Himachal government promises more MBBS seats for Tibetans

March 25, 2015 12:01 pm0 comments
Himachal government promises more MBBS seats for Tibetans

(TibetanReview.net, Mar24, 2015) – The health and revenue minister of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh has on Mar 22 promised to grant more MBBS seats in state medical colleges to Tibetan students and a plot of land for growing medicinal plants for the Tibetan Medical and Astrological Institute (TMAI), […]

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Exile Tibetan parliament opens session, to discuss annual budget

March 19, 2015 9:28 pm0 comments
Exile Tibetan parliament opens session, to discuss annual budget

(TibetanReview.net, Mar19, 2015) – The ninth biannual session of the 15th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile opened on Mar 16 with the discussion of the annual budget of the exile Tibetan Administration as its main agenda. In his opening remarks the Speaker, Mr Penpa Tsering, gave a general overview of the parliament’s agenda […]

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REPORT: Maternal and child healthcare in Tibet worst in PRC

March 6, 2015 4:26 pm0 comments
REPORT: Maternal and child healthcare in Tibet worst in PRC

(TibetanReview.net, Mar06, 2015) – Maternal and child health in Tibet is the worst in the PRC by a wide margin, with rural Tibetan women and children continuing to be under some of the highest risks in the country for birth-related illness and death, said Dharamshala-based Tibetan Centre for Human Rights […]

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Exile Tibetan monastic delegates meet to reaffirm harmony

March 4, 2015 5:30 pm0 comments
Exile Tibetan monastic delegates meet to reaffirm harmony

(TibetanReview.net, Mar04, 2015) – “Over 127” monks and nuns belonging to monasteries of the four officially recognized schools of Tibetan Buddhism and the pre-Buddhist Tibetan religion Bon took part in a three-day seminar at Dharmashala, India, beginning Mar 1. The seminar, described as the first of its kind, was organized […]

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Tibetans in Himachal state allowed temporary occupation of homes built on forestland

February 28, 2015 1:57 pm0 comments
Tibetans in Himachal state allowed temporary occupation of homes built on forestland

(TibetanReview.net, Feb27, 2015) – Although advised to do so on humanitarian ground by India’s Home Ministry, the government of Himachal Pradesh has decided not to regularize alleged residential-building encroachments on forestland made by Tibetans living in the state; however, it will not evict bona fide settlers, reported timesofindia.indiatimes.com Feb 22, […]

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Exile Tibetan administration to open Brazil office

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Exile Tibetan administration to open Brazil office

(TibetanReview.net, Feb27, 2015) – The exile Tibetan administration at Dharamshala, India, has announced Feb 24 that a Tibet House will be established and start functioning in Brazil from Apr 1 this year. A report on its Tibet.net website did not say in which city the Tibet House will be set […]

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Telo Tulku Rinpoche takes charge as Dalai Lama’s Moscow envoy

February 20, 2015 1:20 pm0 comments
Telo Tulku Rinpoche takes charge as Dalai Lama’s Moscow envoy

(TibetanReview.net, Feb20, 2015) – Telo Tulku Rinpoche, the spiritual head of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition in the Kalmyk Republic of Russian Federation, has on Feb 18 taken charge as the Dalai Lama’s new Representative at the Office of Tibet in Moscow. The exile Tibetan administration at Dharamshala, India, had announced […]

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South African minister meets with exile Tibetan foreign relations secretary

February 13, 2015 1:19 am0 comments
South African minister meets with exile Tibetan foreign relations secretary

(TibetanReview.net, Feb12, 2015) – South Africa’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Ms Nomaindia Mfeketo, on Feb 9 met with the visiting exile Tibetan Administration’s foreign relations secretary Mr Tashi Phuntok at her office. The move is likely to be seen by domestic critics as an attempt to partially make up for the […]

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Report: ‘Rights deterioration in Tibet belie China’s reform promises’

February 9, 2015 9:26 pm0 comments
Report: ‘Rights deterioration in Tibet belie China’s reform promises’

(TibetanReview.net, Feb09, 2015) – China not only failed to deliver on promised reforms but also carried out repressions which led to continued deterioration of human rights situation in Tibet, said Dharamshala-based Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy Feb 7 in its annual report for 2014. The report especially highlights […]

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Exile administration institutes annual Tibetan Buddhist meet

January 17, 2015 11:39 pm0 comments
Exile administration institutes annual Tibetan Buddhist meet

(TibetanReview.net, Jan17, 2015) – The Tibetan administration in exile at Dharamshala, India, has instituted an annual discussion amongst representatives of the four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism and of Tibet’s pre-Buddhist religion Bon. The purpose will be “to foster the preservation and progression of Tibetan Buddhism, and to affirm harmonious […]

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