US designates five Chinese media outlets as “foreign missions”

By Tenzin Dharpo DHARAMSHALA, Feb. 19: The States Department of the US has designated five Chinese media outlets as foreign missions of the Chinese government under the Foreign Missions Act, thereby placing them under the same constraints that embassies and diplomatic outposts are subjected to. The media outlets are the U.S. entities of the official […]

Tibetan schools seek exemption from mandatory teaching of Kannada

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, FEB 18: Tibetan schools situated in Karnataka seek exemption from teaching Kannada as the first or second language which is mandatory for all schools in the state, reports The Hindu. As per the Kannada Language learning Act, it is mandatory for all schools to teach Kannada since it came into effect from […]

Men-Tsee-Khang to stop selling pill that claims to prevent contagious diseases after District CMO’s intervention

By Tenzin Dharpo DHARAMSHALA, Feb. 18: The apex Tibetan traditional medical institution Men-Tsee-Khang, headquartered here will halt the sale of the Rimsung Rilbu, a pill that claims to have medicinal properties to prevent contagious diseases including the ongoing outbreak of CoronaVirus (COVID-19) after the Kangra District Chief Medical Officer’s intervention. The CMO visited Men-Tsee-Khang’s McLoed Ganj […]