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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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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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...

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,”...

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...

Sikyong Extends Congratulations to His Excellency Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Being Appointed as Minister of Culture and Tourism

Dharamshala: On behalf of the Central Tibetan Administration and the Tibetan people, Sikyong Penpa Tsering extended his sincere congratulations to Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, on his recent appointment as the Minister of Culture and Minister of Tourism. Sikyong wrote,...

Suspension Motion Clears US House for Resolve Tibet Bill, Now Heads to President

Dharamshala: The Resolve Tibet Bill advanced closer to becoming law as the US House passed a suspension motion on the senate version of the bill on Wednesday, June 12, a day after its introduction to the House. With a...

Over 100 candidates for the European Parliament Pledge to Support Tibet

Brussels: “Europe for Tibet” an online campaign launched in the European Parliament on 9 April 2024 ahead of the 6-9 June European election has now concluded after exceeding its target to garner more than 100 pledges from candidates to...

Tibetan Community Members Participate in an Exhibition to Commemorate the 35th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square Massacre

Manchester: The Tibetan community supported an Exhibition titled “From the mothers of Tiananmen to the daughters of Hong Kong, Tibet, Uyghur and Taiwan” organised in Manchester by Mei Yuk Wong, the Artist from Hong Kong to commemorate the 35th...

Parliamentarian Tenzing Jigme’s Official Visit to Camp Hale, Colorado

Colorado: On 9 June 2024, Parliamentarian Tenzing Jigme attended a special event titled “Dumra/The Secret Garden – Commemorating the CIA-Tibet Program at Camp Hale” in Colorado. The memorial gathering, organised by the Anthropology Department at the University of Colorado,...

Sikyong Extends Congratulations to His Excellency Shri Kiren Rijiju on Being Appointed as Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Minister of Minority A...

Dharamshala: On behalf of the Central Tibetan Administration and the Tibetan people, Sikyong Penpa Tsering extended heartfelt congratulations to Shri Kiren Rijiju on his recent appointment as the Government of India’s Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Minister of Minority...

Successful Conclusion of 2-Day V-TAG Workshop in Canada Empowers Tibetan Youth Advocates

Toronto: The two-day workshop focused on empowering Canadian Tibetan youth and V-TAG members to improve their advocacy skills and tools has concluded, marking a significant step forward in amplifying the voices of Tibetan youth on the global stage in...

Two-Day V-TAG Workshop in Canada Empowers Tibetan Youth Advocates with Successful Conclusion

Toronto: The two-day workshop focused on empowering Canadian Tibetan youth and V-TAG members to improve their advocacy skills and tools has concluded, marking a significant step forward in amplifying the voices of Tibetan youth on the global stage in...

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Attends Long-life Prayers Offered by Former Staff of CTA & Men-Tsee-Khang and Former Bodyguards

–dalailama.com  Dharamshala: Today, three groups of Tibetans offered a Long-Life Ceremony to His Holiness the Dalai Lama. When, having driven from his residence in a golf-cart, His Holiness arrived at the gate, Sikyong Penpa Tsering, Jigmé Jungné—representing former members...

CTA Welcomes Canadian House of Commons for Unanimously Passing a Motion to Support Tibet’s Right to Self-determination

Dharamshala: On 10 June 2024, the Canadian House of Common unanimously passed a motion supporting Tibet’s right to self-determination, asserting that Tibetans, as a people and a nation, possess this fundamental right. The motion called out China’s systematic cultural...

Auckland Tibetan Association Calls on PM Luxon to Raise Tibet During the Chinese Premier Li Qiang’s Visit to New Zealand

Auckland: The Auckland Tibetan Association has sent a letter to the New Zealand Prime Minister requesting to raise Tibet during the Chinese Premier Li Qiang’s visit to the island country.  The letter to Prime Minister Christopher Luxon reads, “Chinese...

Deputy Speaker Dolma Tsering Teykhang Congratulates PM Narendra Modi

Dharamshala: Deputy Speaker Dolma Tsering Teykhang of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile, expressed sincere congratulations to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his re-election for a third term as the Prime Minister of India. Extending her greetings the Deputy Speaker wrote, “The...

Sikyong Penpa Tsering to Visit Washington DC to Accept Democracy Service Medal

Dharamshala: Sikyong Penpa Tsering of the Central Tibetan Administration is set to embark on an official visit to Washington DC, the United States, from 12 to 17 June 2024 to accept the prestigious Democracy Service Medal. The post Sikyong...

Sikyong Penpa Tsering Attends 20th Founding Anniversary of Central Council of Tibetan Medicine

Dharamshala: The Central Council of Tibetan Medicine commemorated its 20th founding anniversary earlier today with a book launch in the gracious presence of Sikyong Penpa Tsering. The publication chronicling the evolution and achievements of the Council was unveiled by...

His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Attend a Long Life Prayer Offering

Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama will attend a Long Life Prayer offered to him by former staff of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), Mentseekhang and ex-kusungs at the Main Tibetan Temple in Dharamsala, HP, India on June 11,...

Tibetans in Swiss Celebrates 40th Birthday of His Eminence the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje

Swiss: The 40th birthday celebration of His Eminence the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, head of the Karma Kagyud tradition, held at Tibet Institute Rikon, Swiss, on 9 June 2024. The birthday celebration commenced with offering of mandala...

Representative Karma Singey Attends Ceremony of Planting Bodhi Tree Sapling at Great Stupa of Universal Compassion

Canberra: Representative Karma Singey of the Office of Tibet in Canberra attended the historic occasion of the sacred Bodhi tree sapling planting ceremony at the Great Stupa of Universal Compassion at Bendigo in Australia on 19 June 2024. The...

Tibet Initiative Deutschland Commemorates its 35th Founding Anniversary, His Holiness Greets the Members on the Occasion

Dharamshala: On the 35th founding anniversary of the Tibet Initiative Deutschland (TID), celebrated in Berlin, Germany, on 8 June 2024, His Holiness the Dalai Lama sent a greeting message to all the members of TID. Tenzin Choesang from the...

Canada Youth Tibet Advocacy Workshop for Tibetan University Students and V-TAG Members Commences in Toronto

Toronto: In a concerted effort to bolster advocacy for the Tibetan cause, the Office of Tibet, Washington DC, in collaboration with the Department of Information and International Relations, spearheaded a pioneering initiative aimed at enhancing the skills and capacities...

