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Virtual Training for School Heads Underway

Fri, 05/01/2020 - 21:03

Dharamshala: The COVID-19 Pandemic has affected all walks of life on earth. As a precautionary measure, all the educational institutions in India are closed for an indefinite time since the mid of March 2020. The Department of Education, CTA has … Continued

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Rumtek Tsurphu Labrang pledges 3 lakh towards CM Relief fund

Fri, 05/01/2020 - 20:23

Rumtek: Tsurphu Labrang, Rumtek in Gangtok contributed three lakh rupees towards CMRFund for Covid-19 pandemic relief. The cheque was presented to Honorable Chief Minister Shri. Prem Singh Tamang and Hon. Minister Shri Sonam Lama by representatives of Tsurphu Labrang, Rumtek.

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MSP Ross Greer tables motion in Scottish Parliament on Panchen Lama

Fri, 05/01/2020 - 17:35

Dharamshala: Hon Ross Greer, Green MSP for West Scotland and Scottish Cross-Party Group on Tibet has tabled a motion in the Scottish Parliament highlighting the case of the enforced disappearance of the 11th Panchen Lama on 23 April. The motion acknowledges … Continued

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Countries call for global inquiry into China’s handling of the early stages of Wuhan outbreak

Fri, 05/01/2020 - 16:46

Dharamshala: The Chinese government’s downplaying of the severity of the deadly COVID-19 disease and censoring early coverage of the outbreak from Wuhan city has started to draw international scrutiny with an overwhelming majority of countries such as the US, France, … Continued

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Speaker Pema Jungney congratulates Dr. Michael Van Walt Van Praag on Knighthood award

Fri, 05/01/2020 - 16:07

Dharamshala: Speaker Pema Jungney of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile congratulated Dr. Michael Van Walt Van Praag on being awarded Knighthood by the Dutch Government. In the congratulatory letter, Speaker wrote, “It is indeed great news for Tibetans and Tibet supporters around … Continued

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Delar settlement office distributes dry rations to destitute Tibetans

Fri, 05/01/2020 - 13:40

Bylakuppe: Amid the nation-wide lockdown, now extended till 3 May the livelihood of the needy and daily wagers are significantly hampered. In their effort to fight against the COVID-19 and its impact, the Delar Tibetan settlement office led by settlement … Continued

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Sikyong calls for 80 days lockdown for Tibetan communities

Fri, 05/01/2020 - 02:27

  Dharamshala: As the end of India’s nationwide lockdown nears, Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay calls for 80 days lockdown for Tibetan communities in India via a press briefing today. He reiterated the call for Tibetans to continue to observe lockdown … Continued

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Campaign for the release of the Panchen Lama

Thu, 04/30/2020 - 22:13

Washington DC: As a part of the campaign to seek the release of Tibet’s Panchen Lama, Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, who has been missing for 25 years, the Office of Tibet-DC reached out to the US Administration, the Congressional-Executive Commission on … Continued

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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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