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Tibetans in Dharamsala mark 58th anniversary of Tibetan National Uprising Day

Tibetans in Dharamsala mark 58th anniversary of Tibetan National Uprising Day

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, March 10: Thousands of Tibetans and supporters in Dharamsala today gathered at the courtyard of Tsug-lag-khang, the main temple in Mcleod Ganj, Dharamsala to observe the 58th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising of 1959 and pay tribute to those who lost their lives when Chinese troops crushed that uprising in Lhasa, the Tibetan capital as well as all those Tibetans who had sacrificed their lives for the cause of Tibet.

Autonomous arrangement can be achieved: Sikyong Lobsang Sangay and Governor of South Tyrol

Autonomous arrangement can be achieved: Sikyong Lobsang Sangay and Governor of South Tyrol

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, March 9: Sikyong Lobsang Sangay, the political head of the Tibetan people and Dr Arno Kompatscher, the Governor of South Tyrol Autonomous Province said in unison that autonomous arrangement can be achieved.

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.

Tibetan singer released after four years’ imprisonment

Tibetan singer released after four years’ imprisonment

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Feb 3: A popular Tibetan singer was released by the Chinese authorities after completing four years’ sentence.

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.