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Indianapolis, IN, USA — Meeting Tibetans from Colorado and New Mexico Friday morning, June 24, 2016, His Holiness the Dalai Lama urged the younger Tibetan generation, to carry forward their linguistic and cultural identity, avoiding "falling into the traps of sectarianism and regionalism".

Washington, DC — In tow of His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet's 19 day tour of the US, Democrat representative from the state of Massachusettes, Jim McGovern led a Special Order on the Tibet issue in the US House of Representatives on June 13, 2016.

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Describing Tibetan people used only to quarrel among themselves to the detriment of the entire three provinces of Tibet, the spiritual leader of Tibet His Holiness the Dalai Lama said, but now Tibetans are facing "a life or death struggle" for their "culture and identity".

The US Secretary of State, John Kerry said Washington maintains that Tibet is an inalienable part of China and does not support the independence of Tibet.

Washington, DC – US President Barack Obama met with the spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama Wednesday morning (June 15, 2016), at the White House, marking the fourth time since Obama took office.

This article originally appeared in the April 24, 1961, edition of U.S. News & World Report.
At a time when Communists are denouncing "colonialism" and "imperialism"—

First come the questions ... then comes the meltdown. Beijing’s foreign minister Wang Yi is a perfect representative of the regime.

Dharamshala — The root causes of protest by Tibetans in Tibet against the Chinese communist regime, including self-immolations, stem from a wide range of factors such as, violent political repression, cultural assimilation, economic marginalisation, ethnic discrimination, nomadic displacement and environmental destruction.

Some thoughts about the recent Tibetan elections.
Elections for the post of Sikyong (Prime Minister of the CTA) as well for Assembly of Tibetan People’s Deputies were recently held.

Soon after the name of the new elected Tibetan Prime Minister was announced and as Lobsang Sangay pledged to be more active on the Tibetan front, the Communist government in Beijing once more demonstrated how hard it works to prepare the post-Dalai Lama era.

In November 1949, the Tibetan Cabinet in Lhasa wrote to the American Secretary of State, requesting the US’ support for Tibet’s admission to the UN:

Dharamshala —  The Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA), the premier institute of Tibetan dance and theatre, celebrated its 57th founding anniversary with the annual summer festival of Yarkyi, themed ‘Unity’ on 29 May.

Kalon Gyari Dolma recently acclaimed works of former political prisoners and encouraged Tibetans to amplify their own voices in the world through platform of media in an occasion of a new book launch.

Dharamshala — Dharamshala International Film Festival 2015 (DIFF), to be held from November 5 to 8, will have 37 films from 18 countries this year which explore the skills involved in front of the cameras and behind the scenes.

Dharamshala Six hill beauties from the Himalayan regions, including Tibet will vie for the Miss Himalaya Pageant 2015 crown in the Himalayan hill town of McLeod Ganj, the pageant organiser has announced on Friday.

Oxford, UK — "Changing the world is up to us. If each of us tries, the next generation may see a happier, more peaceful world emerge," said the spiritual leader of Tibet His Holiness the Dalai Lama. His Holiness was speaking at Magdalen College in Oxford Monday at the start of a nine-day visit to the UK.

Dharamshala — The overall growth of children depends on the need to invest in education and the role of parents, said Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay at the inauguration of the First Parents’ Conference of Tibetan Schools on Tuesday, August 11. The three-day conference was organized by the Department of Education at the Lower TCV School.

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Dharamshala — China's state-run media recently claimed that, China is going to build a second railway running through Tibet, so called the Sichuan-Tibet railway.

New Tibet Watch report details role of religious institutions in political activism in Tibet. Tibet’s “intolerable” monasteries details how monasteries have become the sole institutions inside Tibet with genuine legitimacy for the Tibetan people.

New Delhi —  Showing concern for others and conducting ourselves in an honest and truthful way, is cultivating warm-heartedness, His Holiness the Dalai Lama said during his talk at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in New Delhi, India on April 9, 2016.

Tibetan areas in western Sichuan covers an area of 151,078 square kilometers (58,331 square miles) and is located in the traditional Tibetan province of Kham in eastern Tibet.