• Samdhong Rinpoche’s appeal to Morgan Stanley
    December 8, 2001
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    SAMDHONG RINPOCHE'S APPEAL TO MORGAN STANLEY 8 December, 2001: Dear Mr. Purcell, The Central Tibetan Administration is deeply concerned about your brokering of Chalco's initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange on December 11, 2001. Chalco's operations in Tibet will negatively impact the Tibetan ecosystem as well as the Tibetan people. More
  • His Holiness concludes visit with message of peace
    November 30, 2001
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    His Holiness concludes visit with message of peace Wednesday, 23 April 2008, 12:14 p.m. File photo of His Holiness the Dalai Lama Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama concluded his US visit on Tuesday with a message of peace at the Colgate University in Hamilton, New York. More
  • An appeal for drought hit Tibetan refugees
    November 16, 2001
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    AN APPEAL FOR HELP 16 November, 2001: The farmers of Doeguling Tibetan Settlement, Mundgod, Karnataka State, are badly hit by lack of rain this year, prompting the State Governmentto declare the whole area of Mundgod as drought affected region. The near-total crop failure has left many of them debt ridden. More
  • Celebration of two anniversaries for His Holiness the Dalai Lama
    November 14, 2001
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    Celebration of two anniversaries for His Holiness the Dalai Lama His Holiness at 50th Anniversary of His Assumption of State Responsibility, Tsuglag Khang, Dharamsala, India. Dec. 05, 2000 (Photo: Wendy Jarrah) 14 November, 2001: A three-day grand celebration is planned at the conclusion of the 50th anniversary of His Holiness the Dalai Lama's Assumption of State Responsibility. More
  • Text of Speech by His Holiness the Dalai Lama to the European Parliament
    October 24, 2001
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    Speech of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to the European Parliament 24 October, 2001: Madame Speaker, Honourable Members of the Parliament, ladies and gentlemen. It is a great honour for me to address the European Parliament. More
  • His Holiness the Dalai Lama congratulates UN
    October 15, 2001
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    His Holiness the Dalai Lama congratulates UN 15 October, 2001: His Excellency Mr. Kofi Annan Secretary-General UNITED NATIONS New York, NY U.S.A October 13, 2001 Your Excellency, I am extremely happy to learn that Your Excellency and the United Nations have been jointly awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize. Please accept my warmest congratulations. More
  • Tibet under Communist China- 50 Years, a book by DIIR (09.26.2001)
    September 26, 2001
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      Tibet under Communist China-50 Years a new book by DIIR Dharamsala Sept 26, 2001: Tibet under Communist China-50 Years, a new book was recently released by Department of Information and International Relations (DIIR), Central Tibetan Administration. This book gives an exhaustive account of the change of attitude of Beijing to one of its colonies. More
  • Assembly elects new Chairman
    September 21, 2001
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    Assembly elects new Chairman Dharamsala Sept 21, 2001: The new Chairman of the Assembly of Tibetan People's Deputies, Mr. Karma Choephel, took his oath of office today from His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Karma Choephel was earlier elected as one of the deputies from U-Tsang Province in the exile Parliament. After finishing his studies from Central School for Tibetans, Mussorie, Mr. More
  • Kalon Tripa Samdhong Rinpoche forms his Kashag
    September 20, 2001
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    Kalon Tripa Samdhong Rinpoche forms his Kashag 20 September, 2001: After the swearing in ceremony of the new Kalons (members of the Kashag, the highest executive body of the Tibetan Administration) this morning by His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, the portfolios of the Kalons were announced. More
  • Tibetan Parliament unanimously approves Samdhong Rinpoche’s Kashag
    September 19, 2001
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    Tibetan Parliament unanimously approves Samdhong Rinpoche's Kashag Dharamsala September 19, 2001: On the first day of the 2nd Session of the 13th Assembly of Tibetan People's Deputies, the Deputies unanimously approved three Kalons (members of the Kashag, the highest executive body of the Tibetan Administration) as proposed by the new-elected Kalon Tripa, or Chairman of the Kashag, Prof. More
