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Dzogchen Rinpoche Jigme Losel Wangpo selected new head of Nyingma

16. January 2019 - 2:36
Following the untimely death of the head of the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism, senior Nyingma lamas have selected a successor to the position of the foremost figure of Nyingm
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DIIR commences “Tibetan Issues and International Community” workshop

15. January 2019 - 5:34
A two-day workshop on "Tibetan Issues and International Community," jointly organized by the UN, EU and Human Rights Desk and Office of Tibet, Geneva under the Depart
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Maiden Tibetan-run rice mill launch products

15. January 2019 - 2:55
The first ever Tibetan-run rice mill on Tuesday launched its products at a promotional event here at the Central Tibetan Administration’s compound in earnest readiness to supply wit
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University for Tibetans ends instruction in Tibetan language

14. January 2019 - 2:29
In what is seen as a move to further relegate Tibetan language and identity in its native land, a university for Tibetan and other ethnic minority students in occupied Tibet has ended clas
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RATA sponsors say China's claim of easing Tibet travel insufficient

12. January 2019 - 13:42
The Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act’s two lead sponsors in Congress have challenged the Chinese government to show through concrete action that it is opening up Tibet to the outsi
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CHTS Sarah honors Dr. Dorjee with "Three Wheel Recognition Award"

12. January 2019 - 5:18
An official gathering was held at College for Higher Tibetan Studies (CHTS), Sarah this morning to host the conferment of the Three Wheel Recognition Award to Dr. Tenzin Dorjee, I
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CTA addresses public dissent over "overseas Tibetans" term in survey form

11. January 2019 - 12:14
The Chief Planning Commissioner of CTA, Dr Kunchok Tsundue took the opportunity today after the SARD - DOF conference to address the public opposition to the kind of langu
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CTA Finance Department announces new loan for Summer businesses

11. January 2019 - 11:31
At a press conference held this morning at the Kashag Secretariat, the Social and Resource Development Fund (SARD) under the Department of Finance announced a new Summer Livelihood
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Tibetan activists perturbed by CTA's use of term "overseas in survey form

10. January 2019 - 3:53
The Central Tibetan Administration’s (CTA) decennial population census this time has led to a public outcry online and offline for the use of the words ‘Overseas Tibetan’ to categorize the Ti
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Beijing amps up restrictions in Tibet after signing of RATA

9. January 2019 - 5:47
After China’s Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Hua Chunying stated that China resolutely opposed the Reciprocal Access of Tibet Act (RATA) Law, which she said “sent seriously wrong signa
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State government granted extension in closed hotels' case

8. January 2019 - 3:22
The members of Upper Dharamshala Hotel and Restaurant Association will have to wait a few more months to determine what compounding fees and penalties will be levied on defau
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Picture of Tibetan men posing shirtless in snow goes viral

7. January 2019 - 4:38
The frenzy over the first snowfall of the season in Dharamshala was made special by the widely published photo of a group of six young Tibetan men posing bare-chested, adorned only in traditi
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60th uprising anniversary to be celebrated as Serfs Emancipation Day

5. January 2019 - 5:01
China is set to mark March 28 as the Serfs Emancipation Day, coinciding with the 60th anniversary of Tibetan National Uprising. This year, China will usher in a year full of anniversaries marking historically and politically charged eve
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Ace Tibetan lensman wins second award for excellence in photojournalism

5. January 2019 - 3:56
A Tibetan photojournalist working at The Indian Express as Senior Photo Editor has been awarded the prestigious Ramnath Goenka Award for excellence in news photogr
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Dalai Lama congratulates Pelosi on becoming Speaker of US House of Representatives

4. January 2019 - 10:55
His Holiness the Dalai Lama has congratulated Hon. Nancy Pelosi on her re-election as the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representat
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Pelosi becomes speaker of US House of Representatives the third time

4. January 2019 - 5:18
An outspoken critic of human rights violation and a long time Tibet supporter, Nancy Pelosi, has been elected the Speaker of the House of Representatives for the third time on January 3,
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US signs into law Asia Reassurance Initiative Act (ARIA)

3. January 2019 - 5:14
The US President signed into law US Congress’ Asia Reassurance Initiative Act of 2018 (S.2736) on Dec. 31, 2018. The International Campaign for Tibet (ICT), lauding the passage of the a
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China forces Tibetan pilgrims to rush back to Tibet

2. January 2019 - 2:23
Tibetan pilgrims from Tibet touring in India and Nepal have been asked to rush back to Tibet failing which warnings of repercussions have been issue
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“Ground realities contradict the new environment law”: CTA on China’s white paper

31. December 2018 - 3:33
The recent increase in the building of mega dams, expansion of resource extractions, and suppression of peaceful environment-related protests clearly contradict the new environmenta
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30th death anniversary of 10th Panchen Lama commemorated in Bodh Gaya

28. December 2018 - 5:09
Thousands of pilgrims and devotees attended a prayer ceremony held at the Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya today to commemorate 30 years since the death of the 10
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