Category Archives: Features

  • 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. ...

  • Lhamo Tso brings fight for husband’s freedom to Auburn

    Lhamo Tso has not seen, or even spoken to, her husband in five years. She has spent years campaigning for the release of Dhondup Wangchen. ...

  • Word of mouth: Tibetan dumplings

    It was in a monastery in Eastern Tibet as a teenager that Phuntsok Gyatso learned to make neatly pleated steamed dumplings. ...

  • An Irishman’s Diary

    Who knew that the "Abominable Snowman" – one of the most enduring myths of the last century – had an Offaly connection? ...