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AISSCE Result 2019 of Tibetan Schools Improved

Sat, 05/04/2019 - 18:48
Dharamshala: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday, 2 May 2019 released the result of All India Senior School Certificate Examination – 2019 for all regions on board’s official website cbseresults.nic.in. From 17 Tibetan schools, 1133 students appeared … Continued

China’s Engineered Development in Tibet

Sat, 05/04/2019 - 15:15
By Rinzin Dorjee China’s development in Tibet has multiple connotations used by different economists, such as master’s gift, boomerang development, blood-transfusions, imposed development, leap-frog development and etc. Economic development in Tibet is also seen as, an engineered development, a skilfully … Continued

Saturday Shoutout: CTA Civil Servant Lhamo Tsering

Sat, 05/04/2019 - 13:30
“What is the purpose of your life, if you can’t be a service to the community,” says Lhamo Tsering, Staff Placement Desk, Kashag Secretariat. Social Media Executive (SME): Could you briefly tell us about yourself? Lhamo Tsering (LT): I was … Continued

Speaker, Deputy Speaker and 10 Parliamentarians to attend a conference in Europe

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 20:14
Dharamshala: Speaker Pema Jungney and Deputy Speaker Acharya Yeshi Phuntsok along with 10 Parliamentarians from Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile to attend a conference in Europe. Speaker and Deputy Speaker are scheduled to leave Delhi on 3 May and the other Parliamentarians are … Continued

Director Palden Dhondup takes over as new Secretary of Health Department

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 19:01
Dharamshala: The handover-takeover ceremony between the outgoing and new Secretary of the Department of Health was held today. Former Director of Tibetan Administrative Training and Welfare Society, Palden Dhondup took charge as the new Secretary of the Department of Health. The … Continued

Tibetans Detained in Karze for Praying and Calling for Panchen Lama’s Release

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 18:40
Dharamshala: Chinese authorities have detained four Tibetans for praying for the release of the Panchen Lama in Serchul County, Karze (Chinese: Ganzi) Prefecture in the traditional Kham province of Tibet. On Monday, 29 April, one of the detainee, a 20-year-old … Continued

Tibet’s Environment Raised at UN Climate Discussions

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 18:15
Geneva: The United Nation’s Working Group on the Right to Development is currently in the midst of its 20th session reviewing the progress made in the implementation of the right to development. An interactive dialogue between Member States, experts and … Continued

Tsewang Gyalpo Arya assumes charge as Information Secretary of DIIR

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 18:13
Dharamshala: Tsewang Gyalpo Arya today assumed charge as Information Secretary of the Department of Information and International Relations (DIIR), CTA. DIIR hosted a brief ceremony earlier today to welcome their new Secretary. Secretary Sonam Dagpo congratulated the newly appointed Secretary … Continued

China Sentences Nine Tibetans Demanding Land Rights in Rebgong

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 17:18
Dharamshala: A Chinese court has sentenced nine Tibetans for creating an informal organization urging authorities to return community land taken by authorities in Rebgong County, Malho (Chinese: Huangnan) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, in the traditional province of Amdo. They were sentenced … Continued

Representative Tsewang Phuntso Talks on SEE Learning in Colombia

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 16:11
  Latin America: Representative Tsewang Phuntso visited Colombian cities of Tulua and Bogota from 25 to 30 April 25 to speak at different forums about SEE Learning (Social, Emotional, and Ethical Learning). During his two-day visit to Tulua, a major industrial … Continued

CTA President Meets Second Batch of Former Tibetan Political Prisoners From This Year

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 22:08
Dharamshala: Followed by the first batch of former Tibetan political prisoners from this year, CTA President Dr. Lobsang Sangay met with the second batch of this year’s former political prisoners earlier today who are to depart for Australia soon through … Continued

Japan’s new era ‘Reiwa’ represents Harmony and ‘Hope’ in Tibetan: CTA President congratulates Japan

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 20:52
Dharamshala: President Dr Lobsang Sangay sent greetings to His Excellency Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the people of Japan on the historic occasion of the enthronement of crown prince His Majesty Naruhito and the ushering of the new imperial era: … Continued

Secretary Tsewang Dolma takes over as new Director of Tibet Policy Institute

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 18:00
Dharamshala: Veteran CTA official Tsewang Dolma today took charge as the new Director of the Tibet Policy Institute (TPI), a research wing of the Central Tibetan Administration at a brief handover ceremony held this morning. Tenzin Lekshay, Deputy Director of … Continued

His Holiness the Dalai Lama offers condolences over former Indiana Senator Richard Lugar’s death

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 16:09
Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama offered condolences over the passing away of Senator Richard Lugar, former Indiana Senator. In a letter to Mrs. Lugar, His Holiness said, “I am deeply saddened by the passing away of your husband, Richard … Continued

CTA President to Leave for Baltic States

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 15:40
Dharamshala: The president of Central Tibetan Administration Dr. Lobsang Sangay is set to leave for the Baltic states of Lithuania and Latvia in Northern Europe. After official engagements in the national capital Delhi, Dr. Sangay will leave for the Vilnius, … Continued

Department of Information and International Relations claims the 2019 CTA Basketball Championship

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 15:30
Dharamshala: CTA’s Inter-department final basketball tournament was held yesterday. Health Kalon Choekyong Wangchuk gave a short inaugural speech. The first match was between women of the Department of Information and International Relation and the Department of Finance. President Dr. Lobsang … Continued

Here is How to Register for Second Five-Fifty Youth Forum: Shaping Tibet’s Future, August 2019

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 14:33
The Department of Information and International Relations of Central Tibetan Administration is convening Second Five-Fifty Youth Forum: Shaping Tibet’s Future, that will bring together a select group of 100 young Tibetans of the age group 20-35, from across the globe to … Continued

Tibet issue raised in the House of Commons (UK Parliament)

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 14:19
Today at the House of Commons, Rt Hon Tim Loughton MP, Co-Chair of All Party Parliamentary Group for Tibet raised the Tibet issue with Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP, The Secretary of State for International Development. The Secretary of State … Continued

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Congratulates Japan’s New Emperor Naruhito

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 04:15
Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Wednesday congratulated Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito on his enthronement and the dawning of the new Reiwa era. “I warmly admire Your Majesty’s determination,” His Holiness wrote, “to continue your respected father’s, the Emperor … Continued

China pursued forced assimilation and suppression of Tibetan Buddhism throughout Tibet in 2018: US Commission on International Religious Freedom Annual Report

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 21:50
Dharamshala: The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) called out China as one of the world’s worst persecutors of religious faiths in its 2019 annual report released Monday. While the commission cited 16 countries in its 234-page report as … Continued