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CECC 2014 annual report critical of human rights and rule of law situation in Tibet

DHARAMSALA, Oct 14: The Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC), in its annual report for 2014, released on October 9 has said there was an increase in harsh security and punitive measures in Tibetan areas while maintaining that human rights and rule of law in China has deteriorated compared to the past year.

China dismisses Dalai Lama’s Wutai Shan pilgrimage wish

DHARAMSALA, Oct 9: Maintaining its hard line stance, China on Wednesday dismissed Tibetan spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s desire to undertake pilgrimage to Wutai Shan, a sacred mountain in northern China considered sacred by Buddhists in Tibet and China alike.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama with Ama Wäger during his visit to Salzburg, Austria on May 21, 2012.
Photo/Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL

His Holiness expresses sadness over demise of Ama Wäger

DHARAMSALA, Oct 7: Tibetan spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama has expressed sadness at the passing away of Mrs Irmtraut Wäger, popularly known among Tibetans as Ama (mother) Wäger, who had dedicated her entire life to help and support Tibetan refugees, particularly in the education field.

Nobel peace summit cancelled over Dalai Lama visa row, Nobel laureates visit Dharamsala in show of support

Nobel peace summit cancelled over Dalai Lama visa row, Nobel laureates visit Dharamsala in show of support

DHARAMSALA, Oct 1: The 14th World summit Nobel laureates to be held in Cape Town, South Africa has been cancelled after a group of six laureates decided to boycott the event over South African government’s refusal to grant a visa to His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader and a winner of the coveted prize in 1989.

Best players: Yeshi Tsogyal(L) and Shiwa (R)

Under-10 football tournament held in Mcleod Ganj to mark World Peace Day

DHARAMSALA, Sep 23: A five a-side under-ten football tournament between four Tibetan Schools was held for two days beginning Sep 20 at TCV Day School in Mcleaod Ganj to commemorate World Peace Day.

Tibetan students detained in Vadodara, Gujarat

At least 90 Tibetan students detained within two days over Xi visit

DHARAMSALA, Sep 18: Within two days, at least ninety Tibetan students have been detained by Indian police in two different Indian states to make sure that Chinese President Xi Jinping’s first visit to India, since he became China’s President a year ago, goes on smoothly.

Tibetan Parliament elects new Chief Justice Commissioner and Chief Election Commisioner

Tibetan Parliament elects new Chief Justice Commissioner and Chief Election Commisioner

DHARAMSALA, Sep 15: The current Auditor General of the Central Tibetan Administration, Mr Kargyu Dhondup has been elected as the new Chief Justice Commissioner of the Tibetan Supreme Justice Commission and the current Secretary of the Department of Health, Mr Sonam Choephel Shosur has been selected as the new Chief Election Commissioner cum Chairman of Public Service Commission during the ongoing 8th session of the 15th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile.

8th session of the 15th Tibetan Parliament-in-exile begins

8th session of the 15th Tibetan Parliament-in-exile begins

DHARAMSALA, Sep 12: The 8th session of the 15th Tibetan Parliament-in-exile began today in the hill town of Dharamsala.

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His Holiness expresses sadness on loss of life in J&K flood

DHARAMSALA, Sep 11: Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama today expressed sadness at the loss of life and property caused by a massive flooding in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir and offered his condolences to the families who have lost the loved ones.

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille

Cape Town mayor expresses displeasure over her government’s position on Dalai Lama’s visa issue

DHARAMSALA, Sep 9: The mayor of Cape Town, Patricia de Lille on Sep 5 accused her government of being disingenuous as the South African government, on one hand refused to grant a visa to the Tibetan spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama and on the other hand, maintained that the Tibetan Nobel laureate’s visa application is being processed using normal processes.