Sikyong Penpa Tsering and Deputy Speaker Dolma Tsering Teykhang Launch Autobiography of Former Kalon Tashi Wangdi

Dharamshala: Sikyong Penpa Tsering, the chief guest, along with Deputy Speaker Dolma Tsering Teykhang and Geshe Lhakdor as special guests, launched Kasur Tashi Wangdi’s autobiography “My Life: Born in Free Tibet, Served in Exile” at the Library of Tibetan...

Deputy Speaker Congratulates CM Shri Pema Khandu on the State Assembly Election Victory

Dharamshala: Dolma Tsering Teykhang, the Deputy Speaker on behalf of the 17th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile and Tibetans around the world, extended her congratulations to Shri Pema Khandu, CM of Arunachal Pradesh and his party for their victory in the State...

Deputy Speaker Dolma Tsering Teykhang Congratulates Sikkim CM Prem Singh Tamang on State Assembly Election Victory

Dharamshala, 7th June 2024: Deputy Speaker Dolma Tsering Teykhang congratulates Shri Prem Singh Tamang, the Chief Minister of Sikkim for the victory in the State Assembly election. The Deputy Speaker wrote, “On behalf of the 17th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile and Tibetans around...

Education Department Organises Workshop on Nurturing Students Mentor for Dialectical Debate at Gyudmed Snowland School

Hunsur: The Department of Education (DoE), Central Tibetan Administration, in collaboration with the Gyudmed Monastery’s Snowland School, organised a Workshop on Nurturing Students Mentor for Dialectical Debate at the Gyudmed Snowland School based in Hunsur, Karnataka state, from 6...

Job Vacancy: Storekeeper required at Jampaling Old People’s Home

The Department of Home, CTA has announced a job vacancy for a storekeeper at Jampaling Old People’s Home at Mcleod Ganj, Dharamshala. Read the detailed announcement below. Position: Storekeeper Salary: 22,000 INR with housing facilities Interested candidates are requested...

Recitation of Medicine Buddha’s Mantra for His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Hebertpur: Tibetans under the jurisdiction of Tibetan Settlement Office, Herbertpur, gathered on the auspicious day of Namgang (30th Day of Saka Dawa as per lunar calendar), in Lakhanwala Community hall on 6 June 2024 and held a mass prayer...

Sikyong Penpa Tsering Congratulates Indian PM Modi for Historic Third Win

On 6 June 2024, Sikyong Penpa Tsering, the President of the Central Tibetan Administration offered his congratulations to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) for their landmark victory in the recent national general elections....

TSO Mungod Initiates World Environment Day Celebration at Mundgod Doeguling Settlement

Mundgod: The Mundgod Doeguling Settlement Office, along with the community environment committee and agriculture division, celebrated World Environment Day at a community hall on 5 June 2024. The settlement officer, Lhakpa Dolma, introduced the event with great significance. She...

Tibetan Community from London Supports Manchester Rally Commemorating Tiananmen Square Massacre

London: The Tibetan community supported a rally in St Peter’s Square, Manchester, to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre on 4 June 2024. The event brought together groups from Hong Kong, Taiwan, Georgia, the Uighur community,...

Full Stack Developer Required at Tibetan Computer Resource Centre to Work on “Sherig e-Portal”

The Tibetan Computer Resource Centre, Department of Finance under the Central Tibetan Administration, is excited to announce an incredible opportunity for individuals and companies to work with us on “Sherig e-Portal” project. As we strive to achieve our goal...

Department of Education Announces NEET Gap Year Scholarship 2024

The Department of Education, CTA, is pleased to announce 20 NEET Gap Year Scholarships to students preparing for next year’s NEET. Recipients of the scholarship must undergo coaching from any NEET coaching centres in India. Interested applicants must submit...

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Congratulates H.E. Shri Narendra Modi and NDA on Winning the Lok Sabha Elections

–dalailama.com Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama has written to His Excellency Shri Narendra Modi to congratulate him on his and the National Democratic Alliance’s emerging as the winner in the Lok Sabha elections. “It fills me with admiration...

11th Local Tibetan Assembly of Tibetan Settlement in Mandi Sworn In

Mandi: The 11th Local Tibetan Assembly of the Tibetan settlement in Mandi was sworn in on 2 June 2024 following the election of 9 new members, including its chair, Sonam Dhonden, and vice-chair, Yeshi Dorjee. The local Justice Commissioner...

Job Vacancy: Driver Required at Tenzingang TVHA Clinic

Tenzingang TVHA Clinic under the Department of Health announces job vacancy for a driver’s post. Click here to read the original announcement in Tibetan for details. Number of seats available: 1 Last date of application: 24 June 2024 The...

Tibet’s Environmental Crises: Call for Action on World Environment Day

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Sikyong Penpa Tsering Congratulates CM Shri Pema Khandu on Winning the State Assembly Election

Dharamshala: Sikyong Penpa Tsering, on behalf of the Central Tibetan Administration and the Tibetan people, today wrote a letter to the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Shri Pema Khandu, congratulating him on the victory in the recent state assembly...

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Concludes 2-day Teaching on Key to the Middle Way for Tibetan Youth

–dalailama.com Dharamshala: After His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrived in the Thekchen Chöling Tsuglagkhang on 4 June 2024 this morning, the second session of teachings for young Tibetans opened with the recitation of a verse of admiration for His...

Sikyong Penpa Tsering Congratulates Sikkim CM Prem Singh Tamang on State Assembly Victory

Dharamshala: Sikyong Penpa Tsering, on behalf of the Central Tibetan Administration and the Tibetan people, wrote a letter to the Honourable Chief Minister of Sikkim, Prem Singh Tamang, to congratulate him on a decisive victory in the recent state...

Parliamentarian Tenzing Jigme Visits Vancouver BC and Seattle

Seattle: As per the program of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile, Parliamentarian Tenzing Jigme embarked on an official visit to Tibetan communities in North America, making stops in Vancouver, BC, and Seattle, Washington. On 1 June, 2024, in Vancouver, he visited the...

Committee to Review Rules and Regulation of Parliamentary Procedure and Conduct of Business of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile

Dharamshala, 4th June 2024: Following the decision taken by the 7th session of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile, a committee has convened to review ‘the Rules and Regulations for Parliamentary Procedures and Conduct of Business of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile,’ regarding the...

Representative Dr Arya Attends the 35th Tiananmen Massacre Anniversary in Tokyo

Tokyo: Chinese and Japanese NGO groups supporting freedom and democracy in China observed the 35th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre at Japan’s lower house Parliament building on 3 June 2024. Ide Keitaro and Oshinchu of the China Dialog moderated...

