Articles by: Tenzin Gaphel

HAS INDIA DONE ENOUGH FOR TIBET’S CAUSE?

By N.S.Venkataraman

CHENNAI, Jan 22: More than six decades have gone after China forcibly entered Tibet and occupied the land and unjustifiably claimed that Tibet belongs to it. His Holiness the Dalai Lama had no alternative other than leaving Tibet with his disciples and he entered Indian territory on 31st March, 1959.

China is ‘the world’s biggest prison for journalists’: Reporters Without Borders

China is ‘the world’s biggest prison for journalists’: Reporters Without Borders

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Dec 20: For the second year in a row, China has retained the tittle of the world’s biggest prison for journalists, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said in its annual report.

BJP leads in Himachal Assembly Election, wins Dharamsala constituency

BJP leads in Himachal Assembly Election, wins Dharamsala constituency

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Dec 18: Senior BJP leader and former minister, Kishan Kapoor has won the Dharamsala constituency of the Himachal Pradesh legislative assembly election, 2017.

CTA asks Tribune to publish corrigendum for misquoting President Sangay

CTA asks Tribune to publish corrigendum for misquoting President Sangay

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Dec 15: The Central Tibetan Administration(CTA) has written to The Tribune to publish a corrigendum after it ran a report, ‘Dalai Lama headed to China on pvt visit?’ mistaking CTA President’s remark on Proffesor Samdhong Rinpoche’s reported visit to China to that of His His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s.

Accepted Kashag’s termination, not accusations: Penpa Tsering

Accepted Kashag’s termination, not accusations: Penpa Tsering

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Dec 6: Former Tibetan Representative of North America, Penpa Tsering refuted all allegations levelled against him by the Kashag (Cabinet) of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) to terminate him from the Office of Tibet in DC.

From left to right: New Representative, Ngodup Tsering, Representative of South America, Tsewang Phuntsok and outgoing Representative Penpa Tsering.

Handing over of charge successfully completed, new Representative Ngodup Tsering to formally take charge on Dec 1

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Dec 1: Education Kalon(minister) Ngodup Tsering will formally take charge as the new Representative of Office of Tibet, Washington DC on December 1, after successfully concluding the handing over of charge from the outgoing Representative Penpa Tsering.

TYC to launch ‘Bharat Jagran Yatra’ campaign across India

TYC to launch ‘Bharat Jagran Yatra’ campaign across India

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Nov 30: Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC), the largest Tibetan non-governmental organization in exile will launch ‘Bharat Jagran Yatra’, a month long grass root level campaign across India on Dec 10, World Human Rights Day.

Protesters demand independent commission over Representative Penpa Tsering’s ouster

Protesters demand independent commission over Representative Penpa Tsering’s ouster

By lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Nov 27: Around 80 protesters have gathered at the basketball court at Gangchen Kyishong, Dharamsala to protest against Kashag’s decision to replace Penpa Tsering from the Office of Tibet in Washington, CTA’s mission in North America.

6.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Tibet

6.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Tibet

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Nov 18: A shallow earthquake measuring 6.3 on Richter scale struck Nyingchi prefecture in the traditional Tibetan province of U-Tsang early morning today.

Kashag cites growing trust deficit, under performance and insubordination as key reasons to replace Penpa Tsering

Kashag cites growing trust deficit, under performance and insubordination as key reasons to replace Penpa Tsering

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Nov 18: The Kashag (Cabinet) of the Central Tibetan Administration(CTA) today issued a 10-point clarification on its decision to replace Penpa Tsering from the Office of Tibet in Washington, CTA’s mission in North America.