Dharamshala: The Indo-Tibetan Friendship Society in south India will host the World Conscience Day on Monday (6 July) to commemorate the 74th birthday of Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the online edition of The Times of India reported on 2 June.
Dharamshala: A delegation of six parliamentary members representing the Australian All-Party Parliamentary Group for Tibet presently on a visit to Dharamshala, met the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama yesterday. During today's press conference, the delegation expressed its intention to learn more about the challenges facing the Tibetan people today.
Taipei: July 6, 2009 is His Holiness the Dalai Lama's 74th birthday. Tibetans and Buddhist followers in Taiwan have organized a series of activities to celebrate the birthday of His Holiness "H.H the Dalai Lama's Religious Foundation of Taiwan" will lead the events. From July 4 to July 30, they have planned an exhibition of Tibetan culture "Snow led the soul for half a century." The special events include offering long life prayers to His Holiness the Dalai Lama, lectures on cultural and heritage, and films such as historical documentaries of Tibet. The exhibition will display a history of modern Tibet in the past 50 years.
Dharamshala: Ven. Ngawang Woebar, the director of the ex-political Tibetan prisoners organization, "Gu-Chu-Sum Movement" held a press conference today to observe the 'International Day in support of Victims of Torture.' The released statement said "International Day in Support of Victims of Torture is observed every year on June 26 as on that day in 1987, the United Nation's Convention against Torture came into effect.
Dharamsala: 29 July at the press-conference held in Dharamsala a nongovernmental organization labelled Sambad Nepal drew forth it's statement concerning the future of Tibetan refugees in Pokhara. Before that two representatives of the organization together with its Chairperson Nilkantha Sharma had a string of meetings with officials of Tibetan Government in Exile - His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Tibetan prime minister, Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche, the Speaker for Tibetan Parliament Penpa Tsering, and the Minister of Information and International Relations Kelsang Takla.
Dharamshala: Thirty-five Tibetans, including eight women, were arrested by Nepal police today near the Nepal-China border as they tried to cross over and stage a protest march in Tibet. "There is no peace in Tibet," one of the protesters told IANS. "People are being killed and tortured. Though we are Tibetans we can't return to our own land."
Dharamshala: Chinese famous writer Mr. Wang Li Xiong is on his 2 months trip in Dharamshala, where the Tibetan Government in exile based for last 50 years, he spoke about Tibet issues at a panel discussion which organized by Tibetan writers "Tibetan Pen". Titles such as Reflections on Tibet, Discussion with the Dalai Lama, and The Fate of Tibet are attributed to a widely know Chinese intellectual, Wang Li Xiong.