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Tibetans in Nepal twice as pinched by the ongoing fuel crisis
German delegation for rights talk to visit TAR
Hu Yaobang celebrated, his legacy still in the shadows
Human Rights Watch calls for independent probe into Xinjiang terror raid
Tibetans urge Canadian minister to make Tibet a core issue at COP21
India should not change its political path on Tibet: Kiren Rijiju
Maritime dispute, terrorism major agendas as ASEAN Summit concludes
Lhasa put under lockdown ahead of Pelosi visit: CTA
China denies torturing prisoners at CAT
Chinese research claims Tibetan plateau as clean as North Pole
 Hot Articles
Tibetan youth murdered in McLeod Ganj
Tibetan student jailed for late renewal of stay permit
Sangay sweeps Dharamshala with big margin in prelims
Preliminary voting results pit incumbent PM in the lead: updated
Dalai Lama healthy, will arrive home Saturday
An Open Letter to the Sikyong, Kashag, and Election Commissioner of the CTA
Tibetan woman hit by car in Minnesota, dies
Tibetans hold vigil for murdered youth
Student group denied venue for poll debate at TCV Youth Hostel
EC clarifies shortlisting process for Sikyong and MPs
11 May 2010
It is not easy to diminish the Tibetan spirit: Dalai Lama
Since the 2008 uprising in Tibet, the region has been sealed off to Western journalists, making it virtually impossible for outsiders to assess conditions there. Last week, at his Himalayan residence in McLeod Ganj, India
30 April 2010
Back to the Future - interview with Karmapa
The 25-year-old Tibetan monk known as His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, is a self-professed "Facebook stalker" who exercises using his Ninte
28 April 2010
Why the Dalai Lama Matters - interview with Bob Thurman
Professor Robert Thurman is a well-known figure in the United States. Not only because a few years ago, he was nominated as one of the 25 most influentia
25 February 2010
Written Interview with Kalon Tripa Prof. S. Rinpoche on "Greater Tibet"
Greetings! I am very happy for having this opportunity to ask on issues which are closely followed by the people inside China. When looking at the Tibet issue, I pay special attention to the term "Greater Tibet".
08 February 2010
Beijing with the intention of learning the Chinese language and getting to know the place. And having worked on Tibet for quite a few years beforehand, I realized I
07 February 2010
In Conversation with directors of The Sun Behind the Clouds
The Sun Behind the Clouds captures the fifty years of Tibetan struggle for freedom. Made by Tibetan filmmaker Tenzing Sonam and Ritu Sarin, the film has been in the eye of storm at Palm Spring Film Festival in the US, where the Chinese autho
21 September 2009
I'm very passionate about supporting the middle path: Karmapa
India is downplaying the Chinese incursions but Beijing remains miffed about the Dalai Lama's visit in November to a monastery in Arunachal Pradesh. Meanwhile, the Karmapa Lama, Trinley Dorje, the only senior Buddhist leader recognized by
02 August 2009
Interview with Envoy Kelsang Gyaltsen
His holiness doesn't wish to cause any inconvenience to any host government. It is alright if certain governments don't meet him. But as a Swiss-Tibetan I am disapp
11 July 2009
'Companies need hearts and brains': Dalai Lama
Yes, I am lazy. Of course I wake up every morning at 3:30am and do some exercises, mediate, eat breakfast and meditate again. This goes on for four or five
08 July 2009
'I am a supporter of globalization'
Getting to the Dalai Lama is a long and treacherous journey. The religious leader and Tibet’s head of state lives in exile at the foot of the Himalayas, two hours north of New Dehli by airplane
04 July 2009
'Companies need hearts and brains'
Buddhism, economics and management are all interconnected. The Dalai Lama believes the financial crisis is a moral crisis. Jörg Eigendorf spoke with the Tibetan spiritual leader in his Indian exile.
28 June 2009
Interview with Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche
Three years ago, Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche was elected with more than 90% of the votes as the Prime Minister of the Tibetan Government-in-exile in Dharamsala.
