Sikyong calls Tibet a key factor in South Asia peace

December 24, 2014 1:50 pm0 comments
Sikyong calls Tibet a key factor in South Asia peace

(TibetanReview.net, Dec 24, 2014) – The head of the exile Tibetan administration at Dharamshala, India, Sikyong Lobsang Sangay took part in a three-day India Ideas Conclave at Goa beginning Dec 19. He took part in a plenary session on “Enduring Peace in South Asia”, joining former Bhutanese Prime Minister Dasho […]

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Born Tibetan citizens of India to be allowed to vote in Delhi election

December 23, 2014 11:58 am1 comment
Born Tibetan citizens of India to be allowed to vote in Delhi election

(TibetanReview.net, Dec 22, 2014) – Following up on an order issued by the Election Commission of India (ECI) in Feb 2014, the Chief Electoral Office of Delhi has reiterated in a Dec 8 order that children of Tibetan refugees born in India between the cut-off dates of 1950 and 1987 […]

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Dalai Lama reiterates secular ethics needed in modern education

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Dalai Lama reiterates secular ethics needed in modern education

(TibetanReview.net, Dec 22, 2014) – Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama on Dec 21 advocated the introduction of secular ethics in education while inaugurating a conference on ‘Ethics in a New Millennium; Buddhist Perspectives’ at Tumkur University, which is located in Tumkur, near Bengaluru, in Karnataka state of India. […]

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D’shala Tibetans hold candlelight march for Tibet self-immolator

December 20, 2014 2:59 pm0 comments
D’shala Tibetans hold candlelight march for Tibet self-immolator

Reported by Rigzin Wangchuk (TibetanReview.net, Dec 20, 2014) – An assortment of about 100 Tibetans took part in a candlelight march at Mcleod Ganj, Dharamshala, to mourn for and express solidarity with a Tibetan man who had died on Dec 16 after setting himself on fire in his homeland in […]

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China reiterates position after Dalai Lama praised President Xi

December 19, 2014 4:29 pm0 comments
China reiterates position after Dalai Lama praised President Xi

(TibetanReview.net, Dec19, 2014) – China said Dec 17 that there was no split among central authorities over how to handle the Tibet question, responding to the Dalai Lama’s comment on a France 24 interview the same day that President Xi Jining was being held back by hardliners within the communist […]

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US Congress sanctions $3 million for Tibetan projects in India, Nepal

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US Congress sanctions $3 million for Tibetan projects in India, Nepal

(TibetanReview.net, Dec19, 2014) – The US Congress has sanctioned a $3 million fund under a new line item to fund Tibetan community projects in India and Nepal in the areas of health, development assistance, economic support, and refugee rehabilitation, said the exile Tibetan administration at Dharamshala, India, on its Tibet.net […]

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Exile Tibetan MPs conclude first lobbying visit to Thailand

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Exile Tibetan MPs conclude first lobbying visit to Thailand

(TibetanReview.net, Dec19, 2014) – A delegation of exile Tibetan MPs from Dharamshala, India, led by Khenpo Sonam Tenphel, Deputy Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament in Exile has on Dec 17 concluded a week-long lobbying visit to Thailand. The delegation met with civil society activists and intellectual figures as well as […]

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Dalai Lama: ‘Realistic Xi held back by hardliners on Tibet autonomy’

December 18, 2014 3:44 pm0 comments
Dalai Lama: ‘Realistic Xi held back by hardliners on Tibet autonomy’

(TibetanReview.net, Dec18, 2014) – The Dalai Lama has expressed belief that Chinese President Xi Jinping was being held back by hardliners within the communist party leadership from discussing the granting of genuine autonomy to Tibet. Speaking to the French television station France 24 in an interview to be aired Dec […]

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Dalai Lama: ‘No-Dalai Lama preferable to a stupid Dalai Lama’

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Dalai Lama: ‘No-Dalai Lama preferable to a stupid Dalai Lama’

(TibetanReview.net, Dec18, 2014) – Raising the spectre of a successor who might disgrace himself or herself as well as the institution itself, Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has suggested Dec 17 that perhaps it would be better if he is the last Dalai Lama, according to independent.co.uk Dec […]

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Exile Tibetan MPs lobby to revive Tibet group in Indian parliament

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Exile Tibetan MPs lobby to revive Tibet group in Indian parliament

(TibetanReview.net, Dec18, 2014) – In a move to ensure the setting up of groups supporting the Tibet issue in the parliaments of democratic countries across the world, a delegation of 10 exile Tibetan MPs have successfully lobbied for the revival of the All Party Indian Parliamentary Forum for Tibet (APPFT), […]

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