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Tibetans holding Indian passport can revert to their refugee status by surrendering Indian passport: Indian Government

Tibetans holding Indian passport can revert to their refugee status by surrendering Indian passport: Indian Government

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Dec 11: Tibetan refugees holding Indian passport can surrender their Indian Passport and revert their refugee status without having to pay any penalty, the Indian Government has said according to media reports.

TYC flags off ‘Bharat Jagran Yatra’ campaign acros India

TYC flags off ‘Bharat Jagran Yatra’ campaign acros India

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Dec 10: Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC), the largest Tibetan non-governmental organization in exile launched ‘Bharat Jagran Yatra’ on Dec 10, World Human Rights Day.

SFT highlights grave ‘Human Rights’ condition inside Tibet on Human Rights Day

SFT highlights grave ‘Human Rights’ condition inside Tibet on Human Rights Day

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Dec 10: Students for a Free Tibet (SFT)- India organised a photo action cum poetry reading session at the entrance of Tsug-lak-Khang, the main temple in McLeod Ganj today to mark the 69th International Human Rights Day.

Tibetans in Dharamsala celebrate 28th anniversary of the conferment of Nobel Peace prize to His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Tibetans in Dharamsala celebrate 28th anniversary of the conferment of Nobel Peace prize to His Holiness the Dalai Lama

By Lobsang Tenchoe
DHARAMSALA, Dec 10: Hundreds of Tibetans and supporters today gathered at the court yard of Tsug-lag-khang, the main temple in Mcleod Ganj to attend the official function to celebrate the 28th anniversary of the conferment of Nobel Peace prize to His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Richard Gere delighted by lawmakers’ words of support for Tibet at the Subcommittee hearing

Richard Gere delighted by lawmakers’ words of support for Tibet at the Subcommittee hearing

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Dec 8: Hollywood star and Tibet activist Richard Gere was delighted by the US lawmakers words of support for Tibet at the subcommittee hearing on United States policy and human rights in Tibet, held under the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

Tibet Fund issues statement to confirm $ 1.5 million loan to grant agreement

Tibet Fund issues statement to confirm $ 1.5 million loan to grant agreement

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Dec 7:The amount of $ 1.5 million was Tibet Fund’s loan to the Office of Tibet to facilitate the purchase of the Central Tibetan Administration’s(CTA) North American mission in DC, but both the parties have ‘hoped’ and ‘expected’ the loan to be forgiven and convert it to a grant in the future, Tibet Fund says in its statement to clarify its position on the much talked about issue within the Tibetan community.

Accepted Kashag’s termination, not accusations: Penpa Tsering

Accepted Kashag’s termination, not accusations: Penpa Tsering

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Dec 6: Former Tibetan Representative of North America, Penpa Tsering refuted all allegations levelled against him by the Kashag (Cabinet) of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) to terminate him from the Office of Tibet in DC.

District court sentences three Indians to life imprisonment for murdering Tibetan Youth

District court sentences three Indians to life imprisonment for murdering Tibetan Youth

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Dec 1: The district court of Dharamsala has sentenced three local Indians to life imprisonment for murdering a Tibetan youth.

From left to right: New Representative, Ngodup Tsering, Representative of South America, Tsewang Phuntsok and outgoing Representative Penpa Tsering.

Handing over of charge successfully completed, new Representative Ngodup Tsering to formally take charge on Dec 1

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Dec 1: Education Kalon(minister) Ngodup Tsering will formally take charge as the new Representative of Office of Tibet, Washington DC on December 1, after successfully concluding the handing over of charge from the outgoing Representative Penpa Tsering.

63 year old Tibetan monk self-immolates in Chinese ruled Tibet

63 year old Tibetan monk self-immolates in Chinese ruled Tibet

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Nov 30: A senior Tibetan monk has set himself on fire in Kardze county in the traditional Tibetan province of Kham few days ago in an apparent protest against China’s repressive rule in Tibet.