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Five Tsodun monks arrested, Night raids and gunpoint interrogations at Monastery
Special Branch of People’s Armed Police (in blue) and People’ Armed Police (in green) in Ngaba Town, eastern Tibet. (File Photo/Boxun.com) DHARAMSHALA, August 18: Amidst reports of five fatal self-immolations, major public demonstrations, and the death of two Tibetan protesters in the past two weeks alone, Chinese authorities in eastern... Continue Reading
Tibetans raise Olympic torch in London
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Tibetans raise Olympic torch in London
  July 25: Although Tibet doesn’t qualify as a nation to take part in the 2012 Olympic games, two Tibetans in London were given the opportunity to hold the Olympic torch at an interfaith service. Days before the opening of the Games, the World Congress of Faiths, an inter-faith group,... Continue Reading
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The Dalai Lama welcomes Tibetan Muslims to join CTA
July 18: Addressing a group of Tibetan Muslims in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, the Dalai Lama last week welcomed Tibetan Muslim youths to join the Central Tibetan Administration. The Tibetan spiritual leader, speaking in Tibetan, emphasised on the need for sharing responsibility during difficult times and noted... Continue Reading
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Katri meets Speaker Boehner and a host of senior US leaders
July 20: Kalon Tripa Dr Lobsang Sangay, who is currently in Washington, DC on a lobbying tour, met with several senior US leaders, including Speaker John Boehner over the past few days. The de facto Tibetan prime minster met with US House Speaker John Boehner on July 19 according to... Continue Reading
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Fresh trouble for Syria as China and Russia again veto UN resolution
DHARAMSHALA, July 20: Just hours before the expiry of a UN observer mission in Syria, China and Russia, for the third time vetoed a UN Security Council resolution Thursday that would have punished the Syrian government with economic sanctions for failing to carry out a peace plan. The resolution would... Continue Reading
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H.H.The Dalai Lama Birthday Celebration in Amsterdam, Netherland.
Amsterdam, July 6, 2012. Over 200 Tibetans in Netherland  took part in the  celebration of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 77th Birthday in Beursplein , Amsterdam. Followed by prayers of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s long life , Singing of the Tibetan National Anthem,  Auspicious traditional cultural dance, Songs,  Balloons... Continue Reading
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Kashag’s Statement on His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 77th Birthday Celebrations
(JULY 6, 2012) On this special and joyous occasion of the seventy-seventh birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and on behalf of Tibetans inside and outside Tibet and the Central Tibetan Administration, I offer His Holiness our deepest reverence, prayers, and warmest wishes. Today is the most auspicious day... Continue Reading
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Thousands wish the Dalai Lama a happy birthday in Dharamshala
DHARAMSHALA, July 6: Thousands of Tibetans, Indians, Chinese, and foreign tourists filled the courtyard of the Tsug-la Khang, the main temple in Dharmashala today to wish His Holiness the Dalai Lama on his 77th birthday. The celebrations began early morning with prayers for the long-life of His Holiness followed by... Continue Reading
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His Holiness the Dalai Lama awarded 2012 Templeton Prize
His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader whose long-standing engagement with multiple dimensions of science and with people far beyond his own religious traditions has made him an incomparable global voice for universal ethics, nonviolence, and harmony among world religions, has won the 2012 Templeton Prize. For decades,... Continue Reading
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Two More Tibetans Self-Immolate in Tibet
DHARAMSHALA: Reports coming out of Tibet say two more Tibetans have set themselves on fire in protest against the Chinese government’s repressive policies in Tibet. Chimey Palden/file photo The two Tibetans – Tenpa Dargey, 22, and Chimey Palden, 21, monks from the Tsodun Kirti monastery in Gyalrong – set themselves... Continue Reading
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