Exile

Nepal bars Tibetans from commemorating Tibetan National Uprising Day

Nepal bars Tibetans from commemorating Tibetan National Uprising Day

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, March 8: Nepal has yet again denied permission for Tibetans to observe the 58th Tibetan National Uprising Day on March 10th.

Young Tibetan actor nominated for best actor at Queens World Film Festival

Young Tibetan actor nominated for best actor at Queens World Film Festival

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, March 8: A Tibetan actor has been shortlisted for the best male actor in narrative feature in the 7th Queens World Film Festival.

India dismisses China’s warning, says no reason to stop Dalai Lama’s Arunachal visit

India dismisses China’s warning, says no reason to stop Dalai Lama’s Arunachal visit

DHARAMSALA, March 4: Despite China warning India of serious repercussions to their bilateral ties if the latter allows the Dalai Lama to visit Arunachal Pradesh, India has reaffirmed that the Tibetan spiritual leader’s visit to the country’s north eastern state will take place as scheduled.

Image: Priyanka Parashar

Tibet women’s soccer team denied US visas to participate in Dallas Cup soccer tournament

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, March 2: Dreams of the Tibetan women’s soccer team players crumbled as the US Embassy in New Delhi turned away their visa requests and told the players seeking travel visas to participate in the Dallas Cup soccer tournament that they do not have a ‘good enough reason’ to visit the country.

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.