Exile

Tibetans in Dharamsala commemorate Tibetan Independence Day, highlights Potala Palace as symbol of Tibet’s independent past

Tibetans in Dharamsala commemorate Tibetan Independence Day, highlights Potala Palace as symbol of Tibet’s independent past

DHARAMSALA, Feb 14: Tibetans and Tibet supporters in Dharamsala marked the 104th anniversary of the declaration of Tibetan independence at an event held on Feb 13 by highlighting Potala Palace, the winter residence of the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama, as a symbol of Tibet’s independent past and national identity.

TSO Dawa Rinchen becomes first Tibetan to be inducted in Municipal Corporation Dharamsala

TSO Dawa Rinchen becomes first Tibetan to be inducted in Municipal Corporation Dharamsala

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Feb 3: DawaRinchen, the Tibetan Settlement Officer (TSO) of Dharamsala has become the first Tibetan to be inducted as a Municipal Councilor in the Municipal Corporation of Dharamsala.

Leading Tibetologist Elliot Sperling passes away

Leading Tibetologist Elliot Sperling passes away

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Feb 3: Noted American Tibetologist and human-rights activist Elliot Sperling has passed away few days ago at his apartment in Jackson heights in New York.

Sikyong Sangay to visit Japan for series of public talks and dialogues to highlight Tibetan issue

Sikyong Sangay to visit Japan for series of public talks and dialogues to highlight Tibetan issue

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Feb 1: The political head of the Tibetan people, Sikyong Lobsang Sangay will visit Japan to deliver series of public talks and dialogues to highlight the Tibetan issue.

Former Tibetan national football team goalie passes away

Former Tibetan national football team goalie passes away

By Lobsang Tenchoe DHARAMSALA, Feb 1: Tenzin Namgyal, the 40-year old former goalkeeper of Tibetan national football team died yesterday in a hospital after he was found lying unconscious at a cliff near Hemja in Pokhara, Nepal.. “Namgyal was found unconscious at the cliff near Hemja. He was rushed to the fishtail hospital where he was pronounced dead later,” goalnepal.com […]

SFT calls for immediate and unconditional release of Tibetan education advocate Tashi Wangchuk

SFT calls for immediate and unconditional release of Tibetan education advocate Tashi Wangchuk

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Jan 27: Students for a Free Tibet (SFT)-India held an urgent action campaign to press China for immediate and unconditional release of Tibetan education advocate and entrepreneur Tashi Wangchuk.

Sikyong calls India world’s role model on its 68th Republic Day

Sikyong calls India world’s role model on its 68th Republic Day

By Lobsang Tencoe

DHARAMSALA, Jan 26: India is a role model for the world as it has proved that economic development can be achieved hand in glove with the democratic rights of the people, said the Tibetan political leader Sikyong Lobsang Sangay at a ceremony held today at the Kashag Secretariat to mark the 68th anniversary of India’s Republic Day.

Tibetan Parliament congratulates President Trump, expresses hope for resumption of Sino-Tibet dialogue

Tibetan Parliament congratulates President Trump, expresses hope for resumption of Sino-Tibet dialogue

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Jan 25: The Tibetan Parliament-in-exile has congratulated the new US President Donald Trump and hopes that the new administration will lead the international effort to encourage the Chinese government to resume Sino-Tibetan dialogue to amicably resolve the Tibetan issue.

Tibetan refuge from US arrested at Delhi airport for swapping travel document for 40 lakh

Tibetan refuge from US arrested at Delhi airport for swapping travel document for 40 lakh

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Jan 19: A Tibetan refugee from the US has been arrested on Sunday at the Indira Gandhi International airport in Delhi for swapping his travel documents with a Nepalese citizen for Rs 40 lakh.

Trump’s top advisor calls news claiming Donald Trump declined Dalai Lama’s meeting request fake, demands retraction

Trump’s top advisor calls news claiming Donald Trump declined Dalai Lama’s meeting request fake, demands retraction

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Jan 18: The Hindu, an English language Indian newspaper has published a fake news article online claiming that the US president-elect Donald Trump has turned down the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s request for a meeting.