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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Dalai Lama Voted as the World’s Most Influential Living Person

The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama has been voted the most influential spiritual leader. A UK magazine has published it annual list of 100 most spiritually influential living people and His Holiness has topped the list. The Watkins Mind Body and Spirit magazine published the list in their Spring issue #61 on February 29 this year.

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These Are Early Symptoms and Precautions of Novel Coronavirus

The deadly novel Coronavirus from Wuhan city in China is a global emergency. With officially accounted death of more 1500 people mostly in China, many doubt that the real stats are many folds more from the virus. The number of infected have spiked above fifty thousand people that too mostly from China. Tibet under Chinese control is more vulnerable today. Here are early symptoms and precautions.

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Tibetan Girl Wins Miss Himalaya Global Title in New Delhi

A Tibetan girl participating in a beauty pageant in New Delhi has been crowned with the title of Miss Himalaya Global. The Tibetan girl who had earlier participated in Miss Tibet beauty pageant, participated in the Mr. and Miss Glory of India 2020 held last week in New Delhi at which she has won the title of Miss Himalaya Global.

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A Vietnamese TV Channel Named as Dalai Lama TV Launched

A Vietnamese television channel named after the Tibetan spiritual leader as the Dalai Lama TV has been launched. The television channel which is a local language channel was inaugurated on last Friday in a grand ceremony. The channel has been launched with an aim make the teachings of His Holiness accessible to millions of Vietnamese followers.

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Tibetan Refugees Can Now Appear in Indian Public Service Exams

According to the latest announcement, Tibetan refugees can now appear in the Indian public service exams. While the eligibility does not apply for all Tibetan refugees, those Tibetans who moved to India before 1962 are now eligible. More than a hundred thousand Tibetans are living in India as refugees over the past sixty years.

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Dalai Lama Congratulates Arvind Kejriwal on Winning Elections in Delhi

The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama in a letter to Arvind Kejriwal congratulates his victory in Delhi elections. In appreciation of the vibrant democracy of India, His Holiness has extended his best wishes to the Chief Minister of New Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal on his third term in the national capital.

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Two Karmapas to Jointly Identify Shamar Rinpoche’s Reincarnation

Two Karmapas, Ogyen Trinley Dorjee and Thaye Dorjee plans to jointly identify Shamar Rinpoche’s reincarnation. The widely recognized claimants to the title of Karmapa, the highest leader of Karma Kagyu sect of Tibetan Buddhism are working on clearing the controversy surrounding them since many years.

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