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US lawmakers meeting Modi after Dalai Lama signals New Delhi shift on China: analysts

India, one expert says, has ‘indicated that it is willing to gradually ramp up pressure on issues like Tibet and Taiwan’.

Living Between the Known and the Unknown

Ann Tashi Slater speaks with physicist and author Alan Lightman about the pleasures of a warm bath, subconscious terma, and living our lives in the shadow of death. The post Living Between the Known and the Unknown appeared first...

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Wishes President Droupadi Murmu on Her 66th Birthday

–dalailama.com Dharamshala: On the occasion of her 66th birthday, His Holiness the Dalai Lama has written to President Droupadi Murmu to offer his greetings and his wishes for her good health, happiness and success in leading this great and...

Office of Tibet-Kathmandu Organises Annual Maha Guru Bhumtsok Prayer Ceremony

Kathmandu: The Tibetan Refugee Welfare Office in Kathmandu (also called Office of Tibet), in collaboration with Maha Guru Bhumtsok Organising Committee in Kathmandu, organised the annual Maha Guru Bhumtsok prayer ceremony at Shechen Tennyi Dargyeling Monastery from 14 to...

Doeguling Tibetan Settlement Holds Prayer Ceremony for the Long Life and Well-being of His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Mundgod: The Tibetan Settlement Office and civil society groups of Doeguling settlement in Mundgod jointly held a mass prayer on 19 June 2024 for His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s long-life and, particularly for His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s scheduled...

Chinese President Xi visits Tibetans and temple in western China, calls for ethnic unity

Xi Jinping visits middle school and Hongjue Temple in Qinghai province, signalling engagement with Tibetans.

China: UN Should Act on Crimes Against Humanity

Click to expand Image United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk speaks at the UN in Geneva, Switzerland, November 16, 2023. © 2023 Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP Photo (Geneva) – The United Nations High Commissioner for...

Despite China’s Warning, High-Level US Delegation Meets Dalai Lama in Dharamsala

Summary: A bipartisan U.S. congressional delegation met with the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, expressing strong The post Despite China’s Warning, High-Level US Delegation Meets Dalai Lama in Dharamsala appeared first on Yarloong.

Department of Home Announces VEF 5th Batch Life Skill Scholarship 2024

Dharamshala: The Youth Empowerment Section of the Department of Home, Central Tibetan Administration, invites applicants to apply for the VEF 5th Batch life Skill Scholarship. Access the detailed announcement and forms for applying the life Skill Scholarship in here....

Where vibrance and serenity meet: A Tibetan settlement 

Where vibrance and serenity meet: A Tibetan settlement 

US lawmakers meet Tibet’s Dalai Lama, say won’t let China influence choice of successor

The group, which includes ex-House speaker Nancy Pelosi, says it won’t let China influence the spiritual leader’s choice of successor.

High-level Congressional delegation meets Dalai Lama, vows unwavering support for Tibet

June 19, 2024 “The Chinese Communist Party continues to threaten the freedom of the Tibetan people, and they have even attempted to insert themselves into the succession of the Dalai Lama, but we will not let that happen.” These...

China renames hundreds of Uighur villages

Hundreds of Uighur villages and towns have been renamed by Chinese authorities to remove religious or cultural references, with many replaced by names reflecting Communist party ideology, a report ...

Xi Jinping shifting blame to Washington

Foreign media have reported that during a meeting in April last year Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) told European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen that the US is attempting to provoke ...

CTA Holds Public Felicitation Event in Honour of Visiting U.S. Delegation’s Support for Tibetans

Dharamshala: Today, June 19, 2024, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) held a public felicitation event at the Tsuglagkhang to honour the members of a high-level bipartisan congressional delegation following the visiting delegation’s special audience with His Holiness the Dalai...

A High-level Bipartisan US Congressional Delegation Visits Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile

Dharamshala: On 18th June 2024, a high-level bipartisan US congressional delegation led by House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Michael McCaul, visited the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile on 18th June 2024. The delegation includes Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi; Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks, House...

