Sunday, October 22 2017

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CONVERSATION WITH TIBET’S LEADING POET ABOUT HIS NEW BOOK AND FILM

  Organized by Trace Foundation and Latse Library Join us as we celebrate the publication of the most recent work by one of Tibet’s most influential poets, Jangbu (Dorjicering Chenaktsang), and catch a sneak preview of his upcoming documentary Yartsa. The Nine-Eyed Agate: Poems and Stories (Lexington, 2010) features English …

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A Tibetan American Professor wins Fulbright Research Award

Nawang Phuntsog, an associate professor of education at California State University at Fullerton, has won a Fulbright Senior Research Scholar Award to India for the year 2011-2012. As a Fulbright Research Scholar, Prof. Phuntsog will conduct research to explore the challenges associated with an abrupt shift in the medium of …

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Tibetans Elect Dr Lobsang Sangay as Kalon Tripa

A 43-year-old senior fellow of Harvard Law School has been elected Kalon Tripa of the Central Tibetan Administration. DHARAMSHALA: Dr Lobsang Sangay won 27,051 votes (55 percent) in the final round of polling held on 20 March. Out of 83,990 registered voters, 49,184 cast their ballots. The other two candidates …

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Obituary: Tashi Choedar la, a veteran patriot and former CTA official

DHARAMSHALA: The Central Tibetan Administration mourned the sad of demise of Mr Tashi Choedar, a veteran patriot in the resistance movement against communist China’s invasion, who later dedicated over 40 years of his life for the Tibetan cause in exile. Mr Choedar was born to Drenya Jhara family in Lhoka …

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TIBET IN ATLANTIDA – An ancient culture in a centennial celebration

  Atlantida, a summer resort of Uruguayans located just 45 kilometers away from the Uruguay’s capital city, Montevideo, is celebrating this month a centenary of town’s birth in 1911.    As a part of the celebration, the town authorities and a league of civic and other commercial associations of the town …

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Dalai Lama Preaches Forgiveness in Limerick

Limerick, Ireland, 14 April 2011 (RTE News Ireland) – The Dalai Lama has completed his two-day visit to Ireland with an address on ‘The Power of Forgiveness’ at the University of Limerick’s sports arena. Over 3,000 people listened to the Dalai Lama’s address, which lasted for over an-hour-and-a-half. He spoke …

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Chinese Government Imposes Military Blockade in Ngaba, Tibet

New York—On April 11, 2011, Chinese security forces faced off against the Tibetan townspeople of Ngaba County in Sichuan Province, PRC, as the Tibetans blocked all entrances into Ngaba Kirti Monastery to protect the monks from forced removal and holding by the Chinese security forces. Since the self-immolation of the …

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A Tibetan Student Wins Prestigious Truman Scholarship

  Tenzin Seldon, a junior at Stanford University and a first generation Tibetan American, has been announced as one of the winners of the prestigious Truman Scholarship. The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation announced that 60 students from 54 US colleges and universities were selected as 2011 Truman Scholars. The …

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