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Saturday Shoutout: CTA Civil Servant Ngawang Choedhen

Sat, 08/03/2019 - 13:30

    Social Media Executive (SME): Could you briefly tell us about yourself? Ngawang Choedhen (NC): I was born and brought up in one of the largest and oldest Tibetan settlements called Doeguling, Mundgod, Karnataka State. My father is a retired soldier … Continued

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CTA President Welcomes US Delegation at Norbulingka Institute, Dharamshala

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 23:00

Dharamshala: The President of Central Tibetan Administration, Dr Lobsang Sangay welcomed the US Delegation at the Norbulingka Institute today around 4:30 pm. Dr Sangay accorded the ceremonial welcome of the US delegation by offering a traditional Tibetan khatak. At the … Continued

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U.S Congressional Delegation of House of Democracy Partnership arrives in Dharamshala

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 22:30

Dharamshala: As per the scheduled visit, a six-member U.S Bipartisan Congressional delegation of the House of Democracy Partnership led by Congressman David Price, Chair of House Democracy Partnership and Co-chair Vern Buchanan have reached Dharamshala today at around 3:45 pm. The … Continued

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U.S Congressional Delegation to embark on two-day official visit to Dharamshala

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 21:31

Dharamshala: A total consisting of 30 members U.S delegation will be visiting Dharamshala on 2 August. The members include representatives of US Congressional from the House of Democratic Partnership led by Congressman David Price and Congressman Vern Buchanan, staffers, military … Continued

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Award- winning filmmaker, Dawn Gifford Engle to feature “The Dalai Lama – Scientist” world premiere at Venice International Film Festival

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 16:12

VENICE, ITALY (PRWEB) JULY 31, 2019: A new feature-length documentary film titled “The Dalai Lama – Scientist” will be premiered at the Cinema Astra as VPB Market Screening within the Venice Production Bridge. The world premiere of the documentary film will take place … Continued

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Tibetans in North America Pledge Over $1 million in Investment Towards Establishing Gangjong Bank

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 14:18

Dharamshala: A senior CTA delegation comprised of Mr. Kaydor Aukatsang, Chief Resilience Officer, and Dr. Kunchok Tsundue, Chief Planning Officer, completed a highly successful Tibetan Resilience Tour of nine cities in the United States and Canada from June 22 to … Continued

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Tibetans of Domey Sokdzong Community offers Tenshug to His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 19:46

Dharamshala: Representing Domey Malho Sokdzong’s community, Tibetans from India and Nepal offered Tenshug (long-life prayers) to His Holiness the Dalai Lama at his residence yesterday. As His Holiness’s long and healthy life is a collective aspiration of six million Tibetans, … Continued

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CTA President congratulates Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on his re- election

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 03:54

Dharamshala: The President of Central Tibetan Administration, Dr. Lobsang Sangay today congratulated B.S. Yediyurappa on his re-election as the Chief Minister of Karnataka state. “I on behalf of Tibetan people heartily congratulate you on once again becoming the Chief Minister … Continued

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama Congratulates the Newly Elected Chief Minister of Karnataka, B.S. Yediyurappa

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 21:30

Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, India – Today, His Holiness the Dalai Lama conveyed his congratulations to B.S. Yediyurappa on his once again becoming the Chief Minister of Karnataka. “I trust that under your leadership the people of Karnataka will see prosperity … Continued

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“Be more kind, it will make you happy and peaceful” : His Holiness the Dalai Lama to the students of Summer Camp Program 2019

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 21:20

Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama addressed the students of the summer camp program organized by Upper TCV and College for higher Tibetan studies. The students have come from various countries such as the U.S, Canada, Switzerland, and Austria to … Continued

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Health Kalon Inaugurates Newly Built Delek Fitness Centre

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 21:01

Dharamshala:  Health Kalon Choekyong Wangchuk of the Department of Health, CTA inaugurated the newly built fitness centre ‘Delek Fitness Centre’ today at Ghangchen Kyishong. The fitness centre is an initiation taken by Delek Hospital towards a healthy community and it is … Continued

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First Ever Tibetan Language & Culture Summer Camp Underway in Switzerland

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 13:46

Switzerland: A five-day Tibetan language and culture summer camp is currently underway in Aarburg, Switzerland. As children having summer break from schools, Tibetan Community in Switzerland and Liechtenstein has organised the Tibetan language and culture summer camp, first of its … Continued

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Speaker Pema Jungney Congratulates Elected Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa of Karnataka

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 12:30

Dharamshala: Pema Jungney, Speaker of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile, on behalf of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile, and Tibetans in and outside Tibet congratulated B. S. Yeddyurappa for being elected again as the Chief Minister of Karnataka. He wrote “We are truly grateful to the government … Continued

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Remembering Li Peng as partially responsible for repressive measures in Tibet

Sat, 07/27/2019 - 20:32

Earlier on Tuesday, on 23 July, a number of reports announced the passing away of Chinese premier Li Peng at the age of 90. It was reported that Li Peng famously known for his order of martial law during the … Continued

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CTA’s UN and Human Rights Desk Officers Speak at Indian Universities on Human Rights Violations in Tibet

Sat, 07/27/2019 - 16:41

The UN, EU and Human Rights Desk at Department of Information and International Relations, Central Tibetan Administration has embarked on a speaking tour to create awareness among the young Indian college students and interact with them on the situation of … Continued

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China’s white paper on national defense; a sugar-coated sabre

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 16:50

by T. G. Arya* Amidst the growing turmoil in Hong Kong Island and the surging voice for independence in Taiwan; the repression and cultural genocide in Tibet and Uighur, and the escalating US trade war, China has on 24th July, … Continued

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the inspiration behind UC San Diego’s 100 Million Dollar Project on Compassion and Empathy

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 16:18

Dharamshala: Billionaire philanthropist Denny Sanford had a private meeting with His Holiness the Dalai Lama when he visited the University of California San Diego in 2017. His Holiness’ message of global compassion with an emphasis on education and scientific inquiry … Continued

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Tibet Issue raised in the South African Parliament

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 16:06

Cape Town: Tibet issue was raised in the chambers of the South African Parliament earlier this month by Honorable Member of Parliament Mkhuleko Hlengwa, Inkatha Freedom Party. MP M Hlengwa highlighted in his five-minute speech the atrocious human rights violations … Continued

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Speaker Pema Jungney congratulates UK’s new Prime Minister Boris Johnson

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 15:30

Dharamsala: Speaker of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile, Pema Jungney on behalf of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile, and Tibetans in and outside Tibet congratulates Boris Johnson on being elected as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. In the congratulatory letter, he wrote “Tibet’s relation … Continued

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Op-Ed: After an arduous escape from Tibet, Nyima Lhamo wanted to meet the President of America and she did

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 15:30

By Kunchok Dolma Yaklha, Special Appointee for Human Rights I was amongst the people who laughed when I heard that Nyima Lhamo as a new arrival in India after an arduous escape from an occupied Tibet in 2016 wanted to … Continued

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