Nepal reassures China on Tibet during Boao Forum meeting

March 30, 2015 3:21 pm0 comments
Nepal reassures China on Tibet during Boao Forum meeting

(TibetanReview.net, Mar30, 2015) – Chinese President Xi Jinping on Mar 28 expressed appreciation for Nepal’s firm support on issues concerning China’s core interests, including issues related to Tibet and Taiwan while meeting with the latter’s President Ram Baran Yadav, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Mar 28. The two met […]

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Dalai Lama attends D’shala Tibetan opera festival

March 29, 2015 10:43 pm0 comments
Dalai Lama attends D’shala Tibetan opera festival

(TibetanReview.net, Mar29, 2015) – Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, on Mar 27 presided over the 20th annual traditional Tibetan opera festival being organized by the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA), Dharamshala, for 10 days. The festival, known as Shoton (or yogurt feast), used to be an annual […]

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Exile Tibetan parliament votes to create one more geographical seat, Jonang bid fails

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Exile Tibetan parliament votes to create one more geographical seat, Jonang bid fails

(TibetanReview.net, Mar29, 2015) – The Tibetan Parliament in Exile at Dharamshala, India, on Mar 26 voted to give a separate, one-seat parliamentary representation to Tibetans living in the Australasian and Asian countries other than India, Nepal and Bhutan. This was necessitated mainly by the rise in the number of Tibetans […]

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Tibetan culture, issue highlighted at Emory’s 15th Tibet Week

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Tibetan culture, issue highlighted at Emory’s 15th Tibet Week

(TibetanReview.net, Mar28, 2015) – The Emory University in Atlanta City in the US state of Georgia hosted its 15th annual Tibet Week festival from Mar 23 to 28 under its Emory-Tibet Partnership program and with the theme of “Exploring Compassion”. The festival not only celebrates Tibetan culture but also “examined […]

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Dalai Lama addresses science, ethics and education conference in Delhi

March 26, 2015 12:46 pm0 comments
Dalai Lama addresses science, ethics and education conference in Delhi

(TibetanReview.net, Mar26, 2015) – Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, who has articulated a vision to include secular ethics in the common education system, was on Mar 24 invited to give the inaugural address at a two-day conference on science, ethics and education at Delhi University. The venue was […]

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Indian government minister visits Bylakuppe Tibetan settlement

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Indian government minister visits Bylakuppe Tibetan settlement

(TibetanReview.net, Mar26, 2015) – India’s Minister of State for Home Affairs, Mr Kiren Rijiju, on Mar 23 visited the Tibetan settlement at Bylakuppe, Karnataka state, possibly becoming the first union minister to do so. He said he considered it his duty to help Tibetans as they were honored guests of […]

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Dalai Lama addresses Asian democracy conference in New Delhi

March 25, 2015 12:16 pm0 comments
Dalai Lama addresses Asian democracy conference in New Delhi

(TibetanReview.net, Mar25, 2015) – Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, on Mar 23 delivered the inaugural address at a conference on ‘Strengthening Democracy in Asia’ held at the India International Centre, New Delhi. It was held to celebrate the legacy of veteran Indian activist and federal government minister Mr […]

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Himachal government promises more MBBS seats for Tibetans

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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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Report: China brutal in punishing surviving Tibet self-immolators

March 22, 2015 6:12 pm0 comments
Report: China brutal in punishing surviving Tibet self-immolators

(TibetanReview.net, Mar22, 2015) – The few Tibetans who survived after having set themselves on fire in protest against Chinese rule face “extreme physical and psychological suffering”, including amputations, repression and forced disappearance, said Washington-based International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) in a report Mar 19. The report documents cases of 20 […]

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15 religious organizations in Taiwan seeking a Dalai Lama visit

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15 religious organizations in Taiwan seeking a Dalai Lama visit

(TibetanReview.net, Mar22, 2015) – A delegation of religious representatives from 15 Taiwanese organizations called on Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, at his residence on Mar 16 to present a joint invitation to him to visit their country, reported Taiwan’s CNA news agency. However, when asked whether the Dalai […]

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