Yearly Archives: 2018
Strong India-Tibet bond shown at “Thank You India” event
31 March 2018 | Lobsang Wangyal
Under the blue sky of a warm and sunny spring day, guests arrived to rousing music from the artistes of the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts to attend the "Thank You India" event. ...
“Thank you India” is all set to kick off — finally
30 March 2018 | Lobsang Wangyal
An event thanking India for hosting Tibetans for the last 60 years and commemorating the 60th year of the Dalai Lama’s arrival in India, is finally set to kick off after a noisy brouhaha. ...
Ecuador stops Assange communicating from its London embassy
29 March 2018 | Jordi Miro and Santiago Piedra Silva
Ecuador on Wednesday said it has stopped Julian Assange's ability to communicate to the outside world from its London embassy, where the Wikileaks founder has been holed up since 2012. ...
CBSE to reconduct Class 10, Class 12 exam: Govt promises leak-proof system
28 March 2018 | BS Web Team
The India Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to re-conduct the examinations for Economics (Class 12) and Mathematics (for Class 10) after reports of paper leak. ...
China says North Korea pledges denuclearization during friendly visit
28 March 2018 | Ben Blanchard and Joyce Lee
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has pledged to denuclearize and meet US officials, China said on Wednesday after an historic meeting with President Xi Jinping. ...
Student-led US gun protests draw huge crowds
25 March 2018 | Chris Lefkow and Sebastien Blanc
More than a million Americans flooded the streets of cities nationwide demanding tighter gun control, with the largest protest in Washington, with a crowd estimated at more than 800,000. ...
US funding interfering in Tibet: Chinese analysts
25 March 2018 | Liu Xin
The US Congress on Wednesday approved a spending bill which releases $8 million in aid to "the Tibetans inside Tibet" as well as $6 million to "those in exile in India and Nepal". ...
Budget session ends amidst drama over Penpa Tsering issue
24 March 2018 | Tibet Sun Online News
Amidst high drama over the issue of Penpa Tsering's dismissal by the Cabinet of the Central Tibetan Administration, the budget session of the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile ended today. ...
Can China afford a trade war?
24 March 2018 | NS Venkataraman
It is extremely doubtful as to whether China can sustain a trade war, since the Chinese economy would virtually collapse if the export of Chinese products were to be considerably curbed. ...
Pema Yangchen becomes new Education Minister of CTA
21 March 2018 | Lobsang Wangyal
Pema Yangchen, former Vice Principal of The Dalai Lama Institute for Higher Education, Bangalore, becomes the new Education Minister of the15th Cabinet of the Central Tibetan Administration. ...