Articles by: Tenzin Gaphel

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China to renovate Potala palace

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Oct 6: Potala, the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s traditional winter palace will undergo a large scale renovation, according to a report by Chinese state media, Xinhua.

Record 9 contestants to compete for Miss Himalaya 2017

Record 9 contestants to compete for Miss Himalaya 2017

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Oct 6: Director of Miss Himalaya event, Lobsang Wangyal officially presented this year’s contestants at a press conference held today at his studio at Jogiwara road in Mcleod Ganj, Dharamsala.

Gu Chu Sum files police complaint against Chinese woman who disrupted photo exhibition

Gu Chu Sum files police complaint against Chinese woman who disrupted photo exhibition

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, OCT 2: Gu Chu Sum Movement of Tibet, a Dharamsala-based Tibetan NGO formed by former Tibetan political prisoners has lodged an official complaint of physical assault at the local police station against a Chinese-American woman who disrupted a photo exhibition organized by the NGO and physically assaulted the NGO’s President.

Lugsum team from Bylakuppe wins Tibetan Basketball Tournament held in Dharamsala

Lugsum team from Bylakuppe wins Tibetan Basketball Tournament held in Dharamsala

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Oct 3: Lugsum team defeated TDL team in an all-Bylakuppee final of the ‘Tibetan Basketball Tournament – Defense Against TB’.

Exiled Tibetans to take part in Himachal Pradesh assembly elections

Exiled Tibetans to take part in Himachal Pradesh assembly elections

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Oct 2: A total of 217 Tibetans from Dharamsala and 1047 from Bir will cast their vote in the state assembly elections for the first time.

12 teams from India and Nepal compete in ‘Tibetan Basketball Tournament’ in Dharamsala

12 teams from India and Nepal compete in ‘Tibetan Basketball Tournament’ in Dharamsala

DHARAMSALA, Sep28: Twelve Tibetan teams from various areas in India and Nepal are participating in a basketball tournament being held at Gangchen Kyishong, Dharamsala.

Meeting with Baltic States Parliamentarians & Continuation of Teachings

Meeting with Baltic States Parliamentarians & Continuation of Teachings

[dalailama.com] Riga, Latvia, Sep 25 – Riga’s streets were quiet and clear as His Holiness the Dalai Lama drove again to the Skonto Hall this morning. After greeting well-wishers and others waiting to catch a glimpse of him around the entrance, he went into a breakfast meeting with a group of parliamentarians from the three Baltic States—three from Latvia, including a former Minister of Justice, three from Estonia and four from Lithuania.

Meeting with the Media and Teaching ‘Stages of Meditation’ & ‘Concise Stages of the Path’

Meeting with the Media and Teaching ‘Stages of Meditation’ & ‘Concise Stages of the Path’

[dalailama.com] Riga, Latvia, Sep 23 – The weather was clear and Riga’s tree filled parks were dappled with sunlight this morning as His Holiness the Dalai Lama drove to the teaching venue—the Skonto Hall. His first engagement was to meet with members of the media.

China Opens Highway To Nepal Via Tibet, Ready For Military Use If Needed

China Opens Highway To Nepal Via Tibet, Ready For Military Use If Needed

[PTI] BEIJING, SEP 18: China has been stepping efforts to improve road connectivity between Tibet and Nepal while speeding up plans to build a railway line connecting to Nepal’s border after KP Sharma Oli, pro-China former Nepalese Prime Minister, signed a Transit Trade Treaty with Beijing last year during his tenure.

Fourth session of 16th Tibetan Parliament begins

Fourth session of 16th Tibetan Parliament begins

DHARAMSALA, Sep 19: The fourth session of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile began today to discuss the work reports of the seven departments of the Central Tibetan Administration.