Closer ties between India, Japan and US very important: His Holiness

DHARAMSALA, Dec 9: The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama in an interview with news agency, Press Trust of India (PTI), has said that closer relations between India, Japan and the United States, who believe in the ideals of democracy, are very important.

From left to right: Acharya Yeshi Phuntsok, Shri Ram Swaroop, Mr Sonam Dorjee and Mr Yonten Gyatso.

International Himalayan Festival to open on Dec 10 in Dharamsala

DHARAMSALA, Dec 7: The 20th International Himalayan Festival will be held over Dec 10-11 at Hotel Bhagsu in Mcleod Ganj Dharamsala.

Election Commissioner Sonam Choephel Shosur (centre) flanked by his assistants on both sides.

EC announces preliminary election results for second Sikyong and members of 16th TPIE

DHARAMSALA, Dec 4: The Tibetan Election Commission today announced the results of the preliminary round of election for the second Sikyong of the Tibetan people and the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-exile.

(From left to right)
 Mr Arun Kumar Srivastava, General Secretary, Janta Dal

Visiting Janta Dal leaders vouch for Tibet rather than China as India’s neighbor

DHARAMSALA, Dec 2: India would definitely prefer to have Tibet as its neighbor with which India shares a common culture rather than an expansionist country like China, said Mr Arun Kumar Srivastava, General Secretary of India’s political party Janta Dal which recently won the Legislative Assembly election in the Indian state of Bihar.

NGOs perform street theatre to highlight environmental degradation in Tibet

NGOs perform street theatre to highlight environmental degradation in Tibet

DHARAMSALA, Nov 30: A day before global leaders attend the 21st session of the United Nations climate conference in Paris, members of three Tibetan NGOs enacted a street theatre at the main square in Mcleod Ganj, Dharamsala to raise awareness on the need to address China’s irresponsible environmental policies on the Tibetan plateau.

Photo by: Indrjit Das, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution.

Sikkim government urges Centre to allow 17th Karmapa to visit Rumtek monastery

DHARAMSALA, Nov 26: The government of Sikkim has requested the Central government to allow His Eminence the 17th Karmapa Ugyen Thrinley Dorjee to visit Rumtek monastery, the main seat of Karma Kagyu or Black hat school of Tibetan Buddhism in India.

His Holiness calls for systematic rather than spiritual approach to violence

DHARAMSALA, Nov 19: The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama said praying to God to solve man-made problems is illogical and called for a systematic rather than a spiritual approach to violence.

Indian slum children say Tibetan NGO completely changed their lives

Indian slum children say Tibetan NGO completely changed their lives

DHARAMSALA, Nov 17: A panel comprising of senior hostel children from Tong-Len Charitable Trust, a Dharamsala-based NGO working for the welfare of slum children, spoke about their experience at the organization and how it has changed their lives at a press conference held today in Dharamsala.

ITN concludes 5th Asia Regional Meeting

ITN concludes 5th Asia Regional Meeting

DHARAMSALA, Nov 12: The 5th Asia Regional Meeting of International Tibet Network (ITN) concluded on Nov 11 here in Dharamsala.

(From left to right) Tsering Gyal, Tibetan/Chinese researcher at TCHRD, Tsering Tsomo, Executive Director of TCHRD and Tenzin Nyingjey, English researcher at TCHRD.

TCHRD expresses deep concern over religious repression in Driru county, releases leaked Chinese document

DHARAMSALA, Nov 10: Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy, a Dharamsala-based Tibetan advocacy group today expressed deep concern over gross human rights violations, including crimes against humanity being perpetrated