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Latest updates from CTA COVID-19 Task Force meeting

Sat, 05/23/2020 - 04:02

Dharamshala: At the Task Force meeting today, chaired by Sikyong and Health Kalon, attended by secretaries of departments reviewed updates on the various COVID-19 relief measures undertaken by the CTA. The monitoring committee updated on the data of those under quarantine: … Continued

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The Naku La Face-off: China’s “Early Harvest” in the Sino-Indian border

Sat, 05/23/2020 - 01:24

By Tsewang Dorji for Tibet Policy Institute, 22 May 2020 The Naku La face-off in North Sikkim at the height of COVID-19 ends, but the dispute over Tibet-Sikkim boundary begins. The Sino-Indian borders of Sikkim and Himachal Pradesh are considered as undisputed … Continued

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China and its Prisoner’s Complex : 25 years of the Disappearance of the Panchen Lama

Sat, 05/23/2020 - 01:18

By Tenzing Wangdak for Tibet Policy Institute, 22 May 2020 The world is currently facing the dilemma of tackling the COVID – 19 pandemic, along with attempting to jumpstart a failing global economy and a host of corollary issues related … Continued

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Tibetan communities in Switzerland, Italy and Austria contribute towards fight against COVID-19 

Sat, 05/23/2020 - 01:04

Geneva: The Tibetan community in Switzerland, Italy and Austria, under the jurisdiction of Tibet Bureau Geneva, donated to organizations that give emergency assistance to those impacted hardest by Wuhan-originated coronavirus pandemic. The Wuhan-originated pandemic has caused an unprecedented global health … Continued

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CTA Wuhan COVID-19 Emergency Task Force in Action

Sat, 05/23/2020 - 00:22

Dharamshala: With the surge in COVID-19 cases across India, the Department of Health (CTA) COVID-19 Emergency Task Force continues to strengthen its workforce and preventive measures to face the growing challenges and threat posed by the pandemic. The process of … Continued

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DOE convenes online meeting with Snow Lion Foundation

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 23:41

Dharamshala: On 21 May, DOE convened an online meeting with the senior management members of Snow Lion Foundation (SLF), SLF Education Officer and school heads of the nine Tibetan schools in Nepal through Google Meet. The meeting was presided over … Continued

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CTA President congratulates Dr Tsai Ing-wen, says Taiwan deserves full-fledged affiliation with WHO

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 17:37

Dharamshala: President Dr Lobsang Sangay has called for Taiwan’s inclusion in the WHO as a full-fledged member while congratulating the Taiwanese President Dr Tsai Ing-wen on the commencement of her second term. “I would like to congratulate you on your … Continued

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Ahead of Saga Dawa, Chorig department issues guidelines for Tibetan Buddhist Monasteries

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 16:04

Dharamshala: As the sacred month of Saga Dawa commemorating the birth, enlightenment, and parinirvana and noble activities of the Buddha begins tomorrow, the Department of Religion and Culture, CTA has issued the following guideline for the Tibetan Buddhist monasteries.

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Statement by MPL President of the Inkatha Freedom Party on the 25th anniversary of the disappearance of 11th Panchen Lama

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 13:22

South Africa’s experience under the apartheid of activists ‘going missing’, never to be heard from again, has heightened our sensitivity to this particular atrocity against human rights. The IFP, therefore, supports the continuous call by human rights organisations throughout the … Continued

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21 Canadian MPs and Senator call for Canada’s support to release the 11th Panchen Lama and his family

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 13:15

Ottawa, May 21, 2020 – To mark the 25th anniversary of the disappearance of 11th Panchen Lama – Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, 21 Members of Parliament and Senator from Canada signed a letter calling for Canada’s support for the immediate release … Continued

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Sikyong inaugurates CTA official COVID-19 Emergency Committee Website

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 02:57

Dharamshala: As people across the world are struggling inconceivably due to the Wuhan origin COVID-19, inflicting both man and economy, the Tibetan community under the leadership of CTA and Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay are doing its best and taking necessary … Continued

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Hunsur Rabgayling conducts settlement-wide sanitisation following CTA’s directive

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 19:08

Hunsur Rabgayling: As per directive issued by CTA’s task force committee, accordingly, Hunsur settlement has successfully conducted the settlement-wide sanitisation programme covering monasteries, schools, branch hospitals, offices and villages, beginning at 9am today. –Filed by Settlement Office, Hunsur Rabgayling     … Continued

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Home Department to disburse 1 Crore to 2000 applicants in exile for CTA emergency relief fund

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 18:27

Dharamshala: As the Tibetan community confronts the unprecedented challenges posed by the ongoing outbreak of pandemic and the subsequent nation-wide lockdown, Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay on 7 May has directed the Department of Home to allocate COVID-19 Emergency Support Funds … Continued

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UN Experts ask Chinese app TikTok to comply with International Human Rights Standards

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 17:47

In a 10-page letter dated 15 May 2020, addressed to Mr. Zhang Yiming, Founder and Owner of Chinese video-sharing app Tik Tok, the UN human rights experts have asked TikTok to adhere with international human rights standards while undertaking the … Continued

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Tibetans in exile avails CTA’s COVID-19 emergency support fund

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 16:14

Dharamshala: As the Tibetan community confronts the unprecedented challenges posed by the ongoing outbreak of pandemic and the subsequent nation-wide lockdown, Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay on 7 May has directed the Department of Home to allocate COVID-19 emergency support funds … Continued

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Supporting Young Learners at Home: What Parents Could Do

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 03:07

Dharamshala: Ensuring continuity of children’s learning at home during this lockdown due to COVID-19 has been one of the major initiatives of the Department of Education, CTA. Beginning last month, DOE has launched several online educational programs to support learning … Continued

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Home department distributes Rs 1.6 crores Advance Relief for 2054 destitute Tibetan elders and students in India, Nepal and Bhutan

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 02:44

Dharamshala: As per the directives issued by Kashag as early as on 3 April, the Home Department had directed all settlement officers to assist Tibetans in distress especially the elders, infirm and those in the destitute list. Accordingly, food relief packages were … Continued

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World Health Assembly adopts Resolution to Investigate Coronavirus Pandemic

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 21:43

Geneva: In the two-day 73rd World Health Assembly (WHO), delegates adopted a resolution for an independent review and multilateral cooperation in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic which has caused an unprecedented global health crisis.  Due to Wuhan originated COVID-19 pandemic, the … Continued

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If the Panchen Lama is alive, let us see him: CTA President to Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 21:17

Dharamshala: Earlier on Tuesday, China claimed that Tibet’s 11th Panchen Lama who was forcibly disappeared 25 years ago along with his family is now “a college graduate” with “a stable job”. Once again, there was no reliable information about the … Continued

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China’s statement on Panchen Lama halfhearted and nonchalant – a rebuttal

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 20:10

By TG Arya The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) strongly refutes the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian’s recent statement on Panchen Lama and urges the international community to press upon China to come out with full information on the whereabouts … Continued

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