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Italian Senate Committee Passes Resolution on Tibet

  tibet.net March 13, 2014 DHARAMSHALA: The Special Committee on the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights of the Italian Senate has adopted a resolution on Tibet. The resolution came against the backdrop of a testimony by Kalon Dicki Chhoyang of the Central Tibetan Administration’s Department of Information and International Relations, at the Italian Senate […]

Statement of Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay on the 55th Anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day

  Fifty-five years ago, thousands of Tibetans spontaneously gathered on this day in Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet, to protect His Holiness the Dalai Lama and protest against Chinese occupation. Seven days later, His Holiness the Dalai Lama left Lhasa and fled to India. 80,000 Tibetans followed him into exile. I visited Tawang in […]

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Spends the Day on Capitol Hill

  Washington DC, USA, 6 March 2014 – His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s day on Capitol Hill began with his being invited to offer prayers at the opening of proceedings in the Senate. He was first welcomed and introduced by Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid who described him as an inspiration to others across the […]

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Meets with President Barack Obama

  tibet.net February 21, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC. FEBRUARY 21, 2014: His Holiness the Dalai Lama met with President Obama this morning at the White House. This was the third meeting between the Tibetan spiritual leader and the sitting American President. The earlier two meetings, also in the White House, took place on February 18th 2010 […]

Governor and Chief Minister of Meghalaya Honour Sikyong as State Guest

tibet.net February 5, 2014 4:59 am DHARAMSHALA: After attending the opening day of the festival of Tibet in Guwahati in Assam on 2 February, Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay travelled by road in a convoy with police escorts to Shillong, known as the Scotland of East, arranged by government of Meghalaya as the State Guest. Along […]

Sikyong successfully concludes visits to Miao and Tezu Tibetan settlements

tibet.net February 2, 2014 GUWAHATI: Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay successfully concluded his successful tour of Arunachal Pradesh, visiting Tibetan settlements in Miao and Tezu on 30 and 31 January. Sikyong addressed the general public, and interacted with students and teachers on how to improve the education standard of Tibetans during his visit to the Central […]

Sikyong vists Remote Tuting settlement

  tibet.net February 1, 2014 GUWAHATI: Flying in a helicopter over hills and valleys dotted with Siang river which joins the Brahmaputra flowing from Tibet, Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay arrived on his first ever visit to the remote settlement in Tuting on 30 January, after successfully concluding his tour of Tawang, Derang, Bomdila and Tenzingang […]

Tibet’s Panchen Lama: 25 Years After

  By Thubten Samphel January 30, 2014 On 28 January, 25 years ago, the 10th Panchen Lama of Tibet died at the age of 51. Popular Tibetan opinion commonly refers to the 14th Dalai Lama and the 10th Panchen Lama as the “sun and moon” of the Tibetan Buddhist firmament. They are the center of […]

Tibet’s world outreach to counter China’s growing influence: An interview with Chidril Kalon

  The Tibetan-government-in-exile is reaching out to the Chinese diaspora, as part of its campaign to keep the Tibet issue on the international agenda. Dicki Chhoyang, Minister of the Department of Information and International Relations, Central Tibetan Administration is in Australia for the annual Festival of Tibet in Brisbane.. but she’s also embarked on a […]

The 6th Conference of Tibetan Education in Exile Opens in Dharamsala

  DHARAMSHALA – January 7:  The three-day sixth Conference on Tibetan Education in Exile commenced today in Dharamshala. Over 236 participants comprising of principals, directors, teachers and counselors from 76 Tibetan schools in Nepal and India, are currently attending the 3-day conference. The conference is the largest gathering of teachers and school administrators on education […]