US lawmakers meet Dalai Lama as China slams visit  

New Delhi — A group of U.S. lawmakers met the Dalai Lama in India’s northern town of Dharamshala Wednesday, amid cheers from Tibetans in exile and an angry reaction from China, which calls the Tibetan spiritual leader a separatist and...

Central Tibetan Administration Invokes State Oracle Nechung to Offer Obeisance

Dharamshala:  The Central Tibetan Administration invoked Nechung, the official state oracle, at a brief ceremony held this morning at Thekchen Chöling Tsuglagkhang on 19 June 2024. Tibetan leadership comprising Justice Commissioner Tenzin Lungtok, Speaker Khenpo Sonam Tenphel, Sikyong Penpa...

Department of Home Announces Mobile Phone Repairing Course

Dharamshala: The Department of Home, Central Tibetan Administration, announces the Mobile Repairing Course. Access the detail announcement in Tibetan below. Announcement Letter of Undertaking form Application form The post Department of Home Announces Mobile Phone Repairing Course first appeared...

'China is trying to erase Tibet's culture': Former US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

Nancy Pelosi expressed he opinion regarding the solution to the Tibet dispute and stated that President Joe Biden would soon sign a bill which would aim add some pressure on China to resolve the Tibet issue.

Department of Religion and Culture Announces 3D Animation Course Scholarship

Dharamshala: The Department of Religion and Culture, would like to offer a Nine months course on 3D Animation for the Tibetan youth in collaboration with Image Creative Education based in Bangalore. Access the application form for applying the 3D...

Nancy Pelosi, After Meeting Dalai Lama, Says China Is ‘Trying to Erase’ Tibetan Culture

Pelosi was among a bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers who visited the Dalai Lama and officials from Tibet’s government in exile, which Beijing considers separatists.

China Barks as US Delegation Meets Dalai Lama

Dharamshala, India – Tensions between the United States and China have escalated following the arrival The post China Barks as US Delegation Meets Dalai Lama appeared first on Yarloong.

Nancy Pelosi Meets With Dalai Lama, Despite China’s Criticism

The former House speaker joined a congressional delegation that met with the Tibetan spiritual leader at his home in India. China calls him a separatist.

Latest News Today Live Updates June 19, 2024: SpiceJet's Delhi to Darbhanga flight passengers endure over an hour of waiting without AC amid severe he...

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China: Hundreds of Uyghur Village Names Change

.pb-video{ padding-bottom: 99.25%; } .data-table details { font-family: var(--font-sans); } Click to expand Image A signboard reads "Welcome to Hotan Unity New Village" in Hotan, Xinjiang, September 21, 2018. © 2018 Andy Wong/AP Photo (New York) – Chinese authorities in...

China warns US over congressional delegation’s trip to meet with the Dalai Lama

Washington should ‘have no contact with the Dalai group in any form, and stop sending the wrong signal to the world’, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman says.

EU delegation’s visit to Tibet underscores concerns about human rights situation

June 18, 2024 A delegation of the European External Action Service (EEAS) undertook a rare side visit to the so-called Tibet Autonomous Region from 13-15 June as part of the 39th EU-China Human Rights Dialogue. The post EU delegation’s...

Maiden ‘All Pala Football Association Gold Cup’ kicks off in Dehradun

By Tsering Dhundup DHARAMSHALA, June 18: In a vibrant celebration of sportsmanship and community spirit, the All Pala (Father) Football Association (AFPA) Gold Cup, a pioneering football tournament for male Tibetan aged 40 and above, began on Father’s Day, June...

A High-level Delegation from the United States Visits Central Tibetan Administration

Dharamshala: A high-level bipartisan delegation from the United States visited the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) and met with Tibetan leadership today on the eve of their much-anticipated meeting with His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Rep. Michael McCaul, the Chairman...

