Exile

CTA urges international community and Tibet supporters to call for Panchen Lama’s release on ‘International Solidarity Day with Tibet’

CTA urges international community and Tibet supporters to call for Panchen Lama’s release on ‘International Solidarity Day with Tibet’

DHARAMSALA, Apr 21: The Central Tibetan Administration today called upon the international community and Tibet supporters worldwide to join Tibetans in an appeal for the release of 11th Panchen Lama, Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, one of the most revered religious leaders in Tibet on the 20th anniversary of his disappearance which coincides with the International Solidarity Day with Tibet on May […]

From left to right: Ani Gelek, former student of Trulku Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, Speaker Penpa Tsering, Bawa Kelsang Gyaltsen, member of Tibetan Parliament and Dorje Tseten, Asia Director of Students for a Free Tibet.

Tibetans in Dharamsala launch global campaign demanding medical parole for Trulku Tenzin Delek

DHARAMSALA, April 8: On the 13th anniversary of the imprisonment of Trulku Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, a widely respected Tibetan reincarnate lama, Students for a Free Tibet-India and Trulku Tenzin Delek Rinpoche Service Community launched a global campaign at an event held on Apr 7 at the TCV Day School, Mcleod Ganj urging world leaders to pressure the Chinese government to release the Buddhist teacher, known to be in critical health, on medical parole.

20th Shoton festival concludes with new opera performance on life of Lord Buddha

20th Shoton festival concludes with new opera performance on life of Lord Buddha

DHARAMSALA, April 6: The 20th Shoton festival concluded successfully yesterday at the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA) in Dharamsala with a performance befitting of a grand finale performed by the artistes of TIPA on the life of Lord Buddha.

Registration Certificate for Tibetans goes online

DHARAMSALA, Apr 4: Tibetans residing in Kangra district (which includes Dharamsala) can now register online for new Registration Certificate and loss of RC, while the online service for registration of Exit Permit, Return Visa and Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) will be implemented in due course.

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.