Yearly Archives: 2008

  • Tibet’s Enemy Number One: His name is the Dalai Lama

    The Dalai Lama wowed the European Parliament with his traveling road show preaching tolerance, patience, humility and free lunches. ...

  • Lots of TV and Web harms kids’ health

    Spending a lot of time watching TV, playing video games and surfing the Web makes children more prone to a range of health problems including obesity and smoking. ...

  • World AIDS Day highlights big challenges 20 years on

    As World AIDS Day is marked on Monday, the fight against the disease remains stymied by the of adequate treatment in poor countries and setbacks in finding an effective vaccine, ...

  • Brahma Chellaney Beware of water wars

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's disclosure that during his recent Beijing visit he raised the issue of international rivers flowing out of Tibet underscores the enormous implications of China's hydro-engineering projects and plans. ...

  • Fifty years of occupation. What should be done for the future of Tibet?

    The road to free Tibet Share your views before the crucial meeting of leading Tibetan exiles that will shape the future of Tibet. ...

  • Indian Moon probe pictures Earth

    India's Chandrayaan 1 spacecraft has sent back its first images. The probe was launched on 22 October to embark on a two-year mission to explore the Moon. ...

  • Phoenix probe mission on Mars ends

    Phoenix probe mission on Mars ends: NASA ...

  • Rights groups push China on press freedom for local media

    Rights groups and media experts on Saturday gave a cautious welcome to China's decision to allow foreign reporters greater freedom and urged Beijing to extend the same rights to domestic journalists. ...

  • Report says Arctic temperatures at record highs

    Autumn temperatures in the Arctic are at record levels, the Arctic Ocean is getting warmer and less salty as sea ice melts, and reindeer herds appear to be declining, researchers reported Thursday. ...

  • A quarter of mammals at risk for extinction

    At least 25 percent of the world's wild mammals are at risk of extinction, according to a survey released yesterday. Mammals that live on land face hunting and the loss of their habitat, ...