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Iconic Jokhang temple safe, adjacent shrine gutted by fire
Dhondup Wangchen testifies at US Congressional-Executive Commission on China
Tibetans savour ‘united guthuk’ to bring in the New Year
Mayors of Louisville and Anaheim to call on Dalai Lama
Dhondup Wangchen to testify at US congressional hearing
Deputy Speaker launches book about Tibetan women writers
Activist group celebrates ‘Tibetan Independence day’
Escaped-Tibetan filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen meets US officials
Chinese authorities seek whistleblowers’ help to counter “separatists”
South African politicians condemn Chinese opposition to President Sangay’s visit
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Dalai Lama cancels all major schedules overseas for 2018
Iconic Jokhang temple safe, adjacent shrine gutted by fire
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Dalai Lama’s office rubbishes UK daily's '1 million USD fee for a public appearance' claim
Two bombs found near Mahabodhi temple in Bodhgaya
China recruiting “disgruntled” Tibetan refugees to spy on India: Intelligence Bureau
Gaya police suspends 13 cops on security duty for Dalai Lama
Dalai Lama expresses sadness over Taiwan quake
Tibetans holding Indian voter ID to surrender RC within a month
Dalai Lama not the target of bombs found in Bodh Gaya
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17 February 2018
Iconic Jokhang temple safe, adjacent shrine gutted by fire
Amid widespread speculations of the iconic Jhokang temple in Lhasa city in the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR)being destroyed by fire, Phayul’s sources in Lhasa have confirmed that a nearby shrine has been destroyed by a fire earlier today and not the 7th Century
15 February 2018
Dhondup Wangchen testifies at US Congressional-Executive Commission on China
Tibetan activist and filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen on Wednesday testified at a hearing of the US Congressional-Executive Commission on China, in the American capital in Washing
Tibetans savour ‘united guthuk’ to bring in the New Year
Tibetans here took part in a mass Guthuk on the 29th day of the 12th Tibetan month yesterday to kick-off Losar (Tibetan New Year) but with a bit of satire on the Tibetan society. The tradition of
Mayors of Louisville and Anaheim to call on Dalai Lama
Mayor Greg Fischer of Louisville and Mayor Tom Tait of Anaheim, California, will be visiting Dharamshala to call on the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama as a part of t
14 February 2018
Dhondup Wangchen to testify at US congressional hearing
Former Tibetan political prisoner who escaped Tibet in December is in Washington DC to spread awareness on the situation inside Tibet and recount his ordeal before the international commu
Deputy Speaker launches book about Tibetan women writers
Titled ‘Tibetan Women Writers’, Editor of the book Chonyi Sangpo at a launch event in Dharamshala expressed hopes the book would serve as a good reference to aspiring Tibetan women writers a
13 February 2018
Activist group celebrates ‘Tibetan Independence day’
Prominent activist group Students for a Free Tibet today celebrated the ‘Tibetan Independence day’ here in the virtual capital of the exile Tibetan diaspora. Parallel activities will be carried out
Escaped-Tibetan filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen meets US officials
The Tibetan filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen who escaped to the United States last month from Tibet met with officials from the US government in Washington DC on Monday, sources
Chinese authorities seek whistleblowers’ help to counter “separatists”
Chinese officials of so-called Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) have released a memo detailing how public can help the authorities by reporting about activities of ‘criminal gangs’ conn
12 February 2018
South African politicians condemn Chinese opposition to President Sangay’s visit
After senior parliamentarian Sandy Kalyan condemned such opposition calling on China to stop ‘overstepping’ on South Africa’s sovereign rights, Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi, founder and president of the
Aftab Karma Singh Pureval of Indo - Tibetan descent to run for US Congress
In a first, Aftab Karma Singh Pureval, of Tibetan-Indian ancestry, will run for US Congress seat from Ohio’s 1st Congressional district. The young and rising Democrat candidate last month
09 February 2018
China protests Tibetan President’s South Africa visit
The Chinese embassy in South Africa has vehemently hit out against the maiden visit of exile Tibetan government’s President Dr. Lobsang Sangay in the country saying his visit “undermine
Tibetans holding Indian voter ID to surrender RC within a month
Tibetan refugees holding Indian voter ID cards have been directed by the police to surrender their Registration Certificate (RC) the primary identity document for Tibetans living in India, with
Tibetan monk released with disability due to torture in Chinese prison
A Tibetan monk who had served six years in Chinese prison was released last month with disability due to torture in prison, a monk of Draggo monastery, has suffered potentially irreversible injury to his leg and lower body, and can’t walk without support. He was released on Jan. 24. “But he is not able to walk normall
08 February 2018
Tibetan President in South Africa on maiden visit
The Tibetan President Dr. Lobsang Sangay is on his first ever visit to South Africa on a four-day official schedule. The head of the Tibetan polity who reached Johannesburg on Feb. 5 reportedly met Prince Ma
Dalai Lama expresses sadness over Taiwan quake
In a letter to Taiwanese President Ms. Tsai Ing-wen, the Tibetan leader wrote, "I understand that every effort is being made to rescue the injured and provide relief to those affected by this trag
07 February 2018
Latvian parliamentarians call for “fair and transparent” trial for Tashi Wangchuk
A group of parliamentarians from Latvia has called for a lawful treatment of the Tibetan language rights activist Tashi Wangchuk. The MPs from the Latvian parliament known as the Saiema called for “fair and transparent” trial for the Tibetan currently detained by Chinese
Mercedes-Benz apologizes for using Dalai Lama quote
High end automobile company Mercedes-Benz has issued a public apology on Tuesday after its ad on social media caused uproar among Chinese consumers for quoting the Tibetan leader His Hol
06 February 2018
Former political prisoner arrested from Lhasa for protest
A former political prisoner from Sog County who was reported missing from Lhasa on January 28 has been traced to a Chinese prison in Sog Cou
Tibetan writer freed after serving 5-year term in Chinese prison
A well known Tibetan writer has been released from Chinese prison after completing a five-year sentence in occupied Tibet. Gartse Jigme is known for his writing on pressing issues of Tibet
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His Holiness the Dalai Lama looks at a picture of his former home, the Potala palace, in Drepung Monastery, Dec 14, 2017, Phayul Photo/Geleck Palsang
Tibetans participate in a candle light vigil to mourn the passing away of Chinese activist Liu Xiaobo in China, TCV Day School, July 14, 2017 Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
His Holiness the Dalai Lama leaves for Gaggal airport, June 11, 2017. The Tibetan leader is scheduled to give a public talk on "Embracing the Beauty of Diversity in our World" at the University of California San Diego on June 16, 2017. Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
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