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Delhi Arrests Tibetan Youth Activists During Xi Jinping's India Visit

Delhi Arrests Tibetan Youth Activists

17.09.2014
Protest demonstration was held during the first day of the Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to India on September 17, 2014. More

Audio Tibetan Parliament Elects Kargyu Dhondup as Chief Justice Commissioner

Dhondup joined CTA in May 1980 starting as a junior clerk and served till September 3 of this year in different capacities.

Audio Celebrations Held in Lhasa to Mark 100th Birth Anniversary of Tibetan Artist Amdo Jampa

Born in Chentsa, Qinghai Province in the year 1914, he was best-known for taking photo-realistic style, and executing the famous portraits of the Dalai Lama and the Panchen Lama.

Audio Amnye Machen Institute Releases Six Books

Tshewang Tamding was a former Additional Secretary at the government of Sikkim, and has translated some famous English books into Tibetan.

Audio CTA Health Department Organizes Tibetan Healing Yoga Camps

The first camp was held at Samyeling Tibetan Colony in Majnu Tila and TCV Youth Hostel in Rohini, Delhi on September 12, 2014.

Audio Dalai Lama Offers Condolences to Recent Kashmir Flood Victims

More than 400 people in India and Pakistan have been killed in the floods which have engulfed the mountainous region, and tens of thousands are waiting to be rescued.

Audio Tibetans Allege Another Protester Close to Death from Chinese Police Beating

Photos circulated through Wechat showed the Tibetans conducting an unusual form of protest by raising their thumbs up in the air, which in Tibetan culture is a gesture of begging, and thus, there has not been any reports of violent protests conducted by the Tibetan villagers.

Audio Lone Tibet Activist Goes on India Speaking Tour

Tenzin Tsundue has undertaken a speaking tour to major Indian towns and cities such as Calcutta, Gawhati, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Vijaywada, Kollegal, Amchi Mumbai, Pune, and Delhi over the last month.

Audio Renovating Historical Sino-Tibetan Religious and Cultural Ties

The growing interest in Tibetan Buddhism in China, prospects for the Dalai Lama’s desire to visit Wutai Mountain, and efforts to promote religious and cultural ties between Tibetans and the Chinese people are discussed.

Audio Tibetan NGO Esukhia Marks Third Anniversary

"Within the cafeteria, individuals must speak only in Tibetan, or will be fined. Those that speak Tibetan will be served free tea," said Ngawang Thinley, Director of the Learning Center.

Audio 'Last Dalai Lama' Report in German Newspaper Misleading

The ultimate decision on whether the institution of the Dalai Lama should continue or cease to exist would be up to the Tibetan people.

Audio Chinese Court Sentences Tibetan Monk to Five Year Prison Term

Jigme Gyatso was arrested four times prior to this sentencing for showing resistance against China's repressive policies towards Tibetans.

Audio TIPA Marks 55th Anniversary by Paying Tribute to Dalai Lama

Head of the Tibetan Administration in Exile, who was present at the ceremony, thanked the institute for its work in preserving and promoting the Tibetan performing tradition.

Audio China Has Divided Tibetans into 56 Ethnic Groups, Says Acharya Lobsang

The number of Tibetans and Han nationals holding positions of powerful seats in Tibetan areas, with the details of their backgrounds was highlighted during the talk.

Audio Kunleng Discusses Exile Tibetan Democracy

Exile Tibetans everywhere observed and celebrated the birth of Tibetan Democracy Day in Exile, on September 2, 2014

Audio Launch Of First Tibetan Newspaper In the US

Tashi Phuntsok, the publisher, tells VOA Kunleng that he started this initiative as an expression of his gratitude towards the Dalai Lama for the compassion and guidance he has bestowed upon the Tibetan people.

Audio South Africa Again Refuses Visa for Dalai Lama

Spiritual leader of the disputed Tibet region, who lives in exile in India, had planned to attend a summit of Nobel laureates

Audio Launch of New Tibetan Dictionary And Books Software

'It is meant for the youth of this digital age," said Acharya Karma Monlam, Head of Publication Department during the launch event yesterday, held at the LTWA conference hall in Dharamsala, northern India.