Washington’s new Tibet policy bill ‘likely to be counterproductive’

Bill that seeks to counter China’s narrative is expected to provoke ‘very strong’ reaction from Beijing.

Department of Education Commences BEP and NEP Workshop for Teachers

Mundgod: The Department of Education, CTA is organising a 3-day Basic Education Policy (BEP) and National Education Policy (NEP) Workshop for Teachers from June 17 – 19, 2024, at Gaden Shartse Guest House in Mundgod. The workshop saw an...

One-third of Hong Kong firms expect to hire more staff but economic pressures make bosses cautious

Human resources firm releases quarterly survey on city’s employment outlook,

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Congratulates Cyril Ramaphos on Re-election as the President of South Africa

–dalailama.com Dharamsala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama has written to Cyril Ramaphosa to congratulate him on being re-elected President of South Africa following the recent elections. “South Africa has been a stable, democratic country since the end of apartheid,”...

Tibetan Association of Chushi Gangdruk Belgium Celebrates 89th Birthday of His Holiness Concurrently with 66th Anniversary of Dokham Chushi Gangdruk

Brussels: The celebration of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 89th birthday and the 66th founding anniversary of the Dokham Chushi Gangdruk organisation was held in Antwerp on 16 June 2024. Thinley Wangdue, Secretary of the Office of Tibet in...

Deputy Speaker Dolma Tsering Meets Senior Media Delegation

Dharamshala, 18 June 2024: Deputy Speaker Dolma Tsering Teykhang convened a meeting today with a senior media delegation visiting the parliamentary secretariat. The delegation included Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Government Reporter Asia at Bloomberg News; Jay Prakash Ranjan from Dainik...

EU Raises Serious Human Rights Concerns at the 39th Human Rights Dialogue With China. Civil Society Organizations Call for Suspension of the Dialogue

The EU and China held the 39th session of joint Human Rights Dialogue in Chongqing on June 16, 2024. The meeting was preceded by a side visit to Tibet from June 13-15.  A press statement released after the meeting...

A Former Communist Party Secretary of the Tibet Autonomous Region under Investigation

Translated by Tashi Namgyal The Chinese government is investigating former communist party secretary of Tibet autonomous region, Wu Yingjie who served the party over 18 years, for suspicion of serious violation of discipline and laws. On 16 May 2024, the...

EU Opposes China’s Interference in Dalai Lama Succession at 39th EU-China Human Rights Dialogue

Summary: The EU stressed the importance of non-interference in the selection of religious leaders, including The post EU Opposes China’s Interference in Dalai Lama Succession at 39th EU-China Human Rights Dialogue appeared first on Yarloong.

Hundreds of Tibetans Protest Chinese Premier Li Qiang’s Visit to Australia

Canberra: Tibetan community in Australia, the Australia Tibet Council, and Australia V-TAG members, joined by the Uyghur, Falun Gong, Hong Kong, and Chinese democracy activists, strongly protested against Chinese Premier Li Qiang’s visit to Canberra, the second visit by...

Protesters Highlight Human Rights Issues During China Discussions

Protesters in Canberra denounced China's human rights abuses during Chinese Premier Li Qiang's visit, highlighting Tibet, Xinjiang, and Hong Kong, urging prioritization of rights over economic ties.

China Hosts 39th Human Rights Dialogue with European Union in Chongqing

The EU and China held their 39th Human Rights Dialogue in Chongqing, addressing concerns over fundamental freedoms and human rights in Tibet, Xinjiang, and Hong Kong, with emphasis on judicial independence and anti-death penalty.

Sikyong Penpa Tsering Receives Democracy Service Medal from NED

Summary: Sikyong Penpa Tsering of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) has been awarded the Democracy The post Sikyong Penpa Tsering Receives Democracy Service Medal from NED appeared first on Yarloong.

