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Department of Education convenes First High Level Management Committee Meeting of School Systems

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 18:35
Dharamshala: The first high-level management committee meeting of school systems was held today at the conference hall of the Department of Education. The meeting was organised by the Department of Education as part of the previously held ’School Systems Heads … Continued

The 17-point Agreement – What China promised, what it really delivered and the future?

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 12:50
by Tsewang Gyalpo Arya* 23 May 2019 marks the 68th anniversary of the controversial 17-point agreement between Tibet and China. It is expected that China will once again come out with a gaudy statement to brag the unification of Tibet … Continued

The 17-point Agreement – What China promised, what it really delivered and the future?

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 11:30
23 May 2019 marks the 68th anniversary of the controversial 17-point agreement between Tibet and China. It is expected that China will once again come out with a gaudy statement to brag the unification of Tibet with the motherland. Let … Continued

Security Mock Drill Carried out as Regular Exercise, Absolutely No Cause of Worry over His Holiness’ Health

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 21:46
Apropos news reports published in local mainstream media on the recent mock drill conducted by the Department of Security, CTA at locations in the vicinity of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s temple on 21 May, we are issuing a clarification with … Continued

Photos of 2012 Tibetan Self-immolators Identified

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 19:41
Dharamshala: Three Tibetans who had self-immolated in 2012 protesting against Chinese rule and policies in Tibet have now been identified with their photographs. Although details of the three self-immolators were received and recorded in the same year, their photographs became … Continued

Delegation from US Embassy & Tibet Fund visited TIPA

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 14:30
Dharamshala: Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA) hosted a dinner reception with a traditional Tibetan dance performance for the delegation from US Embassy, New Delhi and Tibet Fund, New York at its Institute on 21st May. The delegation comprises of Ms. … Continued

President Dr Lobsang Sangay arrives in Washington

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 10:30
Washington: CTA President Dr. Lobsag Sangay arrived in Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Representative Ngodup Tsering, Bhuchung Tsering of ICT, and CATA executive came to the airport to receive President Sangay. President Sangay will be meeting with the US government … Continued

Final Selection for Tibetan Scholarship Program 2020 Underway

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 15:44
Dharamshala: The final Interview selection for Tibetan Scholarship Program was held today at Gangchen Kyishong. This year, 31 candidates have been shortlisted for the final interview, of which 6 will be selected for the TSP 2020. The Tibetan Scholarship Program … Continued

Speaker of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile Congratulates Australian PM Scott Morrison on Election Victory

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 20:44
Dharamshala: Speaker of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile on behalf of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile and Tibetans in and outside Tibet, congratulated Australian Prime Minister Hon. Scott Morrison. In the congratulatory letter, Speaker wished the Prime Minister great success in fulfilling hopes and aspiration of … Continued

CTA President Congratulates Australian PM Morrison over Stunning Election Victory

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 20:44
Dharamshala: President Dr Lobsang Sangay extended his congratulations to Australian Prime Minister Hon Scott Morrison on his Liberal Coalition party’s remarkable victory in the general elections this Saturday. The final result of the election may not be known for some … Continued

Buddhism is India’s greatest gift to the world: CTA President on Buddha Purnima day in Aurangabad

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 19:03
Aurangabad: “Of all the things, Buddhism is the greatest gift India has given to the world,” the President of Central Tibetan Administration, Dr. Lobsang Sangay said yesterday on Buddha Purnima day celebration at Aurangabad. President Dr. Sangay addressed the event … Continued

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Congratulates Australian Prime Minister

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 16:36
  Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama wrote a letter to Scott Morrison, Prime Minister of Australia, congratulating on his Coalition Party’s victory in Australia’s parliamentary elections. “Over the last four decades, I have travelled the length and breadth of Australia … Continued

President Dr Sangay Arrives in Aurangabad to Inaugurate 50-ft Tathagat Buddha Statue

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 00:28
Aurangabad: Tibetan president Dr. Lobsang Sangay arrived in Aurangabad, Maharashtra this Friday to take part in the grand inauguration ceremony of 50 feet statue of Tathagat Buddha at the invitation of Lokuttara Mahavihara Bhikku Training Centre. Earlier today President Dr … Continued

DIIR Human Rights Desk Marks 24th Year of Disappearance of Panchen Lama with a Panel Discussion

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 00:07
Dharamshala: The UN, EU & Human Rights Desk of Department of Information and International Relations organised a panel discussion this Friday to mark the 24th year of the enforced disappearance of Tibet’s second-highest spiritual leader, Panchen Gedhun Choekyi Nyima. The … Continued

“There is certainly no doubt that I would live for over hundred years” : His Holiness the Dalai Lama at Tenshug, Dharamshala

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 21:34
Dharamshala: Tibetans across the globe led by CTA once again expressed their unwavering faith and prayers for His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s long life and good health by offering Tenshug (life long prayers) at Tsuglagkhang, the main temple today. This marks … Continued

Education Kalon Visits Tibetan Schools in Bir, Suja and Chauntra

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 21:10
Bir: Kalon of Department of Education Dr. Pema Yangchen attended the 50th-anniversary celebration of STS Bir on 13 May. The Bir Sambhota School celebrated its 50th anniversary with educational exhibitions, cultural performances and various events over a two-day program. Education … Continued

Portuguese Parliament to Government: Ask China to Release the 11th Panchen Lama

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 18:45
Lisbon: In a first of its kind The Assembly of the Republic of Portugal on Saturday condemned “the forced disappearance of the world’s youngest political prisoner,” the 11th Panchen Lama and urged “the Portuguese Government to appeal to the Chinese Government for his release.” Read the original … Continued

CTA President to leave for official visit to Maharashtra, the United States and Canada

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 18:08
Dharamshala: The President of the Central Tibetan Administration Dr Lobsang Sangay will leave for Aurangabad, Maharashtra today. As per the invitation accorded by the Lokuttra Mahavihara and Bhikkhu Training Centre, Dr Sangay as the Chief Guest will attend the installation … Continued

President Dr Lobsang Sangay Addresses Tibetan Settlement Officers

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:30
Dharamshala: CTA President Dr. Lobsang Sangay today addressed Tibetan settlement officers from across India, Bhutan, and Nepal at Gangchen Kyishong. There were 41 Tibetan settlement officers present at the meeting. Kalon of Department of Home, Sonam Topgyal Khorlatsang and Secretary … Continued

Dear United Nations, Panchen Lama’s Missing Case is Unlike Any Other

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 11:30
Filed by Tibet Bureau, Geneva GENEVA: Twenty-four years ago, on this very day, a six-year-old boy named Gedhun Choekyi Nyima and his family members were abducted by Chinese authorities after the boy was recognized as the 11th Panchen Lama of … Continued