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Prayer Recitation Notice from Department of Religion & Culture

6 hours 6 min ago

Dharamshala: The Department of Religion and Culture, CTA issued the following announcement for Tibetan Buddhist monasteries and Tibetans around the world to observe the prescribed prayers for speedy resolution to the COVID-19 health crisis. The Department of Religion and Culture … Continued

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LTWA Director suggests positive mental outlook to boost immunity against Covid-19 and other illnesses

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 20:01

Dharamshala: Former translator of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Director of ‘Library of Tibetan Archives and Works’, Ven Geshe Lhakdor spoke today on the Buddhist approach to coping with mental challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. He said that he … Continued

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A Special Message from His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Coronavirus Pandemic

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 19:02

A Special Message from His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Coronavirus Pandemic My dear brothers and sisters, I am writing these words in response to the repeated requests from many people around the world. Today, we are passing through an … Continued

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Get authentic COVID-19 news and experts advice via GOI’s Whatsapp Chatbot

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 18:13

Dharamshala: In an effort to bring the latest, authentic information on Coronavirus and to curb fake news dissemination, the Government of India’s Ministry of Health and MyGov together with WhatsApp, have launched a helpline chatbot – called MyGov Corona Helpdesk. WhatsApp … Continued

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All close contacts of deceased Coronavirus patient tested negative: CTA President

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 02:03

Dharamshala: As the world continues to battle what’s being described as the worst public health crisis in recent history—the Wuhan-origin COVID-19, some reassuring news has emerged for the people of Himachal Pradesh with regard to the containment of the disease. … Continued

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Tibetan monk, aide of Tulku Tenzin Delek Rinpoche dies at 60 after prolonged illness, imprisonment 

Sat, 03/28/2020 - 21:25

Dharamshala: A Tibetan monk named Tashi Phuntsok, an aide to the late Tulku Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, passed away early last week after prolonged illness and imprisonment. According to the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT), ven. Tashi Phuntsok breathed his last … Continued

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Urgent Notice for Tibetans with foreign passport stranded in India

Sat, 03/28/2020 - 21:12

Dharamshala: With the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic worldwide, and the imposition of curfew and lockdown all over India, many Tibetans holding foreign passport may be stranded in the country. Here in Himachal, Kangra’s district authority has advised submission of the list of … Continued

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Curfew in Himachal Pradesh relaxed between 7 AM to 1 PM to facilitate public convenience

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 18:31

Dharamshala: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Thursday announced that the statewide curfew would be relaxed between 7 AM to 1 PM daily to allow greater public convenience in purchasing essential items during the course of the lockdown. The latest … Continued

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama extends support to efforts to contain Corona-virus

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 19:27

Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India – His Holiness the Dalai Lama has written today to the Chief Minister, Shri Jai Ram Thakur, to express his support for him in his efforts to control the growing threat of the corona-virus, which … Continued

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Contact Directory of all Tibetan Settlement Officers, Delek Hospital doctor, SLF health coordinator and SO Secretaries

Wed, 03/25/2020 - 17:23

In accordance with the guidelines issued by the Central Government as well as the Himachal Pradesh State Government, the Central Tibetan Administration appeals to the Tibetans in Dharamshala and across India to strictly comply with the instructions of the concerned … Continued

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CTA President condoles first Tibetan death from Wuhan-coronavirus, appeals public to comply to law enforcement

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 23:09

  Dharamshala: President Dr Lobsang Sangay addressed the press this morning on the death of the first exile Tibetan infected by Wuhan-origin, Covid-19 in Dharamshala. As he expressed his condolences and sadness over the death of the first Tibetan infected … Continued

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Himachal Pradesh under complete lockdown till further orders, says CM

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 19:30

Dharamshala: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur announced statewide lockdown in Himachal Pradesh on 23 March. Addressing the public via the Live Times TV, the CM said, “In light of Coronavirus crisis worldwide and the increasing alarm in India, we find it … Continued

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President Dr Sangay’s Press Briefing on Coronavirus Prevention

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 04:00

  Dharamshala: CTA President Dr Lobsang Sangay gave a press briefing this afternoon on the latest measures rolled out by the Central Tibetan Administration to effectively curb the spread of the coronavirus. In addition to the guidelines issued by CTA … Continued

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CTA orders work from home for 50 percent staff, public urged to telephone/email their concerns

Mon, 03/23/2020 - 22:06

Dharamshala: In accordance to the guidance issued by the Ministry of Personnel and Public Grievances, Government of India and the Himachal Pradesh State Government, the Central Tibetan Administration has ordered work from home for 50 percent of its employees with immediate … Continued

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Coronavirus: State Gov’t imposes lockdown in Kangra district until 31 March 2020

Mon, 03/23/2020 - 19:28

Dharamshala: In view of the need to contain the spread of the Wuhan-originated pandemic through means of social distancing and self-quarantine, the Government of Himachal Pradesh has ordered lockdown in Kangra district on Sunday with immediate effect. Kangra Deputy Commissioner … Continued

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The Dalai Lama Graduate Scholarship for Academic Year 2020-21

Fri, 03/20/2020 - 22:26

Dharamshala: The Gaden Phodrang Foundation of the Dalai Lama (GPFDL) is pleased to announce a ninth round of “The Dalai Lama Graduate Scholarship” (DLG Scholarship) for the upcoming academic year 2020/21. The program, established in 2011, grants scholarships for full-time … Continued

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama condoles demise of fellow Nobel laureate Betty Williams

Thu, 03/19/2020 - 21:10

Dharamshala: On receiving news that Northern Irish peace campaigner Betty Williams had died in her sleep on St. Patrick’s Day, His Holiness the Dalai Lama wrote to her nephew, Lawrence Lovell, to express his condolences. “With her death we have … Continued

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Sikyong condoles demise of Nobel laureate Betty Williams

Thu, 03/19/2020 - 15:49

Dharamshala: CTA President Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay offered condolence today on the demise of Nobel peace laureate Ms Betty Williams, describing her a long time friend of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Tibet. “Deeply saddened by the loss of … Continued

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Clarification on fake notice circulating on social media

Wed, 03/18/2020 - 22:42

Dharamshala: A doctored version of the circular dated 17 March 2020 issued by the Dept. of Religion and Culture, CTA falsely misciting the origin of the Wuhan virus, Covid-19 has been circulating on social media. It is clarified that no such circular … Continued

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16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile approves CTA 2020-21 budget

Wed, 03/18/2020 - 02:42

Dharamsala: In the light of the COVID-19 outbreak across the world and with an increasing number of confirmed cases of positive patients in India, the budget session of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile for the fiscal year 2020-2021, scheduled to hold … Continued

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