EU Opposes China’s Interference in Succession of His Holiness the Dalai Lama at 39th EU-China Human Rights Dialogue

Brussels: The 39th EU-China Human Rights Dialogue which took place in Chongqing on 16 June was preceded by a rare side visit to Tibet between 13 and 15 June 2024. During the EU-China Human rights Dialogue held in Chongqing, the...

The forced assimilation of Tibet

The situation in Tibet is complex and sensitive, with reports saying the Chinese government is attempting to assimilate Tibetan culture into the Han culture....

Chinese Communist Party’s former Tibet chief under investigation for corruption

Wu Yingjie is currently a member of the Standing Committee of the national advisory body, the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), and formerly the Secretary of the Tibet unit of the party. Read more at: https://www.deccanherald.com/world/chinese-communist-partys-former-tibet-chief-under-investigation-for-corruption-3069835

A Group of Delhi Based Diplomats and Experts Visits Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile

Dharamshala: A group led by FNF consisting of Delhi based diplomats and experts visited the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile and held a meeting with Speaker Khenpo Sonam Tenphel and Deputy Speaker Dolma Tsering Teykhang at the parliamentary secretariat earlier today on...

Festival of Tibet and the Himalayan Peoples Pays Tribute to Late Robert Badinter

Paris: Held in the lush and green Bois de Vincennes, east of Paris, the 23rd Cultural Festival of Tibet and the Himalayan Peoples opened its doors this weekend for a colourful celebration of the rich cultural heritage of Tibet...

Summer Immersion Program of Department of Religion and Culture Concludes Successfully

Dharamshala: The Department of Religion and Culture, CTA concluded its two-week Summer Cultural Immersion program today which was held from 4 to 17 June, 2024 at the College for Higher Tibetan Studies (CHTS), Sarah. This Program was designed for...

U.S. Congressional Delegation to Meet Dalai Lama in Dharamsala Amid Heightened Support for Tibetan Autonomy

Summary: A bipartisan delegation of U.S. lawmakers, led by House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Michael The post U.S. Congressional Delegation to Meet Dalai Lama in Dharamsala Amid Heightened Support for Tibetan Autonomy appeared first on Yarloong.

Tibetan Community Hosts Cultural Program for Children of Firswood Scouts Group

Manchester: On 13 June 2024, the Tibetan Community in North UK hosted a vibrant cultural program for the Firswood Scouts group in Manchester, England. The event aimed to educate young children about the rich and diverse Tibetan culture, offering...

G7 Leaders Express Concern on Human Rights Situation in China

The 50th G7 Summit was held from June 13-15, 2024 at Borgo Egnazia in the city of Fasano in Apulia, Italy on June 13-15, 2024. The event brought together the Leaders of the seven member States, as well as...

China’s anti-corruption watchdog investigates former Tibet party boss Wu Yingjie

He is the eighth ministerial-level official to face CCDI probe since Communist Party national congress in 2022.

Security Kalon Dolma Gyari Attends “Dumra/The Secret Garden–Commemorating the CIA-Tibet Program at Camp Hale”

Dharamshala: Kalon (Minister) Dolma Gyari of the Department of Security, Central Tibetan Administration, formally attended a memorial gathering in Colorado titled “Dumra/The Secret Garden–Commemorating the CIA-Tibet Program at Camp Hale” on 9 June 2024. The event was also graced...

Albanese tells China’s Li Australia cannot be silent on key issues

Premier Li Qiang is the most senior Chinese leader to visit Australia since 2017.

Australia news live: Chinese premier greeted in Canberra by 19-gun salute – and chants and shouts of protesters

Ceremonial welcome for China’s premier, Li Qiang, takes place at Parliament House in Canberra. Follow today’s news headlines liveGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastEx-Liberal staffer Bruce Lehrmann arrives at a Toowoomba courtBruce...

