Category Archives: Features

  • 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. ...

  • Immigrants chasing their business dreams

    More than one in six small-business owners in the United States is an immigrant, according to a report released Thursday by the New York-based Fiscal Policy Institute's Immigration Research Initiative. ...

  • Retired doctor’s family to meet Dalai Lama

    A foot-long bone whistle, among other souvenirs from the roof of the world gathered during the British Expedition to Tibet of 1904, is to be finally returned home when Tibet's Dalai Lama visits Scotland. ...

  • The union between Adam Yauch and Dechen Wangdu: a look back

    Dechen Wangdu, an American-born activist, has devoted her life to the cause of Tibetan liberation from China. When she met Yauch, the two joined forces to fight against injustice together. ...