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17november20102

Tibetan NGO Choice: 'Advance Training on Prevention of HIV/AIDS'

Dharamshala: The week-long Advance Training on Prevention of HIV/AIDS organized by Dharamshala based NGO; CHOICE- HIV/AIDS Initiatives and funded by St Stephen's AIDS Trust (SSAT), London concluded successfully in Delhi recently. The Training was supported and facilitated by Dept of Health, CTA, Dharamshala and coordinated by SAHARA Center for Residential Care & Rehabilitation, Delhi. Over 12 trainees including doctors, nurses & HIV activists etc from 8 different regions took part in the training that commenced from 1st of November 2010 and concluded on 8th November 2010 in Delhi. Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 November 2010 16:11
 
25may20104

China’s Controversial Plans for Dam on Yarlung Tsangpo in Tibet

Dharamshala: The Brahmaputra River, or the Yarlung Tsangpo as it is known in Tibet, is the latest target of China's hydroelectric plans. The planned dam is set to be the largest in the world, greater than the Three Gorges Dam in China, and will be part of a 540 megawatts (MW) power generation project due for completion by December 2015. According to several media reports there are 28 other dams either planned or currently construction along the Yarlung Tsangpo, though China are yet to confirm these. Last Updated on Saturday, 29 May 2010 13:26

 
24april20103

China Admits Dam Construction in Tibet

Dharamshala: China has finally admitted to the construction of a dam on the Yarlung Tsangpo River. The admission follows years of denial, even after satellite images in 2009 clearly showed the construction of the dam. Last Updated on Saturday, 24 April 2010 19:14

 
22january20103

UN Climate Panel: Himalayan Glaciers Warning Not Backed Up By Evidence

Geneva - A U.N. warning that Himalayan glaciers were melting faster than any other place in the world and may be gone by 2035 was not backed up by science, U.N. climate experts said on 20 January — an admission that could energize climate change critics. Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2010 16:12

 

Gyalwang Karmapa Launches Website for Environmental Protection

Dharamshala: His Eminence the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje launched the new website dedicated to environmental protection in the Himalayan region initiated by a network of thirty-six Buddhist monasteries across India, Nepal and Bhutan.

 
24october20096

His Eminence the Karmapa Lama delivers keynote speech for International Day of Climate Action

Dharamshala: Over 4,600 events were held in more than 177 countries today marking the International Day of Climate Action sponsored by the US-based NGO 350.org, one of which took place at the Tibetan Children's Village (TCV) in McLeod Ganj, Dharamsala. The event coincided with TCV's 49th anniversary, and was co-sponsored by the Environmental and Development Desk (EED) of the Department of International Relations and the Clean Upper Dharamsala Project (CUDP) of the Tibetan Settlement Office and Tesi Environmental Awareness Movement. It consisted of a panel discussion, photo exhibition, film screening, and signature campaign. Last Updated on Saturday, 24 October 2009 18:24
 

From the legal standpoint Tibet has not lost its Nationhood

From the legal standpoint Tibet has not lost its Nationhood

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Self-immolation in Tibet terms China worst violator of human rights

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We must vote, while keeping struggle for freedom of Tibet alive

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Propaganda machine in dictator Mao's China fails its campaign on Tibet

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Society bitterly divided on Middle Way and Rangzen: Mr Rangzen

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I am here to celebrate Tibetan Culture: Victor Reyes

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Human Rights situation for Tibetan refugees in Nepal

Human Rights situation for Tibetan refugees in Nepal

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A personal encounter with three brave hearts of Tibet

A personal encounter with three brave hearts of Tibet

New Delhi — The issues taken up by the h...

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