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18august20094

Mining project in Tibet puts human lives and environment in jeopardy

Dharamshala: Feeling grave danger to both human lives and animals because of the toxic waste from the mining work in Meldro Gungkar located near Tibet's capital Lhasa, the local Tibetan residents from Gyami township have filed a petition urging the Chinese authorities to put an immediate halt to the mining project. Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 October 2009 08:03
 
29july200910

Volunteer Tibet students use English skills to fight local pollution

Dharamshala: After years of life in exile, a group of young Tibetan refugees are learning about their power to change their environment here in India-literally. On July 29th, 20 students from Volunteer Tibet's English conversation class authored a petition to the local Tibetan government highlighting the deplorable pollution McLeod Ganj faces and offering a number of solutions to the problem. Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 July 2009 16:22
 

Many dead, several others missing in eastern Tibet landslide and flood

Dharamshala: Five people were killed, several injured and over 53 remained missing after heavy rains triggered a landslide in a remote and mountainous area of Dhartsedho county eastern Tibet (Now southwest China) on Thursday, said state-run Xinhua. Last Updated on Saturday, 25 July 2009 10:26
 

First Science Exhibition by Tibetan monastics in Dharamshala

Dharamshala: On the basis of The Library of Tibetan Works and Archives is taking place the first Science Exhibition by Monastics today as part of a year-long commemoration of 50th anniversary of the Tibetan people's uprising and establishment of the Tibetan government in exile. Six initiative groups of monks are representing six monasteries and sharing their research projects, which imply both West European scientific approach and traditional Buddhist knowledge. Last Updated on Monday, 22 June 2009 18:16
 
20june20091

Tibet drought worst in three decades: Chinese state media

Dharamshala — A drought in Tibet has intensified into the region's worst in three decades, leaving thousands of hectares parched and killing more than 13,000 head of cattle, China's state media said Saturday. Last Updated on Monday, 22 June 2009 18:33
 
6june200911

Lha Social Works Observes World Environment Day

Dharamshala: In observation of UN World Environment Day, Lha Social Works, a Charitable Trust organized a mass trash collection project Friday, June 5th, 2009 in McLeod Ganj, India.  Over 50 people, including Lha staff, volunteers, and students, gathered to spread awareness and collect trash in the main streets of the city. Last Updated on Saturday, 06 June 2009 15:20
 

From the legal standpoint, Tibet has not lost its Nationhood

From the legal standpoint, Tibet has not lost its Nationhood

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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

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