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Education Kalon launches 40 books on early grade reading

Education Kalon launches 40 books on early grade reading

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, August 7: The Education Department of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) launched 40 books on early grade reading today at Nyatri Hall, Central Tibetan Secretariat.

Famous school for blind in Tibet risks being shut down

Famous school for blind in Tibet risks being shut down

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, August 3: Amidst China’s heightened clampdown on foreign NGOs, a famous school for the blind in Tibet risks being shut down, says the co-founder of the school.

President Sangay pays respects to latest self-immolator, urges Tibetans to live and contribute

President Sangay pays respects to latest self-immolator, urges Tibetans to live and contribute

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, August 2: Tibetans and supporters in Dharamsala today attended the funeral procession of Dhondup, who self-immolated in Dharamsala and passed away.

Dharamsala Tibetan self-immolator identified

Dharamsala Tibetan self-immolator identified

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, July 31: The Tibetan man who died after burning himself on the circumambulation path around His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s residence in Dharamshala on July 29 has been identified.

Image: Gu-Chu-Sum

Tibetan self-immolation survivor released after over six years in Chinese prison

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, July 31: A Tibetan political prisoner whose whereabouts and conditions remained unknown following his self-immolation protest against China’s repressive rule in Tibet in 2011 has been released by Chinese authorities.

Unidentified Tibetan man sets self on fire in Dharamsala

Unidentified Tibetan man sets self on fire in Dharamsala

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, July 29: An unidentified Tibetan man has burnt himself today in Dharamshala on the circumambulation path around the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s residence.

India's External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj. Image: Times of India

India raised Tibet issue with China, says India’s External Affairs Minister

By Lobsang Tenchoe DHARAMSALA, July 29: India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said India raised the issue of Tibet with China in their bilateral meetings. “India has not been sitting as a mute spectator, we raised the Tibet issue with China in bilateral meetings, whenever there are differences, we raise them,” a report by The Times of India quoted […]

Indian magazine cover receives flak from china but applause from global design society

Indian magazine cover receives flak from china but applause from global design society

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, July 29: The cover of the latest edition of India Today magazine has infuriated Chinese social media users, garnering thick and fast backlash.

Image- Mail Online

Indian parliamentarian questions Dalai Lama and Tibetans’ silence over India-China border dispute

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, July 27: A BJP Parliamentarian from Bihar has cautioned the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Tibetans living in India for remaining silent amidst escalating tension between India and China over border dispute.

Botswana defies China, confirms Dalai Lama visit

Botswana defies China, confirms Dalai Lama visit

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, July 26: Botswana has confirmed it will receive the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama in August as a ‘foreign dignitary’ despite Chinese objection.