SFT-India organizes public discussion to mark 100 years of Shimla Convention

SFT-India organizes public discussion to mark 100 years of Shimla Convention

DHARAMSALA, July 24: Shimla convention reminds the world that Tibet was once historically independent and the Tibetan people have the right to self determination, said Professor Dibyesh Anand at a public discussion held on July 23 in Mcleod Ganj to mark 100 years since the convention was held between Tibet, China and British India.

US Rep. Jim McGovern addressing the gathering on July 21. Photo: masslive.com

US Congressman McGovern announces introduction of pro-Tibet bill

DHARAMSALA, July 22: US Congressman James McGovern said he’s been frustrated with the ‘lack of imagination’ from the U.S. State Department and the international community in coming up with ‘creative ways to put pressure on China to open up Tibet and change some of their abusive policies’, according to a report on masslive.com

The Tibetan Parliamentary delegation meets H D Deve Gowda, former prime minister of India and a member of Parliament, in New Delhi, on 16 July 2014

Tibetan Parliamentary delegation concludes lobbying campaign in the Indian capital

DHARAMSALA, July 21: A group of Tibetan parliamentarians successfully concluded a week-long lobbying campaign in the Indian capital on Sunday after meeting prominent Indian political leaders from across party lines.

Senior US Congressman urges China to allow access to Tibet

DHARAMSALA, July 18: For the past five decades the Chinese Communist Party has ruled Tibet harshly and treated the Tibetan people with disdain, said a senior member of the US House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

China makes 2 incursions in just 3 days in Ladakh sector

DHARAMSALA, July 17: Even as the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping indulged in bonhomie emphasizing the need to strengthen bilateral ties and resolve the boundary dispute between the two countries at the recently held BRICS summit in Brazil, China’s People’s Liberation Army indulged in yet another intrusion into Indian territory.

Representatives of the Dharamsala-based NGOs during the press conference.

Tibetans urge BRICS leaders to talk Tibet with Xi in Brazil

DHARAMSALA, July 15: A group of Tibetan NGOs urged leaders of Brazil, South Africa, Russia and India to formally discuss the critical situation in Tibet with Chinese leader, Xi Jinping when they meet him for the sixth BRICS summit to be held in Brazil from July 15 to 16.

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.