Tuesday 2015/01/27

Tibet

Dharamsala Observes Indian Republic Day

Indian Republic Day observed in Dharamsala

27.01.2015
This day marks the date on which the constitution of India came into force on January 26, 1950. More

Audio DIIR Mobile Photo Exhibition on Tibet Concludes in Delhi

"The main aim of this mobile photo exhibition is to highlight and inform the Indian university students of the current Tibetan situation," says Tsering Wangdue, Department of Information and International Relations.

Video Study and Pursuit of Science in Tibetan Society

Tibetan Scientific Society is a newly formed organization in India that provides guidance for Tibetan students pursuing the sciences.

Audio Dalai Lama Addresses RML Hospital Medical Staff

A talk on promotion of human values in the interest of human happiness and the fostering of inter-religious harmony was given to a crowd of doctors, nurses, and students.

Video Tibetans Helping Tibetans

Kunleng discusses the growing trend of exile Tibetan individuals and groups extending aid and support to exile Tibetan communities and projects in India, Nepal, and Tibet.

Video Author Explains Tibet’s River Crisis

Michael Buckley describes China's reckless destruction of ecosystems from the highlands of Tibet to the deltas of Asia.

Audio China Begins Railway Construction Towards Disputed Indian Border

China claims Arunachal Pradesh is part of the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR), and experts say that this project is doomed to raise Indian security concerns.

Audio Tibetans Install Buddha Amitabha Statue at Nighambodh Delhi Cemetery

The statue was installed on the largest and busiest cremation ground of Delhi, where 50 - 60 Hindu and Buddhist funeral rites are carried out daily.

Audio Historic Reform Of The Sakya School Of Tibetan Buddhism

Sakya is one of the four major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism and its head throne has been historically held for a life term, alternatively by the eldest sons of the two Sakya Palaces for the last one thousand years.

Audio Indian Human Right's Group Discusses China's Tibet Policy

The conference was organized by the Human Rights Defense International (HRDI) based in Delhi, India.

Audio "Meltdown in Tibet" a Film and Book Launch in Delhi

The Canadian writer and environmentalist Michael Buckley has long been involved in researches on Tibet and is the author of a number of books on Tibet.

Audio Gyalwa Karmapa’s Escape from Tibet

The departure of Karmapa Urgyen Trinley Dorjee from Tibet in 1999, and the dangers and obstacles they had to overcome in order to finally reach Dharamsala are discussed.

Video Dalai Lama’s Lamrim Teaching in South India

The commentaries on Lamrim (The 18 Great Stages of the Path) took place at the Ganden Jangtse Monastery in Mundgod, South India between December 23-28, 2014

Audio Prominent Tibetan Writer Takes On Facebook

Poet, rights activist says social-media company's politically motivated censorship led to removal of her post about a Tibetan protest

Audio Lobsang Sangay Presides Over Global Tibetan Entrepreneurship Conference in Mundgod

The two-day conference includes interactive sessions with Tibetan entrepreneurs from various sectors including real estate, hospitality, education, and IT.

Audio China Detains Tibetan Blogger in Ngaba

Meu Soepa, 21, a student of literature at the Northwest University for Nationalities in Lanzhou, was arrested by a group of officers from the Ngaba County Stability Maintenance Office and Public Security Bureau.

Audio Tibetan Youth Leadership Training Concludes in Delhi

50 participants including 28 girls were given a five day training organized by the Tibetan Youth Congress based in Dharamsala, north India.

Audio Chinese Security Forces Open Fire on Monks for Protecting Self-immolator in Tawo

A group of monks from Nyitso monastery in Tawo attempted to protect the body of Kalsang Yeshi, who set himself on fire to protest China's repressive policies on December 23, 2014.

Audio Third Tibetan Self-immolation in One Week

Venerable Kalsang Yeshi, originally from the Thewa settlement was a much respected and civic minded person who comforted the elderly with Buddhist teachings and also tutored children and the elderly in writing and reading in Tibetan.

