Articles by: Tenzin Gaphel

Nyima from Bengaluru wins inaugural ‘Mr Tibet 2017’ competition

Nyima from Bengaluru wins inaugural ‘Mr Tibet 2017’ competition

By Lobsang Tenchoe DHARAMSALA, Oct 29: Nyima, a third year law student from CMR Law College, Bengaluru was crowned Yak Events first ever Tibetan male beauty pageant, ‘Mr Tibet 2017’ at the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA) in Dharamsala. Nyima, 24 from Bengaluru was declared winner of the first ever male beauty pageant Mr Tibet 2017 amid thunderous cheers […]

Photos from the ‘Fashion and Glamour’ round of Mr Tibet 2017

Photos from the ‘Fashion and Glamour’ round of Mr Tibet 2017

By Lobsang Tenchoe DHARAMSALA, Oct 27: Following are some photographs from the ‘Fashion and Glamour’ round of Mr Tibet 2017 held in the evening of Oct 26 at Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts.  

Mr Tibet 2017 kicks off with ‘Swim Trunk’ round and pool party

Mr Tibet 2017 kicks off with ‘Swim Trunk’ round and pool party

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Oct 26: The first Tibetan male beauty pageant, ‘Mr Tibet 2017’ kicked off today with the ‘Swim Trunk’ round at High Land Village Resort at Norbulingka.

President Sangay awards 3 lakhs each to 3 finalists of Tibet TV Take-Off Film Grant

President Sangay awards 3 lakhs each to 3 finalists of Tibet TV Take-Off Film Grant

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Oct 25: The President of Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) Dr Lobsang Sangay awarded Tibet TV Take-Off Film Grant 2017 to the three finalists at a press conference held earlier today at CTA’s Department of Information and International Relation’s (DIIR) Lhakpa Tsering hall.

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China unveils Politburo Standing Committee members minus Xi’s successor

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Oct 25: China’s Communist Party (CCP) has unveiled its seven-member Politburo Standing Committee, the top leadership of the Communist Party of China, without naming a clear successor to XI Jinping.

6th Dharamsala International Film Festival to be held at Upper TCV School

6th Dharamsala International Film Festival to be held at Upper TCV School

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Oct 24: The 6th edition of Dharamsala International Film Festival(DIFF) has an impressive line-up of Independent features, documentaries, shorts and animation films from India and across the world, including the Indian premier of ‘Out of This World’, a newly restored version of journalist and writer Lowell Thomas’ fascinating account of his travels to Tibet in 1949.

India set to forego mandatory ‘Exit Permit’ required by Tibetans to travel abroad

India set to forego mandatory ‘Exit Permit’ required by Tibetans to travel abroad

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Oct 23: India is set to forego the redundant procedure of procuring mandatory ‘Exit Permit’ by Tibetan refugees seeking to travel abroad, according to a report on The Hindu.

TCV marks its 57th founding anniversary

TCV marks its 57th founding anniversary

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Oct 23: The children of Tibetan Children’s Village (TCV) School were in high spirits as the three-day celebration of its 57th founding anniversary kick-started today at the school football ground with festival processions and cultural performances.

50 TYC activists arrested for storming Chinese Embassy in Delhi

50 TYC activists arrested for storming Chinese Embassy in Delhi

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Oct 18: Around 50 activists from Rohini Chapter of Tibetan Youth Congress, including FIVE executive members of Tibetan Youth Congress, were arrested by Delhi police for protesting at the Chinese Embassy in Delhi to highlight the issue of Tibet earlier this morning.

Tibetan NGOs call Xi Jinping dictator of unfree world ahead of CCP’s 19th Party Congress

Tibetan NGOs call Xi Jinping dictator of unfree world ahead of CCP’s 19th Party Congress

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Oct 17: A day ahead of the Communist Party of China’s 19th Party Congress, Tibetan NGOs in Dharamsala merged together to condemn Xi Jinping and highlight failures of Xi Jinping’s leadership during his first tenure.