Chiba Institute of Technology (CIT) Scholarship – 2025

The Department of Education, CTA, is pleased to announce that Chiba Institute of Technology in Japan is offering scholarships for three Tibetan refugee students to pursue a two-year Master’s program at their institution. This scholarship will cover tuition fees,...

Department of Finance Announces 306 Square Feet Commercial Space for Rent

The Department of Finance announces a commercial space of 306 square feet, located below the Department of Finance, for rent. The reserve price for the shop begins from 20,000 rupees and will be rented through a bidding process. The...

Education Department Announces Vacancies of PGT Maths and Office Secretary for Sambhota Tibetan Schools Society

Dharamshala: The Department of Education, Central Tibetan Administration, announces vacancies of PGT Maths and Office Secretary for the Sambhota Tibetan Schools Society on contractual basis. Interested candidates are requested to submit their CV to stss1999@gmail.com by 30 June 2024....

Six Months Intensive Course on Tibetan Language and Buddhist Philosophy

The Department of Religion and Culture (DoRC) of Central Tibetan Administration invites application from college graduated Tibetan students and Tibetan youths engaging in various walks of life to participate in Six Months Intensive Course on Tibetan Language and Buddhist...

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Conducts First Day of Teachings for Tibetan Youth

–dalailama.com Dharamshala: As His Holiness the Dalai Lama drove through the courtyard to the Tsuglagkhang, the Main Tibetan Temple, this morning, at Thekchen Chöling, 3 June 2024 with costumed dancers whirled in welcome. At the foot of the temple...

7th Non-sectarian Tibetan Buddhist Scholars’ Conference Commences at Khamgar Druk Dharmakara College

Dharamshala: The 7th Non-Sectarian Tibetan Buddhist Scholars’ Conference was commenced at Khamgar Druk Dharmakara College, Tashi Jong, in Himachal Pradesh, on 3 May 2024. Over the course of this conference, a group of eighteen scholars will discourse on the...

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Congratulates Chief Ministers of Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh

Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama has written to Pema Khandu, Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, and Prem Singh Tamang, Chief Minister of Sikkim, to congratulate them both on their parties’ success in the state assembly elections. He observed...

Education Kalon Spotlights Ethical Conduct’s Role in Societal Advancement at SEE Learning Workshop’s Conclusion

Dharamshala: Kalon (Minister) Tharlam Dolma Changra of the Department of Education, Central Tibetan Administration, as chief guest, addressed the closing ceremony of the five-day workshop on SEE Learning (SEEL) and Cognitively Based Compassion Training (CBCT) for Tibetan school SEEL...

His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Travel to the United States for Knee Treatment

OHHDL This is to inform all concerned that no engagements, including public audiences, will be scheduled from June 20 onwards until further notice. His Holiness the Dalai Lama is scheduled to travel to the United States for medical treatment...

Department of Religion and Culture’s Monastic Assessment Committee Presents Report of their Findings to His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Dharamshala: The Department of Religion and Culture, Central Tibetan Administration, held a closing meeting of the assessment committee to prepare a report of their finding to be presented to His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The 14th Tibetan Religious Conference‘s...

His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Confer 2-day Teachings on Key to the Middle Way for Tibetan Youth

Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama will give two days of teachings on Key to the Middle Way for Tibetan Youth at the Main Tibetan Temple in Dharamsala, HP, India on June 3-4, 2024. Webcasts also available in Tibetan, Chinese, Vietnamese, Hindi, Korean, Japanese, Spanish, French, German, Russian, Italian, Nepali, Ladakhi, Portuguese and Mongolian....

Profiling Tibetan Political Prisoners – Ludup

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Gonpo Kyi Reveals Beijing’s Cover-up of her Brother’s Wrongful Conviction in Latest Videos

Dharamshala: Latest videos by Gonpo Kyi, Dorjee Tashi’s sister, exposed Beijing’s People’s Procuratorate for its unlawful and deceptive actions in dragging Dorjee Tashi’s retrial unnecessarily after he was wrongfully sentenced to life imprisonment on trumped-up charges when, according to...

Department of Education Organises Workshop on SEE Learning and Cognitively Based Compassion Training

Dharamshala: The Department of Education (DoE) commenced a five-day workshop on SEE Learning (SEEL) and Cognitively Based Compassion Training (CBCT) for Tibetan school SEEL program facilitators at the CTA Training Centre located inside the premises of the Tibetan Reception...

MP Shashi Tharoor Visits Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile

Dharamshala: Dr. Shashi Tharoor, MP Lok Sabha from Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), former Union Minister of State for External Affairs, and former Under Secretary General of the UN paid a visit to the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile on 30 May 2024. The delegation...

Upper TCV Organises Inter House Ache Lhamo Competition in Honour of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama’s 89th Birthday Celebration

Dharamshala: Sikyong Penpa Tsering of Central Tibetan Administration, as the chief guest, graced the Inter-house Ache Lhamo (Tibetan Opera) Competition, at Hermann Gmeiner Hall in Upper TCV, Dharamshala, on 29 May 2024. Upon his arrival, Sikyong was warmly welcomed...

OoT Canberra Participates in Sydney Uniting Church Prayer Meeting to Commemorate Chinese Democracy Movement and Hong Kong Protests

Canberra: The Sydney Uniting Church hosted a momentous prayer meeting at Ashfield Church in Sydney on 26 May 2024, commemorating the 35th anniversary of the 1989 Chinese Democracy Movement and the 5th anniversary of the 2019 Hong Kong protests. This event,...

Parliamentarian Tenzing Jigme to Visit Vancouver and Seattle in North America

Dharamshala: As per the program of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile, Parliamentarian Tenzing Jigme from North and South America will visit Tibetans in Vancouver British Columbia from 31 May to 1 June and Seattle Washington from 2 to 3 June. Following...

EXCLUSIVE: Teen Tibetan Monk Takes Own Life After Being Forced to Leave Monastery

The 17-year-old became depressed after being sent to government-run school instead. -by Radio Free Asia  A 17-year-old Tibetan Buddhist monk who was forced to leave his monastery and join a government-run school committed suicide after authorities said he could...

Department of Education Successfully Concludes Practical Life Workshop for Pre-primary Teachers

Ladakh: The Practical Life Workshop, organised by the Department of Education (CTA), concluded successfully on 25 May 2024. This workshop, designed for pre-primary teachers from TCV schools in Ladakh, was held at TCV Ladakh from 15 to 25 May...

