Exile

Local police investigating the incident.

Former political prisoner Lukar Jam’s car smashed, says his family feels threatened

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, March 24: Lukar Jam, a former Tibetan political prisoner and a prominent advocate of Tibetan independence, who has been in the middle of controversy of late due to one of his Facebook post, has found his car smashed this morning, leaving his family feeling threatened by anti-social elements in the Tibetan community.

SFT urges downstream nations to push for Trans-Boundary Water Sharing Treaty with China

SFT urges downstream nations to push for Trans-Boundary Water Sharing Treaty with China

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, March 22: Students for a Free Tibet (SFT)-India today observed World Water Day by highlighting the grave threat the downstream nations are exposed to with the rampant damming of Tibet’s rivers by China.

China cries foul over Dalai Lama’s presence at Buddhist seminar

China cries foul over Dalai Lama’s presence at Buddhist seminar

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, March 20: Beijing has issued a stern worded objection to India for inviting His Holiness the Dalai Lama to an international Buddhist Seminar in Bihar and warned India of serious repercussions in their bilateral ties.

Tibetan youth self-immolates in eastern Tibet, toll reaches 147

Tibetan youth self-immolates in eastern Tibet, toll reaches 147

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, March 20: A Tibetan youth has set himself on fire on Mar 18 in Nyarong county in the traditional Tibetan province of Kham.

Sikyong Sangay and the Kashag walking out of the Parliament.

Kashag stages walkout of 3rd session of 16th Tibetan Parliament

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, March 18: The members of the 15th Kashag (Tibetan cabinet) of the Central Tibetan Administration(CTA) staged a walkout of the 3rd Session of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile(TPiE) on the fifth Day of the 2017-2018 budget session.

Miss Tibet organizer Lobsang Wangyal obtains Indian passport, says I am Tibetan-Indian now

Miss Tibet organizer Lobsang Wangyal obtains Indian passport, says I am Tibetan-Indian now

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, March 17: Lobsang Wangyal, a Tibetan journalist and organizer of Miss Tibet beauty pageant has finally obtained his Indian passport which was long over due in accordance with the Indian Citizenship Act of 1955.

16th Tibetan Parliament-in-exile commences its 2017-18 budget session

16th Tibetan Parliament-in-exile commences its 2017-18 budget session

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, March 14: The Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile, Khenpo Sonam Tenphel urged the Chinese government to resume peaceful Sino-Tibet negotiation on the issue of Tibet with the envoys of His Holiness the Dalai Lama as he flagged off the budget session for the financial year 2017-2018 of the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile earlier today.

Tibetans in Dharamsala mark 58th anniversary of Tibetan National Uprising Day

Tibetans in Dharamsala mark 58th anniversary of Tibetan National Uprising Day

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, March 10: Thousands of Tibetans and supporters in Dharamsala today gathered at the courtyard of Tsug-lag-khang, the main temple in Mcleod Ganj, Dharamsala to observe the 58th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising of 1959 and pay tribute to those who lost their lives when Chinese troops crushed that uprising in Lhasa, the Tibetan capital as well as all those Tibetans who had sacrificed their lives for the cause of Tibet.

Autonomous arrangement can be achieved: Sikyong Lobsang Sangay and Governor of South Tyrol

Autonomous arrangement can be achieved: Sikyong Lobsang Sangay and Governor of South Tyrol

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, March 9: Sikyong Lobsang Sangay, the political head of the Tibetan people and Dr Arno Kompatscher, the Governor of South Tyrol Autonomous Province said in unison that autonomous arrangement can be achieved.

Nepal bars Tibetans from commemorating Tibetan National Uprising Day

Nepal bars Tibetans from commemorating Tibetan National Uprising Day

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, March 8: Nepal has yet again denied permission for Tibetans to observe the 58th Tibetan National Uprising Day on March 10th.