Sikkim urges visiting Indian Home Minister to let Karmapa visit

May 23, 2017 12:06 am0 comments
Sikkim urges visiting Indian Home Minister to let Karmapa visit

(TibetanReview.net, May22, 2017) – In only the latest of a long series of moves to bring the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje to his exile seat monastery of Rumtek, a delegation of monks from monasteries across Sikkim have met India’s Home Minister Rajnath Singh to seek an early permission for […]

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Dalai Lama to visit North Carolina in October

May 22, 2017 11:55 pm0 comments
Dalai Lama to visit North Carolina in October

(TibetanReview.net, May21, 2017) – The Dalai Lama is to visit the city of Raleigh in the US state of North Carolina in October, although the date and events are yet to be finalized, reported wncn.com May 19.  The visit will be funded by a group of local residents, reported wral.com […]

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Twenty second anniversary of China’s disappearance of top Tibetan religious figure marked

May 20, 2017 2:48 am0 comments
Twenty second anniversary of China’s disappearance of top Tibetan religious figure marked

(TibetanReview.net, May19, 2017) – With absolutely no news about him, including whether he was even alive, thus far, exile Tibetans across the world marked on May 17 the 22nd anniversary of the disappearance of the 11th Panchen Lama, Tibet’s second most prominent religious figure, after the Dalai Lama. The then […]

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United States congressional delegation reiterates Tibet support after Dharamshala visit

May 18, 2017 11:17 pm0 comments
United States congressional delegation reiterates Tibet support after Dharamshala visit

(TibetanReview.net, May18, 2017) – Calling the current situation in Tibet a challenge to the conscience of the world, US House Democratic (and Minority) Leader, Nancy Pelosi, has on May 16 reiterate support for His Holiness the Dalai Lama and his efforts to ensure Tibetan religion, culture, language and human rights. […]

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Nepal and China discussing $8 billion rail link

May 16, 2017 10:26 pm0 comments
Nepal and China discussing $8 billion rail link

(TibetanReview.net, May16, 2017) – Nepal and China had been in talks over the past five months to extend the latter’s railway network in Tibet to the former’s capital Kathmandu, reported Reuters May 14, citing a Nepali finance ministry official. The report said building the railway will cost $7-8 billion, with […]

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US Lawmakers praise India for hosting Tibetans during meeting with PM Modi

May 14, 2017 9:03 pm0 comments
US Lawmakers praise India for hosting Tibetans during meeting with PM Modi

(TibetanReview.net, May13, 2017) – While exchanging views on cooperation, terrorist threats, and global warming, a high-level US Congressional delegation led by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi also discussed human rights issues, including Tibet, during its meeting May 11 with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, reported voanews.com May […]

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