Tibetan News

The Day of the Imprisoned Writer

Organisations all over the world commemorated the annual “Day of the Imprisoned Writer” on November 15. Just as every year, PEN International organised the event and reported about writers who have to face “unjust imprisonment”. According to the NGO (non-government organisation) it is a day to encourage the public to read more →

His Holiness Visits Three Cities in Northern India

His Holiness the Dalai Lama left his residency in Dharamshala on November 17 for a weeklong three-city tour to Delhi, Bhubaneswar and Kolkata. His first event was at Salwan Public School in Rajinder Nagar in Delhi where the Indian students welcomed him with traditional Tibetan offerings on November 18. Chairman read more →

North American Affairs Under the Spotlight – Updated

A dispute about the firing of Tibet’s North American representative has brought public scrutiny to a questionable financial transaction undertaken by the Tibetan government. The rumpus came to the attention of the public on November 7 when it was announced that the North American Representative, Penpa Tsering, was to be read more →

Lha Charitable Trust Celebrates 20 years of Social and Education Service

Lha Charitable Trust, an award-winning, grassroot and non-profit institute for social work and education based in Mcleod Ganj, Dharamshala, celebrated its 20 year anniversary of providing social services for the Tibetan community, local Indians and people from Himalayan regions. The anniversary was celebrated with a formal event followed by lunch, fun read more →

Second Batch of Geshema Degrees Awarded

Six nuns have become the second ever to achieve the Geshema degree, the highest academic qualification in Buddhist studies, at a ceremony at Dolma Ling Nunnery in Norbulinkga, Dharamshala, on November 7. KalonVen Karma Gelek Yuthok, the Tibetan Government-in-Exile Minister of Religion and Culture, made the presentations at the ceremony, read more →

Apparent U-Turn on Chinese Policy for Tibetan Nomads

After few decades of China’s policy of resettling Tibetan nomads from their traditional and sustainable lifestyle on the Tibetan uplands and grasslands, Chinese President Xi Jinping has nowsaid he wants Tibetan nomads in Lhuntse County in Central Tibet to safeguard the border area by setting down roots. According to the read more →

Sikyong Speaks on India, Tibet and China

Sikyong Lobsang Sangay,  President of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile, drew a crowd of 1,000 people to hear him give the annual Rabindranath Barthakar Memorial Lecture at Gauhati University in Guwahati, Assam on November 3. He spoke on the Role of India and the Future of Tibet. Sikyong expressed his concern on the read more →

Larung Gar: Aftermath of Destruction

4,700 homes have been demolished at Larung Gar in eastern Tibet, one of the world’s largest institutes of Tibetan Buddhism, leaving 4,800 people homeless. A little over a year since demolition orders were first issued, the Chinese authorities have carried out their planned reduction at the site, according to a read more →

Page 2 of 110« First...23...3060...Last »