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Miao Choephelling Settlement distributes dry rations worth 2 lakh to local villages

Thu, 04/30/2020 - 22:00

Miao: In solidarity with India to fight against the deadly COVID-19, Choephelling Tibetan Settlement, Miao under the banner of Task Force Group COVID-19 distributed dry rations worth Rs 223,680 to the nearby local villagers of Miao. Amid nationwide lockdown, dry … Continued

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Tibetans in Mongolia and Russia donate to regional COVID-19 relief funds

Thu, 04/30/2020 - 16:15

Moscow: Following the Kashag’s recommendation conveyed through the Department of Information and International Relations of CTA to the Offices of Tibet across the globe to voluntarily donate one day’s pay or more towards the fight against Covid-19 in the respective … Continued

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CTA President congratulates Dr Michael van Walt on Royal Knighthood Honour

Thu, 04/30/2020 - 04:47

Dharamshala: In positive news for Tibetans and Tibet supporters around the world, Dr Michael C. van Walt van Praag, legal advisor, scholar and a long time supporter of Tibet and His Holiness the Dalai Lama has been awarded knighthood by … Continued

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Tibetans in Dalhousie donate ration kits worth of 1 lakh to local Indian poor

Thu, 04/30/2020 - 00:47

Tibetans in Dalhousie led by their Settlement Officer and joined by organisations like the Regional Tibetan Youth Congress, Regional Tibetan Women’s Association, Middle Way Approach Losel Ling Tara Temple initiated fundraising for COVID-19 relief aid to support local Indian poor … Continued

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Mayor of Milton Keynes in England reaffirms support for Tibet on 7th Tibetan flag raising year

Wed, 04/29/2020 - 15:04

Dharamshala: Mayor Sam Crooks of Milton Keynes in England, issued a statement on April 20 via youtube on the occasion of the Tibetan flag-raising day. He started by expressing his regret in not being able to hold the event this year … Continued

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China’s Global Times article false, incorrect and misleading – a rebuttal

Wed, 04/29/2020 - 13:02

by T.G. Arya* China’s Global Times has on April 27, 2020, published an article “Exiled Tibetans eye to China for fear of virus” by Shan Jie and Hu Yuwei[1]. The article has shown the situation of Tibetans living in India, … Continued

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Rep. McGovern calls on China to release the Panchen Lama amid high risk Covid-19 concerns in prisons

Wed, 04/29/2020 - 03:47

Dharamshala: US Congressman Jim McGovern, co-chair of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China and of Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission called for the immediate release of the 11th Panchen Lama, Gedhun Choekyi Nyima who was forcibly disappeared by the Chinese government … Continued

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Sherig Parkhang Trust contributes 5 lakh rupees to India’s Covid-19 relief funds

Wed, 04/29/2020 - 01:06

Dharamshala: The Sherig Parkhang Trust contributed Rs 5,24,604 (Five lakh twenty four thousand six hundred and four rupees) as a token of support and solidarity with the Central and State government of India in the COVID-19 global crisis. The contribution … Continued

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Lugsam Nyamdrel sponsors medical kits for COVID-19 relief efforts in Bylakuppe

Tue, 04/28/2020 - 15:01

Bylakuppe: As per the initiative of the Lugsam Settlement Office on whose request, the Tibetan Primary Agri Credit Cooperative Society also called the Lugsam Nyamdrel led by Chair Pema Delek, Member of Tibetan parliament sponsored 8 Thermometer, 8 Oximetre and … Continued

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Paonta Cholsum Tibetan Settlement donates rations to local sanitation workers and police force

Tue, 04/28/2020 - 14:45

On April 27, Paonta Cholsum Tibetan Settlement Officer Gelek Jamyang met with Shri Sanjay Sharma,SHO and Shri S S Negi, Executive Officer of M.C Paonta Sahib. In solidarity with the essential service providers, Paonta Cholsum Tibetan Settlement, Paonta Sahib led … Continued

