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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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Latest updates from CTA COVID-19 Task Force meeting

Tibet Related News - Sat, 05/23/2020 - 04:02

Dharamshala: At the Task Force meeting today, chaired by Sikyong and Health Kalon, attended by secretaries of departments reviewed updates on the various COVID-19 relief measures undertaken by the CTA. The monitoring committee updated on the data of those under quarantine: … Continued

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The Naku La Face-off: China’s “Early Harvest” in the Sino-Indian border

Tibet Related News - Sat, 05/23/2020 - 01:24

By Tsewang Dorji for Tibet Policy Institute, 22 May 2020 The Naku La face-off in North Sikkim at the height of COVID-19 ends, but the dispute over Tibet-Sikkim boundary begins. The Sino-Indian borders of Sikkim and Himachal Pradesh are considered as undisputed … Continued

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China and its Prisoner’s Complex : 25 years of the Disappearance of the Panchen Lama

Tibet Related News - Sat, 05/23/2020 - 01:18

By Tenzing Wangdak for Tibet Policy Institute, 22 May 2020 The world is currently facing the dilemma of tackling the COVID – 19 pandemic, along with attempting to jumpstart a failing global economy and a host of corollary issues related … Continued

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Tibetan communities in Switzerland, Italy and Austria contribute towards fight against COVID-19 

Tibet Related News - Sat, 05/23/2020 - 01:04

Geneva: The Tibetan community in Switzerland, Italy and Austria, under the jurisdiction of Tibet Bureau Geneva, donated to organizations that give emergency assistance to those impacted hardest by Wuhan-originated coronavirus pandemic. The Wuhan-originated pandemic has caused an unprecedented global health … Continued

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CTA Wuhan COVID-19 Emergency Task Force in Action

Tibet Related News - Sat, 05/23/2020 - 00:22

Dharamshala: With the surge in COVID-19 cases across India, the Department of Health (CTA) COVID-19 Emergency Task Force continues to strengthen its workforce and preventive measures to face the growing challenges and threat posed by the pandemic. The process of … Continued

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DOE convenes online meeting with Snow Lion Foundation

Tibet Related News - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 23:41

Dharamshala: On 21 May, DOE convened an online meeting with the senior management members of Snow Lion Foundation (SLF), SLF Education Officer and school heads of the nine Tibetan schools in Nepal through Google Meet. The meeting was presided over … Continued

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CTA President congratulates Dr Tsai Ing-wen, says Taiwan deserves full-fledged affiliation with WHO

Tibet Related News - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 17:37

Dharamshala: President Dr Lobsang Sangay has called for Taiwan’s inclusion in the WHO as a full-fledged member while congratulating the Taiwanese President Dr Tsai Ing-wen on the commencement of her second term. “I would like to congratulate you on your … Continued

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Ahead of Saga Dawa, Chorig department issues guidelines for Tibetan Buddhist Monasteries

Tibet Related News - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 16:04

Dharamshala: As the sacred month of Saga Dawa commemorating the birth, enlightenment, and parinirvana and noble activities of the Buddha begins tomorrow, the Department of Religion and Culture, CTA has issued the following guideline for the Tibetan Buddhist monasteries.

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