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Trump proposes zero aid to Tibetans in 2018

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, May 26: US President Donald Trump has proposed zero aid in 2018 to Tibetans in his maiden annual budget and calls on other nations to follow suit.

India to wave off 17th Karmapa’s travel restrictions

India to wave off 17th Karmapa’s travel restrictions

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, May 24: The Indian government is set to wave off travel restrictions imposed on the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje.

Chinese student in US forced to apologise for commencement speech lauding freedom and fresh air in US

Chinese student in US forced to apologise for commencement speech lauding freedom and fresh air in US

By Lobsang Tenchoe DHARAMSALA, May 24:  A Chinese student in the US was forced to issue an apology after her commencement speech about celebrating the fresh air and free speech in the US became a subject of backlash from nitizens in mainland. Shuping Yang, a psychology and theatre graduate from the University of Maryland was chosen by the faculty and […]

Tibetans protest against China’s use of ‘Seventeen-Point Agreement’ to legitimize control over Tibet

Tibetans protest against China’s use of ‘Seventeen-Point Agreement’ to legitimize control over Tibet

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, May 23: The Regional Tibetan Youth Congress (RTYC), Dharamsala today protested the imposition of the infamous ‘Seventeen-Point Agreement’ and condemned China on the 66th year of Chinese invasion and occupation of Tibet today.

Dalai Lama may pick his successor soon, says CTA’s President Dr Lobsang Sangay

Dalai Lama may pick his successor soon, says CTA’s President Dr Lobsang Sangay

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, May 22: The President of the Central Tibetan Administration(CTA) has hinted that the Dalai Lama may pick his successor soon.

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Tibetan monk self-immolates in eastern Tibet, toll reaches 150

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, May 20: A Tibetan monk has set himself on fire yesterday in Chentsa county in the traditional Tibetan province of Amdo in an apparent protest against China’s repressive rule in Tibet.

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Karmapa followers march in Gangtok demanding their leader’s visit to Sikkim

By LobsangTenchoe

DHARAMSALA, May 19: Scores of people took to the streets in Gangtok for a march over a pending demand to allow the 17th Karmapa Orgyen Trinley Dorje to visit Sikkim.

Apple quietly lifts ban on ‘China uncensored’

Apple quietly lifts ban on ‘China uncensored’

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, May 18: Apple has now waived off its ban on satirical news show ‘China uncensored’ from the App stores in Hong Kong and Taiwan.

India suspends Chinese fruit imports after failed pesticide test

India suspends Chinese fruit imports after failed pesticide test

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, May 18: India has temporally banned imports of Chinese fruits owing to the presence of harmful pests found after repeated test.

Vyedhi Institute of Medical Science and Research Centre.

Four out of seven Tibetan students duped by private medical college owner get their money back

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, May 17: Four out of the seven Tibetan students who were duped of Rs. 40,25000/- on fake promise of securing admission in a Bengaluru-based private medical college by its owner in 2016 finally got their money back after some Tibetan NGOs based in Bengaluru took up their fight for Justice.