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Tibetan monasteries in Gangtok commit over Rs 7.8 lakh to coronavirus relief efforts in Sikkim

Mon, 04/27/2020 - 23:23

Gangtok: In solidarity with the state government and the nationwide fight against the Wuhan-originated coronavirus pandemic, the Gangtok based Tibetan Buddhist monasteries came forward to contribute to Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF). The Zurmang Shedup Choekhorling Monastery at Lingdum, Sikkim … Continued

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Tibetans in Gangtok contribute Rs 7.8 lakh to Sikkim Chief Minister’s Relief Fund

Mon, 04/27/2020 - 23:03

Gangtok: On behalf of The Tibetan community in Gangtok, Mingyur Youdon, Tibetan Settlement Officer, Gangtok and Jinpa Phuntsok, Vice-chairman, Local Tibetan Assembly presented Rs. 7,78,791 cheque to Hon. Chief Minister Shri. Prem Singh Tamang towards Chief Minister’s Relief Fund to … Continued

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Belgium concerned about human rights situation in Tibet and the enforced disappearance of Gedhun Choekyi Nyima: Belgian Foreign Minister

Mon, 04/27/2020 - 21:10

Brussels: On April 8, Mr Samuel Cogolati, member of Belgian Federal Parliament asked the Belgian Minister of Foreign Minister and Defense on the continued disappearance of Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the 11th Panchen Lama and to state the stand of Belgium. … Continued

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Coronavirus pandemic; a Chinese Trojan horse to global hegemony

Mon, 04/27/2020 - 20:59

by T.G. Arya* The Coronavirus pandemic, which originated from the Wuhan city of China last year, has affected and disturbed the world greatly. It has created a war-like situation in public health, economy, and politics and in international relations around … Continued

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CTA holds virtual prayer gathering in honour of late CTA veteran Lobsang Khedup Drongretsang

Mon, 04/27/2020 - 18:17

Dharamshala: The Central Tibetan Administration today paid tribute to its veteran leader, late Lobsang Khedup Drongretsang, one of the longest-serving CTA officials who had dedicated a lifetime in service of the Tibetan cause and His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Led … Continued

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Panel discussion: Renewing global advocacy for the release of the 11th Panchen Lama

Sun, 04/26/2020 - 07:32

Dharamshala: China abducted six-year-old Kunzik Gedhun Choekyi Nyima on 17 May 1995 from his home in Nagchu region of Central Tibet days following His Holiness the Dalai Lama identified him as the 11th Panchen Lama, the second highest spiritual authority … Continued

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USCIRF calls China to release the 11th Panchen Lama who turns 31 today

Sat, 04/25/2020 - 14:33

Dharamshala: The 11th Panchen Lama, Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the second-highest spiritual figure in Tibetan Buddhism who has been missing since the age of six turns 31 today. He was abducted along with the rest of his family by the Chinese government on … Continued

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CTA launches month-long Global Advocacy Campaign on Panchen Lama’s 31st Birthday

Sat, 04/25/2020 - 09:30

Dharamshala: Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the 11th Panchen Lama turns 31 today. Held captive for the last 25 years by the Chinese authorities, Panchen Gedhun Choekyi Nyima’s birthday will be marked in grief and concerns, just as each year. Tibetans around the … Continued

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Sakya Buddhist community in Dehradun led by Sakya Trizin donates 23 lakhs to CM relief fund

Fri, 04/24/2020 - 23:09

Dehradun: In the spirit of solidarity with the people of Uttarakhand and India to help combat and win the war against the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, His Eminence the 42nd Sakya Trizin Ratna Vajra Rinpoche, the head of Sakya school of … Continued

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32 European parliamentarians urge European Commission to call upon China to free Panchen Lama without any conditions

Fri, 04/24/2020 - 22:23

Brussels: 32 members of the European Parliament have urged the European Commission to call upon China to release Gedhun Choekyi Nyima without any conditions. In their joint letter to the Foreign Affairs Chief of the European Commission, Mr Josep Borrel, … Continued

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