Articles by: Tenzin Gaphel

China: Tibet Propaganda Masks Repression

China: Tibet Propaganda Masks Repression

New York – Chinese authorities are increasingly using opaque policy terms in official media to tighten repression in Tibet, Human Rights Watch said in an illustrated glossary released today.

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Very purpose of our life is happiness, Dalai Lama says at UC San Diego

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, June 17: Too much emphasis on differences is the root cause of all our problems, His Holiness the Dalai Lama said in his public address at the University of California, San Diego.

Indian students’ documentary on Tibetan struggle scoops international film awards

Indian students’ documentary on Tibetan struggle scoops international film awards

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, June 14: Rangzen, a documentary film on exiled Tibetans living in Bylakuppe in the south Indian state of Karnataka has scooped a number of awards at international film festivals.

Men-Tsee-Khang to receive funds from Dalai Lama, Centre and Karnataka government

Men-Tsee-Khang to receive funds from Dalai Lama, Centre and Karnataka government

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, June 12: Men-Tsee-Khang, the Tibetan Medical and Astro. Institute based in Dharamsala is to receive a grant of INR 200 lakhs from His Holiness the Dalai Lama and INR 999.99 lakhs collectively from the center and state government of Karnataka for a new college and medicinal compound being build near the Dalai Lama Institute of Higher Studies in Bangalurru, Karnataka.

Tibet Support Group of Arunachal Pradesh reiterates its appeal to India government to honor Dalai Lama with Bharat Ratna

Tibet Support Group of Arunachal Pradesh reiterates its appeal to India government to honor Dalai Lama with Bharat Ratna

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, June 12: Tibet Support Group of Arunachal Pradesh (TSGAP) has reiterated its appeal to the government of India to honor His Holiness the Dalai Lama with Bharat Ratna Award.

China moves from one-child to one-dog policy

China moves from one-child to one-dog policy

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, June 8: Canine lovers in China are in for a disappointment as one-dog policy in China gains momentum after its infamous one-child policy.

HMV College team crowned champion of second women’s football tournament

HMV College team crowned champion of second women’s football tournament

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, June 8: Hans Raj Mahilla Maha Vidyalaya (HMV) clinched the title of the second women’s football tournament by beating DAND Football Academy (DFA) on penalties at Upper TCV School yesterday.

China-India border tension remains despite growing economic

By Lalit K Jha

Washington, Jun 7 (PTI) The Pentagon has said that tension continues to exist along the disputed portions of India-China border even though the economic relationship between the two Asian giants have expanded in recent years.

12th century idol stolen from Arunachal Pradesh recovered from Majnu ka Tila

12th century idol stolen from Arunachal Pradesh recovered from Majnu ka Tila

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, June 6: Delhi Police have recovered a 12th century idol of Terton Pema Lingpa from Majnukaa Tila, reported stolen from the house of the Head Lama from Arunachal Pradesh.

His Holiness encourages Tibetan youth to take up study of mind

His Holiness encourages Tibetan youth to take up study of mind

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, June 5: His Holiness the Dalai Lama began his three-day introductory teaching on Buddhism for Tibetan youth today at Tsug-lag-Khang, the main temple in McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala.