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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Miss Tibet Scheduled in New York Affected by Visa Problem

The only Tibetan beauty pageant, Miss Tibet which has been schedule to take place in New York, United States of America has been affected by visa troubles. Participants of the pageant from India have been denied visas to travel to the US to take part in the event previously scheduled to take place on 11th August 2018 in New York.

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US House of Representatives Approve Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act

The US House of Representatives in a historic development on Tuesday passed the Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act. The bipartisan bill introduced Rep. Jim McGovern (D-Mass) is a tit for tat reaction from the Americans in their dealing with Chinese officials by calling an end to discrimination against Americans who try to enter Tibet.

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Tibetan Spirit is Firm Because of Our Religion and Culture: Dalai Lama

The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama on the second day of celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the Tibet Institute in Rikon, Switzerland told that the Tibetan spirit is firm because of their religion and culture. Before attending the second day of celebrations of the Tibet-Institute Rikon’s 50th anniversary, His Holiness the Dalai Lama gave an interview to Swiss television on Saturday.

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Tibetans Availing Indian Passports Should Move Out of Refugee Settlements

The Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in a circular to all the passport issuing authorities in India and abroad mentioned that Tibetan refugees availing the Indian Passports should declare to not stay in any Tibetan refugee settlements or enjoying any Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) benefits, privileges or subsidies.

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