Post Tagged with: "Dharamshala"

China is converting Tibetan plateau into one big Buddhism theme park

July 12, 2019 8:45 am0 comments
China is converting Tibetan plateau into one big Buddhism theme park

(TibetanReview.net, Jul11’19) – Ten years ago, Tibet’s capital Lhasa was a city of 100,000 Chinese, 50,000 Tibetans and 20,000 sex workers. Now, the population and infrastructure in the city has grown by 500 per cent, reported tribuneindia.com Jul 10, citing two Australian documentary filmmakers after their recent trip to Tibet. […]

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Grassroot Tibetan independence body elects new executive committee

June 19, 2019 10:07 pm0 comments
Grassroot Tibetan independence body elects new executive committee

(TibetanReview.net, Jun19’19) – The 17th General Body Meeting of the Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC) concluded at Dharamshala on Jun 17 with the election of Mr Gonpo Dhondup as its new President for the next three years. Mr Lobsang Tsering is the new Vice-President while Mr Sonam Tsering is the new […]

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Peace messengers from Iran’s business community call on Dalai Lama

June 8, 2019 10:11 pm0 comments
Peace messengers from Iran’s business community call on Dalai Lama

(TibetanReview.net, Jun08’19) – The Dalai Lama has on Jun 7 morning welcomed a group of 58 members of a group called the Iranian Impacters Club. They were the CEOs of small and medium sized enterprises who describe themselves as messengers of peace. A press report from his office said the […]

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Exile Tibetan court opens hearing in Penpa Tsering’s defamation case against Kashag

June 7, 2019 1:01 am0 comments
Exile Tibetan court opens hearing in Penpa Tsering’s defamation case against Kashag

(TibetanReview.net, Jun06’19) – Framing of issues in the defamation case filed by dismissed Washington Tibetan representative Mr Penpa Tsering against President Lobsang Sangay of the Central Tibetan Administration and his ministerial colleagues in the Kashag (cabinet) commenced before the Tibetan Supreme Justice Commission on Jun 5. It may be recalled […]

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It was an evacuation drill, Dalai Lama is fine

May 22, 2019 8:36 pm0 comments
It was an evacuation drill, Dalai Lama is fine

(TibetanReview.net, May22’19) – With sirens blaring, a motorcade, complete with ambulance, sped its way out of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s residence on May 21. It turned out, however, that the Tibetan leader was in perfect health, meeting with some 130 visiting devotees from Vietnam for the second day. The […]

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Exile Tibetan administration holds 31st task force meet for China talks

May 18, 2019 12:31 am0 comments
Exile Tibetan administration holds 31st task force meet for China talks

(TibetanReview.net, May17’19) – Bringing China to the negotiating table may seem to be as futile a flogging a dead horse for now. But a resolute exile Tibetan administration continues to be hopeful and has concluded on May 16 a two-day, 31st meeting of its task force on negotiation with Beijing. […]

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Dalai Lama inaugurates first all-sects conference on Kalachakra

May 8, 2019 3:51 am0 comments
Dalai Lama inaugurates first all-sects conference on Kalachakra

(TibetanReview.net, May07’19) – The Dalai Lama has on May 5 inaugurated the First Conference on Kalachakra for Scholars of all Tibetan Traditions, with some 20 scholars having come from outside India. The conference was opened in the Kalachakra Temple of the Tsuglakhang and was to continue for three days. The […]

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Dalai Lama visitors to be limited to group audiences

May 6, 2019 10:33 am0 comments
Dalai Lama visitors to be limited to group audiences

(TibetanReview.net, May05’19) – One-on-one meetings with the Dalai Lama at his residence will be limited and only group audiences will be the norm henceforth, reported tribuneindia.com May 3. The report said the decision followed a meeting attended, among others, by former PM of Tibetan government in exile and close aide […]

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Fines on Tibetans failing to renew their Indian residence permit rationalized

May 1, 2019 11:58 pm0 comments
Fines on Tibetans failing to renew their Indian residence permit rationalized

(TibetanReview.net, May01’19) – Fines on Tibetans who fail to renew their permit to reside in India in a timely manner have been rationalized and it is also no longer cited in United States dollars. The government of India requires all Tibetans living in the country to register themselves as foreigners […]

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Nonagenarian Tibetan doctor of last resort ends practice

April 14, 2019 2:45 pm0 comments
Nonagenarian Tibetan doctor of last resort ends practice

(TibetanReview.net, Apr14’19) – Famed doctor of Tibetan Medicine Dr Yeshi Dhonden, a doctor of last resort for chronic patients, especially cancer sufferers, from across India as well as abroad, has stopped taking appointments from Apr 1, citing his nonagenarian age and declining health. Patients usually had to get appointment a […]

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