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Paonta Tibetan settlement officer pays courtesy call on Health Minister of Punjab

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 18:30

Paonta: The Settlement Officer of Paonta Cholsum, Gelek Jamyang, paid a courtesy call on Honourable Minister of  Punjab, Balbir Singh Sidhu and several other Indian officials including Girish Dayalan, Divisional Commissioner, Kuldeep Singh Chahal, Senior Superintendent Police, Jagdeep Saigal, SDM, Smt Kavita Singh, Chief Administrator of … Continued

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8th session of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile begins today

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 17:50

Dharamshala:  The eighth session of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-exile for the fiscal year 2019-20, scheduled from 20-30 September for 11 days, commenced here today. Speaker of 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-exile Pema Jungney, in the presence of Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay, members of … Continued

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US Asst. Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs testifies on Tibet

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 14:02

Washington DC: David Stilwell, the assistant secretary of the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, testified at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tibet this week. Along with discussing U.S. Indo-Pacific Vision, Stilwell discussed the various ways of “Beijing’s … Continued

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16th Tibetan Parliament to convene 8th session from 20 to 30 September 2019

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 20:17

Dharamshala: The 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile is to convene its 8th session for a period of 11 days from 20 – 30 September 2019, according to a circular issued by the Tibetan Parliamentary Secretariat. Details of the first-day agenda are available … Continued

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama leaves for Delhi and Mathura

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 17:41

Dharamshala: Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama left for Delhi from his residence around 12 noon today. His Holiness is scheduled to address over 2300 students from 50 schools on “Educating the Heart and Mind” at the Shri … Continued

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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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