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26th COVID-19 Briefing: 62 new cases this week, 147 active cases and 198 recoveries

Fri, 09/25/2020 - 02:55

Dharamshala: Addressing the 26th Press briefing on the COVID-19 situation in the Tibetan community, Additional Secretary of Health Department, Jampa Phuntsok highlighted the importance of contact tracing amid the concern over the stubborn rise of cases in India, particularly in … Continued

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Indian journalist who published disinformation targeting His Holiness the Dalai Lama and CTA arrested as Chinese spy

Thu, 09/24/2020 - 02:59

Dharamshala: A Delhi-based freelance journalist who wrote a series of fake, misleading articles targeting the institution of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and CTA leadership in 2018 was arrested by Delhi police on charges of spying and acting as an … Continued

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Renewed and Robust Tibet Policy only way forward for India, says Sikyong

Wed, 09/23/2020 - 19:29

Dharamshala: China’s growing belligerence in these COVID times has pushed governments into rethinking its foreign policy on China. Amidst the brewing tensions between India and China at the Indo-Tibet border, the Tibet issue appears once again in the spotlight. In … Continued

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63 Parliamentarians from different countries issue Joint Statement condemning China on reports of forced labour in Tibet

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 22:30

Geneva: 63 Parliamentarians from the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) issued a joint statement today condemning China on reports of forced labour in Tibet. The report authored by Adrian Zenz titled “Xinjiang’s Militarized Vocational Training System Comes to Tibet” was … Continued

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Conversation about Happiness, Humor and Compassion

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 22:27

Dharamshala: This morning His Holiness the Dalai Lama was joined in conversation via video link by Eugenio Derbez, a Mexican actor, comedian and filmmaker. Derbez wished His Holiness a good morning and told him that words couldn’t express his excitement … Continued

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China continues disinformation on the 11th Panchen Lama; claims no disappearance at UNHRC

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 13:53

Geneva: The ongoing 45th session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) witnessed disinformation by China on cases of enforced disappearances especially in one of the longest drawn UN cases of enforced disappearances i.e., Tibet’s 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi … Continued

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Sikyong holds press briefing on COVID-19

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 13:52

Dharamshala: Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay of the Central Tibetan Administration addressed a press briefing on the recent cases of COVID-19 reported from a local bank in the CTA premises where two bank staff tested positive for COVID-19. No sooner the … Continued

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Tibetan peace marchers joined by 150 demonstrators before the UN calling to hold China accountable for violations

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 13:39

Geneva: The five Tibetan peace marchers holding the peace march from Zurich since 8 September 2020 reached Geneva and joined the peaceful demonstration organized by the Tibetan Community of Switzerland and Lichtenstein (TCSL) on 18 September 2020 before the UN … Continued

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Sikyong condemns fake letter issued in His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s name, bewares people against fake news

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 03:30

Dharamshala: Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay of the Central Tibetan Administration today issued a clarification on the widely circulated fake letter allegedly said to have issued in the name of His Holiness the Dalai Lama going viral on social media. Strongly condemning … Continued

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Message by His Holiness the Dalai Lama for the memorial service in honour of Lee Teng-hui

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 16:28

Message by His Holiness the Dalai Lama for the memorial service in honour of former Taiwan leader Lee Teng-hui as delivered on 19 September 2020: “Late Lee Teng-hui, my great friend. He really committed about democracy. Personally, when I first … Continued

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Speaker Pema Jungney condoles the demise of Padma Vibhushan Dr Kapila Vatsyayan

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 18:01

Dharamshala: Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile, Pema Jungney offers his heartfelt condolences on behalf of Tibetans in and outside of Tibet to the family and friends of the late Dr Kapila Vatsyayan. The Speaker writes, “We are deeply saddened to … Continued

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Representative Tashi Phuntsok speaks on Tibetan ‘Democracy In Exile, The New Model To Counter Authoritarianism?’

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 13:36

Brussels: The international movement called ‘NOW’ based in Brussels organised a 24-hour marathon event and discussions to highlight the oppressed nations and regions under China. The issues of Tibet, Taiwan, Hongkong, East Turkestan and South Mongolia were the main focus. … Continued

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25th COVID-19 Briefing: 33 new cases this week, total 175 active cases and 109 recoveries

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 02:38

Dharamshala: Total coronavirus cases tally in Tibetan community in India crossed 295 with an increase of 33 new cases and 5 deaths in the last one week. The total 295 cases include 175 active cases, 109 recoveries and 11 deaths, the … Continued

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Cultivating our Common Humanity amidst Uncertainty

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 00:20

Dharamshala: This morning His Holiness the Dalai Lama was invited to take part in a dialogue with Prof Andreas Roepstorff of the Interacting Minds Centre, Aarhus University, Denmark on the theme ‘Cultivating our Common Humanity amidst Uncertainty’. His Holiness was … Continued

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57-year-old Tibetan released after serving 8 years in Chinese prison 

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 17:32

Dharamshala: According to official sources, Phagba Kyab, a Tibetan political prisoner, held for over eight years in Chinese prison for allegedly pouring petrol on a Tibetan who self-immolated in 2012 was recently released. Phagpa Kyab, aged 57 from eastern Tibet was … Continued

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Wishing Prime Minister Narendra Modi a Happy Birthday

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 16:44

Dharamshala: Today, on the occasion of his 70th birthday, His Holiness the Dalai Lama has sent a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi wishing him many happy returns of the day and praying for his continued good health. “This has … Continued

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‘I call her Mata-Ji because of the motherly affection she showed me and many Tibetans’: His Holiness condoles death of Dr Kapila Vatsyayan

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 23:17

Dharamshala: On receiving news today that his old friend Kapila Vatsyayan had passed away, His Holiness the Dalai Lama wrote to her brother Shri Subash Bhashi to offer his condolences. He noted that he had known Smt Vatsyayan since his … Continued

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Sikyong condoles death of leading Indian scholar Padma Vibhushan Dr Kapila Vatsyayan

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 22:24

Dharamshala: Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay today condoled the demise of India’s preeminent art scholar, former MP Padma Vibhusan Dr Kapila Vatsyayan and said the senior bureaucrat was pivotal in establishing Tibetan educational and cultural institutes in India in 1960s. “I … Continued

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European Council President Charles Michel says he expects to visit Tibet during the EU-China Human Rights Dialogue

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 13:35

Brussels: The European Council President Charles Michel, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a high-level virtual meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping to discuss their relationships on Monday, 14 September 2020. The video … Continued

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Sikyong condoles the demise of Former Union Minister Dr. Raghuvansh Prasad Singh and Arya Samaj leader Swami Agnivesh

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 20:20

Dharamshala: Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay, the democratically elected political leader of the Tibetan people, today condoled the demise of two Indian leaders, Former Union Minister Dr Raghuvansh Prasad Singh and Swami Agnivesh who passed away just days apart. In his condolence … Continued

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