Audio Tibetan Teenage Girl Carries out Self-immolation Protest

Ninteen year old Tsepey set herself on fire around 4pm on December 22, in a rural area called Meruma, close to a township that has seen the greatest number of such protests over the last 5 years.

Audio Dalai Lama: China Hardliners Hold Xi Back on Tibetan Autonomy

China, which labels the Tibetan spiritual leader a separatist, denies split within government over the issue

Audio Tibetan Man Self-immolates in Amchok

Tibetan man has died after self-immolating in Sangchu County of Kanlho Prefecture, Gansu Province on December 16, 2014.

Audio Vatican Denies Dalai Lama Papal Audience Over China Concern

Vatican, which has had no formal diplomatic ties to Beijing since shortly after Communist Party took power in 1949, has been trying to improve relations with China

Audio Historic Dalai Lama Broadcast Resonates on Chinese Social Media

Sweeping 80-minute interview covers range of topics, including necessity of Tibet's cultural preservation amid myriad conflicts

Video The Cultural Heritage Of Tibet And Tibetans

A Special Program to mark the 25th anniversary of the Nobel Peace Prize award to His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Audio World AIDS Day In Exile Tibetan Society

The activities for increasing awareness of the deadly disease taking place in Dharamsala and other Tibetan settlements across India are discussed.

Audio Tibetans Emphasize Cultural Identity Through 'Lhakar'

On Wednesdays, students at the Tibetan Children's Village School in Dharamsala pray and participate in an important ritual. Instead of their usual uniforms, girls come wearing an ethnic tunic and boys a traditional shirt.

Audio Scientists Discover 2.5 Million Year Old Canyon Underneath Yarlung River in Tibet

The study, which was published in American Association for the Advancement of Science a week ago, shows that as collision of Indian Plate and the Eurasian Plate lifted the Tibetan Plateau, sediments from the tectonic activities filled up the ancient canyon.

Audio The State Of Buddhist Culture In Nepal Today

The possible challenges faced in practicing and preserving Tibetan culture and identity in Nepal after the political changes in recent years are discussed.

Audio China Intensifies Legal Education Campaign in Rural Tibetan Area

Kham TV shows the authorities travel in rural villages in Ganze Prefecture with a Tibetan pony carrying China’s national emblem on its back and displaying written regulations on pray-flag-like-papers.

Audio Earthquake in Karze Tibetan Prefecture Kills 5 Leaving Thousands Homeless

The natural calamity that occurred Saturday afternoon around 4pm Beijing time has left over 6200 people homeless, and 2630 families “seriously affected.”

Audio Struggle of the Tibetan People is Very Meaningful and Important to Me: Ashoka Mukpo

“The struggle of Tibet is very meaningful for me and important. And I hope that there is a resolution to the situation in Tibet very soon and that the Tibetans can have a homeland that they have control of and they have their say on how to govern it," said Mukpo.

Audio State of Writers in Detention in Tibet

The Day of Imprisoned Writers was observed in Dharamsala with the release of two books by imprisoned authors.

Audio Dalai Lama Delivers Eleventh Nehru Memorial Lecture in Delhi

The memorial lecture on the first prime minister of India was attended by over a thousand people.

Audio China Releases Tibetan Political Prisoner in Kardze

Lobsang Palden, 33, a monk of Bheri monastery, was arrested in June of 2008 and sentenced to a nine year prison term for holding a peaceful protest.

Audio Interview with Author of ‘Tibet: An Unfinished Story’

Halper covers the global politics of the 1940s and 1950s that impacted the fate of Tibet.

Audio US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues Visit Samyeling Colony

Secretary Sewell is currently on her visit to India and Nepal to help improve the quality of health services within the Tibetan refugee community.

Audio 26 Nuns in Driru Expelled After Refusing to Denounce Dalai Lama

Jhada Nunnery, originally built in 1477, was destroyed during the Cultural Revolution and rebuilt in 1984 by the local nuns.

