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Dharamshala — His Holiness the Dalai Lama received the Lord Buddha's sacred Kapilawasthu relics and paid homage to it. Then he interacted with Sri Lankan delegation led by Venerable Waskaduwe Mahindawamsa Nayaka Thero of the Raja Guru Shri Subuti Mahavihara Monastery of Sri Lanka and Dr. Damenda Porage of the Sri Lankan Tibetan Buddhist Brotherhood Society, April 4,2024, at his residence in Dharamshala.

Dharamshala — His Holiness the Dalai Lama, spiritual leader of Tibet, wrote to Ms. Tsai Ing-wen, President of Taiwan, the Republic of China, to express his sadness to learn of the loss of life and extensive devastation of property and infrastructure that has taken place during a powerful earthquake off the east coast of Taiwan.

Washington, D.C.— U.S. Representatives James P. McGovern and Young Kim unveiled a novel Congressional resolution on March 11, 2024, championing the protracted plight of the people of Tibet, whose fundamental human rights face incessant jeopardy at the hands of the government of China. The resolution commemorates the 65th anniversary of Uprising Day of Tibet, observed on March 10, 1959, and denounces the egregious human rights violations entwined with a pernicious hydroelectric dam initiative in Dege County, eastern Tibet.

Dharamshala — His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama said, 'Whether they are religious or not, there are growing numbers of people who appreciate that we can bring peace to the world by first achieving peace within.' The remark was made when attended a Long-Life Prayer offered to him by the Toepa Association and Purang people at the Main Tibetan Temple in Dharamshala, HP, India, on April 3, 2024.

Dharamshala — A two-day conference on Tibetan-Mongolian Relations kicked off in Dharamshala on Monday. Telo Rinpoche, Representative from the Office of Tibet, Moscow, said: "Tibet's oldest friend and ally is Mongolia, but sometimes we forget our friends. There are bound to be many challenges, but we must face them and renew our relationship."

Seventh Session of the 17th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile Concluded on March 29, 2024. Photo: TPiE

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Dharamshala — The 7th extraordinary budgetary session (budgetary session) of the 17th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile (TPiE) for the fiscal year 2024-2025 was convened, meticulously organised, and conducted from March 18 to 29, 2024.

Yet another peaceful protest, attended by about a hundred Tibetans, was held on March 23, 2024, at Martin Place in the Sydney metropolitan area, to condemn the severe crackdown by the Chinese government on Tibetans in Derge, Kham Province of Tibet.

Canberra – Australian Tibetans and supporters including politicians and activists rallied outside the Chinese Embassy, urging the Australian government not to overlook the deteriorating human rights situation in Tibet. They reiterated their strong message that the Tibetan struggle remains vibrant and will persist until Tibet achieves freedom.

Geneva — At the 55th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, the European Union, in its statement on the human rights situation around the world, expressed its concern at the extremely serious human rights situation in Tibet and condemned the Chinese boarding schools for Tibetan children and the taking of DNA samples from Tibetans.

Dharamshala, India — His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama on Tuesday expressed condolences to families of those who lost their lives due to heavy rain in Bihar State.

Taipei — On the occasion of the 25th year enforced disappearance of 11th Panchen Lama, Gendun Choekyi Nyima, the Tibetan Community Association in Taiwan through peace protest demanded China to swiftly release the 11th Panchen Lama.

Washington D.C. — President of the Tibetan government in-Exile met Congressman Jim McGovern in Washington D.C., the capital of United States, on Thursday, thanking him for sponsoring the Tibetan policy and support act.

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