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Despite wide criticism, hundreds more expelled from Larung Gar, Tibet

Dharamshala — As official demolition of Larung Gar Buddhist Academy in Serta County in eastern Tibet continues, Chinese authorities have unlawfully expelled hundreds more monks and nuns from the Larung Gar Buddhist Academy, leaving many of those left behind fainting and in tears over the forced patriotic reeducation in Tibet.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 January 2017 18:04
 
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Tibetan teen detained, beaten after peaceful protest in Tibet

Dharamshala — Chinese police in Sichuan’s Ngaba county have allegedly detained and beaten a young Tibetan last week after he conducted a solo protest calling for Tibetan freedom in the eighth such protest reported in the county so far this year, sources said.

Last Updated on Monday, 26 December 2016 14:22
 
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Climate change likely caused deadly 2016 avalanches in Tibet: Report

Dharamshala — A deadly avalanche that dumped 70 million tons of ice into a valley below the mountains of western Tibet this summer was likely the result of climate change, researchers warn.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 December 2016 13:49
 
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China forces Tibet's Larung Gar students to pass political exam

Dharamshala  — Chinese authorities in the southwestern province of Sichuan, Northeastern Tibet, have apparently tightened restrictions on anyone planning to study at the Larung Gar Buddhist Academy, allegedly forcing any potential students to first pass a 'political examination' administered by the police.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 December 2016 12:56
 
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Tibetan self-immolator calls for freedom in Tibet, democracy in China

Dharamshala — Tibetan father of three Tashi Rabten, who set himself alight on Thursday in Machu County, north-eastern Tibet, died on the same day, left a letter behind which explains his actions.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 December 2016 16:04
 
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Tibetan father of three died after setting himself on fire in Tibet

Dharamshala — Sources from Tibet confirmed that a Tibetan father of three, named Tashi Rabten died after setting himself on fire, saying he called for the return of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the release of Panchen Gendün Chökyi Nyima, as he set himself on fire.

Last Updated on Sunday, 11 December 2016 11:14
 

'I'll live for 100 yrs:' Tibetan leader reaffirms at final day of Kalachakra

'I'll live for 100 yrs:' Tibetan leader reaffirms at final day of Kalachakra

Bodh Gaya — “You are making this Long Lif...

Swiss arrests Tibet protesters in capital Bern during Xi's visit

Swiss arrests Tibet protesters in capital Bern during Xi's visit

Bern — Swiss police detained 32 Tibetan ...

Tibetan leader bestows preliminary empowerment at Kalachakra

Tibetan leader bestows preliminary empowerment at Kalachakra

Bodh Gaya — His Holiness the Dalai Lama ...

Sikyong pays tribute to His Holiness, Indian govt. for Kalachakra

Sikyong pays tribute to His Holiness, Indian govt. for Kalachakra

Bodh Gaya — Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay, i...

Tibetan youth bring 'Service to people' at Kalachakra initiation

Tibetan youth bring 'Service to people' at Kalachakra initiation

Bodh Gaya — With the commencement of His...

Tibetan Parliament appeals UN to reaffirm its commitment on Tibet

Tibetan Parliament appeals UN to reaffirm its commitment on Tibet

Dharamshala — The Tibetan parliament-in-...

Tibetan leader arrives in Bodhgaya, offers prayers at Mahabodhi Temple

Tibetan leader arrives in Bodhgaya, offers prayers at Mahabodhi Temple

Bodh Gaya, Bihar — His Holiness the Dala...

Tibetan leader concludes teaching with Russian Buddhists in Delhi

Tibetan leader concludes teaching with Russian Buddhists in Delhi

New Delhi — His Holiness concluded his t...