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Tibetan girls outshine boys in class XII board examination

DHARAMSALA, May 30: Tibetan girls have yet again outshined boys in this year’s class XII board examination conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).

Golog Jigme speaking at the press conference.

Golog Jigme set aside self-immolation plans to continue to serve Tibetan people

DHARAMSALA, May 28: Golog Jigme, the Tibetan monk who assisted Dhondup Wangchen in the making of a documentary critical of Chinese rule in Tibet titled, “Leaving Fear Behind” said he set aside his plan to

73 candidates running for European Parliament sign ICT’s “2014 for Tibet” pledge

DHARAMSALA, May 27: As European Union goes to polls, 73 candidates running for election to the European Parliament have promised to support for rights and freedoms of the Tibetan people, including re-establishing the Tibet Intergroup in the European Parliament.

Newly elected executive members of Gu-Ch-Sum Movement of Tibet.

Gu-Chu-Sum elects new executive members

DHARAMSALA, May 26: Gu-Chu-Sum Movement of Tibet, an organization of former political prisoner’s of Tibet elected 11 new executive members on May 25 during an urgent meeting held here in Dharamsala.

CTA plans series of events to mark 2014 as “Year of His Holiness the Dalai Lama”

CTA plans series of events to mark 2014 as “Year of His Holiness the Dalai Lama”

DHARAMSALA, May 23: The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) will observe 2014 as the “Year of His Holiness the Dalai Lama” by organizing a series of events across the world from June to December to celebrate the Tibetan spiritual leader’s remarkable achievements, express gratitude

Scenes of chaos at the market after the explosions. Photo: Weibo

Blasts kill 31 in restive Xinjiang region

DHARAMSALA, May 22: At least 31 people were killed and around 90 others injured in one of the deadliest attacks in years in Urumqi, the capital of East Turkistan (Ch: Xinjiang)when a series of explosions struck an open-air market early today.

Jigme Gyatso in Dharamsala, May 19, 2014. Photo courtesy: filmingfortibet.org

Tibetan monk who helped make “Leaving Fear Behind” escapes into exile

DHARAMSALA, May 20: Jigme Gyatso, also known as Golog Jigme who assisted Dhondup Wangchen in the making of his documentary film, “Leaving Fear Behind” reached Dharamsala safely after escaping from Tibet.

Tibetan spiritual leader The Dalai Lama (L) holds a souvenir as Narendra Modi looks on during the inauguration of the International Seminar on Buddhist Heritage in Vadodara, Gujarat on January 15, 2010.

Sikyong Sangay congratulates Modi and BJP on election win

DHARAMSALA, May 17: The elected head of the Tibetan people, Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay congratulated Narendra Modi and his party, Bhartiya Janta Dal (BJP) for the landslide victory in the 16th Lok Sabha election. “I take this opportunity to thank the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for their unwavering support for the Tibetan people during its two full terms. I […]

undated photo of Choeying Kalden

Poems that led to Tibetan monk’s disappearance become available

DHARAMSALA, May 16: Several poems written in Tibetan language by Choeying Kalden, a 20-yr-old Tibetan monk of Tsendhen monastery in Sog county in Nagchu region of traditional Kham province, who was arrested by Chinese officials on March 16 have now surfaced in exile. Choeying was arrested for circulating his writings challenging Chinese rule in Tibet among his friends as well […]

Tibetan man’s death leads to wider anti-mining protests

DHARAMSALA, MAY 12: A Tibetan man’s death after he jumped from a high government building in Tongbar Township in Tsawa Dzogang region in traditional Tibet’s Kham Province to protest against