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Taiwan International Conference on Tibet Iterates Support for CTA’s Middle Way Approach

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 21:00
Taipei, Taiwan: The seventh annual International Conference on Tibet organized by the Taiwan Office of Tibet in collaboration with the Taiwan Tibetan Welfare Association was held at National Memorial Museum. The conference expressed support for the Middle Way Approach of … Continued

Kalon Ngodup Tsering Named New Representative of North America

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 15:13
DHARAMSHALA: The Kashag of the Central Tibetan Administration today appointed Education Kalon Ngodup Tsering as the new Representative of North America based in Washington DC. The Kashag has made the appointment today as per Chapter 1 Article 1(3) of the … Continued

Moscow Honorary Representative Participates in 7th World Buddhist Summit in Sri Lanka

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 13:53
SRI LANKA: Honorary Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Russia, Mongolia and CIS countries participated in the 7th world Buddhist summit, the Supreme World Wide Buddhist Conference in Sri Lanka, from 2 to 7 November. The Summit is being … Continued

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Urges Greater Role for Women and Youth as Peace-builders

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 22:07
Dharamshala: Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama has called on youth and women leaders to further strengthen their leadership in promoting peace in their communities. Speaking at a two-day meeting with youth leaders of the United States Institute … Continued

Water Crisis Loom Large in South Asia Because of China’s River Diversion Plans: CTA President Dr Lobsang Sangay

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 13:30
  GUWAHATI: President Dr Lobsang Sangay of the Central Tibetan Administration said that an acute water crisis is looming large in south Asia as a result of China tinkering with the natural flow of Tibet’s rivers. Addressing a press conference … Continued

Lhakar is every day movement: DIIR Social Media Journalist

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 19:30
By Tenzin Jigme, DIIR Social Media Journalist Lhakar is a Tibetan word meaning White Wednesday. It started as a non-cooperation and civil disobedience movement in the aftermath of 2008 uprising in Tibet. At the same time, it is the day … Continued

More Peaceful World Depends on the Younger Generation: His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Students

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 23:52
Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama graced a Conference on Science, Religion and World Peace at Government Degree College Auditorium, organised by Bhaktivedanta Institute Karnal at Dharamshala today on 4 November. In his opening remarks, His Holiness said he does … Continued

Tibetan Rivers are Vital to Future of Northeast India and Bangladesh: CTA President in Assam

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 22:51
  GUWAHATI: President Dr Lobsang Sangay of the Central Tibetan Administration delivered the 7th Rabindranath Barthakul Memorial Lecture at Taj Vivanta, Guwahati on 3 November. The annual lecture was organised by the Balipara Foundation as part of the two-day Eastern … Continued

China Tightens its Grip on Dissidents inside and outside China

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 17:29
Dharamshala: China is considering handing out punishment ranging from removal of political rights to criminal detention and imprisonment of up to three years to those who disrespect the national anthem under a new rule that could be rolled out to Hong … Continued

India Marries Democracy with Development: CTA President Dr Lobsang Sangay at Guwahati University

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 04:38
  GUWAHATI: President Dr Lobsang Sangay of the Central Tibetan Administration today addressed the students and faculty of Gauhati University in Guwahati. Speaking about ‘Role of India and The Future of Tibet’, President Dr Sangay spoke about the rise of … Continued

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Gives Teaching on Tsongkapa’s ‘Three Principal Aspects of the Path’

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 19:00
Dharamshala: The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Friday bestowed teachings on Tsongkapa’s “Three Principal Aspects of the Path” at the Main Temple Tsuglagkhang. Hundreds of people from across India, including the Mon community, recently arrived Tibetans … Continued

CTA President Dr Lobsang Sangay Arrives in Guwahati, Assam

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 04:42
GUWAHATI: President Dr Lobsang Sangay of the Central Tibetan Administration today arrived at Guwahati, the capital city of the northeast Indian state of Assam. He is in the city at the invitation of the Balipara Foundation to deliver the 2017 Rabindranath … Continued

Thousands-year-old Tibetan Buddhist Tradition holds key to achieving world peace: His Holiness the Dalai Lama at New Namgyal Monastery School

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 23:24
Dharamshala: At inauguration of the new school of the Namgyal Monastery here in Dharamshala, the Tibetan spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama called for global promotion of human values and compassion through education and awareness. “Namgyal Monastery has been known … Continued

US President Trump Asked to Raise Tibet on the Eve of his China Visit

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 20:01
Dharamshala: As US President Donald Trump gears up for his five-nation Asia trip, including China, a concurrent resolution on Tibet was introduced in the United States House of Representative yesterday. The House Concurrent Resolution (H. Con. Res. 89) was introduced … Continued

Feature Documentary: Mustering the art of Social Media Journalism

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 13:30
Dharamshala: Department of Information and International Relations of the Central Tibetan Administration is releasing a feature documentary on DIIR personnel who attended two days intensive workshop on Social Media Journalism last week in New Delhi. Watch the documentary here.  DIIR’s … Continued

Tibet, the 19th Party Congress and China’s United Front work

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 20:39
Tshering Chonzom, PhD, Associate  Fellow, Institute of Chinese Studies, 1 November 2017 Read original story here What does a powerful Xi Jinping as General Secretary of the Communist Party of China mean for the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) various minority nationalities, … Continued

Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu Arrives in Dharamshala

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 19:55
Dharamshala: Arunachal Pradesh CM Honourable Pema Khandu arrived here in Dharamshala for a one day personal visit. The CM will be participating in multiple events during his stay. On his arrival at the Dharamshala airport, CM Khandu was received by Kashag Secretary, Topgyal … Continued

Tibetan Herdsmen to become Guardians of Chinese Territory bordering Arunachal Pradesh: Xi Jinping 

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 17:00
Dharamshala: The Chinese President has reportedly remarked the importance of Tibetan nomadic life in order to “safeguard Chinese territory.” According to Beijing’s mouthpiece Xinhua, Xi Jinping urged Tibetan herders in the Lhuntse County in Central Tibet “to set down roots … Continued

Xi Jinping’s “New Era” Begins with a Warning

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 21:30
Dharamshala: Over the Years China has maneuvered denigrating language to refer to His Holiness the Dalai Lama aiming to create a dent or diminish His Holiness’ stature worldwide. They seem to be failing in that respect, as His Holiness’ commitments … Continued

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Echoes His Long Cherished Dream of an Asian Union

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 13:30
Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s long envisioned dream of an Asian and World union, akin to that of the European Union, was heard for the very first time in the Northeast state of Manipur earlier this month. In his … Continued