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MP Ven Thupten Wangchen’s ‘Dialogue for Peace’ tour wraps with a huge success in Brussels

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 14:46

Brussels, Belgium: On his tour of 30 European countries to promote ‘Dialogue for Peace’, Ven. Thupten Wanchen, Member of Tibetan Parliament in exile arrived in Brussels, Belgium on 17 September. He was received by Representative Tashi Phuntsok, Office of Tibet, Brussels, … Continued

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Four UN Member States raise concerns on situation in Tibet at 42nd UNHRC session

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 23:56

Geneva: Four UN members raised its concern over human rights situation in Tibet at the ongoing 42nd Session of UN Human Rights Council. On 17 September, UN Member states and observer including the Czech Republic, Germany, France, Sweden and EU expressed concerns … Continued

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German Parliamentary Delegation calls on His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 20:30

Dharamshala: A three-member German Parliamentary delegation called on the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama at the latter’s residence Wednesday morning. The delegation is led by Members of German Bundestag, Frank Heinrich (Chemnitz) (CDU/CSU), Ms Ute Vogt (Social Democratic … Continued

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Kashag hosts reception for delegates of the Human Rights Committee of German Parliament

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 16:36

Dharamshala: President Dr Lobsang Sangay of the Central Tibetan Administration led Cabinet Ministers hosted a reception for a six-member German delegation at Kashag Secretariat yesterday. The delegates of the Human Rights Committee of German Parliament led by Mr Frank Heinrich arrived … Continued

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URGENT APPEAL: Donate to Dalhousie Tibetan Handicraft Relief Efforts

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 16:04

Call for Urgent Support Department of Home, CTA once again appeal our well-wishers around the globe that unprecedented tragic fire incident left many hopeless at Tibetan Refugee Handicraft Centre, Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh.  On 4th of Sept around 10.30 pm in … Continued

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Kalon Ven Karma Gelek Yuthok addresses on upcoming 3rd Special General Meeting

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 13:47

Dharamshala: Kalon of the 15th Kashag, Ven Karma Gelek Yuthok, addressed on the upcoming ‘3rd Special General Meeting’ scheduled for October 3 to 5 this year at Dharamshala. Speaking at a meeting at the Literary and Cultural Research Centre, Norbulingka, the … Continued

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama congratulates PM Modi on 69th birthday

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 16:36

Dharamshala: On the occasion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 69th birthday, His Holiness the Dalai Lama offered his congratulations in a letter. Having wished him a long and healthy life, His Holiness wrote: “As a long time guest of India, … Continued

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama hails Tibetan Medicine as a unique service to mankind

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 16:15

Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama spoke about the importance and benefits of Tibetan medicine practices during a meeting with executive members of Central Council of Tibetan Medicine this Monday. At the meeting, His Holiness noted the immense contribution of … Continued

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Mentor workshop on Basic Education Policy underway at Sarah College

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 14:41

Dharamshala: Kalon Ven Karma Gelek Yuthok, Department of Religion and Culture, CTA gave an expert talk on the Basic Education Policy for Tibetans in Exile for mentors of the Basic Education Policy of various Tibetan schools and education officers today … Continued

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UNHRC: China Meddling in Tibetan Reincarnation System Requires UN Attention

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 13:44

Geneva: At the ongoing 42nd session of the UN Human Rights Council, a Tibetan representative voiced concern over an unabated violation of Tibetan religious rights with impunity by China at the 14th meeting of the session on Monday, 16 September. Expressing concern … Continued

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President Dr Sangay opens annual workshop on Tibetan Medicare System

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 21:01

Dharamshala: The Department of Health, Central Tibetan Administration inaugurated a three-day workshop on “Awareness and Enrolment Planning of Tibetan Medicare System” to the directors and staff of various Tibetan Health Centers across India at the Administrative Training and Welfare Society … Continued

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Sikyong concludes high-level Tibet advocacy in Washington D.C

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 14:14

Washington D.C: Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay met with Representative Ron Wright, a new republican congressman from Texas on 13 September. “That’s not right,” said Congressman Wright when Sikyong explained how the Chinese government is trying to interfere with the reincarnation … Continued

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Trending This Week on Social Media: Long Life Prayer Ceremony for His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Sun, 09/15/2019 - 19:57

“An undefeatable spirit of Tibetans in exile and those who are inside Tibet in the clutches of China’s occupation, gives me a strength to live longer,” said His Holiness the Dalai Lama during the Long Life Prayer Ceremony.   On … Continued

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Representatives of five groups offer long-life prayers for His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 20:51

Dharamshala: A long life prayer offering (Tib: Tenshug) for His Holiness the Dalai Lama was held at the main temple in Dharamshala today organised by five groups. The Tenshug was offered by Shang Gaden Choekhorling Monastery, Federation of Tibetan Cooperative … Continued

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Concerns Over China’s “Development” Projects in Tibet Raised at the UN

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 20:30

Geneva: On 11 September, at the ongoing 42nd regular session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, concerns were raised over the Chinese government “development” projects in Tibet, including the wide-scale demolition and eviction of Tibetan Buddhist centers. The … Continued

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Chief Election Commissioner concludes successful Australia visit

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 16:52

Dharamshala: The Chief Election Commissioner of Central Tibetan Administration, Mr Sonam Choephel Shosur on Thursday left for India after concluding his successful official visit to Australia. From 3 to 12 September, the Chief Election Commissioner addressed the Tibetans in Melbourne, … Continued

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China Bans Even Retired Elderly Tibetans from Performing Religious Activities in Tibet

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 15:43

Dharamshala: China stoops another level in carrying out religious persecution of Tibetans. According to the latest report published by Human Rights Watch, an international NGO which conducts research and advocacy on human rights, the Chinese Communist Party has issued a notice banning retired elderly … Continued

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“Development” at the cost of Tibetan People’s Rights highlighted at UN Side Event

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 14:26

Geneva: Amidst China’s push for “development” with Chinese characteristic at the UN radar and presentation of UN Special Rapporteur on Right to Development at the ongoing 42nd regular session of the UN Human Rights Council session, Society for Threatened Peoples, an … Continued

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Kashag hosts reception for spiritual masters attending the Tenshug offering

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 14:14

Dharamshala: The Kashag of Central Tibetan Administration hosted a reception in honour of the delegation of Buddhist masters attending the Tenshug offering for His Holiness the Dalai Lama starting tomorrow. At the occasion, Kalon Ven Karma Gelek Yuthok, Department of Religion … Continued

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