• Sakya Head’s 60th Birthday Celebrated
    December 31, 2004
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    Sakya Head’s 60th Birthday Celebrated File Photo Dharamsala, 31 December: The 61st birthday (as per lunar calendar) of His Eminence Sakya Ghongma Rinpoche, the head of Sakya tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, was held yesterday at the Sakya Magon monastery in Rajpur, Uttranchal. More
  • Trulku’s Sentence Could be Commuted, says Official Chinese Media
    December 31, 2004
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    Trulku's Sentence Could be Commuted, says Official Chinese Media Dharamsala, 31 December: This New Year may bring a little light at the end of the tunnel for Tibetans and Tibet supporters who have been campaigning for the release of Trulku Tenzin Delek. Trulku, who awaits in the Chinese government's death row, was sentenced to death on 2 December 2002. More
  • Tibetans Pray for Tsunami Victims
    December 30, 2004
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    Tibetans Pray for Tsunami Victims Dharamsala, 30 December: The Central Tibetan Administration held an official prayer for the victims of last weekend's earthquake and subsequent Tsunami that killed thousands of people in south east Asia and Africa. More
  • Kashag, ATPD Provides Relief Money to Fire-Affected
    December 21, 2004
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    Kashag, ATPD Provides Relief Money to Fire-Affected Photo: Lee Ann Haris Dharamsala, 21 December: The Central Tibetan Administration will give 160000 rupees as relief to the families affected by yesterday's fire. This was announced by the acting Kalon Tripa Thupten Lungrik at a meeting with the members of the shopkeepers' association today. More
  • Fire Damages Tibetans’ Shops, Houses, Restaurants
    December 20, 2004
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    Fire Damages Tibetans' Shops, Houses, Restaurants Photo: Lobsang Wangyal Dharamsala, 20 December: A massive fire broke out this morning around 3.30 in McLeod Ganj setting ablaze nine shops, a restaurant, a hotel cum restaurant, an office and five residential houses, all belonging to Tibetans. More
  • His Holiness Remembers Dr. Peter Lindegger
    December 16, 2004
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    His Holiness Remembers Dr. Peter Lindegger Dharamsala, 16 December: Dr. Peter Lindegger, passed away on Saturday, 11 December of a heart attack at his home in Winterthur, according to information received from the Office of Tibet in Geneva. He was 72 years of age. His Holiness the Dalai Lama will remember Dr. Peter Lindegger in his prayers. More
  • Kalon Tripa to Inaugurate National Conference of Indo-Tibet Friendship Society
    December 16, 2004
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    Kalon Tripa to Inaugurate National Conference of Indo-Tibet Friendship Society Dharamsala, 16 December: Under the presidentship of the former speaker of the Indian Parliament Shri Rabi Ray, the All India Convention of India-Tibet Friendship Society will be held in Jodhpur from 25-27 December, according to a release from Mr. Manoj Singh, Organising Secretary of the India-Tibet Friendship Society. More
  •   STATEMENT
    Statement of the Kashag on the 15th Anniversary of the Conferment of the Nobel Peace Prize to His Holiness the Dalai Lama, 10 December 2004
    December 10, 2004
     
    Statement of the Kashag on the 15th Anniversary of the Conferment of the Nobel Peace Prize to His Holiness the Dalai Lama, 10 December 2004 Today, on this special occasion of the 15th anniversary of the conferment of the Nobel Peace Prize to His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the World Human Rights day, the Kashag - on behalf of all the Tibetans inside and outside Tibet - would like to offer its deep More
  • Tibetans to Celebrate 70th Birthday of His Holiness With Various Programmes
    December 3, 2004
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    Tibetans to Celebrate 70th Birthday of His Holiness With Various Programmes Dharamsala 3 December: Tibetans both in and outside Tibet will celebrate the 70th birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama through a series of religious, social, educational and health programmes as a mark of their heartfelt appreciation for His Holiness the Dalai Lama for the quality of leadership he provides to the 6 mill More
  • Protests Mark End of Trulku’s Execution Reprieve
    December 2, 2004
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    Protests Mark End of Trulku's Execution Reprieve Dharamsala 2 December: With the Tibetans and their supporters worldwide staging a series of demonstrations, signature campaigns, candle light vigils and hunger strikes for Trulku Tenzin Delek's release the two-year reprieve of the Tibetan philanthropist's execution ended yesterday if calculated from the day the sentence was passed. More
