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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 […]

Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay speaking to Chinese scholars and students during a dialogue organised by Initiatives for China in Washington DC, 12 May 2015. Photo courtesy: Tibet.net

Sikyong speaks on Tibet issue to Chinese scholars and students in Washington DC

DHARAMSALA, May 16: The democratically elected political leader of the Tibetan people, Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay on May 13 emphasized the importance of building trust between the Chinese and Tibetan people through interaction and stated that the Middle Way Approach (MWA) was envisioned by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and implemented by the Central Tibetan Administration to address the enduring mistrust between the two people.

7.3 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal

7.3 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal

DHARAMSALA, May 12: Another massive earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale has struck eastern Nepal, two weeks after a devastating earthquake measuring 7.8 killed more than 8000 people and left thousands of people injured.

Forensic team and policmen searching for evidence.

Tibetan Reception Centre staff shot by unknown man

DHARAMSALA, May 8: A Tibetan man was rushed to hospital after he was shot by an unidentified man early this morning at the Tibetan Reception Centre located near Mcleod Ganj, Dharamsala.
The victim, Wangchuk, a staff at the centre was shot on the collar bone of his right shoulder at around 4 am this morning. He was immediately rushed to Tanda hospital where he is currently said to be out of danger.

Tibetan translation of ‘Authenticating Tibet’ launched

Tibetan translation of ‘Authenticating Tibet’ launched

DHARAMSALA, May 7: A translation in Tibetan language of the book ‘Authenticating Tibet: Answers to China’s 100 questions was launched on May 6 by the political head of the Tibetan people, Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay at the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives (LTWA) located within the premises of the Central Tibetan Administration here in Dharamsala.

China imposes “harsh policies of repression on Buddhists” across Tibet plateau: USCIRF Annual Report 2015

China imposes “harsh policies of repression on Buddhists” across Tibet plateau: USCIRF Annual Report 2015

DHARAMSALA, May 5: Recommending the US State Department to re-designate China as a “country of particular concern” (CPC), where “particularly severe violations of religious freedom” are perpetrated or tolerated, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) in its 2015 Annual Report states that China imposes “harsh policies of repression on Buddhists” across the Tibetan plateau.

Sikyong Sangay displaying his skills.

Sikyong Sangay inaugurates renovated Gangkyi basketball ground

DHARAMSALA, May 4: The political head of the Tibetan people, Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay on May 2 inaugurated the basketball ground at Gangchen Kyishong which had been undergoing renovation for nearly a year.

His Holiness and CTA express sadness over Nepal earthquake tragedy, make generous contributions

DHARAMSALA, Apr 27: The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the Central Tibetan Administration have expressed deep sadness at the devastation caused by the massive 7.9 magnitude earthquake that shook Nepal and parts of Tibet and India.

His Holiness and Arch Bishop Desmond TuTu visits Upper TCV School for birthday celebrations

His Holiness and Arch Bishop Desmond TuTu visits Upper TCV School for birthday celebrations

DHARAMSALA, Apr 19: One day the Chinese government will discover that freedom is cheaper than oppression, said Arch Bishop Reverend Desmond Tutu at Upper TCV School, Dharamsala.