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13-Oct-2015 Shimla

Rush in Himachal temples on onset of 'Navratras'

Tens of thousands of devotees assembled in different parts of Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday and offered prayers on the onset of the nine-day "Navratras", considered an auspicious period by Hindus.One of the busiest shrines in north India, the hilltop Naina...

08-Dec-2014 Dharamsala

Himachal CM admits 207 trees cut illegally

A preliminary probe has confirmed the illegal felling of 207 trees in Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh told the state assembly Monday.The HP State Forest Corporation, which gave the contract for cutting down 978 dry and...

10-Jan-2014 Dharamsala

Dalai Lama expresses concern over Tibet issue, but lauds Chinese

Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, said on Friday that the Tibetan community is passing through a difficult phase, but lauded the Chinese for their hard work and economic development.The Dalai Lama was speaking after paying his tribute at the memorials...

23-Dec-2013 Dharamsala

Dalai Lama to unveil Vivekananda's statue at Coimbatore on 7th January

The Dalai Lama will unveil a white marble statue of Swami Vivekananda during his one-day visit to Coimbatore on 7 January 2014.He will be in Coimbatore to attend the 150th birth centenary celebrations of Vivekananda, organised by Mounasadhu Swami Satyanand...

10-Nov-2013 Dharamsala

Dalai Lama's will give one day teaching at Mecleodganj on Monday

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's will give one day teaching on Tsongkhapa's "Three Principal Aspects of the Path" at the request of a group from Malaysia at Tsuglagkhang, the Main Tibetan Temple in Dharamsala, India on November 11, 2013. Disclosing this Tsering...

15-Sep-2013 Dharamsala

Dalai Lama to address Forum 2000 in Prague on Monday

<p>Dalai Lama will deliver the opening address the 17th annual Forum 2000 Conference. In &nbsp;the Czech Republic capital Prague.The special secretary to Dalai Lama &nbsp;Tseten Samdup Chhoekyapa confirms it and said,”The two days annual Forum 2000 Conference...

28-Aug-2013 Dharamsala

Dalai Lama and Aung San Suu Kyi shall meet again in September

The Dalai Lama and Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Suu Kyi are attending ahuman rights forum in the Czech Republic from Sep 15-17, confirms the Tibetan Government in Exile at Dharamsala. Besides this Over 100 prominent global leaders are also attending the...

24-Aug-2013 Dharamshala

Live Telecast of Dalai Lama’s Teachings from Dharamshala

The Central Tibetan Administration CTA informed the press that there will be live webcasts of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s three teaching on Tsongkhapa’s “Concise Treatises on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment” and An Overview of the Tantra from Tsongkhapa’s...

17-Apr-2013 Dharamshala

Chabcha student protesters sentenced up to four years

Eight Tibetan students have been sentenced to varying prison terms for “illegally holding demonstration” by the Chabcha (Ch: Gonghe) County People’s Court for taking part in a demonstration that erupted on 26 November 2012 in Chabcha County in Tsolho (Ch:...

03-Apr-2013 Dharamshala

Dalai Lama hopes for change in Tibet

His Holiness the Dalai Lama  addressed Tibetans in Salugara on the devolution of his political responsibilities to the elected Tibetan leadership and efforts to resolve the issue of Tibet.His Holiness explained that it is now almost two years since he devolved...

22-Mar-2013 Dharamshala

Dalai Lama to visit Sikkim and West Bengal

His Holiness the Dalai Lama today left Dharamsala for a five-day visit to the northeastern states of Sikkim and West Bengal. His Holiness will lead a Vajrakilaya consecration prayer for a new Buddha statue followed immediately by the official inauguration...

04-Mar-2013 Dharmshala

Dalai Lama Honoured with Degree of Doctor of Philosophy

The Tibetan Spiritual Leader the Dalai Lama called upon the students to preserve India’s ancient treasure of knowledge and combine it with modern education for a better future.While delivering his convocation address at Central University of Himachal Pradesh...

21-Nov-2012 Dharamshala

Mongol-Tibetan Ties Alive and Strong, says Dalai Lama

His Holiness the Dalai Lama today during his ongoing discourse for Mongolian devotees in northern Indian town Dharamsala and said the unique millennia-old ties between Mongol and Tibetans is still alive and flourishing.“When I first visited Mongolia in 1979,...

15-Nov-2012 Dharmshala

CTA Calls for Global Solidarity Day on 10 December

The Central Tibetan Administration will be observing Global Solidarity Day on the occasion of the Human Rights Day on 10th December given the continuing wave of self-immolations with 72 Tibetans having self-immolated so far. 59 self-immolations occurred...

14-Nov-2012 Dharamshala/Tokyo

Japanese Parliamentarians Pledge Full Support for Tibet

Cutting across party lines, more than 150 Japanese parliamentarians pledged their full support to the issue of Tibet, and urged China to stop the unlawful suppression of the Tibetan people in a statement read out in front of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Japanese...

08-Nov-2012 Dharamshala

Dalai Lama today congratulated President Obama on his re-election

His Holiness the Dalai Lama today congratulated President Barack Obama on his re-election to the presidency of the United States.In his congratulatory letter, His Holiness the Dalai Lama wrote: “Please accept my congratulations on your re-election to the...

01-Oct-2012 Dharamshala

Special Meeting Vows to Fulfil Aspirations of Tibetans inside Tibet

 Exiled Tibetans pledged to make utmost efforts in getting global support to fulfill the wishes of Tibetans inside Tibet for the return of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Tibet and the restoration of freedom for Tibetans.31 recommendations on how to deal with...

01-Oct-2012 Dharamshala

Dalai Lama hopes for a new Chinese approach to Tibet 

Dalai Lama: “Relying on using force and censorship, remain a closed society… is almost like suicide”The Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, says he hopes for a new Chinese approach to Tibet with the expected change in its leadership next month.His comments...

01-Oct-2012 Dharamshala

Dalai Lama Presided Over A Grand Prayer Service

His Holiness the Dalai Lama today presided over a grand prayer service to mourn the tragic self-immolations by Tibetans against the repressive policies of the Chinese government.Heads of the four schools of Tibetan Buddhism and Bon religion took part in...

12-Jul-2012 Dharamshala

Thousands visit Tibet Expo in Shimla

The Tibet Museum of Department of Information and International Relations (DIIR) on the invitation of the Tibetan community of Shimla, showcased a rare photo exhibition at the historic Ridge, a prime tourist destination located in the heart of the state...

12-Jul-2012 Dharamshala

Dalai Lama to address Tibetan Muslim Community in Srinagar

Dalai Lama will visit Srinagar at the special invitation of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and the state government from today to  18 July.His Holiness will address the members of the Tibetan Muslim community at a special function organised by the officials...

07-Jul-2012 Dharamshala

Thousands throng His Holiness’s Birthday Celebration in Dharamsala

Thousands of joyous Tibetans, Indians and foreigners thronged the Tsuglagkhang courtyard to celebrate the 77th birth anniversary of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.Speaking on the occasion, His Holiness the Dalai Lama said, “I would like to thank all here who...

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