  • Tibetan And Indian Parliamentarians Demand Trulku’s Release
    December 2, 2004
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    Tibetan And Indian Parliamentarians Demand Trulku's Release Dharamsala 2 December: The Assembly of the Tibetan People's Deputies and the All Party Indian Parliamentary Forum for Tibet jointly expressed their deep anguish and concern over the impending death sentence of Trulku Tenzin Delek whose two-year reprieve ended yesterday. More
  • His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Grace Offering Ceremony
    November 30, 2004
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    His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Grace Offering Ceremony Dharamsala 30 November: As an outcome of divinations conducted by lamas in reliance upon deities, the Kashag will hold an official prayer offering at the sacred site of Bodhgaya on 25 January 2005 (the fifteenth day of the twelveth Tibetan lunar month) to mark the holy wood monkey year. More
  • His Holiness Leaves for Kalmykia
    November 29, 2004
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    His Holiness Leaves for Kalmykia Dharamsala 29 November: The Buddhist citizens of Kalmykia were jubilant, as their long awaited dream of twelve years has finally come true. His Holiness the Dalai Lama yesterday left Dharamsala on a three - day visit to the Russian Republic of Kalmykia, a Buddhist dominated region in Russia. More
  • Tibet Justice Center Helps Achieve Moratorium on Genetically Modified Organisms
    November 24, 2004
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    Tibet Justice Center Helps Achieve Moratorium on Genetically Modified Organisms Dharamsala 24 November: Tibet Justice Center, working closely with the Ecological Society of the Philippines and member delegates at the IUCN 2004 World Conservation Congress, helped pass a moratorium on Monday on the further release of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) until such time that they can be demonstrated More
  • Organic Bounty in Tibetan Settlements
    November 24, 2004
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    Organic Bounty in Tibetan Settlements New York 24 November: As the sowing season approached this year, a small number of farmers in the Tibetan settlements of South India turned their backs on chemical fertilizers and hybrid seeds in favour of organic farming and indigenous seeds. More
  • Snow Lion And Dragon: Can They Coexist In Harmony?
    November 22, 2004
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    Tibetan Bulletin - Nov-Dec. 2004Snow Lion And Dragon: Can They Coexist In Harmony?_____________________________By Tendar______________________________      In the years 2002 and 2003, we saw a glimmer of hope for dialogue between Tibetans and the Chinese government, when the latter hosted two visits by His Holiness the Dalai Lama's delegation. The first visit took place in September 2002. More
  • Tibet Justice Center Holds Roundtable Discussion at the IUCN
    November 22, 2004
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    Tibet Justice Center Holds Roundtable Discussion at the IUCN Mekong flows from Tibet through China, Burma, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam Dharamsala 22 November: Tibet Justice Center, a non-governmental organisation based in the US, held a roundtable discussion, 'water for human development' Friday at the third International Union for Conservation of Nature (now called World Conservation Co More
  • Kalon Tripa to Visit Varanasi, Delhi
    November 20, 2004
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    Kalon Tripa to Visit Varanasi, Delhi Dharamsala 20 November: Kalon Tripa Samdhong Rinpoche who is in Chauntra for the inaugural function of the Dzongsar Shedra monastery will leave for Varanasi later today. Rinpoche will speak to the students of the Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies, Varanasi on 22 November. More
  • European Parliament Passes Resolution on Trulku, Tibet
    November 19, 2004
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    European Parliament Passes Resolution on Trulku, Tibet Dharamsala 19 November: A resolution calling for an immediate review of Trulku Tenzin Delek's case and commuting of his death sentence was passed in the European Parliament yesterday. More
  • His Holiness Visits Chauntra
    November 19, 2004
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    His Holiness Visits Chauntra Dharamsala 19 November: His Holiness the Dalai Lama left Dharamsala this morning on a three-day visit to Chauntra Tibetan settlement in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh. After receiving a long life prayer offering, His Holiness will inaugurate the newly built Dzongsar Shedra monastery today. More