Department of Education Participates in Workshop on ‘Investigating the Impacts of Contemplative Practices’

Dharamshala: The Department of Education, Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), participated in the conference and workshop on ‘Investigating the Impacts of Contemplative Practices’ organised by Emory University at the Dalai Lama Library and Archive from 22 May to 25 May...

Lab & X-ray Technician Required at Dekyiling Tibetan Primary Health Care Centre

Dharamshala: The Department of Health, Central Tibetan Administration, announces a vacancy of Lab & X-ray technician (for testing blood and phlegm) at the Tibetan Primary Health Care Centre in Dekyiling . Interested applicants are requested to submit their requisite...

Tibetans and Japanese in Tokyo Hold Prayer Service on Fifteenth Day of Auspicious Saka Dawa Month

Tokyo: Tibetan and Japanese people observe the Saka Dawa’s full moon day (Tsepa Chonga), the holiest day in the Buddhist calendar, on 25 May 2024 with prayers and informative talk series at Tibet House Office. Tashi Yangzom from the...

Profiling Tibetan Political Prisoners – Gyegjom Dorjee

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Sikyong Penpa Tsering Addresses Closing Ceremony of Tibetan Cooperative’s Conference

Dharamshala: Sikyong Penpa Tsering of the Central Tibetan Administration attended the closing ceremony of the 3-day Tibetan Cooperative’s conference today, 24 May 2024, at the CTA training centre located inside the premises of the Tibetan Reception Centre.  In his keynote...

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Addresses Participants of Conference Themed ‘Investigating the Impact of Contemplative Practices’

–dalailama.com Thekchen Chöling, Dharamshala, HP, India, 24 May 2024: This morning His Holiness the Dalai Lama met 200 people from, or associated with, Emory University, who have come to Dharamshala to take part in a conference on the theme...

Central Tibetan Administration Appreciates the US Senate’s Unanimous Passage of Resolve Tibet Bill

Dharamshala: The Central Tibetan Administration commends the US Senate’s unanimous passage of the S. 138, titled “Promoting a Resolution to the Tibet-China Dispute Act”. The US Senate passed the  bipartisan and bicameral legislation on 23 May 2024, sponsored by...

OHHDL Secretary Lobsang Jinpa Inaugurates Temporary Exhibition Titled ‘Biography of Self-Manifested Jowo Wati Sangpo

Dharamshala: The Tibet Museum of the Department of Information and International Relations, Central Tibetan Administration, opens a temporary exhibition on “Biography of Self-Manifested Jowo Wati Sangpo” at Tibet Museum, Gangchen Kyishong, Dharamshala on Wednesday, 22 May 2024.  Secretary Lobsang...

Tibetan Cooperative’s Conference Begins in Dharamshala, Sikyong Graced Inaugural of the 3-day Conference

Dharamshala: The Department of Home (DoH), Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), commenced a three-day Tibetan Cooperative Conference earlier this morning at the CTA Training Centre located inside the premises of the Tibetan Reception Centre to discuss insight and prospects of the Tibetan...

Sikyong Penpa Tsering Successfully Concludes Official Engagements in Paris

Dharamshala: Sikyong Penpa Tsering, the democratically elected head of the Central Tibetan Administration, recently wrapped up a significant four-day visit to Paris, where he engaged with important stakeholders, including MPs, government officials, policy influencers, academics, media outlets, and friends...

Tibet Museum Announces a Vacancy for the Post of Office Superintendent

The Tibet Museum of the Department of Information and International Relations, Central Tibetan Administration announces 1 vacancy for the post of Office Superintendent. Interested applicants are requested to submit their required documents specified in the announcement with attestation via...

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Congratulates the New President of Taiwan

OHHDL Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India – His Holiness the Dalai Lama has written to His Excellency Lai Ching-te to offer warm congratulations on his assuming the Presidency of the Republic of China. “It is wonderful to see how...

Delegation from Central Tibetan Administration Attends Taiwan’s Presidential Inauguration & Re-establishment of Taiwanese Parliamentary Group for Tibe...

Taipei: A group of Tibetan delegation from the Central Tibetan Administration, consisting of Deputy Speaker Dolma Tsering Teykhang, Kalon (Minister) Norzin Dolma, Tibetan Parliamentarians Ven. Tenpa Yarphel and Tashi Dhondup, and Secretary Karma Choeying, officially visited Taiwan to attend...

From Scrolls to Screens: Tibetan Digital Library Initiative Begins in Dharamshala-based Monasteries and Cultural Centres

Dharamshala: As part of its ongoing Tibetan Digital Library Initiative, the Department of Religion and Culture, Central Tibetan Administration, convened a two-day introductory workshop on 13 and 14 May 2024. The workshop’s primary objective was to acquaint the staff and...

The importance of being Tibet’s 14th Dalai Lama

By Mohan Guruswamy, Deccan Chronicle The 14th Dalai Lama (spiritual name: Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso), who was born on July 6, 1935, has been resident in India since 1959, and is the highest spiritual leader and...

Job Vacancy: Shopkeeper Required at Ngoenga School for Tibetan Children with Special Needs

A vacancy for a storekeeper at Ngoenga School for Tibetan Children with Special Needs at Dehradun, Uttarakhand. Read the detailed announcement below.   The post Job Vacancy: Shopkeeper Required at Ngoenga School for Tibetan Children with Special Needs appeared...

Tibet Support Group in Vilnius Organises Peaceful Protest to Free Panchen Lama In Front of the Chinese Embassy

 London: On 17 May, on the 29th anniversary of the abduction of the Panchen Lama, members of the Tibet Support Group organised a protest action in front of the Chinese Embassy in Vilnius. The protesters demanded that Lithuanian and...

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Bestows Mahakala Blessing

–dalailama.com Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India, 18 May 2024: An estimated 8500 people gathered in the Tsuglagkhang, the Main Tibetan Temple, and the surrounding courtyard this morning. The weather was warm as His Holiness the Dalai Lama drove to...

Sikyong Penpa Tsering Continues Official Engagements in Paris, Addresses French Senators

Paris: During his address to French senators in Paris on Wednesday, Sikyong Penpa Tsering, head of the Central Tibetan Administration, called on France and the broader free world to recognise Tibetans, Uyghurs, Hong Kongers, and Chinese pro-democracy movements as...

Press Statement: Marking 29 Years Since the Panchen Lama’s Disappearance

Press Statement Matthew Miller, Department Spokesperson 17 May 2024 Today marks 29 years since the People’s Republic of China (PRC) abducted the 11th Panchen Lama, one of the most important figures in Tibetan Buddhism, as a six-year-old child.  Gedhun...

