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Sikyong of Tibet lauds administration's educational achievements

Dharamshala — The Tibetan political leader, Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay said the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) has increased from 135 scholarships to 600 this year and nurturing at least "500 professionals" annually, while recognising "Education" as one of his top priorities.

 
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Karmapa to college students: Actively seek ways to keep Tibetan identity

Dharmasala, India – In his interaction with Tibetan students from across India's Capital Delhi, the 17th Karmapa urged them to "actively seek ways to keep their Tibetan identity relevant, by giving new meaning to old customs and traditions."

 
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Spirit and culture of Tibetans will survive: A tourist's impression of Tibet

Dharamshala:- Our decision to take the controversial new train from Xining to Lhasa in 2012 tugged at my conscience, but it was the one way that we could logistically manage our trip to Tibet. And I will admit that the opportunity to watch the vast Tibetan plateau unfold before our eyes was a compelling prospect.

Last Updated on Monday, 01 December 2014 12:25
 
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A tale of a Tibetan Prisoner and the burden of fighting for freedom

Dharamshala: - Tens of thousands of people stood gazing at a group of prisoners, amongst them was Dhondup Wangyal. The crowd staring up at the stage were all from his hometown.

 
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Modern science workshop begins at Sherabling Monastery in Bir

Dharamshala: - The Department of Religion and Culture (DRC) in collaboration with Library of Tibetan Works and Archives (LTWA) has organised a two-week modern 'Science Workshop for Monks and Nuns' at Palpung Sherabling Monastery, Bir, from 18 August.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 August 2014 11:33
 
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8,000-year-old mutation helps Tibetans with high altitude land

Dharamshala: - A study led by researchers from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States has discovered the genetic reason that Tibetans can live without medical complications on the Himalayan Plateau of Tibet, which has an average elevation of 14,800 feet.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 August 2014 19:22
 

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