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Japan’s Office of Tibet Representative Dr Arya Tsewang Gyalpo assumes office

Wed, 10/28/2020 - 18:51

TOKYO: Dr. Arya Tsewang Gyalpo, Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama for Japan and East Asia, formally took charge on Oct 24 after completing the handing and taking over from the outgoing Representative Mr. Lungtok. Dr. Nishikura Tsewang witnessed the … Continued

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Sikyong addresses the 13th Administrative Conference of Tibetan Settlement Officers

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 06:04

Dharamshala: Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay delivered the keynote address at the 13th conference of Tibetan Settlement Officers organised via teleconference by the Department of Home ealier on Monday. Highlighting the global-scale disruption caused by the Wuhan-originated pandemic to social, political … Continued

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Intelligence guided by warmheartedness key to happier individuals and therefore world: His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 04:46

Dharamshala: Today, His Holiness the Dalai Lama was invited by the India International Centre (IIC) and the Foundation for Universal Responsibility of His Holiness the Dalai Lama (FURHHDL) to speak about India’s heritage of ‘karuna’ and ‘ahimsa’, and to answer … Continued

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama commends United Nations and 50 member states on nuclear ban treaty

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 03:16

Dharamshala: Fifty countries have ratified an international treaty to ban nuclear weapons allowing the historic text to enter into force in 90 days. Nobel peace laureate and lifelong advocate for nuclear disarmament, His Holiness the Dalai Lama welcomed the news, hailing the … Continued

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Prayer and Memorial Service organized in honor of late former Tibetan political prisoner Takna Jigme Sangpo

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 15:46

Geneva: The Tibetan Community of Switzerland and Lichtenstein (TCSL) organized a prayer and memorial service in the honor of late former Tibetan political prisoner Takna Jigme Sangpo on Sunday 25 October 2020 at Tibet Institute Rikon, Switzerland.  The prayer and … Continued

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Tibet Heritage Preservation Initiatives

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 00:26

Dharamshala: The Tibet Museum of the Department of Information and International Relations, Central Tibetan Administration, has initiated a project for conservation, preservation and display of its collection. After conservation, this collection will be displayed in the new Tibet Museum in … Continued

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‘Tibet: new socio-political developments in an international context’

Fri, 10/23/2020 - 20:30

Dharamshala: Days after the history-making meeting of the newly appointed US Special Coordinator for Tibet issues Robert Destro with CTA President Dr Lobsang Sangay that marked a major shift from US policy and a major milestone in Tibetan movement, Dr … Continued

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US Senator Josh Hawley introduces resolution condemning CCP’s use of forced labor and coercive measures to destroy religious freedom in Tibet

Fri, 10/23/2020 - 15:04

Washington DC: Senator Josh Hawley, a Republican Senator for Missouri, introduced a Senate resolution, “Condemning the Chinese Communist Party’s use of forced labor and other coercive measures to destroy religious freedom in Tibet.” The resolution condemns CCP interference of Tibetan … Continued

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30th COVID-19 Briefing: 81 new cases this week, 2 deaths; caution urged as schools reopen

Fri, 10/23/2020 - 14:49

Dharamshala: 81 new cases have been reported this week across Tibetan community in India and Nepal according to the latest report shared by Dr. Tsamchoe during the 30th CTA’s COVID-19 Task Force briefing. As per the report, 73 cases were … Continued

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Former Tibetan political prisoner Takna Jigme Sangpo cremated with honours and prayers in Switzerland

Fri, 10/23/2020 - 00:16

Geneva: Tibet’s longest political prisoner Takna Jigme Sangpo was cremated today with honours and prayers in Winterthur, Switzerland. His casket was wrapped in the Tibetan National flag as a mark of respect and honour for all the sacrifices and sufferings … Continued

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CTA President’s historic welcome at US State Department riles China

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 21:42

Dharamshala: China has said it “opposes” the meeting of CTA President Dr Lobsang Sangay and newly appointed US Special Coordinator for Tibetan issues, Assistant Secretary Robert Destro, just days after the Tibetan leader was hosted at the US state department … Continued

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Educating the Heart – Discussion with EdCamp Ukraine

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 18:09

Dharamshala: This morning, His Holiness the Dalai Lama was invited to a discussion via video link with members of EdCamp Ukraine, an educational NGO that is Emory University’s official Social Emotional Ethical (SEE) Learning partner in Ukraine. He arrived, saluted … Continued

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Department of Education celebrates success of Tibetan students cracking the NEET

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 17:13

Dharamshala: The Department of Education of the Central Tibetan Administration congratulates Tenzin Yeshi and Kunga Legjung for scoring more than 500 in the recently conducted all-India National Eligibility cum Entrance Test(NEET). The qualifying score of 147 out of 720 is mandatory … Continued

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CTA observes prayer service mourning the demise of Tibet’s longest-serving political prisoner

Mon, 10/19/2020 - 20:59

Dharamshala: The Central Tibetan Administration observed a prayer service to mourn the demise of the longest-serving Tibetan political prisoner, Takna Jigme Sangpo who passed away on October 17 in Turbenthal, Switzerland. The prayer service was held by all the CTA … Continued

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama to give a talk on Educating the Heart

Mon, 10/19/2020 - 18:07

Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama will give a talk tomorrow on Educating the Heart organized by EdCamp Ukraine, an educational NGO that is Emory University’s official Social-Emotional Ethical (SEE) Learning partner in Ukraine from 9 am to 10 am (Indian Standard … Continued

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Speaker Pema Jungney congratulates New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern

Mon, 10/19/2020 - 18:00

Dharamshala: Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile, Pema Jungney, on behalf of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile and all the Tibetans in and outside Tibet, extended his heartiest congratulation to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on being elected as the Prime Minister of New … Continued

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama congratulates Jacinda Ardern on her election victory

Mon, 10/19/2020 - 15:44

Dharamshala: Immediately on receiving news of her party’s resounding victory in the New Zealand general election, His Holiness the Dalai Lama wrote to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to offer her his congratulations. “I admire the courage, wisdom and leadership you … Continued

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CTA President congratulates New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern on astounding victory

Mon, 10/19/2020 - 15:34

Dharamshala: CTA President Dr Lobsang Sangay on Sunday congratulated Jacinda Ardern on her landslide re-election as New Zealand’s Prime Minister and said the ‘astounding victory’ reaffirmed her able and compassionate leadership of the people of New Zealand, adding that ‘the world … Continued

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Trending This Week on Social Media: US Government Extends its Support for Tibet Issues

Sun, 10/18/2020 - 21:40

  Amidst rising criticisms over China’s human rights policies and the ongoing Wuhan-origin COVID-19 pandemic,  Secretary of State Michel R. Pompeo announced the appointment of Assistant Secretary Robert A. Destro as the new U.S. Special Coordinator  for Tibetan Issues in a … Continued

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“We lost a true patriot of Tibet”: CTA mourns demise of Takna Jigme Sangpo, Tibet’s longest-serving political prisoner

Sat, 10/17/2020 - 23:59

Dharamshala: Tributes poured in from around the world on Saturday as word spread that the former Tibetan political prisoner who spent almost half his life in Chinese prison and had spent the remaining in exile relentlessly advocating of the Tibetan … Continued

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