Dharamshala, India — Tibetan Cancer Society organizes an event to raise awareness of the public on cancer detection cum prevention and treatment at McLeod Ganj Main Square, Dharamshala on February 4, 2021. This event was organized on the occasion of World Cancer Day and involves a signature campaign and H-Pylori stool test to prevent stomach cancer.
Dharamshala, India — The office for the Tibetan National Sports Association (TNSA) was inaugurated under the health department by Dr Lobsang Sangay, president of Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) on February 2, 2021. He was joined by Health Minister Choekyong Wangchuk and Health Secretary Palden Dondhup, along with other members of the health department under CTA.
Dharamshala, India — “Tashi Wangchuk is released, yet he is not free as his actions will be surveilled and rights will be repressed,” said Rinzin Choedon, Tibetan Activist and National Director at Students for Free Tibet (SFT)-India. The Tibetan language rights activist was released on January 28, 2021 after serving a five-year term in prison for standing up against the ‘repression’ of the Tibetan language education in occupied Tibet.
Dharamshala, India – Dr Lobsang Sangay, president of Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) unveiled the second publication of a textbook composed by Kasur Kirti Rinpoche, named The Necklace for Intelligent Students, on January 29, 2021. It was launched by the Department of Religion and Culture, CTA in observance of the Year of Gratitude to His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
Dharamshala, India – The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) held a ceremony to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of Republic Day of India. “The government of India and the people of India have been extremely kind and considerate to the cause of Tibet for more than 60 years. We express our heartfelt gratitude to the people and government of India", said Ven Karma Gelek Yuthok, Minister for the Department of Religion and Culture at the ceremony.
Dharamshala, India — “I have no doubt that your commendable background in public service will enable you to make valuable contributions to the people of America,” wrote His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama to Kamala Harris while offering his congratulations on her election as the Vice President of the United States of America. He wrote to the Vice president on January 23, 2021.