Karmapa in impasse with New Delhi over his travel document?

December 10, 2018 2:45 pm0 comments
Karmapa in impasse with New Delhi over his travel document?

(TibetanReview.net, Dec10, 2018) – The Karmapa, one of the most influential leaders in Tibetan Buddhism, is unable to come to India because New Delhi insists that he stick to the highly restrictive, little recognized overseas travel document called Identity Certificate (IC) it issues to Tibetan residents in the country whereas […]

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Tibet activist Richard Gere gets German honour for rights work

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Tibet activist Richard Gere gets German honour for rights work

(TibetanReview.net, Dec09, 2018) – Board Chairman Richard Gere of Washington-based International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) was on Dec 7 honoured by a government associated German organization for his sustainability and human rights work, said ICT Dec 7. He was stated to have received the Honorary Award of the German Sustainability […]

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Tibetans thank Australia for hospitality

December 8, 2018 4:57 pm0 comments
Tibetans thank Australia for hospitality

(TibetanReview.net, Dec07, 2018) – A Thank You Australia event was held in the Australian parliament building on Dec 5 with the participation of the country’s Minister for Indigenous Health Ken Wyatt AM as special guest. It was organized by the Canberra-based Office of Tibet of the Central Tibetan administration (CTA) […]

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Freak accident claims head of Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism’s life

November 24, 2018 4:03 am0 comments
Freak accident claims head of Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism’s life

(TibetanReview.net, Nov23, 2018) – The head of the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, Kathok Getse Rinpoche, has met an untimely death, victim of a freak accident at his monastery in a village not far from Nepal’s capital Kathmandu, on Nov 19. The 64-year-old Fifth Kathok Getse Rinpoche Gyurme Tenpa Gyaltsen, […]

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Korean university forced to apologize to China over separate Tibet booth at int’l student festival

November 18, 2018 2:29 pm0 comments
Korean university forced to apologize to China over separate Tibet booth at int’l student festival

(TibetanReview.net, Nov18, 2018) – China says Korea University had apologized to its Chinese students Nov 16 after they complained against Tibet being given a common booth with India, separate from that of China, at an international student festival on Nov 14. However, the students are said to be not satisfied […]

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China protests Tibet booth at South Korean university student festival

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China protests Tibet booth at South Korean university student festival

(TibetanReview.net, Nov16, 2018) – Calling it a mistake, claimed Chinese students at a South Korean university and the Chinese embassy in the country have protested against the placing of Tibet and India in a separate common booth at an international student festival on Nov 14. The university has said it […]

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Karmapa awaits Indian visa for this month’s religious meet in Dharamshala

November 3, 2018 6:22 am1 comment
Karmapa awaits Indian visa for this month’s religious meet in Dharamshala

(TibetanReview.net, Nov02, 2018) – The Karmapa has cited difficulties presented by the government-of-India-issued Identity Certificate (IC) at airports, including even lack of acceptability, to explain why he had to acquire a Commonwealth of Dominica passport. IC is the document the government of India issues to Tibetans living in the country […]

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Karmapa’s November visit to Dharamshala seen as uncertain

October 29, 2018 4:59 am0 comments
Karmapa’s November visit to Dharamshala seen as uncertain

(TibetanReview.net, Oct28, 2018) – Conflicting reports cast doubts on whether the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje will be able to travel to Dharamsala, India, next month to take part in a meeting of Tibet’s top religious figures. Tibet’s spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, is seen as being likely to discuss […]

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Tibetan youth activists held in N Delhi as they protested against visiting Chinese delegation

October 24, 2018 10:48 pm0 comments
Tibetan youth activists held in N Delhi as they protested against visiting Chinese delegation

(TibetanReview.net, Oct24, 2018) – Some 35 activists of the Tibetan Youth Congress, which campaigns for the restoration of Tibet’s independence, were taken away by police as they protested outside the Chinese embassy in New Delhi on Oct 23. The occasion was the visit by a Chinese delegation led by State […]

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The two Karmapas meet to get to know each other, agree to work amicably

October 13, 2018 12:27 am0 comments
The two Karmapas meet to get to know each other, agree to work amicably

(TibetanReview.net, Oct12, 2018) – In what is seen as a sudden development, the two 17th Karmapa reincarnate claimants put forward by rival regents designated for the recognition of the reincarnation of the 16th Karmapa have met at an undisclosed location in rural France over four days and issued a joint […]

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