Post Tagged with: "Dharamshala"

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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Tibetan motorbikes targeted in night arson attacks in Mcleod Ganj

January 22, 2020 9:55 am0 comments
Tibetan motorbikes targeted in night arson attacks in Mcleod Ganj

(TibetanReview.net, Jan21’20) – Four motorbikes belonging to Tibetan residents were seen set on fire in the intervening night of Jan 19-20 as police investigate to find out who the arsonists might be. Two motorbikes belonging to Tibetan residents were said to have been set on fire a few nights earlier […]

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Exile Tibetan meet rejects ‘with contempt’ China’s assumption of right to appoint next Dalai Lama

October 7, 2019 2:17 pm0 comments
Exile Tibetan meet rejects ‘with contempt’ China’s assumption of right to appoint next Dalai Lama

(TibetanReview.net, Oct06’19) – The Third Special General Meeting of exile Tibetans called by the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) at Dharamsala, which opened on Oct 3, has concluded on Oct 5 by rejecting communist China’s claim of having an imperially inherited right to appoint the next Dalai Lama. The final authority […]

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Tibetans in third national meet to discuss sustenance of their movement

October 5, 2019 4:53 pm0 comments
Tibetans in third national meet to discuss sustenance of their movement

(TibetanReview.net, Oct04’19) –A total of 345 delegates representing all sections of exile Tibetans living in 24 countries have gathered at Dharamsala, India, beginning Oct 3, for a three-day huddle to discuss the sustenance of their national identity while seeking a solution with China on Tibet’s political future. The delegates have […]

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High-level US delegation to meet with exile Tibetan leadership at D’sala

August 3, 2019 11:36 pm0 comments
High-level US delegation to meet with exile Tibetan leadership at D’sala

(TibetanReview.net, Aug02’19) – A delegation, possibly the largest thus far, from the US Congress is on a two-day visit at Dharamsala beginning Aug 2. The 30-member delegation is led by Congressman David Price and Congressman Vern Buchanan from the House of Democratic Partnership along with their staffers, military escorts, and […]

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China is converting Tibetan plateau into one big Buddhism theme park

July 12, 2019 8:45 am0 comments
China is converting Tibetan plateau into one big Buddhism theme park

(TibetanReview.net, Jul11’19) – Ten years ago, Tibet’s capital Lhasa was a city of 100,000 Chinese, 50,000 Tibetans and 20,000 sex workers. Now, the population and infrastructure in the city has grown by 500 per cent, reported tribuneindia.com Jul 10, citing two Australian documentary filmmakers after their recent trip to Tibet. […]

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Grassroot Tibetan independence body elects new executive committee

June 19, 2019 10:07 pm0 comments
Grassroot Tibetan independence body elects new executive committee

(TibetanReview.net, Jun19’19) – The 17th General Body Meeting of the Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC) concluded at Dharamshala on Jun 17 with the election of Mr Gonpo Dhondup as its new President for the next three years. Mr Lobsang Tsering is the new Vice-President while Mr Sonam Tsering is the new […]

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