Former Special Envoy to Dalai Lama, Lodi Gyari Passes Away

Lodi Gyaltsen Gyari or Lodi Gyari widely known as Gyari Rinpoche who has been under treatment for liver cancer in San Francisco has been reported to have passed away on early Monday in US. One of the most well known leaders in the Tibetan exile was also a former special envoy to His Holiness the Dalai Lama during various rounds of talks with China.

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CTA Calls for Aid to Restore Rs. 300 Lacs Loss Due to Cyclone in Tibetan Settlement in Odisha

A representative from the Central Tibetan Administration in Dharamshala following a visit to the Tibetan settlement in Odisha made a joint assessment of the damage caused by Cyclone Titli that affected the region on October 10. According to the assessment report, the CTA has called for an aid of Rs. 300 Lacs to restore the loss of incurred by the Tibetans in the settlement.

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Tollywood Actress Blessed by the Dalai Lama on her Birthday

Tollywood actress Poonam Kaur Lal expressed her gratitude on her social media page on Monday for having received the blessings of the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama on her 32nd birthday. The Telugu actress has received blessings from His Holiness at the later’s residence in Dharamshala on Sunday.

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Cyclone in Odhisha Severely Affects the Tibetan Settlement

A very severe cyclone with winds having speed upto 150 Kmph on Thursday morning swept through the Eastern Coast of the country affecting people in Andra Pradesh and Odisha. The Cyclone Titli has also impacted the Tibetan settlement in the state of Odhisha damaging houses, roads and power grids as well as an extensive cover of farms.

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Two Karmapas Meet for the First Time in France, Issues Joint Statement

The two Karmapas, His Holiness the Ogyen Trinley Dorjee and Thaye Dorjee in a very surprisingly fortunate development met together for the first time in a rural part of France recently where they discussed about working together in the future. Following the historic meeting, the two issued a joint statement in three languages.

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Restricting Visitors Access to Tibet to Protect Its Environment: Chinese Ambassador

Hiding behind the veneer of Environment Protection, Chinese Ambassador to USA sought to explain the restrictions on foreign visitors to Tibet. Speaking to a US broadcaster during an interview, Chinese Ambassador to the US Mr. Cui stated that high altitude of Tibet and its delicate environmental balance are the reasons why it regulates the number of visitors to the restive region.

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Karmapa Acquires Foreign Passport, India Wants His Return

The 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje, the spiritual head of the Kagyue sect of Tibetan Buddhism during his extended stay in the United States is reported to have acquire a foreign passport for ease of travel across the world. The Indian government has also requested the Tibetan leader to return to his temporal abode in India as per the wish of his followers.

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Tibetans Contribute in Relief Works of Kerala Flood

While the state of Kerala in India is recovering hard from the devastation caused by the unprecedented flood during the peak of the monsoon season this year, Tibetan communities across the country too collaborated their efforts to gather supports in the relief works to bring back normalcy in the state.

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Tibetans Hold Cleanliness Drive Across India on Gandhi Jayanti

On the 150th birth anniversary Mahatma Gandhi, the Tibetans dwelling across India held cleanliness drives joining the largest cleanliness movement in the world, Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan. The cleanliness drive was also carried out as a scheduled program of the Central Tibetan Administration’s year long Thank You India campaign in 2018.

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