About 100 Tibetans infected with Covid-19, many already cured – Tibetan Administration

April 18, 2020 12:51 am0 comments
About 100 Tibetans infected with Covid-19, many already cured – Tibetan Administration

(TibetanReview.net, Apr17’20) – Approximately 100 Tibetans had reportedly contracted the Covid-19 infection with many of them already cured, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) Apr 16 cited its President Lobsang Sangay as saying during a press briefing. The CTA also said that so far no cases had been reported from the […]

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Exile Tibetan MP loses seat to Covid-19 lockdown

April 5, 2020 5:35 am0 comments
Exile Tibetan MP loses seat to Covid-19 lockdown

(TibetanReview.net, Apr04’20) – Thanks to India’s ban on international flights as a move to contain the spread of the Covid-19 global pandemic, a member of the Tibetan Parliament in Exile (TPiE) at Dharamshala, India, representing Tibetans in Europe and South America has lost his seat for failing to attend its […]

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Number of exile Tibetans known to be hit by Covid-19 infection touches six

March 30, 2020 6:21 am0 comments
Number of exile Tibetans known to be hit by Covid-19 infection touches six

(TibetanReview.net, Mar29’20) – The number of exile Tibetans known to have been infected by the Covid-19 global pandemic that broke out in China’s central city of Wuhan in late 2019 has now risen to six, with the Sikyong of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) saying Mar 28 that two more […]

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69-year-old is first Tibetan Covid-19 infection, first death in Kangra district

March 25, 2020 12:02 am0 comments
69-year-old is first Tibetan Covid-19 infection, first death in Kangra district

(TibetanReview.net, Mar24’20) – A 69-year old Tibetan man named Tenzin Choephel (mentioned in some reports as Tenzin Chudan or Tenzin Choedhen), a resident of Mcleod Ganj, Dharamshala, has died on Mar 23, becoming the first Tibetan known to be infected by the China-exported Covid-19 global pandemic, and the first person […]

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Covid-19: Exile Tibetan administration to function with 50 per cent staff

March 24, 2020 11:13 am0 comments
Covid-19: Exile Tibetan administration to function with 50 per cent staff

(TibetanReview.net, Mar23’20) – The Covid-19 global pandemic has not reached the Tibetan community in Dharamshala yet, although two residents of its district of Kangra have tested positive in preliminary tests after returning from trips to Singapore and Dubai. However, following lockdown measures announced by the government of India as well […]

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Tibetan parliament in exile passes annual budget in one-day sitting

March 18, 2020 4:09 am0 comments
Tibetan parliament in exile passes annual budget in one-day sitting

(TibetanReview.net, Mar17’20) – The 16th Tibetan Parliament in Exile began and concluded its 9th session Mar 16 by adopting the budget of the Central Tibetan Administration for the financial year Apr 2020 – Mar 2021 and passing resolutions of mourning and solidarity. The brevity of the session was necessitated by […]

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