  • His Holiness the Dalai Lama leads special prayer for US tragedy victims
    September 13, 2001
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    His Holiness the Dalai Lama leads special prayer for US tragedy victims 13 September, 2001: His Holiness the Dalai Lama with Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche, the Chairman of the Cabinet, and other Tibetan officials and monks at Tsuklag Khang, Dharamsala, India. September 12, 2001. More
  • His Holiness’ condolence message to the President of the United States of America
    September 12, 2001
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    His Holiness' condolence message to the President of the United States of America 12 September, 2001: Your Excellency, I am deeply shocked by the terrorist attacks that took place involving four apparently hijacked aircrafts and the immense devastation these caused. More
  • Samdhong Rinpoche is the new Kalon Tripa
    August 20, 2001
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    IT IS SAMDHONG RINPOCHE 20 August, 2001: The result of the election of Kalon Tripa or the Chair of the Kashag was declared today making Venerable Samdhong Rinpoche Lobsang Tenzin the first elected Kalon Tripa of the Tibetan Government in exile. More
  • Statement by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
    August 7, 2001
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    STATEMENT OF HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA 7 August, 2001: I regret that in spite of the clarification my office had issued yesterday regarding the comments I had made at the conference in Chennai organised by the Akhil Bharat Rachnatmak Samaj there is a great deal of speculation from various quarters about my stand on the status of Kashmir. More
  • Tibetans elect their head of the government
    July 30, 2001
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    Tibetans Elect their Head of the Government Dharamsala July 29 2001: The final round of the direct election to elect the head of the Tibetan Government-in-exile got underway yesterday to elect the Kalon Tripa or Chair of the Kashag. More
  • China, IOC try to shut out human rights concerns, Tibetans continue opposition despite restrictions
    July 13, 2001
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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: China, IOC try to shut out human rights concerns, Tibetans continue opposition despite restrictions 13 July, 2001: (Moscow) Two human rights advocates were briefly detained by police this afternoon for passing out leaflets listing questions for the IOC to consider regarding Beijing's controversial bid to host the 2008 Olympic Games. More
  • Eight Tibetans arrested in Moscow
    July 12, 2001
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    Eight Arrested as Tibetans Demonstrate Opposition to Beijing's Olympics Bid July 11, 2001 (Moscow): Five Tibetans and a Swiss supporter were arrested outside the Hotel Ukraine in Moscow when they attempted to unfurl a banner declaring opposition to Beijing's bid to host the 2008 Olympic Games. Two journalists were apparently also arrested at the time. More
  • BP’s inclusion in FTSE4Good index “inappropriate”
    July 11, 2001
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      BP's inclusion in FTSE4Good index "inappropriate" 11 July, 2001: Tibet campaigners have expressed their disappointment that BP, a company with investments in the exploitation of Tibetan natural resources, is listed in the ethical index, FTSE4Good, which announced its constituents earlier today. More
  • Tibetan national football team to play in Switzerland and Germany
    July 7, 2001
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    TIBETAN TEAM TO PLAY IN SWITZERLAND AND GERMANY 7 July, 2001: The Tibetan national football team from the Tibetan National Football Association(TNFA) would be arriving at Horgen, Swiss on 8th July 2001. A Football match has been fixed on 8th July 2001 at 17:00 Hrs at Allmend Sportplatz, Horgen, Switzerland. More
  • Tibetans celebrate His Holiness’ 66th birthday
    July 7, 2001
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    TIBETANS CELEBRATE HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA'S 66th BIRTHDAY Dharamsala, 6 July 2001: Tibetan refugee community in Dharamsala celebrated the 66th birthday of his Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama with songs, dances and other cultural events. The day started with sangsol or ritual purification ceremony which was attended by about a thousand tibetans and a sprinkling of western tourist. More