Exile Tibetan leader briefs Japanese MPs on Tibet issue

February 2, 2019 5:05 pm0 comments
Exile Tibetan leader briefs Japanese MPs on Tibet issue

(TibetanReview.net, Feb02’19) – President Lobsang Sangay of the Central Tibetan Administration at Dharamsala, India, has on Jan 31 met with MPs belonging to the Tibet group in the country’s parliament. The All Party Japanese Parliamentary Tibet Support Group is the largest such Tibet support group in the world. During the […]

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China criticized for banning Tibetan children from learning their own language

February 1, 2019 1:30 am0 comments
China criticized for banning Tibetan children from learning their own language

(TibetanReview.net, Jan31’19) – What is wrong with Tibetan children being taught their own language by monks in monasteries in free classes during school holiday? Well, it amounts to “ideological infiltration among the young” and is “dangerous” and “harmful”, according to the Chinese government, which has banned it, said New York-based […]

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Dalai Lama saddened by passing of George Fernandes

January 31, 2019 2:27 am0 comments
Dalai Lama saddened by passing of George Fernandes

(TibetanReview.net, Jan30’19) – The Dalai Lama has on Jan 29 expressed sadness on the passing away of Mr George Fernandes, a fiery former trade unionist, journalist, agriculturist, and member of parliament from Bihar who later served as India’s Communications, Industries, Railway as well as Defence minister. He was down with […]

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10th Panchen Lama’s 30th death anniversary commemorated in India, China

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10th Panchen Lama’s 30th death anniversary commemorated in India, China

(TibetanReview.net, Jan30’19) – The 30th death anniversary of the 10th Panchen Lama Choekyi Gyaltsen, Tibet’s second most influential religious figure, was marked at a Tibetan Buddhist monastery in northern India as well as by the Chinese in Beijing on Jan 26 and 28 respectively. The late Panchen Lama was co-opted […]

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Dalai Lama addresses young Indian scholars on Tibet studies

January 27, 2019 4:29 am0 comments
Dalai Lama addresses young Indian scholars on Tibet studies

(TibetanReview.net, Jan26’19) – The Dalai Lama has on Jan 24 addressed a group of 22 Indian scholars and students of Tibetan studies who called on him at his residence. He has spoken to them about his readiness to help revive the ancient Indian understanding of the mind and emotions, reason […]

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Karmapa still waiting to hear from New Delhi on his visa application

January 25, 2019 1:22 am0 comments
Karmapa still waiting to hear from New Delhi on his visa application

(TibetanReview.net, Jan24’19) – Contrary to previous Indian media reports which cited government officials as saying he had not responded to offers to grant him visa, the Karmapa has said he has continued to remain in contact with New Delhi and was still waiting for a response to his application. In […]

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Steep increase in penalty for Tibetans failing to renew their Indian stay permit

January 22, 2019 3:47 am0 comments
Steep increase in penalty for Tibetans failing to renew their Indian stay permit

(TibetanReview.net, Jan21’19) – Tibetans registered as foreigners in India, even if they may otherwise be citizens by birth, are required to pay penalty amounts applicable to those who overstay their visas if they fail to renew their Registration Certificate (RC) on time, according to an advisory issued by the Central […]

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Tibet activists join int’l coalition to ask Google to end censored China search project

January 21, 2019 5:48 am0 comments
Tibet activists join int’l coalition to ask Google to end censored China search project

(TibetanReview.net, Jan20’19) – Tibet activists have joined a coalition of other rights campaigners on the Internet Freedom Day of Jan 18 to call on Google to cease its development of Dragonfly with protests held in the US, UK, Canada, India, Mexico, Chile, Argentina, Sweden, Switzerland, and Denmark. Google designed the […]

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Tibetan Buddhist centre signs academic deal with Goa University

January 20, 2019 5:32 am0 comments
Tibetan Buddhist centre signs academic deal with Goa University

(TibetanReview.net, Jan19’19) – Drepung Loseling, a section of one of the great Tibetan Buddhist seats of learning re-established in exile in the Mundgod Tibetan Settlement in Karnataka state of India, has on Jan 14 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Goa University to promote academic research that will further […]

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Top Tibet advocacy group names programmes after Dalai Lama’s late special envoy

January 19, 2019 12:55 am0 comments
Top Tibet advocacy group names programmes after Dalai Lama’s late special envoy

(TibetanReview.net, Jan18’19) – Washington-based International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) said Jan 16 that all its Tibetan empowerment programmes, numbering six, have been named after the Dalai Lama’s late special envoy Mr Lodi Gyaltsen Gyari. Mr Gyari was also, for long, the ICT’s executive head and later executive board head. The […]

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