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Call for Volunteers in Fight against Covid-19

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 22:13

Call for Volunteers in Fight against Covid-19 In view of continued emergency and deteriorating state of public health caused by Wuhan COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, the Department of Health, CTA requests doctors, nurses, medical staff and drivers stationed in Tibetan habitats … Continued

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Speaker Pema Jungney congratulates Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan on re-election

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 15:10

Dharamshala: Speaker of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile, Pema Jungney congratulated Shivraj Singh Chouhan Ji on his re-election as the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh. In the congratulatory letter, the Speaker wrote, “Our Parliamentary Delegation have had the privilege of meeting with your … Continued

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CTA President applauds Tibetan healthcare workers worldwide tackling Covid-19 pandemic

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 23:52

Dharamshala: The President of Central Tibetan Administration Dr. Lobsang Sangay addressed a press briefing today on the current status of COVID-19 in the Tibetan community. The press briefing highlighted four key points: the situation of Tibetans dealing with coronavirus in … Continued

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CTA’s Press Statement on China joining the UN Human Rights Council’s Panel

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 21:41

In light of China’s increasing dominance and aggression at the United Nations, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) is appalled to learn of China’s appointment to the UN Human Rights Council’s influential Consultative Group, a panel comprising of only five nations. … Continued

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CTA contributes Rs 3 Lakh towards District Covid-19 Fund

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 13:45

Dharamshala: Extending solidarity and support with the commendable efforts of the Kangra DC Office in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, the CTA led by President Dr Lobsang Sangay on Saturday contributed Rs 3 lakh towards the District COVID-19 relief fund, and … Continued

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Saturday Shoutout: CTA Civil Servant Tenzin Palkyi

Sat, 04/04/2020 - 14:00

Every first Saturday of the month, as a part of its shout-out campaign, DIIR’s Social Media Desk will be profiling a civil servant of Central Tibetan Administration. This week we are pleased to profile Tenzin Palkyi of the Department of … Continued

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Press briefing by Coronavirus Task Force: 1 active case of Tibetan in New Zealand

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 22:47

Dharamshala: The Central Tibetan Administration’s Task Force for the Wuhan origin, COVID-19 pandemic addressed the press today on the status of active cases in the Tibetan community and the response measures being taken. As of worldwide, the confirmed cases of … Continued

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Home department issues status report on fire relief compensated towards Dhule Tibetan Sweater Sellers

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 23:40

Dharamshala: The Department of Home, CTA today issued a status report on the fire relief compensation made towards the Tibetan sweater seller families of Dhule, Maharashtra. On 1 September 2019, the warehouse storing the merchandise of 12 Tibetan sweater sellers … Continued

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Follow-up Announcement from Department of Religion and Culture

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 22:28

Calling for the urgent attention of all Tibetans and Tibetan monasteries around the world to observe the following instructions issued by the Department of Religion and Culture, CTA on 2 April 2020.  

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The First ever virtual conference with NATA Presidents

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 16:35

Washington DC: The Office of Tibet, Washington DC convened its first virtual meeting, via Zoom, with Presidents of Tibetan Associations (TA) of North America to discuss the present situation and timely responses in the wake of COVID-19, a deadly disease that … Continued

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Resourceful Tibetan teachers opt for online teaching in Coronavirus lockdown

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 19:23

Dharamshala: Amidst the Wuhan-originated COVID-19 pandemic, lockdown has been imposed all across India which has affected normal functioning of life. Schools are also closed during this time in accordance with the law, leaving students at risk of losing their valuable … Continued

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Urgent Announcement from Department of Religion and Culture

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 18:32

Dharamshala: The following announcement is issued by the Department of Religion and Culture for the urgent attention of all Tibetan monasteries and Tibetans around the world. Read the official announcement here.    

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Serfs’ Emancipation Day; a Chinese drama to mislead the international community

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 23:20

by T.G. Arya* China, in its attempt to legitimize its occupation of Tibet, has invented myriads of days and events to congratulate itself and to create a platform to dole out its propaganda. “Serfs’ Emancipation Day” on March 28 is … Continued

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Coronavirus Helpline: Contacts of Medical Staff of Major Tibetan Settlements

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 21:19

Dharamshala: In a bid to tackle the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis and related concerns, the Department of Health, CTA issued the following helpline numbers of medical professionals and dealing staff operating in some of the major Tibetan settlements in India. … Continued

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Supporting the PM CARES Fund: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 20:03

  In a letter to the Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, today, His Holiness the Dalai Lama expressed his support for his efforts to control the growing threat of the coronavirus, which has also reached India as it … Continued

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Prayer Recitation Notice from Department of Religion & Culture

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 01:10

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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