Articles by: Tenzin Gaphel

Tenzin Paldon crowned Miss Tibet 2017, final pageant under Lobsang Wangyal production

Tenzin Paldon crowned Miss Tibet 2017, final pageant under Lobsang Wangyal production

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, June 5: Tenzin Paldon was crowned Miss Tibet 2017 at the grand finale held at Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA) in Dharamsala.

Miss Tibet Pageant 2017 kicks off with Swimsuit round

Miss Tibet Pageant 2017 kicks off with Swimsuit round

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, June 2: Miss Tibet Pageant 2017 kicked off today with the swimsuit round at Asia Health Resorts & Spa in Dharamsala.

Second women’s football tournament to kick-off on June 4, Dharamsala to host 24th GCM tournament

Second women’s football tournament to kick-off on June 4, Dharamsala to host 24th GCM tournament

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, June 1: Tibetan National Sports Association (TNSA) at a press conference held earlier today in Dharamshala announced that the second women’s football tournament will be held at Upper TCV School on June 4 in collaboration with the Tibetan Women’s Association.

Record 9 contestants to compete for Miss Tibet 2017

Record 9 contestants to compete for Miss Tibet 2017

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, May 30: Director of Miss Tibet 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.

Tibetans march to UN office in Delhi appealing for urgent meeting on Tibet

Tibetans march to UN office in Delhi appealing for urgent meeting on Tibet

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, May 29: Tibetans in Delhi marched from Khan Market to the United Nations office in the Indian capital earlier today and protested outside the intergovernmental organization to ‘Save Tibet’ as the self-immolation toll inside Tibet has now reached a staggering 150 under China’s repressive rule.

(AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Trump proposes zero aid to Tibetans in 2018

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, May 26: US President Donald Trump has proposed zero aid in 2018 to Tibetans in his maiden annual budget and calls on other nations to follow suit.

China did not succeed in destroying Buddhism in Tibet: Lobsang Sangay

PTI | Washington | May 25, 2017

Sangay said the Tibetan government in exile discourages self-immolation and also noted that not a single Chinese person has been harmed by Tibetans.

India to wave off 17th Karmapa’s travel restrictions

India to wave off 17th Karmapa’s travel restrictions

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, May 24: The Indian government is set to wave off travel restrictions imposed on the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje.

President Trump, meet the Dalai Lama

President Trump, meet the Dalai Lama

LOBSANG SANGAY, The Hill | May 23, 2017

On his first foreign trip, President Trump has met with King Salman in Saudi Arabia, the home of Mecca and Medina, the holiest shrines of Islam. He met Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Israel and visited the Western Wall, all that remains of the Jewish Temple Mount. And he then met with Pope Francis in the Vatican.

Chinese student in US forced to apologise for commencement speech lauding freedom and fresh air in US

Chinese student in US forced to apologise for commencement speech lauding freedom and fresh air in US

By Lobsang Tenchoe DHARAMSALA, May 24:  A Chinese student in the US was forced to issue an apology after her commencement speech about celebrating the fresh air and free speech in the US became a subject of backlash from nitizens in mainland. Shuping Yang, a psychology and theatre graduate from the University of Maryland was chosen by the faculty and […]