Monthly Archives: August 2018
Minor boys starved, beaten, used as sex slaves at Bodh Gaya monastery: SIT
31 August 2018
A special investigative team probing allegations of sexual abuse at a monastery in Bodh Gaya in Bihar has revealed shocking details of how minor boys were being tortured by the head monk. ...
India’s Karmapa conundrum
30 August 2018 | Lobsang Wangyal
India should have been relieved to see a spy leave the country -- but no, India wants its "Chinese spy" back. ...
China spends big in Tibet to avert a crisis when the Dalai Lama dies
30 August 2018 | Eric Baculinao and Jason Cumming
China is pouring billions of dollars into Tibet as Beijing seeks to cement its control before the succession struggle that is likely to follow the death of the Dalai Lama. ...
Chinese leader urges tight control against separatists in Tibet
28 August 2018
A top Chinese leader has called for "advancing anti-separatism efforts" in Tibet, in a sign of continued high-pressure tactics in the Himalayan region. ...
John McCain, US war hero and political maverick, dead at 81
26 August 2018
John McCain, a war hero and towering figure in US politics, known for reaching across the aisle in an increasingly divided nation, died Saturday following a battle with brain cancer. ...
Dalai Lama forgets Nehru’s efforts
24 August 2018 | PK Vasudeva
The Dalai Lama should have avoided this uncalled-for verdict on Jinnah and Nehru because the Government of India had clearly conveyed that he should not indulge in any political activities. ...
Activists criticise Google plans to develop censored search in China
23 August 2018 | Tibet Sun Online News
A coalition of 170 Tibet support groups from around the world has demanded that Google immediately drop its plans to develop a censored search app in China. ...
Trump ex-lawyer Cohen pleads guilty, implicates president
22 August 2018 | Laura Bonilla Cal
Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's longtime lawyer and fixer, pleaded guilty Tuesday to eight counts, including violations of campaign finance rules during the 2016 presidential race. ...
New Pakistan PM Khan calls for austerity
21 August 2018 | Saad Sayeed and Drazen Jorgic
Pakistan's new Prime Minister Imran Khan said the country will begin an austerity drive to reduce debt, a campaign he will kick-start by selling his office's fleet of bullet-proof cars. ...
Time for CTA to distribute vacant houses to new-arrival refugees
20 August 2018 | Dhundup Tsering
I am writing about the relationship of Tibetans taking Indian citizenship and the shortage of housing for Tibetans who have recently arrived from Tibet. ...