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First batch of Nathu-la Indian pilgrims this year enters Tibet

June 27, 2018 3:03 am0 comments
First batch of Nathu-la Indian pilgrims this year enters Tibet

  (TibetanReview.net, Jun23, 2018) – The first group of government organized Indian pilgrimage to western Tibet’s Kailash-Mansarovar sites entering through the recently opened border pass in Sikkim of Nathu-la had crossed into Tibet on Jun 20. The 38 pilgrims will travel to Mansarovar Lake and Mount Kailash in Ngari prefecture […]

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Sikkim devotees eye welcoming Karmapa in July

June 20, 2018 3:35 am0 comments
Sikkim devotees eye welcoming Karmapa in July

(TibetanReview.net, Jun18, 2018) – The Buddhist community of the northeastern Indian border state of Sikkim has ended on Jun 16 a 707-day relay hunger strike following an assurance by Union Home Minister Mr Rajnath Singh that the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje would be allowed to visit and move […]

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New Delhi permits Karmapa to visit Sikkim, but not Rumtek

April 1, 2018 11:31 pm0 comments
New Delhi permits Karmapa to visit Sikkim, but not Rumtek

(TibetanReview.net, Mar31, 2018) – More than 18 years after his dramatic appearance in Dharamshala, India, following his escape from Chinese ruled Tibet, the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje is finally permitted to visit Sikkim, the northeastern border state which is home to his principal exile monastery of Rumtek. However, it […]

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Sikkim again urges New Delhi to allow Karmapa visit

March 22, 2018 11:12 pm1 comment
Sikkim again urges New Delhi to allow Karmapa visit

(TibetanReview.net, Mar22, 2018) – Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling of Sikkim has said Mar 20 that he had written to India’s External Affairs Minister Ms Sushma Swaraj, seeking permission for the 17th Karmapa’s Ogyen Trinley Dorje to visit the state whose capital Gangtok is home to his exile seat monastery […]

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Exhausted Dalai Lama’s Sikkim visit cancelled

February 4, 2018 11:32 pm0 comments
Exhausted Dalai Lama’s Sikkim visit cancelled

(TibetanReview.net, Feb04, 2018) – The planned visit of the Dalai Lama to India’s northeastern border state of Sikkim has been cancelled on Feb 1 on recommendation by doctors in New Delhi following a routine medical checkup. The exiled spiritual leader of Tibet was to visit the Himalayan state from Mar […]

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China protests after India lost ground contact with a drone which strayed, crashed in Tibet

December 9, 2017 2:01 pm0 comments
China protests after India lost ground contact with a drone which strayed, crashed in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Dec09, 2017) – China said Dec 7 that it had voiced dissatisfaction and lodged representations to India after an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) intruded into Tibet from across Sikkim. India said it had alerted China, notifying that it had lost contact with the drone it was otherwise flying on […]

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Nathu La route for Tibet pilgrimage for Indians to open in June

May 18, 2015 11:51 pm0 comments
Nathu La route for Tibet pilgrimage for Indians to open in June

(TibetanReview.net, May18, 2015) – Indian pilgrims to the Kailash-Manasarovar sites in the remote western Tibetan prefecture of Ngari (Chinese: Ali) will be able to travel through the more convenient Nathu La pass in Sikkim from Jun 2015. This is in addition to the existing route through the Lipulekh Pass in […]

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