Articles by: Tenzin Gaphel

China bans Katy Perry indefinitely over her 2015 Taiwan concert

China bans Katy Perry indefinitely over her 2015 Taiwan concert

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Nov 17: American singer and song writer, Katy Perry has become the latest celebrity to be banned from China.

Another setback for China as Pakistan rejects Beijing’s $14 billion aid for dam in PoK

Another setback for China as Pakistan rejects Beijing’s $14 billion aid for dam in PoK

By Lobsang Tenchoe DHARAMSALA, Nov 17: Pakistan has rejected China’s aid of $14 billion for Diamer-Bhasha Dam to be build in Pakistan-Occupied-Kashmir citing undoable Chinese conditions against Pakistan’s interest. “Chinese conditions for financing the Diamer-Bhasha Dam were not doable and against our interests,” PTI quoted Pakistan’s Water and Power Development Authority Chairman Muzammil Hussain as saying in its report. According […]

Gu-Chu- Sum marks ‘Day of the Imprisoned Writer’ with poetry night

Gu-Chu- Sum marks ‘Day of the Imprisoned Writer’ with poetry night

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Nov 16: Gu-Chu- Sum Movement of Tibet, an organization of former political prisoners of Tibet, marked ‘Day of the Imprisoned Writer’ with a poetry night in the woods in Dharamsala yesterday.

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Nepal scraps $2.5 billion hydropower project deal with Chinese state-owned company

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Nov 14: In a huge blow to China, Nepal has cancelled a deal with a Chinese state-owned company to build its biggest hydropower project worth USD 2.5 billion.

Representative Penpa Tsering relieved from office through legal provisions: Officiating Sikyong

Representative Penpa Tsering relieved from office through legal provisions: Officiating Sikyong

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Nov 9: Religion and Culture Kalon Ven Karma Gelek Yuthok, the officiating President of Central Tibetan Administration(CTA) cited inefficiency of former Speaker Penpa Tsering and the current Representative of North America as the main reason to replace him at a press meet held today at his office.

Education Kalon to replace Penpa Tsering as new Representative of North America

Education Kalon to replace Penpa Tsering as new Representative of North America

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Nov 7: Ngodup Tsering, the sitting Education Kalon (Minister) of Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) has been appointment as the new Representative of North America based in Washington DC.

His Holiness confers teaching on Tsongkhapa’s ‘The Three Principal Paths’

His Holiness confers teaching on Tsongkhapa’s ‘The Three Principal Paths’

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Nov 3: His Holiness the Dalai Lama gave teaching on Tsongkhapa’s ‘The Three Principal Paths’ (Lamtso Namsum) today at Tsug-lag-Khang, the main temple in McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala.

6th Dharamsala International Film Festival opens with National Award-winning feature ‘Mukti Bhawan’

6th Dharamsala International Film Festival opens with National Award-winning feature ‘Mukti Bhawan’

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Nov 3: The sixth edition of Dharamsala International Film Festival (DIFF) opened with National Award-winning feature ‘Mukti Bhawan’ to a packed house at Upper TCV School yesterday.

BJP’s Himachal Pradesh Assembly election candidate addresses local Tibetans in Dharamsala

BJP’s Himachal Pradesh Assembly election candidate addresses local Tibetans in Dharamsala

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Nov 1: Senior BJP leader and former minister Kishan Kapoor who is contesting for the Himachal Pradesh legislative assembly election, 2017 from Dharamsala constituency met and addressed the local Tibetans at Yongling School in McLeod Ganj yesterday.

China denies plan to divert Yarlung Tsangpo through 1000-km-long tunnel

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Oct 31: China has dismissed media reports about its plan to build a tunnel stretching 1,000-Km-long from Yarlung Tsangpo in Tibet to arid East Turkistan (Ch: Xinjiang) region as ‘false and untrue’.