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Chorig dept begins weeklong prayers for those deceased and suffering in COVID-19 pandemic

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 18:10

Dharamshala: Beginning last Friday 8 May, the monks of Nechung Drayaling Monastery as part of the initiative of the Department of Religion and Culture, CTA have started a weeklong prayer service dedicated for the Tibetans who died due to the … Continued

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US based Geshe Ngawang Thinley donates 10 lakh to needy Tibetans in South India through Chief Representative Office

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 15:54

Dharamshala: Geshe Ngawang Thinley of Sera Jey Tehor Khangtsen contributed 10 lakh rupees towards the needy Tibetans in the five major Tibetan settlements in South India, according to the Chief Representative Office, South Zone. The relief money of Rs 5000 … Continued

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MP Tim Loughton calls out China to release and reveal the 11th Panchen Lama missing for 25 years

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 13:30

Dharamshala: MP Tim Loughton of the UK Parliament and Chair of All Party Parliamentary Group for Tibet (APPGT) called for the immediate release of Tibet’s 11th Panchen Lama, Gendun Choekyi Nyima on the 25th anniversary of his abduction and enforced disappearance … Continued

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CTA task force for Wuhan-originated COVID-19 Press Briefing

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 13:20

Dharamshala: The Central Tibetan Administration’s Task Force for the Wuhan-originated, COVID-19 pandemic addressed the press on last week on the status of active cases worldwide and particularly in the Tibetan community and the response measures being taken. Dr Tsering Tsamchoe … Continued

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Role of parents in supporting young children’s learning at home

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 10:30

Dharamshala: During the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, the Department of Education, CTA initiated several online educational programs for students and provided guidelines for teachers and parents to ensure learning continuity for children at home. Beginning this Saturday, May 09, 2020, DoE … Continued

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Education and empowerment of destitute Tibetan children under DOE

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 04:25

Dharamshala: Endowing the disadvantaged and destitute children with free and quality education, especially focussing on children belonging to India’s northeast regions of Tuting, Shabara and Tibetan Muslim children in Srinagar forms the key areas of the Department of Education’s education … Continued

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CTA brings home the first batch of stranded Tibetan students from Baroda

Sat, 05/09/2020 - 15:11

Dharamshala: The nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 pandemic has affected all walks of life, including that of students. The closure of schools and universities in India amidst the prolonged lockdown has adversely affected many Tibetan students … Continued

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US Deputy National Security Advisor Matt Pottinger’s hard-hitting speech on China’s May 4th Movement

Sat, 05/09/2020 - 13:30

Dharamshala: Exactly 100 years ago, on 4 May 1919, a group of young intellectuals in Beijing whose faces brimmed with hope for a better China led a movement famously known as the May Fourth Movement that would completely change China … Continued

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Tibetan Associations in US Fundraise to fight Pandemic

Sat, 05/09/2020 - 06:56

Washington DC: As per the guidance from the Central Tibetan Administration, Tibetan Associations in the United States donated a check of US Dollars $35,131 to Meals on Wheels America, a reputable NGO that provides food to the poor, disabled, and … Continued

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US Senate to hold markup of Tibet Policy and Support Act of 2020

Sat, 05/09/2020 - 05:49

Washington DC: The Senate Foreign Relations Committee will discuss any markups of the Tibet Policy and Support Act of 2020 (the former title for the act was “Tibet Policy and Support Act of 2019”) on Thursday, 14 May 2020. “It … Continued

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Relief measures in full swing to provide immediate support for distressed Tibetans

Sat, 05/09/2020 - 03:34

Dharamshala: Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay presided over a meeting of CTA’s task force on coronavirus to review the plan of action and steady efforts of the task force. The meeting was also chaired by Kalon Choekyong Wangchuk, Department of Health, Secretary … Continued

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Secretary Tsewang Gyalpo Arya appointed as new Representative of Office of Tibet, Japan

Fri, 05/08/2020 - 21:42

Dharamshala: The incumbent Secretary of Department of Information and International Relations, Mr Tsewang Gyalpo Arya has been appointed by the Kashag as the new Representative for Office of Tibet, Japan. Secretary TG Arya is expected to assume the office of … Continued

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One more torture survivor, former political prisoner passes away in Tibet

Fri, 05/08/2020 - 20:16

Dharamshala: The UN, EU & Human Rights Desk, DIIR has learned about the death of another former Tibetan political prisoner from prolonged illness due to life-threatening torture sustained in Chinese prison. Tsering Bhakdro, 51, died on 26th April at his … Continued

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Sikyong urges Tibetans, friends worldwide to light a candle for Kunzik Panchen Rinpoche on 17 May

Fri, 05/08/2020 - 14:20

  Dharamshala: As part of its monthlong campaign to mark the 25th anniversary of the enforced disappearance of the 11th Panchen Lama of Tibet, the Central Tibetan Administration is organising a virtual panel discussion and a global candlelight vigil to … Continued

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CTA donates 50 lakhs to Tibetans in distress

Fri, 05/08/2020 - 03:50

Dharamshala: Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay announced an immediate relief of cash amounting to 50 lakhs for the distressed Tibetans who are presently stranded outside their settlements and those who have lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 lockdown. Speaking at … Continued

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DoE launches counselling services for students and parents struggling amidst prolonged lockdown

Thu, 05/07/2020 - 16:43

Dharamshala: As the psychosocial and emotional impact of COVID-19 lockdown is observed to be wide-ranging among students and parents, the Department of Education, CTA has organised professional counselling services for children and parents struggling amidst the prolonged lockdown. In consideration … Continued

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159 Organizations petition the UN for Release of Tibet’s Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima

Thu, 05/07/2020 - 15:07

Geneva: This year marks the 25th year of the enforced disappearance of Tibet’s 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima and his entire family by the Chinese Communist Party. In this regard, 159 organizations submitted a joint petition to the United … Continued

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama to give teachings and guidance in times of COVID-19 crisis

Thu, 05/07/2020 - 14:54

Dharamshala: At a time when countries around the world grapple with the unprecedented crisis in form of the COVID-19 pandemic, Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama has graciously announced to give Buddhist teachings over two days next week, in … Continued

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Message on Vesak Celebration around the world

Thu, 05/07/2020 - 14:14

His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Message on Vesak Celebration around the world: It gives me great pleasure to offer greetings to Buddhist brothers and sisters across the world celebrating Vesak (Buddha Purnima) today. Shakyamuni Buddha was born in Lumbini, attained … Continued

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Tibetan Buddhist community urged to join Virtual Vesak prayers aimed at resolution from COVID-19 crisis

Thu, 05/07/2020 - 00:59

Dharamshala: The International Buddhist Confederation based in Delhi is organising a virtual celebration of Vesak – Buddha Poornima on 7 May 2020 coinciding with the 15th day of the third month of Tibetan lunar calendar marking the auspicious occasions of Buddha’s … Continued

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