Articles by: Tenzin Gaphel

Arunachal CM says Tibet, not China borders India

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA April 6: India shares boundary with Tibet, not China, says Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister as China objects to His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s visit to the state

China shouldn’t interfere in India’s internal affairs: Rijiju on Dalai Lama’s visit

PTI | April 4, 2017

NEW DELHI: Amid persistent Chinese objections to the Dalai Lama’s trip to Arunachal Pradesh, India said on that no “artificial controversy” should be created around the Tibetan spiritual leader’s visit.

Tibetan girl makes it to Top Model Belgium 2018 final

Tibetan girl makes it to Top Model Belgium 2018 final

By Lobsang Tenchoe

Dharamsala, April 3: A Tibetan teenage girl has made history by becoming the first ever Tibetan to make it to the final of Top model Belgium 2018- season 14.

Dalai Lama in Tawang

Salman Haidar, The Statesman | March 30, 2017

New Delhi – Tawang has a very particular place in India-China affairs. When in 1959 the Dalai Lama fled from Tibet and made his way to India the route he chose took him through Tawang where he and his small entourage of fugitives crossed into India, to be received and welcomed with befitting honour.

President Trump says meeting with Xi would be ‘very difficult’

President Trump says meeting with Xi would be ‘very difficult’

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, March 31: US President Donald Trump, who has launched a series of fiery attacks on China during his campaign for the presidency, has said his upcoming meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping would be ‘very difficult’, with jobs and trade likely to dominate the duo’s first meeting.

Beijing calls on India to cancel Dalai Lama’s Arunachal visit

Beijing calls on India to cancel Dalai Lama’s Arunachal visit

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, March 31: Beijing has called on New Delhi to cancel His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s scheduled visit to Arunachal Pradesh.

As Scotland relaunches its independence bid, Catalonia has its own plan

As Scotland relaunches its independence bid, Catalonia has its own plan

Ishaan Tharoor, The Washington Post | March 29, 2017

The Scottish Parliament has backed a second bid for secession from Britain, approving a motion that supports making a formal request to Westminster for the powers to hold a new referendum on independence.

Sex racket busted in Mcleod Ganj

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, March: Kangra police has arrested 4 Indians from Punjab and Noida in Mcleod Ganj late Thursday night after it raided a private guest house following a tip-off about a sex racket, The Times of India reported.

Noida: Protests after Chinese national ‘tears’ Indian flag, throws it in dustbin

Noida: Protests after Chinese national ‘tears’ Indian flag, throws it in dustbin

Sohil Sehran, Hindustan Times| March 29, 2017

NOIDA – The Noida office of a mobile phone company witnessed high drama on Tuesday after an employee of the company, a Chinese national, tore and threw an Indian flag in a dustbin.

Tibetans protest during Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s Australia visit

Tibetans protest during Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s Australia visit

Canberra, Australia, March 23: China’s Premier Li Keqiang arrived in Canberra yesterday to begin his Australian tour. His arrival after midnight at the Hyatt Hotel was marked by slogans of protest from Australian Tibetans as well as the presence of Chinese Falun Gong practitioners, as he entered the hotel through the back entrance.