Dharamshala: Cabinet of Central Tibetan administration and Tibetan Parliament in exile have congratulated Mr George Fernandes, a long term supporter of the Tibetan people and His Holiness the Dalai Lama, on his election to the Upper House, Rajya Sabha.

Dharamshala: Tenzin Lhudup, vice president of the Tibetan constituency in France, recently paid a visit to Dharamshala and shared with the Tibet Post his experiences and ideas about Tibetans' lifetsyle in France. Lhudup's opinions were backed by his authority as former singer and well-known business man from Paris, the French capital and one of the world's cultural epicenters, who additionally took part in the most of the political and cultural events there over the last 17 years and is working to further the development of the 700-person Tibetan community in France. He spoke about the important issues such as Tibetans' efforts to preserve the basic tenets of their identity: culture, customs, language, and religion.

Dharamshala: A crowd of 300 Tibetans and Tibetan supporters including Ms. Dolma Gyari, the deputy speaker of Tibetan Parliament in exile gathered at the main temple in Dharamshala, to pay their respect to Former Union Minister, Shri George Fernandes, Shri Ajay Singh, former Deputy Union Minister along with his wife and say thank you India for hosting the Tibetan community in exile the past 50 years.  Tibetan NGO’s Gun-Chu-Sum, Tibetan Women’s Association, Students for Free Tibet, Tibetan Youth Congress, and the National Democrat Party of Tibet, sponsored the event.

Dharamshala: Hundreds of Tibetans including monks and nuns living in exile in India celebrated the 25th birthday of His Holiness 17th Gyalwa Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorjee with long-life prayers in Dharamshala Yesterday. Monks of Rumtek Monastery in Sikkim also celebrated his 25th Birth-day anniversary.

Dharamshala:  Recognising the indomitable courage and spirit of Tibetans living in Tibet to speak up against the Chinese government's oppression and wrong policies in Tibet, the members of standing committee of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile yesterday honoured the Tibetans who took part in the peaceful protests in Tibet last year, and later escaped to India following China's brutal crackdown.

Dharamsala: His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje, today, appealed to his fellow Tibetans not to harm wildlife, at an awareness event organised today in Dharamshala, India by Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) and Care for the Wild International (CWI).

Dharamsala: Six members representing four parties of Nepali Parliament paid a visit to Dharamsala, India where the Tibetan government in exile is based for the last 50 years. During the yesterday's press-conference the delegation expressed its intention to soon held a discussion on the rights of Tibetan refugees in the constitution of Nepal.

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