The Tibet Museum Joins Global Museums in Festive Observance of International Museum Day 2024

Dharamshala: The Tibet Museum of the Department of Information and International Relations, Central Tibetan Administration, joyfully joins museums around the globe in commemorating the 47th International Museum Day on 17 May 2024. While traditionally observed on 18 May, the...

Public Service Commission Announces 12 Vacancies of CTA Civil Servant

Dharamshala: The Public Service Commission, Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), announces 1 vacancy for the post of Under Secretary, 3 vacancies for the post of Section Officer, 3 vacancies for the post of Office Assistant, and 5 vacancies for the post of...

DIIR Statement on the 29th Enforced Disappearance Day of the 11th Panchen Lama

29 Years On: Still “Missing” Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the 11th Panchen Lama, was abducted by the authorities of the People’s Republic of China on this day in 1995. At that time, the mere six-year-old was then recognised as one...

Rabgayling Tibetan Settlement Begins Initial Markings and Side Plotting of its Building Back Compact Community Project

Hunsur: The Rabgayling Tibetan Settlement was put into effect to run a pilot project of the Building Back Compact Community Project (BBCC) organised by the Central Tibetan Administration. The initial markings and side plotting started between 9 May and 16 May 2024.  The...

His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Confer Mahakala Blessing Tomorrow

Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama will confer the Mahakala Blessing at the request of Kalu Rinpoche at the Main Tibetan Temple in Dharamsala, HP, India on May 18, 2024. Webcasts also available in Tibetan, Chinese, Vietnamese, Hindi, Korean, Spanish, German, Russian, Italian, Nepali, Ladakhi, Portuguese, French and Mongolian. All times Indian Standard...

Department of Education Finalises Secondary Classes’ Science Textbook

Dharamshala: The Education Council of the Department of Education, Central Tibetan Administration, held a secondary classes’ science textbook finalisation meeting from 13 to 16 May 2024 at the Tibetan Computer Resource Centre’s conference hall. Over the course of the four-day...

29th Year of Panchen Lama’s Enforced Disappearance Day

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Sikyong Penpa Tsering Receives Warm Welcome from French Senators at the Senate

Paris: On 15 May 2024, Sikyong Penpa Tsering of the Central Tibetan Administration arrived in Paris, France, with a warm welcome reception from the Tibetan community. From the airport, Sikyong headed to the French Senate, where he was received...

Education Kalon Tharlam Dolma Changra Visits TCV Menlha and TCV Agling 

Ladakh: Education Kalon Tharlam Dolma Changra’s visit to Tibetan Children’s Village (TCV) Menlha and TCV Agling on 15 May 2024, was met with enthusiastic welcome by students and teachers alike. The Kalon was accompanied by the Chief Representative Officer...

Department of Home Announces Amazon Web Services Cloud Computing Training Program 2024

Dharamshala: The Youth Empowerment Section of the Department of Home, Central Tibetan Administration, will be conducting skill training on  Amazon Web Services (AWS) course for interested individuals. This course aims to provide comprehensive training in AWS cloud computing services...

Education Minister Tharlam Dolma Changra Visits TCV Ladakh

Ladakh: Education Kalon (Minister) Tharlam Dolma Changra kicked off her maiden official visits to Tibetan schools in Ladakh with the aim of assessing the educational landscape and engaging with students and faculty members. The Kalon was accompanied by Chief...

Speaker Khenpo Sonam Tenphel and DIIR Kalon Norzin Dolma Congratulates New Co-Chair for Australian Parliamentary Group for Tibet, Senator Barbara Poco...

Canberra: Representative Karma Singey of the Tibet Information Office, Canberra, met Australian Green’s Senator Barbara Pocock at the Parliament House yesterday and delivered her Speaker Khenpo Sonam Tenphel of Tibetan Parliament–in–Exile and Kalon (Minister) Norzin Dolma of the Department of...

Congressional Executive Commission on China’s Annual Report Finds Persistent Human Rights Violations in Tibet

Dharamshala: The latest annual report from the Congressional Executive Commission on China (CECC) underscores the persistent severe limitations on international human rights, evidenced by the punishment of Tibetans for exercising their fundamental rights. These include expressing religious beliefs, critiquing...

Education Kalon Congratulates Tibetan Schools for Outstanding Class XII Board Performance

Dharamshala: Kalon (Minister) Tharlam Dolma Changra of the Department of Education, Central Tibetan Administration, in her congratulatory message, commended Tibetan schools that are formerly under the Central Tibetan Schools Administration for their outstanding class XII results in the examination...

Tibetan Schools Achieve Remarkable Results in CBSE Board Examinations

Dharamshala: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Delhi, declared the class 12 and 10 board examination results on 13 May 2024. A total of 962 students from 13 Tibetan Senior Secondary Schools in India appeared in the class...

Internship Opportunity for 2024 Class XII Science Graduate Tibetan Students at National Institutes

Dharamshala: The Department of Education, CTA invites applications from aspiring Tibetan students who graduated Class XII in 2024 from the Science stream who are interested in availing internship opportunities at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER),...

Tibetan Singer Arrested for Song Lamenting Dalai Lama’s Absence

Blasting Beijing for ‘false’ leadership, the lyrics yearn for freedom for the Tibetans. -by Radio Free Asia  “In this land where the Victorious One is absent,  Leaders exist, but false ones. The Tibetans are bereft of direction,  Like a...

Sikyong Penpa Tsering Addresses Zurich University Students on 16th Kashag’s Political and Administrative Endeavours

Zurich: Sikyong Penpa Tsering wrapped up his extensive tour of parts of Western Europe late on 11 May, culminating in his second round of official visits to Germany, Austria, Italy, and Switzerland. Accompanied by Representative Thinlay Chukki and Phuntsok...

Tibetan Bulletin March – April 2024

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Department of Education’s Reserved seats Announcement – 2024

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Department of Education Annual Scholarship Announcement 2024

Dharamshala: Following the Central Board of Secondary Education’s (CBSE) declaration of class XII board exam yesterday, the Department of Education, Central Tibetan Administration, announces its annual scholarship. The post Department of Education Annual Scholarship Announcement 2024 appeared first on...

16th Kashag Convenes 6th Permanent Strategy Committee Meeting

Switzerland: The 16th Kashag convened 6th Permanent Strategy Committee Meeting in Switzerland on 13 May 2024. The 3-day bi-annual meeting will follow up with the implementation of measures chalked out at the previous five meetings and additionally, will discuss...

