Exile

Tibet activists shut down Chinese Consulate, call for justice for Tenzin Delek Rinpoche

DHARAMSALA, JUL 15: Chinese consulate in New York was forced to shut down on July 13 after Tibetan activists entered the premises and demand the return of Tibetan political prisoner and highly revered reincarnate lama, Trulku Tenzin Delek’s body to his family members.

The 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorjee. Photo: kagyuoffice.org/

Himachal High Court orders criminal proceedings against Karmapa

DHARAMSALA, Jul 9: Much to the disappointment of the Tibetan people and followers of the His Eminence 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorjee, the Himachal Pradesh High court on Wednesday overturned an earlier order by a lower court to drop charges against him in a three-year old case related to seizure of foreign currency and ordered authorities to open criminal proceedings […]

Dharamsala celebrates His Holiness’ 80th birthday

Dharamsala celebrates His Holiness’ 80th birthday

DHARAMSALA, Jul 7: Thousands of Tibetans as well as Indian and foreign followers of Dalai Lama gathered at the courtyard of Tsug-lag-khang, the main temple in Mcleod Ganj, Dharamsala on Jul 6 to join the official celebration of the Tibetan spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 80th birthday.

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New Postage stamp created in Germany to celebrate His Holiness’ 80th birthday

DHARAMSALA, July 3: A postage stamp will be made available in Germany to honour the Tibetan spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama and to celebrate his 80th birthday.

China resorts to “Torture with Tibetan characteristics”: TCHRD

China resorts to “Torture with Tibetan characteristics”: TCHRD

DHARAMSALA, JUN 27: Forcing Tibetan political prisoners to vilify their spiritual leader and root lamas in prison can be termed “Torture with Tibetan characteristics”, said Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy(TCHRD), the Dharamsala-based Tibetan rights group at an event held on Jun 26 to observe the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture.

Himachal Chief Minister renames road in Dharamsala as Potala Road

Himachal Chief Minister renames road in Dharamsala as Potala Road

DHARAMSALA, Jun 23: The Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Shri Virbhadra Singh yesterday renamed the 2.5 Km road stretching from Mcleod Ganj to Dharamsala via Gangchen Kyishong, the headquarters of the Tibetan Administration as Potala Road.

His Holiness says will remain healthy for 20 years more at 80th birthday celebrations in Dharamsala

His Holiness says will remain healthy for 20 years more at 80th birthday celebrations in Dharamsala

DHARAMSALA, June 22: The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama said he will remain healthy at least for another 20 years as thousands of Tibetans and supporters gathered at Thekchen Choeling Tsug-lag-khang, the main temple in Mcleod Ganj, Dharamsala on Jun 21 to attend his 80th birthday celebrations.

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.