The Dalai Lama Temple Closed Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Amid the growing concerns over the Coronavirus outbreak, the Main Tibetan Temple called as Dalai Lama Temple in Dharamshala will remain closed. In a circular published by the Office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama (OHHDL) on Tuesday, the temple will be closed as a precautionary measure from the health scare gripping the world today.

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CTA Issues Guidelines to Tibetans Over Coronavirus Outbreak

The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) in Dharamshala has issued guidelines to Tibetans over Coronavirus Outbreak. A seven point guideline issued by the Tibetan administration in exile requested the community and its organizations to cancel all public events for at least month. This includes closure of schools, creches and other institutes.

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Coronavirus Outbreak: Tibetan Parliament in Exile Session Curtailed to 1 Day

Due to impact of Coronavirus outbreak, the Tibetan Parliament in Exile session has been curtailed to just one day. The planned ten day budget session of the exile parliament is being carried out within one day due to the health scare affecting world wide. There are more than 120 confirmed cases of the virus infection in the host country India.

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A Tibetan Girl Awarded Gold Medal by a University in India

A Tibetan girl has been awarded a gold medal by a university in India. According to a report by the Department of Education, Central Tibetan Administration in Dharamsala, another Tibetan girl has been awarded with a gold medal. This is a continuous streak of Tibetan girls bagging gold medals from various universities in India.

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Tibet and Syria Ranked Least Free Countries for 5th Time

Tibet and Syria has been marked the least free countries in the world for the fifth time. With a score of 1 and 0 out of 100 for political rights and civil liberties, while Syria is ranked as the least free country, Tibet is ranked the second least free country in the world today. This is the fifth consecutive year with signs of improvement in these countries.

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Tibetan Schools Extend Holidays by 2 Months Amid Coronavirus Scare

The largest Tibetan educational institute in exile has extended the holidays by at least two months amid the coronavirus scare. The Tibetan Children’s Village has announced the extension of the winter vacation of their schools by another two months. Students below eight standard studying at its schools have been told to return home until further notice.

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Shimla Govt to Rehabilitate Tibetan Families to Permanent Houses from Shacks

The Himachal Pradesh cabinet in a recent meeting has approved the project to rehabilitate Tibetan families living in shacks to permanent houses by Shimla authorities. According to the local reports, 71 Tibetan refugee families will be shifted and rehabilitated from Sanjauli to Maliana or Mehli area under the Prime Minister Awas Yojna.

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Tibetan Girl Wins A University Senate Election in US

A Tibetan girl has won in a US University Senate election and it is a great victory owing to Tibetans. The Tibetan girl contested in the elections and got elected in a tightly fought senate contest in one of the vibrant campuses in the United States. The University Senate elections took place between February 18 – 21 this year.

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