Tibetan Parliament Approve Sikyong’s Minister Nomination, Topgyal Tsering

During the morning session of the on going Tibetan parliament sessions in Dharamshala, the members of the parliament approved Sikyong Lobsang Sangay’s minister nomination, Kashag secretary Topgyal Tsering. The new cabinet member is presumably expected to take the charge of Department of Information and International Relations.

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BJP MP Shanta Kumar Attends Tibetan Event Ignoring Chinese Warning

BJP MP and former Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Shanta Kumar has snubbed China. The BJP leader was invited to the commemoration event of the 60th Tibetan National Uprising day organized by the Central Tibetan Administration in Dharamshala on March 10.

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Dalai Lama Applauds New Zealand PM’s Courage & Leadership

The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama in a condolence letter to the New Zealand Prime Minister over the Christchurch shootings, His Holiness applauded the leader’s courage, wisdom and leadership. An Australian origin man in New Zealand undertook a massacre of people inside mosques in Christchurch.

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Indian Traders Including Patanjali Calling for Boycott of Chinese Goods

Following China’s unjust voting at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) in listing one of India’s most wanted, JeM chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, many Indian traders including Patanjali called for boycott of Chinese goods. According to recent trade stats, Indian exports to China has declined while imports have risen significantly.

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US Reassures Support to Dalai Lama, Tells China to Resume Talks

The United States officials have yet again assured their support to the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama. While reiterating their support to His Holiness and the middle way approach to resolve the Tibetan cause, they also urged China to resume talks with them.

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Tibetan Parliament in Exile Begins its Budget Session

The Tibetan Parliament in Exile based in the Himalayan town, Dharamshala in Northern India began its budget session on Tuesday. 43 members of the exile Tibetan parliament was presided over by speaker Mr. Pema Jugney who appealed for productive discussions in the coming days of the session.

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China Claims Dalai Lama Successor has to be Approved by them

Following the remarks from the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama on the possibility of his successor from India, China responded immediately that it will not recognize such a successor. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said at a press conference on Tuesday that the Dalai Lama successor has to be approved by it.

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Nepal Promised to Protect Rights of Tibetans Says US

The United States secretary of State Mike Pompeo has stated in a congratulatory message to the Prime Minister of Nepal that the Himalayan state has promised to continue protecting the rights of the Tibetan refugees living in the country. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has recently completed one year in the office.

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Current Dalai Lama Says His Successor Could Come from India

The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama during a recent interview by the Reuters explained that his successor could come from India. His Holiness explained the possibility that China would appoint a candidate for the next Dalai Lama to assert their authority over the Tibetan Buddhists.

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People of Taiwan Want His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Visit

There is a tremendous sign of solidarity for the Tibetan cause among the people of Taiwan and according to recent news breaks, they want the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s visit to country. While ruling party chief openly admitted their willingness to invite the Dalai Lama, a petition has been launched for the same.

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