Exile parliament begins 2014-15 budget session in new building

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(TibetanReview.net, Mar13, 2014) The seventh biannual session of the 15th Tibetan parliament in Exile opened in Dharamsala on Mar 11 with debating and adopting the 2014-15 budget of the exile administration being its main agenda. The session’s opening was preceded by a ceremony to inaugurate the parliament’s new building by […]

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Leading Tibet group visits D’sala to discuss strategies

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(TibetanReview.net, Feb17, 2014) A delegation of the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT), a leading support group advocating the Tibetan cause, especially for Tibet in the US government and congress and in some other countries, visited Dharamsala from Feb 10 to 13, led by its newly elected President Mr Matteo Mecacci, […]

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Exile Tibetan leader received by Indian state claimed by China

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(TibetanReview.net, Jan28, 2014) The head of the exile Tibetan administration at Dharaamsala, Sikyong Lobsang Sangay, was on Jan 25 accorded reception as a guest of the state of Arunachal Pradesh ahead of his tour of the Tibetan settlements there. He was received at Tawang’s Urgen Sangpo helipad by the state’s […]

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Biography of China’s longest jailed Tibetan protester released

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(TibetanReview.net, Jan26, 2014) – A biography of Tagna Jigme Sangpo, a man who had accumulated jail sentences totaling 41 years for criticizing Chinese rule or policies in occupied Tibet since 1960, was released at Dharamsala, India, on Jan 24. The book, ‘Mitse Nyongtsor’, was released by the head of the […]

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Exile home minister in New Delhi to save D’sala Tibetans from homelessness

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(TibetanReview.net, Jan18, 2014) Some 210 Tibetan families in Mcleod ganj town, Dharamsala, India, are under an order of eviction and demolition of their homes following a decision Jan 16 by the National Green Tribunal at Shimla, capital of Himachal Pradesh state. The tribunal’s order requires the forest authorities to report […]

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Exile Tibetan educationists meet to discuss progress

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(TibetanReview.net, Jan10, 2014) Some 236 principals, directors, teachers and counselors from 76 Tibetan schools in Nepal and India participated in the Sixth Tibetan General Conference on Education at the Lower TCV school, Dharamsala, from Jan 7 to 9. The conference’s agenda included professional development of teachers; emphasis on primary education, […]

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Colombo accused of double standards against Dalai Lama

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(TibetanReview.net, May19, 2014) – An editorial May 18 on the sundaytimes.lk website of Sri Lanka has accused Colombo of practicing double standards in denying a pilgrimage visit for Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, while the government accuses other countries of doing just that on itself. The editorial comment […]

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Dalai Lama addresses Dutch MPs in The Hague

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(TibetanReview.net, May15, 2014) – Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, on May 12 met with members of the Dutch Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee and other MPs in The Hague. He was welcomed by the Committee Chairperson Angeline Eijsink who recalled his previous meeting with the committee five years earlier […]

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Dalai Lama hosted by Nobel committee, explains his Shugden stand

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(TibetanReview.net, May08, 2014) – Although Norway’s current parliament and government leaders have kept the visiting Dalai Lama at an arm’s length, saying they couldn’t afford to offend China, he was visited on his arrival on May 7 by Prime Minister Kjell Magne. The meeting took place in the former’s hotel […]

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Dalai Lama not disappointed by Norway snub, thanks China for publicity

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(TibetanReview.net, May08, 2014) – The Dalai Lama said May 7 as he arrived in Oslo that he was not disappointed with the Norwegian government leaders’ decision not to meet with him. If leaders like US President Barack Obama “are willing to meet me, I’m happy. Otherwise I don’t want to […]

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