Kalon Tharlam Dolma Changra Commences Educational Assessment Visit in Ladakh

Ladakh: As part of her official visit to Tibetan schools, Education Kalon (Minister) Tharlam Dolma Changra kicked off her inspections in Ladakh-based Tibetan schools on 13 May 2024. Upon arrival, the Tibetan Settlement Officer, members of Local Tibetan Assembly, members of Regional Tibetan...

Tibetan Language Workshop for Primary Teachers of Sambhota Schools Concludes

Dharamshala: The Department of Education, Central Tibetan Administration, concluded a 12-day Tibetan Language workshop for primary teachers at the College for Higher Tibetan Studies (CHTS), Sarah, on 12 May 2024. The closing ceremony was attended by Additional Secretary Tenzin Pema...

Physiotherapist Required at Tibetan Primary Health Care Centre in Dekyiling

Dharamshala: The Department of Health, Central Tibetan Administration, announces a vacancy of Physiotherapist on permanent basis at the Tibetan Primary Health Care Centre in Dekyiling. Interested candidates are requested to submit their requisite documents mentioned in the detailed announcement...

Women’s Empowerment Desk Organises CTA’s SGBV Guideline Orientation

Dharamshala: Women’s Empowerment Desk organised CTA’s SGBV Guideline Orientation, SGBV Committee training and Gender sensitisation workshop at Tenzingang Settlement, STS Tenzingang school and Shillong Settlement from 29 April to 6 May 2024. This workshop aims to raise awareness of...

Representative Genkhang-led Tibetan Delegation Visits Spanish Parliament to Discuss Tibet

Brussels: On the invitation of the President and Secretary General of the Association of Former Parliamentarians, Representative Rigzin Genkhang and Europe-based Tibetan Parliamentarian Thupten Wangchen visited the Spanish Parliament on Friday, 10 May 2024, to discuss the critical situation...

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Presides Over Mani Dhungdrub

–dalailama.com Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India, 11 May 2024: This morning His Holiness the Dalai Lama came to the Tsuglagkhang, the Main Tibetan Temple, to join in the recitation of ‘mani’ mantras—Om mani padmé hung. This is an event...

Sikyong Continues Advocating for Tibet and Acknowledges Italy’s Longstanding Support for the Tibet Cause

Rome, Italy: Continuing his whirlwind tour, Sikyong Penpa Tsering, made brief halt in Rome, Italy on Thursday to meet with Parliamentary Intergroup Italia Tibet. This visit follows his packed itinerary spanning Berlin, Munich (Germany), Innsbruck (Austria), Bolzano, Trento, Milan...

Photo News: His Holiness the Dalai Lama Presides Over 100 Million Mani Recitations (Mani Dhungdrub)

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TSO Kalimpong Holds Handing Over Ceremony Between Outgoing and New Settlement Officers

Kalimpong: Kalimpong settlement held the official handing- over ceremony between outgoing Settlement Officer Karma Gelek and new settlement officer Tenzin Choeying on 3 May 2024. Dhondup Sangpo, representative of the Home Department, was the official witness overseeing the exchange...

Sikyong Advocates for Tibetan Rights & Religious Freedom in Germany, Calls on Europe to Stand Against China’s Authoritarian Regime

Berlin: Sikyong Penpa Tsering concluded a series of engagements in Berlin, focusing on two critical issues: addressing China’s state-run colonial boarding schools in Tibet and the safeguarding Tibetan religious freedom as well as unique Buddhist traditions, including the succession...

Textbook Review Committee Holds Meeting to Evaluate Primary Schools’ Tibetan Textbook

Dharamshala: The Education Council under the Education Department convened a three-day review meeting on Tibetan textbooks for primary school from 8 to 10 May. The meeting was presided over by Tibetan Education Officer Gedun Dhonyoe, head of the Textbook...

Office of Tibet in Taiwan Leads Efforts to Revive Taiwanese Parliamentary Group for Tibet: Over 30 Legislators Poised to Join

Taipei: The Office of Tibet in Taipei, in collaboration with the Human Rights Network for Tibet and Taiwan, initiated a lobbying campaign at the end of March to re-establish the Taiwanese parliamentary group for Tibet in the 11th Legislative...

Representative Kelsang Gyaltsen Bawa Meets with Ukrainian Cross-sectoral Delegation

Taipei: Representative Kelsang Gyaltsen Bawa held an hour-long discussion with a group of Ukrainian cross-sectoral delegation from Liberal Democratic League of Ukraine (LDLU), Ukraine+Taiwan Forum, Kyiv Independent, and International Renaissance Foundation on 23 April 2024, sharing information about their...

His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Message for Buddha Purnima (Vesak) – 2024

Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama addressed a message to devotees and followers on the beginning of the auspicious month of Saka Dawa, the fourth month of the Tibetan calendar, inspiring them to lead “meaningful lives filled with warm...

Department of Home Announces ITI Skill Training Scholarship 2024

Dharamshala: The Department of Home, Central Tibetan Administration, announces the ITI Skill Training Opportunity 2024, a vocational training program offered by the department’s Youth Empowerment Support (YES) in collaboration with USAID. Under this program, the Home Department is providing...

17th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile to Hold its Eighth Session in September

Dharamshala: In accordance with Article 40 of the Charter of Tibetans in exile, the eighth session of the 17th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile will be held from 11 to 19 September 2024 for 8 days in the Parliamentary Hall, Tibetan Parliamentary...

Zeekgyab Rinpoche appeals to Japanese parliamentarians

Tokyo:  The Liaison Office of H.H. the Dalai Lama for Japan and East Asia organised a Tibet workshop for the Japanese parliamentarians at the Japan Lower House International Conference Hall on 7 May 2024, in Tokyo. Tibet supporters and...

Kalon Dolma Gyari Attends Silver Jubilee Celebration of Bharat Tibbat Sahyog Manch

New Delhi: Kalon (Minister) Dolma Gyari of the Department of Security, Central Tibetan Administration, attended the closing ceremony of the Bharat Tibbat Sahyog Manch’s silver jubilee celebration on 6 May 2024 at the Constitution Club of India. The event...

Department of Religion and Culture Announces Summer Immersion Program

  Dharamshala: The Department of Religion and Culture (DoRC), Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), is pleased to announce the Summer Immersion Program exclusively for young Tibetans enrolled in non Tibetan schools in India and Nepal at the College for Higher...