Audio New York Resident Publishes First Tibetan Language Weekly Newspaper

Tashi Tsering publishes 2,000 copies, which costs $500 to $700 out of his pocket, with the help of two volunteers.

Audio Many Sides to Risks And Presence of HIV/AIDS in Tibet

There are about 780,000 HIV patients in China, with a large number of them found in the western regions bordered to Tibet.

Audio Tibet's Only Political Party Turns 20

The National Democratic Party of Tibet was established as a political party by the Tibetan Youth Congress on September 2, 1994 and currently has 35 regional chapters with 5000 members.

Audio State of Tibetan Democracy in Exile: Challenges and Prospects

Since the establishment of democracy 54 years ago, Tibetans in exile were able to achieve numerous democratic milestones.

Audio Delhi Tibetans Celebrate Tibetan Democracy Day

Chief guest of the function, Kalon Dolma Gyari cautioned the danger of Tibetan unity being destroyed by certain people in the name of religious freedom.

Audio Dharamsala Tibetans Mark 54th Democracy Day

The official function was presided over by Shri Ravi Thakur, the MLA of Himachal Pradesh and Sikyong Lobsang Sangay, head of the Central Tibetan Administration.

Audio Two Tibetans Arrested for Taking Pictures in Restive Denma

The contents of the pictures, the duration of the individual's arrest, or their whereabouts are currently unknown.

Audio Chinese-Tibetan Conference in Hamburg Seeks Common Ground

Over 70 participants from 15 different countries took part in this Sino Tibetan discussion held in Hamburg, Germany.

Audio China Arrests Tibetan Nun from Amdo Golog

Kunsang Lhamo, 30, received a call from the local authorities a day before her arrest, while she was attending a patient at Golog hospital asking her to report to the Gade county station.

Audio Tibetan Youth Congress Amends Aims and Objectives

A three point resolution for its eight regional chapters were passed at the last general body meeting, held in Gangtok, Capital of Indian State of Sikkim from August 11-16, 2014.

Audio China Detains Tibetan Writer from Yushul

Dawa Tsomo, a Tibetan writer originally from Chiza Sachen Village, Zatoe County of Yushul Prefecture was arrested by the Chinese officials on August 13, 2014.

Audio SFT New Board Discusses Outreach Efforts

"Besides working to educate and mobilize the student community to support Tibet, the group finds ways to counter the propaganda spread by the Chinese government." said Tsepa.

Audio Tibetan Schools Review Basic Education Policy

The meeting was attended by heads of 10 Sambhota Schools and TCV Jangthang, Ladakh.

Audio Dalai Lama Expresses Gratitude Towards German Tibet Supporters

He is scheduled to attend the Sino Tibetan Conference on “Finding the Common Ground” on Aug 27 where Lobsang Sangay, head of the Tibetan administration in exile is also expected to participate.

Audio Former Political Prisoner Smuggles List of Others Incarcerated in Deyang Prison

Trinley, originally from Karze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, was imprisoned for calling for the return of the Dalai Lama to Tibet, unity among Tibetans of three provinces, and freedom for Tibetans on June 20, 2008.

Audio Tibetan Parliamentary Delegation Visits Australia

The parliamentary delegation were received upon their arrival at the Sydney airport by Lhakpa Tshoko, representative in Canberra, Australia and members of the Tibetan community in Australia on August 23, 2014.

Audio China Hands 9-year Prison Term to Driru Monastery Teacher

Geshe Nyandak, around 40 years of age, was arrested in December 2012 in Tibet's capital city of Lhasa, followed by his disappearance for over a year and seven months.

Audio Pregnant Teenage Wife Kills Self Following Husband's Death in Police Custody

Jampa's wife, whose name is currently unknown, was said to be around seven months pregnant at the time of her suicide.

Audio Tibetan Netizens Show Frustration Over China's Continuous Consumption of Endangered Species

This is an image of a Kyang, Tibet’s endangered species that the Chinese government has listed as a class 1 protected animal, which has now become a victim of China’s salacious elite society.

Audio Chinese Armed Forces Tighten Security During Shoton Festival in Lhasa

The festival mainly consists of three parts which includes the Great Buddha Thangka Display, Tibetan Opera Show, followed by the Horsemanship (Yak) race show.

