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COVID-19 response and relief efforts led by Settlement Office and monasteries in Hunsur

Wed, 05/13/2020 - 00:39

Hunsur: Under the joint efforts of Hunsur Settlement Office and branch hospital, a full regimen of sanitization drive in all the villages, monasteries, hospital and old age home under its jurisdiction. The Settlement office and Chimi office also called the … Continued

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Read-Aloud of children’s book

Tue, 05/12/2020 - 23:15

Dharamshala: With the COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown, many educators have been taking virtual classes to ensure that the children continue to learn even at their home. To ensure uninterrupted learning for older children, the DoE has been organising online … Continued

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CTA’s Relief aid to distressed Tibetans underway

Tue, 05/12/2020 - 19:30

Dharamshala: Once again the CTA’s Task Force Committee on coronavirus assembled to review the plan of action and steady efforts of the task force. Presided by Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay and chaired by Health Kalon Choekyong Wangchuk, the meeting was … Continued

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DoE releases creative writing assignment in English for students of classes V-VIII

Tue, 05/12/2020 - 18:51

Dharamshala: In view of the prolonged lockdown, and as schools remain closed with the COVID-19 transmission rate peaking in the months of May and June in India, the Department of Education,CTA has been promoting remote learning activities for students. DoE released … Continued

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Lithuanian President and Foreign Minister urged to press China on Panchen Lama’s whereabouts

Tue, 05/12/2020 - 12:50

Dharamshala: In the lead up to the 25th anniversary of the enforced disappearance of the 11th Panchen Lama of Tibet, Dr. Andrius Navickas, Member of the Seimas (Parliament) of the Republic of Lithuania and head of Provisional Group for Solidarity … Continued

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Tortured and refused medical treatment, Tibetan political prisoner Choekyi dies in Tibet

Tue, 05/12/2020 - 12:03

Dharamshala: A former Tibetan political prisoner named Choekyi released last year after serving his four years sentence term in Chinese prison, died last week on 7 May due to torture suffered in prison. He died at his home in Shosang … Continued

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“We need Karuna to defeat Corona”: President Dr Sangay on embracing spirituality amid the global crisis

Tue, 05/12/2020 - 02:47

Dharamshala: Earlier on Friday in an exclusive interview with Ira Trivedi, a renowned columnist and yoga teacher, President Dr Lobasng Sangay of the Central Tibetan Administration talked about embracing faith and spirituality during the global crisis. President Dr Sangay said … Continued

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Sikyong inspects COVID-19 Care Centre at Nelenkhang

Tue, 05/12/2020 - 00:42

Dharamshala: Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay today inspected the COVID-19 Care Centre (CCC), a quarantine facility arranged by the CTA task force for Wuhan-originated COVID-19 pandemic at the Tibetan Reception Centre in Khanyara. Sikyong was accompanied by Health Kalon Choekyong Wangchuk, … Continued

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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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