22 May 2009
‘Tibetans can never become Chinese’
Arvind Iyer, a Mumbai-based independent filmmaker whose Tibetan video album Paradise Lost was featured at Cannes at the Short Films corner recently, gets candid in an exclusive interview
02 April 2009
'We cleared the route for the Dalai Lama'
Ratuk Ngawang was one of the senior leaders of the Chushi-Gangdruk (Four Rivers, Six Ranges), a Tibetan guerrilla outfit which fought against Chinese rule and played a key role in the Dalai Lama’s escape to India in March 1959
15 March 2009
A refugee's best friend: Interview with Thubten Samphel
The uprising failed, and the Tibetan temporal and spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, had no choice but to flee his country and take refuge in India. He was followed by 85,000 of
06 February 2009
Interviews with Thomas Mann, Samdhong Rinpoche and Lhasang Tsering
Yes, we did indeed request the Tibet Support Groups and the Tibetan NGOs not to be provocative during demonstrations. I believe that our request has produced results in terms
31 December 2008
Exodus of Tibetan Children—Maria Blumencron: ‘Goodbye, Tibet’
It all began with the image shown on television of the body of a frozen girl: frozen in the Himalayan Mountains while fleeing Tibet into Indian exile. That image, which she saw in 1998, made writer/filmmaker Maria Blumencron ask herself, how could parents send their children away, and over such arduous terrain?
16 December 2008
Free as a bird
The few songs I have written so far are more inspired by personal experiences rather than by politics, though, of course, the context of being a Tibetan and living in exile always resonates in whatever I do
12 November 2008
Tibet - Mongolia Treaty of 1913, a proof of Tibet’s independence: Interview
The Treaty is exactly what its appellation states it to be. It is a treaty signed and sealed by representatives of Tibet and Mongolia in January 1913. The treaty begins with Tibet and Mongolia attesting to their having emerged from under Manchu domination and constituted themselves as
13 October 2008
Taos MFF: Dreaming of Tibet
Tseten Phanucharas, a star of the documentary Dreaming of Tibet, sat down with me after breakfast on the Taos Mountain Film Festival's final day. Phanucharas was born in Tibet but her family left shortly before the Dalai Lama fled in 1959. She now lives in L.A. and works with Los Angeles Friends of Tibet
 Latest News Discussions
We encourage China to engage with Dalai Lama : Obama (19:09, 28 Sep 2015)
11 arrested for reclaiming land in Dzoege County (18:09, 28 Sep 2015)
RANGZEN SPRING II (12:08, 21 Aug 2015)
Tibetan PM launches MWA documentary, app for Tibet Online TV (20:08, 17 Aug 2015)
EC in limbo as CTA, PM candidate engage in public spat (22:08, 06 Aug 2015)
  Hot News Discussions
We encourage China to engage with Dalai Lama : Obama (1)
Two Tibetans arrested for waving Tibetan flag at Xi’s cavalcade (0)
Copenhagen Police to investigate suppression of Tibetan flag (0)
Student group denied venue for poll debate at TCV Youth Hostel (0)
TYC’s indefinite hunger strike called off after UN assurances (0)
Chinese envoy cautions UK against talking human rights ahead of Xi’s visit (0)
Election watchdog lauds Tibetan electoral process (0)
An Open Letter to the Sikyong, Kashag, and Election Commissioner of the CTA (0)
Preliminary voting results pit incumbent PM in the lead (0)
PM releases tactical report on Tibet movement at ITN 4th Asia meet (0)
Sangay sweeps Dharamshala with big margin in prelims (0)
China picked Panchen Lama calls for tighter control on monks (0)
Tibetan delegates denied South Korean visa under Chinese influence (0)
Incumbent PM sweeps North America preliminary polls (0)
Dalai Lama presides over longlife prayer offering (0)
Samyeling quarantined amidst Chinese VP's visit (0)
EC clarifies shortlisting process for Sikyong and MPs (0)
 Latest Photo News
His Holiness the Dalai Lama leaves after accepting a long life prayer offering from four Tibetan organizations at the Tsuglakhang, Nov. 3, 2015 Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
His Holiness the Dalai Lama watches as nuns participate in debate at the 21st Jang Gunchoe religious festival attended by over 300 nuns from India and Nepal. Tsuglakhang, Oct. 31, 2015, Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
TPIE Speaker Penpa Tsering speaks at the third Body, Mind and Life conference organised by the Tibetan Medical and Astrological Institute at Mentseekhang Hall, Oct. 15, 2015 Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
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 Latest Opinions
‘Arbitrary’ dance of Tibetan democracy
An Open Letter to the Sikyong, Kashag, and Election Commissioner of the CTA
A Personal Encounter With Three bravehearts of Tibet
Interesting correspondence between the Dalai Lama and Nehru (1960)
 Latest Bookreviews
A Way Ahead: Human Approach to a Peaceful World
Green is In…Red is Out
Subcontinental Drift
 Latest Interviews
Advancing Disability Rights by Expanding our Understanding:Interview with Ling Choktul Rinpoche
In Conversation with Loten Namling
Q&A with Tibetan writer Tsering Namgyal
 Latest Travels
Seven days in Tibet: China's giant footprint looms large on Tibet, Canadians discover
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