Tag Archives: Exile Tibetans

  • Europe representative Thupten Wangchen relieved of Parliament post

    The Tibetan Parliament-in-exile has relieved European Tibetan representative in the House Thubten Wangchen for failing to attend two successive sessions, and has announced next-in-line Wangpo Tethong as his replacement. ...

  • Miss Tibet Pageant 2020 cancelled due to Coronavirus

    The Miss Tibet Pageant 2020 has been cancelled due to the global Coronavirus pandemic, organisers said in a press release. The 2020 Pageant was to be held in McLeod Ganj from 5 to 7 June. ...

  • Lobsang Tendar Ngamring Ngodup Dongchung is my Sikyong candidate for 2021

    Given his experience, sincerity, understanding of the need for a unified Tibet, and genuine trust placed in him by all Tibetans, Kasur Ngodup Dongchung is the most eligible and suitable to be the Sikyong of 2021. ...

  • Tibetan exiles to spend 2,750 million rupees for fiscal 2020-21

    Unlike the usual budget session of 10 days, the 9th session of the House was conducted in one day due to orders by the local Indian authorities not to have gatherings of more than four people considering the coronavirus epidemic. ...

  • Tibetan Parliament-in-exile reduces budget session to one day

    The upcoming 10-day budget session of the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile has been reduced to only a day’s affair following the imposition of Section 144 of India’s Criminal Procedure Code announced by the Kangra Deputy Commissioner. ...

  • McLeod Ganj bus station, used mostly by Tibetans, continues to be closed

    McLeod Ganj, a Himalayan village in northern India, is known as the abode of the Dalai Lama, and the headquarters of the Tibetans in exile. But the McLeod Ganj bus station has been closed for private buses since May last year. ...

  • Tibetans call on China to change its hardline policy in Tibet

    Despite the coronavirus scare, Tibetans gathered together in McLeod Ganj for the most important annual Tibetan event, marking the Tibetan uprising of 10 March 1959 against the invading Chinese. ...

  • Tibetans to march on Uprising anniversary despite coronavirus scare

    Exile Tibetans are marking the 10 March anniversary of the 1959 Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule at their base in McLeod Ganj despite the coronavirus scare. The route has been changed to grounds near Lower TCV School. ...

  • Tsering Passang Why I am supporting Lobsang Nyandak for Sikyong 2021

    I believe Kasur Lobsang Nyandak is the right candidate at the right time for the Central Tibetan Administration. I hope there will be many like-minded friends who will give their vital backing in the forthcoming election. ...

  • Coronavirus concern comes to Himalayas; Tibetans take action

    As concern over the new coronavirus reaches the Himalayas, including the village of McLeod Ganj, the capital of the Tibetan diaspora, the exile Tibetan community is taking precautionary measures. ...