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15th press briefing by CTA COVID-19 Task Force: Precaution by Each Ensures Safety for All

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 00:30

Dharamshala: Heads of the Data Monitoring Committee and Mental Health Committee of CTA COVID-19 Task Force, Tenzin Dolkar and Ngawang Tenzin addressed a press briefing via Tibet TV earlier today. Tenzin Dolkar, head of the Data Monitoring Committee said the … Continued

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TIPA celebrates Yarkyi 2020 in honour of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 85th Birthday

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 00:20

Dharamshala: Known as the pioneer cultural institutes, the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA) established through the vision of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama is also famously known for its summer festival of Yarkyi, a cultural competition held every year to … Continued

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CTA to Award Two Distinctive Staff for Excellence in Service

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 22:44

Dharamshala: The Kashag secretariat will present two staff of the Central Tibetan Administration with an award in recognition of their distinctive service in their respective departments. The two staff selected for the award are Joint Secretary Tseten Kalsang of Tibetan … Continued

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Tibetan Buddhist community urged to join IBC’s flagship ‘Dharma Chakra Day on 4 July 2020’: Chorig Department

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 21:02

Dharamshala: The International Buddhist Confederation based in Delhi is marking the forthcoming Asadha Poornima on July 4, 2020, as Dharma Chakra Day to commemorate Budha’s first turning of wheels of Dharma. In a show of support and appreciation to IBC’s … Continued

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China extensively uses cyber propagandists to defend their authoritarian regime amid COVID-19 pandemic: TPI Researcher Tenzin Dalha speaks exclusive to Tibet News Bureau

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 16:23

Dharamshala: The Communist Party of China has long kept tight control on both its traditional and new media to avoid possible subversion of its authority. Censoring and controlling information and spreading deceptive narratives still remain as its tactics to exert … Continued

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Choeying Dhondup sworn in as new member of Public Service Commission

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 16:44

Dharamshala: Mr Choeying Dhondup, the incumbent General-Secretary of Tibetan Children’s Village (TCV) was sworn in as a new member of the Public Service Commission at a swearing-in ceremony held today at Sikyong auditorium. Mr Choeying was announced as one of … Continued

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Yarkyi 2020 Musical Tribute to His Holiness the Dalai Lama: Watch LIVE on Tibet TV at 5 pm (IST), 1 July 2020

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 16:01

Dharamshala: As part of the Central Tibetan Administration’s ‘Year of Gratitude to His Holiness the Dalai Lama’ and in celebration of His Holiness’ upcoming 85th birthday, TIPA’s Yarkyi 2020 will be live telecast on Tibet TV at 5 pm (IST) … Continued

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Virtual Interactive Gratitude Series Chapter 2: SEE Learning Program

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 14:04

Geneva: Tibet Bureau Geneva will be hosting the second chapter of the virtual interactive gratitude series titled “Thank You His Holiness the Dalai Lama” on SEE Learning program. The guest speaker for the live interactive discussion will be Professor Lobsang … Continued

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Four Tibetan peace marchers of Switzerland’s final leg in Geneva

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 13:51

Geneva: A group of four Tibetans in Switzerland concluded a week-long peace march in Geneva, on 30th June, coinciding with the opening of the 44th session of the UN Human Rights Council session. The team led by Tsangmada Lobsang Dhargyal … Continued

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Resolution of Tibet issue imperative for India’s stability and peace with China: CTA President

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 13:57

Dharamshala: CTA President Dr Lobsang Sangay was invited to address the 6th Foreign Correspondents Club of South Asia on the issue of Tibet and its significance in the resolution of India-China border disputes as a renowned Tibetan scholar and CTA … Continued

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Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay: COVID-19 virus in the body or soul?

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 19:46

Dharamshala: “The Wuhan originated coronavirus which has changed everyday life around the world teaches us an important lesson that the present institutional mechanism is not adequate to approach the things as they are now. New thinking and paradigm shift in … Continued

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COVID-19 Has Exposed a Chink in China’s Cyber-Suppression Armour

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 14:24

Tenzin Dalha for The Quint, 27 June 2020, Read the original article here The novel coronavirus pandemic, which has spread beyond the borders of mainland China has brought the world to a screeching standstill, with the global infection count swelling to upwards … Continued

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CTA President: We Urge Human Rights Council to Hold Special Session on Human Rights Violations by China

Sun, 06/28/2020 - 05:17

UN independent experts in a recent press statement urged the UN Human Right Council for decisive measures including a special session to evaluate the human rights violations by China. In this regard, the President of Central Tibetan Administration Dr. Lobsang … Continued

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Vision of a More Compassionate & Peaceful World

Sat, 06/27/2020 - 16:30

Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP – This morning His Holiness the Dalai Lama took part in a ‘webinar’ organized by Amity University. When he entered the sitting room at his residence, he smiled, folded his hands in greeting and silently sat … Continued

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UN Experts Call for Urgent Decisive Measures Against China for Collective Repression of Population in Tibet and other Regions under China

Sat, 06/27/2020 - 15:42

Around 50 UN independent experts and from 30 UN Special Procedure Mandate Holders have called on the United Nations Human Rights Council to “act with a sense of urgency to take all appropriate measures to monitor Chinese human rights practices.” … Continued

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Acting Settlement Officer assumes charge as Odisha Tibetan Settlement Officer

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 21:42

Odisha: Odisha Tibetan Settlement Officer’s official handing over ceremony took place today at the settlement. In the absence of the newly appointed Settlement officer who has been unable to assume his new role at the Settlement Office currently, due to … Continued

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Apart from Tibet, India’s own history with China teaches a lesson to deal with China’s aggression

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 20:30

Dharamshala: CTA President Dr Lobsang Sangay spoke to ‘India Ahead’s Ridhima Bhatnagar in a 20-minute interview on the ongoing border clashes between India and China, sharing his expert knowledge as a Tibetan scholar and democratically-elected political leader of the Tibetan … Continued

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17 new COVID cases reported in Tibetan community in exile and Nepal

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 19:18

Dharamshala: At the 13th press briefing of the Wuhan originated COVID-19 Task Force, Dr. Tsering Tsamchoe said that 17 new cases have been reported in the Tibetan community this week as per the report of the CTA COVID-19 Emergency Relief … Continued

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Remembering the Tibetans Prisoners of Conscience on International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 16:44

“Torturers must never be allowed to get away with their crimes, and systems that enable torture should be dismantled or transformed.” – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres  26 June 2020, marks the 23rd anniversary of the UN International Day in Support … Continued

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Fight the disease, not the patients: Health Kalon appeals public and media against stigmatizing COVID-19 patients

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 05:25

Dharamshala: Health Kalon Choekyong Wangchuk today urged the public as well as the media not to stigmatize the patients of coronavirus, saying that stigma could be more dangerous than the virus itself. “We must collectively work to shed the stigma around … Continued

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