Dharamshala: Nestled against the cliff off an alley leading down from McLeod Ganj's main square, the Tsechokling Monastery generally goes unknown to those who have no specific business there; its location seems like it was chosen for secrecy. On Wednesday October 22, however, Tsechokling's secret was out, as it opened its doors to locals and foreigners alike for a one-day mixed media art exhibition organized by the Half Moon Project entitled "Inner Reflections: A Creative Journey through Art by Child Monks of Tsechokling Monastery."

Dharamshala: When Mr. Kunsang Tenzing was attending classes at Saint Joseph's University, little did he know that his inner passion—just a flicker at the time—to foster a sense of love and kinship for needy Tibetans would transform into a meaningful and worthwhile organization. Tenzin is now director of the Tibet Hope Center, which offers classes in all levels of English conversation and grammar, and also initiates many much-needed community projects.

Dharamshala: A recent case of forcible prevention of candidates from using Tibetan language as a medium in examinations in Tibet has clearly exposed the Chinese government's policy of enforcing the use of Chinese language in order to marginalise the traditional language of Tibetans and the denial of equal rights to nationalities in Tibet, sources in Tibet said.

Dharamshala: The 49th anniversary of the founding of the Tibetan Children's Village (TCV) School in Dharamsala, India, was celebrated today. His Eminence the Gyalwa Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorjee attended, along with the Deputy Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile, Dolma Gyari, the Minister of Religion and Culture, Ven Tsering Phuntsok and representatives of non-government organisations. The audience included over 4,000 students and members of the public.

Dharamshala: A group of Tibetan students studying at ten colleges in different parts of India have gathered at the College for Higher Tibetan Studies (CHTS) at Sarah (near Dharamsala) to participate in the third annual debate on the Tibetan system of secular education.

Dharamshala: 50 Tibetan college students from across India attended Annual Youth Leadership Workshop in Dharamshala. The Tibetan parliamentary and the policy research center organized a 9 day workshop on leadership, “today’s youth, tomorrow’s leader” from 9 till 18 June.

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