CTA’s Health Secretary Concludes Field Visit to Tibetan Settlements in Central and South India

Dharamshala: Secretary Dawa Tsultrim of the Department of Health successfully concluded field assessment visits to central and southern Tibetan settlements from April 15th to May 3rd 2024. The visited settlements included Mundgod, Kollegal, Hunsur, Bylakuppe, Bhandara, Mainpat, Odisha and...

Department of Religion and Culture’s Representive Attends Convocation Ceremony of Sakya Nunnery in Manduwala

Dehradun: The convocation ceremony of the second batch of Sakya College for Nuns and the first batch of Sapan’s College of Five Sciences was held on 3 May 2024 in the gracious presence of the 43rd Sakya Trizin Gyana...

Department of Religion and Culture’s Representative Attends Convocation Ceremony of Sakya Nunnery in Manduwala

Dehradun: The convocation ceremony of the second batch of Sakya College for Nuns and the first batch of Sapan’s College of Five Sciences was held on 3 May 2024 in the gracious presence of the 43rd Sakya Trizin Gyana...

Tibet House Japan Organises Tibet Festival Japan at Tsukiji Hongwanji Temple

Tokyo: Tibet House Japan organised a two-day Tibet Festival at Tsukiji Hongwanji Temple in Tokyo on 4 and 5 May. The purpose of the festival was to celebrate and introduce the rich historical and spiritual culture of Tibet to...

Sikyong Calls for Unified Action Against CCP to Bring Positive Change in China at 20th World Uyghur Congress Anniversary

Munich: Sikyong Penpa Tsering of the Central Tibetan Administration addressed the 20th anniversary of the World Uyghur Congress in Munich on 3 May 2024 as the guest speaker for the opening ceremony. To shed light on the long-standing partnership between...

Women’s Empowerment Desk Holds Two-day Workshop for CTA Senior Civil Servants on Gender Equality

Dharamshala: The Women’s Empowerment Desk (WED), Department of Finance, CTA, commenced its two-day workshop training for CTA’s senior civil servants on “Embracing Gender Equality and Inclusion for Future Forward Leadership” today at Norbu House in Dharamshala. The participants of...

President Macron Urged to Raise Tibet with President Xi and Put Tibet at the Heart of French Strategy Towards China

Brussels: Ahead of Chinese President Xi’s visit to Paris, Senator Jacqueline Eustache-Brinio, President of the French Parliamentary group for Tibet addressed an open letter to President Macron urging him to raise Tibet with his Chinese counterpart. In the letter,...

Central Tibetan Administration Extends Congratulations to Speaker Emeritus Nancy Pelosi on Receiving Presidential Medal of Freedom

Dharamshala: The long-time staunch Tibet supporter, Speaker Emeritus Nancy Pelosi, was honoured with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award of the United States, on 3 May 2024. This prestigious recognition lauds her “exemplary contributions to the...

Department of Health Concludes Telemedicine Awareness Programme in Five Tibetan Settlements

Dharamshala: The Department of Health, Central Tibetan Administration, successfully concluded community-driven telemedicine awareness programs in five Tibetan settlements on 3 May 2024. Aiming towards providing equitable and accessible access to health care, including access to specialists, the Department of...

Profiling Tibetan Political Prisoners – Pema

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Sikyong Penpa Tsering Meets President Kompatscher; the Latter Assures to Lead Parliamentary Initiatives to Spotlight Tibet’s Deteriorating Situation

Bolzano: Sikyong Penpa Tsering on Thursday met with President of the Autonomous Province of Bolzano, South Tyrol, marking his second official visit to the Autonomous Province of Bolzano, South Tyrol. Sikyong last met President Kompatscher in October 2021 on...

Tibet Should be Open to international Media: Call for Action

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Education Department Convenes Tibetan Language Workshop for Sambhota Schools’ Primary Teachers

Dharamshala: The Department of Education, Central Tibetan Administration, commenced a 12-day Tibetan Language workshop for primary teachers at the College for Higher Tibetan Studies (CHTS), Sarah, on 1 May 2024. Additional Secretary Tenzin Dorjee from the Education Department’s Academic Section,...

Institute of Buddhist Dialectics and College for Higher Tibetan Studies, Sarah, Holds Convocation Ceremony

Dharamshala: The Institute of Buddhist Dialectics (IBD) and College for Higher Tibetan Studies (CHTS), Sarah, held a convocation ceremony on 30 April 2024. Kasur (former Kalon Tripa) Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche graced the event as the chief guest, alongside Geshe...

Dentist Required at Tibetan Primary Health Center in Miao

Dharamshala: The Tibetan Primary Health Center, affiliated with the Department of Health (CTA), in Miao Tibetan Settlement, announced a job vacancy for dentist on a contractual basis. Interested applicants are requested to submit their requisite attested documents before 4...

Kalon Tharlam Dolma Changra Visits Gangkyi Mewoen Tsuglag Petoen School

Dharamshala: Education Kalon Tharlam Dolma Changra visited Gangkyi Sambhota Mewoen Tsuglag Petoen School this morning. Upon arrival, the school Headmistress Ven Tenzin Choedon, along with teachers and students, accorded warm reception to the Kalon. Thereafter, Education Kalon conducted an inspection...

Department of Finance Announces a 294 Square Footage Commercial Space for Rent

Dharamshala: The Department of Finance announces a shop space of 294 square feet, located inside the CTA’s staff mess, for rent. The reserve price for the shop begins from 20,000 rupees and will be rented through a bidding process....

Nurse Required at Tibetan Primary Health Center in Bandhara

Dharamshala: The Department of Health, Central Tibetan Administration, announces a vacancy of nurse at the Tibetan Primary Health Center in Bandhara Settlement on contractual basis. Read the detail announcement in Tibetan below. The post Nurse Required at Tibetan Primary...

Sikyong Penpa Tsering Meets President Emmanuel Macron

Paris: Sikyong Penpa Tsering made a brief yet consequential visit to Paris on the evening of 30 April 2024 to participate in the ceremony of the Legion of Honour being awarded to Andre Gattolin, a former French senator and...

Sikyong Penpa Tsering Meets President Emmanuel Macron, Discusses Bringing Positive Change in China with Swiss Parliamentarians

Paris: Sikyong Penpa Tsering made a brief yet consequential visit to Paris on the evening of 30 April 2024 to participate in the ceremony of the Legion of Honour being awarded to Andre Gattolin, a former French senator and...

