Exile

Sikyong calls India world’s role model on its 68th Republic Day

Sikyong calls India world’s role model on its 68th Republic Day

By Lobsang Tencoe

DHARAMSALA, Jan 26: India is a role model for the world as it has proved that economic development can be achieved hand in glove with the democratic rights of the people, said the Tibetan political leader Sikyong Lobsang Sangay at a ceremony held today at the Kashag Secretariat to mark the 68th anniversary of India’s Republic Day.

Tibetan Parliament congratulates President Trump, expresses hope for resumption of Sino-Tibet dialogue

Tibetan Parliament congratulates President Trump, expresses hope for resumption of Sino-Tibet dialogue

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Jan 25: The Tibetan Parliament-in-exile has congratulated the new US President Donald Trump and hopes that the new administration will lead the international effort to encourage the Chinese government to resume Sino-Tibetan dialogue to amicably resolve the Tibetan issue.

Tibetan refuge from US arrested at Delhi airport for swapping travel document for 40 lakh

Tibetan refuge from US arrested at Delhi airport for swapping travel document for 40 lakh

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Jan 19: A Tibetan refugee from the US has been arrested on Sunday at the Indira Gandhi International airport in Delhi for swapping his travel documents with a Nepalese citizen for Rs 40 lakh.

Trump’s top advisor calls news claiming Donald Trump declined Dalai Lama’s meeting request fake, demands retraction

Trump’s top advisor calls news claiming Donald Trump declined Dalai Lama’s meeting request fake, demands retraction

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Jan 18: The Hindu, an English language Indian newspaper has published a fake news article online claiming that the US president-elect Donald Trump has turned down the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s request for a meeting.

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South African MP says denying visa for Dalai lama blunder and disrespectful

DHARAMSALA, Jan 18: African National Congress has committed a blunder by barring the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama from visiting South Africa, says Stevens Mokgalapa, a politician from the country’s Democratic Alliance party.

Swiss police detain 32 activists, stops Tibetan man from self-immolating during Xi Jinping visit

Swiss police detain 32 activists, stops Tibetan man from self-immolating during Xi Jinping visit

DHARAMSALA Jan 16: Swiss police prevented a Tibetan man from self-immolating and detained 32 pro-Tibet activists protesting against Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to the country on Sunday.

Kalachakra organizing committee thanks India, questions China on religious freedom claims

Kalachakra organizing committee thanks India, questions China on religious freedom claims

By Lobsang Tenchoe DHARAMSALA, Jan 5: The organizing committee of the 34th Kalachakra lauded Bihar’s state and district government for their boundless support and condemned the Chinese government for restraining Tibetans inside Tibet from attending the Kalachakra initiation by confiscating and cancelling their travel permits. “Boundless support from Bihar’s state and district government has made it possible for us to […]

His Holiness the Dalai Lama begins 34th Kalachakra initiations

His Holiness the Dalai Lama begins 34th Kalachakra initiations

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Jan 2: Kalachakra initiation should bring transformation to one’s mind, the Tibetan spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama said today as he began the conferment of the 34th Kalachakra (wheel of time) teachings to hundreds and thousands of devotees at Bodhgaya in the Indian state of Bihar.

China to use Bangladesh card against India over Yarlung Tsangpo talks

China to use Bangladesh card against India over Yarlung Tsangpo talks

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Dec 28: China has accused India of violation over sharing of contentious Brahmaputra water with Bangladesh and will press it against India during it’s river water negotiations with India.

20 nuns awarded historic Geshema degree

20 nuns awarded historic Geshema degree

By Lobsang Tenchoe DHARAMSALA, Dec 23: A long held vision of His Holiness the Dalai Lama was accomplished as 20 nuns were awarded historic Geshema degrees at a conferment ceremony held yesterday at Drepung Lachi Monastery in Mundgod, Karnataka. A total of 20 nuns, six each from Dolma Ling and Jamyang Choeling, five from Jangchup Choeling, one from Geden Choeling […]