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Trending This Week on Social Media: Long Life Prayer Ceremony for His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Sun, 09/15/2019 - 19:57

“An undefeatable spirit of Tibetans in exile and those who are inside Tibet in the clutches of China’s occupation, gives me a strength to live longer,” said His Holiness the Dalai Lama during the Long Life Prayer Ceremony.   On … Continued

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Representatives of five groups offer long-life prayers for His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 20:51

Dharamshala: A long life prayer offering (Tib: Tenshug) for His Holiness the Dalai Lama was held at the main temple in Dharamshala today organised by five groups. The Tenshug was offered by Shang Gaden Choekhorling Monastery, Federation of Tibetan Cooperative … Continued

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Concerns Over China’s “Development” Projects in Tibet Raised at the UN

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 20:30

Geneva: On 11 September, at the ongoing 42nd regular session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, concerns were raised over the Chinese government “development” projects in Tibet, including the wide-scale demolition and eviction of Tibetan Buddhist centers. The … Continued

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Chief Election Commissioner concludes successful Australia visit

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 16:52

Dharamshala: The Chief Election Commissioner of Central Tibetan Administration, Mr Sonam Choephel Shosur on Thursday left for India after concluding his successful official visit to Australia. From 3 to 12 September, the Chief Election Commissioner addressed the Tibetans in Melbourne, … Continued

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China Bans Even Retired Elderly Tibetans from Performing Religious Activities in Tibet

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 15:43

Dharamshala: China stoops another level in carrying out religious persecution of Tibetans. According to the latest report published by Human Rights Watch, an international NGO which conducts research and advocacy on human rights, the Chinese Communist Party has issued a notice banning retired elderly … Continued

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“Development” at the cost of Tibetan People’s Rights highlighted at UN Side Event

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 14:26

Geneva: Amidst China’s push for “development” with Chinese characteristic at the UN radar and presentation of UN Special Rapporteur on Right to Development at the ongoing 42nd regular session of the UN Human Rights Council session, Society for Threatened Peoples, an … Continued

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Kashag hosts reception for spiritual masters attending the Tenshug offering

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 14:14

Dharamshala: The Kashag of Central Tibetan Administration hosted a reception in honour of the delegation of Buddhist masters attending the Tenshug offering for His Holiness the Dalai Lama starting tomorrow. At the occasion, Kalon Ven Karma Gelek Yuthok, Department of Religion … Continued

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“Buddha was a teacher, philosopher, and scientist” : His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 20:32

Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama met a group from Denmark at his residence yesterday and accorded them a brief explanation on Buddhism. His Holiness said Buddhism is not entirely a religious faith alone rather it is more like a … Continued

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The ‘Dialogue for Peace’ road-trip warmly welcomed in London, to head up north to Scotland

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 19:57

12th September 2019, London: The ‘Dialogue for Peace’ road-trip team of three led by Ven Thupten Wangchen, Member of Tibetan Parliament-in-exile, arrived from Paris onto England shores on the evening of 10th September. An advance team of the Tibetan Community … Continued

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UN urged to focus on disappeared Tibetans, in particular the 11th Panchen Lama

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 19:30

Dharamshala: The United Nations Human Rights Council was urged to express concern and request information about disappeared Tibetans, in particular, the 11th Panchen Lama, Gedhun Choekyi Nyima. In a statement delivered on behalf of the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights … Continued

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Speaker Pema Jungney Congratulates New Governor Bandaru Dattatreya of Himachal Pradesh

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 16:41

Dharamsala:  Speaker Pema Jungney of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile on behalf of Tibetans in and outside Tibet extends his warmest congratulation to the Governor Bandaru Dattatreya for being sworn in as the 27th Governor of Himachal Pradesh. In the congratulatory letter, Speaker wrote … Continued

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Sikyong drums up support for the new Tibet Policy Act in the US Capital

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 14:21

Washington DC : This Wednesday afternoon, Sikyong Sangay met with Senator Dianne Feinstein, the senator for California. Sikyong had first met the senator with Kasur Lodi Gyari a few years ago. Senator Feinstein agreed to co-sponsor the new Tibet Policy Act. Earlier … Continued

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‘Mother of Tibetans’ Documentary on Late Ama Wager screened at 7th Indian Cine Filmfest

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 13:40

Dharamshala: German Filmmaker Niklas Goslar’s documentary on the life and work of the late Ama Irmtraut Wäger ‘Mother of Tibetans’ has been officially selected at the 7th Indian Cine Filmfest. It was screened at the 7th Indian Cine Filmfest in Mumbai … Continued

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Health Kalon requests Appointment of Sowa-Rigpa Advisor in the Ministry of Ayush

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 03:49

  New Delhi: Kalon Choekyong Wangchuk, Minister of the Department of Health of the Central Tibetan Administration made a formal request for the appointment of Sowa-Rigpa advisor in the Ministry of Ayush of the Government of India during a celebration … Continued

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Tibet Museum and International Coalition of Sites of Conscience Hosts 2019 Asian Sites of Conscience Regional Meeting

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 21:30

Dharamshala: The inauguration ceremony of “2019 Asian Sites of Conscience Regional Meeting” was held today at new Tibet Museum Auditorium at the Central Tibetan Administration. The conference is jointly organised by the Tibet Museum and International Coalition of Sites of … Continued

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Deputy Speaker Acharya Yeshi Phuntsok condoles the demise of former Union Minister Ram Jethmalani

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 15:52

Dharamshala: Deputy Speaker Acharya Yeshi Phuntsok, Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile expressed profound sadness at the demise of Ram Jethmalani, Former Union Minister of India and offered condolences to his son Mahesh Jethmalani and family. In the condolence letter, the Deputy Speaker wrote: … Continued

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CTA President condoles the demise of veteran lawyer Sri. Ram Jethmalani Ji

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 15:40

Dharamshala: CTA President Dr. Lobsang Sangay offered his heartfelt condolences at the demise of Sri. Ram Jethmalani Ji, a veteran lawyer, and former parliamentarian. In the condolence letter addressed to Sri. Ram Jethmalani Ji’s son Mahesh Jethmalani and the family, … Continued

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Representative Tashi Phuntsok meets with Member of European Parliament Tomas Zdechovsky

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 14:16

Brussels, Belgium: Mr. Tashi Phuntsok, Representative of Office of Tibet, Brussels met with a Member of European Parliament (MEP) Mr. Tomas Zdechovsky in the latter’s office on 10 September. Mr. Phuntsok greeted the MEP with a traditional Tibetan scarf and … Continued

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Sikyong on Tibetan Reincarnation and Religious Freedom at CSIS; Round table discussion with HDP

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 14:12

Washington D.C: Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay began his Tuesday morning in DC with a round table discussion with Members of House Democracy Partnership commission. In attendance were Congressman David Price, the Chairman of the House Democracy Partnership (HDP), Chairman Jim McGovern, … Continued

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Dickey Larsoe Tibetan Settlement and Nyamdrel mark its 50th founding anniversary

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 13:20

Bylakuppe: Dickey Larsoe Tibetan settlement and Nyamdrel (The Federation of Tibetan Cooperatives) marked its 50th founding anniversary on 7 September. The golden jubilee celebration was attended by Chief Guest Prof SN Kiran Shankar, son of late former Karnataka Chief Minister S Nijalingappa, special … Continued

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