SEE Learning Workshop for North American Weekend School Teachers & Staff Wraps Up in Canada

Washington DC: The Social, Emotional, and Ethical (SEE) learning workshop, held in Toronto, Canada, concluded on 26 April 2024. This workshop was tailored for educators, staff, and parents from the East Coast states of the United States who are...

Department of Education Announces Essay Competition for College Students

Dharamshala: Department of Education, Central Tibetan Administration, announces an essay writing competition for college students. Since 2022 as a mark of gratitude to His Holiness the Dalai Lama, a Tibetan resident of the United States Phurbu Dolma has been...

Committee of TPiE’s Standing Committee Examines Relevant Documents Pertaining to Central Council of Tibetan Medicine

Dharamshala: A committee of the Standing Committee of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile convened earlier today, 30 April 2024, to review the rules and regulations governing the status of the Central Council of Tibetan Medicine. The committee members, comprising parliamentarians Geshe...

Tibet House Brasil Hosts Two-day Vipassana Meditation Retreat

Brasília: The two-day Vipassana meditation retreat, led by the Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche who has guided the participants on profound practice of mindfulness, at Tibet House Brasil was concluded on 28 April 2024. A total of 65 participants and later 15...

Representative Kelsang Gyaltsen Bawa Participates in Series of Religious Events in Taiwan

Taipei: Representative Kelsang Gyaltsen Bawa from the Taipei-based Office of Tibet participated in the inauguration ceremony of the Great Peacock King’s (Mahamayuri) temple in Yilan County and atten ded anniversaries commemorating the passing away of Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche and...

Mexico Group of Legislators and Friends of Tibet Meet to Strategise and Reaffirm their Steadfast Dedication to Advocating for Tibet’s Rights

Brazil: In a historic gathering on 23 April 2024, at 10:00 am, the Mexico Group of Legislators, Friends of Tibet, convened at the Mexico Parliament to strategise and to reaffirm their steadfast dedication to advocating for Tibet’s rights and...

Kalon Tharlam Dolma Changra Visits Upper TCV School, Addresses Students and Teachers

Dharamshala: Kalon ( Minister) Tharlam Dolma Changra from the Department of Education visited the Upper Tibetan Children’s Village (TCV) School on 29th April 2024 as a part of the school inspection programme. Upon arrival, the Kalon was warmly received by the...

Pharmacist Required at Tibetan Primary Health Centre in Miao

Dharamshala: The Department of Health, Central Tibetan Administration, announces a vacancy of Pharmacist at the Tibetan Primary Health Centre in Miao on a contractual basis. Interested candidates must email their requisite documents to phcmiao@tibet.net by 4:00 pm of 25...

Representative Karma Singey Attends Opening of Tibetan Language & Culture Class at Campbelltown Public School

Canberra: Representative Karma Singey from the Tibet Information Office (alias Office of Tibet) in Canberra attended the opening ceremony of the Tibetan language and culture class at Campbelltown Public School on 25 April 2024.  Through the efforts of the Western Sydney Campbelltown Tibetan Community,...

Tibet Museum Successfully Wraps up its Travelling Exhibition Tour in Frankfurt

Frankfurt: The Tibet Museum of the Central Tibetan Administration concluded its travelling exhibition tour in Frankfurt on 26 April 2024 after a successful five-day stint. The exhibition, which ran from 21 to 25 April, showcased Tibetan culture and advocated for Tibet. The exhibition...

Sikyong Addresses Tibetan Community in Zurich, Debunks Recent Comment by Spokesperson of Chinese Foreign Ministry

Zurich: Sikyong Penpa Tsering, the democratically elected leader of the exile Tibetan people, embarked on his five-nation tour starting with Zurich on 28 April 2024. Led by Representative Thinlay Chukki, Tibet Bureau Geneva and its staff, and Presidents and Vice-Presidents of...

Sikyong Penpa Tsering Attends Closing Ceremony of the 34th Menri Drubchen

Solan: Sikyong Penpa Tsering attended the closing ceremony of the 34th Menri Drubchen at Yung Drung Bon Monastery in Dolanji, Solan, as chief guest on 27 April 2024. Presided over by His Eminence the 34th Menri Trizin Lungtok Dawa Dhargyal...

Profiling Tibetan Political Prisoners – Jangchup Ngodup

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11th Panchen Lama’s Official Birthday Celebration Features Unique Educational Twists and Souvenirs for School-Going Children

Dharamshala: On 25 April 2024, the Central Tibetan Administration celebrates the 35th birthday of the 11th Panchen Lama, Jetsun Tenzin Gedhun Yeshi Trinley Phuntsok Pal Sangpo, with inauguration of a Jigsaw Puzzle and distribution of special educational souvenirs to...

Additional Secretary Tenzin Norbu Makes Assessment Visit to Ladakh

Ladakh: Additional Secretary Tenzin Norbu from the Department of Home (CTA) successfully concluded an official visit to the Ladakh and Jangthang nomadic regions from 11 to 19 April 2024. Over the course of this formal visit, the Additional Secretary...

Estonian Parliamentary Delegation Visits Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile

Dharamshala, 26 April 2024: Estonian Parliamentary and TSGs delegation comprising Juku-Kalle Raid, Member of Parliament; Henn Polluaas, Member of Parliament and former speaker; Tarmo Tamm, Member of Parliament; Andres Herkel, former MP; Roy Strider, Journalist and Estonian Tibet Support...

Practical Life Workshop for Pre-primary Teachers Commences

Dharamshala: The Practical Life Workshop, organised by the Department of Education, CTA, commenced on 23 April 2024. The workshop, designed for pre-primary teachers from schools in the south, is being held at Sera Jey Yiga Choeling Center, Bylakuppe, from...

His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Vision for Humanity Celebrated in the European Parliament

Brussels: For the last plenary of the 10th term of the European Parliament, Office of Tibet, Brussels, organised a photographic exhibition on the four principal commitments of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama in the European Parliament in Strasbourg...

Headmaster Required at Ngoenga School for Tibetan Children with Special Needs

Dehradun: the Ngoenga School for Tibetan Children with Special Needs, affiliated with the Department of Health, CTA, announces a vacancy of Headmaster. Interested applicants must submit their documents required as per the announcement to below address by 5 pm...

Tibetan Canadian Culture Centre to Holds SEE Learning Training Workshop for Tibetan Weekend School Teachers & Staff

Washington DC: The Office of Tibet in Washington DC, in collaboration with Tibetan Canadian Culture Centre and Emory University, is organising a workshop on See Learning for Tibetan Weekend School teachers and staff of East Coast areas of the...