Dharamshala: A press conference was held today by Tibetan Women's Association (TWA) to present its central and regional chapters' strategic action plans for the 2011 Prime Ministerial Election in Dharamshala. A question and answer session was conducted between executives of TWA and Tibetan media.

Dharamshala: On the 27th of March, the Tibetan Handicapped Children's Craft Home (Nyingtob Ling) celebrated their tenth anniversary. Tibetan media were invited to a press conference which attempted to dispel recent rumors directed at the center and gave an account of the center's history.

Dharamshala: Noted Tibetan resistance fighter and long-serving member of the Central Tibetan Administration Bhusang La passed away at 80 in Dharamsala on March 25th. Born in Nyemo Disctrict in Tibet's central province of U-Tsang, Bhusang studied Tibetan medicine at the Men-Tsee Khang and in 1949 became a physician for the police department.

Dharamshala: His Eminences the 17th Karmapa Urgyen Trinley Dorjee Saturday graced the 5th anniversary of Traditional Opera Festival, which is one of the biggest festivals of Tibet and continues for six-day celebration of Tibetan opera at seven Tibetan institutes including the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA).