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103rd head of Gelug tradition of Tibetan Buddhism passes away

The head of the Gelugpa tradition of the Tibetan Buddhism has passed away late last night at Max Hospital in New Delhi. The 103rd Gaden Tripa H.E. Jetsun Lobsang Tenzin Rinpoche brea

An all-Tibetan IT start-up and their vision to digitize Tibetan Diaspora

Bangalore based Tibetan IT start-up ?Dachompa? has high ambitions. Notwithstanding the stereotypical expectations or the lack of it, from Tibetan exiles in this particular field and many other

Tibetan Opera festival of ?Shoton? underway

The annual festival of ?Shoton? or ?Yogurt Festival?, showcasing the Indigenous Tibetan performing art of Ache Lhamo known as ?Tibetan Opera? is underway in Dekyi-ling Tibetan settlement

China's reaction to Dalai Lama?s visit Childish: Noted expert on renaming six places in Arunachal

Dismissing China?s official standardized? name of six places it claims in Arunachal Pradesh, renowned journalist and Tibetologist Claude Arpi has called it a ?childish reaction? to the exiled Ti

Kirti monk released after completing prison term

A Tibetan monk belonging to Kirti Monastery has been released yesterday after completing his prison sentence of three years for carrying a solo protest in 201

Himalaya FC becomes new Champion of Gyalyum Chenmo football tournament

Tashiling Himalaya FC Darjeeling became the new champions of Gyalyum Chemo Memorial Gold Cup (GCMGC) 2017 after defeating five-time champions Dhondupling FC (DFC) Clement To

China the reason for fallout with big Hollywood studios, says Richard Gere

Hollywood star and avid supporter of the Tibetan struggle, Richard Gere, has said that his dissociation with big Hollywood studios and blockbuster flicks is because of China which has ban

5 Tibetans arrested in Kardze after self immolation by Tibetan

The situation in Kham Kardze in eastern Tibet following the self immolation of a Tibetan man has turned for the worse with Chinese authorities arresting five Tibetans for taking video of the self immolatio

Himalaya FC to clash against Dhondupling FC in the final of 23rd GCM

The premier football tournament of the Tibetan diaspora, the Gyalyum Chemo Memorial Gold Cup 2017 will feature five time champion Dhondupling FC (Clement town) from Dehradu

China names six places in disputed region of ?Southern Tibet?

In yet another twist in the Sino Indian territorial dispute, China has named six places in the region it claims as Southe

Photo journal on survival history of Tibetan exiles launched

A pictorial book documenting the arrival into exile and survival of the early Tibetan refugees, was launched at a modest event today at the Norbu House conference

Unidentified Tibetan self immolates in Kardze

A video clip showing Chinese authorities extinguishing a flame off of an unidentified Tibetan is being circulated in social media sites. The self immolation reportedly took place i

Chinese authorities demolish pilgrims? tents outside Yarchen Gar

The Chinese authorities have demolished over 200 tents set up by Tibetan pilgrims near Yarchen Gar Buddhist Institution in Palyul County (Ch: Baiyü County), Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefect

Dalai Lama?s North India trip ?indefinitely postponed?

The Tibetan leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama?s trip to North India next month has been ?indefinitely postponed?. The scheduled trip in May to Kullu-Manali, Lahaul, Spiti and Kinnaur will

Unseen pictures of Younghusband expedition to Tibet unveiled at Tibet Museum

The Tibet Museum run and managed by the CTA, in association with University of Manchester and National Museums Liverpool (NML), today inaugurated previously unseen pictures of Tib