Category Archives: Features

  • Café Tibet, Berkeley: intriguing dishes

    Going to Café Tibet is like going back in time, with a spinning prayer wheel at the front door and walls filled with memories of lost Tibet. ...

  • Man on fire: Jamphel Yeshi’s story of protest

    The story of Jamphel Yeshi, who set himself aflame on March 26, along with 80 other Tibetans who have self-immolated in protest against Chinese policies in their homeland. ...

  • Tibet native earns US citizenship as Marine

    For Marine Corps Lance Cpl Tashi Dhondup, leaving Lhasa, Tibet, and moving to India to practice his religion and learn about his culture was the first step on his journey of becoming a US citizen. ...

  • The inextinguishable Tibetan fire in China’s darkness

    "We are declaring the reality of Tibet by burning our own bodies to call for freedom of Tibet ... We will win the battle through truth, by shooting the arrows of our lives, by using the bow of our mind." ...

  • Nepal’s ‘first’ global film star scrapes a living

    Lundup plays Tinle, an irascible elderly chieftain of a yak-herding and farming village in a power struggle with Karma, a hot-headed upstart who would like to take his place. ...

  • Richard Gere in “Arbitrage”: Morality and money

    Although money wins in this film, it is morality that triumphs ultimately. ...

  • Tibet needs entrepreneurs like the Tatas and Rockefellers

    "We need Tibetan industrialists like the Tatas and Rockefellers," says Investment banker Tsewang Namgyal. ...

  • Dalai Lama inspires Preity Zinta to work

    Preity Zinta is set to hit the big screen again with her maiden production venture, "Ishkq In Paris" (IIP). ...

  • Indo-Tibetans of Kashmir

    The Tibetan Muslims living in Kashmir are now a mixed identity. They were ecstatic at seeing the Dalai Lama, their king, visit them in Srinagar recently. ...

  • Drapchi: A Tibetan opera singer’s odyssey

    Indie filmmaker Arvind Iyer's new venture "Drapchi" traces the journey of a Tibetan opera singer. ...