-19 Relief Fund, the Management Committee of THF passed a resolution on 13 April to offer one day-salary of the staff and pensioners … Continued

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CTA’s Health Dept initiates tele-counseling service for coping with mental stress in Covid-19

Tibet Related News - Mon, 04/13/2020 - 16:59

Dharamshala: The Mental Health Desk of Department of Health, CTA is initiating tele-counselling helpline service for members of the Tibetan community who could be experiencing emotional distress, anxiety and are having difficulty coping with the challenges of the COVID-19 outbreak. … Continued

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