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His Holiness the Dalai Lama begins three-day teachings on Tendrel Toepa for Tibetan youth

Wed, 08/05/2020 - 01:00

Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India, 4 August 2020: After His Holiness the Dalai Lama had entered the room in his residence from where he was giving teachings this morning, he saluted the Tibetan students he could see on the screens … Continued

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CTA’s Health Dept declares winners of the video contest held to mark “World Breastfeeding Week”

Wed, 08/05/2020 - 00:30

Dharamshala:  The Department of Health, CTA marked the “World Breast Feeding Week”, observed from August 1-7, by through a screening of 5-minute long awareness videos on the theme of breastfeeding. This is a part of video contest that the department … Continued

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UN Experts Demand China: Provide Information and Access to Tibet’s 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima

Tue, 08/04/2020 - 20:41

Geneva: Five UN independent mandate holders have demanded China to provide “prompt and detailed information” on the whereabouts of Tibet’s 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima and have endorsed the “CRC’s (Committee on the Rights of the Child) recommendation to … Continued

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama mourns the demise of fellow Nobel laureate John Hume

Tue, 08/04/2020 - 16:58

Dharamshala: Tibetan spiritual leader and Nobel laureate His Holiness the Dalai Lama expressed condolences over the demise of Northern Irish politician and fellow Nobel laureate John Hume who died Monday following a long period of illness. In his condolence message to the … Continued

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India Tibet Friendship Society hosts webinar titled ”Tibet’s Freedom, India’s Security”

Tue, 08/04/2020 - 16:49

New Delhi: As it is always said India’s security lies in Tibet’s freedom, keeping that in line with India Tibet Friendship Society (ITFS) Bengaluru Chapter on last Saturday held a webinar titled ”Tibet’s Freedom, India’s Security”.  The keynote speakers during … Continued

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Obituary: Ama Adhe, Tibet’s heroic woman passes away

Mon, 08/03/2020 - 20:09

Dharamshala: Adhe Tapontsang known affectionately as Ama Adhe, who was one of the longest-serving Tibetan political prisoners passed away here at Dharamshala this morning. She was 88. Born in 1932, Ama Adhe spent 27 years in a Chinese prison for … Continued

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Speaker Pema Jungney condoles demise of MP Amar Singh

Mon, 08/03/2020 - 20:02

Dharamshala: Speaker Pema Jungney offers his heartfelt condolence to the family members of the Late Hon. Amar Singh, Rajya Sabha member and former Samajwadi Party leader who passed away at the age of 64. In the condolence letter, Speaker Pema Jungney … Continued

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama to give three-day teaching on Tsongkapa’s In Praise of Dependent Origination (tendrel toepa)

Mon, 08/03/2020 - 19:01

Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama will give a three-day teaching on Tsongkapa’s In Praise of Dependent Origination (tendrel toepa) on the mornings of August 4, 5 and 6, 2020 from 9 am to 10 am (Indian Standard Time) at the request … Continued

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Geshema Delek Wangmo and Sonam Gyaltsen sworn in as new Additional Election Commissioners

Mon, 08/03/2020 - 15:43

Dharamshala: Geshema Delek Wangmo, teacher of Dolma Ling Nunnery and Mr. Sonam Gyaltsen, former Tibetan Parliamentarian and the incumbent senior Professor of College for Higher Tibetan Studies (Sarah) were sworn in as the new Additional Election Commissioners at a swearing-in ceremony held … Continued

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Office of Tibet, Washington-DC organizes virtual discussion on ‘Effective Tibetan Language Teaching’ in North American Weekend Tibetan Schools

Mon, 08/03/2020 - 13:47

Washington DC: The Office of Tibet, Washington DC organized a live panel discussion on the “Promotion of Effective Tibetan Language Teaching” in Weekend Tibetan schools in North America on August 1st, 2020. This is an effort to highlight the importance … Continued

