Exile

Tethong Tenzin Wangpo, Tibetan MP from Europe.

Wangpo Tethong sworn in as member of Tibetan Parliament from Europe

DHARAMSALA, May 7: Tethong Tenzin Wangpo, a Tibetan activist based in Switzerland was sworn in as a member of the 15th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile from Europe on May 6 at at a brief swearing-in ceremony held at the Tibetan Parliament.

Big Bang Blues during their performance

Tibetans in exile mark World Press Freedom Day with music concert

DHARAMSALA, May 5: Thousands of Tibetans and supporters in Dharamsala gathered at Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA) in Mcleod Ganj for a music concert held on May 3 to mark “World Press Freedom Day”.

Dalai Lama leaves for “private visit” to Norway

By Abhishek Madhukar| May 3, 2014

The 78-year-old Nobel Peace Prize laureate left Dharamsala, northern India, his Himalyan hometown in exile, on Saturday afternoon to head for Norway.

TCHRD to mark “World Press Freedom Day” with music concert

TCHRD to mark “World Press Freedom Day” with music concert

DHARAMSALA, May 2: Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD), a Dharamsala-based rights group will organize a Tibet Awareness concert to mark “World Press Freedom Day” at 6:30 pm on May 3 at the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA) in Dharamsala.

From left to right: Dorjee Tseten,  Bawa Kalsang Gyaltsen, Lobsang Tseten,  Dhardon Sharling, Matteo Mecacci and Yeshi Tenzin.

9th Interethnic / Interfaith Leadership Conference Concludes in Taiwan

TAIPEI, April 28: The 9th Interethnic / Interfaith Leadership Conference that brought together seventy participants from different nationalities, political communities and faiths, staging a struggle against the repressive Chinese Communist regime, concluded yesterday at Taipei.

Tibetan school children performing cultural dance.

Tibetans in Dharamsala celebrate 25th birth anniversary of 11th Panchen Lama

DHARAMSALA, April 25: The Central Tibetan Administration headquartered here in Dharamsala today organized an official function at the courtyard of Tsug-lag-khang, the main temple in the town to celebrate the 25th birth anniversary of the 11th Panchen Lama, Gedun Choekyi Nyima.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama accepts the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989

China warns Norway over Dalai Lama visit

DHARAMSALA, April 24: China has resolutely opposed to an upcoming visit by the Tibetan spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Norway and warned Norwegian leaders against meeting with the Tibetan leader.

Election Commission announces candidates for Domey election; Lukar Jam questions its legitimacy

Election Commission announces candidates for Domey election; Lukar Jam questions its legitimacy

DHARAMSALA, April 22: The Tibetan Election Commission on April 21 announced the candidates for the final round of the by-election for a Member of Parliament from Domey constituency.

His Holiness expresses sadness over South Korean ferry tragedy

DHARAMSALA, April 21: Immediately upon his arrival in Dharamsala after a successful teaching tour of Japan, the Tibetan spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama wrote a letter to the President of Republic of South Korea, Ms Park Geun-hye

The President of Norway’s Parliament (Stortinget), Olemic Thommessen, on a recent visit to South Africa. PHOTO: Hetty Zantman/Stortinget

Norway’s Parliamentary President avoids Dalai Lama

DHARAMSALA, April 15: Norway’s Parliamentary President and a long-time supporter of Tibet, Olemic Thommessen said he would not meet the Tibetan spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama when he travels to Oslo next month to mark 25 years since he was awarded the coveted Nobel Peace Prize, reported newsinenglish.no April 9. He has said meeting the Tibetan leader was […]