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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

Indian minister slams China’s demand to exclude Arunachali youth from Indian delegation

Indian minister slams China’s demand to exclude Arunachali youth from Indian delegation

DHARAMSALA, April 21: A senior Indian government official has expressed his anger in protest against Beijing’s demand not to include youth from Arunachal Pradesh in the annual youth exchange delegation next month.

Avalanche kills 12 Sherpa guides in worst disaster on Mount Everest

Avalanche kills 12 Sherpa guides in worst disaster on Mount Everest

DHARAMSALA, April 19: An avalanche on Friday killed at least 12 Sherpa guides and left several others missing in the single deadliest accident so far on Mount Everest, Nepali officials said.

Four Tibetans arrested in Sog County

DHARAMSALA, April 16: Chinese authorities have arrested four Tibetan natives of restive Sog County in Nagchu Prefecture in Tibet Autonomous Region.

Tibetan man burns himself to death in eastern Tibet

Tibetan man burns himself to death in eastern Tibet

DHARAMSALA, April 16: A Tibetan man has burned himself to death in eastern Tibet in protest against continued Chinese rule in Tibet.

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 […]

satellite image show a Russian military airborne Special Forces brigade at Yeysk in southern Russia, near its border with Ukraine

Talks to be held next week over Ukraine crisis

DHARAMSALA, April 11: Amid ever increasing possibility of military conflict between Russia and Ukraine that threatens to divide and plunge the world into cold war era, the United States, the European Union,

Dharamsala Tibetans demand Trulku Tenzin Delek’s release

Dharamsala Tibetans demand Trulku Tenzin Delek’s release

DHARAMSALA, April 8: Tibetans in Dharamsala on April 7 marked the 12th anniversary of the arrest of Trulku Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, a renowned Buddhist teacher sentenced to life imprisonment by the Chinese government.