Exile

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

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.

Photo : Indian Express

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.

Sikyong Sangay attends Mcleod Mela

Sikyong Sangay attends Mcleod Mela

DHARAMSALA, Sep 6: The elected head of the Tibetan people, Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay on Sep 4 attended the concluding ceremony of Mcleod Ganj Mela, a traditional festival of the local Gaddi people held every year for the past two hundred years.

Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay with Mr Christoph Strässer, Human Rights Commissioner of the German Federal Government, in Hamburg, Germany, on 25 August 2014. Photo: Tibet.net

Sikyong to address Sino-Tibetan conference in Germany

DHARAMSALA, AUG 26: The elected head of the Tibetan people, Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay is on a three-day visit to Germany, where among others, he will attend a Sino-Tibetan conference with Chinese intellectuals, activists, writers, Sinologists from Europe, US, Asia and Australia.

Senior Chinese official says Dharamsala-Beijing talks only about return of Dalai Lama

DHARAMSALA, Aug 25: A senior Chinese official in Tibet has claimed that the Tibetan spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama is in talks with Beijing, however, he stressed that the talks are only about the possibility of the Tibetan leaders return to Tibet.

His Holiness greets the audience before he begins his talk at the Central Cultural Palace
in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, November 9, 2011. Photo: anglihel.com

Mongolia cancels Dalai Lama’s planned visit, upgrades bilateral ties with China on Xi visit

DHARAMSALA, Aug 22: The Tibetan spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s scheduled visit to Mongolia this month has been cancelled as Chinese president Xi Jinping visits the country from Aug 21-22, reported Kyodo News International citing multiple sources.

New York Tibetans protest in front of UN over shooting incident in Tibet

New York Tibetans protest in front of UN over shooting incident in Tibet

DHARAMSALA, Aug 15: A group of Tibetan residents of New York staged a protest in front of the United Nations on Aug 14 demanding the world organization to speak on Tibet and condemn China on the recent shooting incident in eastern Tibet where Chinese police opened fire on a crowd of Tibetan protesters, injuring at least ten Tibetans.