Exile

Kathmandu promises to crackdown on Tibetans in return for Chinese aid package

DHARAMSALA, Apr 2: Chinese President Xi Jinping has pledged an economic aid package of NRs 14.5 billion for transport and infrastructure building as Kathmandu promised to continue its crackdown on Tibetans and not allow its territory for anti-China activities, reported PTI Mar 30.

Parliament amends charter to create new seat for Australasia and Asia, rejects creation of Jhonang seats

Parliament amends charter to create new seat for Australasia and Asia, rejects creation of Jhonang seats

DHARAMSALA, Mar 31: An amendment to the Tibetan Charter to allow a new parliamentary seat to be created for Tibetans in Australasia and Asia has been made during the Budget Session of the 15th Tibetan Parliament-in-exile which concluded on Mar 28.

His Holiness graces 20th Shoton festival in Dharamsala

His Holiness graces 20th Shoton festival in Dharamsala

DHARAMSALA, Mar 27: His Holiness the Dalai Lama today graced the opening ceremony of the 20th Shoton (yogurt) festival held at Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts here in Dharamsala.

His Holiness graces international conference on democracy held in honor of George Fernandez

His Holiness graces international conference on democracy held in honor of George Fernandez

NEW DELHI, Mar 23: Democracy is a concern for humanity and with compassion, genuine sense of kindness and concern for others change can be brought, said Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama today at a two-day international conference on democracy being held over Mar 23-24 at India International Center in New Delhi.

Penpa Tsering, Speaker of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile.

Speaker Penpa Tsering decides not to resign

DHARAMSALA, Mar 20: A day after the Speaker of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile announced his resignation from the post amid murder allegations, in the beginning of the proceedings on the 5th day of the 9th session of the 15th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile, Speaker Penpa Tsering decided not to resign from the post.

Speaker Penpa Tsering chooses to resign under murder allegations in the Parliament

Speaker Penpa Tsering chooses to resign under murder allegations in the Parliament

DHARAMSALA, Mar 19: Speaker Penpa Tsering today announced that he would resign from the post when a Member of the Parliament made murder allegations against him.

Talk and discussion on landmark Spanish lawsuit on genocide and crimes against humanity in Tibet held in Dharamsala

Talk and discussion on landmark Spanish lawsuit on genocide and crimes against humanity in Tibet held in Dharamsala

DHARAMSALA, Mar 17: Exiled Tibetans and Tibet supporters gathered at the TCV Day School here in Mcleod Ganj, Dharamsala on Feb 14 for a public talk on the landmark law suit filed in the Spanish National Court which led to arrest warrants being issued against five former Chinese leaders, including a former Chinese President and a Premier for crimes committed […]

Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay addressing the gathering at the 56th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising day.

Tibetans in Dharamsala mark 56th anniversary of the Tibetan National uprising day

DHARAMSALA, Mar 10: Thousands of Tibetans and supporters in Dharamsala today gathered at the courtyard of Tsug-lag-khang, the main temple to observe the 56th 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.

Ms Claudia Roth, Vice President of German Parliament(2nd from left) and Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay (3rd from left) during the press conference).

Giving genuine autonomy to Tibetans in China’s interest: VP of German Parliament

DHARAMSALA, Mar 10: It is in China’s interest to give real genuine autonomy to the Tibetan people which is compatible with Chinese law, said Ms Claudia Roth, Vice-President of the German Parliament (Bundestag) at a press conference held on Feb 9 at the heads quarters of the Central Tibetan Administration here in Dharamsala.

Maternal and child health in Tibet deeply troubling: TCHRD

Maternal and child health in Tibet deeply troubling: TCHRD

DHARAMSALA, Mar 5: Maternal and child health is the worst in Tibet despite drastic improvements in health conditions in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), says a new special report released by a rights group based here in Dharamsala.