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12th Religious Conference begins in Dharamsala

12th Religious Conference begins in Dharamsala

DHARAMSALA, Jun 19: The 12th Religious Conference of the four major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism and Bon tradition commenced in Dharamsala on Jun 18.

Sikyong Sangay (R) and DIIR Secretary Mr Tashi Phuntsok at the press conference.

Sikyong Samgay launches special video greeting for His Holiness’s 80th birthday

DHARAMSALA, Jun 17, 2015: In the run up to the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 80th birthday celebrations, the elected head of the Tibetan people Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay on June 17 launched a special video birthday greeting for His Holiness.

Mondgod FC celebrates after winning the GCM Gold Cup.

Mundgod Doeguling FC wins 21st GCM Gold Cup tournament

DHARAMSALA, June 11: Mundgod Doeguling FC won the 21st Gyalyum Chenmo Memorial Gold Cup tournament by defeating last year’s winner Pokhra Tashiling FC in the final match of the tournament played on Jun 10 at the Upper TCV football ground.

Tashi Wangdu speaking to media persons at the press conference.

FTCI CEO Tashi Wangdu announces his candidacy for Sikyong 2016

DHARAMSALA, June 10: Tashi Wangdu, the CEO of the Federation of Tibetan Co-operatives in India (FTCI) today announced his candidacy for the upcoming election for the new Sikyong (Prime Minister) of the Tibetan people.

From left to right: DIIR Secretary Tashi Phuntsok, Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay, Education Kalon Ngodup Tsering and Finance Department Secretary Ngodup Dorjee at the press conference.

Kashag allocates 30 million Nepalese rupees for Tibetans affected by earthquake in Nepal

DHARAMSALA, June 4: The democratically elected political head of the Tibetan people, Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay today announced Kashag’s decision to allocate 30 million Nepalese rupees for providing interim relief measures to Tibetans affected by the recent devastating earthquakes in Nepal.

Tenzin Damdul (right) with Sikyong Lobsang Sangay.

Tenzin Damdul bags Sikyong Scholarship

DHARAMSALA, June 3: A student from TCV School Suja has won the prestigious Sikyong Scholarship after scoring 95.8% in this year’s All India Senior School Certificate Examination (Class XI) conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education.

GCM Gold Cup football tournament kicks off in Dharamsala

GCM Gold Cup football tournament kicks off in Dharamsala

DHARAMSALA, June 1: Thousands of Tibetans and non-Tibetan enthusiasts of the ‘beautiful game’ gathered at Upper TCV School on May 30 for the opening ceremony of Gyalyum Chenmo Memorial Gold Cup (GCMGC/GCM) football tournament, the most popular sporting event among Tibetans in exile. A total of 28 teams from India, Nepal, United States, Canada and Europe are participating in this […]

Kalon Ngodup Tsering(left) and Secretary Ngodup Dorjee of Finance Department (right) at the press conference.

Kalon Ngodup Tsering says situation in Nepal critical after assessment tour

DHARAMSALA, May 29: Thirteen Tibetans have lost their lives and situation of Tibetans in Nepal is critical, said Education Kalon Ngodup Tsering at a press conference held on May 28 here in Dharamsala following his visit to Nepal to assess damage caused by the devastating earthquakes that recently rocked the landlocked Himalayan kingdom.

Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay (left) with Mr Trinley Gyatso, Secretary of the Department of Finance at the press conference.

CTA launches 2015 TED Awards for Enterpreneurship

DHARAMSALA, May 25: Tibetan Entrepreneurship Development (TED), an initiative of the Department of Finance of Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), in partnership with the Dalai Lama Foundation in Canada today launched ‘Sikyong Entrepreneur of the Year Award’ and ‘Investment Award for Up and Coming Entrepreneurs’ at a press conference held here in Dharamsala to encourage and inspire Tibetan entrepreneurs to contribute to the overall socio-economic health of the Tibetan community.

Candle light vigil held in Dharamsala to express solidarity with latest Tibetan self-immolator Tenzin Gyatso

Candle light vigil held in Dharamsala to express solidarity with latest Tibetan self-immolator Tenzin Gyatso

DHARAMSALA, May 22: Tibetans and their supporters in Dharamsala carried out a candle light vigil on May 21 evening to express solidarity and support with Tenzin Gyatso who self-immolated in eastern Tibet in protest against Chinese rule in Tibet. Led by a young Tibetan with a microphone and another with the colourful Tibetan national flag, the group carrying candles and […]