Audio TCHRD Releases Imprisoned Tibetan Writer's Books in Exile

Jigme Gyatso’s “Diaries of Hardship and Struggle” and Jado Rinchen’s “The Power of Justice" are the personal collection of the prisoner's experiences, difficulties, and their accounts of the situation inside Tibet.

Audio Jetsun Pema Inaugurates Maitreya Children Home in Delhi

Foundation established in 1997 aims to support disabled and disadvantaged Tibetan refugees living in India.

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Headline News Jan 26, 2015i
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26.01.2015
༡༽ ཨ་རི་དང་རྒྱ་གར་གྱི་རྡུལ་ཕྲན་མཉམ་ལས། ༢༽ ཕྱི་སྲིད་དྲུང་ཆེའི་ཕྱོགས་སྐྱོད། ༣༽ གྷི་རེ་སིའི་འོས་བསྡུ། ༤༽ ཁྲོམ་སྐོར་སྐབས་ཀྱི་ཤི་རྨས། ༥༽ ཆབ་སྲིད་བཙོན་པ་གློད་གྲོལ།

KUNLENG DISCUSSION

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Study and pursuit of science in Tibetan societyi
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23.01.2015
Kunleng discusses the state of science education in Tibetan society, and the Tibetan Scientific Society, a newly formed organization in India that provides guidance for Tibetan students pursuing the sciences. For more info: http://goo.gl/fmKOfb
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Video Study and pursuit of science in Tibetan society

Kunleng discusses the state of science education in Tibetan society, and the Tibetan Scientific Society, a newly formed organization in India that provides guidance for Tibetan students pursuing the sciences. For more info: http://goo.gl/fmKOfb
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Video Tibetans Helping Tibetans

Kunleng discusses the growing trend of exile Tibetan individuals and groups extending aid and support to exile Tibetan communities and projects in India, Nepal, and Tibet. Guests: Topgyal Tsering, Secretary of Education, CTA, Ngodup Wangdu, Director of TCV School in Dharamsala, and Thupten Monlam Tsamotshang, Tibetan Children’s Project of Canada
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Video Interview with Se Hoon Kim

Interview with Se Hoon Kim, student and event organizer for Understanding The Tibetan Issue: Dialog and Unity, at the University of Rochester, USA
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Video The Disappearance of Jadrel Rinpoche

Kunleng discusses the possible condition and whereabouts of Jadrel Rinpoche, Head of the search party for the 11th Panchen Lama, and abbot of Tashi Lhunpo monastery.
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Video Ethnic Uyghur Leaders in Xinjiang

Kunleng discusses the recent appointment of Uyghur leaders in Xinjiang amid growing instability and crackdowns in the region.
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CYBER TIBET

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Cyber Tibet Jan 23, 2015i
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23.01.2015
Cyber Tibet looks at the critical comments from both Tibetan and Chinese netizens directed at the representatives from the TAR who were shown on state television wearing fur lined wardrobes while attending a conference in Lhasa, introduces the new ‘Tibetan News’ app, speaks with popular social media personality, Lhakyila from Kathmandu who posts comedy Vines, and plays a popular video on Facebook of two child singers.
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Video Cyber Tibet Jan 23, 2015

Cyber Tibet looks at the critical comments from both Tibetan and Chinese netizens directed at the representatives from the TAR who were shown on state television wearing fur lined wardrobes while attending a conference in Lhasa, introduces the new ‘Tibetan News’ app, speaks with popular social media personality, Lhakyila from Kathmandu who posts comedy Vines, and plays a popular video on Facebook of two child singers.
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Video Cyber Tibet Jan 9, 2015

The online debate on a proposal to establish a Tibetan Language primary school in Xining by Historian Derong Tsering Dhondup, looks at Google Translate’s ongoing efforts to create a program for Tibetan, speaks with Tsering Woeser on the removal of her post on Tibetan self-immolation by Facebook, introduces ICT’s signature petition “Tell Facebook: Let Tibetans Be Heard”, and plays a music video named Ami Tsampa by Lobsang Tashi.

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