Tibet Related News
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
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
UN Experts Demand China: Provide Information and Access to Tibet’s 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima
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
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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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
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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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)
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
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
Office of Tibet, Washington-DC organizes virtual discussion on ‘Effective Tibetan Language Teaching’ in North American Weekend Tibetan Schools
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’
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
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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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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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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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
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
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
Sikyong condoles demise of Taiwan’s former President Lee Teng-hui, the first to host His Holiness to Taiwan
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
TSG Portugal blends activism and health safety, says: “Wear a Tibetan flag mask during the pandemic”
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
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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