Yearly Archives: 2018
Police rescue 15 labourers from farm in Bylakuppe Tibetan Settlement
9 September 2018
The Mysore district administration rescued 15 North Karnatakan migrant labourers who were allegedly forced to work on a 25-acre ginger a farm in the Bylakuppe Tibetan Settlement. ...
China testing railgun rockets in Tibet to strike India
7 September 2018 | Michael Peck
A rocket launched by an electromagnetic catapult would have more stability and accuracy than a regular rocket, while still being much cheaper than a missile with its own propulsion system. ...
Gangtok attack on Tenpa Yarphel: Advent of degenerate times
7 September 2018 | Dhundup Tsering
These days, such sacrilegious acts are increasing in number and intensity, and are happening all over the Tibetan diaspora. But we have to resist such a negative wave pervading our society. ...
India’s Supreme Court legalises gay sex in historic ruling
6 September 2018
India's Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a ban on gay sex after a decades-old campaign against a colonial-era law used to hold back homosexual rights. ...
Karmapa calls for unity among Tibetans
3 September 2018 | Lobsang Wangyal
At the Gyalyum Chenmo Memorial Gold Cup in New York, the Karmapa Lama called for Tibetans to remain united and focus their energy on the Tibetan cause for resolving the Tibetan issue. ...
Dawa Tsering and the Khampa faction: A question of integrity
2 September 2018 | Mila Rangzen
I write this piece on our Tibetan Democracy Day in hopes it will find its way onto our Parliament floor to help promote fair and transparent debate as part of our budding democracy. ...
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. ...