Audio Dalai Lama Explains Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life in Germany

He talked about Shantideva, an 8th century Indian Buddhist monk, who was a scholar at Nalanda, and composed the two texts including the one that he explained to the audience today.

Audio SFT Presents Lhakar Award During Annual Longsho Event

The New York based student group honored Lhakar Awards to exceptional individuals and organizations who have worked diligently towards the Tibetan cause.

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Kunleng News Sep 17, 2014i
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17.09.2014
༸གོང་ས་མཆོག་གི་མཛད་འཆར། ཁ་ཆེ་དྲག་འཐབ་པར་རྒྱལ་སྤྱིའི་གདོང་ལེན། སི་ཁོ་ཊི་ལེན་ཌིའི་རང་བཙན་ལ་མང་མོས་འོས་བསྡུ། རྒྱ་དཀར་ནག་དང་བོད་ཀྱི་འབྲེལ་བ། བཙན་བྱོལ་གྱི་རྩོམ་པ་པོ་ཚེ་དབང་རྟ་མགྲིན་གྱི་དེབ་དབུ་འབྱེད།

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Xi Jinping’s India Visit and Prospects for Sino-India Relationsi
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17.09.2014
Kunleng discusses President Xi Jinping’s first visit to India, expected by both countries to be a milestone in bilateral relations even as border incursions continue by Chinese troops on the eve of the visit, the background to Sino-India relations, and the challenges and prospects for improved relations. Guest: Lobsang Yeshe, MP, Tibetan Parliament in Exile
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Video Xi Jinping’s India Visit and Prospects for Sino-India Relations

Kunleng discusses President Xi Jinping’s first visit to India, expected by both countries to be a milestone in bilateral relations even as border incursions continue by Chinese troops on the eve of the visit, the background to Sino-India relations, and the challenges and prospects for improved relations. Guest: Lobsang Yeshe, MP, Tibetan Parliament in Exile
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Video Diplomatic Contacts between Russia and Tibet during 13th Dalai Lama’s Reign

Kunleng discusses the recently published research paper by the Russian Academy of Science on the diplomatic contacts between Tibet and Russia during the reign of the 13th Dalai Lama and Russian Emperor Nicholas II.
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Video Crackdown on Kusho Jigme Gyatso And Other Individuals Of Conscience Across Tibet

Kunleng discusses the sentencing of Venerable Jigme Gyatso, aka Jigme Guri of Labrang, and China’s continuing use of harsh detentions and prosecutions of individuals of conscience across Tibet.
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Video Renovating Historical Sino-Tibetan Religious and Cultural Ties

Kunleng discusses the growing interest in Tibetan Buddhism in China, prospects for the Dalai Lama’s desire to visit Wutai Mountain and to give teachings to Buddhists in China, and efforts to promote religious and cultural ties between Tibetans and the Chinese people.
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Video Exile Tibetan Democracy

Kunleng discusses the successes and challenges for exile Tibetan democracy even as the 54th Tibetan Democracy Day was celebrated this week.
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Cyber Tibet Sep 5, 2014i
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05.09.2014
Cyber Tibet looks at tibetanbabybooks.com, a website providing early learning tools for teaching Tibetan, a QR code promoted new app site featuring articles and discussions by Tibetan university students in China and Tibet, speaks with the editor of Tibet Natural Environment Conservation Network, tibetnature.net, and concludes with a selection of Tibetans doing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge videos.
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Video Cyber Tibet Sep 5, 2014

Cyber Tibet looks at tibetanbabybooks.com, a website providing early learning tools for teaching Tibetan, a QR code promoted new app site featuring articles and discussions by Tibetan university students in China and Tibet, speaks with the editor of Tibet Natural Environment Conservation Network, tibetnature.net, and concludes with a selection of Tibetans doing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge videos.
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Video Cyber Tibet Aug 22, 2014

Cyber Tibet introduces tsamduk.com, a new music website, students in Tibet subtitling TED videos, netizen response to photo on Chinese social media showing a laughing Chinese man the cutting organs of a wild Tibetan donkey, Skype interviews Thupten on the growing anger against disrespectful Chinese tourists in Tibet, and shows two music and dance clips.

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