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Office of Tibet, DC announces documentary titled ‘Man of Compassion, Stories of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’

Sat, 08/01/2020 - 16:26

Man of Compassion: Preview The Office of Tibet in Washington, D.C. is pleased to announce the upcoming documentary, MAN OF COMPASSION, Stories of His Holiness the Great 14th Dalai Lama. It will include commentary by individuals from throughout North America, … Continued

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Saturday Shoutout: CTA Civil Servant Tsetan Kalsang

Sat, 08/01/2020 - 13:30

Every first Saturday of the month, DIIR’s Social Media Desk profiles a civil servant of Central Tibetan Administration s a part of its shout-out campaign, This week we are pleased to profile Ms. Tsetan Kalsang, Joint Secretary at the Tibetan Parliament … Continued

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Speaker Pema Jungney condoles demise of former Taiwan President Mr. Lee Teng Hui

Fri, 07/31/2020 - 19:39

Dharamshala: Speaker Pema Jungney offers his deepest condolence to the family and followers of former President Mr. Lee Teng Hui of Taiwan who passed away at the age of 97. In his condolence letter, Speaker wrote, “It is with great … Continued

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Home Kalon attends the 21st virtual meeting of Nepal’s COVID-19 Response Group

Fri, 07/31/2020 - 19:31

Dharamshala: Under the leadership of the Coordinator’s Office for Tibetans in Nepal, the Tibetan Settlement Officers have initiated timely preventive measures at their respective settlements. In March, COVID-19 Nepal Tibetan Response Group (CNTRP) was formed with a view to promoting … Continued

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18th CTA Task Force Briefing: 4 new cases this week, total 8 active cases and 60 recoveries

Fri, 07/31/2020 - 17:11

Dharamshala: At the routine 18th taskforce briefing, Deputy Secretary Nyima Gyaltsen of Health Department, Dr Tenzin Namdon of Delek Hospital and Dr Tsering Tsamchoe updated the pandemic status, reviewed measures undertaken by the CTA and shared relevant guidance for public awareness. … Continued

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama offers condolence over former Taiwanese President Lee Teng-hui’s demise

Fri, 07/31/2020 - 16:59

Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala: On receiving news that former Taiwanese President Lee Teng-hui had passed away, His Holiness the Dalai Lama wrote to express his condolences to his widow Mrs Tseng Wen-hui and members of her family. “As you know,” he … Continued

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Speaker Pema Jungney congratulates newly appointed Cabinet Ministers of Himachal Pradesh

Fri, 07/31/2020 - 16:05

Dharamsala: Speaker Pema Jungney, on behalf of all the Tibetans and the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile extended his hearty congratulations to Shri Sukh Ram Chaudhary, Shri Rakesh Pathania, and Shri Rajinder Garg on being appointed as the Cabinet Ministers of Himachal Pradesh Government. … Continued

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Sikyong condoles demise of Taiwan’s former President Lee Teng-hui, the first to host His Holiness to Taiwan

Fri, 07/31/2020 - 03:50

Dharamshala: Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay, the democratically elected political leader of the Tibetan people, today condoled the demise of former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui. As the island’s first democratically elected president, Mr Lee hosted His Holiness the Dalai Lama for … Continued

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TSG Portugal blends activism and health safety, says: “Wear a Tibetan flag mask during the pandemic”

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 21:35

Brussels: The COVID-19 pandemic has wrought havoc around the world and social distance has become the norm for every human activity, from Parliamentary debates to administrative discussions going digital, virtual gatherings and webinars have become the rule of the day. Amid the … Continued

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Speaker Pema Jungney congratulates new HP BJP Chief Suresh Kashyap

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 15:07

Dharamshala: Speaker Pema Jungney of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile, on behalf of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile congratulates Shri Suresh Kashyap on being elected as the 13th Chief of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Himachal Pradesh. In the congratulatory letter written to Shri Suresh Kashyap, the Speaker … Continued

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