Tag Archives: Exile Tibetans

  • Online platform launched for candidates for exile Tibetan elections

    As the exile Tibetan elections for their political leader and representatives in the Parliament approaches in a few months, a group of Tibetans have created a website as a platform to know their candidates better. ...

  • “Rookie of the Year Award” goes to Tibetan-American entrepreneurs

    Two young Tibetan-American entrepreneurs, Phil Dhargyal and Tenzin Jigme, won the 2020 “Rookie of the Year Award” from the PuroClean Company on 17 June. ...

  • Tibetan settlements and schools in India to remain in lockdown till 5 June

    President of CTA Lobsang Sangay has ordered lockdown of the Tibetan settlements, schools, and monasteries across India till 5 June to prevent infection, while Prime Minister Modi has extended India's curfew to remain home to 17 May. ...

  • 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. ...