“Vocational Training” centres threaten Tibetan identity and carry risk of forced labour: UN Experts

By Tsering Dhundup DHARAMSHALA, April 28: The United Nations experts on Thursday in their statement expressed concern over allegations that “labour transfer” and “vocational training” programmes in the so called Tibet Autonomous Region are being used as a ploy to undermine Tibetan religious, linguistic and cultural identity, to monitor and politically indoctrinate Tibetans, and warned […]

Tibetans celebrate the 34th Birthday of the Panchen Lama in ambivalence

By Tsering Dhundup DHARAMSHALA ,25 April: Tibetan diaspora around the world celebrated the 34th birthday of the 11th Panchen Lama on Tuesday, one of the most revered Tibetan spiritual figures who is held incommunicado by the Chinese government since the last 28 years.  The day which is a sacred and joyous day for Tibetans and […]

Dalai Lama receives the Ramon Magsaysay Award in person after 64 years

By Tsering Dhundup DHARAMSHALA, April 26: Tibetan spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama received the Ramon Magsaysay Award, Asia’s premier prize and highest honour in person after 64 years since it was conferred to him at his residence in Dharamshala on Wednesday. The Ramon Magsaysay Award was first awarded to His Holiness on August […]

NDTV apologised for hurting the sentiments of Dalai Lama’s followers: TYC President

By Tenzin Nyidon  DHARAMSHALA, April 28: Indian News Agency NDTV has apologised for hurting the sentiments of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s followers due to its coverage on the interaction between H.H the Dalai Lama and a young Indian boy, TYC President Gonpo Dhondup who attended a closed door meeting with representatives of NDTV at […]

Opinion: The Dalai Lama through the lens of a degrading world

By Kunchok Gyatso A video clip dated March 28, 2023 went viral after more than a month on April 9, 2023, wherein the Dalai Lama is seen sticking his tongue out to invite a boy (who requested a hug from him) to suck it, triggered much criticisms, many on social media platforms like Twitter and […]