In the name of the law: scholar He Weifang argues his case for remembering China’s past

The retired academic speaks out about his country’s legal system, political reform, private enterprise protection, nationalism and why 2008 was China’s ‘first year’.

Department of Religion and Culture Interviews Candidates for Tibetan Arts and Culture Fund-2024

Dharamshala: The Department of Religion and Culture (DoRC) recently held interviews for the 7th Tibetan Arts and Culture Fund (TACF) on  6 , 7 and 13 June at DoRC hall. Over the course of two days, applicants underwent in-person...

Tibetans in Auckland & Friends of Tibet Protest During Chinese Premier Li Qiang’s Visit to New Zealand

Auckland: Tibetans in Auckland and Friends of Tibet members protested against the Chinese Premier Li Qiang during his visit to Auckland on 14 June 2024 after his one day visit to New Zealand’s capital city Wellington on Thursday. Despite...

Profiling Tibetan Political Prisoners – Konchok Nyima

The post Profiling Tibetan Political Prisoners – Konchok Nyima appeared first on Central Tibetan Administration.

Unravelling old China custom of ‘couvade’, pampers husband to care for newborn

In ancient China, the tradition of “couvade” was very similar to modern-day confinement periods, except practised by men.

Obituary: Central Tibetan Administration Mourns the Demise of Section Officer Tenzin Lamsang

Dharamshala: The leadership and staff of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) held a prayer service this afternoon to mourn the untimely demise of Section Officer Tenzin Lamsang of the Department of Health, who passed away earlier this afternoon. During...

G7 vows to counter ‘economic and national security threats’ posed by China

G7 statement pledges ‘to protect our workers and businesses from unfair practices’, but stressed that it welcomed “constructive and stable” with Beijing.

Former Deputy Chairman Dr. Ramchandra Purbey of Bihar Visits Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile

Dharamshala: Dr. Ramchandra Purbey, Deputy Chairman of Bihar Legislative Council/ Bihar Vidhan Parishad and ex-Minister of Bihar, along with his wife Dr. Ranjana Purbey; K. B. Prasad, RJD member and national spokesperson of India Tibet Friendship Society Bihar; and...

Dehradun Tibetan Community Organises Cleanliness Drive to Celebrate 90th Birthday Of His Holiness and to Express Gratitude to Govt & People of India

Dehradun: The Tibetan community in Doon Valley, led by Tibetan Settlement Offices, has arranged to organise a cleanliness drive on 12 June 2024. The drive covered a distance of 6 km, starting from Dehradun Parade Ground to the Railway...

National Endowment for Democracy Honours Sikyong Penpa Tsering with Prestigious Democracy Service Medal

Dharamshala: Sikyong Penpa Tsering of the Central Tibetan Administration was honoured with the prestigious Democracy Service Medal by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) on 13 June 2024 in Washington DC for his leadership in defending democracy and human rights...

Job Vacancy: Nurse Required at Kalimpong

Dharamshala: The Tibetan Voluntary Health Association (Department of Health) of the Central Tibetan Administration has announced a vacancy for the post of a nurse at its primary health care centre in Kalimpong, West Bengal. Click here for the original...

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama Congratulates Mexico’s President-Elect Her Excellency, Claudia Sheinbaum

–dalailama.com Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama has written to Claudia Sheinbaum to congratulate her on being the first woman to be elected president of Mexico. “I believe women are more empathetic and sensitive to the feelings of others,”...

US lawmakers to meet Dalai Lama on India trip next week

Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is among a group of US lawmakers visiting Dharamsala – where the 88-year-old Tibetan monk lives in exile – on June 18 and 19.

Sikyong Penpa Tsering Extends Congratulations to His Excellency Dr Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on His Reappointment as External Affairs Minister

Dharamshala: Sikyong Penpa Tsering, on behalf of the Central Tibetan Administration and the Tibetan people, wrote a letter to convey his heartfelt congratulations and best wishes to His Excellency Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on his reappointment as the Government of...