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Dr Samantha (L) and Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay(R) after signing the MoU. Photo: Odisha Sun Bureau

CTA signs MoU with varsity for collaboration in various fields

DHARAMSALA, July 8: The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) and the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) University, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha signed a Memorandum of Understanding on June 4 in New Delhi to work in various areas of mutual interest and promote

Thousands attend His Holiness’ 79th birthday celebrations in Dharamsala

Thousands attend His Holiness’ 79th birthday celebrations in Dharamsala

DHARAMSALA, July 7: As Tibetans across the world celebrated their spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 79th birthday, thousands of Tibetans and Tibet supporters in Dharamsala attended an official function held at the courtyard of the main temple in Mcleod Ganj on July 6 to celebrate the Tibetan leader’s birthday.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama preparing the base for the Kalachakra Sand Mandala that will be constructed by Monks of Namgyal Monastery on the first day of the Kalachakra Teachings in Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India on July 3, 2014. Photo/Manuel Bauer

His Holiness inaugurates new community hall, calls youngsters future seeds of Tibet

DHARAMSALA, July 4: After completing the inauguration of the Kalachakra initiation that involved various rituals, including preparation of the construction of Kalachakra sand mandala and a brief introductory teaching at the Kalachakra ground on June 3, His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Image of a 3D Kalachakra mandala made in the USA by Arjia Rinpoche. (Photo: International Kalachakra Network)

33rd Kalachakra initiation begins tomorrow in Leh

DHARAMSALA, July 2: The Tibetan spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama will confer the 33rd Kalachakra (cycles of time) teachings from July 3-13 to hundreds and thousands of devotees in Leh, Ladakh in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Senior RSS leader, Indresh Kumar during a public address in Dharamsala.

Senior RSS leader extends support for Tibet

DHARAMSALA, June 30: Indresh Kumar, a senior functionary of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh-largely regarded as the parent body of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which recently won the Indian general election, said Tibetan people should continue their peaceful struggle for self rule

Annual North America Regional Tibetan Youth Congress meet held in Madison

Annual North America Regional Tibetan Youth Congress meet held in Madison

DHARAMSALA, June 30: The Fourteenth Annual Working Committee meeting of North America Regional Tibetan Youth Congress (NARTYC) was held from June 28-29, 2014 in Madison, Wisconsin.

Screening of new documentary on torture marks International Day against Torture in Dharamsala

Screening of new documentary on torture marks International Day against Torture in Dharamsala

DHARAMSALA, June 27: Torture strikes at the core of the physical and psychological integrity of a human being, stated Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD), a Tibetan advocacy group based in Dharamsala while presenting the first-cut screening of a new

Tashi Dhondup wins Domey by-election

DHARAMSALA, June 24: The Tibetan Election Commission today announced Tashi Dhondup as the winner of the final by-election for a single parliamentary seat from Domey constituency.

Students gathering for morning assembly. (Photo: srongtsen.edu.np)

Headmaster of Tibetan school in Nepal arrested for rape and molestation

DHARAMSALA, June 24: The headmaster of a Tibetan school in Nepal was arrested by Nepali police for alleged molestation and rape of school girls, according to a report by the Tibetan section of the Washington-based Radio Free Asia.

Pokhra FC's Norbu Dorjee, the highest scorer and player of the tournament with the GCM gold cup. (Photo: GCM)

Pokhra FC wins Gyalyum Chenmo Memorial Gold Cup-2014

DHARAMSALA, June 16: Pokhra FC, the Tibetan team from Nepal clinched this year’s Gyalyum Chenmo Memorial Gold Cup (GCMGC or GCM) after beating Dhondupling, Clement Town 2-0 in the final match held on Sunday.