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Dharamshala, India — Men-Tsee-Khang, an organisation established to preserve the traditional arts of Tibetan medicine and astrology has signed an agreement with Manipur International University (MIU) that will provide the medical institute a land of 2,500 acres to establish a Center, in imphal collaborative to preserve, protect, promote and propagate Sowa-Rigpa.
Dharamshala, India – As media reported the first suspected case of the coronavirus in Central Tibet, President of the Central Tibetan Administration, previously known as the Gadan Phodrang, the Government of Tibet, strongly urged the Tibetans inside Tibet to strictly follow the basic protective measures against the new coronavirus.
London, UK – The London-based "Free Tibet" campaign group is calling for action on a growing climate crisis in Tibet and the Himalayas with the launch of a new campaign recently. The group said in a press release that they call for Tibetans to be recognised as being on the “frontline” of climate change.
Dharamshala, India —A number of firsthand accounts of sexual assault against women in exiled Tibetan communities in north India have reportedly surfaced with the campaign against Gender-Based Violence initiated by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD).
Dharamshala —Tibetan high school students, joined by supporters of all ages walked and chanted through Dharamshala's streets on Friday as part of a globally-coordinated climate movement.
New Delhi — “These days, scientists tell us that basic human nature is compassionate. We are social animals who depend on the community in which we live. So we need to cultivate a sense of oneness of 7 billion human beings,” the spiritual leader of Tibet said, speaking to a gathering of diplomats, academics, intellectuals, and media, in India.
Nagano City, Japan — From September 14-16, the Kikisoso Tibet Festival will provide a forum for Tibetans throughout Japan to escape urban life and celebrate Tibetan culture with Japanese supporters. It is the fifth independently organized festival by the couple Genyen Tenzin and Shoko Yanagida. For two nights, festival participants will sleep in tents in the outdoor venue, enjoying the Nagano environment reminiscent of Dharamsala and experiencing Buddhist teachings and cultural exhibitions.
Dharamshala, India — Involving extraordinary horsemanship and talents, Tibet is known as the Roof of the World has numerous ancient Sports and Games. People of Tibet also additionally play a large number of the other progressively modern sports that the world plays today. Sports such as polo, horse racing, horsemanship, archery, wrestling, two-man tug of war and yak racing are some of the Tibetan sports they play to date.
Dharamshala, India — Located in Sidhpur, a suburb of Dharamshala, about 30 minutes from Mcleodganj, stands the Norbulingka Institute. The institute, erected for the revival of Tibetan culture and art, stands tall and proud.
Dharamshala, India — Thukpa is a very popular dish in the Indian subcontinent, with its origins tracing back to centuries when Tibetan people consumed it to keep themselves warm in sub-zero temperatures in Tibet. Today, it has become one of the most appealing immigrant foods in India along with momos.