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Tibetan monk released after nine years’ imprisonment

Tibetan monk released after nine years’ imprisonment

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, April 29: A Tibetan monk from eastern Tibet who was arrested for taking part in the Pan-Tibet protests of 2008 was released by Chinese authorities after nine years in jail.

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His Holiness awarded Professor ML Sondhi Prize for International Politics

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, April 28: The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama was awarded Professor ML Sondhi Prize for International Politics at an event held yesterday at India International Centre in New Delhi.

Seven Tibetan students duped of more than 40 lakhs by private medical college owner

Seven Tibetan students duped of more than 40 lakhs by private medical college owner

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA April 27: Seven Tibetan students duped of Rs 40,25000 on fake promise of securing admission in a Bengaluru-based private medical college by its owner in 2016 are still struggling to get their money and school certificates back.

China bans Uighurs from giving Muslim names to children

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, April 26: China has banned Uighurs from giving Muslim names to their children which China sees as overly religious or splittist.

Hong Kong police detain two ousted pro-independence lawmakers

Hong Kong police detain two ousted pro-independence lawmakers

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, April 26: Hong Kong police have detained two ousted pro-independence Hong Kong lawmakers from their homes allegedly for unlawful assembly.

Tibetans in Dharamsala demand immediate release of Panchen Lama on his 28th birthday

Tibetans in Dharamsala demand immediate release of Panchen Lama on his 28th birthday

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, April 25: Regional Tibetan Women’s Association, Dharamsala along with regional chapter of Tibetan Youth Congress(RTYC) and Students for a Free Tibet, (SFT) India commemorated the 28th birth anniversary of His Holiness the 11th Panchen Lama, Gendun Choekyi Nyima.

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Invented names don’t make illegal claims legal: India tells China

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, April 21: India has hit back at China for naming places in Arunachal Pradesh, saying invented names don’t make illegal claims legal.

Swedish free speech honors China dissident publisher

Swedish free speech honors China dissident publisher

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, April 21: Chinese-born scholar and book publisher who was detained in China for publishing books on the personal lives of Communist Party leaders including President Xi Jinping has been awarded prize for free speech

Himalayan FC crowned GCM Gold Cup champions

Himalayan FC crowned GCM Gold Cup champions

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, April 19: Himalayan FC won the 23rd Gyalyum Chenmo Memorial Gold Cup tournament after defeating Dhondupling FC in the final match of the tournament played at Dhondenling Tibetan settlement in Kollegal today.

Tibet Women’s Soccer Team to compete in Vancouver International Soccer Festival

Tibet Women’s Soccer Team to compete in Vancouver International Soccer Festival

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, April 18: The Tibetan women’s soccer team will travel to Canada to take part in the Vancouver International Soccer Festival(VISF).